Power Quotes - Page 3

The great secret of power is never to will to do more than you can accomplish.

– Henrik Ibsen

The day the power of love overrules the love of power, the world will know peace.

– Mahatma Gandhi

We know that no one ever seizes power with the intention of relinquishing it.

– George Orwell

Power is not revealed by striking hard or often, but by striking true.

– Honoré de Balzac

Most powerful is he who has himself in his own power.

– Seneca O

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

Power—is it good or bad? See what these well-known people had to say about power.

“power happily walks hand in hand with abuse”
? Dean Cavanagh

Ambition is the immoderate desire for power.
– Baruch Spinoza

Nobody is as powerful as we make them out to be.
– Alice Walker

Do not pray for tasks equal to your powers. Pray for powers equal to your tasks.
– Phillips Brooks

Power is dangerous unless you have humility.
– Richard J. Daley

Power has only one duty – to secure the social welfare of the People.
– Benjamin Disraeli

A man’s true state of power and riches is to be in himself.
– Henry Ward Beecher

Silence is the ultimate weapon of power.
– Charles de Gaulle

Truth is powerful and it prevails.
– Sojourner Truth

Make the best use of what is in your power, and take the rest as it happens.
– Epictetus

Power is always dangerous. Power attracts the worst and corrupts the best.
– Edward Abbey

Man’s greatness lies in his power of thought.
– Blaise Pascal

Circumstances are beyond human control, but our conduct is in our own power.
– Benjamin Disraeli