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?
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.
There are no more uses of "depravity" in the book.
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It is a terrible story of an innocent who trusted a man who treated her with ruthless depravity.