1001 Inspiring Quotes about Power

Are you looking for inspirational quotes about power? Inspiring Lizard has got you covered! In this article we present the 1001 most beautiful power quotes we could find. Let’s get inspired!

Power quotes

I believe one of the most important reasons I am here today is to practice forgiveness and to learn the power of it as a gift to others and myself. By focusing on forgiveness in my life today, I am promoting my healing and lessening my regrets.

— Lisa J. Shultz, A Chance to Say Goodbye: Reflections on Losing a Parent

You have the power to feel good—or not—just by being conscious of what you choose to think. Choose to focus on hope and healing.

— Susan Barbara Apollon, An Inside Job: A Psychologist Shares Healing Wisdom for Your Cancer Journey

The least one can say of power is that a vocation for it is suspicious.

— Jean Rostand

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

The possession of arbitrary power has always, the world over, tended irresistibly to destroy humane sensibility, magnanimity, and truth.

— Frederick Law Olmsted

Books have power to bring you glory or doom, it all depends on perception.

— Nikita Dudani

No government fights fascism to destroy it. When the bourgeoisie sees that power is slipping out of its hands, it brings up fascism to hold onto their privileges.

— Buenaventura Durruti

Education enhances the power of experience and the beauty of life.

— Debasish Mridha M.D.

Leadership is not about about having power over people – it is about empowering people ans showing them direction

— Mlungisi Simelane

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

The church preach so much about power in the kingdom of God but we don’t talk about wisdom. Everybody goes for power forgeting that power without wisdom can be disastrous.

— Patience Johnson, Why Does an Orderly God Allow Disorder

Jefferson was ambivalent about executive power – until he bore executive responsibility.

— Jon Meacham, Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power

Organized religion, wielding power over the community, is antithetical to the process of what modern democracy should define as liberty. The sooner we are without it, the better.

— Lawrence M. Krauss

But God has also given us the power to forget, so that when the tragedy is over we carry on as normal.

— Malala Yousafzai, I Am Malala: The Story of the Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban

But pomp and power alone are woman’s care, And where these are light Eros finds a feere;Maidens, like moths, are ever caught by glare, And Mammon wins his way where Seraphs might despair.

— George Gordon Byron, Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage

Firearms, if you think about it, are power tools. They drill holes in things and chew things up. That’s their purpose. The purpose of the user is, quite simply, to puncture and destroy the right things and not the wrong things.

— Massad Ayoob, Gun Safety in the Home

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

Unionism seldom if ever uses such powers as it has to ensure better work almost always it devotes a large part of that power to safeguarding bad work.

— H. L. Mencken

Knowledge makes us stronger, but power is not supersede by it (knowledge). Vulnerable is power without knowledge. Impracticable is knowledge without power


No one sits, as you do, so close to a king, who does not begin to grasp how the levers of power work, and the cost of the oil that must grease them.

— Geraldine Brooks, The Secret Chord

Create your own heaven on earth by utilising the power of your heart to bring your true desire into your reality.

— Steven Redhead, Unleash The Power of Your Heart and Mind

The necessity of creation is the sovereign power of choice

— Sunday Adelaja

God, what would someone so afraid do with power so awful?

— Apollo Blake, Shadows of Ourselves

The church represents the people of God who are the real power of any nation

— Sunday Adelaja

Whether you deny your wounds or see them clearly, they bring a great source of power because they lived in the same place as your heart.

— Shannon L. Alder

From the world of darkness I did loose demons and devils in the power of scorpions to torment.

— Charles Manson

The eye sees what it brings the power to see.

— Thomas Carlyle

To bear means to support the weight of that which is held. It is a sacred trust to bear the priesthood, which is the mighty power and authority of God.

— Russell M. Nelson

What was he? A mere human, stuck between the rungs of blended adolescence and nascent adulthood. What power did he command over the mysterious forces of love? Which sword could shatter the impenetrable armour of desire?

— Faraaz Kazi

Today the predatory state, or the predatory group of states, with power of total destruction, is no more to be tolerated than the predatory individual.

— Lester B. Pearson

The power to pray is the grace we need.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

…people quote proverbs without realizing they’re really in awe of the authority of their truth and the power of their expression…

— John Geddes, A Familiar Rain

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.

— Charles de Secondat

Some wars have been due to the lust of rulers for power and glory, or to revenge to wipe out the humiliation of a former defeat.

— John Boyd Orr

Don’t you love the sense of personal power you feel when you’ve got your act together? When your life is in order, you’re organized, and you have everything you need?

— Susan C. Young, The Art of Preparation: 8 Ways to Plan with Purpose & Intention for Positive Impact

Soft power is quiet persistence.

— Susan Cain, Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking

You have the power to adjust you life experience simply be being grateful.

— Chiara Gizzi

The power of desire is a divine.Desire to live by faith.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

Having a positive attitude gives you power. This isn’t the same kind of power that dictators and warlords seek after, but rather a spiritual power. It’s a power that comes to us from God.

— Lindsey Rietzsch, The Happy Lady

No one has the right to place one human being in a position of political power over another.

— Wendy McElroy

So, ” he said, as he continued to pull on her arm, bringing her closer. “Do you accept my apology?”Viola opened her mouth to say not yet, ’ because she couldn’t afford to give up the power she currently held over him.That was when he kissed her.

— Isobel Irons, Wake for Me

The only power you have is the word no.

— Frances McDormand

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

— Leo Buscaglia

Racists are everywhere, but historically speaking the real danger came from Progressives that desired the power of the state to engineer society upon a racial lines.

— A.E. Samaan

Evil is powerful, but good is more powerful. In fact, evil is so powerful that only good has the power to overcome evil. Darkness can be driven away only by light.

— Jay E. Adams, How to Overcome Evil

To sum up: politically speaking, it is insufficient to say that power and violence are not the same. Power and violence are opposites; where the one rules absolutely, the other is absent.

— Hannah Arendt, On Violence

A real man can use power, rather than let power use him

— Moffat Machingura, How I Kissed Heartbreak Goodbye

If you would accept that, you create your sins. Then perhaps, you will accept that Satan has no power over you.

— Zarina Bibi

The power of language. Preserving the ephemeral; giving form to dreams, permanence to sparks of sunlight.

— Penelope Lively, Moon Tiger

He would never be that way again. He would never have the power of that specific kind of not-knowing.

— Catherine Lacey, The Answers

Luck is flow and force. There’s no power that can fully take that into account, fate is still wavering.

— Nobuyuki Fukumoto

The power of patient is the greatest survival skills.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

Nanotechnology will let us build computers that are incredibly powerful. We’ll have more power in the volume of a sugar cube than exists in the entire world today.

— Ralph Merkle

Anger is a great force. If you control it, it can be transmuted into a power which can move the whole world.

— William Shenstone

The only power that exists is inside ourselves.

— Anne Rice, Interview with the Vampire

Art gives its vision to beauty not always recognized. And it surrenders freely — whatever power it possesses to every sincere soul that seeks it. But above all else–it presents us with the gift of ourselves.

— Aberjhani, Journey through the Power of the Rainbow: Quotations from a Life Made Out of Poetry

Plug into the anti-obvious power of the rebel. Or get those opposing minds to plug into your purpose, to solve your problem, to reimagine your process.

— Max McKeown, The Innovation Book: How to Manage Ideas and Execution for Outstanding Results

The person who has a firm trust in the Supreme Being is powerful in his power wise by his wisdom happy by his happiness.

— Joseph Addison

Knowledge is a potential power when we use it to gain wisdom through reflection and careful actions.

— Debasish Mridha

The tragedy of power like mine is that there is no way down. There can only be extinction. Dust to dust rags to rags fear to fear.

— V.S. Naipaul, The Mimic Men

I’m thinking, ‘Man, there’s this whole other group of people that are attached to me because of my last name and my family’s roots.’ That’s pretty cool. That’s special, that’s a lot of power and it’s important.

— Mark Sanchez

She had power over the most magnificent forces on Earth, but she still didn’t feel like she had power over the most important thing of all—her own heart.

— Josephine Angelini, Goddess

Acquiring knowledge doesn’t bring power into your life, until you apply what you have learned.

— Shannon L. Alder

Our countries have been friends dating to the very existence of the United States. France is the only power that has never been at war with the United States.

— Marine Le Pen

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

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

— Edwin Land

Writing has the power of permanence.

— Bryant McGill, Simple Reminders: Inspiration for Living Your Best Life

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

I stopped believing there was a power of good and a power of evil that were outside us. And I came to believe that good and evil are names for what people do, not for what they are.

— Philip Pullman, The Amber Spyglass

Naturalistic atheism debunks itself. It has no power to explain even some of the most basic principles of the universe and existence. It cannot even explain how its own claims can be reasonably believed.

— Lewis N. Roe, From A To Theta: Taking The Tricky Subject Of Religion And Explaining Why It Makes Sense In A Way We Can All Understand

I know the power of speech. I don’t talk much.

— Ljupka Cvetanova, The New Land

Once you realize your past is just a story, it no longer has any power over you.

— Robert Tew

My country … gave me schooling independence of action and opportunity for service. … I am indebted to my country beyond any human power to repay.

— Herbert Hoover

We like the shadows. That’s where all the power is.

— Gail Carriger, Manners & Mutiny

Opportunities? They are all around us … There is power lying latent everywhere waiting for the observant eye to discover it.

— Orison Swett Marden

The decision you will take today has the power to redefine your past and redesign your future.

— Mayank S. Sengar, Life and The Grey Notes

Music with all its subtlety has immense power to unite people, spread love and bring peace in the world!

— Sanchita Pandey

You can’t change the past, but all of us have the power to change the future.

— Michael Hyatt, Living Forward: A Proven Plan to Stop Drifting and Get the Life You Want

Whatever it is that may be bothering you, whatever it is that may have your attention arrested, you have the power to rescue yourself.

— D. Allen Miller, Scarlet Tears

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

Dear God, Let the anointing and the power of the Holy Spirit be mighty upon me, so I can who you want me to be.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

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

— Eric Hoffer

I have learnt through bitter experience the one supreme lesson to conserve my anger, and as heat conserved is transmuted into energy, even so our anger controlled can be transmuted into a power which can move the world.

— Mahatma Gandhi

The dear girl, I fear, may be contemplating some alarming, disruptive perhaps dangerous project. In which case, I would naturally do all in my power to keep her from any such rash or foolhardy enterprise – unless she wished me to accompany her.

— Lloyd Alexander, The Illyrian Adventure

Political power grows out of the barrel of a gun.

— Mao Zedong

…But all that power has culminated in gentleness. It is as if that is the point of power: to allow one to access the higher registers of gentleness.

— George Saunders

To be a fantastic writer, live in your dreams and imaginations where you can dance like a peacock, swim like a shark, and fly like a butterfly. Live where reality has no power to change you.

— Debasish Mridha

But if we are truly happy inside, then age brings with it a maturity, a depth, and a power that only magnifies our radiance.

— David Deida, Intimate Communion

Before we ask the cosmos for the power to have all our thoughts manifest, we need to train ourselves to become more aware, or mindful, of our thoughts, and think wisely enough to use this power for the benefit of all.

— Ilchi Lee, Change: Realizing Your Greatest Potential

I have strongly rejected the proposal to pardon and transfer her to the United States. I do not have the legal power to pardon terrorists and even if I did, I would not use it.

— Alberto Fujimori

The human race should learn from dogs about the enormous power of love.

— Debasish Mridha

If you know the power of your thoughts, you would never fear failure.

— Debasish Mridha

Tis a more glorious effect of power to make that holy that was so depraved and under dominion of sin, than to confirm holiness on that which before had nothing of the contrary.

— Jonathan Edwards

My soul has the power to soar to the heavens with vibrational freedom.

— Debbie A. Anderson

Besides your mouth, your mind is a powerful tool given to you by God. Use your mind; control your mind, don’t let it control you! Your imaginative power is your creative ability.

— Paul Silway

Audience of angels descend in the ambiance reciting praises in your glory, when you wear your dance shoes, when you arrive at the stage and with every step you take beneath your feet heaven moves. That is the power of dance.

— Shah Asad Rizvi

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

— John Adams

I have spent my entire life thinking of the Inquisitors as things, soulless creatures. But they are just men. Men can be swayed, and I have the power to do it.

— Marie Lu, The Rose Society

There’s no time like the present to love deeply, claim our power and live our purpose!

— Kristi Bowman

My doctrine is this that if we see cruelty or wrong that we have the power to stop and do nothing we make ourselves sharers in the guilt.

— Anna Sewell

I have been seized by the power of a great affection.

— Brennan Manning, The Ragamuffin Gospel: Good News for the Bedraggled, Beat-Up, and Burnt Out

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

You have more power than you know, Samantha. You just have to be brave enough to realize it.

— Adriana Mather, How to Hang a Witch

When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace.

— Jimi Hendrix

The only people who attain power are those who crave for it.

— Erich Kastner

Never underestimate the power of a tweet.

— Germany Kent, You Are What You Tweet: Harness the Power of Twitter to Create a Happier, Healthier Life

The longer we dwell on our misfortunes the greater is their power to harm us.

— Voltaire

The higher a man stands on the social ladder, the greater the number of people he is connected with, the more power he has over other people, the more obvious is the predestination and inevitability of his every action.

— Leo Tolstoy, War and Peace

Although our inattention can contribute to our lack of total well-being, we also have the power to choose positive behaviors and responses. In that choice we change our every experience of life!

— Greg Anderson

Love is not the opposite of power. Love IS power. Love is the strongest power there is.

— Vironika Tugaleva, The Love Mindset: An Unconventional Guide to Healing and Happiness

What was the power that turned the worm into a moth? It was greater than any power the Builders had had, he was sure of that. The power that ran the city of Ember was feeble by comparison…

— Jeanne DuPrau, The City of Ember

While the Christian faith clearly teaches that believers are to be involved as good citizens in the state, nevertheless, it is obvious why so many secularists are addicted to politics because political power is a surrogate for a Higher Power.

— J.P. Moreland, Love Your God with All Your Mind: The Role of Reason in the Life of the Soul

A flower blooms with all of her power and love to give you joy and to beautify this world. Is she conscious, unconscious, or super conscious?

— Debasish Mridha

God Himself is the power that makes prayer work.

— Billy Graham, Billy Graham in Quotes

Inspiration is the power of the soul.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

What we need is the power to pray.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

The prayer of faith is the only power in the universe to which the great Jehovah yields.

— Robert Hall

Men are not corrupted by the exercise of power, or debased by the habit of obedience; but by the exercise of a power which they believe to be illegitimate, and by obedience to a rule which they consider to be usurped and oppressive.

— Alexis de Tocqueville, Democracy in America

I have to think of my status as a resident in this country. But I do insist that in Paraguay there was order the judiciary had the power of complete independence justice was fully exercised.

— Alfredo Stroessner

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

I found power in accepting the truth of who I am. It may not be a truth that others can accept, but I cannot live any other way. How would it be to live a lie every minute of your life.

— Alison Goodman, Eon: Dragoneye Reborn

If the painter wishes to see beauties that charm him, it lies in his power to create them, and if he wishes to see monstrosities that are frightful, ridiculous, or truly pitiable, he is lord and God thereof.

— Leonardo da Vinci, Leonardo’s Notebooks

Those who believe they can move mountains, do. Those who believe they can’t, cannot. Belief triggers the power to do.

— David J. Schwartz, The Magic of Thinking Big

There is a power in nature that man has ignored. And the result has been heartache and pain.

— Anasazi Foundation, The Seven Paths: Changing One’s Way of Walking in the World

And this is the forbidden truth, the unspeakable taboo – that evil is not always repellent but frequently attractive; that it has the power to make of us not simply victims, as nature and accident do, but active accomplices.

— Joyce Carol Oates

Faith is believing when it is beyond the power of reason to believe.

— Voltaire

The mind is a powerful force. It can enslave us or empower us. It can plunge us into the depths of misery or take us to the heights of ecstasy. Learn to use the power wisely.

— David Cuschieri

God has given every man incomparably great power to reach the highest calling in life.

