A Quote by Ambrose Gwinett Bierce on giving, love, lovers, men, stability, and wives

LEAD, n. A heavy blue-gray metal much used in giving stability to light lovers - particularly to those who love not wisely but other men's wives.

Ambrose Bierce (1842 - 1914)

Source: The Devil's Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce

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A Quote by Albert Camus on debauchery and lovers

True debauchery is liberating because it creates no obligations. In it you possess only yourself; hence it remains the favorite pastime of the great lovers of their own person.

Albert Camus (1913 - 1960)

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A Quote by Alfred Edward Housman on brides, lies, lovers, and sleep

Lovers lying two and two Ask not whom they sleep beside, And the bridegroom all night through Never turns him to the bride.

A.E. Housman (1859 - 1936)

Source: A Shropshire Lad, 1896, no. 12, st. 4

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A Quote by Abigail Smith Adams on friendship, husbands, lovers, politicians, and preachers

Deliver me from your cold, phlegmatic preachers, politicians, friends, lovers and husbands.

Abigail Adams (1744 - 1818)

Source: Letter to John Adams, March 31, 1776

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