power quotes

Military dictatorship is born from the power of the gun, and so it undermines the concept of the rule of law and gives birth to a culture of might, a culture of weapons, violence and intolerance.Benazir Bhutto

This nuclear option is ultimately an example of the arrogance of power.Joe Biden

Vote: the instrument and symbol of a freeman's power to make a fool of himself and a wreck of his country.Ambrose Bierce

Clairvoyant, n.: A person, commonly a woman, who has the power of seeing that which is invisible to her patron - namely, that he is a blockhead.Ambrose Bierce

Eulogy. Praise of a person who has either the advantages of wealth and power, or the consideration to be dead.Ambrose Bierce

If we are to meet the growing electricity demand in the United States without significantly increasing emissions of greenhouse gases, we must maintain a diverse supply of electricity, and nuclear power must be part of that mix.Judy Biggert

All too often arrogance accompanies strength, and we must never assume that justice is on the side of the strong. The use of power must always be accompanied by moral choice.Theodore Bikel

Major North has had for years complete power over these Indians and can do more with them than any man living.Buffalo Bill

When a guy can make fun of you, thats attractive. Who knew that teasing could have so much power over women!Rachel Bilson

There are no living beings who exert more power over others, pound for pound, than tiny babies and extremely thin moguls.Stanley Bing

Books, I found, had the power to make time stand still, retreat or fly into the future.Jim Bishop

I like to write with a lot of emotion and a lot of power. Sometimes I overdo it; sometimes my prose is a little bit too purple, and I know that.H. G. Bissinger

We develop social systems for the handicapped, but when you're handicapped in your mind, society doesn't handle those situations well. I think we don't recognize or acknowledge the power of messages and how deeply affected we all are by the messages we receive from the media.Aloe Blacc

You must never underestimate the power of the eyebrow.Jack Black

When you think about rock at its origin, and you think of the Beatles and millions of kids screaming as loud as they can and running as fast as they can towards the Beatles, there's no one who is that kind of lightning rod, who commands that kind of power and has that kind of creative magma.Jack Black

I actually don't know anyone who wants to be famous for fame's sake, at least not anyone I respect. But you need to have a certain amount of power in order to be able to do what you want.Michael Ian Black

Wake the power within thee slumbering, trim the plot that's in thy keeping, thou wilt bless the task when reaping sweet labour's prize.John Stuart Blackie

Even though mother's issues are not front page news, they touch us all personally, some more than others, and I believe passionately in the power of grassroots engagement.Joan Blades

The Industrial Revolution caused a centuries-long shift in power to the West; globalization is now shifting the balance again.Dennis C. Blair

People always joke that 'dog' spells 'god' backwards. They should consider that it might be the higher power coming down to see just how well they do, what kind of people they are. The animals are right here, right in front of us. And how we treat these companions is a test.Linda Blair