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Adultery Quotes

 Aristotle
The appropriate age for marriage is around eighteen for girls and thirty-seven for men.
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Dorothy Rothschild Parker
He and I had an office so tiny that an inch smaller and it would have been adultery.
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Adultery - which is the only grounds for divorce in New York - is not grounds for divorce in California. As a matter of fact, adultery in Southern California is grounds for marriage.
Allan Sherman Permalink
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The aura of the theocratic death penalty for adultery still clings to America, even outside New England, and multiple divorce, which looks to the European like serial polygamy, is the moral solution to the problem of the itch.
Anthony Burgess Permalink
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I do not believe we can blame genetics for adultery, homosexuality, dishonesty and other character flaws
Jerry Falwell Permalink
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As a musician I tell you that if you were to suppress adultery, fanaticism, crime, evil, the supernatural, there would no longer be the means for writing one note.
Georges Bizet Permalink
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William Shakespeare
Die for adultery! No: The wren goes to't, and the small gilded fly does lecher in my sight
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John Updike
It is not difficult to deceive the first time, for the deceived possesses no antibodies; unvaccinated by suspicion, she overlooks lateness, accepts absurd excuses, permits the flimsiest patching to repair great rents in the quotidian.
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William Maugham
You know, of course, that the Tasmanians, who never committed adultery, are now extinct
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Sex shouldn't be cherished, not unless and only it is a demonstration of love. other than that, it is the greatest form of pleasure!
Pelle Permalink
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Divorce is the sacrament of adultery.
French Proverb Permalink
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Emo Philips
I discovered my wife in bed with another man, and I was crushed. So I said, 'Get off me, you two!'
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Adultery is the application of democracy to love
H.L. Mencken, Permalink
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Saint Augustine
Passion is the evil in adultery. If a man has no opportunity of living with another man's wife, but if it is obvious for some reason that he would like to do so, and would do so if he could, he is no less guilty than if he was caught in the act.
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 Bible,
Now the works of the flesh are manifest, which are these; Adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lasciviousness, / Idolatry, witchcraft, hatred, variance, emulations, wrath, strife, seditions, heresies, / Envyings, murders, drunkenness, revellings, and such like: of the which I tell you before, as I have also told you in time past, that they which do such things shall not inherit the kingdom of God.
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 Bible,
Ye have heard that it was said by them of old time, Thou shalt not commit adultery: / But I say unto you, That whosoever looketh on a woman to lust after her hath committed adultery with her already in his heart.
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Martin Luther
Sin cannot tear you away from him (Christ), even though you commit adultery a hundred times a day and commit as many murders
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 Bible,
And the man that committeth adultery with another man's wife, even he that committeth adultery with his neighbour's wife, the adulterer and the adulteress shall surely be put to death.
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Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Four things does a reckless man gain who covets his neighbor's wife - demerit, an uncomfortable bed, thirdly, punishment, and lastly, hell.
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 Bible,
For this, Thou shalt not commit adultery, Thou shalt not kill, Thou shalt not steal, Thou shalt not bear false witness, Thou shalt not covet; and if there be any other commandment, it is briefly comprehended in this saying, namely, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself.
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Jimmy Carter
I've looked on many women with lust. I've committed adultery in my heart many times. God knows I will do this and forgives me.
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 Bible,
And the scribes and Pharisees brought unto him a woman taken in adultery; and when they had set her in the midst, / They say unto him, Master, this woman was taken in adultery, in the very act.
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John Cheever
The task of an American writer is not to describe the misgivings of a woman taken in adultery as she looks out of a window at the rain but to describe four hundred people under the lights reaching for a foul ball. This is ceremony.
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 Bible,
And if a woman shall put away her husband, and be married to another, she committeth adultery.
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 Bible,
But I say to you, that every one who looks on a woman to lust for her has committed adultery with her already in his heart. [Matthew 5:28]
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 Bible,
But whoso committeth adultery with a woman lacketh understanding: he that doeth it destroyeth his own soul.
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 Bible,
And he saith unto them, Whosoever shall put away his wife, and marry another, committeth adultery against her.
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Every marriage of an intellectual with the communist party ends in adultery.
Nicolas Davila Permalink
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 Bible,
I will not punish your daughters when they commit whoredom, nor your spouses when they commit adultery: for themselves are separated with whores, and they sacrifice with harlots: therefore the people that doth not understand shall fall.
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Why criminalize the behavior? We don't criminalize adultery.
Martha Bailey Permalink
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