Authority Quotes

The president overstepped his authority when he asked the NSA to eavesdrop on Americans' international phone calls without obtaining a warrant.

Sherrod Brown

You can delegate authority, but you cannot delegate responsibility.

Byron Dorgan

The proper balance between individual liberty and central authority is a very ancient problem.

Arthur Keith

As a result of my study, I came to the conclusion that a common supreme authority was undesirable.

Fredrik Bajer

But there is a higher law than the Constitution, which regulates our authority over the domain, and devotes it to the same noble purposes.

William H. Seward

Most kids will not volunteer to eat veggies. At times you must step up to the plate and enforce the rule of authority as a parent.

Lee Haney

Authority is something from which we are constantly subtracting, of which there remains always a residue, and which we attempt to make smaller and smaller.

Frederica Montseny

Democrats believe we must have comprehensive health care reform that includes giving the federal government authority to negotiate lower prices with drug companies.

Jim Clyburn

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

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Updated On : October 02, 2013
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