Quotes about power
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.
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.
The fundamental concept in social science is Power, in the same sense in which Energy is the fundamental concept in physics.
Skill to do comes of doing; knowledge comes by eyes always open, and working hands; and there is no knowledge that is not power.
True human goodness, in all its purity and freedom, can come to the fore only when its recipient has no power.
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.
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.
All things are subject to interpretation whichever interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power and not truth.
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.
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