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Corruption is simply crime without conscience. (Quote by - George Marek)

We have to change the system. The system is very rotten. The executive is corrupt, the Congress is corrupt, the judiciary is corrupt. .. So what's left? We really have to have a radical and surgical change to bring back the image of our country. (Quote by - Joseph Estrada)

The results of the index are sometimes unjust because they show up countries which are fighting against corruption at this moment, .. Valiant efforts are being made by President Olusegun Obasanjo to promote large-scale changes in a country have been robbed by the grand corruption of their past leaders. (Quote by - Peter Eigen)

And God looked upon the earth, and, behold, it was corrupt; for all flesh had corrupted his way upon the earth. (Quote by - Bible)

I am disheartened that the Republicans and my opponent Joe Davis were not interested in working in a bipartisan manner to root out this example of political corruption, .. We can ill afford a supervisor who ignores the seeds of corruption, does not stand up for the unsuspecting citizens whose rights were violated, declines to make the difficult choices and once again opts for the path of least resistance. (Quote by - Patricia Myers)

The phrase 'Power corrupts; absolute power corrupts absolutely' only exists to discourage good people from getting in positions where they can positively affect the world. (Quote by - Nick Kinsella)

It's 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. When they do act, they think of it as service, which has limits. The tyrant, though, seeks mastery, for which he is insatiable, implacable. (Quote by - David Brin - The Postman)

At length corruption, like a general flood (So long by watchful ministers withstood), Shall deluge all; and avarice, creeping on, Spread like a low-born mist, and blot the sun. (Quote by - Alexander Pope)

When one pauses to consider how thoroughly corrupted our censors must be by this time, it is difficult to have any faith whatever in their judgement of what is and is not corrupting to others. If to the pure all things are pure, it may well follow that to the corrupted all things are corrupt. (Quote by - Judith Wright)

When rogues like these (a sparrow cries) To honours and employments rise, I court no favor, ask no place, For such preferment is disgrace. (Quote by - John Gay)

My government is going to deal with all forms of corruption. White-collar corruption will be high on the list and we are going to plug all gaps that are being used by corrupt leaders (and) business people. (Quote by - Jakaya Kikwete)

The frequent transgressions in China's financial sector have brought great losses to the country, the society and financial institutions, .. We should study how corruption takes place, find out the reasons of the corrupt cases, and root out the conditions for corruption to grow and spread. (Quote by - Wu Guanzheng)

Rep. DeLay doesn't want the people of Houston to know what he's up to with corrupt lobbyists in Washington. There should be no place in Congress for the corrupt pay-to-play politics of Tom DeLay and Bob Ney. No more lip service. Congress must address real reforms that drain the money swamp of Washington. (Quote by - David Donnelly)

Power does not corrupt man; fools, however, if they get into a position of power, corrupt power. (Quote by - George Bernard Shaw)

She didn't want him associated with that. He was somebody who had been a legislator for 30 years, and had accumulated that much power. They say power corrupts, but it didn't corrupt him. (Quote by - Laurence Glasco)

Nobody can remember a greater investment of resources devoted to public corruption, nor can they remember this level of investigative activity in our public corruption cases. (Quote by - Chris Swecker)

Tom DeLay himself has never been the issue. DeLay is a symptom of a larger disease?a sick Republican culture of corruption that touches everyone who took his dirty money, voted for his corrupt leadership, or sat silently while their party has sold our government to the highest bidder. (Quote by - Howard Dean)

They call me corrupt, frivolous. I am not at all privileged. Maybe the only privileged thing is my face. And corrupt? God! I would not look like this if I am corrupt. Some ugliness would settle down on my system. (Quote by - Imelda Marcos)

Suspicion is not less an enemy to virtue than to happiness; he that is already corrupt is naturally suspicious, and he that becomes suspicious will quickly become corrupt. (Quote by - Samuel Johnson)

The men with the muck-rake are often indispensable to the well-being of society, but only if they know when to stop raking the muck. - Theodore Roosevelt, (Quote by - Theodore Roosevelt)

Power corrupts, but lack of power corrupts absolutely. (Quote by - Adlai E. Stevenson)

In the corruption of the three qualities, there is blindness; in attachment to Maya, there is darkness. The greedy people serve others, instead of the Lord, although they loudly announce their reading of scriptures. They are burnt to death by their own corruption; they are not at home, on either this shore or the one beyond. (Quote by - Sri Guru Granth Sahib)

Power does not corrupt. Fear corrupts.. perhaps the fear of a loss of power. (Quote by - John Steinbeck)

We do not intend to bust the big fish only as we are also required to establish a system to prevent corruption. We believe that a correct and clean system may significantly reduce the level of corruption in this country. (Quote by - Erry Riyana Hardjapamekas)

Thieves at home must hang; but he that puts Into his overgorged and bloated purse The wealth of Indian provinces, escapes. (Quote by - William Cowper)

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