quote by Winona LaDuke

Power is not brute force and money; power is in your spirit. Power is in your soul. It is what your ancestors, your old people gave you. Power is in the earth; it is in your relationship to the earth.

— Winona LaDuke

Passioned Power Relationships quotations

The more healthy relationships a child has, the more likely he will be to recover from trauma and thrive. Relationships are the agents of change and the most powerful therapy is human love.

Power relationships quote You have the power to say - This is not how my story will end.
You have the power to say - This is not how my story will end.

In organizations, real power and energy is generated through relationships.

The patterns of relationships and the capacities to form them are more important than tasks, functions, roles, and positions.

Power relationships quote You will continue to suffer if you have an emotional reaction to everything that
You will continue to suffer if you have an emotional reaction to everything that is said to you. True power is sitting back and observing everything with logic. If words control your that means everyone can control you. Breathe and allow things to pass.

A girl does not need anyone who does not need her.

Never underestimate your power to change yourself; never overestimate your power to change others.

When parents see their children's problems as opportunities to build the relationship instead of as negative, burdensome irritations, it totally changes the nature of parent-child interaction. Parents become more willing, even excited, about deeply understanding and helping their children. . . . This paradigm is powerful in business as well.

Power relationships quote Don't waste words on people who deserve your silence. Sometimes the most powerfu
Don't waste words on people who deserve your silence. Sometimes the most powerful thing you can say is nothing at all.

Religion holds the solution to all problems of human relationship, whether they are between parents and children or nation and nation. Sooner or later, man has always had to decide whether he worships his own power or the power of God.

The power of nature is what all art strives to be.

The more we can get in tune with the harmony of the planet, the more our art can benefit from that relationship.

I think both sides [China and United States] should work hard to build a new type of relationship between big powers. The two sides should cooperate with each other for a win-win result in order to benefit people from the two countries and the world.

Power relationships quote Believe in yourself and you will be unstoppable.
Believe in yourself and you will be unstoppable.

Most teams aren't teams at all but merely collections of individual relationships with the boss. Each individual vying with the others for power, prestige and position.

Most teams aren't teams at all but merely collections of individual relationships with the boss. Each individual vying with the others for power, prestige and position.

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

Power relationships quote The scariest thing about distance is that you don't know whether they'll miss yo
The scariest thing about distance is that you don't know whether they'll miss you or forget you.

Money is not an invention of the state.

It is not the product of a legislative act. Even the sanction of political authority is not necessary for its existence. Certain commodities came to be money quite naturally, as the result of economic relationships that were independent of the power of the state.

Relationships are the agents of change and the most powerful therapy is human love.

A power struggle collapses when you withdraw your energy from it.

Power struggles become uninteresting to you when you change your intention from winning to learning about yourself.

Power relationships quote When someone truly cares about you, they make an effort, not an excuse.
When someone truly cares about you, they make an effort, not an excuse.

This radical transformation of world power relationships reflects primarily in the case of both the USA and the USSR the growth of the productive forces.

Knowledge is power. You can't begin a career, for that matter even a relationship, unless you know everything there is to know about it.

Be at Peace with Everyone - No one is capable of making you upset without your consent, so if you begin practicing the intention to be authentic and peaceful with everyone, you connect to peace itself- and gain the power to change the energy of your relationships with family and friends.

Power relationships quote God sometimes removes people from your life to protect you. Don't run after them
God sometimes removes people from your life to protect you. Don't run after them.
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Christianity is a love relationship between a child of God and his Maker through the Son Jesus Christ and in the power of the Holy Spirit.

In terms of language, English is very dominant vis-Ã-vis African language.

That in itself is a power relationship - between languages and communities - because the English language is a determinant of the ladder to achievement.

Being empowered includes developing the powerful qualities that lead human beings to cultivate wellness and healing. And those are the same qualities that enhance all relationships on earth and reduce stress (which seems to be the largest precursor to disease)-gentle ness, calmness, patience, humility, compassion, and gratitude.

Power relationships quote Calm is a super power.
Calm is a super power.

If I say your voice is an amber waterfall in which I yearn to burn each day, if you eat my mouth like a mystical rose with powers of healing and damnation, If I confess that your body is the only civilization I long to experience… would it mean that we are close to knowing something about love?

If you ever had a pet, with me it was a dog, with that sort of unconditional love that only dogs can give, people can't do that; that sort of thing where it's very powerful, it's kind of your first love and your first real relationship, and usually your first experience with death.

Women have all the power because women have all the vaginas.

Power relationships quote Your past is just a story, and once you realise this, It has not power over you.
Your past is just a story, and once you realise this, It has not power over you.
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Every relationship of domination, of exploitation, of oppression is by definition violent, whether or not the violence is expressed by drastic means. In such a relationship, dominator and dominated alike are reduced to things- the former dehumanized by an excess of power, the latter by a lack of it. And things cannot love.

We all have the power to choose how we are going to handle every situation we are faced with throughout our lives. We are in control of the decision we make whether it's about work, relationships, parenting, or our health.

Sure, my boss took advantage of me, but I will always remain firm on this point: it was a consensual relationship. Any 'abuse' came in the aftermath, when I was made a scapegoat in order to protect his powerful position.

Power relationships quote If you cannot find a good companion to walk with, walk alone, like an elephant r
If you cannot find a good companion to walk with, walk alone, like an elephant roaming the jungle. It is better to be alone than to be with those who will hinder your progress.

Do solemnly swear to love, honor and obey my soul, my path to realization and relationship with a higher, deeper creative power, for better or worse, for richer or poorer, in sickness and in health, from now and forever more.

The physicality of a real relationship - one that encompasses mind, body and soul - ultimately makes it more fulfilling and powerful than any virtual relationship ever could be.

The older I get, the more I see the power of that young woman, my mother.

Power relationships quote If you want to test a man’s character give him power.
If you want to test a man’s character give him power.

But the relationship of morality and power is a very subtle one.

Because ultimately power without morality is no longer power.

Eliminate slogans, exhortations, and targets for the work force asking for zero defects and new levels of productivity. Such exhortations only create adversarial relationships, as the bulk of the causes of low quality and low productivity belong to the system and thus lie beyond the power of the work force

The first test of a truly great man is his humility.

By humility I don't mean doubt of his powers or hesitation in speaking his opinion, but merely an understanding of the relationship of what he can say and what he can do.

What beauty brings is huge. It brings great privilege, great power and potential to do many things. If you are beautiful, doors open for you; people smile at you; you are accepted in places where others aren't. So the relationship that people have with beauty, in a sense, is almost deforming.

Success can be built on a strong relationship between a lobbyist and a single, powerful lawmaker.