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Octave Mirbeau Displaying 1 through 6 of 6 Quotes

"Every intellectual effort is bent toward committing the most diversified violations upon the human being."  (Octave Mirbeau, The Torture Garden)

"Flowers do not indulge in sentiment. They indulge in passion, nothing but passion. They make love all the time."  (Octave Mirbeau, The Torture Garden)

"Murder is the very bed-rock of our social institutions."  (Octave Mirbeau, The Torture Garden)

"Sometimes twenty males are required for the delight of a single female."  (Octave Mirbeau, The Torture Garden)

"The joy of killing has become greater and, besides, has become popularized in proportion to the spread of social refinement."  (Octave Mirbeau, The Torture Garden)

"The more infamous a man is, the more we are inclined to endow him with intellectual force and moral courage."  (Octave Mirbeau, The Torture Garden)

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