Quotations that match 'fraud'.

No one will find me to have knowingly committed fraud. Bernard Ebbers
[ Committed Find Fraud Knowingly Will]
The real and effectual discipline which is exercised over a workman is that of his customers. It is the fear of losing their employment which restrains his frauds and corrects his negligence. Adam Smith
[ Corrects Customers Discipline Effectual Employment Exercised Fear Frauds His Losing Negligence Over Real Restrains Their Which Workman]
It is a fraud to borrow what we are unable to pay. Publilius Syrus
[ Borrow Fraud Pay Unable]
We have a president who stole the presidency through family ties, arrogance and intimidation, employing Republican operatives to exercise the tactics of voter fraud by disenfranchising thousands of blacks, elderly Jews and other minorities. Barbra Streisand
[ Arrogance Blacks Elderly Employing Exercise Family Fraud Intimidation Jews Minorities Operatives Other Presidency President Republican Stole Tactics Thousands Through Ties Voter]
But I'm acutely aware that the possibility of fraud is even more prevalent in today's world because of the Internet and cell phones and the opportunity for instant communication with strangers. Armistead Maupin
[ Acutely Aware Because Cell Communication Even Fraud Instant Internet More Opportunity Phones Possibility Prevalent Strangers Today World]
This empire, unlike any other in the history of the world, has been built primarily through economic manipulation, through cheating, through fraud, through seducing people into our way of life, through the economic hit men. I was very much a part of that. John Perkins
[ Any Been Built Cheating Economic Empire Fraud History Hit Into Life Manipulation Men Much Other Our Part Primarily Through Unlike Very Way World]
You know, in a workplace, when you shrink the size of a workforce, there is pain there. But there is no question: we have a government that we can no longer afford.That is the cold, hard fact. So we have to make this more efficient. We have to sunset programs that no longer work. We have to eliminate waste and fraud. We must do this. Meg Whitman
[ Afford Cold Efficient Eliminate Fact Fraud Government Hard Know Longer Make More Must Pain Programs Question Shrink Size Sunset Waste Work Workforce Workplace]
Fraud is the homage that force pays to reason. Charles Curtis
[ Force Fraud Homage Pays Reason]
Perhaps that suspicion of fraud enhances the flavor. C. S. Forester
[ Enhances Flavor Fraud Perhaps Suspicion]
Identity theft involving these cards is a growing form of white collar crime, facilitating illegal immigration, banking and accounting fraud, tax evasion, and other nefarious activities. Ron Lewis
[ Accounting Activities Banking Cards Collar Crime Evasion Form Fraud Growing Identity Illegal Immigration Involving Other Tax Theft These White]
Style is a fraud. I always felt the Greeks were hiding behind their columns. Willem de Kooning
[ Always Behind Columns Felt Fraud Greeks Hiding Style Their Were]
But if anyone supposes that there was no commercial fraud in the Middle Ages, let him study the commercial legislation of England for that period, and his mind will be satisfied, if he has a mind to be satisfied and not only a fancy to run away with him. Goldwin Smith
[ Ages Anyone Away Commercial England Fancy Fraud Him His Legislation Middle Mind Only Period Run Satisfied Study Supposes Will]
There are three things in the world that deserve no mercy, hypocrisy, fraud, and tyranny. Frederick William Robertson
[ Deserve Fraud Hypocrisy Mercy Things Three Tyranny World]
Political Freedom without economic equality is a pretense, a fraud, a lie; and the workers want no lying. Mikhail Bakunin
[ Economic Equality Fraud Freedom Lie Lying Political Pretense Want Without Workers]
No one can write like Vallejo and not sound like a fraud. He's just too much himself and not you. Philip Levine
[ Fraud Himself Just Much Sound Too Write]
A fraudulent intent, however carefully concealed at the outset, will generally, in the end, betray itself. Titus Livius
[ Betray Carefully Concealed End Fraudulent Generally However Intent Itself Outset Will]
Undoubtedly there are, in connection with each of these things, cases of fraud, swindling, and other financial crimes; that is to say, the greed and selfishness of men are perpetual. William Graham Sumner
[ Cases Connection Crimes Each Financial Fraud Greed Men Other Perpetual Say Selfishness These Things Undoubtedly]
Media corporations have a civic responsibility not only to prevent fraud and financial abuse, but also to not corrupt or degrade our culture. Charles W. Pickering
[ Abuse Also Civic Corporations Corrupt Culture Degrade Financial Fraud Media Only Our Prevent Responsibility]
The trouble with kingdoms of heaven on earth is that they're liable to come to pass, and then their fraudulence is apparent for all to see. We need a kingdom of heaven in Heaven, if only because it can't be realized. Malcolm Muggeridge
