Degeneration Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 49 Quotes About Degeneration

#1. If we think of the novel and the epic ... The difference lies in the fact that the important thing about the epic is a hero
a man who is a pattern for all men. While, as Mencken pointed out, the essence of most novels lies in the breaking down of a man, in the degeneration of character. - Author: Jorge Luis Borges
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#2. If there is anything good about nobility it is that it enforces the necessity of avoiding degeneracy - Author: Boethius
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#3. One of the main arguments that I make in my new book, 'The Great Degeneration,' is that the rule of law in the U.S. is becoming the rule of lawyers. - Author: Niall Ferguson
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#4. Veganism is a brilliant approach for elevating human consciousness and avoiding the energy of death and degeneration associated with killing animals for food, which enters us when we eat their flesh and blood. - Author: Gabriel Cousens M.D.
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#5. It is a pleasant thing to reflect upon, and furnishes a complete answer to those who contend for the gradual degeneration of the human species, that every baby born into the world is a finer one than the last. - Author: Charles Dickens
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#6. From the preponderance of talent, we may always infer the soundness and vigour of the commonwealth; but from the preponderance of riches, its dotage and degeneration. - Author: Charles Caleb Colton
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#7. Detail is the heart of realism, and the fatty degeneration of art. - Author: Clive Bell
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#8. 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. - Author: Paul Bremer
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#9. The long words are not the hard words, it is the short words that are hard. There is much more metaphysical subtlety in the word "damn" than in the word "degeneration." - Author: Gilbert K. Chesterton
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#10. When hope is taken away from a people, moral degeneration follows swiftly thereafter. - Author: Pearl S. Buck
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#11. People who call themselves supporters of Israel are actually supporters of its moral degeneration and ultimate destruction. - Author: Noam Chomsky
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#12. If every baby was a perfect miracle, life was basically a process of degeneration. - Author: Jo Nesbo
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#13. Once it builds up in the victim's system, a threshold is reached, the organs begin to fail, and the degeneration is irreversible. It's not a killer. It's a thief. It steals years. And he will never get them back.
I felt a little chill at the satisfaction in her voice. - Author: Leigh Bardugo
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#14. In the case of European towns, the passing of centuries provides an enhancement; in the case of American towns, the passing of years brings degeneration. It is not simply that they have been newly built; they were built so as to be renewable as quickly as they were put up, that is, badly. - Author: Claude Levi-Strauss
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#15. America is the only nation in history which, miraculously, has gone directly from barbarism to degeneration without the usual interval of civilisation. - Author: Georges Clemenceau
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#16. Remember how many beautiful women there were in the 1950s and 1960s, without any surgery? And now, thanks to degeneration, we have this. - Author: Valeria Lukyanova
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#17. Where does one not find that bland degeneration which beer produces in the spirit! - Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
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#18. Humanity to me is not a mob. A mob is a degeneration of humanity. A mob is humanity going the wrong way. - Author: Frank Lloyd Wright
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#19. It is not dirt but the fear of dirt which is the sign of man's degeneration, and it is dangerous to judge a man's physical and moral sanity by outside standards. - Author: Lin Yutang
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#20. If we do not 'Americanize' our immigrants by luring them to participate in our best civilization ... they will contribute to the degeneration of our political body and thus de-Americanize and destroy our national life. - Author: Patricia Albjerg Graham
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#21. In marriage, a man becomes slack and selfish, and undergoes a fatty degeneration of his moral being. - Author: Robert Louis Stevenson
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#22. Pharisaism is not a degeneration in a good man: a large portion of it is rather the condition of all being-good. - Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
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#23. It is an ancient view that truth, goodness, and beauty cannot, in the end, conflict. Maybe the degeneration of beauty into kitsch comes precisely from the postmodern loss of truthfulness, and with it the loss of moral direction. - Author: Roger Scruton
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#24. America is the only civilization in history which miraculously has gone directly from barbarism to degeneration without the usual interval of civilization - Author: Georges Clemenceau
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#25. 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. - Author: Emily Murphy
