Yeah gratuitous swearing is really, really annoying--and bad writing. When you swear, it should sound right. It's gotta emphasize what you're saying to a degree that only a curse word, a forbidden word, could describe it. **** needs to be used sparingly and effectively.
"It is absurd to hold that a man ought to be ashamed of being unable to defend himself with his limbs, but not of being unable to defend himself with speech and reason."