Seeking Power Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 65 Quotes About Seeking Power

#1. The one seeking to demonstrate the power of spiritual realization in everyday affairs should believe in Divine guidance ... and that everything in life is controlled by love, harmony, and peace. - Author: Ernest Holmes
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#2. The best dividends on the labor invested have invariably come from seeking more knowledge rather than more power. Signed Wilbur and Orville Wright, March 12, 1906. - Author: David McCullough
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#3. The poorest of men are the most useful to those seeking power. - Author: Sallust
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#4. You are a god wrapped in flesh; the divinity you've always been seeking is wrapped within. - Author: Matshona Dhliwayo
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#5. The power of prayer is a prophecy. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
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#6. The United States is both a conservative power, defending the international status quo against those who would change it through violence, and a revolutionary power seeking to replace - Author: Walter Russell Mead
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#7. Seeking to indicate to her by the extent of his gratitude the corresponding intensity of the pleasures which it was in her power to bestow on him, the supreme pleasure being to guarantee him immunity, for as long as his love should last and he remain vulnerable, from the assaults of jealousy. - Author: Marcel Proust
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#8. To know the pains of power, we must go to those who have it; to know its pleasures, we must go to those who are seeking it: the pains of power are real, its pleasures imaginary. - Author: Charles Caleb Colton
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#9. We only radiate the inner self. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
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#10. There are some great stories in The Second Ring of Power about how Don Juan and Don Genaro found their apprentices and what they went through to fool their students into seeking light. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#11. Life is a search after power; and this is an element with which the world is so saturated,-there is no chink or crevice in which it is not lodged,-that no honest seeking goes unrewarded. - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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#12. Small men, seeking great wealth or power, have too often and too long turned even the highest levels of public service into mere personal opportunity. - Author: Barry Goldwater
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#13. Daily grace and power of the Holy Spirit must be desired for living rightly and humbly. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
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#14. Men are such power-seeking creatures, and they usually kill people to get to the throne. - Author: Madonna Ciccone
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#15. It was easy to speak theoretically and idealistically about politics when one is seeking power. The demands of exercising it once it is won, however, are so complex and fluid that ideological certitude is often among the first casualties of actual governing. - Author: Jon Meacham
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#16. Evolutionary psychology tells us that men, especially powerful men, feel invincible and entitled to spread their seed, and that women can't resist the scent of masculine power. Women, by contrast, are said to be more altruistic and collaborative, seeking power so that they can share it with others. - Author: Hanna Rosin
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#17. Are you seeking power because that is your true desire, Brennan?
Or because you have a picture in your mind, of the role that you play as an ambitious young man, and you think it is what someone playing your role would do? - Author: Eliezer Yudkowsky
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#18. People can only have power over you if you are seeking to have power over others. - Author: Bryant McGill
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#19. Seeking higher ground is not a destination, but an elevation. Wings up, eyes shut open. - Author: T.F. Hodge
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#20. Without deep darkness, we fail to appreciate the light. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
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#21. I was a man seeking power. For good reasons, maybe. But I wasn't going to lie to myself or anyone else about my actions. If I killed him, I would be taking a life, something that was not mine to take. I would be committing deliberate, calculated murder. - Author: Jim Butcher
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#22. May the Lord give you your heart desires. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
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#23. We are not seeking power. We are seeking the end of power! ... The means are the end. ... Only peace brings peace, only just acts bring justice! - Author: Ursula K. Le Guin
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#24. The overriding problem with our country, and our world in general, is that we are, in large part, managed by incompetents. Most of these are men who have spent their lives seeking power rather than themselves. - Author: Robert James Waller
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#25. Power is what spoils people. Yes, it seems to me that the seeking after power is the great danger and the great corruptor of mankind. - Author: Baldur Von Schirach
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#26. Man is always seeking a power, a power to overcome something or destroy something; and therefore he is not living in the awareness of God, because in the realization of the presence of God there is no need to overcome, to destroy, or to do anything. - Author: Joel S. Goldsmith
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#27. Seeking help is not defeat. It is my power. - Author: Catherine Jane Fisher
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#28. The incredibly powerful and enriching lifestyle of seeking beauty is a humble service of love and healing. - Author: Bryant McGill
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#29. Love and Politics should be on the reading list of all activists and academics seeking to understand how feminist theory gives perspective and power to strategy and action. Charlotte Bunch, author of Passionate Politics: Feminist Theory in Action - Author: Carol Anne Douglas
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#30. Books have the power to be the light we are seeking at crucial moments in our lives. Reading helps us realize we are not alone, that we can change our circumstances and even achieve the impossible. - Author: Gioconda Belli
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#31. Only in the last week, South Carolina announced that it is seeking to become the U. S. center for hydrogen fuel cells, and BMW revealed that it will power some of its high-end model cars with hydrogen. - Author: Virgil Goode
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#32. Why are young adults so self-centered and always seeking instant gratification? Because older adults, often in positions of power, paint them that way. - Author: Raymond Arroyo
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#33. Asking forgiveness involves giving power to the person you're seeking forgiveness from. - Author: Donald Miller
