Power Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Power

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Fortune, which has a great deal of power in other matters but especially in war, can bring about great changes in a situation through very slight forces.
~By Julius Caesar ~


In our system of democracy, our government works on a system of checks and balances. Instead of stripping power from the courts, I believe we should follow the process prescribed in our Constitution - consideration of a Constitutional amendment.
~By Dennis Cardoza ~


We all know here that the law is the most powerful of schools for the imagination. No poet ever interpreted nature as freely as a lawyer interprets the truth.
~By Jean Giraudoux ~


Women like to watch women fight because it makes them feel sort of empowered physically and mentally. They feel kind of jazzed and excited by it.
~By Lucy Liu ~


There is a fundamental difference between the Polish experience of the state and the Russian experience. In the Polish experience, the state was always a foreign power. So, to hate the state was a patriotic act.
~By Ryszard Kapuscinski ~


Knowledge will give you power, but character respect.
~By Bruce Lee ~


Well, the first thing is that truth and power for me form an antithesis, an antagonism, which will hardly ever be resolved. I can define in fact, can simplify the history of human society, the evolution of human society, as a contest between power and freedom.
~By Wole Soyinka ~


The power of an air force is terrific when there is nothing to oppose it.
~By Winston Churchill ~


Man, alone, has the power to transform his thoughts into physical reality; man, alone, can dream and make his dreams come true.
~By Napoleon Hill ~


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 life, single women are the most vulnerable adults. In movies, they are given imaginary power.
~By Elizabeth Wurtzel ~


If God is so powerful, can he create a rock which he cannot lift?
~By Terry Goodkind ~


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 ~


From another point of view, a new situation now seems to be arising in which Japan's prosperity is going to be incorporated into the expanding potential power of both production and consumption in Asia at large.
~By Kenzaburo Oe ~


Power is not sufficient evidence of truth.
~By Samuel Johnson ~


The first day at the power plant I found myself photographing some steam vents on the roof of the structure. And I remember consciously thinking that they were just like trees but they were metal.
~By John Sexton ~


Any people anywhere, being inclined and having the power, have the right to rise up, and shake off the existing government, and form a new one that suits them better. This is a most valuable - a most sacred right - a right, which we hope and believe, is to liberate the world.
~By Abraham Lincoln ~


The pressure of adversity does not affect the mind of the brave man... It is more powerful than external circumstances.
~By Lucius Annaeus Seneca ~


In my opinion, most of the great men of the past were only there for the beer - the wealth, prestige and grandeur that went with the power.
~By A. J. P. Taylor ~


The basic premise of the Constitution was a separation of powers and a system of checks and balances because man was perceived as a fallen creature and would always yearn for more power.
~By Roy Moore ~


In medicine, as in statecraft and propaganda, words are sometimes the most powerful drugs we can use.
~By Sara Murray Jordan ~


We are very fond of blaming the poor for destroying the environment. But often it is the powerful, including governments, that are responsible.
~By Wangari Maathai ~


The truths of religion are never so well understood as by those who have lost the power of reason.
~By Voltaire ~


Men have defined the parameters of every subject. All feminist arguments, however radical in intent or consequence, are with or against assertions or premises implicit in the male system, which is made credible or authentic by the power of men to name.
~By Andrea Dworkin ~


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 ~


It is only with burning anger that we can speak of this attack by counter-revolutionary reactionary elements against the capital of our country, against our people's democratic order and the power of the working class.
~By Janos Kadar ~


The corporations and the media don't need power; they already have it.
~By Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero ~


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 ~


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


Nature is so powerful, so strong. Capturing its essence is not easy - your work becomes a dance with light and the weather. It takes you to a place within yourself.
~By Annie Leibovitz ~


That is, we believed, the supreme duty of the parent, who only was permitted to claim in some degree the priestly office and function, since it is his creative and protecting power which alone approaches the solemn function of Deity.
~By Charles Eastman ~


Since governmental quotas expand bureaucratic power, provoke a backlash and are unfair to individuals, we need to find a better way to increase minority opportunities.
~By Marvin Olasky ~


Liberal Democrats are inexorably opposed to tax cuts, because tax cuts give people more power, and take away from the role of government.
~By Rush Limbaugh ~


Some people are born with a vital and responsive energy. It not only enables them to keep abreast of the times; it qualifies them to furnish in their own personality a good bit of the motive power to the mad pace.
~By Kate Chopin ~


