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People have tremendous power, more than the average person understands, and certainly more than even I understood before I came to Congress. When any of my constituents writes me a letter, I promise you, we're listening.
~By Charlie Norwood ~


The less effort, the faster and more powerful you will be.
~By Bruce Lee ~


The Sandinista government became consumed with fighting a war of survival. They were up against the biggest superpower in the world.
~By Bianca Jagger ~


There is a major ingredient missing from our perception of how changes are brought about; that ingredient is power.
~By Paul Wellstone ~


There is no limit to the power of loving.
~By John Morton ~


I think that certainly my choices empower me.
~By Kyra Sedgwick ~


A community is democratic only when the humblest and weakest person can enjoy the highest civil, economic, and social rights that the biggest and most powerful possess.
~By A. Philip Randolph ~


There's no denying that television is one of the most powerful propaganda media we've ever invented.
~By Jim Fowler ~


If the sight of the blue skies fills you with joy, if a blade of grass springing up in the fields has power to move you, if the simple things of nature have a message that you understand, rejoice, for your soul is alive.
~By Eleonora Duse ~


What they will try to do is get symbolic victories. Symbolism is important to them. They have little else. But they will strike, I believe, at centers of media, of financial, of American power, of American culture; and that is where we should place our bet.
~By James T. Walsh ~


We cannot live by power, and a culture that seeks to live by it becomes brutal and sterile. But we can die without it.
~By Max Lerner ~


The lecturer should give the audience full reason to believe that all his powers have been exerted for their pleasure and instruction.
~By Michael Faraday ~


Once more, Never think that you can live to God by your own power or strength; but always look to and rely on him for assistance, yea, for all strength and grace.
~By David Brainerd ~


We favor the economic unification of Germany. If complete unification cannot be secured, we shall do everything in our power to secure the maximum possible unification.
~By James F. Byrnes ~


Once upon a time my political opponents honored me as possessing the fabulous intellectual and economic power by which I created a worldwide depression all by myself.
~By Herbert Hoover ~


I think the last one would have to be The Godfather because it was such a powerful story. There was lots of violence in it but I could take it because I thought there was a reality to it. It wasn't gratuitous, it was just these guys' story.
~By Bobby Farrelly ~


I hoped the dramatic power of the play would rest on that tension between elegant structure - the underlying plan is that you see the first and last meeting of every couple in the play - and inelegant emotion.
~By Patrick Marber ~


Beauty, n: the power by which a woman charms a lover and terrifies a husband.
~By Ambrose Bierce ~


The Muslim leaders swallow the advice of the Western powers and bodies like the IMF and World Bank, even when it is bad for their countries and they know this.
~By Abu Bakar Bashir ~


If nuclear power plants are safe, let the commerical insurance industry insure them. Until these most expert judges of risk are willing to gamble with their money, I'm not willing to gamble with the health and safety of my family.
~By Donna Reed ~


I have a lack of fear, whereas in the past the fear of failure was a powerful motivator. Anyway, I have great expectations for the future, but I just don't know if I'm the monarch of all I survey.
~By Sylvester Stallone ~


The greatly increased consumption of alcoholic beverages is very largely a direct result of the increased purchasing power created by wartime expenditures.
~By William Lyon Mackenzie King ~


If women be educated for dependence; that is, to act according to the will of another fallible being, and submit, right or wrong, to power, where are we to stop?
~By Mary Wollstonecraft ~


Even though worker capacity and motivation are destroyed when leaders choose power over productivity, it appears that bosses would rather be in control than have the organization work well.
~By Margaret J. Wheatley ~


We've been using C and C++ way too much - they're nice, but they're very close to the machine and what we wanted was to empower regular users to build applications for Linux.
~By Miguel de Icaza ~


The House of Lords, an illusion to which I have never been able to subscribe - responsibility without power, the prerogative of the eunuch throughout the ages.
~By Tom Stoppard ~


Never underestimate the power of the State to act out its own massive fantasies.
~By Don DeLillo ~


When we first broke into that forbidden box in the other dimension, we knew we had discovered something as surprising and powerful as the New World when Columbus came stumbling onto it.
~By Ken Kesey ~


To play safe, I prefer to accept only one type of power: the power of art over trash, the triumph of magic over the brute.
~By Vladimir Nabokov ~


A State which has universal suffrage and a wide extension of the jury franchise, must qualify the people by education to rightly exercise the great powers with which they are invested.
~By Edmund Barton ~


It's very simple. If the American people care about a lot of things including corruption in government, then, in fact, if you use the power to appoint in order to do political business, to clear fields, to save your party money and so on, if it's not a crime - and I believe it is - it certainly is business as usual, politics of corruption.
~By Darrell Issa ~


