GiN Quotes: Corruption

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Virtuous People Capable of Freedom

“Only a virtuous people are capable of freedom. As nations become corrupt, they have more need of masters.” -Benjamin Franklin

Corruption Will Not Secure

“Neither the wisest constitution nor the wisest laws will secure the liberty and happiness of a people whose manners are universally corrupt.” -Samuel Adams

Corrupt as Europe

“When we get piled upon one another in large cities, as in Europe, we shall become as corrupt as Europe.”  -Thomas Jefferson

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