quote by Newt Gingrich

The idea that a congressman would be tainted by accepting money from private industry or private sources is essentially a socialist argument.

— Newt Gingrich

Perspective Taint quotations

You know I hate, detest, and can't bear a lie, not because I am straighter than the rest of us, but simply because it appals me. There is a taint of death, a flavour of mortality in lies - which is exactly what I hate and detest in the world - what I want to forget.

Time is what keeps the light from reaching us.

There is no greater obstacle to God than time: and not only time but temporalities, not only temporal things but temporal affections, not only temporal affections but the very taint and smell of time.

Never do anything that taints your mind.

Wrong actions cause negative or evil mental vibrations that are reflected in your whole appearance and personality. Engage in those actions and thoughts that nurture the good qualities you want to have.

Do not let yourself be tainted with a barren skepticism.

Two centuries ago, a former European colony decided to catch up with Europe.

It succeeded so well that the United States of America became a monster, in which the taints, the sickness and the inhumanity of Europe have grown to appalling dimensions

The hardest thing, I think, is to live richly in the present, without letting it be tainted & spoiled out of fear for the future or regret for a badly-managed past.

The election of Barack Obama was a very wonderful step forward for America, which has unfortunately been tainted by the ugly reaction of some right wing activist who are doing their best to cast aspersions on his character and to question his religion and citizenship.

You need a sanctuary. Somewhere where it doesn't feel like it's being tainted by everybody's opinions and other people's money. I think I'm kind of homesick right now.

Side by side with the middlemen, punishment will have to be given against those who are moving from the country in illegal way, they are tainting the image of the country along with pushing their life into a danger.

I'm just trying to rid the world of all these fevered egos that are tainting our collective unconscious.

It only takes one lie to taint your entire testimony.

It takes great deal of courage to see the world in all its tainted glory, and still to love it.

We are tainted by modern philosophy which has taught us that all is good, whereas evil has polluted everything and in a very real sense all is evil, since nothing is in its proper place.

I don't need the fillers, additives, excessive amounts of sugars, fats, salts and other measures taken to taint the natural goodness of real food.

I don't need the fillers, additives, excessive amounts of sugars, fats, salts and other measures taken to taint the natural goodness of real food.

Omission to do what is necessary Seals a commission to a blank of danger;

And danger, like an ague, subtly taints Even then when we sit idly in the sun.

People in the Middle East may consider the U.

S. an evil hegemony that has tainted their culture, but when I look at the growth of racial and ethnic tolerance and understanding in my generation in the U.S., and see those sentiments make it around the world, it makes me feel proud.

Is man a savage at heart, skinned o'er with fragile Manners? Or is savagery but a faint taint in the natural man's gentility, which erupts now and again like pimples on an angel's arse?

Vodka eyeballing sounds great, but it's a slippery slope.

Next, you'll be scotch nostriling, tequila nippling and, before you know it, Jager tainting.

If in our hearts we really don't believe that God loves us as we are, if we are still tainted by the lie that we can do something to make God love us more, we are rejecting the message of the cross.

Our Christian faith - and correlatively, our account of apologetics - is tainted by modernism when we fail to appreciate the effects of sin on reason. When this is ignored, we adopt an Enlightenment optimism about the role of a supposedly neutral reason in the recognition of truth.

I usually accept bribes from both sides so that tainted money can never influence my decision.

& all your friends telling you stories that you often misinterpret and taint all the images of yo Mr Perfect

To many a man, and sometimes to a youth, there comes the opportunity to choose between honorable competence and tainted wealth. The young man who starts out to be poor and honorable, holds in his hand one of the strongest elements of success.

It only takes one lie to taint your entire testimony in a court of law.

Honesty is a vital part of having a good reputation.

Absolute power corrupts even when exercised for humane purposes.

The benevolent despot who sees himself as a shepherd of the people still demands from others the submissiveness of sheep. The taint inherent in absolute power is not its inhumanity but its anti-humanity.

I feel exquisite pleasure in dwelling on the recollections of childhood, before misfortune had tainted my mind, and changed its bright visions of extensive usefulness into gloomy and narrow reflections upon self.

I haven't been faithful to my wife. Our marriage has been tainted with my infidelities. I was irresponsible.

Piety practiced in solitude, like the flower that blooms in the desert, may give its fragrance to the winds of heaven, and delight those unbodied spirits that survey the works of God and the actions of men; but it bestows no assistance upon earthly beings, and however free from taints of impurity, yet wants the sacred splendor of beneficence.

You and I are, by birth, by nature, and by choice, inwardly depraved, which is to say that we are entirely corrupt. That's not to say that we have no good in us; we do. However, anything good in us has been tainted with evil. It touches everything. Without the redeeming power of Christ we cannot halt our own moral slide.

Success is what you envisage it to be.

You have to go into any profession knowing what you want because people will place expectations on you and their idea of success could taint yours.

There is no odor so bad as that which arises from goodness tainted.

The moment there is suspicion about a person's motives, everything he does becomes tainted.

Sometimes negative news does come out, but it is often exaggerated and manipulated to spread scandal. Journalists sometimes risk becoming ill from coprophilia and thus fomenting coprophagia: which is a sin that taints all men and women, that is, the tendency to focus on the negative rather than the positive aspects.

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