It is not the young people that degenerate; they are not spoiled till those of mature age are already sunk into corruption. Charles de Montesquieu
Never be discouraged. If I were sunk in the lowest pits of Nova Scotia, with the Rocky Mountains piled on me, I would hang on, exercise faith, and keep up good courage, and I would come out on top. Joseph Smith, Jr.
Virtue could see to do what Virtue would by her own radiant light, though sun and moon where in the flat sea sunk. John Milton
We have now sunk to a depth at which restatement of the obvious is the first duty of intelligent men. George Orwell
The main American naval forces were shifted to the Pacific region and an American admiral made a strong declaration to the effect that if war were to break out between Japan and the United States, the Japanese navy could be sunk in a matter of weeks. Hideki Tojo