Best Pick Up Line Ever – The Communist Manifesto — 37 Comments

  1. So sweet! I never heard a pickup line I liked. lol So glad you found a good one!

  2. I find when I read books that I get a different meaning than what the author intended. Sometimes instead of being happy I will be so sad at the end of the book. Specially with Wally Lamb books. Those books have me sobbing when others are content and put the book down. I on the other hand am feeling sorrow.

    • Perhaps in that way, books are like art in that the meaning is dependent upon the viewer.

  3. Such a cute story. It’s funny how some pick up lines work and others don’t . I’m sure there are some books that I took a different way, but none come to mind at the moment.

  4. Haha that is awesome. I haven’t read this book yet, but I’d love to. Karl Marx was awesome.

  5. I love books too! Some grip you and teach you life lessons that you keep with you forever.

  6. it’s so fun to be with someone who loves books – always something to talk about! sweet to hear how you two got together!

  7. LOL! My husband wasn’t as clever with a pick up line, but I guess it worked!

  8. I totally agree that books have the power to transform lives and reality. Great post!

  9. How cool that this brought you together! I’m sure that is a great story to tell anyone who asks.

    • I am glad you like our story. When I tell it, I get tickled myself.

  10. A recent book I read was Standing for Something I got several things out of it. It was a simple read too, so I could fit it into my schedule.

    • We have been married 24 years and it has been 28 years since he said the line. So you are right, he did know what he was doing!

  11. Interesting take! Never read the book but it’s crazy how random things like this can bring people together. As a wedding designer – this is one of those nuggets I try to pull out of clients to incorporate into their day somehow!

  12. I love your story. Don’t remember off hand what book I have read that I took it a different way. Reading is big for me.

  13. I think I read that book back in high school. I don’t have as much time to read as I wish I did – I need to fix that!

  14. What a great pick-up line. Love this. When I think of some of my favorite books I always remember where I was when reading them. Such a great memory.

  15. That is just so sweet!!! A man that reads is über sexy to me! When I was engaged to my oldest son’s father, my pastor had us read No More Sheets by Juanita Bynum. I read it and it opened my eyes to sooooo many things (and, needless, to say the marriage got called off). To this day, my pastor says he’s a little apprehensive to recommend the book … LOL

  16. I’m here via Chasing Joy’s Flashback Friday 🙂

    Awhile back I read a book called “The Mastery of Love” by Don Miguel Ruiz, which talks about themes like awareness, transformation, and love, in the context of both self-love and love of others. It wasn’t his intention, but reading it helped convince me to give it another shot with my ex. It didn’t work out in the end, but it was still worth it – we had several wonderful years together in the interrim.

  17. This is so sweet, love at first site. Smart sexy and confident, you didn’t have a choice with that combination. I love guys who read. I have yet to experience an unintended use of a book but I look forward to it! Thanks for sharing!

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