— Lailah GiftyAkita

Virtue lies in our power, and similarly so does vice; because where it is in our power to act, it is also in our power not to act…

— Aristotle, The Nicomachean Ethics

The power to shape your destiny lies in your strength to take control of your thoughts, abilities and actions.

— Abdulazeez Henry Musa

If God had sufficient wisdom and power to construct such a beautiful world as this, then we must admit that his wisdom and power are immeasurably greater than that of man, and hence he is qualified to reign as king.

— Orson Pratt

Never underestimate the power of a woman!

— Archie Andrews

I can’t take anything you don’t give me. Stop giving me power over your life.

— Chelsea M. Cameron, Deeper We Fall

There is a force that drives everything in this universe;you may call it anything you like, names that fit in tongue;when you’re close to it, you have the power to do anything.

— Toba Beta, Betelgeuse Incident: Insiden Bait Al-Jauza

Another mode of accumulating power arises from lifting a weight and then allowing it to fall.

— Charles Babbage

I have only one power that is my power of love.

— Debasish Mridha M.D.

It is said that power corrupts, but actually it’s more true that power attracts the corruptible. The sane are usually attracted by other things than power.

— David Brin

The greatest force of humankind is the power of love.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

A single candle has the power to light up a room, a single star has the power to light up the sky, and a single soul has the power to light up the world.

— Matshona Dhliwayo

The war on drugs thrives on ignorance of drugs and misplaced faith in the power of the law to regulate human vice.

— Tom Feiling

Secrets had the power to kill a marriage, she said. Nonsense, Sylvie said, it was secrets that could save a marriage.

— Kate Atkinson, A God in Ruins

Christmas has become a public affirmation of the power and benignity of the state, to which we all make obeisance in the sybolism of the breath test ceremony.

— Auberon Waugh

No power in society, no hardship in your condition can depress you, keep you down, in knowledge, power, virtue, influence, but by your own consent.

— William Ellery Channing

A real, true love that makes a human being believe in the power of destiny happens only once in a lifetime.

— Natalie Ansard, The Lover from Fifth Avenue

The power of a man’s virtue should not be measured by his special efforts but by his ordinary doing.

— Blaise Pascal

By the age of thirteen, any blossoming girl knows the power she possesses over boys. By the time she’s thirty she’s come to realize men would stoop to fucking chickens under the right circumstances.

— Jack Dancer, Detour Allure

Any day God removes His hand from you, you are finished. Your hope and trust is only in Him. Your confidence, your strength, your power and your life is in God. There is no better life without Him. Look around the world and you will understand me.

— Patience Johnson, Why Does an Orderly God Allow Disorder

The biggest mistake of a democratic country is to underestimate the power of a democratically elected pro-fascist leader because it is always easier to destroy a castle from within!

— Mehmet Murat ildan

Unused power slips imperceptibly into the hands of another.

— Konrad Heiden

We should try to bring to any power what we have as women. We will destroy it all if we try to imitate that absolutely unfeeling driving ambition that we have seen coming at us across the desk.

— Colleen Dewhurst

The mind uses the power of thought to win the world.

— Debasish Mridha

It is interesting how – depending on the person in power – our LGBT issues are either right at the top of the list – or right at the very bottom. And almost always for exactly the wrong reasons.

— Christina Engela, Inanna Rising: Women Forged in Fire

To tell a story is to take power over it.

— Mark Doty, Firebird

You can be inspired by others, but when you’re inspired from within then you have real power for change.

— Sue Fitzmaurice

Awareness of mortality exerts a unique power to focus the mind and heart on essentials.

— Columba Stewart, Prayer and Community: The Benedictine Tradition

There is personal power within every man.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

I want the municipality to be a helping hand to the man with a desire of sympathy, to help the fallen when it is not in their power to help themselves.

— John Burns

Never underestimate the power of giving a book!

— Carmela Dutra

One is God himself, [but] for how long does that authority of God last? As long as he speaks the truth, practices non-violence, does not steal, practices celibacy and remains non-acquisitive – till then power of God will remain.

— Dada Bhagwan

If we do not love one another we certainly shall not have much power with God in prayer.

— Dwight L. Moody

The only way to change the world is to quit thinking it’s a job for Superman. Real power lies in your own hands.

— Richelle E. Goodrich, Making Wishes

In our system of democracy, our government works on a system of checks and balances. Instead of stripping power from the courts, I believe we should follow the process prescribed in our Constitution – consideration of a Constitutional amendment.

— Dennis Cardoza

How does a pansy, for example, select the ingredients from soil to get the right colors for the flower? Now there’s a great miracle. I think there’s a supreme power behind all of this. I see it in nature.

— Clyde Tombaugh

Knowledge in our heads is useless. Its power is unleashed only when it is shared.

— Mansur Hasib, Cybersecurity Leadership: Powering the Modern Organization

I believe in the power of giving.The more you give, the more you get. It is a supernatural cycle.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

Desire for power is a kind of greed indulged by the unfulfilled

— Michael Foley

Always focus on the power of love than the love of power.

— Henry Johnson Jr, Liberian Son

The strength and power of despotism consists wholly in the fear of resistance.

— Thomas Paine

The morning sunshine brings the message that life is so bright and beautiful that the darkness of night has no power to hide it.

— Debasish Mridha

There is no man on this earth that has the right to tell you how beautiful you are, for no words we use has enough power to tell that truth. Your beauty can only be describe by the heavens above in a language none of us know.

— Vincent Edwards

Taking power away from a man is a dangerous thing. Someone always pays.

— Glenn Close

I only want power so I can get books.

— Eliezer Yudkowsky, Harry Potter and the Methods of Rationality

The power of digital distribution over physical retail outlets is you have a chance to create a global audience.

— Chad Hurley

I believe there’s an inner power that makes winners or losers. And the winners are the ones who really listen to the truth of their hearts.

— Sylvester Stallone

He who causes another to become powerful ruins himself, for he brings such a power into being either by design or by force, and both of these elements are suspects to the one whom he has made powerful.

— Niccolò Machiavelli, The Prince

To use the power of the bison, I had to perform that part of my vision for the people to see.

— Black Elk

Many people think that happiness comes from having more power or more money.

— François Lelord, Hector and the Search for Happiness

There is only one attraction, one law, one power and that is the power of love.

— Debasish Mridha

Ah, summer, what power you have to make us suffer and like it.

— Russell Baker

Sin gains power over us not by its indomitable force but by our divided heart.

— Bryan Chapell, Unlimited Grace: The Heart Chemistry That Frees from Sin and Fuels the Christian Life

England and America owe their liberty to commerce, which created a new species of power to undermine the feudal system. But let them beware of the consequences: the tyranny of wealth is still more galling and debasing than that of rank.

— Mary Wollstonecraft, Letters Written During a Short Residence in Sweden, Norway and Denmark

I recognize the power of silence in an extroverted world but there is a time for silence and a time to speak up about things that matter that continue to be left unsaid.

— Matthew Donnelly

No emperor has the power to dictate to the heart.

— Friedrich Schiller

I shall begin my march for Camp tomorrow morning. It was not in my power to move until I could procure shoes for the troops almost barefoot.

— Anthony Wayne

When you have power and use it for destructive purpose: you don’t deserve it.

— Udai Yadla

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

— Charles de Montesquieu

Seek God’s power and presence continually.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

There is power in confronting your fears. In knowing what it is you fear above all, you can prevent it from becoming your reality. There are always choices.

— Kelseyleigh Reber, If I Resist

The instant that any government obtains a monetary printing press, it becomes a deeply dishonest government, empowered to rob people by stealth. A government with the power to print money knows no limits.

— Jeffrey Tucker

England will still be England, an everlasting animal stretching into the future and the past, and, like all living things, having the power to change out of recognition and yet remain the same.

— George Orwell, England Your England

Worry denies the power of God and produces no good results. Worry adds no value to your life. Eliminate it with God’s help.

— Elizabeth George, Breaking the Worry Habit…Forever!: God’s Plan for Lasting Peace of Mind

We have the power to change voluntarily, and there is something wonderful and awe-inspiring about that power.

— Lawren Leo, Dragonflame: Tap Into Your Reservoir of Power Using Talismans, Manifestation, and Visualization

Because we often think of bias as a function of overt acts of bigotry, we can sometimes remain blind to the invisible structures, systems, and behaviors that bestow and reinforce that power and privilege on a daily basis.

— Howard J. Ross, Everyday Bias: Identifying and Navigating Unconscious Judgments in Our Daily Lives

He was one of those men who possess almost every gift except the gift of the power to use them.

— Charles Kingsley

I hope some day we will learn to use the power of love, not the power of gun and world will see the universal peace.

— Debasish Mridha

Never underestimate the power you have to take your life in a new direction.

— Germany Kent

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

— Stephen Richards

When the power of love overtakes all other power then we will find the true peace on earth.

— Debasish Mridha

The foremost art of kings is the power to endure hatred.

— Seneca

If we focus our efforts on doing, we will always fall short of our real potential. We can do all the right things, but if we do not do them for the right reasons, they will never have the power to change our internal view of life.

— Rand Olson, Children of Promise: The Ultimate Guide to Raising Healthy Kids

Success is within reach of all people, but you can grasp it only when you realise the power within you.

— Stephen Richards, Think Your way to Success: Let Your Dreams Run Free

Let my worship be within the heart that rejoices, for behold, all acts of love and pleasure are my rituals. Therefore, let there be beauty and strength, power and compassion, honor and humility, mirth and reverence within you.

— Doreen Valiente, Charge of the Goddess: The Mother of Modern Witchcraft

This was the power of the story weaver, Nell realized. An ability to conjure color so that all else seemed to fade.

— Kate Morton, The Forgotten Garden

The power of ignorance can make a powerful man look powerless

— Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

Simplicity gives you the power of freedom.Kindness gives you the power of boldness.Humility gives you the power of acceptance.

— Debasish Mridha

Museum education has the power and the responsibility to do the challenging inner work of tackling tough topics and turning them into teachable moments.

— Monica O Montgomery

Within this new work of art a creature from beyond the reach of Humanity has insinuated herself and now lurks there at the heart of the mystery, a power unimagined before our time.

— Villiers de L’Isle-Adam, Tomorrow’s Eve

Rain slips through your fingers as easily as words blow away in the wind, and yet it has the power to destroy your whole world.

— Karen Maitland, Company of Liars

Magic is an ancient practice that has power over superstitious mind.

— Toba Beta, Master of Stupidity

In this ocean of time, life is smaller than a drop of water. To create an impact, create a massive wave with the power of your infinite love.

— Debasish Mridha

She is a beauty. She is a challenge. She is the earth. She is the nature.She is the power that keeps the balance of this world. Respect her wisdom and be intimidated by her power.

— Heenashree Khandelwal, Soulmates, By Chance

Courage to be is the key to revelatory power of the feminist revolution.

— Mary Daly

Nothing in the world has a greater power to enslave than fiction. ~ Aarush Kashyap

— Kirtida Gautam, #iAm16iCan

Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality.

— Edgar Allan Poe

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

If, as PJ O’Rourke ones quipped, giving money and power to government is like giving whiskey and car keys to teenage boys, giving actual money and power to teenage boys (and girls) is as predictably disastrous as you would imagine.

— Mark Hemingway

A fine work of art – music, dance, painting, story – has the power to silence the chatter in the mind and lift us to another place.

— Robert McKee, Story: Substance, Structure, Style, and the Principles of Screenwriting

Next to genius is the power of feeling where true genius lies.

— Sarah Josepha Hale

Let us here observe, that a religion that does not require the sacrifice of all things, never has power sufficient to produce the faith necessary unto life and salvation.

— Joseph Smith Jr.

Some amazing records have this power to leave you with inspiration; you’re left with the urge to write something. And some records are totally overwhelming, because they are so good, they burn the bridges behind them.

— Thomas Mars

But the detail of the poem shows power akin to genius, and reveals to us that much neglected law of literary history — that potential genius can never become actual unless it finds or makes the Form which it requires.

— C.S. Lewis, The Allegory of Love: A Study in Medieval Tradition

The only value of this world lay in its power – at certain times – to suggest another world.

— Thomas Ligotti, Songs of a Dead Dreamer

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

Nuclear power will help provide the electricity that our growing economy needs without increasing emissions. This is truly an environmentally responsible source of energy.

— Michael Burgess

Indecision is a decision not to use life’s first gift to you – the power of choice.

— Mensah Oteh

People must come to the understanding that they do not have a fixed identity. They have the power to identify and alter features of their personalities that they find negative or unpleasant.

— Lisa Firestone, The Self Under Siege: A Therapeutic Model for Differentiation

In a world of knowledge and expertise, fame and fortune, status and ranks….nothing has the power to affect change as much as love and compassion.

— Ka Chinery, Perceptions from the Photon Frequency: The Ascended Version

Money: power at its most liquid.

— Mason Cooley

Even in the smallest of packages comes the power of strength

— Dee Waldeck

the difference between a rebel and a patriot depends upon who is in power at the moment.

— Sidney Sheldon, The Sands of Time

When you understand the power of praise, you can’t waste precious time on cursing the enemy, but rather be steadfast in praising God for the guaranteed victories. After all there is no essence in fighting battles that are won already.

— Gugu Mona

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

— Anita Hill

To get power is to pray.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

Experiment the power of love.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

A situation only has the power over us that we give it. We own the power over ourselves! We own that! No one else! When we realize that: we now have a CHOICE we can make, we can STOP giving that power away! Own yourself. Own YOUR power!

— Akiroq Brost

The power of imagination is a miracle.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

Given that you desire to change things in your life much bigger than particles, how long do you maintain your observation and how much mental power do you invest in observing those things?

— Ilchi Lee, Change: Realizing Your Greatest Potential

Enthusiasm is the greatest asset in the world. It beats money and power and influence.

— Henry Chester

It is axiomatic that the attempt to become a Sufi through a desire for personal power as normally understood will not succeed.

— Idries Shah, The Sufis

The power of evil was nothing more than a tangible thing, something that given the strength of will, could be broken as easily as glass.

— Nathan Robinson, Starers

The screen is a magic medium. It has such power that it can retain interest as it conveys emotions and moods that no other art form can hope to tackle.

— Stanley Kubrick

Any thought that you don’t control has the power to become toxic.

— Toni Sorenson

I believe there are more instances of the abridgment of the freedom of the people by gradual and silent encroachments of those in power than by violent and sudden usurpations.

— James Madison

The quest for power is strange in that, once the quest has begun, the destination always seems to shift ever further away. What power one has is never enough; whatever happiness one had turns to bitterness.

— Sonya Hartnett, The Children of the King

Change is the most beneficial power available to you, simply change the things you don’t like, replacing them with your true desires.

— Steven Redhead, Keys to Creating Your Reality

We may not have the power to change, but we have the power to move.

— Lik Hock Yap Ivan

This is your life, you have the power to make it as WONDERFUL as you want it to be. Do not hold back. Find your JOY; live your Love!!!

— Latika Teotia

The power of the Internet is also its limitation – it provides access to large amounts of information without providing guidance on how to sort out what is credible and what is not.

— Dean Ornish

Grasp the simplicity and power of no excuses and you have guaranteed success.

— Brace E. Barber, No Excuse Leadership: Lessons from the U.S. Army’s Elite Rangers

Flowers are fragile and ephemeral…Even if you meant to protect them with a surrounding fence from wind and rain, they would die without sunlight…and a spindly fence has no power against a strong wind. – Haibara Ai

— Gosho Aoyama

Shake off the cloud of mere routine to find tranquil rustic joys and peace that serve to fuel audacious power and passion.

— Sravani Saha Nakhro

Greatness is unleashed when you develop faith in the power of your faith.

— Phumi Ngwane

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

It’s our faith that activates the power of God.

— Joel Osteen, Your Best Life Now: 7 Steps to Living at Your Full Potential

Whoever possessed knowledge not only had power over the changeable passions of people, but also power over their thinking, over their minds, hearts and souls.

— Peter Prange, The Philosopher’s Kiss

I want to affect people like a clap of thunder, to inflame their minds with the breadth of my vision, the strength of my conviction and the power of my expression.

