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There may be times when we are powerless to prevent injustice, but there must never be a time when we fail to protest.
Justice without force is powerless; force without justice is tyrannical.
Words - so innocent and powerless as they are, as standing in a dictionary, how potent for good and evil they become in the hands of one who knows how to combine them.
Men are strong so long as they represent a strong idea they become powerless when they oppose it.
But whether the Constitution really be one thing, or another, this much is certain - that it has either authorized such a government as we have had, or has been powerless to prevent it. In either case, it is unfit to exist.
You may feel powerless as a child, but the world will one day be yours. And you're responsible for it. So, seize the day and take charge of it.
Time, whose tooth gnaws away everything else, is powerless against truth.
Money is such an amazing teacher: What you choose to do with your money shows whether you are truly powerful or powerless.
Are we like late Rome, infatuated with past glories, ruled by a complacent, greedy elite, and hopelessly powerless to respond to changing conditions?
A man is truly free, even here in this embodied state, if he knows that God is the true agent and he by himself is powerless to do anything.
Washing one's hands of the conflict between the powerful and the powerless means to side with the powerful, not to be neutral.
The exercise of power is determined by thousands of interactions between the world of the powerful and that of the powerless, all the more so because these worlds are never divided by a sharp line: everyone has a small part of himself in both.
Excessive fear is always powerless.
I regret to say that we of the FBI are powerless to act in cases of oral-genital intimacy, unless it has in some way obstructed interstate commerce.
J. Edgar Hoover
Satire is traditionally the weapon of the powerless against the powerful.
If you're a queen, you're powerless, so I'd probably demote myself and go shopping.
Helena Bonham Carter
Risk is trying to control something you are powerless over.
Though intelligence is powerless to modify character, it is a dab hand at finding euphemisms for its weaknesses.
People who are powerless make an open theater of violence.
I grew up believing that I was fundamentally powerless.
The office of the president is the most powerful in the world. It is also, at times, the most powerless.
What we actually learn, from any given set of circumstances, determines whether we become increasingly powerless or more powerful.
I grew up under Thatcher. I grew up believing that I was fundamentally powerless. Then gradually over the years it occurred to me that this was actually a very convenient myth for the state.
To me, the human move to take responsibility for the living Earth is laughable - the rhetoric of the powerless. The planet takes care of us, not we of it. Our self-inflated moral imperative to guide a wayward Earth, or heal our sick planet, is evidence of our immense capacity for self delusion. Rather, we need to protect ourselves from ourselves.
I'm not a political person. When I start to get into it, it just upsets me. I feel so powerless when it comes to politics. So I've just decided to be non-political and very, very pro-soldier.
When the last red man shall have perished from the earth and his memory among the white men shall have become a myth, these shores will swarm with the invisible dead of my tribe. The white man will never be alone. Let him be just and deal kindly with my people, for the dead are not powerless.
The national Democratic Party has embraced abortion on demand. I believe this position is wrong in principle and out of the mainstream of our party's historic commitment to protecting the powerless.
Our party has always been the voice of the powerless and the voiceless.
Obama often criticizes policies that place the interests of the powerful ahead of the powerless. But through his administration's support of abortion rights, Obama shows his lack of empathy for society's most powerless.
An administration without a police executive is powerless and there were many proofs of this.
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