Power Quotes

Joseph stalin - the only real power comes out of a long rifle....
Leonardo da vinci - patience serves as a protection against wrongs as...

If you knew what I know about the power of giving, you would not let a single meal pass without sharing it in some way.
Buddha
To impress the idea of power on others, they must be made in some way to feel it.
William Hazlitt
A good intention clothes itself with power.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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

Dream no small dreams for they have no power to move the hearts of men.
Johann von Goethe
Brenda ueland - think of yourself as an incandescent power,...
Lack of will power has caused more failure than lack of intelligence or ability.
Flower A. Newhouse
The power of illustrative anecdotes often lies not in how well they present reality, but in how well they reflect the core beliefs of their audience.
David P. Mikkelson, Snopes. com, 04 - 10 - 04
Do you want to be a power in the world Then be yourself.
Ralph Waldo Trine
Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.
Leo Buscaglia
Power is the ability not to have to please.
Elizabeth Janeway
God, I offer myself to Thee, to build with me and to do with me as Thou wilt. Relieve me of the bondage of self, that I may better do Thy will. Take away my difficulties, that victory over them may bear witness to those I would help of Thy power, Thy love and Thy way of life. May I do Thy will always. Amen.
Alcoholics Anonymous Praye
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
Everyone who achieves success in a great venture, solved each problem as they came to it. They helped themselves. And they were helped through powers known and unknown to them at the time they set out on their voyage. They kept going regardless of the obstacles they met.
Clement Stone
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy.
Meryl Streep
Hope is the companion of power, and mother of success; for who so hopes strongly has within him the gift of miracles.
Samuel Smiles
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
I desire so to conduct the affairs of this administration that if at the end, when I come to lay down the reins of power, I have lost every other friend on earth, I shall at least have one friend left, and that friend shall be down inside me.
Abraham Lincoln
The failure of the mind in old age is often less the results of natural decay, than of disuse. Ambition has ceased to operate; contentment bring indolence, and indolence decay of mental power, ennui, and sometimes death. Men have been known to die, literally speaking, of disease induced by intellectual vacancy.
Sir B. Brodie
There are two ways of resisting war: the legal way and the revolutionary way. The legal way involves the offer of alternatinve service not as a privilege for a few but as a right for all. The revolutionary view involves an uncompromising resistance, with a view to breaking the power of militarism in time of peace or the resources of the state in time of war.
Albert Einstein
If all mankind minus one were of one opinion, mankind would be no more justified in silencing that one person than he, if he had the power, would be justified in silencing mankind.
John Stuart Mill
Courage, it would seem, is nothing less than the power to overcome danger, misfortune, fear, injustice, while continuing to affirm inwardly that life with all its sorrows is good that everything is meaningful even if in a sense beyond our understanding and that there is always tomorrow.
Dorothy Thompson
Power corrupts, and absolute power corrupts absolutely.
Lord Acton
Life is the will to power; our natural desire to dominate and reshape the world to fit our own preferences and assert our personal strength to the fullest degree.
Friedrich Nietzche
Politics is the science of getting more power than anyone deserves to have.
Kirk Brothers, The Revolutionary Right
In times of tumult and discord bad men have the most power mental and moral excellence require peace and quiteness.
Publius Cornelius Tacitus
Beware of dissipating your powers; strive constantly to concentrate them. Genius thinks it can do whatever it sees others doing, but is sure to repent of every ill - Judged outlay.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
There are pauses amidst study, and even pauses of seeming idleness, in which a process goes on which may be likened to the digestion of food. In those seasons of repose, the powers are gathering their strength for new efforts; as land which lies fallow recovers itself for tillage.
J. W. Alexande
The possession of unlimited power will make a despot of almost any man. There is a possible Nero in the gentlest human creature that walks.
Thomas Bailey
Everyone has the brainpower to follow the stock market. If you made it through fifth - Grade math, you can do it.
Peter Lynch
We have, I fear, confused power with greatness.
Stewart L. Udall, commencement address, Dartmouth College, June 13, 1965
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
When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.
Jimi Hendrix
Humanity has unquestionably one really effective weapon? laughter. Power, money, persuasion, supplication, persecution? these can lift at a colossal humbug? push it a little? weaken it a little, century by century; but only laughter can blow it to rags and atoms at a blast. Against the assault of laughter nothing can stand.
Mark Twain, The Mysterious Stranger, chapter 10 (1916)
The very powerful and the very stupid have one thing in common. Instead of altering their views to fit the facts, they alter the facts to fit their views... which can be very uncomfortable if you happen to be one of the facts that needs altering.
Doctor Who
I want to know not his earning power but his yearning power.
David McCord
Where love rules, there is no will to power, and where power predominates, love is lacking. The one is the shadow of the other.
Carl Jung, "On the Psychology of the Unconciousness", 1917
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