Authority Quotes

The best government rests on the people, and not on the few, on persons and not on property, on the free development of public opinion and not on authority.

George Bancroft

The school made it very clear that women were entitled to positions of authority. That sense of entitlement allowed us to feel that we have a natural place in leadership in the world. That gave me a mental and emotional confidence.

Linda Vester

Authority is by nothing so much strengthened and confirmed as by custom; for no man easily distrusts the things which he and all men have been always bred up to.

William Temple

I have as much authority as the Pope, I just don't have as many people who believe it.

George Carlin

To punish me for my contempt for authority, fate made me an authority myself.

Albert Einstein

There are two things over which you have complete dominion, authority and control ð your mind and your mouth.

African Proverb

Surround yourself with the best people you can find, delegate authority, and don't interfere.

Ronald Reagan

Obedience to lawful authority is the foundation of manly character.

Robert E. Lee

Anyone who in discussion relies upon authority uses, not his understanding, but rather his memory.

Leonardo da Vinci

The insolence of authority is endeavoring to substitute money for ideas.

Frank Lloyd Wright

Think for yourself and question authority.

Timothy Leary

Every great advance in natural knowledge has involved the absolute rejection of authority.

Thomas Henry Huxley

Whenever there is authority, there is a natural inclination to disobedience.

Thomas C. Haliburton

I believe in a lively disrespect for most forms of authority.

Rita Mae Brown

A widow has two tasks before her, whose duties clash: she is a mother, and yet she must exercise parental authority.

Honor de Balzac

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Updated On : September 02, 2013
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