Power

" Life has sweetness to it and a beauty and a power that I wanted to celebrate. "
- Valerie Harper
" The power of a close-up can be extraordinary, but you have to have actors who are able to reveal themselves. "
- Phyllida Lloyd
" Democracy is indispensable, not because it renders superfluous the conquest of political power by the proletariat, but, on the contrary, because it makes this seizure of power both necessary and possible. "
- Rosa Luxemburg
" The good life consists in deriving happiness by using your signature strengths every day in the main realms of living. The meaningful life adds one more component: using these same strengths to forward knowledge, power or goodness. "
- Martin Seligman
" The sword is the axis of the world and its power is absolute. "
- Charles de Gaulle
" 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
" From bank accounts to financial systems, power grids to air traffic controls - our most critical infrastructure remain attractive cyber targets, and if they are ever compromised, the effects could be devastating. "
- Mike Quigley
" The unleashed power of the atom has changed everything save our modes of thinking and we thus drift toward unparalleled catastrophe. "
- Albert Einstein
" Whether looking at pop music, hip-hop or R&B, it's rare to find an artist who hasn't been touched or affected by the power and soul of gospel music. In fact, many of today's popular artists such as Whitney Houston, John Legend, and Katy Perry started their careers in the church choir. "
- Marvin Sapp
" With so many ways to communicate at our disposal, we must not forget the transformative power of a live music experience and genuine human exchange. "
- Jon Batiste
" The power of noble deeds is to be preserved and passed on to the future. "
- Joshua Chamberlain
" I assess the power of a will by how much resistance, pain, torture it endures and knows how to turn to its advantage. "
- Friedrich Nietzsche
" We do not need more intellectual power, we need more spiritual power. We do not need more of the things that are seen, we need more of the things that are unseen. "
- Calvin Coolidge
" I've been blessed with the opportunity to express the views of black people who otherwise don't have access to power and the media. I have to take advantage of that while I'm still bankable. "
- Spike Lee
" The essence of Government is power; and power, lodged as it must be in human hands, will ever be liable to abuse. "
- James Madison
" All men having power ought to be distrusted to a certain degree. "
- James Madison
" Before we acquire great power we must acquire wisdom to use it well. "
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
" Self-reverence, self-knowledge, self-control; these three alone lead life to sovereign power. "
- Alfred Lord Tennyson
" You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it come true. You may have to work for it, however. "
- Richard Bach
" Nation should be rest assured Pakistan is a safe atomic power. No one can cast an evil eye on it. "
- Abdul Qadeer Khan
" Youth is the period in which a man can be hopeless. The end of every episode is the end of the world. But the power of hoping through everything, the knowledge that the soul survives its adventures, that great inspiration comes to the middle-aged. "
- Gilbert K. Chesterton
" The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don't have any. "
- Alice Walker
" Our democracy is designed to speak truth to power. "
- Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
" The right of self defense never ceases. It is among the most sacred, and alike necessary to nations and to individuals, and whether the attack be made by Spain herself or by those who abuse her power, its obligation is not the less strong. "
- James Monroe
" Truth is the ultimate power. When the truth comes around, all the lies have to run and hide. "
- Ice Cube
" I think I'm a girl's girl in the sense that I support women a lot, and I'm definitely all for girl power, but I think I'm quite a tomboy at heart - even though I love my fashion and dressing up, I think my essence is very boyish. "
- Charli XCX
" The church is not a political power; it's not a party, but it's a moral power. "
- Pope Benedict XVI
" The man who practises unselfishness, who is genuinely interested in the welfare of others, who feels it a privilege to have the power to do a fellow-creature a kindness - even though polished manners and a gracious presence may be absent - will be an elevating influence wherever he goes. "
- Orison Swett Marden
" What are kings, when regiment is gone, but perfect shadows in a sunshine day? "
- Christopher Marlowe
" What it lies in our power to do, it lies in our power not to do. "
- Aristotle