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The most powerful person is he who is able to do least himself and burden others most with the things for which he lends his name and pockets the credit.
Poetry is the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings: it takes its origin from emotion recollected in tranquility.
The slightest acquaintance with history shows that powerful republics are the most warlike and unscrupulous of nations.
The atom bomb was no 'great decision.' It was merely another powerful weapon in the arsenal of righteousness.
Harry S. Truman
But to me nothing - the negative, the empty - is exceedingly powerful.
Politics will eventually be replaced by imagery. The politician will be only too happy to abdicate in favor of his image, because the image will be much more powerful than he could ever be.
We should never lose an occasion. Opportunity is more powerful even than conquerors and prophets.
Love, it has been said, flows downward. The love of parents for their children has always been far more powerful than that of children for their parents; and who among the sons of men ever loved God with a thousandth part of the love which God has manifested to us?
Imagination grows by exercise, and contrary to common belief, is more powerful in the mature than in the young.
W. Somerset Maugham
To be a human being means to possess a feeling of inferiority which constantly presses towards its own conquest. The greater the feeling of inferiority that has been experienced, the more powerful is the urge for conquest and the more violent the emotional agitation.
The radiation left over from the Big Bang is the same as that in your microwave oven but very much less powerful. It would heat your pizza only to minus 271.3*C - not much good for defrosting the pizza, let alone cooking it.
If the people are happy, united, wealthy, and powerful, we presume the rest. We conclude that to be good from whence good is derived.
Photography, as a powerful medium of expression and communications, offers an infinite variety of perception, interpretation and execution.
Man is not the creature of circumstances, circumstances are the creatures of men. We are free agents, and man is more powerful than matter.
Desperation is sometimes as powerful an inspirer as genius.
Words are more treacherous and powerful than we think.
It's a mystery. That's the first thing that interests me about the idea of God. If there is one, it's mysterious and powerful and awesome to even consider the concept, and you have to take it seriously.
The vote is the most powerful instrument ever devised by man for breaking down injustice and destroying the terrible walls which imprison men because they are different from other men.
Lyndon B. Johnson
The greater the feeling of inferiority that has been experienced, the more powerful is the urge to conquest and the more violent the emotional agitation.
The more you are talked about the less powerful you are.
The future is not Big Government. Self-serving politicians. Powerful bureaucrats. This has been tried, tested throughout history. The result has always been disaster. President Obama, your agenda is not new. It's not change, and it's not hope.
But when you get music and words together, that can be a very powerful thing.
Great nations are simply the operating fronts of behind-the-scenes, vastly ambitious individuals who had become so effectively powerful because of their ability to remain invisible while operating behind the national scenery.
R. Buckminster Fuller
Chance is always powerful. Let your hook always be cast; in the pool where you least expect it, there will be fish.
There is no witness so terrible and no accuser so powerful as conscience which dwells within us.
Nearly all the powerful people of this age are unbelievers, the best of them in doubt and misery, the most in plodding hesitation, doing as well as they can, what practical work lies at hand.
No human being, however great, or powerful, was ever so free as a fish.
States are not moral agents, people are, and can impose moral standards on powerful institutions.
A powerful idea communicates some of its strength to him who challenges it.
Welcome those big, sticky, complicated problems. In them are your most powerful opportunities.
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