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All women are flirts, but some are restrained by shyness, and others by sense.

François de La Rochefoucauld (1613-1680) French writer.

Why does a man take it for granted that a girl who flirts with him wants him to kiss her -- when, nine times out of ten, she only wants him to want to kiss her?

Helen Rowland (1875-1950) American journalist and humorist.

No matter how happily a woman may be married, it always pleases her to discover that there is a nice man who wishes that she were not.

Henry Louis Mencken (1880-1956) American journalist, satirist and social critic.

Flirting is the gentle art of making a man feel pleased with himself.

Helen Rowland (1875-1950) American journalist and humorist.

Whoever loves above all the approach of love will never know the joy of attaining it.

Antoine de Saint-Exupery (1900-1944) French aviator and writer.


When a flirt fishes for a man, she fishes merely for the sport.

Unknown Source

God created the flirt as soon as he made the fool.

Victor Hugo (1802-1885) French poet, dramatist and novelist.

The hardest task of a girl's life, nowadays, is to prove to a man that his intentions are serious.

Helen Rowland (1875-1950) American journalist and humorist.

There are few things that we so unwillingly give up, even in advanced age, as the supposition that we still have the power of ingratiating ourselves with the fair sex.

Samuel Johnson (1709-1784) British author.

The amount of women in London who flirt with their own husbands is perfectly scandalous. It looks so bad. It is simply washing one's clean linen in public.

Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) Irish poet and dramatist.