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He who rules by moral force is like the pole star, which remains
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He who rules by moral force is like the pole star, which remains
in place while all the lesser stars do homage to it.

by Samuel Butler Found in: Authority Quotes,
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Every great advance in natural knowledge has involved the absolute rejection of authority.

Every great advance in natural knowledge has involved the absolute rejection of authority.

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Those he commands move only in command,
Nothing in live. Now does he feel his title
Hang read more

Those he commands move only in command,
Nothing in live. Now does he feel his title
Hang loose about him, like a giant's robe
Upon a dwarfish thief.

by William Shakespeare Found in: Authority Quotes,
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All authority must be out of a man's self, turned . . . either
upon an art, or upon read more

All authority must be out of a man's self, turned . . . either
upon an art, or upon a man.
- Francis Bacon,

by Francis Bacon Found in: Authority Quotes,
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Authority is never without hate.

Authority is never without hate.

by Samuel Butler Found in: Authority Quotes,
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The weaker the man in authority... the stronger his insistence that all his privileges be acknowledged.

The weaker the man in authority... the stronger his insistence that all his privileges be acknowledged.

by Austin O'malley Found in: Authority Quotes,
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Thou hast seen a farmer's dog bark at a beggar? . . . And the
creature run from the read more

Thou hast seen a farmer's dog bark at a beggar? . . . And the
creature run from the cur. There thou mightst behold the great
image of authority--a dog's obeyed in office.

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He seems to be of great authority. Close with him, give him
gold; and though authority be a stubborn read more

He seems to be of great authority. Close with him, give him
gold; and though authority be a stubborn bear, yet he is oft led
by the nose with gold.

by William Shakespeare Found in: Authority Quotes,
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Authority intoxicates,
And makes mere sots of magistrates;
The fumes of it invade the brain,
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Authority intoxicates,
And makes mere sots of magistrates;
The fumes of it invade the brain,
And make men giddy, proud, and vain.

by Samuel Butler Found in: Authority Quotes,
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