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Gaining Power Quotes


"Real magic is not about gaining power over others: it is about gaining power over yourself." - Rosemary Ellen Guiley

"Violence as a way of gaining power... is being camouflaged under the guise of tradition, national honor [and] national security..." - Alfred Adler

"By using power, money, fraud, the enemy is interested in gaining control over the world of Islam." - Mohammed Emami-Kashani

"You need to constantly examine your life, inner and outer, to see where you are losing and gaining power." - Frederick Lenz

"In effect, according to Lenin, socialism and democracy are indivisible. By gaining democratic freedoms the working masses come to power." - Mikhail Gorbachev

"American nuclear weapons would almost certainly start being removed from Britain within 12 months of a Labour government gaining power." - Neil Kinnock

"By using power, money, fraud, the enemy is interested in gaining control over the world of Islam." - Mohammad Emami-Kashani

"Are we to assist it in gaining power in order to save our lives? Is that the paradox of our earthly situation?" - Philip K Dick

"Do a strong work meditation all day. You won't be as exhausted as everyone else because you have been gaining a kind of internal power from your work." - Frederick Lenz

"Creationists are possibly gaining more political power. In the U.S., you are constantly hearing stories of school boards harassing teachers and trying to get textbooks banned." - Richard Dawkins

"Winning has to do with gaining personal power through the practice of meditation and mindfulness; not draining your energy on ridiculous things and people." - Frederick Lenz

"There is an art, a science to gaining power. There is a natural force or inclination in all of our beings to accumulate power. The problem that we come into is conditioning." - Frederick Lenz

"The strategy of winning is gaining personal power. There are no techniques to learn that will cause you to win. You need power, balance and wisdom to win and to learn from your loses." - Frederick Lenz

"Gaining time is gaining everything in love, trade and war." - John Shebbeare

"Lasting fulfillment is attained only through gaining insight into the core of our human nature, unleashing the power to understand, appreciate, and enjoy our lives at the deepest level." - Tony Robbins

"If you are finding that you can stop thought longer and longer, I would say your life is bringing power into your being. You are gaining things out from that field behind the house." - Frederick Lenz

"To succeed in the game of power, you have to master your emotions. But even if you succeed in gaining such self-control, you can never control the temperamental dispositions of those around you. And this presents a great danger." - Robert Greene

"China spends a lot of resources and effort on gaining soft power over culture. The hope is that it can be the last lifeline for the Party's survival. Obviously, the idea will fail." - Ai Weiwei

"Power perceived is power achieved." - Brad Thor

"Power unused is power useless." - Gloria Feldt

"Power is as power does." - John Kenneth Galbraith

"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

"No power was total, no power permanent, no power absolute." - Justina Chen

"The reputation of power IS power." - Thomas Hobbes

"Integrative power [is] the ultimate power" - Kenneth E. Boulding

"Power corrupts, and absolute power corrupts absolutely." - John Acton

"Political power without economic power is sterile." - Louis O. Kelso

"Power corrupts, and obsolete power corrupts obsoletely." - Ted Nelson

"Power doesn't corrupt people; people corrupt power." - William Gaddis

"Knowledge isn't power, applied knowledge is power" - Eric Thomas

"Knowledge is not power; Implementation is power" - Garrison Wynn

"Power corrupts, and absolute power corrupts absolutely." - Lord Acton

"Power doesn't corrupt people, people corrupt power." - William Gaddis

"Paradigms power perceptions, perceptions power emotions." - William P Young

"Money is power. Power is an aphrodisiac." - Felix Dennis

"Anyone who seeks power wants absolute power." - Robert Shea

"There is no power above people power." - Mohammed Morsi

"Kissing power is stronger than will power." - Abigail Van Buren

"Yes! He knew how she would love. He had not loved her without gaining that instinctive knowledge of what capabilities were in her. Her soul would walk in glorious sunlight if any man was worthy, by his power of loving, to win back her love." - Elizabeth Gaskell

"It may or may not sound pretentious. But I`ve turned down, consciously and specifically, many jobs I knew would have been a pretty surefire way to go about making a lot of money, being recognized and gaining power in the industry." - Val Kilmer

