power quotes

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

In the same way that we need statesmen to spare us the abjection of exercising power, we need scholars to spare us the abjection of learning.Jean Baudrillard

As far as love is concerned, possession, power, fusion and disenchantment are the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse.Zygmunt Bauman

The carrying power of a bridge is not the average strength of the pillars, but the strength of the weakest pillar. I have always believed that you do not measure the health of a society by GNP but by the condition of its worst off.Zygmunt Bauman

All the lessons of history in four sentences: Whom the gods would destroy, they first make mad with power. The mills of God grind slowly, but they grind exceedingly small. The bee fertilizes the flower it robs. When it is dark enough, you can see the stars.Charles A. Beard

All the idols made by man, however terrifying they may be, are in point of fact subordinate to him, and that is why he will always have it in his power to destroy them.Simone de Beauvoir

Global conditions are far too complex to be able to imagine that they could ever be really controlled by one power.Ulrich Beck

The world has become so complex that the idea of a power in which everything comes together and can be controlled in a centralized way is now erroneous.Ulrich Beck

This experience actually means the very opposite: the largest military power was unable to stop such a sensitive attack and will be unable to rule out such a possibility in the future. Precisely this is the background to the United States' military interventions.Ulrich Beck

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

When I was single, I was down to $100 of power a year.Ed Begley, Jr.

I think Bush has a very selfish, arrogant point of view. I think he is interested in power, I think he believes his truth is the only truth, and that he will do what he wants to do despite the people.Harry Belafonte

The American people do not begrudge anyone his or her power until they start abusing it.Chris Bell

I lost my mind at 15. I'd been shown a world where there were no boundaries, where everyone gave me all the power. And I was like, 'This is great!' Then that was gone. But I was like, 'Yeah, but I still want that.' I'd lost my humble, very quiet, introverted sensibilities which I think I definitely had as a kid.Jamie Bell

Che came in 1963, shortly after I had come to power.Ahmed Ben Bella

Those who are leftists, once in power, are not different from other parties.Ahmed Ben Bella

Love truly does have the power to transcend evil. It can get us through the most unspeakable of events and give us the strength to keep on putting one foot in front of the other.Naomi Benaron

With the power of conviction, there is no sacrifice.Pat Benatar

At fifteen one is first beginning to realize that everything isn't money and power in this world, and is casting about for joys that do not turn to dross in one's hands.Robert Benchley

The construction of life is at present in the power of facts far more than convictions.Walter Benjamin