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W. H. Auden
American poet 1907-19730
As a poet there is only one political duty, and that is to defend one's language against corruption. When it is corrupted, people lose faith in what they hear and this leads to violence.
Corrupted freemen are the worst of slaves.Source: Proloog to The Gamesters
American president (7th) 1767-18450
Fear not, the people may be deluded for a moment, but cannot be corrupted.
British writer, criticus 1917-19930
If you write fiction you are, in a sense, corrupted. There's a tremendous corruptibility for the fiction writer because you're dealing mainly with sex and violence. These remain the basic themes, they're the basic themes of Shakespeare whether you like it or not.
It is not just software glitches and corrupted memory cards that should be on the minds of election officials. Hackers pose another very real problem whereby an election could be tilted towards a favored candidate.
Liberty cannot be preserved, if the manners of the people are corrupted.
American writer, playwright 1894-19640
Movies are one of the bad habits that corrupted our century. Of their many sins, I offer as the worst their effect on the intellectual side of the nation. It is chiefly from that viewpoint I write of them - as an eruption of trash that has lamed the American mind and retarded Americans from becoming a cultured people.
Henry David Thoreau
American writer 1817-18620
Our manners have been corrupted by communication with the saints.
English writer, poet, dramatist, and courtier0
The sun shineth upon the dunghill, and is not corrupted.
English writer 1707-17540
We are as liable to be corrupted by books, as by companions.
Roman philosopher, statesman and playwright 5 BC - 65 A.D.0
When ever the speech is corrupted so is the mind.