Power Quotes

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

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

The dirty little secret is that Congress no longer wants the accountability that goes with the wielding of power.

Patrick Joseph Buchanan

None who have always been free can understand the terrible fascinating power of the hope of freedom to those who are not free.

Pearl Sydenstricker Buck

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

Each of us is born with the potential for the unfolding of our true self. When you deviate from the truth, you are interfering with the intention of something greater than you are- call it nature or a higher power. As a result, you develop discomfort.


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
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