Power Quotes

Tench coxe - as civil rulers, not having their duty to the...
Better than power over all the earth, better than going to heaven and better than dominion over the worlds is the joy of the man who enters the river of life that leads to Non - Being.
The Dhammapada

Strong feelings do not necessarily make a strong character. The strength of a man is to be measured by the power of the feelings he subdues not by the power of those which subdue him.
William Carleton
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Austin Powers International Man of Mystery
Nelson rockefelle - never forget that the most powerful force on...
A country is considered the more civilized the more the wisdom and efficiency of its laws hinder a weak man from becoming too weak or a powerful one too powerful.
Primo Levi

The mind has exactly the same power as the hands not merely to grasp the world, but to change it.
Colin Wilson
Be bold and mighty powers will come to your aid.
Basil King
There is no thought in any mind, but it quickly tends to convert itself into a power.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
We still think of a powerful man as a born leader and a powerful woman as an anomaly.
Margaret Atwood
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
The talmud - customs are more powerful than laws....
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
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
Wealth may be an ancient thing, for it means power, it means leisure, it means liberty.
James Russell Lowell
I have been called the most powerful woman in the world, but I have on occasion lacked even the power of speech, because although we have crossed the threshold into a new century, there are still too many questions for which we have no answers.
Madeleine K. Albright, Farewell Remarks at U. S. Department of State; January 19, 2001; Washington, DC
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
We have the opportunity to move not only toward the rich society and the powerful society, but upward to the Great Society.
Lyndon B. Johnson
A student is not a professional athlete. ... He is not a little politician or junior senator looking for angles... an amateur promoter, a glad - Hander, embryo Rotarian, caf - Society leader, quiz kid or man about town. A student is a person who is learning to fulfill his powers and to find ways of using them in the service of mankind.
Harold Taylo
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
Courage is the power of the mind to overcome fear.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Habit and routine have an unbelievable power to waste and destroy.
Henri de Lubac
Computers are incredibly fast, accurate, and stupid. Human beings are incredibly slow, inaccurate, and brilliant. Together they are powerful beyond imagination.
Albert Einstein
Eternal vigilance is the price of liberty - - Power is ever stealing from the many to the few.
Wendell Phillips
He who has great power should use it lightly.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
I believe in one thing only, the power of the human will.
Joseph Stalin
The power of man has grown in every sphere, except over himself.
Sir Winston Churchill
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
You must read, you must persevere, you must sit up nights, you must inquire, and exert the utmost power of your mind. If one way does not lead to the desired meaning, take another; if obstacles arise, then still another; until, if your strength holds out, you will find that clear which at first looked dark.
Giovanni Boccaccio, Leitch, Vincent B. ed. The Norton Anthology of Theory and Criticism. New York: Norton, 2001.
Power intoxicates men. When a man is intoxicated by alcohol, he can recover, but when intoxicated by power, he seldom recovers.
James F. Byrnes
Use power to curb power.
Chinese Prove
Rank does not confer privilege or give power. It imposes responsibility.
Louis
To know the pains of power, we must go to those who have it; to know its pleasures, we must go to those who are seeking it.
Charles Caleb Colton, Lacon, 1825
You know quite well, deep within you, that there is only a single magic, a single power, a single salvation... and that is called loving. Well, then, love your suffering. Do not resist it, do not flee from it. It is your aversion that hurts, nothing else.
Hermann Hesse
The American male at the peak of his physical powers and appetites, driving 160 big white horses across the scenes of an increasingly open society, with weekend money in his pocket and with little prior exposure to trouble and tragedy, personifies an accident going to happen.
John Sloan Dickey
Pick a man for his human qualities, his values, his compatibility with you, rather than what he represents in status, power or good looks.
Carol Botwin
Money is the most egalitarian force in society. It confers power on whoever holds it.
Roger Sta
Power may be justly compared to a great river while kept within its bounds it is both beautiful and useful, but when it overflows its banks, it is then too impetuous to be stemmed it bears down all before it, and brings destruction and desolation wherever it goes.
Alexander Hamilton
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 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, Notes on the State of Virginia, 1781 - 82