Power Quotes and Sayings
When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.
Pride and power fall when the person falls, but discoveries of truth form legacies that can be built upon for generations.
- Criss Jami
Knowledge will give you power, but character respect.
- Bruce Lee
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
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
Great power involves great responsibility.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt
Silence is the ultimate weapon of power.
- Charles de Gaulle
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
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 and money are marvelous sources if they remain in your pockets, but they are terrible masters if they enter your brains.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power.
- Abraham Lincoln
Power never takes a back step – only in the face of more power.
- Malcolm X
Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren’t.
- Margaret Thatcher
The measure of a man is what he does with power.
You gain power by pretending to be weak.
- Chuck Palahniuk
Knowledge is not power but applied knowledge is power.
If you want to know the real character of a person, give him power and see what he does.
When a man see himself as superior to others, he will soon step on people toes.
People around the world have always been more impressed by the power of our example than by the example of our power.
- Bill Clinton
The greatest power is often simple patience.
~ E. Joseph Cossman
Power was my weakness and my temptation.
- J.K. Rowling