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Abuse Power Quotes

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The greater the power, the more dangerous the abuse.
- Edmund Burke

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Simply do your best, and you will avoid
self-judgment, self-abuse and regret.
- don Miguel Ruiz PHOTO

We should meet abuse by forbearance.
Human nature is so constituted that
if we take absolutely no notice of anger or abuse,
the person indulging in it will soon weary of it and stop.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Lawsuit abuse is a major contributor to the increased costs of healthcare,
goods and services to consumers.
- Charles W. Pickering

 

The real sin against life is to abuse and destroy beauty,
even one's own even more, one's own,
for that has been put in our care and we are responsible for its well-being.
- Katherine Anne Porter

Democracy is an abuse of statistics.
- Jorge Luis Borges

Any informed borrower is simply less vulnerable to fraud and abuse.
- Alan Greenspan

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We expect teachers to handle teenage pregnancy,
substance abuse, and the failings of the family.
Then we expect them to educate our children.
- John Sculley

The power of imagination makes us infinite.
- John Muir

Use the power of your word
in the direction of truth and love.
- don Miguel Ruiz

The greatest power is often simple patience.
- E. Joseph Cossman

You don't have the power to make life "fair,"
but you do have the power to make life joyful.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If the sight of the blue skies fills you with joy,
if a blade of grass springing up in the fields has power to move you,
if the simple things in nature have a message you understand,
Rejoice, for your soul is alive.
- Eleanora Duse

We must develop and maintain the capacity to forgive.
He who is devoid of the power to forgive
is devoid of the power to love.
There is some good in the worst of us
and some evil in the best of us.
When we discover this, we are less prone to hate our enemies.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

We must develop and maintain the capacity to forgive.
He who is devoid of the power to forgive
is devoid of the power to love.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Giving is the highest expression of our power.
- Vivian Greene

My greatest Power and my greatest Inner Peace come
when I Intend my future, and when I avoid Expecting it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Who hears me, who understands me, becomes mine,
a possession for all time.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Be Impeccable With Your Word.
Speak with integrity.
Say only what you mean.
Avoid using your word to speak against yourself
or to gossip about others.
Use the power of your word
in the direction of truth and love.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Believe in the goodness of life.
Believe in the power of time to heal and to renew.
Believe in the power of forgiveness and gratitude.
Believe in the gift of rainbows and butterflies.
Believe in the laughter of children.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Take time to laugh.
It is the music of the soul.
Take time to think.
It is the source of power.
Take time to play.
It is the source of perpetual youth.
Take time to read.
It is the fountain of wisdom.
Take time to pray.
It is the greatest power on Earth.
Take time to love and be loved.
It is a God-given privilege.
Take time to be friendly.
It is the road to happiness.
Take time to give.
It is too short a day to be selfish.
Take time to work.
It is the price of success.
- Anonymous

Know that you hold the power to
bring peace into moments of chaos.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Fill your heart with the creative power
to accept the past,
decorate the present
and transform the future.
- Osho

Know the power of choice.
Fly life on free wings,
and sing to its glory.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Know that unconditional forgiveness
holds immense power to relieve your suffering.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Know the power of breathing deeply and slowly.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Courage is the power to let go of the familiar.
- Raymond Lindquist

Know first that you have absolutely no power to change the world,
and then address all your energies and intent toward improving it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We are powerless to redesign the world,
but we have infinite power to create our appreciation of it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The false can never grow into truth by growing in power.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Mastering others is strength.
Mastering yourself is true power.
- Lao Tzu

Every human has four endowments- self awareness, conscience,
independent will and creative imagination.
These give us the ultimate human freedom...
The power to choose, to respond, to change.
- Stephen Covey

Habit and routine have an unbelievable power to waste and destroy.
- Henri de Lubac

At all times and under all circumstances,
we have the power to transform the quality of our lives.
- Werner Erhard

Only those who have learned the power
of sincere and selfless contribution
experience life's deepest joy: true fulfillment.
- Tony Robbins

Knowing others is intelligence;
knowing yourself is true wisdom.
Mastering others is strength;
mastering yourself is true power.
- Lao Tzu

