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Marquis de Sade

Marquis de Sade

French nobleman, revolutionary and writer

Alive from: 1740-1814

Category: Politics | Writers (Contemporary)

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    The imagination is the spur of delights... all depends upon it, it is the mainspring of everything; now, is it not by means of the imagination one knows joy? Is it not of the imagination that the sharpest pleasures arise?
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    The majority of pop stars are complete idiots in every respect.
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    The more defects a man may have, the older he is, the less lovable, the more resounding his success.
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    The primary and most beautiful of Nature's qualities is motion, which agitates her at all times, but this motion is simply a perpetual consequence of crimes, she conserves it by means of crimes only.
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    The ultimate triumph of philosophy would be to cast light upon the mysterious ways in which Providence moves to achieve the designs it has for man.
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    There is no God, Nature sufficeth unto herself; in no wise hath she need of an author.
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    There is no more lively sensation than that of pain; its impressions are certain and dependable, they never deceive as may those of the pleasure women perpetually feign and almost never experience.
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    They declaim against the passions without bothering to think that it is from their flame philosophy lights its torch.
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    To judge from the notions expounded by theologians, one must conclude that God created most men simply with a view to crowding hell.
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    Woman's destiny is to be wanton, like the bitch, the she-wolf; she must belong to all who claim her.
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    Your body is the church where Nature asks to be reverenced.
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