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Bribes Quotes and Sayings
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The greatest roadblock to a great relationship
is trying to force a partner to change through bribes or threats.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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When the severity of the law is to be softened,
let pity, not bribes, be the motive.
- Miguel de Cervantes

Who can wonder at the attractiveness...
of the bar, for our ambitious young men,
when the highest bribes of society are at the feet
of the successful orator?
- Marsilio Ficino

It is to be remedied that the false traitors will suffer
no man to come into the king's presence for no cause
without bribes where none ought to be had.
Any man might have his coming to him to ask him grace
or judgment in such case as the king may give.
- Jack Cade

 

They say that it were great reproof to the king to
take again what he has given,
so that they will not suffer him to have his own good,
nor land, nor forfeiture, nor any other good but they ask it from him,
or else they take bribes of others to get it for him.
- Jack Cade

Marriage is a bribe to make the housekeeper think she's a householder.
- Thornton Wilder

When I go to hell, I mean to carry a bribe:
for look you,
good gifts evermore make way for the worst persons.
- John Webster

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I'm for everyone having the opportunity to accept a $150,000 bribe.
- Al Lewis

The American Republic will endure until the day Congress
discovers that it can bribe the public with the public's money.
- Alexis de Tocqueville

Too poor for a bribe, and too proud to importune,
he had not the method of making a fortune.
- Thomas Gray

Never underestimate the effectiveness of a straight cash bribe.
- Claud Cockburn

Though the bribe be small, yet the fault is great.
- Edward Coke

During my 21 years of playing cricket,
I have never been approached by anyone or offered a bribe.
- Imran Khan

Nevertheless, this one fact should be apparent:
turning the other cheek is a bribe.
It is a valid form of action for only so long as the
Christian is impotent politically or militarily.
- Gary North

Love has its own time, its own season,
and its own reasons from coming and going.
You cannot bribe it or coerce it or reason it into staying.
You can only embrace it when it arrives and give it
away when it comes to you.
- Kent Nerburn

It is essential to seek out enemy agents who have come
to conduct espionage against you and to bribe them to serve you.
Give them instructions and care for them.
Thus doubled agents are recruited and used.
- Sun Tzu

I have often noticed that a bribe has that effect -
it changes a relation.
The man who offers a bribe gives away a little of his own importance;
the bribe once accepted,
he becomes the inferior, like a man who has paid for a woman.
- Graham Greene

It's rather naive, apart from being ethically objectionable,
to assume that our investigators travel around the
country with bags of money trying to bribe witnesses
to lie on the witness stand.
We just don't operate that way.
- Jim Garrison

In my opinion it is less shameful for a king to be
overcome by force of arms than by bribery.
- Sallust

But there will be no justice, there will be no government of the people,
by the people, and for the people, as long as the government
and its officials permit bribery in any form.
- John Jay Hooker

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

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

They have seized upon the government by bribery and corruption.
They have made speculation and public robbery a science.
They have loaded the nation, the state,
the county, and the city with debt.
- Denis Kearney

There are many hands touching ballots after a voter
drops his ballot into the ballot box.
There is no guarantee of ballot secrecy for anyone,
which makes the whole system vulnerable to intimidation and bribery.
- Bob Schaffer

Success is the child of drudgery and perseverance.
It cannot be coaxed or bribed; pay the price and it is yours.
- Orison Swett Marden

I have never been bribed as a Prime Minister.
- Kamisese Mara

Men are more often bribed by their loyalties and ambitions than by money.
- Robert Jackson

The facts are the vice president's company that he was CEO of,
that did business with sworn enemies of the United States,
paid millions of dollars in fines for providing false financial information,
it's under investigation for bribing foreign officials.
- John Edwards

A monarchy is the most expensive of all forms of government,
the regal state requiring a costly parade,
and he who depends on his own power to rule,
must strengthen that power by bribing the active and
enterprising whom he cannot intimidate.
- James F. Cooper

There are no facts, only interpretations.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

