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Extortion

Glory and honour for man are not to be found in fortunes and riches, least of all in those which have been unlawfully amassed through extortion, embezzlement and corruption practised at the expense of an exploited populace.
(‘Abdu’l-Bahá, The Compilation of Compilations vol II, p. 342-343)


If, God forbid, he should be guilty of the least breach of trust, or approach his duties in a slack or desultory fashion, or extort so much as a farthing from the populace, or seek to further his own selfish interests and personal gain—then it is certain that he shall be deprived of the outpourings of God’s grace.
(‘Abdu’l-Bahá, The Compilation of Compilations vol II, p. 341)