Wherefore, honest men and wise men should be sought for diligently, and good men and wise men ye should observe to uphold. . . . Doctrine and Covenants 98:10
"We need more integrity in government," said President N. Eldon Tanner of the First Presidency during the April 1977 general conference. "We need to be governed by men and women who are undivided in honorable purpose, whose votes and decisions are not for sale to the highest bidder. We need as our elected and appointed officials those whose characters are unsullied."