— Rosa Luxemburg

Let my worship be within the heart that rejoices, for behold, all acts of love and pleasure are my rituals.Therefore, let there be beauty and strength, power and compassion, honor and humility, mirth and reverence within you.

— Doreen Valiente, Charge of the Goddess: The Mother of Modern Witchcraft

No more shall the birds or the beasts seek to harm me, From the power that has held them, they will henceforth be set freeAnd should another such attempt dare come to beThe doer of the spell shall be so cursed ten-fold, plus three!

— Leigh Ann Edwards, A Chieftain’s Wife

Keep moving forward in the power of thy might.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

If you learn to use the power of love then you’re the most powerful person.

— Debasish Mridha

Those——”—here he flung out a terrible oath—”those people don’t know what their blind hands are sowing. They will know when our power is complete and we begin to mow down their cursed grass. They’ll know it then!

— Maxim Gorky, Mother

Your power to choose can never be taken from you. It can be neglected and it can be ignored. But if used, it can make all the difference.

— Steve Goodier

The only power the devil has is in our area of ignorance.

— Sunday Adelaja, The Mountain of Ignorance

I simply love being me. You have no power to control my feelings because I own my own heart

— che acebido

I’m here, Satan, ” he said. “I can’t see you, and maybe you can move faster than I can, but I’m still here, and by the grace of God and the power of the Holy Spirit I intend to be a thorn in your side until one of us has had enough!

— Frank E. Peretti, This Present Darkness

Why do we calculate our forces, and consult with flesh and blood to our grievous wounding? Jehovah has power enough without borrowing from our puny arm.

— Charles Haddon Spurgeon, Morning and Evening, Based on the English Standard Version

The power of God, strength of will.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

What lies in our power to do it lies in our power not to do.

— Aristotle

The law of circulation is the power of communication.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

Your trials equal the power of God that works in you. If your battles are intense, then what God has deposited in you is deep.

— Paul Gitwaza

We have the power to build a new consensus, which rejects killing as a method for achieving results. And we can look forward to a time when the wholesale slaughter of animals in shelters is viewed as a cruel aberration of the past. We have a choice.

— Nathan Winograd

I’ve always shied away from conventional wisdom, though I know the power of it.

— Peter Jennings

When you blame others you give up your power to change.

— Anonymous

The large venue gives me the thrill that comes from the power in numbers.

— Suzy Bogguss

It is clear from both documentary and archaeological sources that conspicuous display and consumption of wealth was fundamental for an elite male to maintain power and position in society.

— Sally Crawford, Daily Life in Anglo-Saxon England

Gratitude is a form of worship in its own right, as it implies the acceptance of a power greater than yourself.

— Stephen Richards

Whenever you can call your enemy and tell him that you truly love him with compassion, then you are practicing the power of true love.

— Debasish Mridha

Stay upbeat and keep your head held high. There is no end to the power of positive thinking. I AM looking forward to all the wealth, success, and abundance speeding my way!

— Ron Barrow

The power of gradually losing all feeling of strangeness or astonishment, and finally being pleased at anything, is called the historical sense or historical culture.

— Friedrich Nietzsche, On the Advantage and Disadvantage of History for Life

The United States is the world’s best hope, but if you fetter her in the interests and quarrels of other nations, if you tangle her in the intrigues of Europe, you will destroy her power for good and endanger her very existence.

— Henry Cabot Lodge

No power is strong enough to be lasting if it labors under the weight of fear.

— Cicero

I think that the power is the principle. The principle of moving forward, as though you have the confidence to move forward, eventually gives you confidence when you look back and see what you’ve done.

— Robert Downey, Jr.

The victim mindset dilutes the human potential. By not accepting personal responsibility for our circumstances, we greatly reduce our power to change them.

— Steve Maraboli, Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience

The law has no power over heroes.

— Charlotte Lennox

The past has no power to stop youfrom being present now.Only your grievance aboutthe past can do that.What is grievance?The baggage of oldthought and emotion.

— Lao Tzu

Prayer is God’s answer to our poverty not a power we exercise to obtain an answer.

— Oswald Chambers

Congratulations, ” I tell her with a slight bow. “I hope you and your power trip will be very happy together. Now, if you’ll excuse me, it’s time for me to go.

— Ally Carter, All Fall Down

God cannot approve of a system of servitude, in which the master is guilty of assuming absolute power – of assuming God’s place and relation towards his fellow-men.

— Gerrit Smith

The power of Allah: no sound, no shape, no form. But when it manifests, none can resist it.

— Idries Shah, Caravan of Dreams

Don’t you know no one can escapethe power of creatures reaching outwith breath alone?

— Marina Tsvetaeva

The irrational thoughts were the ones with the power to burn holes in your gut.

— Keith Ablow, Murder Suicide

The healing power of charity, bestowed by our Father and made possible by the Atonement of Jesus Christ, can make it virtually impossible for us even to feel emotions common to the natural man.

— Sheri Dew, If Life Were Easy, It Wouldn’t Be Hard: And Other Reassuring Truths

The power of gratitude is everlasting blessings.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

There is so much power in not been easily fazed and having the will to go on no matter what. I pray for “bottomless tenacity”.

— Bashiru Ismail

I believe strongly in the power of arts education to engage and empower young people.

— Heather Watts

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 F. Stanley

Humbleness, modest and down to earth that recognize the real power and true sense of values towards the achievement of good life and enduring everlasting qualities.

— Chris Salamone

No power and no treasure can outweigh the extension of our knowledge.

— Democritus

Clever nations are the ones who keep changing their governments! Because power must change hands otherwise it will get spoiled and rot!

— Mehmet Murat ildan

You are capable of loving the unlovable. The grace of God gives you the power to love.It also takes conscious effort and decision to choice to love.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

We have a natural and supernatural identity. Our spirituality should be relevant to daily life; our calling is to influence the world through right living, the Truth and the power of God.

— E.N. Supen, The Victorious Kingdom Quotes

The next time you have a high-stakes meeting, a presentation, or an important social engagement, practice power posing beforehand to potently and powerfully impact your confidence.

— Susan C. Young, The Art of Body Language: 8 Ways to Optimize Non-Verbal Communication for Positive Impact

All governments suffer a recurring problem: Power attracts pathological personalities. It is not that power corrupts but that it is magnetic to the corruptible.

— Frank Herbert, Chapterhouse: Dune

Too many problem-solving sessions become battlegrounds where decisions are made based on power rather than intelligence.

— Margaret J. Wheatley

True power lies not in the spotlight, but in the influential shadows.

— J.Adam Snyder

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

You have the power to tear me to pieces, to wound me so deep and true that I’ll never recover. What Rissa’s death did to the boy I was? You have the ability to do a thousand times worse to the man I’ve become.

— Nalini Singh, Kiss of Snow

Don’t trust children with edge tools. Don’t trust man, great God, with more power than he has until he has learned to use that little better. What a hell we should make of the world if we could do what we would!

— Ralph Waldo Emerson

A lot of high-profile companies are recognizing the benefits of power napping. . . . It’s like kindergarten all over again.

— Stefanie Weisman

Individuals with greed for power see others as elements to be oppressed.

— Sunday Adelaja, The Mountain of Ignorance

Utilise the combined power of creative consciousness of the heart, mind and higher self to manifest, modify and manage your total reality. Create a state of Bliss where everything is in perfect balance.

— Steven Redhead, Unleash The Power of Your Heart and Mind

Lipstick is the most valuable weapon in a woman’s make-up kit. It has the power to transform the appearance and mood of the person wearing it, and, at the same time, arouses the admiration of everybody else.

— Monica Bellucci

As an Asian-American actor, I believe it is important to never settle for the status quo. I feel a responsibility to do everything in my power to create positive perceptions of Asian Americans through my work.

— Ian Anthony Dale

There is comfort in knowing that you don’t have to pretend anymore, that you are going to do everything within your power to heal.

— Ellen Bass, Beginning to Heal

If God the Father and God the Son use light, knowledge, insight, understanding and wisdom to function on the earth, it means that is the greatest power in existence.

— Sunday Adelaja

Before we acquire great power we must acquire wisdom to use it well.

— Ralph Waldo Emerson

Friends are an aid to the young to guard them from error to the elderly to attend to their wants and to supplement their failing power of action to those in the prime of life to assist them to noble deeds.

— Aristotle

In every era, humanity produces demonic individuals and seductive ideas of repression. The task of statesmanship is to prevent their rise to power and sustain an international order capable of deterring them if they do achieve it.

— Henry Kissinger

He must have seen her shock, because he said, “You can’t defeat the power of the book. But you can make it work for you.

— Kristine Grayson, Wickedly Charming

How do you behave when you win? When your enemies are at your mercy and your power has become absolute: what then?

— Salman Rushdie, The Satanic Verses

On the back benches, you can have your say but no power to do anything.

— Bob Ainsworth

An entire nation shook under the power of one man’s [MLK’s] dream! Now if one dream can do that for our nation, imagine what a dream can do for the Church.

— Wayne Cordeiro

God’s power supersedes any power.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

Honestly, I’m sorry you have no more power over me, but I’m not scared of you anymore. It’s just not worth my time.

— Embee, Tess Embers

Putting down the power right from the whistle would be ugly and brutal, but it would get the job done. He wanted to tell her that, but this was the thing with coaching: you had to step back at exactly the moment you ached to step forward.

— Chris Cleave

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

— Isabel Allende

There’s a lot more power in calm than in vituperation.

— Dennis Prager

I believe in a higher power and I believe in good and bad, right and wrong. You sleep in the bed you make.

— Leif Garrett

If you are distressed by anything external, the pain is not due to the thing itself, but to your estimate of it; and this you have the power to revoke at any moment.

— Marcus Aurelius, Meditations

They [Nazi captors]had more liberty, more options to choose from in their environment; but he [Viktor Frankl] had more freedom, more internal power to exercise his options.

— Stephen R. Covey, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change

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

The vampires took everything from me, but I’m looking into the eyes of one who has the power to give me back a reason to live, who can heal my gaping hole of sorrow.

— J.A. London, Darkness Before Dawn

Knowledge is power but too much power tends to corrupt the minds of those who possess it.

— Sidy Sidique

When others doubt the power of Jesus, be the one who asks Him to perform the impossible. He often will.

— Dillon Burroughs, Thirst No More: A One-Year Devotional Journey

Recognise and reach out to the inherent great power within you.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

Your power as a woman, as a mother, is your medicine, and it saved you. Take your courage in that.

— Jim Fergus, One Thousand White Women: The Journals of May Dodd

Therefore, let there be beauty and strength, power and compassion, honor and humility, mirth and reverence within you.

— Doreen Valiente, Charge of the Goddess: The Mother of Modern Witchcraft

The power of pop culture stories should not be underestimated, and there is an enormous potential for inspirational stories that can have a positive, transformative effect on our lives.

— Anita Sarkeesian

Never lose the power to love.

— Debasish Mridha M.D.

Those who learn to love unconditionally possibly know the power of love and it’s beauty.

— Debasish Mridha

I meditateSo that I can inundateMy entire beingWith the omnipotent power of peace.

— Sri Chinmoy, The Wings of Joy: Finding Your Path to Inner Peace

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

The will to dare, the power to act.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

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

Poor, ill-advised Roderich! What evil power did you conjure up to poison in its first youth the race you thought to have planted for eternity?

— E.T.A. Hoffmann, Tales of Hoffmann

Learn to recognize power in others. Become more conscious of your own power. It’s there.

— Brandon Mull, The Rogue Knight

To develop political and economic power in a capitalist society, you need capital.

— Bobby Seale

Nothing else has the power to calm, comfort, and care for you better than home.

— Richelle E. Goodrich, Smile Anyway

But in a larger sense we cannot dedicate we cannot consecrate we cannot hallow this ground. The brave men living and dead who struggled here have consecrated it far above our poor power to add or detract.

— Abraham Lincoln

Detachment is a basic requirement for seeking enlightenment. Anyone or anything we are attached to has power to manipulate us although we all have freedom to choose.

— Hina Hashmi, Your Life A Practical Guide to Happiness Peace and Fulfilment

. . . things whose perishing had been arrested by their power to make her love them.

— Denis Johnson, The Name of the World

Taking what is, then making it into what it can be through the power of creation that we all possess.

— Steven Redhead, Keys to The Laws of Creation

In time of great anxiety we can draw power from our friends. We should at such times however avoid friends who sympathize too deeply who give us pity rather than strength.

— D. Lupton

If we were all given by magic the power to read each other’s thoughts I suppose the first effect would be to dissolve all friendships.

— Bertrand Russell

Always remember: Power in the wrong hands can destroy the owner. The same power that gave victory to Samson is what destroyed him.

— Ziad K. Abdelnour, Economic Warfare: Secrets of Wealth Creation in the Age of Welfare Politics

Oh, London is a man’s town, there’s power in the air;And Paris is a woman’s town, with flowers in her hair;And it’s sweet to dream in Venice, and it’s great to study Rome;But when it comes to living, there is no place like home.

— Henry Van Dyke

The lack of power is the source of all unhappiness

— Bangambiki Habyarimana, The Great Pearl of Wisdom

Kind words are a creative force, a power that concurs in the building up of all that is good, and energy that showers blessings upon the world.

— Lawrence G. Lovasik

He is the Firstfruits of God’s harvest, and millions have followed Him. The same power that raised Him from the dead lives in them, giving them life everlasting.

— Ron Cantor

We are not like you. We do not glory in having power over our own kind.” Haghuf turned to walk away. Then as an afterthought added over his shoulder, “Or imagining that we do.

— Jaq D. Hawkins

No one has yet determined the power of the human species . . . what it may perform by instinct, and what it may accomplish with rational determination.

— Brian Herbert, House Harkonnen

No power so effectually robs the mind of all its powers of acting and reasoning as fear.

— Edmund Burke

Bring all your power out my friend, and throw away such Gods, such doctrines, such institutions, that impede in the path of human progress.

— Abhijit Naskar, Illusion of Religion: A Treatise on Religious Fundamentalism

Their relationship must be all claws and blades: law and custom gave him a thousand types of power over {her}, while she had only the one, pointed firmly at his heart.

— Ruthanna Emrys, Winter Tide

Everyone may be called “comrade, ” but some comrades have the power of life and death over other comrades.

— Thomas Sowell, Knowledge And Decisions

We need to be politically engaged, but peculiar in how we engage. Jesus and the early Christians had a marvelous political imagination. They turned all the presumptions and ideas of power and blessing upside down.

— Shane Claiborne

Missional leaders understand the power of connecting relationally in their community through personal networking.

— Gary Rohrmayer

However, the real beauty is not in the words themselves, but in the listener that has the power to understand them.

— Luis Marques

I got into acting because my teachers kept nudging me into it. The power a teacher has to influence someone is so great. I can’t think of a profession I have more respect for.

— Jon Hamm

The people with ideas have no power and the people with power have no ideas.

— Harmon Okinyo

When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.”-Jimi Hendrix

— Jimi Hendrix

Before capitalism will go to hell, then, it will for the foreseeable future hang in limbo, dead or about to die from an overdose of itself but still very much around, as nobody will have the power to move its decaying body out of the way.

— Wolfgang Streeck, How Will Capitalism End? Essays on a Failing System

In most cases, those who want power probably shouldn’t have it, those who enjoy it probably do so for the wrong reasons, and those who want most to hold on to it don’t understand that it’s only temporary.

— John C. Maxwell, Becoming a Person of Influence: How to Positively Impact the Lives of Others

And hell, sometimes the best thing is to put on a black dress and become a wicked stepmother. There’s power in that, if you’re after power.

— Catherynne M. Valente, The Bread We Eat in Dreams

Everyone has the power to inspire and serve the world.

— Lolly Daskal

Wisdom is merely the counter power used against on your unique talents to prevent them turning into your deadly curses.

— Alper Mazun

For a while, my self-control and my power of reason quailed to uselessness.

