Power should be used in a right and balanced manner otherwise imbalanced or biased used of it can bring so worst results for the area of world. Here we brought quotes of high officials and famous personnel about power to understand it and its usage.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Character is power.
Booker T. Washington
Knowledge will give you power, but character respect.
Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't.
Never underestimate the power of human stupidity.
Robert A. Heinlein
Knowledge is power.
All the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time has come.
Every man builds his world in his own image. He has the power to choose, but no power to escape the necessity of choice.
I hope our wisdom will grow with our power, and teach us, that the less we use our power the greater it will be.
Power is the great aphrodisiac.
Henry A. Kissinger
The less effort, the faster and more powerful you will be.
Never allow a person to tell you no who doesn't have the power to say yes.
Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did and it never will.
Circumstances are beyond human control, but our conduct is in our own power.
You only have power over people so long as you don't take everything away from them. But when you've robbed a man of everything, he's no longer in your power - he's free again.
What it lies in our power to do, it lies in our power not to do.
Man's greatness lies in his power of thought.
Will power is to the mind like a strong blind man who carries on his shoulders a lame man who can see.
To achieve, you need thought. You have to know what you are doing and that's real power.
Make the best use of what is in your power, and take the rest as it happens.
Power is given only to those who dare to lower themselves and pick it up. Only one thing matters, one thing; to be able to dare!
The value systems of those with access to power and of those far removed from such access cannot be the same. The viewpoint of the privileged is unlike that of the underprivileged.
Aung San Suu Kyi
The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don't have any.
The world itself is the will to power - and nothing else! And you yourself are the will to power - and nothing else!
But to me nothing - the negative, the empty - is exceedingly powerful.
If you realized how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think a negative thought.
Money is power, and in that government which pays all the public officers of the states will all political power be substantially concentrated.
Vote: the instrument and symbol of a freeman's power to make a fool of himself and a wreck of his country.
A man's true state of power and riches is to be in himself.
Henry Ward Beecher
Power is always dangerous. Power attracts the worst and corrupts the best.
Justice and power must be brought together, so that whatever is just may be powerful, and whatever is powerful may be just.
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
Power has only one duty - to secure the social welfare of the People.
The eye sees what it brings the power to see.
Truth is powerful and it prevails.
Our sense of power is more vivid when we break a man's spirit than when we win his heart.
Self-reverence, self-knowledge, self-control; these three alone lead one to sovereign power.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
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.
The greater the power, the more dangerous the abuse.
The only way to predict the future is to have power to shape the future.
Nobody is as powerful as we make them out to be.
The power of the people and the power of reason are one.
Love him or hate him, Trump is a man who is certain about what he wants and sets out to get it, no holds barred. Women find his power almost as much of a turn-on as his money.
Power is action; the electoral principle is discussion. No political action is possible when discussion is permanently established.
Honore de Balzac
Excessive fear is always powerless.
Whoever is new to power is always harsh.
It is folly for a man to pray to the gods for that which he has the power to obtain by himself.
Capitalism works better from every perspective when the economic decision makers are forced to share power with those who will be affected by those decisions.
A true king is neither husband nor father; he considers his throne and nothing else.
Silence is the ultimate weapon of power.
Charles de Gaulle
Power is the most persuasive rhetoric.
The rules have changed. True power is held by the person who possesses the largest bookshelf, not gun cabinet or wallet.
Anthony J. D'Angelo
Do not pray for tasks equal to your powers. Pray for powers equal to your tasks.
Knowledge is the most democratic source of power.
Immense power is acquired by assuring yourself in your secret reveries that you were born to control affairs.
There is no meaning to life except the meaning man gives his life by the unfolding of his powers.
Power is paradoxical.
Getting and spending, we lay waste our powers.
Power acquired by violence is only a usurpation, and lasts only as long as the force of him who commands prevails over that of those who obey.
When you start to develop your powers of empathy and imagination, the whole world opens up to you.
People who are in power make their arrangements in secret, largely as a way of maintaining and furthering that power.
The advertisers who believe in the selling power of jingles have never had to sell anything.
Ambition is the immoderate desire for power.
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.
Question: Why are we Masters of our Fate, the captains of our souls? Because we have the power to control our thoughts, our attitudes. That is why many people live in the withering negative world. That is why many people live in the Positive Faith world.
Alfred A. Montapert
People who are powerless make an open theater of violence.
Power, after love, is the first source of happiness.
There is something about inside information which seems to paralyse a man's reasoning powers.
I was now resolved to do everything in my power to defeat the system.
Politics is not about power.
No matter what has happened, you too have the power to enjoy yourself.
Throughout history, great leaders have known the power of humor.
Power ought to serve as a check to power.
Charles de Secondat
There is no power on earth that can neutralize the influence of a high, simple and useful life.
Booker T. Washington