Quotes and Sayings about Power

Quotes and Sayings about Power

Power - a double-edged sword that can wield both good and evil. It changes people and shapes the world around us. With power comes responsibility, and it reveals the true face of an individual. It can inspire, heal, and bring justice, but also tempt and lead to abuse. It's the way we use it that makes the difference. May our power be guided by empathy and kindness to create a world of harmony and prosperity.

Remember, with great power. comes great responsibility!
Uncle Ben in Spider-Man
You should know that all power comes at a price. For every bit of power you gain, so too do you gain more responsibility.
There is no good and evil, there is only power and those too weak to seek it.
Have you any idea how much tyrants fear the people they oppress? All of them realize that, one day, amongst their many victims, there is sure to be one who rises against them and strikes back!
It is a curious thing, Harry, but perhaps those who are best suited to power are those who have never sought it. Those who, like you, have leadership thrust upon them, and take up the mantle because they must, and find to their own surprise that they wear it well.
For what shall it profit a man, if he gain the whole world, and suffer the loss of his soul?
Mark - 8,36
Crowns do queer things to the heads beneath them.
Power resides where men believe it resides.
Lord Varys in Game of Thrones - Season 2 Episode 3
When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace.
To look powerful is to be powerful.
Any man who must say, 'I am the king', is no true king.
Tywin Lannister in Game of Thrones - Season 3 Episode 10
if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Money is the McMansion in Sarasota, that starts falling apart after ten years. Power is the old stone building that stands for centuries.
Francis Underwood in House of Cards - Season 1 Episode 2
Big men fall just as quick as little ones, if you put a sword through their hearts.
Jon Snow in Game of Thrones - Season 3 Episode 1
The powerful have always preyed on the powerless, that's how they became powerful in the first place.
Tyrion Lannister in Game of Thrones - Season 5 Episode 1
In the end, what seperates a man from a slave? Money? Power? No, a man chooses, a slave obeys.
Andrew Ryan in BioShock
If a regular guy like me could kill the most powerful man in the city, what good was all his power? It seemed to me that no matter how strong someone is, there'll always be somebody stronger to clip his wings.
Tommy Angelo in Mafia
Calmness is the hallmark of those who are mighty.
Escanor in The Seven Deadly Sins - Season 3 Episode 11
Being president doesn’t change who you are; it reveals who you are.
Michelle Obama - August 2020, Democratic National Convention
Have you considered the best ruler might be the one who doesn't want to rule?
Lord Varys in Game of Thrones - Season 8 Episode 4
The attempt to combine wisdom and power has only rarely been successful, and then only for a short while.
Albert Einstein - The New Quotable Einstein
I always loathed the necessity of sleep. Like death, it puts even the most powerful men on their backs.
Francis Underwood in House of Cards - Season 2 Episode 10
Always remember that power is a double-edged blade. One side light, the other dark. It calls to you when you are most desperate. When victory seems worth any sacrifice. There is a price to be paid for such a gift. And many eagerly accept the bargain. The righteous and the meek may recoil at its cost... But they have no vision! Power alone is not to be feared. Fear instead those who wield it!
Jaina Proudmoore in Hearthstone - Knights of the Frozen Throne
A man without friends is a man without power.
Renly Baratheon in Game of Thrones - Season 2 Episode 4
Do you really think the crown gives you power?
Tywin Lannister in Game of Thrones - Season 3 Episode 10
You think the people of this country exist to provide you with position. I think your position exists to provide those people with freedom.
William Wallace in Braveheart
Power is not in what you possess, but in how you wield it.
As awful as it sounds, money is power, and power is magnetic.
Who controls the food supply controls the people; who controls the energy can control whole continents; who controls money can control the world.
You wanna know how great men get power? It's not because they earn it, or because they deserve it. It is because when the moment comes, they take it.
Parker in Heart of Stone
Those who want power are the ones who least deserve it.
Elon Musk - December 2022
The less people know about what is really going on, the easier it is to wield power and authority.
All who gain power are afraid to lose it.
Power is like being a lady... if you have to tell people you are, you aren't.
Power itself isn't good or bad.
Power doesn't come to those who were born strongest, it comes to those who will do anything to achieve it.
Silco in Arcane - Season 1 Episode 2
What do all men with power want? More power.
Das Orakel in The Matrix - Reloaded
The best people to have power are the ones who don't want it.
I object to intellect without discipline; I object to power without constructive purpose.
Mister Spock in Star Trek - Season 1 Episode 17
Do you know the oldest lie in America, Senator? It's that power can be innocent.
Heavy is the head that wears the crown.
Prince Derek in Disenchantment - Season 3 Episode 3
It is to be regretted that the rich and powerful too often bend the acts of government to their own selfish purposes.
Our power comes from the perception of our power.
Power is knowing that you can do whatever you want, and not one person can stop you.
Moses Randolph in Motherless Brooklyn
Power is a tool, influence is a skill; one is a fist, the other a fingertip.
The thing women must do to rise to power is to redefine their femininity. Once, power was considered a masculine attribute. In fact, power has no sex.
A crown, if it hurts us, is not worth wearing.
Power does not corrupt. Fear corrupts... perhaps the fear of a loss of power.
The truth is that all men having power ought to be mistrusted.
You may not realize this, but people have the power to change the world.

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