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Definition of Bribery

Bribery

  1. Robbery; extortion.
  2. The act or practice of giving or taking bribes; the act of influencing the official or political action of another by corrupt inducements.

Bribery Quotations

In the last few years, the very idea of telling the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth is dredged up only as a final resort when the alternative options of deception, threat and bribery have all been exhausted.
Michael Musto

Behaving morally because of a hope of reward or a fear of punishment is not morality. Morality is not bribery or threats. Religion is bribery and threats. Humans have morality. We don't need religion.
Penn Jillette

You cannot 'rationalize' what is not rational to begin with - as if lying were called 'truthization.' There is no way to obtain more truth for a proposition by bribery, flattery, or the most passionate argument - you can make more people believe the proposition, but you cannot make it more true.
Eliezer Yudkowsky

William Andrews Clark was caught in a bribery scandal during a campaign for the U.S. Senate - he was said to describe the Montana legislators this way: 'I never bought a man who wasn't for sale.'
Bill Dedman

Our form of democracy is bribery, on the highest scale.
Gore Vidal
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Bribery Translations

bribery in German is Bestechung
bribery in Spanish is cohecho, soborno
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