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Our appearance is a powerful communication tool, sending messages to every sighted person. Everyone is highly influenced by the visual impression of a person they are meeting for the first time
Catherine Bell

Love is strong in its passion; affection is powerful in its gentleness.
Jules Michelet

Mike Ruddock has empowered the players, which is a big step
Ieuan Evans

Where is the justice of political power if it executes the murderer and jails the plunderer, and then itself marches upon neighboring lands, killing thousands and pillaging the very hills?
Kahlil Gibran

If you are looking for a small slice of power then you could do worse than get involved in business.
Garet Garrett

No science is immune to the infection of politics and the corruption of power.
Jacob Bronowski

With the pride of the artist, you must blow against the walls of every power that exists the small trumpet of your defiance.
Norman Mailer

Distrust everyone in whom the impulse to punish is powerful! Does wisdom perhaps appear on the earth as a raven which is inspired by the smell of carrion?
Friedrich Nietzsche

Words are more treacherous and powerful than we think.
Jean Paul Sartre

During the time men live without a common power to keep them all in awe, they are in that conditions called war; and such a war, as if of every man, against every man.
Thomas Hobbes

I am not wrong in the belief that its public funds are more secure than those of all the European powers.
Albert Gallatin

Black is a colour of power and strength.
Hayden Fry

Washing one's hands of the conflict between the powerful and the powerless means to side with the powerful, not to be neutral.
Paulo Freire

Communism is Soviet power plus the electrification of the whole country. (Report to 7th Congress, 1920)
Lenin

Every communist must grasp the truth, 'Political power grows out of the barrel of a gun'.
Mao Tse-Tung

One thing I hope I'll never be is drunk with my own power. And anybody who says I am will never work in this town again.
Jim Carrey

There is a lot of common sense in rationing and if you have the will power to do it, then it can really help in the long run.
Mavis Gallant

Goodness, armed with power, is corrupted; and pure love without power is destroyed.
Reinhold Niebuhr

The vote is the most powerful instrument ever devised by man for breaking down injustice and destroying the terrible walls which imprison men because they are different from other men.
Lyndon Johnson

At every turn when there has been an imbalance of power, the truth questioned, or our beliefs and values distorted, the change required to restore our nation has always come from the bottom up from our people.
Howard Dean

There is nothing so powerful as truth, and often nothing so strange.
Daniel Webster

Fascism should rightly be called Corporatism, as it is the merger of corporate and government power
Benito Mussolini

More than anything, the girl finds a way to win and finds a way to get her opponent uncomfortable. I'm sure she has a way to negate power still. [on the return of Martina Hingis]
Lindsay Davenport

The State is something that we must and will always struggle to control, when there is so much power in one body there is always the possibility of corruption.
Evan Galbraith

I don't walk around with a halo above my head or any kind of sainthood. But there is a power... a beautiful, a wonderful byproduct.
Chris Meloni

Such happiness as life is capable of comes from the full participation of all our powers in the endeavour to wrest from each changing situations of experience its own full and unique meaning.
John Dewey

In Israel, free men and women are every day demonstrating the power of courage and faith. Back in 1948 when Israel was founded, pundits claimed the new country could never survive. Today, no one questions that. Israel is a land of stability and democracy in a region of tryanny and unrest.
Ronald Reagan

It is not only old and early impressions that deceive us; the charms of novelty have the same power.
Blaise Pascal

The animals that depend on instinct have an inherent knowledge of the laws of economics and of how to apply them; Man, with his powers of reason, has reduced economics to the level of a farce which is at once funnier and more tragic than Tobacco Road.
James Thurber

Appreciative words are the most powerful force for good on earth.
George Crane

Comedy is something that we can all share, no matter what language we speak or our background, it has the power to unite us all.
Paul Goodman

We should be as careful of the books we read, as of the company we keep. The dead very often have more power than the living.
Tryon Edwards

The greatest power that a person possesses is the power to choose.
J Martin Kohe

Learning too soon our limitations, we never learn our powers.
Mignon McLaughlin

The 'w' in ECB is silent but very powerful.
[being a bad loser after a Welsh county got a 2009 Ashes test ahead of the Rose Bowl. The 5 adjudicators were English]
Rod Bransgrove

Power and violence are opposites; where the one rules absolutely, the other is absent. Violence appears where power is in jeopardy, but left to its own course it ends in power's disappearance.
Hannah Arendt

Military power wins battles, but spiritual power wins wars
George Catlett

Power may be at the end of a gun, but sometimes it's also at the end of the shadow or the image of a gun.
Jean Genet

If you have to choose between power and speed and it often turns out you have to make that choice, you've got to go for speed.
Sparky Anderson

The power of accurate observation is commonly called cynicism by those who have not got it.
George Bernard Shaw

In the general course of human nature, A power over a man's subsistence amounts to a power over his will.
Alexander Hamilton

Enthusiasm... the sustaining power of all great action.
Samuel Smiles

When power ballads come back, we'll get big hair again.
Jerry Cantrell

No emperor has the power to dictate to the heart.
Johann Friedrich Von Schiller

The poverty of the country is such that all the power and sway has got into the hands of the rich, who by extortious advantages, having the common people in their debt, have always curbed and oppressed them in all manner of ways.
Nathaniel Bacon

No power of government ought to be employed in the endeavour to establish any system or article of belief on the subject of religion.
Jeremy Bentham

Context and memory play powerful roles in all the truly great meals in one's life.
Anthony Bourdain

You have the power to change.
Les Brown

It is folly for a man to pray to the gods for that which he has the power to obtain by himself.
Epicurus

The sense of being well-dressed gives a feeling of inward tranquility which religion is powerless to bestow
C F Forbes



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