Decline Quotes

"Societies in decli...

"Societies in decline have no use for visionaries." -โ€“ Anaรฏs Nin
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"A decline of public morals in the United States will probably be marked...

"A decline of public morals in the United States will probably be marked by the abuse of the power of Impeachment as a means of crushing political adversaries or ejecting them from public office"---Alexis De Tocqueville 1853
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โ€œDynastic wealth, the enemy of a meritocracy, is on the rise. Equality of o...

โ€œDynastic wealth, the enemy of a meritocracy, is on the rise. Equality of opportunity has been on the decline. A progressive and meaningful estate tax is needed to curb the movement of a democracy toward plutocracy.โ€ -Warren Buffett
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โ€œRepublics decline into dem...

โ€œRepublics decline into democracies and democracies degenerate into despotism.โ€ - Plato
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"Since the French Revolution influence of woman has declined in proportion to her rights and clai...

"Since the French Revolution influence of woman has declined in proportion to her rights and claims; these have proven a symptom of weakening and deadening of the most womanly of instincts. There is stupidity in this, almost masculine stupidity, of which a sensible woman is ashamed of." - Nietzsche
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"Nothing, perhaps, has been quite so enduringly Am...

"Nothing, perhaps, has been quite so enduringly American as the conviction that the country is on the verge of decline and fall." - Tom Holland, The Spectator
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Observe the truth of what words do, Words do more than just hurt you. Words alone fill up church p...

Observe the truth of what words do, Words do more than just hurt you. Words alone fill up church pews, words alone change the outcome. Words alone make you pay attention to the problems that you never worked through. Bird food for the mind, brainwashed over time. Life expectancy on the decline. -BoB
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Nov 12
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"Everything declines after reaching perfecti...

"Everything declines after reaching perfection, therefore let no man be beguiled by the sweetness of a pleasant life." Abu al-Baqa Al-Rundi
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"Repetition witho...

"Repetition without development is decline." - Pauline Kael
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'The decline of the aperitif may...

'The decline of the aperitif may well be one of the most depressing phenomena of our time.' โ€“Luis Bunuel
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Feb 07
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โ€œWhen a society comes together and makes decisions in harmony, when it respe...

โ€œWhen a society comes together and makes decisions in harmony, when it respects its most noble traditions, cares for its most vulnerable members, treats its forests and lands with respect, then it will prosper and not decline.โ€ โ€“ Buddha
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"Turn your midlife crisis to your own advantage by makin...

"Turn your midlife crisis to your own advantage by making it a time for renewal of your body and mind, rather than stand by helplessly and watch them decline." - Jane E. Brody
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Feb 22
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"Every function of the human body declines 5...

"Every function of the human body declines 5% every 10 years."โ€”Michael Roizen, M.D., chairman of Wellness Institute at the Cleveland Clinic
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Sep 03
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โ€œThe first ten million years were the worst," said Marvin, "and the second...

โ€œThe first ten million years were the worst," said Marvin, "and the second ten million years, they were the worst too. The third ten million years I didn't enjoy at all. After that I went into a bit of a decline.โ€ - Douglas Adams
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