We gave 'em wings to fly and they rained death on us. We gave 'em a voice to be heard around the world and they preach hatred to poison the minds of nations. Even the medicine we gave them to ease their pain is turned into a vice to enslave half mankind for the profit of a few. Ah, Janet, dear, don't you see? Every gift that science has given them has been twisted into a thing of hate and greed.
Karl Brown (1897–1990), U.S. screenwriter, and Nick Grindé. Dr. Henryk Savaard (Boris Karloff), The Man They Could Not Hang, explaining to his daughter why he's decided never to reveal the secret of his resurrection (1939).
Story by Leslie T. White and George W. Sayre; greed additional subject.