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.
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.
Words are a form of personal expression. They differentiate us as well as fingerprints do. They reflect what kind of person we are.
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.
1. Be on time. 2. Never criticize a teammate. 3. Never use profanity.
With today's movies, if we took out all the bad language, we'd go back to silent films.
I've always liked Richard Pryor. I've always responded to rhythmic 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.'
All hockey players are bilingual. They know English and profanity.
Blasphemous words betray the vain foolishness of the speaker.
...if you've never been cussed out by a Siamese, you don't know what profanity is all about!
However common irreverence and profanity become, they are nonetheless wrong
Profaneness is a brutal vice. He who indulges in it is no gentleman.
For a woman to consider a financial question was shuddered over as a profanity.
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.
To swear is neither brave, polite, nor wise.
I do not use profanity in my novels. My characters all go to church.
I wanted to cut down on the profanity, because I think I'm funnier without sayin' a lot of cuss words.
Under certain circumstances, profanity provides a relief denied even to prayer.
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.
There ought to be a room in every house to swear in. It's dangerous to have to repress an emotion like that.
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