Fashionable women regard themselves, and are regarded by men, as pretty toys or as mere instruments of pleasure; and the vacuity of mind, the heartlessness, the frivolity which is the necessary result of this false and debasing estimate of women, can only be fully understood by those who have mingled in the folly and wickedness of fashionable life.
We’re making tin gods out of those poor buffoons in Hollywood; I dote on movies and appreciate the scanty art therein but I consider the profession about the most debased and debasing I know.robert e. howard
The theater needs continual reminders that there is nothing more debasing than the work of those who do well what is not worth doing at all.gore vidal
Are we at last brought to such humiliating and debasing degradation, that we cannot be trusted with arms for our defense?
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