Quotations About Power
Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely. Great men are almost always bad man.
John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton
The Life and Letters of Mandell Creighton
A friend in power is a friend lost.
Henry Brooks Adams
The Education of Henry Adams
I call the discourse of power any discourse that engenders blame, hence guilt, in its recipient.
Whoever is new to power is always harsh.
Power tires only those who do not have it.
Independent on Sunday
For also knowledge itself is power.
The flesh of the weak is eaten by the strong.
A tiger in a deep pit can be bullied by dogs.
Knowing others is intelligence; knowing yourself is true wisdom. Mastering others is strength; mastering yourself is true power.
No matter how much you feed a wolf, an elephant still has bigger balls.