1,008 Quotes Regarding Power


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

Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't.
Margaret Thatcher

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

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

Character is power.
Booker T. Washington

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Knowledge is power.
Francis Bacon

You only have power over people so long as you don't take everything away from them. But when you've robbed a man of everything, he's no longer in your power - he's free again.
Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

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

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

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

Power is the great aphrodisiac.
Henry A. Kissinger

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

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