Asserted Related Quotes



The most extremist power any political leader can assert is the power to target his own citizens for execution without any charges or due process, far from any battlefield. The Obama administration has not only asserted exactly that power in theory, but has exercised it in practice.

Glenn Greenwald


I am not an angel," I asserted; "and I will not be one till I die: I will be myself.

Charlotte Bronte


“We didn't establish ourselves the second half. They came out and got two three-point plays. They asserted themselves and we didn't.”

Mark Nore


It may be roundly asserted that human ingenuity cannot concoct a cipher which human ingenuity cannot resolve.

Edgar Allan Poe


If "Number rules the universe" as Pythagoras asserted, Number is merely our delegate to the throne, for we rule Number.

Eric Temple Bell


Whatever may be the temporary applause of men, or the expressions of public opinion, it may be asserted without fear of contradiction, that no true and permanent fame can be founded, except in labors which promote the happiness of mankind.

Charles Sumner


“Everyone was talking about 'values voters' and how they asserted themselves, and it seemed like an opportunity to really do something that other news organizations weren't doing.”

Dan Harris


In 2007, Stanford Business School Advisory committee asserted that self awareness was the most important attribute a leader should develop. The challenge for the modern entrepreneur is to take that path.

Kevin Kelly


The martyr endured tortures to affirm his belief in truth but he never asserted his disbelief in torture.

Gilbert K. Chesterton


Speaking of a future at most only decades away, an experimenter in intelligence control asserted, "I foresee a time when we shall have the means and therefore, inevitably, the temptation to manipulate the behavior and intellectual functioning of all the people through environmental and biochemical manipulation of the brain.

Zbigniew Brzezinski