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Where love rules, there is no will to power and where power predominates, there love is lacking. The one is the shadow of the other.
Carl Gustav Jung - Über die Psychologie des Unbewussten / 

We must develop and maintain the capacity to forgive. He who is devoid of the power to forgive is devoid of the power to love.
Martin Luther King Jr. / 

Justice without power is inefficient; power without justice is tyranny.
Blaise Pascal - Pensées / 

Knowledge is power.
Francis Bacon / 

They succeed, because they think they can.
Publius Vergilius Maro - Aeneid / 

He who can, does. He who can't, teaches.
George Bernard Shaw / 

The fundamental concept in social science is Power, in the same sense in which Energy is the fundamental concept in physics.
Bertrand Russell / 

Skill to do comes of doing; knowledge comes by eyes always open, and working hands; and there is no knowledge that is not power.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

True human goodness, in all its purity and freedom, can come to the fore only when its recipient has no power.
Milan Kundera

Great is the power of habit. It teaches us to bear fatigue and to despise wounds and pain.
Marcus Tullius Cicero

The educator must believe in the potential power of his pupil, and he must employ all his art in seeking to bring his pupil to experience this power.
Alfred Adler

Ambition is the immoderate desire for power.
Baruch Spinoza

Power and violence are opposites where the one rules absolutely, the other is absent. Violence appears where power is in jeopardy, but left to its own course it ends in power's disappearance.
Hannah Arendt

All things are subject to interpretation whichever interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power and not truth.
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

Not necessity, not desire - no, the love of power is the demon of men. Let them have everything - health, food, a place to live, entertainment - they are and remain unhappy and low-spirited: for the demon waits and waits and will be satisfied.
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

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