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The faith that stand on authority is not faith.

The faith that stand on authority is not faith.

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Merciful heaven,
Thou rather with thy sharp and sulphurous bolt
Splits the unwedgeable and gnarled oak
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Merciful heaven,
Thou rather with thy sharp and sulphurous bolt
Splits the unwedgeable and gnarled oak
Than the soft myrtle; but man, proud man,
Dressed in a little brief authority,
Most ignorant of what he's most assured
His glassy essence--like an angry ape
Plays such fantastic tricks before high heaven
As makes the angels weep; who, with our spleens,
would all themselves laugh mortal.

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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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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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Well, I must be patient; there is no fettering of authority.

Well, I must be patient; there is no fettering of authority.

by William Shakespeare Found in: Authority Quotes,
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For if I be an offender, or have committed any thing worthy of
death, I refuse not to die: read more

For if I be an offender, or have committed any thing worthy of
death, I refuse not to die: but if there be none of these things
whereof these accuse me, no man may deliver me unto them. I
appeal unto Caesar.

by Bible Found in: Authority Quotes,
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All authority belongs to the people

All authority belongs to the people

by Thomas Jefferson Found in: Authority Quotes,
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The wisest have the most authority

The wisest have the most authority

by Plato Found in: Authority Quotes,
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