Power Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Power

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The symptoms of fascist thinking are colored by environment and adapted to immediate circumstances. But always and everywhere they can be identified by their appeal to prejudice and by the desire to play upon the fears and vanities of different groups in order to gain power.
~By Henry A. Wallace ~


There are many respects in which America, if it can bring itself to act with the magnanimity and the empathy appropriate to its size and power, can be an intelligent example to the world.
~By J. William Fulbright ~


As a result of the 'hung' election of November 1932. Hitler set in motion the first of the 9 steps he would take in the next 52 days, which would, finally, bring him absolute power.
~By William Waller ~


While I believe our Constitution allows for State and local governments to execute the power of eminent domain for those purposes that specifically serve the public good, condemning property solely to implement economic development plans is not serving the public good.
~By Solomon Ortiz ~


Today the predatory state, or the predatory group of states, with power of total destruction, is no more to be tolerated than the predatory individual.
~By Lester B. Pearson ~


Noah and his family were the only loyal and obedient subjects to the legal power: they alone were saved.
~By Orson Pratt ~


What power can poverty have over a home where loving hearts are beating with a consciousness of untold riches of the head and heart?
~By Orison Swett Marden ~


I think the Internet's been a tremendous tool in terms of breaking down the power structure of information and entertainment, particularly at a time when so much information and entertainment were in the hands of so few people, with multinationals owning everything.
~By Dave Foley ~


I know there is a Supreme Being who rules the affairs of men and whose goodness and mercy have always followed the American people, and I know He will not turn from us now if we humbly and reverently seek His powerful aid.
~By Grover Cleveland ~


I want the municipality to be a helping hand to the man with a desire of sympathy, to help the fallen when it is not in their power to help themselves.
~By John Burns ~


Neither science, nor the politics in power, nor the mass media, nor business, nor the law nor even the military are in a position to define or control risks rationally.
~By Ulrich Beck ~


The most important political task facing the out-of-power party - the Democrats for now - is creating a villain to run against. It's certainly easier than developing some grand new ideas or policies on which to campaign.
~By Pat Sajak ~


With power comes the abuse of power. And where there are bosses, there are crazy bosses. It's nothing new.
~By Judd Rose ~


I was allowed to ring the bell for five minutes until everyone was in assembly. It was the beginning of power.
~By Jeffrey Archer ~


There is no reason to have problems between country and country, between government and government, when there is a separation of powers.
~By Ricardo Lagos ~


Only a man who knows what it is like to be defeated can reach down to the bottom of his soul and come up with the extra ounce of power it takes to win when the match is even.
~By Muhammad Ali ~


Personal savings accounts to me are one of the most powerful things, not necessarily in saving, solvency, or bankruptcy of the program, but in guaranteeing, the words I used a few minutes ago, a safe and secure retirement for our seniors.
~By Bill Frist ~


It is unfortunately none too well understood that, just as the State has no money of its own, so it has no power of its own.
~By Albert J. Nock ~


Therefore God is one, if that which admits of so great power can be nothing else: and yet those who deem that there are many gods, say that they have divided their functions among themselves; but we will discuss all these matters at their proper places.
~By Lactantius ~


For the creation of a masterwork of literature two powers must concur, the power of the man and the power of the moment, and the man is not enough without the moment.
~By Matthew Arnold ~


The Constitution gives the president the power to appoint, upon the advice and consent of a majority of the Senate, and it plainly does not give a minority of senators any right to interfere with that process.
~By John Jay Hooker ~


Power in America today is control of the means of communication.
~By Theodore White ~


I wish I had it in my power to furnish you with accommodation I should feel proud to do it, shall be happy to hear from you at anytime when you engagements will allow you an hour and remain with best wishes for yourself, family and circuit.
~By John Hawley ~


With our work at Kazaa, we began seeing growing broadband connections and more powerful computers and more streaming multimedia, and we saw that the traditional way of communicating by phone no longer made a lot of sense.
~By Niklas Zennstrom ~


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.
~By Samuel Butler ~


But in its final creation it was not the part of the Father's power to fail as though exhausted. It was not the part of His wisdom to waver in a needful matter through poverty of counsel.
~By Giovanni Pico della Mirandola ~


I beg my Children to be just and virtuous, never to disgrace my name or theirs, and then they are out of fortune's power.
~By Thomas Willis ~


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


I think theater is powerful. The best experiences I had in the theater are more powerful than the best experiences I had in movies.
~By William H. Macy ~


The right of self defense never ceases. It is among the most sacred, and alike necessary to nations and to individuals, and whether the attack be made by Spain herself or by those who abuse her power, its obligation is not the less strong.
~By James Monroe ~


The megalomaniac differs from the narcissist by the fact that he wishes to be powerful rather than charming, and seeks to be feared rather than loved. To this type belong many lunatics and most of the great men of history.
~By Bertrand Russell ~


