Marquis de Sade
Will it not be felt that Virtue, however beautiful, becomes the worst of all attitudes when it is found too feeble to contend with Vice...
Has not Nature proved, in giving us the strength necessary to submit them to our desires, that we have the right to do so?
Social order at the expense of liberty is hardly a bargain.
To judge from the notions expounded by theologians, one must conclude that God created most men simply with a view to crowding hell.