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Obtaining Power Quotes


"I don't need someone else's power. I'm obtaining my own." - Megan Fox

"My books are always about someone obtaining a power to replace the previous sort of power that they held." - Chuck Palahniuk

"Because government has tremendous power, it attracts people who are eager to game the system, obtaining by force of law what they could never achieve through consensus." - William A Dembski

"There is another method of obtaining money... It does not presuppose the existence of accumulated results of previous development, and hence may be considered as the only one which is available in strict logic. This method of obtaining money is the creation of purchasing power by banks. The form it takes is immaterial." - Joseph A Schumpeter

"We must remind our politicians that we expect them to speak honestly and to be concerned about real issues, and not simply with the obtaining or retaining of power." - Davis McCaughey

"... A power of obtaining veracity in the representation of material and tangible things, which, within certain limits and conditions, is unimpeachable, has now been placed in the hands of all men, almost without labour. (1853)" - John Ruskin

"The particular thing about science is to combine that [the dreams of obtaining power] with a retreat from the world. Other people want to obtain power by going out into the world, but the scientist really wants to obtain power by retreating from the world." - Max Delbruck

"Women deluded by these sentiments, sometimes boast of their weakness, cunningly obtaining power by playing on the weakness of men; and they may well glory in their illicit sway, for, like Turkish bashaws, they have more real power than their masters: but virtue is sacrificed to temporary gratifications, and the respectability of life to the triumph of an hour." - Mary Wollstonecraft

"Power perceived is power achieved." - Brad Thor

"Power unused is power useless." - Gloria Feldt

"Patriotism in its simplest, clearest and most indubitable signification is nothing else but a means of obtaining for the rulers their ambitions and covetous desires, and for the ruled the abdication of human dignity, reason, conscience, and a slavish enthrallment to those in power." - Leo Tolstoy

"Life cannot have had a random beginning. ... The trouble is that there are about two thousand enzymes, and the chance of obtaining them all in a random trial is only one part in 10 to the 40,000 power, an outrageously small probability that could not be faced even if the whole universe consisted of organic soup." - Fred Hoyle

"If a person trains his mind to walk in the spirit, and brings his whole mind to bear upon its operations, and upon the principles of faith which are calculated to put him in possession of the power of God, how much greater will be his faculties for obtaining knowledge. . . ." - Orson Pratt

"If wealth is accumulated in the hands of a few, either by a feudal or a stock monopoly, it carries the power also; and a government becomes as certainly aristocratical, by a monopoly of wealth, as by a monopoly of arms. A minority, obtaining a majority of wealth or arms in any mode, becomes the government." - John Taylor

"Drawing is a means of obtaining and communicating knowledge" - John Ruskin

"Habits grow from obtaining knowledge, attitude and skills." - Bill Capodagli

"Corporation: An ingenious device for obtaining profit without individual responsibility." - Ambrose Bierce

"Many of our students want to do what they have done and that has made them successful thus far in their lives: play by the rules, and do what is expected. But as much social science research and writing by Malcolm Gladwell, among others, make clear, the rules are mostly created by those already in power so obtaining power often entails standing out and breaking rules and social conventions." - Jeffrey Pfeffer

"The greatest power is not money power, but political power." - Walter Annenberg

"The only thing power respects, is power." - Malcolm X

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

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

"Presidential power is the power to persuade." - Richard Neustadt

"Power kills, absolute power kills absolutely." - Rudolph Rummel

"Power should be a check on power." - Baron de Montesquieu

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

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

"Quality combines people power and process power." - Subir Chowdhury

"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

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

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

"Liberal: a power worshipper without power." - George Orwell

"[A]ll power is originally vested in, and consequently derived from, the people. That government is instituted and ought to be exercised for the benefit of the people; which consists in the enjoyment of life and liberty and the right of acquiring property, and generally of pursuing and obtaining happiness and safety. That the people have an indubitable, unalienable, and indefeasible right to reform or change their government whenever it be found adverse or inadequate to the purpose of its institution." - James Madison

"The mischief springs from the power which the monied interest derives from a paper currency which they are able to control, from the multitude of corporations with exclusive privileges which they have succeeded in obtaining, and unless you become more watchful in your states and check this spirit of monopoly and thirst for exclusive privileges you will in the end find that the most important powers of government have been given or bartered away." - Andrew Jackson

