Power Quotes

He who never looks up to a living God, to a heavenly presence, loses the power of perceiving that presence, and the universe slowly turns into a dead machine, clashing and grinding on, without purpose or end. If the light within us be darkness, how great is that darkness!

James Freeman Clarke

Democracy elects men totally lacking in scruples, without any morals; those who will pay better, thus those with a higher power of corruption; magicians, charlatans, demagogues, who will excel in their fields during the electoral campaign. Several good men would be able to slip through among them, even politicians of good faith. But they would be the slaves of the former.

Corneliu Zelea Codreanu

Knowledge, having irritated and stimulated our appetite for power, will lead us inexorably to our ruin.

Emil Cioran

The more intense a spiritual leader's appetite for power, the more he is concerned to limit it to others.

Emil Cioran

World-peace can be achieved when the power of love replaces the love of power.

Sri Chinmoy

Wherever there is interest and power to do wrong, wrong will generally be done.

James Madison

One person with a belief is a social power equal to 99 who have only interests.

John Stuart Mill

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

Power gradually extirpates from the mind every humane and gentle virtue. Pity, benevolence, friendship, are things almost unknown in high stations.

Edmund Burke

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
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