Power

Quotes on power.

What it lies in our power to do, it lies in our power not to do.
- Aristotle

Never allow a person to tell you no who doesn’t have the power to say yes.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

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

All things are subject to interpretation whichever interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power and not truth.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

Knowledge will give you power, but character respect.
- Bruce Lee

Character is power.
- Booker T. Washington

Experience hath shewn, that even under the best forms of government those entrusted with power have, in time, and by slow operations, perverted it into tyranny.
- Thomas Jefferson

Power is like being a lady… if you have to tell people you are, you aren’t.
- Margaret Thatcher

It is for us to pray not for tasks equal to our powers, but for powers equal to our tasks, to go forward with a great desire forever beating at the door of our hearts as we travel toward our distant goal.
- Helen Keller

Any people anywhere, being inclined and having the power, have the right to rise up, and shake off the existing government, and form a new one that suits them better. This is a most valuable – a most sacred right – a right, which we hope and believe, is to liberate the world.
- Abraham Lincoln