Quotations About / On: POWER

  • 31.
    Knowledge is the most democratic source of power.
    (Alvin Toffler (b. 1928), U.S. author. "The Democratic Difference," pt. 1, ch. 2, Powershift: Knowledge, Wealth, and Violence at the Edge of the 21st Century (1990).)
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  • 32.
    How few writers can prostitute all their powers!
    (E.M. (Edward Morgan) Forster (1879-1970), British novelist, essayist. "Ronald Firbank," pt. II (1929), in Abinger Harvest (1936).)
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  • 33.
    ... all children have creative power.
    (Brenda Ueland (1891-1985), U.S. author and writing teacher. If You Want to Write, 2nd. ed., ch. 1 (1938).)
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  • 34.
    Power is the great aphrodisiac.
    (Henry Kissinger (b. 1923), German-born U.S. Republican politician, secretary of state. quoted in New York Times (Jan. 19, 1971).)
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  • 35.
    Helplessness is a mighty power.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Thirteenth Selection, New York (1994).)
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  • 36.
    Nationalism is power hunger tempered by self-deception.
    (George Orwell (1903-1950), British author. repr. In Collected Essays (1961). "Notes on Nationalism," (1945).)
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  • 37.
    Intelligence without power cannibalizes itself.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Tenth Selection, New York (1992).)
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  • 38.
    All the powers of imagination combine in hypochondria.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Thirteenth Selection, New York (1994).)
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  • 39.
    Whoever is new to power is always harsh.
    (Aeschylus (525-456 B.C.), Greek tragedian. Prometheus Bound, l. 35.)
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  • 40.
    Opinions have greater power than strength of hands.
    (Sophocles (497-406/5 B.C.), Greek tragedian. Fragments, l. 676.)
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