Get over it - Life isn't Supposed to be fair.
You don't have the power to make life "fair,"
but you do have the power to make life joyful.
Get over yourself, and be of service to others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There are old heads in the world
who cannot help me by their example or advice
to live worthily and satisfactorily to myself;
but I believe that it is in my power
to elevate myself this very hour
above the common level of my life.
- Henry David Thoreau

The most common way people give up their power
is by thinking they don't have any.
- Alice Walker

The eye sees what it brings the power to see.
- Thomas Carlyle

Know the power of perspective.
Be a passionate observer of life.
See the events, feel the emotions,
and recognize the difference.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There is only one time that is important - NOW!
It is the most important time because
it is the only time that we have any power.
- Leo Tolstoy

Commitment cannot be taught;
it can only be caught.
I refer to the crusading spirit.
Without the crusading spirit,
you may have the starting power
but not the staying power.
- Jimmy Yen

You are never given a wish without also
being given the power to make it true.
You may have to work for it, however.
- Richard Bach

If I were to wish for anything,
I should not wish for wealth and power,
but for the passionate sense of potential -
for the eye which, ever young and ardent, sees the possible.
Pleasure disappoints; possibility never.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Genius is the power to labor better and more availably.
Deserve thy genius: exalt it.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

AN INSPIRED LIFE: I HAVE A CHOICE
My key to living an inspired life involves
Embracing my history,
Understanding the function of expectations
and gently learning to have none;
Recognizing the power of attentive and conscious choices.
In all circumstances I acknowledge this,
IN ALL THINGS AND ALL WAYS, I HAVE CHOICE.
My choice resides in my perspective.
While I certainly do not control climate
and markets and roadways and others,
I do control myself and my response
to all those circumstances. I do indeed.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Whatever you can do, or dream you can, Begin it.
Boldness has genius, power and magic in it, Begin it now.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

I must dedicate my life to teaching my people,
for only education would make their lot less bitter,
their latent power more strong.
- Jimmy Yen

There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying
about things which are beyond the power of our will.
- Epictetus

A leader has the vision and conviction that a dream can be achieved.
He inspires the power and energy to get it done.
- Ralph Nader

Your word is the power that you have to create
- don Miguel Ruiz

Make the best use of what is in your power,
and take the rest as it happens.
- Epictetus

Nearly all men can stand adversity,
but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
- Abraham Lincoln

I am not interested in power for power's sake,
but I'm interested in power that is moral,
that is right and that is good.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Science gives man knowledge, which is power;
religion gives man wisdom, which is control.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Nothing external to you has any power over you.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Before we acquire great power
we must acquire wisdom to use it well.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

When we hate our enemies, we are
giving them power over us:
power over our sleep, our appetites,
our blood pressure, our health, and our happiness.
Our enemies would dance with joy if only
they knew how they were worrying us,
lacerating us, and getting even with us!
Our hate is not hurting them at all,
but our hate is turning our own days
and nights into a hellish turmoil.
- Dale Carnegie

What power there is in our service when our actions
line up with our mission, skills and joy.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Never allow a person to tell you NO
who doesn't have the power to say YES.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Power is not alluring to pure minds.
- Thomas Jefferson

The past has no power over the present moment.
- Eckhart Tolle

The mind has exactly the same power as the hands:
not merely to grasp the world, but to change it.
- Colin Wilson

The power of the Wizard lives within me.
I call upon its magic at will - transforming Fear into Love.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

This moment! - this here-now - is forgotten
when you start thinking in terms of achieving something.
When the achieving mind arises,
you lose contact with the paradise you are in.
- Osho

I am a unique expression
of the universal fabric of creation;
I am that I am that I am.
In the eternity of all creation,
I am the only ME that ever will be;
and I am so honored that the Power of the Universe
has chosen for me to be ME.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There is a power for good in the universe
greater than you are and you can use it.
- Ernest Holmes

I am one with the power and wisdom of the Universe.
I have all that I need.
- Louise L. Hay

The power of intuitive understanding
will protect you from harm until the end of your days.
- Lao Tzu

To love. To be loved. To never forget your own insignificance. To never get used to the unspeakable violence and the vulgar disparity of life around you. To seek joy in the saddest places. To pursue beauty to its lair. To never simplify what is complicated or complicate what is simple. To respect strength, never power. Above all, to watch. To try to understand. To never look away. And never, never, to forget.
- Arundhati Roy


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