”It is said that power corrupts, but actually it's more true that power attracts the corruptible. The sane are usually attracted by other things than power.”
Simple: It is a saying that power makes people to use it for dishonest and immoral things, but, in fact, it is more true that power attracts corruptible people. Sensible and reasonable people are usually attracted by things other than power.
↑As quoted in Values of the Wise : Humanity's Highest Aspirations (2004) by Jason Merchey, p. 120