Corruption, Country and Courage : Proverbs

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Corruption :

  • One scabbed sheep will mar a whole flock.

  • He that has to do with what is foul, never comes away clean.

  • He who lives with cats will get a taste for mice.

  • Power tempts to corrupt. Absolute power corrupts ab¬solutely.

  • A bribe will enter without knocking.

  • Neither bribe nor lose thy right.

  • Corruption of the best becomes the worst.

  • Who greases his way travels easily.

  • Little thieves are hanged, but great ones escape.

  • The unrighteous penny corrupts the righteous pound.

  • Country :

  • My country, right or wrong.

  • Happy is the country which has no history.

  • Ask not what your country can do for you. Ask what you can do for your country.

  • What pity it is that we can die but once to serve our country.

  • Courage :

  • None but the brave deserves the fair.

  • Despair gives courage to a coward.

  • A man of courage never wants weapon.

  • A brave man's wounds are seldom on his back.

  • A brave man may fall, but he cannot yield.

  • Fortune favours the bold.

  • Courage and perseverance conquer all before them.

  • To the real hero life is a mere straw.

  • Great things are done more through courage than wis¬dom.

  • Fear can keep a man out of danger, but courage can support him in it.

  • Calamity is the touch-stone of a brave mind.

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