„Translation ("A Lady", 1761): They are either to be pitied or condemned who are obliged to have recourse to religion for the conduct of their lives. 'Tis a sign they have either a narrow soul, or a corrupt heart.“

—  Ninon De Lenclos, Translation (Anon., 1904). Those who need religion to help them to behave as they should, are much to be pitied. It is a sure sign of a limited intellect or of a corrupt heart.
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Que l'on était bien à plaindre quand on avait besoin du secours de la religion pour se conduire , et que c'était la marque d'un esprit bien borné , ou d'un cœur bien corrompu.

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