Quotations that match 'baseness'.When you know what men are capable of you marvel neither at their sublimity nor their baseness. There are no limits in either direction apparently.
[ Apparently Baseness Capable Direction Either Know Limits Marvel Men Neither Nor Sublimity Their]
National character is only another name for the particular form which the littleness, perversity and baseness of mankind take in every country. Every nation mocks at other nations, and all are right.
[ Another Baseness Character Country Every Form Littleness Mankind Mocks Name Nation National Nations Only Other Particular Perversity Right Take Which]
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.
[ Any Baseness Because Degree Grandeur Laws Loyalty Oath Soul Springs True]
It is because nations tend towards stupidity and baseness that mankind moves so slowly; it is because individuals have a capacity for better things that it moves at all.
[ Baseness Because Better Capacity Individuals Mankind Moves Nations Slowly Stupidity Tend Things Towards]
Nothing is more repugnant to me than brotherly feelings grounded in the common baseness people see in one another.
[ Another Baseness Brotherly Common Feelings Grounded More Nothing Repugnant See Than]
No baseness or cruelty of treason so deep or so tragic shall enter our human world, but that loyal love shall be able in due time to oppose to just that deed of treason its fitting deed of atonement.
[ Able Atonement Baseness Cruelty Deed Deep Due Enter Fitting Human Just Love Loyal Oppose Our Shall Time Tragic Treason World]
I encountered among my comrades the most varied human traits, from frankness to reserve, from goodness, uprightness and kindness, to brutality and baseness.
[ Among Baseness Brutality Comrades Encountered Frankness Goodness Human Kindness Most Reserve Traits Uprightness Varied]
Life is not an easy matter... You cannot live through it without falling into frustration and cynicism unless you have before you a great idea which raises you above personal misery, above weakness, above all kinds of perfidy and baseness.
[ Above Baseness Before Cannot Cynicism Easy Falling Frustration Great Idea Into Kinds Life Live Matter Misery Personal Raises Through Unless Weakness Which Without]
In the ocean of baseness, the deeper we get, the easier the sinking.
[ Baseness Deeper Easier Get Ocean Sinking]
Courtesy is a silver lining around the dark clouds of civilization; it is the best part of refinement and in many ways, an art of heroic beauty in the vast gallery of man's cruelty and baseness.
[ Around Art Baseness Beauty Best Civilization Clouds Courtesy Cruelty Dark Gallery Heroic Lining Man Many Part Refinement Silver Vast Ways]