Topics - Power


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