Power Quotes 

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Power Quotes

1. Order is power. – Henri Frederic Amiel

2. Glutes are power. – Conor McGregor

3. Knowledge is power. – Francis Bacon

4. Character is power. – Booker T. Washington

5. Power is competence. – Jordan Peterson

6. Power is paradoxical. – Friedrich Durrenmatt

7. Words have a lot of power. – Juice Wrld

8. There’s a power in empathy. – Tarana Burke

9. Politics is not about power. – Paul Wellstone

10. For me, education was power. – Michelle Obama

11. I believe in delegating power. – Hillary Clinton

12. Power is the great aphrodisiac. – Henry Kissinger

13. Prayer is man’s greatest power! – W. Clement Stone

14. Calmness is the cradle of power. – Josiah Gilbert Holland

15. The law has no power over heroes. – Charlotte Lennox

16. Truth is powerful and it prevails. – Sojourner Truth

17. Power and speed be hands and feet. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

18. Excessive fear is always powerless. – Aeschylus

19. I believe in the power of weakness. – Pat Buckley

20. Power is not alluring to pure minds. – Thomas Jefferson

21. The way to have power is to take it. – Boss Tweed

22. Palestinians have no wealth or power. – Noam Chomsky

23. A king without power is an absurdity. – James Monroe

24. I believe the gun has no power at all. – Malala Yousafzai

25. Power is the most persuasive rhetoric. – Friedrich Schiller

26. Unlimited power corrupts the possessor. – William Pitt

27. The only power you have is the word no. – Frances McDormand

28. I definitely believe in a higher power. – Michael J. Fox

29. Whoever is new to power is always harsh. – Aeschylus

30. Silence is the ultimate weapon of power. – Charles de Gaulle

31. Diplomacy: the art of restraining power. – Henry Kissinger

32. Power ought to serve as a check to power. – Montesquieu

33. Control is the source of strategic power. – Noam Chomsky

34. Knowledge and human power are synonymous. – Francis Bacon

35. Fight the power that be. Fight the power. – Spike Lee

36. Force always attracts men of low morality. – Albert Einstein

37. Prestige is the shadow of money and power. – C. Wright Mills

38. Liberal: a power worshiper without power. – George Orwell

39. Power is not sufficient evidence of truth. – Samuel Johnson

40. Power gravitates to the man who knows how. – Orison Swett Marden

41. A word after a word after a word is power. – Margaret Atwood

42. Every reign must submit to a greater reign. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

43. The power of imagination makes us infinite. – John Muir

44. The law always limits every power it gives. – David Hume

45. Ambition is the immoderate desire for power. – Baruch Spinoza

46. I cured with the power that came through me. – Black Elk

47. Power is dangerous unless you have humility. – Richard J. Daley

48. The greatest power is often simple patience. – E. Joseph Cossman

49. Every crisis offers you extra desired power. – William Moulton Marston

50. He who has great power should use it lightly. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

51. Man’s greatness lies in his power of thought. – Blaise Pascal

52. The eye sees what it brings the power to see. – Thomas Carlyle

53. Getting and spending, we lay waste our powers. – William Wordsworth

54. Authority must be respected and chosen wisely. – Lech Walesa

55. A crown is merely a hat that lets the rain in. – Frederick the Great

56. The only real power comes out of a long rifle. – Joseph Stalin

57. Power without a nation’s confidence is nothing. – Catherine the Great

58. Nothing external to you has any power over you. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

59. To live happily is an inward power of the soul. – Marcus Aurelius

60. Pessimism leads to weakness, optimism to power. – William James

61. We have the power to turn against our creators. – Richard Dawkins

62. People have to be armed to have power, you see. – Fred Hampton

63. The incentive to ambition is the love of power. – William Hazlitt

64. Nobody is as powerful as we make them out to be. – Alice Walker

65. What do I care about law? Ain’t I got the power? – Cornelius Vanderbilt

66. The measure of a man is what he does with power. – Plato

67. Education is the development of power and ideal. – W. E. B. Du Bois

68. I wanted to prove the sustaining power of music. – David Bowie

69. It’s easier to blame the person with less power. – Gloria Steinem

70. Words derive their power from the original word. – Meister Eckhart

71. Nothing strengthens authority so much as silence. – Leonardo da Vinci

72. Never underestimate the power of human stupidity. – Robert A. Heinlein

73. An alliance with a powerful person is never safe. – Phaedrus

74. Knowledge is the most democratic source of power. – Alvin Toffler

75. Owning a great golf course gives you great power. – Donald Trump

76. Political power grows out of the barrel of a gun. – Mao Zedong

77. Our democracy is designed to speak truth to power. – Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

78. The power to do good is also the power to do harm. – Milton Friedman

79. People have the power to redeem the work of fools. – Patti Smith

80. Power doesn’t corrupt people, people corrupt power. – William Gaddis

81. People demand freedom only when they have no power. – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

82. Well, I think, by definition, all power has limits. – Hillary Clinton

83. He who wishes to be obeyed must know how to command. – Niccolo Machiavelli

84. Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder. – George Washington

85. The greater the power, the more dangerous the abuse. – Edmund Burke

86. Power, after love, is the first source of happiness. – Stendhal

87. Balk the enemy’s power; force him to reveal himself. – Sun Tzu

88. Power over others is weakness disguised as strength. – Eckhart Tolle

89. Kindness is in our power, even when fondness is not. – Samuel Johnson

90. Everything is generated through your own will power. – Ray Bradbury

91. Color is a power which directly influences the soul. – Wassily Kandinsky

92. Knowledge will give you power, but character respect. – Bruce Lee

93. Most powerful is he who has himself in his own power. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

94. I believe in one thing only, the power of human will. – Joseph Stalin

95. But only art and music have the power to bring peace. – Yoko Ono

96. What then is freedom? The power to live as one wishes. – Marcus Tullius Cicero

97. We have it in our power to begin the world over again. – Thomas Paine

98. Power over a man’s subsistence is power over his will. – Alexander Hamilton

99. There’s a lot more power in calm than in vituperation. – Dennis Prager

100. Sir, I am no sycophant or worshipper of power anywhere. – Benjamin F. Wade

101. Nationalism is power hunger tempered by self-deception. – George Orwell

102. The reward of one duty is the power to fulfill another. – George Eliot

103. Don’t let your will roar when your power only whispers. – Thomas Fuller

104. Leaders understand the ultimate power of relationships. – Tom Peters

105. The only prize much cared for by the powerful is power. – Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

106. The power of the people and the power of reason are one. – Georg Buchner

107. Concentrated power has always been the enemy of liberty. – Ronald Reagan

108. There is a power in God’s gospel beyond all description. – Charles Spurgeon

109. To get power over is to defile. To possess is to defile. – Simone Weil

110. The power to question is the basis of all human progress. – Indira Gandhi

111. To love without role, without power plays, is revolution. – Rita Mae Brown

112. Language exerts hidden power, like the moon on the tides. – Rita Mae Brown

113. We all have that power to have a soul that magnifies God. – Regina Brett

114. Leave no authority existing not responsible to the people. – Thomas Jefferson

115. The less effort, the faster and more powerful you will be. – Bruce Lee

116. People who are powerless make an open theater of violence. – Don DeLillo

117. Power and position often make a man trifle with the truth. – George A. Smith

118. A man’s true state of power and riches is to be in himself. – Henry Ward Beecher

119. Whatever my aims and agendas were, I never asked for power. – Benazir Bhutto

120. The purpose of getting power is to be able to give it away. – Aneurin Bevan

121. Never forget that the most powerful force on earth is love. – Nelson Rockefeller

122. The greatest power is not money power, but political power. – Walter Annenberg

123. Real politics are the possession and distribution of power. – Benjamin Disraeli

124. Power means happiness; power means hard work and sacrifice. – Beyonce Knowles

125. One should never forbid what one lacks the power to prevent. – Napoleon Bonaparte

126. The past cannot be changed. The future is yet in your power. – Unknown

127. If you lose the power to laugh, you lose the power to think. – Clarence Darrow

128. Everyone has power. But it doesn’t help if you don’t use it. – Sylvia Earle

129. There is no force so powerful as an idea whose time has come. – Everett Dirksen

130. Creativity is the power to connect the seemingly unconnected. – William Plomer

131. Power never takes a back step only in the face of more power. – Malcolm X

132. I am opposed to the accumulation of executive power anywhere. – Noam Chomsky

133. The world’s biggest power is the youth and beauty of a woman. – Chanakya

134. The sword is the axis of the world and its power is absolute. – Charles de Gaulle

135. Power tends to corrupt and absolute power corrupts absolutely. – John Dalberg-Acton

136. The truth is that all men having power ought to be mistrusted. – James Madison

137. Never stand begging for that which you have the power to earn. – Miguel de Cervantes

138. Everyone has a part to play. We have the power. You can do it. – Maxine Waters

139. Mastering others is strength. Mastering yourself is true power. – Lao Tzu

140. What is genius but the power of expressing a new individuality? – Elizabeth Barrett Browning

141. The power of choosing good and evil is within the reach of all. – Origen

142. It is more agreeable to have the power to give than to receive. – Winston Churchill

143. Those in supreme power always suspect and hate their next heir. – Tacitus

144. Every addition to true knowledge is an addition to human power. – Horace Mann

145. What it lies in our power to do, it lies in our power not to do. – Aristotle

146. When the whole world is silent, even one voice becomes powerful. – Malala Yousafzai

147. Throughout history, great leaders have known the power of humor. – Allen Klein

148. Each underestimates her own power and overestimates the other’s. – Deborah Tannen

149. Power in America today is control of the means of communication. – Theodore White

150. The power of man has grown in every sphere, except over himself. – Winston Churchill

151. All men having power ought to be distrusted to a certain degree. – James Madison

152. Do not call for black power or green power. Call for brain power. – Barbara Jordan

153. Except our own thoughts, there is nothing absolutely in our power. – Rene Descartes

154. I’m not a power person. I like everyone to be on an equal footing. – Jack Nicholson

155. There is no such thing as a great talent without great will power. – Honore de Balzac

156. The secret of my influence has always been that it remained secret. – Salvador Dali

157. Music is very spiritual, it has the power to bring people together. – Edgar Winter

158. You reclaim your power by loving what you were once taught to hate. – Bryant H. McGill

159. Before we acquire great power we must acquire wisdom to use it well. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

160. Politics is the attempt to achieve power and prestige without merit. – P. J. O’Rourke

161. Power has only one duty – to secure the social welfare of the People. – Benjamin Disraeli

162. I was now resolved to do everything in my power to defeat the system. – Oskar Schindler

163. If you can draw something from my life that helps, more power to you. – Queen Latifah

164. Nothing is more gratifying to the mind of man than power or dominion. – Joseph Addison

165. But to me nothing – the negative, the empty – is exceedingly powerful. – Alan Watts

166. No matter what has happened, you too have the power to enjoy yourself. – Allen Klein

167. The one exclusive sign of thorough knowledge is the power of teaching. – Aristotle

168. Odd how the creative power at once brings the whole universe to order. – Virginia Woolf

169. Politicians love regulating. That’s part of the whole power structure. – Clint Eastwood

170. There is no power in cynicism. There is no forward thrust in cynicism. – Jesse Jackson

171. Power is not revealed by striking hard or often, but by striking true. – Honore de Balzac

172. People in power, they’re so used to people kind of playing up to them. – Zaha Hadid

173. There are people in the world who have the power to change our values. – John Mayer

174. This nuclear option is ultimately an example of the arrogance of power. – Joe Biden

175. Dream no small dreams for they have no power to move the hearts of men. – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

176. The power of the periodical press is second only to that of the people. – Alexis de Tocqueville

177. Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did and it never will. – Frederick Douglass

178. The only way to predict the future is to have power to shape the future. – Eric Hoffer

179. Communism is Soviet power plus the electrification of the whole country. – Vladimir Lenin

180. Rank does not confer privilege or give power. It imposes responsibility. – Peter Drucker

181. Hoover was a patriot in his heart, but he definitely exceeded his power. – Clint Eastwood

182. Wisdom is the power to put our time and our knowledge to the proper use. – Thomas J. Watson

183. The power of an air force is terrific when there is nothing to oppose it. – Winston Churchill

184. I serve a higher power, Jesus Christ. I make no apologies in saying that. – Rick Warren

185. Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society. – Mark Twain

186. Never allow a person to tell you no who doesn’t have the power to say yes. – Eleanor Roosevelt

187. Power is always dangerous. Power attracts the worst and corrupts the best. – Edward Abbey

188. Liberty consists in the power of doing that which is permitted by the law. – Marcus Tullius Cicero

189. I’m sure we, the American people, are the butt of jokes by those in power. – Alice Walker

190. ‘Me Too’ is about letting – using the power of empathy to stomp out shame. – Tarana Burke

191. I know the power obedience has of making things easy which seem impossible. – Saint Teresa of Avila

192. Men should think twice before making widow hood woman’s only path to power. – Gloria Steinem

193. As you enter positions of trust and power, dream a little before you think. – Toni Morrison

194. It is by its promise of a sense of power that evil often attracts the weak. – Eric Hoffer

195. Make the best use of what is in your power, and take the rest as it happens. – Epictetus

196. Circumstances are beyond human control, but our conduct is in our own power. – Benjamin Disraeli

197. The respected intellectuals are those who conform and serve power interests. – Noam Chomsky

198. Much that passes as idealism is disguised hatred or disguised love of power. – Bertrand Russell

199. You cannot be in a position of power and destroy the life of another person. – Pope Francis

200. I admire all people who are trying to be a good power in this chaotic world. – Yoko Ono

201. No man has received from nature the right to command his fellow human beings. – Denis Diderot

202. Power is like being a lady… if you have to tell people you are, you aren’t. – Margaret Thatcher

203. What are kings, when regiment is gone, but perfect shadows in a sunshine day? – Christopher Marlowe

204. Now we have a problem in making our power credible, and Vietnam is the place. – John F. Kennedy

205. Faith consists in believing when it is beyond the power of reason to believe. – Voltaire

206. Today knowledge has power. It controls access to opportunity and advancement. – Peter Drucker

207. If anyone has a vested interest in space solar power, it would have to be me. – Elon Musk

208. When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace. – Jimi Hendrix

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

210. Beauty, n: the power by which a woman charms a lover and terrifies a husband. – Ambrose Bierce

211. Only through destroying myself can I discover the greater power of my spirit. – Chuck Palahniuk

212. By giving people the power to share, we’re making the world more transparent. – Mark Zuckerberg

213. There’s a great power in words, if you don’t hitch too many of them together. – Josh Billings

214. The most important thing about power is to make sure you don’t have to use it. – Edwin Land

215. What connects two thousand years of genocide? Too much power in too few hands. – Simon Wiesenthal

216. All the waste in a year from a nuclear power plant can be stored under a desk. – Ronald Reagan

217. The strength and power of despotism consists wholly in the fear of resistance. – Thomas Paine

218. The church is not a political power; it’s not a party, but it’s a moral power. – Pope Benedict XVI

219. All the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time has come. – Victor Hugo

220. Power is no blessing in itself, except when it is used to protect the innocent. – Jonathan Swift

221. Passion is energy. Feel the power that comes from focusing on what excites you. – Oprah Winfrey

222. No power on earth has a right to take our property from us without our consent. – John Jay

223. All modern revolutions have ended in a reinforcement of the power of the State. – Albert Camus

224. If you must break the law, do it to seize power: in all other cases observe it. – Julius Caesar

225. The party in power, like Jonah’s gourd, grew up quickly, and will quickly fall. – Davy Crockett

226. Wherever there is interest and power to do wrong, wrong will generally be done. – James Madison

227. But there is a difference between cozying up to power and being close to power. – Bono

228. Power? It’s like a Dead Sea fruit. When you achieve it, there is nothing there. – Harold MacMillan

229. Do not pray for tasks equal to your powers. Pray for powers equal to your tasks. – Phillips Brooks

230. She had lost the art of conversation but not, unfortunately, the power of speech. – George Bernard Shaw

231. The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any. – Alice Walker

232. Never go backward. Attempt, and do it with all your might. Determination is power. – Charles Simmons

233. Liberty may be endangered by the abuse of liberty, but also by the abuse of power. – James Madison

234. God… a being whose only definition is that he is beyond man’s power to conceive. – Ayn Rand

235. Nobody is going to delegate a lot of power to a secretary that they can’t control. – Michael Bloomberg

236. There’s a lack of people in power that are motivated by the idea of helping people. – Kanye West

237. Idealism is the noble toga that political gentlemen drape over their will to power. – Aldous Huxley

238. Goodness, armed with power, is corrupted; and pure love without power is destroyed. – Reinhold Niebuhr

239. You are always nearer the divine and the true sources of your power than you think. – John Burroughs

240. A true king is neither husband nor father; he considers his throne and nothing else. – Pierre Corneille

241. There is nothing happens to any person but what was in his power to go through with. – Marcus Aurelius

242. Nature has given women so much power that the law has very wisely given them little. – Samuel Johnson

243. The art of being happy lies in the power of extracting happiness from common things. – Henry Ward Beecher

244. Equality may perhaps be a right, but no power on earth can ever turn it into a fact. – Honore de Balzac

245. New York City is a great monument to the power of money and greed… a race for rent. – Frank Lloyd Wright

246. We’ll never solve the feminization of power until we solve the masculinity of wealth. – Gloria Steinem

247. Evil, when we are in its power, is not felt as evil, but as a necessity, even a duty. – Simone Weil

248. Personality has power to uplift, power to depress, power to curse, and power to bless. – Paul P. Harris

249. The power I exert on the court depends on the power of my arguments, not on my gender. – Sandra Day O’Connor

250. Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality. – Edgar Allan Poe

