My Favorite Quotes

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 Wendell Phillips - “Debt is the fatal disease of republics, the first thing and the mightiest to undermine governments and corrupt the people.”  
 Graham Greene - “Despair is the price one pays for setting oneself an impossible aim. It is, one is told, the unforgivable sin, but it is a sin the corrupt or evil man never practices. He always has hope. He never reaches the freezing-point of knowing absolute failure. Only the man of goodwill carries always in his heart this capacity for damnation.”  
 Edmund Burke - “Among a people generally corrupt liberty cannot long exist.”  
 Avraham Burg - “When you listen to the street ... the expression that hits us everywhere is that 'all of you are corrupt,'”  
 Bob Hall - “The speaker says that he's constantly receiving checks and passing them back out. That's part of what I'm saying is corrupt about our system now. Money is the commodity that dominates politics.”  
 Eric Stern - “Maryland Democrats successfully stood against Republican efforts to corrupt the legislative process with this bigoted amendment.”  
 Dean Gilmour - “In the corrupt court there is no possibility to dream or to make contact to love. They are exiled to the forest as a punishment (but) this punishment turns out to be a gift. The gift of being in a place where there is no time.”  
 Dennis Henigan - “If law enforcement officials have the tools to crack down on corrupt gun dealers and criminals face background checks wherever they buy guns, we can slow the flood of illegal guns to a trickle and save countless lives.”  
 David Ferguson - “We do not stand up to this corrupt Government enough. I will not pay excessive charges be they for council tax, water charges or whatever. I will pay what is due if it is fair but I demand fairness.”  
 Gary Jacobson - “It doesn't hurt candidates to criticize them (Republicans in the House), because the criticism is shared with their Republican voters. Most are unhappy with corruption and spending ... so their charge is to prove they are the most anti-corrupt. They are competing for mantle of who will be the toughest on the deficit.”  
 John McCain - “We have just totally disclosed what this is all about, ... This is not about the defense of the nation, this is the defense of a corrupt system.”  
 John McCain - “a system the public believes is corrupt.”  
 Howard Wolfson - “I can't imagine too many voters rising in defense of the corrupt practices of the GOP House.”  
 Howard Dean - “When law enforcement and whistleblowers threaten their corrupt allies, they change the rules of the game.”  
 Henry Ward Beecher - “Take all the robes of all the good judges that have ever lived on the face of the earth, and they would not be large enough to cover the iniquity of one corrupt judge”  
 George Bernard Shaw - “Power does not corrupt man fools, however, if they get into a position of power, corrupt power”  
 Eliot Spitzer - “Today's case demonstrates that the corrupt practices first laid bare in the Marsh suit are present in additional sectors of the industry, ... Secret payoffs and conflicts of interest that infected the market for property and casualty insurance have taken root in the employee benefits market as well.”  
 Dick Cheney - “This is revisionism of the most corrupt and shameless variety. It has no place anywhere in American politics, much less in the United States Senate,”  
 Colin Powell - “in a non-corrupt, democratic, accountable way.”  
 Bill Clark - “The government tends to see evil where there is good, corrupt intent where there's none.”  
 Benjamin Disraeli - “When men are pure, laws are useless when men are corrupt, laws are broken”  
 Ariel Sharon - “a terrorist and corrupt entity.”  
 Lord Alfred Tennyson - “The older order changeth, yielding place to new, and God fulfills himself in many ways, lest one good custom should corrupt the world”  
 Adlai Stevenson - “Those who corrupt the public mind are just as evil as those who steal from the public”  
 Mike Gravel - “Our three branches of government have become like an unstable chair, a three-legged chair. The founders could not have envisioned how much money and special interests would corrupt the political process. Giving us Americans legislative power will put forth the fourth leg of our stool and make it stable.”  

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