Power Quotes

"Some believe it is only great power that can hold evil in check. But that...

"Some believe it is only great power that can hold evil in check. But that is not what I have found. It is the small everyday deeds of ordinary folk that keep the darkness at bay. Small acts of kindness and love." ~ J.R.R. Tolkien
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β€œYou will continue to suffer if you have an emotional reaction to everything that is said to you....

β€œYou will continue to suffer if you have an emotional reaction to everything that is said to you. True power is sitting back and observing things with magic. True power is restraint. If words control you that means everyone else can control you. Breathe and allow things to pass.” ― Warren Buffett
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 14
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"The media's the most powerful entity on earth. They have the powe...

"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
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"I have been at probably every powerful table that you can think of, I have worked at nonpr...

"I have been at probably every powerful table that you can think of, I have worked at nonprofits, I have been at foundations, I have worked in corporations, served on corporate boards, I have been at G-summits, I have sat in at the U.N.: They are not that smart." - Michelle Obama
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 06
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β€œNever complain abo...

β€œNever complain about something if you have the power to change.”
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With great p...

With great power comes great responsibility.
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Power is always dangerous, it attracts the worst, and it corrupt...

Power is always dangerous, it attracts the worst, and it corrupts the best. I never asked for power. Power is only given to those who are prepared to lower themselves to pick it up. - Ragnar Lothbrok
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"The colour of the skin is in no way ...

"The colour of the skin is in no way connected with strength of the mind or intellectual powers." - Benjamin Banneker
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Knowing others is intelligence; knowing ...

Knowing others is intelligence; knowing yourself is true wisdom. Mastering others is strength; mastering yourself is true power.
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β€œIf you define yourself by the pow...

β€œIf you define yourself by the power to take life, the desire to dominate, to possess…then you have nothing.”
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"I was going to buy a copy of The Power of...

"I was going to buy a copy of The Power of Positive Thinking, and then I thought: What the hell good would that do?" β€” Ronnie Shakes
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No country can be called free which is governed by an absolute power; and ...

No country can be called free which is governed by an absolute power; and it matters not whether it be an absolute royal power or an absolute legislative power, as the consequences will be the same to the people. ...Thomas Paine
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"When a man farewells this world, all He's got left is his story....

"When a man farewells this world, all He's got left is his story. Don't leave it for the English to tell it. They'll only fuck it up and steal the proceeds" - Harry Power, True History of The Kelly Gang
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Never work just for money or for powe...

Never work just for money or for power. They won’t save your soul or help you sleep at night. (Marian Wright Edelman)
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"The power of this weapon, any weapon, comes from here [the heart] - but only when temper...

"The power of this weapon, any weapon, comes from here [the heart] - but only when tempered by this [the mind]. By the discipline, the self control of the one who wields it. That is where the true strength of a warrior lies. You must never forget that." -Kratos, God of War
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The Grecians and Romans were strongly possessed of the spirit of liberty but...

The Grecians and Romans were strongly possessed of the spirit of liberty but not the principle, for at the time they were determined not to be slaves themselves, they employed their power to enslave the rest of mankind. ...Thomas Paine
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You will continue to suffer if you have an emotional reaction to everything that is said...

You will continue to suffer if you have an emotional reaction to everything that is said to you. True power is sitting back & observing everything with logic. If words control you that means everyone else can control you. Breathe & allow things to pass. - Unknown
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"The man who laughs in th...

"The man who laughs in the face of evil, that evil has no power over him." -Unknown
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"There are two powers in the world; one is the sword and the other i...

"There are two powers in the world; one is the sword and the other is the pen. There is great competition and rivalry between the two. There is a third power stronger than both, that of the women." - M.A. Jinnah
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True power is not pretending to be...

True power is not pretending to be what you're not, It's admitting the truth of who you are. - Dr. Lipschitz
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β€œIn Greek, nostalgia literally means the pain...

β€œIn Greek, nostalgia literally means the pain from an old wound. It's a twinge in your heart, far more powerful than memory alone" - Don Draper
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The jaws of power are always open to devour, and her ...

The jaws of power are always open to devour, and her arm is always stretched out, if possible, to destroy the freedom of thinking, speaking, and writing. ...John Adams
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 03
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You will never accomplish as much thro...

You will never accomplish as much through building wealth and power as you will through being kind and decent to others.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 27
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"Men of genius are admired, men of wealth ...

"Men of genius are admired, men of wealth are envied, men of power are feared; but only men of character are trusted." –Alfred Adler
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"You will continue to suffer if you have an emotional reaction to everything that is said to you....

"You will continue to suffer if you have an emotional reaction to everything that is said to you. True power is sitting back and observing things with logic. True power is restraint. If words control you, that means everyone else can control you. Breathe and allow things to pass." --Warren Buffet
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 17
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When you can't control what's happening, cha...

When you can't control what's happening, challenge yourself to control the way you respond to what's happening. That's where your power is.
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"Our scars have the power ...

"Our scars have the power to remind us that the past was real." -Dr. Hannibal Lecter
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'The truths of religion are never s...

'The truths of religion are never so well understood as by those who have lost the power of reason.' - Voltaire
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"Most people can bear adversity; but if you...

