Power Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Power

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You've got to ask! Asking is, in my opinion, the world's most powerful - and neglected - secret to success and happiness.
~By Percy Ross ~


My favorite type of music to sing is definitely those big ballads, I just love doing those power ballads.
~By Pia Toscano ~


Any form of art is a form of power; it has impact, it can affect change - it can not only move us, it makes us move.
~By Ossie Davis ~


Children have very sharp powers of observation - probably sharper than adults - yet at the same time their emotional reactions are murky and much more primitive.
~By Donna Tartt ~


When executing advertising, it's best to think of yourself as an uninvited guest in the living room of a prospect who has the magical power to make you disappear instantly.
~By John O'Toole ~


We should take care not to make the intellect our god; it has, of course, powerful muscles, but no personality.
~By Albert Einstein ~


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 ~


The large venue gives me the thrill that comes from the power in numbers.
~By Suzy Bogguss ~


I believe - though I may be wrong, because I'm no expert - that this war is about what most wars are about: hegemony, money, power and oil.
~By Dustin Hoffman ~


As long as Florida remains a swing state, Cuban exiles in Florida will remain a very powerful voting bloc.
~By Joshua A. Tucker ~


The greater the power, the more dangerous the abuse.
~By Edmund Burke ~


I strongly support European sanctions against Mugabe and his ruling clique. We must do all in our power to help the people of Zimbabwe achieve their freedom and prosperity once again.
~By Peter Hain ~


Far from being the product of a democratic revolution and of an opposition to English institutions, the constitution of the United States was the result of a powerful reaction against democracy, and in favor of the traditions of the mother country.
~By John Acton ~


Never forget that the most powerful force on earth is love.
~By Nelson Rockefeller ~


If you lose the power to laugh, you lose the power to think.
~By Clarence Darrow ~


Each man has an equal social right to multiply his power of motion by all the social factors of civilization. Private property in any of these factors is inconsistent with this fundamental right; it must, obviously, prove a source of economic despotism and industrial slavery.
~By Daniel De Leon ~


When virtue and modesty enlighten her charms, the lustre of a beautiful woman is brighter than the stars of heaven, and the influence of her power it is in vain to resist.
~By Akhenaton ~


And from my character's point-of-view in Ravenous, he had been collected by Robert Carlyle's character, he had become infected by this ravenous, cannibalistic power, and he was making the best of it.
~By Jeffrey Jones ~


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


If you wanted to build the most powerful computer you could, you can't do better than including everything in the universe that's potentially available.
~By Seth Lloyd ~


About 10,000 years ago, males and females were acting equitably and were treating one another as equals, and then males took over the power, because they have physical power and physical strength.
~By Jane Elliot ~


If we are going to stay a great power and I hope and pray we will we need the truth. We need to know what is going right and we need to know what is going wrong. There is no greater time than now.
~By Charles Schumer ~


The apostle enters upon his subject thus - Let every soul be subject unto the higher powers; for there is no power but of God: the powers that be, are ordained of God.
~By Jonathan Mayhew ~


Power without principle is barren, but principle without power is futile. This is a party of government, and I will lead it as a party of government.
~By Tony Blair ~


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


The new generation of consoles has as much power to do the kind of games that we do as the PC does.
~By Will Wright ~


It's okay to be a fat man. It's prestige and power and all of that. But fat women are seen as just lazy and stupid and having no self-control.
~By Camryn Manheim ~


Power doesn't corrupt people, people corrupt power.
~By William Gaddis ~


Vote: the instrument and symbol of a freeman's power to make a fool of himself and a wreck of his country.
~By Ambrose Bierce ~


There is no such thing as a great talent without great will power.
~By Honore de Balzac ~


The troops are therefore empowered and are in duty bound in this war to use without mitigation even against women and children any means that will lead to success.
~By Wilhelm Keitel ~


God, our Creator, has stored within our minds and personalities, great potential strength and ability. Prayer helps us tap and develop these powers.
~By Abdul Kalam ~


The fifties - they seem to have taken place on a sunny afternoon that asked nothing of you except a drifting belief in the moment and its power to satisfy.
~By Elizabeth Hardwick ~


By a great man, however, we mean a man who, because of his spiritual gifts, his character, and other qualities, deserves to be called great and who as a result earns the power to influence others.
~By Fredrik Bajer ~


Innocence in genius, and candor in power, are both noble qualities.
~By Madame de Stael ~


Let me make a solemn pledge before all of you, before the whole world and before God, that I will devote all my energy and all I possess in my power to serve the people of Nigeria and humanity.
~By Olusegun Obasanjo ~


South Vietnam had to be built from scratch and, from the very beginning, depended far too much on the Western superpowers. As in the case of a person on public welfare, this dependency, which became greater with each day, was quite difficult to shake.
~By Nguyen Cao Ky ~


We have it in our power to begin the world over again.
~By Thomas Paine ~


I think it's fair to say that personal computers have become the most empowering tool we've ever created. They're tools of communication, they're tools of creativity, and they can be shaped by their user.
~By Bill Gates ~


To be sure, the response of faith to revelation, which God grants to the creature he chooses and moves with his love, occurs in such a way that it is truly the creature that provides the response, with its own nature and its natural powers of love.
~By Hans Urs von Balthasar ~


Nothing stops the man who desires to achieve. Every obstacle is simply a course to develop his achievement muscle. It's a strengthening of his powers of accomplishment.
~By Eric Butterworth ~


The first requisite of a sound monetary system is that it put the least possible power over the quantity or quality of money in the hands of the politicians.
~By Henry Hazlitt ~


It is unfortunately none too well understood that, just as the State has no money of its own, so it has no power of its own.
~By Albert J. Nock ~


I know My God commands, whose power no power resists.
~By Robert Greene ~


If French is no longer the language of a power, it can be the language of a counter power.
~By Lionel Jospin ~


The power of the periodical press is second only to that of the people.
~By Alexis de Tocqueville ~


A father's disappointment can be a very powerful tool.
~By Michael Bergin ~


The people are the government, administering it by their agents; they are the government, the sovereign power.
~By Andrew Jackson ~


The power of the lawyer is in the uncertainty of the law.
~By Jeremy Bentham ~


One of the reasons people hate politics is that truth is rarely a politician's objective. Election and power are.
~By Cal Thomas ~


In his state of complete powerlessness the individual perceives the time he has left to live as a brief reprieve.
~By Theodor Adorno ~


In your hands or that of any other person, so much power would, no doubt, be dangerous. I am the only man in the world whom it would be safe to trust with it. Remember, I am a prophet!
~By Joseph Smith, 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 ~


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 ~


This circulating medium has a natural tendency to lessen by degrees the value and the use of money, and finally to render it powerless; and consequently to sweep away all the crushing masses of fraud, iniquity, cruelty, corruption and imposition that are built upon it.
~By Josiah Warren ~


To create the power of competence without creating a corresponding direction to guide the use of that power is bad education.
~By John S. Dickey ~


For the first time in 15 years, Georgia this winter has its electric power guaranteed without deficit. This is a historic achievement.
~By Mikhail Saakashvili ~


A monarchy is the most expensive of all forms of government, the regal state requiring a costly parade, and he who depends on his own power to rule, must strengthen that power by bribing the active and enterprising whom he cannot intimidate.
~By James F. Cooper ~


You can have power over people as long as you don't take everything away from them. But when you've robbed a man of everything, he's no longer in you power.
~By Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn ~


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 ~


Transferring our sovereignty and decisionmaking power to the WTO, to the United Nations, or any other international body is not in the long-term interests of our people.
~By Dana Rohrabacher ~


In order to restore our country to the principles on which it was founded, we need to elect leaders that believe in the principles of the party, not just the power of the party.
~By Christine O'Donnell ~


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 ~


To achieve the mood of a warrior is not a simple matter. It is a revolution. To regard the lion and the water rats and our fellow men as equals is a magnificent act of a warrior's spirit. It takes power to do that.
~By Carlos Castaneda ~


'Charm' - which means the power to effect work without employing brute force - is indispensable to women. Charm is a woman's strength just as strength is a man's charm.
~By Henry Ellis ~


Well, first of all, I think that a lot of the voters who are voting for the tea party candidates have really good impulses. That is, they believe that for years and years and years, the people with wealth and power or government power have done well and ordinary people have not. That's true.
~By William J. Clinton ~


