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Quotes And Sayings About Authority

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Authority doesn't work without prestige, or prestige without distance.
~By Charles de Gaulle ~


One could write a history of science in reverse by assembling the solemn pronouncements of highest authority about what could not be done and could never happen.
~By Robert A. Heinlein ~


I am making this statement as an act of wilful defiance of military authority, because I believe that the War is being deliberately prolonged by those who have the power to end it.
~By Siegfried Sassoon ~


In order to be respected, authority has got to be respectable.
~By Tom Robbins ~


Authority without wisdom is like a heavy ax without an edge, fitter to bruise than polish.
~By Anne Bradstreet ~


God is the King. In him exists all legal authority.
~By Orson Pratt ~


So too, in forming a constitution, or in enacting rules of procedure, or making canons, the people do not merely passively assent, but actively cooperate. They have, in all these matters, the same authority as the clergy.
~By Charles Hodge ~


Men of authority have employed all the destructive agents around them to promote their own personal interests at the sacrifice of every just, honorable, and lawful consideration.
~By John White Geary ~


Most kids will not volunteer to eat veggies. At times you must step up to the plate and enforce the rule of authority as a parent.
~By Lee Haney ~


I harbored a lot of resentment as a teenager and as a young adult. I still have a problem with authority, I'm trying to listen!
~By Nikki Sixx ~


His authority on earth allows us to dare to go to all the nations. His authority in heaven gives us our only hope of success. And His presence with us leaves us no other choice.
~By John Stott ~


In questions of science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of a single individual.
~By Galileo Galilei ~


It's as though all the terms of a family were present at one time rather than his dad and his mum. Not just a present authority, but the resident memory of what qualifies what else is the case.
~By Robert Creeley ~


I believe that historians and analysts of historical events need the authority of facts supplied by living witnesses to the events, which they make their subject.
~By Ibrahim Babangida ~


Christ has not only ordained that there shall be such officers in his Church - he has not only specified their duties and prerogatives - but he gives the requisite qualifications, and calls those thus qualified, and by that call gives them their official authority.
~By Charles Hodge ~


Senior development specialists in the Treasury can be counted on one hand. America's government is not even aware of the gap between its commitments and action, because almost nobody in authority understands the actions that would be needed to meet the commitments.
~By Jeffrey Sachs ~


I bow before the authority of special men because it is imposed upon me by my own reason.
~By Mikhail Bakunin ~


It is not wisdom but Authority that makes a law.
~By Thomas Hobbes ~


Surround yourself with the best people you can find, delegate authority, and don't interfere as long as the policy you've decided upon is being carried out.
~By Ronald Reagan ~


In order for a war to be just, three things are necessary. First, the authority of the sovereign. Secondly, a just cause. Thirdly, a rightful intention.
~By Thomas Aquinas ~


Of all presidential perks, the pardon power has a special significance. It is just the kind of authority that would attract the special attention of someone obsessed with himself and his own ability to influence events.
~By Barbara Olson ~


The authority of those who teach is often an obstacle to those who want to learn.
~By Marcus Tullius Cicero ~


I do not believe in immortality of the individual, and I consider ethics to be an exclusively human concern with no superhuman authority behind it.
~By Albert Einstein ~


Crime in full glory consolidates authority by the sacred fear it inspires.
~By Emile M. Cioran ~


It's up to us, the people, to break immoral laws, and resist. As soon as the leaders of a country lie to you, they have no authority over you. These maniacs have no authority over us. And they might be able to put our bodies in prison, but they can't put our spirits in prison.
~By Cindy Sheehan ~


We all agree that we've got to bring these terrorists to justice and to make sure that they're never allowed to perpetrate such an evil act as they did. And so all of us are dealing with that. We know that the President has the authority to go to war under the War Powers Act.
~By Barbara Lee ~


I'm the guy who wrote The Authority Song. Did they think I was kidding? Did they think it was only a song to entertain?
~By John Mellencamp ~


But in our age the appeal to authority is weak, and I am of my age.
~By Allen Tate ~


The Homeland Security department doesn't have tasking authority in the intelligence community. They can ask for stuff, but they can't direct anything except inside their bureau.
~By David Hunt ~


My reason, it's true, controls my feelings, but whatever its authority, it doesn't rule them so much as tyrannize them.
~By Pierre Corneille ~


At home in Ireland, there's a habit of avoidance, an ironical attitude towards the authority figure.
~By Seamus Heaney ~


Cameras in classrooms are no substitute for greater authority by parents and teachers.
~By Paul Weyrich ~


