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It is a paradox that every dictator has climbed to power on the ladder of free speech. Immediately on attaining power each dictator has suppressed all free speech except his own.
~By Herbert Hoover ~


There is trust in there being a Spirit who loves me and wants me to have love in my life. I trust in this higher power, it is what keeps me moving forward no matter what happens.
~By Kenny Loggins ~


You have to be very rich to afford Labour, with 66 tax rises since they came in power.
~By John Redwood ~


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 ~


The Phantom, as well as being backed up by that music, it just so was a role that I identified with so powerfully. From the first second that I walked on to perform.
~By Gerard Butler ~


With an eye made quiet by the power of harmony, and the deep power of joy, we see into the life of things.
~By William Wordsworth ~


When every physical and mental resources is focused, one's power to solve a problem multiplies tremendously.
~By Norman Vincent Peale ~


The slightest acquaintance with history shows that powerful republics are the most warlike and unscrupulous of nations.
~By Ambrose Bierce ~


Some have said that the power of a Redeemer would depend upon two things: first, upon the richness of the self that was given; and second, upon the depths of the giving. Friend and foe alike are agreed on the question of the character of Jesus Christ.
~By E. Stanley Jones ~


What breadth, what beauty and power of human nature and development there must be in a woman to get over all the palisades, all the fences, within which she is held captive!
~By Alexander Herzen ~


And since all things have been named light and night and things corresponding to their powers for each, everything is full alike of light and invisible night, both equal since nothing has a share in neither.
~By Parmedides ~


There is no man more dangerous, in a position of power, than he who refuses to accept as a working truth the idea that all a man does should make for rightness and soundness, that even the fixing of a tariff rate must be moral.
~By Ida Tarbell ~


But Racine's extraordinary powers as a writer become still more obvious when we consider that besides being a great poet he is also a great psychologist.
~By Lytton Strachey ~


If the power goes out, business stops... whether you sell roses or you're a big manufacturer.
~By Eric Johnston ~


Many have said of Alchemy, that it is for the making of gold and silver. For me such is not the aim, but to consider only what virtue and power may lie in medicines.
~By Paracelsus ~


We hope that through these trade arrangements, through collaboration in training, in manpower development, and what have you, ASEAN in, say, ten years' time, will be a very different ASEAN.
~By Sellapan Ramanathan ~


There are old heads in the world who cannot help me by their example or advice to live worthily and satisfactorily to myself; but I believe that it is in my power to elevate myself this very hour above the common level of my life.
~By Henry David Thoreau ~


When you poll all of the economists, uh, across America that I think are intellectually honest they would all, or maybe not all, but 95% of them 96% of them would say you know we really have got a powerful economy.
~By Donald Evans ~


Never forget the power of silence, that massively disconcerting pause which goes on and on and may at last induce an opponent to babble and backtrack nervously.
~By Lance Morrow ~


I've been a rock star since you were very young. But I've never encountered anything as powerful as cancer.
~By Melissa Etheridge ~


I feel that all good art is powerful and simple.
~By Aulis Sallinen ~


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


People desire power. I don't know why they want it so. It seems to me it implies a hugely superior intellect which separates them from most of the populace.
~By F. Murray Abraham ~


Ambition is so powerful a passion in the human breast, that however high we reach we are never satisfied.
~By Henry Wadsworth Longfellow ~


Idealism is the noble toga that political gentlemen drape over their will to power.
~By Aldous Huxley ~


In this most powerful nation in the world, lack of access to health care should not force local and state governments, companies and workers into bankruptcy, while causing unnecessary illness and hospitalization.
~By John Conyers ~


My mother gave me this book called Feature Films at Used Car Prices by a guy named Rick Schmidt. I gotta credit the guy, cuz he gave me the most practical advice. It empowers you.
~By Vin Diesel ~


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 ~


Mischief springs from the power which the moneyed interest derives from a paper currency which they are able to control, from the multitude of corporations with exclusive privileges... which are employed altogether for their benefit.
~By Andrew Jackson ~


Any real record person knows that the number one most powerful marketing tool when it comes to music is repetition.
~By Nile Rodgers ~


