9 Famous Quotes About Sex From Celebrities Over 50

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Let’s talk about sex: Some of our favourite celebrities have made some frank (and hilarious) observations on the art of love.

Everyone from Billy Crystal to Joan Rivers and George Burns to Gloria Steinem have tackled the subject in interviews. Here, we’ve compiled some of our personal favourites.

“Women need a reason to have sex. Men just need a place.” — Billy Crystal

“I blame my mother for my poor sex life. All she told me was ‘The man goes on top and the woman underneath.’ For three years my husband and I slept in bunk beds.” — Joan Rivers

“Sex at age 90 is like trying to shoot pool with a rope.” — George Burns

“I know nothing about sex, because I was always married.” — Zsa Zsa Gabour

“Everything that truly makes us happy is quite simple—love, sex, and food!” — Meryl Streep

“A liberated woman is one who has sex before marriage and a job after.” — Gloria Steinem

“In my sex fantasy, nobody ever loves me for my mind.” — Nora Ephron

“If you want to get laid, go to college. If you want an education, go to the library.” — Frank Zappa

“You know that look that women get when they want to have sex? …Me neither.” — Steve Martin