With the pride of the artist, you must blow against the walls of every power that exists the small trumpet of your defiance.
Stripped of ethical rationalizations and philosophical pretensions, a crime is anything that a group in power chooses to prohibit.
Help people become more motivated by guiding them to the source of their own power.
It takes a lot of courage to release the familiar and seemingly secure, to embrace the new. But there is no real security in what is no longer meaningful. There is more security in the adventurous and exciting, for in movement there is life, and in change there is power.
For good or for ill, air mastery is today the supreme expression of military power and fleets and armies, however vital and important, must accept a subordinate rank.
By forgiving and choosing to move on, one takes the power back to morph it into positive energy.
Anger is a great force. If you control it, it can be transmuted into a power which can move the whole world.
The way to secure liberty is to place it in the people's hands, that is, to give them the power at all times to defend it in the legislature and in the courts of justice
We have it in our power to begin the world over again.
Racism is when you have laws set up, systematically put in a way to keep people from advancing, to stop the advancement of a people. Black people have never had the power to enforce racism, and so this is something that white America is going to have to work out themselves. If they decide they want to stop it, curtail it, or to do the right thing ... then it will be done, but not until then.
Man's ultimate destiny is to become one with the Divine Power which governs and sustains the creation and its creatures.
Curst greed of gold, what crimes thy tyrant power has caused
Regret is an odd emotion because it comes only upon reflection. Regret lacks immediacy, and so its power seldom influences events when it could do some good.
Regret for time wasted can become a power for good in the time that remains, if we will only stop the waste and the idle, useless regretting.
Vote: the instrument and symbol of a freeman's power to make a fool of himself and a wreck of his country.
Money is power, freedom, a cushion, the root of all evil, the sum of blessings.
Power and violence are opposites; where the one rules absolutely, the other is absent. Violence appears where power is in jeopardy, but left to its own course it ends in power's disappearance.
From the backstabbing co-worker to the meddling sister-in-law, you are in charge of how you react to the people and events in your life. You can either give negativity power over your life or you can choose happiness instead. Take control and choose to focus on what is important in your life. Those who cannot live fully often become destroyers of life.
The greatest loss of time is delay and expectation, which depend upon the future. We let go the present, which we have in our power, and look forward to that which depends upon chance, and so relinquish a certainty for an uncertainty.
Memory is the primary and fundamental power, without which there could be no other intellectual operation.
It takes tremendous discipline to control the influence, the power you have over other people's lives.
In every community there is work to be done. In every nation, there are wounds to heal. In every heart there is the power to do it.
Power alone determines the present order of the world.
In no history has been a liberation movement that has fought alone and won liberation. Only when a concentrated power of the people rises in a revolution behind the liberation movement it attains fullness and maturity as people’s struggle,as a national struggle. Only in such a way is liberation possible.
Past mistakes cannot create a present pain; no mistake in life has the power to make us ache any more than the echo of someone crying can shed tears.