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You have power over your mind - not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength. Marcus Aurelius, emperor

Never underestimate the power of stupid people in large groups. George Carlin, comedian

A single dream is more powerful than a thousand realities. J. R. R. Tolkien, novelist

Dream no small dreams for they have no power to move the hearts of men. Johann von Goethe, writer

Our bodies are our gardens... our wills are our gardeners. William Shakespeare, dramatist

To learn who rules over you, simply find out who you are not allowed to criticize. Voltaire, writer

Knowledge isn't power; it's potential power. Execution trumps knowledge any day of the week. Tony Robbins, author

The power of intuitive understanding will protect you from harm until the end of your days. Lao Tzu, philosopher

Remember, the best leaders are those who understand that their power flows through them, not from them. Ken Blanchard, author

The two most powerful warriors are patience and time. Leo Tolstoy, novelist

Success is based upon a spiritual quality, a power to inspire others. Vince Lombardi, coach

Whatever is at the center of our life will be the source of our security, guidance, wisdom, and power. Stephen Covey, businessman

Most powerful is he who has himself in his own power. Marcus Annaeus Seneca Seneca The Elder, rhetorician

Throughout history, great leaders have known the power of humor. Allen Klein, businessman

In darkness, the stone becomes the buffalo. African Proverbs,

Mastering others is strength. Mastering yourself is true power. Lao Tzu, philosopher

Time crumbles things; everything grows old under the power of Time and is forgotten through the lapse of Time. Aristotle, philosopher

Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free. Jim Morrison, musician

We can be tired, weary and emotionally distraught, but after spending time alone with God, we find that He injects into our bodies energy, power and strength. Charles Stanley, clergyman

Small differences in a system of great power can have enormous consequences. Noam Chomsky, activist

Every man builds his world in his own image. He has the power to choose, but no power to escape the necessity of choice. Ayn Rand, writer

Loyalty and devotion lead to bravery. Bravery leads to the spirit of self-sacrifice. The spirit of self-sacrifice creates trust in the power of love. Morihei Ueshiba, athlete

Power is the by-product of understanding. Jacob Bronowski, scientist

You can get more with a kind word and a gun than you can with a kind word alone. Al Capone, criminal

When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace. Jimi Hendrix, musician

No man is wise enough, or good enough to be trusted with unlimited power. Charles Caleb Colton, writer

Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom. Viktor E. Frankl, psychologist

Men should think twice before making widow hood woman's only path to power. Gloria Steinem, activist

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, author

In the United States, though power corrupts, the expectation of power paralyzes. John Kenneth Galbraith, economist

The less effort, the faster and more powerful you will be. Bruce Lee, actor

The king goes as far as he may, not as far as he could. Proverbs,

What lies behind you and what lies in front of you, pales in comparison to what lies inside of you. Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

Power never takes a step back except in the face of more power. Malcolm X, activist

He who wants to persuade should put his trust not in the right argument, but in the right word. The power of sound has always been greater than the power of sense. Joseph Conrad, novelist

The Lord giveth and the Lord hath taken away, blessed be the name of the Lord. Job 1:21 Bible,

Mighty things from small beginnings grow. John Dryden, poet

He that has one eye is a prince among those that have none. Thomas Fuller, clergyman

Religion is never the problem; it's the people who use it to gain power. Julian Casablancas, musician

Don't you dare underestimate the power of your own instinct. Barbara Corcoran, businesswoman

Power is not revealed by striking hard or often, but by striking true. Honore de Balzac, novelist

Knowledge will forever govern ignorance; and a people who mean to be their own governors must arm themselves with the power which knowledge gives. James Madison, president

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

This nuclear option is ultimately an example of the arrogance of power. Joe Biden, vice president

Voice of one, voice of none. Italian Proverbs,

Power is not only what you have but what the enemy thinks you have. Saul Alinsky, activist

I hope our wisdom will grow with our power, and teach us, that the less we use our power the greater it will be. Thomas Jefferson, president

If power is for sale, sell your mother to buy it. You can always buy her back again. Arabic Proverbs,

Woman's influence is powerful, especially when she wants something. Josh Billings, comedian

The attempt to combine wisdom and power has only rarely been successful and then only for a short while. Albert Einstein, physicist

Our power is in our ability to decide. Richard Buckminster Fuller,

He who gains a victory over other men is strong; but he who gains a victory over himself is all powerful. Lao Tzu, philosopher

If you sit in judgment, investigate, if you sit in supreme power, sit in command. Marcus Annaeus Seneca Seneca The Elder, rhetorician

