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Decency Quotes

No law reaches it, but all right-minded people observe it.

Author: Sebastien-Roch Nicolas De Chamfort (1741-1794)

Profession: French Writer, Journalist, Playwright

Decency is the least of all laws, but yet it is the law which is most strictly observed.

Author: Francois De La Rochefoucauld (1613-1680)

Profession: French Classical Writer

Don't overestimate the decency of the human race.

Author: H. L. Mencken (1880-1956)

Profession: American Editor, Author, Critic, Humorist

We are decent 99 percent of the time, when we could easily be vile.

Author: R. W. Riis