power quotes

“Any people anywhere, being inclined and having the power, have the right to rise up, and shake off the existing government, and form a new one that suits them better. This is a most valuable - a most sacred right - a right, which we hope and believe, is to liberate the world.”

“These men ask for just the same thing, fairness, and fairness only. This, so far as in my power, they, and all others, shall have.”

“The radiation left over from the Big Bang is the same as that in your microwave oven but very much less powerful. It would heat your pizza only to minus 271.3*C - not much good for defrosting the pizza, let alone cooking it.”

“I would like nuclear fusion to become a practical power source. It would provide an inexhaustible supply of energy, without pollution or global warming. ”

“The power of daring anything their fancy suggest, as always been conceded to the painter and the poet.”

“The best and safest thing is to keep a balance in your life, acknowledge the great powers around us and in us. If you can do that, and live that way, you are really a wise man. ”

“If you think of paying court to the men in power, your eternal ruin is assured.”

“Power, after love, is the first source of happiness.”

“Equality may perhaps be a right, but no power on earth can ever turn it into a fact”

“There is no such thing as a great talent without great will power.”

“Power is not revealed by striking hard or often, but by striking true.”

“Power is action; the electoral principle is discussion. No political action is possible when discussion is permanently established.”

“The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude.”

“All gods are homemade, and it is we who pull their strings, and so, give them the power to pull ours.”

“Every man who knows how to read has it in his power to magnify himself, to multiply the ways in which he exists, to make his life full, significant and interesting.”

“Idealism is the noble toga that political gentlemen drape over their will to power.”

“In a republic this rule ought to be observed: that the majority should not have the predominant power. ”

“Freedom is a man's natural power of doing what he pleases, so far as he is not prevented by force or law. ”

“Great is the power of habit. It teaches us to bear fatigue and to despise wounds and pain.”

“Liberty consists in the power of doing that which is permitted by the law. ”

“What then is freedom? The power to live as one wishes.”

“No man deserves to be praised for his goodness, who has it not in his power to be wicked. Goodness without that power is generally nothing more than sloth, or an impotence of will.”

“It is not in the power of even the most crafty dissimulation to conceal love long, where it really is, nor to counterfeit it long where it is not.”

“My relationship to power and authority is that I'm all for it. People need somebody to watch over them. Ninety-five percent of the people in the world need to be told what to do and how to behave.”

“There is no witness so terrible and no accuser so powerful as conscience which dwells within us. ”

“All the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time has come. ”

“Nothing else in the world... not all the armies... is so powerful as an idea whose time has come. ”

“The most powerful symptom of love is a tenderness which becomes at times almost insupportable.”

“Chance is always powerful. Let your hook always be cast; in the pool where you least expect it, there will be fish.”

“Nothing is more powerful than custom or habit.”