Quotes of Degeneracy

“ Every general increase of freedom is accompanied by some degeneracy, attributable to the same causes as the freedom. ”

- Charles Horton Cooley

“ There was plainly wanting a divine revelation to recover mankind out of their universal corruption and degeneracy. ”

- Samuel Clarke

“ One should judge a man mainly from his depravities. Virtues can be faked. Depravities are real. ”

- Klaus Kinski

“ The three great problems of this century; the degradation of man in the proletariat, the subjection of women through hunger, the atrophy of the child by darkness. ”

- Victor Hugo

“ DEGENERATE, adj. Less conspicuously admirable than one's ancestors. The contemporaries of Homer were striking examples of degeneracy; it required ten of them to raise a rock or a riot that one of the heroes of the Trojan war could have raised with ease… ”

- Ambrose Bierce
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