Power Quotes

The measure of a man is what he does with power.
Pittacus
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Elegance of language may not be in the power of all of us; but simplicity and straight forwardness are. Write much as you would speak; speak as you think. If with your inferior, speak no coarser than usual; if with your superiors, no finer. Be what you say; and, within the rules of prudence, say what you are.
Alford
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
This only is denied to God: the power to undo the past.
Agathon, from Aristotle, Nicomachean Ethics

Power corrupts, and absolute power corrupts absolutely.
Lord Acton
All great masters are chiefly distinguished by the power of adding a second, a third, and perhaps a fourth step in a continuous line. Many a man had taken the first step. With every additional step you enhance immensely the value of you first.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
From social intercourse are derived some of the highest enjoyments of life; where there is a free interchange of sentiments the mind acquires new ideas, and by frequent exercise of its powers, the understanding gains fresh vigor.
Joseph Addison
Numbers are essential, but not absolutely essential to strength. For many churches are numerically strong but lamentably weak spiritually. Numbers, then, are no display of spiritual power or strength.
W. T. Ussery
In attempts to improve your character, know what is in your power and what is beyond it.
Francis Thompson
I believe that imagination is stronger than knowledge That myth is more potent than history That dreams are more powerful than facts That hope always triumphs over experience That laughter is the only cure for grief And I believe that love is stronger than death.
Robert
The AIDS epidemic has rolled back a big rotting log and revealed all the squirming life underneath it, since it involves, all at once, the main themes of our existence sex, death, power, money, love, hate, disease and panic. No American phenomenon has been so compelling since the Vietnam War.
Edmund White
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Let no man imagine that he has no influence. Whoever he may be, and wherever he may be placed, the man who thinks becomes a light and a power.
Henry George
Dedication and responsibility, Far beyond the laws governed by man, Releases the power within you, To attain all the wisdom of the universe.
Christine Lane
Money is the most egalitarian force in society. It confers power on whoever holds it.
Roger Sta
The unleashed power of the atom has changed everything save our modes of thinking and we thus drift toward unparalleled catastrophe.
Albert Einstein, Telegram, 24 May 1946
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
The lecturer should give the audience full reason to believe that all his powers have been exerted for their pleasure and instruction.
Michael Faraday
The people of the South have rejected the constitutional amendment, and therefore we will march upon them and force them to adopt it at the point of the bayonet, and establish military power over them until they do adopt it.
John Whitehead
Of women I do not wish them to have power over men but over themselves.
Mary Wollstonecraft
Some men worship rank, some worship heroes, some worship power, some worship God, and over these ideals they dispute, but they all worship money.
Mark Twain
When I was young, I used to think that wealth and power would bring me happiness... I was right.
Gahan Wilson
Dream no small dreams for they have no power to move the hearts of men.
Johann von Goethe
The power of hiding ourselves from one another is mercifully given, for men are wild beasts, and would devour one another but for this protection.
Henry Ward Beecher, "Proverbs from Plymouth Pulpit", 1887
Religion holds the solution to all problems of human relationship, whether they are between parents and children or nation and nation. Sooner or later, man has always had to decide whether he worships his own power or the power of God.
A. J. Toynbee
If all mankind minus one were of one opinion, mankind would be no more justified in silencing that one person than he, if he had the power, would be justified in silencing mankind.
John Stuart Mill
This only is denied to God the power to undo the past.
Agathon
I believe in one thing only, the power of the human will.
Joseph Stalin
The longer we dwell on our misfortunes, the greater is their power to harm us.
Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire
The full use of your powers along lines of excellence. - Definition of happiness by John F. Kennedy.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
All power corrupts, but we need the electricity.
Unknown
Desire creates the power.
Raymond Holliwell
Oh would some power the giftie gie us, to see ourselves as others see us.
Robert Burns, To A Louse
All human power is a compound of time and patience.
Honore de Balzac
Anger without power is folly.
German Prove
To impress the idea of power on others, they must be made in some way to feel it.
William Hazlitt
No man of genuinely superior intelligence has ever been an actor. Even supposing a young man of appreciable mental powers to be lured upon the stage, as philosophers are occasionally lured into bordellos, his mind would be inevitably and almost immediately destroyed by the gaudy nonsense issuing from his mouth every night.
H. L. Mencken
He who has great power should use it lightly.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca