|Quote 479||Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.|
|Quote 3431||What it lies in our power to do, it lies in our power not to do.|
|Quote 7650||Make the best use of what is in your power, and take the rest as it happens.|
|Quote 7659||Circumstances are beyond human control, but our conduct is in our own power.|
|Quote 7700||You only have power over people so long as you don't take everything away from them. But when you've robbed a man of everything, h...|
|Quote 7707||The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don't have any.|
|Quote 7789||Immense power is acquired by assuring yourself in your secret reveries that you were born to control affairs.|
|Quote 7914||The only power you have is the word no.
- Frances McDormand|
|Quote 7990||Every man builds his world in his own image. He has the power to choose, but no power to escape the necessity of choice.|
|Quote 8028||The law has no power over heroes.
- Charlotte Lennox|
|Quote 8038||Knowledge is the most democratic source of power.|
|Quote 8057||Nobody is as powerful as we make them out to be.|
|Quote 8075||Knowledge is power.
- Francis Bacon|
|Quote 8080||I believe in the power of weakness.
- William Wordsworth|
|Quote 8115||Power ought to serve as a check to power.
- Charles de Secondat|
|Quote 8116||Do not pray for tasks equal to your powers. Pray for powers equal to your tasks. |
|Quote 8132||Ambition is the immoderate desire for power.
- Victor Hugo|
|Quote 8188||The real problem is that the way that power is given out in our society pits us against each other.|
|Quote 8244||The rules have changed. True power is held by the person who possesses the largest bookshelf, not gun cabinet or wallet.|
|Quote 8274||The purpose of getting power is to be able to give it away.|
|Quote 8341||When you start to develop your powers of empathy and imagination, the whole world opens up to you.|
|Quote 8386||Power is always dangerous. Power attracts the worst and corrupts the best.|
|Quote 8457||Vote: the instrument and symbol of a freeman's power to make a fool of himself and a wreck of his country.|
|Quote 8483||Power, after love, is the first source of happiness.|
|Quote 8660||There is no power on earth that can neutralize the influence of a high, simple and useful life.|
|Quote 8710||No matter what has happened, you too have the power to enjoy yourself.|
|Quote 8787||Truth is powerful and it prevails.
- Sojourner Truth|
|Quote 8802||I cured with the power that came through me.
- Black Elk|
|Quote 8809||All the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time has come.|
|Quote 8897||Never forget that the most powerful force on earth is love.|
|Quote 9042||Knowledge will give you power, but character respect.|
|Quote 9092||Power is dangerous unless you have humility.
- Richard J. Daley|
|Quote 9234||The greatest power is often simple patience.
- E. Joseph Cossman|
|Quote 9313||The only way to predict the future is to have power to shape the future.|
|Quote 9333||Never underestimate the power of human stupidity.|
|Quote 9376||Creativity is the power to connect the seemingly unconnected.|
|Quote 9387||America has a critical role to play as the most powerful member of the world community.|
|Quote 9427||Prestige is the shadow of money and power.
- C. Wright Mills|
|Quote 9439||The greater the power, the more dangerous the abuse.|
|Quote 9447||There is that in the glance of a flower which may at times control the greatest of creation's braggart lords.|
|Quote 9457||An alliance with a powerful person is never safe.|
|Quote 9579||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!|
|Quote 9612||I was now resolved to do everything in my power to defeat the system.|
|Quote 9649||There is no meaning to life except the meaning man gives his life by the unfolding of his powers.|
|Quote 9691||The greatest power is not money power, but political power.|
|Quote 9966||If you realized how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think a negative thought.|
|Quote 10018||Excessive fear is always powerless.
- Ayn Rand|
|Quote 10069||Power in America today is control of the means of communication.|
|Quote 10124||Whoever is new to power is always harsh.
|Quote 10262||The eye sees what it brings the power to see.|
|Quote 10322||Power acquired by violence is only a usurpation, and lasts only as long as the force of him who commands prevails over that of those who obe...|
|Quote 10372||Throughout history, great leaders have known the power of humor.|
|Quote 10402||Power has only one duty - to secure the social welfare of the People.|
|Quote 10584||Politics is not about power.
- Paul Wellstone|
|Quote 10613||The advertisers who believe in the selling power of jingles have never had to sell anything.|
|Quote 10647||Ironically, women who acquire power are more likely to be criticized for it than are the men who have always had it.|
|Quote 10670||Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't.|
|Quote 10677||Justice and power must be brought together, so that whatever is just may be powerful, and whatever is powerful may be just.|
|Quote 10699||But to me nothing - the negative, the empty - is exceedingly powerful.|
|Quote 10768||Those who desire to rise as high as our human condition allows, must renounce intellectual pride, the omnipotence of clear thinking, belief ...|
|Quote 10927||Our sense of power is more vivid when we break a man's spirit than when we win his heart.|
|Quote 11003||Man's greatness lies in his power of thought.|
|Quote 11008||Never allow a person to tell you no who doesn't have the power to say yes.|
|Quote 11010||Power and position often make a man trifle with the truth.|
|Quote 11020||To achieve, you need thought. You have to know what you are doing and that's real power.|
|Quote 11123||Will power is to the mind like a strong blind man who carries on his shoulders a lame man who can see.|
|Quote 11310||People who are powerless make an open theater of violence.|
|Quote 11423||Sir, I am no sycophant or worshipper of power anywhere.|
|Quote 11455||Sooner or later, man has always had to decide whether he worships his own power or the power of God.|
|Quote 11461||Question: Why are we Masters of our Fate, the captains of our souls? Because we have the power to control our thoughts, our attitudes. That ...|
|Quote 11466||Personality has power to uplift, power to depress, power to curse, and power to bless.|
|Quote 11513||The power of the people and the power of reason are one.|
|Quote 11622||There is something about inside information which seems to paralyse a man's reasoning powers.|
|Quote 11786||The world itself is the will to power - and nothing else! And you yourself are the will to power - and nothing else!|
|Quote 11851||Love him or hate him, Trump is a man who is certain about what he wants and sets out to get it, no holds barred. Women find his power almost...|
|Quote 11855||The less effort, the faster and more powerful you will be.|
|Quote 11991||The way to have power is to take it.
- Boss Tweed|
|Quote 12102||Capitalism works better from every perspective when the economic decision makers are forced to share power with those who will be affected b...|
|Quote 12112||There are two ways of attaining an important end, force and perseverance; the silent power of the latter grows irresistible with time.|
|Quote 12149||Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did and it never will.|
|Quote 12195||Will power is only the tensile strength of one's own disposition. One cannot increase it by a single ounce.|
|Quote 12474||Character is power.
- Barney Frank|
|Quote 12476||A true king is neither husband nor father; he considers his throne and nothing else.|
|Quote 12629||Public misbehavior by the famous is a powerful teaching tool.|
|Quote 12703||Money is power, and in that government which pays all the public officers of the states will all political power be substantially concentrat...|
|Quote 12753||Next to power without honor, the most dangerous thing in the world is power without humor.|
|Quote 12804||Power is the great aphrodisiac.
- Henry A. Kissinger|
|Quote 12852||Moral power is probably best when it is not used. The less you use it the more you have.|
|Quote 13003||Self-reverence, self-knowledge, self-control; these three alone lead one to sovereign power.|
|Quote 13030||People who are in power make their arrangements in secret, largely as a way of maintaining and furthering that power.|
|Quote 13075||Unlimited power corrupts the possessor.
- William Pitt|
|Quote 13157||There is no force so powerful as an idea whose time has come.|
|Quote 13197||My relationship to power and authority is that I'm all for it. People need somebody to watch over them. Ninety-five percent of the peop...|
|Quote 13354||Never go backward. Attempt, and do it with all your might. Determination is power.|
|Quote 13401||Each underestimates her own power and overestimates the other's.|
|Quote 13420||Power is the most persuasive rhetoric.
- Friedrich Schiller|
|Quote 13439||Power is paradoxical.
- Friedrich Durrenmatt|
|Quote 13904||What is genius but the power of expressing a new individuality?|
|Quote 13917||Every crisis offers you extra desired power.
- Deborah Tannen|