Admittedly, the body of scientists, as a whole, does uphold the authority of science over the lay public. It controls thereby also the process by which young men are trained to become members of the scientific profession.
~By Michael Polanyi ~


Outside of the Constitution we have no legal authority more than private citizens, and within it we have only so much as that instrument gives us. This broad principle limits all our functions and applies to all subjects.
~By Andrew Johnson ~


It won't be a question of how well-trained or well-equipped the army is but one of the authority it serves.
~By Adnan Pachachi ~


Scientists and scholars should constitute themselves as an international NGO of exceptional authority.
~By John Charles Polanyi ~


Freedom of conscience entails more dangers than authority and despotism.
~By Michel Foucault ~


People are so afraid of authority figures and doctors are authority figures.
~By Martha Beck ~


The NRA provided that in America each industry should be organized into a federally supervised trade association. It was not called a corporative. It was called a Code Authority.
~By John T. Flynn ~


We need to stop the erosion of parental authority.
~By Sonny Landham ~


I believe I'm a better authority than anybody else in America on my own wife. I have never known a person with a stronger sense of right and wrong in my life ever.
~By William J. Clinton ~


My parents are both college professors, and it made me want to question authority, standards and traditions.
~By Maya Lin ~


The individual makes a clear effort to define moral values and principles that have validity and application apart from the authority of the groups of persons holding them and apart from the individual's own identification with the group.
~By Lawrence Kohlberg ~


Creation implies authority in the sense of originator. The possibility of a 'Fall' is implied in a Covenant insofar as the idea of a Covenant implies the possibility of its being violated.
~By Kenneth Burke ~


I have as much authority as the Pope, I just don't have as many people who believe it.
~By George Carlin ~


For those men who, sooner or later, are lucky enough to break away from the pack, the most intoxicating moment comes when they cease being bodies in other men's command and find that they control their own time, when they learn their own voice and authority.
~By Theodore White ~


Has President Bush exceeded his constitutional authority or acted illegally in authorizing wiretaps without a warrant? Benjamin Franklin would not have thought so.
~By Pete du Pont ~


It's also natural in that part of the world to blame what people view as the... as the most important authority in the region, and that currently is the United States of America.
~By John Abizaid ~


At various times during the last four thousand years God has asserted his rights and endeavoured to establish his own authority, his own laws, and his own government among the children of men.
~By Orson Pratt ~


That science has long been neglected and declining in England, is not an opinion originating with me, but is shared by many, and has been expressed by higher authority than mine.
~By Charles Babbage ~


Our second remark is, that the office is of divine appointment, not merely in the sense in which the civil powers are ordained of God, but in the sense that ministers derive their authority from Christ, and not from the people.
~By Charles Hodge ~


Rock gives children, on a silver platter, with all the public authority of the entertainment industry, everything their parents always used to tell them they had to wait for until they grew up and would understand later.
~By Allan Bloom ~


You can delegate authority, but you cannot delegate responsibility.
~By Byron Dorgan ~


I don't value authority. I don't value the systems. I don't value patriarchal religion. I don't value the things that diminish you when you do tell the truth. So I'm not scared of the end result, and that is the biggest asset I have.
~By Susan Powter ~


I voted no on the resolution to give the president authority to go to war against Iraq. I was able to apply caveat emptor. Most of my colleagues could not.
~By Bob Graham ~


The Hamas organization is unwilling to honor the obligations that the Palestinian Authority has signed.
~By Moshe Katsav ~


All my authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me.
~By Jesus Christ ~


It was necessary to bluff the Japanese camp commanders, with whatever authority I could muster, that I had come officially to ensure that the surrender terms were being complied with and that living conditions for the POWs were being immediately improved.
~By Wilfred Burchett ~


Do I think it's OK to fight authority as long as you're only talking about the high school teacher? No.
~By John Mellencamp ~


After so many cases of terror attacks related to Islamic militancy remaining unresolved in the last few years, the government has no moral authority to stay in power.
~By Sheikh Hasina ~


Authority is something from which we are constantly subtracting, of which there remains always a residue, and which we attempt to make smaller and smaller.
~By Frederica Montseny ~


Authority poisons everybody who takes authority on himself.
~By Golda Meir ~


I believe in a lively disrespect for most forms of authority.
~By Rita Mae Brown ~


War should only be declared by the authority of the people, whose toils and treasures are to support its burdens, instead of the government which is to reap its fruits.
~By James Madison ~


We have disciplinary authority and will use it when appropriate.
~By William Hedgcock Webster ~


