Quotes about taboo

The very notion of tabu is one of the rightest notions in the world. Better any old tabu than none, for a man cannot be said to be "on the s ...

Katharine Fullerton Gerould morality taboos

We find many things to which the prohibition of them constitutes the only temptation. ...

William Hazlitt taboo

To make our idea of morality centre on forbidden acts is to defile the imagination and to introduce into our judgments of our fell ow-men a ...

Robert Louis Stevenson taboo

The type of fig leaf which each culture employs to cover its social taboos offers a twofold description of its morality. It reveal s that ce ...

Freda Adler taboo

The old guard may grumble and occasionally sue, but in a society where Portnoy's Complaint is a record-breaking best- seller sexua l permiss ...

A. Alvarez taboo

Religion is by no means a proper subject of conversation in mixed company; it should only be treated among a very few people of le arning, f ...

Philip Dormer Stanhope Chesterfield, 4th Earl religion taboo

The power of lying is much less than the power of "what is not to be discussed." ...

Mason Cooley taboo lies lying

If you believe in your own sex, and won't have it done dirt to: they'll down you. It's the one insane taboo left: sex as a natural and vital ...

D.H. Lawrence sex taboo nature

I think the greatest taboos in America are faith and failure. ...

Michael Malone taboo

Whenever a taboo is broken, something good happens, something vitalizing.... Taboos after all are only hangovers, the product of d iseased m ...

Henry Miller taboo