251. The greatest trap in our life is not success, popularity or power, but self-rejection. – Henri Nouwen

252. Power can be taken, but not given. The process of the taking is empowerment in itself. – Gloria Steinem

253. I want to talk to these people because they stay in power and you change all the time. – Nikita Khrushchev

254. The love of liberty is the love of others; the love of power is the love of ourselves. – William Hazlitt

255. If the power to do hard work is not a skill, it’s the best possible substitute for it. – James A. Garfield

256. America has a critical role to play as the most powerful member of the world community. – Adam Schiff

257. To be able to endure odium is the first art to be learned by those who aspire to power. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

258. What I fear most is power with impunity. I fear abuse of power, and the power to abuse. – Isabel Allende

259. Ignorance is not too dangerous. If you combine it with power, then this is a toxic mix. – Yuval Noah Harari

260. To achieve, you need thought. You have to know what you are doing and that’s real power. – Ayn Rand

261. Arbitrary power is like most other things which are very hard, very liable to be broken. – Abigail Adams

262. Moral power is probably best when it is not used. The less you use it the more you have. – Andrew Young

263. Power always thinks… that it is doing God’s service when it is violating all his laws. – John Adams

264. Black Power is giving power to people who have not had power to determine their destiny. – Huey Newton

265. When the body of the people is possessed of the supreme power, it is called a democracy. – Montesquieu

266. The heights of popularity and patriotism are still the beaten road to power and tyranny. – David Hume

267. Our sense of power is more vivid when we break a man’s spirit than when we win his heart. – Eric Hoffer

268. If you realized how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think a negative thought. – Peace Pilgrim

269. The power of the American people, when we rise up and stand for liberty, knows no bounds. – Ted Cruz

270. You make a movie, and if somebody reads something into it, then great, more power to him. – Clint Eastwood

271. Giving money and power to government is like giving whiskey and car keys to teenage boys. – P. J. O’Rourke

272. Next to power without honor, the most dangerous thing in the world is power without humor. – Eric Sevareid

273. Great is the power of habit. It teaches us to bear fatigue and to despise wounds and pain. – Marcus Tullius Cicero

274. Concentrated power is not rendered harmless by the good intentions of those who create it. – Milton Friedman

275. The power of intuitive understanding will protect you from harm until the end of your days. – Lao Tzu

276. The power of accurate observation is commonly called cynicism by those who have not got it. – George Bernard Shaw

277. The advertisers who believe in the selling power of jingles have never had to sell anything. – David Ogilvy

278. Truth is the ultimate power. When the truth comes around, all the lies have to run and hide. – Ice Cube

279. He who steals a little steals with the same wish as he who steals much, but with less power. – Plato

280. I realized the power of hip-hop. I realized how influential this music and this culture are. – Nipsey Hussle

281. Arbitrary power is most easily established on the ruins of liberty abused to licentiousness. – George Washington

282. We can’t afford not to educate girls and give women the power and the access that they need. – Michelle Obama

283. Power always thinks it has a great soul and vast views beyond the comprehension of the weak. – John Adams

284. Power is power. It’s energy. And if you get big, big energy, you can use that in a good way. – Yoko Ono

285. The transfer of power is always a test of the constitutional system, a test of its strength. – Vladimir Putin

286. I feel the reason people started using ‘me too’ is there is beauty and power in those words. – Tarana Burke

287. Self-reverence, self-knowledge, self-control; these three alone lead life to sovereign power. – Alfred Lord Tennyson

288. There is something about inside information which seems to paralyse a man’s reasoning powers. – Bernard Baruch

289. You have power over your mind – not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength. – Marcus Aurelius

290. The point – the power to hurt – of all figures lies in the truthfulness of their application. – Abraham Lincoln

291. The trouble with her is that she lacks the power of conversation but not the power of speech. – George Bernard Shaw

292. When it is not in our power to follow what is true, we ought to follow what is most probable. – Rene Descartes

293. Music has healing power. It has the ability to take people out of themselves for a few hours. – Elton John

294. Russia needs a strong state power and must have it. But I am not calling for totalitarianism. – Vladimir Putin

295. Never work just for money or for power. They won’t save your soul or help you sleep at night. – Marian Wright Edelman

296. If you walk into a room that’s bro’d up, and you’re in power, bring more women into the room. – Janelle Monae

297. Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power. – Abraham Lincoln

298. What is good? All that heightens the feeling of power, the will to power, power itself in man. – Friedrich Nietzsche

299. There is no power on earth that can neutralize the influence of a high, simple and useful life. – Booker T. Washington

300. It is folly for a man to pray to the gods for that which he has the power to obtain by himself. – Epicurus

301. Whoever wants peace among nations must seek to limit the state and its influence most strictly. – Ludwig von Mises

302. Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men. – Martin Luther King, Jr.

303. I love the power of words – no music or special effects – and I want to demonstrate that power. – Chuck Palahniuk

304. I have studied religion, and I have concluded that there is some power. We don’t understand it. – Kirk Douglas

305. Power does not corrupt men; fools, however, if they get into a position of power, corrupt power. – George Bernard Shaw

306. Experience does not err. Only your judgments err by expecting from her what is not in her power. – Leonardo da Vinci

307. The power of the ballot we need in sheer defense, else what shall save us from a second slavery? – W. E. B. Du Bois

308. There are two kinds of women, those who want power in the world and those who want power in bed. – Jackie Kennedy

309. There is no meaning to life except the meaning man gives his life by the unfolding of his powers. – Erich Fromm

310. If small things have the power to disturb you, then who you think you are is exactly that: small. – Eckhart Tolle

311. The tallest Trees are most in the Power of the Winds, and Ambitious Men of the Blasts of Fortune. – William Penn

312. When you start to develop your powers of empathy and imagination, the whole world opens up to you. – Susan Sarandon

313. The truths of religion are never so well understood as by those who have lost the power of reason. – Voltaire

314. I spend a lot of time in the gym training, and Core Power is a great fit for my nutritional needs. – Simone Biles

315. I truly believe that we have infinite levels of power that we don’t even know are available to us. – Michael J. Fox

316. The real problem is that the way that power is given out in our society pits us against each other. – Anita Hill

317. The strength and power of a country depends absolutely on the quantity of good men and women in it. – John Ruskin

318. If a small thing has the power to make you angry, does that not indicate something about your size? – Sydney J. Harris

319. In its function, the power to punish is not essentially different from that of curing or educating. – Michel Foucault

320. Sooner or later, man has always had to decide whether he worships his own power or the power of God. – Arnold J. Toynbee

321. Communism has never come to power in a country that was not disrupted by war or corruption, or both. – John F. Kennedy

322. The desire of excessive power caused the angels to fall; the desire of knowledge caused men to fall. – Francis Bacon

323. He that fails in his endeavors after wealth or power will not long retain either honesty or courage. – Samuel Johnson

324. To be a revolutionary you have to be a human being. You have to care about people who have no power. – Jane Fonda

325. Capitalism has destroyed our belief in any effective power but that of self interest backed by force. – George Bernard Shaw

326. Whatever has happened to you in your past has no power over this present moment, because life is now. – Oprah Winfrey

327. All gods are homemade, and it is we who pull their strings, and so, give them the power to pull ours. – Aldous Huxley

328. I don’t think there’s anyone who would say they don’t want or need more of God’s power in their life. – Joyce Meyer

329. We must do everything in our power to cease the behaviour that makes children everywhere feel afraid. – Alice Walker

330. The mark of our society as civilized will come when we embrace confidence in the power of redemption. – Greg Boyle

331. Will power is to the mind like a strong blind man who carries on his shoulders a lame man who can see. – Arthur Schopenhauer

332. Power is my mistress. I have worked too hard at her conquest to allow anyone to take her away from me. – Napoleon Bonaparte

333. In a republic this rule ought to be observed: that the majority should not have the predominant power. – Marcus Tullius Cicero

334. It takes tremendous discipline to control the influence, the power you have over other people’s lives. – Clint Eastwood

335. The power of daring anything their fancy suggest, as always been conceded to the painter and the poet. – Horace

336. There was a power outage at a department store yesterday. Twenty people were trapped on the escalators. – Steven Wright

337. Just try to be the best you can be; never cease trying to be the best you can be. That’s in your power. – John Wooden

338. Anyone who is practicing understanding and compassion can exemplify true power. Anyone can be a Buddha. – Thich Nhat Hanh

339. Pray for Trump’s sanity and clarity, because his power to cause real damage to our country is enormous. – Marianne Williamson

340. Once you’ve built the big machinery of political power, remember you won’t always be the one to run it. – P. J. O’Rourke

341. I see so many activists… who are artists because they feel that they have the power of communication. – Yoko Ono

342. In the intellectual order, the virtue of humility is nothing more nor less than the power of attention. – Simone Weil

343. The attempt to combine wisdom and power has only rarely been successful and then only for a short while. – Albert Einstein

344. I don’t think the advertisers have any real idea of their power not only to reflect but to mold society. – Marya Mannes

345. The ordinary man with extraordinary power is the chief danger for mankind – not the fiend or the sadist. – Erich Fromm

346. Freedom is a man’s natural power of doing what he pleases, so far as he is not prevented by force or law. – Marcus Tullius Cicero

347. We need money. We need hits. Hits bring money, money bring power, power bring fame, fame change the game. – Young Thug

348. Vote: the instrument and symbol of a freeman’s power to make a fool of himself and a wreck of his country. – Ambrose Bierce

349. With an eye made quiet by the power of harmony, and the deep power of joy, we see into the life of things. – William Wordsworth

350. The only difference between the sane and the insane is that the sane have the power to lock up the insane. – Hunter S. Thompson

351. Words are power. And a book is full of words. Be careful what power you get from it. But know that you do. – Yoko Ono

352. Will power is only the tensile strength of one’s own disposition. One cannot increase it by a single ounce. – Cesare Pavese

353. If some people have the belief or view that the Dalai Lama has some miracle power, that’s totally nonsense. – Dalai Lama

354. I would rather excel in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and possessions. – Plutarch

355. When obedience ceases to be an irritant and becomes our quest, in that moment God will endow us with power. – Ezra Taft Benson

356. I’m trying to embrace social media because it gives artists a little more power than we’ve had in the past. – Billy Porter

357. It is certain, in any case, that ignorance, allied with power, is the most ferocious enemy justice can have. – James Baldwin

358. You can change your world by changing your words… Remember, death and life are in the power of the tongue. – Joel Osteen

359. The intellectual tradition is one of servility to power, and if I didn’t betray it I’d be ashamed of myself. – Noam Chomsky

360. The great question of our time is, ‘Will we be motivated by materialistic philosophy or by spiritual power?’ – Billy Graham

361. When every physical and mental resources is focused, one’s power to solve a problem multiplies tremendously. – Norman Vincent Peale

362. I have a fantasy where Ted Turner is elected President but refuses because he doesn’t want to give up power. – Arthur C. Clarke

363. Young women, the family unit is forever, and you should do everything in your power to strengthen that unit. – Ezra Taft Benson

364. What for centuries raised man above the beast is not the cudgel but the irresistible power of unarmed truth. – Boris Pasternak

365. There is that in the glance of a flower which may at times control the greatest of creation’s braggart lords. – John Muir

366. Immense power is acquired by assuring yourself in your secret reveries that you were born to control affairs. – Andrew Carnegie

367. Education is everything – education is your power, education is your way in life for whatever you want to do. – Ciara

368. We are not animals. We are not a product of what has happened to us in our past. We have the power of choice. – Stephen Covey

369. I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion. – Alexander the Great

370. Man has the power to act as his own destroyer – and that is the way he has acted through most of his history. – Elon Musk

371. I know now that what countries do at summits has the power to help girls in Pakistan, Nigeria or Afghanistan. – Malala Yousafzai

372. Having knowledge but lacking the power to express it clearly is no better than never having any ideas at all. – Pericles

373. They say the test of literary power is whether a man can write an inscription. I say, ‘Can he name a kitten?’ – Samuel Butler

374. People who criticize power in the Jewish community are regarded the way Ahab treated Elijah: You’re a traitor. – Noam Chomsky

375. Free speech has been used by the Supreme Court to give immense power to the wealthiest members of our society. – Noam Chomsky

376. The people are the government, administering it by their agents; they are the government, the sovereign power. – Andrew Jackson

377. Eulogy. Praise of a person who has either the advantages of wealth and power, or the consideration to be dead. – Ambrose Bierce

378. The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind. – John Stuart Mill

379. Our whole constitutional heritage rebels at the thought of giving government the power to control men’s minds. – Thurgood Marshall

380. The worst thing for a politician is to try and cling to power by every possible means, and focus only on that. – Vladimir Putin

381. I really believe you’ve gotta put the power in the people. They’re the ones who are gonna make the experience. – Guy Fieri

382. Obama, in pursuit of power, has been as greedy and irresponsible as any Wall Street tycoon in pursuit of money. – P. J. O’Rourke

383. No one has been a greater advocate for the power of love in this world than I; both in my life and in my music. – Stevie Wonder

384. I hope our wisdom will grow with our power, and teach us, that the less we use our power the greater it will be. – Thomas Jefferson

385. The power of the white world is threatened whenever a black man refuses to accept the white world’s definitions. – James Baldwin

386. The ultimate value of life depends upon awareness and the power of contemplation rather than upon mere survival. – Aristotle

387. The more extensive a man’s knowledge of what has been done, the greater will be his power of knowing what to do. – Benjamin Disraeli

388. We have the power to make this the best generation of mankind in the history of the world or to make it the last. – John F. Kennedy

389. The essence of Government is power; and power, lodged as it must be in human hands, will ever be liable to abuse. – James Madison

390. Democrats hate America being a world power because world power gives power to the nation instead of to Democrats. – P. J. O’Rourke

391. We are born to action; and whatever is capable of suggesting and guiding action has power over us from the first. – Rush Limbaugh

392. It’s difficult to imagine the power that you’re going to have when so many different sorts of data are available. – Tim Berners-Lee

393. It’s not the honors and not the titles and not the power that is of ultimate importance. It’s what resides inside. – Fred Rogers

394. It is in this power of saying everything, and yet saying nothing too plainly, that the perfection of art consists. – John Ruskin

395. The only time I’ve been arrested was in opposing the Marble Hill nuclear power plant in Indiana. That was in 1979. – Wendell Berry

396. Not the power to remember, but its very opposite, the power to forget, is a necessary condition for our existence. – Saint Basil

397. I know how to swim through backlash. I can tread water through backlash… If anything, that’s all giving me power. – Kanye West

398. All human laws are, properly speaking, only declaratory; they have no power over the substance of original justice. – Edmund Burke

399. The world itself is the will to power – and nothing else! And you yourself are the will to power – and nothing else! – Friedrich Nietzsche

400. Ironically, women who acquire power are more likely to be criticized for it than are the men who have always had it. – Carolyn Gold Heilbrun

401. By nature’s kindly disposition most questions which it is beyond a man’s power to answer do not occur to him at all. – George Santayana

402. What is interesting is the power and the impact of social media… So we must try to use social media in a good way. – Malala Yousafzai

403. Nip the shoots of arbitrary power in the bud, is the only maxim which can ever preserve the liberties of any people. – John Quincy Adams

404. Let him that hath no power of patience retire within himself, though even there he will have to put up with himself. – Baltasar Gracian

405. People who are in power make their arrangements in secret, largely as a way of maintaining and furthering that power. – Don DeLillo

406. The power of fortune is confessed only by the miserable, for the happy impute all their success to prudence or merit. – Jonathan Swift

407. I assess the power of a will by how much resistance, pain, torture it endures and knows how to turn to its advantage. – Friedrich Nietzsche

408. There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying about things which are beyond the power of our will. – Epictetus

409. The power of community policing is in the relationship. This can happen only if an officer sticks around for a while. – Greg Boyle

410. In many ways, people growing up with the Web and now the Semantic Web take the power at their fingertips for granted. – Tim Berners-Lee

411. The only thing that white people have that black people need, or should want, is power-and no one holds power forever. – James Baldwin

412. Black power can be clearly defined for those who do not attach the fears of white America to their questions about it. – Stokely Carmichael

413. Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family. – Kofi Annan

414. The thing you fear most has no power. Your fear of it is what has the power. Facing the truth really will set you free. – Oprah Winfrey

415. Every man builds his world in his own image. He has the power to choose, but no power to escape the necessity of choice. – Ayn Rand

416. The rules have changed. True power is held by the person who possesses the largest bookshelf, not gun cabinet or wallet. – Anthony J. D’Angelo

417. One thing I hope I’ll never be is drunk with my own power. And anybody who says I am will never work in this town again. – Jim Carrey

418. Freedom does not die from frontal attack. It dies because men in power no longer believe in a system based upon liberty. – Herbert Hoover

419. We know that when a woman speaks truth to power, there will be attempts to put her down… I’m not going to go anywhere. – Maxine Waters

420. 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.

