Quotes of Depraved

“ Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely. ”

- Lord Acton

“ Of two evils, choose the prettier. ”

- Carolyn Wells

“ I give thee sixpence! I will see thee damned first - / Wretch! whom no sense of wrongs can rouse to vengeance; / Sordid, unfeeling, reprobate, degraded, / Spiritless outcast! ”

- George Canning

“ Of evils one should choose the least. ”

- Marcus Tullius Cicero

“ It is not power that corrupts but fear. The fear of losing power corrupts those who wield it, and fear of the scourge of power corrupts those who are subject to it. ”

- Aung San Suu Kyi

“ The sun shineth upon the dunghill, and is not corrupted. ”

- John Lyly

“ It has often been said that power corrupts. But it is perhaps equally important to realize that weakness, too, corrupts. Power corrupts the few, while weakness corrupts the many. Hatred, malice, rudeness, intolerance, and suspicion are the faults of weakness… ”

- Eric Hoffer

“ The office of the president is such a bastardized thing, half royalty and half democracy, that nobody knows whether to genuflect or spit. ”

- Jimmy Breslin

“ All things tend to corrupt perverted minds. ”

- Marcus Tullius Cicero

“ Where the speech is corrupted, the mind is also. ”

- Seneca

“ I know indeed what evil I intend to do, but stronger than all my afterthoughts is my fury, fury that brings upon mortals the greatest evils. ”

- Euripides

“ We must as second best…take the least of the evils. ”

- Aristotle

“ When ever the speech is corrupted so is the mind. ”

- Seneca

“ The evils we do to others give us less pain than those we do to ourselves. ”

- Francois De La Rochefoucauld

“ There is no such thing as unmixed evil. A man who loses his money gains, at least, experience, and sometimes something better. ”

- Benjamin Disraeli

“ The office of president is a bastardized thing, half royalty and half democracy, that nobody knows whether to genuflect or spit. ”

- Jimmy Breslin

“ There are no necessary evils in government. Its evils exist only in its abuses. ”

- Andrew Jackson

“ Of two evils we must always choose the least. ”

- Thomas a Kempis

“ Power corrupts. Knowledge is power. Study hard. Be evil. ”

- Friedrich Nietzsche

“ Leisure tends to corrupt, and absolute leisure corrupts absolutely. ”

- Edgar A. Shoaff

“ Hope is the worst of evils, for it prolongs the torments of man. ”

- Friedrich Nietzsche

“ Acton's Law: Power tends to corrupt; absolute power corrupts absolutely. ”

- Paul Dickson

“ Power tends to corrupt; absolute power corrupts absolutely. ”

- Lord Acton

“ Our greatest evils flow from ourselves. ”

- Jean Jacques Rousseau

“ All Hollywood corrupts; and absolute Hollywood corrupts absolutely. ”

- Edmund Wilson

“ Do not separate text from historical background. If you do, you will have perverted and subverted the Constitution, which can only end in a distorted, bastardized form of illegitimate government. ”

- James Madison

“ No one who errs unwillingly is evil. ”

- Sophocles

“ The more humanity advances, the more it is degraded. ”

- Gustave Flaubert

“ Fear not, the people may be deluded for a moment, but cannot be corrupted. ”

- Andrew Jackson

“ Knowledge is power, and power corrupts. So study hard and be evil. ”

- Unknown
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