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Mr. Truman studiously avoided giving power to his White House staff that has been characteristic of recent administrations. Staff people in the White House, with no responsibility but incredible authority is one of the reasons we're now in so much trouble.
~By Stuart Symington ~


Our moral authority is as important, if not more important, than our troop strength or our high-tech weapons. We are rapidly losing that moral authority, not only in the Arab world but all over the world.
~By Robert Reich ~


Knowledge is that possession that no misfortune can destroy, no authority can revoke, and no enemy can control. This makes knowledge the greatest of all freedoms.
~By Bryant H. McGill ~


Blanche is written with a terrible authority, the authority that comes from artistic necessity when the writer is compelled to write by his demon, rather than by his agent or promoter.
~By Paul Bailey ~


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 ~


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 ~


I prize the conditions under which I have lived because they have permitted me to choose my opportunities, to inquire into such matters as interested me, and to publish what I believed to be true, uncontrolled by any central authority.
~By Arthur Keith ~


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


The decisions of law courts should never be printed: in the long run, they form a counter authority to the law.
~By Denis Diderot ~


I love quotations because it is a joy to find thoughts one might have, beautifully expressed with much authority by someone recognized wiser than oneself.
~By Marlene Dietrich ~


The school made it very clear that women were entitled to positions of authority. That sense of entitlement allowed us to feel that we have a natural place in leadership in the world. That gave me a mental and emotional confidence.
~By Linda Vester ~


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 ~


The ultimate court of appeal is observation and experiment... not authority.
~By Thomas Huxley ~


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 will not nullify, I will not secede, but I will under sovereign State authority fight in the Union another revolutionary conflict for civil liberty, and a Union which will defend it.
~By Henry A. Wise ~


Well we'd just seen Gerry. I think he wanted somebody who had that authority and was handsome. The thing is, he's a big hunk isn't he? All I can say, if you look at his chat line, or the Phantom website, it's quite worrying. Because the girls really seem to love him.
~By Andrew Lloyd Webber ~


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 ~


To be sure, the vast majority of people who are untrained can accept the results of science only on authority.
~By Morris Raphael Cohen ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


I get involved if a problem comes up after the death has been investigated by the local authority.
~By Michael Baden ~


This means that the search for a formula of European cooperation in connection with the League of Nations, far from weakening the authority of this latter must and can only tend to strengthen it, for it is closely connected with its aims.
~By Aristide Briand ~


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


A quotation in a speech, article or book is like a rifle in the hands of an infantryman. It speaks with authority.
~By Brendan Francis ~


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


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


Where the people possess no authority, their rights obtain no respect.
~By George Bancroft ~


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 ~


There is no moral authority like that of sacrifice.
~By Nadine Gordimer ~


I undertake that, in the exercise of my functions of that office I will have regard to any guidance with respect to ethical standards issued by the secretary of state under Section 66 of the Greater London Authority Act 1999.
~By Kenneth Robert Livingstone ~


I am conservative by temperament. I disapprove of criminal activity. I am very solidly and markedly on the side of authority. The truth is I would rather err on the side of too much authority than too little.
~By James Ellroy ~


I'll be on my third honeymoon, so I'm more of an authority than I care to be.
~By Alan Thicke ~


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 being cannot be termed rational or virtuous, who obeys any authority, but that of reason.
~By Mary Wollstonecraft ~


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 ~


If you look to lead, invest at least 40% of your time managing yourself - your ethics, character, principles, purpose, motivation, and conduct. Invest at least 30% managing those with authority over you, and 15% managing your peers.
~By Dee Hock ~


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'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 ~


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


Authority forgets a dying king.
~By Alfred Lord Tennyson ~


Punishment may make us obey the orders we are given, but at best it will only teach an obedience to authority, not a self-control which enhances our self-respect.
~By Bruno Bettelheim ~


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


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


The people in general ought to have regard to the moral character of those whom they invest with authority either in the legislative, executive, or judicial branches.
~By John Witherspoon ~


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 ~


You will launch many projects, but have time to finish only a few. So think, plan, develop, launch and tap good people to be responsible. Give them authority and hold them accountable. Trying to do too much yourself creates a bottleneck.
~By Donald Rumsfeld ~


But I was amazed at how organized the Palestinian election authority was, how competent they were in setting up their polling places and the poll workers they had.
~By Joe Biden ~


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 ~


Any commander who fails to exceed his authority is not of much use to his subordinates.
~By Arleigh Burke ~


Leave no authority existing not responsible to the people.
~By Thomas Jefferson ~