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421. And so it is, that both the Devil and the angelic Spirit present us with objects of desire to awaken our power of choice. – Rumi

422. You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it come true. You may have to work for it, however. – Richard Bach

423. A whole people with the ballot in their hands possess the most conclusive and unlimited power ever entrusted to humanity. – Herbert Hoover

424. Big corporations have money and power to make sure every rule breaks their way; people have voices and votes to push back. – Elizabeth Warren

425. Doublethink means the power of holding two contradictory beliefs in one’s mind simultaneously, and accepting both of them. – George Orwell

426. Religion is about turning untested belief into unshakable truth through the power of institutions and the passage of time. – Richard Dawkins

427. There’s no way that that our military power will not erode if a robust American economic revival is not part of the cards. – Jim Mattis

428. Justice and power must be brought together, so that whatever is just may be powerful, and whatever is powerful may be just. – Blaise Pascal

429. Unless you choose to do great things with it, it makes no difference how much you are rewarded, or how much power you have. – Oprah Winfrey

430. Only those who have learned the power of sincere and selfless contribution experience life’s deepest joy: true fulfillment. – Tony Robbins

431. The question of whether one has one’s own political power or goes to work for someone else is not only a feminist question. – Gloria Steinem

432. We should not just consume hydrocarbon fuel but use it to develop nuclear energy, hydro power and renewable energy sources. – Vladimir Putin

433. This is one of the miracles of love: It gives a power of seeing through its own enchantments and yet not being disenchanted. – C. S. Lewis

434. The fundamental concept in social science is Power, in the same sense in which Energy is the fundamental concept in physics. – Bertrand Russell

435. This is a wonderful planet, and it is being completely destroyed by people who have too much money and power and no empathy. – Alice Walker

436. Men want to make the best use of time and want to see how something can inform them and give them a stronger sense of power. – Chuck Palahniuk

437. What is there unreasonable in admitting the intervention of a supernatural power in the most ordinary circumstances of life? – Jules Verne

438. Governments are not representative. They have their own power, serving segments of the population that are dominant and rich. – Noam Chomsky

439. Admiration of the proletariat, like that of dams, power stations, and aeroplanes, is part of the ideology of the machine age. – Bertrand Russell

440. He is the best sailor who can steer within fewest points of the wind, and exact a motive power out of the greatest obstacles. – Walter Scott

441. Republicans are completely befuddled by Obama’s ‘star power’ and don’t seem to have a clear or effective strategy to compete. – Simon Sinek

442. We are graced with a greater capacity for direct contact with our own higher power than most of us are in the habit of using. – Marianne Williamson

443. The sublimity of administration consists in knowing the proper degree of power that should be exerted on different occasions. – Montesquieu

444. The most cogent reason for restricting the interference of government is the great evil of adding unnecessarily to its power. – John Stuart Mill

445. Enmity means ‘hatred toward, hostility to, or a state of opposition.’ It is the power by which Satan wishes to reign over us. – Ezra Taft Benson

446. But the relationship of morality and power is a very subtle one. Because ultimately power without morality is no longer power. – James Baldwin

447. Citigroup has a lot of money, it spends a lot of money, and it uses that money to grow and consolidate power. And it pays off. – Elizabeth Warren

448. It is a strange desire, to seek power, and to lose liberty; or to seek power over others, and to lose power over a man’s self. – Francis Bacon

449. Being reminded about the incredible power of God’s love, and living as He intended, is the most powerful motivation to change. – Rick Warren

450. I’m aware of the mystery around us, so I write about coincidences, premonitions, emotions, dreams, the power of nature, magic. – Isabel Allende

451. Everyone can relate to love, hurt, pain, learning how to forgive, needing to get over, needing the power of God in their life. – Tyler Perry

452. Man, alone, has the power to transform his thoughts into physical reality; man, alone, can dream and make his dreams come true. – Napoleon Hill

453. The power for creating a better future is contained in the present moment: You create a good future by creating a good present. – Eckhart Tolle

454. You see, rebellion, and the disobedience it causes, keeps us from having the power of God that’s available to us as Christians. – Joyce Meyer

455. All things are subject to interpretation whichever interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power and not truth. – Friedrich Nietzsche

456. Power is given only to those who dare to lower themselves and pick it up. Only one thing matters, one thing; to be able to dare! – Fyodor Dostoevsky

457. What we call Man’s power over Nature turns out to be a power exercised by some men over other men with Nature as its instrument. – C. S. Lewis

458. I often say of George Washington that he was one of the few in the whole history of the world who was not carried away by power. – Robert Frost

459. Harnessing steam power required many innovations, as William Rosen chronicles in the book ‘The Most Powerful Idea in the World.’ – Bill Gates

460. Hand in hand with freedom of speech goes the power to be heard, to share in the decisions of government which shape men’s lives. – Robert Kennedy

461. We can approach God’s throne with boldness because we are confident in the power of what Jesus accomplished for us at the cross. – Joyce Meyer

462. Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free. – Jim Morrison

463. ‘Smart power’ is the use of American power in ways that would help prevent and resolve conflict – not just send our military in. – Hillary Clinton

464. Properly, we should read for power. Man reading should be man intensely alive. The book should be a ball of light in one’s hand. – Ezra Pound

465. Because power corrupts, society’s demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases. – John Adams

466. I don’t blame the players today for the money. I blame the owners. They started it. They wanna give it to ’em? More power to ’em. – Yogi Berra

467. The deceit and distortion surrounding the American invasion of Vietnam is by now so familiar that it has lost its power to shock. – Noam Chomsky

468. To make no mistakes is not in the power of man; but from their errors and mistakes the wise and good learn wisdom for the future. – Plutarch

469. I firmly believe in prayer. It is possible to reach out and tap the unseen power which gives strength and anchor in time of need. – Ezra Taft Benson

470. Beauty attracts us men; but if, like an armed magnet it is pointed, beside, with gold and silver, it attracts with tenfold power. – Jean Paul

471. These men ask for just the same thing, fairness, and fairness only. This, so far as in my power, they, and all others, shall have. – Abraham Lincoln

472. Science investigates; religion interprets. Science gives man knowledge which is power; religion gives man wisdom which is control. – Martin Luther King, Jr.

473. I only wish that ordinary people had an unlimited capacity for doing harm; then they might have an unlimited power for doing good. – Socrates

474. Using the power of decision gives you the capacity to get past any excuse to change any and every part of your life in an instant. – Tony Robbins

475. To give aid to every poor man is far beyond the reach and power of every man. Care of the poor is incumbent on society as a whole. – Baruch Spinoza

476. I used to wish there was a useful term for those of us who thought American power should be used to remove psychopathic dictators. – Christopher Hitchens

477. Sometimes power is all a person has, so they will protect it even unto their own destruction, for without power they have nothing. – Bryant H. McGill

478. Power is action; the electoral principle is discussion. No political action is possible when discussion is permanently established. – Honore de Balzac

479. We look forward to the time when the Power of Love will replace the Love of Power. Then will our world know the blessings of peace. – William E. Gladstone

480. As a nuclear power – as the only nuclear power to have used a nuclear weapon – the United States has a moral responsibility to act. – Barack Obama

481. Liberty, according to my metaphysics is a self-determining power in an intellectual agent. It implies thought and choice and power. – John Adams

482. I put for the general inclination of all mankind, a perpetual and restless desire of power after power, that ceaseth only in death. – Thomas Hobbes

483. Although I don’t like the way the Chinese do business, I continue to do business in China. I have to. They’re the next world power. – Robert Kiyosaki

484. The unleashed power of the atom has changed everything save our modes of thinking and we thus drift toward unparalleled catastrophe. – Albert Einstein

485. In a democracy the poor will have more power than the rich, because there are more of them, and the will of the majority is supreme. – Aristotle

486. The public is not to see where power lies, how it shapes policy, and for what ends. Rather, people are to hate and fear one another. – Noam Chomsky

487. When anyone has the power to destroy the whole human race in a matter of hours, it becomes a moral issue. The church must speak out. – Billy Graham

488. The older I get, the greater power I seem to have to help the world; I am like a snowball – the further I am rolled the more I gain. – Susan B. Anthony

489. What power can poverty have over a home where loving hearts are beating with a consciousness of untold riches of the head and heart? – Orison Swett Marden

490. Where love rules, there is no will to power; and where power predominates, there love is lacking. The one is the shadow of the other. – Carl Jung

491. It is a truism that almost any sect, cult, or religion will legislate its creed into law if it acquires the political power to do so. – Robert A. Heinlein

492. In every community, there is work to be done. In every nation, there are wounds to heal. In every heart, there is the power to do it. – Marianne Williamson

493. God exists, if only in the form of a meme with high survival value, or infective power, in the environment provided by human culture. – Richard Dawkins

494. Time is compressed like the fist I close on my knee… I hold inside it the clues and solutions and the power for what I must do now. – Margaret Atwood

495. The terror of the atom age is not the violence of the new power but the speed of man’s adjustment to it, the speed of his acceptance. – E. B. White

496. Modernity is a deal. The entire contract can be summarised in a single phrase: humans agree to give up meaning in exchange for power. – Yuval Noah Harari

497. There are two ways of attaining an important end, force and perseverance; the silent power of the latter grows irresistible with time. – Sophie Swetchine

498. If some people have the belief or view that the Dalai Lama has some miracle power, that’s totally nonsense. I am just one human being. – Dalai Lama

499. We should remember that there are nations which meet more than 30 to 60% of their power requirements through the nuclear power system. – A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

500. Few enterprises of great labor or hazard would be undertaken if we had not the power of magnifying the advantages we expect from them. – Samuel Johnson

501. No matter where your lot may be cast, no power on earth can keep you from making a man of yourself, a superb character, a masterpiece. – Orison Swett Marden

502. Young film makers should learn how to deal with the money and learn how to deal with the power structure. Because it is like a battle. – Martin Scorsese

503. They who gain applause and power by pandering to the mistakes, the prejudices and passions of the multitude are the enemies of liberty. – Robert Green Ingersoll

504. The spirit of adventure to embrace the new and the incredible belief in the power of invention attracted me to the Russian avant-garde. – Zaha Hadid

505. But constant experience shows us that every man invested with power is apt to abuse it, and to carry his authority as far as it will go. – Montesquieu

506. Women have served all these centuries as looking glasses possessing the power of reflecting the figure of man at twice its natural size. – Virginia Woolf

507. You have not fully expressed your power as a voter until you have scientific literacy in topics that matter for future political issues. – Neil deGrasse Tyson

508. The greater the state, the more wrong and cruel its patriotism, and the greater is the sum of suffering upon which its power is founded. – Leo Tolstoy

509. The ability of writers to imagine what is not the self, to familiarize the strange and mystify the familiar, is the test of their power. – Toni Morrison

510. The dangers of a concentration of all power in the general government of a confederacy so vast as ours are too obvious to be disregarded. – Franklin Pierce

511. Liberal Democrats are inexorably opposed to tax cuts, because tax cuts give people more power, and take away from the role of government. – Rush Limbaugh

512. Ultimately, the power of the Airbnb platform is that it motivates guests to blend into communities, belong anywhere, and live like locals. – Joe Gebbia

513. Politicians also have no leisure, because they are always aiming at something beyond political life itself, power and glory, or happiness. – Aristotle

514. Remember, each one of us has the power to change the world. Just start thinking peace, and the message will spread quicker than you think. – Yoko Ono

515. The truth does not require a majority to prevail, ladies and gentlemen. The truth is its own power. The truth will out. Never forget that. – Rush Limbaugh

516. In my opinion, most of the great men of the past were only there for the beer – the wealth, prestige and grandeur that went with the power. – A. J. P. Taylor

517. It is good taste, and good taste alone, that possesses the power to sterilize and is always the first handicap to any creative functioning. – Salvador Dali

518. A physician’s physiology has much the same relation to his power of healing as a cleric’s divinity has to his power of influencing conduct. – Samuel Butler

519. Respect your efforts, respect yourself. Self-respect leads to self-discipline. When you have both firmly under your belt, that’s real power. – Clint Eastwood

520. Poetry is above all a concentration of the power of language, which is the power of our ultimate relationship to everything in the universe. – Adrienne Rich

521. In a world of complex threats, our security and leadership depends on all elements of our power – including strong and principled diplomacy. – Barack Obama

522. I bet on my team to win every night because I love my team; I believe in my team. I did everything in my power every night to win that game. – Pete Rose

523. I don’t think you can bury words. I think the more you try to dismiss them, the more power you give to them, the more circulation they have. – Michael Eric Dyson

524. Power acquired by violence is only a usurpation, and lasts only as long as the force of him who commands prevails over that of those who obey. – Denis Diderot

525. Money is power, and in that government which pays all the public officers of the states will all political power be substantially concentrated. – Andrew Jackson

526. Nothing has such power to broaden the mind as the ability to investigate systematically and truly all that comes under thy observation in life. – Marcus Aurelius

527. I love power. But it is as an artist that I love it. I love it as a musician loves his violin, to draw out its sounds and chords and harmonies. – Napoleon Bonaparte

528. There is danger from all men. The only maxim of a free government ought to be to trust no man living with power to endanger the public liberty. – John Adams

529. President Obama’s consistent agenda has been to weaken the United States and our allies in pursuit of a more ‘balanced’ global power structure. – Ben Shapiro

530. Revolutionaries do not make revolutions. The revolutionaries are those who know when power is lying in the street and then they can pick it up. – Hannah Arendt

531. American power in the Middle East is collapsing. It doesn’t need much more than a shove, and it will – and that’s not going to be a good thing. – Robert Fisk

532. The world is very different now. For man holds in his mortal hands the power to abolish all forms of human poverty, and all forms of human life. – John F. Kennedy

533. Clairvoyant, n.: A person, commonly a woman, who has the power of seeing that which is invisible to her patron – namely, that he is a blockhead. – Ambrose Bierce

534. People who avoid the brick walls – all power to ya, but we all have to hit them sometimes in order to push through to the next level, to evolve. – Jennifer Aniston

535. In Iraq, many of my female friends were architects and professionals with a lot of power during the 1980s while all the men were at war in Iran. – Zaha Hadid

536. There is a lot of stuff we can’t control, but it is completely in our power to decide what the definition of what a good job is. That’s up to us. – Mike Rowe

537. As your president, I will do everything in my power to protect our LGBTQ citizens from the violence and oppression of a hateful foreign ideology. – Donald Trump

538. We must believe in the power of education. We must respect just laws. We must love ourselves, our old and or young, our women as well as our men. – Arthur Ashe

539. As long as the people persist in voting for or against men on account of their religious views, just so long will hypocrisy hold place and power. – Robert Green Ingersoll

540. In missionary work, as in all else, preparation precedes power. Encouragement to prepare while still very young can make a tremendous difference. – Gordon B. Hinckley

541. I have to trust something that gives me power; I have to believe in something, but in my career I have a lot of moments I cannot explain with God. – Pele

542. Knowledge will forever govern ignorance; and a people who mean to be their own governors must arm themselves with the power which knowledge gives. – James Madison

543. It is not in the power of even the most crafty dissimulation to conceal love long, where it really is, nor to counterfeit it long where it is not. – Francois de La Rochefoucauld

544. Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom. – Viktor E. Frankl

545. It is impossible for you to be angry and laugh at the same time. Anger and laughter are mutually exclusive and you have the power to choose either. – Wayne Dyer

546. The California crunch really is the result of not enough power-generating plants and then not enough power to power the power of generating plants. – George W. Bush

547. Man is supposed to be the maker of his destiny. It is only partly true. He can make his destiny, only in so far as he is allowed by the Great Power. – Mahatma Gandhi

548. Dr. Einstein was not successful in school, but he found something in the air from his own imagination and his own brain power, and look what he did. – Eartha Kitt

549. Solar power, wind power, the way forward is to collaborate with nature – it’s the only way we are going to get to the other end of the 21st century. – Bjork

550. No one is in control of your happiness but you; therefore, you have the power to change anything about yourself or your life that you want to change. – Barbara De Angelis

551. The obligation of subjects to the sovereign is understood to last as long, and no longer, than the power lasteth by which he is able to protect them. – Thomas Hobbes

