Authority Quotes

A widow has two tasks before her, whose duties clash: she is a mother, and yet she must exercise parental authority.

Honor de Balzac

Whenever there is authority, there is a natural inclination to disobedience.

Thomas C. Haliburton

Think for yourself and question authority.

Timothy Leary

The insolence of authority is endeavoring to substitute money for ideas.

Frank Lloyd Wright

Surround yourself with the best people you can find, delegate authority, and don't interfere.

Ronald Reagan

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

African Proverb

Undermine their pompous authority, reject their moral standards, make anarchy and disorder your trademarks. Cause as much chaos and disruption as possible but don’t let them take you ALIVE.

Sid Vicious

Authority is by nothing so much strengthened and confirmed as by custom; for no man easily distrusts the things which he and all men have been always bred up to.

William Temple

The school made it very clear that women were entitled to positions of authority. That sense of entitlement allowed us to feel that we have a natural place in leadership in the world. That gave me a mental and emotional confidence.

Linda Vester

The best government rests on the people, and not on the few, on persons and not on property, on the free development of public opinion and not on authority.

George Bancroft

Democrats believe we must have comprehensive health care reform that includes giving the federal government authority to negotiate lower prices with drug companies.

Jim Clyburn

Authority is something from which we are constantly subtracting, of which there remains always a residue, and which we attempt to make smaller and smaller.

Frederica Montseny

Most kids will not volunteer to eat veggies. At times you must step up to the plate and enforce the rule of authority as a parent.

Lee Haney

But there is a higher law than the Constitution, which regulates our authority over the domain, and devotes it to the same noble purposes.

William H. Seward

As a result of my study, I came to the conclusion that a common supreme authority was undesirable.

Fredrik Bajer
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