Then, everlasting Love , restrain thy will; 'Tis god -like to have power, but not to kill.
There is no surer mark of a low and unregenerate nature than this tendency of power to loudness and wantonness instead of quietness and reverence. To souls baptized in Christian nobleness the largest sphere of command is but a wider empire of obedience, calling them, not to escape from holy rule, but to its full impersonation.
The fundamental concept in social science is Power, in the same sense in which Energy is the fundamental concept in physics.bertrand russell
Power never takes a back step — only in the face of more power.Malcolm X originally Malcolm Little
Power never takes a back step only in the face of more power.
Respect your efforts, respect yourself. Self-respect leads to self-discipline. When you have both firmly under your belt, that's real power.clint eastwood
Every morning I shall concern myself anew about the boundary Between the love - deed -Yes and the power -deed-No And pressing forward honor reality . We cannot avoid Using power, Cannot escape the compulsion To afflict the world , So let us, cautious in diction And mighty in contradiction , Love powerfully.
Next to enjoying ourselves, the next greatest pleasure consists in preventing others from enjoying themselves, or, more generally, in the acquisition of power.bertrand russell
Iron hand in a velvet glove.