[ Apparent Because Come Earth Heaven Kingdom Kingdoms Liable Need Only Pass Realized See Their Then Trouble]
I want to be clear. No company is too big to be prosecuted. We have zero tolerance for corporate fraud, but we also recognize the importance of avoiding collateral consequences whenever possible. Alberto Gonzales
[ Also Avoiding Big Clear Collateral Company Consequences Corporate Fraud Importance Possible Prosecuted Recognize Tolerance Too Want Whenever Zero]
With a gentleman I am always a gentleman and a half, and with a fraud I try to be a fraud and a half. Otto von Bismarck
[ Always Am Fraud Gentleman Half Try]
At a time when we're having to take such difficult decisions about how to cut back without damaging the things that matter the most, we should strain every sinew to cut error, waste and fraud. David Cameron
[ Back Cut Damaging Decisions Difficult Error Every Fraud Having How Matter Most Should Sinew Strain Such Take Things Time Waste Without]
Cinema is the most beautiful fraud in the world. Jean-Luc Godard Movies
[ Beautiful Cinema Fraud Most World]
The criminal law needs to be improved to meet new forms of crime, but to denounce financial devices which are useful and legitimate because use is made of them for fraud, is ridiculous and unworthy of the age in which we live. William Graham Sumner
[ Age Because Crime Criminal Denounce Devices Financial Forms Fraud Improved Law Legitimate Live Made Meet Needs New Ridiculous Them Unworthy Use Useful Which]
The first issue to be settled is whether socialism has a right to exist Are its allegations concerning the present system true? Is industry proceeding on a principle of fraud? I wish to test the power of recent economic theory to give an exact answer to this question. John Bates Clark
[ Allegations Answer Concerning Economic Exact Exist First Fraud Give Industry Issue Power Present Principle Proceeding Question Recent Right Settled Socialism System Test Theory True Whether Wish]
The white man's victory soon became complete by fraud, violence, intimidation and murder. Ida B. Wells
[ Became Complete Fraud Intimidation Man Murder Soon Victory Violence White]
It is always right to detect a fraud, and to perceive a folly; but it is very often wrong to expose either. A man of business should always have his eyes open, but must often seem to have them shut. Philip Stanhope
[ Always Business Detect Either Expose Eyes Folly Fraud His Man Must Often Open Perceive Right Seem Should Shut Them Very Wrong]
It is a sign of the times that the absence of meaningful ID requirements in many states leaves our voting process vulnerable to fraud and allows legal votes to be cancelled out by illegally cast ballots. Virgil Goode
[ Absence Allows Ballots Cancelled Cast Fraud Id Illegally Leaves Legal Many Meaningful Our Out Process Requirements Sign States Times Votes Voting Vulnerable]
Socialism is a fraud, a comedy, a phantom, a blackmail. Benito Mussolini
[ Blackmail Comedy Fraud Phantom Socialism]
There's always an element of fear that you need to work a lot until people get sick and tired of you or finally figure out that you're a fraud after all! Ben Stiller
[ After Always Element Fear Figure Finally Fraud Get Lot Need Out Sick Tired Until Work]
There are some frauds so well conducted that it would be stupidity not to be deceived by them. Charles Caleb Colton
[ Conducted Deceived Frauds Some Stupidity Them Well Would]
Tens of billions of dollars could be saved in Medicare and Medicaid alone by eliminate fraud and improving patient care. Not only would this save money, but it will save lives. Tim Murphy
[ Alone Billions Care Could Dollars Eliminate Fraud Improving Lives Medicaid Medicare Money Only Patient Save Saved Tens Will Would]
I think I felt that I was very well known for my figure and needed to keep that up for my work. And I regret all of it. I felt fraudulent and very shameful. Jamie Lee Curtis
[ Felt Figure Fraudulent Keep Known Needed Regret Shameful Think Up Very Well Work]
Most artists think they're frauds anyway. John Milius
[ Anyway Artists Frauds Most Think]
All men are frauds. The only difference between them is that some admit it. I myself deny it. H. L. Mencken
[ Admit Between Deny Difference Frauds Men Myself Only Some Them]
All religion, my friend, is simply evolved out of fraud, fear, greed, imagination, and poetry. Edgar Allan Poe
[ Evolved Fear Fraud Friend Greed Imagination Out Poetry Religion Simply]
Whoever is detected in a shameful fraud is ever after not believed even if they speak the truth. Phaedrus
[ After Believed Detected Even Ever Fraud Shameful Speak Truth Whoever]
The first and worst of all frauds is to cheat oneself. Gamaliel Bailey
[ Cheat First Frauds Oneself Worst]
May the United Nations ever be vigilant and potent to defeat the swallowing up of any nation, at any time, by any means-by armies with banners, by force or by fraud, by tricks or by midnight treachery. Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr.
