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I'm a computer scientist by training. I'm also the author of three books, all of which endorse the use of biotechnology to improve the human condition. In the most recent of these, 'The Infinite Resource,' I talk about the power of innovation to save the world. Ramez Naam
I'm just so glad that girl power is working in Hollywood. Vivica A. Fox
Executive power in any nation arguably has more in common with executive power in another country than with the citizens it should serve. Nick Harkaway
At a young age, I was interested in comic books, which was really how I learnt to read. The name Cage came from a comic book character called Power Man. Nicolas Cage
The idea that America elected a black man to be its president forty years after it declined to allow Martin Luther King Jr. to stand on a balcony without getting shot still maintains its power to awe and inspire. Charlie Pierce
I suppose 'My Hollywood' is only as politically meaningful as it is deeply inside the least powerful of its characters. I wanted it to reveal scenes of subtle exploitation, odd instances of accidental power and challenges to decency specific to its time, but also impulses of generosity that transcend our particular era's messes. Mona Simpson
God exists, if only in the form of a meme with high survival value, or infective power, in the environment provided by human culture. Richard Dawkins
What power can poverty have over a home where loving hearts are beating with a consciousness of untold riches of the head and heart? Orison Swett Marden
Terrorism gravely threatens international peace and security, and as a solution, the power and apparent finality of force are seductive. Charles Kennedy
Power must be used, but it must be tempered by soul-searching and the recognition of our human capacity for error. That is the maxim that should inform our approach to every challenge, from reforming state government to engaging in foreign affairs. Eliot Spitzer
I have never quite grasped the worry about the power of the press. After all, it speaks with a thousand voices, in constant dissonance. Eric Sevareid
The habit of collecting, of attachment to things, is an essential human trait. But Western civilization put collecting on a pedestal by inventing museums. Museums are about representing power. It could be the king's power or, later, people's power. Orhan Pamuk
Not necessity, not desire - no, the love of power is the demon of men. Let them have everything - health, food, a place to live, entertainment - they are and remain unhappy and low-spirited: for the demon waits and waits and will be satisfied. Friedrich Nietzsche
Every day Saddam remains in power with chemical weapons, biological weapons, and the development of nuclear weapons is a day of danger for the United States. Joe Lieberman
Next to enjoying ourselves, the next greatest pleasure consists in preventing others from enjoying themselves, or, more generally, in the acquisition of power. Bertrand Russell
The bizarre world of cards is a world of pure power politics where rewards and punishments are meted out immediately. Ely Culbertson
Asteroids have us in our sight. The dinosaurs didn't have a space program, so they're not here to talk about this problem. We are, and we have the power to do something about it. I don't want to be the embarrassment of the galaxy, to have had the power to deflect an asteroid, and then not, and end up going extinct. Neil deGrasse Tyson
A man in my situation, my lords, has not only to encounter the difficulties of fortune. and the force of power over minds which it has corrupted or subjugated. but the difficulties of established prejudice: the man dies, but his memory lives. Robert Emmet
My music, my songs are 100 percent inspired by girl power. Paulina Rubio
The doctrine of blind obedience and unqualified submission to any human power, whether civil or ecclesiastical, is the doctrine of despotism, and ought to have no place among Republicans and Christians. Angelina Grimke
But the relationship of morality and power is a very subtle one. Because ultimately power without morality is no longer power. James Baldwin
The strategic adversary is fascism... the fascism in us all, in our heads and in our everyday behavior, the fascism that causes us to love power, to desire the very thing that dominates and exploits us. Michel Foucault
I have heard that the Saudi Arabians are paying Greenpeace to campaign against Nuclear Power. It wouldn't surprise me at all. James Lovelock
People should have an escape valve for their money, their assets. If you have substantial financial assets, the government is going to confiscate the purchasing power of those assets and spend it. Peter Schiff
On the red carpet, I need to be protected. When I wear a Chanel dress, I feel like I've earned the right to be there. And Karl Lagerfeld is so poetic, such an intelligent man. I like the way he has the power to draw attention. Rinko Kikuchi
Here is my general approach to the energy companies. You have already charged the utilities a 50 percent credit penalty for the power they were buying from you. You're charging us a penalty. You're not going to get two bites of the apple here. Gray Davis
The most important ethical issues and the most difficult ones are the human ones because a reporter has enormous power to hurt people. Carl Bernstein
Kids now are so used to surround sound and the power in theater speakers, that the concert hall is a disappointment to them. David Ogden Stiers
We are in a position of financial and social power, and we could be agents of change in our society. Without pretension, I believe we could be a nice little gardener who takes care of the garden, and hopefully our neighbor will do the same. Then, maybe we'll achieve a better world. Guy Laliberte
You know, this is - one can imagine how life would be different if one body of Congress was controlled by the other party, there would be subpoena power and there would be all - mechanisms to get to the bottom of all sorts of issues of controversy. Michael Isikoff
Emotional power is maybe the most valuable thing that an actor can have. Christopher Walken
The beautiful thing about L.A. is that you have 50 countries in one county. Diversity brings power and muscle. Max Azria
Exile is my power. Golshifteh Farahani
Goodness, armed with power, is corrupted; and pure love without power is destroyed. Reinhold Niebuhr
Military dictatorship is born from the power of the gun, and so it undermines the concept of the rule of law and gives birth to a culture of might, a culture of weapons, violence and intolerance. Benazir Bhutto
Long-term sustainable change happens if people discover their own power. Pierre Omidyar
People used to ask me: 'Well, was it the power that attracted you to Bill Clinton?' And I said, well, how much power do you think the attorney general of Arkansas has? Of course not. It wasn't that for me. I just a thought he was wonderful in general. Gennifer Flowers
If, then, knowledge be power, how much more power to we gain through the agency of faith, and what elevation must it give to human character. Matthew Simpson
Sooner or later, man has always had to decide whether he worships his own power or the power of God. Arnold J. Toynbee
The Pact of Munich is signed. Czechoslovakia as a power is out. Alfred Jodl
All the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time has come. Victor Hugo
That is what has happened to the United States in the international economic scene. We have deteriorated into a debtor status so that we are now dependent upon the kindness of strangers. That is not where the world's leading power should find itself. Paul Sarbanes
In many ways, people growing up with the Web and now the Semantic Web take the power at their fingertips for granted. Tim Berners-Lee
We haven't lost romance in the digital age, but we may be neglecting it. In doing so, antiquated art forms are taking on new importance. The power of a handwritten letter is greater than ever. It's personal and deliberate and means more than an e-mail or text ever will. Ashton Kutcher
Well, I didn't want to have the reminder sort of in the sky, so that people would forever look at it. I wanted to have - really to create a city from the bottom up. From that foundation, which held, from the democratic power of what the site really is. Daniel Libeskind
I loved being a judge, and sometimes I miss the power of the gavel, but this is a lot more fun. Catherine Crier
Enthusiasm is the greatest asset you can possess, for it can take you further than money, power or influence. Dada Vaswani
It is in the power of every individual to do that which the community as a whole is powerless to effect. William Thomas Stead
I am not interested in power for power's sake, but I'm interested in power that is moral, that is right and that is good. Martin Luther King Jr.
I think it's child abuse to have someone in the public eye too young. Society basically values wealth and fame and power at the cost of well-being. In the case of a child, it's at the cost of someone's natural development. It's already hard enough to develop. Alanis Morissette
We must not let ourselves be swept off our feet in horror at the danger of nuclear power. Nuclear power is not infinitely dangerous. It's just dangerous, much as coal mines, petrol repositories, fossil-fuel burning and wind turbines are dangerous. David J. C. MacKay
That artists are called to be more responsible and 'true' is a tip of hat to their power. Anna Deavere Smith
I welcome him like I welcome cold sores. He's from England, he's angry and he's got Mad Power Disease. Paula Abdul
I am not afraid of much. I kill all the spiders in my house, and I'm planning to go skydiving. I am into girl power, and I'm very self-sufficient. Elizabeth Banks
Power is not sufficient evidence of truth. Samuel Johnson
The power to investigate is a great public trust. Emanuel Celler
For when we talk about the spreading power and influence of globalization, aren't we really referring to the spreading economic and military might of the US? Fredric Jameson
The power of music in Spanish is so strong, that I couldn't stay away from it any longer. Enrique Iglesias
I don't think a powerful man would be interesting unless he'd be nice, attractive, with or without the power. Men are interested in powerful men. Women are interested in terrific men! Dorothy Stratten
I feel there's a power in theatre, but it's an indirect power. It's like the relationship of the sleeper to the unconscious. You discover things you can't afford to countenance in waking life. You can forget them, remember them a day later or not have any idea what they are about. Tony Kushner
Growing new limbs, copying internal organs like a Xerox machine, exponential increases in computing power, better eyes and ears - I could read stories like this endlessly. S. Jay Olshansky
The zenith of elegance in any woman's wardrobe is the little black dress, the power of which suggests dash and refinement. Andre Leon Talley
The reason that Google was such a success is because they were the first ones to take advantage of the self-organizing properties of the web. It's in ecological sustainability. It's in the developmental power of entrepreneurship, the ethical power of democracy. Ron Eglash
Doublethink means the power of holding two contradictory beliefs in one's mind simultaneously, and accepting both of them. George Orwell
Those who are leftists, once in power, are not different from other parties. Ahmed Ben Bella
The real power of the Buddha was that he had so much love. He saw people trapped in their notions of small separate self, feeling guilty or proud of that self, and he offered revolutionary teachings that resounded like a lion's roar, like a great rising tide, helping people to wake up and break free from the prison of ignorance. Nhat Hanh
We as Americans assume that big companies are bad, and big power companies are even worse. Frank Luntz
When we are angry or depressed in our creativity, we have misplaced our power. We have allowed someone else to determine our worth, and then we are angry at being undervalued. Julia Margaret Cameron
Politicians as a class are dangerous, that people who are seeking power over us are not, by definition, our friends. James Bovard
One hopes that they'll never be able to use mind control weapons, because we're all done for if that happens. I don't want military people, or political people, to have that type of power over those of us who just get by from day to day. Joe Haldeman
I think that power comes in numbers, and we're in an industry where the actors need to have a bigger voice. Julianna Margulies
The only way change will ever happen is if we speak up, and we have to know that it actually has an impact. Because we have a lot more power than we think we do, I think. Josh Brolin
The power of the people and the power of reason are one. Georg Buchner
TV has lost a lot of its self-confidence as its power has been eroded by the internet. David Walliams
If England became a world power, it was because of the industrial revolution. N. R. Narayana Murthy
The individual who signs the check has the ultimate power. Jerry Rubin
Putin and his advisers don't understand the power of public opinion in the West. They believe in conspiracy theories and that someone is orchestrating a malicious campaign against Russia. They don't realize that even conservative politicians have to react when newspapers and artists express their concern on such an issue. Alexei Navalny
All modern revolutions have ended in a reinforcement of the power of the State. Albert Camus
Actors should never be important. Only directors should have power and place. D. W. Griffith
Money is power and power gives you choice. Sam Rockwell
I don't think you can bury words. I think the more you try to dismiss them, the more power you give to them, the more circulation they have. Michael Dyson
Every night of our lives, we dream, and our brain concocts visions which are, at least until we wake up, highly convincing. Most of us have had experiences which are verging on hallucination. It shows the power of the brain to knock up illusions. Richard Dawkins
She saw too that man has the power of exceeding himself, of becoming himself more entirely and profoundly than he is, truths which have only recently begun to be seen in Europe and seem even now too great for its common intelligence. Sri Aurobindo
I consider 'Dr. Horrible' a tremendous success. The fact that it won an Emmy I just think lends validity to what we were doing and the point we were trying to make: taking the power into someone else's hands and changing the world. Nathan Fillion
They're reacting and that's wonderful. It's better than them sitting there doing nothing. I say make them react - do whatever's in your power to move the audience, and if that's where it is, and there where it is with America, sex and violence, then I say project it. Alice Cooper
The right of nature... is the liberty each man hath to use his own power, as he will himself, for the preservation of his own nature; that is to say, of his own life. Thomas Hobbes
So ultimately, it's idealistic to think that artists are able to step away from the power of the media and the way it controls things, and go on doing their own things. Thom Yorke
ROI is full of talented entrepreneurs and professionals, and we want to help each of them tap into the incredible power the collective has to offer and to contribute what they can. Lynn Schusterman
When Captain Moussa Dadis Camara came to power, too many thought he would hold to his promise to stand down, introduce democratic elections and restore the rule of law. Mo Ibrahim
It struck me that what I'd heard about certain celebrities was true: they had It, whatever the hell It was. Star power isn't a myth; it is tangible and forceful. Michael Bergin
It is hard for power to enjoy or incorporate humour and satire in its system of control. Dario Fo
Storytelling has a narcotic power. Robert Harris
The respected intellectuals are those who conform and serve power interests. Noam Chomsky
I was born on an island with 96 percent of the people black. But all the power and the economy was in the hands of white people who only formed four per cent. Myles Munroe
Just as he who gives his life to serve a great idea is admirable, he who avails himself of a great idea to serve his personal hopes of glory and power is abominable, even if he too risks his life. Jose Marti
Big waves are a whole different ball game. You're riding a wave with an immense amount of speed and power, generally over 10 meters. On the face of the wave, obviously life and death thoughts start to happen. Kelly Slater
Faith consists in believing when it is beyond the power of reason to believe. Voltaire
I think Republicans need to take income inequality more seriously. Not because I favor equality of outcomes. I do not. I think the Right is correct to stress merit and earned rewards, not handouts and forced equality. But I think what Republicans are blind to is that power corrupts. Jonathan Haidt
I think a lot more people are starting to understand the power of YouTube. Zoe Sugg
The puma... the cat... is not just about power and speed and strength... but it is also a very elegant animal. That's what we've tried to reflect in our products. Jochen Zeitz
In India, it's hard not to have Gandhi as a hero. To give up everything - including power and money - and to live for his countrymen, that beats everything else. He's a role model of selflessness. Amit Bhatia
Their final objective toward which all their deceit is directed is to capture political power so that, using the power of the state and the power of the market simultaneously, they may keep the common man in eternal subjection. Henry A. Wallace
In 2009, Hamas was relatively new to power. It had won elections just three years earlier and was flexing its newfound strength via a war with its old enemy, Israel, which it officially wants destroyed. Richard Engel
Don't underestimate the cosmetic power of sunglasses. It's worth spending a bit of money on a quality pair. I usually go for Dior or Louis Vuitton. Dita Von Teese
I wish I had known that education is the key. That knowledge is power. Now I pick up books and watch educational shows with my husband. I'm seeing how knowledge can elevate you. Mary J. Blige
The soft power of science has the potential to reshape global diplomacy. Ahmed Zewail
Every single person has the power to change the world and help people. Laura Marano
There are no more excuses for leaving women out of the inner circles of power. Qualified women are everywhere. Women are ready for leadership; they just need to be identified and asked. Madeleine M. Kunin
You and I are, by birth, by nature, and by choice, inwardly depraved, which is to say that we are entirely corrupt. That's not to say that we have no good in us; we do. However, anything good in us has been tainted with evil. It touches everything. Without the redeeming power of Christ we cannot halt our own moral slide. Charles R. Swindoll
I've always been about the power of a woman - accentuating the positive, deleting the negative, whether you're talking her body, her voice or her leadership. Donna Karan
The inability of those in power to still the voices of their own consciences is the great force leading to change. Kenneth Kaunda
They who gain applause and power by pandering to the mistakes, the prejudices and passions of the multitude are the enemies of liberty. Robert G. Ingersoll
Be assured that Christianity is something more than forms and creeds and ceremonies: there is life, and power, and reality, in our holy faith. George Muller
It remains to be seen the extent to which the critical needs of seniors in low income high rises, people with home medical needs and those with disabilities have been adequately planned for and met during widespread power outages. I fear the answers. Sheri Fink
Power is every stealing from the many to the few. Wendell Phillips
We always look at the 'Fortune 500,' and we say, men in power, but we don't look at the glass cellar as opposed to the glass ceiling and say, men also are the homeless, men are also the ones that are the garbage collectors. Men are also the ones dying in construction sites that aren't properly supervised for safety hazards. Warren Farrell
Those who have the power and should be the most responsible are often the least responsible. Viggo Mortensen
You in Lebanon, your power is no match to Israel. Israel, militarily, is more powerful than you and maybe it is more powerful than all the Arab countries, or most of them. Bashir Assad
Women are in a position now to voice their opinion... women are getting empowered. The more power they get, the more voice they get to shift certain things around. Now I have a daughter, I understand. When I didn't have a daughter, I didn't understand. Snoop Dogg
Nature, philosophy and social issues are the three things that always occupy my mind. You do not have any power over others but can only change yourself. Pawan Kalyan
We are for abiding by the Constitution and recognize that Article I, Section 8, Clause 4 enumerates the power of establishing 'an uniform process of naturalization' to the Congress. Marsha Blackburn
Well, there's no question that the law passed in 1996 was flawed. It deregulated the wholesale market, meaning the price that the utilities had to pay energy companies for power, but not the retail market. Gray Davis
Anytime you have a reelection campaign against an incumbent president and you're the party out of power - on the one hand it's wide open because there's not an heir apparent - but people are also gauging how strong is that incumbent president and what are my chances. Bob McDonnell
You can't ignore the system and the power you acquire as an actor if you're in films that are successful. Saffron Burrows
All children have creative power. Brenda Ueland
