Powerful Related Quotes
“One of the most powerful tools for empowering individuals and communities is making certain that any individual who wants to receive a quality education can do so.”
““A free and powerful people, must consistently resist the misleading presumptions made by governments that procliam manifest destiny to dominate and, colonize foreign people.””
It is to be regretted that the rich and powerful too often bend the acts of government to their own selfish purposes.
Wherever there is injustice, there is anger, and anger is like gasoline - if you spray it around and somebody lights a matchstick, you have an inferno. But anger inside an engine is powerful: it can drive us forward and can get us through dreadful moments and give us power. I learnt this with my discussions with nuclear policy makers.
There's nothing more powerful than a woman who knows how to contain her power and not let it leak, standing firmly within it in mystery and silence. A woman who talks too much sheds her allure.
“During the course of my career, I've been shoulder to shoulder with some impressive, powerful people, none more so than Martha Stewart. The world knows of her unsurpassed creativity, but to sit with her in any room, to watch her in action, reasoning, listening, making decisions, is to understand how bright she is, how good she is at the business of being Martha Stewart. What sitting with Martha and Alexis in the conference room of 'The Apprentice' demonstrates is how much fun she is too. Being on 'The Apprentice,' with the Stewart ladies, has been a highlight of my professional life.”
“When you're big and powerful, people pick on you. But believe me, they'll have their hands full with Tom Stevens. Delightful as he is, coming across as easygoing and friendly, but he's like a bulldog. He'll take them on and he will win. . . . A bulldog will never start a fight but he will finish it.”
“Texas has always had committee chairs -- strong and powerful committee chairs -- and to go to a position where you have none or very few, could well mean in the battle for earmarks, Texas has a harder fight at it.”
The basic idea that incentives can be used to motivate behavior is a powerful one. It works for employees, and it has a clear place in parenting, as anyone who has tried to potty-train a recalcitrant toddler with sticker rewards knows.