The book is the only medium left that hasn’t been corrupted by the profane.
They had been corrupted by money, and he had been corrupted by sentiment. Sentiment was the more dangerous, because you couldn't name its price.
The United States is at present so demoralized and so corrupted that, like France and England, it need not be taken into consideration as a military adversary.richard walther darré
Suns are extinguished or become corrupted, planets perish and scatter across the wastes of the sky; other suns are kindled, new planets formed to make their revolutions or describe new orbits, and man, an infinitely minute part of a globe which itself is only an imperceptible point in the immense whole, believes that the universe is made for himself.baron d'holbach
Alas! that my body, clean and whole, never been corrupted, today must be consumed and burnt to ashes!joan of arc
How a good meaningMay be corrupted by a misconstruction.thomas middleton
He who longs for the far-away proves thereby that he has corrupted the near-at-hand.henry s. haskins
John Sculley ruined Apple and he ruined it by bringing a set of values to the top of Apple which were corrupt and corrupted some of the top people who were there, drove out some of the ones who were not corruptible, and brought in more corrupt ones and paid themselves collectively tens of millions of dollars and cared more about their own glory and wealth than they did about what built Apple in the first place which was making great computers for people to use.steve jobs
After all, if you believe that no one was ever corrupted by a book, you also have to believe that no one was ever improved by a book (or a play or a movie). You have to believe, in other words, that all art is morally trivial and that, consequently, all education is morally irrelevant. No one, not even a university professor, really believes that.Irving Kristol
The functionaries of our political organizations and trade unions are corrupted or rather tend to be corrupted by the conditions of capitalism and betray a tendency to become bureaucrats, i.e., privileged persons divorced from the people and standing above the people.
No one in Germany laughs at vice, nor do they call it the fashion to corrupt and to be corrupted.Tacitus
Drill in exact translation is an excellent way of disposing the mind against that looseness and exaggeration with which the sensationalists have corrupted our world. If schools of journalism knew their business, they would graduate no one who could not render the Greek poets.richard weaver
What is debt anyway? A debt is just the perversion of a promise. It is a promise corrupted by both math and violence."
Thou hast most traitorously corrupted the youth of the realm in erecting a grammar school: and whereas, before, our forefathers had no other books but the score and the tally, thou hast caused printing to be used, and, contrary to the king, his crown and dignity, thou hast built a paper-mill.william shakespeare
Anaximander the Milesian, affirmed the infinite to be the first principle, and that all things are generated out of it, and corrupted again into it. His infinite is nothing else but matter.
No one in Germany laughs at vice, nor do they call it the fashion to corrupt and to be corrupted.
I wasn't looking for victory... just a few seconds... I give you all that I am, all that I was. Restore what has been corrupted
Don't you feel the power? Soon everything will be corrupted. Including YOU!
Bodies which contain a greater proportion of water than is necessary to balance the other elements, are speedily corrupted, and lose their virtues and properties.
corrupted freemen are the worst of slaves.