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101 Awesome Quotes About Power

101 Awesome Quotes About Power
1) Power in the hands of wrong people can bear disastrous consequences for everyone concerned. - Savio DSilva

2) New York City is a great monument to the power of money and greed... a race for rent. - Frank Lloyd Wright

3) The force of the advertising word and image dwarfs the power of other literature in the 20th century. - Daniel J. Boorstin

4) Ah summer what power you have to make us suffer and like it. - Russell Baker

5) Creativity is the power to connect the seemingly unconnected. - William Plomer

6) To free us from the expectations of others to give us back to ourselves - there lies the great singular power of self-respect. - Joan Didion

7) The power of the ballot we need in sheer defense else what shall save us from a second slavery? - W. E. B. Du Bois

8) I truly believe that we have infinite levels of power that we don't even know are available to us. - Michael J. Fox

9) The power of lying is much less than the power of what is not to be discussed. - Mason Cooley

10) When governments become large voters cannot exercise close oversight otherwise known as political power. - Maggie Gallagher

11) The power to question is the basis of all human progress. - Indira Gandhi

12) In every community there is work to be done. In every nation there are wounds to heal. In every heart there is the power to do it. - Marianne Williamson

13) Never underestimate the power of jealousy and the power of envy to destroy. Never underestimate that. - Oliver Stone

14) Now we have a problem in making our power credible and Vietnam is the place. - John F. Kennedy

15) The most efficient water power in the world - women's tears. - Wilson Mizner

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16) When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace. - Jimi Hendrix

17) Because power corrupts society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases. - John Adams

18) A man's true state of power and riches is to be in himself. - Henry Ward Beecher

19) If you realized how powerful your thoughts are you would never think a negative thought. - Peace Pilgrim

20) Never allow a person to tell you no who doesn't have the power to say yes. - Eleanor Roosevelt

21) Everyone can relate to love hurt pain learning how to forgive needing to get over needing the power of God in their life. - Tyler Perry

22) O! what a Godlike Power is that of doing Good! I envy the Rich and the Great for nothing else! - Samuel Richardson

23) Knowledge is power only if man knows what facts not to bother with. - Robert Staughton Lynd

24) The greater the state the more wrong and cruel its patriotism and the greater is the sum of suffering upon which its power is founded. - Leo Tolstoy

25) Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men. - Martin Luther King Jr.

26) Not the power to remember but its very opposite the power to forget is a necessary condition for our existence. - Saint Basil

27) These men ask for just the same thing fairness and fairness only. This so far as in my power they and all others shall have. - Abraham Lincoln

28) Before we acquire great power we must acquire wisdom to use it well. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

29) Grammar is a piano I play by ear. All I know about grammar is its power. - Joan Didion

30) I say to the Taliban: surrender the terrorists or surrender power. It's your choice. - Tony Blair

31) There is that in the glance of a flower which may at times control the greatest of creation's braggart lords. - John Muir

32) Emotional power is maybe the most valuable thing that an actor can have. - Christopher Walken

33) Mere goodness can achieve little against the power of nature. - Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

34) What we call Man's power over Nature turns out to be a power exercised by some men over other men with Nature as its instrument. - C. S. Lewis

35) Power can be taken but not given. The process of the taking is empowerment in itself. - Gloria Steinem

36) You will know that forgiveness has begun when you recall those who hurt you and feel the power to wish them well. - Lewis B. Smedes

37) Having knowledge but lacking the power to express it clearly is no better than never having any ideas at all. - Pericles

38) Time is compressed like the fist I close on my knee... I hold inside it the clues and solutions and the power for what I must do now. - Margaret Atwood

39) In the intellectual order the virtue of humility is nothing more nor less than the power of attention. - Simone Weil

40) The dangers of a concentration of all power in the general government of a confederacy so vast as ours are too obvious to be disregarded. - Franklin Pierce

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41) I'm not a power person. I like everyone to be on an equal footing. - Jack Nicholson

42) The principles of a free constitution are irrecoverably lost when the legislative power is nominated by the executive. - Edward Gibbon

43) Power does not corrupt. Fear corrupts... perhaps the fear of a loss of power. - John Steinbeck

44) Clairvoyant n.: A person commonly a woman who has the power of seeing that which is invisible to her patron - namely that he is a blockhead. - Ambrose Bierce

45) Arbitrary power is most easily established on the ruins of liberty abused to licentiousness. - George Washington

46) Public misbehavior by the famous is a powerful teaching tool. - Bill O'Reilly

47) The greatness of a man's power is the measure of his surrender. - William Booth

48) He that fails in his endeavors after wealth or power will not long retain either honesty or courage. - Samuel Johnson

49) Politicians also have no leisure because they are always aiming at something beyond political life itself power and glory or happiness. - Aristotle

50) Women have served all these centuries as looking glasses possessing the power of reflecting the figure of man at twice its natural size. - Virginia Woolf

51) The people of this country not special interest big money should be the source of all political power. - Paul Wellstone