The churches... have lost much of their authority over youth because they have refused to re-examine their religious sanctions and their dogmatic preaching in the light of modern physiology, psychology and sociology.
~By Agnes E. Meyer ~


The attractive idea that we can now have a parliament of man with authority to control the conduct of nations by legislation or an international police force with power to enforce national conformity to rules of right conduct is a counsel of perfection.
~By Elihu Root ~


By liberty I mean the assurance that every man shall be protected in doing what he believes is his duty against the influence of authority and majorities, custom and opinion.
~By John Acton ~


I developed a resistance to authority. Not to discipline - I learned that. But to authority. I like to think for myself. And I like to cause trouble.
~By Hal Holbrook ~


Since when have we Americans been expected to bow submissively to authority and speak with awe and reverence to those who represent us?
~By William O. Douglas ~


The Priestly Code preponderates over the rest of the legislation in force, as well as in bulk; in all matters of primary importance it is the normal and final authority.
~By Julius Wellhausen ~


No man has any natural authority over his fellow men.
~By Jean-Jacques Rousseau ~


I had to delegate authority to the people on my staff. That means you shave away the hierarchy.
~By Jurgen Klinsmann ~


We have to hate our immediate predecessors to get free of their authority.
~By David Herbert Lawrence ~


The dead and past stories that I have told again in divers fashions, are not set down without authority.
~By Marie de France ~


Between a man and his wife nothing ought to rule but love. Authority is for children and servants, yet not without sweetness.
~By William Penn ~


The issue is whether the ultimate civil authority of the United States can tolerate actions in contempt of constitutional lines of authority. Any lessening of civil power over military power must inevitably lead away from democracy.
~By Harold Russell ~


All wars come to an end, at least temporarily. But the authority acquired by the state hangs on; political power never abdicates.
~By Frank Chodorov ~


In days when the public safety is imminently threatened, and the fate of a nation may hang upon a single act, we owe frank speech, above all other men, to him who is highest in authority. I shall speak to you as man to man.
~By Robert Dale Owen ~


I grew up to always respect authority and respect those in charge.
~By Charles de Gaulle ~


I created no authority that wasn't already there under the constitution.
~By John Engler ~


One of the things that is wrong with America is that everybody who has done anything at all in his own field is expected to be an authority on every subject under the sun.
~By Elmer Davis ~


There is no necessity to separate the monarch from the mob; all authority is equally bad.
~By Oscar Wilde ~


The people are hungry: It is because those in authority eat up too much in taxes.
~By Lao Tzu ~


The movie business is very much like that: people in authority making purely emotional decisions instead of interesting rational ones.
~By Bill Forsyth ~


The President sends us a billion-page paper that shows how he would spend the money if he were spending the money. He doesn't have the authority to spend the money. He doesn't spend $1 of the money.
~By Michael Enzi ~


Of course the UN brings in a lot of moral authority.
~By Lakhdar Brahimi ~


Your former Fathers the Spaniards have now no further Authority over you.
~By Zebulon Pike ~


Though no one wants war, Congress needed to give the President the authority he needs to protect America while encouraging the use of diplomacy and negotiations to try and arrive at a peaceful solution to this problem.
~By Allen Boyd ~


Those who enjoy responsibility usually get it; those who merely like exercising authority usually lose it.
~By Malcolm Forbes ~


To consider only one other such witness: the followers of the Buddha have at least as much right to appeal to individual and social experience in support of the authority of the Eastern saviour.
~By William Kingdon Clifford ~


Democrats believe we must have comprehensive health care reform that includes giving the federal government authority to negotiate lower prices with drug companies.
~By Jim Clyburn ~


In revolutions authority remains with the greatest scoundrels.
~By Georges Jacques Danton ~


The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.
~By Dalai Lama ~


Anyone who conducts an argument by appealing to authority is not using his intelligence; he is just using his memory.
~By Leonardo da Vinci ~


No oppression is so heavy or lasting as that which is inflicted by the perversion and exorbitance of legal authority.
~By Joseph Addison ~


The whole basis of the Constitution was a restriction of power, and the whole basis of the federalist system was that there was not one sovereign centralized power from which all authority flows.
~By Roy Moore ~


I've always had trouble with authority.
~By John Milius ~


I have taken this step because I want the discipline, the fire and the authority of the Church. I am hopelessly unworthy of it, but I hope to become worthy.
~By Edith Sitwell ~


Men use thought only as authority for their injustice, and employ speech only to conceal their thoughts.
~By Voltaire ~

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