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Some wars have been due to the lust of rulers for power and glory, or to revenge to wipe out the humiliation of a former defeat.
~By John Boyd Orr ~


Wondrous is the strength of cheerfulness, and its power of endurance - the cheerful man will do more in the same time, will do it; better, will preserve it longer, than the sad or sullen.
~By Thomas Carlyle ~


As for the Pope, I am too old to be frightened by his shadow, and am quite sure his shadow or Substance will do less harm to the liberties of my country than will a party, who seek to acquire political power by exciting religious bigotry in the minds of their duped followers.
~By Ezra Cornell ~


The measure of a man is what he does with power.
~By Plato ~


The right of petition, I have said, was not conferred on the People by the Constitution, but was a pre-existing right, reserved by the People out of the grants of power made to Congress.
~By Caleb Cushing ~


The only power any government has is the power to crack down on criminals. Well, when there aren't enough criminals, one makes them. One declares so many things to be a crime that it becomes impossible for men to live without breaking laws.
~By Ayn Rand ~


Every white man in this country has been raised with a false sense of power.
~By Roxanne Dunbar ~


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 ~


The ability of writers to imagine what is not the self, to familiarize the strange and mystify the familiar, is the test of their power.
~By Toni Morrison ~


You in Lebanon, your power is no match to Israel. Israel, militarily, is more powerful than you and maybe it is more powerful than all the Arab countries, or most of them.
~By Bashar al-Assad ~


Mystical references to society and its programs to help may warm the hearts of the gullible but what it really means is putting more power in the hands of bureaucrats.
~By Thomas Sowell ~


The power of intuitive understanding will protect you from harm until the end of your days.
~By Lao Tzu ~


Blessing is the soveraign act of God, and the power of benediction like the power of God.
~By John Pearson ~


When Communist U.S.S.R. was a superpower, the world was better off. The right-wing media is trying to marginalize the peace movement.
~By Janeane Garofalo ~


At the time I belonged to the socialist party, and Hitler came to power.
~By Douglas Sirk ~


I've been told that I have a lot of energy. The secret is that I use renewable resources. Some days I'm solar powered. Some days I'm wind powered. And some people in this room might think I'm hybrid gas-powered. You'll just have to guess which it is today.
~By Bill Richardson ~


I emphasize self-esteem, self-confidence, and dignity, not as an ideal, but as a real test of community organization. Without leadership development, community organizations do not have staying power.
~By Paul Wellstone ~


The power of television - it's so present in our lives, we don't even know how powerful it is.
~By Melissa Leo ~


In the intellectual order, the virtue of humility is nothing more nor less than the power of attention.
~By Simone Weil ~


Appetite, craving for food, is a constant and powerful stimulator of the gastric glands.
~By Ivan Pavlov ~


Moreover, the practical recommendations deduced from ecological principles threaten the vested interests of commerce; it is hardly surprising that the financial and political power created by these investments should be used sometimes to suppress environmental impact studies.
~By Garrett Hardin ~


The larger the state, the more callous it becomes... the colder its heart. It is also true that the bigger the corporation, the more callous its heart. But unlike the state, corporations have competition and have no police powers.
~By Dennis Prager ~


I retired from public Business from a thorough Conviction that it was not in my Power to do any Good, and very much disgusted with Measures, which appeared to me inconsistent with common Policy and Justice.
~By George Mason ~


The only power you have is the word no.
~By Frances McDormand ~


God exists, if only in the form of a meme with high survival value, or infective power, in the environment provided by human culture.
~By Richard Dawkins ~


An animal's eyes have the power to speak a great language.
~By Martin Buber ~


The law has no power over heroes.
~By Charlotte Lennox ~


Struggle is strengthening. Battling with evil gives us the power to battle evil even more.
~By Ossie Davis ~


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


I had the honor of speaking with Asimov. The album ended up being something not directly related to Asimov, but related instead to the concept of the power of robotics.
~By Alan Parsons ~


Although our inattention can contribute to our lack of total well-being, we also have the power to choose positive behaviors and responses. In that choice we change our every experience of life!
~By Greg Anderson ~


I personally believe that those who are leaders with political power over the world will be forced some day, sooner or later, to give way to common sense and the will of the people.
~By Alva Myrdal ~


Consumers have not been told effectively enough that they have huge power and that purchasing and shopping involve a moral choice.
~By Anita Roddick ~


