Donatien Alphonse François de Sade

Donatien Alphonse François de Sade

Biography Donatien Alphonse François de Sade (1740 - 1814)

French aristocrat, revolutionary and novelist

Was born on 02 jun 1740.
Died on 02 dec 1814, at 74 years old.
Origin country France
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His novels were philosophical and sadomasochistic, exploring such controversial subjects as rape, bestiality and necrophilia. He was a proponent of extreme freedom (or at least licentiousness), unrestrained by morality, religion or law, with the pursuit of personal pleasure being the highest principle.
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Donatien Alphonse François de Sade

Religions are the cradles of despotism.

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Donatien Alphonse François de Sade

Happiness is ideal, it is the work of the imagination.

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Donatien Alphonse François de Sade

What is more immoral than wara

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Donatien Alphonse François de Sade

Social order at the expense of liberty is hardly a bargain.

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