We must remember that politics is more than a power game. The core of politics in my view is to serve our citizens, to serve our fellow human beings.
~By Kjell Magne Bondevik ~


This is one of the miracles of love: It gives a power of seeing through its own enchantments and yet not being disenchanted.
~By C. S. Lewis ~


If you feel rooted in your home and family, if you're active in your community, there's nothing more empowering. The best way to make a difference in the world is to start by making a difference in your own life.
~By Julia Louis Dreyfus ~


Father Fernando did every thing in his power to assist the sick; and although he arrived much reduced in flesh, he did not become ill, and is now well.
~By Junipero Serra ~


All gods are homemade, and it is we who pull their strings, and so, give them the power to pull ours.
~By Aldous Huxley ~


The motive power of democracy is love.
~By Henri Bergson ~


The forces that are in play on climate change essentially revolve around the generation of power, the transportation of goods and services and people, and the sorts of materials that we use to fuel the whole of our civilisation.
~By Peter Garrett ~


The great power the president has is that he is the most prominent person in the biggest media event on the planet. He has the attention of the nation and the world. When he speaks, everybody listens.
~By David Frum ~


Indeed it can be argued that to make a powerful film you must care about the subject, therefore powerful films tend to be both political and partisan in nature.
~By Ben Edwards ~


Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our Light, not our Darkness, that most frightens us.
~By Marianne Williamson ~


The power to do good is also the power to do harm.
~By Milton Friedman ~


Let us rise in the moral power of womanhood; and give utterance to the voice of outraged mercy, and insulted justice, and eternal truth, and mighty love and holy freedom.
~By Maria W. Chapman ~


Guitar Player Magazine says Dick Dale is the father of Heavy Metal, blowing up 48 amplifiers, creating the first power amplifier.
~By Dick Dale ~


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


But the power of science lies in open publication, which, with the rise of the Internet, is no longer constrained by the price of paper.
~By Michael Shermer ~


One of the most powerful devices of poetry is the use of distortions. You can go from talking about the way a minute passes to the way a century passes, or a lifetime.
~By Robert Morgan ~


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 ~


Learning too soon our limitations, we never learn our powers.
~By Mignon McLaughlin ~


Official truths are often powerful illusions.
~By John Pilger ~


I have this problem in the rebirthing community because it's so powerful sometimes, I get thrown out because people want to do things a certain way and they are just not open to new ideas, so they don't want me to come around.
~By Leonard Orr ~


People in the U.K. cannot understand whether Blair has lost his mind or whether his ambition to be the second-most-powerful man in the world made him lose his mind.
~By Bianca Jagger ~


I'm writing a film. With our access to these powerful media, we're going to take over, because it's really disgusting what is put out there now to be consumed.
~By Lisa Bonet ~


From my time in Health I know that choice empowers people lives.
~By John Hutton ~


Politicians are there to try to deal with stuff, but sometimes it's both fortunate and unfortunate that people like us have more... not involvement, but more power in the stuff that we say.
~By Thierry Henry ~


I am not wrong in the belief that its public funds are more secure than those of all the European powers.
~By Albert Gallatin ~


We all know how powerful the web can be for raising political money. Well, if you're game, the Duke Cunningham Legal Defense Fund is apparently ready to accept your donation.
~By Joshua Micah Marshall ~


There's a power in women being women. There's a role for men, but we don't have to be men, because we're women. I think that representing that on television is a cool thing.
~By Jenna Elfman ~


The whole process of getting licenses to broadcast, which took place decades ago, was done behind closed doors by powerful lobbies, and wealthy commercial interests got all the licenses with no public input, no congressional input for that matter.
~By Robert McChesney ~


Only a knowledgeable, empowered and vocal citizenry can perform well in democracy.
~By David Brin ~


Oh while I live, to be the ruler of life, not a slave, to meet life as a powerful conqueror, and nothing exterior to me will ever take command of me.
~By Walt Whitman ~


As the world's sole remaining super power and economic powerhouses, our nation's ability to be at the forefront of innovation and production has enabled unparalleled economic success of our nation's workforce.
~By Leonard Boswell ~


Entire generations of Americans have come of age since the ancient time when the president's power was constrained by a duty of candor to the American people.
~By James Bovard ~


I didn't have evil intentions, but I guess I did have power.
~By Harmon Killebrew ~


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 ~


Yes, it's a prequel. It tells the story about how the girls were born with superpowers, but they weren't necessarily heroes at the beginning of this movie, so the movie is about the events that happen in their life to make them decide to be heroes.
~By Craig McCracken ~


