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Apparently, the fact that you needed to know was not known at the time that the now known need to know was known, therefore those that needed to advise and inform the Home Secretary perhaps felt the information he needed as to whether to inform the highest authority of the known information was not yet known and therefore there was no authority for the authority to be informed because the need to know was not, at that time, known or needed.
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Authority is not a quality one person 'has,' in the sense that he has property or physical qualities. Authority refers to an interpersonal relation in which one person looks upon another as somebody superior to him.
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Authority is never without hate.

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New faces have more authority than accustomed ones.
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The key to successful leadership is influence, not authority.
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We have to hate our immediate predecessors to get free of their authority.
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If you're going to kick authority in the teeth, you might as well use two feet.
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Authority forgets a dying king.
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To be free in an age like ours, one must be in a position of authority. That in itself would be enough to make me ambitious.
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Logic, my dear Zoe, merely enables one to be wrong with authority.
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Example acquires tenfold authority when it speaks from the grave
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Any commander who fails to exceed his authority is not of much use to his subordinates.
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No moral system can rest solely on authority.
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Creation implies authority in the sense of originator.
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A teacher should have maximal authority, and minimal power.

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Perhaps nothing in our society is more needed for those in positions of authority than accountability.
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A revolution is an act of violence whereby one class shatters the authority of another.
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I'm disrespectful towards authority. Like I think the prime minister of Ireland is a gobshite.
View quotes by Michael O'Leary

Freedom of conscience entails more dangers than authority and despotism.
View quotes by Michel Foucault

The reason why the simpler sort are moved by authority is the consciousness of their own ignorance
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