552. Democracy shows not only its power in reforming governments, but in regenerating a race of men and this is the greatest blessing of free governments. – Andrew Jackson

553. The constitutions of most of our States assert that all power is inherent in the people; that… it is their right and duty to be at all times armed. – Thomas Jefferson

554. Religions, which condemn the pleasures of sense, drive men to seek the pleasures of power. Throughout history power has been the vice of the ascetic. – Bertrand Russell

555. The educator must believe in the potential power of his pupil, and he must employ all his art in seeking to bring his pupil to experience this power. – Alfred Adler

556. Loyalty and devotion lead to bravery. Bravery leads to the spirit of self-sacrifice. The spirit of self-sacrifice creates trust in the power of love. – Morihei Ueshiba

557. Those in possession of absolute power can not only prophesy and make their prophecies come true, but they can also lie and make their lies come true. – Eric Hoffer

558. Don’t believe the hype; don’t believe what it tells you on your driver’s license. You are an extension of the power that created this whole universe. – RuPaul

559. There is none made so great, but he may both need the help and service, and stand in fear of the power and unkindness, even of the meanest of mortals. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

560. Always there has been some terrible evil at home or some monstrous foreign power that was going to gobble us up if we did not blindly rally behind it. – Douglas MacArthur

561. The earth is supported by the power of truth; it is the power of truth that makes the sun shine and the winds blow; indeed all things rest upon truth. – Chanakya

562. The better we understand how identities and power work together from one context to another, the less likely our movements for change are to fracture. – Kimberle Williams Crenshaw

563. What is a uni-polar world? No matter how we beautify this term, it means one single centre of power, one single centre of force and one single master. – Vladimir Putin

564. Anyone who has seen the auto factories in Detroit and the oil fields in Texas knows that Japan lacks the national power for a naval race with America. – Isoroku Yamamoto

565. That deep emotional conviction of the presence of a superior reasoning power, which is revealed in the incomprehensible universe, forms my idea of God. – Albert Einstein

566. There is that indescribable freshness and unconsciousness about an illiterate person that humbles and mocks the power of the noblest expressive genius. – Walt Whitman

567. If you care about other people, you might try to organize to undermine power and authority. That’s not going to happen if you care only about yourself. – Noam Chomsky

568. Either you think, or else others have to think for you and take power from you, pervert and discipline your natural tastes, civilize and sterilize you. – F. Scott Fitzgerald

569. The only power deserving the name is that of masses, and of governments while they make themselves the organ of the tendencies and instincts of masses. – John Stuart Mill

570. The salvation of this human world lies nowhere else than in the human heart, in the human power to reflect, in human meekness and human responsibility. – Vaclav Havel

571. We need wealthy dogs off the seats of power. They’re taking us back to feudalism and I really don’t want that. But I’m very far from being a socialist. – John Lydon

572. Where an excess of power prevails, property of no sort is duly respected. No man is safe in his opinions, his person, his faculties, or his possessions. – James Madison

573. I would like nuclear fusion to become a practical power source. It would provide an inexhaustible supply of energy, without pollution or global warming. – Stephen Hawking

574. In our natural state, we are glorious beings. In the world of illusion, we are lost and imprisoned, slaves to our appetites and our will to false power. – Marianne Williamson

575. A picture must possess a real power to generate light and for a long time now I’ve been conscious of expressing myself through light or rather in light. – Henri Matisse

576. I don’t think I’ve ever been an agnostic. I’ve always thought there’s a superior power, that this is not the real world and that there’s a world to come. – Bob Dylan

577. Fortune, which has a great deal of power in other matters but especially in war, can bring about great changes in a situation through very slight forces. – Julius Caesar

578. I repeat… that all power is a trust; that we are accountable for its exercise; that from the people and for the people all springs, and all must exist. – Benjamin Disraeli

579. Anyone entrusted with power will abuse it if not also animated with the love of truth and virtue, no matter whether he be a prince, or one of the people. – Jean de La Fontaine

580. Powerful people cannot afford to educate the people that they oppress, because once you are truly educated, you will not ask for power. You will take it. – John Henrik Clarke

581. We all have our own life to pursue, our own kind of dream to be weaving, and we all have the power to make wishes come true, as long as we keep believing. – Louisa May Alcott

582. Lord sanctify us. Oh! That Thy spirit might come and saturate every faculty, subdue every passion, and use every power of our nature for obedience to God. – Charles Spurgeon

583. The power of doing anything with quickness is always prized much by the possessor, and often without any attention to the imperfection of the performance. – Jane Austen

584. The more tranquil a man becomes, the greater is his success, his influence, his power for good. Calmness of mind is one of the beautiful jewels of wisdom. – James Allen

585. One does not need buildings, money, power, or status to practice the Art of Peace. Heaven is right where you are standing, and that is the place to train. – Morihei Ueshiba

586. My experience with power, you can maintain it, or you get it taken from you. You get you some newfound power and go crazy, and it get taken from you quick. – Nipsey Hussle

587. It is the Higher Power which does everything, and the man is only a tool. If he accepts that position, he is free from troubles; otherwise, he courts them. – Ramana Maharshi

588. War has always been the grand sagacity of every spirit which has grown too inward and too profound; its curative power lies even in the wounds one receives. – Friedrich Nietzsche

589. Concentration of executive power, unless it’s very temporary and for specific circumstances, let’s say fighting world war two, it’s an assault on democracy. – Noam Chomsky

590. When you feel like it’s too hard to obey God, remember that He will never tell you to do something without giving you the grace, power and ability to do it. – Joyce Meyer

591. True contentment is a thing as active as agriculture. It is the power of getting out of any situation all that there is in it. It is arduous and it is rare. – Gilbert K. Chesterton

592. There is only one thing that can form a bond between men, and that is gratitude… we cannot give someone else greater power over us than we have ourselves. – Montesquieu

593. Sweeter than the perfume of roses is a reputation for a kind, charitable, unselfish nature; a ready disposition to do to others any good turn in your power. – Orison Swett Marden

594. The spread of civilisation may be likened to a fire; first, a feeble spark, next a flickering flame, then a mighty blaze, ever increasing in speed and power. – Nikola Tesla

595. The three most powerful and most apparent means used by Rome to retain her power over the minds of her votaries are Ignorance, Superstition, and Persecution. – Charles Spurgeon

596. The fact is that my wife if she had common sense would have more power over me than any other whatsoever, for my heart always alights upon the nearest perch. – Lord Byron

597. Politically, the world is so confused right now – there’s so much suffering caused by various movements by various parties and people in power in government. – Alice Walker

598. We have a powerful potential in out youth, and we must have the courage to change old ideas and practices so that we may direct their power toward good ends. – Mary McLeod Bethune

599. Give fools their gold, and knaves their power; let fortune’s bubbles rise and fall; who sows a field, or trains a flower, or plants a tree, is more than all. – John Greenleaf Whittier

600. Capitalism works better from every perspective when the economic decision makers are forced to share power with those who will be affected by those decisions. – Barney Frank

601. The whole world is starting to realize that it was the most unwise thing for our society to have ignored women power, to run the society with male priorities. – Yoko Ono

602. I was born on an island with 96 percent of the people black. But all the power and the economy was in the hands of white people who only formed four per cent. – Myles Munroe

603. We can be tired, weary and emotionally distraught, but after spending time alone with God, we find that He injects into our bodies energy, power and strength. – Charles Stanley

604. I was ecstatic they re-named ‘French Fries’ as ‘Freedom Fries’. Grown men and women in positions of power in the U.S. government showing themselves as idiots. – Johnny Depp

605. Life is the power that’s greater than I can ever comprehend. The way life runs through everything, even the tiniest elements of nature – that makes me humble. – Michael J. Fox

606. It is not power that corrupts but fear. Fear of losing power corrupts those who wield it and fear of the scourge of power corrupts those who are subject to it. – Aung San Suu Kyi

607. There’s a tendency when we write history to do it with the power of hindsight and then assume almost god-like knowledge that nobody living through history has. – David Grann

608. Next to enjoying ourselves, the next greatest pleasure consists in preventing others from enjoying themselves, or, more generally, in the acquisition of power. – Bertrand Russell

609. This idea of the transcendent power of the Supreme Being is essentially connected with that by which the whole duty of man is summed up: obedience to His will. – John Quincy Adams

610. Experience hath shewn, that even under the best forms of government those entrusted with power have, in time, and by slow operations, perverted it into tyranny. – Thomas Jefferson

611. If women be educated for dependence; that is, to act according to the will of another fallible being, and submit, right or wrong, to power, where are we to stop? – Mary Wollstonecraft

612. The ‘anti-globalisation movement’ is the most significant proponent of globalisation – but in the interests of people, not concentrations of state-private power. – Noam Chomsky

613. I often get letters, quite frequently, from people who say how they like the programmes a lot, but I never give credit to the almighty power that created nature. – David Attenborough

614. People that’s in power – the central banks, these fiat currencies that are traded globally – they got influence over the messaging and the narrative in the media. – Nipsey Hussle

615. If forgers and malefactors are put to death by the secular power, there is much more reason for excommunicating and even putting to death one convicted of heresy. – Thomas Aquinas

616. We do not need more intellectual power, we need more spiritual power. We do not need more of the things that are seen, we need more of the things that are unseen. – Calvin Coolidge

617. In the Old Testament, it says that if you have the power to do something good, then you have to do it. You’re not to avoid helping somebody in their time of need. – Rick Warren

618. Many a man owes his advancement very largely to his ability to converse well. The ability to interest people in your conversation, to hold them, is a great power. – Orison Swett Marden

619. Everybody has something that chews them up and, for me, that thing was always loneliness. The cinema has the power to make you not feel lonely, even when you are. – Tom Hanks

620. Women have to harness their power – its absolutely true. It’s just learning not to take the first no. And if you can’t go straight ahead, you go around the corner. – Cher

621. The term ‘globalisation’ is conventionally used to refer to the specific form of investor-rights integration designed by wealth and power, for their own interests. – Noam Chomsky

622. Sound character provides the power with which a person may ride the emergencies of life instead of being overwhelmed by them. Failure is… the highway to success. – Og Mandino

623. The hate of men will pass, and dictators die, and the power they took from the people will return to the people. And so long as men die, liberty will never perish. – Charlie Chaplin

624. When you give everyone a voice and give people power, the system usually ends up in a really good place. So, what we view our role as, is giving people that power. – Mark Zuckerberg

625. When ‘happiness’ eludes us – as, eventually, it always will – we have the invitation to examine our programmed responses and to exercise our power to choose again. – Richard Rohr

626. He who wants to persuade should put his trust not in the right argument, but in the right word. The power of sound has always been greater than the power of sense. – Joseph Conrad

627. The White House isn’t the place to learn how to deal with international crisis, the balance of power, war and peace, and the economic future of the next generation. – Joe Biden

628. Every man who knows how to read has it in his power to magnify himself, to multiply the ways in which he exists, to make his life full, significant and interesting. – Aldous Huxley

629. Heaven has given to every human being the power of controlling his passions, and if he neglects or loses it, the fault is his own, and he must be answerable for it. – John Quincy Adams

630. Do not borrow the productions of other men’s brains and pens and recite them as a lesson; but make the most of the talents, the brain power, that God has given you. – Ellen G. White

631. Israel will not tolerate Iran developing nuclear power, even if Iran claims it is for peaceful purposes. If there is an attack, oil prices will go through the roof. – Robert Kiyosaki

632. My heart reaches out to you missionaries. You simply cannot do it alone and do it well. You must have the help of others. That power to help lies within each of us. – Gordon B. Hinckley

633. Michael Jordan changed so much in basketball, he took his power to make a difference. It’s so much going on in music right now and somebody has to make a difference. – Kanye West

634. Slavery, properly so called, is the establishment of a right which gives to one man such a power over another as renders him absolute master of his life and fortune. – Montesquieu

635. The Pentagon talks about our power to ‘overkill’ Russia ten times, twenty times, perhaps forty-eight times. For my tax money, it is sufficient to overkill them once. – Gore Vidal

636. The right of nature… is the liberty each man hath to use his own power, as he will himself, for the preservation of his own nature; that is to say, of his own life. – Thomas Hobbes

637. For good or for ill, air mastery is today the supreme expression of military power and fleets and armies, however vital and important, must accept a subordinate rank. – Winston Churchill

638. We were all born with a certain degree of power. The key to success is discovering this innate power and using it daily to deal with whatever challenges come our way. – Les Brown

639. Once upon a time my political opponents honored me as possessing the fabulous intellectual and economic power by which I created a worldwide depression all by myself. – Herbert Hoover

640. During the time men live without a common power to keep them all in awe, they are in that conditions called war; and such a war, as if of every man, against every man. – Thomas Hobbes

641. Never underestimate the power of dreams and the influence of the human spirit. We are all the same in this notion: The potential for greatness lives within each of us. – Wilma Rudolph

642. Many Communist government officials have a rigid, dictatorial power, but they live in constant suspicion and fear of anything that might undermine the power they have. – Thich Nhat Hanh

643. Mystical references to society and its programs to help may warm the hearts of the gullible but what it really means is putting more power in the hands of bureaucrats. – Thomas Sowell

644. It was settled by the Constitution, the laws, and the whole practice of the government that the entire executive power is vested in the President of the United States. – Andrew Jackson

645. There are few things that we so unwillingly give up, even in advanced age, as the supposition that we still have the power of ingratiating ourselves with the fair sex. – Samuel Johnson

646. What is needed by him who would succeed in the highest degree possible is careful planning. He is to accumulate reserved power, that he may be equal to all emergencies. – Orison Swett Marden

647. For the first time in the history of mankind, one generation literally has the power to destroy the past, the present and the future, the power to bring time to an end. – Hubert H. Humphrey

648. All the idols made by man, however terrifying they may be, are in point of fact subordinate to him, and that is why he will always have it in his power to destroy them. – Simone de Beauvoir

649. ‘Charm’ – which means the power to effect work without employing brute force – is indispensable to women. Charm is a woman’s strength just as strength is a man’s charm. – Havelock Ellis

650. Concentration of wealth yields concentration of political power. And concentration of political power gives rise to legislation that increases and accelerates the cycle. – Noam Chomsky

651. Machines are worshipped because they are beautiful and valued because they confer power; they are hated because they are hideous and loathed because they impose slavery. – Bertrand Russell

652. Fame and power are the objects of all men. Even their partial fruition is gained by very few; and that, too, at the expense of social pleasure, health, conscience, life. – Benjamin Disraeli

653. That really important freedom in my life, the freedom to marry, came about because of choices that were made by policymakers who had power over me and millions of others. – Pete Buttigieg

654. I believe in the transformational power of liberty. I believe that the free Iraq is in this nation’s interests. I believe a free Afghanistan is in this nation’s interest. – George W. Bush

655. Women tend to be conservative in youth and get more radical as they get older because they lose power with age. So if a young woman is not a feminist, I say, ‘Just wait.’ – Gloria Steinem

656. The principle of all successful effort is to try to do not what is absolutely the best, but what is easily within our power, and suited for our temperament and condition. – John Ruskin

657. Those who desire to rise as high as our human condition allows, must renounce intellectual pride, the omnipotence of clear thinking, belief in the absolute power of logic. – Alexis Carrel

658. I concluded that all religions had the same foundation – a belief in the supernatural – a power above nature that man could influence by worship – by sacrifice and prayer. – Robert Green Ingersoll

659. It takes courage to sit on a jury. How many of us want to decide the fate of another person’s life or freedom? How many of us want to hold that kind of power in our hands? – Regina Brett

660. Mentors of mine were under a big pressure to minimize their femininity to make it. I’m not going to do that. That takes away my power. I’m not going to compromise who I am. – Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

661. When grand plans for scientific and defence technologies are made, do the people in power think about the sacrifices the people in the laboratories and fields have to make? – A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

662. Is science of any value? I think a power to do something is of value. Whether the result is a good thing or a bad thing depends on how it is used, but the power is a value. – Richard P. Feynman

663. I believe there are more instances of the abridgement of freedom of the people by gradual and silent encroachments by those in power than by violent and sudden usurpations. – James Madison

664. Russian democracy is the power of the Russian people with their own traditions of national self-government, and not the realisation of standards foisted on us from outside. – Vladimir Putin

665. Women deeply want men who are competent and powerful. And I don’t mean power in that they can exert tyrannical control over others. That’s not power. That’s just corruption. – Jordan Peterson

666. We cannot create observers by saying ‘observe’, but by giving them the power and the means for this observation and these means are procured through education of the senses. – Maria Montessori

667. From childhood, we’re trained to be a certain way, to behave a certain way – so that the power base can control us, really. And punk and drag are completely outside of that. – RuPaul

668. Only a man who knows what it is like to be defeated can reach down to the bottom of his soul and come up with the extra ounce of power it takes to win when the match is even. – Muhammad Ali

669. Life is thickly sown with thorns, and I know no other remedy than to pass quickly through them. The longer we dwell on our misfortunes, the greater is their power to harm us. – Voltaire

