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If we come to power we will abolish the multi-ethnic society.
~By Hans Janmaat ~


Religions, which condemn the pleasures of sense, drive men to seek the pleasures of power. Throughout history power has been the vice of the ascetic.
~By Bertrand Russell ~


The more expansive government is, the more perils people face in daily lives, be it from IRS agents or from child support services, or from other agencies that often have little or no legal restraints on their power.
~By James Bovard ~


When I started walking and I looked down and I saw on the floor this water, which looked like, you know, water in your basement except it happened to be in the auxiliary building of a nuclear power plant.
~By William Scranton ~


The campaign against the death penalty has been - while a powerful campaign, its participants have been those who attend all of the vigils, a relatively small number of people.
~By Angela Davis ~


A major power can afford a military debacle only when it looks like a political victory.
~By Friedrich Durrenmatt ~


While The United States is the most powerful nation the world has ever seen, it is also the most detested nation that the world has ever known.
~By Harold Pinter ~


When state and religion are one, religion becomes a means for the powerful to remain in power.
~By Walter Jon Williams ~


The price of self-empowerment is what I call it. Somebody who thinks outside the box.
~By Andrew McCarthy ~


The Times has much less power than you think. I believe we attribute power to the media generally that it simply doesn't have. It's very convenient to blame the media, the same way we blame television for everything that's going wrong in society.
~By Michael Pollan ~


I know of no safe depository of the ultimate powers of the society but the people themselves; and if we think them not enlightened enough to exercise their control with a wholesome discretion, the remedy is not to take it from them but to inform their discretion.
~By Thomas Jefferson ~


Christians should never fail to sense the operation of an angelic glory. It forever eclipses the world of demonic powers, as the sun does a candle's light.
~By Beverly Sills ~


Faith consists in believing when it is beyond the power of reason to believe.
~By Voltaire ~


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


There is one rule for politicians all over the world: Don't say in Power what you say in opposition; if you do, you only have to carry out what the other fellows have found impossible.
~By John Galsworthy ~


Because it was the original 4 guys, and the dynamic of those 4 guys interacting together that had the power.
~By Ronnie Montrose ~


Although my early equipment was very modest, later I made my own and they were more powerful.
~By Clyde Tombaugh ~


To be a revolutionary you have to be a human being. You have to care about people who have no power.
~By Jane Fonda ~


It's being willing to walk away that gives you strength and power - if you're willing to accept the consequences of doing what you want to do.
~By Whoopi Goldberg ~


There had so lately been a large force of Spanish cavalry at the village, which had made a great impression on the minds of the young men, as to their power, consequence, which my appearance with 20 infantry was by no means calculated to remove.
~By Zebulon Pike ~


Never forget the three powerful resources you always have available to you: love, prayer, and forgiveness.
~By H. Jackson Brown, Jr. ~


When a judge assumes the power to decide which distinctions made in a statute are legitimate and which are not, he assumes the power to disapprove of any and all legislation, because all legislation makes distinctions.
~By Robert Bork ~


Our deep respect for the land and its harvest is the legacy of generations of farmers who put food on our tables, preserved our landscape, and inspired us with a powerful work ethic.
~By James H. Douglas ~


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 ~


The power and appeal of Documentary is the way it alters and plays with the way the viewer relates to and understands the subject.
~By Ben Edwards ~


We all have an equal interest in stability and security throughout Europe. The years the OSCE has existed, and particularly this year, have given rise to great expectations and at the same time to powerful disappointments.
~By Boris Yeltsin ~


Success isn't measured by money or power or social rank. Success is measured by your discipline and inner peace.
~By Mike Ditka ~


Thaw with her gentle persuasion is more powerful than Thor with his hammer. The one melts, the other breaks into pieces.
~By Henry David Thoreau ~


I am proud to represent these men and women who empower people in developing nations and promote the Peace Corps mission of peace and friendship. These volunteers are making major strides to improve the lives of people and communities around the world.
~By Kenny Marchant ~


The Stuart sovereigns of England steadily attempted to strengthen their power, and the resistance to that effort caused an immense growth of Parliamentary influence.
~By Albert Bushnell Hart ~


Never underestimate the power of human stupidity.
~By Robert A. Heinlein ~


He that fails in his endeavors after wealth or power will not long retain either honesty or courage.
~By Samuel Johnson ~


That men should live honestly, quietly, and comfortably together, it is needful that they should live under a sense of God's will, and in awe of the divine power, hoping to please God, and fearing to offend Him, by their behaviour respectively.
~By Isaac Barrow ~


