Real, constructive mental power lies in the creative thought that shapes your destiny, and your hour-by-hour mental counduct produces power for change in your life. Develop a train of thought on which to ride. The nobility of your life as well as your happiness depends upon the direction in which that train of thought is going.
believe every person is created as the steward of his or her destiny with great power for a specific purpose to share with others, through service, a reverence for life in a spirit of love.
If I were to wish for anything, I should not wish for wealth and power, but for the passionate sense of the potential, for the eye which, ever young and ardent, sees the possible. Pleasure disappoints, possibility never.
Among the mind's powers is one that comes of itself to many children and artists. It need not be lost, to the end of his days, by anyone who has ever had it. This is the power of taking delight in a thing, or rather in anything, not as a means to some other end, but just because it is what it is. A child in the full health of his mind will put his hand flat on the summer lawn, feel it, and give a little shiver of private glee at the elastic firmness of the globe.
None who have always been free can understand the terrible fascinating power of the hope of freedom to those who are not free.
When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.
I am not interested in power for power's sake, but I'm interested in power that is moral, that is right and that is good.
Make the best use of what is in your power, and take the rest as it happens.
He who is devoid of the power to forgive, is devoid of the power to love.
To free us from the expectations of others, to give us back to ourselves--there lies the great, singular power of self-respect.
By the power of faith every enduring work is accomplished.
We are driven by five genetic needs: survival, love and belonging, power, freedom, and fun.
Anyone can become angry - that is easy, but to be angry with the right person at the right time, and for the
right purpose and in the right way - that is not within everyone's power and that is not easy.
Forgiveness is the key that unlocks the door of resentment and the handcuffs of hate. It is a power that breaks the chains of bitterness and the shackles of selfishness.
We simply must do everything we can in our power to slow down global warming before it is too late. The science is clear.The global warming debate is over.
Equality may perhaps be a right, but no power on earth can ever turn it into a fact
Now I know the full power of evil. It makes ugliness seem beautiful and goodness seem ugly and weak.
Dwelling on the negative simply contributes to its power.
Politics is not a matter of ruling over the people or of exercising power. Politics is performance of service to people, contributing to the welfare of the people.
We have a powerful potential in our youth, and we must have the courage to change old ideas and practices so that we may direct their power toward good ends.
There is great power in focusing on what you want..... The person who tries to do everything accomplishes nothing. Most people try to be all things to everyone. And so they end up being nothing to anyone. Confucius nailed the point: "Person who chases two rabbits catches neither."
Dedication and responsibility, Far beyond the laws governed by man, Releases the power within you, To attain all the wisdom of the universe
An honest man can feel no pleasure in the exercise of power over his fellow citizens . . . There has never been a moment of my life in which I should have relinquished for it the enjoyments of my family, my farm, my friends and books.
Most powerful is he who has himself in his own power
All political power comes from the barrel of a gun. The communist party must command all the guns, that way, no guns can ever be used to command the party.