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Poverty is the parent of revolution and crime.
– AristotleRate it:
Poverty is the schoolmaster of character.
– AntiphanesRate it:
Poverty must have many satisfactions, else there would not be so many poor people.
– Don HeroldRate it:
Poverty must not be a bar to learning and learning must offer an escape from poverty.
– Lyndon B. JohnsonRate it:
Poverty of goods is easily cured poverty of the mind is irreparable.
– D. A. BattistaRate it:
Poverty without debt is independence.
– Arabic ProverbRate 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 A great part of his guidance is secure against fatal error, is withdrawn from his control.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.
– CarlyleRate it:
Power (n) The only narcotic regulated by the SEC instead of the FDA.
– AnonymousRate it:
Power always has to be kept in check power exercised in secret, especially under the cloak of national security, is doubly dangerous.
– William ProxmireRate it:
Power always has to be kept in check; power exercised in secret, especially under the cloak of national security, is doubly dangerous.
– William ProxmireRate 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 AdamsRate 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 WilsonRate it:
Power corrupts, and absolute power corrupts absolutely.
– Lord ActonRate it:
Power corrupts. Absolute power is kind of neat
– John Lehman, Secretary of the US Navy, 1981-1987Rate it:
Power corrupts. Absolute power is kind of neat.
– John LehmanRate it:
Power does not corrupt. Fear corrupts, perhaps the fear of a loss of power.
– John Ernst SteinbeckRate it:
Power does not corrupt. Fear corrupts... perhaps the fear of a loss of power.
– John SteinbeckRate it:
Power grows from the barrel of a gun.
– Mao ZedongRate it:
Power in defense of freedom is greater than power on behalf of tyranny and oppression.
– Malcolm XRate it:
Power intoxicates men. When a man is intoxicated by alcohol, he can recover, but when intoxicated by power, he seldom recovers.
– James F. ByrnesRate 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 3Rate 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 FoucaultRate it:
Power is not revealed by striking hard or often, but by striking true.
– Honore' de BalzacRate it:
Power is not to resist the criticisms; power is to seek for something useful to use amongst the criticisms!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
Power is so characteristically calm, that calmness in itself has the aspect of strength.
– Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron LyttonRate it:

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