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Definition of Baseness

Baseness

  1. The quality or condition of being base; degradation; vileness.

Baseness Quotations

Life is not an easy matter... You cannot live through it without falling into frustration and cynicism unless you have before you a great idea which raises you above personal misery, above weakness, above all kinds of perfidy and baseness.
Leon Trotsky

Courtesy is a silver lining around the dark clouds of civilization; it is the best part of refinement and in many ways, an art of heroic beauty in the vast gallery of man's cruelty and baseness.
Bryant H. McGill

National character is only another name for the particular form which the littleness, perversity and baseness of mankind take in every country. Every nation mocks at other nations, and all are right.
Arthur Schopenhauer

When you know what men are capable of you marvel neither at their sublimity nor their baseness. There are no limits in either direction apparently.
Henry Miller

In the ocean of baseness, the deeper we get, the easier the sinking.
James Russell Lowell
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Baseness Translations

baseness in German is Falschheit
baseness in Spanish is bajeza
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