Bribery Quotes

Death’s boatman takes no bribe.

It is not the horse that draws the cart, but the oats.

It is always a temptation for a reach and lazy nation, To puff and look important and to say: “Though we know we should defeat you, we have not the time to meet you. We will therefore pay you cash to go away.” And that is called paying the Dane-geld; But we’ve proved it again […]

Tell God the truth, but give the judge money.

Every man has the price, I will bribe left and right.

Fine: A bribe paid by a rich man to escape the lawful penalty of his crime.

Honesty stands at the gate and knocks, and bribery enters in.

If power corrupts, weakness in the seat of power, with its constant necessity of deals and bribes and compromising arrangements, corrupts even more.

Make my breast transparent as pure crystal, that the world, jealous of me, may see the foulest thought my heart does hold.

Until the axle break That keeps the stars in their round, And hands hurl in the deep The banners of East and West, And the girdle of light is unbound, Your breast will not lie by the breast Of your beloved in sleep.