670. Sometimes you need faith and victory spoken over your life. Words have created power. When you receive them into your spirit, they can ignite seeds of increase on the inside. – Joel Osteen

671. Power is not a means, it is an end. One does not establish a dictatorship in order to safeguard a revolution; one makes the revolution in order to establish the dictatorship. – George Orwell

672. The Obamacare contraception mandate was never about freedom. It was always about pitting secularism against religion, and using the power of government to sponsor secularism. – Ben Shapiro

673. The counterweight to the dominion of evil can consist in the first place only in the divine-human love of Jesus Christ that is always greater than any possible power of evil. – Pope Benedict XVI

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674. I think our democracy has it exactly right: two terms, eight years. It’s enough. Because it’s important to have one foot in reality when you have access to this kind of power. – Michelle Obama

675. You only have power over people so 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 Solzhenitsyn

676. Conservatives believe in smaller government and in the power of the electorate. So I think that we’re less likely to try to use a dramatic forum to warp people’s political views. – David Mamet

677. It is a paradox that every dictator has climbed to power on the ladder of free speech. Immediately on attaining power each dictator has suppressed all free speech except his own. – Herbert Hoover

678. Faith is the complete reliance on the power and goodness of Spirit and the firm belief that you are always connected to this goodness. Always affirm your faith and not your doubt. – Wayne Dyer

679. Well, I think indigenous peoples have ways of living on the Earth that they’ve had forever. And they’ve been overrun by organized religion, which has had a lot of money and power. – Alice Walker

680. The disruptive powers of excessive national fecundity may have played a greater part in bursting the bonds of convention than either the power of ideas or the errors of autocracy. – John Maynard Keynes

681. When Dr. King was murdered, I had no idea who he was. But as soon as I heard his words on television that night when I was 9 years old, I was dumbstruck, awestruck by their power. – Michael Eric Dyson

682. The value systems of those with access to power and of those far removed from such access cannot be the same. The viewpoint of the privileged is unlike that of the underprivileged. – Aung San Suu Kyi

683. No man deserves to be praised for his goodness, who has it not in his power to be wicked. Goodness without that power is generally nothing more than sloth, or an impotence of will. – Francois de La Rochefoucauld

684. If all mankind minus one were of one opinion, mankind would be no more justified in silencing that one person than he, if he had the power, would be justified in silencing mankind. – John Stuart Mill

685. Man is made or unmade by himself. By the right choice he ascends. As a being of power, intelligence, and love, and the lord of his own thoughts, he holds the key to every situation. – James Allen

686. We will have to stand up for and promote the power and promise of free markets and free peoples, and affirm that American preeminence safeguards rather than impedes global progress. – Condoleezza Rice

687. For real change, we need feminine energy in the management of the world. We need a critical number of women in positions of power, and we need to nurture the feminine energy in men. – Isabel Allende

688. We all wait for a mirror to show us who we are, to validate us. When we hear something about ourselves that we have never heard before, it feels like a blessing, and it gives power. – Clarissa Pinkola Estes

689. It’s interesting to note that all revolutionary literature was written by pastors. These guys were involved in a revolution against the mightiest power that the world had ever seen. – Randall Terry

690. In Psalm 72, Solomon prays for power and fame but he says the purpose of influence is to speak up for others and one is the immigrant. He doesn’t delineate between legal and illegal. – Rick Warren

691. Power is, in its nature, encroaching; and such is the human make that men who are vested with a share of it are generally inclined to take more than it was intended they should have. – Samuel Adams

692. The people are the only legitimate fountain of power, and it is from them that the constitutional charter, under which the several branches of government hold their power, is derived. – James Madison

693. The human race is a very, very magical race. We have a magic power of witches and wizards. We’re here on this earth to unravel the mystery of this planet. The planet is asking for it. – Yoko Ono

694. In ‘Unfair Advantage: The Power of Financial Education’ and ‘Why A Students Work for C Students,’ I reveal the secrets of the wealthy and what schools will never teach you about money. – Robert Kiyosaki

695. I really want women to know their power, to value their experience. To understand that nothing has been more wholesome in the political process than the increased involvement of women. – Nancy Pelosi

696. The natural liberty of man is to be free from any superior power on Earth, and not to be under the will or legislative authority of man, but only to have the law of nature for his rule. – Samuel Adams

697. In all our associations; in all our agreements let us never lose sight of this fundamental maxim – that all power was originally lodged in, and consequently is derived from, the people. – George Mason

698. High levels of economic inequality lead to imbalances in political power, as those at the top use their economic weight to shape our politics in ways that give them more economic power. – Joseph Stiglitz

699. Power in defense of freedom is greater than power in behalf of tyranny and oppression, because power, real power, comes from our conviction which produces action, uncompromising action. – Malcolm X

700. What makes Superman a hero is not that he has power, but that he has the wisdom and the maturity to use the power wisely. From an acting point of view, that’s how I approached the part. – Christopher Reeve

701. Swimming has its educational value – mental, moral, and physical – in giving you a sense of mastery over an element, and of power of saving life, and in the development of wind and limb. – Robert Baden-Powell

702. Liberty has never come from Government. Liberty has always come from the subjects of it. The history of liberty is a history of limitations of governmental power, not the increase of it. – Woodrow Wilson

703. Our country is now taking so steady a course as to show by what road it will pass to destruction, to wit: by consolidation of power first, and then corruption, its necessary consequence. – Thomas Jefferson

704. Every now and then I’ll do little things, a short story or something, that doesn’t have any fantastical elements, but mostly I like the power of playing God and I like to imagine things. – Neil Gaiman

705. The 21st century is going to be the American century. Because we lead not only by the example of our power, but by the power of our example. That is the history of the journey of America. – Joe Biden

706. I can very well do without God both in my life and in my painting, but I cannot, suffering as I am, do without something which is greater than I am, which is my life, the power to create. – Vincent Van Gogh

707. The thing is, if you control the Senate meetings, you control the gavel. And the gavel is a very important instrument… an instrument of power. An instrument that establishes the agenda. – Dan Quayle

708. Wondrous is the strength of cheerfulness, and its power of endurance – the cheerful man will do more in the same time, will do it; better, will preserve it longer, than the sad or sullen. – Thomas Carlyle

709. Music is one of the most powerful things the world has to offer. No matter what race or religion or nationality or sexual orientation or gender that you are, it has the power to unite us. – Lady Gaga

710. I think that there is a sort of spiritual power that is translating into our bodies as we perform. Performers give, and giving is so important. It can heal. That is my experience, anyway. – Yoko Ono

711. At Virgin, we have always backed the power of the entrepreneur and inventor to find solutions to tricky problems. Why should climate change and the battle against carbon be any different? – Richard Branson

712. Where is the justice of political power if it executes the murderer and jails the plunderer, and then itself marches upon neighboring lands, killing thousands and pillaging the very hills? – Khalil Gibran

713. There is no inherent power in the office of the vice presidency. Zero. None. It’s all a reflection of your relationship with the president. I mean, Kennedy never let Johnson in the office. – Joe Biden

714. Action gives power. Entire harmony pervades the universe of God. All the heavenly beings are in constant activity; and the Lord Jesus, in His life work, has given an example for every one. – Ellen G. White

715. There’s different kinds of laughs. It’s like a baseball lineup: this guy’s your power hitter, this guy gets on base, this guy works out walks. If everybody does their job, we’re gonna win. – Jerry Seinfeld

716. It is through this mysterious power that we too have our being, and we therefore yield to our neighbors, even to our animal neighbors, the same right as ourselves to inhabit this vast land. – Sitting Bull

717. The great poets have sympathized with the people. They have uttered in all ages the human cry. Unbought by gold, unawed by power, they have lifted high the torch that illuminates the world. – Robert Green Ingersoll

718. I’ve been blessed with the opportunity to express the views of black people who otherwise don’t have access to power and the media. I have to take advantage of that while I’m still bankable. – Spike Lee

719. I look forward to a great future for America – a future in which our country will match its military strength with our moral restraint, its wealth with our wisdom, its power with our purpose. – John F. Kennedy

720. The media’s the most powerful entity on earth. They have the power to make the innocent guilty and to make the guilty innocent, and that’s power. Because they control the minds of the masses. – Malcolm X

721. Every human has four endowments – self awareness, conscience, independent will and creative imagination. These give us the ultimate human freedom… The power to choose, to respond, to change. – Stephen Covey

722. People seem to know about May Day everywhere except where it began, here in the United States of America. That’s because those in power have done everything they can to erase its real meaning. – Noam Chomsky

723. The terrorists thought they would change my aims and stop my ambitions, but nothing changed in my life except this: weakness, fear and hopelessness died. Strength, power and courage were born. – Malala Yousafzai

724. I am one who believes in the power of the people. I am inspired when I see people hit the streets, who challenge their elected officials, and are willing to stand up and fight. I encourage it. – Maxine Waters

725. Power and violence are opposites; where the one rules absolutely, the other is absent. Violence appears where power is in jeopardy, but left to its own course it ends in power’s disappearance. – Hannah Arendt

726. I’m grateful for the opportunities God gave me to minister to people in high places; people in power have spiritual and personal needs like everyone else, and often they have no one to talk to. – Billy Graham

727. All national institutions of churches, whether Jewish, Christian or Turkish, appear to me no other than human inventions, set up to terrify and enslave mankind, and monopolize power and profit. – Thomas Paine

728. Use power to help people. For we are given power not to advance our own purposes nor to make a great show in the world, nor a name. There is but one just use of power and it is to serve people. – George W. Bush

729. There’s nothing more powerful than a woman who knows how to contain her power and not let it leak, standing firmly within it in mystery and silence. A woman who talks too much sheds her allure. – Marianne Williamson

730. The forthputting of willpower is a means of strengthening willpower. The will becomes strong by exercise. To stick to a thing till you are master is a test of intellectual discipline and power. – Orison Swett Marden

731. I can’t enter into politico-social subjects with any interest, for on the whole, I see that things are in a muddle, and I have no power or vocation to set them right in ever so little a degree. – William Morris

732. Techno-humanism aims to amplify the power of humans, creating cyborgs and connecting humans to computers, but it still sees human interests and desires as the highest authority in the universe. – Yuval Noah Harari

733. Human greatness does not lie in wealth or power, but in character and goodness. People are just people, and all people have faults and shortcomings, but all of us are born with a basic goodness. – Anne Frank

734. General Electric, NBC’s parent, is one of the largest corporations in the world, with an anti-labor history of outsourcing jobs and with financial links to military and nuclear power industries. – Bernie Sanders

735. I felt like the only way to effectively run for office is if you had access to a lot of wealth, high social influence, a lot of dynastic power, and I knew that I didn’t have any of those things. – Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

736. Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around. – Leo Buscaglia

737. When God created man and woman, he was thinking, ‘Who shall I give the power to, to give birth to the next human being?’ And God chose woman. And this is the big evidence that women are powerful. – Malala Yousafzai

738. The power of our thoughts may never be measured or appreciated, but it became obvious to me as a young boy that there was value and power in being aware of my thoughts and how I expressed myself. – Robert Kiyosaki

739. My relationship to power and authority is that I’m all for it. People need somebody to watch over them. Ninety-five percent of the people in the world need to be told what to do and how to behave. – Arnold Schwarzenegger

740. I contribute a large amount of money to the Southern Poverty Law Center, so I’m on their mailing list for all their Klan Watch newsletters. I’m very well aware of White Power movements in America. – Henry Rollins

741. It is remarkable by how much a pinch of malice enhances the penetrating power of an idea or an opinion. Our ears, it seems, are wonderfully attuned to sneers and evil reports about our fellow men. – Eric Hoffer

742. Power is not an institution, and not a structure; neither is it a certain strength we are endowed with; it is the name that one attributes to a complex strategical situation in a particular society. – Michel Foucault

743. People crushed by laws, have no hope but to evade power. If the laws are their enemies, they will be enemies to the law; and those who have most to hope and nothing to lose will always be dangerous. – Edmund Burke

744. Consumers get used to reading and understanding their credit card contracts, their mortgages, their check overdraft agreements, those are good things. That puts power back in the hands of consumers. – Elizabeth Warren

745. Oil has become the principal wealth in the hands of the great Yankee transnationals; through this energy source, they had an instrument that considerably expanded their political power in the world. – Fidel Castro

746. I’ll tell you one thing for sure: once you get to the point where you’re actually doing things for truth’s sake, then nobody can ever touch you again because you’re harmonizing with a greater power. – George Harrison

747. We’re led to believe everybody opposes it and disagrees with political correctness, but yet everybody’s scared to death of it. So who is it? Well, it’s the power structure wherever you happen to be. – Rush Limbaugh

748. What then do you call your soul? What idea have you of it? You cannot of yourselves, without revelation, admit the existence within you of anything but a power unknown to you of feeling and thinking. – Voltaire

749. Power doesn’t back up in the face of a smile, or in the face of a threat of some kind of nonviolent loving action. It’s not the nature of power to back up in the face of anything but some more power. – Malcolm X

750. The toughest thing about the power of trust is that it’s very difficult to build and very easy to destroy. The essence of trust building is to emphasize the similarities between you and the customer. – Thomas J. Watson

751. On the one hand, she is cut off from the protection awarded to her sisters abroad; on the other, she has no such power to defend her interests at the polls, as is the heritage of her brothers at home. – Florence Kelley

752. There is absolutely no power in our human effort to live holy. It is only by His grace. And the result of receiving grace is we get better at living like Christ, which is something we all want, right? – Joyce Meyer

753. Now, we occupy a lowly position, both in space and rank in comparison with the heavenly sphere, and the Almighty is Most High not in space, but with respect to absolute existence, greatness and power. – Maimonides

754. Nothing else so destroys the power to stand alone as the habit of leaning upon others. If you lean, you will never be strong or original. Stand alone or bury your ambition to be somebody in the world. – Orison Swett Marden

755. Meekness implies a spirit of gratitude as opposed to an attitude of self-sufficiency, an acknowledgement of a greater power beyond oneself, a recognition of God, and an acceptance of his commandments. – Gordon B. Hinckley

756. I don’t have a set of tenets, but I live an ethical life. I practice a humility that presupposes there’s a power greater than myself. And I always believe, don’t inflict harm where it’s not necessary. – Michael J. Fox

757. The sway of alcohol over mankind is unquestionably due to its power to stimulate the mystical faculties of human nature, usually crushed to earth by the cold facts and dry criticisms of the sober hour. – William James

758. The strategic adversary is fascism… the fascism in us all, in our heads and in our everyday behavior, the fascism that causes us to love power, to desire the very thing that dominates and exploits us. – Michel Foucault

759. A sense is what has the power of receiving into itself the sensible forms of things without the matter, in the way in which a piece of wax takes on the impress of a signet-ring without the iron or gold. – Aristotle

760. Mubarak was oppressing and pillaging his own people. He was an enemy to the Palestinians and an accomplice of Israel, the sixth nuclear power on the planet, associated with the war-mongering NATO group. – Fidel Castro

761. The U.S. has since the end of World War II had an answer – we stand for free peoples and free markets, we are willing to support and defend them – we will sustain a balance of power that favors freedom. – Condoleezza Rice

762. Cooking is all about people. Food is maybe the only universal thing that really has the power to bring everyone together. No matter what culture, everywhere around the world, people get together to eat. – Guy Fieri

763. Sometimes the very best way to deal with unpleasant things is to depict them in ways that allow people to laugh at them and destroy the power of unsayable things, rather than refusing to acknowledge them. – Chuck Palahniuk

764. I, not events, have the power to make me happy or unhappy today. I can choose which it shall be. Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn’t arrived yet. I have just one day, today, and I’m going to be happy in it. – Groucho Marx

765. There are two kinds of power you have to fight. The first is the money, and that’s just our system. The other is the people close around you, knowing when to accept their criticism, knowing when to say no. – Martin Scorsese

766. England was the first true colonial power to use its dominion over a large part of Africa, the Middle East, Asia, Australia, North America, and many Caribbean islands, in the first half of the 20th century. – Fidel Castro

767. The privilege of holding the priesthood, which is the power and authority to act in God’s name, is a great blessing and privilege and one that carries with it equally great obligations and responsibilities. – Ezra Taft Benson

768. The animal world seizes its food in masses little and big, and often gorges itself with it, but the vegetable, through the agency of the solvent power of water, absorbs its nourishment molecule by molecule. – John Burroughs

769. Eurasia is the world’s axial supercontinent. A power that dominated Eurasia would exercise decisive influence over two of the world’s three most economically productive regions: Western Europe and East Asia. – Zbigniew Brzezinski

770. What I worry about would be that you essentially have two chambers, the House and the Senate, but you have simply, majoritarian, absolute power on either side. And that’s just not what the founders intended. – Barack Obama

771. The sea – this truth must be confessed – has no generosity. No display of manly qualities – courage, hardihood, endurance, faithfulness – has ever been known to touch its irresponsible consciousness of power. – Joseph Conrad

