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A key ingredient in innovation is the ability to challenge authority and break rules.
Men use thought only as authority for their injustice, and employ speech only to conceal their thoughts.
A teacher should have maximal authority, and minimal power.
My speaking style was criticised by no less an authority than Arnold Schwarzenegger. It was a low moment, my friends, to have my rhetorical skills denounced by a monosyllabic Austrian cyborg.
I have been given the authority over you, and I am not the best of you. If I do well, help me; and if I do wrong, set me right. Sincere regard for truth.
The people are hungry: It is because those in authority eat up too much in taxes.
My relationship to power and authority is that I'm all for it. People need somebody to watch over them. Ninety-five percent of the people in the world need to be told what to do and how to behave.
When we consistently suppress and distrust our intuitive knowingness, looking instead for authority, validation, and approval from others, we give our personal power away.
Relationships are negotiated and if you deal with ultimatums and authority all the time, then you're not going to get anywhere.
By ensuring that no one in government has too much power, the Constitution helps protect ordinary Americans every day against abuse of power by those in authority.
The victory of Hamas is not only based on the corruption of the Palestinian Authority. Hamas has a vision and a program, and this is the reason why the Palestinian people chose Hamas. However, there is no doubt that the corruption helped Hamas's victory.
Does it follow that I reject all authority? Perish the thought. In the matter of boots, I defer to the authority of the boot-maker.
While there are many experts in the psychoanalysis of individuals, there seems to be little active authority or understanding in the matter of the persistent shared madness in everyday life. It's as if collective mental illness doesn't exist except in the vernacular and in contemporary folk myth, where it remains trapped and politically useless.
Following our inner guidance may feel risky and frightening at first, because we are no longer playing it safe, doing what we 'should' do, pleasing others, following rules, or deferring to outside authority.
When I was a teenager, science meshed with my developing ideals - such as the challenge to authority that was central to punk rock. In science, anyone from any walk of life could make a discovery that would overturn prevailing hypotheses. And that was a cause for celebration among scientists.
Let the people decide whom to vote for, who has more authority. And only people, only our citizens, are able to place the final emphasis, voting for this or that person or political force, or rejecting it. That's democracy.
The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.
Moral authority is never retained by any attempt to hold on to it. It comes without seeking and is retained without effort.
My desire to devolve authority has nothing to do with a wish to shirk responsibility.
For a war to be just three conditions are necessary - public authority, just cause, right motive.
Think for yourself and question authority.
In order for a war to be just, three things are necessary. First, the authority of the sovereign. Secondly, a just cause. Thirdly, a rightful intention.
To be free in an age like ours, one must be in a position of authority. That in itself would be enough to make me ambitious.
The privilege of holding the priesthood, which is the power and authority to act in God's name, is a great blessing and privilege and one that carries with it equally great obligations and responsibilities.
Ezra Taft Benson
Authority without wisdom is like a heavy ax without an edge, fitter to bruise than polish.
John F. Kennedy
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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