Never stand begging for that which you have the power to earn.
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.
A powerful idea communicates some of its strength to him who challenges it.
Be not the slave of your own past - plunge into the sublime seas, dive deep, and swim far, so you shall come back with new self-respect, with new power, and with an advanced experience that shall explain and overlook the old.
I became very successful at a young age... I had lots of opportunities and lots of power and had no idea how to focus it.
I do resent that when you're in the most cool, powerful time of your life, which is your 40s, you're put out to pasture. I think women are so much cooler when they're older. So it's a drag that we're not allowed to age.
I believe there's an inner power that makes winners or losers. And the winners are the ones who really listen to the truth of their hearts.
I don't seek power and do not run around.
Never underestimate the power of jealousy and the power of envy to destroy. Never underestimate that.
Power ceases in the instant of repose;? It resides in the moment of transition from past to a new state.
The one exclusive sign of thorough knowledge is the power of teaching.
Mode of providing steam power to locomotives.
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.
No, I'm not interested in developing a powerful brain. All I'm after is just a mediocre brain, something like the President of the American Telephone and Telegraph Company.
Only those who have learned the power of sincere and selfless contribution experience life's deepest joy: true fulfillment.
The phenomenon develops calmly, but it is invisible, unstoppable. One feels, one sees it born and grow steadily; and it is not in one's power to either hasten or slow it down.
As for the men in power, they are so anxious to establish the myth of infallibility that they do their utmost to ignore truth.
Power is action; the electoral principle is discussion. No political action is possible when discussion is permanently established.
Power is my mistress. I have worked too hard at her conquest to allow anyone to take her away from me.
The most valuable possession you can own is an open heart. The most powerful weapon you can be is an instrument of peace.
Nature is so powerful, so strong. Capturing its essence is not easy - your work becomes a dance with light and the weather. It takes you to a place within yourself.
Politicians also have no leisure, because they are always aiming at something beyond political life itself, power and glory, or happiness.
The measure of a man is what he does with power.
Knowledge will give you power, but character respect.
But now science, spurred on by its powerful delusion, hurtles inexorably towards its limits where the optimism hidden in the essence of logic founders. For the periphery of the circle of science has an infinite number of points and while there is no telling yet how the circle could ever be fully surveyed,the noble and gifted man, before he has reached the middle of his life, still inevitably encounters such peripheral limit points andfinds himself staring into an impenetrable darkness. If he at that moment sees to his horror how in these limits logic coils arounditself and finally bites its own tail - then the new form of knowledge breaks through, tragic knowledge, which in order to be tolerated,needs art as a protection and remedy.