Authority Quotes

In order for a war to be just, three things are necessary. First, the authority of the sovereign. Secondly, a just cause. Thirdly, a rightful intention.

Saint Thomas Aquinas

My relationship to power and authority is that I'm all for it. People need somebody to watch over them. Ninety-five percent of the people in the world need to be told what to do and how to behave.

Arnold Schwarzenegger

The natural liberty of man is to be free from any superior power on Earth, and not to be under the will or legislative authority of man, but only to have the law of nature for his rule.

Samuel Adams

The being cannot be termed rational or virtuous, who obeys any authority, but that of reason.

Mary Wollstonecraft

No statement should be believed because it is made by an authority.

Robert A. Heinlein

One could write a history of science in reverse by assembling the solemn pronouncements of highest authority about what could not be done and could never happen.

Robert A. Heinlein

Truth is the daughter of time, not of authority.

Francis Bacon

Between a man and his wife nothing ought to rule but love. Authority is for children and servants, yet not without sweetness.

William Penn

The authority of any governing institution must stop at its citizen's skin.

Gloria Steinem

Authority is never without hate.

Euripides

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

Keith Richards

Authority poisons everybody who takes authority on himself.

Golda Meir

In questions of science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of a single individual.

Galileo Galilei

Lawyer acted without authority from our band. He had no right to sell the Wallowa country.

Chief Joseph

But I was amazed at how organized the Palestinian election authority was, how competent they were in setting up their polling places and the poll workers they had.

Joe Biden

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Updated On : September 02, 2013
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