Political power grows out of the barrel of a gun. Mao Zedong, leader

We all have our own life to pursue, our own kind of dream to be weaving, and we all have the power to make wishes come true, as long as we keep believing. Louisa May Alcott, novelist

Liberty is not the power of doing what we like, but the right to do what we ought. Lord Acton, historian

Our sense of power is more vivid when we break a man's spirit than when we win his heart. Eric Hoffer, writer

Poetry is ordinary language raised to the Nth power. Poetry is boned with ideas, nerved and blooded with emotions, all held together by the delicate, tough skin of words. Paul Engle, poet

Diplomacy: the art of restraining power. Henry A Kissinger, diplomat

You must never underestimate the power of the eyebrow. Jack Black, actor

The man whose authority is recent is always stern. Aeschylus, poet

Our duty is to be useful, not according to our desires, but according to our powers. Henri Frederic Amiel, philosopher

Power is my mistress. I have worked too hard at her conquest to allow anyone to take her away from me. Napoleon Bonaparte, leader

Calmness is the cradle of power. Josiah Gilbert Holland,

The power of community to create health is far greater than any physician, clinic or hospital. Mark Hyman,

Where love rules, there is no will to power; and where power predominates, there love is lacking. The one is the shadow of the other. Carl Jung, psychologist

What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world and loses his own soul? Bible,

Ten persons who speak make more noise than ten thousand who are silent. Napoleon Bonaparte, leader

The power to do good is also the power to do harm. Milton Friedman, economist

Power is the ultimate aphrodisiac. Henry Kissinger,

The only wealth in this world is children, more than all the money, power on earth. Mario Puzo, novelist

No power in society, no hardship in your condition can depress you, keep you down, in knowledge, power, virtue, influence, but by your own consent. William Ellery Channing, writer

The ultimate value of life depends upon awareness and the power of contemplation rather than upon mere survival. Aristotle, philosopher

The truth is that all men having power ought to be mistrusted. James Madison, president

I believe there are more instances of the abridgement of freedom of the people by gradual and silent encroachments by those in power than by violent and sudden usurpations. James Madison, president

The means by which we live have outdistanced the ends for which we live. Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men. Martin Luther King, Jr., leader

Grace is the voice that calls us to change and gives us the power to pull it off. Max Lucado, clergyman

Force without forecast is to little avail. Proverbs,

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

If you haven't the strength to impose your own terms upon life, you must accept the terms it offers you. TS (Thomas Stearns) Eliot, poet

The ordinary man with extraordinary power is the chief danger for mankind -- not the fiend or the sadist. Erich Fromm, psychologist

Why slap them on the wrist with feather when you can belt them over the head with a sledgehammer. Katharine Hepburn, actress

You possess a potent force that you either use, or misuse, hundreds of times every day. J. Martin Kohe, psychologist

Every addition to true knowledge is an addition to human power. Horace Mann, educator

Unless someone truly has the power to say no, they never truly have the power to say yes. Dan Millman, author

Power is not a means, it is an end. One does not establish a dictatorship in order to safeguard a revolution; one makes the revolution in order to establish the dictatorship. George Orwell, author

To achieve, you need thought. You have to know what you are doing and that's real power. Ayn Rand, writer

The least one can say of power is that a vocation for it is suspicious. Jean Rostand, scientist

Power does not corrupt men; fools, however, if they get into a position of power, corrupt power. George Bernard Shaw, dramatist

No man can ever end with being superior who will not begin with being inferior. Sydney Smith, clergyman

Those who desire to rise as high as our human condition allows, must renounce intellectual pride, the omnipotence of clear thinking, belief in the absolute power of logic. Alexis Carrel, scientist

The constitutions of most of our States assert that all power is inherent in the people; that... it is their right and duty to be at all times armed. Thomas Jefferson, president

In a democracy the poor will have more power than the rich, because there are more of them, and the will of the majority is supreme. Aristotle, philosopher

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

God... a being whose only definition is that he is beyond man's power to conceive. Ayn Rand, writer

Never work just for money or for power. They won't save your soul or help you sleep at night. Marian Wright Edelman, activist

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

Never underestimate the power of human stupidity. Robert A. Heinlein, writer

We thought, because we had power, we had wisdom. Stephen Vincent Benet, poet

A wise man has great power, and a man of knowledge increases strength. Proverbs 24:5 Bible,

Immense power is acquired by assuring yourself in your secret reveries that you were born to control affairs. Andrew Carnegie, businessman

Power doesn't corrupt people, people corrupt power. William Gaddis, novelist

Every man has enough power left to carry out that of which he is convinced. Johann von Goethe, writer

