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Among a people generally corrupt, liberty cannot long exist.
~ Edmund Burke | ( British political writer. ) | 1729-1797 | Corruption
quotes Division : British Authors and Writers   
     
Corruption is like a ball of snow, once it's set a rolling it must increase.
~ Charles Caleb Colton | ( British clergyman ) | 1780-1832 | Corruption
quotes Division : Religious People   
     
Corruption is worse than prostitution. The latter might endanger the morals of an individual, the former invariably endangers the morals of the entire country.
~ Karl Kraus | ( Austrian satirist. ) | 1874-1936 | Corruption
quotes Division : Satirists and Cynic   
     
I have often noticed that a bribe has that effect , it changes a relation. The man who offers a bribe gives away a little of his own importance; the bribe once accepted, he becomes the inferior, like a man who has paid for a woman.
~ Graham Greene | ( English writer. ) | 1904-1991 | Corruption
quotes Division : British Authors and Writers   
     
The jingling of the guinea helps the hurt that Honor feels.
~ Lord Alfred Tennyson | ( British poet. ) | 1809-1892 | Corruption
quotes Division : British Poets   
     
There is no odor so bad as that which arises from goodness tainted.
~ Henry David Thoreau | ( American naturalist ) | 1817-1862 | Corruption
quotes Division : Naturalists   
     
When rich villains have need of poor ones, poor ones may make what price they will.
~ William Shakespeare | ( British poet and playwright. ) | 1564-1616 | Corruption
quotes Division : Playwrights