Baseness quotes & sayings

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The essence of immorality is the tendency to make an exception of myself. - Jane Addams
The belief in a supernatural source of evil is not necessary; men alone are quite capable of every wickedness. - Joseph Conrad
How inexpressible is the meanness of being a hypocrite! how horrible is it to be a mischievous and malignant hypocrite. - Voltaire
There can be a true grandeur in any degree of submissiveness, because it springs from loyalty to the laws and to an oath, and not from baseness of soul. - Simone Weil
The only immorality is not to do what one has to do when one has to do it. - Jean Anouilh Ardele
A little rudeness and disrespect can elevate a meaningless interaction to a battle of wills and add drama to an otherwise dull day. (Calvin and Hobbes) - Bill Watterson
Degeneracy follows every autocratic system of violence, for violence inevitably attracts moral inferiors. Time has proven that illustrious tyrants are succeeded by scoundrels. - Albert Einstein
If God meant to interfere in the degeneracy of mankind would he not have done so by now? Wolves cull themselves, man. What other creatures could? And is the race of man not more predacious yet? (Blood Meridian) - Cormac McCarthy
Since Cleopatra died, I have lived in such dishonour that the gods Detest my baseness. - William Shakespeare