Freewill means that the Universe never judges, never interferes with your own choices - and sees you as a being of equal creative power.
~By Joy Page ~


When the National Security Agency recruited me, they put me through a day of lie detector tests. They found out all my weaknesses and immediately seduced me. They used the strongest drugs in our culture, sex, power and money, to win me over.
~By John Perkins ~


Eternal vigilance is the price of liberty; power is ever stealing from the many to the few.
~By Wendell Phillips ~


The landscape is like being there with a powerful personality and I'm searching for just the right angles to make that portrait come across as meaningfully as possible.
~By Galen Rowell ~


In the general course of human nature, A power over a man's subsistence amounts to a power over his will.
~By Alexander Hamilton ~


It is for us to pray not for tasks equal to our powers, but for powers equal to our tasks, to go forward with a great desire forever beating at the door of our hearts as we travel toward our distant goal.
~By Helen Keller ~


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 ~


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 ~


Let us develop the resources of our land, call forth its powers, build up its institutions, promote all its great interests, and see whether we also, in our day and generation, may not perform something worthy to be remembered.
~By W. Somerset Maugham ~


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


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 ~


Our duty is to be useful, not according to our desires but according to our powers.
~By Henri Frederic Amiel ~


Albert Einstein when asked what he considered to be the most powerful force in the universe answered: Compound interest! What you have become is the price you paid to get what you used to want.
~By Mignon McLaughlin ~


The ruling idea of the politician - stated rather bluntly - is that those who are opposed to him exist for the purpose of being made to serve his ends, if he can get power enough in his hands to force these ends upon them.
~By Auberon Herbert ~


Well, we're trying to patch and fix and put a cast on a broken system here. You can call it what you want, but we'll continue to purchase power in a private market.
~By Gray Davis ~


We are the most powerful nation on earth. No external power, no terrorist organization, can defeat us. But we can defeat ourselves by getting caught in a quagmire.
~By George Soros ~


There can, therefore, be no doubt that Presbyterians do carry out the principle that Church power vests in the Church itself, and that the people have a right to a substantive part in its discipline and government.
~By Charles Hodge ~


Addressing global resentment cannot be put off. If we do not learn to use our predominant power with great restraint, we will antagonize the world.
~By Lee H. Hamilton ~


I'd take precision any day over power; as far as being tactical you know you have to see what's going on in there and also understand that for every punch that you or your opponent throws there's always a counter shot or two which you have to be ready to fire or defend.
~By Alexis Arguello ~


We are not weak if we make a proper use of those means which the God of Nature has placed in our power... the battle, sir, is not to the strong alone it is to the vigilant, the active, the brave.
~By Patrick Henry ~


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 ~


For some men the power to destroy life becomes the equivalent to the female power to create life.
~By Myriam Miedzian ~


Politicians trim and tack in their quest for power, but they do so in order to get the wind of votes in their sails.
~By Ian Gilmour ~


I was inspired to write this book by those who are sceptical of the power of freedom to change the world.
~By Natan Sharansky ~


The obligation of subjects to the sovereign is understood to last as long, and no longer, than the power lasteth by which he is able to protect them.
~By Thomas Hobbes ~


Politicians have limited power. They can't impose morality on themselves. How can they impose it on the country?
~By Cal Thomas ~


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


It's about the power of design and the power of the human spirit. It's above paying anybody to do something stupid for money like reality television does - like ambushing people.
~By Genevieve Gorder ~


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 ~


A man is truly free, even here in this embodied state, if he knows that God is the true agent and he by himself is powerless to do anything.
~By Ramakrishna ~


It would be wrong to assume that one must stay with a research programme until it has exhausted all its heuristic power, that one must not introduce a rival programme before everybody agrees that the point of degeneration has probably been reached.
~By Imre Lakatos ~


The mind has exactly the same power as the hands; not merely to grasp the world, but to change it.
~By Colin Wilson ~


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 ~


I've helped people get rid of headaches by placing my hand on their forehead, and backaches by placing my hand on their back. It's a powerful example of love that really works.
~By Shelley Long ~


