Power Quotes

For the sense of smell, almost more than any other, has the power to recall memories and it is a pity that you use it so little.
Rachel Carson
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Few things in the world are more powerful than a positive push. A smile. A word of optimism and hope. A you can do it when things are tough.
Richard M. DeVos
America has never been an empire. We may be the only great power in history that had the chance, and refused? preferring greatness to power and justice to glory.
George W. Bush, speech, November 19, 1999
When once a man has made celebrity necessary to his happiness, he has put it in the power of the weakest and most timorous malignity, if not to take away his satisfaction, at least to withhold it. His enemies may indulge their pride by airy negligence and gratify their malice by quiet neutrality.
Samuel Johnson

Fear is nothing except a drain of energy and Not a power unto itself. Trust in yourself, For therein lies the true power.
Unknown
He who has great power should use it lightly.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
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 Aurelius Antoninus
It is only when they go wrong that machines remind you how powerful they are.
Clive James
The secret of all power is - Save your force. If you want high pressure you must choke off waste.
Joseph Farrell
If a rhinoceros were to enter this resteraunt now, there is no denying he would have great power here. But I would be the first to rise and assure him that he had no authority whatever.
G. K. Chesterton
Whether a man is burdened by power or enjoys power whether he is trapped by responsibility or made free by it whether he is moved by other people and outer forces or moves them - - This is of the essence of leadership.
Theodore Harold White
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The greatest power that a person possesses is the power to choose.
J. Martin Kohe
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
When desire, having rejected reason and overpowered judgment which leads to right, is set in the direction of the pleasure which beauty can inspire...
Socrates, Quoted in: Plato, Phaedrus.
Tyranny cannot defeat the power of ideas.
Helen Kelle
There is no meaning to life except the meaning man gives his life by unfolding of his powers.
Erich Fromm
The quest for certainty blocks the search for meaning. Uncertainty is the very condition to impel man to unfold his powers.
Erich Fromm
Power always has to be kept in check; power exercised in secret, especially under the cloak of national security, is doubly dangerous.
William Proxmire
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
Women have more strengths in their looks than we have in our laws, and more power in their tears than we have by our arguments.
Saville
Nothing else in the world... not all the armies... is so powerful as an idea whose time has come.
Victor Hugo
Much that passes as idealism is disguised hatred or disguised love of power.
Bertrand Russell
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
Power is the great aphrodisiac.
Henry Kissinge
Computers are incredibly fast, accurate, and stupid. Human beings are incredibly slow, inaccurate, and brilliant. Together they are powerful beyond imagination.
Albert Einstein
This only is denied to God the power to undo the past.
Agathon
No one that ever lived has ever had enough power, prestige, or knowledge to overcome the basic condition of all life - You win some and you lose some.
Ken Keyes
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
This is the bitterest pain among men, to have much knowledge but no power.
Herodotus, The Histories of Herodotus
Imagination grows by exercise and contrary to common belief is more powerful in the mature than in the young.
Ursula K. LeGuin
To conquer others is to have power, to conquer yourself is to know the way.
Lao Tzu, Tao Te Ching
Through me you pass into the city of woeThrough me you pass into eternal painThrough me among the people lost for aye. Justice the founder of my fabric movedTo rear me was the task of power divine, Supremest wisdom, and primeval love. Before me things create were none, save thingsEternal, and eternal I shall endure. All hope abandon, ye who enter here.
Dante Alighieri
The greatest of all gifts is the power to estimate things at their true worth.
La Rochefoucauld
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
It is not necessary for all men to be great in action. The greatest and sublimest power is simple patience.
Horace Bushnell
The superpowers often behave like two heavily armed blind men feeling their way around a room, each believing himself in mortal peril from the other, whom he assumes to have perfect vision.
Henry Kissinge
I have never been able to conceive how any rational being could propose happiness to himself from the exercise of power over others.
Thomas Jefferson