772. One reason so few of us achieve what we truly want is that we never direct our focus; we never concentrate our power. Most people dabble their way through life, never deciding to master anything in particular. – Tony Robbins

773. As I occasionally survey the pack of sycophantic shih tzus in the Washington press corps, wriggling on their bellies to kiss the feet of those in power, I feel plumb discouraged about the future of journalism. – Molly Ivins

774. I don’t believe in anarchy, because it will ultimately amount to the power of the bully, with weapons. Gandhi is my life’s inspiration: passive resistance. I don’t want to live in the Thunderdome with Mad Max. – John Lydon

775. Power is of two kinds. One is obtained by the fear of punishment and the other by acts of love. Power based on love is a thousand times more effective and permanent then the one derived from fear of punishment. – Mahatma Gandhi

776. In almost any country, probably in Russia in particular, it’s fashionable to criticise people in power. If you come out in support of someone like me, you’re going to be accused of trying to ingratiate yourself. – Vladimir Putin

777. I don’t want to be the embarrassment of the galaxy to have had the power to deflect an asteroid, and then not and end up going extinct. We’d be the laughingstock of the aliens of the cosmos if that were the case. – Neil deGrasse Tyson

778. Be Impeccable With Your Word. Speak with integrity. Say only what you mean. Avoid using the word to speak against yourself or to gossip about others. Use the power of your word in the direction of truth and love. – Don Miguel Ruiz

779. In Europe first and now in America, elected men have taken it upon themselves to indebt their people to create an atmosphere of dependency. And why? For their own selfish need to increase their own personal power. – Pope Francis

780. We’re not a fragile people. We’re not a frightful people. Our power doesn’t come from some self-declared savior promising that he alone can restore order as long as we do things his way. We don’t look to be ruled. – Barack Obama

781. The founders had a strong distrust for centralized power in a federal government. So they created a government with checks and balances. This was to prevent any branch of the government from becoming too powerful. – Ezra Taft Benson

782. Every diminution of the public burdens arising from taxation gives to individual enterprise increased power and furnishes to all the members of our happy confederacy new motives for patriotic affection and support. – Andrew Jackson

783. We need no fanciful teaching regarding the personality of God. What God desires us to know of Him is revealed in His word and His works. The beautiful things of nature reveal His character and His power as Creator. – Ellen G. White

784. Do not waste time dreaming of great faraway opportunities; do the best you can where you are. Open your petals of power and beauty and fling out the fragrance of your life in the place that has been assigned to you. – Orison Swett Marden

785. The constitution vests the power of declaring war in Congress; therefore no offensive expedition of importance can be undertaken until after they shall have deliberated upon the subject and authorized such a measure. – George Washington

786. The danger of the Internet is cocooning with the like-minded online – of sending an email or Twitter and confusing that with action – while the real corporate and military and government centers of power go right on. – Gloria Steinem

787. Old systems do not fold willingly, particularly when they control gargantuan amounts of wealth and power. But like empires of old – from the Romans to the Hapsburgs to the colonial British – even the largest do fall. – Marianne Williamson

788. To act on the belief that we possess the knowledge and the power which enable us to shape the processes of society entirely to our liking, knowledge which in fact we do not possess, is likely to make us do much harm. – Friedrich August von Hayek

789. The only purpose for which power can be rightfully exercised over any member of a civilized community, against his will, is to prevent harm to others. His own good, either physical or moral, is not sufficient warrant. – John Stuart Mill

790. So that the failures to pass a civil rights bill isn’t because of Black Power, isn’t because of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee; it’s not because of the rebellions that are occurring in the major cities. – Stokely Carmichael

791. If repression has indeed been the fundamental link between power, knowledge, and sexuality since the classical age, it stands to reason that we will not be able to free ourselves from it except at a considerable cost. – Michel Foucault

792. Much as Africa has leapfrogged straight to mobile phones, it has the opportunity to skip the dirty, grid-tied power plants that currently operate across the developed world and go straight to clean, distributed power. – Alex Honnold

793. I love being a wife and homemaker – because it’s my choice. My husband doesn’t expect me to do it. I don’t mind doing things for him because he does so much for me; we both feel that way so there is no power struggle. – Salma Hayek

794. The devil ain’t got no power over me. The devil come, and me shake hands with the devil. Devil have his part to play. Devil’s a good friend, too… because when you don’t know him, that’s the time he can mosh you down. – Bob Marley

795. When I speak out against the guns or against the big corporations, some of my friends say, ‘Oh Yoko, be careful. These people have all the power.’ But, you know, most people don’t speak out because they are frightened. – Yoko Ono

796. I tell my kids and I tell proteges, always have humility when you create and grace when you succeed, because it’s not about you. You are a terminal for a higher power. As soon as you accept that, you can do it forever. – Quincy Jones

797. Humans are extremely good in acquiring new power, but they are not very good in translating this power into greater happiness, which is why we are far more powerful than ever before but we don’t seem to be much happier. – Yuval Noah Harari

798. I’m not saying that women leaders would eliminate violence. We are not more moral than men; we are only uncorrupted by power so far. When we do acquire power, we might turn out to have an equal impulse toward aggression. – Gloria Steinem

799. If we weren’t born with anti-social passions – narcissism, envy, lust, meanness, greed, hunger for power, just to name the more obvious – why the need for so many laws, whether religious or secular, that govern behavior? – Dennis Prager

800. Beliefs have the power to create and the power to destroy. Human beings have the awesome ability to take any experience of their lives and create a meaning that disempowers them or one that can literally save their lives. – Tony Robbins

801. For American foreign aid to become more effective, it must embrace the power of partnerships, access the transformative nature of free enterprise, and leverage the abundant resources that can come from the private sector. – Mitt Romney

802. What this power is I cannot say; all I know is that it exists and it becomes available only when a man is in that state of mind in which he knows exactly what he wants and is fully determined not to quit until he finds it. – Alexander Graham Bell

803. The great constitutional corrective in the hands of the people against usurpation of power, or corruption by their agents is the right of suffrage; and this when used with calmness and deliberation will prove strong enough. – Andrew Jackson

804. Let us never forget that government is ourselves and not an alien power over us. The ultimate rulers of our democracy are not a President and senators and congressmen and government officials, but the voters of this country. – Franklin D. Roosevelt

805. There will never be a really free and enlightened State until the State comes to recognize the individual as a higher and independent power, from which all its own power and authority are derived, and treats him accordingly. – Henry David Thoreau

806. When power leads man toward arrogance, poetry reminds him of his limitations. When power narrows the area of man’s concern, poetry reminds him of the richness and diversity of existence. When power corrupts, poetry cleanses. – John F. Kennedy

807. How individuals of the same species surpass each other in these sensations and in other bodily faculties is universally known, but there is a limit to them, and their power cannot extend to every distance or to every degree. – Maimonides

808. I really like how the characters always has to go through some type of long journey that’s like a crazy struggle. And these anime shows give women power. She’s always the queen or somebody that you cannot beat – I love that. – Megan Thee Stallion

809. Militant feminists are pro-choice because it’s their ultimate avenue of power over men. And believe me, to them it is a question of power. It is their attempt to impose their will on the rest of society, particularly on men. – Rush Limbaugh

810. When I was old enough to realize all meat was killed, I saw it as an irrational way of using our power, to take a weaker thing and mutilate it. It was like the way bullies would take control of younger kids in the schoolyard. – River Phoenix

811. God is absolutely holy and wise. His nature, attributes, and power are all holy. He is omnipresent, incorporeal, unborn, immense, omniscient, omnipotent, merciful and just. He is the maker, protector, and destroyer of worlds. – Dayananda Saraswati

812. There is a sacredness in tears. They are not the mark of weakness, but of power. They speak more eloquently than ten thousand tongues. They are the messengers of overwhelming grief, of deep contrition, and of unspeakable love. – Washington Irving

813. There is no man more dangerous, in a position of power, than he who refuses to accept as a working truth the idea that all a man does should make for rightness and soundness, that even the fixing of a tariff rate must be moral. – Ida Tarbell

814. The hypothesis of matter’s being at first evenly spread through the heavens is, in my opinion, inconsistent with the hypothesis of innate gravity without a supernatural power to reconcile them, and therefore, it infers a deity. – Isaac Newton

815. From my perspective, I absolutely believe in a greater spiritual power, far greater than I am, from which I have derived strength in moments of sadness or fear. That’s what I believe, and it was very, very strong in the forest. – Jane Goodall

816. There is no limit to the potential of brethren working together in complete brotherhood and selflessness toward spiritual goals. The power of God working through such channels will bring unimaginable blessings to all concerned. – Joseph B. Wirthlin

817. Anybody can become angry – that is easy, but to be angry with the right person and to the right degree and at the right time and for the right purpose, and in the right way – that is not within everybody’s power and is not easy. – Aristotle

818. Hope lies in having more faith in the power of God to heal us than in the power of anything to hurt or destroy us. In realizing that as children of God we are bigger than our problems, we have the power at last to confront them. – Marianne Williamson

819. Always keep your mind as bright and clear as the vast sky, the great ocean, and the highest peak, empty of all thoughts. Always keep your body filled with light and heat. Fill yourself with the power of wisdom and enlightenment. – Morihei Ueshiba

820. Undeserved praise causes more pangs of conscience later than undeserved blame, but probably only for this reason, that our power of judgment are more completely exposed by being over praised than by being unjustly underestimated. – Friedrich Nietzsche

821. Sometimes you have to not just dream about what could be – you get out and push and you pull and you preach. And you create a climate and environment to get those in high places, to get men and women of good will in power to act. – John Lewis

822. I feel the presence of a higher power. I believe that what you give is what you get. It’s universal law. I believe in the power of prayer and of words. I’ve learned that when you predict that negative things will happen, they do. – Alicia Keys

823. There are old heads in the world who cannot help me by their example or advice to live worthily and satisfactorily to myself; but I believe that it is in my power to elevate myself this very hour above the common level of my life. – Henry David Thoreau

824. When I was deployed, I could feel a full spectrum of American power keeping me safe. And yes, that was the armor on my vehicle; yes, it was the armor on my body; but it was also the armor of some level of American moral authority. – Pete Buttigieg

825. All respect for the office of the presidency aside, I assumed that the obvious and unadulterated decline of freedom and constitutional sovereignty, not to mention the efforts to curb the power of judicial review, spoke for itself. – Ruth Bader Ginsburg

826. The Vedanta recognizes no sin it only recognizes error. And the greatest error, says the Vedanta is to say that you are weak, that you are a sinner, a miserable creature, and that you have no power and you cannot do this and that. – Swami Vivekananda

827. A Religion of Evolution: that, when all is said and done, is what Man needs ever more explicitly if he is to survive and ‘superlive,’ as soon as he becomes conscious of his power to ultra-hominize himself and of his duty to do so. – Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

828. You always do what you want to do. This is true with every act. You may say that you had to do something, or that you were forced to, but actually, whatever you do, you do by choice. Only you have the power to choose for yourself. – W. Clement Stone

829. Anyway, no drug, not even alcohol, causes the fundamental ills of society. If we’re looking for the source of our troubles, we shouldn’t test people for drugs, we should test them for stupidity, ignorance, greed and love of power. – P. J. O’Rourke

830. This I have observed: There are no language barriers in the Church. There is a mighty power that transcends the power of messages conveyed by words alone, and this is the power of messages communicated by the Spirit to our hearts. – Joseph B. Wirthlin

831. I have introduced a constitutional amendment to overturn Citizens United and make it clear that the Congress and state legislatures do have the ability and the power to regulate and get corporate funding out of political campaigns. – Bernie Sanders

832. To preserve the human race, it is now necessary to reorganize society. To this end, an Authority must be created with the power to control human population, to redistribute food, to purify air, water, soil, to re-pattern the cities. – Gore Vidal

833. All my editors since Malcolm Cowley have had instructions to leave my prose exactly as I wrote it. In the days of Malcolm Cowley, with ‘On the Road’ and ‘The Dharma Bums’, I had no power to stand by my style for better or for worse. – Jack Kerouac

834. The waving of a pine tree on the top of a mountain – a magic wand in Nature’s hand – every devout mountaineer knows its power; but the marvelous beauty value of what the Scotch call a breckan in a still dell, what poet has sung this? – John Muir

835. Mischief springs from the power which the moneyed interest derives from a paper currency which they are able to control, from the multitude of corporations with exclusive privileges… which are employed altogether for their benefit. – Andrew Jackson

836. There is only one thing for us to do, and that is to do our level best right where we are every day of our lives; To use our best judgment, and then to trust the rest to that Power which holds the forces of the universe in his hands. – Orison Swett Marden

837. Whatever woman may cast her lot with mine, should any ever do so, it is my intention to do all in my power to make her happy and contented; and there is nothing I can imagine that would make me more unhappy than to fail in the effort. – Abraham Lincoln

838. American policy seems to be wed to a perpetual state of war. Why? History shows that the world will always be in flux or turmoil, with different peoples competing for visibility and power. The U.S. cannot fix the fate of every nation. – Camille Paglia

839. Here at this site, Solyndra expects to make enough solar panels each year to generate 500 megawatts of electricity. And over the lifetime of this expanded facility, that could be like replacing as many as eight coal-fired power plants. – Barack Obama

840. Maharaj-ji, in my first darshan, my first meeting with him, showed me his powers. At that point I was impressed with the power. But subsequently, I realized that it was really his love that pulled me in. His love is unconditional love. – Ram Dass

841. After the French Revolution, the world money power shifted from Paris to London. For three generations, the British maintained an old-fashioned colonial empire, as well as a modern empire based on London’s primacy in the money markets. – Gore Vidal

842. There are many reasons our prayers may lack power. Sometimes they become routine. Our prayers become hollow when we say similar words in similar ways over and over so often that the words become more of a recitation than a communication. – Joseph B. Wirthlin

843. It’s obviously tricky to convert cellulose to a useful biofuel. I think actually the most efficient way to use cellulose is to burn it in a co-generation power plant. That will yield the most energy and that is something you can do today. – Elon Musk

844. Most Christian leadership is exercised by people who do not know how to develop healthy, intimate relationships and have opted for power and control instead. Many Christian empire-builders have been people unable to give and receive love. – Henri Nouwen

845. I feel as though, if you’re able to control your dreams, you have more power and control over your mind, like you could reach more areas of your mind. Therefore, I feel like it creates the ability for you to achieve more things in reality. – Juice Wrld

846. Obama is a tyrant the same way FDR was a tyrant. He has a view of presidential power that states: the government is in control of the country, and the president is in charge of the government. He’s taken an imperial view of the presidency. – David Mamet

847. The right of self defense never ceases. It is among the most sacred, and alike necessary to nations and to individuals, and whether the attack be made by Spain herself or by those who abuse her power, its obligation is not the less strong. – James Monroe

848. People already have bionic arms and legs that work by the power of thought. And we increasingly outsource mental and communicative activities to computers. We are merging with our smartphones. Very soon, they will just be part of the body. – Yuval Noah Harari

849. The only power any government has is the power to crack down on criminals. Well, when there aren’t enough criminals, one makes them. One declares so many things to be a crime that it becomes impossible for men to live without breaking laws. – Ayn Rand

850. In the councils of government, we must guard against the acquisition of unwarranted influence, whether sought or unsought, by the military-industrial complex. The potential for the disastrous rise of misplaced power exists and will persist. – Dwight D. Eisenhower

851. If a person studies too much and exhausts his reflective powers, he will be confused, and will not be able to apprehend even that which had been within the power of his apprehension. For the powers of the body are all alike in this respect. – Maimonides

852. We Catholics must admit that there is a constant temptation among us to avoid the lectionary and the Word of God for private and pious devotions that usually have little power to actually change us or call our ego assumptions into question. – Richard Rohr

853. Our nation is too different, too diverse to say that what works in Massachusetts is somehow going to be grabbed by the federal government, usurping the power of states and imposing a one-size-fits-all plan on the nation. That will not work. – Mitt Romney

854. Pop culture shapes our ideas of what is normal and what our dreams can be and what our roles are. Politics, of course, decides how the power and the money in the country is distributed. Both are equally important, and each affects the other. – Gloria Steinem

855. Conceit spoils the finest genius. There is not much danger that real talent or goodness will be overlooked long; even if it is, the consciousness of possessing and using it well should satisfy one, and the great charm of all power is modesty. – Louisa May Alcott

856. Since Castro took power, the Cuban people have been denied basic human freedoms. No freedom of religion, no freedom of the press, no political freedom. And the regime uses brutality and violence to suppress these freedoms and impose its will. – Mitt Romney

857. Not necessity, not desire – no, the love of power is the demon of men. Let them have everything – health, food, a place to live, entertainment – they are and remain unhappy and low-spirited: for the demon waits and waits and will be satisfied. – Friedrich Nietzsche

