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Letter "C" » corrupted
«...But the hearts of men are easily corrupted... And the ring of power has a will of its own.»
«Bad men cannot make good citizens. It is when a people forget God that tyrants forge their chains. A vitiated state of morals, a corrupted public conscience, is incompatible with freedom. No free government, or the blessings of liberty, can be preserved to any people but by a firm adherence to justice, moderation, temperance, frugality, and virtue; and by a frequent recurrence to fundamental principles.»
Author: Patrick Henry
, free state
, The Infidels
«Any revolution has to start with the transformation of the individual, otherwise individuals are corrupted by the power they get if their revolution succeeds.»
«And God looked upon the earth, and, behold, it was corrupt; for all flesh had corrupted his way upon the earth.»
«And when immorality prevails, O Krishna, the women of the family become corrupted; when women are corrupted, social problems arise.»
«And yet so high, in spite of everything, is my opinion of the human race that I believe this bogey (War) would have disappeared long ago, had the sound sense of the nations not been systematically corrupted by commercial and political interests actin»
«And the LORD said unto Moses, Go, get thee down; for thy people, which thou broughtest out of the land of Egypt, have corrupted themselves: / They have turned aside quickly out of the way which I commanded them: they have made them a molten calf, and have worshipped it, and have sacrificed thereunto, and said, These be thy gods, O Israel, which have brought thee up out of the land of Egypt.»
«And the LORD did so; and there came a grievous swarm of flies into the house of Pharaoh, and into his servants' houses, and into all the land of Egypt: the land was corrupted by reason of the swarm of flies.»
«And the LORD said unto me, Arise, get thee down quickly from hence; for thy people which thou hast brought forth out of Egypt have corrupted themselves; they are quickly turned aside out of the way which I commanded them; they have made them a molten image.»
«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.»