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1. "You've a right to believe that we're governed by Nature and the hidden Force within her. You can think that the gods, including my Melitele, are merely a personification of this power invented for simpletons so they can understand it better, accept its existence. According to you, that power is blind. But for me, Geralt, faith allows you to expect what my goddess personifies from nature: order, law, goodness. And hope."
Author: Andrzej Sapkowski
2. "The reasoning man who scorns the prejudices of simpletons necessarily becomes the enemy of simpletons; he must expect as much, and laugh at the inevitable."
Author: Marquis De Sade
3. "Once it was the fashion to represent villages as places inhabited by laughable, livable simpletons, unspotted by the worldliness of city life, though occasionally shrewd in rural concerns. Later it was the popular thing to show villages as rotten with vice, and especially such sexual vice...incest, sodomy, bestiality, sadism, and masochism were supposed to rage behind lace curtains and in the haylofts, while a rigid piety was professed in the streets."
Author: Robertson Davies
4. "In human character, simplicity doesn't exist except among simpletons."
Author: Tennessee Williams
5. "He was endowed with the extraordinary powers of endurance characteristic of madmen and simpletons."
Author: Vasily Grossman
6. "Simpletons! Yes, yes! I'm a simpleton! Are you a simpleton? We'll build a town and we'll name it Simple Town, because by then all the smart bastards that caused all this, they'll be dead! Simpletons! Let's go! This ought to show 'em! Anybody here not a simpleton? Get the bastard, if there is!"
Author: Walter M. Miller Jr.

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. . . I can't accept that a work of fiction should be either immoral or moral. It should merely show the world as it is and have no moral bias."
Author: Anthony Burgess

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