— Kaoru Kurimoto, The Battle of Nospherus

Forgiveness really is so misunderstood, as well as the power it can release in an individual.

— Jennifer O’Neill

Like tiny gods, all that we say and do holds a power so great that any one of us in any given moment can be responsible for the birth of a new civilization or the collapse of our own.

— A.J. Darkholme, Rise of the Morningstar

When we learn to use the power of love then the world will see the peace.

— Debasish Mridha

The power of collective memory does not lie in its accurate, systematic, or sophisticated mapping of the past, but in establishing basic images that articulate and reinforce a particular ideological stance.

— Yael Zerubavel, Recovered Roots: Collective Memory and the Making of Israeli National Tradition

Prayer is the power of being.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

The power others have to upset us and to steer us off our path is the power we gave to them.

— Joy Maitland

We know that no one ever seizes power with the intention of relinquishing it.

— George Orwell, 1984

For me, ‘Rent’ was all about coming out of myself, finding out who I was, learning the power I could have as a performer. And ‘Wicked’ was about harnessing all that strength.

— Idina Menzel

Beyond our utmost wants His love and power can bless To praying souls he always grants More than they can express.

— John Newton

One person with a divine purpose, passion and power is better than 99 people who are merely interested. Passion is stronger than interest.

— Israelmore Ayivor, Michelangelo | Beethoven | Shakespeare: 15 Things Common to Great Achievers

People fight harder for power than they do for freedom despite freedom is power.

— Daniel S. Stallings

Mountains are moved when we choose positivity, when we choose to exert the power of love, when we chip away at our problems 1 day at a time.

— D. Allen Miller, Scarlet Tears

The only real power comes out of a long rifle.

— Joseph Stalin

Oh, let me love with all my power all the way.Let me love like stars love the moon rest of my day.

— Debasish Mridha

The only power desirable is the grace to pray.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

There’s writing power in one word sentences and one sentence paragraphs. Wise authors use them. -Judith Briles

— Judith Briles, Snappy Sassy Salty: Wise Words for Authors and Writers

What they prefer to that is to find someone to have power over; someone to own and to bully, to smash and to waste. She wondered if she would ever be in love.

— Gwendoline Riley

Art has the power to transform, to illuminate, to educate, inspire and motivate.

— Harvey Fierstein

People are rejecting the power of the elite, but individuals such as Snowden are doing so in a positive way, trying to change things for the better. He is a very intelligent man and obviously interested in electronic music.

— Jean-Michel Jarre

No matter how great the love, the pain, the sadness, the power of a heart, no one can recreate the sea. Nowhere else.

— Ondjaki, The Whistler

The power of prayer is priceless. Great things can be accomplished by prayer.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

Start your day with and in prayer. Communicate with the Lord and listen for instructions. Hooking up, plugging into, and connecting to the POWER SOURCE each day will keep power outages and disconnections away!

— Anita R. Sneed-Carter

Explore the power of creativity.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

No wonder modern humanity, even as it loudly proclaims its freedom and power to choose, is really an impotent herd drive this way and that, paralyzed by the disconnectedness of it all. It’s just one damn thing after another.

— Stanley Hauerwas, Resident Aliens: Life in the Christian Colony

The secret of the power of Christianity is not in its ethics. It is not in Christian ideas or philosophy . . .the secret of Christianity is found . . . in the Lord Jesus Christ.

— Billy Graham, Billy Graham in Quotes

I understood the life around me better, not from love, which everybody acknowledges to be a great teacher, but from estrangement, to which nobody has attributed the power of reinforcing insight

— Nirad C. Chaudhuri

The greatest create of power you have on earth, whether you are an angel, a spirit, a man or woman or child is to help others.

— Anne Rice, Servant of the Bones

Quite possibly the only infinite power in the universe may be the human capacity for self-deception.

— Michelle Templet

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

You need to maximize your Gods given potential through the power of your spirit, your inner core, your values and principles on which your life is based

— Sunday Adelaja

The attractive power of love is intensified proportional to the intensity of thoughts, perception of duration, and the perceived distance.

— Debasish Mridha

To strengthen the power of love, love those who do not deserve.

— Debasish Mridha

The power of your smile accompanied me on my way; but your tears, the tears of concern for me, I will carry forever in my heart.

— Kristian Goldmund Aumann, Love Poems: Love Conquers All

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

— Don DeLillo

Shame derives its power from being unspeakable.

— Brené Brown, Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead

And because we have been given thought, will, and imagination, albeit on a human scale, we too have this power to create.

— Dean Koontz, Brother Odd

Everyone who searches for power, without exception, searches for battle. Do you fight in order to become more powerful? Or do you want more power so you can fight?

— Lucifer

It is not power that corrupts but fear.

— Aung San Suu Kyi

Despite great advances in women’s rights, statistics show that when it comes to the balance of power between the sexes, equality is far from being a global reality.

— Sam Taylor-Johnson

Poisonous people will try to destroy you when they recognize your power this is because they fear what you might become.

— Peprah Boasiako

Never under estimate the power of guilt, in the end it will find its way to destroy you. The more you try to turn your back on it, the easier it is for it to stab you in the back.

— Kabelo Mabona

Every system of power in the world has a vested interest in weakening the individuality of its subjects and tries to weaken or it possible completely extinguish it.

— Christa Wolf, City of Angels or Overcoat of Dr. Freud

But one of the worst results of being a slave and being forced to do things is that when there is no one to force you any more you find you have almost lost the power of forcing yourself.

— C.S. Lewis, The Horse and His Boy

It’s probably a bit of a power trip when you befriend somebody enough that they trust you to tell you things.

— Josh Brolin

Competition may help us create better products and services but in the end competition really seeks to destroy the opponent. To put him out of the power to compete against you.

— Bangambiki Habyarimana, The Great Pearl of Wisdom

To exist, the triangle demands three complementary elements: love, power and danger. Mixed incautiously, these elements, like those in physics, are volatile and potentially explosive.

— Ruth Harris

You lose your power not by giving it away, but by not giving it away.

— Debasish Mridha

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

— Tony Robbins

I find few more satisfying exhibitions of power and control than deliberately creating desire – only to capriciously deny it…

— Rika, The Joy of Denial

Nothing’s ever too fast. Maybe sometimes on the road some people are too fast if they don’t know how to control the car, but in racing, the faster and more power and grip, the better it is.

— Heikki Kovalainen

In this world, who can do a thing, will not;And who would do it, cannot, I perceive:Yet the will’s somewhat — somewhat, too, the power —And thus we half-men struggle.

— Robert Browning, Robert Browning’s Poetry

God’s grace is the power of life.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

Small truths have greater power than big lies.

— Matshona Dhliwayo

It is true love that can activate the beauty and power of true genius.

— Debasish Mridha

Her sureness was based on the power to limit experience arbitrarily.

— Nathanael West, Miss Lonelyhearts

Engineers are behind the cars we drive, the pills we pop and the way we power our homes.

— James Dyson

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

No state, no government exists. What does in fact exist is a man, or a few men, in power over many men.

— Rose Wilder Lane

The royal power is the grace to act right.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

Authentic kindness has a power greater than rock, paper and scissors combined.

— Toni Sorenson

They say the crazies come out at night. I say the crazies come out during election year: Elections have the power to turn once seemingly normal people into certified loonies.

— Criss Jami

Imagination is the power of attraction, when you want something you have to imagine it, to attract the thing to you.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

As we think of power in the 21st century, we want to get away from the idea that power’s always zero sum – my gain is your loss and vice versa. Power can also be positive sum, where your gain can be my gain.

— Joseph Nye

You have to enable and empower people to make decisions independent of you. As I’ve learned, each person on a team is an extension of your leadership; if they feel empowered by you they will magnify your power to lead.

— Tom Ridge

Persistence is a unique mental strength; a strength that is essential to combat the fierce power of the repeated rejections and numerous other obstacles that sit in waiting and are all part of winning in a fast-moving, ever-changing world.

— Bob Proctor

You have a great advantage as a writer, Monsieur, ‘ said Poirot. ‘You can relieve your feelings by expedient of the printed word. You have the power of the pen over your enemies.

— Agatha Christie

To be a power to reckon with you need to believe in yourself and your dreams.

— Stephen Richards, Be First: Achieve Every Dream

I’m not going to change the world overnight. It’s one person at a time, and hopefully they’re people in positions of power who can help people get in those roles and really, truly embrace colorblind casting.

— Gabrielle Union

Fear of a bully, fear of a volcano; the power within you does not distinguish. It does not recognize degree.

— N.K. Jemisin, The Fifth Season

Regarding solar power systems, the bigger the system is, the more likely it may go on fire.

— Steven Magee

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

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

— Arthur Schopenhauer

And only weaklings…who lack courage and the power to feel they’re right when the whole world says they’re wrong, ever lose.

— Zelda Fitzgerald

Knowledge is not a passion from without the mind, but an active exertion of the inward strength, vigor and power of the mind, displaying itself from within.

— Ralph Cudworth

Those who were known as sultans and emperors are gone to dust. Their palaces are now known as ruins. This is ultimate power and commands of nature.

— Aditya Ajmera

The Holy Spirit gives power for the fulfillment of the Great Commission.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

God is the burden crusher and the freedom fighter. He has the power to change lives.

— Tina Samples, Messed Up Men of the Bible

Never underestimate the power of the spiritual world.

— Eileen Keledjian, Armenian Affairs

We can achieve our goals either by human effort or by the power of God. The dependence on God’s power is the best choice.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

Today I will exercise to build the power of my love.

— Debasish Mridha

Fear is the bane of all creatures that bubbles inside us forming rocks of resistence, sucking away all will power to act, think or speak.

— Isabella Poretsis

Miracles… seem to me to rest not so much upon… healing power coming suddenly near us from afar but upon our perceptions being made finer, so that, for a moment, our eyes can see and our ears can hear what is there around us always.

— Willa Cather, Death Comes for the Archbishop

Power and wealth increase in direct proportion to a man’s distance from the material objects from which wealth and power are ultimately derived.

— Aldous Huxley, After Many a Summer Dies the Swan

Many can argue that it is our power of intelligence that is the key to the human domination of our planet. I suggest that it is the ability to put our thoughts into words that can be communicated to others.

— Yehuda Berg

Keep a clear picture of your goals in mind.The power of imagination is unlimited.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

Salvation is always “good news.” It is news of God’s love and forgiveness—adoption into His family—fellowship with His people—freedom from the penalty of sin—liberation from the power of sin.

— Billy Graham, Billy Graham in Quotes

God has already equipped you with the skills you need to achieve your dreams. If you just try, work hard, take control of your destiny, remain true to yourself and believe it is possible, you will have unlimited power to achieve the impossible.

— Germany Kent

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

— Ayn Rand, Atlas Shrugged

It is true that nobody is above the law, but power can make somebody invisible.

— Toba Beta, My Ancestor Was an Ancient Astronaut

Every time you don’t follow your inner guidance you feel a loss of energy loss of power a sense of spiritual deadness.

— Shakti Gawain

It’s very difficult for people who don’t play video games to understand their power simply by watching, and it’s very difficult for people who aren’t close to technology to understand how rapidly it can change whatever it touches.

— Bing Gordon

On a day when secrets shall be outThe man shall have no power nor any helper.

— Various

In a market economy, however, the individual has some possibility of escaping from the power of the state.

— Peter L. Berger

The American people do not begrudge anyone his or her power until they start abusing it.

— Chris Bell

Find the will power and begin to chase your dreams.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

I am the bended, but not broken. I am the power of the thunderstorm. I am the beauty in the beast. I am the strength in weakness. I am the confidence in the midst of doubt. I am Her!

— Kierra C.T. Banks

Poems are a hotline to our hearts, and we forget this emotional power at our peril.

— Andrew Motion

By learning to contact listen to and act on our intuition we can directly connect to the higher power of the universe and allow it to become our guiding force.

— Shakti Gawain

We must not lose our trust in the power of kindness.

— Debasish Mridha

Love without hope will not survive.Love without faith changes nothing.Love gives power to hope and faith.

— Toba Beta, My Ancestor Was an Ancient Astronaut

Organizing your emotions reclaims your power over any given drama. Nothing is stronger than your own mind.

— Jennifer Elisabeth

But clearly life took people and shook them around until finally they were unrecognizable even to those who had once known them well. Still, there was power in once having known someone.

— Meg Wolitzer, The Interestings

Odd how the creative power at once brings the whole universe to order

— Virginia Woolf

Therefore I am sure that this, my Coronation, is not the symbol of a power and a splendor that are gone but a declaration of our hopes for the future, and for the years I may, by God’s Grace and Mercy, be given to reign and serve you as your Queen.

— Queen Elizabeth II

We live in capitalism. Its power seems inescapable. So did the divine right of kings.

— Ursula K. Le Guin

Believe in yourself and the power of your inner strength.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

Every person has the power to change their fate if they are brave enough to fight for what they desire more than anything.

— Stephanie Garber, Caraval

And I will never again underestimate the power of anticipation. There is no better boost in the present than an invitation into the future.

— Caroline Kepnes, You

Always be bold in everything you do, because boldness has genius, power and magic in it which makes impossibility possible

— Adedayo kingjerry

Travel brings power and love back into your life.

— Jalaluddin Rumi

You’re born with the power of love, why you are looking for power of destruction?

— Debasish Mridha

Don’t let me get into your head. I will twist it and alter it until even you won’t recognize yourself. You cannot begin to comprehend the power I possess. I can harm you in any way impossible.

— Troy Bisson

It’s unfortunate to be bitten by political ambition. The deadly disease causes a man to want to access power by all means either by sacrificing others to its altar or by sacrificing himself when he fails.

— Bangambiki Habyarimana, Pearls Of Eternity

Irrationality is the exclusive preserve of humans as among all creatures only we have the power to rationalise, that being the art of packaging patently irrational as apparently rational.

— R.N. Prasher

There’s a reason prophets perform miracles: language lacks the power to describe faith. And you have to land on faith before you can even begin to hike around to its flip side, betrayal.

— Mohsin Hamid, Moth Smoke

The only way to predict the future is to have power to shape the future.

— Eric Hoffer

Bad art has the power to deform a people just as good art generates new reflection, growth, vision, and hope.

— Michel O’Brien

There had been a subtle realignment of the spheres. The world was somehow a place I could endure again. If life was a grey corridor lined with doors, it was now within my power to open some of them.

— Alexis Hall, Glitterland

When you knew you would break my heart why did you do all in your power to make me fall in love with you?

— Kylisha

Be aware of the power of self awareness.

— Alin Sav

When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.

— Jimi Hendrix

I have realized that the world and its people will never be perfect; and thus, I have grown wiser. I have learned that every aspect of life owns an injustice. I have seen that every human soul is laudable. Thus, you have the power to be enlightened.

— Kylee Carrier

Spoken words have power beyond measure.

— Debasish Mridha

When power narrows the area of man’s concern poetry reminds him of the richness and diversity of his existence.

— John F. Kennedy

Love someone deeply and unconditionally to find the magical power of love.

— Debasish Mridha

There is something about the state putting the power to bully into the hands of subnormal, sadistic apes that makes my blood boil.

— Gore Vidal, Death in the Fifth Position

I dread this power he has over me. It makes me want to tell him all my secrets and see if he still wants me.

— Amanda Bouchet, A Promise of Fire

The gods do not need sacrifices, so what might one do to please them? Acquire wisdom, it seems to me, and do all the good in one’s power to those humans who deserve it.

— Apollonius of Tyana

Everyone who has ever built anywhere a “new heaven” first found the power thereto in his own hell.

— Friedrich Nietzsche

Nothing is impossible. If you can envision your dreams, you have the power to make your dreams a reality. Have faith in yourself and don’t be afraid to dream big. The biggest obstacle is yourself.

— Karen A. Baquiran

It’s essential you create a fiery will from within–harness that power of decisiveness–and choose to be your strongest self.

— Karen Salmansohn

Creativity is the power to connect the seemingly unconnected.

— William Plomer

As long as we still draw breath, we each have the power to bring change into the world.

— Simon Boylan

You are the Magician.You are the alchemist of your life. You have the power to manifest the highest vision of your life.