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#34. In my very limited experience I've already found that people seeking power are not to be trusted. - Author: Tahereh Mafi
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#35. I always loved running ... it was something you could do by yourself, and under your own power. You could go in any direction, fast or slow as you wanted, fighting the wind if you felt like it, seeking out new sights just on the strength of your feet and the courage of your lungs. - Author: Jesse Owens
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#36. True repentence is to depart from evil. A return to God, seeking his grace for power to obey him. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
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#37. We are a people captivated by the power and romance of metaphor, forever seeking the invisible through the image of the visible. - Author: Lewis H. Lapham
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#38. When people who are seeking change start out, they are driven by commitment to a cause. But as internecine power struggles take over, one-time idealists fall prey to corruption. They become just as corrupt and manipulative as the system that they want to overthrow. - Author: Anurag Kashyap
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#39. Self-realization means to know truth through yourself, and not through others. By seeking God first, through Self-realization, all things-strength, power, prosperity, wisdom, health, and immortality-will be added unto you. - Author: Paramahansa Yogananda
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#40. They spend more time in analyzing, in collecting materials, and in hard thinking than on prayer, on seeking God's mind, and on waiting for the power from above. - Author: Watchman Nee
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#41. The educator must believe in the potential power of his pupil, and he must employ all his art in seeking to bring his pupil to experience this power. - Author: Alfred Adler
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#42. The Resurrection is most clearly needed and most clearly revealed in those communities that are constantly seeking to correct and transform the world through the wisdom and power of the Word of God made flesh in their lives and actions in history. - Author: Megan McKenna
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#43. I was only one woman alone, and had no power to move to action full-fed, sleek- coated, ease-loving, pleasure-seeking, well-paid,and well-placed countrymen in this war- trampled, dead, old land, each one afraid that he should be called upon to do something. - Author: Clara Barton
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#44. Stop reliant on human effort. Seek divine power. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
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#45. Politicians as a class are dangerous, that people who are seeking power over us are not, by definition, our friends. - Author: James Bovard
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#46. What does democracy come down to? The persuasive power of slogans invented by wily self-seeking politicians. - Author: W. Somerset Maugham
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#47. What's true for us as individual humans is true for the civilization we create:
a sprint culture, seeking ever greater speed and power in all things cannot endure. - Author: Ed Ayres
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#48. In the struggle between those seeking power there is no middle course. - Author: Tacitus
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#49. In Europe, it appears that in the name of democracy, elites are pursuing an autocratic, centralized power, seeking economic control and social regimentation. - Author: Maggie Gallagher
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#50. Detachment is a basic requirement for seeking enlightenment. Anyone or anything we are attached to has power to manipulate us although we all have freedom to choose. - Author: Hina Hashmi
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#51. May God grant you the anointing of the Holy Ghost. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
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#52. To someone seeking power, the poorest man is the most useful. - Author: Sallust
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#53. Every power-seeking entity in the world, whether it's a government, a business, or an informal group, has gotten wise to the idea that if you can assemble information about other people, that information makes you powerful. - Author: Jaron Lanier
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#54. Power seeking to manifest causes desire within you. - Author: Wallace D. Wattles
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#55. It's good to visit Hawaii if you're seeking power. You don't really need to live here. Just to come over for a week is enough. Switzerland is another spot like this. It's very similar. These are the two clearest spots, Switzerland and Hawaii. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#56. Appreciate the power of rumor, often malicious, no matter how preposterous, within the local populations you are seeking to help. - Author: Alvin Adams
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#57. Is it not necessary for each to know for oneself what is the right means of livelihood? If we were avaricious, envious, seeking power, then our means of livelihood will correspond to our inward demands and so produce a world of competition, ruthlessness, oppression, ultimately ending in war. - Author: Jiddu Krishnamurti
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#58. Satan is a "roaring lion, [who] walketh about, seeking whom he may devour." And he will devour us unless we "put on the whole armour [or power] of God, that we may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil." (See 1 Peter 5 and Ephesians 6) - Author: Sheri Dew
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#59. If you are seeking power and knowledge, you need to go to places that are healthy and happy and radiant. Avoid places that aren't. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#60. Prayer: The act of falling to your knees in pleading fashion, seeking help from a greater power than all else to have failed you previously. - Author: Richelle E. Goodrich
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#61. A nation usually renews its youth on a political sick-bed, and there finds again the spirit which it had gradually lost in seeking and maintaining power. - Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
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#62. No matter how noble the original intentions, the seductions of power can turn any movement from one seeking equal rights to one that would deny them to others. - Author: Tammy Bruce
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#63. The Founding Fathers were neither passive, death-worshipin g mystics nor mindless, power-seeking looters; as a political group they were a phenomenon unprecedented in history: they were thinkers who were also men of action. - Author: Ayn Rand
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#64. When we set out on the path, we always have a fairly clear idea of what we hope to find. Women are generally seeking their Soul Mate, and men looking for Power. Neither party is really interested in learning. They simply want to reach the thing they have set as their goal. - Author: Paulo Coelho
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#65. On a political sickbed a people is usually rejuvenated and rediscovers its spirit, after having gradually lost it in seeking and preserving power. Culture owes its peaks to politically weak ages. - Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
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