Writing an upbeat aphorism is a temptation, but decorum forbids.
Whatever is contrary, bonos mores est decorum, the principles of our law prohibit, and the King's Court, as the general censor and guardian of the public manners, is bound to restrain and punish.william Mansfield
Every man has his moral backside which he refrains from showing unless he has to and keeps covered as long as possible with the trousers of decorum.Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
One hour of life, crowded to the full with glorious action, and filled with noble risks, is worth whole years of those mean observances of paltry decorum, in which men steal through existence, like sluggish waters through a marsh, without either honour or observation.walter scott
Americans also seem to believe that the monarchy is a kind of mediaeval hangover, encumbered by premodern notions of decorum; the reality is that the British monarchy, for good or ill, is a modern political institution perhaps the first modern political institution.
Dulce et decorum est pro patria mori.
Tulsidas is a devotee of Rama, who is an emblem of moral values and decorum . Quite naturally, a tone of high seriousness marks his devotional poetry. His bhakti has a sound socio-moral base with a rational background.
Every man also has his moral backside which he refrains fromshowing unlesshehastoand keeps covered as long as possible with the trousers of decorum.Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
If you could hear, at every jolt, the blood Come gargling from the froth-corrupted lungs, Bitter as the cud Of vile, incurable sores on innocent tongues, My friend, you would not tell with such high zest To children ardent for some desperate glory The old Lie: Dulce et decorum est Pro patria mori. See Horace 413:23.wilfred owen