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Power tends to corrupt and absolute power corrupts absolutely. (Quote by - Lord Acton)

The spiritual virtue of a sacrament is like light; although it passes among the impure, it is not polluted. [Lat., Spiritalis enim virtus sacramenti ita est ut lux: etsi per immundos transeat, non inquinatur.] (Quote by - Saint Aurelius Augustine)

The Republicans I've been talking to have said, 'Oh, the public is cynical about indictments, they happen so often.' Well, that's whistling past the graveyard, because the average voter is only going to remember that one of the big Republican head honchos in Congress was indicted. They won't remember the name or position, but they'll remember it says Congress is corrupt and maybe the majority party is corrupt. (Quote by - Larry Sabato)

While severely cracking down upon an extremely few corrupt elements, we should focus on education and prevention of corruption regarding the vast majority of CPC functionaries. (Quote by - Wu Guanzheng)

I know that money corrupts. I would rather have a clean government than one where "First Amendment rights are being respected," that has become corrupt. If I had my choice, I'd rather have the clean government. (Quote by - John McCain)

It is said that power corrupts, but actually it's more true that power attracts the corruptible. The sane are usually attracted by other things than power. (Quote by - David Brin)

The late-breaking action in the Houston criminal trial came moments after Harmon ruled that the jurors do not have to unanimously agree on one corrupt persuader .. acted knowingly and with corrupt intent. (Quote by - Arthur Andersen)

Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where moth and rust doth corrupt, and where thieves break through and steal: / But lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust doth corrupt, and where thieves do not break through nor steal: / For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also. (Quote by - Bible)

Bob Ney is the poster child of linking Ohio's culture of corruption to Washington's culture of corruption. In many ways, Ohio's problems have been brought into Washington now. (Quote by - Brian Rothenberg)

Corruption can only prosper with a people's ignore-ance. (Quote by - George Marek)

They will recover their costs because the record reveals corrupt individuals within a corrupt agency with corrupt influences on it, bringing this litigation, .. This is the final stage in a suit that should have never happened. (Quote by - Lynn Hughes)

Power doesn't corrupt people, people corrupt power. (Quote by - William Gaddis)

I used to look down on the world for being corrupt, but now I adore it for the utter magnificence of that corruption. (Quote by - Richard J. Needham)

When people who are seeking change start out, they are driven by commitment to a cause. But as internecine power struggles take over, one-time idealists fall prey to corruption. They become just as corrupt and manipulative as the system that they want to overthrow. (Quote by - Anurag Kashyap)

Republican culture of corruption. There are so many corrupt members of Congress. By no means are all of the problems gone. (Quote by - Melanie Sloan)

Discernment: Corruption's worst enemy. (Quote by - George Marek)

Behind terrorism and cyber-crime, we are very, very dedicated to fighting public corruption at every level. And to that end, we are covering every lead that is brought to us. And we would very much invite the public's assistance in this and any other public corruption cases. (Quote by - Deborah Madden)

Power corrupts, and absolute power corrupts absolutely. (Quote by - John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton)

I think that we have to begin a process of removing the stain of corruption from Louisiana, and I think that, in this case, we have confronted corruption squarely in the face and we have dealt with it appropriately and fairly,. (Quote by - Eddie Jordan)

All Hollywood corrupts; and absolute Hollywood corrupts absolutely. (Quote by - Edmund Wilson)

I think once it's corrupted, it's corrupted and you need to throw it out. (Quote by - Gary Gilbert)

They range from fines to possible imprisonment and if the police decide that its a corrupt act and not just an illegal act.. then whoever was found to have carried out a corrupt act would not be allowed to vote and therefore would not be allowed to stand as a candidate. (Quote by - Dr Helena Catt)

I know, when they prove bad, they are a sort of the vilest creatures: yet still the same reason gives it: for Optima corrupta pessima: the best things corrupted become the worst. (Quote by - Owen Felltham)

Who is corrupt and who isn't corrupt? These are the questions that are being raised, but this is not how corruption is solved. (Quote by - Ahmed Qorei)

The Israeli public expressed dissatisfaction with the political system in every way possible. We had no really charismatic leaders, there were a number of corruption affairs and some ways of behavior just on the edge of corruption. (Quote by - Abraham Diskin)

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