Power over a man's subsistence amounts to power over his will. Alexander Hamilton, politician

Whatever needs to be maintained through force is doomed. Henry Miller, author

It may be the cock that crows, but it is the hen that lays the eggs. Margaret Thatcher, leader

Not believing in force is the same as not believing in gravitation. Leon Trotsky, revolutionary

With the eye made quiet by power of harmony, and the deep power of joy, We see into the life of things. William Wordsworth, poet

The hate of men will pass, and dictators die, and the power they took from the people will return to the people. And so long as men die, liberty will never perish. Charlie Chaplin, actor

For some men the power to destroy life becomes the equivalent to the female power to create life. Myriam Miedzian, actress

Poetry is above all a concentration of the power of language, which is the power of our ultimate relationship to everything in the universe. Adrienne Rich, poet

Knowledge is power only if man knows what facts not to bother with. Robert Staughton Lynd, sociologist

The truth does not require a majority to prevail, ladies and gentlemen. The truth is its own power. The truth will out. Never forget that. Rush Limbaugh, entertainer

For me, a page of good prose is where one hears the rain and the noise of battle. It has the power to give grief or universality that lends it a youthful beauty. John Cheever, writer

The most cogent reason for restricting the interference of government is the great evil of adding unnecessarily to its power. John Stuart Mill, philosopher

Power tends to corrupt and absolute power corrupts absolutely. Lord Acton, historian

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. Wayne Dyer, psychologist

If you must break the law, do it to seize power: in all other cases observe it. Julius Caesar, leader

Liberal: a power worshipper without power. George Orwell, author

I am not interested in power for power's sake, but I'm interested in power that is moral, that is right and that is good. Martin Luther King, Jr., leader

Struggle is strengthening. Battling with evil gives us the power to battle evil even more. Ossie Davis, actor

One does not need buildings, money, power, or status to practice the Art of Peace. Heaven is right where you are standing, and that is the place to train. Morihei Ueshiba, athlete

When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace. Jimi Hendrix, musician

My trust in a higher power that wants me to survive and have love in my life, is what keeps me moving forward. Kenny Loggins, musician

You can change your world by changing your words... Remember, death and life are in the power of the tongue. Joel Osteen, clergyman

Remember this Anticipation is the ultimate power. Losers react; leaders anticipate. Tony Robbins, author

Power (n): The only narcotic regulated by the SEC instead of the FDA. Anonymous,

A word after a word after a word is power. Margaret Atwood, novelist

Force is not a remedy. John Bright, politician

We cannot avoid using power, cannot escape the compulsion to aflict the world so let us, cautious in diction and mighty in contradiction, love powerfully. Martin Buber, philosopher

The greatest power is often simple patience. E. Joseph Cossman, businessman

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

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

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, dramatist

Be careful: they have arms, and no alternatives. Ryszard Kapuscinski, journalist

Power gravitates to the man who knows how. Orison Swett Marden, writer

The urge to save humanity is almost always only a false face for the urge to rule it. H. L. Mencken, writer

We defend and we build a way of life, not for America alone, but for all mankind. Franklin D. Roosevelt, president

Madness in great ones must not unwatched go. William Shakespeare, dramatist

Power can be taken, but not given. The process of the taking is empowerment in itself. Gloria Steinem, activist

What you seek, exists within you. Every resource you need is available to you. Marcia Wieder,

Getting and spending, we lay waste our powers. William Wordsworth, poet

Love him or hate him, Trump is a man who is certain about what he wants and sets out to get it, no holds barred. Women find his power almost as much of a turn-on as his money. Donald Trump, president

Democracy shows not only its power in reforming governments, but in regenerating a race of men and this is the greatest blessing of free governments. Andrew Jackson, president

Scientific progress makes moral progress a necessity; for if man's power is increased, the checks that restrain him from abusing it must be strengthened. Madame de Stael, writer

Not drunk is he who from the floor - Can rise alone and still drink more; But drunk is They, who prostrate lies, Without the power to drink or rise. Thomas Love Peacock, author

We give you the facts. I told you information is power - knowledge is power. We can't be in an ideological battle to redeem the soul of this country if we don't have the facts. Tavis Smiley, author

I have a fantasy where Ted Turner is elected President but refuses because he doesn't want to give up power. Arthur C. Clarke, writer

You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it come true. You may have to work for it, however. Richard Bach, novelist

Every time you don't follow your inner guidance, you feel a loss of energy, loss of power, a sense of spiritual deadness. Shakti Gawain, author

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