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


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


To say that authority, whether secular or religious, supplies no ground for morality is not to deny the obvious fact that it supplies a sanction.
~By Joseph Addison ~


To be free in an age like ours, one must be in a position of authority. That in itself would be enough to make me ambitious.
~By Hannah Arendt ~


The Supreme Court of the United States is hereby commanded to try Andrew Johnson for usurpation of our Imperial authority and prerogatives, and if found guilty, behead him or send him here to black the Emperor's boots.
~By Joshua A. Norton ~


But I recognize no infallible authority, even in special questions; consequently, whatever respect I may have for the honesty and the sincerity of such or such an individual, I have no absolute faith in any person.
~By Mikhail Bakunin ~


How many Catholic schools do you think teach the students to question the authority of the Pope? Do you believe Christian schools teach students to question or challenge the authority of Jesus Christ? Do military schools teach the cadets to challenge the authority.
~By Neal Boortz ~


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


The man who prefers his country before any other duty shows the same spirit as the man who surrenders every right to the state. They both deny that right is superior to authority.
~By Lord Acton ~


It vexes me when they would constrain science by the authority of the Scriptures, and yet do not consider themselves bound to answer reason and experiment.
~By Galileo Galilei ~


The fate of every democracy, of every government based on the sovereignty of the people, depends on the choices it makes between these opposite principles, absolute power on the one hand, and on the other the restraints of legality and the authority of tradition.
~By John Acton ~


For a war to be just three conditions are necessary - public authority, just cause, right motive.
~By Ernest Hemingway ~


They sent me the script, asking me to play the part of a general. I have never played the part of an authority figure. I've never thought of myself that way. I was uncomfortable with it, but I worked at it and knew I had a guttural voice for a general.
~By Mark Goddard ~


I wasn't good with authority, went to lots of schools, didn't like the fact that there was no autonomy.
~By Nigella Lawson ~


Let us be true: this is the highest maxim of art and of life, the secret of eloquence and of virtue, and of all moral authority.
~By Henri Frederic Amiel ~


What we really need to be understanding is that all of these things matter and they all stem from the fact that certain people live with power and authority and they want to maintain it.
~By Anita Hill ~


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 ~


In liberal democracy and anxious anarchy, the traditional classic dance, compact of aristocratic authority and absolute freedom in a necessity of order, has never been so promising as an independent expression as it is today.
~By Lincoln Kirstein ~


Authority pisses me off. I think everyone should be able to drink and get loud whenever they want.
~By James Hetfield ~


The disappearance of a sense of responsibility is the most far-reaching consequence of submission to authority.
~By Stanley Milgram ~


I make no claim to be an authority on writing or illustrating for children.
~By Hugh Lofting ~


Undermine their pompous authority, reject their moral standards, make anarchy and disorder your trademarks. Cause as much chaos and disruption as possible but don't let them take you ALIVE.
~By Sid Vicious ~


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


In order to be a lieutenant, you've got to have authority in your voice. No matter how young your face looks, you've got to let your guys know that you're in charge.
~By Esai Morales ~


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 ~


A leading authority is anyone who has guessed right more than once.
~By Frank Howard Clark ~


I think there was an absolute, deep gap between consensual relations between adults, which people may like or dislike, and people who physically impose themselves on children or misuse their authority to impose on children.
~By Barney Frank ~


A king is always a king - and a woman always a woman: his authority and her sex ever stand between them and rational converse.
~By Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley ~


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 ~


Moral authority is never retained by any attempt to hold on to it. It comes without seeking and is retained without effort.
~By Mohandas Gandhi ~


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 ~


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


Admittedly, scientific authority is not distributed evenly throughout the body of scientists; some distinguished members of the profession predominate over others of a more junior standing.
~By Michael Polanyi ~


The man whose authority is recent is always stern.
~By Aeschylus ~


That's why editors and publishers will never be obsolete: a reader wants someone with taste and authority to point them in the direction of the good stuff, and to keep the awful stuff away from their door.
~By Walter Jon Williams ~


In order to the existence of such a ministry in the Church, there is requisite an authority received from God, and consequently power and knowledge imparted from God for the exercise of such ministry; and where a man possesses these, although the bis.
~By John Wycliffe ~


All the modern christian churches have no more authority to preach, baptize, or administer any other ordinance of the gospel than the idolatrous Hindoos have.
~By Orson Pratt ~


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 ~


If you're going to kick authority in the teeth, you might as well use two feet.
~By Keith Richards ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


Obedience to lawful authority is the foundation of manly character.
~By Robert E. Lee ~


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 ~

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