Suppress prostitution, and capricious lusts will overthrow society.

Augustine of Hippo (354-430) Christian church father, philosopher, saint [b. Aurelius Augustinus]
De Ordine, 2.4.12

Variant: "If you do away with harlots, the world will be convulsed with lust."


 
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