Life does not consist mainly,
or even largely, of facts or happenings.
It consist mainly of the storm of thoughts
that is forever flowing through one's head.
- Mark Twain

If the facts don't fit the theory,
change the facts.
- Albert Einstein

Facts are many, but the truth is one.
- Rabindranath Tagore

To deny the facts would be illogical.
- the character Spock in the television series Star Trek

True learning is not about facts,
but about conscious appreciation
of the experience of living.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Here are the opinions on which my facts are based.
- Anonymous

Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.
- Aldous Huxley

Face the facts of being what you are,
for that is what changes what you are.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Get the facts first.
You can distort them later.
- Mark Twain

There's a world of difference between truth and facts.
Facts can obscure truth.
- Maya Angelou

The truth is more important than the facts.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

Facts are stubborn things,
but statistics are more pliable.
- Laurence J. Peter

I don't make jokes.
I just watch the government and report the facts.
- Will Rogers

Trust your hunches. They're usually based on facts
filed away just below the conscious level.
- Joyce Brothers

Definition of Statistics: The science of producing
unreliable facts from reliable figures.
- Evan Esar

The main facts in human life are five:
birth,
food, sleep, love and death.
- E. M. Forster

The fewer the facts, the stronger the opinion.
- Arnold H. Glasow

Knowledge is a process of piling up facts;
wisdom lies in their simplification.
- Martin Fischer

To some lawyers, all facts are created equal.
- Felix Frankfurter

Facts are the air of scientists.
Without them you can never fly.
- Linus Pauling

Nothing in education is so astonishing as the amount
of ignorance it accumulates in the form of inert facts.
- Henry B. Adams

I hate facts.
I always say the chief end of man is to form general propositions -
adding that no general proposition is worth a damn.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes

Telling a teenager the facts of life is like giving a fish a bath.
- Arnold H. Glasow

The grand aim of all science is to cover
the greatest number of empirical facts
by logical deduction from
the smallest number of hypotheses or axioms.
- Albert Einstein

I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately,
to front only the essential facts of life,
and see if I could not learn what it had to teach,
and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived.
- Henry David Thoreau

I believe in general in a dualism between facts and
the ideas of those facts in human heads.
- George Santayana

Facts and truth really don't have much to do with each other.
- William Faulkner

Facts do not speak for themselves.
They speak for or against competing theories.
Facts divorced from theories or visions are mere isolated curiosities.
- Thomas Sowell

The existence of inherent limits of experience in no
way settles the question about the subordination of
facts of the human world to our knowledge of matter.
- Wilhelm Dilthey

A fact must be assimilated with, or discriminated fromm,
some other fact or facts, in order to be raised to the dignity of a truth,
and made to convey the least knowledge to the mind.
- Henry Mayhew

You may have read that I went to M.I.T.
In 1982 I filled out a Who's Who survey with joking responses,
and they never bothered to check the facts.
- Chevy Chase

But I love honesty, and, therefore; do I make great account of facts.
- Gerrit Smith

The facts fairly and honestly presented;
truth will take care of itself.
- William Allen White

Here are the facts we confront.
No one is against conservation.
No one is against alternative fuel sources.
- J. D. Hayworth

My business is to teach my aspirations to confirm themselves to fact,
not to try and make facts harmonize with my aspirations.
- Thomas Huxley

Mistakes can be corrected by those who pay attention
to facts but dogmatism will not be corrected by those
who are wedded to a vision.
- Thomas Sowell

You're under pressure when you produce facts.
You're working with facts in journalism,
but you're under all kinds of formal constraints;
there are expectations.
- Denis Johnson

Let us take things as we find them: let us not attempt
to distort them into what they are not...
We cannot make facts.
All our wishing cannot change them.
We must use them.
- John Henry Newman

People will generally accept facts as truth only if
the facts agree with what they already believe.
- Andy Rooney

Alcohol is necessary for a man so that he can have
a good opinion of himself,
undisturbed be the facts.
- Finley Peter Dunne

Game shows are designed to make us feel better about the random,
useless facts that are all we have left of our education.
- Chuck Palahniuk


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