No law reaches it, but all right-minded people observe it.
Nicolas Chamfort (1741-1794) French writer.
Decency is the least of all laws, but yet it is the law which is most strictly observed.
François de La Rochefoucauld (1613-1680) French writer.
Don't overestimate the decency of the human race.
Henry Louis Mencken (1880-1956) American journalist, satirist and social critic.