858. In every country except – industrial country except the United States, the government uses its massive purchasing power to negotiate drug prices. That’s one of the reasons prices are so much higher in the United States than in other countries. – Noam Chomsky

859. The exercise of power is determined by thousands of interactions between the world of the powerful and that of the powerless, all the more so because these worlds are never divided by a sharp line: everyone has a small part of himself in both. – Vaclav Havel

860. The notion of superhumans is using bioengineering and artificial intelligence to upgrade human abilities. If they use the power to change themselves, to change their own minds, their own desires, then we have no idea what they will want to do. – Yuval Noah Harari

861. The ruler who possesses methods of government does not follow the good that happens by chance but practices according to necessary principles. Law, methods, and power must be employed for government: these constitute its ‘necessary principles.’ – Han Fei

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862. There is no doubt that America remains the premier political, economic, military power in the world, and I both expect and count on it remaining so, because I think that’s certainly in our best interest but also the best interests of the world. – Hillary Clinton

863. As regards the individual nature, woman is defective and misbegotten, for the active power of the male seed tends to the production of a perfect likeness in the masculine sex; while the production of a woman comes from defect in the active power. – Thomas Aquinas

864. Every night of our lives, we dream, and our brain concocts visions which are, at least until we wake up, highly convincing. Most of us have had experiences which are verging on hallucination. It shows the power of the brain to knock up illusions. – Richard Dawkins

865. Suppliers and especially manufacturers have market power because they have information about a product or a service that the customer does not and cannot have, and does not need if he can trust the brand. This explains the profitability of brands. – Peter Drucker

866. The race of mankind would perish did they cease to aid each other. We cannot exist without mutual help. All therefore that need aid have a right to ask it from their fellow-men; and no one who has the power of granting can refuse it without guilt. – Walter Scott

867. You have a good many little gifts and virtues, but there is no need of parading them, for conceit spoils the finest genius. There is not much danger that real talent or goodness will be overlooked long, and the great charm of all power is modesty. – Louisa May Alcott

868. Youth is the period in which a man can be hopeless. The end of every episode is the end of the world. But the power of hoping through everything, the knowledge that the soul survives its adventures, that great inspiration comes to the middle-aged. – Gilbert K. Chesterton

869. An organization which claims to be working for the needs of a community – as SNCC does – must work to provide that community with a position of strength from which to make its voice heard. This is the significance of black power beyond the slogan. – Stokely Carmichael

870. We continue to recognize the greater ability of some to earn more than others. But we do assert that the ambition of the individual to obtain for him a proper security is an ambition to be preferred to the appetite for great wealth and great power. – Franklin D. Roosevelt

871. A lot of females, they want to do the things that I do. Some females are so closed, but they want to be open. Some girls, they want to feel that power that I tell them that I have. I tell women that I have power over these men, that I use these men. – Cardi B

872. The problem of evil, that is to say the reconciling of our failures, even the purely physical ones, with creative goodness and creative power, will always remain one of the most disturbing mysteries of the universe for both our hearts and our minds. – Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

873. I live out of my van, which gives me a first-hand appreciation for power and lighting. A few years ago, I rebuilt the interior of my van to include solar panels and a battery that powers LEDs for lighting and allows me to charge my phone and laptop. – Alex Honnold

874. Now workers should have the right to join unions. But unions should not be forced upon workers. And unions should not have the power to take money our of their members’ paychecks to buy the support of politicians that are favored by the union bosses. – Mitt Romney

875. There is inestimable blessing in a cheerful spirit. When the soul throws its windows wide open, letting in the sunshine, and presenting to all who see it the evidence of its gladness, it is not only happy, but it has an unspeakable power of doing good. – Orison Swett Marden

876. Women are in a position now to voice their opinion… women are getting empowered. The more power they get, the more voice they get to shift certain things around. Now I have a daughter, I understand. When I didn’t have a daughter, I didn’t understand. – Snoop Dogg

877. I truly believe that women should be financially independent from their men. And let’s face it, money gives men the power to run the show. It gives men the power to define value. They define what’s sexy. And men define what’s feminine. It’s ridiculous. – Beyonce Knowles

878. You could tell ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ from a male point of view. People have mistakenly felt that the women are oppressed, but power tends to organise itself in a pyramid. I could pick a male narrator from somewhere in that pyramid. It would interesting. – Margaret Atwood

879. Question: Why are we Masters of our Fate, the captains of our souls? Because we have the power to control our thoughts, our attitudes. That is why many people live in the withering negative world. That is why many people live in the Positive Faith world. – Alfred A. Montapert

880. It is mind-boggling to me that the Almighty power created everything I see; the Bible says that God created the entire universe just so he could create this galaxy just so he could create Earth so he could create human beings so he could create a family. – Rick Warren

881. My office has been one of the most scrupulous in the country with regard to the protection of individual rights. I’ve been on record for years in law journals and books as championing the rights of the individual against the oppressive power of the state. – Jim Garrison

882. Every day we have plenty of opportunities to get angry, stressed or offended. But what you’re doing when you indulge these negative emotions is giving something outside yourself power over your happiness. You can choose to not let little things upset you. – Joel Osteen

883. I am not immune to the lure of a signed record, flier or set list. The fact that your music heroes potentially had, in their own hands, the record you now have in yours is kind of cool. When the musician has departed, it can give the thing a unique power. – Henry Rollins

884. The momentum of freedom in our world is unmistakable – and it is not carried forward by our power alone. We can trust in that greater power Who guides the unfolding of the years. And in all that is to come, we can know that His purposes are just and true. – George W. Bush

885. Disobedience is essentially a prideful power struggle against someone in authority over us. It can be a parent, a priesthood leader, a teacher, or ultimately God. A proud person hates the fact that someone is above him. He thinks this lowers his position. – Ezra Taft Benson

886. Intersectionality draws attention to invisibilities that exist in feminism, in anti-racism, in class politics, so, obviously, it takes a lot of work to consistently challenge ourselves to be attentive to aspects of power that we don’t ourselves experience. – Kimberle Williams Crenshaw

887. The sacred rights of mankind are not to be rummaged for among old parchments or musty records. They are written, as with a sunbeam, in the whole volume of human nature, by the hand of the divinity itself; and can never be erased or obscured by mortal power. – Alexander Hamilton

888. We must develop and maintain the capacity to forgive. He who is devoid of the power to forgive is devoid of the power to love. There is some good in the worst of us and some evil in the best of us. When we discover this, we are less prone to hate our enemies. – Martin Luther King, Jr.

889. I think that the same kind of openness and fluidity and willingness to interrogate power that we, as feminists, expect from men in alliance on questions of class should also be the expectation that women of colour can rely upon with our white feminist allies. – Kimberle Williams Crenshaw

890. I can imagine no sweeter way to end one’s life than in the quiet of the country, out of the mad race for money, place and power – far from the demands of business – out of the dusty highway where fools struggle and strive for the hollow praise of other fools. – Robert Green Ingersoll

891. The strongest and most effective force in guaranteeing the long-term maintenance of power is not violence in all the forms deployed by the dominant to control the dominated, but consent in all the forms in which the dominated acquiesce in their own domination. – Robert Frost

892. The purposes of the United States should not be doubted. The Security Council resolutions will be enforced – the just demands of peace and security will be met – or action will be unavoidable. And a regime that has lost its legitimacy will also lose its power. – Colin Powell

893. When you’re young, you don’t have much sense. You don’t have any reasoning power. You don’t have any ability to take a blow, an insult, a hurt in the right way. There is no way a child can do that. All a child can do is feel the pang of it, the heartache of it. – Vernon Howard

894. America means far more than a continent bounded by two oceans. It is more than pride of military power, glory in war, or in victory. It means more than vast expanse of farms, of great factories or mines, magnificent cities, or millions of automobiles and radios. – Herbert Hoover

895. There will be no end to the troubles of states, or of humanity itself, till philosophers become kings in this world, or till those we now call kings and rulers really and truly become philosophers, and political power and philosophy thus come into the same hands. – Plato

896. Every person who confesses that Christ Jesus is Lord, repents of their sin and gives their heart to God is a child of God and belongs to Him. And in Christ, we are made right with God, we are His righteousness, and we have the power of Christ in us to live right. – Joyce Meyer

897. We have also arranged things so that almost no one understands science and technology. This is a prescription for disaster. We might get away with it for a while, but sooner or later this combustible mixture of ignorance and power is going to blow up in our faces. – Carl Sagan

898. You know, I do believe that China is emerging as a competitor, not just a competitor but, in many ways, an adversary. And, you know, the Chinese model is also being held up globally as an alternative power model, and I very much believe in our model versus theirs. – Pete Buttigieg

899. Scientists will eventually stop flailing around with solar power and focus their efforts on harnessing the only truly unlimited source of energy on the planet: stupidity. I predict that in the future, scientists will learn how to convert stupidity into clean fuel. – Scott Adams

900. I think that if your approach is one where you don’t want to alienate anybody, you’re going to have to soften the viewpoint or the information that you’re offering to such an extent that it doesn’t have the power to make any difference. You have to take that risk. – Eddie Vedder

901. The wild Indian power of escaping observation, even where there is little or no cover to hide in, was probably slowly acquired in hard hunting and fighting lessons while trying to approach game, take enemies by surprise, or get safely away when compelled to retreat. – John Muir

902. Without this tremendous passion for power, influence, and advantage which money gives, how could nature develop the highest type of man? Without this infinite longing, whence would come the discipline which industry, perseverance, tact, sagacity, and frugality give? – Orison Swett Marden

903. Tonight, we gather to affirm the greatness of our nation – not because of the height of our skyscrapers, or the power of our military, or the size of our economy. Our pride is based on a very simple premise, summed up in a declaration made over two hundred years ago. – Barack Obama

904. If we want to reduce poverty and misery, if we want to give to every deserving individual what is needed for a safe existence of an intelligent being, we want to provide more machinery, more power. Power is our mainstay, the primary source of our many-sided energies. – Nikola Tesla

905. It’s a horrible idea that God, this paragon of wisdom and knowledge, power, couldn’t think of a better way to forgive us our sins than to come down to Earth in his alter ego as his son and have himself hideously tortured and executed so that he could forgive himself. – Richard Dawkins

906. Just as we have the power to harm the ocean, we have the power to put in place policies and modify our own behavior in ways that would be an insurance policy for the future of the sea, for the creatures there, and for us, protecting special critical areas in the ocean. – Sylvia Earle

907. You have to blast to build in Manhattan. And the buildings went up in Manhattan because of the power of that bedrock. Once you dig that foundation – and they dig with dynamite – and once you dynamite out and you secure that foundation, that building isn’t going anywhere. – Donald Trump

908. The miracles of the church seem to me to rest not so much upon faces or voices or healing power coming suddenly near to us from afar off, but upon our perceptions being made finer, so that for a moment our eyes can see and our ears can hear what is there about us always. – Willa Cather

909. Consciously or not, we are all on a quest for answers, trying to learn the lessons of life. We grapple with fear and guilt. We search for meaning, love, and power. We try to understand fear, loss, and time. We seek to discover who we are and how we can become truly happy. – Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

910. In many cases, Obama’s exercise of authoritarian power is criminal. His executive branch is responsible for violations of the Arms Export Control Act in shipping weapons to Syria, the Espionage Act in Libya, and IRS law with regard to the targeting of conservative groups. – Ben Shapiro

911. I think a responsibility comes with notoriety, but I never think of it as power. It’s more like something you hold, like grains of sand. If you keep your hand closed, you can have it and possess it, but if you open your fingers in any way, you can lose it just as quickly. – Diana Ross

912. For thousands of years, until about 1850, you see humans accumulating more and more power by the invention of new technologies and by new systems of organization in the economy and in politics, but you don’t see any real improvement in the well-being of the average person. – Yuval Noah Harari

913. I hate to generalize, but in general, both men and women suffer from ageism. Men much less because men gain power as they get older. Women lose power as they get older. Men are seen as gaining experience and being distinguished. Sons look forward to replacing their fathers. – Gloria Steinem

914. No punishment has ever possessed enough power of deterrence to prevent the commission of crimes. On the contrary, whatever the punishment, once a specific crime has appeared for the first time, its reappearance is more likely than its initial emergence could ever have been. – Hannah Arendt

915. When a party is in opposition, it opposes. That’s its job. But when it comes to power, it must govern. Easy rhetoric is over, the press of reality becomes irresistible. By necessity, it adopts some of the policies it had once denounced. And a new national consensus is born. – Charles Krauthammer

916. Any people anywhere, being inclined and having the power, have the right to rise up, and shake off the existing government, and form a new one that suits them better. This is a most valuable – a most sacred right – a right, which we hope and believe, is to liberate the world. – Abraham Lincoln

917. God’s grace is amazing! We’re saved by grace – God’s undeserved favor – and we live by grace, which is also God’s power in our lives to do what we could never do in our own strength. And it’s all because God is love, and He loves us unconditionally, constantly and completely. – Joyce Meyer

918. I have some good friends of my own who happen to be gay, and when it comes to gay, straight, or whatever, I’m for anything life-affirmative. I’m for gay power, straight power, male power, female power; everybody should feel empowered without oppressing anyone who’s different. – Matthew McConaughey

919. Iran has basically propped up Assad, who has waged an absolute war of horror against the Syrian people. And he has done anything he could to stay in power with the full support of the Iranians and including Iranian troops and Hezbollah from Lebanon, which are an Iranian proxy. – Hillary Clinton

920. I learned to be far more skeptical of what I’m told by presidents, no matter who the presidents are, and also to be much more cautious, always, in any action or vote that could lead to the use of American military power and most particularly what we call ‘boots on the ground.’ – Hillary Clinton

921. Gravity may put the planets into motion, but without the divine Power, it could never put them into such a circulating motion as they have about the Sun; and therefore, for this as well as other reasons, I am compelled to ascribe the frame of this System to an intelligent Agent. – Isaac Newton

922. Google is a private company. It has the capacity to utilize its massive power for whatever political agenda it chooses. But for it to pretend to be an advocate for Internet freedom while simultaneously disadvantaging messages it finds politically incorrect is deeply hypocritical. – Ben Shapiro

923. Discipline may be identified neither with an institution nor with an apparatus; it is a type of power, a modality for its exercise, comprising a whole set of instruments, techniques, procedures, levels of application, targets; it is a ‘physics’ or ‘anatomy’ of power, a technology. – Michel Foucault

924. A utility can handle up to 20% of production from solar and that helps the grid because it produces electricity when needed. Solar power peaks in the middle of the day and that’s also when air conditioning is running and businesses are operating, so power production matches usage. – Elon Musk

925. My dad is still Christian Scientist. My mom’s not, and I’m not. But I believe in God, and that there’s a higher power and an intelligence that’s bigger than us and that we can rely on. It’s not just us, thinking we are the ones in control of everything. That idea gives me support. – Ellen DeGeneres

926. If I have not the power to put myself in the place of other people, but must be continually burrowing inward, I shall never be the magnanimous creative person I wish to be. Yet I am hypnotized by the workings of the individual, alone, and am continually using myself as a specimen. – Sylvia Plath

927. The sea does not belong to despots. Upon its surface men can still exercise unjust laws, fight, tear one another to pieces, and be carried away with terrestrial horrors. But at thirty feet below its level, their reign ceases, their influence is quenched, and their power disappears. – Jules Verne

928. I was born to play Hercules. I have loved and honored the mythology over the years – since I was a kid. When I first broke into Hollywood, ‘Hercules’ was one of the movies that I – not chased, because I didn’t have the power to chase anything – but always had in the back of my mind. – Dwayne Johnson

929. As algorithms push humans out of the job market, wealth and power might become concentrated in the hands of the tiny elite that owns the all-powerful algorithms, creating unprecedented social and political inequality. Alternatively, the algorithms might themselves become the owners. – Yuval Noah Harari

930. I’m not the same person I was. I used to act dumb. It was an act. I am 26 years old, and that act is no longer cute. It is not who I am, nor do I want to be that person for the young girls who looked up to me. I know now that I can make a difference, that I have the power to do that. – Paris Hilton

931. There is no greater power in Heaven or on Earth than pure, unconditional love. The nature of the God force, the unseen intelligence in all things, which causes the material world and is the center of both the spiritual and physical plane, is best described as pure, unconditional love. – Wayne Dyer

932. The universal utilization of water power and its long-distance transmission will supply every household with cheap power and will dispense with the necessity of burning fuel. The struggle for existence being lessened, there should be development along ideal rather than material lines. – Nikola Tesla

933. The story being told in ‘Star Wars’ is a classic one. Every few hundred years, the story is retold because we have a tendency to do the same things over and over again. Power corrupts, and when you’re in charge, you start doing things that you think are right, but they’re actually not. – George Lucas

934. I say the law should be blind to race, gender and sexual orientation, just as it claims to be blind to wealth and power. There should be no specially protected groups of any kind, except for children, the severely disabled and the elderly, whose physical frailty demands society’s care. – Camille Paglia

