power quotes

The best advice I ever got was that knowledge is power and to keep reading.David Bailey

Threats without power are like powder without ball.Nathan Bailey

By a great man, however, we mean a man who, because of his spiritual gifts, his character, and other qualities, deserves to be called great and who as a result earns the power to influence others.Fredrik Bajer

Until a friend or relative has applied a particular proverb to your own life, or until you've watched him apply the proverb to his own life, it has no power to sway you.Nicholson Baker

It is not short of amazing, the power of a great idea to weld men together. There was in it a peculiar, intense, vital spirit if you will, that I have never felt before in any strike.Ray Stannard Baker

Ah, summer, what power you have to make us suffer and like it.Russell Baker

It is certain, in any case, that ignorance, allied with power, is the most ferocious enemy justice can have.James A. Baldwin

The power of the white world is threatened whenever a black man refuses to accept the white world's definitions.James A. Baldwin

The only thing that white people have that black people need, or should want, is power-and no one holds power forever.James A. Baldwin

But the relationship of morality and power is a very subtle one. Because ultimately power without morality is no longer power.James Baldwin

The amazing thing about technology is that people have power. We are seeing it all the time in that innocuous people you would never know are having their voices heard because of this ability and technology we have.Eric Balfour

There is no such thing as a great talent without great will power.Honore de Balzac

Equality may perhaps be a right, but no power on earth can ever turn it into a fact.Honore de Balzac

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

Power is action; the electoral principle is discussion. No political action is possible when discussion is permanently established.Honore de Balzac

I am not afraid of much. I kill all the spiders in my house, and I'm planning to go skydiving. I am into girl power, and I'm very self-sufficient.Elizabeth Banks

So the question is, First, Whether the civil magistrate hath power to force men in things religious to do contrary to their conscience, and if they will not to punish them in their goods, liberties, or lives? this we hold in the negative.Robert Barclay

I think the touchstone is to give consumers a full, fair choice without the power of a monopoly operating system pushing them in a direction that free competition might or might not achieve.Jim Barksdale

Paris is certainly one of the most boastful of cities, and you could argue that it has had a lot to boast about: at various times the European centre of power, of civilisation, of the arts, and (self-advertisingly, at least) of love.Julian Barnes

The backlash against Big Government is an encouraging sign of a growing resistance to the mission creep of federal power.Bob Barr