Power Quotes

Albert einstein - my religion consists of a humble admiration of...
Love and respect woman. Look to her not only for comfort, but for strength and inspiration and the doubling of your intellectual and moral powers. Blot out from your mind any idea of superiority you have none.
Giuseppe Mazzini

Tench coxe - as civil rulers, not having their duty to the...
To someone seeking power, the poorest man is the most useful.
Sallust
Our religious faith gives us the answer to the false beliefs of Communism... I have the feeling that God has created us and brought us to our present position of power and strength for some great purpose.
President Harry Truman, Public Papers of the President of the United States: Harry S. Truman - 1951 U. S. Gov. 1966 pp548 - 549
Far better to think historically, to remember the lessons of the past. Thus, far better to conceive of power as consisting in part of the knowledge of when not to use all the power you have. Far better to be one who knows that if you reserve the power not to use all your power, you will lead others far more successfully and well.
A. Bartlett Giamatti, President of Yale University

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
The lecturer should give the audience full reason to believe that all his powers have been exerted for their pleasure and instruction.
Michael Faraday
The measure of a man is what he does with power.
Pittacus
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
History has proven, God has never given anyone a dream Without also including the power to achieve that dream It is up to us to claim the power and go after that dream, Or just claim, it was only a dream.
Unknown
The two most powerful warriors are patience and time.
Leo Tolstoy
Be fully in the moment, open yourself to the powerful energies dancing around you.
Ernest Hemingway
Where is the justice of political power if it executes the murderer and jails the plunderer, and then itself marches upon neighboring lands, killing thousands and pillaging the very hills.
Kahlil Gibran
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
The power of love, as the basis of a State, has never been tried.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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
Presumption means nothing more than as stated by Lord Mansfield, the weighing of probabilities, and deciding, by the powers of common sense, on which side the truth is.
Sir William Drape
The man who carried out the attack is still in power and still insane, so we shall expect another attack any minute. On President Ronald Reagan.
Muammar Qaddafi
Poetry is the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings.
William Wordsworth
No science is immune to the infection of politics and the corruption of power.
Jacob Chanowski
It is easier to talk about money - - And much easier to talk about sex - - Than it is to talk about power. People who have it deny it people who want it do not want to appear to hunger for it and people who engage in its machinations do so secretly.
Smiley Blanton
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
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
The joy of a spirit is the measure of its power.
Ninon de Lenclos
Military power wins battles, but spiritual power wins wars.
General George Catlett Marshall
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
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
Nelson Mandela
There is no power on earth that can neutralize the influence of a high, simple and useful life.
Booker T. Washington
What makes the difference between a Nation that is truly great and one that is merely rich and powerful It is the simple things that make the difference. Honesty, knowing right from wrong, openness, self - Respect, and the courage of conviction.
David L Boren
A good intention clothes itself with power.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The two powers which in my opinion constitute a wise man are those of bearing and forebearing.
Epictetus
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 Cardinal Newman
Self - Reverence, self knowledge, self - Control. These three alone lead life to sovereign power.
Lord Tennyson
Money is the most egalitarian force in society. It confers power on whoever holds it.
Roger Sta
Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our Light, not our Darkness, that most frightens us.
Marianne Williamson, Return to Love, 1992
Men moving only in an official circle are apt to become merely official - - Not to say arbitrary - - In their ideas, and are apter and apter with each passing day to forget that they only hold power in a representative capacity.
William Adams
We often use strong language not to express a powerful emotion but to evoke it in us.
Eric Hoffe
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