All outward forms of religion are almost useless, and are the causes of endless strife. Believe there is a great power silently working all things for good, behave yourself and never mind the rest. Beatrix Potter
Within the realm of fiction, it is always tempting to set one's stories in a dystopian future, where all our misgivings about state power can be shown in full force. Anne Fortier
Men want to make the best use of time and want to see how something can inform them and give them a stronger sense of power. Chuck Palahniuk
I don't know how you can do it, if you don't recognition the media as a power center in America. Sydney Schanberg
There are two kinds of power you have to fight. The first is the money, and that's just our system. The other is the people close around you, knowing when to accept their criticism, knowing when to say no. Martin Scorsese
There were many times during our career when he could've quit and done something else. But he knew that his power was with the Grateful Dead. He didn't want to go solo. Jerry was a groupist. He loved to group. Mickey Hart
I locate a great deal of the power of Occupy Wall Street in the name itself, 'Occupy Wall Street,' or '#OccupyWallStreet.' It works because the name contains everything you need to know: the tactic and the target. The name is also modular. You can create your own offshoot in your own city. Dana Spiotta
Before, I was really passive, all I cared about was being in love with my boyfriend. I didn't have any creative power, nothing. I don't know that person any more. Gwen Stefani
As an actor, you have to give up all control to the director. He's the boss and has all the power. I'm a control freak, so that's really hard for me. Then when you see a film later, it can be infuriating, really disappointing. I've been very lucky, though, and so many of my early experiences were great. Ebon Moss-Bachrach
If we are to meet the growing electricity demand in the United States without significantly increasing emissions of greenhouse gases, we must maintain a diverse supply of electricity, and nuclear power must be part of that mix. Judy Biggert
Facts sometimes have a strange and bizarre power that makes their inherent truth seem unbelievable. Werner Herzog
The first day at the power plant I found myself photographing some steam vents on the roof of the structure. And I remember consciously thinking that they were just like trees but they were metal. John Sexton
We live in an era where the global capital markets are the super power in the world, and when they move against you as they've moved against Russia, as we've all seen in the ruble, there's nothing that can stop that. Roger Altman
The best power of all is to be free, but Obama is not a free person. He is a prisoner of a military system. He talked about closing Guantanamo and ending the war in Iraq. Now he's taken on another war. What's happening? Adolfo Perez Esquivel
Come forward as servants of Islam, organise the people economically, socially, educationally and politically and I am sure that you will be a power that will be accepted by everybody. Muhammad Ali Jinnah
I'm really interested in social justice, and if an artist has a certain power of being heard and voicing something important, it's right to do it. It could still be done in such a way that it's not aggressive or overly didactic. I'm trying to find that form. Shirin Neshat
When the yogi starts to meditate, he must leave behind all sensory thoughts and all longings for possessions by quieting the waves of feeling (chitta), and the mental restlessness that arises therefrom, through the application of techniques that reinstate the controlling power of the untrammeled superconsciousness of the soul. Paramahansa Yogananda
I confess it is beyond our power to awaken the heart, but ordinarily this way does good. Thomas Hooker
America is a knowledge-based society, where information counts as much as material resources. Therefore those with the power to define what qualifies as knowledge - to determine what are the accepted facts - wield the greatest social and political power. Nancy Pearcey
That deep emotional conviction of the presence of a superior reasoning power, which is revealed in the incomprehensible universe, forms my idea of God. Albert Einstein
There's a part of me that wishes I could go out in T-shirt and jeans, 'cause I really love Patti Smith, Cat Power, girls who look so casual; that appeals to me 'cause I guess it's the opposite from what I do. But I can never let myself just do that - I always have to try and dress up and create something. Bat for Lashes
There is no inherent power in the office of the vice presidency. Zero. None. It's all a reflection of your relationship with the president. I mean, Kennedy never let Johnson in the office. Joe Biden
To me, there's two kinds of music these days. There's ephemeral music, and there's music that has lasting power and depth. Daryl Hall
The Doctrine of the Trinity teaches that within the unity of the one Godhead there are three separate persons who are coequal in power, nature, and eternity. Walter Martin
And luckily, therefore the good old days return. The traditional art of driving counts again, and it is all about good tactics, skills and reflexes instead of simple power. Jacky Ickx
Melville brought to the task a sound knowledge of actual whaling, much curious learning in the literature of the subject, and, above all, an imagination which worked with great power upon the facts of his own experience. Carl Clinton Van Doren
The great power of separating the watching mind from the thinking mind is that the watching mind is innately loving. Some call this part of the psyche the 'compassionate witness.' Sharing our difficult feelings with a compassionate witness is the crucial step that heals the infinite small wounds inflicted upon the soul by everyday life. Martha Beck
The hypocrisy of some is that we like to think of ourselves as sophisticated and evolved, but we're still also driven by primal urges like greed and power. Michael Leunig
I think it is important to ask ourselves as citizens, not as Democrats attacking the administration, but as citizens, whether a world power can really provide global leadership on the basis of fear and anxiety? Zbigniew Brzezinski
When it comes to the application to life of existing laws and morals, woman, because of her willing receptiveness, her elasticity and adaptability combined with her power of tenacious retention, has exerted an influence, the value of which is too vast to be measured. Ellen Key
Whenever we seek to avoid the responsibility for our own behavior, we do so by attempting to give that responsibility to some other individual or organization or entity. But this means we then give away our power to that entity. M. Scott Peck
Power will intoxicate the best hearts, as wine the strongest heads. No man is wise enough, nor good enough to be trusted with unlimited power. Charles Caleb Colton
I went to see 'Shine a Light,' and it was the most perfect thing I could have done to watch that man do what he does in front of an audience. It's primarily Mick Jagger, but they're all so confident and relaxed and in love with what they do, and aware of the power of what they do. It's just deeply, deeply attractive. Ben Daniels
We know that peace is only possible when it is the fruit of justice. True peace is a profound transformation by means of the force of nonviolence that is the power of love. Adolfo Perez Esquivel
I think the internal combustion engine will disappear from the streets of our cities in the next thirty years because transportation will be mass transportation, or probably electrical power. Gaylord Nelson
Often, these downplay the power of cultural imperialism - in that sense, playing the game of US interests - by reassuring us that the global success of American mass culture is not as bad as all that. Fredric Jameson
Diplomacy means all the wicked devices of the Old World, spheres of influence, balances of power, secret treaties, triple alliances, and, during the interim period, appeasement of Fascism. Barbara Tuchman
If you think about it, Washington's overwhelming power in the world is founded on death, the awesome arsenal for killing people. William Greider
You have to be very rich to afford Labour, with 66 tax rises since they came in power. John Redwood
He that fails in his endeavors after wealth or power will not long retain either honesty or courage. Samuel Johnson
Even if you've been involved in a World Cup, the Olympics is huge. Only the Games has the power to change communities. Daley Thompson
Every time you don't follow your inner guidance, you feel a loss of energy, loss of power, a sense of spiritual deadness. Shakti Gawain
Music has the power to make me feel good like nothing else does. It gives me some peace for a while. Takes me back to who I really am. Gil Scott-Heron
You reclaim your power by loving what you were once taught to hate. Bryant H. McGill
Film and stage are very different; I don't necessarily prefer one over the other. Every few years, I get a big itch to go back to the theater. To learn humility, to learn bravery and to remind yourself that the pistons that drive your craft are working on full power. And to remind yourself how badly paid actors can be. Rhys Ifans
The mainstream media spins stories that are largely racist, violent, and irresponsible - stories that celebrate power and demonize victims, all the while camouflaging its pedagogical influence under the cheap veneer of entertainment. Henry Giroux
When I got to France I realized I didn't know very much about food at all. I'd never had a real cake. I'd had those cakes from cake mixes or the ones that have a lot of baking powder in them. A really good French cake doesn't have anything like that in it - it's all egg power. Julia Child
What we have to do is to definitively remove the last vestiges of power from those who treat terms such as 'liberal democracy,' 'free markets' and 'Europe' with suspicion. Donald Tusk
Our Founding Fathers created the Executive Branch to implement and enforce the laws written by Congress, and vested this power in the president. Tom Rice
Before we decide to trust you with this power, we ask you to stand before the public and explain your views. Justice may be blind, but it should not be deaf. Herb Kohl
There's a lot that's wrong with the way we work - bad habits that develop around control of information, people hoarding information as a means of preserving their own power. When you're using Slack, everyone can see what's going on because the default mode is public. Stewart Butterfield
If I could have a special power in real life I'd love to fly. Ali Larter
Well we are hoping that the power of the community of free nations is such that our sovereignty our rights are not going to be challenged by anybody who's going try to undermine the freedom, the openness of our societies and our security. Douglas Feith
No person, no place, and no thing has any power over us, for 'we' are the only thinkers in our mind. When we create peace and harmony and balance in our minds, we will find it in our lives. Louise L. Hay
Grown-ups and children are not readily encouraged to unearth the power of words. Adults are repeatedly assured a picture is worth a thousand of them, while the playground response to almost any verbal taunt is 'Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me.' I don't beg so much as command to differ. Inga Muscio
Tonight, we gather to affirm the greatness of our nation - not because of the height of our skyscrapers, or the power of our military, or the size of our economy. Our pride is based on a very simple premise, summed up in a declaration made over two hundred years ago. Barack Obama
The real rulers in Washington are invisible, and exercise power from behind the scenes. Felix Frankfurter
Power is poison. Its effect on Presidents had always been tragic. Henry Adams
What point is there to all the wealth and power that America may have if they can't look after its own? Peter Mullan
Facebook and Google are battling over who will be our gateway to the rest of the Internet through 'like' buttons and universal logins - giving them huge power over our online identities and activities. Rebecca MacKinnon
All military and most commercial aircraft use our designs that process power from jet engines. Amar Bose
I really want women to know their power, to value their experience. To understand that nothing has been more wholesome in the political process than the increased involvement of women. Nancy Pelosi
There is something to be said for the power of figureheads. After Hillary Clinton became secretary of state, a record number of countries posted female ambassadors to the U.S. - some of whom have dubbed this 'the Hillary effect.' Jessica Valenti
I was a political journalist; I came to writing novels through an interest in politics and power. Robert Harris
My nature is that when I see abuses of power, I want to expose those abuses. Glenn Greenwald
Every major power always seeks to justify its action on moral grounds. Such behaviour is almost as old as the hills. The west has been a particularly vigorous exponent of this credo; and there is no reason to believe that China, for example, will be any different. But behind the moral rhetoric invariably lies interest and ideology. Martin Jacques
He who wants to persuade should put his trust not in the right argument, but in the right word. The power of sound has always been greater than the power of sense. Joseph Conrad
The U.S. has the power to block all anti-Israel moves in the Security Council, not just some of them, and to do so without agreeing to unfair, damaging compromises. Elliott Abrams
I do believe in the power of prayer. Geraldine Ferraro
As for the Pope, I am too old to be frightened by his shadow, and am quite sure his shadow or Substance will do less harm to the liberties of my country than will a party, who seek to acquire political power by exciting religious bigotry in the minds of their duped followers. Ezra Cornell
In a world awash in debt, power shifts to creditors. Fareed Zakaria
Milosevic will never stop, because he is fighting for personal power in Serbia. The only way to stop him is cutting the functioning of his war machine. He is spending $1.7 million a day on his war machine in Kosovo. Fatos Nano
Power and position often make a man trifle with the truth. George A. Smith
The power of a handwritten letter is greater than ever. It's personal and deliberate and means more than an e-mail or text ever will. It has a unique scent. It requires deciphering. But, most important, it's flawed. Ashton Kutcher
It is still more likely that a woman's power would be seen as aggression, and a man's power would be seen as assertion. Jessye Norman
But we got up there and decided to stick to this mix of power chords and funk and that's where it really started for us. In having the courage to take that decision. To take a gamble not just with our music but our lives. Michael Hutchence
We increasingly live in societies based on the vocabulary of 'choice' and a denial of reality - a denial of massive inequality, social disparities, the irresponsible concentration of power in relatively few hands, and a growing machinery of social and civil death. Henry Giroux
Power should be reserved for weightlifting and boats, and leadership really involves responsibility. Herb Kelleher
I love the fact that people can relate to what I'm saying, even if it's not for the same subject I was writing about. That is the power of real music and real expression. Corey Taylor
I'm rather cynical about the way the honours system is used, frankly. A whole lot of the honours system is used for political purposes by the government in power. Peter Higgs
None of us knew what this power plant looked like. We had no schematic drawing. William Scranton
The disruptive powers of excessive national fecundity may have played a greater part in bursting the bonds of convention than either the power of ideas or the errors of autocracy. John Maynard Keynes
When decisions on nuclear power stations and runways are delayed and the government dilly-dallies, people think they aren't important. James Dyson
Cordless vacuums are designed for quick jobs, but you need enough power to do the job; you don't want the power waning over time. James Dyson
The very first film I ever saw was a pirate movie called 'The Black Swan' with Tyrone Power. And I thought that was great stuff. Of course, in those days, Technicolor was really Technicolor; there was no such thing as desaturation. Everybody looked super suntanned. Ridley Scott
In the old days, money controlled politics. Today, information controls politics. So I think with the advent of the Internet, the power of wealth has been diminished. Look up all the people you know who spent millions and millions of dollars and fell short. Foster Friess
In both Israel and America, Jews have experienced unparalleled freedoms, achieved great economic success, and exercised appropriate degrees of political power. Meir Soloveichik
If you are a 19-year-old woman, there are very specific things that directors and the people in positions of power in the industry - who tend to be older men - are going to want you to be and do. They are not going to want some chatty, difficult, slightly spoilt girl. Romola Garai
A tool is usually more simple than a machine; it is generally used with the hand, whilst a machine is frequently moved by animal or steam power. Charles Babbage
There is no power above people power. Mohammed Morsi
Pastors have historically understood their primary battle to be not the battle to build a big church, but the battle against the power of sin. John Ortberg
Moms, you are the first and most influential role model in your girl's life. Use that power. Tyra Banks
Except our own thoughts, there is nothing absolutely in our power. Rene Descartes
God intended Earth. God intended the waters. God intended you and me. We were created in the image and the likeness of God; we are holograms, if you will. So the power, the presence, the energy is within you and me. The energy of God, as life, is within each of us. Mary Manin Morrissey
One of the sad things about contemporary journalism is that it actually matters very little. The world now is almost inured to the power of journalism. The best journalism would manage to outrage people. And people are less and less inclined to outrage. David Simon
Everyone has power. But it doesn't help if you don't use it. Sylvia Earle
Pessimism leads to weakness, optimism to power. William James
I've nothing against Goldman Sachs. But Goldman Sachs isn't an investment bank. Goldman Sachs is a hedge fund. It's bigger than any hedge fund. It's more leveraged, to the power of three or five, than any hedge fund. Nouriel Roubini
There isn't a single player I would pay to watch. You can say Thierry Henry, he's a fabulous striker, with pace and power, but a great entertainer needs to have charisma, too. Does he have charisma? No. George Best
America is beyond power; it acts as in a dream, as a face of God. Wherever America is, there is freedom, and wherever America is not, madness rules with chains, darkness strangles millions. Beneath her patient bombers, paradise is possible. John Updike
Anyone who says that Iran will commit suicide with its nuclear power is a moron and has no business in discussion. Reza Aslan
I think the most important element of a power outfit is proper fit. The one item to focus on is a suit. If it's the right fit, you could wear it with a T-shirt and still convey the positive message. Garrett Neff
As we have more women in power, so the plays and the TV dramas are reflecting what's happening. Felicity Kendal
I concluded that all religions had the same foundation - a belief in the supernatural - a power above nature that man could influence by worship - by sacrifice and prayer. Robert G. Ingersoll
The trade union movement represents the organized economic power of the workers... It is in reality the most potent and the most direct social insurance the workers can establish. Samuel Gompers
A lot of the work in United States is highly critical of technology. I'm using 15,000 watts of power and 18 different pieces of electronic equipment to say that. Laurie Anderson
But America was founded on the principle that every person has God-given rights. That power belongs to the people. That government exists to protect our rights and serve our interests. That we shouldn't be trapped in the circumstances of our birth. That we should be free to go as far as our talents and work can take us. Marco Rubio
We believe the currently one cannot speak of a revolutionary situation, just as there is no concrete possibilities of an immediate and comprehensive assumption of power by the people. Joe Slovo
I believe there are more instances of the abridgement of freedom of the people by gradual and silent encroachments by those in power than by violent and sudden usurpations. James Madison
I think my generation has had an unbelievably easy time profiting from the world that was made for us by our parents and grandparents. We are essentially a rather frivolous generation. The Blair government was my generation's shot at power. It had some good things, but it had some flaws. Sebastian Faulks
By his disobedience of God's law, before man had exercised his power to bring children into the earth, not only Adam lost everything for himself, but his children were born as sinners, imperfect, and without the right to live. Joseph Franklin Rutherford
He's really sort of the devil. He's completely emotionally detached. He has no empathy. You find that in psychopaths. It's about power with Voldemort. It's an aphrodisiac for him. Power makes him feel alive. Ralph Fiennes
Don't go to sleep now, for you have been awakened. Don't shut your eyes, or you will put out the light. Stay awake to the power and force that guides and protects your divine essence. Debbie Ford
You can't trust anybody with power. Newt Gingrich
There are people in the world who have the power to change our values. John Mayer
