Power Quotes

It is a paradox that every dictator has climbed to power on the ladder of free speech. Immediately on attaining power each dictator has suppressed all free speech except his own.

Herbert Hoover

We cannot avoid using power, cannot escape the compulsion to afflict the world so let us, cautious in diction and mighty in contradiction, love powerfully.

Martin Buber

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

Patrick Joseph Buchanan

There is danger from all men. The only maxim of a free government ought to be to trust no man living with power to endanger the public liberty.

John Adams

The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.

John Stuart Mill

The middlebrow is the man, or woman, of middlebred intelligence who ambles and saunters now on this side of the hedge, now on that, in pursuit of no single object, neither art itself nor life itself, but both mixed indistinguishably, and rather nastily, with money, fame, power, or prestige.

Virginia Woolf

Concentrated attention is the collection of units of power on a chosen point of intention.

James Arthur Ray

It's said that "power corrupts," but actually it's more true that power attracts the corruptible. The sane are usually attracted by other things than power. When they do act, they think of it as service, which has limits. The tyrant, though, seeks mastery, for which he is insatiable, implacable.

William M. Kucmierowski

Every time you don't follow your inner guidance, you feel a loss of energy, loss of power, a sense of spiritual deadness.

Shakti Gawain

Between beauty of expression and power of expression there is a difference of function. The first aims at pleasing the senses, the second has a spiritual vitality which for me is more moving and goes deeper than the senses.

Henry Moore

Power over others is weakness disguised as strength. True power if within, and it is available to you now.

Eckhart Tolle

The expression of beauty is in direct ratio to the power of conception the artist has acquired.

Gustave Courbet

Islam is in principle egalitarian, and has always had problems with power.

Mary Douglas

It is through this mysterious power that we too have our being, and we therefore yield to our neighbors, even to our animal neighbors, the same right as ourselves to inhabit this vast land.

Sitting Bull

The release of atom power has changed everything except our way of thinking... the solution to this problem lies in the heart of mankind. If only I had known, I should have become a watchmaker.

Albert Einstein

I have seen the wicked in great power, and spreading himself like a green bay tree.

Bible

When we blame, we give away our power.

Greg Anderson

Wonders are many, and none is more wonderful than the power that crosses the white sea, driven by the stormy wind, making a path under surges that threaten to engulf him...

Sophocles

Wonder is not a Pollyanna stance, not a denial of reality; wonder is an acknowledgment of the power of the mind to transform.

Christina Baldwin

Adaptability is not imitation. It means power of resistance and assimiliation.

Gandhi Mahatma

Freedom is a man's natural power of doing what he pleases, so far as he is not prevented by force or law.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

The strongest and most effective force in guaranteeing the long-term maintenance of power is not violence in all the forms deployed by the dominant to control the dominated, but consent in all the forms in which the dominated acquiesce in their own domination.

Robert Frost

Where love rules, there is no will to power; and where power predominates, there love is lacking. The one is the shadow of the other.

Carl Jung

That was a fraud intended to seize power, and look what they did with it. They kept creating crises which Ukrainian people struggled to overcome.

Viktor Yanukovych
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