There is nothing anyone can do anyway. The public has no power. The government knows I'm not a criminal. The parole board knows I'm not a criminal. The judge knows I'm not a criminal.
~By Jack Kevorkian ~


I've just taught thousands of people over the radio in the USA how to mend broken watches and broken house appliances. I am a catalyst or trigger to access these powers.
~By Uri Geller ~


If even in science there is no a way of judging a theory but by assessing the number, faith and vocal energy of its supporters, then this must be even more so in the social sciences: truth lies in power.
~By Imre Lakatos ~


In a confrontation with the politics of power, the soft center has always melted away.
~By Lord Hailsham ~


I confess it is beyond our power to awaken the heart, but ordinarily this way does good.
~By Thomas Hooker ~


What connects two thousand years of genocide? Too much power in too few hands.
~By Simon Wiesenthal ~


I really believed that the priests were acquainted with my thoughts; and often stood in great awe of them. They often told me they had power to strike me dead at any moment.
~By Maria Monk ~


Our educational system is appallingly poor right now. Yet, somehow we're turning out some of the most intellectual and powerful sophisticated minds in the world. I think that's because we still have the opportunity here.
~By Malcolm Wallop ~


I think it is important to ask ourselves as citizens, not as Democrats attacking the administration, but as citizens, whether a world power can really provide global leadership on the basis of fear and anxiety?
~By Zbigniew Brzezinski ~


To resort to power one need not be violent, and to speak to conscience one need not be meek. The most effective action both resorts to power and engages conscience.
~By Barbara Deming ~


I have willpower and determination. I am very resilient, like rock.
~By Carnie Wilson ~


I had the conviction that lovemaking fools you. The overpowering emotions it induces make you think you're sharing the same feelings as the other person and that they're imagining the same as you.
~By Greta Scacchi ~


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


You will know that forgiveness has begun when you recall those who hurt you and feel the power to wish them well.
~By Lewis B. Smedes ~


Though intelligence is powerless to modify character, it is a dab hand at finding euphemisms for its weaknesses.
~By Quentin Crisp ~


My goal was to make New Jersey's state government a model for all other states to emulate, hopefully thereby to stem, or at least slow down, the flow of power to the federal government.
~By Charles Edison ~


So, yes, we do celebrate America today because the majority will stand up and empower the American people to live that American Dream and to be part of making a better, freer, and safer world.
~By Robin Hayes ~


They just have a feel about them. And you feel your way through them and you come out with something that's very powerful and mythic. And you don't quite know how you got there. I think this story has a lot of those elements.
~By Michael O'Donoghue ~


By religion, then, I understand a propitiation or conciliation of powers superior to man which are believed to direct and control the course of nature and of human life.
~By James G. Frazer ~


The eye sees what it brings the power to see.
~By Thomas Carlyle ~


The Myth of Male Power dealt much more with the political issues, the legal issues, sexual harassment, date rape, women who kill, and those issues were very much more interfaced with the agendas of feminism.
~By Warren Farrell ~


Welcome those big, sticky, complicated problems. In them are your most powerful opportunities.
~By Ralph Marston ~


Nothing else so destroys the power to stand alone as the habit of leaning upon others. If you lean, you will never be strong or original. Stand alone or bury your ambition to be somebody in the world.
~By Orison Swett Marden ~


Somewhere we turn ourselves into victims instead of being the powerful women we really are meant to be.
~By Judith Light ~


Today, nuclear power provides 20 percent of power in the United States.
~By Michael Burgess ~


Although I insist that God has always had the power to intervene directly in nature to create new forms, I am willing to be per-suaded that He chose not to do so and instead employed secondary natural causes like random mutation and natural selection.
~By Phillip E. Johnson ~


I wish all consumers were as gullible as advertising's biggest critics. Anyone who believes advertising is that powerful will believe almost anything.
~By Jef I. Richards ~


The Internet is so big, so powerful and pointless that for some people it is a complete substitute for life.
~By Andrew Brown ~


Whichever party is in office, the Treasury is in power.
~By Harold Wilson ~


We are not animals. We are not a product of what has happened to us in our past. We have the power of choice.
~By Stephen Covey ~


It takes a lot of courage to release the familiar and seemingly secure, to embrace the new. But there is no real security in what is no longer meaningful. There is more security in the adventurous and exciting, for in movement there is life, and in change there is power.
~By Alan Cohen ~


There is a power in public opinion in this country - and I thank God for it: for it is the most honest and best of all powers - which will not tolerate an incompetent or unworthy man to hold in his weak or wicked hands the lives and fortunes of his fellow-citizens.
~By Martin Van Buren ~