The power of lying is much less than the power of what is not to be discussed. Mason Cooley
The ultimate value of life depends upon awareness and the power of contemplation rather than upon mere survival. Aristotle
If you want to provoke, you should provoke someone who is stronger than you, otherwise you are misusing your power. Lars von Trier
I'm interested in harnessing the good will and distributed power of people, including novices. Jonathan Zittrain
India is a regional power. It does not need anything to establish it. Gary Ackerman
The universal utilization of water power and its long-distance transmission will supply every household with cheap power and will dispense with the necessity of burning fuel. The struggle for existence being lessened, there should be development along ideal rather than material lines. Nikola Tesla
Kids are smart. Knowledge is power. Let them figure things out. Don't turn into that grown-up who they won't come to. Lauren Myracle
A politician's goal is always to manipulate public debate. I think there are some politicians with higher goals. But all of them get corrupted by power. Dean Koontz
Politics is a matter of human transaction. I consider absolutely everything political, because all fiction involves relationships between people, and relationships between people always include matters of power, of equity, of communication. Deborah Eisenberg
Techno-optimism is a belief in the power of technology to extend our sphere of possibilities and, ultimately, a belief that technology helps us solve and transcend problems, limitations and obstacles. Jason Silva
When I finished performing 'I Won't Give Up' for the first time, I opened my eyes, and I think there was maybe six people in there when I started, and when I finished there was about 30 people, all standing around with their jaws dropped in complete silence. I said, 'Okay, I think this song has some power to it.' So coffee shops work for me. Jason Mraz
I would like nuclear fusion to become a practical power source. It would provide an inexhaustible supply of energy, without pollution or global warming. Stephen Hawking
Solar power, wind power, the way forward is to collaborate with nature - it's the only way we are going to get to the other end of the 21st century. Bjork
For the first time, individual hackers could afford to have home machines comparable in power and storage capacity to the minicomputers of ten years earlier - Unix engines capable of supporting a full development environment and talking to the Internet. Eric S. Raymond
Whether the issue was black political power or nuclear power, Scott-Heron didn't mince words. His comeback record, 'I'm New Here,' doesn't mince words either, but instead of political battles, these songs suggest he's fighting personal ones. Will Hermes
They who are in the highest places, and have the most power, have the least liberty, because they are the most observed. John Tillotson
Now, I don't know whether a film can change the world, but I know that it starts - I know the power of it - I know that it starts people thinking about how to change the world. Jehane Noujaim
Let us never forget that government is ourselves and not an alien power over us. The ultimate rulers of our democracy are not a President and senators and congressmen and government officials, but the voters of this country. Franklin D. Roosevelt
Big swings in the wholesale price of electricity are not unusual in the summer, when high demand taxes generators' ability to supply power. Alex Berenson
I always said I wanted to be scientist, but I didn't really have the staying power. Nina Conti
I became a writer because I love books, and I believe in their power. Deb Caletti
Some of history's cleverest business minds understood the power of share platforms, from the aggressive titans who made fortunes building the nation's railroads, to Conrad Hilton, who created the first premier brand of international hotels. Lisa Gansky
Many Communist government officials have a rigid, dictatorial power, but they live in constant suspicion and fear of anything that might undermine the power they have. Nhat Hanh
A leader has the vision and conviction that a dream can be achieved. He inspires the power and energy to get it done. Ralph Nader
Lessons of wisdom have the most power over us when they capture the heart through the groundwork of a story, which engages the passions. Laurence Sterne
In Kuwait there is already a real, elected parliament with genuine power, but the prime minister is always a member of the ruling al-Sabah family. That must end. Elliott Abrams
We still live in a world where if you have nuclear weapons, you are buying power; you are buying insurance against attack. Mohamed ElBaradei
The most efficient water power in the world - women's tears. Wilson Mizner
Actors, their greatest tool, their greatest resource is imagination. You can take things, power objects, you can recruit your dreams, you can access your memories and get there. So the idea is not to act but to just be. Nicolas Cage
Memories are thoughts that arise. They're not realities. Only when you believe that they are real, then they have the power over you. But when you realize it's just another thought arising about the past, then you can have a spacious relationship with that thought. The thought no longer has you in its grip. Eckhart Tolle
The free market economy is supposed to be the only path leading to the happiness of humanity by promoting wealth and prosperity, power and influence of nations. Omar Bongo
There is inestimable blessing in a cheerful spirit. When the soul throws its windows wide open, letting in the sunshine, and presenting to all who see it the evidence of its gladness, it is not only happy, but it has an unspeakable power of doing good. Orison Swett Marden
Guerrilla leaders win wars by being paranoid and ruthless. Once they take power, they are expected to abandon those qualities and embrace opposite ones: tolerance, compromise and humility. Almost none manages to do so. Stephen Kinzer
Alain will do everything in his power to win, he doesn't like getting beaten by anyone and least of all me. Nigel Mansell
The sway of alcohol over mankind is unquestionably due to its power to stimulate the mystical faculties of human nature, usually crushed to earth by the cold facts and dry criticisms of the sober hour. William James
That's not to say Eddie's never done anything malicious. But he never grabbed power for power's sake. His position was gained only because he has that energy, and that's naturally where he ended up. Stone Gossard
The control of information is something the elite always does, particularly in a despotic form of government. Information, knowledge, is power. If you can control information, you can control people. Tom Clancy
In the 1990s, Islamists in Algeria won elections like the Brotherhood did in Egypt. The Algerian military refused to allow the Islamists to take power. A war erupted, killing between 100,000 to 200,000 people, depending on which estimates are to be believed. Richard Engel
There is all of this protesting against corporate power, but in reality, corporations have to persuade you - they could have a ton of money, but actually only government can use force. John Stossel
The National Intelligence Director needs the authority to do the job we are asking him to do. That means power over the intelligence budget. And to be effective, to be allowed to do his or her job, they must have authority over the budget. Leonard Boswell
Immense power is acquired by assuring yourself in your secret reveries that you were born to control affairs. Andrew Carnegie
Don't underestimate the power of your vision to change the world. Whether that world is your office, your community, an industry or a global movement, you need to have a core belief that what you contribute can fundamentally change the paradigm or way of thinking about problems. Leroy Hood
I am a woman, and I am a Latina. Those are the things that make my writing distinctive. Those are the things that give my writing power. Sandra Cisneros
I didn't have evil intentions, but I guess I did have power. Harmon Killebrew
Government is truly beginning to embrace the power of innovation for the people and by the people, the idea that if government collaborates openly with and unleashes the ingenuity of the public, it will get much more done, much faster and at much lower cost than if government acted alone. Todd Park
Politicians are there to try to deal with stuff, but sometimes it's both fortunate and unfortunate that people like us have more... not involvement, but more power in the stuff that we say. Thierry Henry
American power remains today what it was in the Second World War and the Cold War: the greatest force for freedom in the world. Elliott Abrams
Well, we're trying to patch and fix and put a cast on a broken system here. You can call it what you want, but we'll continue to purchase power in a private market. Gray Davis
All forms of power - even based on the consensus of the democratic system - react when they are being attacked, or when those who exercise power become a target. Dario Fo
As an inspiration to the author, I do not think the cat can be over-estimated. He suggests so much grace, power, beauty, motion, mysticism. I do not wonder that many writers love cats; I am only surprised that all do not. Carl Van Vechten
I think, growing up, I was seen as the perfect power forward. For a long time, I thought maybe I was supposed to be a basketball player. D'Brickashaw Ferguson
In the military I could exercise the power of being automatically respected because of the medals on my chest, not because I had done anything right at the moment to earn that respect. This is pretty nice. It's also a psychological trap that can stop one's growth and allow one to get away with just plain bad behavior. Karl Marlantes
I believe in one thing only, the power of human will. Joseph Stalin
We'll always need energy. We need to communicate, too, but we're not stuck with hand gestures and smoke signals. There are better ways to power our future than by digging fossil fuel from the ground and setting it on fire. Frances Beinecke
If those in charge of our society - politicians, corporate executives, and owners of press and television - can dominate our ideas, they will be secure in their power. They will not need soldiers patrolling the streets. We will control ourselves. Howard Zinn
It's so much work to make a movie, and for me it has to get me off my butt. To get me actually writing you have to strike something inside, you have to hit a power main to get the energy. You have to strike something you care about. Rian Johnson
The ancients understood the regulation of power better than the regulation of liberty. Edward Dahlberg
Such a prostitution of judicial power can never occur again under the shadow of the British law, for no jury within the wide circle of the empire would submit to such an infraction of their privilege, even if a judge could be found daring enough to attempt it. Joseph Howe
Challenging and highlighting abusive power dynamics in our culture is my goal; replicating them is not. Kara Walker
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. Cher
Good men who exercise power are really the most fascinating of all people. John Keegan
The Stuart sovereigns of England steadily attempted to strengthen their power, and the resistance to that effort caused an immense growth of Parliamentary influence. Albert Bushnell Hart
By burning nuclear waste as fuel, we believe we can power the United States cleanly for hundreds of years without ever touching new resources. Nathan Myhrvold
I love the power of the musician who composes and performs. I envy their ability to put a nugget of truth in three minutes of sweat and emotional outpouring, colored entirely from their thoughts. Kim Harrison
'Suttree' is a fat one, a book with rude, startling power and a flood of talk. Much of it takes place on the Tennessee River, and Cormac McCarthy, who has written 'The Orchard Keeper' and other novels, gives us a sense of river life that reads like a doomed 'Huckleberry Finn.' Jerome Charyn
It's an intolerable abuse of power to have employees who are supposed to be advancing the public interest actually working on political campaigns. Sal Albanese
A lot of things people see as innovative are faddish and fleeting, and I'm simply telling you, staying power like broadcasting has is more important in the end than the latest app you can download. Gordon Smith
Unfortunately, in today's world we have to be reminded that the power of an oath derives from the fact that in it we ask God to bear witness to the promises we make with the implicit expectation that He will hold us accountable for the manner in which we honor them. James L. Buckley
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 Internet is an empowering force for people who are protesting against the abuse of power. Rebecca MacKinnon
A country that cannot feed itself cannot have self-pride, and in the mid-'60s 20 percent of all the wheat produced in America came into India. We were agriculturally a basket case. And 15 years later, 20 years later, we have become an agricultural power. This is the famous Green Revolution. Jairam Ramesh
Men, if you are in a position of power or authority, please respectfully continue to mentor and work with talented individuals and those with promise, regardless if they are men or women. Carol Roth
A passion for politics stems usually from an insatiable need, either for power, or for friendship and adulation, or a combination of both. Fawn M. Brodie
The world itself is the will to power - and nothing else! And you yourself are the will to power - and nothing else! Friedrich Nietzsche
I love English, though I now call it 'Anglo- American' because we no longer speak British English due to globalization and America's economic power. Maurice Druon
'Prison Notebooks' gives me a basic understanding of how power can influence people through cultural products and intellectual groups, so they will voluntarily support the hegemony. Okky Madasari
I didn't have that thing that Michael Bolton did; my star power - my charisma - was not a match to my writing ability. Dan Hill
Most powerful is he who has himself in his own power. Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Imagination tends to be truly useful if accompanied by the power of mental control - if the worlds in one's head can be purposefully manipulated and distinguished from the real one outside it. Paul Bloom
If you're already somebody who's feeling different, you'll do everything in your power to fix it because children will do everything in their power to fit in and assimilate. Uzo Aduba
Power without abuse loses its charm. Paul Valery
In the due exercise of your official power, in strictest accordance with law and the Constitution, you can deprive the enemy of that which, above all else, has given, and still gives him, aid and comfort. Robert Dale Owen
What is the source of power of musicians who are financially browbeaten, most of whom work for minimum wage or less? Musicians who cannot even afford to buy tickets to operas or concerts in which they themselves perform? Itay Talgam
It's the power of the brand. We've never formally advertised. Sara Blakely
There is a spell in mediaeval Art which has had power to bewitch some people into trying, or wishing to try, or fancying that they wish to try or making believe to fancy that they wish to try, to bring back the Middle Ages. Goldwin Smith
Just as Jimmy Stewart and Tyrone Power get 50 percent of the profits, so do I. Alan Ladd
The U.S. limits mercury, arsenic, and soot from power plants. Yet, astonishingly, there are no national limits on how much carbon pollution these plants can dump into our atmosphere. Frances Beinecke
Now that our media companies and it appears are policies are traded for cash, what is there to check the continuing consolidation of power and diminishing of democracy? Joichi Ito
Rolf Ekeus, his appearance can deceive. He looks somewhere between an international diplomat and a mad professor. He's got that sort of shock of white hair and a slightly absent-minded way of speaking. But he's extremely sharp and very serious about power relationships. Barton Gellman
Mr. Truman studiously avoided giving power to his White House staff that has been characteristic of recent administrations. Staff people in the White House, with no responsibility but incredible authority is one of the reasons we're now in so much trouble. Stuart Symington
Communism is Soviet power plus the electrification of the whole country. Vladimir Lenin
My parents were entrepreneurs. I grew up believing in the power of innovation. Noreena Hertz
Guitar Player Magazine says Dick Dale is the father of Heavy Metal, blowing up 48 amplifiers, creating the first power amplifier. Dick Dale
Culture follows power. Fareed Zakaria
People - running from unhappiness, hiding in power - are locked within their reputations, ambitions, beliefs. Richard Avedon
Rumors sound of galleries asking artists for upsized art and more of it. I've heard of photographers asked to print larger to increase the wall power and salability of their work. Everything winds up set to maximum in order to feed the beast. Jerry Saltz
How shall I be able to rule over others, that have not full power and command of myself? Francois Rabelais
Even a song on the radio that completely lacks substance is there for a reason. Sometimes, people need a break from cold reality; the song that you really don't have to put that much thought power into can be just as entertaining as something that might take you on a three- or four-minute cruise through the depth of reality. Jamey Johnson
Every human has four endowments - self awareness, conscience, independent will and creative imagination. These give us the ultimate human freedom... The power to choose, to respond, to change. Stephen Covey
But the lover's power is the poet's power. He can make love from all the common strings with which this world is strung. Amelia Barr
When it comes to controlling human beings, there is no better instrument than lies. Because you see, humans live by beliefs. And beliefs can be manipulated. The power to manipulate beliefs is the only thing that counts. Michael Ende
Every indication of wisdom, taken from the effect, is equally an indication of power to execute what wisdom planned. Thomas Reid
Music has healing power. It has the ability to take people out of themselves for a few hours. Elton John
In addition to their power over government based on government financing and personal influence, bankers could steer governments in ways they wished them to go by other pressures. Carroll Quigley
From the material point of view the proposal is unacceptable, for France, without further territory in Europe being taken from her, could be so crushed as to lose her position as a Great Power, and become subordinate to German policy. Edward Grey
At every turn when there has been an imbalance of power, the truth questioned, or our beliefs and values distorted, the change required to restore our nation has always come from the bottom up from our people. Howard Dean
I'm not saying that women leaders would eliminate violence. We are not more moral than men; we are only uncorrupted by power so far. When we do acquire power, we might turn out to have an equal impulse toward aggression. Gloria Steinem
Never underestimate the power of human stupidity. Robert A. Heinlein
I'm not motivated by vanity, glory or the quest for power. Michele Bachmann
The power of historical fiction for bad and for good can be immense in shaping consciousness of the past. Antony Beevor
Power is never so overwhelming that there's no room for resistance. Henry Giroux
Instead of hazarding our future on the dirty fuels of the past, let's invest in clean power that can drive this country forward. Let's cut energy waste, make our economy the world's most efficient, and give our workers a leg up in the global marketplace. Frances Beinecke
At the moment I am a little bit politician, yes. I think that could be my next step. It is not because I want power, it is because of what I think I could do for the people. Haile Gebrselassie
I'm afraid we live at the mercy of a power, maybe a God, without mercy. And yet we find it, as I have, from others. Philip Levine
I really like knowing secrets, and once I do know that secret, I can keep it. But if I'm on the outside and I don't know the secret, that's a different story. I will try with all my power to get the secret out of the person who knows. Ryan Lee
The increase of territory and power of empires by force of arms has been the policy of all great powers, and it has always been possible to get the approval of their state religion. John Boyd Orr
Woes and wonders of Power, that tonic hell, synthesis of poison and panacea. Emile M. Cioran
What is important, then, is not that the critic should possess a correct abstract definition of beauty for the intellect, but a certain kind of temperament, the power of being deeply moved by the presence of beautiful objects. Walter Pater
This is the kingdom of God on the earth. Because of that, it has a power beyond any other endeavor in which humans can engage. That power depends on the faith of those called to serve in it. Henry B. Eyring
The most important thing about power is to make sure you don't have to use it. Edwin Land
And I seemed to discern a power and meaning in the old, which the more impassioned would not allow. Frederick Henry Hedge
There are many facts showing that Putin's people enriched themselves by using power mechanisms so that's why for them losing power means losing their fortunes. Garry Kasparov
Dreaming is an act of pure imagination, attesting in all men a creative power, which if it were available in waking, would make every man a Dante or Shakespeare. Frederick Henry Hedge
The master's irresponsible power has no such bound. Fanny Kemble
