Quotes on Power

Power is a concept that has been the subject of countless discussions and debates throughout history. It has been defined in various ways, but at its core, power refers to the ability to influence or control others. Some believe that power should be distributed equally among all individuals, while others argue that it is necessary for certain individuals or institutions to have more power than others in order to maintain stability and order.

One common source of power is wealth. Those who have more money often have greater influence over decision-making processes and can use their resources to sway opinions or gain favor. Another form of power comes from social status or position within an organization. CEOs, politicians, and other leaders possess the ability to make decisions on behalf of others and shape the direction of society as a whole.

Here are some Quotes on Power:

“The great strength of the totalitarian state is that it forces those who fear it to imitate it.”
― Adolf Hitler

“She never forgets a slight, real or imagined. She takes caution for cowardice and dissent for defiance. And she is greedy. Greedy for power, for honour, for love.”
― George R.R. Martin

“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 than the one derived from fear of punishment.”
― Mahatma Gandhi

“When your desires are strong enough, you will appear to possess superhuman powers to achieve.”
― Napoleon Hill

“How foolish to believe we are more powerful than the sea or the sky.”
― Ruta Sepetys

“Politics is the art of the possible, the attainable — the art of the next best”
― Otto von Bismarck

“There is something more powerful than any army. Something strong enough to topple kings, and even Darklings. Do you know what that thing is?”
I shook my head, inching away from him.
“Faith,” he breathed, his black eyes wild. “Faith.”
― Leigh Bardugo

“No amount of me trying to explain myself was doing any good. I didn’t even know what was going on inside of me, so how could I have explained it to them?”
― Sierra D. Waters

“Fearlessness in those without power is maddening to those who have it.”
― Tobias Wolff

“Standing on a street corner waiting for no one is power.”
― Gregory Corso

I know, better than anyone else, that there are no heroes coming to save us. There are no good Epics. None of them protect us. Power corrupts, and absolute power corrupts absolutely.”
― Brandon Sanderson

“The world isn’t fair? What a huge revelation! Some people in power abuse those they have power over? Amazing! When did this start happening?”
― Brandon Sanderson

“To seek greatness is the only righteous vengeance.”
― Criss Jami,

“The very first essential for success is a perpetually constant and regular employment of violence.”
― Adolf Hitler

“Right, as the world goes, is only in question between equals in power, while the strong do what they can and the weak suffer what they must.”
― Thucydides

“Power is not a means; it is an end.”
― George Orwell

“If I look at the mass I will never act.”
― Mother Teresa

“The greatness of the man’s power is the measure of his surrender.”
― William Booth

“She never forgets a slight, real or imagined. She takes caution for cowardice and dissent for defiance. And she is greedy. Greedy for power, for honour, for love.”
― George R.R. Martin

“The great strength of the totalitarian state is that it forces those who fear it to imitate it.”
― Adolf Hitler

“He who masters the power formed by a group of people working together has within his grasp one of the greatest powers known to man.”
― idowu koyenikan

“They tried to bury us. They didn’t know we were seeds.”
― Dinos Christianopoulos

“Power-lust is a weed that grows only in the vacant lots of an abandoned mind. ”
― Ayn Rand

“Power attracts the corruptible. Suspect any who seek it.”
― Frank Herbert

“Wisdom consists of knowing how to distinguish the nature of trouble, and in choosing the lesser evil.”
― Niccolò Machiavelli

“I only want power so I can get books.”
― Eliezer Yudkowsky

“We are at our most powerful the moment we no longer need to be powerful.”
― Eric Micha’el Leventhal

Unlimited power in the hands of limited people always leads to cruelty.”
― Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

“It is said that power corrupts, but actually it’s more true that power attracts the corruptible. The sane are usually attracted by other things than power.”
― David Brin

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

“I believe in the immeasurable power of love; that true love can endure any circumstance and reach across any distance.”
― Steve Maraboli

“I wonder if fears ever really go away, or if they just lose their power over us.”
― Veronica Roth

“Power is not given to you. You have to take it.” – Beyoncé

“Power is not about holding someone down; it’s about lifting others up.” – Michelle Obama

“The measure of a man is what he does with power.” – Plato

“Knowledge is power.” – Francis Bacon

“With great power comes great responsibility.” – Voltaire

“Power does not corrupt. Fear corrupts… perhaps the fear of a loss of power.” – John Steinbeck

