Quotes containing word "powerful"

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Sell also: down, hefty, Herculean, mighty, muscular, potent, right

Definitions and meanings of word "powerful"

• Adj: having great power or force or potency or effect; examples: "the most powerful government in western Europe", "his powerful arms", "a powerful bomb", "the horse's powerful kick", "powerful drugs", "a powerful argument"

• Adj: strong enough to knock down or overwhelm; example: "a knock-down blow"

• Adj: having great influence

• Adj: (of a person) possessing physical strength and weight; rugged and powerful; examples: "a hefty athlete", "a muscular boxer", "powerful arms"

• Adj: displaying superhuman strength or power; example: "herculean exertions"

• Adv: (Southern regional intensive) very; examples: "the baby is mighty cute", "he's mighty tired", "it is powerful humid", "that boy is powerful big now", "they have a right nice place"

Featured authors with quotes containing word "powerful"

Lucius Annaeus Seneca
4 quotes about powerful
Roman Statesman, Philosopher, Dramatist
4 B.C. - 65 A.D.
Benjamin Disraeli
4 quotes about powerful
British Statesman
Friday 21 December 1804 - Tuesday 19 April 1881
Lyndon B. Johnson
3 quotes about powerful
American President, Vice President
Thursday 27 August 1908 - Monday 22 January 1973
Anita Roddick
one quote about powerful
English Activist, Businesswoman
Friday 23 October 1942 - Monday 10 September 2007
Mitt Romney
3 quotes about powerful
American Politician, Businessman
Born Wednesday 12 March 1947
Jill Scott
2 quotes about powerful
American Writer, Poet, Artist, Actress, Musician, Songwriter
Born Tuesday 4 April 1972
Danny Boyle
2 quotes about powerful
English Producer, Director
Born Saturday 20 October 1956
Victor Hugo
3 quotes about powerful
French Writer, Novelist, Poet, Author, Dramatist
Friday 26 February 1802 - Friday 22 May 1885
Galen Rowell
3 quotes about powerful
American Photographer
Friday 23 August 1940 - Sunday 11 August 2002
Frank Pittman
2 quotes about powerful
American Author, Psychiatrist
Born 1935
Mordechai Vanunu
2 quotes about powerful
Jewish Scientist
Born Wednesday 13 October 1954

Since the governments are in the pockets of businesses, who's going to control this most powerful institution? Business is more powerful than politics, and it's more powerful than religion. So it's going to have to be the vigilante consumer.

Anita Roddick

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Washing one's hands of the conflict between the powerful and the powerless means to side with the powerful, not to be neutral.

Paulo Freire

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There is a powerful need for symbolism, and that means the architecture must have something that appeals to the human heart. There is a powerful need for symbolism, and that means the architecture must have something that appeals to the human heart.

Kenzo Tange

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And in this respect, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict has been a tragedy, a clash between one very powerful, very convincing, very painful claim over this land and another no less powerful, no less convincing claim.

Amos Oz

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We are the most powerful nation in the world, but we're not the only nation in the world. We are not the only people in the world. We are an important people, the wealthiest, the most powerful and, to a great extent, generous. But we are part of the world.

Studs Terkel

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You in Lebanon, your power is no match to Israel. Israel, militarily, is more powerful than you and maybe it is more powerful than all the Arab countries, or most of them.

Bashar al-Assad

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That survival instinct, that will to live, that need to get back to life again, is more powerful than any consideration of taste, decency, politeness, manners, civility. Anything. It's such a powerful force.

Danny Boyle

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We still think of a powerful man as a born leader and a powerful woman as an anomaly.

Margaret Atwood

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The atomic bomb certainly is the most powerful of all weapons, but it is conclusively powerful and effective only in the hands of the nation which controls the sky.

Lyndon B. Johnson

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I think theater is powerful. The best experiences I had in the theater are more powerful than the best experiences I had in movies.

William H. Macy

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Power doesn't have to be on such a big scale for powerful things to occur. Within your own home, you can be a powerful woman as a mother, influencing your children's lives.

Jill Scott

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I don't think a powerful man would be interesting unless he'd be nice, attractive, with or without the power. Men are interested in powerful men. Women are interested in terrific men!

Dorothy Stratten

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We know how powerful our mother was when we were little, but is our wife that powerful to us now? Must we relive our great deed of escape from Mama with every other woman in our life?

Frank Pittman

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It is the role of good journalism to take on powerful abusers, and when powerful abusers are taken on, there's always a bad reaction. So we see that controversy, and we believe that is a good thing to engage in.

Julian Assange

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Indeed it can be argued that to make a powerful film you must care about the subject, therefore powerful films tend to be both political and partisan in nature.

Ben Edwards

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As a people of faith, we know that prayer is a powerful instrument. And as one Nation under God, we know that many times our most powerful tool is prayer.

Nick Rahall

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Justice and power must be brought together, so that whatever is just may be powerful, and whatever is powerful may be just.

Blaise Pascal

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We are no longer puppets being manipulated by outside powerful forces: we become the powerful force ourselves.

Leo Buscaglia

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The present in New York is so powerful that the past is lost.

John Jay Chapman

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The atom bomb was no "great decision." It was merely another powerful weapon in the arsenal of righteousness.

Harry S. Truman

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