Libertines Quotes

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Bailey White
“I'm tired of being set upon by crazed Christians one minute and unbridled libertines the next. Girls, I'm going camping.”
Bailey White, Mama Makes Up Her Mind: And Other Dangers of Southern Living

Armistead Maupin
“We’re gonna be … I mean people like you and me … we’re gonna be fifty-year-old libertines in a world full of twenty-year-old Calvinists.”
Armistead Maupin, Tales of the City

F. Scott Fitzgerald
“. . . confirmed libertines don't reform until they're tired . . .”
F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Offshore Pirate

Angela Carter
“The excremental enthusiasm of the libertines transforms the ordure in which they roll to a bed of roses.”
Angela Carter, The Sadeian Woman: And the Ideology of Pornography

Angela Carter
“To obtain his precious orgasm, the libertine must now hunt it down single-mindedly through seas of blood and excrement.”
Angela Carter, The Sadeian Woman: And the Ideology of Pornography

Marquis de Sade
“The rest of that worn and withered body – that arse of taffeta chiné, that gaping, rancid hole in the middle, those mutilations to the breast and to three fingers, that stunted leg that makes her limp, that toothless mouth – all of this inflames, excites our two libertines: Durcet sucks her from in front, Curval from behind, and while objects of the most exquisite beauty and utmost freshness are there before them, ready to satisfy their slightest desires, it is with something that Nature and crime have defiled, have withered, it is with the filthiest and most disgusting object that our two ecstatic lechers will taste the most delectable pleasures....And who can explain man after that?”
Marquis de Sade, The 120 Days of Sodom

Marquis de Sade
“You cannot imagine, my friend, the desire I have to possess Aline; I find such stinging detail in the dear young thing. It must be delicious to take her in tears! Sophie was all very fine, but Aline! We'll never go as far with the latter as with the former; there's some sort of consideration we owe to virtue—and to blood. But let's not swear on anything because, for minds like ours, the paths we take are, as you know, unbounded.”
Marquis de Sade, Aline and Valcour, or, the Philosophical Novel, Vol. III