"Most powerful is he who has himself in his own power."
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"If you sit in judgment, investigate, if you sit in supreme power, sit in command."
"He is the most powerful who has himself, in his power."
"Authority founded on injustice is never of long duration."
"Madness in great ones must not unwatched go."
"Let them hate, so long as they fear."
"Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely."
"Arbitrary power is like most other things which are very hard, very liable to be broken."
"A friend in power is a friend lost."
"Power always thinks it has a great soul and vast views beyond the comprehension of the weak."
"The man whose authority is recent is always stern."
"The price of power is responsibility for the public good."
"Power is not only what you have but what the enemy thinks you have."
"Our duty is to be useful, not according to our desires, but according to our powers."
"Power tires only those who do not have it."
"Give me a lever long enough, and a prop strong enough, I can single-handed move the world."
"A word after a word after a word is power."
"Power is not revealed by striking hard or often, but by striking true."
"Where does virgin wool come from? The sheep that runs the fastest."
"I call the discourse of power any discourse that engenders blame, hence guilt, in its recipient."
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