"When it comes to preventing Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon, I will take no options off the table. ... That includes all elements of American power: a political effort aimed at isolating Iran, a diplomatic effort to sustain our coalition and ensure that the Iranian program is monitored, an economic effort that imposes crippling sanctions and, yes, a military effort to be prepared for any contingency." - Barack Obama

"Power is not happiness." - William Godwin

"Information is power. -Humfrey" - Piers Anthony

"Power dwells with cheerfulness." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Information is not power. Power is power. But what turns information into power is action." - Rinku Sen

"Power rests in tranquillity." - Lord David Cecil

"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

"The balance of power." - Robert Walpole

"Knowledge is power." - Francis Bacon

"Foreknowledge is power." - Auguste Comte

"Attribution is power." - Jeff Rich

"Character is power." - Booker T Washington

"Culture follows power." - Fareed Zakaria

"Order is power." - Henri Frederic Amiel

"Power is paradoxical." - Friedrich Durrenmatt

"Power to the peaceful!" - Michael Franti

"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

"No, money is power." - Brian Schweitzer

"Power has no limits." - Tiberius

"Power to the peaceful." - Vanessa Hudgens

"Desire creates the power." - Raymond Holliwell

"I understand regicide as a means of obtaining vengeance for the ruin of our lives, but regicide as a means of obtaining political freedom I could never understand." - Peter Kropotkin

"The way to secure success is to be more anxious about obtaining than about deserving it." - William Hazlitt

"If there is not Hell, a good many preachers are obtaining money under false pretenses." - Billy Sunday

"Corporation, n. An ingenious device for obtaining individual profit without individual responsibility." - Ambrose Bierce

"If you greatly desire something, have the guts to stake everything on obtaining it." - Brendan Francis

"Buying a book is not about obtaining a possession, but about securing a portal." - Laura Miller

"Misers mistake gold for their good; whereas it is only the means of obtaining it." - Francois de La Rochefoucauld

"There has never been anything worth obtaining without grief, or suffering, and disappointment." - Henry Flagler

"The NRA is right...handgun controls do little to stop criminals from obtaining handguns." - Josh Sugarmann

"Privacy laws are our biggest impediment to us obtaining our objectives." - Michael Eisner

"No man who ever held the office of president would congratulate a friend on obtaining it." - John Adams

"The United States will do what we must to prevent Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon." - Barack Obama

"Love of Mary and devotion to her are a sure sign of obtaining eternal salvation." - Bernard Of Clairvaux

"Joy is obtaining a big, loving, caring shut-knit household in yet another town." - George Burns

"A little evil is often necessary for obtaining a great good." - Voltaire

"If you greatly desire something, have the guts to stake everything on obtaining it." - Brendan Behan

"Capital is that part of wealth which is devoted to obtaining further wealth." - Alfred Marshall

"If there is no hell, a good many preachers are obtaining money under false pretenses." - Billy Sunday

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

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

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

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

"Procreative power & priesthood power are shared by husband & wife" - M Russell Ballard

"All power is in essence power to deny mortality." - Ernest Becker

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

"Absolute power is absolute power, no matter what it's called." - Marie Lu

"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

"Change comes from power, and power comes from organization." - Saul Alinsky

"There's no greater power than the power of good-bye." - Madonna Ciccone

"Knowledge is power. Knowledge shared is power multiplied." - Robert Boyce

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

"True power is the power to empower others." - Rhymefest

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

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

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

"My interest is in power. How power works." - Robert Caro

"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

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

"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

"Purchasing power is a license to purchase power." - Raoul Vaneigem

"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

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

"He hath no power that hath not power to use." - Philip James Bailey

"Nobody gives you power. Real power is something you take." - Jr

"The power to define the situation is the ultimate power." - Jerry Rubin

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

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

"Love is a great power, and such a strange power..." - Sergei Lukyanenko

"Freedom exists only with power." - Friedrich Schiller

"Knowledge is only potential power." - Napoleon Hill

"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

"The power to lead is the power to mislead, and the power to mislead is the power to destroy." - Thomas S Monson

"Intelligence without power cannibalizes itself." - Mason Cooley

"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

"Never give power of attorney." - Debbie Reynolds

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

"Ideas... they have the power." - Napoleon Hill

"Sincerity gives wings to power." - Anonymous

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

"Ideas... they have the power" - Napoleon Hill

"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

"Anger without power is folly." - Florence Scovel Shinn

"Real power is creating stuff." - Geraldine Laybourne



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