Quotes: corrupted

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  • W. H. Auden
    W. H. Auden
    American poet 1907-1973
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    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.
  • David Garrick
    David Garrick
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    Corrupted freemen are the worst of slaves.
    Source: Proloog to The Gamesters
  • Andrew Jackson
    Andrew Jackson
    American president (7th) 1767-1845
    Andrew Jackson
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    Fear not, the people may be deluded for a moment, but cannot be corrupted.
  • Anthony Burgess
    Anthony Burgess
    British writer, criticus 1917-1993
    Anthony Burgess
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    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.
  • Bob Barr
    Bob Barr
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    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.
  • Algernon Sidney
    Algernon Sidney
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    Liberty cannot be preserved, if the manners of the people are corrupted.
  • Ben Hecht
    Ben Hecht
    American writer, playwright 1894-1964
    Ben Hecht
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    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
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
    Henry David Thoreau
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    Our manners have been corrupted by communication with the saints.
  • John Lyly
    John Lyly
    English writer, poet, dramatist, and courtier
    John Lyly
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    The sun shineth upon the dunghill, and is not corrupted.
  • Henry Fielding
    Henry Fielding
    English writer 1707-1754
    Henry Fielding
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    We are as liable to be corrupted by books, as by companions.
  • Seneca
    Seneca
    Roman philosopher, statesman and playwright 5 BC - 65 A.D.
    Seneca
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    When ever the speech is corrupted so is the mind.
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