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#26. In the eye, there is a type of junk that accumulates in the back of the retina that eventually causes us to go blind. It's called age-related macular degeneration. - Author: Aubrey De Grey
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#27. There is a big difference to someone being born with vision loss, to a kid having vision loss, to a senior having macular degeneration and losing their sight. - Author: Marla Runyan
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#28. do not think I have ever met with a single fact which seems to me to justify the theory, of which Dr. von Martius is perhaps the leading advocate, that the ordinary condition of the savage is the result of degeneration from a far higher state. - Author: Edward Burnett Tylor
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#29. It would be wrong to assume that one must stay with a research programme until it has exhausted all its heuristic power, that one must not introduce a rival programme before everybody agrees that the point of degeneration has probably been reached. - Author: Imre Lakatos
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#30. Every individual or national degeneration is immediately revealed by a directly proportional degradation in language. - Author: Joseph De Maistre
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#31. The too perfect security of the Upper-worlders had led them to a slow movement of degeneration, a general dwindling in size strength and intelligence. - Author: H.G.Wells
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#32. Tolkien regretted "the degeneration of real curiosity and enthusiasm," and called for research motivated by love of knowledge rather than hunger for a job. - Author: Philip Zaleski
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#33. 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. - Author: Albert Einstein
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#34. You can either grow or degenerate. Either of these is happening all around you, all the time.
There is nothing called a "safe comfort zone". This is a convenient name depicting the process of degeneration. - Author: Manoj Arora
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#35. Man, or at least criminal man, has lost all enterprise and originality. As to my own little practice, it seems to be degenerating into an agency for recovering lost lead pencils and giving advice to young ladies from boarding-schools. - Author: Arthur Conan Doyle
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#36. We stand todaybefore the awful proposition: either the triumph of imperialism and the destruction of all culture, and, as in ancient Rome, depopulation, desolation, degeneration, a vast cemetery; or, the victory of socialism. - Author: Rosa Luxemburg
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#37. In history the way of annihilation is invariably prepared by inward degeneration, by decrease of life. Only then can a shock from outside put an end to the whole. - Author: Jacob Burckhardt
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#38. Our degeneration, when it is traced back to its origin in our view of the world really consists in the fact that true optimism has vanished unperceived from our midst. - Author: Albert Schweitzer
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#39. Wherever there is degeneration and apathy, there also is sexual perversion, cold depravity, miscarriage, premature old age, grumbling youth, there is a decline in the arts, indifference to science, and injustice in all its forms. - Author: Anton Chekhov
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#40. When mixing several races, then lost the uniqueness of a particular race and at this stage there is a degeneration, which in any case should not be allowed because of degeneration should be degraded. - Author: Arthur Tomaszewicz
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#41. 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. - Author: William Ralph Inge
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#42. Socialism crushes human rights, builds the state, impinges on the liberty of conscience, and breeds social, cultural, and economic degeneration. - Author: Llewellyn Rockwell
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#43. The beginning is always so fine!! But decay soon follows. A degeneration into the tired old situation. The rot sets in ... there is only the beauty of the start! - Author: Jhonen Vasquez
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#44. The domestication (the culture) of man does not go deep
where it does go deep it at once becomes degeneration (type: the Christian). The 'savage' (or, in moral terms, the evil man) is a return to nature
and in a certain sense his recovery, his cure from 'culture'. - Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
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#45. There is some evidence that chronic severe depression causes some atrophy or shrinkage in the hippocampus. Depressive illness could therefore be seen as a very subtle form of degeneration in some nerve cells. - Author: Stefan Cembrowicz
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#46. I've got what my ma had, macular degeneration, which you get when you get old. - Author: Judi Dench
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#47. Symbolism is no mere idle fancy or corrupt degeneration: it is inherent in the very texture of human life. - Author: Alfred North Whitehead
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#48. Man is a degeneration of what he was. - Author: Swami Vivekananda
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#49. In our present state of degeneration it is through the skin that metaphysics must be made to re-enter our minds. - Author: Antonin Artaud
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