Quotation by Marquis de Sade

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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