Quotes about Power
Assassination is the extreme form of censorship.
Leadership is a choice; it is not a rank.
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.
Who tells the stories of a culture really governs human behavior.
If knowledge is power, then asymmetries in knowledge are asymmetries in power.
As long as a database exists, it's potentially accessible by the state.
Power tends to corrupt and absolute power corrupts absolutely.
Nobody is qualified to wield unlimited power.
Who controls the past, [...] controls the future: who controls the present controls the past.
Every revolution has had its honest men. They are soon disposed of afterwards.
Power tends to isolate those who hold too much of it. Eventually, they lose touch with reality... and fall.
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.