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.
If you want to know the real character of a person, give him power and see what he does.
The measure of a man is what he does with power.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power.
– Abraham Lincoln
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
You gain power by pretending to be weak.
– Chuck Palahniuk
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.
Knowledge is power.
Silence is the ultimate weapon of power.
– Charles de Gaulle
Knowledge is power,
Understanding is using it,
Wisdom is controlling it,
Magic is knowing how.
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 only becomes power when it is put into use.
It is said that power corrupts, but actually it’s more true that power attracts the corruptible.
– David Brin
An honest man can feel no pleasure in the exercise of power over his fellow citizens.
– Thomas Jefferson
The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any
– Alice Walker
When you doubt your power, you give power to your doubt.
You see what power is holding someone else’s fear in your hand and showing it to them.
– Amy Tan
Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren’t.
– Margaret Thatcher
Power never takes a back step – only in the face of more power.
– Malcolm X
The thing women have yet to learn is nobody gives you power. You just take it.
– Roseanne Barr
Justice and power must be brought together, so that whatever is just may be powerful, and whatever is powerful may be just.
– Blaise Pascal
Power corrupts. Absolute power is kind of neat.
– John Lehman
The great secret of power is never to will to do more than you can accomplish.
– Henrik Ibsen