Power Quotes: Harnessing Strength, Influence, and Personal Empowerment
Unleashing Inner Strength
Power is an inherent quality within each of us, waiting to be harnessed and utilized for personal growth, positive change, and making a difference in the world. It encompasses the ability to overcome obstacles, influence others, and embrace our own potential. In this article, we delve into the realm of power and present a collection of inspiring quotes that celebrate strength, resilience, and the transformative nature of personal empowerment.
Power is not solely defined by external authority or control; it resides within our thoughts, actions, and beliefs. It is the recognition and utilization of our unique talents, skills, and capabilities to effect change and create a life of purpose. When we tap into our inner power, we become catalysts for progress, advocates for justice, and beacons of inspiration for those around us.
Words of Empowerment: Quotes to Ignite Personal Power
Throughout history, leaders, thinkers, and trailblazers have shared their insights and wisdom about power, strength, and personal empowerment. Their quotes encapsulate the essence of harnessing our inner power, embracing our authenticity, and realizing our true potential. Below, we present a collection of inspiring quotes that will ignite your personal power, foster resilience, and encourage you to embrace the strength within.
Unprecedented technological capabilities combined with unlimited human creativity have given us tremendous power to take on intractable problems like poverty, unemployment, disease, and environmental degradation. Our challenge is to translate this extraordinary potential into meaningful change.
Power tends to corrupt and absolute power corrupts absolutely.
Silence is the ultimate weapon of power.
Charles de Gaulle
We’ll never solve the feminization of power until we solve the masculinity of wealth.
Immense power is acquired by assuring yourself in your secret reveries that you were born to control affairs.
The power and energy sectors are the biggest constituents of the infrastructure sector. If you ignore them, no development will happen.
In the councils of government, we must guard against the acquisition of unwarranted influence, whether sought or unsought, by the military-industrial complex. The potential for the disastrous rise of misplaced power exists and will persist.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
When the imagination and will power are in conflict, are antagonistic, it is always the imagination which wins, without any exception.
I hope our wisdom will grow with our power, and teach us, that the less we use our power the greater it will be.
Being reminded about the incredible power of God’s love, and living as He intended, is the most powerful motivation to change.
I cured with the power that came through me.
Beauty, n: the power by which a woman charms a lover and terrifies a husband.
Power is the measure of the degree of control you have over circumstances in your life and the actions of the people around you. It is a skill that is developed by a deep understanding of human nature, of what truly motivates people, and of the manipulations necessary for advancement and protection.
Ah, summer, what power you have to make us suffer and like it.
Bullying is the result of an unequal power dynamic – the strong attacking the weak.
We now have to see our country surrender to the enemy without demonstrating our power up to 120 percent. We are now on a course for a humiliating peace – or, rather, a humiliating surrender.
Concentrated power has always been the enemy of liberty.
I came from a middle-class family. My dad was a professor; my mom was a nurse. I didn’t come from money, and I didn’t come from circles of power. I didn’t come from the country club; I came from the town park.
The good man is he who rules himself as he does his own property: his autonomous being is modelled on material power.
Theodor W. Adorno
Where educators are raising and combining their voices, the seeds of positive change have emerged. Collective voice, exercised through the union, is power – the power to drive real change for our kids, families and communities.
Women have served all these centuries as looking glasses possessing the power of reflecting the figure of man at twice its natural size.
In the twilight, it was a vision of power.
Passion is energy. Feel the power that comes from focusing on what excites you.
The ordinary man with extraordinary power is the chief danger for mankind – not the fiend or the sadist.
For me, education was power.
Power always thinks it has a great soul and vast views beyond the comprehension of the weak.
Power doesn’t corrupt people, people corrupt power.
The power of youth is the common wealth for the entire world. The faces of young people are the faces of our past, our present and our future. No segment in the society can match with the power, idealism, enthusiasm and courage of the young people.
When obedience ceases to be an irritant and becomes our quest, in that moment God will endow us with power.
Ezra Taft Benson
Lipstick is the most valuable weapon in a woman’s make-up kit. It has the power to transform the appearance and mood of the person wearing it, and, at the same time, arouses the admiration of everybody else.
The thing women have yet to learn is nobody gives you power. You just take it.
The intensity of your desire governs the power with which the force is directed.
Gravity may put the planets into motion, but without the divine Power, it could never put them into such a circulating motion as they have about the Sun; and therefore, for this as well as other reasons, I am compelled to ascribe the frame of this System to an intelligent Agent.
No government fights fascism to destroy it. When the bourgeoisie sees that power is slipping out of its hands, it brings up fascism to hold onto their privileges.
But only art and music have the power to bring peace.
The only difference between the sane and the insane is that the sane have the power to lock up the insane.
Hunter S. Thompson
What this power is I cannot say; all I know is that it exists and it becomes available only when a man is in that state of mind in which he knows exactly what he wants and is fully determined not to quit until he finds it.
Alexander Graham Bell
It is said that power corrupts, but actually it’s more true that power attracts the corruptible. The sane are usually attracted by other things than power.
Whoever is new to power is always harsh.
I believe in one thing only, the power of human will.
By giving people the power to share, we’re making the world more transparent.
Everyone can relate to love, hurt, pain, learning how to forgive, needing to get over, needing the power of God in their life.
Women are blessed with energy – a power which is unique. I have been very fortunate to have played strong women and explored their strengths through my films.
Do not waste time dreaming of great faraway opportunities; do the best you can where you are. Open your petals of power and beauty and fling out the fragrance of your life in the place that has been assigned to you.
Orison Swett Marden
Power does not corrupt men; fools, however, if they get into a position of power, corrupt power.
George Bernard Shaw
If a man achieves victory over this body, who in the world can exercise power over him? He who rules himself rules over the whole world.
There are those who would draw a sharp line between power politics and a principled foreign policy based on values. This polarized view – you are either a realist or devoted to norms and values – may be just fine in academic debate, but it is a disaster for American foreign policy. American values are universal.
There is no stronger case for the motivational power of real science than the discoveries that come from the Hubble Space Telescope as it unravels the mysteries of the universe.
John M. Grunsfeld
There is no limit to the power of loving.
I think everyone understands grief, the journey it takes us on, whether it’s the death of a loved one, the end of a relationship, a disappointment. Some people don’t deal with it, the power of it. Some do. Some feel the weight of it and it informs their choices. I’ve had to open up to grief in different contexts.
Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did and it never will.
Where an excess of power prevails, property of no sort is duly respected. No man is safe in his opinions, his person, his faculties, or his possessions.
We will use political power as a tool to improve the lives of the people.
Your dreams are what define your individuality. They have the power to give you wings and make you fly high.
P. V. Sindhu
My relationship to power and authority is that I’m all for it. People need somebody to watch over them. Ninety-five percent of the people in the world need to be told what to do and how to behave.
Knowledge is the most democratic source of power.
Religion is about turning untested belief into unshakable truth through the power of institutions and the passage of time.
We tend to look through language and not realize how much power language has.
An elusive, enigmatic aura will make people want to know more, drawing them into your circle. Create such a power by hinting at something contradictory within you.