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The mechanism that directs government cannot be virtuous, because it is impossible to thwart every crime, to protect oneself from every criminal without being criminal too; that which directs corrupt mankind must be corrupt itself; and it will never be by means of virtue, virtue being inert and passive, that you will maintain control over vice, which is ever active: the governor must be more energetic than the governed. (Quote by - Marquis De Sade)

If the teacher be corrupt, the world will be corrupt. (Quote by - Persian Proverb)

And when immorality prevails, O Krishna, the women of the family become corrupted; when women are corrupted, social problems arise. (Quote by - Bhagavad Gita)

Life is a corrupting process from the time a child learns to play his mother off against his father in the politics of when to go to bed; he who fears corruption fears life. (Quote by - Saul Alinsky)

Corruption is a major cause of poverty as well as a barrier to overcoming it, .. The two scourges feed off each other, locking their populations in a cycle of misery. Corruption must be vigorously addressed if aid is to make a real difference in freeing people from poverty. (Quote by - Peter Eigen)

Education, and to address poverty. Most especially because of the corruption, no to corruption -- at least, to start because it has been a system and it's affecting the entire country,. (Quote by - Fernando Poe Jr.)

Power corrupts the few, while weakness corrupts the many. The resentment of the weak does not spring from any injustice done to them but from the sense of their inadequacy and impotence. They hate not wickedness but weakness. When it is in their power to do so, the weak destroy weakness wherever they see it. (Quote by - Eric Hoffer)

I think what you're really talking about when you look at junior Hoffa .. is the weakness and corruption of the past, things that have caused this union so much pain .. Four general presidents were indicted. We've attacked corruption. We've dealt it a body blow. We've put over 67 locals into trusteeship. (Quote by - Ron Carey)

The voters of Brookhaven Town made a clear choice to turn away from the corruption and problems of the past, .. I will end corruption in Town Hall once and for all. I've been fighting for this all my life. (Quote by - Edward Hennessey)

There is no more important task in Washington than cleaning up the culture of corruption. Yet the president - whose White House has become the cradle of Republican corruption - is not taking responsibility for the costs of that corruption. (Quote by - Harry Reid)

My government will be open. Anyone found guilty of corruption will be dealt with in accordance with the law. If you are corrupt you will have to hang your boots. (Quote by - George Weah)

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