Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible.
All the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time has come.
As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.
Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.
Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't.
Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.
Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
Enthusiasm... the sustaining power of all great action.
Everyone who has ever built anywhere a 'new heaven' first found the power thereto in his own hell.
Everything in the world is about sex except sex. Sex is about power.
Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.
First, then, God, being all-just, wishes to do justice; being all-wise, knows what justice is; being all-powerful, can do justice. Why then injustice?
He is not strong and powerful who throweth people down; but he is strong who witholdeth himself from anger
Hence 'the overthrow of government' as a coercive power, thereby denying God in another form.
I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion
I hope our wisdom will grow with our power, and teach us that the less we use our power the greater it will be.
I, for one, thoroughly believe that no power in the universe can withhold from anyone anything they really deserve.
Ideas are far more powerful than guns. We don't let our people have guns. Why should we let them have ideas?
Identify your problems but give your power and energy to solutions
In just six weeks from the time the design was started, we had the motor on the block testing its power.
In the intellectual order, the virtue of humility is nothing more nor less than the power of attention.
In the survival of favoured individuals and races, during the constantly-recurring struggle for existence, we see a powerful and ever-acting form of selection.
It is a process of diverting one's scattered forces into one powerful channel.
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
Language is very powerful. Language does not just describe reality. Language creates the reality it describes.
Learning and wisdom are superfluities, the surface glitter merely, but it is the heart that is the seat of all power.
Let one who has become wealthy reign, and let one who has power renounce
Liberty, according to my metaphysics is a self-determining power in an intellectual agent. It implies thought and choice and power.
Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none; be able for thine enemy rather in power than use; and keep thy friend under thine own life's key; be checked for silence, but never taxed for speech
Love is the power to see similarity in the dissimilar.
Man has the power to act as his own destroyer - and that is the way he has acted through most of his history.
Man is made or unmade by himself. By the right choice he ascends. As a being of power, intelligence, and love, and the lord of his own thoughts, he holds the key to every situation.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Never stand begging for what one has the power to earn.
Never, ever underestimate the power of 'Id Like that.
No power and no treasure can outweigh the extension of our knowledge.
No power is strong enough to be lasting if it labors under the weight of fear.
No power so effectually robs the mind of all its powers of acting and reasoning as fear.
Nobody has the power to take two steps together; you can take only one step at a time.
Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
Power always thinks it has a great soul and vast views beyond the comprehension of the weak.
Power over others is weakness disguised as strength.
Religion is about turning untested belief into unshakable truth through the power of institutions and the passage of time.
Remind yourself that God is with you and nothing can defeat you. Believe that you now receive power from Him.
Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces concentration, it sharpens the consciousness of alienation, it strengthens the power of resistance.
The American people should be made aware of the trend toward monopolization of the great public information vehicles and the concentration of more and more power over public opinion in fewer and fewer hands.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other.
The greatest power we have is the power of choice.
The legitimate powers of government extend to such acts only as are injurious to others. It does me no injury for my neighbor to say there are twenty gods or no god. It neither picks my pocket nor breaks my leg.
The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude
The past cannot be changed. The future is yet in your power.
The power for creating a better future is contained in the present moment: You create a good future by creating a good present.
The theological virtue of charity is the mysterious power, communicated by grace, to love as God loves.
There is nothing so powerful as truth - and often nothing so strange.
Those of us who have been privileged to receive education, skills, and experiences and even power must be role models for the next generation of leadership.
To be happy you must have taken the measure of your powers, tasted the fruits of your passion, and learned your place in the world.
We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all of the power we need inside ourselves already.
We must all obey the great law of change. It is the most powerful law of nature.
Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it!
When every physical and mental resource is focused, one's power to solve a problem multiplies tremendously.
When it is not in our power to determine what is true, we ought to follow what is most probable.
When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.
When the power of love, will overcome the love of power; the world will know peace.
Whenever a negative thought concerning your personal power comes to mind, deliberately voice a positive thought to cancel it out.
Where love rules, there is no will to power, and where power predominates, love is lacking. The one is the shadow of the other.
Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality.
You have power over your mind - not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.