There was nothing there but black water and American fire power. James Stockdale
I rise in support of the separation of powers as established by our Founding Fathers in the Constitution. The Constitution clearly delegates the power to deal with criminal matters, like the use of drugs, to the States. Dana Rohrabacher
I think computing power is ready to do 3D justice. It was great for shooters and racing games in the past, but I didn't think it was right for strategy games. Sid Meier
I think my message to the politicians who have within their power the ability to make change is, 'Do you really, really not care about the future of your great-grandchildren? Because if we let the world continue to be destroyed the way we are now, what's the world going to be like for your great-grandchildren?' Jane Goodall
By giving professors jobs for life, universities create a feeling of unanswerable power among too many. Tenured professors who are uninterested in serving the student body are less likely to respond favorably to criticism, and are more likely to feel the freedom to intimidate or harass those with opposing viewpoints. Ben Shapiro
American power worldwide is at its historic zenith. Zbigniew Brzezinski
We must learn to set our emotions aside and embrace what science tells us. GMOs and nuclear power are two of the most effective and most important green technologies we have. If - after looking at the data - you aren't in favour of using them responsibly, you aren't an environmentalist. Ramez Naam
And now when we hear that Iran and Iraq plan to cooperate more closely and that a fundamentalist is coming to power in Tehran - a man about whom we cannot be sure that he is absolutely averse to terrorism - it is very worrisome. Otto Schily
The central premise behind Oslo was that if Arafat were given enough legitimacy, territory, weapons and money, he would use his power to fight terror and make peace with Israel. Natan Sharansky
No one loves the man whom he fears. Aristotle
One of the profound effects of economics in our day is that the people with the money and the power have embraced the guilt-free, external-less, everything-will-turn-out-okay-in-the-end philosophy of economics in order to justify their own evil works. And the economists, for the most part, have sucked up to that money. Jane Smiley
We should keep silent about those in power; to speak well of them almost implies flattery; to speak ill of them while they are alive is dangerous, and when they are dead is cowardly. Jean de la Bruyere
Liberal democracy has endured because its institutions are designed for handling morally hazardous forms of coercive power. It puts the question of how far government should go to the cross fire of adversarial review. Michael Ignatieff
I am Quinn's father. I will do everything in my power to provide her with the love and support she deserves. John Edwards
If you realized how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think a negative thought. Peace Pilgrim
What we call Man's power over Nature turns out to be a power exercised by some men over other men with Nature as its instrument. C. S. Lewis
I call the discourse of power any discourse that engenders blame, hence guilt, in its recipient. Roland Barthes
I write about the power of trying, because I want to be okay with failing. I write about generosity because I battle selfishness. I write about joy because I know sorrow. I write about faith because I almost lost mine, and I know what it is to be broken and in need of redemption. I write about gratitude because I am thankful - for all of it. Kristin Armstrong
Why? Because we're very well down this process as it is - flawed as it is - and we're counting on getting more power plants on line by the end of 2003 so we have a surplus of power. Gray Davis
The power of Facebook is not only in the vast size of the connected audience, but also in the quality of the social ties and interactions that occur within the network. The Facebook social graph fuels our mantra 'Try it for free', 'Share it if you like it', 'Buy it if you love it.' David Perry
Written pages are something that can be returned to, reclaimed, and when they are marvelous, never lose their power. James Salter
If absolute power corrupts absolutely, does absolute powerlessness make you pure? Harry Shearer
The task of the media in a democracy is not to ease the path of those who govern, but to make life difficult for them by constant vigilance as to how they exercise the power they only hold in trust from the people. Jimmy Reid
It's almost as if creativity is dead. The visual power of advertising was everywhere - now it's basically gone. George Lois
I remember a picture on the front page of the 'Sun' during the Brixton riots: a rasta guy with a petrol bomb, and a headline saying something like: 'The Future of Britain.' And I thought: 'Wow! Look at the power of that image,' and I wanted to get behind the camera to make these people three-dimensional. Gurinder Chadha
I really learned how to act on camera through 'Power Rangers' because I hadn't done a lot of film and TV. Erin Cahill
I really believe that we have the power to manifest our own fates. Michael Trucco
I've always believed in God. I also think that's the sort of thing that either comes as part of the equipment, the capacity to believe, or at some point in your life, when you're in a position where you actually need help from a power greater than yourself, you simply make an agreement. Stephen King
Leave no authority existing not responsible to the people. Thomas Jefferson
It's always really challenging trying to go from player to player/coach. You have a kind of friendship basis of relationship with all of your teammates, and now you go to this power position where you have to make decisions that might hurt people's feelings. Abby Wambach
Clear limits should be set on how power is exercised in cyberspace by companies as well as governments through the democratic political process and enforced through law. Rebecca MacKinnon
People are fascinated with eternal life and physical power - the idea of having no vulnerability. We all feel small and powerless in the world at times, so the temptation to be a vampire is compelling. Alexandra Cassavetes
I learned a good deal about economics, and about America, from the author of the Reagan tax reforms - the great Jack Kemp. What gave Jack that incredible enthusiasm was his belief in the possibilities of free people, in the power of free enterprise and strong communities to overcome poverty and despair. We need that same optimism right now. Paul Ryan
Images have a unique power to impart that which is beyond words. William Shirley
I'm not suggesting that social scientists stop teaching and investigating classic topics like monopoly power, racial profiling and health inequality. But everyone knows that monopoly power is bad for markets, that people are racially biased and that illness is unequally distributed by social class. Nicholas A. Christakis
When I speak out against the guns or against the big corporations, some of my friends say, 'Oh Yoko, be careful. These people have all the power.' But, you know, most people don't speak out because they are frightened. Yoko Ono
The people are the only legitimate fountain of power, and it is from them that the constitutional charter, under which the several branches of government hold their power, is derived. James Madison
No one is in control of your happiness but you; therefore, you have the power to change anything about yourself or your life that you want to change. Barbara de Angelis
Unless someone truly has the power to say no, they never truly have the power to say yes. Dan Millman
If I think back on the books to which I have devoted my entire life, I am most surprised by those moments when I have felt as if the sentences, dreams, and pages that have made me so ecstatically happy have not come from my own imagination - that another power has found them and generously presented them to me. Orhan Pamuk
Never stand begging for that which you have the power to earn. Miguel de Cervantes
The Gospel comes in power and the Holy Spirit, with much assurance. If you call upon the name of the Lord, God will transform you on the inside, give you the shock of your life, and give you everlasting life on top of that. Ray Comfort
Without education, we are weaker economically. Without economic power, we are weaker in terms of national security. No great military power has ever remained so without great economic power. Jon Meacham
I realise that, strutting around in power corridors for political coverage, a journalist becomes half a politician. Rajeev Shukla
Climate change deniers would have us believe that oil, gas, and coal are the only ways to power a modern, industrialized society. They are wrong, and the proof is all around us. Frances Beinecke
The whole world is starting to realize that it was the most unwise thing for our society to have ignored women power, to run the society with male priorities. Yoko Ono
After 9/11, many of the most important news outlets in America abdicated their role as a check to power - the journalistic responsibility to challenge the excesses of government - for fear of being seen as unpatriotic and punished in the market during a period of heightened nationalism. Edward Snowden
Believing a person deserves a defence is not the same as doing anything in your power to get him off scot-free. Tammy Bruce
There's nothing like suffering to remind us how not in control we actually are, how little power we ultimately have, and how much we ultimately need God. Tullian Tchividjian
In a democracy the poor will have more power than the rich, because there are more of them, and the will of the majority is supreme. Aristotle
I have healed the sick by the power of the God. I have spoken with the gift of tongues. Clayton M. Christensen
Who would not give up wit for power and beauty? Mason Cooley
I think the way to think about the impact of Hiroshima is to think about it as a sudden shift in the balance of power. John Lewis Gaddis
John Wayne represents more force, more power than anyone else on the screen. Howard Hawks
I felt the most effective way to change people's perception was through the power of images. Alix Smith
Ah, summer, what power you have to make us suffer and like it. Russell Baker
The Polar Express is about faith, and the power of imagination to sustain faith. It's also about the desire to reside in a world where magic can happen, the kind of world we all believed in as children, but one that disappears as we grow older. Chris Van Allsburg
You will know that forgiveness has begun when you recall those who hurt you and feel the power to wish them well. Lewis B. Smedes
Politics and power is a realm of relative influence. Fareed Zakaria
If we weren't born with anti-social passions - narcissism, envy, lust, meanness, greed, hunger for power, just to name the more obvious - why the need for so many laws, whether religious or secular, that govern behavior? Dennis Prager
The goal of this Nation, I so strongly believe, is to be a preeminent world power. We have to understand what comes with that: The responsibility to be strong. Jeff Sessions
The hate of men will pass, and dictators die, and the power they took from the people will return to the people. And so long as men die, liberty will never perish. Charlie Chaplin
The Constitution gives the president the power to appoint, upon the advice and consent of a majority of the Senate, and it plainly does not give a minority of senators any right to interfere with that process. John Jay Hooker
The eye sees what it brings the power to see. Thomas Carlyle
As a woman who has some sort of power, you have to have a man that can take that. It's hard to find those men. Jessica Simpson
Much that passes as idealism is disguised hatred or disguised love of power. Bertrand Russell
I never miss a vote; I think that's the power of the people. A lot of people fought and died for us to have votes, for women to have votes in particular - your vote is your one weapon. Imelda May
I feel blessed to be a musician, and I know it's a power given to me from God that I must use in a very positive way. Vusi Mahlasela
Scientists will eventually stop flailing around with solar power and focus their efforts on harnessing the only truly unlimited source of energy on the planet: stupidity. I predict that in the future, scientists will learn how to convert stupidity into clean fuel. Scott Adams
Marching thus at night, a battalion is doubly impressive. The silent monster is full of restrained power; resolute in its onward sweep, impervious to danger, it looks a menacing engine of destruction, steady to its goal, and certain of its mission. Patrick MacGill
To be able to endure odium is the first art to be learned by those who aspire to power. Lucius Annaeus Seneca
The one characteristic of authentic power that most people overlook is humbleness. It is important for many reasons. A humble person walks in a friendly world. He or she sees friends everywhere he or she looks, wherever he or she goes, whomever he or she meets. His or her perception goes beyond the shell of appearance and into essence. Gary Zukav
We apply our effort to be mindful, to be aware in this very moment, right here and now, and we bring a very wholehearted effort to it. This brings concentration. It is this power of concentration that we use to cut through the world of surface appearances to get to a much deeper reality. Sharon Salzberg
The English Bible - a book which, if everything else in our language should perish, would alone suffice to show the whole extent of its beauty and power. Thomas Babington Macaulay
No science is immune to the infection of politics and the corruption of power. Jacob Bronowski
Besides all this, if you are idle, and take to bad courses, you will hurt those of your brethren who are slaves, and do all in your power to prevent their being free. Jupiter Hammon
Harnessing the power of the present means having your full awareness on the task at hand and having access to the possibilities, the opportunities, and the support that exists right now. Debbie Ford
I think that there is a sort of spiritual power that is translating into our bodies as we perform. Performers give, and giving is so important. It can heal. That is my experience, anyway. Yoko Ono
There's simply anger over the accountability that Yelp brings and also this feeling of powerlessness because so much power is now being put in the hands of the consumer. But the important thing that gets lost with some of these business owners who are very upset with us is it's the whole picture that counts. Jeremy Stoppelman
Desire creates the power. Raymond Holliwell
'Vogue' has the power to make and break - whether it's fashion trends, designers, models, and yes, even industry practices. Tyra Banks
Clean water and power is our right as humans on this earth, and for too long, our governments in Africa have failed to provide these things. William Kamkwamba
When we see people that are impoverished and people who are dealt an unfair hand, then if we have the power to help them, we should try to do that. John Legend
Many a man owes his advancement very largely to his ability to converse well. The ability to interest people in your conversation, to hold them, is a great power. Orison Swett Marden
We should try to understand our innermost needs. We shouldn't use irony to reduce their power. Manuel Puig
You have to blast to build in Manhattan. And the buildings went up in Manhattan because of the power of that bedrock. Once you dig that foundation - and they dig with dynamite - and once you dynamite out and you secure that foundation, that building isn't going anywhere. Donald Trump
The power of the living God is here on the earth. The Priesthood is here. Heber J. Grant
We see portability in electronics being a continuing requirement, higher functionality, better battery life, requiring lower power for the actual electronics. David Milne
I could name you a dozen superheroes whose powers I'd like to have. But if I could have any power in the world, it would be the power to read or watch a creative work and absorb the technical skill of the people who made it. Because then I could have even more fun writing. That's my core identity. I'm a writer. I just love telling stories. Kurt Busiek
Every addition to true knowledge is an addition to human power. Horace Mann
The plane is simply abstracting the power stored in the wave by a distant gale, and using it to counteract gravity. And if the work be continued long enough, or a multitude of planes be continually drawing on the reservoir of power, the wave must inevitably be flattened. Lawrence Hargrave
When you have increasing power of religious groups, oppression of women increases. Women are oppressed in all religions. Nawal El Saadawi
We tend to look through language and not realize how much power language has. Deborah Tannen
I have sometimes been haunted with the idea that it was an imperative duty, knowing what I know, and having seen what I have seen, to do all that lies in my power to show the dangers and the evils of this frightful institution. Fanny Kemble
I have to trust something that gives me power; I have to believe in something, but in my career I have a lot of moments I cannot explain with God. Pele
I had something I was trying to say and sometimes the message is an easy transmission and sometimes it's a difficult one but I love the power of saying it so I'm gonna do it whether it's hard or easy. Faith Ringgold
You know that book 'Quiet: the Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking', by Susan Cain? That's like my manifesto. The older I get, the more I think I could be a hermit. Jessica Raine
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. Richard Bach
Two thousand years ago, we lived in a world of Gods and Goddesses. Today, we live in a world solely of Gods. Women in most cultures have been stripped of their spiritual power. Dan Brown
It was R.E.M. who showed other Eighties bands how to get away with ignoring the rules - they lived in some weird town nobody never heard of, they didn't play power chords, they probably couldn't even spell 'spandex.' All they had was songs. Rob Sheffield
Movies have power. Power to impact society and the choices we make. I want to entertain, but I also want to say something to the world. Gina Prince-Bythewood
It's the company itself, but most of these mutual fund companies, the guy who runs the company is just a fact totem and the guy who runs the money is the power. But we really don't know who they are. Jim Cramer
Journalists don't have audiences - they have publics who can respond instantly and globally, positively or negatively, with a great deal more power than the traditional letters to the editor could wield. Howard Rheingold
My brother was a great audience, and if he liked the picture, he would laugh and laugh and laugh, and he would want to keep the picture. Making people laugh with an image I had created... what power that was! Lynn Johnston
Some day science may have the existence of mankind in its power, and the human race can commit suicide by blowing up the world. Henry Adams
If someone were to say that life at hard labor is as painful as death and therefore equally cruel, I should reply that, taking all the unhappy moments of perpetual slavery together, it is perhaps even more painful, but these moments are spread out over a lifetime, and capital punishment exercises all its power in an instant. Cesare Beccaria
The whole experience co-curating the Biennial was a learning experience. The Suburban and The Poor Farm are not institutions. They are not by design, organized around power structures. Because I am someone who thrives on delineating context, seeing up close the inner workings of the museum was not wasted on me. Michelle Grabner
The permanent power brokers of this city are the columnists. Hugh Newell Jacobsen
It would be wrong to assume that one must stay with a research programme until it has exhausted all its heuristic power, that one must not introduce a rival programme before everybody agrees that the point of degeneration has probably been reached. Imre Lakatos
I am against intervention by a foreign power against us. Moshe Sharett
Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown. William Shakespeare
The transfer of power is always a test of the constitutional system, a test of its strength. Vladimir Putin
When it is not in our power to follow what is true, we ought to follow what is most probable. Rene Descartes
American policy seems to be wed to a perpetual state of war. Why? History shows that the world will always be in flux or turmoil, with different peoples competing for visibility and power. The U.S. cannot fix the fate of every nation. Camille Paglia
We continue to focus on actually solving problems that real people have and not being distracted by what power users want. Arash Ferdowsi
The media's power is frail. Without the people's support, it can be shut off with the ease of turning a light switch. Corazon Aquino
Congress has the power to legislate with regard to activity that, in the aggregate, has a substantial effect on interstate commerce. David Souter
The birth of science rang the death-knell of an arbitrary and constantly interposing Supreme Power. Annie Besant
Power never turns power down, ever, unless institutionally demanded. Richard Dreyfuss
Make working out the centre band of core and hips a priority during any training session. As a sportsman, it's the key to any movement and the source of most of your power. Andrew Luck
There is one rule for politicians all over the world: Don't say in Power what you say in opposition; if you do, you only have to carry out what the other fellows have found impossible. John Galsworthy
GIS is waking up the world to the power of geography, this science of integration, and has the framework for creating a better future. Jack Dangermond
