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Adultery

Adultery is the application of democracy to love.

Henry Louis Mencken (1880-1956) American journalist, satirist and social critic.

One man's folly is often another man's wife.

Helen Rowland (1875-1950) American journalist and humorist.

What men call gallantry, and gods adultery, is much more common where the climate's sultry.

Lord Byron (1788-1824) British poet.

You know that the Tasmanians, who never committed adultery, are now extinct.

W. Somerset Maugham (1874-1965) British novelist and playwright.

O curse of marriage that we can call these delicate creatures ours and not their appetites!

William Shakespeare (1564-1616) British poet and playwright.

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.

John Updike (1932-?) American writer.

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