Power Quotes

If fine speech-making, appeals to reason, or pleas for compassion had the power to move them, the terrorists would long ago have abandoned the field.

Richard Bruce "Dick" Cheney

Taking responsibility means not blaming yourself Anything that takes away your power or your pleasure makes you a victim. Dont make yourself a victim of yourself!

Susan Jeffers

Life is meaningless only if we allow it to be. Each of us has the power to give life meaning, to make our time and our bodies and our words into instruments of love and hope.

Tom Head

Many groups that have the power to make life decisions for others don't ever have to live out the consequences.

Frances Fox Piven

Soon it will be the phase of the moon When people tune in. Every girl knows about the punctual blues, But who's to know the power behind our moves?

Kate Bush

We cannot rely exclusively on military power to assure our long-term security. Lasting peace is gained as justice and democracy advance.

George Walker Bush

When you give everyone a voice and give people power, the system usually ends up in a really good place. So, what we view our role as, is giving people that power.

Mark Zuckerberg

We shall never recover the true apostolic energy, and be endued with power from on high, as the first disciples were, 'till we recover the lost faith.

Horace Bushnell

The vision of the gods without the power of the gods. What a terrible gift. A glorious gift.

Orson Scott Card

Money only buys the illusion of power. Real power is in the force of will will strong enough that others bend to it for its own sake, and follow it willingly. Power that is won through deception will evaporate under the hot light of truth.

Orson Scott Card

Evil people naturally assume that you will use that power exactly as they would use it.

Orson Scott Card

I am not a dictator, and I do not think I will become one. I will not maintain power with a machine gun.

Fidel Alejandro Castro Ruz

All in all, punishment hardens and renders people more insensible; it concentrates; it increases the feeling of estrangement; it strengthens the power of resistance.

Friedrich Nietzsche

The power of thought,the magic of the mind!

George Gordon (Noel) Byron, 6th Baron Byron

I am content. While my shrewd fellows rode about the world to seek and to attain power and wisdom, I have elected, as and unpractical realist, to follow after beauty.

James Branch Cabell

Fortune, which has a great deal of power in other matters but especially in war, can bring about great changes in a situation through very slight forces.

Gaius Iulius Caesar

Two thousand years ago, we lived in a world of Gods and Goddesses. Today, we live in a world solely of Gods. Women in most cultures have been stripped of their spiritual power.

Dan Brown

Power is better than revenge. Power is a live thing, by which you reach out to grasp the future. Revenge is a dead thing, reaching out from the past to grasp you.

Lois McMaster Bujold

You cannot drag a man's conscience before any tribunal, and no one is answerable for his religious opinions to any power on earth.

Napoleon Bonaparte

Leaders in all realms and activities of life knew that the power they had come to hold existed because they were responsible to serve the many, thus power was position of service.

Vanna Bonta

We must develop and maintain the capacity to forgive. He who is devoid of the power to forgive is devoid of the power to love. There is some good in the worst of us and some evil in the best of us. When we discover this, we are less prone to hate our enemies.

Martin Luther King Jr

Trusting government nowadays means dividing humanity into two classes: those who can be trusted with power to run other peoples lives, and those who cannot even be trusted to run their own lives.

James Bovard

Anarchy is the sure consequence of tyranny; or no power that is not limited by laws can ever be protected by them

John Milton

Nothing will sustain you more potently than the power to recognize in your humdrum routine, as perhaps it may be thought, the true poetry of life.

Sir William Osler
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