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 ~


And when people in power can stay in power they do very little to tinker with the apparatus that put them in power.
~By DeForest Soaries ~


But the general welfare must restrict and regulate the exertions of the individuals, as the individuals must derive a supply of their strength from social power.
~By Friedrich List ~


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 ~


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 ~


This demonstration of power, indifferent to the law, is highly dangerous.
~By Mikhail Khodorkovsky ~


Red is one of the strongest colors, it's blood, it has a power with the eye. That's why traffic lights are red I guess, and stop signs as well... In fact I use red in all of my paintings.
~By Keith Haring ~


To be good, we must do good; and by doing good we take a sure means of being good, as the use and exercise of the muscles increase their power.
~By Tryon Edwards ~


The Negroes have little invention, but strong powers of imitation, so that they readily acquire mechanic arts. They have a great talent for music, and all their external senses are remarkably acute.
~By Samuel George Morton ~


We have hardly an adequate idea how all-powerful law is in forming public opinion, in giving tone and character to the mass of society.
~By Ernestine Rose ~


Whoever looks at America will see: the ship is powered by stupidity, corruption, or prejudice.
~By Johann Most ~


He who has great power should use it lightly.
~By Lucius Annaeus Seneca ~


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


The men who succeed are the efficient few. They are the few who have the ambition and will power to develop themselves.
~By Robert Burton ~


Who is wise? He that learns from everyone. Who is powerful? He that governs his passions. Who is rich? He that is content. Who is that? Nobody.
~By Benjamin Franklin ~


The momentum of freedom in our world is unmistakable - and it is not carried forward by our power alone. We can trust in that greater power Who guides the unfolding of the years. And in all that is to come, we can know that His purposes are just and true.
~By George W. Bush ~


Jesus claimed He had the power to raise himself from the dead and His followers would be raised from the dead. That's a unique claim in the literature of religion.
~By Josh McDowell ~


The Cold War was waged in a particularly brutal and cynical way in Africa, and Africa seemed powerless to do anything to stop it.
~By Ryszard Kapuscinski ~


She had a womanly instinct that clothes possess an influence more powerful over many than the worth of character or the magic of manners.
~By Louisa May Alcott ~


Gulf Lesson One is the value of airpower.
~By George H. W. Bush ~


When gasoline and rubber are rationed, electric power and transport facilities are becoming increasingly scarce, and manpower shortages are developing, it is difficult for people to understand their increased use for other than the most vital needs of war.
~By William Lyon Mackenzie King ~


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 ~


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 ~


The greatness of a man's power is the measure of his surrender.
~By William Booth ~


From the point of the view of the nation's power, it was obvious that while we were fighting the Sino-Japanese war, every effort was to be made to avoid adding to our enemies and opening additional fronts.
~By Hideki Tojo ~


The bitterest creature under heaven is the wife who discovers that her husband's bravery is only bravado, that his strength is only a uniform, that his power is but a gun in the hands of a fool.
~By Pearl S. Buck ~


Power should not be concentrated in the hands of so few, and powerlessness in the hands of so many.
~By Maggie Kuhn ~


All too often arrogance accompanies strength, and we must never assume that justice is on the side of the strong. The use of power must always be accompanied by moral choice.
~By Theodore Bikel ~


Just as Jimmy Stewart and Tyrone Power get 50 percent of the profits, so do I.
~By Alan Ladd ~


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 ~


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


Power is domination, control, and therefore a very selective form of truth which is a lie.
~By Wole Soyinka ~


The power of daring anything their fancy suggest, as always been conceded to the painter and the poet.
~By Horace ~


It is just that we should be grateful, not only to those with whose views we may agree, but also to those who have expressed more superficial views; for these also contributed something, by developing before us the powers of thought.
~By Aristotle ~


The capacity of the commonwealth government created under the local constitution to exercise governmental powers in local affairs is like that of local government in the states of the union in regard to non-federal affairs at the local level.
~By Dick Thornburgh ~


My mother taught me about the power of inspiration and courage, and she did it with a strength and a passion that I wish could be bottled.
~By Carly Fiorina ~

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