Corruption Quotes

Democracy elects men totally lacking in scruples, without any morals; those who will pay better, thus those with a higher power of corruption; magicians, charlatans, demagogues, who will excel in their fields during the electoral campaign. Several good men would be able to slip through among them, even politicians of good faith. But they would be the slaves of the former.

Corneliu Zelea Codreanu

The only way to escape the personal corruption of praise is to go on working.

Albert Einstein

The lust of gold succeeds the rage of conquest; The lust of gold, unfeeling and remorseless! The last corruption of degenerate man.

Samuel Johnson

This is a matter of public health. The public was sick and tired of DeLay and his corruption.

Jim Hightower

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.

Steve Forbes

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.

Ayn Rand

Evil has no substance of its own, but is only the defect, excess, perversion, or corruption of that which has substance.

John Henry Newman

The time has come to tell the truth about the corruption of the government employee unions in this country.

Newt Gingrich

No science is immune to the infection of politics and the corruption of power.

Jacob Bronowski

My mission is to lead the country out of a bad situation of corruption, depression and slavery. After I rid the country of these vices, I will then organize and supervise a general election of a genuinely democratic civilian government.

Idi Amin Dada

Corruption is authority plus monopoly minus transparency.

adaryanto

Corruption is like a ball of snow, once it's set a rolling it must increase.

Charles Caleb Colton

There can be no press freedom when journalists exist in conditions of corruption, poverty and fear.

Aidan White

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

Samuel P. Hays

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.

Joseph Hall

I used to look down on the world for being corrupt, but now I adore it for the utter magnificence of that corruption.

Richard J. Needham

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.

Barham Saleh

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

James Garfield

He who is extravagant will quickly become poor; and poverty will enforce dependence, and invite corruption.

Samuel Johnson

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.

John Ensign

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.

Henry Louis Mencken

The duty of youth is to challenge corruption

Kurt Cobain

The duty of youth is to challenge corruption.

Kurt Cobain

First melted off the hope of youth Then Fancy's rainbow fast withdrew And then experience told me truth In mortal bosoms never grew 'Twas grief enough to think mankind All hollow servile insincere But worse to trust to my own mind And find the same corruption there

Emily Jane Bront

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