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Man's greatness consists in his ability to do and the proper application of his powers to things needed to be done.
Humility is not cowardice. Meekness is not weakness. Humility and meekness are indeed spiritual powers.
Goals provide the energy source that powers our lives. One of the best ways we can get the most from the energy we have is to focus it. That is what goals can do for us; concentrate our energy.
The discovery of truth is prevented more effectively, not by the false appearance things present and which mislead into error, not directly by weakness of the reasoning powers, but by preconceived opinion, by prejudice.
A multitude of causes unknown to former times are now acting with a combined force to blunt the discriminating powers of the mind, and unfitting it for all voluntary exertion to reduce it to a state of almost savage torpor.
A claim for equality of material position can be met only by a government with totalitarian powers.
Friedrich August von Hayek
There are powers inside of you which, if you could discover and use, would make of you everything you ever dreamed or imagined you could become.
Orison Swett Marden
The two powers which in my opinion constitute a wise man are those of bearing and forbearing.
The health of the people is really the foundation upon which all their happiness and all their powers as a state depend.
No passion so effectually robs the mind of all its powers of acting and reasoning as fear.
Learning too soon our limitations, we never learn our powers.
Our duty is to be useful, not according to our desires but according to our powers.
Henri Frederic Amiel
Not to be cheered by praise, not to be grieved by blame, but to know thoroughly one's own virtues or powers are the characteristics of an excellent man.
The world is too much with us; late and soon, getting and spending, we lay waste our powers: Little we see in Nature that is ours.
Let us develop the resources of our land, call forth its powers, build up its institutions, promote all its great interests, and see whether we also, in our day and generation, may not perform something worthy to be remembered.
W. Somerset Maugham
All the big powers they've silenced me. So much for free speech and choice on this fundamental human right.
I firmly believe that all human beings have access to extraordinary energies and powers. Judging from accounts of mystical experience, heightened creativity, or exceptional performance by athletes and artists, we harbor a greater life than we know.
Everything that enlarges the sphere of human powers, that shows man he can do what he thought he could not do, is valuable.
Analysis brings no curative powers in its train; it merely makes us conscious of the existence of an evil, which, oddly enough, is consciousness.
If the education of our kids comes from radio, television, newspapers - if that's where they get most of their knowledge from, and not from the schools, then the powers that be are definitely in charge, because they own all those outlets.
Maynard James Keenan
When one is trying to do something beyond his known powers it is useless to seek the approval of friends. Friends are at their best in moments of defeat.
Getting and spending, we lay waste our powers.
The moment you enlist in the army of God, you personally become a target. You need to remember that if you're living for and walking with Jesus Christ, the powers of darkness are aligned against you.
There is great treasure there behind our skull and this is true about all of us. This little treasure has great, great powers, and I would say we only have learnt a very, very small part of what it can do.
Isaac Bashevis Singer
The animals that depend on instinct have an inherent knowledge of the laws of economics and of how to apply them; Man, with his powers of reason, has reduced economics to the level of a farce which is at once funnier and more tragic than Tobacco Road.
The two most engaging powers of an author are to make new things familiar, familiar things new.
William Makepeace Thackeray
Enter every activity without giving mental recognition to the possibility of defeat. Concentrate on your strengths, instead of your weaknesses... on your powers, instead of your problems.
Paul J. Meyer
Democracy is the only system that persists in asking the powers that be whether they are the powers that ought to be.
Sydney J. Harris
I am mindful not only of preserving executive powers for myself, but for predecessors as well.
George W. Bush
If the technical innovations of the Impressionists led merely to a more accurate representation of nature, it was perhaps of not much value in enlarging their powers of expression.
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