Knowledge will give you power, but character respect.bruce lee
What is called music today is all too often only a disguise for the monologue of power. However, and this is the supreme irony of it all, never before have musicians tried so hard to communicate with their audience, and never before has that communication been so deceiving. Music now seems hardly more than a somewhat clumsy excuse for the self-glorification of musicians and the growth of a new industrial sector.Jacques Attali
I am not interested in power for power's sake, but I'm interested in power that is moral, that is right and that is good.Martin Luther King Jr.
Power is given only to him who dares to stoop and take it... one must have the courage to dare.fyodor dostoevsky
Some Blockett-type employees actually believe that they have received a genuine promotion; others recognize the truth. But the main function of a pseudo-promotion is to deceive people outside the hierarchy. When this is achieved, the maneuver is counted a success.Laurence J. Peter
You must build your House of Parliament on the river: so... that the populace cannot exact their demands by sitting down round you.1st duke of wellington
All power corrupts, absolute power is even more fun.
The awful shadow of some unseen Power Floats, tho' unseen, amongst us.Percy Bysshe Shelley
I thought that my invincible power would hold the world captive, leaving me in a freedom undisturbed. Thus night and day I worked at the chain with huge fires and cruel hard strokes. When at last the work was done and the links were complete and unbreakable, I found that it held me in its grip.rabindranath tagore
There is no power on earth that can undo Pakistan.muhammad ali jinnah
Odin, thou whirlwind, what a threat is this Thou threatenest what transcends thy might, even thine, For of all powers the mightiest far art thou, Lord over men on earth, and Gods in Heaven; Yet even from thee thyself hath been withheld One thing to undo what thou thyself hast ruled.Matthew Arnold
Dim with the mist of years, gray flits the shade of power.lord byron
Men are never very wise and select in the exercise of a new power.william ellery channing
Domination is not that solid and global kind of domination that one person exercises over others, or one group over another, but the manifold forms of domination that can be exercised within society.
One should try to locate power at the extreme of its exercise, where it is always less legal in character.
The pursuit of knowledge is, I think, mainly actuated by love of power. And so are all advances in scientific technique.
Nonviolent action involves opposing the opponent's power, including his police & military capacity, not with the weapons chosen by him but by quite different means...Repression by the opponent is used against his own power position in a kind of political " ju-jitsu " and the very sources of his power thus reduced or removed, with the result that his political and military position is seriously weakened or destroyed.
To know the pains of power, we must go to those who have it; to know its pleasures, we must go to those who are seeking it: the pains of power are real, its pleasures imaginary.Charles Caleb Colton
No pent-up Utica contracts your powers, But the whole boundless continent is yours.Jonathan Sewall
He never sold the truth to serve the hour, Nor paltered with Eternal God for power.
An untoward event. (Threatening to disturb the balance of power.)
You can’t win, Darth. If you strike me down, I shall become more powerful than you could possibly imagine.Obi-Wan Kenobi