Power can be defined as a ability to control over people and events. These controls can be physical as well as emotional. Some people have control over others with the help of money and weapons while other have control over their hearts and minds. Power can be good or bad. If somebody uses his power for the welfare of mankind, it is good but if someone uses it only to oppress others, it is extremely bad. Power itself is not bad or good, these are the persons who make it good or bad. So, try to use your power in creativity and welfare of humanity. These power quotes will tell you how to use your power. May these power quotes prove helpful for you in every field of life. May you live long!
1 – Power is like being a lady… if you have to tell people you are, you aren’t. Margaret Thatcher
2 – Power doesn’t corrupt people, people corrupt power. William Gaddis
3 – The only way to predict the future is to have power to shape the future. Eric Hoffer
4 – Mastering others is strength. Mastering yourself is true power. Lao Tzu
5 – Power is always dangerous. Power attracts the worst and corrupts the best.
6 – The purpose of getting power is to be able to give it away. Aneurin Bevan
7 – Prestige is the shadow of money and power. C. Wright Mills
8 – The greatest power is often simple patience. E. Joseph Cossman
9 – Self-reverence, self-knowledge, self-control; these three alone lead life to sovereign power. Alfred Lord Tennyson
10 – The power to question is the basis of all human progress. Indira Gandhi
11 – Power is no blessing in itself, except when it is used to protect the innocent.
12 – There is no force so powerful as an idea whose time has come. Everett Dirksen
13 – Character is power. Booker T. Washington
14 – Ambition is the immoderate desire for power. Baruch Spinoza
15 – A man’s true state of power and riches is to be in himself. Henry Ward Beecher
16 – Getting and spending, we lay waste our powers. William Wordsworth
17 – The power of the people and the power of reason are one. George Buckner
18 – An animal’s eyes have the power to speak a great language. Martin Buber
19 – The power of imagination makes us infinite. John Muir
20 – We needed something to express our joy, our beauty, our power. And the rainbow did that. Gilbert Baker
21 – The best advice I ever got was that knowledge is power and to keep reading.
22 – Passion is energy. Feel the power that comes from focusing on what excites you.
23 – By giving people the power to share, we’re making the world more transparent.
24 – The power of social media is it forces necessary change. Erik Qualman
25 – The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy. Meryl Streep
26 – There is more power in unity than division. Emanuel Cleaver
27 – Art has the power to transform, to illuminate, to educate, inspire and motivate.
28 – Love is the power to see similarity in the dissimilar. Theodor W. Adorno
29 – Power can be taken, but not given. The process of the taking is empowerment in itself. Gloria Steinem
30 – It is certain, in any case, that ignorance, allied with power, is the most ferocious enemy justice can have. James Baldwin
31 – Equality may perhaps be a right, but no power on earth can ever turn it into a fact.
Honore de Balzac
32 – The greatness of a man’s power is the measure of his surrender. William Booth
33 – Dream no small dreams for they have no power to move the hearts of men.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
34 – The power of choosing good and evil is within the reach of all. Origen
35 – Everyone has a part to play. We have the power. You can do it. Maxine Waters
36 – Kindness is in our power, even when fondness is not. Samuel Johnson
37 – The measure of a man is what he does with power. Plato
I hope that you have enjoyed these power quotes on success. Do tell us which one is your favorite in comments section below.