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
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
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
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.
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
Speak truth to power.
Power expands through the distribution of secrecy.
Where love rules, there is no will to power; and where power predominates, there love is lacking. The one is the shadow of the other.carl jung
Him I would call the powerful one who controls the storms of his mind.
The function of the law is not to provide justice or to preserve freedom. The function of the law is to keep those who hold power, in power.gerry spence
If you want to discover just what there is in a man give him power.