[ Any Armies Banners Defeat Ever Force Fraud May Midnight Nation Nations Potent Swallowing Time Treachery Tricks United Up Vigilant]
A conception not reducible to the small change of daily experience is like a currency not exchangeable for articles of consumption; it is not a symbol, but a fraud. George Santayana
[ Articles Change Conception Consumption Currency Daily Exchangeable Experience Fraud Reducible Small Symbol]
The first and worst of all frauds is to cheat one's self. All sin is easy after that. Pearl Bailey
[ After Cheat Easy First Frauds Self Sin Worst]
Unfortunately, the current format for this lottery program are subject to fraud and abuse and leave our nation exposed to those who may seek to do harm on American soil. William L. Jenkins
[ Abuse American Current Exposed Format Fraud Harm Leave Lottery May Nation Our Program Seek Soil Subject Those Unfortunately]
A poet's work is to name the unnameable, to point at frauds, to take sides, start arguments, shape the world, and stop it going to sleep. Salman Rushdie Poetry
[ Arguments Frauds Going Name Poet Point Shape Sides Sleep Start Stop Take Work World]
There was no imminent threat. This was made up in Texas, announced in January to the Republican leadership that war was going to take place and was going to be good politically. This whole thing was a fraud. Edward Kennedy
[ Announced Fraud Going Good Imminent January Leadership Made Place Politically Republican Take Texas Thing Threat Up War Whole]
The one pervading evil of democracy is the tyranny of the majority, or rather of that party, not always the majority, that succeeds, by force or fraud, in carrying elections. Lord Acton
[ Always Carrying Democracy Elections Evil Force Fraud Majority Party Pervading Rather Succeeds Tyranny]
We know that if gold, if fraud, if force can defeat us, they will all be used. And we have resolved that they shall not defeat us. We shall arm. We shall meet fraud and falsehood with defiance, and force with force, if need be. Denis Kearney
[ Arm Defeat Defiance Falsehood Force Fraud Gold Know Meet Need Resolved Shall Us Used Will]
Artists are expected to fit into fraudulent categories. Robert Smithson
[ Artists Categories Expected Fit Fraudulent Into]
I got to get the right people in the right job. Because a lot of costs can be taken out in the context of your administration without the legislature.For example, using technology to do more with less. Using technology to fight fraud. Reorganizing and streamlining can be done within the context of the administration. Meg Whitman
[ Administration Because Context Costs Done Example Fight Fraud Get Got Job Legislature Less Lot More Out Right Taken Technology Using Within Without Your]
Until we can fully grasp the extent of corruption and fraud involved in the administration of the Oil-for-Food program, and until the United Nations decides to cooperate in the investigation, no American taxpayer dollars should go to the United Nations. John Ensign
[ Administration American Cooperate Corruption Decides Dollars Extent Fraud Fully Go Grasp Investigation Involved Nations Program Should Taxpayer United Until]
Force and fraud are in war the two cardinal virtues. Thomas Hobbes
[ Cardinal Force Fraud Two Virtues War]
It did not occur to us that the Marxists' solution was fraudulent or that their vision was distorted, that whatever the wrongs in our society it was not the ideology of theirs that will cure them. Barbara Amiel
[ Cure Did Distorted Fraudulent Ideology Marxists Occur Our Society Solution Their Theirs Them Us Vision Whatever Will Wrongs]
Everyone should know that most cancer research is largely a fraud, and that the major cancer research organizations are derelict in their duties to the people who support them. Linus Pauling
[ Cancer Derelict Duties Everyone Fraud Know Largely Major Most Organizations Research Should Support Their Them]
It is irresponsible for this Congress to not investigate the President's lack of an exit strategy, and the fraud, waste, and abuse of U.S. tax dollars. Russ Carnahan
[ Abuse Congress Dollars Exit Fraud Investigate Irresponsible Lack President Strategy Tax Waste]
The greatest threat to the constitutional right to vote is voter fraud. Lynn Westmoreland
[ Constitutional Fraud Greatest Right Threat Vote Voter]
The flaw in the statute is that in all its applications, it operates on a fundamentally mistaken premise that high solicitation costs are an accurate measure of fraud. Harry A. Blackmun
[ Accurate Applications Costs Flaw Fraud Fundamentally High Measure Mistaken Operates Premise Solicitation Statute]
It is pretty obvious that the debasement of the human mind caused by a constant flow of fraudulent advertising is no trivial thing. There is more than one way to conquer a country. Raymond Chandler
[ Advertising Caused Conquer Constant Country Flow Fraudulent Human Mind More Obvious Pretty Than Thing Trivial Way]
For the most part fraud in the end secures for its companions repentance and shame. Charles Simmons
