He was a degenerate gambler. That is a man who gambled simply to gamble and must lose. As a hero who goes to war must die. Show me a gambler and I'll show you a loser show me a hero and I'll show you a corpse.
Nothing is beautiful only man: on this piece of naivete rests all aesthetics it is the first truth of aesthetics. Let us immediately add its second: nothing is ugly but degenerate man - the domain of aesthetic judgment is therewith defined.
Religion must mainly be a matter of principles only. It cannot be a matter of rules. The moment it degenerates into rules it ceases to be a religion as it kills responsibility which is an essence of the true religious act.
Plans are only good intentions unless they immediately degenerate into hard work.
Fear is proof of a degenerate mind.
I like computers. I like the Internet. It's a tool that can be used. But don't be misled into thinking that these technologies are anything other than aspects of a degenerate economic system.
In architecture the idea degenerated. Design allows a more direct and pleasurable route.
Every government degenerates when trusted to the rulers of the people alone. The people themselves are its only safe depositories.
It is not the young people that degenerate they are not spoiled till those of mature age are already sunk into corruption.