I think technology has changed America, not any one organization. Technology is taking the power away from the few. There'll be a lot more choices, and good people who are doing serious stuff will survive and there'll be a lot more voices, and that is very healthy. Brian Lamb
The bitterest creature under heaven is the wife who discovers that her husband's bravery is only bravado, that his strength is only a uniform, that his power is but a gun in the hands of a fool. Pearl S. Buck
The advantage of the analytical approach is that it is widely applicable, and it can provide a considerable amount of quantitative information even with a relatively poor resolving power. Christian de Duve
In terms of individuals who actually inspired me, very few of the academic people that I had access to had that power over me. Maybe it's simply because I wasn't that committed to geometry. Twyla Tharp
I love that Euro-pop dance music, but with girl power. I also listen to Janis Joplin and Bob Dylan. I have a Beatles song tattooed on my foot. I'm all over the place. Hilary Duff
There's a real power in heels and a good dress. Talulah Riley
Increased spiritual strength is a gift from God which He can give when we push in His service to our limits. Through the power of the Atonement of Jesus Christ, our natures can be changed. Then our power to carry burdens can be increased more than enough to compensate for the increased service we will be asked to give. Henry B. Eyring
To be honest, I think, for me, the power is always with art. The art world clearly couldn't happen without art. Hans-Ulrich Obrist
There is none made so great, but he may both need the help and service, and stand in fear of the power and unkindness, even of the meanest of mortals. Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Religions, which condemn the pleasures of sense, drive men to seek the pleasures of power. Throughout history power has been the vice of the ascetic. Bertrand Russell
There has been so much power concentrated. There is no leash on that power anymore and Americans face the situation that this power is getting momentum with each passing year with each presidency. James Bovard
Sports formed me. I was always decently skilled but lacked size, so I had to resort to using my skill versus my power. I strategically play golf because that's all I can do. It's the same on the basketball court. I try to get open and shoot it. Or I use the open space on the soccer field. Zach Johnson
We need to end the government monopoly in education by transferring power from bureaucracies and unions to families. The era of defining public education as allegiance to centralized school districts must end. Jeb Bush
I wish that the adults who are 'in power' cared more about what their children read. Books are incredibly powerful when we are young - the books I read as a child have stayed with me my entire life - and yet, the people who write about books, for the most part, completely ignore children's literature. Gabrielle Zevin
The screen is a magic medium. It has such power that it can retain interest as it conveys emotions and moods that no other art form can hope to tackle. Stanley Kubrick
I've always been inspired by Don Quixote as a role model of sorts, of the power of books to sort of make you insane in maybe a beautiful way. Jonathan Ames
Money is power. Power is an aphrodisiac. Felix Dennis
Just because you have star power and a huge marketing budget, you can see from some professional web series, it doesn't equal views. Felicia Day
No civilized society can long exist, with an active power in its bosom that is stronger than the law. James F. Cooper
Some people are in positions of power, and when incentives go haywire, we are all human and it's easy to make mistakes. I am not saying everybody is Bernie Madoff. Nicholas Jarecki
The decree of a coercive tribunal would not need to conform to the true standard of wages, the final productivity of social labor. It would introduce into distribution a genuinely arbitrary element, with a very large ultimate power to pervert the natural system. John Bates Clark
I look at power as the ability to get people motivated and to get them to do things that maybe they don't think are important but, in the end, are in pursuit of something greater than themselves. Anne Sweeney
To create the power of competence without creating a corresponding direction to guide the use of that power is bad education. John Dickey
But make no mistake, the President will find in our new majority the voice of the American people as they've expressed it tonight: standing on principle, checking Washington's power and leading the drive for a smaller, less costly, and more accountable government. John Boehner
The only wealth in this world is children, more than all the money, power on earth. Mario Puzo
I believe in the power of weakness. Pat Buckley
We need to understand that we are not each others' enemies in this country. And it is only the political class that derives its power by creating friction. It is only the media that derives its importance by creating friction... that uses every little thing to create this chasm between people. This is not who we are. Ben Carson
In theater or movies you see either 'I'm religious' or 'I'm an atheist.' I've never seen too much discussion of 'I believe there's a higher power but I'm hesitant to reach out to him because I don't know if I'm worthy of his attention.' Zach Braff
The time for invisible boundaries that guard the 'purity' of gaming as a niche subculture is over. The violent macho power fantasy will no longer define what gaming is all about. Anita Sarkeesian
One of my assets is my fitness. My fitness around the net and my movement: that's my defense to the power. Cara Black
The dramatic rise of Turkey in the councils of world power was one of the main geopolitical developments of 2010. Stephen Kinzer
My goal was to make New Jersey's state government a model for all other states to emulate, hopefully thereby to stem, or at least slow down, the flow of power to the federal government. Charles Edison
With the people, especially a people seized of property, resides the aggregate of original power. Ezra Stiles
Every revolution, bloody or not, has two phases. The first phase is defined by the struggle for freedom, the second by the struggle for power and revenge on the votaries of the ancien regime. Adam Michnik
What one writer can make in the solitude of one room is something no power can easily destroy. Salman Rushdie
The stabilising power of economic union was one of the reasons the E.U. was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. Najib Razak
The intellectual power is never at rest; it is never satisfied with any comprehended truth, but ever proceeds on and on towards that truth which is not comprehended. So also the will, which follows the apprehension; we see that it is never satisfied with anything finite. Giordano Bruno
An elite class that is free to operate without limits - whether limits imposed by the rule of law or fear of the responses from those harmed by their behavior - is an elite class that will plunder, degrade, and cheat at will, and act endlessly to fortify its own power. Glenn Greenwald
Human beings are accustomed to think of intellect as the power of having and controlling ideas and of ability to learn as synonymous with ability to have ideas. But learning by having ideas is really one of the rare and isolated events in nature. Edward Thorndike
Power is not something that can be assumed or discarded at will like underwear. John Kenneth Galbraith
Things don't weigh me down any more. I confront things, and I move on. I don't dwell on things; I don't let things simmer under the surface. I am where it starts and where it ends. I have the power in my life to be happy. Ricki-Lee Coulter
The Tea Party movement as I perceive it is all about recognizing the difference between state and federal powers. And that there are limits to federal power that need to be respected. Mike Lee
The only power you have is the word no. Frances McDormand
The power of the web is not in centralization; it's not in closed systems or anything like that. It's in its open nature, and that's what allowed it to flourish for the first 10 or 15 years. Matt Mullenweg
This persistence as private firms continued because it ensured the maximum of anonymity and secrecy to persons of tremendous public power who dreaded public knowledge of their activities as an evil almost as great as inflation. Carroll Quigley
The power dynamics in a relationship are going to be fluid over a long period of time, so to wait for 'perfect' is going to be a mistake. Jason Segel
It is economic power that determines political power, and governments become the political functionaries of economic power. Jose Saramago
Even military ministers have no more than a certain amount of control. It is customary that they have the right and the power to participate, from a political and military point of view, in the planning of actual operations. Hideki Tojo
Whoever wants peace among nations must seek to limit the state and its influence most strictly. Ludwig von Mises
When money is controlled by a few it gives that few an undue power and control over labor and the resources of the country. Labor will have its best return when the laborer can control its disposal. Leland Stanford
There is no man more dangerous, in a position of power, than he who refuses to accept as a working truth the idea that all a man does should make for rightness and soundness, that even the fixing of a tariff rate must be moral. Ida Tarbell
The thing about Red Lanterns is that, while they have light powers and they have a power battery, they also have this weird shamanistic kind of blood magic side to them. Charles Soule
I know what it means to do a job... I worked in a factory. I respect people in the service industry. What irritates me more is when people aren't respectful. There's a lot of nonsense behavior, especially in a place like Hollywood. The money, the power, they create little monsters. Gary Oldman
Terrorism is resorted to for practical reasons because there is no other tool available. And those who use terrorism, and then subsequently become the targets of terrorism, understand its power and how difficult it is to counter it. Not just militarily. But especially in terms of international perception. Jonathan Powell
Few revolutions succeed, and when they do, you often discover they did not gain what you hoped for, and you condemn yourself to perpetual fear, as the parties you defeated may always regain power and work for your ruin. Francesco Guicciardini
An application of judicial power that does not rest on facts is worse than mindless, it is inherently dangerous. If its deployment does not rest on facts - cold, hard, solid facts, established either by admissions or by trials - it serves no lawful or moral purpose and is simply an engine of oppression. Jed S. Rakoff
Successful economies in the modern world are not sheepish about the power and responsibility of the state. David Miliband
Whatever else it was, Adolf Hitler's short-lived regime was also a colossal industrial process by which the wealth and productive power of much of Europe was wrenched from its normal purposes and converted into a machine for killing. James Buchan
I put for the general inclination of all mankind, a perpetual and restless desire of power after power, that ceaseth only in death. Thomas Hobbes
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. Pope Francis I
Now it's easy for someone to set up a storefront and reach the entire world in very modest ways. So these technologies that we thought would dis-intermediate traditional sellers gave more people the tools to be sellers. It also changed the balance of power between sellers and buyers. Daniel H. Pink
Respect your efforts, respect yourself. Self-respect leads to self-discipline. When you have both firmly under your belt, that's real power. Clint Eastwood
In a world of complex threats, our security and leadership depends on all elements of our power - including strong and principled diplomacy. Barack Obama
Comedy is all about having a point of view, and it's also about power. Judy Gold
I don't need fame and I don't need power and I don't need wealth. I'm in need of friends, which I have found in abundance. Utah Phillips
I don't think it's a coincidence that comic books appeal so strongly to children. Not that it negates any of their power for adults, but there is something about comics that makes them a perfect storytelling system for children. Seth (cartoonist)
I've always had a healthy disregard for authority - it allows me to do my job as a portrait photographer and not as someone who is playing the power game. Platon
We will continue to work with agencies across the government to unleash the power of open data and to make government data more accessible and usable for entrepreneurs, companies, researchers, and citizens everywhere - innovators who can leverage these resources to benefit Americans in a rapidly growing array of exciting and powerful ways. Todd Park
The leader who exercises power with honor will work from the inside out, starting with himself. Blaine Lee
The government must give men and women without power a real say over what happens to them, and the means of engaging in a participative, invigorated and living democracy. David Blunkett
I absolutely love television, and I don't mean to be vulgar, but as I keep having to explain to people from the movie industry, I get more power and more money doing television, so why on earth would I do a film? Steven Moffat
Revolutionaries who come to power by force of arms usually have great crimes in their background. Leaders who survive campaigns by great powers to destroy them do not survive because they observe the niceties of law. Subversives who shape world events by covert action and violence work in shadows and detest the light of day. Stephen Kinzer
But again, you know, the views that we've expressed are transferring power back from the federal government to the states, giving Alaska an incredible opportunity to expand its economy, especially at a time when our federal government is coming close to bankruptcy. So that is a broad-based appeal. It's not an extreme view. Joe Miller
I'm still one who says that we can get rid of the Internal Revenue Service if we would pass the fair tax, which is a tax on consumption rather than a tax on people's income, and move power back where the founders believed it should have been all along. Mike Huckabee
The political power of the Country must fall eventually into the hands of certain great families as it always has done in other republics. James L. Petigru
Like many works of literature, Hollywood chooses for its villains people who strive for social dominance through the pursuit of wealth, prestige, and power. But the ordinary business of capitalism is much more egalitarian: It's about finding meaning and enjoyment in work and production. Alex Tabarrok
All too often arrogance accompanies strength, and we must never assume that justice is on the side of the strong. The use of power must always be accompanied by moral choice. Theodore Bikel
Women have demanded and gotten better jobs and more power. But the one thing we deserve is a better relationship with ourselves. Ann Curry
For a lot of folks who get sober, the process of getting and staying sober becomes their higher power, and it becomes a religion that sort of consumes a whole lot of them. I just don't think that that's necessary. I think that that can be a side note rather than the story of your life. Jason Isbell
India saw from the beginning, and, even in her ages of reason and her age of increasing ignorance, she never lost hold of the insight, that life cannot be rightly seen in the sole light, cannot be perfectly lived in the sole power of its externalities. Sri Aurobindo
Attribution is power. Jeff Rich
As we think of power in the 21st century, we want to get away from the idea that power's always zero sum - my gain is your loss and vice versa. Power can also be positive sum, where your gain can be my gain. Joseph Nye
The power of elegy, even in the face of an unbounded grief, to provide a containing form is vividly embodied by Anne Carson's 'Nox,' a nocturne with carefully controlled visual and tactile properties. Susan Stewart
Personally I always feel like I could use a little more of poetry apothegmatic power in my own work but we're always lacking something. Junot Diaz
To a certain extent, this tour is a celebration of individuality and that you can invent and reinvent yourself. You should have the power to be able to do that. Sexuality is a part of that. It should release you. It doesn't have to be an issue. It shouldn't box you in. Neil Tennant
We're comfortable with women in certain roles but not comfortable with women expressing anger or fully accepting their power. The most daring question a woman can ask is, 'What do I want?' Libba Bray
The absolute truth is that there is no power in celebrity. Bill Cosby
I think that you are what you speak a lot of times, and there's power in the tongue. I feel sorry for the people who always have something negative to say. If something happens bad in my day, I don't tweet about it; I pray about it or talk to my husband about it or my mother about it and get it off of me and move on. Monica
Force always attracts men of low morality. Albert Einstein
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! Fyodor Dostoevsky
As a scientist, I clearly see the potential for harnessing the power of nature. Craig Venter
Women enjoyed rights in Egypt they would not again enjoy for more than 2,000 years. They owned ships, ran vineyards, filed lawsuits, practiced medicine. Their husbands supported them after divorce. Their power was unprecedented. Stacy Schiff
I consider myself an inventor first and an entrepreneur second. In real life, my hero is Thomas Edison. He was a great inventor, but also an outstanding entrepreneur who was able to sell his inventions to the masses. He didn't just develop the light bulb; he invented the entire electric grid and power distribution system. Aaron Patzer
When you have to do as much as women do, the Internet allows you to - from home - figure out a way to extend your reach and power in the world. It allows you to do what job you've done traditionally, and create aspirations by carrying on a job and using the Internet to amplify everything you're doing. Indra Nooyi
The state has physical power and uses it when necessary; the power of religion is love and beneficence. Moses Mendelssohn
Let the message go out - a new generation has taken charge of Labour which is optimistic about our country, optimistic about our world, optimistic about the power of politics. We are optimistic and together we will change Britain. Ed Miliband
Do not call for black power or green power. Call for brain power. Barbara Jordan
Even before he came to power in 1997, Gordon Brown promised to change the accounts to parliament from simple litanies of cash in and cash out, to a more commercial system that took notice of the public property the departments were using. This system is known as resource accounting. James Buchan
The party in power almost always unapologetically engages in deficit spending, while the other party argues passionately against the evils of debt and deficits. Matt Taibbi
The world is a complex place, and the influence of the media in its representation and its power of communication and interpretation is a remarkable amplifier of emotions, and of illusions. Tariq Ramadan
If churches around the world would grasp the revolutionary truth that Christ's transforming power always comes through sacrifice and weakness, it would dramatically alter the landscape of the global church. Joni Eareckson Tada
And when power ballads come back, we'll get big hair again. Jerry Cantrell
People who are powerless make an open theater of violence. Don DeLillo
In my early days in school, I had no shoes, no school bags. There were days I had only one meal... I walked miles and crossed rivers to school every day. Didn't have power, didn't have generators, studied with lanterns, but I never despaired. Goodluck Jonathan
Comedy often comes at the expense of others, and to do that smartly, you don't want to make fun of vulnerable people. You want to make fun of people in power, and so you need to really understand the dynamics of power. Elizabeth Banks
Some wars have been due to the lust of rulers for power and glory, or to revenge to wipe out the humiliation of a former defeat. John Boyd Orr
Those in supreme power always suspect and hate their next heir. Tacitus
I felt the power of God as I'd never felt it before. James Irwin
I'm a big advocate of the power of positive thinking, particularly for small businesses. Kevin Plank
I don't want to belong to any league. I am in a league of my own. I don't want any tags associated with me because I know when the media associates tags with you, they also have the power to remove those tags tomorrow. Emraan Hashmi
I bet on my team to win every night because I love my team; I believe in my team. I did everything in my power every night to win that game. Pete Rose
Power corrupts, absolute power corrupts absolutely, and I found that out when I was Attorney General in Massachusetts. Edward Brooke
Unity is power; without unity women cannot fight for their rights anywhere. Nawal El Saadawi
Saving lives is not a top priority in the halls of power. Being compassionate and concerned about human life can cause a man to lose his job. It can cause a woman not to get the job to begin with. Myriam Miedzian
I've been using the power of the IMAX medium, with its gigantic screens and supervivid pictures, to get people to fall in love with the ocean. Greg MacGillivray
In your hands or that of any other person, so much power would, no doubt, be dangerous. I am the only man in the world whom it would be safe to trust with it. Remember, I am a prophet! Joseph Smith, Jr.
