Power Quotes

Colin wilson - the mind has exactly the same power as the hands...
Bitterness imprisons life love releases it. Bitterness paralyzes life love empowers it. Bitterness sours life love sweetens it. Bitterness sickens life love heals it. Bitterness blinds life love anoints its eyes.
Harry Emerson Fosdick

Ernest hemingway - be fully in the moment, open yourself to the...
Love is a driver, bitter and fierce if you fight and resist him, Easy - Going enough once you acknowledge his power.
Ovid
Boredom is a sign of satisfied ignorance, blunted apprehension, crass sympathies, dull understanding, feeble powers of attention, and irreclaimable weakness of character.
James Bridie
If you are distressed by anything external, the pain is not due to the thing itself, but to your estimate of it and this you have the power to revoke at any moment.
Marcus Aurelius Antoninus

Revolutionaries do not make revolutions. The revolutionaries are those who know when power is lying in the street and then they can pick it up.
Hannah Arendt
The greatest power is often simple patience.
E. Joseph Crossman
People unfit for freedom - who cannot do much with it - Are hungry for power. The desire for freedom is an attribute of a have type of self. It says: leave me alone and I shall grow, learn, and realize my capacities. The desire for power is basically an attribute of a have not type of self.
Eric Hoffe
If you tell the truth, you have infinite power supporting you; but if not, you have infinite power against you.
Charles Gordon
No dictator, no invader, can hold an imprisoned population by force of arms forever. There is no greater power in the universe than the need for freedom. Against that power, governments and tyrants and armies cannot stand. The Centauri learned this lesson once. We will teach it to them again. Though it take a thousand years, we will be free.
J. Michael Straczynski
If you are distressed by anything external, the pain is not due to the thing itself but to your own estimate of it and this you have the power to revoke at any moment.
Marcus Aelius Aurelius
Maybe the gift of any great person is the power to converse with our own hearts.
Randall Wallace
But psychoanalysis has taught that the dead? a dead parent, for example? can be more alive for us, more powerful, more scary, than the living. It is the question of ghosts.
Jacques Derrida, Quoted in New York Times, January 23, 1994
Be fit for more than the thing you are now doing. Let everyone know that you have a reserve in yourself that you have more power than you are now using. If you are not too large for the place you occupy, you are too small for it.
James A. Garfield
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
Being powerful is a lot like being a woman: If you have to tell someone that you are, invariably, you are not.
Margaret Thatche
Our humanity is trapped by moral adolescents. We have too many men of science, too few men of God. The world has achieved brilliance without wisdom and power without conscience.
General Omar Bradley
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
Knowing others is intelligence knowing yourself is true wisdom. Mastering others is strength, mastering yourself is true power.
Lao Tzu
A popular government without popular information or the means of acquiring it, is but a Prologue to Farce, or a Tragedy, or perhaps both. Knowledge will forever govern ignorance. and a people who mean to be their own Governors, must arm themselves with the power which knowledge gives.
James Madison
Man has responsibility, not power.
Tuscarora prove
The AIDS epidemic has rolled back a big rotting log and revealed all the squirming life underneath it, since it involves, all at once, the main themes of our existence sex, death, power, money, love, hate, disease and panic. No American phenomenon has been so compelling since the Vietnam War.
Edmund White
Character is power.
Booker T. Washington
I have never been able to conceive how any rational being could propose happiness to himself from the exercise of power over others.
Thomas Jefferson
Silence is the ultimate weapon of power.
Charles De Gaulle
Of all manifestations of power, restraint impresses men the most.
Thucyclides
Knowledge comes by eyes always open and working hard, and there is no knowledge that is not power.
Jeremy Taylo
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
Being perfectly well - Dressed gives a feeling of tranquility that religion is powerless to bestow.
Ralph Waldo Emerson, quoting a friend
As it must not, so genius cannot be lawless; for it is even that constitutes its genius - - The power of acting creatively under laws of its own origination.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Humans are driven by a perpetual and restless desire of power.
Thomas Hobbes
Every one in a crowd has the power to throw dirt nine out of ten have the inclination.
Paul Aubuchon
Let not thy will roar, when thy power can but whisper.
Dr. Thomas Fuller, Gnomologia, 1732
We thought, because we had power, we had wisdom.
Stephen Vincent Benet, Litany for Dictatorships, 1935
Words are, of course, the most powerful drug used by mankind.
Rudyard Kipling
Great is truth, and all powerful.
Vulgate
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
Nothing is quite so wretchedly corrupt as an aristocracy which has lost its power but kept its wealth and which still has endless leisure to devote to nothing but banal enjoyments. All its great thoughts and passionate energy are things of the past, and nothing but a host of petty, gnawing vices now cling to it like worms to a corpse.
Alexis Charles Henri Clrel de Tocqueville
Everything a human being wants can be divided into four components love, adventure, power and fame.
Johann von Goethe