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Power is the great aphrodisiac.
– Henry Kissinger
Power is the ultimate aphrodisiac.
– Henry Kissinger
Power is what men seek, and any group that gets it will abuse it. It is the same story.
– Lincoln Steffens
Power may be at the end of a gun, but sometimes it's also at the end of the shadow or the image of a gun.
– Jean Genet
Power may be justly compared to a great river while kept within its bounds it is both beautiful and useful, but when it overflows its banks, it is then too impetuous to be stemmed it bears down all before it, and brings destruction and desolation wherever it goes.
– Alexander Hamilton
Power never takes a back step - only in the face of more power.
– Malcolm X
Power over a man's subsistence amounts to power over his will.
– Alexander Hamilton
Power tends to corrupt and absolute power corrupts absolutely.
– Emerich Edward Dalbert
Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely.
– Lord Acton, 1887
Power! Did you ever hear of men being asked whether other souls should have power or not? It is born in them. You may dam up the fountain of water, and make it a stagnant marsh, or you may let it run free and do its work; but you cannot say whether it shall be there; it is there. And it will act, if not openly for good, then covertly for evil; but it will act.
– Olive Schreiner
Power? It's like a Dead Sea fruit. When you achieve it, there is nothing there.
– Harold Macmillan
Powerful men in particular suffer from the delusion that human beings have no memories. I would go so far as to say that the distinguishing trait of powerful men is the psychotic certainty that people forget acts of infamy as easily as their parents birth
– Stephen Vizinczey
Practical efficiency is common, and lofty idealism not uncommon; it is the combination which is necessary, and the combination is rare
– Theodore Roosevelt, An Autobiography
Practical knowledge is always surrounded by questions while theoretical knowledge always surrounded by success !!!
– Sudam Tilekar
Practical observation commonly consists of collecting a few facts and loading them with guesses.
– Author Unknown
Practical people would be more practical if they would take a little more time for dreaming.
– J.P. McEvoy
Practical politics consists in ignoring facts.
– Henry Adams
Practical wisdom is only to be learned in the school of experience. Precepts and instruction are useful so far as they go, but, without the discipline of real life, they remain of the nature of theory only.
– Samuel Smiles
Practice and thought might gradually forge many an art.
– Virgil
Practice conquers the habit of doing, without reflecting on the rule.
– John Locke
Practice doesn't make perfect. Perfect practice makes perfect.
– Vince Lombardi
Practice is everythingThis is often misquoted as Practice makes perfect.
– Periander
Practice is the best of all instructors.
– Publilius Syrus
Practice makes man perfect but CONFIDENCE makes PRACTICE PERFECT....
– Ravichandra
Practice makes perfect. How many times have parents uttered those words to encourage their children …?
– Vikrant Parsai

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