If you think of paying court to the men in power, your eternal ruin is assured. Stendhal
You lose power in Britain and you are just Joe Public again. Ken Livingstone
Traditionally, marriage is one arena where states have all but plenary power; it took until 1967 for the Supreme Court to tell states they could not prohibit interracial marriage. Jeff Greenfield
The most cogent reason for restricting the interference of government is the great evil of adding unnecessarily to its power. John Stuart Mill
We take men's obligation to earn money, and when they do it well, we blame them for having power and being oppressors. And when they don't do it all, women just don't marry men who are reading 'I'm Okay, You're Okay' in the unemployment line. Warren Farrell
With young people, I always say, 'You're not doing anyone any favours by withholding your power.' As women, we do that a lot because we are afraid of being misunderstood or perceived as too strong. But the older I'm getting, the more I realise you have to let that go. Idina Menzel
And from my character's point-of-view in Ravenous, he had been collected by Robert Carlyle's character, he had become infected by this ravenous, cannibalistic power, and he was making the best of it. Jeffrey Jones
There is a power in public opinion in this country - and I thank God for it: for it is the most honest and best of all powers - which will not tolerate an incompetent or unworthy man to hold in his weak or wicked hands the lives and fortunes of his fellow-citizens. Martin Van Buren
Children have limited power to shape their own lives, but when they can experiment with possibilities through books, their optimism can be recharged and kept alive. Morris Gleitzman
We should be as careful of the books we read, as of the company we keep. The dead very often have more power than the living. Tryon Edwards
Power may be at the end of a gun, but sometimes it's also at the end of the shadow or the image of a gun. Jean Genet
We want to assist China's soft power; we want to develop a vibrant young cinema in China. The average American has no understanding whatsoever of China. We'd like to create a young generation to tell their stories on a world stage. We can make history as well as make money. Robert Friedland
I think one's relationship with one's vulnerability is a very delicate and precious relationship. Most people try to hide, disguise that vulnerability, and in doing that, you, I think, diminish a great source of power. Philip Schultz
Obama's failure to close Guantanamo is yet another instance where the rhetoric of democratic and constitutional rights proved not useful for his international relations, relations which are always pursued in ways that continue to link and fortify securitarian power with the opening of new markets. Judith Butler
Business is in itself a power. Garet Garrett
I was at the 1976 Republican Convention in Kansas City. I was running 'Nobody for President' at the time. I printed up these press releases and handed them out to the crowd at the Kemper Arena. 'Nobody keeps campaign promises.' 'Nobody lowers your taxes.' 'Nobody should have that much power.' 'Nobody is in Washington working for you.' Wavy Gravy
Whatever I receive from a higher power gets me pumped, which gets the crowd pumped, which gets me more pumped, and then we're just pumped up. Theophilus London
There's a Zen to acting, by being in the moment. That's where the power is. Christine Ebersole
This is a wonderful planet, and it is being completely destroyed by people who have too much money and power and no empathy. Alice Walker
I really learned the power of the tube on Sesame Street and how it can influence a very young mind. Ruth Buzzi
Life is thickly sown with thorns, and I know no other remedy than to pass quickly through them. The longer we dwell on our misfortunes, the greater is their power to harm us. Voltaire
If you lose the power to laugh, you lose the power to think. Clarence Darrow
Giving money and power to government is like giving whiskey and car keys to teenage boys. P. J. O'Rourke
People don't seem to understand that the separation of powers is not about the power of these branches; it's there to protect individual liberty - it's there to protect us from the concentration of power. Jonathan Turley
Theology necessitates an image of God as a conscious, rational, supernatural being of unlimited power and scope who cares about humans and imposes moral codes and responsibilities upon them, thereby generating serious intellectual questions such as: 'Why does God allow us to sin?' 'Does the Sixth Commandment prohibit war?' Rodney Stark
It's scary to become a woman in this world. We have to understand that some of the messages we get, messages that we are not enough, are there to keep our power in check. We can't buy into these messages. Francesca Lia Block
I think the first British actor who really worked well in cinema was Albert Finney. He was a back-street Marlon Brando. He brought a great wittiness and power to the screen. The best actor we've had. Anthony Hopkins
She had lost the art of conversation but not, unfortunately, the power of speech. George Bernard Shaw
Militant feminists are pro-choice because it's their ultimate avenue of power over men. And believe me, to them it is a question of power. It is their attempt to impose their will on the rest of society, particularly on men. Rush Limbaugh
The founders had a strong distrust for centralized power in a federal government. So they created a government with checks and balances. This was to prevent any branch of the government from becoming too powerful. Ezra Taft Benson
The power that religion has is that you think nothing is random: If there's a tragedy in my life, that's God testing me or sending me a message. Dan Brown
You can't give the government the power to do good without also giving it the power to do bad - in fact, to do anything it wants. Harry Browne
China is not only formidable, it is also aggressively building its own economic infrastructure. Just a few years from now, China will rival the U.S. and the European Union in global market power. It already has surpassed us in population. Jo Ann Emerson
The families in positions of great financial power obsessively interbreed with each other. But I'm not talking about one Earth race, Jewish or non-Jewish. I'm talking about a genetic network that operates through all races, this bloodline being a fusion of human and reptilian genes. David Icke
There's a lot more power in calm than in vituperation. Dennis Prager
We don't know the power that's within our own bodies. Dave Brubeck
I would just encourage people: your childhood belongs to you, and don't give anyone, especially me, the power to ruin your childhood. Colin Trevorrow
I remembered seeing it and it was this metallic turbine and I thought it was beautiful. I had never been in a power plant before, but I felt, without being overly dramatic, compelled to make photographs of this for myself. John Sexton
Love is the power to see similarity in the dissimilar. Theodor Adorno
Computers are very expensive and they need power, and that can be a problem in Africa. Mo Ibrahim
The term 'genre' eventually becomes pejorative because you're referring to something that's so codified and ritualised that it ceases to have the power and meaning it had when it first started. Christopher Nolan
Beauty is power; a smile is its sword. John Ray
I think the Internet is going to open up a lot of possibilities with music, and the shake-up of power is exciting to me. Trey Anastasio
I feel a strong affinity to Ke$ha and Katy Perry and a lot of these women who are really pushing the girl power femme fatale thing. It's fun, and it's unapologetic, and they tell women they can do whatever they want, and that's true, and that's a message that I want to carry, to tell girls they can do whatever they want. T. J. Miller
The fifties - they seem to have taken place on a sunny afternoon that asked nothing of you except a drifting belief in the moment and its power to satisfy. Elizabeth Hardwick
When you collect bad loans... you sure learn a lot about making good ones. You also learn a lot about the power of persuasion, persistence and desperation. John Stumpf
Shouldn't the General Assembly adopt a declaration on the inadmissibility of interference into domestic affairs of sovereign states and nonrecognition of coup d'etats as a method of the change of power? Sergei Lavrov
I'd always felt very strongly in the power of vocation. Daniel Day-Lewis
Civil movements and riots are as old as human civilization. Long before Twitter was created, mobilization of the discontented was mouth-to-mouth, or even by 'smoke signals' to gather the uprising against established political power. Eduardo Paes
I believe in the power of millions of courageous conservatives rising up to re-ignite the promise of America. Ted Cruz
Liberal: a power worshipper without power. George Orwell
I think the primary message to the world is that the United States is going to remain the strongest military power in the world. Leon Panetta
The carrying power of a bridge is not the average strength of the pillars, but the strength of the weakest pillar. I have always believed that you do not measure the health of a society by GNP but by the condition of its worst off. Zygmunt Bauman
Jesus was a perfect example of following authority. He was subject to His earthly parents; he subjected himself to the laws of the land, and as God, he had the power not to do any of it. Monica Johnson
The power of makeup is incredible, but the power of you is cray cray. Anna Akana
We have the power to do any damn fool thing we want to do, and we seem to do it about every 10 minutes. J. William Fulbright
Never go backward. Attempt, and do it with all your might. Determination is power. Charles Simmons
The Times has much less power than you think. I believe we attribute power to the media generally that it simply doesn't have. It's very convenient to blame the media, the same way we blame television for everything that's going wrong in society. Michael Pollan
We were playing a small club in San Diego and the power had gone out in the building. Eddie had a lighter and kept us lit backstage. We became very good friends and spent a lot of time together including hearing Eddie sing in some of the bands he was in at the time. Jack Irons
True liberty consists only in the power of doing what we ought to will, and in not being constrained to do what we ought not to will. Jonathan Edwards
When a publisher spends an inordinate amount on an acquisition, it will do everything in its power to make that project a market success. Anita Elberse
There has to be a balance between power and vulnerability. That's something I feel I have in my own life, something I struggle with and - on a good day - like about myself. Idina Menzel
Nothing's ever too fast. Maybe sometimes on the road some people are too fast if they don't know how to control the car, but in racing, the faster and more power and grip, the better it is. Heikki Kovalainen
We suffered a terrible blow on 11 September 2001. We responded with fear and anger. A fight-or-flight response is adaptive in any species. For us, given our power, fight was the only response we could imagine. Yochai Benkler
The expression of beauty is in direct ratio to the power of conception the artist has acquired. Gustave Courbet
I have had friends who have acted kindly towards me, and it has been my good fortune to have it in my power to give them substantial proofs of my gratitude. Giacomo Casanova
By nature's kindly disposition most questions which it is beyond a man's power to answer do not occur to him at all. George Santayana
The power of collecting money from the people is not to be rejected because it has sometimes been oppressive. Public credit is as necessary for the prosperity of a nation as private credit is for the support and wealth of a family. Oliver Ellsworth
People feel powerless and useless in the world. But they can buy something. It can give them a sense of value, of power. Daphne Zuniga
The U.K. government has a responsibility to keep secrets in some circumstances. It also has a responsibility not to abuse that power for other purposes. Sarah Harrison
Today we are in a war against war - music is our power. Michael Franti
I've always believed in the power of prayer. One prayer can accomplish more than a thousand plans. That isn't a magic formula, but it's an idea that if you pray, keep praying and then praying some more. Mark Batterson
Politics is activity in relation to power. Francis Parker Yockey
Are you in earnest? Seize this very minute! Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it. Only engage, and then the mind grows heated. Begin, and then the work will be completed. Jean Anouilh
I think there's a part of us that fantasizes about having some sort of super power. If I could have one, it would definitely be teleportation! Celina Jade
Confucius - or Kongzi, which means Master Kong - was not born to power, but his idiosyncrasies and ideas made him the Zelig of the Chinese classics. Evan Osnos
Bach and Beethoven, all of them, they had to write something to please the upper structure, those with money and power. Sun Ra
Power is winning the battle over who owns the customer: the brand or the retailer. Leonard Lauder
People who bet against the Internet, who think that somehow this change is just a generational shift, miss that it is a fundamental reorganizing of the power of the end user. The Internet brings tremendous tools to the end user, and that end user is going to use them. Eric Schmidt
Freewill means that the Universe never judges, never interferes with your own choices - and sees you as a being of equal creative power. Joy Page
I think every individual has his or her own power, and it's a matter of working, taking time and defining what that power is. Jill Scott
The hypothesis of matter's being at first evenly spread through the heavens is, in my opinion, inconsistent with the hypothesis of innate gravity without a supernatural power to reconcile them, and therefore, it infers a deity. Isaac Newton
I hold it to be the most monstrous proposition ever uttered within the Senate that conquering a country like Mexico, the President can constitute himself a despotic ruler without the slightest limitation on his power. If all this be true, war is indeed dangerous! John C. Calhoun
Especially in the food business, critics take very seriously how much power they have. They can shut a restaurant down. Jon Favreau
We should remember that there are nations which meet more than 30 to 60% of their power requirements through the nuclear power system. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
It's not that we poor men are so powerful to be able to banish the devil. It's that God gives us the power. Gabriele Nanni
Nuclear power plants must be prepared to withstand everything from earthquakes to tsunamis, from fires to floods to acts of terrorism. Ban Ki-moon
Moreover, the practical recommendations deduced from ecological principles threaten the vested interests of commerce; it is hardly surprising that the financial and political power created by these investments should be used sometimes to suppress environmental impact studies. Garrett Hardin
Meekness implies a spirit of gratitude as opposed to an attitude of self-sufficiency, an acknowledgement of a greater power beyond oneself, a recognition of God, and an acceptance of his commandments. Gordon B. Hinckley
The House of Lords, an illusion to which I have never been able to subscribe - responsibility without power, the prerogative of the eunuch throughout the ages. Tom Stoppard
Young women, the family unit is forever, and you should do everything in your power to strengthen that unit. Ezra Taft Benson
Words have great cumulative power, but in the 21st century, a single image is much stronger. An image suggests the unvarnished truth. That is its power and its fiction. Alexandra Kerry
The momentum of freedom in our world is unmistakable - and it is not carried forward by our power alone. We can trust in that greater power Who guides the unfolding of the years. And in all that is to come, we can know that His purposes are just and true. George W. Bush
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. Doris Humphrey
After believing in promises made and never fulfilled by Labour, people have become increasingly disenchanted with the process assuming that all politicians will say anything to gain power, and then never follow through. Adam Rickitt
Pop music has greater power to change people and to affect people because it's a universal language. You don't have to understand music to understand the power of a pop song. Paul Epworth
Russia - having sat across the table from Vladimir Putin, it's pretty clear when you meet him that he has an almost limitless ambition for power. And he's been very good at acquiring it - political power, economic power, military power, territorial power. Carly Fiorina
The value of the majority lies not in the opportunity to wield great power, but in the chance to use power to do great things. John Boehner
Whether fuel cell system development in central Oregon, wind power generation along the Columbia Gorge, or geothermal energy in southern Oregon, investing in new energy sources makes America more energy independent while creating good paying, environmentally friendly jobs. Greg Walden
Well, Jeff Buckley for me is one of the greatest singers I've ever heard. And the reason why is he has an amazing range, amazing emotional power in his voice. And the music he put around it also just had this passion and this soul to it and this spirit to it that very few artists have, and he passed at a very young age. John Legend
It is folly for a man to pray to the gods for that which he has the power to obtain by himself. Epicurus
I feel like the Internet has really freed everything up to an extent, hasn't it? That radio maybe doesn't have quite the power that it had before. Chris Lowe
Majorities, as such, afford no guarantees for justice. They are men of the same nature as minorities. They have the same passions for fame, power, and money, as minorities; and are liable and likely to be equally - perhaps more than equally, because more boldly - rapacious, tyrannical and unprincipled, if intrusted with power. Lysander Spooner
I'm 34 years old. In most jobs, your early 30s to early 40s are your power years. Sam Yagan
It is impossible for you to be angry and laugh at the same time. Anger and laughter are mutually exclusive and you have the power to choose either. Wayne Dyer
Even as technology becomes increasingly critical to the way we live our lives, power our world and defend our shores, the United States has allowed the production of minerals crucial in the creation of these advanced products to slide. Hank Johnson
Grammar is a piano I play by ear. All I know about grammar is its power. Joan Didion
Nearly all of our existing power sources are generators which use a heat cycle. This includes our coal, oil, and gas fired utilities, our automobiles, trucks, and trains, and even our nuclear fission utility power plants. Wilson Greatbatch
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. Vaclav Havel
Poetry is a natural energy resource of our country. It has no energy crisis, possessing a potential that will last as long as the country. Its power is equal to that of any country in the world. Richard Eberhart
Everybody eventually discovers that they are an individual with the power to affect their own lives and make it better or not. Lawrence Blume
Whatever the eventual judgment, the political implications of Hutton are already clear. A devastating indictment of Labour in power - and of our political system itself. Charles Kennedy
No, money is power. Brian Schweitzer
We're learning how important it is both to preserve sibling relationships if they work and repair them if they're broken. We're also learning a lot about nonliteral siblings - stepsiblings, half-siblings - and the surprising power they can have. Jeffrey Kluger
In today's world, America's soft power is commonly thought to reside in the global popularity of Hollywood movies, Coca-Cola, McDonald's and Starbucks. Ahmed Zewail
I condemn what happened in Madrid, but it is suspicious. If tomorrow there will be another bombing, in France for example, who will gain power? Of course not Jacques Chirac, but Le Pen. Walid Jumblatt
I wanted to prove the sustaining power of music. David Bowie
When I was in high school, my parents had this power over me - if I ever lied or got caught doing something that I shouldn't be doing, then I would no longer be able to go to L.A. and continue to pursue the acting thing. Dan Byrd
All the idols made by man, however terrifying they may be, are in point of fact subordinate to him, and that is why he will always have it in his power to destroy them. Simone de Beauvoir
In reality, Republicans have long been at war with clean energy. They have ridiculed investments in solar and wind power, bashed energy-efficiency standards, attacked state moves to promote renewable energy and championed laws that would enshrine taxpayer subsidies for fossil fuels while stripping them from wind and solar. Jeff Goodell
The State acquires power... and because of its insatiable lust for power it is incapable of giving up any of it. The State never abdicates. Frank Chodorov
In the next 10 years, I expect at least five billion people worldwide to own smartphones, giving every individual with such a phone instant access to the full power of the Internet, every moment of every day. Marc Andreessen
'I Won' is not a love song. It's just me uplifting women in general. I'm giving women the power to treat themselves as a trophy - to show that and know it in yourself and be confident - because when they do that, whoever they're with is winning. Nayvadius Cash
At last I perceive that in revolutions the supreme power rests with the most abandoned. Georges Jacques Danton
As in the Divine Right of Kings, hierarchies invest those who preside at the top of their pyramidal structure with absolute power to rule over the lesser ranks that spread down like a marble staircase to the broad foundation stones of those with no power at all. Eugene Kennedy
All the lessons of history in four sentences: Whom the gods would destroy, they first make mad with power. The mills of God grind slowly, but they grind exceedingly small. The bee fertilizes the flower it robs. When it is dark enough, you can see the stars. Charles A. Beard
Next to power without honor, the most dangerous thing in the world is power without humor. Eric Sevareid
There is a tendency to underestimate the power of what we can do without words. Sometimes you can make a scene even more powerful and precise without dialogue. Mads Mikkelsen
All military regimes use security as the reason why they should remain in power. It's nothing original. Aung San Suu Kyi
We are being entertained all the time - in the bathroom, on the train, in our beds. Sure, there is a smaller audience for theater. But we know from radio that entertainment never goes away, it just changes. And more power to it. Mike Nichols
The power of daring anything their fancy suggest, as always been conceded to the painter and the poet. Horace
The constitutions of most of our States assert that all power is inherent in the people; that... it is their right and duty to be at all times armed. Thomas Jefferson
When the dollar collapses, it's not doing it in a vacuum. If the dollar loses value, it's doing so relative to some other currency. So the purchasing power that we lose, somebody else gets. Peter Schiff
The salvation of this human world lies nowhere else than in the human heart, in the human power to reflect, in human meekness and human responsibility. Vaclav Havel
I think that you are what you speak a lot of times, and there's power in the tongue. I feel sorry for the people who always have something negative to say. If something happens bad in my day, I don't tweet about it - I pray about it, or talk to my husband about it or my mother about it, and get it off of me and move on. Monica Denise Brown
Growing up as an amateur, I wasn't much of a power puncher. I was more of a speed guy. Nonito Donaire
Every government degenerates when trusted to the rulers of the people alone. The people themselves are its only safe depositories. Thomas Jefferson
