Power And Control Quotes

Power And Control Quotes by Michel de Montaigne, Leland Stanford, Karen Marie Moning, Abraham Joshua Heschel, Thomas Keating, Woodrow Wilson and many others.

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Not being able to govern events, I govern myself, and apply myself to them if they will not apply themselves to me.
Michel de Montaigne
When money is controlled by a few it gives that few an undue power and control over labor and the resources of the country. Labor will have its best return when the laborer can control its disposal.
Leland Stanford
If he were any other man, I might have suspected him of substance abuse, of being coked up or something. But Barrons was too much a purist for that; his drugs were money, power, and control
Karen Marie Moning
Self-respect is the fruit of discipline; the sense of dignity grows with the ability to say no to oneself.
Abraham Joshua Heschel
Over time we are able to undermine habitual modes of thinking formed by our self-made self in early childhood, which tries to squeeze happiness from the gratification of our desires for the symbols in our culture of survival and security, power and control, and affection and esteem.
Thomas Keating
There is a power somewhere so organized, so subtle, so watchful, so interlocked, so complete, so pervasive, that they had better not speak above their breath when they speak in condemnation of it.
Woodrow Wilson
If you do not conquer self, you will be conquered by self.
Napoleon Hill
I have been my own disciple and my own master. And I have been a good disciple but a bad master.
Antonio Porchia
About the only time losing is more fun than winning is when you’re fighting temptation.
Tom Wilson
To know the pains of power, we must go to those who have it; to know its pleasures, we must go to those who are seeking it: the pains of power are real, its pleasures imaginary.
Charles Caleb Colton
Conscience whispers, but interest screams aloud.
Jean Antoine Petit-Senn
Preaching doom and gloom has been beneficial to the political class. They use it to gain more power and control.
Walter E. Williams
Self-reverence, self-knowledge, self-control; these three alone lead one to sovereign power.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
Self-respect is the root of discipline
Abraham Joshua Heschel
The real rulers in Washington are invisible, and exercise power from behind the scenes.
Felix Frankfurter
Today knowledge has power. It controls access to opportunity and advancement.
Peter Drucker
Prudent, cautious self-control is wisdom’s root.
Robert Burns