Power Quotes

Time crumbles things everything grows old under the power of Time and is forgotten through the lapse of Time.
Aristotle
Norman vincent peale - believe in yourself have faith in your abilities...

Friedrich nietzsche, also sprach zarathustra, chapter 29 - but thus do i counsel you, my friends: distrust...
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
Never underestimate the power of stupid people in large numbers.
Homer Simpson, The Simpsons
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

If I were to wish for anything, I should not wish for wealth and power, but for the passionate sense of the potential, for the eye which, ever young and ardent, sees the possible. Pleasure disappoints, possibility never. And what wine is so sparkling, what so fragrant, what so intoxicating, as possibility.
Sren Aaby Kierkegaard
The moment that any of us begins to trade principle for approval we give up our power.
Dennis Kucinich
The will to be stupid is a very powerful force, but there are always alternatives.
Lois McMaster Bujold, "Brothers in Arms".
Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
Norman Vincent Peale
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
Words - - So innocent and powerless as they are, as standing in a dictionary, how potent for good and evil they become in the hands of one who knows how to combine them.
Nathaniel Hawthorne
No human being, however great, or powerful, was ever so free as a fish.
John Ruskin
Ralph waldo emerson - tell them dear, that if eyes were made for...
There is a greater darkness than the one we fight. It is the darkness of the soul that has lost its way. The war we fight is not against powers and principalities, it is against chaos and despair. Greater than the death of flesh is the death of hope. The death of dreams. Against this peril we can never surrender.
J. Michael Straczynski, Babylon 5 (Television Series)
The love of liberty is the love of others the love of power is the love of ourselves.
William Hazlitt
Answer That you are here - - - That life exists and identity, That the powerful play goes on, and you may contribute a verse.
Walt Whitman
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 an endeavor is taking the first step, making the first decision.
Robyn Davidson
Do not withhold good from those to whom it is due, when it is in the power of your hand to do so.
Proverbs 3: 27
There is no history of mankind, there are only many histories of all kinds of aspects of human life. And one of these is the history of political power. This is elevated into the history of the world.
Karl Poppe
Apathy isn? t it. We can do something. So flower power didn? t work. So what. We start again.
John Lennon
Compassion for myself is the most powerful healer of them all.
Theodore Isaac Rubin
Where love rules, there is no will to power, and where power predominates, love is lacking. The one is the shadow of the other.
Carl Jung, "On the Psychology of the Unconciousness", 1917
Knowledge is power. Ipsa Scientia Potestas Est.
Sir Francis Bacon, Meditationes Sacr?. De H? resibus. (1597)
To be a revolutionary you have to be a human being. You have to care about people who have no power.
Jane Fonda
You can make those promises with just as much passion the second time around. Such is the regenerative power of the human heart.
Marion Wink, O Magazine, 2003
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
Most powerful is he who has himself in his own power.
Seneca
Of women I do not wish them to have power over men but over themselves.
Mary Wollstonecraft
The legitimate powers of government extend to such acts only as are injurious to others. But it does me no injury for my neighbor to say there are twenty gods or no god. It neither picks my pocket, nor breaks my leg.
Thomas Jefferson
This world is the will to power - And nothing besides!
Friedrich Nietzsche, The World to Power, section 1064
The wise determine from the gravity of the case the irritable, from sensibility to oppression the high minded, from disdain and indignation at abusive power in unworthy hands.
Edmund Burke
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
Patience serves as a protection against wrongs as clothes do against cold. For if you put on more clothes as the cold increases, it will have no power to hurt you. So in like manner you must grow in patience when you meet with great wrongs, and they will then be powerless to vex your mind.
Leonardo da Vinci
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
Eternal vigilance is the price of liberty - - Power is ever stealing from the many to the few.
Wendell Phillips
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
Love is a driver, bitter and fierce if you fight and resist him, Easy - Going enough once you acknowledge his power.
Ovid
The very powerful and the very stupid have one thing in common. Instead of altering their views to fit the facts, they alter the facts to fit their views... which can be very uncomfortable if you happen to be one of the facts that needs altering.
Doctor Who
Nothing, it appears to me is of greater value in a man than the power of judgement and the man who has it may be compared to a chest fulled with books, for he is the son of nature and the father of art.
Pietro Aretino