The power and influence of a movie star is curious: I didn't ask for it or take it; people gave it to me. Simply because you're a movie star, people empower you with special rights and privileges.Marlon Brando
Authoritarian governments are now trying to ensure that the increasingly free flow of ideas and information through cyberspace fuels their economies without threatening their political power.Ian Bremmer
The Constitution was framed fundamentally as a bulwark against governmental power, and preventing the arbitrary administration of punishment is a basic ideal of any society that purports to be governed by the rule of law.William Joseph Brennan, Jr.
If our free society is to endure, and I know it will, those who govern must recognize that the Framers of the Constitution limited their power in order to preserve human dignity and the air of freedom which is our proudest heritage.William Joseph Brennan, Jr.
It is the natural desire of each nation to use the other as an instrument of its own purposes and policies. By dint of our mutual dependence, your influence is amplified by our power. Our power is made more responsible and more effective by your influence.Kingman Brewster, Jr.
The more tranquil a man becomes, the greater is his success, his influence, his power for good. Calmness of mind is one of the beautiful jewels of wisdom.James Allen
To plan to reserve cavalry for the finish of the battle, is to have no conception of the power of combined infantry and cavalry charges, either for attack or for defense.Napoleon Bonaparte
A democratic government that respects no limits on its power is a ticking time bomb, waiting to destroy the rights it was created to protect.James Bovard
America needs fewer laws, not more prisons. By trying to seize far more power than is necessary over American citizens, the federal government is destroying its own legitimacy. We face a choice not of anarchy or authoritarianism, but a choice of limited government or unlimited government.James Bovard
Paternalism is a desperate gamble that lying politicians will honestly care for those who fall under their power.James Bovard
The arrogance of power is the best hope for the survival of freedom.James Bovard
Passion is energy. Feel the power that comes from focusing on what excites you.Oprah Winfrey
Energy is the power that drives every human being. It is not lost by exertion but maintained by it, for it is a faculty of the psyche.Germaine Greer
You're doing OK. You're always doing OK however bad you think you are doing this is another page of the book. But remember the responsibility you can have, or the power you can have, to make the sun shine a little brighter for the person next to you. Even if you never see them again it will mean the world to them, what you can do.MaryAnne Ysabella