There will be no end to the troubles of states, or of humanity itself, till philosophers become kings in this world, or till those we now call kings and rulers really and truly become philosophers, and political power and philosophy thus come into the same hands.
~By Plato ~


The world is very different now. For man holds in his mortal hands the power to abolish all forms of human poverty, and all forms of human life.
~By John F. Kennedy ~


They who are in the highest places, and have the most power, have the least liberty, because they are the most observed.
~By John Tillotson ~


At this time, my work on the SPS power supplies had just come to an end; I joined a study group on the pp project and an experimental team studying cooling in a small ring (ICE).
~By Simon van der Meer ~


I protest that if some great Power would agree to make me always think what is true and do what is right, on condition of being turned into a sort of clock and would up every morning before I got out of bed, I should instantly close with the offer.
~By Thomas Huxley ~


In all candor, the Court fails to perceive any reason for suspending the power of courts to get evidence and rule on questions of privilege in criminal matters simply because it is the president of the United States who holds the evidence.
~By John J. Sirica ~


Our relations with the other powers of Europe have experienced no essential change since the last session.
~By James Monroe ~


My music, my songs are 100 percent inspired by girl power.
~By Paulina Rubio ~


Of course, Marxism is an example of what Carl Popper would have called a 'World Three' structure, in that it's got immense power as an idea, but you couldn't actually hold up anything in the world and say: 'this is Marxism'.
~By Alan Moore ~


Air power is like poker. A second-best hand is like none at all - it will cost you dough and win you nothing.
~By George Kenney ~


You have to accept the fact that part of the sizzle of sex comes from the danger of sex. You can be overpowered.
~By Camille Paglia ~


Satire is traditionally the weapon of the powerless against the powerful.
~By Molly Ivins ~


Religion often is misused for purely power-political goals, including war.
~By Hans Kung ~


Poor is the power of the lead that becomes bullets compared to the power of the hot metal that becomes types.
~By Georg Brandes ~


Communism has never come to power in a country that was not disrupted by war or corruption, or both.
~By John F. Kennedy ~


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.
~By Leo Tolstoy ~


As an inspiration to the author, I do not think the cat can be over-estimated. He suggests so much grace, power, beauty, motion, mysticism. I do not wonder that many writers love cats; I am only surprised that all do not.
~By Carl Van Vechten ~


I do not mean that you could continue to do this with propriety or even with safety; I merely assert that the power is, in point of fact, in your hands. And for such a power, what a responsibility to God and man!
~By Jay Alan Sekulow ~


One of the sad things about contemporary journalism is that it actually matters very little. The world now is almost inured to the power of journalism. The best journalism would manage to outrage people. And people are less and less inclined to outrage.
~By David Simon ~


Words derive their power from the original word.
~By Meister Eckhart ~


For good or for ill, air mastery is today the supreme expression of military power and fleets and armies, however vital and important, must accept a subordinate rank.
~By Winston Churchill ~


The world itself is the will to power - and nothing else! And you yourself are the will to power - and nothing else!
~By Friedrich Nietzsche ~


All the power to them but I'm not interested in making yet another show that looks like some other show.
~By Jhonen Vasquez ~


Beauty attracts us men; but if, like an armed magnet it is pointed, beside, with gold and silver, it attracts with tenfold power.
~By Jean Paul ~


Iraq's search for weapons of mass destruction has proven impossible to deter and we should assume that it will continue for as long as Saddam is in power.
~By Al Gore ~


There is little more powerful than when truth joins action.
~By Bryant H. McGill ~


The most cogent reason for restricting the interference of government is the great evil of adding unnecessarily to its power.
~By John Stuart Mill ~


Vision without power does bring moral elevation but cannot give a lasting culture.
~By Muhammad Iqbal ~


When you blame others, you give up your power to change.
~By Robert Anthony ~


Men are motivated and empowered when they feel needed. Women are motivated and empowered when they feel cherished.
~By John Gray ~


This radical transformation of world power relationships reflects primarily in the case of both the USA and the USSR the growth of the productive forces.
~By Earl Browder ~


I've spent my career trying to help people without connections understand what's going on so that they have a chance of getting a fair shake from the connected and the powerful.
~By Allan Sloan ~


Anyway, no drug, not even alcohol, causes the fundamental ills of society. If we're looking for the source of our troubles, we shouldn't test people for drugs, we should test them for stupidity, ignorance, greed and love of power.
~By P. J. O'Rourke ~


Not my power, but the power of the position, a power which could be used to help.
~By Betty Ford ~


If you like overheads, you'll love PowerPoint.
~By Edward Tufte ~


Physics does not change the nature of the world it studies, and no science of behavior can change the essential nature of man, even though both sciences yield technologies with a vast power to manipulate the subject matters.
~By Pope Paul VI ~


