Power Quotes

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.

Winston Churchill

Power alone determines the present order of the world.

Vellupillai Pirapakaran

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.

Hannah Arendt

Arafat's departure has created an awesome opportunity.

Joe Biden

In critical moments even the very powerful have need of the weakest.


We cannot avoid using power, cannot escape the compulsion to afflict the world so let us, cautious in diction and mighty in contradiction, love powerfully.

Martin Buber

Who is all-powerful should fear everything.

Pierre Corneille

Faith in the Word of Life is the strongest power that exists in the universe.

Elias Aslaksen

To plan to reserve cavalry for the finish of the battle, is to have no conception of the power of combined infantry and cavalry charges, either for attack or for defense.

Napoleon Bonaparte

The populace judges of the power of God by the power of the priests.

Napoleon Bonaparte

A good communicator affects our physiology. The power of voice can entrance us even induce or remove pain.

Derren Victor Brown

The corporation's legally defined mandate s to pursue, relentlessly and without exception, its own self interest, regardless of the often harmful consequences it might cause to others. As a result, I argue, the corporation is a pathological institution, a dangerous possessor of the great power it wields over people and societies.

Joel Conrad Bakan

He who possesses the divine powers of the soul is a great being, be his place what it may. You may clothe him with rags, may immure him in a dungeon, may chain him to slavish tasks. But he is still great.

William Ellery Channing

America has never been an empire. We may be the only great power in history that had the chance, and refused preferring greatness to power and justice to glory.

George Walker Bush

It is only in folk tales, children's stories, and the journals of intellectual opinion that power is used wisely and well to destroy evil. The real world teaches very different lessons, and it takes willful and dedicated ignorance to fail to perceive them.

Noam Chomsky

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Updated On : March 31, 2014
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