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Arbitrary power is most easily established on the ruins of liberty abused to licentiousness.
He who steals a little steals with the same wish as he who steals much, but with less power.
God... a being whose only definition is that he is beyond man's power to conceive.
All gods are homemade, and it is we who pull their strings, and so, give them the power to pull ours.
Concentrated power is not rendered harmless by the good intentions of those who create it.
You have a good many little gifts and virtues, but there is no need of parading them, for conceit spoils the finest genius. There is not much danger that real talent or goodness will be overlooked long, and the great charm of all power is modesty.
Louisa May Alcott
Freedom is a man's natural power of doing what he pleases, so far as he is not prevented by force or law.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
Liberty, according to my metaphysics is a self-determining power in an intellectual agent. It implies thought and choice and power.
I don't think I've ever been an agnostic. I've always thought there's a superior power, that this is not the real world and that there's a world to come.
Machines are worshipped because they are beautiful and valued because they confer power; they are hated because they are hideous and loathed because they impose slavery.
I would rather excel in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and possessions.
Power is not revealed by striking hard or often, but by striking true.
Honore de Balzac
I was ecstatic they re-named 'French Fries' as 'Freedom Fries'. Grown men and women in positions of power in the U.S. government showing themselves as idiots.
Liberty consists in the power of doing that which is permitted by the law.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
Advertising ministers to the spiritual side of trade. It is great power that has been entrusted to your keeping which charges you with the high responsibility of inspiring and ennobling the commercial world. It is all part of the greater work of the regeneration and redemption of mankind.
God's grace is amazing! We're saved by grace - God's undeserved favor - and we live by grace, which is also God's power in our lives to do what we could never do in our own strength. And it's all because God is love, and He loves us unconditionally, constantly and completely.
Music makes us want to live. You don't know how many times people have told me that they'd been down and depressed and just wanted to die. But then a special song caught their ear and that helped give them renewed strength. That's the power music has.
Mary J. Blige
We can never make ourselves better by trying... praying more or longer, studying more of the Word, performing good works, etc. Don't get me wrong... it's not bad to do any of these things. In fact, it's good. It's just that doing them in God's power is the only way those things will have any real and lasting effect in our lives.
There is that indescribable freshness and unconsciousness about an illiterate person that humbles and mocks the power of the noblest expressive genius.
The strength and power of a country depends absolutely on the quantity of good men and women in it.
When it is not in our power to follow what is true, we ought to follow what is most probable.
I repeat... that all power is a trust; that we are accountable for its exercise; that from the people and for the people all springs, and all must exist.
There's a great power in words, if you don't hitch too many of them together.
In Europe first and now in America, elected men have taken it upon themselves to indebt their people to create an atmosphere of dependency. And why? For their own selfish need to increase their own personal power.
The more extensive a man's knowledge of what has been done, the greater will be his power of knowing what to do.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
John F. Kennedy
Leonardo da Vinci
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