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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.