"Let them hate, so long as they fear."
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"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."
"We thought, because we had power, we had wisdom."
"The purpose of getting power is to be able to give it away."
"What doth it profit a man if he gains the whole world and loses his own soul?"
"The Lord giveth and the Lord hath taken away, blessed be the name of the Lord. [Job 1:21]"
"A wise man has great power, and a man of knowledge increases strength. [Proverbs 24:5]"
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