The wise become as the unwise in the enchanted chambers of Power, whose lamps make every face the same colour.
~By Walter Savage Landor ~


I repeat... that all power is a trust; that we are accountable for its exercise; that from the people and for the people all springs, and all must exist.
~By Benjamin Disraeli ~


The thing is, if you control the Senate meetings, you control the gavel. And the gavel is a very important instrument... an instrument of power. An instrument that establishes the agenda.
~By Dan Quayle ~


The fundamental concept in social science is Power, in the same sense in which Energy is the fundamental concept in physics.
~By Bertrand Russell ~


Power confuses itself with virtue and tends also to take itself for omnipotence.
~By J. William Fulbright ~


As our federal government has grown too large and too powerful, the real loss has been the freedom of people to govern their own lives and participate fully in the American dream.
~By Steve Forbes ~


And this system sorted out the Chechen war in just 20 days. This way, I used the President's power, he didn't use me. It wasn't hard for me to leave - it isn't my scene. I have nothing to do there.
~By Aleksandr Lebed ~


The tallest Trees are most in the Power of the Winds, and Ambitious Men of the Blasts of Fortune.
~By William Penn ~


Putin can't afford to leave the office because he will be in real danger of being prosecuted for things he and his people did during their stay in power.
~By Garry Kasparov ~


My own judgment of how the world is gonna end is that there will be a country led by a madman that will build a nuclear bomb with so much force, so much power, that it will be dropped somewhere on the face of this earth and that the earth will lose its place.
~By Evel Knievel ~


To achieve the mood of a warrior is not a simple matter. It is a revolution. To regard the lion and the water rats and our fellow men as equals is a magnificent act of a warrior's spirit. It takes power to do that.
~By Carlos Castaneda ~


I've always had a natural fear of the police, or abuse of their power.
~By Terrence Howard ~


If all Church power vests in the clergy, then the people are practically bound to passive obedience in all matters of faith and practice; for all right of private judgment is then denied.
~By Charles Hodge ~


If Congress does its job in this regard, the residents of Puerto Rico will be empowered to act in their own self-interest and express their future political status aspirations accordingly.
~By Dick Thornburgh ~


Language is legislation, speech is its code. We do not see the power which is in speech because we forget that all speech is a classification, and that all classifications are oppressive.
~By Roland Barthes ~


There is also a perfection of degrees, by which a person performs all the commands of God, with the full exertion of all his powers, without the least defect. This is what the law of God requires, but what the saints cannot attain to in this life.
~By Charles Buck ~


Much that passes as idealism is disguised hatred or disguised love of power.
~By Bertrand Russell ~


I think there's a supreme power behind the whole thing, an intelligence. Look at all of the instincts of nature, both animals and plants, the very ingenious ways they survive. If you cut yourself, you don't have to think about it.
~By Clyde Tombaugh ~


The intensity of your desire governs the power with which the force is directed.
~By John McDonald ~


No one is in control of your happiness but you; therefore, you have the power to change anything about yourself or your life that you want to change.
~By Barbara de Angelis ~


The reward of one duty is the power to fulfill another.
~By George Eliot ~


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


Heroes are those who can somehow resist the power of the situation and act out of noble motives, or behave in ways that do not demean others when they easily can.
~By Philip Zimbardo ~


Debt is such a powerful tool, it is such a useful tool, it's much better than colonialism ever was because you can keep control without having an army, without having a whole administration.
~By Susan George ~


Filth and old age, I'm sure you will agree, are powerful wardens upon chastity.
~By Geoffrey Chaucer ~


We kind of agree with Mao that political power comes largely from the barrel of a gun. And we get it that if you want a friend you should get a dog.
~By Ron Bloom ~


I have a profound belief in the power of the Sacraments. I believe that in a Divine way the use of them teaches the teachable their inward meaning and therefore I think we need be in no hurry to attempt to teach new converts all that we think we know about them.
~By Roland Allen ~


It is true, indeed, that the national domain is ours. It is true it was acquired by the valor and with the wealth of the whole nation. But we hold, nevertheless, no arbitrary power over it.
~By William H. Seward ~


Vote: the instrument and symbol of a freeman's power to make a fool of himself and a wreck of his country.
~By Ambrose Bierce ~


We have the opportunity to move not only toward the rich society and the powerful society, but upward to the Great Society.
~By Lyndon B. Johnson ~


All the idols made by man, however terrifying they may be, are in point of fact subordinate to him, and that is why he will always have it in his power to destroy them.
~By Simone de Beauvoir ~


People always fear change. People feared electricity when it was invented, didn't they? People feared coal, they feared gas-powered engines... There will always be ignorance, and ignorance leads to fear. But with time, people will come to accept their silicon masters.
~By Bill Gates ~


Today the Western powers and media want to domesticate us like sheep, to keep us tame and domesticated.
~By Abu Bakar Bashir ~

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