— Eileen Anglin

The power of positive thoughts is the key to receiving wonders and miraculous blessings.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

The power of faith is the realm of possibilities.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

When you strip it of everything else, Pentecost stands for power and life. That’s what came into the church when the Holy Spirit came down on the day of Pentecost.

— David Wilkerson, The Cross and the Switchblade

You are born with the power to change your life by simply changing your thoughts.

— Debasish Mridha

The central feature of pride is enmity—enmity toward God and enmity toward our fellowmen. 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

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

— Chanakya

By the power of three times three!” exclaimed Gillian. “You could qualify as your own continent, man!

— Lowvee Cole, Boundless Magick

All great religions hold the power to enslave & the power to enlighten…

— Simon Boylan

Men being, as has been said, by nature, all free, equal and independent, no one can be put out of this estate, and subjected to the political power of another, without his own consent.

— John Locke, Second Treatise of Government

The future condition of the conquered power depends on the will of the conquerer.

— Thaddeus Stevens

When we confront with reality, we not only loose peace of mind , but creative power and vision to respond our life.

— Aditya Ajmera

I personally believe in the power of second chances.

— Terry McAuliffe

The only person we have the right or the power to forgive is ourselves. For everything else, there is the Art of Acceptance.

— Rebecca O’Dwyer

The love of liberty is the love of others the love of power is the love of ourselves.

— William Hazlitt

But by this time I was acutely conscious of the gap between law and justice. I knew that the letter of the law was not as important as who held the power in any real-life situation.

— Howard Zinn, You Can’t Be Neutral on a Moving Train: A Personal History of Our Times

How can the power of speech remain when you lie for your own ‘safeside’?

— Dada Bhagwan

People who have stepped fully into their power know they don’t have to push or force things they know that real power comes from surrender.

— Renae A. Sauter, An Empowered Life: Mind/Body/Spirit Empowerment

What I know are simple truths. I know that the fabric of memory is reinforced by stories, rent by silences. I know that power dreads memory. I know that memory outlasts power’s viciousness. I know . . . that a voiceless man is as good as dead.

— Okey Ndibe, Arrows of Rain

The essence of life is the power of love.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

Nature has given women so much power that the law has very wisely given them little.

— Samuel Johnson

Death is the destiny of every man. Why do people fight over power and material wealth.We brought nothing into the world, certainly, we will take nothing out of the world.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, The Alphabets of Success: Passion Driven Life

read thousands of books and I will power myself with knowledge. Pens and books are the weapons that defeat terrorism.

— Malala Yousafzai

I believe in the power of love, and planting positive thought seeds into the collective consciousness.

— Jay Woodman

We’ve been given the power to have what we visualize, but we tend to visualize what we already have.

— Tommy Newberry, The 4:8 Principle: The Secret to a Joy-Filled Life

Hungry for what? Money? No. Power? Over people? That was like having power over clams.

— Victor Robert Lee, Performance Anomalies

Each of us has the power to take action, to light a fire and be the ignition for others.

— Jim Ziolkowski, Walk in Their Shoes: Can One Person Change the World?

Liberal – a power worshipper without power.

— George Orwell

Each person holds so much power within themselves that needs to be let out. Sometimes they just need a little nudge, a little direction, a little support, a little coaching, and the greatest things can happen.

— Pete Carroll

The reward of one duty is the power to fulfill another.

— George Eliot

The very “least” among us has the enormous power to effect change through small acts of determination and will.

— Bryant McGill, Voice of Reason

And I must believe that man has the power to know the right, to choose between good and evil and know that his choice has made a difference…

— Marion Zimmer Bradley, The Mists of Avalon

Anyaele Sam Chiyson Leadership Law of Responsibility: Great leaders greet their geniuses through their greatest power of choice, principle-based living and highest means of expressing their voice.

— Anyaele Sam Chiyson, The Sagacity of Sage

For me, it is essential to have the inner peace and serenity of prayer in order to listen to the silence of God, which speaks to us, in our personal life and the history of our times, of the power of love.

— Adolfo Perez Esquivel

She knew the soothing power of a human touch on aching flesh. Knew the strange bond that formed when two creatures united in mutual need, one hurting, the other healing.

— Susan Wiggs, At the King’s Command

I do not wish women to have power over men but over themselves.

— Mary Shelley

Only the power of light illuminates our thoughts and our being.

— Kristian Goldmund Aumann, From Poet’s Hand

Love with a peaceful mind and bring peace with the power of love.

— Debasish Mridha

We never realize the power of real love unless we witness or experience a transaction, because real love costs.

— Eric Samuel Timm, Static Jedi: The Art of Hearing God Through the Noise

He sensed Death with a depth and clarity of which only small children or great philosophers are capable, philosophers who are themselves almost childlike in the power and simplicity of their thinking.

— Vasily Grossman, Life and Fate

Every man with a little leisure and enough money for railway tickets, every man, indeed, 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, Jesting Pilate

Believe in your prayers. Believe in the power of your faith and blessings of your near and dear ones. Their love serves as a balm, soothes your heart and heals your body.

— Sanchita Pandey, Cancer to Cure

The State acquires power… and because of its insatiable lust for power it is incapable of giving up any of it. The State never abdicates.

— Frank Chodorov

The media’s power is frail. Without the people’s support, it can be shut off with the ease of turning a light switch.

— Corazon Aquino

The lust for chaos wrenched reason from my mind. She wanted the power I’d called before. She wanted to burn it all; to slice open the veil and summon the fires of hell to dance for her. She burned for it, and so did I.” ~ Muse

— Pippa DaCosta, Devil May Care

The power of community to create health is far greater than any physician, clinic or hospital.

— Mark Hyman

I became aware that the invincible power that has moved the world is unrequited, not happy, love.

— Gabriel García Márquez

the balance of power between the sexes had been destabilized, and relations between mothers and their children transformed from a natural and accepted one to a mere option.

— Peter Hitchens, The Abolition of Britain: From Winston Churchill to Princess Diana

from Bill Clinton speech- People are more impressed by the power of our example rather than the example of our power…

— Bill Clinton

God chose to introduce Himself to us in the first verse of Genesis as a Creator. And yet so few Christians really understand the power of creativity to influence the culture.

— Phil Cooke

There are few uglier traits of human nature than this tendency—which I now witnessed in men no worse than their neighbours—to grow cruel, merely because they possessed the power of inflicting harm.

— Nathaniel Hawthorne

It is senseless to blame others or your environment for your miseries. Change begins from the moment you muster the courage to act. When you change, the environment will change. The power to change the world is found nowhere but within our own life.

— Daisaku Ikeda

Not all powers are spectacular.” Hestia looked at me. “Sometimes the hardest power to master is the power of yielding.

— Rick Riordan, The Last Olympian

Never underestimate the power of human stupidity.

— Robert A. Heinlein

There should not be any excuse. If we don’t like our heritages, we’ve the power to change them for good. Let’s go beyond using lame excuses…

— Assegid Habtewold, The 9 Cardinal Building Blocks: For Continued Success in Leadership

Forgiveness is the only battery that can power our relationship with God and other men like us.

— Bamigboye Olurotimi

Even the brightest sun can be obscured by clouds, this is the power of nature.

— Aditya Ajmera

The magic of love is that it has the power to create a magical world in and around us.

— Debasish Mridha

We’re not alone–at least, we’re alone only if we choose to be alone. We’re alone only if we choose to go through life relying solely on our own strength rather than learning to draw upon the power of God.

— Sheri Dew, If Life Were Easy, It Wouldn’t Be Hard: And Other Reassuring Truths

I don’t have what it takes to inspire someone to become a “worldly” musician or rapper! I can’t use the power God gave me yesterday to work against the Kingdom God set up many years ago!

— Israelmore Ayivor, The Great Hand Book of Quotes

No power on earth, if it labours beneath the burden of fear, can possibly be strong enough to survive.

— Marcus Tullius Cicero, On Duties

My task, which I am trying to achieve is, by the power of the written word, to make you hear, to make you feel–it is, before all, to make you see.

— Joseph Conrad, Lord Jim

God only gives men power to make wealth, meaning God does not give wealth, he gives the power to work for it. (Deut. 8:18)

— Sunday Adelaja

Strength conquers some, might conquers many, power conquers numerous, but love conquers all.

— Matshona Dhliwayo

Dreamers have a territorial seed in them that give them the power to possess, to dominate and to influence the world.

— Euginia Herlihy, Take a Step Right Now Towards Your Dreams by Euginia

All divine power is within you to accomplish great things.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

But everyone has some kind of power to hurt people.

— Kristin Cashore, Graceling

Forgiveness is the key that unlocks the door of resentment and the handcuffs of hatred. It is a power that breaks the chains of bitterness and the shackles of selfishness.

— Corrie ten Boom, Clippings from My Notebook

Far too many people opened their hearts and lives at the drop of a hat. Why give someone that power over you? Why endow them with the ability to hurt you that much? Let someone in and you were asking for an emotional kicking some day.

— Dorothy Koomson, My Best Friend’s Girl

What power has love but forgiveness?In other wordsby its interventionwhat has been donecan be undone.What good is it otherwise?

— William Carlos Williams

As much as love is the source of power for those who are centred in their hearts, as much fear is the source of illusionary power for those who insist on being led by their heads alone.

— Raphael Zernoff

Never underestimate the power of pain. Once it’s revealed, you would see the unexpected result coming up.

— Pich

I wanted it more than enough. I wanted it with every fiber of my being, and I had the power to make it happen – to make it so I was the one Drew wanted, not Lizzie

— Michelle Madow, Vengeance

Cheating, betraying its easy, changing partner like clothes its easy that’s why people run there.Honesty is so difficult , only people with power of self respect Do it.

— Mohammed Zaki Ansari, “Zaki’s Gift Of Love”

See now the power of truth; the same experiment which at first glance seemed to show one thing, when more carefully examined, assures us of the contrary.

— Galileo Galilei, Discorsi E Dimostrazioni Matematiche: Intorno a Due Nuoue Scienze, Attenenti Alla Mecanica & I Movimenti Locali

Consequently, if you believe God made Satan, you must realize that all Satan’s power comes from God and so that Satan is simply God’s child, and that we are God’s children also. There are no children of Satan, really.

— Anne Rice, Interview with the Vampire

He hits it long. His shoulders are impressively quick through the ball. That’s where he’s getting his power from. He’s young and has great elasticity.

— Nick Faldo

To be evil at all, Satan needs good things he can abuse, things like intelligence, power and will. Those good things come from God.

— J. Budziszewski, How to Stay Christian in College

When we pray for the Spirit’s help … we will simply fall down at the Lord’s feet in our weakness. There we will find the victory and power that comes from His love.

— Andrew Murray

You have the power to turn your negatives into positives. – Author Mahogany Law

— Mahogany Law

The power of love is that it sees all people.

— DaShanne Stokes

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

When we consistently suppress and distrust our intuitive knowingness, looking instead for authority, validation, and approval from others, we give our personal power away.

— Shakti Gawain

Albert Einstein’s equation, E=MC2, is considered to be a theory. Despite being one, we have been able to use it to produce the energy we need to power our cities, as well as the bombs to destroy the same.

— Stephen Richards, How to Get Everything You Can Imagine: Volume 1: How Mind Power Works

Crystal then read the red sticker out loud, “Dangerous, do not open.” We both stared at each other for a moment. I was trying to figure out why a dumb book about power was dangerous

— Dominic Tomasi

What is the point of having all this power if you can’t force people to do what you want?

— Ian Gregoire, The Exercise of Vital Powers

What a strange power there is in clothing.

— Isaac Bashevis Singer

Intuition is a gift, an inner power that you can turn to whenever you need it.

— Laurie Nadel, Dr. Laurie Nadel’s Sixth Sense: Unlocking Your Ultimate Mind Power

We have to restore power to the family, to the neighborhood, and the community with a non-market principle, a principle of equality, of charity, of let’s-take-care-of-one-another. That’s the creative challenge.

— Jerry Brown

This only is denied to God: the power to undo the past.

— Agathon

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

— Jackie Kennedy

The best way to convert your time into products is through the power of isolation.

— Sunday Adelaja, How To Become Great Through Time Conversion: Are you wasting time, spending time or investing time?

A man in cahoots with a woman’s sexual instinct was the devil himself, for he had the united power over her—himself and her own longing—greater than a mere man

— Judith Ivory, Untie My Heart

Scripture is our norming norm and tradition is our normed norm and that in a doctrinal controversy Scripture alone has absolute veto power while The Great Tradition (orthodox doctrine) has a vote but not a veto.

— Roger E. Olson

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

… everyone regrets something, but you can’t change the past. You’ve got to let go and make new memories until the old ones fade enough that they don’t hold any power over you.

— Olivia Arran, Heartsridge Shifters: Austin

I believe in the power of weakness.

— Pat Buckley

people say things meant to rip you in half but you hold the power to notturn their words into a knifeand cut yourself

— Rupi Kaur, Milk and Honey

I believe 100 percent in the power and importance of music.

— James Taylor

Van Eck raised a brow. “How old are you, girl? Sixteen? Seventeen? Nations rise and fall. Markets are made and unmade. When power shifts, someone always suffers.

— Leigh Bardugo, Six of Crows

There are things known—things experienced, felt, and understood—that words hold no power to convey. Attempting to do so only dilutes their substance and does them injustice.

— Richelle E. Goodrich

I think I have told you, but if I have not, you must have understood, that a man who has a vision is not able to use the power of it until after he has performed the vision on earth for the people to see.

— Black Elk

Know that we win the war when we pray in power because prayer is the battle.

— Stormie Omartian, Prayer Warrior: The Power of Praying Your Way to Victory

We have the power to improve our work lives immeasurably through awareness, compassion, patience & ingenuity.

— Sharon Salzberg, Real Happiness at Work: Meditations for Accomplishment, Achievement, and Peace

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

In this world, family is the final, most elemental unit of power. A small group, helplessly bound together by blood with a shared set of skills and tools for consolidating power and subjugating others.

— Joe Hill, Locke & Key, Vol. 6: Alpha & Omega

Positive thinking is the power of the mind.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

Love is an energy to which we all must tune it. There is no greater power Source.

— Ka Chinery, Perceptions from the Photon Frequency: The Ascended Version

What I count as real prosperity… is the growth in a knowledge of God, and in a testimony, and in the power to live the gospel and to inspire our families to do the same. That is prosperity of the truest kind.

— Heber J. Grant

A dead man is the worst enemy alive, I thought. You can’t alter his power over you. You can’t alter what you love or owe. And it’s too late to ask him for his absolution. He has beaten you all ways.

— John le Carré, Our Game

I’d been at the mercy of a prick on a power trip, the kind of buttoned-up bantam rooster who gets off on control and then, when you resist him, tells you that you’ve got issues with control.

— Norah Vincent, Voluntary Madness: My Year Lost and Found in the Loony Bin

Wisdom is a state of stability and unconcern. It is a balanced confidence based on stable reasons. Wisdom is not a talent or power sourced at your birth. It is the power of ruling over all the other powers you have born with.

— Alper Mazun

There is no sharper spear than wisdom.There is no larger shield than faith.There is no better fortress than truth.There is no greater strength than hope.There is no higher power than love.

— Matshona Dhliwayo

Sex is the power of the soul.

— Samael Aun Weor

You were born with the power to change others. You change people by the way you treat them. That is what changes the human heart.

— Patricia Polacco

Fraudulent and improper payments have long bedeviled Medicare, a $466 billion program. In particular, payments for durable medical equipment, like power wheelchairs and diabetic test kits, are ripe for fraud.

— Charles Duhigg

Enthusiasm… the sustaining power of all great action.

— Samuel Smiles

Our attitudes control our lives. Attitudes are a secret power working twenty-four hours a day, for good or bad. It is of paramount importance that we know how to harness and control this great force.

— Irving Berlin

there is a difference betweenloneliness and solitude, one will empty you andone will fill you.you have the power to choose.

— AVA., you are safe here.