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


The sublimity of administration consists in knowing the proper degree of power that should be exerted on different occasions.
~By Charles de Montesquieu ~


Many highly intelligent people are poor thinkers. Many people of average intelligence are skilled thinkers. The power of a car is separate from the way the car is driven.
~By Edward de Bono ~


No doubt that the U.S. is a super-power capable of conquering a relatively small country, but is it able to control it?
~By Bashar al-Assad ~


I love the idea of a woman being able to discover the idea of power this way, on such a scale. And I don't know about that, what it means - well, I guess I'd better, or my part's in trouble.
~By Mary McDonnell ~


Native Americans are the original inhabitants of the land that now constitutes the United States. They have helped develop the fundamental principles of freedom of speech and separation of powers that form the foundation of the United States Government.
~By Joe Baca ~


Power may be at the end of a gun, but sometimes it's also at the end of the shadow or the image of a gun.
~By Jean Genet ~


In addition to their power over government based on government financing and personal influence, bankers could steer governments in ways they wished them to go by other pressures.
~By Carroll Quigley ~


And what do Democrats stand for, if they are so ready to defame concerned citizens as the "mob" - a word betraying a Marie Antoinette delusion of superiority to ordinary mortals. I thought my party was populist, attentive to the needs and wishes of those outside the power structure. And as a product of the 1960s, I thought the Democratic party was passionately committed to freedom of thought and speech.
~By Camille Paglia ~


I have the power of my height. Growing up, it was a total drawback. There was nothing good about it at all.
~By Allison Janney ~


Traffic is one of the most powerful films to come out in recent years. It blew me away.
~By Mary Hart ~


We have the power to do any damn fool thing we want to do, and we seem to do it about every 10 minutes.
~By J. William Fulbright ~


One thing about these storms, we know how disruptive things can be when we depend on the system to keep working. What would happen if the terrorists do it? Knock down the power, destroy bridges, cut the water supply?
~By Geraldo Rivera ~


Not the power to remember, but its very opposite, the power to forget, is a necessary condition for our existence.
~By Saint Basil ~


A skilled Transition Team leader will set the general goals for a Transition, and then confer on the other team leaders working with him the power to implement those goals.
~By Richard V. Allen ~


Not to be cheered by praise, not to be grieved by blame, but to know thoroughly one's own virtues or powers are the characteristics of an excellent man.
~By Satchel Paige ~


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 ~


Diplomacy: the art of restraining power.
~By Henry A. Kissinger ~


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 ~


I think film is a very powerful advocate and message carrier.
~By Estelle Morris ~


Powerful indeed is the empire of habit.
~By Publilius Syrus ~


Capitalism has destroyed our belief in any effective power but that of self interest backed by force.
~By George Bernard Shaw ~


God has been pleased to prescribe limits to his power and to work out his ends within these limits.
~By William S. Paley ~


The Lord God, the creator of Judaism and the God of Judaism and Christianity, empowered our minds and gave us the ability to question.
~By Michael Novak ~


The scum of the People are most Tyrannical when they get the Power, and treat their Betters with the greatest Insolence.
~By Mary Astell ~


My father was an Episcopalian minister, and I've always been comforted by the power of prayer.
~By Anna Lee ~


Great writers arrive among us like new diseases threatening, powerful, impatient for patients to pick up their virus, irresistible.
~By Craig Raine ~


Your real self - the "I am I" - is master of this land, the ruler of this empire. You rightfully have power and dominion over it, all its inhabitants, and all contained in its realm.
~By Robert Collier ~


This year I hope to introduce legislation that would require Power Administrations to list direct and indirect costs associated with ESA compliance as a line item on customer's power bills.
~By Cathy McMorris ~


I can very well do without God both in my life and in my painting, but I cannot, suffering as I am, do without something which is greater than I am, which is my life, the power to create.
~By Vincent Van Gogh ~


I believe in one thing only, the power of human will.
~By Joseph Stalin ~


I do resent that when you're in the most cool, powerful time of your life, which is your 40s, you're put out to pasture. I think women are so much cooler when they're older. So it's a drag that we're not allowed to age.
~By Rosanna Arquette ~


There is not a single Muslim leader today who has the courage and commitment to defend Islam and Muslims, they are all in awe of the United States and other Western powers, and are indebted to them.
~By Abu Bakar Bashir ~


Che came in 1963, shortly after I had come to power.
~By Ahmed Ben Bella ~


Before this government came to power, many failing schools were simply allowed to drift on in a pattern of continuing failure. The government is determined to break that pattern and is successfully doing so.
~By Estelle Morris ~

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