Power Quotes and Sayings - Page 3
Silence is the ultimate weapon of power.
- Charles de Gaulle
It is said that power corrupts, but actually it’s more true that power attracts the corruptible.
- David Brin
The attempt to combine wisdom and power has only rarely been successful and then only for a short while.
- Albert Einstein
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power.
- Abraham Lincoln
You gain power by pretending to be weak.
- Chuck Palahniuk
Justice and power must be brought together, so that whatever is just may be powerful, and whatever is powerful may be just.
- Blaise Pascal
An honest man can feel no pleasure in the exercise of power over his fellow citizens.
- Thomas Jefferson
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
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
People around the world have always been more impressed by the power of our example than by the example of our power.
- Bill Clinton
There are two kinds of great power which can shake the earth: Mega earthquakes and big ideas!
- Mehmet Murat ildan
Political action means taking on responsibility. This cannot happen without power. Power is to serve responsibility.”
- Dietrich Bonhoeffer
Pride and power fall when the person falls, but discoveries of truth form legacies that can be built upon for generations.
- Criss Jami
Ignorance and power and pride are a deadly mixture, you know.
- Robert Fulghum
Power was my weakness and my temptation.
- J.K. Rowling
Knowledge will give you power, but character respect.
- Bruce Lee