Authority Quotes

Homo sapiens is the species that invents symbols in which to invest passion and authority, then forgets that symbols are inventions.

Joyce Carol

New faces have more authority than accustomed ones.

Euripides

The love of fame is almost another name for the love of excellence; or it is the ambition to attain the highest excellence, sanctioned by the highest authority, that of time.

William Hazlitt

Corruption is authority plus monopoly minus transparency.

adaryanto

I grew up to always respect authority and respect those in charge.

Charles de Gaulle

Authority is itself inherently an act of imagination.

Richard Sennett

Authority founded on injustice is never of long duration.

Seneca

We have to hate our immediate predecessors to get free of their authority.

D.H. Lawrence

The younger generation is supposed to rage against the machine, not for it. They're supposed to question authority, not question those who question authority.

Bill Maher

The current state of the news media is partially to blame for the publicís general lack of information vital for responsible citizenship in a democracy. The news media has become an aspect of show business, offering merely infotainment. It has evolved into an entity that tends to function as a public relations agency for wealthy and powerful multinational corporations, members of Congress, the current Presidential Administration including the administrations that preceded it. The news media is being utilized as a political tool of suppression and propaganda by those in power, and propaganda is psychological in nature. Full of half-truths and utter misinformation, itís an arrogant and very commercial strategy that is implemented because it appeals to emotions, fear being the main one relentless talk of national security, personal and community safety, can trigger childhood insecurities and indoctrinated views of authority.

Teresa Stover

A leading authority is anyone who has guessed right more than once.

Frank A. Clark

The strongest bulwark of authority is uniformity; the least divergence from it is the greatest crime

Emma Goldman

Move decisions out to the Cabinet and agencies. Strengthen them by moving responsibility, authority, and accountability their direction.

Donald Rumsfeld

Nothing intoxicates some people like a sip of authority

L. Ron Hubbard

The struggle between Liberty and Authority is the most conspicuous feature in the portions of history with which we are earliest familiar; particularly in that of Greece, Rome, and England

John Stuart Mill
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