Now more than ever before, the people are responsible for the character of their Congress. If that body be ignorant, reckless and corrupt, it is because the people tolerate ignorance, recklessness and corruption
The duty of youth is to challenge corruption
Corruption is like a ball of snow, once it's set a rolling it must increase.
The only way to escape the personal corruption of praise is to go on working.
On Photography "Photography does not create eternity, as art does; it embalms time, rescuing it simply from its proper corruption
Corruption and hypocrisy ought not to be inevitable products of democracy, as they undoubtedly are today
No science is immune to the infection of politics and the corruption of power.
The root of the evil... lay not in corruption but in the system which bred it, the alliance between industrialists and politicians which produced benefits in the form of tariffs, public lands, and federal subsidies
Corruption is authority plus monopoly minus transparency.
The time has come to tell the truth about the corruption of the government employee unions in this country.
Evil has no substance of its own, but is only the defect, excess, perversion, or corruption of that which has substance.
As more money flowed through Washington and as Washington's power to regulate our lives grew, opportunities and temptations for graft, influence peddling and cutting corners grew exponentially. Power breeds corruption.
This is a matter of public health. The public was sick and tired of DeLay and his corruption.
The lust of gold succeeds the rage of conquest; The lust of gold, unfeeling and remorseless! The last corruption of degenerate man.
Hygiene is the corruption of medicine by morality. It is impossible to find a hygienist who does not debase his theory of the healthful with a theory of the virtuous. The true aim of medicine is not to make men virtuous; it is to safeguard and rescue them from the consequences of their vices.
The delicate thing about the university is that it has a mixed character, that it is suspended between its position in the eternal world, with all its corruption and evils and cruelties, and the splendid world of our imagination.
The duty of youth is to challenge corruption.
Until we can fully grasp the extent of corruption and fraud involved in the administration of the Oil-for-Food program, and until the United Nations decides to cooperate in the investigation, no American taxpayer dollars should go to the United Nations.
He who is extravagant will quickly become poor; and poverty will enforce dependence, and invite corruption.
I recognize there is discontent - for political reform, for the need for fighting corruption, for improving services. But that can not justify this violence of a few.
When you see that trading is done, not by consent, but by compulsion - when you see that in order to produce, you need to obtain permission from men who produce nothing - when you see that money is flowing to those who deal, not in goods, but in favors - when you see that men get richer by graft and by pull than by work, and your laws don't protect you against them, but protect them against you - when you see corruption being rewarded and honesty becoming a self-sacrifice - you may know that your society is doomed.
There is no enemy can hurt us but by our own hands. Satan could not hurt us, if our own corruption betrayed us not. Afflictions cannot hurt us without our own impatience. Temptations cannot hurt us, without our own yieldance. Death could not hurt us, without the sting of our own sins. Sins could not hurt us, without our own impenitence.
There can be no press freedom when journalists exist in conditions of corruption, poverty and fear.
I think my greatest single achievement took place on a Tuesday in March, when, with much bribery and corruption, I got them to clear the Grand Canal. That was truly Wagnerian.
I used to look down on the world for being corrupt, but now I adore it for the utter magnificence of that corruption.