I do not believe we can blame genetics for adultery, homosexuality, dishonesty and other character flaws.
There are few who would not rather be taken in adultery than in provincialism.
Never tell a loved one of an infidelity: you would be badly rewarded for your troubles. Although one dislike being deceived, one likes even less to be undeceived.
You know, of course, that the Tasmanians, who never committed adultery, are now extinct.
Adultery is the application of democracy to love.
An adultress passed by a dog at a well; and the dog was holding out his tongue from thirst, which was near killing him, and the woman drew off her boot, and tied it to the end of her garment, and drew water for the dog, and gave him to drink; she was forgiven her […]
He picks up a stone to throw at an adulteress and forgets that he helped to make her one.
Thou shall not kill. Thou shall not commit adultery. Don’t eat pork. I’m sorry, what was that last one? Don’t eat pork. God has spoken. Is that the word of God or is that pigs trying to outsmart everybody?
For the lips of an immoral woman drip honey, and her mouth is smoother than oil; but in the end she is bitter as wormwood, sharp as a two-edged sword. So he left in Joseph’s care everything he had; with Joseph in charge, he did not concern himself with anything except the food he ate. […]
Her feet go down to death, her steps lay hold of hell. (Proverbs 5:3-5)