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A cock has great influence on his own dunghill.
~ Publilius Syrus | ( Roman writer and poet. ) | 1st Centry BC-? | Power
quotes Division : Ancient Romans   
     
A few great minds are enough to endow humanity with monstrous power, but a few great hearts are not enough to make us worthy of using it.
~ Jean Rostand | (French biologist and philosopher. ) | 1894-1977 | Power
quotes Division : French Philosophers   
     
A friend in power is a friend lost.
~ Henry Brooks Adams | (American journalist ) | 1838-1918 | Power
quotes Division : Journalists   
     
A friend in power is a friend lost.
-: [ The Education of Henry Adams (1907) Ch.7 ]
~ Henry Brooks Adams | (American journalist ) | 1838-1918 | Power
quotes Division : Journalists   
     
A good indignation brings out all one's powers.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson | ( U.S. poet ) | 1803-1882 | Power
quotes Division : American poets   
     
Arbitrary power is like most other things which are very hard, very liable to be broken.
~ Abigail Adams | (First Lady of the United States. ) | 1744-1818 | Power
quotes Division : Statesmen and politicians   
     
Arbitrary power is like most other things which are very hard, very liable to be broken.
-: [ Letter to John Adams (7 May 1776) ]
~ Abigail Smith Adams | (Second President of the United States ) | 1744 - 1818 | Power
quotes Division : Economists and Business   
     
Authority founded on injustice is never of long duration.
~ Lucius Annaeus Seneca | ( Roman philosopher and playwright. ) | 4 BC-65 | Power
quotes Division : Ancient Romans   
     
… with an eye made by quite by power of harmony, and the deep power of joy, We see into the life of things.
~ William Wordsworth | ( English Romantic poet. ) | 1770-1850 | Power
quotes Division : British Poets   
     
Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't.
~ Margaret Thatcher | ( British statewoman. ) | 1925 - | Power
quotes Division : Statesmen and politicians   
     
But the relationship of morality and power is a very subtle one. Because ultimately power without morality is no longer power.
~ James Baldwin | ( African-American writer. ) | 1924-1987 | Power
quotes Division : American writers   
     
Contact with men who wield power and authority still leaves an intangible sense of repulsion. It's very like being in close proximity to fecal matter, the fecal embodiment of something unmentionable, and you wonder what it is made of and when it acquired its historically sacred character.
~ Jean Baudrillard | (French sociologist, and philosopher. ) | 1929-2007 | Power
quotes Division : French Philosophers   
     
Do the thing and you will have the power. But they that do not the thing, had not the power.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson | ( U.S. poet ) | 1803-1882 | Power
quotes Division : American poets   
     
Every addition to true knowledge is an addition to human power.
~ Horace Mann | ( U.S. educator. ) | 1796-1859 | Power
quotes Division : Educators   
     
Every man has enough power left to carry out that of which he is convinced.
~ Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe | ( German poet ) | 1749-1832 | Power
quotes Division : German Poets   
     
From Paul to Stalin, the popes who have chosen Caesar have prepared the way for Caesars who quickly learn to despise popes.
~ Albert Camus | ( French novelist ) | 1913-1960 | Power
quotes Division : French Authors and Writers   
     
He is the most powerful who has himself, in his power.
~ Lucius Annaeus Seneca | ( Roman philosopher and playwright. ) | 4 BC-65 | Power
quotes Division : Ancient Romans   
     
He that has one eye is a prince among those that have none.
~ Thomas Fuller | ( British clergyman and author. ) | 1608-1661 | Power
quotes Division : Religious People   
     
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 | ( Austro-German poet. ) | 1875-1926 | Power
quotes Division : German Poets   
     
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 | ( Preeminent leader of Indian nationalism. ) | 1869-1948 | Power
quotes Division : Religious People   
     
I have never been able to conceive how any rational being could propose happiness to himself from the exercise of power over others.
~ Thomas Jefferson | ( Third president of the United States. ) | 1743-1826 | Power
quotes Division : American writers   
     

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