Power Quotes

A passion for politics stems usually from an insatiable need, either for power, or for friendship and adulation, or a combination of both.

Fawn McKay Brodie

When you have an enemy in your power, deprive him of the means of ever injuring you.

Napolon Bonaparte

Power is founded upon opinion.

Napolon Bonaparte

A world marked by so much injustice, innocent suffering, and cynicism of power cannot be the work of a good God.

Pope Benedict XVI

Ignorance, allied with power, is the most ferocious enemy justice can have.

James Baldwin

Human knowledge and human power meet in one; for where the cause is not known the effect cannot be produced. Nature to be commanded must be obeyed; and that which in contemplation is as the cause is in operation as the rule.

Francis Bacon

The desire of power in excess caused the angels to fall; the desire of knowledge in excess caused man to fall.

Francis Bacon

Marriage, to women as to men, must be a luxury, not a necessity; an incident of life, not all of it. And the only possible way to accomplish this great change is to accord to women equal power in the making, shaping and controlling of the circumstances of life.

Susan Brownell Anthony Jacob

Only He who has the power to punish can pardon.

Ali bin Abu-Talib

This life is yours. Take the power to choose what you want to do and do it well. Take the power to love what you want in life and love it honestly. Take the power to walk in the forest and be a part of nature. Take the power to control your own life. No one else can do it for you. Take the power to make your life happy.

Susan Polis Schutz

Well, anybody who cannot embrace the power of Internet is just limiting themselves.

Wiz Khalifa

A person who is worthy of being a leader wants power not for himself, but in order to be of service.

US Senator Sam J. Ervin, Jr.

The greater a man is in power above others, the more he ought to excel them in virtue. None ought to govern who is not better than the governed.

Publius Syrus

True will is wishing backed by power.


Words have the power to release pent-up emotions as well as to define them in rational and meaningful terms.

Jeffrey Cohen
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