All military and most commercial aircraft use our designs that process power from jet engines.
You don't have to fear defeat if you believe it may reveal powers that you didn't know you possessed.
It is just that we should be grateful, not only to those with whose views we may agree, but also to those who have expressed more superficial views; for these also contributed something, by developing before us the powers of thought.
The ultimate value of life depends upon awareness and the power of contemplation rather than upon mere survival.
I was ecstatic they re-named 'French Fries' as 'Freedom Fries'. Grown men and women in positions of power in the U. S. government showing themselves as idiots.
Imagination grows by exercise, and contrary to common belief, is more powerful in the mature than in the young.
Nor shall derision prove powerful against those who listen to humanity or those who follow in the footsteps of divinity, for they shall live forever. Forever.
Power does not corrupt. Fear corrupts... perhaps the fear of a loss of power.
One reason so few of us achieve what we truly want is that we never direct our focus; we never concentrate our power. Most people dabble their way through life, never deciding to master anything in particular.
Our country is now taking so steady a course as to show by what road it will pass to destruction, to wit: by consolidation of power first, and then corruption, its necessary consequence.
If you must break the law, do it to seize power: in all other cases observe it.
It is folly for a man to pray to the gods for that which he has the power to obtain by himself.
If it were in my power, I would be wiser; but a newly felt power carries me off in spite of myself; love leads me one way, my understanding another.
Passions are vices or virtues to their highest powers.
It is good taste, and good taste alone, that possesses the power to sterilize and is always the first handicap to any creative functioning.
The strongest and most effective force in guaranteeing the long-term maintenance of power is not violence in all the forms deployed by the dominant to control the dominated, but consent in all the forms in which the dominated acquiesce in their own domination.
What one writer can make in the solitude of one room is something no power can easily destroy.
Words - so innocent and powerless as they are, as standing in a dictionary, how potent for good and evil they become in the hands of one who knows how to combine them.
The power of fortune is confessed only by the miserable, for the happy impute all their success to prudence or merit.
The artist must be in his work like God in his Creation, invisible and all-powerful, so that he is felt everywhere but not seen.
In your power, all the same. Subject to your will and your demands. No longer free! No! That's a thought I'll never endure! Never.
I would rather excel in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and possessions.
He who has great power should use it lightly.
I mean simply to say that I want my characters to suggest the background in themselves, even when it is not visible. I want them to be so powerfully realized that we cannot imagine them apart from their physical and social context even when we see them in empty space.
Mathematics are the result of mysterious powers which no one understands, and which the unconscious recognition of beauty must play an important part. Out of an infinity of designs a mathematician chooses one pattern for beauty's sake and pulls it down to earth.