Power Quotes

True human goodness, in all its purity and freedom, can come to the fore only when its recipient has no power.

Milan Kundera

Live not as though there were a thousand years ahead of you. Fate is at your elbow; make yourself good while life and power are still yours.

Marcus Aurelius

Power and position often make a man trifle with the truth.

George A Smith

The power of duly appreciating little things belongs to a great mind; a narrow-minded man has it not, for to him they are great things

Richard Whately

Delude not yourself with the notion that you may be untrue and uncertain in trifles and in important things the contrary. Trifles make up existence, and give the measure by which to try us; and the fearful power of habit, after a time, suffers not the best will to ripen into action.

Carl Maria, Baron Von Weber

When indignation takes possession of his mind - and it is easily excited - his disposition becomes malevolent. He hates with the bitterest contempt. But as soon as he has indulged those feelings, he regains the humanity which he had lost - from the immediate impulse of provocation - and repents deeply. So that his mind is continually making the most sudden transitions - from good to evil, from evil to good. A state of such perpetual tumult must be attended with the misery of restless inconsistency. He laments his want of tranquillity and speaks of the power of application to composing studies, as a blessing placed beyond his attainment, which he regrets.

Annabella Milbanke

I do not wish to give up the power of personal arms and be defenseless against those who will ever and always keep and bear arms those in crime and those in government.

Robert W. Burke

No power in society, no hardship in your condition can depress you, keep you down, in knowledge, power, virtue, influence, but by your own consent.

William Ellery Channing

What then is freedom? The power to live as one wishes.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

Never underestimate the power of denial.

Wes Bently

A good intention clothes itself with power.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The only way to predict the future is to have power to shape the future.

Eric Hoffer

The power of Thought, the magic of the Mind!

Lord Byron

The cumulative power of doing things the same way every day seems to be a way of saying to the mind: You're going to be dreaming soon.

Stephen King

It is the power of thought that gives man power over nature.

Hans Christian Andersen
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