[ corrupt Quotes ]



Showing search results for Corrupt Quotes - 35 quotes about corrupt - Dictionary Quotes
35 quotes

Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely.
Power
Lord Acton

Comment this quote | Permalink | Vote for this quote  | 367 votes

Nuptial love makes mankind; friendly love perfects it; but wanton love corrupts and debases it.
Love
Francis Bacon

Comment this quote | Permalink | Vote for this quote  | 320 votes

The first sign of corruption in a society that is still alive is that the end justifies the means.
Ends and Means
Georges Bernanos

Comment this quote | Permalink | Vote for this quote  | 403 votes

The world of crime is a last refuge of the authentic, uncorrupted, spontaneous event.
Crime and Criminals
Daniel J. Boorstin

Comment this quote | Permalink | Vote for this quote  | 309 votes

No science is immune to the infection of politics and the corruption of power.
Science and Scientists
Jacob Bronowski

Comment this quote | Permalink | Vote for this quote  | 315 votes

Among a people generally corrupt, liberty cannot long exist.
Corruption
Edmund Burke

Comment this quote | Permalink | Vote for this quote  | 251 votes

Flattery corrupts both the receiver and the giver.
Flattery
Edmund Burke

Comment this quote | Permalink | Vote for this quote  | 250 votes

All things tend to corrupt perverted minds.
Mind
Marcus T. Cicero

Comment this quote | Permalink | Vote for this quote  | 270 votes

Corruption is like a ball of snow, once it's set a rolling it must increase.
Morality
Charles Caleb Colton

Comment this quote | Permalink | Vote for this quote  | 244 votes

When men are pure, laws are useless; when men are corrupt, laws are broken.
Law and Lawyers
Benjamin Disraeli

Comment this quote | Permalink | Vote for this quote  | 229 votes

The only way to escape the personal corruption of praise is to go on working.
Praise
Albert Einstein

Comment this quote | Permalink | Vote for this quote  | 207 votes

Conscience -- the only incorruptible thing about us.
Conscience
Henry Fielding

Comment this quote | Permalink | Vote for this quote  | 230 votes

We are as liable to be corrupted by books, as by companions.
Books - Reading
Henry Fielding

Comment this quote | Permalink | Vote for this quote  | 202 votes

Power doesn't corrupt people, people corrupt power.
Power
William Gaddis

Comment this quote | Permalink | Vote for this quote  | 170 votes

In the United States, though power corrupts, the expectation of power paralyzes.
Power
John Kenneth Galbraith

Comment this quote | Permalink | Vote for this quote  | 228 votes

Corruption, the most infallible symptom of constitutional liberty.
Liberty
Edward Gibbon

Comment this quote | Permalink | Vote for this quote  | 260 votes

Absolute faith corrupts as absolutely as absolute power.
Faith
Eric Hoffer

Comment this quote | Permalink | Vote for this quote  | 241 votes

There cannot be peaceful coexistence in the ideological realm. Peaceful coexistence corrupts.
Ideology
Jiang Qing

Comment this quote | Permalink | Vote for this quote  | 225 votes

Communism has never come to power in a country that was not disrupted by war or corruption, or both.
Communism and Socialism
John F. Kennedy

Comment this quote | Permalink | Vote for this quote  | 218 votes

The sun shineth upon the dunghill, and is not corrupted.
Corruption
John Lyly

Comment this quote | Permalink | Vote for this quote  | 210 votes

It must be that evil communications corrupt good dispositions.
Communication
Menander of Athens

Comment this quote | Permalink | Vote for this quote  | 232 votes

The accomplice to the crime of corruption is frequently our own indifference.
Corruption
Bess Myerson

Comment this quote | Permalink | Vote for this quote  | 250 votes

Unlimited power corrupts the possessor.
Power
William Pitt

Comment this quote | Permalink | Vote for this quote  | 184 votes

Blest paper-credit! last and best supply! That lends corruption lighter wings to fly!
Credit
Alexander Pope

Comment this quote | Permalink | Vote for this quote  | 203 votes

When ever the speech is corrupted so is the mind.
Speakers and Speaking
Seneca

Comment this quote | Permalink | Vote for this quote  | 168 votes
Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
[ Research ] Wernher Von Braun