He was the kind of man I wanted: wild, hot, horny, and losing control. And it all pointed back to me, about how much I felt in control of him, with the power of my body.I felt so in control of him; it was dizzying, and intoxicating.

— Fiona Thrust, Naked and Sexual

An abundance of money, alcohol, or power doesn’t change you, it simply reveals who you truly are.

— Rob Liano

Never lose hope. Never forget the power of intentions and desires.

— Debasish Mridha

The Antichrist . . . will be the embodiment of evil, and will have great power to deceive those who choose to follow him.

— Billy Graham, Billy Graham in Quotes

I belong to no one. On this night, I swear to you that I will rise above everything you’ve ever taught me. I will become a force that this world has never known. I will come into such power that none will dare hurt me again.

— Marie Lu

If people in the position of power are not made to be accountable, then, ungodliness, injustice and oppression will continue to be the order of the day in the society.

— Sunday Adelaja, The Mountain of Ignorance

Having more data does not always give you the power to make better decisions.

— Jeffrey Fry

My husband and I click wedding rings sometimes and say, ‘By the power of the Castle of Greyskull!’

— Tamora Pierce

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

Politics is the attempt to achieve power and prestige without merit.

— P. J. O’Rourke

It is often the case with finer natures that when the fire of the spirit dies out with increasing age the power of the intellect is unaltered or increased.

— Margaret Gatty

We are often told we can’t have brains and beauty, and I really hope that my message is that you can put on that red lip and curl your hair and put on that power dress – you don’t have to sacrifice one for the other.

— Tyra Banks

Do not let your negative thoughts have power over you because those thoughts will end up controlling your life. No one can live a positive life with a negative mind.

— Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart

And thus, the actions of life often not allowing any delay, it is a truth very certain that, when it is not in our power to determine the most true opinions we ought to follow the most probable.

— René Descartes, Discourse on Method

There is nothing to lose by trying. Define new ways of doing things. Never underestimate the power of an action.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

What people instinctively regard as cool is real power – consistency. Pathetic is not cool. Being locked in a tragedy, but not knowing it. That’s lameness.

— Cory Duchesne

We do not need magic to change the world, we carry all the power we need inside ourselves already: we have the power to imagine better.

— J.K. Rowling, Very Good Lives: The Fringe Benefits of Failure and the Importance of Imagination

We all have the power to influence others. It is up to us, whether we are going to abuse that power to manipulate people or use it to help them.

— Abhijit Naskar, The Film Testament

And yet is not mankind itself, pushing on its blind way, driven by a dream of its greatness and its power upon the dark paths of excessive cruelty and of excessive devotion. And what is the pursuit of truth, after all?

— Joseph Conrad, Lord Jim

Fashion exerts more power in science than it does on the shape of hats.

— Simone Weil, First and Last Notebooks

What a curious power words have.

— Tadeusz Borowski, This Way for the Gas, Ladies and Gentlemen

Burning desire to be or do something gives us staying power – a reason to get up every morning or to pick ourselves up and start in again after a disappointment.

— Marsha Sinetar

A leaf has no power to resist when the wind blows, but when life’s storms rage, you do.

— Matshona Dhliwayo

Proximity to power has an unsurprising ability to mutate a politician’s spinal cord into bright yellow jelly.

— Tariq Ali, The Obama Syndrome: Surrender at Home, War Abroad

We don’t forget… we remember… but later it becomes so faded and light in our memory that it no longer holds power to influence us anyway…

— shivangi lavaniya

In some crucial cases … repugnance is the emotional expression of deep wisdom, beyond reason’s power completely to articulate it.

— Leon R. Kass

When you conquer fear, you unleash a greater power from within you.

— Stephan Labossiere

No matter how much you stress or obsess about the past or future, you can’t change either one. In the present is where your power lies.

— Mandy Hale, The Single Woman: Life, Love, and a Dash of Sass

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

— Voltaire

Never underestimate the power of cookies.

— Marisa Baggett, Sushi Secrets: Easy Recipes for the Home Cook. Prepare delicious sushi at home using sustainable local ingredients!

Success is focusing the full power of all you are on what you have a burning desire to achieve.” 

— Wilfred Peterson

Passion can transform the mind, body and spirit…Passion can align you with the wisdom of nature and the power of what is in your heart.

— JoLynne Valerie

Every day that we exist on this planet the forces of white men in power are aimed at policing women’s bodies and subjugating our identities to make us feel lesser than, to control us through physical and economic annihilation.

— Gabby Rivera, Juliet Takes a Breath

Grammar is the breathing power for the life of language

— Munia Khan

With the plundered people transferring their energies into relaxed and receptive thoughts, degradation and lust for power produced art.

— Peter Weiss, The Aesthetics of Resistance, Vol. 1

To be honest, the fact that people trust you gives you a lot of power over people. Having another person’s trust is more powerful than all other management techniques put together.

— Linus Torvalds

Pursued by grace and supernatural power from God, I will passionately pursued my most cherished dreams.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

Time is money, money is power, power is pizza, and pizza is knowledge, let’s go!

— Aubrey Plaza

Until democracy in effective enthusiastic action fills the vacuum created by the power of modern inventions, we may expect the fascists to increase in power after the war both in the United States and in the world.

— Henry A. Wallace

When the day to day life is suppressing you, how could you put your moral values and will power to the realm of life?

— Nilantha Ilangamuwa

I’ve felt real pain, and sometimes I channel the exhale coming out of that to write, and those are the songs that give me the most power and the most strength.

— Jillian Rose Banks

I love being a woman. I love the sexiness we get to exude. But the best thing about being a woman is the power we have over men.

— Eva Longoria

The only power God recognizes in His church is the power of His Spirit whereas the only power actually recognized today by the majority of evangelicals is the power of man.

— A.W. Tozer, Tozer on Christian Leadership: A 366-Day Devotional

Brief as the lightning in the collied night;That, in a spleen, unfolds both heaven and Earth, And ere a man hath power to say “Behold!”The jaws of darkness do devour it up.So quick bright things come to confusion.

— William Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night’s Dream

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

— John F. Kennedy

The American people, and the citizens of all Western nations, have the right to know about every single thing their representatives do on their behalf. After all, elected officials are merely representing those who hold the true power (the people).

— James Morcan, The Orphan Conspiracies: 29 Conspiracy Theories from The Orphan Trilogy

If a man achieves victory over this body, who in the world can exercise power over him? He who rules himself rules over the whole world.

— Vinoba Bhave

There is power in the word of God if used properly.

— Patience Johnson, Why Does an Orderly God Allow Disorder

I touched the small sacred images. I shook my head and bit my lip, as if to say, How awful that he should have stolen these! But I also found it very funny. And further proof that God had no power over me.

— Anne Rice, The Vampire Lestat

As truly as God by His power oncecreated, so truly by that same power must God every moment maintain.

— Andrew Murray, Humility

Words have the power to open up newer realities, rarefy tour performance, inspire fresh possibilities and free humanity.

— Sravani Saha Nakhro

The shelf where you can find the power to kick start is the shelf of self-confidence. No matter how loaded you are with the right information, you need to pull yourself out!

— Israelmore Ayivor, Daily Drive 365

The power of positive thinking will overcome so many things

— Malcolm Gladwell

If you want change you must take full responsibility for yourself. No one else defines how you live. You are the only one with the power for your self-change.

— Avina Celeste

It’s proper netiquette to power on your smartphone (mobile) to go through metal detectors. NetworkEtiquette.net

— David Chiles

It’s when your plans look dead that God’s resurrection power begins to operate in your life in greater measure

— Patience Johnson, Why Does an Orderly God Allow Disorder

A moralist will be unsuccessful in trying to displace his love of the world by reviewing the ills of the world. Misplaced affections need to be replaced by the far greater power of the affection of the Gospel.

— Thomas Chulmers

Can anyone maintain power without lying? It looks to me like living without breathing. Morality apart, I think some evils are part and parcel of nature and we cannot do without them. Sometimes evil is even necessary to run this evil nature.

— Bangambiki Habyarimana, Pearls Of Eternity

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

Equality may perhaps be a right, but no power on earth can ever turn it into a fact.

— Honore de Balzac

Our responsibility is to learn to draw upon the power of the Atonement. Otherwise, we walk through mortality relying solely on our own strength.

— Sheri L. Dew

A true leader should have the power to begin, the eloquence to communicate, the patience to execute and the wisdom to evaluate. Without one, he remains a slave to he who possesses it.

— Charbel Tadros

I changed the course of my disease with the power of my mind.

— Burbuqe Raufi, Dr. Mind

When money is controlled by a few it gives that few an undue power and control over labor and the resources of the country. Labor will have its best return when the laborer can control its disposal.

— Leland Stanford

The purpose of getting power is to be able to give it away.

— Aneurin Bevan

It is more agreeable to have the power to give than to receive.

— Winston Churchill

The power of your intentions has a greater impact on your life than your actions.

— Debasish Mridha

We live by the power of God.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

Power rarely ends up in the hands of those who start a revolution, or even those who further it; power sticks to those who bring it to a conclusion

— Robert Greene

Where we choose to be, where we choose to be–we have the power to determine that in our lives. We cannot reel time backward or forward, but we can take ourselves to the place that defines our being.

— Sena Jeter Naslund, Ahab’s Wife, or The Star-Gazer

I think you’ve forgotten that this place holds a lot more than justbetraying Hobgoblins. Call upon the spirits, summon fairies, raise thedead! My brother, you have the power to do so–now get off of your buttand use it!

— Richard P. Denney, The Immortalists

Since the universe and everything in it is energy, mind power works on the principle that if you match your frequency to what it is you desire, it has no choice but to become, since like attracts like.

— Stephen Richards, How to Get Everything You Can Imagine: Volume 1: How Mind Power Works

Blaming others for your mistakes you powerless to change your life. Taking responsibility for your mistakes gives you power to change your life.

— Karon Waddell

Moral action – humble and honest – is the tribute that power must at some point pay to reason.

— Ron Suskind, The Way of the World: A Story of Truth and Hope in an Age of Extremism

You have considerable power to construct self-helping thoughts, feelings and actions as well as to construct self-defeating behaviors. You have the ability, if you use it, to choose healthy instead of unhealthy thinking, feeling and acting.

— Albert Ellis

What marks the artist is his power to shape the material of pain we all have.

— Lionel Trilling

Children are happy because they have the power of finding happiness in the simplest things.

— Debasish Mridha

We will explore the mysteries of science and harness the power of technology and innovation. We will realise the opportunities of the digital world. Our youth will learn more from – and with – each other.

— Narendra Modi

Those who improve with age embrace the power of personal growth and personal achievement and begin to replace youth with wisdom, innocence with understanding, and lack of purpose with self-actualization.

— Bo Bennett

Sanctum, a holy or sacred place. What could be more sacred than possessing the power of your own true thoughts? Sanctum. It is both lock and key.

— Madeleine Roux, Sanctum

The church is biblical, therefore, when it seeks to embody the words in the power of the Spirit and so become a living commentary. The church is thus not only the “people of the book” but also “the (lived) interpretation of the book.

— Kevin J. Vanhoozer

Power’s not a chalice. It’s a hammer. And it only does one thing. Power smashes. The subtext of all power is extortion. It’s always the threat of force, of imprisonment, the threat of death. Always.

— Adam Skelter, Prophet Margin: The Benefit of the Doubt

I wouldn’t underrate the power of regret. It doesn’t feel good… But it’s hard to learn anything important without it.

— Joe Hill

writing is vulnerable is power is freedom.

— Anna Quinn

Our prayers may be awkward. Our attempts may be feeble. But since the power of prayer is in the One who hears it and not in the one who says it, our prayers do make a difference.

— Max Lucado

God has given you the power to be the miracle worker.

— Sunday Adelaja

Live life in the power of the Holy Spirit.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

Possession of the box conferred a kind of power on the wielder–which was that anyone, confronted with the hypnotic glass eye, would submissively obey the most peremptory orders about stance and expression.

— Terry Pratchett, The Color of Magic

By their innocence and goodness, by their boundless capacity for forgiveness, and by the sheer power of their faith and hope, children redeem their parents, bringing out their best selves.

— Cass Sunstein

His embrace left her breathless and restored all the faith she’d lost in the power of love. When their lips parted, she sighed and said, ‘I don’t need a party or anything else. All I need is you. I love you.’ (Wildflowers)

— Catherine Greenfeder

The trade union movement represents the organized economic power of the workers… It is in reality the most potent and the most direct social insurance the workers can establish.

— Samuel Gompers

Belief in immortality is harmful because it is not in our power to conceive of the soul as really incorporeal. So this belief is in fact a belief in the prolongation of life, and it robs death of its purpose.

— Simone Weil, Gravity and Grace

We are very simple human until we learn to use the power of our divine love.

— Debasish Mridha

Knowledge is power. Power to do evil…or power to do good. Power itself is not evil. So knowledge itself is not evil.

— Veronica Roth, Allegiant

I believe in the immeasurable power of love that true love can endure any circumstance and reach across any distance.

— Steve Maraboli, Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience

Men with power had the responsibility to know what was best, and they so rarely did.

— Beck Sherman, Revamp

I don’t purchase people with money, or hiss like a snake to attract their attention, all i do is to rest on my couch because i have the conviction that no human can progress with an exception without a power behind.

— Michael Bassey Johnson

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

All the power in the world, resides inside you.If you let it.

— Krishna Sagar

I came to this world just to give love, just to fill the world with silent song of love, just to feel and share the power of love, just to sing the song of dedication to love.

— Debasish Mridha

Art, its completeness, its formedness, its finishedness, had no power to console. Words, on the other hand, were a lifeline.

— Diane Setterfield, The Thirteenth Tale

Never make fun of people who are different…unless they have more money, power and influence. Then you must.

— Ziad K. Abdelnour, Economic Warfare: Secrets of Wealth Creation in the Age of Welfare Politics

Make men wise, and by that very operation you make them free. Civil liberty follows as a consequence of this; no usurped power can stand against the artillery of opinion.

— William Godwin

With his ardent passion for energy and ability to make the most out of little, Tulga Demir has successfully entered the renewable energy industry through biomass gasification, combined heat and power, and waste-to- energy power solutions

— Tulga Demir

Is the power who is jealous of our prosperity, a proper power to govern us?

— Thomas Paine, Common Sense

Don’t you dare underestimate the power of your own instinct.

— Barbara Corcoran

I had something I was trying to say and sometimes the message is an easy transmission and sometimes it’s a difficult one but I love the power of saying it so I’m gonna do it whether it’s hard or easy.

— Faith Ringgold

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

I forgive him and like water draining from the sand after a wave, the power he held over me disappears. A slow smile rises on my face.

— Ryan Winfield, South of Bixby Bridge

I never realized before this the emotional power of some really simple, corny tropes: people with top hats, people with batons, confetti going off, how important it is to smile.

— Ira Glass

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

— Sophie Swetchine

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

Light and Darkness. One cannot exist without the other. There is no true Master, without the power of balance. ☥

— Luis Marques, Kemet – The Year of Revelation

Sexual energy between two people is a primal force comprised of power (energy that moves toward another) and virtue (knowing the energy between the two is right).

— Alexandra Katehakis, Erotic Intelligence: Igniting Hot, Healthy Sex While in Recovery from Sex Addiction

For me, a page of good prose is where one hears the rain and the noise of battle. It has the power to give grief or universality that lends it a youthful beauty.

— John Cheever

Love is the power to see similarity in the dissimilar.

— Theodor Adorno

May the resurrection power of Christ, awake in us a greater spiritual force and strength, so that we can passionately pursue our God-given dreams.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

The Democrats just don’t have a foreign policy that they’re willing to defend, that they’re willing to use to take down the president’s. We’re dealing with the power of suggestion here.

— Chris Matthews

The transfer of power is always a test of the constitutional system, a test of its strength.

— Vladimir Putin

Stop giving other people the power to control your happiness, your mind, and your life. If you don’t take control of yourself and your own life, someone else is bound to try.

— Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart

Nature takes the decision first, man agrees, reconciles, modifies, refutes, contradicts etc., subsequently. It means the application of reason, the discretionary power of a man, only happens afterwards!

