lord acton. "power tends to corrupt and absolute power corrupts absolutely. great men are almost always bad men, even when they exercise influence and not authority; still more when you superadd the tendency of the certainty of corruption by authority."
john jay. "appetite betrays, if fed, it cannot be constrained."
john jay @ 10.31.2016
p.s. yes, i like that. no applause, please. (see what i mean?)