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  • To what level of depravity has a society descended when it condemns a man simply because he is strong and great?
  • Ellsworth Toohey said it was depraved not to take for granted that man is something which needs to be forgiven.
  • He expects nothing of men, so no form of depravity can outrage him.
  • Everything enjoyable, from cigarettes to sex to ambition to the profit motive, is considered depraved or sinful.
  • There’s a limit even for intellectual depravity.’
  • Since when has he learned to talk about depravity?
  • What depravity?
  • He set out to sell Wynand to the public as the victim of a great passion for a depraved woman; it was Dominique who had forced her husband to champion an immoral cause, against his better judgment; she had almost wrecked her husband’s paper, his standing, his reputation, the achievement of his whole life—for the sake of her lover.
  • You can’t escape human depravity, kid," he said gently.

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  • It is a terrible story of an innocent who trusted a man who treated her with ruthless depravity.
  • Feed the nobility—not the depravity—within you.

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