So one begins to wonder what is going to happen to the human race. Technology keeps on advancing with greater and greater power, either for good or for destruction.
~By David Bohm ~


Where I am now, you're very much at everybody else's mercy. You have no control over your career in a lot of ways. It's just important to know what your own goals are, because that's empowering.
~By Rose Byrne ~


No power on earth has a right to take our property from us without our consent.
~By John Jay ~


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 ~


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


I was now resolved to do everything in my power to defeat the system.
~By Oskar Schindler ~


And, if we have any evidence that the wisdom which formed the plan is in the man, we have the very same evidence, that the power which executed it is in him also.
~By Thomas Reid ~


Defining marriage is a power that should be left to the states. Moreover, no state should be forced to recognize a marriage that is not within its own laws, Constitution, and legal precedents.
~By John Sununu ~


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 ~


We hear of the wealth of nations, of the powers of production, of the demand and supply of markets, and we forget that these words mean no more, if they mean any thing, then the happiness, and the labor, and the necessities of men.
~By Francis Wright ~


Power over a man's subsistence is power over his will.
~By Alexander Hamilton ~


Power is not something that can be assumed or discarded at will like underwear.
~By John Kenneth Galbraith ~


A politician's goal is always to manipulate public debate. I think there are some politicians with higher goals. But all of them get corrupted by power.
~By Dean Koontz ~


You have to enable and empower people to make decisions independent of you. As I've learned, each person on a team is an extension of your leadership; if they feel empowered by you they will magnify your power to lead.
~By Tom Ridge ~


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 powers, aspirations, and mission of man are such as to raise the study of his origin and nature, inevitably and by the very necessity of the case, from the mere physiological to the psychological stage of scientific operations.
~By Richard Owen ~


Man is pre-eminently endowed with the power of voluntarily and consciously determining his own point of view.
~By Ernst Mach ~


Partisans fight on familiar territory with professed political objectives to conquer power. This is what distinguishes them from terrorists.
~By Jurgen Habermas ~


Melville brought to the task a sound knowledge of actual whaling, much curious learning in the literature of the subject, and, above all, an imagination which worked with great power upon the facts of his own experience.
~By Carl Clinton Van Doren ~


It was in our power to cause the Arab governments to renounce the policy of strength toward Israel by turning it into a demonstration of weakness.
~By Moshe Dayan ~


Thus, the forces and value systems that are most threatened by this shift are becoming the most coherent and are rising to the top as minority or plurality powers. But they do not represent either the shift, the change, or the future.
~By Paul Hawken ~


The advertisers who believe in the selling power of jingles have never had to sell anything.
~By David Ogilvy ~


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


The reason that I keep writing is that all my most powerful messages about the fates of wild places that I care about need to have words as well as images.
~By Galen Rowell ~


I grew up under Thatcher. I grew up believing that I was fundamentally powerless. Then gradually over the years it occurred to me that this was actually a very convenient myth for the state.
~By Thom Yorke ~


There's no question that photographs communicate more instantly and powerfully than words do, but if you want to communicate a complex concept clearly, you need words, too.
~By Galen Rowell ~


Do not pray for tasks equal to your powers. Pray for power equal to your tasks.
~By Phillips Brooks ~


My impression, is that prayer is one of the most basic forms of magic. That it's harnessing the powers of your mind.
~By Boyd Rice ~


We should keep silent about those in power; to speak well of them almost implies flattery; to speak ill of them while they are alive is dangerous, and when they are dead is cowardly.
~By Jean de la Bruyere ~


We are putting more and more power into a system which is less and less able to carry it reliably.
~By Paul Gillmor ~


The real rulers in Washington are invisible, and exercise power from behind the scenes.
~By Felix Frankfurter ~


I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion.
~By Alexander the Great ~


In the past a leader was a boss. Today's leaders must be partners with their people... they no longer can lead solely based on positional power.
~By Ken Blanchard ~


If all mankind minus one were of one opinion, mankind would be no more justified in silencing that one person than he, if he had the power, would be justified in silencing mankind.
~By John Stuart Mill ~

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