Algernon Charles Swinburne Quotes

To say of shame – what is it? Of virtue – we can miss it; Of sin-we can kiss it, And it’s no longer sin.

Ah that such sweet things should be fleet, Such fleet things sweet!

The delight that consumes the desire, The desire that outruns the delight. (sadomasochistic pain)

Body and spirit are twins: God only knows which is which.