"Most people can bear adversity; but if you wish to know what a man really is give him power. This is the supreme test" –Robert Ingersoll
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β€œWhen the power of love overc...

β€œWhen the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace” - Jimi Hendrix
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The two most powerfu...

The two most powerful warriors are patience and time. – Leo Tolstoy
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The trouble with her is that she lac...

The trouble with her is that she lacks the power of conversation but not the power of speech. - George Bernard Shaw
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β€œNever underestimate the...

β€œNever underestimate the power of stupid people in large groups.” George Carlin
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Nearly all men can stand adversity....

Nearly all men can stand adversity. But if you want to test a man's character, give him power. β€” Abraham Lincoln
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Never underestimate the power of the s...

Never underestimate the power of the small, the invisible, the ignored, the many, the seemingly powerless ~Infinite Radius
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"In ancient time having power meant having ...

"In ancient time having power meant having access to data, today having power is knowing what to ignore." Yuval Noah Harari (Homo Deus)
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β€œBefore mass leaders seize the power to fit reality to their lies, their propaganda is m...

β€œBefore mass leaders seize the power to fit reality to their lies, their propaganda is marked by its extreme contempt for facts as such, for in their opinion fact depends entirely on the power of man who can fabricate it.” ― Hannah Arendt, The Origins of Totalitarianism
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β€œYou have power over your mind- not...

β€œYou have power over your mind- not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.” ~Marcus Aurelius
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"If you want to see how much power someone ha...

"If you want to see how much power someone has, watch when they make a joke that isn't funny- and see how many people laugh anyways." -Unknown
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Every moment comes to you pregnant with a divine purpose; time being so precious that God ...

Every moment comes to you pregnant with a divine purpose; time being so precious that God deals it out second by second. Once it leaves your hands and your power to do with it as you please, it plunges into eternity, to remain forever whatever you made of it.-- Fulton J. Sheen
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"I admire anyone who t...

"I admire anyone who transforms their Pain into Power ..." Cara Delevingne
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Have faith in the Infinite Power working t...

Have faith in the Infinite Power working through you. It is a pure, positive power you can direct wherever you want through your mind.
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Belief in the power of optimism rests on ...

Belief in the power of optimism rests on a simple idea: by looking at the future, we can hang tough and do our best in the present.
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"We live in a world where the powerful deceive us. We know they lie. They know...

"We live in a world where the powerful deceive us. We know they lie. They know, we know they lie. They don’t care. We say we care but we do nothing. And nothing ever changes. It’s normal. Welcome to the post-truth world." ~ Kevin Adam Curtis
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"Most powerful is he who...

"Most powerful is he who has himself in his own power." --Lucius Annaeus Seneca
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Power is not a means , it is an end .One does not establish a ...

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
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"Behavior that's admired is...

"Behavior that's admired is the path to power among people everywhere." -- from 'Beowulf'
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β€œDo not underestimate the 'power of unde...

β€œDo not underestimate the 'power of underestimation'. They can't stop you, if they don't see you coming.” ― Izey Victoria Odiase
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Power is not will, it i...

Power is not will, it is the phenomenon of physically making things happen.
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β€œMen do not care how nobly they live, but only how long, a...

β€œMen do not care how nobly they live, but only how long, although it is within the reach of every man to live nobly, but within no man's power to live long.” - Lucius Annaeus Seneca
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"He who is the cause of some...

"He who is the cause of someone else becoming powerful is the agent of his own destruction."
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 08
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Native Proverb: Never fo...

Native Proverb: Never follow a leader who is more in love with power than people
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β€œSuccess is not about who never fai...

β€œSuccess is not about who never fails. It is about who can spring – or even stagger – back up.” β€” Samantha Power
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"Facts sometimes have a strange and b...

"Facts sometimes have a strange and bizarre power that makes their inherent truth seem unbelievable." – Werner Herzog
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 21
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β€œLoving someone is giving t...

β€œLoving someone is giving them the power to hurt you, but trusting them not to.” β€”Unknown
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"And the real world is driven by two types of people. Those who want power and those who wa...

"And the real world is driven by two types of people. Those who want power and those who want money. The first want a statue, the second enjoyment. And the currency they use when negotiating with each other to get what they want is called corruption". ( in "Phantom" by Jo NesbΓΈ).
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You are either as beautiful or as ugly as you...

You are either as beautiful or as ugly as you believe you are. You define your beauty. That's not a power anyone can have over you. - Anonymous
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"Never accept the free lunch. E...

"Never accept the free lunch. Everything that has worth is worth paying for". The 48 Laws Of Power.
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"I see pride, I see power, I se...

"I see pride, I see power, I see a badass mudda who don't take no crap off of nobody!" - Yul Brenner
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"The real division in society is between those who create the wealth by w...

"The real division in society is between those who create the wealth by working and those who own the wealth. Those who own the wealth have far too much power and they use it to control those who create the wealth." - Tony Benn
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"I have seen what power does, and I have...

"I have seen what power does, and I have seen what power costs. The one is never equal to the other." - Citizen G'Kar, Babylon 5
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It sometimes takes a state of sol...

It sometimes takes a state of solitude to bring to mind the real power of companionship. Stephen Richards
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