— Thiruman Archunan

Selfish— a judgment readily passed by those who have never tested their own power of sacrifice.

— George Eliot

I also realized by the way he actually cared that I could hurt him, really hurt him, if I wanted to. That’s a power no one should ever realize. It’s toxic.

— Rebecca Timberlake, Independent Will

Women have served all these centuries as looking glasses possessing the magic and delicious power of reflecting the figure of man at twice its natural size.

— Virginia Woolf, A Room of One’s Own

Failure and success seem to have been allotted to men by their stars. But they retain the power of wriggling of fighting with their star or against it and in the whole universe the only really interesting movement is this wriggle.

— E. M. Forster

We have the power to move mountain, if we have faith that the mountain can be moved.

— Compton Gage

Most of us do not realize how much power we have.

— Bumper Sticker (anon.)

Possessing strength and stillness is a sign of balance: power and serenity combined in one moment. It’s challenging enough to hold either one, let alone both, in perfect equipoise, but that is the goal if we want to be balanced.

— Sebastian Pole, Discovering the True You with Ayurveda: How to Nourish, Rejuvenate, and Transform Your Life

Come forward as servants of Islam, organize the people economically, socially, educationally and politically and I am sure that you will be a power that will be accepted by everybody.

— Muhammad Ali Jinnah

There never has been a time in our history when work was so abundant or when wages were as high, whether measured by the currency in which they are paid or by their power to supply the necessaries and comforts of life.

— Benjamin Harrison

With great power comes a great need to take a nap.

— Rick Riordan, The Last Olympian

The only person who can forgive me is the one I´ve wronged. That´s the power we have. We can use that power for good — to forgive someone. Or we can use it to hold on to old wrongs and hurts so that they never heal

— Sylvain Reynard, Gabriel’s Redemption

The key ingredient in engaging the power available from service is motive.

— Richie Norton, The Power of Starting Something Stupid: How to Crush Fear, Make Dreams Happen, and Live without Regret

He dusted off the shoulder tab and stared at it, so light in his hand, so inconsequential. It was hard to believe that a shred of cloth could have so much destructive power locked away in it.

— Mark Mills, The Information Officer

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

— Vladimir Putin

As a physician, we heal by sharing our bestowed power of knowledge, love, and compassion.

— Debasish Mridha

Magic is a state of mind. It is often portrayed as very black and gothic, and that is because certain practitioners played that up for a sense of power and prestige. That is a disservice. Magic is very colorful. Of this, I am sure.

— Alan Moore

It’s super important that people use their significant buying power to pull companies like Ferrari and show them there is a market for sustainable fuel. So many other car companies would take notice if Ferrari made headway on this measure.

— Petter Stordalen

The idea that women are ‘our own worst enemies’ forces us to admit that we don’t have the power to be, even if we wanted too.

— Gloria Steinem, My Life on the Road

When it comes to controlling human beings, there is no better instrument than lies. Because you see, humans live by beliefs. And beliefs can be manipulated. The power to manipulate beliefs is the only thing that counts.

— Michael Ende

Life is a dream made real through the power of our imaginations.

— Orrin Woodward

If a father does not altogether embrace a life of uncompromised sacrifice as the core of all principles by which he nurtures his children, he is a father by birth only and no power on earth can ever or will ever make that sufficient.

— Craig D. Lounsbrough

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

— Plutarch

There is a light at the end of the tunnel, but it begins with you. You have the power to take the first step toward a better future.

— Dave Shepp

Fearful is the seductive power of goodness.

— Bertolt Brecht

Many injuries and deaths can be prevented through an understanding of the dangers of power lines, electrical appliances, extension cords, and lightning.

— Richard Neal

Utility electricity is a known hazardous biological toxin and the toxicity of it is increasing as it progresses into harmonic electronic power generation (Wind & Solar) and wireless radio frequency (RF) radiation smart/AMR/AMI meters.

— Steven Magee

Never underestimate the power of the words ‘I love you’ or the comfort of a simple hug. Grow your love daily.

— Elizabeth Bourgeret

Enlightenment is the ability to comprehend ourselves, it is the power to peer into our hearts and minds and reach that state of spiritual bliss, which may or may not lead us to salvation.

— Balroop Singh

My mother taught me that we all have the power to achieve our dreams. What I lacked was the courage.

— Clay Aiken

If people begin to use the full power of conscience in all the choices they make in their everyday life, from presidential elections to purchasing things in the grocery store, the world will change.

— Ilchi Lee, Change: Realizing Your Greatest Potential

Women share with men the need for personal success even the taste for power and no longer are we willing to satisfy those needs through the achievements of surrogates whether husbands children or merely role models.

— Elizabeth Dole

Kindness has a power to change.

— Debasish Mridha

These new gurus even wrote text about what it was they were teaching, but the true meaning, power and role of the Law of Attraction was shrouded by the need for these new gurus to expunge payment for what they now offered.

— Stephen Richards, NAPS: Discover The Power Of Night Audio Programs

Except that love – that mysterious, vast, all-encompassing power – could not possibly be contained in a single word.

— Mary Balogh, Seducing an Angel

I envisioned him tied in a chair, an iron arrow pointed at his brow. Ah, the power of positive thinking.

— Red Tash, Troll Or Derby

Power over a man’s subsistence amounts to a power over his will.

— Alexander Hamilton

in earth their have only one reason of war, i have power and want to show

— majidkhan

If you lose the power to laugh, you lose the power to think.

— Clarence Darrow

People take power trips at the most inopportune times.

— Lida Sideris, Murder and Other Unnatural Disasters

Heroes are those who can somehow resist the power of the situation and act out of noble motives, or behave in ways that do not demean others when they easily can.

— Philip G. Zimbardo

No one can destroy the love God has for you. When you abide in truth, you also abide in love. And truth is evidence of love. Nothing can destroy the power of trusting and loving unconditionally.

— Amaka Imani Nkosazana

The source and center of all man’s creative power… is his power of making images, or the power of imagination.

— Robert Collier

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

The only power worth a snot is the power to get up after you fall down.

— G. Willow Wilson, Ms. Marvel, Vol. 2: Generation Why

I looked evil in the eye and smiled at it with such power that I felt a little dizzy.Jade Gentry (Polishing Jade)

— Tekoa Manning, Polishing Jade

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

I have a lot of faith in the power of joking to make something thoughtful.

— Mallory Ortberg

Peace of mind is power of being.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

Whether the glass is half empty or half full, you have the power to fill it up.

— Matshona Dhliwayo

We can’t always control our circumstances, who are parents are, where we live, or how much money we make, but in those rare moments when we can shape our fate, when we do have the power to make our own happiness, we can’t be too scared to do it.

— Renee Carlino, Swear on This Life

The usefulness or otherwise of wealth, status and power to a possessor depends only on a single factor: the nature and strength of his reason.

— Thiruman Archunan

As it was universal truth no one can control the power of nature, it was useless to mourn when rain poured heavily when it was least needed.

— Deepika Kumaaraguru, Ethereal: The Dawn of the Blue

Dedicate each day to living relaxed and worry-free. Consciously open your heart to the flow of Creation and Creation’s energy. By doing so you have the power to create each day, one day at a time.

— Janet Gallagher Nestor, Nurturing Wellness Through Radical Self-Care: A Living in Balance Guide and Workbook

The only way to achieve greatness is by unleashing the power of mind, and the only way to unleash the power of mind is by questioning what seems to be unquestionable!

— Saurabh Gupta Earth5R

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

Never underestimate the power of a simple thought.

— Debasish Mridha M.D.

The greed of power drowns our ethics.

— Henry Johnson Jr, Liberian Son

An animal’s eyes have the power to speak a great language.

— Martin Buber

It is not according to my mode of doing things, to bring a suit against a man that I have the power in my own hands to punish.

— Cornelius Vanderbilt

We have become a Nazi monster in the eyes of the whole world—bullies and bastards who would rather kill than live peacefully. We are not just Whores for power and oil, but killer whores with hate and fear in our hearts.

— Hunter S. Thompson, Kingdom of Fear: Loathsome Secrets of a Star-Crossed Child in the Final Days of the American Century

Memories are strange things. Without being something I can hold in my hand, they wield a beguiling power over me. Like a mirage in the noontime heat of summer they dance before my inner eyes and beckon me to find water where there is no water.

— Joy Sikorski

The power we hold comes with an added responsibility to inspire through words or actions and build someone else’s life. Our power definitely does not lie in zapping others of their powers.

— Tina Sequeira, SOUL SOJOURN

Where God is like the sun, the Devil is like a raindrop. There is no ‘God vs. Satan’ because they aren’t even that close in power and authority. The former is very patient; the latter is at mercy.

— Criss Jami

You are so civilized. So polite. So brave coming here alone when you know no one here would dare to touch you. So easy to be all those things, when all the power is on your side.

— Ann Leckie, Ancillary Sword

I think in the corridors of power these dangerous kinds of orders are issued in a much more vague way, passed down two or three levels of command before they’re given to the assassin.

— Eddie Campbell

It is impossible to be creative if you live in the past or the future. To practice the discipline of keeping our consciousness in present time allows our full ability to manifest all physical matter through the power of thought”.

— Meryl Yvonne, Closer to Death, Closer to God: True Stories of a Spiritual Awakening

The love of liberty is the love of others the love of power is the love of ourselves.

— William Hazlitt

I think music has the ability to inspire people and to change hearts, and the heart has the power to change the mind, and the mind has the power to change the world.

— Serj Tankian

When we discover that nothing and no one has the power to define or confine our inner light, then we understand that no one can limit our divine plans.

— Dr. Jacinta Mpalyenkana

Looking deeper, I see not subjugation, but a tool of power to control my fate in the world of man that symbolizes my ownership over both my nature spirit and wolf-self.

— Jazz Feylynn, Colorado State of Mind

Imagination is a storm of emotions that has the power to sweep citadels into the wind.

— Saim .A. Cheeda

We can’t get the power of will with a pill.” -Serena Jade

— Serena Jade, Charismatic Connection: The Authentic Soul Mate Experience

Grace is a power that comes in and transforms a moment into something better

— Caroline Myss

Next to power without honor, the most dangerous thing in the world is power without humor.

— Eric Sevareid

Nor need we power or splendor wide hall or lordly dome the good the true the tender-these form the wealth of home.

— Sarah Josepha Hale

Military dictatorship is born from the power of the gun, and so it undermines the concept of the rule of law and gives birth to a culture of might, a culture of weapons, violence and intolerance.

— Benazir Bhutto

Liberty is not the power of doing what we like, but the right to do what we ought.

— Lord Acton

We run to place and power over the dead bodies of those who fail and fall; ay, we win the food we eat from out the mouths of starving babes.

— H. Rider Haggard, She

that your power of commandwith simple language wasone of the magnificent things ofour century.(from the poem: result)

— Charles Bukowski

Positive thinking is powerful thinking. If you want happiness, fulfillment, success and inner peace, start thinking you have the power to achieve those things. Focus on the bright side of life and expect positive results.

— Germany Kent

Parenting girls makes you quite gender-conscious – it’s almost impossible to fight the power of pink. It’s not such a terrible thing to want to be a princess when you’re five, but it would be nice if there were some other options.

— Robert Webb

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

— Michel Foucault

Handle them carefully for words have more power than atom bombs.

— Pearl Strachan Hurd

Maa” The only word that holds power to give you strength when you are in pain.

— Akansh Malik

In automobile terms, the child supplies the power but the parents have to do the steering.

— Benjamin Spock

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

She said, ‘No, you learned that you have power – power and determination. I love you and I am proud of you. With those two things, you can go anywhere and everywhere.

— Maya Angelou, Mom & Me & Mom

Cursed greed of gold, what crimes thy tyrant power has caused. — Virgil

— Debby Grahl, The Silver Crescent

The whole basis of the Constitution was a restriction of power, and the whole basis of the federalist system was that there was not one sovereign centralized power from which all authority flows.

— Roy Moore

Her wounds brought her a great source of power because they lived in the same place as her heart.

— Shannon L. Alder

To go and see one druidical temple is only to see that it is nothing, for there is neither art nor power in it; and seeing one is quite enough.

— Samuel Johnson

The measure of a person’s strength is not his muscular power or strength, but it is his flexibility and adaptability.

— Debasish Mridha

It is energy the central element of which is will that produces the miracles of enthusiasm in all ages. It is the mainspring of what is called force of character and the sustaining power of all great action.

— Samuel Smiles

Reading brings power to the mind and power brings freedom to the mind. Though you ought to read, read what is noble and worthy of not just your time, but your lifetime!

— Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

When you have the power to love, that strength, that courage is infinite; that love is infinite. There is nothing finite about it’s presence, for love. never. dies.

— Solange nicole

The source of desire to be driven by power and spread of influence makes its owner dangerous to its privileges, as it not only transforms the people who are beholden to its master, but as well creates fearful dictators and oligarchs.

— Sirio Berati

True happiness involves the full use of one’s power and talents.

— John W. Gardner

Your opponents would love you to believe that it’s hopeless, that you have no power, that there’s no reason to act, that you can’t win. Hope is a gift you don’t have to surrender, a power you don’t have to throw away.

— Rebecca Solnit, Hope in the Dark

I count everything loss, to gain anything under the power of grace in Jesus Christ.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

Those who do not succeed do not believe in their ability to exercise the potential power to forge beyond perceptions of limitations.

— T.F. Hodge, From Within I Rise: Spiritual Triumph Over Death and Conscious Encounters with “The Divine Presence”

To write does not mean to convert the real into words but to make the power of the word real.

— Augusto Roa Bastos, I, the Supreme

That innate love of melody, which she had inherited from her ballad-singing mother, gave the simplest music a power which could well-nigh drag her heart out of her bosom at times.

— Thomas Hardy, Tess of the D’Urbervilles

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

— Henry David Thoreau

We endure hard times by the power of God.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

You are coming to a King Large petitions with you bring For his grace and power are such None can ever ask too much.

— John Newton

For an artist, a good place to be is you have some kind of influence and power to get things done, but in your essence you remain a nomad or a soldier facing a difficulty to be overcome.

— Cai Guo-Qiang

We cannot turn the clock back nor can we undo the harm caused, but we have the power to determine the future and to ensure that what happened never happens again.

— Paul Kagame

Music has power to create a universe or to destroy a civilization.

— Katherine Neville, The Eight

Charm is the measure of attraction’s power To chain the fleeting fancy of the hour.

— Louisa Thomas

We underestimate the power of our own mind – for both good and bad. If we can learn to control our mindset and our responses to the adverse things in our lives, we can absolutely control our own destiny.

— Rob R Morris

When you blame others, you give up your power to change.

— Robert Anthony

History is full of religious wars; but, we must take care to observe, it was not the multiplicity of religions that produced these wars, it was the intolerating spirit which animated that one which thought she had the power of governing.

— Montesquieu, Persian Letters

There is immense power when a group of people with similar interests gets together to work toward the same goals.

— Idowu Koyenikan, Wealth for All: Living a Life of Success at the Edge of Your Ability

If I had a nickel for every time I’d wished I possessed the power to alter another person’s mind, I’d be knee deep in nickels.

— Mayandree Michel, Betrayal

The power of prayer is beyond the understanding of man

— Lailah Gifty Akita

The only legitimate right to govern is an express grant of power from the governed.

— William Henry Harrison

It is not power that corrupts but fear. The 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

My son, your ineptitude is so vast, your incompetence so profound, that I am certain you are inhabited by greater power than I have ever known.

— Peter S. Beagle, The Last Unicorn

Start shaping your own day. Start walking your own walk. This journey is yours, take charge of it. Stop giving other people the power to shape your life.

— Steve Maraboli, Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience

where is sources power of man’s restore? in physical strength ?or money? i felt -it is heart . men who has something might be stopped if no is peace in his heart

— litymunshi

Overall women in our society are forgetting the value and power of sisterhood. Renewed feminist movement must once again raise the banner high to proclaim anew “Sistehood is powerful.

