Power Quotes

Friedrich nietzsche,
John lennon - apathy isn? t it. we can do something. so flower...

The attempt to combine wisdom and power has only rarely been successful and then only for a short while.
Albert Einstein
The miracle, or the power, that elevates the few is to be found in their industry, application, and perseverance under the prompting of a brave, determined spirit.
Mark Twain
Many highly intelligent people are poor thinkers. Many people of average intelligence are skilled thinkers. The power of a car is separate from the way the car is driven.
Edward De Bono
There is no power on earth that can neutralize the influence of a high, simple and useful life.
Booker T. Washington

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
Edward bulwer - lytton - what a mistake to suppose that the passions are...
Politics will eventually be replaced by imagery. The politician will be only too happy to abdicate in favor of his image, because the image will be much more powerful than he could ever be.
Herbert Marshall McLuhan
It takes but one positive thought when given a chance to survive and thrive to overpower an entire army of negative thoughts.
Dr. Robert Schulle
What power has law where only money rules.
Gaius Petronius
There are only two kinds of freedom in the world; the freedom of the rich and powerful, and the freedom of the artist and the monk who renounces possessions.
Anais Nin
The world is very different now. For man holds in his mortal hands the power to abolish all forms of human poverty, and all forms of human life.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
When I was young, I used to think that wealth and power would bring me happiness... I was right.
Gahan Wilson
To someone seeking power, the poorest man is the most useful.
Sallust
Religion holds the solution to all problems of human relationship, whether they are between parents and children or nation and nation. Sooner or later, man has always had to decide whether he worships his own power or the power of God.
A. J. Toynbee
I often say of George Washington that he was one of the few in the whole history of the world who was not carried away by power.
Robert Frost
Prejudice is the conjurer of imaginary wrongs, strangling truth, overpowering reason, making strong men weak and weak men weaker. God give us the large hearted charity which bearth all things, believe all things, hope all things, endure all things, which thinks no evil.
Macduff
Poetry is the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings.
William Wordsworth
Of all manifestations of power, restraint impresses men the most.
Thucyclides
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
He who has great power should use it lightly.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Of all the gods, Death only craves not gifts: Nor sacrifice, nor yet drink - Offering poured Avails; no altars hath he, nor is soothed By hymns of praise. From him alone of all The powers of heaven Persuasion holds aloof.
Aeschylus (525 - 456 B. C.), Frag. 146 (trans. by Plumptre).
Absolute faith corrupts as absolutely as absolute power.
Eric Hoffe
The worst thing that can be said of the most powerful is that they can take your life but the same thing can be said of the most weak.
Eric Amble
The men who create power make an indispensable contribution to the Nations 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
The beauty of religious mania is that it has the power to explain everything. Once God or Satan is accepted as the first cause of everything which happens in the mortal world, nothing is left to chance... logic can be happily tossed out the window.
Stephen King
Nothing is more powerful than an idea whose time has come.
Victor Hugo
Money is the most egalitarian force in society. It confers power on whoever holds it.
Roger Sta
Knowledge, without common sense, says Lee, is folly; without method, it is waste; without kindness, it is fanaticism; without religion, it is death. But with common sense, it is wisdom with method, it is power; with clarity, it is beneficence; with religion, it is virtue, and life, and peace.
Austin Farra
I have found power in the mysteries of thought.
Euripides, 438 B. C.
There is a greater darkness than the one we fight. It is the darkness of the soul that has lost its way. The war we fight is not against powers and principalities, it is against chaos and despair. Greater than the death of flesh is the death of hope. The death of dreams. Against this peril we can never surrender.
J. Michael Straczynski, Babylon 5 (Television Series)
Not to be cheered by praise, Not to be grieved by blame, But to know thoroughly ones own virtues or powers Are the characteristics of an excellent man.
Saskya Pandita
The two most powerful warriors are patience and time.
Leo Tolstoy
I have found power in the mysteries of thought, exaltation in the changing of the Muses I have been versed in the reasonings of men but Fate is stronger than anything I have known.
Euripides
Bore: one who has the power of speech but not the capacity for conversation.
Benjamin Disraeli
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
Men who accomplish great things in the industrial world are the ones who have faith in the money producing power of ideas.
Charles Fillmore
Without relationships, no matter how much wealth, fame, power, prestige and seeming success by the standards and opinions of the world one has, happiness will constantly eluded him.
Sidney Madwed
Hope is a state of mind, not of the world. Hope, in this deep and powerful sense, is not the same as joy that things are going well, or willingness to invest in enterprises that are obviously heading for success, but rather an ability to work for something because it is good.
Vaclav Havel