Quotes: consenting

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  • Gore Vidal
    Gore Vidal
    American writer and criticus 1925-
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    I'm all for bringing back the birch, but only between consenting adults.
  • Charlotte Brontë
    Charlotte Brontë
    British Novelist 1816-1855
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    It seemed as if my tongue pronounced words without my will consenting to their utterance: something spoke out of me over which I had no control.
    Source: Jane Eyre (1847) ch. 4
  • Walter Lippmann
    Walter Lippmann
    American writer, reporter, and political commentator 1889-1974
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    Unless democracy is to commit suicide by consenting to its own destruction, it will have to find some formidable answer to those who come to it saying: ''I demand from you in the name of your principles the rights which I shall deny to you later in the name of my principles.''
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