„We are as liable to be corrupted by books as we are by companions.“

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Henry Fielding Fotografia
Henry Fielding5
pisarz angielski 1707 - 1754

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„A blessed companion is a book,—a book that fitly chosen is a life-long friend.“

—  Douglas William Jerrold English dramatist and writer 1803 - 1857

Books, reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).

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„The little book of Antoninus has been the companion of some great men.“

—  George Long English classical scholar 1800 - 1879

M. Aurelius Antoninus
Kontekst: Epictetus and Antoninus have had readers ever since they were first printed. The little book of Antoninus has been the companion of some great men.

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„Books are the carriers of civilization… They are companions, teachers, magicians, bankers of the treasures of the mind. Books are humanity in print.“

—  Barbara W. Tuchman American historian and author 1912 - 1989

Wariant: Books are... companions, teachers, magicians, bankers of the treasures of mind. Books are humanity in print.

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„The book is the only medium left that hasn’t been corrupted by the profane.“

—  Nassim Nicholas Taleb, książka The Bed of Procrustes: Philosophical and Practical Aphorisms

Źródło: The Bed of Procrustes: Philosophical and Practical Aphorisms (2010), p. 20

Tunku Abdul Rahman Fotografia

„Everybody seems to be corrupt. In my time, we didn't have anything like this.“

—  Tunku Abdul Rahman Malaysian politician 1903 - 1990

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Charles Baudelaire Fotografia
Jack Kevorkian Fotografia

„We need some honesty and sincerity instead of corrupt government in Washington.“

—  Jack Kevorkian American pathologist, euthanasia activist 1928 - 2011

As quoted in "Kevorkian Plans Congressional Run" (13 March 2008), Fox News
2000s, 2008

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„To succeed, we have to be the party of change, we have to root out corruption in our own ranks and we have to be the party of solutions.“

—  Bobby Jindal American politician; two-term Governor of Louisiana 1971

"Governors Know Best" http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/11/07/AR2008110703146.html, The Washington Post, November 9, 2008

Louis Tronson Fotografia

„Have we referred to it with indignation, distance and contempt; and have we made it clear that it is filled only with corruption, vanity and falsehood?“

—  Louis Tronson French Roman Catholic priest 1622 - 1700

En avons-nous parlé avec indignation, éloignement et mépris; et avons-nous fait connaître qu'il n'était plein que de corruption, de vanité et de mensonge?
Examens particuliers sur divers sujets, p. 321 http://books.google.com/books?id=esY9AAAAIAAJ&pg=PA321 as translated by Mary Ilford in The Bourgeois: Catholicism vs. Capitalism in Eighteenth-Century France (1968), p. 116
Examens particuliers sur divers sujets [Examination of Conscience upon Special Subjects] (1690)

Thomas Jefferson Fotografia

„When we get piled upon one another in large cities, as in Europe, we shall become corrupt as in Europe.“

—  Thomas Jefferson 3rd President of the United States of America 1743 - 1826

Letter to James Madison (20 December 1787), The Writings of Thomas Jefferson (19 Vols., 1905) edited by Andrew A. Lipscomb and Albert Ellery Bergh, Vol. VI, p. 392. http://books.google.com/books?id=5iUWAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA332&dq=%22When+we+get+piled+upon+one%22+inauthor:jefferson&lr=&num=50&as_brr=0&hl=sv
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„When we are collecting books, we are collecting happiness.“

—  Vincent Starrett American writer 1886 - 1974

Attributed to Starrett in Michael Dirda, On Conan Doyle: Or, The Whole Art of Storytelling (2012), page 112.

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