Quotes of Degeneration

“ America is the only nation in history which, miraculously, has gone directly from barbarism to degeneration without the usual interval of civilization. ”

- Georges Clemenceau

“ Every individual or national degeneration is immediately revealed by a directly proportional degradation in language. ”

- Joseph De Maistre

“ I think middle-age is the best time, if we can escape the fatty degeneration of the conscience which often sets in at about fifty. ”

- Dean William R. Inge

“ In a healthy nation there is a kind of dramatic balance between the will of the people and the government, which prevents its degeneration into tyranny. ”

- Albert Einstein

“ In marriage, a man becomes slack and selfish, and undergoes a fatty degeneration of his moral being. ”

- Robert Louis Stevenson

“ When hope is taken away from the people moral degeneration follows swiftly after. ”

- Pearl S. Buck

“ Where does one not find that bland degeneration which beer produces in the spirit! ”

- Friedrich Nietzsche

“ If you look back today over the last 25 years, it is a fact that we have had a progressive degeneration of our intelligence community in general; in particular in the field of human intelligence. ”

- Paul Bremer

“ It is claimed, but with what truth we cannot say, that there is a well-defined propaganda among the aliens of colour to bring about the degeneration of the white race. ”

- Emily Murphy

“ Every attempt to employ mathematical methods in the study of chemical questions must be considered profoundly irrational and contrary to the spirit of chemistry… If mathematical analysis should ever had prominent place in chemistry - an aberration, which is happily almost impossible - it would be a rapid and widespread degeneration of that science. ”

- Auguste Comte
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