Power Quotes

What makes the difference between a Nation that is truly great and one that is merely rich and powerful It is the simple things that make the difference. Honesty, knowing right from wrong, openness, self - Respect, and the courage of conviction.
David L Boren
Walt whitman - answer that you are here - - - that life exists...

Marya mannes - it is not enough to show people how to live...
Power does not corrupt. Fear corrupts... perhaps the fear of a loss of power.
John Steinbeck
When a man feels throbbing within him the power to do what he undertakes as well as it can possibly be done, and all of his faculties say amen to what he is doing, and give their unqualified approval to his efforts, - This is happiness, this is success.
Orison Swett Marden
The United States has the power to destroy the world, but not the power to save it alone.
Margaret Mead

If you knew what I know about the power of giving, you would not let a single meal pass without sharing it in some way.
Buddha
The thirst for adventure is the vent which Destiny offers a war, a crusade, a gold mine, a new country, speak to the imagination and offer swing and play to the confined powers.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Silence is the ultimate weapon of power.
Charles De Gaulle
A student is not a professional athlete. ... He is not a little politician or junior senator looking for angles... an amateur promoter, a glad - Hander, embryo Rotarian, caf - Society leader, quiz kid or man about town. A student is a person who is learning to fulfill his powers and to find ways of using them in the service of mankind.
Harold Taylo
Character is power; it makes friends, draws patronage and support and opens the way to wealth, honor and happiness.
John Howe
In men of the highest character and noblest genius there is to be found an insatiable desire for honour, command, power, and glory.
Cicero
Man has responsiblity, not power. Tuscarora.
American Indian Prove
Katherine mansfield - by health i mean the power to live a full, adult,...
The definition of genius is that it acts unconsciously; and those who have produced immortal works, have done so without knowing how or why. The greatest power operates unseen.
William Hazlitt
Knowledge is power.
Sir Francis Bacon, Religious Meditations, Of Heresies, 1597
The attempt to combine wisdom and power has only rarely been successful and then only for a short while.
Albert Einstein
The power of one is above all things The power to believe in yourself Often well beyond any latent ability previously demonstrated. The mind is the athlete, The body is simply the means it uses.
Bryce Courtenay
The moment that any of us begins to trade principle for approval we give up our power.
Dennis Kucinich
Absolute power is the power to destroy.
Frank Herbert, Dune
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
No beast is more savage than man when possessed with power answerable to his rage.
Plutarch
There are pauses amidst study, and even pauses of seeming idleness, in which a process goes on which may be likened to the digestion of food. In those seasons of repose, the powers are gathering their strength for new efforts; as land which lies fallow recovers itself for tillage.
J. W. Alexande
If either man or woman would realize that the full power of personal beauty, it must be by cherishing noble thoughts and hopes and purposes; by having something to do and something to live for that is worthy of humanity, and which, by expanding and symmetry to the body which contains it.
Upham
Time crumbles things everything grows old under the power of Time and is forgotten through the lapse of Time.
Aristotle
The more words you know, the more clearly and powerfully you will think and the more ideas you will invite into your mind.
Wilfred Funk
I see knowledge increasing and human power increasing. I see ever - Increasing possibilities before life, And I see no limits set to it at all, Existence impresses me as a perpetual dawn. Our lives, as I apprehend, are great in expectations.
H. G. Wells
A friend in power is a friend lost.
Henry Adams
Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely.
Lord Acton, 1887
Nothing can add more power to your life than concentrating all your energies on a limited set of targets.
Nido Qubein
When you have seen as much of life as I have, you will not underestimate the power of obsessive love.
J. K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Half - Blood Prince, 2005
Every man thinks God is on his side. The rich and powerful know He is.
Jean Anouilh
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
Men moving only in an official circle are apt to become merely official - - Not to say arbitrary - - In their ideas, and are apter and apter with each passing day to forget that they only hold power in a representative capacity.
William Adams
All national institutions of churches, whether Jewish, Christian, or Turkish, appear to me no other than human inventions, set up to terrify and enslave mankind, and monopolize power and profit.
Thomas Paine
It is for us to pray not for tasks equal to our powers, but for powers equal to our tasks, to go forward with a great desire forever beating at the door of our hearts as we travel toward our distant goal.
Hellen Kelle
Asking to meet with Italian businessmen instead of government officials. I want to talk to these people because they stay in power and you change all the time.
Nikita Khrushchev
The preservation of life seems to be rather a slogan than a genuine goal of the anti - Abortion forces what they want is control. Control over behavior power over women. Women in the anti - Choice movement want to share in male power over women, and do so by denying their own womanhood, their own rights and responsibilities.
Ursula K. LeGuin
Talent finds its models, methods, and ends in society, exists for exhibition, and goes to the soul only for power to work. Genius is its own end, and draws its means and the style of its architecture from within.
Ralph Waldo Emerson, The Method of Nature (1841)
You know quite well, deep within you, that there is only a single magic, a single power, a single salvation... and that is called loving. Well, then, love your suffering. Do not resist it, do not flee from it. It is your aversion that hurts, nothing else.
Hermann Hesse