It is a paradox that every dictator has climbed to power on the ladder of free speech. Immediately on attaining power each dictator has suppressed all free speech except his own.
- Herbert Hoover
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Will power is only the tensile strength of one's own disposition. One cannot increase it by a single ounce.
- Cesare Pavese
The greatness of a man's power is the measure of his surrender.
- William Booth
The power of daring anything their fancy suggest, as always been conceded to the painter and the poet.
The greatest power is not money power, but political power.
- Walter Annenberg
Unlimited power is apt to corrupt the minds of those who posses it and this I know my lords: that where law ends tyranny begins.
- William Pitt
Just as Pollock used the drip to meld process and product, Richter 'found' and used the smudge and the blur to ravish the eye, creating works of psychic and physical power.
- Jerry Saltz
Blackheart Records being 25 years old represents staying power and the fact that we weren't able to get a record out through conventional means, so we had to create this record company to put out our records if we wanted to be a band that had records to give out to their fans.
- Joan Jett
The attempt to combine wisdom and power has only rarely been successful and then only for a short while.
- Albert Einstein