Easy was, like, spending time with Jennifer on set. Difficult stuff about character is, it was a little bit like just being the only one with no superhuman powers.
~By Goran Visnjic ~


Well I knew JD could go out there and knock the guy out because in training I told JD all the time that he has height, reach and size and he has the power. JD has such a right hand, his right hand is like wow, oh man it is bad.
~By Michael Moorer ~


No power on earth is greater than a mind and soul reawakened. Our Constitution begins 'we the people', not 'us the government'.
~By Cal Thomas ~


There is also poetry written to be shouted in a square in front of an enthusiastic crowd. This occurs especially in countries where authoritarian regimes are in power.
~By Eugenio Montale ~


We are telling veterans they must sacrifice to pay for the pet projects and contracts to campaign donors of powerful members of Congress.
~By Nick Lampson ~


Global conditions are far too complex to be able to imagine that they could ever be really controlled by one power.
~By Ulrich Beck ~


There is no power on earth more formidable than the truth.
~By Margaret Lee Runbeck ~


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


There were two mentalities, and both mentalities had to change. There was what I called the Afrikaner mind set of the Unionist politicians, which was holding all power in their own hands, and discriminating, and their objective was to protect their identity.
~By John Hume ~


With the pride of the artist, you must blow against the walls of every power that exists the small trumpet of your defiance.
~By Norman Mailer ~


I've been spoiled by this project. I was given the script and went in to read, realizing that this was a powerful story and one that wasn't told very often.
~By Wentworth Miller ~


If America would withdraw from South Korea, there could be a power struggle between such as China and Japan.
~By Kim Dae Jung ~


He is a great simpleton who imagines that the chief power of wealth is to supply wants. In ninety-nine cases out of a hundred it creates more wants than it supplies.
~By William Wirt ~


I don't feel that the conductor has real power. The orchestra has the power, and every member of it knows instantaneously if you're just beating time.
~By Itzhak Perlman ~


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 ~


In exchange for power, influence, command and a place in history, a president gives up the bulk of his privacy.
~By Roger Mudd ~


The very existence of government at all, infers inequality. The citizen who is preferred to office becomes the superior to those who are not, so long as he is the repository of power, and the child inherits the wealth of the parent as a controlling law of society.
~By James F. Cooper ~


Power always thinks it has a great soul and vast views beyond the comprehension of the weak.
~By John Adams ~


We started focusing on this in earnest late summer and early fall. I can build more power plants. In the 12 years before us, not a single plant of major consequence was built.
~By Gray Davis ~


In my mind I needed a symbol of today's technology, and I realized that what I wanted to photograph was the Space Shuttle. And so that's where Places of Power came into being.
~By John Sexton ~


Every time you don't follow your inner guidance, you feel a loss of energy, loss of power, a sense of spiritual deadness.
~By Shakti Gawain ~


The experience of getting my Kriya, which is the meditation process that I do, was very powerful for me - though, as I explain in the book, I was really suspect of that kind of thing.
~By Mariel Hemingway ~


Nothing endears so much a friend as sorrow for his death. The pleasure of his company has not so powerful an influence.
~By David Hume ~


I find it difficult to believe that God would want us to strip the courts of their powers to interpret the laws of this land, albeit with the divergent opinions. I shudder that my colleagues do not understand the dynamics of the Federal judiciary.
~By Alcee Hastings ~


If the British Fleet were lost or captured, the Atlantic might be dominated by Germany, a power hostile to our way of life, controlling in that event most of the ships and shipbuilding facilities of Europe.
~By Wendell Willkie ~


The active part of man consists of powerful instincts, some of which are gentle and continuous; others violent and short; some baser, some nobler, and all necessary.
~By Francis W. Newman ~


Cultivate the frontal portion of her brain as much as that of man is cultivated, and she will stand his equal at least. Even now, where her mind has been called out at all, her intellect is as bright, as capacious, and as powerful as his.
~By Ernestine Rose ~


Storytelling is the most powerful way to put ideas into the world today.
~By Robert McAfee Brown ~


Real art is one of the most powerful forces in the rise of mankind, and he who renders it accessible to as many people as possible is a benefactor of humanity.
~By Zoltan Kodaly ~


When you have a person in power who punishes people for speaking their mind, it's truly dangerous.
~By Tim Robbins ~


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 ~


The empowerment of black women constitutes the empowerment of our entire community.
~By Kimberly Crenshaw ~


Because primarily of the power of the Internet, people of modest means can band together and amass vast sums of money that can change the world for some public good if they all agree.
~By William J. Clinton ~


The media's power is frail. Without the people's support, it can be shut off with the ease of turning a light switch.
~By Corazon Aquino ~

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