Power Quotes and Sayings

Everything a human being wants can be divided into four components: love, adventure, power and fame.
– Matthew Heywood

Great is the issue at stake, greater than appears, whether a man is to be good or bad. And what will any one be profited if, under the influence of money or power, he neglect justice and virtue?
Plato

I am not interested in power for power’s sake, but I’m interested in power that is moral, that is right and that is good.
Martin Luther King Jr.

We must work together to ensure the equitable distribution of wealth, opportunity, and power in our society.
Nelson Mandela

A world marked by so much Injustice, innocent suffering, and cynicism of power cannot be the work of a good God.

It’s a life’s journey of finding ourselves, finding our power, and living for yourself, not for everyone else.
– Mariska Hargitay

Power does not corrupt men; fools, however, if they get into a position of power, corrupt power.

Power is given only to him who dares to stoop and take it … one must have the courage to dare.
Fyodor Dostoyevsky

We know that no one ever seizes power with the intention of relinquishing it.
George Orwell

Power is in tearing human minds to pieces and putting them together again in new shapes of your own choosing.
George Orwell

Power does not corrupt. Fear corrupts… perhaps the fear of a loss of power.
John Steinbeck

Knowledge is power. Power to do evil…or power to do good. Power itself is not evil. So knowledge itself is not evil.
Veronica Roth

You need power, only when you want to do something harmful otherwise love is enough to get everything done.
Charlie Chaplin

Power is not evoked through fear but gained from respect.

Submitted by: Stewart Zahara

Books can capture injustices in a way that stays with you and makes you want to do something about them. That’s why they are so powerful.
Malala Yousafzai

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