Power Quotes

Francis thompson - in attempts to improve your character, know what...
George eliot - the reward of one duty is the power to fulfill...

The men who create power make an indispensable contribution to the Nation? s greatness, but the men who question power make a contribution just as indispensable, especially when that questioning is disinterested, for they determine whether we use power or power uses us.
John F. Kennedy, Amherst College, Oct 26, 1963 - Source JFK Library, Boston, Mass.
Courage consists of the power of self - Recovery.
Julie Arabi
A country which proposes to make use of modern war as an instrument of policy must possess a highly centralized, all - Powerful executive, hence the absurdity of talking about the defense of democracy by force of arms. A democracy which makes or effectively prepares for modern scientific war must necessarily cease to be democratic.
Aldous Huxley
Before we acquire great power, we must acquire wisdom to use it well.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Tony Montana In this country, you gotta make the money first. Then when you get the money, you get the power. Then when you get the power, then you get the women.
Scarface
Benjamin franklin - when the people find that they can vote...
Anger without power is folly.
German Prove
Every instance of heartbreak can teach us powerful lessons about creating the kind of love we really want.
Martha Beck, O Magazine, February 2003
Imagination grows by exercise, and contrary to common belief, is more powerful in the mature than in the young.
W. Somerset Maugham
The will to believe is perhaps the most powerful, but certainly the most dangerous human attribute.
John P. Grie
My religion consists of a humble admiration of the unlimitable superior who reveals Himself in the slight details we are able to perceive with our frail and feeble minds. That deeply emotional conviction of the presence of a superior reasoning power, which is revealed in the incomprehensible universe, forms my idea of God.
Albert Einstein
He is a great simpleton who imagines that the chief power of wealth is to supply wants. In ninety - Nine cases out of a hundred it creates more wants than it supplies.
W. Wirt
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
With great power comes great responsibility.
Stan Lee, Spider - Man comic
What this power is, I cannot say. All I know is that it exists... and it becomes available only when you are in that state of mind in which you know EXACTLY what you want... and are fully determined not to quit until you get it.
Alexander Graham Bell
Put yourself in a state of mind where you say to yourself, Here is an opportunity for you to celebrate like never before, my own power, my own ability to get myself to do whatever is necessary.
Anthony Robbins
All we actually have is our body and its muscles that allow us to be under our own power.
Allegra Kent, Once a Dancer?
The people of the South have rejected the constitutional amendment, and therefore we will march upon them and force them to adopt it at the point of the bayonet, and establish military power over them until they do adopt it.
John Whitehead
Goodness, armed with power, is corrupted and pure love without power is destroyed.
Reinhold Niebuh
Compassion for myself is the most powerful healer of them all.
Theodore Isaac Rubin
Desire creates the power.
Raymond Holliwell
There are nine orders of angels, to wit, angels, archangels, virtues, powers, principalities, dominations, thrones, cherubim, and seraphim.
Pope Gregory The Great
O would some power the giftie gie us to see ourselves as others see us.
Robert Burns
A true knowledge of ourselves is knowledge of our power.
Mark Rutherford
Lady you berefit me of all words, Only my blood speaks to you in my veins, And there is such confusion in my powers.
William Shakespeare
The first half of our lives is ruined by our parents, and the second half by our children. If you lose the power to laugh, you lose the power to think.
Clarence Darrow
Every one in a crowd has the power to throw dirt nine out of ten have the inclination.
Paul Aubuchon
The preservation of life seems to be rather a slogan than a genuine goal of the anti - Abortion forces what they want is control. Control over behavior power over women. Women in the anti - Choice movement want to share in male power over women, and do so by denying their own womanhood, their own rights and responsibilities.
Ursula K. LeGuin
Absolute power is the power to destroy.
Frank Herbert, Dune
Perhaps nobody ever accomplishes all that he feels lies in him to do but nearly every one who tries his power touches the walls of his being.
Charles Dudley Warne
Everything a human being wants can be divided into four components love, adventure, power and fame.
Johann von Goethe
Power is the ultimate aphrodisiac.
Henry Kissinge
Let him that hath no power of patience retire within himself, though even there he will have to put up with himself.
Baltasar Gracian
Do you want to be a power in the world Then be yourself.
Ralph Waldo Trine
In critical moments even the very powerful have need of the weakest.
Aesop
I want to talk to these people because they stay in power and you change all the time.
Nikita Khrushchev
If you overpower your enemy, then pardon him by way of thankfulness to Allah, for being able to subdue him.
Hazrat Ali Ibn - E - Abi Talib, Nahj - Ul - Balagha (Sermons and sayings Compilation)
Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely.
Lord Acton, 1887