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    • The sole advantage of power is that you can do more good.
      The Art of Worldly Wisdom, 1647, by Baltasar Gracian
    • The love of liberty is the love of others; the love of power is the love of ourselves.
    • It is when power is wedded to chronic fear that it becomes formidable.
      The Passionate State of Mind, 1954, by Eric Hoffer
    • The great secret of power is never to will to do more than you can accomplish.
    • An honest man can feel no pleasure in the exercise of power over his fellow citizens.
      letter to John Melish, January 13, 1813, by Thomas Jefferson
    • The problem of power is how to achieve its responsible use rather than its irresponsible and indulgent use - of how to get men of power to live for the public rather than off the public.
      'I Remember, I Believe,' The Pursuit of Justice, 1964, by Robert F. Kennedy
    • Power corrupts. Absolute power is kind of neat.
      Secretary of the Navy, 1981-1987, by John Lehman
    • Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
    • The highest proof of virtue is to possess boundless power without abusing it.
      review of Lucy Aikin, 'Life and Writings of Addison,' 1943, by Lord Macaulay
    • One person with a belief is equal to a force of 99 who have only interests.
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