14 quotes about Adultery
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What men call gallantry, and gods adultery, is much more common where the climate's sultry.
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According to my sister, the expert novelist Jackie Collins, most men stray. And sex doesn't mean anything to most men. But I wouldn't date a man who slept around. Absolutely not. I've divorced people for that.
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Life is a game in which the rules are constantly changing; nothing spoils a game more than those who take it seriously. Adultery? Phooey! You should never subjugate yourself to another nor seek the subjugation of someone else to yourself. If you follow that Crispian principle you will be able to say Phooey, too, instead of reaching for your gun when you fancy yourself betrayed.
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My attitude toward men who mess around is simple: If you find 'em, kill 'em.
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You know that the Tasmanians, who never committed adultery, are now extinct.
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Adultery is the application of democracy to love.
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Husbands are chiefly good lovers when they are betraying their wives.
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I do not think that there are any men who are faithful to their wives.
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One man's folly is often another man's wife.
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O curse of marriage that we can call these delicate creatures ours and not their appetites!
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Adultery itself in its principle is many times nothing but a curious inquisition after, and envy of another man's enclosed pleasures: and there have been many who refused fairer objects that they might ravish an enclosed woman from her retirement and single possessor.
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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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I never had but one intrigue yet: but I confess I long to have another. Pray heaven it end as the first did tho , that we may both grow weary at a time; for 'Tis a melancholy thing for lovers to outlive one another.
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A mistress should be like a little country retreat near the town, not to dwell in constantly, but only for a night and away.
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