52) You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it come true. You may have to work for it however. - Richard Bach

53) He was one of those men who possess almost every gift except the gift of the power to use them. - Charles Kingsley

54) Power and position often make a man trifle with the truth. - George A. Smith

55) Ironically women who acquire power are more likely to be criticized for it than are the men who have always had it. - Carolyn Heilbrun

56) A leader has the vision and conviction that a dream can be achieved. He inspires the power and energy to get it done. - Ralph Nader

57) Liberty is not the power of doing what we like but the right to do what we ought. - Lord Acton

58) Power never takes a back step only in the face of more power. - Malcolm X

59) To have what we want is riches but to be able to do without is power. - George MacDonald

60) Our sense of power is more vivid when we break a man's spirit than when we win his heart. - Eric Hoffer

61) We have a market-driven society so obsessed with buying and selling and obsessed with power and pleasure and property. - Cornel West

62) It is good taste and good taste alone that possesses the power to sterilize and is always the first handicap to any creative functioning. - Salvador Dali

63) Liberty consists in the power of doing that which is permitted by the law. - Marcus Tullius Cicero

64) Expose yourself to your deepest fear after that fear has no power and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free. - Jim Morrison

65) But the lover's power is the poet's power. He can make love from all the common strings with which this world is strung. - Amelia Barr

66) A physician's physiology has much the same relation to his power of healing as a cleric's divinity has to his power of influencing conduct. - Samuel Butler

67) Power is given only to those who dare to lower themselves and pick it up. Only one thing matters one thing to be able to dare! - Fyodor Dostoevsky

68) The intellectual tradition is one of servility to power and if I didn't betray it I'd be ashamed of myself. - Noam Chomsky

69) Much that passes as idealism is disguised hatred or disguised love of power. - Bertrand Russell

70) Art has the power to transform to illuminate to educate inspire and motivate. - Harvey Fierstein

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71) We'll never solve the feminization of power until we solve the masculinity of wealth. - Gloria Steinem

72) Don't you dare underestimate the power of your own instinct. - Barbara Corcoran

73) We look forward to the time when the Power of Love will replace the Love of Power. Then will our world know the blessings of peace. - William E. Gladstone

74) Nothing is more gratifying to the mind of man than power or dominion. - Joseph Addison

75) Power over a man's subsistence is power over his will. - Alexander Hamilton

76) As a nuclear power - as the only nuclear power to have used a nuclear weapon - the United States has a moral responsibility to act. - Barack Obama

77) Beauty attracts us men but if like an armed magnet it is pointed beside with gold and silver it attracts with tenfold power. - Jean Paul

78) Next to power without honor the most dangerous thing in the world is power without humor. - Eric Sevareid

79) True human goodness in all its purity and freedom can come to the fore only when its recipient has no power. - Milan Kundera

80) Power always thinks it has a great soul and vast views beyond the comprehension of the weak. - John Adams

81) Odd how the creative power at once brings the whole universe to order. - Virginia Woolf

82) When leaders take back power when they act as heroes and saviors they end up exhausted overwhelmed and deeply stressed. - Margaret J. Wheatley

83) None who have always been free can understand the terrible fascinating power of the hope of freedom to those who are not free. - Pearl S. Buck

84) To make no mistakes is not in the power of man but from their errors and mistakes the wise and good learn wisdom for the future. - Plutarch

85) America has a critical role to play as the most powerful member of the world community. - Adam Schiff

86) Power in defense of freedom is greater than power in behalf of tyranny and oppression. - Malcolm X

87) The sword is the axis of the world and its power is absolute. - Charles de Gaulle

88) He is the best sailor who can steer within fewest points of the wind and exact a motive power out of the greatest obstacles. - Walter Scott

89) There are two ways of attaining an important end force and perseverance the silent power of the latter grows irresistible with time. - Sophie Swetchine

90) There is nothing happens to any person but what was in his power to go through with. - Marcus Aurelius

91) The only prize much cared for by the powerful is power. - Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.

92) Power is domination control and therefore a very selective form of truth which is a lie. - Wole Soyinka

93) The power to wage war is the power to wage war successfully. - Charles Evans Hughes

94) Double-think means the power of holding two contradictory beliefs in one's mind simultaneously and accepting both of them. - George Orwell

95) All things are subject to interpretation whichever interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power and not truth. - Friedrich Nietzsche

96) Mastering others is strength. Mastering yourself is true power. - Lao Tzu

97) The power of an air force is terrific when there is nothing to oppose it. - Winston Churchill

98) Nip the shoots of arbitrary power in the bud is the only maxim which can ever preserve the liberties of any people. - John Quincy Adams

99) All modern revolutions have ended in a reinforcement of the power of the State. - Albert Camus

100) Only those who have learned the power of sincere and selfless contribution experience life's deepest joy: true fulfillment. - Tony Robbins

101) The truly powerful one is the one that shares his or her power without a second thought. - Savio DSilva

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