Corruptibility Quotes

Quotes tagged as "corruptibility" (showing 1-6 of 6)
Sergei Lukyanenko
“An assassin can be found for every president. And for every prophet there are a thousand interpreters to distort the essence of the religion, to replace the bright flame with the heat of the inquisitors' pyres. The time came when every book was cast into the fire, when every symphony was reduced to a popular tune and played in all the drinking dens. A sound philosophical basis could be set in place under any vile nonsense.”
Sergei Lukyanenko, Night Watch

Jean Genet
“One can hear all that's going on in the street. Which means that from the street one can hear what's going on in this house.”
Jean Genet, The Balcony

Thomas Pynchon
“Times of great idealism carry equal chances for greater corruptibility.”
Thomas Pynchon, Bleeding Edge

D.C. Akers
“Humanity is about living in the gray area between corruptibility and incorruptibility.”
D.C. Akers

Norman Douglas
“Mr. Keith, by means of some mysterious formula, soon procured two seats in the front row, the occupants of which smilingly took their places among the crowd at the back.”
Norman Douglas, South Wind