Power Quotes

Leonardo da vinci - patience serves as a protection against wrongs as...
The ancient Greek definition of happiness was the full use of your powers along lines of excellence.
John F. Kennedy

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 assumed instinctive belief in God has been used by many persons as an argument for His existence. But this is a rash argument, as we should thus be compelled to believe in the existence of cruel and malignant spirits, only a little more powerful than man for the belief in them is far more general than in a beneficent Diety.
Charles Robert Darwin
Anthony brandt - the most powerful ties are the ones to the people...
In this world no one rules by love if you are but amiable, you are no hero to be powerful, you must be strong, and to have dominion you must have a genius for organizing.
John Henry Newman

Never underestimate the power of passion.
Eve Sawye
We have no government armed with power capable of contending with human passions unbridled by morality and religion. Avarice, ambition, revenge or gallantry would break the strongest cords of our Constitution as a whale goes through a net. Our Constitution is designed only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate for any other.
John Adams
Lack of will power has caused more failure than lack of intelligence or ability.
Flower A. Newhouse
You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it come true. You may have to work for it, however.
Richard Bach, Illusions [1977]
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
Jimi hendrix - when the power of love overcomes the love of...
When one is trying to do something beyond his known powers it is useless to seek the approval of friends. Friends are at their best in moments of defeat.
Henry Mille
Imagination grows by exercise and contrary to common belief is more powerful in the mature than in the young.
Ursula K. LeGuin
It is only when they go wrong that machines remind you how powerful they are.
Clive James
Revolutionaries do not make revolutions. The revolutionaries are those who know when power is lying in the street and then they can pick it up.
Hannah Arendt
Oh would some power the giftie gie us, to see ourselves as others see us.
Robert Burns, To A Louse
We scientists, whose tragic destiny it has been to make the methods of annihilation ever more gruesome and more effective, must consider it our solemn and transcendent duty to do all in our power in preventing these weapons from being used for the brutal purpose for which they were invented.
Albert Einstein
Nothing else in the world... not all the armies... is so powerful as an idea whose time has come.
Victor Hugo
We have the power to make this the best generation of mankind in the history of the world - Or to make it the last.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
Our credulity is greatest concerning the things we know least about. And since we know least about ourselves, we are ready to believe all that is said about us. Hence the mysterious power of both flattery and calumny.
Eric Hoffe
The more words you know, the more clearly and powerfully you will think and the more ideas you will invite into your mind.
Wilfred Funk
The problem of power is how to achieve its responsible use rather than its irresponsible and indulgent use - Of how to get men of power to live for the public rather than off the public.
Robert F. Kennedy
The thirst for adventure is the vent which Destiny offers a war, a crusade, a gold mine, a new country, speak to the imagination and offer swing and play to the confined powers.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Art does not imitate life. Art is much more powerful than that. Art brings life back. And it does it by exposing the secrets we all carry inside.
Jose Raul Bernardo, The Secret of the Bulls (Simon & Schuster, 1996
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
Do you want to be a power in the world? Then be yourself.
Ralph Waldo Trine
Books, I found, had the power to make time stand still, retreat or fly into the future.
Jim
I call that mind free which jealously guards its intellectual rights and powers, which calls no man master, which does not content itself with a passive or hereditary faith, and receives new truth as an angel from Heaven.
Woody Allen
Choice is an illusion, created between those with power, and those without.
Wachowski Brothers, The Matrix Reloaded
What is good? All that heightens the feeling of power in man, the will to power, power itself. What is bad? All that is born of weakness. What is happiness? The feeling that power is growing, that resistance is overcome.
Friedrich Nietzsche, The Antichrist, section 2
Greatness is great power, producing great effects. It is not enough that a man has great power in himself, he must shew it to all the world in a way that cannot be hid or gainsaid.
William Hazlitt, on the Pleasure of Hating
In men of the highest character and noblest genius there is to be found an insatiable desire for honour, command, power, and glory.
Cicero
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
There is no meaning to life except the meaning man gives his life by unfolding of his powers.
Erich Fromm
Silence is the ultimate weapon of power.
Charles De Gaulle
The greatest power is often simple patience.
E. Joseph Crossman
Power is the faculty or capacity to act, the strength and potency to accomplish something. It is the vital energy to make choices and decisions. It also includes the capacity to overcome deeply embedded habits and to cultivate higher, more effective ones.
Stephen Covey
Goodness, armed with power, is corrupted and pure love without power is destroyed.
Reinhold Niebuh
Desire creates the power.
Raymond Holliwell