"[Mikhail] Saakashvili will use all legal and illegal means possible to remain in power. People are being threatened to prevent them from collaborating with the opposition. At the same time, he is terrorizing the business world, which prevents the opposition from gaining any funding." - Irakli Okruashvili

"In taking stock of a politician, the first question is not whether he was a good man who used righteous means, but whether he was successful in gaining power, in keeping it, and in governing; whether, in short, he was skilful at his particular craft or a bungler." - Frederick Scott Oliver

"Never underestimate the power of gaining a new perspective by simply changing your immediate environment. Going for a walk, reading a book, or talking to a friend can provide you with life-changing insights that you not otherwise attain while remaining stagnant." - Hal Elrod

"Simply put, no society can truly flourish if it stifles the dreams and productivity of half its population. Happily, I see evidence all over the world that women are gaining social and economic power that they never had before. This is good news..." - William J Clinton

"Gaining people's trust might be harder than gaining all creation. But, what is harder than gaining people's trust is having to abandon them." - Queen Seondeok of Silla

"Maybe the biggest misconception humanity has about itself is that by gaining more power over the world, over the environment, we will be able to make ourselves happier and more satisfied with life. Looking again from a perspective of thousands of years, we have gained enormous power over the world and it doesn't seem to make people significantly more satisfied than in the stone age." - Lucy Prebble

"Don't try to lose weight. Take delight in gaining fitness." - Alan Cohen

"Gaining superpowers doesn't mean you know how to use them." - Richelle Mead

"For one gains by losing And loses by gaining." - Laozi

"Science is a systematic means of gaining reliable knowledge." - John Dewey

"You are either losing your mind - or gaining your soul." - Julia Cameron

"Happily, fantastic fiction is slowly gaining in status." - Karin Tidbeck

"Motorcycles aren't about gaining agency, I don't think." - Rachel Kushner

"Don't look back: Something may be gaining on you." - Satchel Paige

"Don't look back. Something might be gaining on you." - Satchel Paige

"I'm gaining weight the right way: I'm drinking beer." - Johnny Damon

"Never look back; something is always gaining on you." - Laurell K Hamilton

"Don't look back, because someone might be gaining on you." - Tom Waits

"Power educates the potentate." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Information is power. -Humfrey" - Piers Anthony

"Power dwells with cheerfulness." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Power thrills, consistency kills." - Bill Anderson

"Underway on nuclear power." - Eugene P. Wilkinson

"Clean energy is hippy power. But its also cowboy power, it's rancher power, it's Appalachian power." - Van Jones

"Vulnerability is power." - Saul Williams

"Speak Truth to Power." - Anonymous

"The balance of power." - Robert Walpole

"Use your power gently." - William Nicholson

"Knowledge is power." - Francis Bacon

"Attribution is power." - Jeff Rich

"Culture follows power." - Fareed Zakaria

"Order is power." - Henri Frederic Amiel

"Power is paradoxical." - Friedrich Durrenmatt

"Personality has power to uplift, power to depress, power to curse, and power to bless." - Paul Harris

"Know your power." - Jordan Knight

"I'm interested in power." - Jeff Koons

"Glutes are power." - Conor Mcgregor

"No, money is power." - Brian Schweitzer

"Power has no limits." - Tiberius

"Desire creates the power." - Raymond Holliwell

"If you want to be powerful in life you have to enjoy the process. You have to get pleasure out of making the thing that you're making. There has to be that kind of purpose behind it. If your purpose is simply gaining power, if that becomes your end in life then you end up sort of destroying yourself because you lose the sense of detachment that's very necessary." - Robert Greene

"The Arabs understandably did everything they could to protect their monopoly. Coffee beans were treated before being shipped to ensure they were sterile and could not be used to seed new coffee plants; foreigners were excluded from coffee-producing areas. First to break the Arab monopoly were the Dutch, who displaced the Portuguese as the dominant European nation in the East Indies during the seventeenth century, gaining control of the spice trade in the process and briefly becoming the world's leading commercial power." - Tom Standage

"If knowledge is power and power corrupt, does knowledge corrupt?" - James Moore

"Military power wins battles, but spiritual power wins wars." - George C Marshall

