Quotes about Power


Status and dominance can fade but a friend will be there through thick and thin.

Steven Pinker

I must follow the people. Am I not their leader?

Benjamin Disraeli

Though ships bob on the surface
And oceans run beneath us
It is the water rules.

Sándor Petőfi


An earthly kingdom cannot exist without inequality of persons. Some must be free, some serfs, some rulers, some subjects.

Martin Luther

It always remains true that if we had been greater, circumstance would have been less strong against us.

George Eliot


Whoever controls the media, the images, controls the culture.

Irwin Allen Ginsberg


A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a molder of consensus.

Martin Luther King


A friend in power is a friend lost.

Henry Brooks Adams

Power is of two kinds. One is obtained by the fear of punishment and the other by acts of love. Power based on love is a thousand times more effective and permanent then the one derived from fear of punishment.

Mahatma Gandhi


A uranium-producing country cannot be neutral.

Denis William Brogan

Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man`s character, give him power.

Abraham Lincoln

Tyrants are seldom free; the cares and the instruments of their tyranny enslave them.

George Santayana

Knowledge comes by eyes always open and working hands; and there is no knowledge that is not power.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Never allow a person to tell you no who doesn`t have the power to say yes.

Eleanor Roosevelt


When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace.

Jimi Hendrix


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