"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."
"Green is the prime color of the world, and that from which its loveliness arises."Marquis de Sade on Pedro Calderon de la Barca
"And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom."Marquis de Sade on Anais Nin
"Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better."Marquis de Sade on Albert Einstein
"I thank you God for this most amazing day, for the leaping greenly spirits of trees, and for the blue dream of sky and for everything which is natural, which is infinite, which is yes."Marquis de Sade on e. e. cummings
"All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind."Marquis de Sade on Abraham Lincoln
"'Til the infallibility of human judgements shall have been proved to me, I shall demand the abolition of the penalty of death."
"There is no more lively sensation than that of pain its impressions are certain and dependable, they never deceive as may those of the pleasure women perpetually feign and almost never experience."
"No lover, if he be of good faith, and sincere, will deny he would prefer to see his mistress dead than unfaithful."
"Between understanding and faith immediate connections must subsist."
"Your body is the church where Nature asks to be reverenced."