Evolutionary psychology tells us that men, especially powerful men, feel invincible and entitled to spread their seed, and that women can't resist the scent of masculine power. Women, by contrast, are said to be more altruistic and collaborative, seeking power so that they can share it with others. Hanna Rosin
All human laws are, properly speaking, only declaratory; they have no power over the substance of original justice. Edmund Burke
You want a culture where citizens are free to express themselves and so live in the openness necessary to the functioning of a successful economy? Israel has a free press, much of it openly hostile to the parties in power. John Podhoretz
Because government has tremendous power, it attracts people who are eager to game the system, obtaining by force of law what they could never achieve through consensus. William A. Dembski
The uniqueness of the United States in human history is the United States is the first global power in human history which emerged far away from Africa or Asia, which is the main land of human history. Ahmet Davutoglu
For me, 'Rent' was all about coming out of myself, finding out who I was, learning the power I could have as a performer. Idina Menzel
After spending time with the rescued turkeys at Farm Sanctuary's shelter and seeing how similar they are to my furry companion animals at home, I knew I needed to do everything in my power to protect these friendly and curious birds from the daily pain and suffering they endure on factory farms. Ginnifer Goodwin
I've spent over 25 years in the television industry, the direct response industry. I met a lot of people and certainly learned the power of commercials and their brand building potential. Kevin Harrington
To dance is to be out of yourself. Larger, more beautiful, more powerful. This is power, it is glory on earth and it is yours for the taking. Agnes de Mille
I believe in the transformational power of liberty. I believe that the free Iraq is in this nation's interests. I believe a free Afghanistan is in this nation's interest. George W. Bush
We are in a period when old questions are settled and the new are not yet brought forward. Extreme party action, if continued in such a time, would ruin the party. Moderation is its only chance. The party out of power gains by all partisan conduct of those in power. Rutherford B. Hayes
For the state by its nature claims sovereignty, the right to an unlimited development of power, determined only by self-interest. It is by nature anarchistic. Christian Lous Lange
'Park Avenue: Money, Power and the American Dream' is an intentionally angry film. How could it not be when the chance of an infant dying is five times greater on the Bronx Park Avenue than on Manhattan's Park Avenue just across the Harlem River? Alex Gibney
My beginnings in the Southwest are clear and palpable. My beginnings here made me pay attention to where the sun is, where the winds are, the power of the site... I take that baggage with me. Antoine Predock
The United States armed forces and coalition troops deserve recognition and support for their work to remove Saddam Hussein from power, and ensure the safety and security of the American people, civilians abroad, and the people of Iraq. Mark Kennedy
I'm very excited to see where the characters and their relationships go. But in the end, it really boils down to the people who have more power than me, who control the money. Brandon Routh
'Vagabond' is about owning where I come from, understanding the real power music had to transport myself with, whether that's busking in Europe or getting number ones. Eddi Reader
Self-appearing subjects and objects are the power of the baseless ultimate truth. Longchenpa
When you're hitting a fairway wood, you've got a lot of real estate to cover to get to your target. Your first instinct is probably to give it a little more power because you're worried about coming up short. Ernie Els
The practical core of democracy, defined functionally, is the peaceful exchange of power between different groups of powerful political players arranged in parties. Noah Feldman
Certain characteristics about 'Marbury v. Madison' are, I think, indisputable. Marbury was the first Supreme Court decision ever to strike down an act of Congress as unconstitutional. Marbury stands for the authority of the Supreme Court to have and to exercise that power. Cliff Sloan
It was always foolhardy for Republicans and conservatives to stake their objections to Obamacare on the number of sign-ups; Social Security is going bankrupt despite 100% enrollment. The reality is that Obama was always destined to hit his required numbers because, after all, he has the power of government to compel action. Ben Shapiro
To have influence, you really don't need to have power. But what you need more than anything else is to have that almost uncanny understanding of what matters to people. Anne Sweeney
Beauty attracts us men; but if, like an armed magnet it is pointed, beside, with gold and silver, it attracts with tenfold power. Jean Paul
I would chance saying globally there is a feeling that female empowerment has, at last, become a topic that is fashionable, and more power to that. Gwendoline Christie
I'm taking memory power boost tablets to help me every day and doing the puzzles to help me stay focused. Terry Bradshaw
People in power, they're so used to people kind of playing up to them. Zaha Hadid
Men of power have no time to read; yet the men who do not read are unfit for power. Michael Foot
Sloan Gibson is doing a great job. We need to give him more power to terminate employees. David Jolly
In its exterior relations - abroad - this government is the sole and exclusive representative of the united majesty, sovereignty, and power of the States, constituting this great and glorious Union. To the rest of the world, we are one. Neither State nor State government is known beyond our borders. Within, it is different. John C. Calhoun
What has destroyed every previous civilization has been the tendency to the unequal distribution of wealth and power. Henry George
The power of visibility can never be underestimated. Margaret Cho
You can't call any one person the devil. Because no one person has the power to be the devil. DMX
The one thing I have never been afraid of is standing before important people and speaking my mind. I represent women who may never have the opportunity to go to the UN or meet with a president. I'm never afraid to speak truth to power. Leymah Gbowee
The most important thing my grandfather taught me was that the most noble way to use your skills, intellect and energy is to defend the marginalized against those with the greatest power - and that the resulting animosity from those in power is a badge of honor. Glenn Greenwald
We can summarize electricity, magnetism and gravity into equations one inch long, and that's the power of field theory. And so I said to myself: I will create a field theory of strings. And when I did it one day, it was incredible, realizing that on a sheet of paper I can write down an equation which summarized almost all physical knowledge. Michio Kaku
'Sucker Punch' is a big girl power movie. Carla Gugino
Children must be impressed with the fact that the greatest heroes are those who fight to help others, not those who fight for power or glory. They must be made to understand that victory does not prove that the thing fought for is right, nor that defeat proves that a cause is wrong. Ellen Key
Multiculturalism isn't about culture, it's about power. Ntozake Shange
There is no moderator or ombudsman online, and while the transparency of the web usually means that information is self-correcting, we still have to keep in mind the responsibility each of us carries when the power of the press is at our fingertips and in our pockets. Matt Mullenweg
True contentment is a thing as active as agriculture. It is the power of getting out of any situation all that there is in it. It is arduous and it is rare. Gilbert K. Chesterton
Little hearts, little souls give little lusts big power. Big hearts give little lusts little power. John Piper
Companies like Husk Power Systems are working to impact positively not only the environment, but to ensure that someday everyone, including the poorest of the poor in rural India, will have access to clean and affordable electricity. Jacqueline Novogratz
Too many people in Washington care about power institutions, not caring about changing the lives of everyday Americans. Kevin McCarthy
It was easy to get the offers for the good-looking vapid dude. I guess that's my power alley. Jason Lewis
It is both an honour and a privilege to be asked to lead NBC News. The power of the brand, the scale of the legacy, the depth of the talent all make this organisation truly great. Deborah Turness
To a person growing up in the power of demography, it was clear that history had to do not with the powerful actions of certain men but with the processes of choice and preference. George W. S. Trow
On the back benches, you can have your say but no power to do anything. Bob Ainsworth
I strongly support European sanctions against Mugabe and his ruling clique. We must do all in our power to help the people of Zimbabwe achieve their freedom and prosperity once again. Peter Hain
If they are really persuaded that the army is annually established by me, that I have the sole disposal of posts and honours, that I employ this power in the destruction of liberty and the diminution of commerce, let me awaken them from their delusion. Robert Walpole
I think, certainly in the more civilized societies, women's roles are growing in power all of the time. Sally Quinn
Guns will make us powerful; butter will only make us fat. Hermann Goering
And I think we as a people need to stop being disingenuous about what the Constitution provides for. It does not provide for this all-encompassing power that we've seen exercised over the last several decades. It's what's gotten us into this bankrupt position. Joe Miller
At the moment, I'm afraid that the discipline system doesn't give teachers the support that they need. One thing that I've been struck by is that the number of violent assaults on teachers increased last year. We need to be clear that teachers have the power they need in order to impose discipline. Michael Gove
The corporate woman has been defined as the 'liberated woman' and I see that as the exact opposite. I think she now is more enslaved, maybe even more than the housewife was; because she's so out of her power, and imitating male power is not female power. Kenny Loggins
But the cause for which we fought was higher; our thought wider... That thought was our power. Joshua Chamberlain
Judges wear legal professionalism and precedent as a mantel that secures legitimacy for their decisions. It's how they distinguish themselves from politicians or administrative agencies, while wielding power that is sometimes much greater than those democratically accountable actors. Yochai Benkler
I associate heavy metal with fantasy because of the tremendous power that the music delivers. Christopher Lee
I think the very simplest way to show Superman's power is to have him punch someone that's powerful. Jim Lee
You could power America with renewables from a technical and economic standpoint. The biggest obstacles are social and political - what you need is the will to do it. Mark Z. Jacobson
The man who practises unselfishness, who is genuinely interested in the welfare of others, who feels it a privilege to have the power to do a fellow-creature a kindness - even though polished manners and a gracious presence may be absent - will be an elevating influence wherever he goes. Orison Swett Marden
Clairvoyant, n.: A person, commonly a woman, who has the power of seeing that which is invisible to her patron - namely, that he is a blockhead. Ambrose Bierce
There is an incredible renewable energy resource off both coasts of this country - wind and tidal energy that can power our economy, create good paying jobs and reduce greenhouse gas pollution. Chellie Pingree
As every student in Philosophy 101 learns, nothing can force me to believe that anyone except me is conscious. This power to deny that other people have feelings is not just an academic exercise but an all-too-common vice, as we see in the long history of human cruelty. Steven Pinker
Knowledge is power. Information is power. The secreting or hoarding of knowledge or information may be an act of tyranny camouflaged as humility. Robin Morgan
People don't find the personal lives of people with much, much more power than any celebrity would have - don't find their personal lives interesting. Robert Pattinson
We were all born with a certain degree of power. The key to success is discovering this innate power and using it daily to deal with whatever challenges come our way. Les Brown
Power to the peaceful! Michael Franti
Kind words are the music of the world. They have a power which seems to be beyond natural causes, as if they were some angel's song, which had lost its way and come on Earth, and sang on undyingly, smiting the hearts of men with sweetest wounds, and putting for the while an angel's nature into us. Frederick William Faber
To power the country by building 186,000 fifty-story wind turbines - and running 19,000 miles of new transmission lines - just seems impractical and preposterous compared to the idea of building a hundred new nuclear facilities primarily on the sites we already have. Lamar Alexander
Since governmental quotas expand bureaucratic power, provoke a backlash and are unfair to individuals, we need to find a better way to increase minority opportunities. Marvin Olasky
The art of being happy lies in the power of extracting happiness from common things. Henry Ward Beecher
To live happily is an inward power of the soul. Marcus Aurelius
I believe in a higher power. I believe in inspiration. Janet Jackson
Every now and then I'll do little things, a short story or something, that doesn't have any fantastical elements, but mostly I like the power of playing God and I like to imagine things. Neil Gaiman
I think that everyone has the power to make a change in the world. Bella Thorne
He hits it long. His shoulders are impressively quick through the ball. That's where he's getting his power from. He's young and has great elasticity. Nick Faldo
We don't think only men can be powerful and strong. Behind the heads of the Mafia, the leaders of culture, there are always very strong women. European culture is a matriarchy, especially in the south. The women have a lot of power. Stefano Gabbana
The order of things established by the Romans in Libya rested in substance on a balance of power between the Nomad kingdom of Massinissa and the city of Carthage. Theodor Mommsen
In our system of democracy, our government works on a system of checks and balances. Instead of stripping power from the courts, I believe we should follow the process prescribed in our Constitution - consideration of a Constitutional amendment. Dennis Cardoza
The law has no power over heroes. Charlotte Lennox
I'd say people recognize me, but having children recognize me is the best. It is a very special thing. Suddenly you feel like you have the power to make the children's dreams come true, and it's better than anything else. Ludivine Sagnier
I really believed that the priests were acquainted with my thoughts; and often stood in great awe of them. They often told me they had power to strike me dead at any moment. Maria Monk
We need a mobilized and active civil society using its purchasing power to demand sustainable products and practices. It is also essential that governments commit to the future, creating fiscal and regulatory conditions for sustainable policies to thrive. Guilherme Leal
Free speech rights means that government officials are barred from creating lists of approved and disapproved political ideas and then using the power of the state to enforce those preferences. Glenn Greenwald
Today, we have our own concentrations of economic power. Instead of Standard Oil, U.S. Steel, the Union Pacific Railroad, and J. P. Morgan and Company, we have Amazon, Google, Apple, Facebook, and Microsoft. George Packer
Smaller government, more individual responsibility, more individual control creates more Republicans. More state power and ownership and control and top-down decision-making creates more Democrats. Grover Norquist
In the United States, though power corrupts, the expectation of power paralyzes. John Kenneth Galbraith
Democratic power is the only voice most citizens have. Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero
When New Labour came to power, we got a Right-wing Conservative government. I came to realise that voting Labour wasn't in Scotland's interests any more. Any doubt I had about that was cast aside for ever when I saw Gordon Brown cosying up to Margaret Thatcher in Downing Street. Jimmy Reid
Judge candidly what a wretched figure the American empire will exhibit in the eye of other nations, without a power to array and support a military force for its own protection. Oliver Ellsworth
Life is now a war zone, and as such, the number of people considered disposable has grown exponentially, and this includes low income whites, poor minorities, immigrants, the unemployed, the homeless, and a range of people who are viewed as a liability to capital and its endless predatory quest for power and profits. Henry Giroux
Because everyone in the world has the power to edit, Wikipedia has long been plagued by the so-called edit war. This is like a house where the husband wants it warm and the wife wants it cool and they sneak back and forth adjusting the thermostat at cross purposes. James Gleick
I'd take precision any day over power; as far as being tactical you know you have to see what's going on in there and also understand that for every punch that you or your opponent throws there's always a counter shot or two which you have to be ready to fire or defend. Alexis Arguello
I love video games. I'm also slightly in awe of them. I'm in awe of their power in terms of imagination, in terms of technology, in terms of concept. But I think, above all, I'm in awe at their power to motivate, to compel us, to transfix us, like really nothing else we've ever invented has quite done before. Tom Chatfield
Anybody who has stood on the prairie in North Dakota has felt the force of the wind and knows that our state has an inexhaustible supply of wind power. The potential here to create jobs and draw millions of dollars in new investment to North Dakota is enormous. Kent Conrad
I've behaved badly in my life. I hope I haven't behaved as badly as Dickens! In a way, if you're a woman, you're not in a position to behave as badly, because you don't have the economic power. Claire Tomalin
Music has the power to bring people together like no other art form. Michael Franti
Kings govern by popular assemblies only when they cannot do without them. Charles James Fox
Man, if I get a chance to speak on the microphone, I've got to say something somewhere in there. You know, I'm going to laugh and have fun, too, but something has to be said that has some substance, because this is a platform, and the power that we have with words and with this microphone is phenomenal. Common
I think Michael Moore is an amazing man - an amazing, brave man. And I think people are probably going to start saying, 'Don't associate with Cindy Sheehan.' People who speak truth to power somehow are marginalized in this country. Cindy Sheehan
Character is power; it makes friends, draws patronage and support and opens the way to wealth, honor and happiness. John Howe
When the body of the people is possessed of the supreme power, it is called a democracy. Charles de Secondat
Believe me, my children have more stamina than a power station. Robbie Coltrane
The more we deny that we have a dark side, the more power it has over us. Sheryl Lee
What makes a narcissistic mother so scary? Her absolute power and controlling influence. A narcissistic mother is your only 'friend,' at least until you're old enough to go to school. Koren Zailckas
Political civility is not about being polite to each other. It's about reclaiming the power of 'We the People' to come together, debate the common good and call American democracy back to its highest values amid our differences. Parker Palmer
But in its final creation it was not the part of the Father's power to fail as though exhausted. It was not the part of His wisdom to waver in a needful matter through poverty of counsel. Giovanni Pico della Mirandola
In 'Fifty Shades,' seemingly, Christian has all the power and control - but actually, Anastasia does. Sam Taylor-Johnson
Weapons systems the U.S. sold to the Shah of Iran wound up in the hands of Islamic militants who seized power there in 1979; a comparable scenario in Saudi Arabia is hardly impossible. Stephen Kinzer
In the end, the market will decide which is the better performer: dirty coal-fired power or clean wind and solar. Market-based competition. That doesn't sound like communism to me. Frances Beinecke
I have learned that there is more power in a good strong hug than in a thousand meaningful words. Ann Hood
Liberty is not the power of doing what we like, but the right to do what we ought. Lord Acton
Humans are remarkable: the first species in almost four billion years of life on earth that dominates the biosphere. This gives us the power, in principle, to build societies in which everyone flourishes. But it also creates great dangers because it is not clear that we really understand how to use our potentially devastating powers. David Christian
Paradoxically, resource-rich developing countries are often worse off than comparable countries that lack those resources. One reason for this is that large resource endowments provide a huge financial incentive for attempts to overthrow the government and seize power. Peter Singer
When power is exercised exclusively at the centre, the result is rigidity of rules and alienation of the people subject to those rules. Charles Kennedy
When you give everyone a voice and give people power, the system usually ends up in a really good place. So, what we view our role as, is giving people that power. Mark Zuckerberg
Being an actor in movies is a lot about the power of your imagination and making the circumstance real to you so the audience will feel that it's real. Joel Kinnaman
If the states and territories do not sign up to fundamental reform, then my message is equally simple: we will take this reform plan to the people at the next election - along with a referendum by or at that same election to give the Australian Government all the power it needs to reform the health system. Kevin Rudd
The word power has such a generally negative implication in our society. What are people talking about? Are they talking about muscles, or control? James Hillman
If you choose to take your compass from power, in the end you find only despair. But if you look around the world you can see and touch - the everyday world that is too easily dismissed as everyday - you see largeness, generosity, hope, change for the better. It's always small, but it's real. Richard Flanagan
'Mamma Mia' and 'Dallas' have proved to me that the things you dream about can happen. I don't ask myself, 'How did I get here?' but instead, 'I deserve to be here. I was right to think this would happen.' I'm a firm believer in the power we have in our minds to want something and pursue it in a sane and focused way. Juan Pablo Di Pace
The fate of every democracy, of every government based on the sovereignty of the people, depends on the choices it makes between these opposite principles, absolute power on the one hand, and on the other the restraints of legality and the authority of tradition. John Acton
I've always been shocked and waiting-for-the-other-shoe-to-drop that a girl would ever talk to me, let alone want to marry me. They always seem to hold the power to me, and from my mother to my wife to my daughter, every time I try to really figure them out, and think I've got them pegged, I pay for it. Andrew Stanton
It is important to remember that a thought is harmless unless we believe them and act on them. As the subject, since thoughts are an object of your awareness, you have the power to challenge every thought. You can decide if you want to make that thought real. Elizabeth Thornton
I live out of my van, which gives me a first-hand appreciation for power and lighting. A few years ago, I rebuilt the interior of my van to include solar panels and a battery that powers LEDs for lighting and allows me to charge my phone and laptop. Alex Honnold
