Quotes about Power


Assassination is the extreme form of censorship.

George Bernard Shaw


Leadership is a choice; it is not a rank.

Simon Sinek


Whoever fights monsters should see that in the process he does not become a monster. And when you look long into an abyss, the abyss also looks into you.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Who tells the stories of a culture really governs human behavior.

George Gerbner


If knowledge is power, then asymmetries in knowledge are asymmetries in power.

Eli Pariser

As long as a database exists, it's potentially accessible by the state.

Eli Pariser


Power tends to corrupt and absolute power corrupts absolutely.

John Dalberg-Acton


The only power fear has is the power you give it.

Steve Maraboli

Nobody is qualified to wield unlimited power.

Friedrich Hayek


Who controls the past, [...] controls the future: who controls the present controls the past.

George Orwell

Every revolution has had its honest men. They are soon disposed of afterwards.

Agatha Christie


Power tends to isolate those who hold too much of it. Eventually, they lose touch with reality... and fall.

Frank Herbert


Beauty is power the same way money is power the same way a gun is power.

Chuck Palahniuk

The heaviest penalty for declining to rule is to be ruled by someone inferior to yourself.



The power that is supported by force alone will have cause often to tremble.

Lajos Kossuth


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