Power Quotes

Uncle Ben With great power, comes great responsibility.
Spider - Man
Albert pike - a human thought is an actual existence, and a...

Stan lee, spider - man comic - with great power comes great responsibility....
Money is the most egalitarian force in society. It confers power on whoever holds it.
Roger Sta
The very idea of the power and the right of the people to establish Government, presupposes the duty of every individual to obey the established Government.
George Washington
Power tends to corrupt and absolute power corrupts absolutely.
Lord Acton, in a letter to Bishop Mandell Creighton, April 3, 1887.

O would some power the giftie gie us to see ourselves as others see us.
Robert Burns
He who has great power should use it lightly.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Habit and routine have an unbelievable power to waste and destroy.
Henri de Lubac
I believe there are more instances of the abridgement of the freedom of the people by gradual and silent encroachments of those in power than by violent and sudden usurpations.
James Madison
In this world no one rules by love if you are but amiable, you are no hero to be powerful, you must be strong, and to have dominion you must have a genius for organizing.
John Henry Newman
Knowing others is intelligence knowing yourself is true wisdom. Mastering others is strength, mastering yourself is true power.
Lao Tzu
A cult is a religion with no political power.
Tom Wolfe
Charles horton cooley - we are born to action and whatever is capable of...
The men who create power make an indispensable contribution to the Nations greatness, but the men who question power make a contribution just as indispensable, especially when that questioning is disinterested, for they determine whether we use power or power uses us.
John F. Kennedy
Use power to help people. For we are given power not to advance our own purposes nor to make a great show in the world, nor a name. There is but one just use of power and it is to serve people.
George Herbert Walker Bush
A good intention clothes itself with power.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I was going to buy a copy of The Power of Positive Thinking, and then I thought: What the hell good would that do?
Ronnie Shakes
Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces obstinacy, it sharpens the sense of alienation and strengthens the power of resistance.
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
Never underestimate the power of passion.
Eve Sawye
The lecturer should give the audience full reason to believe that all his powers have been exerted for their pleasure and instruction.
Michael Faraday
No matter how rich you become, how famous or powerful, when you die the size of your funeral will still pretty much depend on the weather.
Michael Pritchard
When the imagination and will power are in conflict, are antagonistic, it is always the imagination which wins, without any exception.
Emile Coue
We are different from previous generations of conservatives. We are no longer working to preserve the status quo. We are radicals, working to overturn the present power structure of this country.
Paul Weyrich
No passion so effectually robs the mind of all its powers of acting and reasoning as fear.
Edmund Burke, "A Philosophical Inquiry into the Origin of Our Ideas of the Sublime and Beautiful", 1756
Use power to curb power.
Chinese Prove
History has proven, God has never given anyone a dream Without also including the power to achieve that dream It is up to us to claim the power and go after that dream, Or just claim, it was only a dream.
Unknown
The assumed instinctive belief in God has been used by many persons as an argument for His existence. But this is a rash argument, as we should thus be compelled to believe in the existence of cruel and malignant spirits, only a little more powerful than man for the belief in them is far more general than in a beneficent Diety.
Charles Robert Darwin
Truth has beauty, power and necessity.
Sylvia Ashton - Warne
You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it come true. You may have to work for it, however.
Richard Bach, Illusions [1977]
It is only when they go wrong that machines remind you how powerful they are.
Clive James
The world is too much with us late and soon, Getting and spending, we lay waste our powersLittle we see in Nature that is oursWe have given our hearts away, a sordid boon.
William Wordsworth
Undeserved praise causes more pangs of conscience later than undeserved blame, but probably only for this reason, that our power of judgment are more completely exposed by being over praised than by being unjustly underestimated.
Friedrich Nietzsche
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
If absolute power corrupts absolutely, does absolute powerlessness make you pure.
Nicolas Boileau
The United States has the power to destroy the world, but not the power to save it alone.
Margaret Mead
Contemplate thy powers, contemplate thy wants and thy connections so shalt thou discover the duties of life, and be directed in all thy ways.
Akhenaton
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
It is bad to be oppressed by a minority, but it is worse to be oppressed by a majority. For there is a reserve of latent power in the masses which, if it is called into play, the minority can seldom resist. But from the absolute will of an entire people there is no appeal, no redemption, no refuge but treason.
Lord Acton
Arbitrary power is like most other things which are very hard, very liable to be broken.
Abigail Adams