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Life is a corrupting process from the time a child learns to play his mother off against his father in the politics of when to go to bed; he who fears corruption fears life.
There is nothing more corrupting, nothing more destructive of the noblest and finest feelings of our nature, than the exercise of unlimited power.
William Henry Harrison
What likelihood is there of corrupting a man who has no ambition?
I can tell you that too much money is corrupting American politics. Don't blame the American public. The U.S. Supreme Court has a lot to answer for, because it has made it impossible for Congress to reduce the corrupting influence of money on American political life.
Well, the role of money in politics is pretty corrupting right now.
I seem to have been able to make a career out of doing what I feel like doing, so why not keep doing it? What's corrupting is wanting to be more important. You want to be more arty - you get your identity from that. Or you get your identity out of making more money.
There is nothing more agreeable in life than to make peace with the Establishment - and nothing more corrupting.
A. J. P. Taylor
If monarchy is corrupting - and it is - wait till you see what overt empire does to us.
I went to Marion College for writing and I was kicked out of the writing school. I was asked to leave the writing program because I was corrupting the other students.
Laurell K. Hamilton
The Court made an exception, however, in the case of candidates contributing to their own campaigns because of the rather reasonable presumption that a candidate is incapable of corrupting himself.
James L. Buckley
Here we were, corrupting all those Russians toward communism.
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