Power Over Others Quotes

Power Over Others Quotes by Jimi Hendrix, Barbara Tuchman, Eckhart Tolle, David Emerald Womeldorff, Millicent Fenwick, Lord Acton and many others.

When the power of love overcomes the love of power the

When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace.
Jimi Hendrix
Government remains the paramount area of folly because it is there that men seek power over others – only to lose it over themselves.
Barbara Tuchman
True Power is within, and it is available now.
Eckhart Tolle
These people are often authoritarian and rigid in their views, exerting power over others in an effort to keep others from having power over them. Persecutors may act grandiose and self-righteous to mask their own insecurity.
David Emerald Womeldorff
You give bureaucrats power over others, and when the others are poor and helpless, nothing matches government. More than any single exploitive tyrannical force, the possibility of what government can do is absolutely terrifying.
Millicent Fenwick
The passion for power over others can never cease to threaten mankind, and is always sure of finding new and unforseen allies in continuing its martyrology.
Lord Acton
The old images seem like a caricature now: the shadowy world of secret rituals, the aging dons behind high-walled estates, the passion for vengeance and power over other men. For years, the Mafia was the stuff of novels and movies and whispers on Mulberry Street.
Robert D. McFadden
I hope you are never victims, but I hope you have no power over other people.
Ursula K. Le Guin
Small souls who seek power over others first destroy the faith those others might have in themselves.
Frank Herbert
In 1776, 1950, or now, there’s never been a golden age of liberty, and there never will be. People who value freedom will always have to defend it from those who claim the right to wield power over others. … And, in today’s world, that means more than a musket by the door. It means being an active citizen.
David Boaz
Nature, philosophy and social issues are the three things that always occupy my mind. You do not have any power over others but can only change yourself.
Pawan Kalyan
I have never been able to conceive how any rational being could propose happiness to himself from the exercise of power over others.
Thomas Jefferson
If you worship power, you will feel weak and afraid, needing ever more power over others to keep the fear at bay.
David Foster Wallace
In the late ’60s, people were saying we need power to, not power over. Power to do, accomplish, create, not power over other people.
Gloria Steinem
Real magic is not about gaining power over others: it is about gaining power over yourself.
Rosemary Ellen Guiley
As our power over others increases, we become less free; for to retain it, we must make ourselves its servants.
John Lancaster Spalding
If it’s achievement that you place your value in, you’re never going to achieve enough. If it’s power, you always need to wield power over others. If it’s money, you’ll never be rich enough. But if you do something and are a part of what is happening, then you’re always in it and it’s always enough.
Jason Segel