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Quotes About Power

Claudia Miclaus Aug 19, 2020
Power is the ability or capacity to do something or behave in a particular way. Here we provide you with quotes to help your understanding.
As of today, who doesn't covet power? Is it a boon, or a bane? Let us know about it as seen by people who've experienced its effects, consequences, and origins.
"Where love rules, there is no will to power; and where power predominates, there love is lacking. The one is the shadow of the other."
― Carl Jung

"From antiquity, people have recognized the connection between naming and power."
― Casey Miller and Kate Swift
"One of the saddest lessons of history is this: If we've been bamboozled long enough, we tend to reject any evidence of the bamboozle. The bamboozle has captured us. Once you give a charlatan power over you, you almost never get it back."
― Carl Sagan

"And David became more and more powerful, because the Lord Almighty was with him."
― 1 Chronicles 11:9
"All the lessons of history in four sentences:
Whom the gods would destroy, they first make mad with power.
The mills of God grind slowly, but they grind exceedingly small.
The bee fertilizes the flower it robs.
When it is dark enough, you can see the stars."
― Charles A. Beard
"It may well be that our means are fairly limited and our possibilities restricted when it comes to applying pressure on our government. But, is this a reason to do nothing? Despair is not an answer. Neither is resignation. Resignation only leads to indifference, which is not merely a sin but a punishment."
― Elie Wiesel
"I pray that out of His glorious riches, He may strengthen you with power through his Spirit in your inner being ... "
― Ephesians 3:16
"Yours, O Lord, is the greatness and the power and the glory and the majesty and the splendor, for everything in heaven and earth is yours. Yours, O Lord, is the kingdom; you are exalted as head over all."
― 1 Chronicles 29:11

"Jotham grew powerful, because he walked steadfastly before the Lord, his God."
― 2 Chronicles 27:6
"Wealth and honor come from you; you are the ruler of all things. In your hands are strength and power to exalt and give strength to all."
― 1 Chronicles 29:12

"O Lord, God of our fathers, are you not the God who is in heaven? You rule over all the kingdoms of the nations. Power and might are in your hand, and no one can withstand you."
― Chronicles 20:6
"He (God) saves the needy from the sword in their mouth; He saves them from the clutches of the powerful."
― Job 5:15

"To God belong wisdom and power; counsel and understanding are His."
― Job 12:13

"God is exalted in his power. Who is a teacher like him?"
― Job 36:22
"The Almighty is beyond our reach and exalted in power; in His justice and great righteousness, He does not oppress."
― Job 37:23

"Now I know that the Lord saves his anointed; He answers him from His holy heaven with the saving power of His right hand."
― Psalm 20:6

"The voice of the Lord is powerful; the voice of the Lord is majestic."
― Psalm 29:4
"For the kingdom of God is not a matter of talk but of power."
― 1 Corinthians 4:20
"You are awesome, O God, in your sanctuary; the God of Israel gives power and strength to his people. Praise be to God!"
― Psalm 68:35

"The tongue has the power of life and death, and those who love it will eat its fruit."
― Proverbs 18:21

"A wise man has great power, and a man of knowledge increases strength ... "
― Proverbs 24:5
"When the wicked rise to power, people go into hiding; but when the wicked perish, the righteous thrive."
― Proverbs 28:28

"My message and my preaching were not with wise and persuasive words, but with a demonstration of the Spirit's power ... "
― 1 Corinthians 2:4

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"Wisdom makes one wise man more powerful than ten rulers in a city."
― Ecclesiastes 7:19
"No man has power over the wind to contain it ; so no one has power over the day of his death. As no one is discharged in time of war, so wickedness will not release those who practice it."
― Ecclesiastes 8:8

" ... so that your faith might not rest on men's wisdom, but on God's power."
― 1 Corinthians 2:5

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Just because you can't dream of doing something does not mean you don't have the ability to achieve it. You must only believe. Millions have spent their lives in the pursuit of this value. You must realize that it is a quality to be cultivated and used sparingly.