The reward of one duty done is the power to fulfill another.
Words are, of course, the most powerful drug used by mankind.
As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.
Enthusiasm is the leaping lightning, not to be measured by the horse-power of the understanding.
I believe - though I may be wrong, because I'm no expert - that this war is about what most wars are about: hegemony, money, power and oil.
Anyone who has the power to make you believe absurdities has the power to make you commit injustices.
The popular notion of an antithesis between appearance and reality has exercised a very powerful influence on scientific and philosophical thought.
The truths of religion are never so well understood as by those who have lost the power of reason.
I was a student in Germany when Hitler came to power.
On the mountains of truth you can never climb in vain: either you will reach a point higher up today, or you will be training your powers so that you will be able to climb higher tomorrow.
Make the best use of what is in your power, and take the rest as it happens.
I love power. But it is as an artist that I love it. I love it as a musician loves his violin, to draw out its sounds and chords and harmonies.
This deep power in which we exist and whose beatitude is all accessible to us, is not only self-sufficing and perfect in every hour,but the act of seeing and the thing seen, the seer and the spectacle, the subject and the object, are one.
I am already given to the power that rules my fate. And I cling to nothing, so I will have nothing to defend. I have no thoughts, so I will see. I fear nothing, so I will remember myself.
Power is not alluring to pure minds.
When it is not in our power to follow what is true, we ought to follow what is most probable.
I truly believe that all power corrupts. Such is probably the thinking behind every political film ever made in Hollywood.
Love is a driver, bitter and fierce if you fight and resist him, Easy-going enough once you acknowledge his power.
Women have served all these centuries as looking glasses possessing the magic and delicious power of reflecting the figure of man, at twice its natural size.
Fame is empowering. My mistake was that I thought I would instinctively know how to handle it. But there's no manual, no training course.
We cannot create observers by saying 'observe,' but by giving them the power and the means for this observation and these means are procured through education of the senses.
Except our own thoughts, there is nothing absolutely in our power.
Liberal: a power worshipper without power.
The most powerful symptom of love is a tenderness which becomes at times almost insupportable.
Film is a very, very powerful medium. It can either confirm the idea that things are wonderful the way they are, or it can reinforce the conception that things can be changed.