Authority Quotes

What we really need to be understanding is that all of these things matter and they all stem from the fact that certain people live with power and authority and they want to maintain it.

Anita Hill

Authority forgets a dying king

Alfred, Lord Tennyson

He who has no bread has no authority

Turkish Proverb

Corruption is authority plus monopoly minus transparency.

adaryanto

It is not wisdom but Authority that makes a law

Thomas Hobbes

I believe in a lively disrespect for most forms of authority.

Rita Mae Brown

The foundation of morality should not be made dependent on myth nor tied to any authority lest doubt about the myth or about the legitimacy of the authority imperil the foundation of sound judgment and action.

Albert Einstein

Anyone who in discussion relies upon authority uses, not his understanding, but rather his memory.

Leonardo da Vinci

The defiance of established authority, religious and secular, social and political, as a world-wide phenomenon may well one day be accounted the outstanding event of the last decade

Hannah Arendy

The wisest have the most authority

Plato

There are two things over which you have complete dominion, authority and control your mind and your mouth

African Proverb

To punish me for my contempt for authority, fate made me an authority myself.

Albert Einstein

Unthinking respect for authority is the greatest enemy of truth.

Albert Einstein

A bureaucrat is the most despicable of men, though he is needed as vultures are needed, but one hardly admires vultures whom bureaucrats so strangely resemble. I have yet to meet a bureaucrat who was not petty, dull, almost witless, crafty or stupid, an oppressor or a thief, a holder of little authority in which he delights, as a boy delights in possessing a vicious dog. Who can trust such creatures?

Marcus Tullius Cicero

Modesty is that feeling by which honorable shame acquires a valuable and lasting authority.

Marcus Tullius Cicero
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