Power Quotes and Sayings
When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.
You will never know the power of yourself until someone hurts you badly.
Knowing others is intelligence; knowing yourself is true wisdom. Mastering others is strength; mastering yourself is true power. If you realize that you have enough, you are truly rich.
– Lao Tzu
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power.
– Abraham Lincoln
If you want to know the real character of a person, give him power and see what he does.
You gain power by pretending to be weak.
– Chuck Palahniuk
You only have power over people as long as you don’t take everything away from them. But when you’ve robbed a man of everything, he’s no longer in your power- he’s free again.
– Aleksandr I. Solzhenitsyn
The measure of a man is what he does with power.
Knowledge is power.
Be a reason for someone’s happiness,not just part of it and be a part of someone’s sadness,never be the reason for it.
Silence is the ultimate weapon of power.
– Charles de Gaulle
The attempt to combine wisdom and power has only rarely been successful and then only for a short while.
– Albert Einstein
Power is when you have every justification to kill someone, and then you don’t.
– Oskar Shindler
Knowledge is power,
Understanding is using it,
Wisdom is controlling it,
Magic is knowing how.
Knowledge only becomes power when it is put into use.
The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any
– Alice Walker
Knowledge will give you power, but character respect.
– Bruce Lee
An honest man can feel no pleasure in the exercise of power over his fellow citizens.
– Thomas Jefferson
When you doubt your power, you give power to your doubt.
Justice and power must be brought together, so that whatever is just may be powerful, and whatever is powerful may be just.
– Blaise Pascal
It is said that power corrupts, but actually it’s more true that power attracts the corruptible.
– David Brin
Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren’t.
– Margaret Thatcher
You see what power is holding someone else’s fear in your hand and showing it to them.
– Amy Tan
Pride and power fall when the person falls, but discoveries of truth form legacies that can be built upon for generations.
– Criss Jami
The thing women have yet to learn is nobody gives you power. You just take it.
– Roseanne Barr