Powerless Related Quotes



We must remember that one of the most insidious ways of keeping women and minorities powerless is to let them only talk about harmless and inconsequential subjects...

Mitsuye Yamada


Every preacher who does not make prayer a mighty factor in his own life and ministry is weak as a factor in God's work and is powerless to project God's cause in this world.

Edward Mckendree Bounds


There are six myths about old age: 1. That it's a disease, a disaster. 2. That we are mindless. 3. That we are sexless. 4. That we are useless. 5. That we are powerless. 6. That we are all alike.

Maggie Kuhn


“There was no consensus for that proposal, ... It frankly would make negotiations impossible and render your negotiators powerless.”

Jack Straw


The test of our social commitment and humanity is how we treat the most powerless of our fellow citizens, the respect we accord to our fellow human beings. That is what reveals our true culture.

Azim Premji


Economically, legally, and politically powerless throughout much of western history, women have been linked to nature and the unknowable through metaphors of the body while the masculine has signified culture and mental activity.

Whitney Chadwick


There may be times when we are powerless to prevent injustice, but there must never be a time when we fail to protest.

Elie Wiesel


They have rejected that power and sought to convince women of the exact opposite, that they are powerless.

Frederick Lindemann, 1st Viscount Cherwell


It is necessary that the weakness of the powerless is transformed into a force capable of announcing justice. For this to happen, a total denouncement of fatalism is necessary. We are transformative beings and not beings for accommodation.

Paulo Freire


To the degree we give power to anything outside ourselves we become powerless

Erin Fall Haskell