Power Quotes and Sayings
Pride and power fall when the person falls, but discoveries of truth form legacies that can be built upon for generations.
- Criss Jami
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.
You gain power by pretending to be weak.
- Chuck Palahniuk
The attempt to combine wisdom and power has only rarely been successful and then only for a short while.
- Albert Einstein
If you want to know the real character of a person, give him power and see what he does.
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
Power never takes a back step – only in the face of more power.
- Malcolm X
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
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
Silence is the ultimate weapon of power.
- Charles de Gaulle
Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren’t.
- Margaret Thatcher
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 is when you have every justification to kill someone, and then you don’t.
- Oskar Shindler
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.