*Once upon a time, kissing was forbidden between unmarried people. Everyone understood where it would lead. Now, no one says a word against it, even though it still leads to the same place!
*You can scorn love until you experience it. Then you are doomed to seek it endlessly should you lose it.
Boredom is a vital consideration of the moralist, since at least half of the sins of mankind are caused by the fear of it.