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    Do not ever say that the desire to 'do good' by force is a good motive. Neither power-lust nor stupidity are good motives.

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Power will intoxicate the best hearts, as wine the strongest heads. No man is wise enough, nor good enough to read more

Power will intoxicate the best hearts, as wine the strongest heads. No man is wise enough, nor good enough to be trusted with unlimited power.

by Charles Caleb Colton Found in: Power Quotes,
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Vote: the instrument and symbol of a freeman's power to make a fool of himself and a wreck of his read more

Vote: the instrument and symbol of a freeman's power to make a fool of himself and a wreck of his country.

by Ambrose Bierce Found in: Power Quotes,
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Power corrupts. Knowledge is power. Study hard. Be evil.

Power corrupts. Knowledge is power. Study hard. Be evil.

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Power is my mistress. I have worked too hard at her conquest to allow anyone to take her away from read more

Power is my mistress. I have worked too hard at her conquest to allow anyone to take her away from me.

by Napoleon Bonaparte Found in: Power Quotes,
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Give me a lever long enough
And a prop strong enough,
I can single handed move the read more

Give me a lever long enough
And a prop strong enough,
I can single handed move the world.

by Unknown Found in: Power Quotes,
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Fortune, which has a great deal of power in other matters but especially in war, can bring about great changes read more

Fortune, which has a great deal of power in other matters but especially in war, can bring about great changes in a situation through very slight forces.

by Julius Caesar Found in: Power Quotes,
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Power is neither male nor female.

Power is neither male nor female.

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Odin, thou whirlwind, what a threat is this
Thou threatenest what transcends thy might, even thine,
For read more

Odin, thou whirlwind, what a threat is this
Thou threatenest what transcends thy might, even thine,
For of all powers the mightiest far art thou,
Lord over men on earth, and Gods in Heaven;
Yet even from thee thyself hath been withheld
One thing--to undo what thou thyself hast ruled.

by Matthew Arnold Found in: Power Quotes,
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Every dictator uses religion as a prop to keep himself in power.

Every dictator uses religion as a prop to keep himself in power.

by Benazir Bhutto Found in: Power Quotes,
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