It is not merely that “power corrupts”; so also do the ways of attaining power.

George Orwell (1903-1950) English writer [pseud. of Eric Arthur Blair]
“Arnold Koestler” (1944-09)

Originally written for Focus magazine. First published in Critical Essays (1946-02).

See Acton.

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