Found 1,225 quotes starting with P:

Skip to:PPAPBPC - PEPF - PHPI - PKPL - PNPO - PQPR - PTPU - PWPX - PZ

Poverty is the parent of revolution and crime.
– Aristotle
Rate it:
Poverty is the schoolmaster of character.
– Antiphanes
Rate it:
Poverty must have many satisfactions, else there would not be so many poor people.
– Don Herold
Rate it:
Poverty must not be a bar to learning and learning must offer an escape from poverty.
– Lyndon B. Johnson
Rate it:
Poverty of goods is easily cured poverty of the mind is irreparable.
– D. A. Battista
Rate it:
Poverty without debt is independence.
– Arabic Proverb
Rate it:
Poverty, we may say, surrounds a man with ready-made barriers, which if they do mournfully gall and hamper, do at least prescribe for him, and force on him, a sort of course and goal; a safe and beaten, though a circuitous, course. A great part of his guidance is secure against fatal error, is withdrawn from his control. The rich, again, has his whole life to guide, without goal or barrier, save of his own choosing, and, tempted, is too likely to guide it ill.
– Carlyle
Rate it:
Power (n) The only narcotic regulated by the SEC instead of the FDA.
– Anonymous
Rate it:
Power always has to be kept in check power exercised in secret, especially under the cloak of national security, is doubly dangerous.
– William Proxmire
Rate it:
Power always has to be kept in check; power exercised in secret, especially under the cloak of national security, is doubly dangerous.
– William Proxmire
Rate it:
Power always thinks it has a great soul and vast views beyond the comprehension of the weak and that it is doing God's service when it is violating all his laws.
– John Quincy Adams
Rate it:
Power consists in one's capacity to link his will with the purpose of others, to lead by reason and a gift of cooperation.
– Woodrow Wilson
Rate it:
Power corrupts, and absolute power corrupts absolutely.
– Lord Acton
Rate it:
Power corrupts. Absolute power is kind of neat
– John Lehman, Secretary of the US Navy, 1981-1987
Rate it:
Power corrupts. Absolute power is kind of neat.
– John Lehman
Rate it:
Power does not corrupt. Fear corrupts, perhaps the fear of a loss of power.
– John Ernst Steinbeck
Rate it:
Power does not corrupt. Fear corrupts... perhaps the fear of a loss of power.
– John Steinbeck
Rate it:
Power grows from the barrel of a gun.
– Mao Zedong
Rate it:
Power in defense of freedom is greater than power on behalf of tyranny and oppression.
– Malcolm X
Rate it:
Power intoxicates men. When a man is intoxicated by alcohol, he can recover, but when intoxicated by power, he seldom recovers.
– James F. Byrnes
Rate it:
Power is not a means, it is an end. One does not establish a dictatorship in order to safeguard a revolution; one makes the revolution in order to establish the dictatorship. The object of persecution is persecution. The object of torture is torture. The object of power is power.
– George Orwell, 1984 Book 3, Chapter 3
Rate it:
Power is not an institution, and not a structure; neither is it a certain strength we are endowed with; it is the name that one attributes to a complex strategical situation in a particular society.
– Michel Foucault
Rate it:
Power is not revealed by striking hard or often, but by striking true.
– Honore' de Balzac
Rate it:
Power is not to resist the criticisms; power is to seek for something useful to use amongst the criticisms!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Rate it:
Power is so characteristically calm, that calmness in itself has the aspect of strength.
– Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton
Rate it:

Discuss these letter quotes with the community:

Quote of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE inspiring quote delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


We need you!

Help build the largest human-edited quotes collection on the web!


The Web's Largest Resource for

Famous Quotes & Sayings


A Member Of The STANDS4 Network