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Quotes And Sayings About Authority

Authority Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Authority

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The kingdom of God is an order of government established by divine authority. It is the only legal government that can exist in any part of the universe.
~By Orson Pratt ~


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


But constant experience shows us that every man invested with power is apt to abuse it, and to carry his authority as far as it will go.
~By Charles de Secondat ~


Men in authority will always think that criticism of their policies is dangerous. They will always equate their policies with patriotism, and find criticism subversive.
~By Henry Steele Commager ~


Everywhere, authority and tradition have to justify themselves in the face of questions.
~By Gustav Heinemann ~


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 ~


There are several reasons why Russians view the oppressive state positively. First, in the Russian Orthodox religion, there is an understanding of authority as something sent by God.
~By Ryszard Kapuscinski ~


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 ~


He who is firmly seated in authority soon learns to think security, and not progress, the highest lesson in statecraft.
~By James Russell Lowell ~


Part of what we love about poetry is the fact that it seems ancient, that it has an authority of ancient language and ancient form, and that it's timeless, that it reaches back.
~By Robert Morgan ~


We have to give value to authority. We have to give value to office, being in office, holding office.
~By James Hillman ~


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 ~


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 ~


Lawyer acted without authority from our band. He had no right to sell the Wallowa country.
~By Chief Joseph ~


A teacher should have maximal authority, and minimal power.
~By Thomas Szasz ~


We respect the role of the Senate. We respect the authority of the Senate to look at the qualifications of Judge Roberts, and at the end of the day I'm optimistic that if given a fair hearing and a fair opportunity, that he will be confirmed.
~By Alberto Gonzales ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


As a result of my study, I came to the conclusion that a common supreme authority was undesirable.
~By Fredrik Bajer ~


I call religion a natural authority, but it has usually been conceived as a supernatural authority.
~By Herbert Read ~


Foreign nationals entering the United States illegally who are taken into custody by the Border Protection Corps or by State or local law enforcement authorities must be promptly delivered to a federal law enforcement authority.
~By John Culberson ~


I think I'm a natural-born leader. I know how to bow down to authority if it's authority that I respect.
~By Tupac Shakur ~


Nearly everywhere monarchs raised themselves further above the level of the greatest nobles and buttressed their new pretensions to respect and authority with cannons and taxation.
~By J. M. Roberts ~


Historically, America has answered to a higher authority.
~By Lee Greenwood ~


The State Film Authority will be there for film as industry only, as is the case in all the other states, except Victoria. Victoria is moving more now into supporting non-commercial films.
~By Ann Macbeth ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


New faces have more authority than accustomed ones.
~By Euripides ~


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


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


Celebrity distorts democracy by giving the rich, beautiful, and famous more authority than they deserve.
~By Maureen Dowd ~


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 ~


Destiny: A tyrant's authority for crime and a fool's excuse for failure.
~By Ambrose Bierce ~


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 ~


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 ~


But in a turbulent environment the change is so widespread that it just routes around any kind of central authority. So it is best to manage the bottom-up change rather than try to institute it from the top down.
~By Kevin Kelly ~


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


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


Well, our statute provides us with authority to conduct a very broad inquiry basically to provide an investigation of 9/11 that's thorough, complete and will withstand the scrutiny of history.
~By Richard Ben Veniste ~


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 ~


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


The authority of any governing institution must stop at its citizen's skin.
~By Gloria Steinem ~


The improver of natural knowledge absolutely refuses to acknowledge authority, as such. For him, skepticism is the highest of duties; blind faith the one unpardonable sin.
~By Thomas Huxley ~


We have one authority and one law and everyone has the responsibility to follow that law and that authority.
~By Mahmoud Abbas ~


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


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


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


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 ~


The burnt odor in Washington is from the disintegrating authority of the governing classes.
~By William Greider ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


The more she rejected us the more convinced I was that she was another version of the real Molly, her disdain for authority, her scepticism that she had to do what the white man told her because it was good for her... She is Molly.
~By Phillip Noyce ~


The National Intelligence Director needs the authority to do the job we are asking him to do. That means power over the intelligence budget. And to be effective, to be allowed to do his or her job, they must have authority over the budget.
~By Leonard Boswell ~


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


No statement should be believed because it is made by an authority.
~By Robert A. Heinlein ~


And I have been campaigning for the past three months trying to get the Senate Judiciary Committee that has the oversight authority and responsibility to start its own public hearings.
~By Sibel Edmonds ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


And revolutions always mean the breakdown of old authority.
~By Hu Shih ~


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


The wisest have the most authority.
~By Plato ~


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


The exercise of authority over the same area by two States is a contradiction.
~By Benjamin Tucker ~


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


Does it follow that I reject all authority? Perish the thought. In the matter of boots, I defer to the authority of the boot-maker.
~By Mikhail Bakunin ~


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 ~


There has always been a certain proportion of people who leave the Church on issues of authority and sex. That hasn't changed since we started doing research on it back in the early 1960s.
~By Andrew Greeley ~


In this connection, faith and experience teach us many truths by means of the short-cut of authority and by the proofs of very pleasant and agreeable feelings.
~By Nicolas Malebranche ~


But because our organization has grown so much and in so many different ways, the delegation process places responsibility and authority on the shoulders of people you can watch grow and watch the way they treat others.
~By Vince McMahon ~


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


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 ~


In other words, the Church acknowledges Science as the higher authority.
~By Wilhelm Ostwald ~


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 ~


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 had learned many years ago in private business never to take responsibility without adequate authority; and the new Secretary of Defense, as budgets were sharply cut, quickly found that out.
~By Stuart Symington ~


The Church, during the apostolic age, did not consist of isolated, independent congregations, but was one body, of which the separate churches were constituent members, each subject to all the rest, or to an authority which extended over all.
~By Charles Hodge ~


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 ~


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


There's a certain way you stand to give yourself authority, which gives you the texture for the part. I chose that my character hadn't been married, he'd worked his way up the chain of command. For a small cameo role, I gave it a lot of thought.
~By Mark Goddard ~


Courtrooms contain every symbol of authority that a set designer could imagine. Everyone stands up when you come in. You wear a costume identifying you as, if not quite divine, someone special.
~By Irving R. Kaufman ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


Distrust of authority should be the first civic duty.
~By Norman Douglas ~


For which reason I would exhort you to pay all due Regard to the government over us; to the KING and all in authority; and to lead a quiet and peaceable life.
~By Jonathan Mayhew ~


Moral authority has been laid to rest, world opinion is no more than a game show and the difference between good and evil is about as relevant as changing channels.
~By Ralph Steadman ~


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 ~


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


Think for yourself and question authority.
~By Timothy Leary ~


There are millions of kids who, naturally, if we could only remember how it is - you know, you resent authority, you are impatient for change, you want to fix things up.
~By Thomas Foran ~


I am a liberated woman. And I do believe if a woman does equal work she should be paid equal money. But personally I am feminine and I do like male authority to lean on.
~By Julie Andrews ~


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

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