Power Quotes

The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.-Alice Walker

 

 

If you realized how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think a negative thought.-Peace Pilgrim

 

 

Personality has power to uplift, power to depress, power to curse, and power to bless.-Paul P. Harris

 

 

Power is like being a lady… if you have to tell people you are, you aren’t.-Margaret Thatcher

 

 

Power doesn’t corrupt people, people corrupt power.-William Gaddis

 

 

Never underestimate the power of human stupidity. – Robert A. Heinlein

 

 

Most people can bear adversity; but if you wish to know what a man really is give him power.-Robert Green Ingersoll

 

 

The greatest power is not money power, but political power.-Walter Annenberg

 

 

Creativity is the power to connect the seemingly unconnected.-William Plomer

 

 

Truth is powerful and it prevails.-Sojourner Truth

 

 

Power is not an institution, and not a structure; neither is it a certain strength we are endowed with; it is the name that one attributes to a complex strategical situation in a particular society.-Michel Foucault

 

When you start to develop your powers of empathy and imagination, the whole world opens up to you.-Susan Sarandon

 

 

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

 

 

The greater the power, the more dangerous the abuse.-Edmund Burke

 

 

When the whole world is silent, even one voice becomes powerful.-Malala Yousafzai

 

 

Knowledge is power. – Francis Bacon

 

 

 

Power tends to corrupt and absolute power corrupts absolutely.-John Dalberg-Acton

 

Do not pray for tasks equal to your powers. Pray for powers equal to your tasks.-Phillips Brooks

 

 

Power is given only to those who dare to lower themselves and pick it up. Only one thing matters, one thing; to be able to dare!-Fyodor Dostoevsky

 

 

Mastering others is strength. Mastering yourself is true power.-Lao Tzu

 

 

All things are subject to interpretation whichever interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power and not truth.-Friedrich Nietzsche

 

 

I was now resolved to do everything in my power to defeat the system.-Oskar Schindler

 

 

All the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time has come.-Victor Hugo

 

 

A crown is merely a hat that lets the rain in.-Frederick the Great

 

 

Power is the great aphrodisiac.-Henry Kissinger

 

 

Knowledge will give you power, but character respect. – Bruce Lee

 

 

Calmness is the cradle of power.-Josiah Gilbert Holland

 

 

Nothing strengthens authority so much as silence.-Leonardo da Vinci

 

 

Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did and it never will.-Frederick Douglass

 

 

Power is always dangerous. Power attracts the worst and corrupts the best.-Edward Abbey

 

 

An alliance with a powerful person is never safe.-Phaedrus

 

 

Nobody is as powerful as we make them out to be.-Alice Walker

 

 

You only have power over people so long as you don’t take everything away from them. But when you’ve robbed a man of everything, he’s no longer in your power – he’s free again.-Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

 

 

The power to question is the basis of all human progress.-Indira Gandhi

 

 

Power ought to serve as a check to power.-Montesquieu

 

 

Never go backward. Attempt, and do it with all your might. Determination is power. – Charles Simmons

 

 

Most powerful is he who has himself in his own power.-Lucius Annaeus Seneca

 

 

Power is of two kinds. One is obtained by the fear of punishment and the other by acts of love. Power based on love is a thousand times more effective and permanent then the one derived from fear of punishment.-Mahatma Gandhi

 

 

No one is in control of your happiness but you; therefore, you have the power to change anything about yourself or your life that you want to change.-Barbara De Angelis

 

 

Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society.-Mark Twain

 

 

The purpose of getting power is to be able to give it away.-Aneurin Bevan

 

 

Justice and power must be brought together, so that whatever is just may be powerful, and whatever is powerful may be just.-Blaise Pascal

 

 

The secret of my influence has always been that it remained secret.-Salvador Dali

 

 

What it lies in our power to do, it lies in our power not to do.-Aristotle

 

 

Man’s greatness lies in his power of thought.-Blaise Pascal

 

Silence is the ultimate weapon of power. – Charles de Gaulle

 

 

No man has received from nature the right to command his fellow human beings.-Denis Diderot

 

 

Power is dangerous unless you have humility.-Richard J. Daley

 

 

He who wishes to be obeyed must know how to command.-Niccolo Machiavelli

 

Never allow a person to tell you no who doesn’t have the power to say yes.-Eleanor Roosevelt

 

 

Never forget that the most powerful force on earth is love.-Nelson Rockefeller

 

 

Self-reverence, self-knowledge, self-control; these three alone lead life to sovereign power.-Alfred Lord Tennyson

 

Unlimited power corrupts the possessor.-William Pitt

 

 

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

 

Money is power, and in that government which pays all the public officers of the states will all political power be substantially concentrated.-Andrew Jackson

 

 

Make the best use of what is in your power, and take the rest as it happens. – Epictetus

 

 

Women have to harness their power – its absolutely true. It’s just learning not to take the first no. And if you can’t go straight ahead, you go around the corner.-Cher

 

 

The greatest power is often simple patience.-E. Joseph Cossman

 

 

Power has only one duty – to secure the social welfare of the People.-Benjamin Disraeli

 

 

There are two ways of attaining an important end, force and perseverance; the silent power of the latter grows irresistible with time.-Sophie Swetchine

 

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