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02/09/2011 01:20 pm ET Updated May 25, 2011

30 Literary Quotes That Might Get You Laid

Wooing is hard work. Inevitably all of us will be crushed by disappointment from time to time when a chosen paramour rejects us with a single, cutting remark. However, we are almost certain here at Flavorpill that having a background in literature will work in your favor, whether you find yourself pining at a bar, a café, or at an awkward house party filled with graduate students clutching red plastic cups -- their eyes glazing over as another person enters the throng and attempts to discuss his thesis on Levinas's idea of irreducible relations. Rally against this stagnation, readers, and use the quotes below to find love... but don't blame us if you get slapped.

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