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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


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Bad company corrupts good character.


Menander


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Power corrupts. Absolute power is kind of neat.


John F. Lehman, Jr.


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Money is the worst currency that ever grew among mankind. This sacks cities, this drives men from their homes, this teaches and corrupts the worthiest minds to turn base deeds.


Sophocles


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Power does not corrupt. Fear corrupts... perhaps the fear of a loss of power.


John Steinbeck


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The greatest man is he who forms the taste of a nation; the next greatest is he who corrupts it.


Joshua Reynolds


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If absolute power corrupts absolutely, does absolute powerlessness make you pure?


Harry Shearer


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It is not power that corrupts but fear. Fear of losing power corrupts those who wield it and fear of the scourge of power corrupts those who are subject to it.


Aung San Suu Kyi


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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.


Jennifer Granholm


#become #believe #both #change #come

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


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