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Quotation by Marquis de Sade
Belmor, in L'Histoire de Juliette, ou les ProspÃ©ritÃ©s du Vice (1797) Chigi, in L'Histoire de Juliette, ou les ProspÃ©ritÃ©s du Vice (1797) ClÃ©ment, in Justine, ou les Malheurs de la Vertu (1791) Comte de Bressac, in Justine, ou les Malheurs de la Vertu (1791, 1991) Cur-de-fer, in Justine, ou les Malheurs de la Vertu (1791)
Nature, who for the perfect maintenance of the laws of her general equilibrium, has sometimes need of vices and sometimes of virtues, inspires now this impulse, now that one, in accordance with what she requires.
Marquis de Sade (1740–1814), French author. Dolmancé, in Philosophy in the Bedroom, "Dialogue the Seventh," (1795).
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