Authority Quotes

All authority belongs to the people

Thomas Jefferson

You can delegate authority, but not responsibility.

Stephen W. Comiskey

It is not wisdom but Authority that makes a law.

Thomas Hobbes

If you look to lead, invest at least 40% of your time managing yourself - your ethics, character, principles, purpose, motivation, and conduct. Invest at least 30% managing those with authority over you, and 15% managing your peers.

Dee Hock

Unthinking respect for authority is the greatest enemy of truth.

Albert Einstein

The authority of those who teach is often an obstacle to those who want to learn.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

If you wish to know what a man is, place him in authority.

Yugoslavian Proverb

If you're going to kick authority in the teeth, you might as well use two feet.

Keith Richards

Authority is quite degrading.

Oscar Wilde

You can delegate authority, but not responsibility.

Stephen W. Comiskey

The man whose authority is recent is always stern.


Authority has every reason to fear the skeptic, for authority can rarely survive in the face of doubt.

Robert Lindner

Great men in judicial places will never want authority.


The man fitted for affairs and authority never considers individuals, but things and their consequences.

Napolon Bonaparte

A little wit and plenty of authority, that is what has almost always governed the world.

Jean Louis Guez de Balzac

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