Profanity is the parlance of the fool. Why curse when there is such a magnificent language with which to discourse?
Profanity is filthiness. A person is known as much by his language as he is by the company he keeps...Filthiness in any form is degrading and soul-destroying and should be avoided.
It comes to pass oft that a terrible oath, with a swaggering accent sharply twanged off, gives manhood more approbation than ever proof itself would have earned him.
We should never lower our dignity by lowering our language.
Stay out of the gutter in your conversation. Foul talk defiles the man who speaks it... Don't swear. Don't profane. Avoid so-called dirty jokes. Stay away from conversation that is sprinkled with foul and filthy words. You will be happier if you do so, and your example will give strength to others.
With today's movies, if we took out all the bad language, we'd go back to silent films.
1. Be on time. 2. Never criticize a teammate. 3. Never use profanity.
If you fail to gain absolute self-control, you have failed in the greatest victory of life.
Christianity works while infidelity talks. She feeds the hungry, clothes the naked, visits and cheers the sick, and seeks the lost, while infidelity abuses her and babbles nonsense and profanity. 'By their fruits ye shall know them.'
Profaneness is a brutal vice. He who indulges in it is no gentleman.
...if you've never been cussed out by a Siamese, you don't know what profanity is all about!
I wanted to cut down on the profanity, because I think I'm funnier without sayin' a lot of cuss words.
I've tried to reduce profanity but I reduced so much profanity when writing the book that I'm afraid not much could come out. Perhaps we will have to consider it simply as a profane book and hope that the next book will be less profane or perhaps more sacred.
It chills my blood to hear the blest Supreme Rudely appealed to on each trifling theme.
For a woman to consider a financial question was shuddered over as a profanity.
None so nearly disposed to scoffing at religion as those who have accustomed themselves to swear on trifling occasions.
Profaneness is a brutal vice. He who indulges in it is no gentleman, I care not what his stamp may be in society; I care not what clothes he wears, or what culture he boasts.
Most people who commit a sin count on some personal benefit to be derived therefrom, but profanity has not even this excuse.
The devil tempts men through their ambition, their cupidity, or their appetite, until he comes to the profane swearer, whom he clutches without any reward.
Good authors, too, who once knew better words now only use four-letter words writing prose... anything goes.
All hockey players are bilingual. They know English and profanity.
The foolish and wicked practice of profane cursing and swearing is a vice so mean and low that every person of sense and character detests and despises it.
I do not use profanity in my novels. My characters all go to church.
Under certain circumstances, profanity provides a relief denied even to prayer.
To swear is neither brave, polite, nor wise.
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