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


The United States invented the Internet and it has been our gift to the world, paid for by our taxpayers. The U.N.'s desire to take that gift as a means of increasing its power must be stopped.
~By John Doolittle ~


The truth does not require a majority to prevail, ladies and gentlemen. The truth is its own power. The truth will out. Never forget that.
~By Rush Limbaugh ~


Power and speed be hands and feet.
~By Ralph Waldo Emerson ~


Nip the shoots of arbitrary power in the bud, is the only maxim which can ever preserve the liberties of any people.
~By John Quincy Adams ~


To use the power of the bison, I had to perform that part of my vision for the people to see.
~By Black Elk ~


I think when you've travelled around a lot in Africa, you understand something that many people here don't recognize: the extraordinary power that is Africa at village level - at community level.
~By Stephen Lewis ~


We are with you in this work. Workingmen must form a party of their own, take charge of the government, dispose gilded fraud, and put honest toil in power.
~By Denis Kearney ~


All the waste in a year from a nuclear power plant can be stored under a desk.
~By Ronald Reagan ~


In a democracy the poor will have more power than the rich, because there are more of them, and the will of the majority is supreme.
~By Aristotle ~


If the education of our kids comes from radio, television, newspapers - if that's where they get most of their knowledge from, and not from the schools, then the powers that be are definitely in charge, because they own all those outlets.
~By Maynard James Keenan ~


The limit is not as narrow as it might be. I do not claim for this action, as it now goes on, an ideal degree of efficiency. What I do claim is that this type of competition already reveals its nature and its ultimate power to hold seeming monopolies in check.
~By John Bates Clark ~


The world of learning is so broad, and the human soul is so limited in power!
~By Maria Mitchell ~


The power of one, if fearless and focused, is formidable, but the power of many working together is better.
~By Gloria Macapagal Arroyo ~


Johnson had been the most powerful man in the world, yet the North Vietnamese and the Vietcong had resisted, overcome his power, broken his will.
~By Stephen Ambrose ~


Power is not an institution, and not a structure; neither is it a certain strength we are endowed with; it is the name that one attributes to a complex strategical situation in a particular society.
~By Michel Foucault ~


The power of sound to put an audience in a certain psychological state is vastly undervalued. And the more you know about music and harmony, the more you can do with that.
~By Mike Figgis ~


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 ~


A man in my situation, my lords, has not only to encounter the difficulties of fortune. and the force of power over minds which it has corrupted or subjugated. but the difficulties of established prejudice: the man dies, but his memory lives.
~By Robert Emmet ~


I know that if the peace movement takes its message boldly to the Negro people a powerful force can be secured in pursuit of the greatest goal of all mankind. And the same is true of labor and the great democratic sections of our population.
~By Paul Robeson ~


We're also far enough from the publishing power that we have no access to the politics of publishing, although there are interpersonal politics, of course.
~By Katherine Dunn ~


You're going through the horror of it, you're going through the isolation of it but you're being empowered by reminding yourself that you're connected to everybody else.
~By Adam Arkin ~


We are born to action; and whatever is capable of suggesting and guiding action has power over us from the first.
~By Rush Limbaugh ~


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 ~


My power is the ability to control water molecules and form them into ice.
~By Shawn Ashmore ~


No passion so effectually robs the mind of all its powers of acting and reasoning as fear.
~By Edmund Burke ~


The natural liberty of man is to be free from any superior power on Earth, and not to be under the will or legislative authority of man, but only to have the law of nature for his rule.
~By Samuel Adams ~


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 ~


Science gives us a powerful vocabulary, and it is impossible to produce a vocabulary with which one can only say nice things.
~By John Charles Polanyi ~


Only in the last week, South Carolina announced that it is seeking to become the U. S. center for hydrogen fuel cells, and BMW revealed that it will power some of its high-end model cars with hydrogen.
~By Virgil Goode ~


That is where the power, opportunity, and choice come from-when you have money. Money equals opportunity. There is no question.
~By Billie Jean King ~


I believe, however, that such abnormal moments can be found in everyone, and it is all the more fortunate when they occur in individuals with creative talent or with clairvoyant powers.
~By Giorgio de Chirico ~


The real problem is that the way that power is given out in our society pits us against each other.
~By Anita Hill ~


As a conservative who believes in limited government, I believe that the only check on government power in real time is a free and independent press.
~By Mike Pence ~


