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Letter "D" » degrades
«As soon as beauty is sought not from religion and love, but for pleasure, it degrades the seeker.»
«Music is part of us, and either ennobles or degrades our behavior»
«Charity degrades those who receive it and hardens those who dispense it.»
«It is not suffering as such that is most deeply feared but suffering that degrades.»
«Whoever degrades another degrades me, And whatever is done or said returns at last to me»
«The argument that capital punishment degrades the state is moonshine, for if that were true then it would degrade the state to send men to war... The state, in truth, is degraded in its very nature: a few butcheries cannot do it any further damage.»
Author: Henry Louis Mencken
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«The mass never comes up to the standard of its best member, but on the contrary degrades itself to a level with the lowest»
«Guilt once harbored in the conscious breast, intimidates the brave, degrades the great»
«Whatever debases the intelligence degrades the entire human being.»
«Junk is the ultimate merchandise. The junk merchant does not sell his product to the consumer, he sells the consumer to the product. He does not improve and simplify his merchandise, he degrades and simplifies the client.»