Distrust all in whom the impulse to punish is powerful.
The reward of one duty is the power to fulfill another.
Oh while I live, to be the ruler of life, not a slave, to meet life as a powerful conqueror, and nothing exterior to me will ever take command of me.
The lecturer should give the audience full reason to believe that all his powers have been exerted for their pleasure and instruction.
Where is the justice of political power if it... marches upon neighboring lands, killing thousands and pillaging the very hills?
I felt the power of God as I'd never felt it before.
Nothing is more powerful than custom or habit.
Any people anywhere, being inclined and having the power, have the right to rise up, and shake off the existing government, and form a new one that suits them better. This is a most valuable - a most sacred right - a right, which we hope and believe, is to liberate the world.
The music of the Gypsies belongs in the sphere of improvisation rather than in any other, without which it would have no power to exist.
After the knowledge of, and obedience to, the will of God, the next aim must be to know something of His attributes of wisdom, power, and goodness as evidenced by His handiwork.
Women have served all these centuries as looking glasses possessing the power of reflecting the figure of man at twice its natural size.
I imagine a future aircraft, which will take off vertically, fly as usual, and land vertically. This flying machine should have no moving parts. This idea came from the huge power of cyclones.
No emperor has the power to dictate to the heart.
People often say that 'beauty is in the eye of the beholder,' and I say that the most liberating thing about beauty is realizing that you are the beholder. This empowers us to find beauty in places where others have not dared to look, including inside ourselves.
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 power of daring anything their fancy suggest, as always been conceded to the painter and the poet.
Man is pre-eminently endowed with the power of voluntarily and consciously determining his own point of view.
Faith consists in believing when it is beyond the power of reason to believe.
He who steals a little steals with the same wish as he who steals much, but with less power.
All the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time has come.
Thaw with her gentle persuasion is more powerful than Thor with his hammer. The one melts, the other breaks into pieces.
Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality.
The struggle of man against power is the struggle of memory against forgetting.
Odd how the creative power at once brings the whole universe to order.
Power is the most persuasive rhetoric.