Power Quotes

'Quotes about power of power'

"Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did and it never will."
~Frederick Douglass

"Power can be taken, but not given. The process of the taking is empowerment in itself."
~Gloria Steinem

"We have learned that power is a positive force if it is used for positive purposes."
~Elizabeth Dole

"No question is so difficult to answer as that to which the answer is obvious."
~George Bernard Shaw

"Free election of masters does not abolish the masters or the slaves."
~Herbert Marcuse

"Wealth may be an excellent thing, for it means power, and it means leisure, it means liberty."
~James Russell Lowell

"From antiquity, people have recognized the connection between naming and power."
~Casey Miller and Kate Swift

"Justice without force is powerless; force without justice is tyrannical."
~Blaise Pascal

"We thought, because we had power, we had wisdom."
~Stephen Vincent Benét

"Dream no small dreams for they have no power to move the hearts of men."
~Goethe

"Dream no small dreams for they have no power to move the hearts of men."
~Goethe

"No science is immune to the infection of politics and the corruption of power."
~Jacob Bronowski

"When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace."
~Jimi Hendrix

"Never work just for money or for power. They won't save your soul or help you sleep at night."
~Marian Wright Edelman

"Power, however it has evolved, whatever its origins, will not be given up without a struggle."
~Shulamith Firestone

"Power is something of which I am convinced there is no innocence this side of the womb."
~Nadine Gordimer

"Power takes as ingratitude the writhing of its victims."
~Rabindranath Tagore

"The thing women have yet to learn is nobody gives you power. You just take it."
~Roseanne Barr

"When leaders take back power, when they act as heroes and saviors, they end up exhausted, overwhelmed, and deeply stressed."
~Margaret J. Wheatley

"I suppose leadership at one time meant muscles; but today it means getting along with people."
~Mohandas K. Gandhi

"There is danger from all men. The only maxim of a free government ought to be to trust no man living with power to endanger the public liberty."
~John Adams

"Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely. Great men are almost always bad men."
~Lord Acton
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