Power Related Quotes



“Wonders are many, and none is more wonderful than the power that crosses the white sea, driven by the stormy wind, making a path under surges that threaten to engulf him...”

Sophocles


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Religion forbids us from assuming a God-like character. This is especially true in politics and government, where limiting the power of the state, division of powers, and the doctrine of checks and balances are established in order to prevent accumulation of power that might lead to such Godly claims.

Abdolkarim Soroush


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Knowledge is not a passion from without the mind, but an active exertion of the inward strength, vigor and power of the mind, displaying itself from within.

Ralph Cudworth


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“Success is focusing the full power of all you are one what you have a burning desire to achieve.”

Wilferd A. Peterson


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“Wealth itself is not a bad idea provided it is directed towards public good. So is power. However, the danger lies in its misuse.”

Ananda


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“My mother taught me that we all have the power to achieve our dreams. What I lacked was the courage.”

Clay Aiken


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“When you talk about building political power, you can't just talk about violence in the narrow sense of the word. You have to have a sense of spectacle and theater.”

Eric Davis


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“ABASEMENT, n. A decent and customary mental attitude in the presence of wealth of power. Peculiarly appropriate in an employee when addressing an employer.”

Ambrose Bierce


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“The kind of power mothers have is enormous. Take the skyline of Istanbul - enormous breasts, pathetic little willies, a final revenge on Islam. I was so scared I had to crouch in the bottom of the boat when I saw it.”

Angela Carter


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