Quotes and Sayings about Prostitution



"The United Nations is a place for prostitution under the feet of Americans."
- Mohammed Saeed al-Sahaf
(Related: Americans, Feet, Nations, Prostitution, United)

"Is now the time to legalize prostitution?"
- Harry Anderson
(Related: Time, Now, Prostitution)

"What is art? Prostitution."
- Charles Baudelaire
(Related: Art, Prostitution)

"New legislation has just been adopted by the International Labour Organization on the Worst Forms of Child Labor, such as bonded labour, prostitution and hazardous work."
- Carol Bellamy
(Related: Work, Labor, Legislation, Prostitution)

"What is marriage but prostitution to one man instead of many?"
- Angela Carter
(Related: Marriage, Man, Prostitution)

"Everyone knows that our current system is kind of like legalized prostitution. The corporate sector completely controls the civic sector."
- Peter Coyote
(Related: Corporate, Prostitution)

"Prostitution happens to you because of troubles you had. In reality no woman would choose to do that."
- Catherine Deneuve
(Related: Prostitution, Reality, Woman)

"Prostitution, although hounded, imprisoned, and chained, is nevertheless the greatest triumph of Puritanism."
- Emma Goldman
(Related: Prostitution)

"To the moralist prostitution does not consist so much in the fact that the woman sells her body, but rather that she sells it out of wedlock."
- Emma Goldman
(Related: Body, Fact, Prostitution, Woman)

"The introduction of religious passion into politics is the end of honest politics, and the introduction of politics into religion is the prostitution of true religion."
- Lord Hailsham
(Related: Politics, Religion, End, Passion, Prostitution, Religious)

"Well this is aptly called a junket, for both of us. I have never been to a house of prostitution, but I understand that you get in more than seven minutes."
- Dustin Hoffman
(Related: Prostitution)

"Such a prostitution of judicial power can never occur again under the shadow of the British law, for no jury within the wide circle of the empire would submit to such an infraction of their privilege, even if a judge could be found daring enough to attempt it."
- Joseph Howe
(Related: Power, Jury, Law, Privilege, Prostitution, Shadow)

"We say that slavery has vanished from European civilization, but this is not true. Slavery still exists, but now it applies only to women and its name is prostitution."
- Victor Hugo
(Related: Women, Civilization, Name, Now, Prostitution, Slavery)

"Corruption is worse than prostitution. The latter might endanger the morals of an individual, the former invariably endangers the morals of the entire country."
- Karl Kraus
(Related: Corruption, Country, Morals, Prostitution)

"Our top story tonight: Famous TV dolphin flipper was arrested today on prostitution ring charges. He allegedly was seen transporting two 16 year olds across state line for immoral porpoises."
- Colin Mochrie
(Related: Famous, Prostitution, State, Today)

"Writing is like prostitution. First you do it for love, and then for a few close friends, and then for money."
- Moliere
(Related: Money, Love, First, Friends, Prostitution, Writing)

"Prostitution presents a moral, economic and social problem that cannot be resolved juridically."
- Frederica Montseny
(Related: Prostitution)

"My thinking tends to be libertarian. That is, I oppose intrusions of the state into the private realm - as in abortion, sodomy, prostitution, pornography, drug use, or suicide, all of which I would strongly defend as matters of free choice in a representative democracy."
- Camille Paglia
(Related: Abortion, Choice, Democracy, Pornography, Prostitution, State, Suicide, Thinking)

"And all this effort, all this loss of comradeship, all this prostitution of idealism and manhood, to assist the capitalists of this country to defeat the proletariat!"
- Harry Pollitt
(Related: Country, Defeat, Effort, Idealism, Loss, Prostitution)

"Marriage is for women the commonest mode of livelihood, and the total amount of undesired sex endured by women is probably greater in marriage than in prostitution."
- Bertrand Russell
(Related: Marriage, Women, Sex, Prostitution)