Quotation Explorer - 'Corrupt'

The majority of the common people do not realize how corrupt the legal system has become until that blatant corruption shows up at their own homes. - Steven Magee
Those who find ugly meanings in beautiful things are corrupt without being charming. This is a fault.Those who find beautiful meanings in beautiful things are the cultivated. For these there is hope. - Oscar Wilde
No amount of community policing will cause the common people to accept a known corrupt police department. - Steven Magee
Power does not corrupt. Fear corrupts... perhaps the fear of a loss of power. - John Steinbeck
The world ridicules a passion which it seldom feels; its scenes, and its interests, distract the mind, deprave the taste, corrupt the heart, and love cannot exist in a heart that has lost the meek dignity of innocence. - Ann Radcliffe
The police are often as corrupt as the corporate government that employs them. - Steven Magee
Do not fear the thorns in your path, for they draw only corrupt blood. - Kahlil Gibran
Trust yourself, because society always corrupt our confidence. - Al-Hanouf Halawi
While police internal affairs is allowed to protect corrupt police officers that engage in unethical behaviors, illegal activities or murder, there will always be a genuine mistrust by the common people. - Steven Magee
Don't let a corrupt Media and Criminal Government continue to Brainwash You. THINK FOR YOURSELVES JAMAICANS WHILE YOU STILL CAN! - Alecia Thompson
That which is won ill, will never wear well, for there is a curse attends it which will waste it. The same corrupt dispositions which incline men to sinful ways of getting, will incline them to the like sinful ways of spending.
Police officers are among the most corrupt people that I have encountered in life. - Steven Magee
Until the police internal affairs system starts prosecuting and firing a substantial number of corrupt and incompetent police officers, I will not be lighting it up blue! - Steven Magee
Nature is in the process of shutting down corrupt corporations and their government minions. - Steven Magee
The surest way to corrupt a youth is to instruct him to hold in higher esteem those who think alike than those who think differently. - Friedrich Nietzsche
nowhere in this universe does evil exist except in the mind of mankind. only man can take an idea or symbol which is so simple and innocent, and then twist it and corrupt it until it is something to hate or kill one another over. - Andrew James Pritchard
Politics doesn't corrupt people, people corrupt politics. - Amit Kalantri
Dirty politicians, corrupt leaders and thieves are sent to the Ugandan parliament and state house by lazy Ugandans who don’t go to vote. - Allan Amanyire
Liars corrupt knowledge,and fools pervert wisdom,but the wise hallow both.Knowledge holds the truth. - Matshona Dhliwayo
No man is allowed to be a judge in his own cause, because his interest would certainly bias his judgment, and, not improbably, corrupt his integrity. With equal, nay with greater reason, a body of men are unfit to be both judges and parties at the same time. - James Madison
Too many of our preferences reflect nasty behaviours and states of mind that were genetically adaptive in the ancestral environment. Instead, wouldn't it be better if we rewrote our own corrupt code? - David Pearce
Corrupt politicians make the other ten percent look bad. - Henry Kissinger
It's not necessary to corrupt people's morals. Their morals have been corrupting them for years. - Marty Rubin
If you think Hollywood is depressing and corrupt, politics is really depressing and corrupt -- and fueled even more than Hollywood by money -- if that's possible. - Ben Affleck
Our worst enemies here are not the ignorant and simple, however cruel; our worst enemies are the intelligent and corrupt. - Graham Greene
Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible. - Frank Herbert
Tyrants are obvious, and easy to identify. It is the well entrenched and corrupt establishment that is truly insidious. - A.E. Samaan
Corrupt utility companies require a corrupt legal system to protect them from their own sickened workers and the masses. - Steven Magee
In general, it’s not too hard to corrupt an American, mostly a matter of supply to their demand. Supply should be variegated to encourage the Illusion of Choice. Other than that they’re looking for numbness, so be ready to sedate. Drugs, booze, television, shopping, etc… - Geoffrey Wood Grimrack An Infernal Epistolary
When men are pure, laws are useless; when men are corrupt, laws are broken. - Benjamin Disraeli
A leader is not just a person who gives orders. He is also the one who symbolises the society he leads. If the leader is corrupt, then the society must be corrupt too. - Amish Tripathi
Modern human evolution has reached the point of reporting corruption to the corrupt. - Steven Magee
Whether voting Republican or Democrat, the result is the same: A corrupt corporate government. - Steven Magee
Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely. - Lord Acton
Irresponsible power is inconsistent with liberty, and must corrupt those who exercise it. - John Calhoun
Be not deceived: evil communications corrupt good manners. - Bible
Political corruption works by having an equally corrupt legal system to protect it. - Steven Magee
When it is a law abiding common person versus the police internal affairs regarding a corrupt or incompetent police officer, the statistics show that it is the common person that most frequently loses. - Steven Magee
The only difference between the Democrats and the Republicans is that the Democrats allow the poor to be corrupt, too. - Oscar Levant
But penetration was a big deal. They protected their anuses the way girls protected their hymen in high school, believing that allowing anything beyond their holy gates would permanently corrupt them. - Maggie Young
When the law no longer protects you from the corrupt, but protects the corrupt from you you know your nation is doomed. - Ayn Rand
I realized that the legal system was corrupt when I went to court and the judge imposed a very short time limit on my evidence submission before removing my legal rights to free speech. - Steven Magee
Police internal affairs is amongst the most corrupt departments that you will find in governments. - Steven Magee
Absolute power doesn't corrupt, but rather, reveals character. - Orrin Woodward
Democracy: The substitution of election by the incompetent many for appointment by the corrupt few. - George Bernard Shaw
All things may corrupt when minds are prone to evil. - Ovid
Corrupt governments are run by corrupt politicians that run corrupt law enforcement agencies. - Steven Magee
There are those who are legitimately corrupt, who cannot admit that legitimacy allows them to corrupt legitimacy, and to legitimately corrupt others. - Justin K. McFarlane Beau
A corrupt dies a thousand deaths. An honest, just one. - Premchand Shetty
Among a people generally corrupt, liberty cannot long exist. - Edmund Burke
While money is like honey, then hard earned money is like raw honey and corrupt money is like fake honey. Fake honey also has adverse effects. - Dr Sivakumar Gowder
Power tends to corrupt and absolute power corrupts absolutely. - Lord Acton
Was it doubted that those who corrupt their own bodies conceal themselves? - Walt Whitman
Society's institutions, like government, schools, the arts, and the media, corrupt naturally good individuals.
