Circumstances are beyond human control, but our conduct is in our own power.
- Benjamin Disraeli
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Power is so characteristically calm, that calmness in itself has the aspect of strength.
- Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton
The only thing that white people have that black people need, or should want, is power-and no one holds power forever.
- James A. Baldwin
Eternal vigilance is the price of liberty power is ever stealing from the many to the few.
- Wendell Phillips
Before the tongue can speak, it must have lost the power to wound.
- Peace Pilgrim
I don't feel particularly comfortable about actors using whatever power they may have to push their beliefs, unless they're extremely well informed.
- Ralph Fiennes
The 'anti-globalisation movement' is the most significant proponent of globalisation - but in the interests of people, not concentrations of state-private power.
- Noam Chomsky
Culture follows power.
- Fareed Zakaria
It is said that power corrupts, but actually it's more true that power attracts the corruptible. The sane are usually attracted by other things than power.
- David Brin