Power Quotes

We know very little, and yet it is astonishing that we know so much, and still more astonishing that so little knowledge can give us so much power.
Bertrand Russell
Baruch spinoza, the ethics - the mind has greater power over the emotions, and...

Eduard sagalaev - the process of creating new, democratic organs of...
We often use strong language not to express a powerful emotion but to evoke it in us.
Eric Hoffe
There is nothing in the world more powerful than an idea. No weapon can destroy it; no power can conquer it except the power of another idea.
James Roy Smith
Tyranny cannot defeat the power of ideas.
Helen Kelle

Be fully in the moment, open yourself to the powerful energies dancing around you.
Ernest Hemingway
The reward of one duty is the power to fulfill another.
George Eliot
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
When the people find that they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic. Sell not liberty to purchase power.
Benjamin Franklin
The only real power comes out of a long rifle.
Joseph Stalin
The death - Knell of the republic had rung as soon as the active power became lodged in the hands of those who sought, not to do justice to all citizens, rich and poor alike, but to stand for one special class and for its interests as opposed to the interests of others.
Theodore Roosevelt, Labor Day speech at Syracuse, NY, Sept 7, 1903 ("Theodore Rex" - Edmund Morris)
Hear me, four quarters of the world - A relative I am Give me the strength to walk the soft earth, a relative to all that is Give me the eyes to see and the strength to understand, that I may be like you. With your power only can I face the winds.
Black Elk
Walt whitman - answer that you are here - - - that life exists...
If you are distressed by anything external, the pain is not due to the thing itself but to your own estimate of it and this you have the power to revoke at any moment.
Marcus Aelius Aurelius
Creative power, is that receptive attitude of expectancy which makes a mold into which the plastic and as yet undifferentiated substance can flow and take the desired form.
Thomas Troward
Except our own thoughts, there is nothing absolutely in our power.
Rene Descartes
Consciousness of our powers augments them.
Vauvenargues
Bore: one who has the power of speech but not the capacity for conversation.
Benjamin Disraeli
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, "Age of Reason".
This is the bitterest pain among men, to have much knowledge but no power.
Herodotus, The Histories of Herodotus
Nothing is quite so wretchedly corrupt as an aristocracy which has lost its power but kept its wealth and which still has endless leisure to devote to nothing but banal enjoyments. All its great thoughts and passionate energy are things of the past, and nothing but a host of petty, gnawing vices now cling to it like worms to a corpse.
Alexis Charles Henri Clrel de Tocqueville
God, I offer myself to Thee, to build with me and to do with me as Thou wilt. Relieve me of the bondage of self, that I may better do Thy will. Take away my difficulties, that victory over them may bear witness to those I would help of Thy power, Thy love and Thy way of life. May I do Thy will always. Amen.
Alcoholics Anonymous Praye
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
Love and respect woman. Look to her not only for comfort, but for strength and inspiration and the doubling of your intellectual and moral powers. Blot out from your mind any idea of superiority you have none.
Giuseppe Mazzini
Power intoxicates men. When a man is intoxicated by alcohol, he can recover, but when intoxicated by power, he seldom recovers.
James F. Byrnes
The power of the mind is an incredible thing, one that can never be underestimated.
Mia Hamm
If I were to wish for anything, I should not wish for wealth and power, but for the passionate sense of potential - - For the eye which, ever young and ardent, sees the possible. Pleasure disappoints; possibility never.
S? ren Kierkegaard
Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men. Do not pray for tasks equal to your powers. Pray for powers equal to your tasks. Then the doing of your work shall be no miracle, but you shall be the miracle.
Phillips Brooks
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
Do you want to be a power in the world? Then be yourself.
Ralph Waldo Trine
Never underestimate the power of the irate customer.
Joel E. Ross
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
When once a man has made celebrity necessary to his happiness, he has put it in the power of the weakest and most timourous malignity, if not to take away his satisfaction, at least to withhold it. His enemies may indulge their pride by airy negligence a.
Samuel Johnson
To live happily is an inward power of the soul.
Marcus Aurelius
Time crumbles things everything grows old under the power of Time and is forgotten through the lapse of Time.
Aristotle
We have the power to do any damn fool thing we want to do, and we seem to do it about every 10 minutes.
William Fullbright
The three great apostles of practical atheism, that make converts without persecuting, and retain them without preaching, are wealth, health, and power.
Charles Caleb Colton
There are two ways of resisting war: the legal way and the revolutionary way. The legal way involves the offer of alternatinve service not as a privilege for a few but as a right for all. The revolutionary view involves an uncompromising resistance, with a view to breaking the power of militarism in time of peace or the resources of the state in time of war.
Albert Einstein
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