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    Only a man who knows what it

    “Only a man who knows what it is like to be defeated can reach down to the bottom of his soul and come up with the extra ounce of power it takes to win when the match is even.”

    — Muhammad Ali

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    Knowledge is power.

    “Knowledge is power.”

    — Francis Bacon

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    Nothing external to you has any power

    “Nothing external to you has any power over you.”

    — Ralph Waldo Emerson

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    What holds an Arab leader in power

    “What holds an Arab leader in power is a mixture of violence and prestige. Both President Assad and King Hussein were felt to have defended Arab interests against the world. That, in the end, is more important than what they wear on their head.”

    — James Buchan

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    We are not animals. We are not

    “We are not animals. We are not a product of what has happened to us in our past. We have the power of choice.”

    — Stephen Covey

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    To assume all the powers is not

    “To assume all the powers is not good for anybody. Power corrupts and absolute power corrupts absolutely. All those experiments have a bad ending.”

    — Rafael Correa

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    Men have defined the parameters of every

    “Men have defined the parameters of every subject. All feminist arguments, however radical in intent or consequence, are with or against assertions or premises implicit in the male system, which is made credible or authentic by the power of men to name.”

    — Andrea Dworkin

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    The power to tax and spend is

    “The power to tax and spend is restricted by the enumerated powers.”

    — Rand Paul

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    The power of faith will often shine

    “The power of faith will often shine forth the most when the character is naturally weak.”

    — Augustus Hare

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    To play safe, I prefer to accept

    “To play safe, I prefer to accept only one type of power: the power of art over trash, the triumph of magic over the brute.”

    — Vladimir Nabokov

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    When the power of love overcomes the

    “When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace.”

    — Jimi Hendrix

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    Numerous politicians have seized absolute power and

    “Numerous politicians have seized absolute power and muzzled the press. Never in history has the press seized absolute power and muzzled the politicians.”

    — David Brinkley

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    Are you in earnest? Seize this very

    “Are you in earnest? Seize this very minute! Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it. Only engage, and then the mind grows heated. Begin, and then the work will be completed.”

    — Jean Anouilh

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    You should see what our Founding Fathers

    “You should see what our Founding Fathers used to say to each other and in the early part of our nation. But what they were able to do, especially in Philadelphia in 1787, four months, they argued about what a House should be, what a Senate should be, the power of the president, the Congress, the Supreme Court. And they had to deal with slavery.”

    — Colin Powell

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    Even before he came to power in

    “Even before he came to power in 1997, Gordon Brown promised to change the accounts to parliament from simple litanies of cash in and cash out, to a more commercial system that took notice of the public property the departments were using. This system is known as resource accounting.”

    — James Buchan

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