Power tires only those who do not have it.
~By Giulio Andreotti ~


It is hard for power to enjoy or incorporate humour and satire in its system of control.
~By Dario Fo ~


The whole community of people with disabilities was alive, politically alive. I give Justin Dart credit for that. He traveled to every state in the country. He really made people with disabilities understand that they had some political power.
~By Major Owens ~


An organization which claims to be working for the needs of a community - as SNCC does - must work to provide that community with a position of strength from which to make its voice heard. This is the significance of black power beyond the slogan.
~By Stokely Carmichael ~


The simplest and most basic meaning of the symbol of the Goddess is the acknowledgment of the legitimacy of female power as a beneficent and independent power.
~By Carol P. Christ ~


Better still - your history has shown how powerful a moral catharsis expressed through popular resistance to injustice can sometimes be; I have in mind the grassroots opposition to the Vietnam War.
~By Breyten Breytenbach ~


The discovery of truth is prevented more effectively, not by the false appearance things present and which mislead into error, not directly by weakness of the reasoning powers, but by preconceived opinion, by prejudice.
~By Arthur Schopenhauer ~


Saddam Hussein has been tenacious in his pursuit of weapons of mass destruction and, unless he is removed from power, he will eventually harm our nation and our allies. Every moment we delay allows him to grow stronger.
~By Richard Shelby ~


We are in a position of financial and social power, and we could be agents of change in our society. Without pretension, I believe we could be a nice little gardener who takes care of the garden, and hopefully our neighbor will do the same. Then, maybe we'll achieve a better world.
~By Guy Laliberte ~


Power is given only to those who dare to lower themselves and pick it up. Only one thing matters, one thing; to be able to dare!
~By Fyodor Dostoevsky ~


In the due exercise of your official power, in strictest accordance with law and the Constitution, you can deprive the enemy of that which, above all else, has given, and still gives him, aid and comfort.
~By Robert Dale Owen ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


Make the best use of what is in your power, and take the rest as it happens.
~By Epictetus ~


The power of the people and the power of reason are one.
~By Georg Buchner ~


Mathematics is the most beautiful and most powerful creation of the human spirit.
~By Stefan Banach ~


I'd always been a news junkie, always read lots of newspapers and watched the Sunday morning news shows on TV and felt strongly about issues of power, control, sexuality and race.
~By Barbara Kruger ~


In a democracy there is a centralization of governmental power in a simple majority.
~By Robert Welch ~


When a guy can make fun of you, thats attractive. Who knew that teasing could have so much power over women!
~By Rachel Bilson ~


It is impossible for you to be angry and laugh at the same time. Anger and laughter are mutually exclusive and you have the power to choose either.
~By Wayne Dyer ~


You can have your titular recognition. I'll take money and power.
~By Helen Gurley Brown ~


Action is the highest perfection and drawing forth of the utmost power, vigor, and activity of man's nature.
~By Bishop Robert South ~


People might say I'm difficult, but did you ever hear anyone describe a label as 'difficult'? By nature, artists should challenge. When they call you difficult, it is a reflection of the imbalance of power.
~By Michelle Shocked ~


For as long as the power of America's diversity is diminished by acts of discrimination and violence against people just because they are black, Hispanic, Asian, Jewish, Muslim or gay, we still must overcome.
~By Ron Kind ~


Ukraine had quite serious impact on the many Russians. They could see that ordinary people in Ukraine which is a bordering state, very close to Russia, the people of this state are, they didn't want to tolerate anymore the power abuse by Ukrainian officials.
~By Garry Kasparov ~


You can't underestimate the power of fear.
~By Tricia Nixon ~


Human beings are accustomed to think of intellect as the power of having and controlling ideas and of ability to learn as synonymous with ability to have ideas. But learning by having ideas is really one of the rare and isolated events in nature.
~By Edward Thorndike ~


I assess the power of a will by how much resistance, pain, torture it endures and knows how to turn to its advantage.
~By Friedrich Nietzsche ~


Simplicity, clarity, singleness: These are the attributes that give our lives power and vividness and joy as they are also the marks of great art. They seem to be the purpose of God for his whole creation.
~By Richard Holloway ~


Grand opera is the most powerful of stage appeals and that almost entirely through the beauty of music.
~By John Philip Sousa ~


The people of this country, not special interest big money, should be the source of all political power.
~By Paul Wellstone ~

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