Power Is Magnetic to Corruptible

from Chapterhouse: Dune (1985) by Frank HerbertRating: 4.4     (88 ratings)

All governments suffer a recurring problem: Power attracts pathological personalities. It is not that power corrupts but that it is magnetic to the corruptible. Such people have a tendency to become drunk on violence, a condition to which they are quickly addicted.

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