6 Total Quotes

Obscenity Quotes

Mark Twain
When one's character begins to fall under suspicion and disfavor, how swift, then, is the work of disintegration and destruction
Mark Twain
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Ernest Hemingway
Here is the piece. If you can't say fornicate can you say copulate or if not that can you say co-habit? If not that would have to say consummate I suppose. Use your own good taste and judgment.
Ernest Hemingway
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Oscar Wilde
The sign of a Philistine age is the cry of immorality against art.
Oscar Wilde
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Percy Bysshe Shelley
Obscenity, which is ever blasphemy against the divine beauty in life... is a monster for which the corruption of society forever brings forth new food, which it devours in secret.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
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D.H. Lawrence
Since obscenity is the truth of our passion today, it is the only stuff of art -- or almost the only stuff.
D.H. Lawrence
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Shocking writing is like murder: the questions the jury must decide are the questions of motive and intent.
E(lwyn) B(rooks) White
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