quote by William Faulkner

The best job that was ever offered to me was to become a landlord in a brothel. In my opinion it's the perfect milieu for an artist to work in.

— William Faulkner

Sensitive Brothel quotations

The only way to spend New Year's Eve is either quietly with friends or in a brothel. Otherwise when the evening ends and people pair off, someone is bound to be left in tears.

Blessed be they as virtuous, who when they feel their virile members swollen with lust, visit a brothel rather than grind at some husband's private mill.

On television I feel like a man playing piano in a brothel;

every now and again he solaces himself by playing 'Abide with Me' in the hope of edifying both the clients and the inmates

Great restaurants are, of course, nothing but mouth-brothels.

There is no point in going to them if one intends to keep one's belt buckled.

Prisons are built with stones of Law. Brothels with the bricks of religion.

The Building of European Commission would be perfect for a brothel.

Are you implying that shreds of my reputation remain intact?" Will demanded with mock horror. "Clearly I have been doing something wrong. Or not something wrong, as the case may be." He banged on the side of the carriage. "Thomas! We must away at once to the nearest brothel. I seek scandal and low companionship.

In the Bible, God uses brothel owners, pagan kings, murderers and mercenaries as instruments of good; at one point God even speaks to a guy named Balaam through his donkey.

I think he's Will 's partying a lot in Cabo.

I think he's running a brothel. I don't know what he's doing.

There are those who go to the theatre as they would go to a brothel.

I don't drink. Never taken a drug in my life ever. In fact from a newspaper point of view I'm very boring. I don't do anything. I don't drink no booze, no drugs, no kinky carryings on, don't go to brothels.

No-one was ever made wretched in a brothel.

Police in Washington D.C. are now using cameras to catch drivers who go through red lights. Many congressmen this week opposed the use of the red light cameras incorrectly assuming they were being used for surveillance at local brothels.

In Hollywood, a starlet is the name for any woman under thirty who is not actively employed in a brothel.

I watched Arsenal in the Champions League the other week playing some of the best football I've ever seen and yet they couldn't have scored in a brothel with two grand in their pockets!

Recall the old story of the rather refined young man who preferred sex dreams to visiting brothels because he met a much nicer type of girl that way.

I'll leave it to you, Sassenach," he said dryly, "to imagine what it feels like to arrive unexpectedly in the midst of a brothel, in possession of a verra large sausage.

I passed by the brothel as though past the house of a beloved.

If you call [the synagogue] a brothel, a den of vice, the devil's refuge, Satan's fortress, a place to deprave the soul, an abyss of every conceivable disaster or whatever else you will, you are still saying less than it deserves.

A young man in Bangladesh can't even hold hands with a young woman.

Without marriage there is no kissing, no holding hands, no going anywhere. So young boys can only go to the brothels for sex before marriage.

One may not regard the world as a sort of metaphysical brothel for emotions.

I have never been to a brothel. I don't think I could go into one.

He banged on the side of the carriage.

"Thomas! We must away at once to the nearest brothel. I seek scandal and low companionship.

The church and the whorehouse arrived in the Far West simultaneously.

And each would have been horrified to think it was a different facet of the same thing. But surely they were both intended to accomplish the same thing: the singing, the devotion, the poetry of the churches took a man out of his bleakness for a time, and so did the brothels.

Without getting into brothels, there are ethical capitalists the problem is that there aren't enough of them. It is not "just a few bad apples" that have been evident in our corporations, our investment bankers and our mutual funds, but so many that one has to concede that the barrel itself needs some work.

The freedom the bars give women is not the same freedom a woman on the street or in a brothel has. That's more like imprisonment.

When the brothel burns down, even the pretty girls have to run out.

Keep thy foot out of brothels, thy hand out of plackets, thy pen from lender's books, and defy the foul fiend.

Don't tell my parents that I work in the pharmaceutical industry.

They think I am working in a brothel.

The problem is that many MPs never see the London that exists beyond the wine bars and brothels of Westminster.

I paint inspired by my father, a well known character of the nightlife;

a clandestine gambling capitalist and owner of three brothels in Argentina. I develop my work in a time that, from my point of view, is much more romantic than the present day.

Modesty and diffidence make a man unfit for public affairs; they also make him unfit for brothels.

For some strange reason murder has always seemed more respectable than fornication. Few people are shocked when they hear God described as the God of Battles; but what an outcry there would be if anyone spoke of him as the God of Brothels.

Words like passion and ecstasy, we learn them but they stay flat on the page.

Sometimes we try to turn them over, find out what's on the other side, and everyone has a story to tell os a woman or a brothel or an opium night or a war. We fear it. We fear passion and laugh at too much love and those who love too much.