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The greatest power is not money power, but political power.
Prestige is the shadow of money and power.
C. Wright Mills
In my opinion, most of the great men of the past were only there for the beer - the wealth, prestige and grandeur that went with the power.
A. J. P. Taylor
The only power you have is the word no.
Every crisis offers you extra desired power.
William Moulton Marston
The real problem is that the way that power is given out in our society pits us against each other.
Power and position often make a man trifle with the truth.
George A. Smith
Ironically, women who acquire power are more likely to be criticized for it than are the men who have always had it.
Carolyn Gold Heilbrun
Next to power without honor, the most dangerous thing in the world is power without humor.
The law has no power over heroes.
I believe the gun has no power at all.
People who are powerless make an open theater of violence.
Each underestimates her own power and overestimates the other's.
Power in America today is control of the means of communication.
Power ought to serve as a check to power.
Charles de Secondat
Sir, I am no sycophant or worshipper of power anywhere.
Benjamin F. Wade
I believe in the power of weakness.
America has a critical role to play as the most powerful member of the world community.
Kindness is in our power, even when fondness is not.
Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.
Words are singularly the most powerful force available to humanity. We can choose to use this force constructively with words of encouragement, or destructively using words of despair. Words have energy and power with the ability to help, to heal, to hinder, to hurt, to harm, to humiliate and to humble.
Every day we have plenty of opportunities to get angry, stressed or offended. But what you're doing when you indulge these negative emotions is giving something outside yourself power over your happiness. You can choose to not let little things upset you.
Beauty is power; a smile is its sword.
I, not events, have the power to make me happy or unhappy today. I can choose which it shall be. Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn't arrived yet. I have just one day, today, and I'm going to be happy in it.
There is a sacredness in tears. They are not the mark of weakness, but of power. They speak more eloquently than ten thousand tongues. They are the messengers of overwhelming grief, of deep contrition, and of unspeakable love.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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