Quotes by fraud

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  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
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    A miracle is an event which creates faith. That is the purpose and nature of miracles. Frauds deceive. An event which creates faith does not deceive: therefore it is not a fraud, but a miracle.
  • George Orwell
    George Orwell
    English writer (ps. of Eric Blair) 1903-1950
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    All tyrannies rule through fraud and force, but once the fraud is exposed they must rely exclusively on force.
  • Angela Carter
    Angela Carter
    British author 1940-1992
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    The whore is despised by the hypocritical world because she has made a realistic assessment of her assets and does not have to rely on fraud to make a living. In an area of human relations where fraud is regular practice between the sexes, her honesty is regarded with a mocking wonder.
  • George Santayana
    George Santayana
    Spanish - American philosopher 1863 - 1952
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    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.
  • Brendan I. Koerner
    Brendan I. Koerner
    American author 1974-
    Brendan I. Koerner
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    A duped newspaper or magazine could contend that a fiction-spouting journalist obtained part of his salary via fraud, and use a criminal proceeding to try and recoup that money. Given the profession's notoriously low wages, however, it's probably not worth the publicity headache and legal fees. No news organization has ever pursued such a case.
  • Barbara Ann Radnofsky
    Barbara Ann Radnofsky
    American politician, author and mediator 1956-
    Barbara Ann Radnofsky
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    A State can sue for negligence as well as fraud damages.
  • Alan Greenspan
    Alan Greenspan
    American economist 1926-
    Alan Greenspan
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    Any informed borrower is simply less vulnerable to fraud and abuse.
  • Armistead Maupin
    Armistead Maupin
    American writer 1944-
    Armistead Maupin
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    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.
  • François Rabelais
    François Rabelais
    French writer 1494-1553
    François Rabelais
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    Draw the curtain, the fraud is over.
  • Linus Pauling
    Linus Pauling
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    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.
  • Thomas Hobbes
    Thomas Hobbes
    British philosopher 1588-1679
    Thomas Hobbes
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    Force, and fraud, are in war the two cardinal virtues.
  • Edmund Burke
    Edmund Burke
    English politician and philosopher 1729-1797
    Edmund Burke
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    Fraud is the ready minister of injustice.
  • Bill Ackman
    Bill Ackman
    American investor 1966-
    Bill Ackman
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    Herbalife: the customers are fictitious, the business opportunity is a scam, the university degree is a fraud.
  • Ben Stein
    Ben Stein
    American professor, writer
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    If you want to fight the evil you see in finance and industry, get to work reading the corporate filings, see if there has been fraud, and where you find it, report it to the SEC or write about it or blog about it.
  • Brendan I. Koerner
    Brendan I. Koerner
    American author 1974-
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    Inventing sources is not a crime in and of itself, although it certainly violates every code of journalistic ethics known to man. A criminal fraud case would require that the reporter's deceit had been malicious and resulted in financial gain.
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