— bell hooks, Feminism is for Everybody: Passionate Politics

All you care about is the control and power you have over me and I hate myself for giving that to you!

— Lydia Kelly, Screaming in the Silence

The power of fiction is a great thing. But, after all, reality is just a little more important.

— S.A. Tawks, The Spirit of Imagination

The power of the brand is not in the name but what has been invested in that name over the years.

— Bernard Kelvin Clive, REBRAND: The Ultimate Guide to Personal Branding

One way to boost our will power and focus is to manage our distractions instead of letting them manage us.

— Daniel Goleman

Why do we love the sea? It is because it has some potent power to make us think things we like to think.

— Robert Henri

Hard-core results come from igniting the massive power of emotional commitment. Are your people committed?

— Stan Slap

Once more, Never think that you can live to God by your own power or strength; but always look to and rely on him for assistance, yea, for all strength and grace.

— David Brainerd

It’s who you is when folks knocks at the door of your heart what counts. Hide the past and it gives them what’s jealous of you the power to bring you undone.

— Bryce Courtenay

Change is in the air. This change reminds us that we are made and beautifully sculpted by the same power that orchestrates the change of season. Let this be the season you embrace and align yourself with this change.

— Steve Maraboli, Life, the Truth, and Being Free

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

Don’t you wonder sometimes, ” Miranda asked, “whether women have all the power or no power at all?

— David Burr Gerrard, Short Century: A Novel

Here is a fundamental conflict in educated society: We are not supposed to value beauty so highly, and yet who can defend against its sheer power to move, its rhetorical force?

— Russell Smith

I’m a physicist, and we have something called Moore’s Law, which says computer power doubles every 18 months. So every Christmas, we more or less assume that our toys and appliances are more or less twice as powerful as the previous Christmas.

— Michio Kaku

All political power is a trust.

— Charles James Fox

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

— Tacitus

Give me the waters of Lethe that numb the heart, if they exist, I will still not have the power to forget you.

— Ovid, The Poems of Exile: Tristia and the Black Sea Letters

without the power to concentrate thatis to say, without the power to dictate to the brain its task and to ensure obedience true life is impossible. Mind control is the first element of a full existence.

— Arnold Bennett, How to Live on 24 Hours a Day

Circumstances, events or situations have no power except that which you give them.

— Mensah Oteh

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

— Baltasar Gracian

I was ecstatic when 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

Advancement and promotion in Mystic Masonry is not dependent on favor; it cannot be given till it has been earned and the candidate has stored in himself the power to rise, any more than a pistol can be fired till it has been loaded.

— Max Heindel

You have to acknowledge evil, or you give it too much power over you.

— Patricia Briggs, Dragon Bones

Money is a living power that dies without its root. Money will not serve the mind that cannot match it. Is this the reason why you call it evil?

— Ayn Rand, Atlas Shrugged

The fact is there is forgiveness for those who seek God. And I believe in the power of redemption.

— Rick Perry

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

— Ambrose Bierce

Knowledge is power, power corrupts. Study hard, be evil.

— Anonymous

The mind of had the ability to alter the state of matter itself, and, more important, the mind had the power to encourage the physical world to move in a specific direction

— Dan Brown, The Lost Symbol

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

When life is foggy, path is unclear and mind is dull, remember your breath. It has the power to give you the peace. It has the power to resolve the unsolved equations of life.

— Amit Ray, Beautify your Breath – Beautify your Life

Let your power to simply “BE” inspire others to do the same.

— Shannon Tanner, Worthy: The POWER of Wholeness

After a breakup or divorce, you have the power to heal and become emotionally stronger, more compassionate, understanding, resilient, prettier, healthier, happier and more successful, but you must focus on yourself.

— Linda Alfiori, The Art of Loving Again: How to More Intelligently Start Again After a Breakup, Divorce and the Death of a Loved One

If you have the power to think, you have the power to change your world.

— Matshona Dhliwayo

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

— Napoleon Hill

No one can grant you happiness. Happiness is a choice we all have the power to make.

— Dean Koontz, Life Expectancy

True education should enhance the power of the imagination.

— Debasish Mridha

I decide that we could always indulge ourselves later. First, I had a soul-eating stone of power to poke with a stick.

— Lisa Shearin, Magic Lost, Trouble Found

A Curve does not exist in its full power until contrasted with a straight line.

— Robert Henri

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

Simple things have greater power than the complicated things!

— Mehmet Murat ildan

Powerful leaders use their position of power to empower others.

— Gift Gugu Mona

Language is power that gets abused all the time, Robin, but we’ve got real enemies out there somewhere and until they’re out of the picture, I won’t get knotted up over people who don’t get all the words right. It’s a waste of energy.

— Tim Eldred, Grease Monkey

There is no power relation without the correlative constitution of a field of knowledge, nor any knowledge that does not presuppose and constitute at the same time power relations

— Michel Foucault, Discipline and Punish: The Birth of the Prison

I believe in only one thing, the power of human will.

— Joseph Stalin

The arrogance of the human mind is too fragile, as well as the patience of the human character. It is because of that, they fail to see the power of mere observation and systematic analysis.

— Lionel Suggs

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

In each of us, two natures are at war – the good and the evil. All our lives the fight goes on between them, and one of them must conquer. But in our own hands lies the power to choose – what we want most to be we are.

— Robert Louis Stevenson

Ah, men losing the power in their dicks. When they can no longer f___ their women, they f___ the world.

— Victor Robert Lee, Performance Anomalies

Let today be the day you learn the grace of letting go and the power of moving on.

— Steve Maraboli, Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience

The power of knowledge is so great and forceful, if only we knew.

— Norhafsah Hamid, Back to Basics

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

Our credulity is greatest concerning the things we know least about. And since we know least about ourselves we are ready to believe all that is said about us. Hence the mysterious power of both flattery and calumny.

— Eric Hoffer

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

— Abigail Adams

When you have no real power, go public—really public. The public is where the real power is.

— Elizabeth Warren, A Fighting Chance

Not only can you decide to be great, you also have the power to determine the height of your greatness.

— Sunday Adelaja, The Mountain of Ignorance

To write a novel is to dream a story and write it down on the page. That’s why the power of a really good story is one of true magic. Good stories engage the reader utterly in the writer’s dream so the dream becomes theirs, too.

— Wendy J. Dunn

In proportion as the mass of citizens who possess political rights increases, and the number of elected ruler’s increases, the actual power is concentrated and becomes the monopoly of a smaller and smaller group of individuals.

— Paul Lafargue

Every single person has the power to change the world and help people.

— Laura Marano

The more power you use–the more detailed the observation of your specimen.The more power you have, the narrower your field of vision.Exactly, you say. The more power you have, my friends, the less you see of the whole.

— Rosemary Nixon

Great power requires great character if it is to be a blessing and not a curse, and that character is something we only grow toward.

— Dallas Willard, The Divine Conspiracy: Rediscovering Our Hidden Life In God

If we take reason strictly, the perceiving of spiritual beauty and excellence no more belongs to reason than it belongs to the sense of feeling to perceive colors or to the power of seeing to perceive the sweetness of food.

— Jonathan Edwards

From the viewpoint of what you can do, therefore, languages do differ – but the differences are limited. For example, Python and Ruby provide almost the same power to the programmer.

— Yukihiro Matsumoto

Forget the past, think of future, remember God’s goodness and His power and ability to take you to where you ought to be and establish you.

— Jaachynma N.E. Agu, The Prince and the Pauper

Until there is equal and fair portion of opportunities apportioned for every citizen, the power structure may need to be restructured.

— Sunday Adelaja, The Mountain of Ignorance

You will leave your foot print in the sand of history if you understand and apply the power of time conversion.

— Sunday Adelaja, How To Become Great Through Time Conversion: Are you wasting time, spending time or investing time?

You‘ve been given the innate power to shape your life.

— Steve Maraboli, Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience

It is a sad truth that those who crave and seek power, invariably abuse that power once they obtain it.

— Ian Gregoire, The Exercise of Vital Powers

Accomplishment of your dreams requires personal sacrifice and hardworking.May the you have a determined spirit, will power and a great passion for the accomplishment of your dreams.

— Lailah GiftyAkita

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

I pull my power more tightly around me like a magic binky.

— Sam Cheever, ‘Tween Heaven and Hell

Defining marriage is a power that should be left to the states. Moreover, no state should be forced to recognize a marriage that is not within its own laws, Constitution, and legal precedents.

— John Sununu

People are way too optimistic about the power they assume they have got to control how they are being perceived. They don’t realize that none of the armours they wear is free of holes!

— Lukhman Pambra

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

Songs remain. They last…A song can last long after the events and the people in it are dust and dreams and gone. That’s the power of songs.

— Neil Gaiman, Anansi Boys

We’ll have a public power authority, which will also have the ability to build power or finance power. And more importantly, we’ll have more power than our economy provides. All of that will give us leverage we don’t have today.

— Gray Davis

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

Where tradition tells us that people are best kept under control and denied freedom of expression and action, humanistic psychology argues for liberation, more open decision-making and a sharing of power and control.

— Keith Tudor, Dictionary of Person Centred-Psychology

That cowardice is incorrigible which the love of power cannot overcome.

— Charles Caleb Colton

Many losses have gone sinking daily by our inability to recognize the great deal of power reserved in us. Watch out and make it real because soon, it’s going to be your turn to shine!

— Israelmore Ayivor, The Great Hand Book of Quotes

A vibrant civil society can challenge those in power by documenting corruption or uncovering activities like the murder of political enemies. In democracies, this function is mostly performed by the media, NGOs or opposition parties.

— Evgeny Morozov

The power to create lies in the thoughts and words.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

The wisdom of all ages and cultures emphasizes the tremendous power our thoughts have over our character and circumstances.

— Liane Cordes

The great thing about life-the most magnificent thing about being these sentient human beings-is that we have been given the power of choice.

— Bryant McGill, Voice of Reason

If school results were the key to power girls would be running the world.

— Sarah Boseley

Wealth and power and life, all that men build up and guard with such effort, is only worth anything through the joy with which it can all be cast away.

— Leo Tolstoy

I’ve always been about the power of a woman – accentuating the positive, deleting the negative, whether you’re talking her body, her voice or her leadership.

— Donna Karan

The means by which we live have outdistanced the ends for which we live. Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men.

— Martin Luther King, Jr.

You have the power to change not only you but also the world.

— Debasish Mridha M.D.

Never underestimate the power of Faith because when nothing seems impossible, Faith makes it possible.

— Gift Gugu Mona

A conviction borne of God amply possesses the potency and power to brazenly reach beyond the possible in order to topple the impossible.

— Craig D. Lounsbrough

My father’s haunting memories of war had been transformed into my own haunting memories. Such is the power of war and memory.

— Roger Klare, The Haunting Memories of War: A Memoir of Father and Son

No one has proof that I know of, that a higher power exists, yet a major portion of the world believes in it and relies on it in faith in trust, in what that is. Where is the science in that? And yet you have incredible belief in that.

— Sandra Bullock

Tickles are what power my giggle machine.

— Anthony T.Hincks

When I am thinking of love or express love, I am happy, when I am happy, I have more power to love.

— Debasish Mridha

We have to recognize that the freedom of the individual has to be protected not only from the power of the state, but even more so from economic and societal power.

— Gustav Heinemann

A lie’s true power cannot be accurately measured by the number of people who believe its deception when it is told, it must be measured by the number of people who will go out after hearing it trying to convince others of its truth.

— Dennis Sharpe

Capitalism has destroyed our belief in any effective power but that of self interest backed by force.

— George Bernard Shaw

If the Socialism is Authoritarian; if there are Governments armed with economic power as they are now with political power; if, in a word, we are to have Industrial Tyrannies, then the last state of man will be worse than the first.

— Oscar Wilde

The power of belief gives legitimacy to whatever may be necessary.

— Steven Redhead, Life Is Simply A Game

It ain’t power that corrupts, it’s the changes you put your head through getting it.

— Norman Spinrad, Bug Jack Barron

Imagination releases power to achieve goals.

— Kishore Bansal

It is proved by surveys that happiness does not come from love, wealth, or power but the pursuit of attainable goals.

— Helen Fielding, Bridget Jones’s Diary

Unless the Self is known, the power of the Self (swasatta) cannot arise.

— Dada Bhagwan

The power of gratitude is the grace of fullness existence.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

Kindness has a mysterious power which can transcend and transform anything it touches.

— Debasish Mridha

Unless the Self is known, the power of the Self (swa satta) cannot arise.

— Dada Bhagwan

Concentrated power is bad””(name of chapter)

— William J. Federer, Change to Chains-The 6,000 Year Quest for Control -Volume I-Rise of the Republic

The real you, the inner you, loves and adores you; but you cut off that power when you think badly of yourself.

— Sue Fitzmaurice

People of great power wield great power, but people of lesser power or people who have fallen out of power go to jail without adequate evidence, or their bodies are found in the trunks of cars.

— Ratan Tata

Leaders let go of what they can’t control. It’s a matter of knowing the power of the muscles and bones in your neck so you can go for what it can carry

— Israelmore Ayivor, Leaders’ Ladder

Freedom or prison–what’s the difference? A man must develop unwavering will power subject only to his reason.

— Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, The First Circle

I declare that The Beatles are mutants. Prototypes of evolutionary agents sent by God, endowed with a mysterious power to create a new human species, a young race of laughing freemen.

— Timothy Leary

The grace, faith, love and power of God will uplift you to greater heights.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

One good wish changes nothing. But one good decision changes everything. Your power to choose, to make a good decision, spells the difference between wishing and making real life changes.

— Steve Goodier

The cross of Jesus says to us there is nothing God won’t do to bring us home–except force us to choose him. The cross is God laying down his great power so we might be compelled by the beauty of his heart. He will not coerce us, but only woo us.

— Jonathan Martin, How to Survive a Shipwreck: Help Is on the Way and Love Is Already Here

Oratory is the power to talk people out of their sober and natural opinions.

— Paul Chatfield

The Creator power is in you. Let your awesomeness glow.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

If everyone practices the power of their love, there will be happiness and no war.

— Debasish Mridha

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

— Eric Hoffer

I think we need more women in positions of power across the world. I think a lot of the world’s problems could be solved if we allowed more contribution from women.

— Zayn Malik, Zayn: The Official Autobiography

What are the symbols of American strength, wealth, power and modernity? Certainly not jazz and rock and roll, not chewing-gum or hamburgers, Broadway or Hollywood. It’s their skyscrapers. Their Pentagon. Their science. Their technology.

— Oriana Fallaci

the power to cause pain is the only power that matters, the power to kill and destroy, because if you can’t kill then you are always subject to those who can, and nothing and one will ever save you.

— Orson Scott Card, Ender’s Game

Broken hearts show us we’ve grown out of one stage, by ripping us wide open for the next.We’re forced to choose what we do with all that pain: turn it against ourselves, aim it at someone else, or tap all that power and reach higher.

— Edward Fahey, Entertaining Naked People

The only woman who would wear a gown like this one, love, is one who knows the power she wields and isn’t afraid to use it.

— Tamara Hughes, Tempting the Pirate

In darkness lies a mystery that has the power to shine brighter than true light. ☥

— Luis Marques

The peace within is the power of the Holy Spirit.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

I think all the politicians in Brazil use God. They always present themselves as the defenders of God. This is because power searches for its legitimation starting from God, religious legitimation. (Carlos Mesers, p. 123)

— Mev Puleo, The Struggle Is One: Voices and Visions of Liberation

When shamings are delivered like remotely administered drone strikes, nobody needs to think about how ferocious our collective power might be. The snowflake never needs to feel responsible for the avalanche.

— Jon Ronson, So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed

Now as before, women must refuse to be meek and guileful, for truth cannot be served by dissimulation. Women who fancy that they manipulate the world by pussy power and gentle cajolery are fools. It is slavery to have to adopt such tactics.

— Germaine Greer, The Female Eunuch

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

— Michelle Obama

Christmas, when observed with the right spirit, still has the power to call miracles from Heaven to Earth.

— Richelle E. Goodrich, Smile Anyway