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30 Quotes About Power To Kick Your Personal Power Into High Gear

Quotes About Power

February 18th, 2020   |   Updated on April 3rd, 2020

1. “Getting and spending, we lay waste our powers.” ―  William Wordsworth

 

2. “A man’s true state of power and riches is to be in himself.” ―  Henry Ward Beecher

 

3. “Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren’t.” ― Margaret Thatcher

 

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

 

5. “Nobody is as powerful as we make them out to be.” ―  Alice Walker




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

 

7. “I believe the gun has no power at all.” ―  Malala Yousafzai

 

8. “The only way to predict the future is to have the power to shape the future.” ―  Eric Hoffer

 

9. “Recognizing power in another does not diminish your own.” ― Joss Whedon

 

10. “I hope our wisdom will grow with our power, and teach us, that the less we use our power the greater it will be.” ―  Thomas Jefferson

 

11. “Everything in the world is about sex except sex. Sex is about power.” ― Oscar Wilde

 

12. “Keep your best wishes, close to your heart and watch what happens” ― Tony DeLiso, Legacy: The Power Within

 

13. “Power is not alluring to pure minds.” ―  Thomas Jefferson

 

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

 

15. “The thing women have yet to learn is nobody gives you power. You just take it. ” ― Roseanne Barr

 

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

 

17. “A book lying idle on a shelf is wasted ammunition.” ― Henry Miller, The Books in My Life


18. “Ambition is the immoderate desire for power.” ―  Baruch Spinoza

 

19. “Never underestimate the power of human stupidity.” ―  Robert A. Heinlein

 

20. “When Gansey was polite, it made him powerful. When Adam was polite, he was giving power away.” ― Maggie Stiefvater

 

21. “Knowledge is the most democratic source of power.” ― Alvin Toffler

 

22. “Mastering others is strength. Mastering yourself is true power.” ―  Lao Tzu

 

23. “Knowledge will give you power, but character respect.” ―  Bruce Lee

 

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

 

25. “Make the best use of what is in your power, and take the rest as it happens.” ―  Epictetus

 

26. “It’s all mirror, mirror on the wall because beauty is power the same way money is power the same way a gun is a power.” ― Chuck Palahniuk

 

27. “It is folly for a man to pray to the gods for that which he has the power to obtain by himself.” ―  Epicurus

 

28. “I do not wish them [women] to have power over men, but over themselves.” ― Mary Wollstonecraft




29. “If someone puts their hands on you make sure they never put their hands on anybody else again.” ― Malcom X

 

30. “The day the power of love overrules the love of power, the world will know peace.” ― Mahatma Gandhi