Some Articles about Abuse of Power:
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Origin of The Phrase: The man who coined the phrase is John Dalberg-Acton (also known simply as Lord Acton); his exact words were, "Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely. Great men are almost always bad men." Read more about Dalberg in Wikipedia..
Recommended book: "How Power Corrupts: Cognition and Democracy in Organisations", by Ricardo Blaug; go to Amazon.com.
Articles of Interest:
Smithsonian: Why Power Corrupts
Psychology Today: How Power Corrupts Leaders
Huffington Post: Why Power Corrupts
ABC News: Why Congress is Paralyzed
Dateline: Prison Experiment Corrupts Normal People
NPR: Neuroscience Proves Power Corrupts
Bloomberg Venezuela Case in Point - Maduro Continues Chavez Abuses