39 Inspirational Corruption Quotes To Take Action

The fight against corruption is a global effort, and it is as old as humanity. Corruption exists because people want to take advantage of their position, power, or control over others for personal gain.

Corruption has been around in the world for thousands of years. In ancient times, the king was often seen as above the law and able to do anything he wanted without any consequences. Because of this, corruption became and still is a huge problem today.

There are many reasons why people decide to engage in corrupt behaviors, such as the desire for power or money while not having much themselves. It also happens because people are not aware that they can impact what they do and how things are done if they choose to act differently. With education, awareness, and support from other citizens, we can create change

Identify potential places where they may be subject to corruption or tactics used by corrupt individuals or groups.

These are some of the most inspirational corruption quotes that will give you the courage to take action for growth and a better country.

39 Inspirational Corruption Quotes To Take Action

1. “When self-interest supersedes public service, society collapses under the weight of corruption.” ~ Ken Poirot

2. “The terrorist in my life is the corrupt government.” ~ Steven Magee

3. “A corrupt leader is leading you only because there are more corrupted people to vote for him.” ~ Wangnao

4. “Corruption is paid by the poor.” ~ Pope Francis.

5. “Corruption is the enemy of development, and of good governance. It must be got rid of. Both the government and the people at large must come together to achieve this national objective.” ~ Pratibha Patil

6. “Corruption is a cancer, a cancer that eats away at a citizen’s faith in democracy, diminishes the instinct for innovation and creativity.” ~ Joe Biden

7. “Corruption, the most infallible symptom of constitutional liberty.” ~ Edward Gibbon

8. “People should be conscious that they can change a corrupt system.” ~ Peter Eigen

9. “When I saw corruption, I was forced to find truth on my own. I couldn’t swallow the hypocrisy.” ~ Barry White

10. “When you see corruption, when you see injustice, you speak up. You don’t just shut up and say it’s none of my business.” ~ Manal al-Sharif

11. “Fighting corruption is not just good governance. It’s self-defense. It’s patriotism.” ~ Joe Biden

12. “Beware of your contribution to the growing banality of evil lest you yourself become a cog in the machinery of terror.” ~ Heather Marsh

13. “The duty of youth is to challenge corruption.” ~ Kurt Cobain

14. “Corruption is worse than prostitution. The latter might endanger the morals of an individual, the former invariably endangers the morals of the entire country.” ~ Karl Kraus

15. “People’s indifference is the best breeding ground for corruption to grow.” ~ Delia Ferreira

16. “Without strong watchdog institutions, impunity becomes the very foundation upon which systems of corruption are built. And if impunity is not demolished, all efforts to bring an end to corruption are in vain. “ — Rigoberta Menchú

17. “When corruption is the priority, honesty becomes evil.” ~ Kangoma Kindembo

18. “Only the man who wishes to be corrupted will fall into evil ways.” ~ Tamora Pierce

19. “The hand that pockets the corrupt coin places it in the collection plate seeking absolution.” ~ Stewart Stafford

20. “The real cost of corruption in government, whether it is local, state, or federal, is a loss of the public trust.” ~ Mike Quigley

21. “To curb corruption, one must be courageous to confront and complain against the corrupt.” ~ Amit Kalantri

22. “When you don’t take a stand against corruption you tacitly support it.” ~ Kamal Haasan

23. “The more numerous the laws, the more corrupt the state.” ~ Tacitus

24. “Governance is corrupted by politicians aspiring to become celebrities and celebrities assuming credence in governing.” ~ H. Melvin James

25. “Corruption is like a ball of snow, once it’s set a rolling it must increase.” ~ Charles Caleb Colton

26. “Corruption is a cancer: a cancer that eats away at a citizen’s faith in democracy, diminishes the instinct for innovation and creativity; already-tight national budgets, crowding out important national investments. It wastes the talent of entire generations. It scares away investments and jobs.” ~ Joe Biden

27. “A just law is crafted with thoughtful communication and factual debate, a corrupt one is forged to limit such things.” ~ C.A.A. Savastano

28. “Corruption, the greatest single bane of our society today.” ~ Olusegun Obasanjo

29. “There are still those of us who work to overcome corruption and believe it to be possible.” ~ Padmé Amidala

30. “No one involved in corruption will be spared, no matter who they are, I assure you. Whether a minister, a prince, or anyone. Anyone who is guilty of corruption will be held accountable.” ~ Mohammad bin Salman

31. “The duty of youth is to challenge corruption.” ~ Kurt Cobain

32. “Integrity, transparency and the fight against corruption have to be part of the culture. They have to be taught as fundamental values.” ~ Angel Gurría

33. “Fighting corruption is not a one-night affair.” ~ Olusegun Obasanjo

34. “The corruption of the best things gives rise to the worst.” ~ David Hume

35. “We need to tell each other our stories. We need to show that everyone — our neighbors, our families, our community leaders — everyone we know is touched by corruption.” ~ Jennifer Lawrence

36. “Money and corruption are ruining the land, crooked politicians betray the working man, pocketing the profits and treating us like sheep, and we’re tired of hearing promises that we know they’ll never keep.” ~ Ray Davies

37. “As you fight corruption, it fights back.” ~ Yemi Osinbajo

38. “None of the main issues which humanity is facing will be resolved without access to information.” ~ Christophe Deloire

39. “If a country is to be corruption free and become a nation of beautiful minds, I strongly feel there are three key societal members who can make a difference. They are the father, the mother and the teacher.” ~ A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

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