“Power is not brute force and money; power is in your spirit.” – Fela Kuti

“Power is the ultimate aphrodisiac.” – Henry Kissinger

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

“Power is not a means; it is an end.” – George Orwell

“Real power is not in domination, but in empowering others.” – Oprah Winfrey

“Power is the ability to do good things for others.” – Brooke Astor

“Power is like being a lady… if you have to tell people you are, you aren’t.” – Margaret Thatcher

“Power is not determined by the size of your bank account but by the depth of your character.” – Unknown

“Power is the ability to make a difference, to influence change, and to leave a lasting impact.” – Unknown

“True power lies not in control, but in the ability to inspire and empower others.” – Unknown

“Power is not about forcing your will upon others, but about lifting them up and helping them reach their full potential.” – Unknown

“Power is not found in external possessions, but in the strength of one’s convictions and the depth of their integrity.” – Unknown

“Power is the ability to shape the narrative, to influence hearts and minds, and to create a better world.” – Unknown

“Power is not about being right all the time; it’s about making things right for the greater good.” – Unknown

“Power is not about control, but about empowering others to be their best selves.” – Unknown

“Power is not about dominance, but about fostering collaboration and creating win-win situations.” – Unknown

“Power is the capacity to transform lives, to uplift communities, and to create positive change.” – Unknown

“True power is not in the hands of the few, but in the collective action of the many.” – Unknown

“Power is not about taking away from others, but about creating opportunities and sharing the wealth.” – Unknown

“Power is the ability to overcome obstacles, to persevere in the face of adversity, and to achieve greatness.” – Unknown

“Power is not about suppressing voices, but about amplifying them and embracing diverse perspectives.” – Unknown

“Power is not about hoarding knowledge, but about sharing it and empowering others to learn and grow.” – Unknown

“True power is not in the external trappings, but in the inner strength, wisdom, and compassion of an individual.” – Unknown

“Power is not about personal gain, but about using one’s influence for the betterment of humanity.” – Unknown

“Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely.” – Lord Acton

“The greater the power, the more dangerous the abuse.” – Edmund Burke

“Corruption is the enemy of development, and of good governance. It must be got rid of. Both the government and the people at large must come together to achieve this national objective.” – Pratibha Patil

“Power corrupts, and absolute power corrupts absolutely. Great men are almost always bad men.” – John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton

“Corruption is like a ball of snow, once it’s set a rolling it must increase.” – Charles Caleb Colton

“Power without principles is tyranny in disguise.” – Unknown

“The abuse of power is the exercise of power beyond the limits set by its intended purpose.” – John C. Maxwell

“When power leads man toward arrogance, poetry reminds him of his limitations. When power narrows the area of man’s concern, poetry reminds him of the richness and diversity of existence. When power corrupts, poetry cleanses.” – John F. Kennedy

“Corruption is the abuse of entrusted power for private gain.” – Transparency International

“The dark side of power is often hidden behind a facade of authority and righteousness.” – Unknown

“Power can be intoxicating, blinding individuals to the consequences of their actions.” – Unknown

“Corruption erodes the foundation of trust and undermines the fabric of society.” – Unknown

“The pursuit of power without ethical constraints leads to the erosion of moral values.” – Unknown

“Abuse of power is the betrayal of the public’s trust and the subversion of justice.” – Unknown

“The dark side of power reveals itself in the exploitation and manipulation of others.” – Unknown

“Corruption thrives in the shadows of secrecy and silence.” – Unknown

“The abuse of power creates a culture of fear and oppression.” – Unknown

“Power can be a seductive force that corrupts the hearts and minds of even the most noble individuals.” – Unknown

“Corruption is a cancer that eats away at the foundations of society.” – Unknown

“The dark side of power manifests in the form of greed, deceit, and manipulation.” – Unknown

“The abuse of power perpetuates injustice and inequality.” – Unknown

“Corruption breeds cynicism and erodes faith in institutions.” – Unknown

“The allure of power can lead individuals down a path of moral decay and ethical compromise.” – Unknown

“The abuse of power is a betrayal of the public’s trust and a violation of basic human rights.” – Unknown

“Corruption is the poison that taints the well of progress and prosperity.” – Unknown

“The dark side of power is the exploitation of the vulnerable and the suppression of dissent.” – Unknown

“Abuse of power is the weapon of the unjust and the tool of the oppressive.” – Unknown

“Corruption corrodes the pillars of democracy and undermines the rule of law.” – Unknown

“The dark side of power breeds a culture of impunity and injustice.” – Unknown

“The abuse of power leaves a trail of destruction in its wake, tarnishing the very fabric of society.” – Unknown

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