Found 221 quotes starting with PO:

Poverty is a weapon of mass destruction.
– Dennis Kucinich, 2004 speech to Democratic National ConventionRate it:
Poverty is not a respecter of man.
– Amenorhu kwakuRate it:
Poverty is not dishonourable in itself, but only when it arises from idleness, intemperance, extravagance, and folly.
– PlutarchRate it:
Poverty is not the root cause of crime.
– Rush LimbaughRate it:
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 A great part of his guidance is secure against fatal error, is withdrawn from his control.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 can change people, no matter how infinitesimally smallest dose of power it may be. It's a too common observation that people, after receiving power, often lose their feelings of empathy and respect, and start to distance themselves from their subordinates, not realizing that power is almost always transitory. In my view, the true color and character of a person are revealed only by the manner in which she/he handles power.
– Deodatta V. Shenai-KhatkhateRate 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:

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