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397 Greatest Quotes About Power


The great strength of the totalitarian state is that it forces those who fear it to imitate it. Adolf Hitler
The power to do good is also the power to do harm. Milton Friedman
Democracy shows not only its power in reforming governments, but in regenerating a race of men and this is the greatest blessing of free governments. Andrew Jackson
Kindness is in our power, even when fondness is not. Samuel Johnson
The day the power of love overrules the love of power, the world will know peace. Mahatma Gandhi
Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality. Edgar Allan Poe
I believe in the power of the human spirit. Bob Harper
Power-lust is a weed that grows only in the vacant lots of an abandoned mind. . Ayn Rand
In politics... never retreat, never retract... never admit a mistake. Napoleon Bonaparte
There is danger from all men. The only maxim of a free government ought to be to trust no man living with power to endanger the public liberty. John Adams
Nationalism is power hunger tempered by self-deception. George Orwell
Time crumbles things; everything grows old under the power of Time and is forgotten through the lapse of Time. Aristotle
What is interesting is the power and the impact of social media... So we must try to use social media in a good way. Malala Yousafzai
I think everything I do is normal, not paranormal but normal. It's using the power of the mind to achieve whatever we can endure. David Blaine
Social acceptance, 'being liked,' has so much power because it holds the feelings of loneliness at bay. Rollo May
Power in defense of freedom is greater than power in behalf of tyranny and oppression, because power, real power, comes from our conviction which produces action, uncompromising action. Malcolm X
I believe in one thing only, the power of human will. Joseph Stalin
The reward of one duty is the power to fulfill another. George Eliot
Make the best use of what is in your power, and take the rest as it happens. Epictetus
Power is like being a lady... if you have to tell people you are, you aren't. Margaret Thatcher
The only real power comes out of a long rifle. Joseph Stalin
Art is the only serious thing in the world. And the artist is the only person who is never serious. Oscar Wilde
Arbitrary power is most easily established on the ruins of liberty abused to licentiousness. George Washington
There's a lack of people in power that are motivated by the idea of helping people. Kanye West
It's easier to blame the person with less power. Gloria Steinem
Immense power is acquired by assuring yourself in your secret reveries that you were born to control affairs. Andrew Carnegie
If small things have the power to disturb you, then who you think you are is exactly that: small. Eckhart Tolle
For me, power was never an attraction. Atal Bihari Vajpayee
Those who foolishly sought power by riding the back of the tiger ended up inside. John F. Kennedy
The people to fear are not those who disagree with you, but those who disagree with you and are too cowardly to let you know. Napoleon Bonaparte
Except our own thoughts, there is nothing absolutely in our power. Rene Descartes
The spread of civilisation may be likened to a fire; first, a feeble spark, next a flickering flame, then a mighty blaze, ever increasing in speed and power. Nikola Tesla
Never underestimate the power of the ocean. Heidi Klum
Never allow a person to tell you no who doesn't have the power to say yes. Eleanor Roosevelt
Admiration of the proletariat, like that of dams, power stations, and aeroplanes, is part of the ideology of the machine age. Bertrand Russell
The less effort, the faster and more powerful you will be. Bruce Lee
For the powerful, crimes are those that others commit. Noam Chomsky
Every man builds his world in his own image. He has the power to choose, but no power to escape the necessity of choice. Ayn Rand
When your desires are strong enough, you will appear to possess superhuman powers to achieve. Napoleon Hill
It is the Higher Power which does everything, and the man is only a tool. If he accepts that position, he is free from troubles; otherwise, he courts them. Ramana Maharshi
If you must break the law, do it to seize power: in all other cases observe it. Julius Caesar
I would like nuclear fusion to become a practical power source. It would provide an inexhaustible supply of energy, without pollution or global warming. Stephen Hawking
Today knowledge has power. It controls access to opportunity and advancement. Peter Drucker
Power always thinks... that it is doing God's service when it is violating all his laws. John Adams
An animal's eyes have the power to speak a great language. Martin Buber
I know nothing in the world that has as much power as a word. Sometimes I write one, and I look at it, until it begins to shine. Emily Dickinson
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy. Meryl Streep
Women and girls can do whatever they want. There is no limit to what we as women can accomplish. Michelle Obama