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Power Quotes

Matching famous quotes to the people who said them.
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plato
the price of apathy is to be ruled by evil men
virgil
they could do it because they believed they could
john fitzgerald kennedy
ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country
leo tolstoy
all happy families resemble one another, but each unhappy in it's own way
virginia woolf
a woman must have money and a room of her own if she is to write fiction
lord acton
power tends to corrupt and absolute power corrupts absolutely
neil armstrong
that's one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind
karl marx
religion is the opiate of the people
sun-tzu
keep your friends close and your enemies closer
napolean bonaparte
never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake
socrates
children today are tyrants. they contradict their parents , gobble their food, and tyrannize their teachers.
thomas edison
i haven't failed. i've just found 10'000 ways that don't work
winston churchill
it has said that democracy is the worst form of government, except all the others that have been tried.
teddy roosevelt
speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far.
maximus desimus meridius
what we do in life echeos into eternity
vince lombardi
the difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will.
john wooden
failure to prepare is preparing to fail
booker T. washington
you can't hold a man down without staying down with him
dwight D. eisenhower
farming looks mighty easy when your plow is a pencil and you're a thousand miles from the corn field
will rogers
after eating an entire bull, a mountain lion felt so good he started roaring. he kept it up until a hunter came a long and shot him. the moral: when you're full of bull, keep your mouth shut.
lazarus long
do not handicap your children by making their lives too easy
abigal van buren
wisdom doesn't automatically come with age. nothing does - except wrinkles. it's true, some wines improve with age. but only if the grapes were good in the first place.
will rogers
even if you are on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there
montaigne
the value of life lies not in the length of days, but in the use we make of them; a many may live long yet live very little.
george washington
it is impossible to rightly govern the world without God and the bible
John Steinbeck
if a story is not about the hearer he will not listen... a great and lasting story is about everyone or it will not last. the strange and foreign is not interesting - only the deeply personal and familiar.
abraham lincoln
i believe the bible is the best gift God has ever given to man. all the good from the savior of the world is communicated to us through this book.
john jay
the bible is the best of all books, for it is the word of God and teaches us the way to be happy in this world and in the next. continue therefore to read it and to regulate your life by its precepts.
benjamin franklin
they that can give up essential liberty to purchase a little temporary safety , deserve neither liberty nor safety.
elizabeth I
i know i have the body of a weak and feeble woman, but i have the heart and stomach of a king, and a king of england too.