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Corruption Quotes


These are some of the best 'Corruption' quotations and sayings.

Corrupt influence is itself the perennial spring of all prodigality, and of all disorder; it loads us more than millions of debt; takes away vigor from our arms, wisdom from our councils, and every shadow of authority and credit from the most venerable parts of our constitution.

Corrupt politicians make the other ten percent look bad.

If the chief party, whether it be the people, or the army, or the nobility, which you think most useful and of most consequence to you for the conservation of your dignity, be corrupt, you must follow their humor and indulge them, and in that case honesty and virtue are pernicious.

Just for a handful of silver he left us, Just for a ribbon to stick in his coat.

Man is corrupt; and therefore his best chance to attain justice and freedom lies in keeping the hands of ambitious men from that power which invites corruption. See quote detail

O that estates, degrees, and offices were not derived corruptly, and that clear honor were purchased by the merit of the wearer.

The corruptions of the country are closely allied to those of the town, with no difference but what is made by another mode of thought and living.

The more corrupt the state, the more numerous the laws.