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Society is like a stew. If you don't stir it up every once in a while then a layer of scum floats to the top. — Edward Abbey

Temptation is the fire that brings up the scum of the heart. — Thomas Boston

We have in the service the scum of the earth as common soldiers. — Duke of Wellington Arthur Wellesley

Now, neighbor confines, purge you of your scum! Have you a ruffian that will swear, drink, dance, revel the night, rob, murder, and commit the oldest sins the newest kind of ways? — William Shakespeare

Authority has always attracted the lowest elements in the human race. All through history mankind has been bullied by scum. Those who lord it over their fellows and toss commands in every direction and would boss the grass in the meadow about which way to bend in the wind are the most depraved kind of prostitutes. They will submit to any indignity, perform any vile act, do anything to achieve power. The worst off-sloughings of the planet are the ingredients of sovereignty. Every government is a parliament of whores. The trouble is, in a democracy the whores are us. — P. J. O'Rourke

I am told that today rather more than 60 per cent of the men who go to university go on a Government grant. This is a new class that has entered upon the scene. It is the white-collar proletariat. They do not go to university to acquire culture but to get a job, and when they have got one, scamp it. They have no manners and are woefully unable to deal with any social predicament. Their idea of a celebration is to go to a public house and drink six beers. They are mean, malicious and envious . They are scum. — W. Somerset Maugham

The scum of the People are most Tyrannical when they get the Power, and treat their Betters with the greatest Insolence. — Mary Astell

I am sure that the party system is right and necessary. There must be some scum. — A. P. Herbert