As regards the individual nature, woman is defective and misbegotten, for the active power of the male seed tends to the production of a perfect likeness in the masculine sex; while the production of a woman comes from defect in the active power.
~By Thomas Aquinas ~


People who are powerless make an open theater of violence.
~By Don DeLillo ~


It is a process of diverting one's scattered forces into one powerful channel.
~By James Allen ~


Since I've been in Playboy myself in Australia, I love it, and I think it's really empowering and positive towards women, which is not a view that many women hold.
~By Dannii Minogue ~


The spirit and determination of the people to chart their own destiny is the greatest power for good in human affairs.
~By Matt Blunt ~


We have entered an era vibrating with the din of small voices. Every citizen can be a reporter, can take on the powers that be.
~By Matt Drudge ~


The day when a sportsman stops thinking above all else of the happiness in his own effort and the intoxication of the power and physical balance he derives from it, the day when he lets considerations of vanity or interest take over, on this day his ideal will die.
~By Pierre de Coubertin ~


Property may be destroyed and money may lose its purchasing power; but, character, health, knowledge and good judgement will always be in demand under all conditions.
~By Roger Babson ~


If you think about it, Washington's overwhelming power in the world is founded on death, the awesome arsenal for killing people.
~By William Greider ~


The most powerful weapon on earth is the human soul on fire.
~By Ferdinand Foch ~


Let the message go out - a new generation has taken charge of Labour which is optimistic about our country, optimistic about our world, optimistic about the power of politics. We are optimistic and together we will change Britain.
~By Ed Miliband ~


This... there's nothing more difficult than this. Because we have really, truly good white people in important positions. And the fact of the matter is that there are a limited number of those positions. And unless we are conscious of the need to have more people of color, gays, other people in those positions we will not change the problem. We're in a position where you have to say who is going to step down so someone else can have power.
~By Mark Lloyd ~


The moment you enlist in the army of God, you personally become a target. You need to remember that if you're living for and walking with Jesus Christ, the powers of darkness are aligned against you.
~By Walter Martin ~


If a test of civilization be sought, none can be so sure as the condition of that half of society over which the other half has power.
~By Harriet Martineau ~


I don't think a powerful man would be interesting unless he'd be nice, attractive, with or without the power. Men are interested in powerful men. Women are interested in terrific men!
~By Dorothy Stratten ~


Beware of the man who rises to power from one suspender.
~By Edgar Lee Masters ~


Power tends to corrupt and absolute power corrupts absolutely.
~By Lord Acton ~


The power of the sword, say the minority... is in the hands of Congress.
~By Tench Coxe ~


From this process has emerged a parallel process of translating traditional working and living values into a new political and economic power - a power increasingly based upon the strength of money and those material things money can purchase.
~By Alex Campbell ~


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 ~


If absolute power corrupts absolutely, does absolute powerlessness make you pure?
~By Harry Shearer ~


The superior power of population cannot be checked without producing misery or vice.
~By Thomas Malthus ~


Women are the only exploited group in history to have been idealized into powerlessness.
~By Erica Jong ~


People are intrigued by fame, power and wealth and I think Hollywood is the only place where you get all three together.
~By Jackie Collins ~


Our Constitution recognises no other power than that of persuasion, for enforcing religious observances.
~By Richard Mentor Johnson ~


It is a truism that almost any sect, cult, or religion will legislate its creed into law if it acquires the political power to do so.
~By Robert A. Heinlein ~


I put for the general inclination of all mankind, a perpetual and restless desire of power after power, that ceaseth only in death.
~By Thomas Hobbes ~


With the power of conviction, there is no sacrifice.
~By Pat Benatar ~


A voice is a human gift; it should be cherished and used, to utter fully human speech as possible. Powerlessness and silence go together.
~By Margaret Atwood ~


Undeserved praise causes more pangs of conscience later than undeserved blame, but probably only for this reason, that our power of judgment are more completely exposed by being over praised than by being unjustly underestimated.
~By Friedrich Nietzsche ~


Knowing that you are completely forgiven destroys the power of sin in your life.
~By Joseph Prince ~


Doublethink means the power of holding two contradictory beliefs in one's mind simultaneously, and accepting both of them.
~By George Orwell ~


I love playing big rooms. There's nothing like it. It's a power trip.
~By Jewel Kilcher ~


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


A zeal for the defence of their country led these heroes to the scene of action, though with a few men to attack a powerful army of experienced warriors.
~By Daniel Boone ~


