Phrases about 'Power'

I am a great believer in having the power to end your life and knowing that, in extremis, you can. But I would not want to involve anybody else in my actions if it could imperil them.

Author: Deborah Moggach - English Writer
  Life , You , I Am , Power


Part of an icon's power comes from its indivisibility. The swoosh cannot be further deconstructed into its component parts. Just as golden arches mean McDonald's, and the little red tab means Levi's, the swoosh is Nike. The product is its icon, inseparably and without exception. To buy a pair of Nike shoes is to buy the Nike swoosh.

Author: Douglas Rushkoff - American Journalist
  Power , Red , Shoes , McDonald


The power of the silent filibuster to distort Senate politics is now accepted on Capitol Hill and by the press as normal and not worth mentioning. Let me be the skunk at this political garden party and say this stinks. Representative government was not designed to work this way by the Founding Fathers.

Author: Juan Williams - American Journalist
  Me , Work , Politics , Power


The power which establishes a state is violence; the power which maintains it is violence; the power which eventually overthrows it is violence.

Author: Kenneth Kaunda - Statesman
  Power , Which , Violence , Eventually


There is no power on earth more formidable than the truth.

Author: Margaret Lee Runbeck - Author
  More , Truth , Power , Earth


Tis a sort of duty to be rich, that it may be in one's power to do good, riches being another word for power.

Author: Mary Wortley Montagu - English Writer
  Good , Power , Rich , Duty


I've always believed in a higher power. You can call it God, you can call it Jesus, Krishna, Buddha, Allah, I don't care. I really believe we are all a part of God.

Author: Olivia Hussey - British Actress
  You , God , Power , Believe


Nature generally struggles against this treatment for a while, until her powers seem in a great measure exhausted, when she quietly yields to the power of the art.

Author: Robert Fortune - Scottish Scientist
  Great , Art , Nature , Power


The chief fruit of the First World War was the Russian Revolution and the rise of Communism as a national power.

Author: Whittaker Chambers - American Writer
  World , War , Power , Fruit


What is public history but a register of the successes and disappointments, the vices, the follies and the quarrels of those who engage in contention for power.

Author: William S. Paley - American Businessman
  Who , History , Power , Engage