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The only way to predict the future is to have power to shape the future.
Eric Hoffer

Making fun of born-again Christians is like hunting dairy cows with a high powered rifle and scope.
P J O'Rourke

Liberty may be endangered by the abuse of liberty, but also by the abuse of power.
James Madison

We seek riches, power and glory all in order to make them happy [women]
Emmanuel Petit

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

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

Stop being a consumer, fight the power!
Peaches Geldof

I believe in one thing only, the power of the human will.
Joseph Stalin

My opinion is, that power should always be distrusted, in whatever hands it is placed.
William Jones

The men who succeed are the efficient few. They are the few who have the ambition and will power to develop themselves
Robert Burton

Never underestimate the power of passion.
Eve Sawyer

There are powers inside of you which, if you could discover and use, would make of you everything you ever dreamed or imagined you could become.
Orison Swett Marden

Chance is always powerful. Let your hook be always cast; in the pool where you least expect it, there will be a fish.
Ovid

One always hopes that you're going to have influence and staying power, but you never know!
Chris Frantz

New York City is a great monument to the power of money and greed... a race for rent.
Frank Lloyd Wright

Beliefs have the power to create and the power to destroy. Human beings have the awesome ability to take any experience of their lives and create a meaning that disempowers them or one that can literally save their lives.
Anthony Robbins

In the power of fixing the attention lies the most precious of the intellectual habits
Robert Hall

Labour have already given parents the power to draw up plans for their own schools
Jim Knight

If mankind minus one were of one opinion, then mankind is no more justified in silencing the one than the one - if he had the power - would be justified in silencing mankind.
John Stuart Mill

What for centuries raised man above the beast is not the cudgel but the irresistible power of unarmed truth.
Boris Pasternak

The imagination is man's power over nature.
Wallace Stevens

Being the President, we all know, is the most powerful of all the jobs that anyone can have, the influence and state of the nation being what it is right now.
David Frum

You always do what you want to do. This is true with every act. You may say that you had to do something, or that you were forced to, but actually, whatever you do, you do by choice. Only you have the power to choose for yourself.
W Clement Stone

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

An unlimited power to tax involves, necessarily, the power to destroy.
Daniel Webster

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

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

You can never have enough experience because the speed-to-weight ratios are so different. Itís almost as if your instincts and mind are too slow for the speed youíre going. Thereís a much greater power-to-weight ratio, so drivers have to keep everything co-ordinated, which is not easy
Richard Noble

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

A vague recollection fills my mind, an image dazzling, but undefined, like the memory of a gorgeous dream. It crowds my brain confusedly, but will not stay. It changes like the tremulous sunshine on the wave, till imagination itself is dazzled, bewildered, overpowered.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Here is the simple but powerful rule... always give people more than they expect to get.
Nelson Boswell

A witty woman is a treasure; a witty beauty is a power
George Meredith

There can never be a complete confidence in a power which is excessive.
Tacitus

The lecturer should give the audience full reason to believe that all his powers have been exerted for their pleasure and instruction
Michael Faraday

Power corrupts. Absolute power is kind of neat.
John Lehman

Clay is and always has been my favourite surface. It is not only a test of your tennis to play on this but also your strength, patience and willpower in a long match.
Alex Corretja

Arbitrary power is most easily established on the ruins of liberty abused to licentiousness.
George Washington

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

Fishing is one of the greatest things that you can do, it has the power to relax you like nothing else and there's nothing quite like the thrill of the catch.
Bob Gibson

If you do build a great experience, customers tell each other about that. Word of mouth is very powerful.
Jeff Bezos

Concentrated power is not rendered harmless by the good intentions of those who create it.
Milton Friedman

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

I feel it now: there's a power in me to grasp and give shape to my world I know that nothing has ever been real without my beholding it. All becoming has need me.
Rainer Maria Rilke

It takes but one positive thought when given a chance to survive and thrive to overpower an entire army of negative thoughts.
Robert Schuller

When it is not in our power to follow what is true, we ought to follow what is most probable.
Rene Descartes

It is impossible for you to be angry and laugh at the same time. Anger and laughter are mutually exclusive and you have the power to choose either.
Dr Wayne Dyer

Purity is the power to contemplate defilement.
Simone Weil

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

Lack of will power has caused more failure than lack of intelligence or ability.
Flower A Newhouse

Power is the ultimate aphrodisiac
Henry Kissinger



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