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The tyrant dies and his rule is over; the martyr dies and his rule begins. (Quote by - Soren Kierkegaard)

The power of man has grown in every sphere, except over himself. (Quote by - Winston Churchill)

Responsibility n: A detachable burden easily shifted to the shoulders of God, Fate, Fortune, Luck or one's neighbour. In the days of astrology it was customary to unload it upon a star. (Quote by - Ambrose Bierce)

Man is born to seek power, yet his actual condition makes him a slave to the power of others. (Quote by - Hans J. Morgenthau)

Knowledge is power. (Quote by - Francis Bacon, Sr.)

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? (Quote by - Kahlil Gibran)

Force is never more operative than when it is known to exist but is not brandished. (Quote by - Alfred Thayer Mahan)

So mightiest powers buy deepest calms are fed, And sleep, how oft, in things that gentlest be! (Quote by - Barry Cornwall)

Dim with the mist of years, gray flits the shade of power. (Quote by - George Gordon Noel Byron)

He who despises his own life is soon master of another's. (Quote by - English proverb)

Nothing destroys authority so much as the unequal and untimely interchange of power, pressed too far and relaxed too much. (Quote by - Francis Bacon)

The most powerful cause of error is the war existing between the senses and reason. (Quote by - Blaise Pascal)

The imbecility of men is always inviting the impudence of power. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

A few great minds are enough to endow humanity with monstrous power, but a few great hearts are not enough to make us worthy of using it. (Quote by - Jean Rostand)

Not believing in force is the same as not believing in gravitation. (Quote by - Leon Trotsky)

He who is devoid of the power to forgive, is devoid of the power to love. (Quote by - Martin Luther King, Jr)

Men are never very wise and select in the exercise of a new power. (Quote by - William Ellery Channing)

Their insatiable lust for power is only equaled by their incurable impotence in exercising it. (Quote by - Winston Churchill)

There are powers inside of you which, if you could discover and use, would make of you everything you ever dreamed or imagined you could become. (Quote by - Orison Swett Marden)

The best effect of fine persons is felt after we have left their presence. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

Power ought to serve as a check to power. (Quote by - John Milton)

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

A partnership with men in power is never safe (Quote by - Phaedrus)

Many a man's strength is in opposition, and when he faileth, he groweth out of use. (Quote by - Francis Bacon)

The main task of a free society is to civilize the struggle for power. Slavery of the acquiescent majority to the ruthless few is the hereditary state of mankind; freedom, a rarely acquired characteristic. (Quote by - R. H. S. Crossman)


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