Power Quotes

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
Akhenaton - contemplate thy powers, contemplate thy wants and...

Aristotle - those who have the command of the arms in a...
Hope is a state of mind, not of the world. Hope, in this deep and powerful sense, is not the same as joy that things are going well, or willingness to invest in enterprises that are obviously heading for success, but rather an ability to work for something because it is good.
Vaclav Havel
Let him that hath no power of patience retire within himself, though even there he will have to put up with himself.
Baltasar Gracian
Perhaps nobody ever accomplishes all that he feels lies in him to do but nearly every one who tries his power touches the walls of his being.
Charles Dudley Warne

A divine falsehood is more powerful than any human truth.
Michael Bakunin, God and State
In attempts to improve your character, know what is in your power and what is beyond it.
Francis Thompson
Real, constructive mental power lies in the creative thought that shapes your destiny, and your hour - By - Hour mental conduct produces power for change in your life. Develop a train of thought on which to ride. The nobility of your life as well as your happiness depends upon the direction in which that train of thought is going.
Laurence J. Pete
If you overpower your enemy, then pardon him by way of thankfulness to Allah, for being able to subdue him.
Hazrat Ali Ibn - E - Abi Talib, Nahj - Ul - Balagha (Sermons and sayings Compilation)
Never underestimate the power of passion.
Eve Sawye
The measure of a man is what he does with power.
Pittacus
We often use strong language not to express a powerful emotion but to evoke it in us.
Eric Hoffe
Edwin teale - any fine morning, a power saw can fell a tree...
The supreme end of education is expert discernment in all things - - The power to tell the good from the bad, the genuine from the counterfeit, and to prefer the good and the genuine to the bad and the counterfeit.
Johnson
Without relationships, no matter how much wealth, fame, power, prestige and seeming success by the standards and opinions of the world one has, happiness will constantly eluded him.
Sidney Madwed
Bore: one who has the power of speech but not the capacity for conversation.
Benjamin Disraeli
The mind has exactly the same power as the hands not merely to grasp the world, but to change it.
Colin Wilson
Who never ate his bread in sorrow, Who never spent the darksome hours Weeping, and watching for the morrow, - - He knows ye not, ye gloomy Powers.
Johann von Goethe
Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men Do not pray for tasks equal to your powers. Pray for power equal to your tasks.
Phillips Brooks
Men in Great Place are thrice Servants Servants of the Sovereign or State Servants of Fame and Servants of Business It is strange desire to seek Power and to lose Liberty.
Francis Bacon
Knowledge is power.
Sir Francis Bacon, Religious Meditations, Of Heresies, 1597
He who does not desire power is fit to hold it.
Plato
What an immense power over the life is the power of possessing distinct aims. The voice, the dress, the look, the very motions of a person, define and alter when he or she begins to live for a reason.
Elizabeth Stuart Phelps
Never underestimate the power of the irate customer.
Joel E. Ross
Creative powers can just as easily turn out to be destructive. It rests solely with the moral personality whether they apply themselves to good things or to bad. And if this is lacking, no teacher can supply it or take its place.
Carl Jung
Desperation is sometimes as powerful an inspirer as genius.
Benjamin Disraeli
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
What you can do, or dream you can do, begin it; boldness has genius, power and magic in it.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
The only purpose for which power can be rightfully exercised over any member of a civilized community, against his will, is to prevent harm to others. His own good, either physical or moral, is not a sufficient warrant.
John Stuart Mill, "On Liberty", 1859
When we are angry or depressed in our creativity, we have misplaced our power. We have allowed someone else to determine our worth, and then we are angry at being undervalued.
Julia Cameron, The Vein of Gold
O would some power the giftie gie us to see ourselves as others see us. O would some power the gift to give us to see ourselves as others see us.
Robert Burns, Poem "To a Louse" - Verse 8
The only purpose for which power can be rightfully exercised over any member of a civilized community, against his will, is to prevent harm to others. His own good, either physical or moral, is not sufficient warrant.
John Stuart Mill, On Liberty
Be fully in the moment, open yourself to the powerful energies dancing around you.
Ernest Hemingway
If God did not exist it would be necessary to invent Him. But all nature cries aloud that He does exist that there is a supreme intelligence, an immense power, an admirable order, and everything teaches us our own dependence on it.
Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire
Hope... is the companion of power, and the mother of success for who so hopes has within him the gift of miracles.
Samuel Smiles
Goodness, armed with power, is corrupted and pure love without power is destroyed.
Reinhold Niebuh
The best and safest thing is to keep a balance in your life, acknowledge the great powers around us and in us. If you can do that, and live that way, you are really a wise man.
Euripides
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
Power does not corrupt. Fear corrupts, perhaps the fear of a loss of power.
John Ernst Steinbeck