• The weakling and the coward cannot be saved by honesty alone; but without honesty the brave and able man is merely a civic wild beast who should be hunted down by every lover of righteousness. No man who is corrupt, no man who condones corruption in others, can possibly do his duty by the community.

    "The Strenuous Life: Essays and Addresses" by Theodore Roosevelt. "The Eighth and Ninth Commandments in Politics", 1910.
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