The problem in society is not kids not knowing science. The problem is adults not knowing science. They outnumber kids 5 to 1, they wield power, they write legislation. When you have scientifically illiterate adults, you have undermined the very fabric of what makes a nation wealthy and strong.— Neil deGrasse Tyson
Craziest Wielding Power quotations
You have the power to say - This is not how my story will end.
A new, a vast, and a powerful language is developed for the future use of analysis, in which to wield its truths so that these may become of more speedy and accurate practical application for the purposes of mankind than the means hitherto in our possession have rendered possible.
It is not power that corrupts but fear.
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.
The chief evil is unlimited government, and nobody is qualified to wield unlimited power.
Kiddies, Graphic Design, if you wield it effectively, is Power.
Power to transmit ideas that change everything. Power that can destroy an entire race or save a nation from despair. In this century, Germany chose to do the former with the swastika, and America opted for the latter with Mickey Mouse and Superman.
To renounce the conquest of power is voluntarily to leave the power with those who wield it, the exploiters. The essence of every revolution consisted and consists in putting a new class in power, thus enabling it to realize its own program in life. It is impossible to wage war and to reject victory.
Don't waste words on people who deserve your silence. Sometimes the most powerful thing you can say is nothing at all.
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.
The value of the majority lies not in the opportunity to wield great power, but in the chance to use power to do great things.
History is no longer just a chronicle of kings and statesmen, of people who wielded power, but of ordinary women and men engaged in manifold tasks. Women's history is an assertion that women have a history.
Believe in yourself and you will be unstoppable.
Your liberals and radicals all want to govern.
They want to try it their way- to show that people will be happier if the power is wielded in a different way or for different purposes. But how do they know? Have they ever tried it? No, it's merely their guess.
If the average person realized the power he wields over his life and destiny, he would live in a perpetual state of wonder and thanksgiving.
Power not only corrupts he who wields the power but those who submit to it.
Those who grovel at the feet of power betray their fellows to hide themselves behind the cloak of submission. It is an evil thing.
Calm is a super power.
When people in power can operate in the dark, inevitably they abuse that power.
So, you need outside forces to bring light and transparency to what they're doing. And, one of the ways you do that is through journalism, and through guaranteeing a free press. That is its purpose, to provide a check on those who wield power.
Only when women wield power in significant numbers will we create a society that genuinely works for all women … that will be a society that works for everyone.
Be good. Do good. The devil wields no power over a good man.
When the power of love overtakes the love of power, the world will know peace.
A government with all this mass of favours to give or to withhold, however free in name, wields a power of bribery scarcely surpassed by an avowed autocracy, rendering it master of the elections in almost any circumstances but those of rare and extraordinary public excitement.
The less a person knows about the workings of the social institutions in his society, the more he must trust those who wield power in it; and the more he trusts those who wield such power, the more vulnerable he makes himself to becoming their victim.
The biggest problem that women have is being ambivalent about their own power, .
.. We should be comfortable with the idea of wielding power. We shouldn't feel that it detracts from our femininity.
The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they dont have any.
The power which a multiple millionaire, who may be my neighbor and perhaps my employer, has over me is very much less than that which the smallest "functionaire" possesses who wields the coercive power of the state, and on whose desecration it depends whether and how I am allowed to live or to work.
Shame is the power we give others to wield over us.
If it's achievement that you place your value in, you're never going to achieve enough. If it's power, you always need to wield power over others. If it's money, you'll never be rich enough. But if you do something and are a part of what is happening, then you're always in it and it's always enough.
Your past is just a story, and once you realise this, It has not power over you.
On him who wields power gently, the god looks favorably from afar.
In 1776, 1950, or now, there's never been a golden age of liberty, and there never will be. People who value freedom will always have to defend it from those who claim the right to wield power over others. ... And, in today's world, that means more than a musket by the door. It means being an active citizen.
When executives lead as teachers, stewards, and designers, they fill roles that are much more subtle and long-term than those of power-wielding hierarchical leaders.
If you want to test a man’s character give him power.
Organized religion, wielding power over the community, is antithetical to the process of what modern democracy should define as liberty. The sooner we are without it, the better.
No' is golden. 'No' is the kind of power the good witch wields. It's the way whole, healthy, emotionally evolved people manage to have relationships with jackasses while limiting the amount of jackass in their lives.
Power when wielded by abnormal energy is the most serious of facts.
The two most powerful warriors are patience and time.
They say that man is mighty, He governs land and sea, He wields a mighty sceptre, O'er lesser powers that be.
Having done a normal job for 10 years, as a psychiatric nurse dealing with emergencies, I know what terrible, hopeless lives some people have. So in many ways, it's great to be able to wield the financial power that I can, and do gigs, fundraisers or give money. I feel lucky I can help out.
The advancement of freedom is not a matter of who wields political power over creative actions; rather, it depends upon the disassembling of such power.
Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men.
Corporations wield enormous power in society.
In order to see lasting social change, leaders in the private sector must begin to think of their own business plans as plans for good as well as profit. That's not such a big leap.
Our laws make law impossible; our liberties destroy all freedom; our property is organized robbery; our morality an impudent hypocrisy; our wisdom is administered by inexperienced or mal-experienced dupes; our power wielded by cowards and weaklings; and our honour false in all its points. I am an enemy of the existing order for good reasons
Politics is the art of acquiring, holding, and wielding power.
I would say that by virtue of your not acting parental up to this point, you've relinquished your ability to wield any power now. Sam and I are together. It's not an option.
When science is learned in love, and its powers are wielded by love, they will appear the supplements and continuations of the material creation.