Power Quotes

Quotations
Quote of the Day
You have the power to change.
Les Brown

Photography, as a powerful medium of expression and communications, offers an infinite variety of perception, interpretation and execution.
Ansel Adams

No steam or gas ever drives anything until it is confined. No Niagara is ever turned into light and power until it is tunneled. No life ever grows until it is focused, dedicated, disciplined.
Joan Rivers

Every man thinks God is on his side. The rich and powerful know he is.
Jean Anouilh

A zeal for the defence of their country led these heroes to the scene of action, though with a few men to attack a powerful army of experienced warriors.
Daniel Boone

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

When one is trying to do something beyond his known powers it is useless to seek the approval of friends. Friends are at their best in moments of defeat.
Henry Miller

This only is denied to God: the power to change the past (Aristotle, Nicomachean Ethics, VI)
Agathon

Extremists, who thrive on conflict; who do not tolerate diversity; who seek power through division and destruction. The global system they hope to create is one of new walls and new isolation, and radically smaller horizons. It is an anti-democratic, anti-economic-growth, and anti-progress agenda.
King Abdullah II

No external power, no terrorist organisation, can defeat us. But we can defeat ourselves by getting caught in a quagmire.
George Soros

I would love to do something like Austin Powers to show off my comic timing.
Uma Thurman

A reform is a correction of abuses; a revolution is a transfer of power.
Edward Bulwer-Lytton

The only real power comes out of a long rifle.
Joseph Stalin

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

The writers of the Indian philosophies will survive, when the British dominion in India shall long have ceased to exist, and when the sources which it yielded of wealth and power are lost to remembrances
Warren Hastings

Nationalism is power hunger tempered by self-deception.
George Orwell

Women have served all these centuries as looking glasses possessing the power of reflecting the figure of man at twice its natural size.
Virginia Woolf

If you tell the truth, you have infinite power supporting you; but if not, you have infinite power against you.
Charles Gordon

Man... hath by nature a power .... to preserve his property - that is, his life, liberty, and estate - against the injuries and attempts of other men.
John Locke

Democracy is the only system that persists in asking the powers that be whether they are the powers that ought to be.
Sydney Harris

A bad book is the worse that it cannot repent. It has not been the devil's policy to keep the masses of mankind in ignorance; but finding that they will read, he is doing all in his power to poison their books.
Galbraith

I was allowed to ring the bell for five minutes until everyone was in assembly. It was the beginning of power.
Jeffrey Archer

Power is the most persuasive rhetoric.
Johann Friedrich Von Schiller

I have learned through bitter experience the one supreme lesson to conserve my anger, and as heat conserved is transmitted into energy, even so our anger controlled can be transmitted into a power that can move the world.
Mahatma Gandhi

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

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

They are the weakest, however strong, who have no faith in themselves or their own powers.
Christian Nestell Bovee

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

At the innermost core of all loneliness is a deep and powerful yearning for union with one's lost self.
Brendan Francis Behan

Rent is the portion of the earth, which is paid to the landlord for the user of the original and indestructible powers of the soil
David Ricardo

Power? It's like a Dead Sea fruit. When you achieve it, there is nothing there.
Harold McMillan

Either you think - or else others have to think for you and take power from you, pervert and discipline your natural tastes, civilize and sterilize you.
F Scott Fitzgerald

The most powerful cause of error is the war existing between the senses and reason.
Blaise Pascal

Hateful is the power, and pitiable is the life, of those who wish to be feared rather than loved
Cornelius Nepos

It was an instinct to put the world in order that powered her mending split infinitives and snipping off dangling participles, smoothing away the knots and bumps until the prose before her took on a sheen, like perfect caramel.
David Leavitt

There is great treasure there behind our skull and this is true about all of us. This little treasure has great, great powers, and I would say we only have learnt a very, very small part of what it can do.
Isaac Singer

There is a powerful tension in our relationship to technology. We are excited by egalitarianism and anonymity, but we constantly fight for our identity.
David Owens

I admired Hitler because he came from being a little man with almost no education to power. But I didn't admire him for what he did with it.
Arnold Schwarzenegger

Unlike other people, our reviewers are powerful because they believe in nothing.
Harold Clurman

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

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

Music is not just something that moves you, it is something that has the power to change you, and that is very powerful indeed.
Hank Jones

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

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

Even in war, moral power is to physical as three parts out of four
Napoleon Bonaparte

Prestige is the shadow of money and power.
C Wright Mills

Power is the ultimate aphrodisiac
Henry Kissinger

He is the best sailor who can steer within fewest points of the wind, and exact a motive power out of the greatest obstacles.
Sir Walter Scott

Power is my mistress
Napoleon Bonaparte

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



  Pick another category
© Know the Web Ltd 2002-2015  |   Help  |   Advertise  |   Links  |  Home  |  Content Management System by: Clarity Media   |   Contact Us

Quotes & Authors

Author Quotes (A - Z) Popular Authors
Funny quotes Celebrity quotes Business quotes Sports quotes Famous quotes Political quotes Inspiring quotes Movie quotes Silly quotes Insurance quotes
Lists Anagrams General Election Quotes Browse Search Literature Quotes Best Quotes Fictional Characters Popular Quotes Favorite Quotes By Event Research Quotes Job / Occupation Keywords Topics Proverbs Phrase Finder
Puzzle Books