power quotes

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

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

I'm God because I have the power to control my mind.Roseanne Barr

'Winning' in Hollywood means not just power, money, and complimentary smoked-salmon pizza, but also that everyone around you fails just as you are peaking.Roseanne Barr

In the age of globalisation, pooled sovereignty means more power, not less.Jose Manuel Barroso

That men should live honestly, quietly, and comfortably together, it is needful that they should live under a sense of God's will, and in awe of the divine power, hoping to please God, and fearing to offend Him, by their behaviour respectively.Isaac Barrow

Language is legislation, speech is its code. We do not see the power which is in speech because we forget that all speech is a classification, and that all classifications are oppressive.Roland Barthes

I call the discourse of power any discourse that engenders blame, hence guilt, in its recipient.Roland Barthes

Individual investors have become far more powerful than anyone gives them credit for. Today, 85 million Americans invest in stocks. Collectively, that kind of buying and selling power can move markets.Maria Bartiromo

No one in the United States has become seriously ill or has died because of any kind of accident at a civilian nuclear power plant.Joe Barton

There is something about inside information which seems to paralyse a man's reasoning powers.Bernard Baruch

We have shown that Islam can rule the world perfectly for 14 centuries, and during this time of Muslim power we did not borrow ideas like democracy from others, so why do we need to learn democracy from them now?Abu Bakar Bashir

The power of real debate is in the language and intellectual honesty of the debaters, alongside the engagement of spectators.Ruzwana Bashir

To be powerful in South America, you have to be transparent and you have to have a very clean reputation. Transparency for me today is a magic word in South America. Power comes from transparency and a track record of execution.Eike Batista

I'm in love with red. I think it's such a passionate color. Every flag of every country pretty much has red it it. It's power, there's no fence sitting with red. Either you love it or you don't. I think its blood and strength and life. I do love red. I love all colors. Great shades of blue, you find them in nature. They're all magic.Bryan Batt