Prostitution Quotes

 It is impossible to calculate the moral mischief, if I may so express it, that mental lying has produced in society. When a man has so far corrupted and prostituted the chastity of his mind as to subscribe his professional belief to things he does not believe he has prepared himself for the commission of every other crime. 
Author: Thomas Paine
Nationality: American
b. 29 January 1737  - d. 8 June 1809
 Nothing is greater, or more fearful sacrilege than to prostitute the great name of God to the petulancy of an idle tongue. 
Author: Bishop Jeremy Taylor
Nationality: English
b. December 1613  - d. 13 August 1667
 People call me a feminist whenever I express sentiments that differentiate me from a doormat or a prostitute. 
Author: Rebecca West
Nationality: Irish
b. 21 December 1892  - d. 15 March 1983
 The desire for success lubricates secret prostitutions in the soul. 
Author: Norman Vincent Peale
Nationality: American
b. 31 May 1898  - d. 24 December 1993
 The prostitute is the only honest woman left in America. 
Author: Ti-Grace Atkinson
Nationality: American
b. 9 November 1938
 U.S.Army Captain to GI's on leave in Sydney during the Vietnam War: Prostitution is illegal in Australia, but don't let it worry you - everyone in Australia is real friendly. 
Author: Anonymous
Nationality: American   
 Every door is closed. He can only go to crime or suicide, his wife and daughter to prostitution, and his boys to hoodlumism and the penitentiary.  
Author: Denis Kearney
Nationality: American
b. December 1847  - d.  December 1907
 Sade's stuff is real deceptive. She's got stuff about prostitutes, poverty and people on the streets. 
Author: Lucinda Williams
Nationality: American
b. 26 January 1953
 The great nations have always acted like gangsters, and the small nations like prostitutes. 
Author: Stanley Kubrick
Nationality: American
b. 26 July 1928  - d. 07 March 1999
 Is now the time to legalize prostitution? 
Author: Harry Anderson
Nationality: American
b. 14 October 1952
 Sitting with Ricki, talking with Ricki, I made a vow to her: that I would use everything I knew, including from prostitution, to make the women's movement stronger and better; that I'd give my life to the movement and for the movement. I promised to be honor-bound to the well-being of women, to do anything necessary for that well-being. I promised to live and to die if need be for women. I made that vow some thirty years ago, and I have not betrayed it yet. 
Author: Andrea Dworkin
Nationality: American
b. 26 September 1946  - d. 9 April 2005
 I only know that people call me a feminist whenever I express sentiments that differentiate me from a doormat or a prostitute. 
Author: Rebecca West
Nationality: Irish
b. 21 December 1892  - d. 15 March 1983
 What is art? Prostitution. 
Author: Charles Pierre Baudelaire
Nationality: French
b. 9 April 1821  - d. 21 August 1867
 The profession of a prostitute is the only career in which the maximum income is paid to the newest apprentice. 
Author: William Booth
Nationality: British
b. 10 April 1829  - d. 20 August 1912
 We are all murderers and prostitutes - no matter to what culture, society, class, nation one belongs, no matter how normal, moral, or mature, one takes oneself to be. 
Author: R. D. Laing
Nationality: Scottish
b. 7 October 1927  - d. 23 August 1989
 There are no violent gangs fighting over aspirin territories. There are no violent gangs fighting over whisky territories or computer territories or anything else that's legal. There are only criminal gangs fighting over territories covering drugs, gambling, prostitution, and other victimless crimes. Making a non-violent activity a crime creates a black market, which attracts criminals and gangs, which turns what was once a relatively harmless activity affecting a small group of people into a widespread epidemic of drug use and gang warfare. 
Author: Harry Browne
Nationality: American
b. 17 June 1933  - d. 1 March 2006
 My thinking tends to be libertarian. That is, I oppose intrusions of the state into the private realm - as in abortion, sodomy, prostitution, pornography, drug use, or suicide, all of which I would strongly defend as matters of free choice in a representative democracy. 
Author: Camille Paglia
Nationality: American
b. 2 April 1947
 A soldier whose business is murder as a fine art, a diplomat whose calling is based on deception and secretiveness, a politician whose very life consists in compromises with his conscience, a business man whose aim is personal profit within the limits allowed by a lenient law - such may be excused if they set patriotic deception above common everyday decency and perform services as spies. They merely accept the code of morality to which modern society still conforms. Not so the scientist. The very essence of his life is the service of truth. We all know scientists who in private life do not come up to the standard of truthfulness, but who, nevertheless, would not consciously falsify the results of their researches. It is bad enough if we have to put up with these, because they reveal a lack of strength of character that is liable to distort the results of their work. A person, however, who uses science as a cover for political spying, who demeans himself to pose before a foreign government as an investigator and asks for assistance in his alleged researches in order to carry on, under this cloak, his political machinations, prostitutes science in an unpardonable way and forfeits the right to be classed as a scientist. 
Author: Franz Boas
Nationality: American
b. 9 July 1858  - d. 21 December 1942
 I thought that a Jewish state would be free of the evils afflicting other societies: theft, murder, prostitution... But now we have them all. And that's a thing that cuts to the heart. 
Author: Golda Meir
Nationality: Israeli
b. 3 May 1898  - d. 8 December 1978

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