Power Quotes

The strongest and most effective force in guaranteeing the long - Term maintenance of power is not violence in all the forms deployed by the dominant to control the dominated, but consent in all the forms in which the dominated acquiesce in their own domination.
Maurice Godelie
Origen - the power of choosing good and evil is within the...

Albert einstein, telegram, 24 may 1946 - the unleashed power of the atom has changed...
People unfit for freedom - who cannot do much with it - Are hungry for power. The desire for freedom is an attribute of a have type of self. It says: leave me alone and I shall grow, learn, and realize my capacities. The desire for power is basically an attribute of a have not type of self.
Eric Hoffe
The great end of education is to discipline rather than to furnish the mind to train it to the use of its own powers, rather than fill it with the accumulation of others.
Tryon Edwards
In men of the highest character and noblest genius there is to be found an insatiable desire for honour, command, power, and glory.
Cicero

In times of tumult and discord bad men have the most power mental and moral excellence require peace and quiteness.
Publius Cornelius Tacitus
The leader who exercises power with honor will work from the inside out, starting with himself.
Blaine Lee
The principle of liberty and equality, if coupled with mere selfishness, will make men only devils, each trying to be independent that he may fight only for his own interest. And here is the need of religion and its power, to bring in the principle of benevolence and love to men.
John Randolph
Austin Powers Yeah, baby, yeah.
Austin Powers International Man of Mystery
Nothing is more powerful than an idea whose time has come.
Victor Hugo
I often say of George Washington that he was one of the few in the whole history of the world who was not carried away by power.
Robert Frost
If mankind minus one were of one opinion, then mankind is no more justified in silencing the one than the one - If he had the power - would be justified in silencing mankind.
John Stuart Mill
Thomas troward - creative power, is that receptive attitude of...
The measure of a man is what he does with power.
Pittacus
There is no meaning to life except the meaning man gives his life by unfolding of his powers.
Erich Fromm
The love of liberty is the love of others the love of power is the love of ourselves.
William Hazlitt
Ultimately, the only power to which man should aspire is that which he exercises over himself.
Elie Wiesel
Power is the ability not to have to please.
Elizabeth Janeway
A divine falsehood is more powerful than any human truth.
Michael Bakunin, God and State
Physics is the science of all the tremendously powerful invisibilities - Of magnetism, electricity, gravity, light, sound, cosmic rays. Physics is the science of the mysteries of the universe. How could anyone think it dull?
Dick Francis, Twice Shy
Our religious faith gives us the answer to the false beliefs of Communism... I have the feeling that God has created us and brought us to our present position of power and strength for some great purpose.
President Harry Truman, Public Papers of the President of the United States: Harry S. Truman - 1951 U. S. Gov. 1966 pp548 - 549
The full use of your powers along lines of excellence. - Definition of happiness by John F. Kennedy.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
To be a revolutionary you have to be a human being. You have to care about people who have no power.
Jane Fonda
He who has great power should use it lightly.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
I repeat... that all power is a trust that we are accountable for its exercise that from the people, and for the people all springs, and all must exist.
Benjamin Disraeli
Politics is the science of getting more power than anyone deserves to have.
Kirk Brothers, The Revolutionary Right
Power does not corrupt. Fear corrupts... perhaps the fear of a loss of power.
John Steinbeck
This only is denied to God the power to undo the past.
Agathon
To be good, we must do good; and by doing good we take a sure means of being good, as the use and exercise of the muscles increase their power.
Tryon Edwards
The attempt to combine wisdom and power has only rarely been successful and then only for a short while.
Albert Einstein
The American male at the peak of his physical powers and appetites, driving 160 big white horses across the scenes of an increasingly open society, with weekend money in his pocket and with little prior exposure to trouble and tragedy, personifies an accident going to happen.
John Sloan Dickey
Different people have different duties assigned to them by Nature Nature has given one the power or the desire to do this, and the other that. Each bird must sing with his own throat.
Henrik Ibsen
As long as we think we can save ourselves by our own will power, we will only make the evil in us stronger than ever.
Heini Arnold
An honest man can feel no pleasure in the exercise of power over his fellow citizens.
Thomas Jefferson, letter to John Melish, January 13, 1813
Fear does not have any special power unless you empower it by submitting to it.
Les Brown, Communication Bulletin for Managers & Supervisors, June 2004
Habit and routine have an unbelievable power to waste and destroy.
Henri de Lubac
We should take care not to make the intellect our god; it has, of course, powerful muscles, but no personality.
Albert Einstein
Character is power; it makes friends, draws patronage and support and opens the way to wealth, honor and happiness.
John Howe
The two important things I did learn were that you are as powerful and strong as you allow yourself to be, and that the most difficult part of any endeavor is taking the first step, making the first decision.
Robyn Davidson