Words, without power, is mere philosophy.
Words, without power, is mere philosophy.
Thoughts have power thoughts are energy. And you can make your world or break it by your own thinking.
Of course, there is no question that Libya – and the world – will be better off with Gaddafi out of power. I, along with many other world leaders, have embraced that goal, and will actively pursue it through non-military means. But broadening our military mission to include regime change would be a mistake.
You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it come true. You may have to work for it, however.
In the United States, though power corrupts, the expectation of power paralyzes.
The older I get, the greater power I seem to have to help the world I am like a snowball – the further I am rolled the more I gain.
I would like nuclear fusion to become a practical power source. It would provide an inexhaustible supply of energy, without pollution or global warming.
The almost insoluble task is to let neither the power of others, nor our own powerlessness, stupefy us.
Your problem is how you are going to spend this one odd and precious life you have been issued. Whether you’re going to spend it trying to look good and creating the illusion that you have power over people and circumstances, or whether you are going to taste it, enjoy it and find out the truth about who you are.
What power can poverty have over a home where loving hearts are beating with a consciousness of untold riches of the head and heart?
Liberty consists in the power of doing that which is permitted by the law.
There are movements which impinge upon the nerves with a strength that is incomparable, for movement has power to stir the senses and emotions, unique in itself.
Make the best use of what is in your power, and take the rest as it happens.
But what is after all the happiness of mere power? There is a greater happiness possible than to be lord of heaven and earth that is the happiness of being truly loved.
I like doing things where I can get dirty, work with my hands, and use power tools. Last weekend, I did some grouting.
Nowhere has the political power of coal been more obvious than in presidential campaigns.
Politics isn’t about big money or power games it’s about the improvement of people’s lives.
Moral power is probably best when it is not used. The less you use it the more you have.
Women have to harness their power – its absolutely true. It’s just learning not to take the first no. And if you can’t go straight ahead, you go around the corner.
The power of accurate observation is commonly called cynicism by those who have not got it.
There is no limit to the power of loving.
Nothing can add more power to your life than concentrating all your energies on a limited set of targets.
The only power any government has is the power to crack down on criminals. Well, when there aren’t enough criminals, one makes them. One declares so many things to be a crime that it becomes impossible for men to live without breaking laws.
Circumstances are beyond human control, but our conduct is in our own power.
Power without a nation’s confidence is nothing.
Throughout history, great leaders have known the power of humor.
Truth is the ultimate power. When the truth comes around, all the lies have to run and hide.
Where love rules, there is no will to power and where power predominates, there love is lacking. The one is the shadow of the other.
This is the pain pacemaker. I’ve got a battery under my skin. From that battery are two electrodes that go into the spine where they cut bone away to accommodate it. Now I put on the power here. If I have the pain, the stimulator starts. It’s tingling, like when your foot falls asleep, you know?
Well, the first thing is that truth and power for me form an antithesis, an antagonism, which will hardly ever be resolved. I can define in fact, can simplify the history of human society, the evolution of human society, as a contest between power and freedom.
People who are in power make their arrangements in secret, largely as a way of maintaining and furthering that power.
It is through this mysterious power that we too have our being, and we therefore yield to our neighbors, even to our animal neighbors, the same right as ourselves to inhabit this vast land.
I try to deal with the complexities of power and social life, but as far as the visual presentation goes I purposely avoid a high degree of difficulty.
War has always been the grand sagacity of every spirit which has grown too inward and too profound its curative power lies even in the wounds one receives.
Power never takes a back step only in the face of more power.
Power is given only to those who dare to lower themselves and pick it up. Only one thing matters, one thing to be able to dare!
The strength and power and goodness of America has always been based on the strength and power and goodness of our communities, our families, our faiths. That is the bedrock of what makes America, America. In our best days, we can feel the vibrancy of America’s communities, large and small.
The superior power of population cannot be checked without producing misery or vice.
Power in America today is control of the means of communication.
Power can be taken, but not given. The process of the taking is empowerment in itself.
As women slowly gain power, their values and priorities are reshaping the agenda. A multitude of studies show that when women control the family funds, they generally spend more on health, nutrition, and education – and less on alcohol and cigarettes.