935. In every human society, there is an effort continually tending to confer on one part the height of power and happiness, and to reduce the other to the extreme of weakness and misery. The intent of good laws is to oppose this effort and to diffuse their influence universally and equally. – Cesare Beccaria

936. I’ve always believed in God. I also think that’s the sort of thing that either comes as part of the equipment, the capacity to believe, or at some point in your life, when you’re in a position where you actually need help from a power greater than yourself, you simply make an agreement. – Stephen King

937. The man who practises unselfishness, who is genuinely interested in the welfare of others, who feels it a privilege to have the power to do a fellow-creature a kindness – even though polished manners and a gracious presence may be absent – will be an elevating influence wherever he goes. – Orison Swett Marden

938. Is fear preventing you from taking action? Acknowledge the fear, watch it, take your attention into it, be fully present with it. Doing so cuts the link between the fear and your thinking. Don’t let the fear rise up into your mind. Use the power of the Now. Fear cannot prevail against it. – Eckhart Tolle

939. Advertising ministers to the spiritual side of trade. It is great power that has been entrusted to your keeping which charges you with the high responsibility of inspiring and ennobling the commercial world. It is all part of the greater work of the regeneration and redemption of mankind. – Calvin Coolidge

940. Barack Obama’s enemies are the people who make this country work. Barack Obama’s enemies are those who succeed. Those are the people whose income he wants to redistribute. Those are the people whose income he wants to take, using the power and the force of the federal government to do it. – Rush Limbaugh

941. It is not my nature, when I see a people borne down by the weight of their shackles – the oppression of tyranny – to make their life more bitter by heaping upon them greater burdens; but rather would I do all in my power to raise the yoke than to add anything that would tend to crush them. – Abraham Lincoln

942. I’ve spent quality time in the aerospace community, with my service on two presidential commissions, but at heart, I’m an academic. Being an academic means I don’t wield power over person, place or thing. I don’t command armies; I don’t lead labor unions. All I have is the power of thought. – Neil deGrasse Tyson

943. Actually, to be an effective person politically in this country, I think you have to be thirty or over, and also you have to be rich, well-placed, you have to be close to power. And I don’t think that young people, because they look young, can do much, as I think they are counterproductive. – Kurt Vonnegut

944. The strength and power and goodness of America has always been based on the strength and power and goodness of our communities, our families, our faiths. That is the bedrock of what makes America, America. In our best days, we can feel the vibrancy of America’s communities, large and small. – Mitt Romney

945. Oh, come, Divine Physician, and bind up every broken bone. Come with Thy sacred nard which Thou hast compounded of Thine own heart’s blood, and lay it home to the wounded conscience and let it feel its power. Oh! Give peace to those whose conscience is like the troubled sea which cannot rest. – Charles Spurgeon

946. Britain kept its position as the dominant world power well into the 20th century despite steady decline. By the end of World War II, dominance had shifted decisively into the hands of the upstart across the sea, the United States, by far the most powerful and wealthy society in world history. – Noam Chomsky

947. I think that man has a fundamental obligation to extract from himself and from the earth all that it can give; and this obligation is all the more imperative that we are absolutely ignorant of what limits – they may still be very distant – God has imposed on our natural understanding and power. – Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

948. Intersectionality is an analytic sensibility, a way of thinking about identity and its relationship to power. Originally articulated on behalf of black women, the term brought to light the invisibility of many constituents within groups that claim them as members but often fail to represent them. – Kimberle Williams Crenshaw

949. The most obvious characteristic of science is its application: the fact that, as a consequence of science, one has a power to do things. And the effect this power has had need hardly be mentioned. The whole industrial revolution would almost have been impossible without the development of science. – Richard P. Feynman

950. It was very lucky for me as a writer that I studied the physical sciences rather than English. I wrote for my own amusement. There was no kindly English professor to tell me for my own good how awful my writing really was. And there was no professor with the power to order me what to read, either. – Kurt Vonnegut

951. Ironically, it is when we identify with our spirits rather than our bodies that we are most powerful on the material plane. Our overidentification with the world does not give us power within the world so much as it diminishes our power here. It makes us frightened and nervous and full of anxiety. – Marianne Williamson

952. Do the elected officials in Washington stand with ordinary Americans – working families, children, the elderly, the poor – or will the extraordinary power of billionaire campaign contributors and Big Money prevail? The American people, by the millions, must send Congress the answer to that question. – Bernie Sanders

953. Imagination is not only the uniquely human capacity to envision that which is not, and therefore the fount of all invention and innovation. In its arguably most transformative and revelatory capacity, it is the power to that enables us to empathize with humans whose experiences we have never shared. – J. K. Rowling

954. No matter what has happened to you in the past or what is going on in your life right now, it has no power to keep you from having an amazingly good future if you will walk by faith in God. God loves you! He wants you to live with victory over sin so you can possess His promises for your life today! – Joyce Meyer

955. For thousands of years, we have gained the power to control the world outside us but not to control the world inside. You could stop a river from flowing, but you could not stop your body from becoming old. You could kill mosquitoes, but you could not kill annoying thoughts buzzing inside your head. – Yuval Noah Harari

956. Every account of a higher power that I’ve seen described, of all religions that I’ve seen, include many statements with regard to the benevolence of that power. When I look at the universe and all the ways the universe wants to kill us, I find it hard to reconcile that with statements of beneficence. – Neil deGrasse Tyson

957. We must accept what science tells us, that man was born from the earth. But, more logical than the scientists who lecture us, we must carry this lesson to its conclusion: that is to say, accept that man was born entirely from the world – not only his flesh and bones but his incredible power of thought. – Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

958. Umpires got power, man. You ever notice if you go to a ballpark and there’s a close play on first base, they will not run the replay at the ballpark? I’ve seen umpires go underneath and call up and say if you run one more of those replays, we’re gonna forfeit the game. That’s how strong their union is. – Pete Rose

959. The love of power, like the love of money, increases with the possession of it; and we know in what ruin these baneful passions have involved human societies in all ages when they have been let loose and suffered to rage uncontrolled – There is no restraint like the pervading eye of the virtuous citizens. – Samuel Adams

960. Of course, there is no question that Libya – and the world – will be better off with Gaddafi out of power. I, along with many other world leaders, have embraced that goal, and will actively pursue it through non-military means. But broadening our military mission to include regime change would be a mistake. – Barack Obama

961. Memories are thoughts that arise. They’re not realities. Only when you believe that they are real, then they have the power over you. But when you realize it’s just another thought arising about the past, then you can have a spacious relationship with that thought. The thought no longer has you in its grip. – Eckhart Tolle

962. I think my message to the politicians who have within their power the ability to make change is, ‘Do you really, really not care about the future of your great-grandchildren? Because if we let the world continue to be destroyed the way we are now, what’s the world going to be like for your great-grandchildren?’ – Jane Goodall

963. When we talk about the word ‘socialism,’ I think what it really means is just democratic participation in our economic dignity and our economic, social, and racial dignity. It is about direct representation and people actually having power and stake over their economic and social wellness, at the end of the day. – Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

964. There are those who would draw a sharp line between power politics and a principled foreign policy based on values. This polarized view – you are either a realist or devoted to norms and values – may be just fine in academic debate, but it is a disaster for American foreign policy. American values are universal. – Condoleezza Rice

965. The Constitution is constant. There’s not one elected official who has the power to change it. There is a way to amend the Constitution, and the Constitution spells out the procedures that must be taken to change it. Presidents cannot. Now, I know this is gonna shock many of you in the low-information community. – Rush Limbaugh

966. The world has today 546 nuclear plants generating electricity. Their experience is being continuously researched, and feedback should be provided to all. Nuclear scientists have to interact with the people of the nation, and academic institutions continuously update nuclear power generation technology and safety. – A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

967. Your problem is how you are going to spend this one odd and precious life you have been issued. Whether you’re going to spend it trying to look good and creating the illusion that you have power over people and circumstances, or whether you are going to taste it, enjoy it and find out the truth about who you are. – Anne Lamott

968. As a historian, I’m sceptical about conspiracy theories because the world is far too complicated to be managed by a few billionaires drinking scotch behind some closed doors. But I do think that the voters are correct in sensing that they’re really losing power. And in reaction, they give the system an angry kick. – Yuval Noah Harari

969. Asteroids have us in our sight. The dinosaurs didn’t have a space program, so they’re not here to talk about this problem. We are, and we have the power to do something about it. I don’t want to be the embarrassment of the galaxy, to have had the power to deflect an asteroid, and then not, and end up going extinct. – Neil deGrasse Tyson

970. Starbucks was founded around the experience and the environment of their stores. Starbucks was about a space with comfortable chairs, lots of power outlets, tables and desks at which we could work and the option to spend as much time in their stores as we wanted without any pressure to buy. The coffee was incidental. – Simon Sinek

971. If it’s stress of things that we cannot control, what you have to do is you mitigate that stress as much as possible. You’ve planned, you’ve trained, you’ve done everything you can in your power to mitigate the stress that’s facing you. And then after that, there’s nothing you can do. So, you have to let that one go. – Jocko Willink

972. We need to understand that we are not each others’ enemies in this country. And it is only the political class that derives its power by creating friction. It is only the media that derives its importance by creating friction… that uses every little thing to create this chasm between people. This is not who we are. – Ben Carson

973. By giving professors jobs for life, universities create a feeling of unanswerable power among too many. Tenured professors who are uninterested in serving the student body are less likely to respond favorably to criticism, and are more likely to feel the freedom to intimidate or harass those with opposing viewpoints. – Ben Shapiro

974. Some taxpayers may object to a print journalism bailout on the grounds that it mostly benefits the liberal elite. And we can’t blame taxpayers for being reluctant to subsidize the reportorial careers of J-school twerps who should have joined the Peace Corps and gone to Africa to ‘speak truth to power’ to Robert Mugabe. – P. J. O’Rourke

975. The Founders recognized that Government is quite literally a necessary evil, that there must be opposition, between its various branches, and between political parties, for these are the only ways to temper the individual’s greed for power and the electorates’ desires for peace by submission to coercion or blandishment. – David Mamet

976. The greatest obstacle to the welfare state is not greed but private charity that makes the welfare state irrelevant; the greatest obstacle to re-education of children in the name of the collective is allegiance to a higher power. More than that, the greatest obstacle to the state as god is an actual God above the state. – Ben Shapiro

977. You and I are, by birth, by nature, and by choice, inwardly depraved, which is to say that we are entirely corrupt. That’s not to say that we have no good in us; we do. However, anything good in us has been tainted with evil. It touches everything. Without the redeeming power of Christ we cannot halt our own moral slide. – Charles R. Swindoll

978. While we see the course of the final abolition of human slavery is onward, & we give it the aid of our prayers & all justifiable means in our power, we must leave the progress as well as the result in his hands who sees the end; who chooses to work by slow influences; & with whom two thousand years are but as a single day. – Robert E. Lee

979. It was always foolhardy for Republicans and conservatives to stake their objections to Obamacare on the number of sign-ups; Social Security is going bankrupt despite 100% enrollment. The reality is that Obama was always destined to hit his required numbers because, after all, he has the power of government to compel action. – Ben Shapiro

980. When the yogi starts to meditate, he must leave behind all sensory thoughts and all longings for possessions by quieting the waves of feeling (chitta), and the mental restlessness that arises therefrom, through the application of techniques that reinstate the controlling power of the untrammeled superconsciousness of the soul. – Paramahansa Yogananda

981. I no longer wield the power of the office for the government of the church, but in the service of prayer I remain, so to speak, within St. Peter’s bounds. St. Benedict, whose name I bear as pope, shall be a great example in this for me. He showed us the way to a life which, active or passive, belongs wholly to the work of God. – Pope Benedict XVI

982. The real power of the Buddha was that he had so much love. He saw people trapped in their notions of small separate self, feeling guilty or proud of that self, and he offered revolutionary teachings that resounded like a lion’s roar, like a great rising tide, helping people to wake up and break free from the prison of ignorance. – Thich Nhat Hanh

983. We can never make ourselves better by trying… praying more or longer, studying more of the Word, performing good works, etc. Don’t get me wrong… it’s not bad to do any of these things. In fact, it’s good. It’s just that doing them in God’s power is the only way those things will have any real and lasting effect in our lives. – Joyce Meyer

984. For my part, I desire to see the time when education – and by its means, morality, sobriety, enterprise and industry – shall become much more general than at present, and should be gratified to have it in my power to contribute something to the advancement of any measure which might have a tendency to accelerate the happy period. – Abraham Lincoln

985. Thanks to Hillary Clinton, Iran is now the dominant Islamic power in the Middle East, and on the road to nuclear weapons. Hillary Clinton’s support for violent regime change in Syria has thrown the country into one of the bloodiest civil wars anyone has ever seen – while giving ISIS a launching pad for terrorism against the West. – Donald Trump

986. When you talk about black entrepreneurship, you’re talking about addressing the foundation of what’s going on with our people when we don’t have any financial power. Our basic needs aren’t being met in a lot of cases, so there’s no way we’re going to be able to tap into our potential until we address those bottom-level base needs. – Nipsey Hussle

987. I think public intellectuals have a responsibility – to be self-critical on the one hand, to do serious, nuanced work rigorously executed; but to also be able to get off those perches and out of those ivory towers and speak to the real people who make decisions; to speak truth to power and the powerless with lucidity and eloquence. – Michael Eric Dyson

988. For me, running against the Poles and Czechs would be like running against high school kids. And I hate all this gung-ho, run-for-the-red-white-and-blue attitude that the AAU spouts. If that’s important to some people, fine, more power to ’em. But, damn it, I wish they’d leave me alone to do what I want to do – run against the best. – Steve Prefontaine

989. People focus too much on whether there’s a Democrat or a Republican in office. It’s not like this guy Kim-Jong Un got into power the second Trump got into power. It’s not like he wasn’t a problem. It’s not like we haven’t had warmongers. It’s not like corporations haven’t been the main influence on what we’re doing around the world. – Bill Burr

990. It’s not as though we can keep burning coal in our power plants. Coal is a finite resource, too. We must find alternatives, and it’s a better idea to find alternatives sooner then wait until we run out of coal, and in the meantime, put God knows how many trillions of tons of CO2 that used to be buried underground into the atmosphere. – Elon Musk

991. The government is supposed to conform to our will. By taking the most important thing you have, your health and your health care, and turning that over to the government, you fundamentally shift the power, a huge chunk of it, from the people to the government. This is not the direction that we want the government to go in this nation. – Ben Carson

992. Sustainability is not just about adopting the latest energy-efficient technologies or turning to renewable sources of power. Sustainability is the responsibility of every individual every day. It is about changing our behaviour and mindset to reduce power and water consumption, thereby helping to control emissions and pollution levels. – Joe Kaeser

993. We ain’t gonna fight no reactionary pigs who run up and down the street being reactionary; we’re gonna organize and dedicate ourselves to revolutionary political power and teach ourselves the specific needs of resisting the power structure, arm ourselves, and we’re gonna fight reactionary pigs with international proletarian revolution. – Fred Hampton

994. This revolution, the information revoultion, is a revolution of free energy as well, but of another kind: free intellectual energy. It’s very crude today, yet our Macintosh computer takes less power than a 100-watt bulb to run it and it can save you hours a day. What will it be able to do ten or 20 years from now, or 50 years from now? – Steve Jobs

995. To complain is always nonacceptance of what is. It invariably carries an unconscious negative charge. When you complain, you make yourself into a victim. When you speak out, you are in your power. So change the situation by taking action or by speaking out if necessary or possible; leave the situation or accept it. All else is madness. – Eckhart Tolle

996. For 50 years, nuclear power stations have produced three products which only a lunatic could want: bomb-explosive plutonium, lethal radioactive waste and electricity so dear it has to be heavily subsidised. They leave to future generations the task, and most of the cost, of making safe sites that have been polluted half-way to eternity. – James Buchan

997. We spend our lives, all of us, waiting for the great day, the great battle, or the deed of power. But that external consummation is not given to many: nor is it necessary. So long as our being is tensed, directed with passion, towards that which is the spirit of all things, then that spirit will emerge from our own hidden, nameless effort. – Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

998. Politics – I still think it’s a bunch of liars and a bunch of self-interest. It’s not about the people: it’s about themselves and their rise to power. They are voting on things based on whether they will have the support of the people when they vote next time. They don’t have the balls to say, ‘I believe in this. I don’t care what happens.’ – Jay-Z

999. This is what we call smart power. Using every possible tool and partner to advance peace and security. Leaving no one on the sidelines. Showing respect even for one’s enemies. Trying to understand, in so far as psychologically possible, empathize with their perspective and point of view. Helping to define the problems, determine the solutions. – Hillary Clinton

1000. You should see what our Founding Fathers used to say to each other and in the early part of our nation. But what they were able to do, especially in Philadelphia in 1787, four months, they argued about what a House should be, what a Senate should be, the power of the president, the Congress, the Supreme Court. And they had to deal with slavery. – Colin Powell

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