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Power corrupts. Absolute power is kind of neat.
John F. Lehman, Jr.
In the United States, though power corrupts, the expectation of power paralyzes.
John Kenneth Galbraith
One concept corrupts and confuses the others. I am not speaking of the Evil whose limited sphere is ethics; I am speaking of the infinite.
Jorge Luis Borges
Too many terms corrupts politicians so they only want to be reelected.
The greatest man is he who forms the taste of a nation; the next greatest is he who corrupts it.
Many original occupiers believe the political system has become so corrupt that even participating in it, engaging with it, corrupts the movement. I understand what they are saying. But often, change does come more quickly from the inside rather than the outside. My advice: try both. But don't try violence.
I truly believe that all power corrupts. Such is probably the thinking behind every political film ever made in Hollywood.
Too much liberty corrupts us all.
Capitalism attacks and destroys all the finer sentiments of the human heart; it ruthlessly sweeps away old traditions and ideas opposed to its progress, and it exploits and corrupts those things once held sacred.
Daniel De Leon
The whole macho thing has to be reexamined. Because in my view, the Bush administration was weak, not strong. To engage in a policy of torture is a weak policy. Because ultimately, it encourages the terrorists. It undermines our own values. It corrupts our system. And it doesn't get good intelligence.
All Hollywood corrupts; and absolute Hollywood corrupts absolutely.
The model of the human habitat dictated by zoning is a formless, soul-less, centerless, demoralizing mess. It bankrupts families and townships. It disables whole classes of decent, normal citizens. It ruins the air we breathe. It corrupts and deadens our spirit.
James Howard Kunstler
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