Quotes of Wanton - somelinesforyou

“ Nuptial love makes mankind; friendly love perfects it; but wanton love corrupts and debases it. ”

- Francis Bacon

“ All hell broke loose. ”

- John Milton

“ When a man wantonly destroys one of the works of man we call him a vandal. When he destroys one of the works of god we call him a sportsman. ”

- Joseph Wood Krutch

“ Th' oppressive, sturdy, man-destroying villains, Who ravag'd kingdoms, and laid empires waste, And in a cruel wantonness of power, Thinn'd states of half their people, and gave up To want the rest. ”

- Robert Blair

“ Woman's destiny is to be wanton, like the bitch, the she-wolf; she must belong to all who claim her. ”

- Marquis de Sade

“ The teeming Autumn big with rich increase, bearing the wanton burden of the prime like widowed wombs after their lords decease. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ Dancing begets warmth, which is the parent of wantonness. It is, Sir, the great grandfather of cuckoldom. ”

- Henry Fielding

“ As flies to wanton boys, are we to the gods; They kill us for their sport. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ The ability to see beauty is the beginning of our moral sensibility. What we believe is beautiful we will not wantonly destroy. ”

- Reverend Sean Parker Dennison

“ A little wanton money, which burned out the bottom of his purse. ”

- Sir Thomas More

“ Back in the days when men were hunters and chest beaters and women spent their whole lives worrying about pregnancy or dying in childbirth, they often had to be taken against their will. Men complained that women were cold, unresponsive, frigid. They wanted their women wanton… ”

- Erica Jong

“ What harm cause not those huge draughts or pictures which wanton youth with chalk or coals draw in each passage, wall or stairs of our great houses, whence a cruel contempt of our natural store is bred in them? ”

- Michel Eyquem de Montaigne

“ The trade of advertising is now so near perfection that it is not easy to propose any improvement. But as every art ought to be exercised in due subordination to the public good, I cannot but propose it as a moral question to these masters of the public ear, whether they do not sometimes play too wantonly with our passions. ”

- Samuel Johnson

“ People who make puns are like wanton boys that put coppers on the railroad tracks. They amuse themselves and other children, but their little trick may upset a freight train of conversation for the sake of a battered witticism. ”

- Oliver Wendell Holmes

“ Society expects man to be a passive social animal who believes like the People of the Field in "Jurgen" that "to do what you always have done" and "what is expected of you" are the twin rules of life. This, is course, is not true… ”

- Abraham Myerson
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