Even complex passwords are getting easy to break if they're too short. That's because today's inexpensive computer chips have the power of supercomputers from the year 2000. Barton Gellman
The test audience holds a great deal of power in the process of filmmaking in the United States. Brendan Fraser
To realize that new world we must prefer the values of freedom and equality above all other values - above personal wealth, technical power and nationalism. Herbert Read
The American people are extraordinarily comfortable, affluent, and secure. It's easy for us to make the argument that God's purpose is being fulfilled through history and through the rise of American power. And to some degree, it probably is. Walter Russell Mead
We, of course, have the power of hindsight in our arsenal, but people living in Berlin in that era didn't. What would that have been like as this darkness fell over Germany? Erik Larson
Nip the shoots of arbitrary power in the bud, is the only maxim which can ever preserve the liberties of any people. John Quincy Adams
Well, the 'Giuliana & Bill' show is a little bit different because Giuliana and I are the executive producers of the show, so certainly we have a lot of control and we have total, I guess if we wanted to, editing power, but I will say, in the seven seasons we've done the show, we've never used our executive producer powers to cut something out. Bill Rancic
We sometimes forget that human invention can also be a subject of human invention: that might seem a modern notion, or a postmodern one, but novelists have taken time - sometimes time out from their realist fixations - to source and satirise the speech and power we rely on. Andrew O'Hagan
Authority is never without hate. Euripides
I retired from public Business from a thorough Conviction that it was not in my Power to do any Good, and very much disgusted with Measures, which appeared to me inconsistent with common Policy and Justice. George Mason
Sometimes we need to step back and understand the power of video games. 'Dear Esther' does just that. Through visuals, audio, and narration, this title weaves a story around the player as they explore different areas in the game. Rob Manuel
I love being a wife and homemaker - because it's my choice. My husband doesn't expect me to do it. I don't mind doing things for him because he does so much for me; we both feel that way so there is no power struggle. Salma Hayek
The power of the computer is starting to spread. Bill Budge
President Bush has asserted the right to wiretap and eavesdrop on any American without a warrant in the name of fighting terrorism. He has asserted presidential power beyond stated constitutional rights, and there is no Republican gutsy enough to call his hand. Helen Thomas
The Founders recognized that Government is quite literally a necessary evil, that there must be opposition, between its various branches, and between political parties, for these are the only ways to temper the individual's greed for power and the electorates' desires for peace by submission to coercion or blandishment. David Mamet
I've gotten into two fights since I've begun studying the martial arts, and each time, I was worried I'd kill the guy. One of my teachers always told me I had good power but bad control. Jim Butcher
We can't just throw a switch and say Indian Point is going to be safe, we have to look long-term because it will ultimately be decommissioned and we have to work aggressively now to bring in new sources of power. George Pataki
There is nothing more corrupting, nothing more destructive of the noblest and finest feelings of our nature, than the exercise of unlimited power. William Henry Harrison
Our alliances should be understood as a means to expand our influence, not as a constraint on our power. The expansion of democracy and freedom in the world should be a shared interest and value with all nations. Chuck Hagel
I believe that detente was having almost the opposite effect of what was intended. What was intended was to sort of end the contest for power and to stop Soviet expansion, especially by military means and the military build-up, the military contest. Jeane Kirkpatrick
Never underestimate the power of dreams and the influence of the human spirit. We are all the same in this notion: The potential for greatness lives within each of us. Wilma Rudolph
Government does create prosperity and growth by creating the conditions that allow both entrepreneurs and their customers to thrive; balancing the power of capitalists like me and workers isn't bad for capitalism - it's essential to it. Nick Hanauer
Now, McDonald's is a very good indicator of the global economy. If McDonald's doesn't increase its sales, it tells you that the monetary policies have largely failed in the sense that prices are going up more than disposable income, and so people have less purchasing power. Marc Faber
There is a glaring reason that the necessary total ban on nontherapeutic use of antibiotics hasn't happened: The factory farm industry, allied with the pharmaceutical industry, has more power than public-health professionals. Jonathan Safran Foer
We in the press, by our power, can actually undermine leadership. Christiane Amanpour
I am making this statement as an act of wilful defiance of military authority, because I believe that the War is being deliberately prolonged by those who have the power to end it. Siegfried Sassoon
Some distant day, anthropologists will consider as a landmark in humankind's evolution - comparable to the capacity for destroying ourselves by nuclear obliteration - the adolescent gene's newly emergent power to dictate nightly TV viewing. Steve Erickson
I'm trying to embrace social media because it gives artists a little more power than we've had in the past. Billy Porter
I'm not in power, but my ideas are in power. And my ideas will prevail. Ehud Olmert
I was inspired to write this book by those who are sceptical of the power of freedom to change the world. Natan Sharansky
I think the Internet's been a tremendous tool in terms of breaking down the power structure of information and entertainment, particularly at a time when so much information and entertainment were in the hands of so few people, with multinationals owning everything. Dave Foley
Merely that I have a World Wide Web page does not give me any power, any abilities, nor any status in the real world. Clifford Stoll
In order to restore our country to the principles on which it was founded, we need to elect leaders that believe in the principles of the party, not just the power of the party. Christine O'Donnell
Scores of studies support the power of certain natural foods to prevent cancer. Joel Fuhrman
One of the big goals of my administration will be to reposition Mexico again as an emerging power. Enrique Pena Nieto
'Power' is an explosive word, particularly when applied to women. Madeleine M. Kunin
I think what's really amazing is that given the scale of the web and getting the compute power we have today, we're starting to see things that appear intelligent but actually aren't semantically intelligent. Marissa Mayer
I believe that the will of the people is resolved by a strong leadership. Even in a democratic society, events depend on a strong leadership with a strong power of persuasion, and not on the opinion of the masses. Yitzhak Shamir
I never believed that surrendering the executive power should be a condition of getting the second term. The second term should stand on its own feet. Jim Gilmore
The airplane I usually fly has 450 horse power, and it's all made out of carbon fibre - you can't break it; your body will break before the airplane does. Brenda Laurel
People always joke that 'dog' spells 'god' backwards. They should consider that it might be the higher power coming down to see just how well they do, what kind of people they are. The animals are right here, right in front of us. And how we treat these companions is a test. Linda Blair
I think that people like Bloomberg, they're complete thugs. No question about it. But on the other hand, it must be said that they are politically savvy. They don't get into those positions of power - in the case of Bloomberg, both economic and political power - by being anybody's fool. Norman Finkelstein
Those who have come into Formula One without experiencing cars devoid of electronic aids will find it tough. To control 800 horse power relying just on arm muscles and foot sensitivity can turn out to be a dangerous exercise. Michael Schumacher
No one wants to lose their job, or cede the power they've acquired. Romano Prodi
Dick Cheney and Bush's rise to power were built on tons of money from corporations and a dulled press. Adam McKay
If we define an American fascist as one who in case of conflict puts money and power ahead of human beings, then there are undoubtedly several million fascists in the United States. Henry A. Wallace
It is the characteristic excellence of the strong man that he can bring momentous issues to the fore and make a decision about them. The weak are always forced to decide between alternatives they have not chosen themselves. Dietrich Bonhoeffer
There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying about things which are beyond the power of our will. Epictetus
The attempt to combine wisdom and power has only rarely been successful and then only for a short while. Albert Einstein
I had the honor of speaking with Asimov. The album ended up being something not directly related to Asimov, but related instead to the concept of the power of robotics. Alan Parsons
We're becoming a planet of a thousand new major cities. The economy of the 21st century is a city-building economy. It's within our power to make it a carbon zero one, too; and to be blunt, civilization depends on our success. Alex Steffen
In almost every country there are elements of opinion which would welcome such a conclusion because they wish to return to the politics of the balance of power, unrestricted and unregulated armaments, international anarchy, and preparation for war. Arthur Henderson
Power is not a means, it is an end. One does not establish a dictatorship in order to safeguard a revolution; one makes the revolution in order to establish the dictatorship. George Orwell
We anticipate countries increasing their spending on infrastructure like railways, airports, power plants and ports. Our heavy forging plant has the capacity to cater to each of these segments. Baba Kalyani
It's important to understand that oil and renewables do different things. Wind and solar are for power generation, so they don't replace oil. About 70% of all oil produced is used for transportation fuel. Renewables are good projects, but they don't get us off of foreign oil. T. Boone Pickens
I like people. That's me. I like people on the street, and I also happen to like other people who have power. But I'll go to a party and realise I haven't spoken to anybody who can do anything for me. John Polson
At least in the West, politicians, corporations and media moguls can no longer take for granted their power to control the public discourse - and have it go unchallenged. David Puttnam
The more centralized the power, the less compromises need to be made in architecture. Peter Eisenman
Russian democracy is the power of the Russian people with their own traditions of national self-government, and not the realisation of standards foisted on us from outside. Vladimir Putin
Food still isn't my thing, but I've learned to respect its power and significance. J. R. Moehringer
I personally believe that those who are leaders with political power over the world will be forced some day, sooner or later, to give way to common sense and the will of the people. Alva Myrdal
I think music has the power to transform people, and in doing so, it has the power to transform situations - some large and some small. Joan Baez
Feminism means something - legislation, cultural change - but 'Girl Power' meant nothing more than being friends with your friends. Caitlin Moran
A true king is neither husband nor father; he considers his throne and nothing else. Pierre Corneille
I love the sounds and the power of pounding water, whether it is the waves or a waterfall. Mike May
One way to boost our will power and focus is to manage our distractions instead of letting them manage us. Daniel Goleman
We are putting more and more power into a system which is less and less able to carry it reliably. Paul Gillmor
There is something fundamentally unfair about a government that takes away so much of people's money, power, and personal control while telling them that life will be better as a result. Steve Forbes
The Carrion Crow and Turkey-Buzzard possess great power of recollection, so as to recognise at a great distance a person who has shot at them, and even the horse on which he rides. John James Audubon
It was in our power to set high price for our blood, a price too high for the Arab community, the Arab army, or the Arab governments to think it worth paying. Moshe Dayan
If power made one evil, then God would be the Devil. Jonah Goldberg
In the end, there is no absence of irony: the integrity of what is sacred to Native Americans will be determined by the government that has been responsible for doing everything in its power to destroy Native American cultures. Winona LaDuke
I've always had a philosophy that position doesn't define power. Impact defines power. What impact are you making on people? What impact are you making on business? Mindy Grossman
The real duty of man is not to extend his power or multiply his wealth beyond his needs, but to enrich and enjoy his imperishable possession: his soul. Gilbert Highet
Cities offer us powerful leverage on our most stubborn, wasteful practices. Long commutes in our cars, big power bills from our energy-hogging buildings, shopping trips to buy stuff that'll spend a few short months in our homes and long centuries in our landfills. Alex Steffen
So it was flawed in that it didn't require California to have a first claim on the power plants. It deregulated part of the market, but not all of the market. Gray Davis
Facebook is not ideologically neutral. In fact, it emerges from a very particular world view which we can trace back to Hobbes. I discovered this by examining the profile of Zuckerberg's fellow board members who, unlike him, are a very interesting bunch and, I suspect, the real power behind the poster boy. Tom Hodgkinson
The essence of Government is power; and power, lodged as it must be in human hands, will ever be liable to abuse. James Madison
I may be too craving of that rich gift, the power of sharing other minds. I have drunk deeply, long, and oh! how blissfully at this fountain in a foreign clime. Hearts met hearts, minds joined with minds; and what were the secondary trials of pain to the enfeebled, suffering body when daily was administered the soul's medicine and food! Dorothea Dix
I don't believe in a heaven or a hell or an old man sitting on a throne. I believe in a higher power bigger than me because that keeps me accountable. Katy Perry
The most interesting thing about the idea of money is that it makes it possible to measure something in previous ages we couldn't be sure about, and that something is power. Daniel Keys Moran
Knowledge is not just power - it is control. Nick Harkaway
The California crunch really is the result of not enough power-generating plants and then not enough power to power the power of generating plants. George W. Bush
My favorite type of music to sing is definitely those big ballads, I just love doing those power ballads. Pia Toscano
We can learn the art of fierce compassion - redefining strength, deconstructing isolation and renewing a sense of community, practicing letting go of rigid us-vs.-them thinking - while cultivating power and clarity in response to difficult situations. Sharon Salzberg
Because the Savior is a resurrected and glorified being, He is not physically with every one of His servants at every moment. But He is perfectly aware of them and their circumstance and able to intervene with His power. Henry B. Eyring
The great seats of power tend to be wide and open, not vertical and soaring. Red Square, Tiananmen Square, the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin - all massive but with large open spaces that project an image of might. Gary Ross
The more I try to unravel the mysteries of the world in which we live, the more I come to the conception of a single overruling power - God. Henry Eyring
Women as a raw demographic unit exercise incredible power across every element of American life. Rachel Sklar
The U.S. has intervened more often in more countries farther from its own shores than has any power in modern history. Stephen Kinzer
You want to play in every game, and you especially don't want to be in the penalty box for five minutes and give the other team a chance to get a power play, and you don't want to hurt anyone on the other team. Carl Hagelin
The power of incumbency cannot be underestimated. Eric Swalwell
It is good taste, and good taste alone, that possesses the power to sterilize and is always the first handicap to any creative functioning. Salvador Dali
My relationship to power and authority is that I'm all for it. People need somebody to watch over them. Ninety-five percent of the people in the world need to be told what to do and how to behave. Arnold Schwarzenegger
Twitter has already birthed an entire ecosystem of other sites that extend its power or interact with it. But Twitter isn't just a platform for technological innovation: It's showing signs as an engine of creativity for the language, too. Erin McKean
I'm not God, don't intend to be and hope I never have that much power. Mark Neumann
I think that children are acutely sensitive to injustice because they live in a world that is absolutely filled with injustice. They have very, very little power, and they are extremely aware of power relations. Deborah Eisenberg
Jesus was humble when He walked this earth. He had all power, yet used all meekness. Monica Johnson
Infinite power just isn't very interesting, no matter what game you're playing. It's much more fun when you have a limited tool set to use against the odds. Markus Persson
Authority poisons everybody who takes authority on himself. Golda Meir
I truly believe that women should be financially independent from their men. And let's face it, money gives men the power to run the show. It gives men the power to define value. They define what's sexy. And men define what's feminine. It's ridiculous. Beyonce Knowles
In all realms of life it takes courage to stretch your limits, express your power, and fulfill your potential... it's no different in the financial realm. Suze Orman
What then do you call your soul? What idea have you of it? You cannot of yourselves, without revelation, admit the existence within you of anything but a power unknown to you of feeling and thinking. Voltaire
'Power Rangers' has changed a lot of lives. Jason David Frank
The scary thing is a dramatic erosion of American position in the world - its economic, military position, as well as America's influence. Obama is not the man at the wheel desperately trying to conserve American power, influence and wealth. For ideological reasons, he wants the slipping to continue. He's actually the architect of it. Dinesh D'Souza
I really don't sit here and dream what life in the White House will be like. I just can't go beyond the point when the people go to the ballot box with all that power. Tipper Gore
It is not in the interest of the German people or in the interest of world peace that Germany should become a pawn or a partner in a military struggle for power between the East and the West. James F. Byrnes
It is more agreeable to have the power to give than to receive. Winston Churchill
How individuals of the same species surpass each other in these sensations and in other bodily faculties is universally known, but there is a limit to them, and their power cannot extend to every distance or to every degree. Maimonides
It strikes me as hubris that Universal will buy EMI. What it will do is create a super-major that will have far too much power... I think when Universal goes up over 40 percent market share, I don't see how reasonable regulators can countenance. It will impact not just labels, but artists and cultural diversity. Edgar Bronfman, Jr.
We need a new British business bank with a clean balance sheet and an ability to expand lending rapidly to the manufacturers, exporters and high-growth companies that power our economy. Today I can announce we will have one. Vince Cable
I'd like to think that we strive in film and theatre to tell great stories, and I believe in the power of storytelling in our culture. Andy Serkis
Power is domination, control, and therefore a very selective form of truth which is a lie. Wole Soyinka
For Christians, they need to access the power of Jesus and not look at Christianity as a religion. It is our Lord Jesus that makes you change, and Christians need to actualize it and put it into practice. Erwin McManus
I think money, power, fame changes people a lot. Peter Criss
A new understanding of power is replacing our old understanding of power as the ability to manipulate and control. The old understanding of power has become counterproductive to our evolution. What used to be good medicine has become poisonous. Pursuit of the ability to manipulate and control now produces only violence and destruction. Gary Zukav
The story of the decadence of the cathedral as a moral power, a spiritual energizer in civilization, is the sad but inevitable story of dogmatism. It is the story of the struggle of free thought with bigotry, religion making common cause with the wrong side. Jenkin Lloyd Jones
The backlash against Big Government is an encouraging sign of a growing resistance to the mission creep of federal power. Bob Barr
Power! Did you ever hear of men being asked whether other souls should have power or not? It is born in them. Olive Schreiner
While living in America when I attended Harvard in the early 1970s, I saw for myself the awesome, almost miraculous, power of a people to change policy through democratic means. Benazir Bhutto
Women are in positions of power the most radical of activists could only dream of in 1960. Cathleen Schine
Power is winning the battle over who owns the customer: the brand or the retailer. Ronald Lauder
We can only restore faith in government if the state itself becomes an efficient, effective and transparent ally of the people. Bureaucratic inefficiencies, abuses of power and the misappropriation of public funds must end. Victor Ponta
From the viewpoint of what you can do, therefore, languages do differ - but the differences are limited. For example, Python and Ruby provide almost the same power to the programmer. Yukihiro Matsumoto
If a man achieves victory over this body, who in the world can exercise power over him? He who rules himself rules over the whole world. Vinoba Bhave
Television has tremendous power over our lives. Julie Nixon Eisenhower
Nuclear power is here to stay, and we need to support a strong domestic uranium industry. Michael Burgess
I firmly believe in prayer. It is possible to reach out and tap the unseen power which gives strength and anchor in time of need. Ezra Taft Benson
I believe that it is important to have faith in a cosmic, universal power and identify the reasons for one's existence. Jyotiraditya Madhavrao Scindia
I hope our wisdom will grow with our power, and teach us, that the less we use our power the greater it will be. Thomas Jefferson
The power lies with content creators now, but if you can't reach people, there's no point. Dana Brunetti
The right and the physical power of the people to resist injustice, are really the only securities that any people ever can have for their liberties. Practically no government knows any limit to its power but the endurance of the people. Lysander Spooner
In the past, a blow to the international system's strongest power would have been welcomed by its rivals. In the wake of September 11, however, every significant government in the world declared its support for the United States. Michael Mandelbaum
If you are sincere and true to your work, you will be respected. And for me, respect is power. Riteish Deshmukh
Though, with the ascendancy of Louis, the political power of the nobles finally came to an end, France remained, in the whole complexion of her social life, completely aristocratic. Lytton Strachey