Power Quotes


Quotes, Quotations and Sayings about Power

Mastering others is strength. Mastering yourself is true power.  -Lao Tzu

“Justice and power must be brought together, so that whatever is just may be powerful, and whatever is powerful may be just.” -Blaise Pascal

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

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

“Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.” -Leo F. Buscaglia

“The attempt to combine wisdom and power has only rarely been successful and then only for a short while” -Albert Einstein

“When you doubt your power, you give power to your doubt” –Unknown

“He is most powerful who has power over himself” -Seneca

You see what power is – holding someone else’s fear in your hand and showing it to them!  -Amy Tan

Let not thy will roar, when thy power can but whisper.  -Dr. Thomas Fuller

Power should not be loved; let power be used to love. –Victorino Q. Abrugar

Ultimately, the only power to which man should aspire is that which he exercises over himself.  -Elie Wiesel

The great secret of power is never to will to do more than you can accomplish. -Henrik Ibsen

One person with a belief is equal to a force of 99 who have only interests.  -John Stuart Mill

“Knowledge is power; wisdom is the main switch; understanding is your fingertips; insight is being automatic.” –Victorino Q. Abrugar

The highest proof of virtue is to possess boundless power without abusing it.  -Lord Macaulay

Power never takes a back step – only in the face of more power.  -Malcolm X

Knowledge is power.  -Sir Francis Bacon

I love power. But it is as an artist that I love it. I love it as a musician loves his violin, to draw out its sounds and chords and harmonies. -NAPOLEON BONAPARTE, Havelock Ellis’ The Dance of Life

Power is not only what you have but what the enemy thinks you have. -SAUL ALINSKY, “Tactics,” Rules for Radicals

With great power there must also come … great responsibility! -STAN LEE, Amazing Fantasy #15, Aug. 1962

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.  -Mohandas Gandhi

?”In our house, our youngest baby is the most powerful, because he gives joy in full. When he cries all tremble… and he has no pride at all.” –Victorino Q. Abrugar

All the waste in a year from a nuclear power plant can be stored under a desk.  -Ronald Reagan

Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men. -Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

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

The one exclusive sign of thorough knowledge is the power of teaching.  -Aristotle

Not necessity, not desire – no, the love of power is the demon of men. Let them have everything – health, food, a place to live, entertainment – they are and remain unhappy and low-spirited: for the demon waits and waits and will be satisfied.  -Friedrich Nietzsche

The measure of a man is what he does with power.  -Plato

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

“I become powerful by being faithful to the One who is the most powerful.” -Victorino Q. Abrugar

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

Power is no blessing in itself, except when it is used to protect the innocent.  -Jonathan Swift

“Use power to curb power.” -Chinese Proverb

“It’s not the power that is the source of abuse; it is the one who uses the power.” –Victorino Q. Abrugar

“The greatest of all gifts is the power to estimate things at their true worth.” -Anthony Robbins

“A good intention clothes itself with power.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson

Death and life are in the power of the tongue, and those who love it will eat its fruits. -Proverbs 18:21