Now that judges embrace forcibly starving someone to death, Congress should use its appropriation power to starve the judicial budget.
~By Phyllis Schlafly ~


The health of the people is really the foundation upon which all their happiness and all their powers as a state depend.
~By Benjamin Disraeli ~


Burning desire to be or do something gives us staying power - a reason to get up every morning or to pick ourselves up and start in again after a disappointment.
~By Marsha Sinetar ~


We in the press, by our power, can actually undermine leadership.
~By Christiane Amanpour ~


Brutal men with unlimited power are the same all over the world.
~By Mary Chesnut ~


In our story logic which we're making up, if we're saying he's alive, then like a quadriplegic who's in bed he can move his head and shoulders, but he can't move his arms. If he could just turn on that power to his legs and arms, the nerves could get through and he could walk.
~By John Badham ~


My office has been one of the most scrupulous in the country with regard to the protection of individual rights. I've been on record for years in law journals and books as championing the rights of the individual against the oppressive power of the state.
~By Jim Garrison ~


Well, I didn't want to have the reminder sort of in the sky, so that people would forever look at it. I wanted to have - really to create a city from the bottom up. From that foundation, which held, from the democratic power of what the site really is.
~By Daniel Libeskind ~


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 ~


While one party may possess the levers of power, one party does not possess a monopoly on good ideas. Good lawmaking, after all, is about the ability to craft effective solutions.
~By Bill Owens ~


The world is too much with us; late and soon, getting and spending, we lay waste our powers: Little we see in Nature that is ours.
~By William Wordsworth ~


If I desired to kill the senator why did I not do it? You all admit that I had him in my power.
~By Preston Brooks ~


Words must surely be counted among the most powerful drugs man ever invented.
~By Leo Rosten ~


What I fear most is power with impunity. I fear abuse of power, and the power to abuse.
~By Isabel Allende ~


Chance is always powerful. Let your hook always be cast; in the pool where you least expect it, there will be fish.
~By Ovid ~


Maintaining checks and balances on the power of the Judiciary Branch and the other two branches is vital to keep the form of government set up by our Founding Fathers.
~By Todd Tiahrt ~


Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did and it never will.
~By Frederick Douglass ~


I have a really powerful urge to see things work.
~By Bill Budge ~


Each underestimates her own power and overestimates the other's.
~By Deborah Tannen ~


To try to be authentic these days, to ask questions of the people in power - it's difficult. This administration has evolved new techniques to handle people like me. Their strategy, in a word, is simple: ignore them.
~By Ron Suskind ~


Being famous is having the power to really implement positive change in the world, and it gives you the power to do what you want. I'm really grateful for it because I can play music and people will listen.
~By Sean Lennon ~


I counted on sixty days only, but I held out for 133. I didn't go into power, but to get power I borrowed some power from the President and made him sign a number of decrees and give me enough power to create a system capable of handling crisis situations.
~By Aleksandr Lebed ~


Power has to be insecure to be responsive.
~By Ralph Nader ~


The circulating medium being issued only by those who labor, they would suddenly become invested with all the wealth and all the power; and those who did not labor, be they ever so rich now, would as suddenly become poor and powerless.
~By Josiah Warren ~


What we call Man's power over Nature turns out to be a power exercised by some men over other men with Nature as its instrument.
~By C. S. Lewis ~


But what is after all the happiness of mere power? There is a greater happiness possible than to be lord of heaven and earth; that is the happiness of being truly loved.
~By Lafcadio Hearn ~


He has a number of curious facts in illustration of the power of mere goodness to protect against outrage.
~By George Combe ~


Society has to change, but the political powers we have at the moment are not enough to effect this change. The whole democratic system would have to be rethought.
~By Jose Saramago ~


I think I have told you, but if I have not, you must have understood, that a man who has a vision is not able to use the power of it until after he has performed the vision on earth for the people to see.
~By Black Elk ~


You desire that which exceeds my humble powers, but I trust in the compassion and mercy of the All-powerful God.
~By Saint Stephen ~


Men must stop being jealous of their power and generously allow freedom and responsibility to others. The reward is harmonious families and society.
~By Delphine de Girardin ~


The vote is the most powerful instrument ever devised by man for breaking down injustice and destroying the terrible walls which imprison men because they are different from other men.
~By Lyndon B. Johnson ~

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January 17 ,2021
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