Power Quotes

Dee Dee Myers #Education #Family #Health #Power #Women

Photo of Dee Dee Myers As women slowly gain power, their values and priorities are reshaping the agenda. A multitude of studies show that when women control the family funds, they generally spend more on health, nutrition, and education - and less on alcohol and cigarettes.
George Meredith #Beauty #Power

Photo of George Meredith A witty woman is a treasure a witty beauty is a power.
Zoe Saldana #Learning #Power

Photo of Zoe Saldana I'm learning the power of going away for the weekend and keeping myself company.
Fernando Flores #Communication #Power #Trust #Truth

Photo of Fernando Flores I never told a victim story about my imprisonment. Instead, I told a transformation story - about how prison changed my outlook, about how I saw that communication, truth, and trust are at the heart of power.
Jacob Bronowski #Politics #Power #Science

No science is immune to the infection of politics and the corruption of power.
Ralph Cudworth #Knowledge #Power #Strength

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.
John Adams #Great #Power

Power always thinks it has a great soul and vast views beyond the comprehension of the weak.
Samuel Johnson #Nature #Power #Women

Photo of Samuel Johnson Nature has given women so much power that the law has very wisely given them little.
Michael J. Fox #Nature #Power

Photo of Michael J. Fox Life is the power that's greater than I can ever comprehend. The way life runs through everything, even the tiniest elements of nature - that makes me humble.
Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel #Nature #Power

Photo of Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel Mere goodness can achieve little against the power of nature.
Mahatma Gandhi #Fear #Love #Power

Power is of two kinds. One is obtained by the fear of punishment and the other by acts of love. Power based on love is a thousand times more effective and permanent then the one derived from fear of punishment.
Abraham Lincoln #Men #Power

Photo of Abraham Lincoln Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Washington Irving #Love #Power

Photo of Washington Irving There is a sacredness in tears. They are not the mark of weakness, but of power. They speak more eloquently than ten thousand tongues. They are the messengers of overwhelming grief, of deep contrition, and of unspeakable love.
Ayn Rand #Government #Men #Power

Photo of Ayn Rand The only power any government has is the power to crack down on criminals. Well, when there aren't enough criminals, one makes them. One declares so many things to be a crime that it becomes impossible for men to live without breaking laws.
Yoko Ono #Change #Peace #Power

Photo of Yoko Ono Remember, each one of us has the power to change the world. Just start thinking peace, and the message will spread quicker than you think.
Marcus Tullius Cicero #Freedom #Power

Freedom is a man's natural power of doing what he pleases, so far as he is not prevented by force or law.
Franklin D. Roosevelt #Government #Power

Photo of Franklin D. Roosevelt Let us never forget that government is ourselves and not an alien power over us. The ultimate rulers of our democracy are not a President and senators and congressmen and government officials, but the voters of this country.
Alexander the Great #Knowledge #Power

Photo of Alexander the Great I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion.
Nancy Chodorow #Parenting #Power

Parenting, as an unpaid occupation outside the world of public power, entails lower status, less power, and less control of resources than paid work.
Ella Wheeler Wilcox #Motivational #Power #Work

Always continue the climb. It is possible for you to do whatever you choose, if you first get to know who you are and are willing to work with a power that is greater than ourselves to do it.
Henry Ward Beecher #Art #Happiness #Power

Photo of Henry Ward Beecher The art of being happy lies in the power of extracting happiness from common things.
Garet Garrett #Business #Power

Business is in itself a power.
Tom Clancy #Government #Knowledge #Power

Photo of Tom Clancy The control of information is something the elite always does, particularly in a despotic form of government. Information, knowledge, is power. If you can control information, you can control people.
Jim Morrison #Fear #Freedom #Power

Photo of Jim Morrison Expose yourself to your deepest fear after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.
Stephen King #God #Power

Photo of Stephen King I've always believed in God. I also think that's the sort of thing that either comes as part of the equipment, the capacity to believe, or at some point in your life, when you're in a position where you actually need help from a power greater than yourself, you simply make an agreement.