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Quotes about nepotism (10 Quotes)


  • Hence, in competition with Asians, white Australians have a fatal genetic flaw. Western-style 'old boy' preference networks, ... are only weakly ethnic in character, and thus, permeable, making them no match for the institutionally directed, in-group solidarity or 'ethnic nepotism' practised by other groups.
    (Andrew Fraser)
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  • When you lose, fans are looking for something to point at, ... They'll call it nepotism, but half of them don't know how to spell it and the other half doesn't know what it means. They aren't looking at the film the next morning and seeing the blocking assignments missed and the routes not run right, or poor tackling. That's why you lose ballgames.
    (Bobby Bowden)
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  • But so far, in the accounts given by reporters about their conversations with administration officials, no such crime has been described. What has been depicted is an administration effort to refute the allegations of a critic (some of which did in fact prove to be untrue) and to undermine his credibility, including by suggesting that nepotism rather than qualifications led to his selection. If such conversations are deemed a crime, journalism and the public will be the losers.
    (Joe Wilson)
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  • For me, growing up, the downside of it was that as a kid you don't want to stand out. You don't want to have a famous father let alone get a job because of your famous father, you know? But I'm a product of nepotism. That's how I got my foot in the door, through my dad.
    (Jeff Bridges)
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  • NEPOTISM, n. Appointing your grandmother to office for the good of the party.
    (Ambrose Bierce)
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  • I can see that inevitably people are going to point fingers. I think what is amusing is that people have found a lot more there than I even intended, ... I think in any satire about a prime-time soap, especially one starring young people, you're going to have the bitch. And you're going to have the narcissistic young actor. You're going to have the insecure girl. You're going to have elements of nepotism.
    (Darren Star)
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  • This town was built on nepotism.
    (Damon Wayans)
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  • Nepotism - We promote family values here almost as often as we promote family members.
    (Larry Kersten)
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  • Everybody gets everything handed to them. The rich inherit it. I don't mean just inheritance of money. I mean what people take for granted among the middle and upper classes, which is nepotism, the old-boy network.
    (Toni Morrison)
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  • This Cabinet smells strongly of nepotism.
    (Amien Rais)
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