[ Companions End Fraud Most Part Repentance Secures Shame]
Things gained through unjust fraud are never secure. Sophocles
[ Fraud Gained Never Secure Things Through Unjust]
It's clear enough that there was substantial fraud in Ohio, thus delivering the Electoral College vote for President Bush. George Galloway
[ Bush Clear College Delivering Electoral Enough Fraud Ohio President Substantial Thus Vote]
Every writer I've ever spoken to feels fraudulent in some way or other. Stephen Sondheim
[ Ever Every Feels Fraudulent Other Some Spoken Way Writer]
Why, I ask, isn't it possible that advertising as a whole is a fantastic fraud, presenting an image of America taken seriously by no one, least of all by the advertising men who create it? David Riesman
[ Advertising America Ask Create Fantastic Fraud Image Least Men Possible Presenting Seriously Taken Whole Why]
Be a terror to the butchers, that they may be fair in their weight; and keep hucksters and fraudulent dealers in awe, for the same reason. Miguel de Cervantes
[ Awe Butchers Dealers Fair Fraudulent Keep May Reason Same Terror Their Weight]
Well, we want to make sure there's not securities fraud. Don Nickles
[ Fraud Make Securities Sure Want Well]
Rather fail with honor than succeed by fraud. Sophocles
[ Fail Fraud Honor Rather Succeed Than]
Some people think that prayer just means asking for things, and if they fail to receive exactly what they asked for, they think the whole thing is a fraud. Gerald Vann
[ Asked Asking Exactly Fail Fraud Just Means Prayer Receive Some Thing Things Think Whole]
Fraud, robbery, and murder have characterized the English usurpation of the government of our country. Why, for the last fifty years we have been robbed in the matter of taxes of hundreds of millions. John Edward Redmond
[ Been Characterized Country English Fifty Fraud Government Hundreds Last Matter Millions Murder Our Robbed Robbery Taxes Usurpation Why Years]
These smugglers, many of them present in trafficking through my State of Arizona, create false Social Security cards, false green cards, visas and a variety of other fraudulent documents as an essential part of their smuggling activities. John Shadegg
[ Activities Arizona Cards Create Documents Essential False Fraudulent Green Many Other Part Present Security Smugglers Social State Their Them These Through Trafficking Variety Visas]
Well, we know that eighteen years after that solemn declaration it was disregarded, and the Irish Parliament, which lasted for five hundred years, was destroyed by the Act of Union. Gentlemen, the Act of Union was carried by force and fraud, by treachery and falsehood. John Edward Redmond
[ Act After Carried Declaration Destroyed Disregarded Eighteen Falsehood Five Force Fraud Gentlemen Hundred Irish Know Lasted Parliament Solemn Treachery Union Well Which Years]
We are with you in this work. Workingmen must form a party of their own, take charge of the government, dispose gilded fraud, and put honest toil in power. Denis Kearney
[ Charge Dispose Form Fraud Gilded Government Honest Must Own Party Power Put Take Their Toil Work Workingmen]
With short hair you have to get a haircut every two or three weeks. And if you're coloring your hair, you have to color it that often. Every time I did it, I felt fraudulent. Jamie Lee Curtis
[ Color Coloring Did Every Felt Fraudulent Get Hair Haircut Often Short Three Time Two Weeks Your]
We have a system that allows us to manage a free and fair election, free of fraud, free of intimidation, and that's what we delivered on election day, and we're very very proud of it. Kenneth Blackwell
[ Allows Day Delivered Election Fair Fraud Free Intimidation Manage Proud System Us Very]
Prohibition was introduced as a fraud; it has been nursed as a fraud. Roger Q. Mills
[ Been Fraud Introduced Nursed Prohibition]
Bush the father did well in placing his sons as governors and did not forget to pass on the expertise in fraud from the leaders of the region to Florida to use it in critical moments. Osama bin Laden
[ Bush Critical Did Expertise Father Florida Forget Fraud Governors His Leaders Moments Pass Placing Region Sons Use Well]
Any informed borrower is simply less vulnerable to fraud and abuse. Alan Greenspan Finance
[ Abuse Any Borrower Fraud Informed Less Simply Vulnerable]
War is wretched beyond description, and only a fool or a fraud could sentimentalize its cruel reality. John McCain
[ Beyond Could Cruel Description Fool Fraud Only Reality War Wretched]
This circulating medium has a natural tendency to lessen by degrees the value and the use of money, and finally to render it powerless; and consequently to sweep away all the crushing masses of fraud, iniquity, cruelty, corruption and imposition that are built upon it. Josiah Warren
[ Away Built Circulating Consequently Corruption Cruelty Crushing Degrees Finally Fraud Imposition Iniquity Lessen Masses Medium Money Natural Powerless Render Sweep Tendency Upon Use Value]