Government scientists are commonly as corrupt as the corporate government that employs them. - Steven Magee
Literature decays only as men become more and more corrupt. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
I loved you, I trusted you, but you lied to me, deceived my heart and poisoned my life.Now I'm corrupt, I hurt people all in rage of you, but I can't help it.I'm nothing to you now, never was, but your acting still made it hurt. So thanks to you, I hate you too, but my heart will always cry. - blank text
The power of a corrupt government is located in the ignorance and indifference of its people - rjs - rassool jibraeel snyman
Most insensible, corrupt, cheap, disrespectful young girls run after bad, rude, cocky, nonsensical boys, but a mature, educated, thoughtful, virtuos lady opts for a wise, well breed, experienced, humble, modest gentleman. - Michael Bassey Johnson
The biologically harmful effects of man-made environmental radiation was a jigsaw of existing information that needed to be assembled by a group of independent researchers that had a broad range of knowledge and were free of corrupt corporate government influence. - Steven Magee
If a policy is wrongheaded feckless and corrupt I take it personally and consider it a moral obligation to sound off and not shut up until it's fixed. - David H. Hackworth
To befoul the unholy alliance between corrupt business & corrupt politics is the first task of the statesmanship of the day. - Theodore Roosevelt
Democracy substitutes election by the incompetent many for appointment by the corrupt few. - George Bernard Shaw
The more corrupt the state, the more numerous the laws.
Those who think life is a competition become corrupt. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely. Great men are almost always bad men. - Lord Acton
The world is corrupt, and the way for me to make it better is not by writing letters, but joining my efforts with those of others to produce a work of beauty. - H.S. Ede
If a politician obtained a great wealth after he has been elected, his being an immoral corrupt man is not a possibility but it is a self-evident reality! - Mehmet Murat ildan
There are some corrupt Christians who do their business with female donkeys. - Gabriel García Márquez
oh, what a democracy MY PRIME MINISTER IS CORRUPT - Abdul'Rauf Hashmi
Memoir is not an act of history but an act of memory, which is innately corrupt. - Mary Karr
Aspirations; be careful with those, if noble they will emancipate you, if corrupt you will be condemned - Rohit Omar
Power does not corrupt; it merely elevates the degree in which something is done that has already been pursued. - Felix O. Hartmann
We have fallen upon evil times and the world has waxed very old and wicked. Politics are very corrupt. Children are no longer respectful to their parents. - King Naram-Sin of Chaldea 3800 B.C. inscription found on an ancient tablet in a Constantinople meseu
In a corrupt country, if you want to succeed in politics, you must keep your conscience under control. - Miriam Defensor Santiago
What corrupt corporate governments call a terrorist is what many common people call a resistance fighter. - Steven Magee
Corruption ultimately guilts the corrupt, and it hardens the innocent who suffer as a result of it. It isn't the young who corrupt the old, rather it's the inverse.The aim of the old should be to ensure that the young grow up incorruptible. - Justin K. McFarlane Beau
The highest as the lowest form of criticism is a mode of autobiography. Those who find ugly meanings in beautiful things are corrupt without being charming. This is a fault. - Oscar Wilde
Many people would fight against the idea that they are corrupt. While in the real sense, they are corrupt because they don’t live by the principles of honesty and truth. - Sunday Adelaja
I have interacted with the police complaints and internal affairs division twice and both times I came away with the opinion that I was dealing with a blatantly corrupt group of people. - Steven Magee
Cynics regarded everybody as equally corrupt... Idealists regarded everybody as equally corrupt, except themselves. - Robert Anton Wilson
We may be invisible to the powers that be but we are many and our invisibility makes us stealthy like ninjas. We can sneak up on the corrupt society and TAKE BACK what they took away - Levon Peter Poe
I will erase this world of yours with such magnificence of my presence that your vision will remain no more, your eyes fading to darkness and your soul barren before me, in my grasp that I shall corrupt to a slave of mine. - Saim Cheeda
The Afghan government is as corrupt as a prostitute with a law degree. - Craig Ferguson
Objective journalism is one of the main reasons American politics has been allowed to be so corrupt for so long. - Hunter S. Thompson
I am looking forward to the departure of the corrupt Obama administration in 2017. - Steven Magee
Knowledge is power but too much power tends to corrupt the minds of those who possess it. - Sidy Sidique
Corrupt and incompetent police officers have a long history of being protected by their colleagues, police internal affairs and the government. - Steven Magee
Most politicians are corrupt as they do not represent the masses that voted for them, but rather they choose to return numerous favors to the corporations that funded their election campaigns. - Steven Magee
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