"You have the power to let power go" - Kanye West

"The power of the heart is the power of Life." - Gary Zukav

"What power is higher than the power of purity?" - Swami Vivekananda

"Men in power are always interested in greater power." - Dan Brown

"Knowledge Is Power! Train smart and obtain power!" - John Webster

"Faith is power to believe and power to see..." - Prentice Mulford

"A liberal is a power worshipper without the power." - George Orwell

"Power corrupts, but lack of power corrupts absolutely." - Adlai Stevenson

"Power, true power, comes from within. Not without. (Nick)" - Sherrilyn Kenyon

"Power without wisdom is tyranny; wisdom without power is pointless," - Iain Pears

"Power abdicates only under stress of counter-power." - Martin Buber

"All power appears only in transition. Permanent power is stuff." - Novalis

"Power corrupts. Knowledge is power. Study hard. Be evil." - Eleanor Roosevelt

"Information is power. Disinformation is abuse of power." - Newton Lee

"Less power to religion, the greater power to knowledge" - Hypatia Bradlaugh Bonner

"Power ought to serve as a check to power." - Baron de Montesquieu

"People with power always take advantage of those without power." - Christopher Pike

"The power of art is the power of truth." - Julian Beck

"Power-over is amoral. Power-to is responsibility." - Gloria Feldt

"Man's greatest power lies in the power of prayer." - W Clement Stone

"Military power wins battles, but spiritual power wins wars." - George Marshall

"The power to tax involves the power to destroy." - John Marshall

"The power of purity-it is a definite power." - Swami Vivekananda

"What we want-soul power! What we need- soul power!" - James Brown

"Power can corrupt, but absolute power is absolutely delightful." - Anonymous

"Power ought to serve as a check to power." - Charles De Montesquieu

"Power corrupts, but lack of power corrupts absolutely." - Adlai Stevenson I

"Power corrupts. Absolute power is kind of neat." - John Lehman

"The power of miracle is the power of imagination." - Ludwig Feuerbach

"Ability is active power, or power to perform." - Noah Webster

"Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely." - John Acton

"Power tends to corrupt and absolute power corrupts absolutely." - Lord Acton

"Power over a man's subsistence is power over his will." - Alexander Hamilton

"Power never turns power down, ever, unless institutionally demanded." - Richard Dreyfuss

"I know My God commands, whose power no power resists." - Robert Greene

"Power means happiness; power means hard work and sacrifice." - Beyonce Knowles

"Fight the power that be. Fight the power." - Spike Lee

"Power corrupts. Absolute power is kind of neat." - John F Lehman Jr

"The power to tax is the power to destroy." - John Marshall

"Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely." - Lord Acton

"Power ought to serve as a check to power." - Charles De Secondat

"Money is power and power gives you choice." - Sam Rockwell

"Freedom exists only with power." - Friedrich Schiller

"Knowledge is only potential power." - Napoleon Hill

"America means opportunity, freedom, power." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Power doesn't always corrupt. Power can cleanse. What I believe is always true about power is that power always reveals." - Robert Caro

"Power is the first good." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Helplessness is a mighty power." - Mason Cooley

"Will power defeats all powers" - Aftab Alam

"Power is the great aphrodisiac." - Henry Kissinger

"Love IS the People's Power" - Tupac Shakur

"Individual liberty is individual power." - John Quincy Adams

"Regulators are power-lusting mediocrities." - Yaron Brook

"To be alive-is Power." - Emily Dickinson

"My power is discombobulatingly devastating." - Mike Tyson

"To be alive??is Power." - Emily Dickinson

"When power corrupts, poetry cleanses" - John F Kennedy

"Power is knowing your past." - Spike Lee

"The media-stenographers to power." - Amy Goodman

"Real power is creating stuff." - Geraldine Laybourne

"Your presence is your power." - Unknown

"Your vulnerability is your power." - Daphne Zuniga

"Is power that-an emptiness?" - Ursula K Le Guin

"Freedom and power bring responsibility." - Jawaharlal Nehru

"Anger without power is folly." - Proverbs

"Power is the ultimate aphrodisiac." - Henry Kissinger



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