Quotes containing word "powers"

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Sell also: power, ability, Baron, exponent, force, index, King, might, mogul, office, superpower, tycoon

Featured authors with quotes containing word "powers"

Dick Thornburgh
4 quotes about powers
American Politician, Lawyer
Born Saturday 16 July 1932
James Monroe
3 quotes about powers
American President
Friday 28 April 1758 - Monday 4 July 1831
Pierre de Fermat
2 quotes about powers
French Mathematician, Lawyer
Monday 20 August 1601 - Tuesday 12 January 1655
Phillips Brooks
2 quotes about powers
American Author, Clergyman
Sunday 13 December 1835 - 1893
Frank B. Kellogg
2 quotes about powers
American Statesman, Author, Politician, Lawyer
Monday 22 December 1856 - Tuesday 21 December 1937
Joseph Rotblat
3 quotes about powers
Polish Physicist
Wednesday 4 November 1908 - Wednesday 31 August 2005
William Wordsworth
3 quotes about powers
English Poet
Saturday 7 April 1770 - Tuesday 23 April 1850
Ralph Waldo Emerson
3 quotes about powers
American Critic, Poet, Lecturer
Wednesday 25 May 1803 - Thursday 27 April 1882
Abu Bakar Bashir
3 quotes about powers
Indonesian Leader, Activist
Born Wednesday 17 August 1938
John Boyd Orr
3 quotes about powers
Scottish Politician
Thursday 23 September 1880 - Friday 25 June 1971
Martin Van Buren
3 quotes about powers
American President, Vice President
Thursday 5 December 1782 - Thursday 24 July 1862

There are but few naval powers, but there are many land powers.

Frank B. Kellogg

Words: naval, powers, land
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But it is impossible to divide a cube into two cubes, or a fourth power into fourth powers, or generally any power beyond the square into like powers; of this I have found a remarkable demonstration. This margin is too narrow to contain it.

Pierre de Fermat

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Because your own strength is unequal to the task, do not assume that it is beyond the powers of man; but if anything is within the powers and province of man, believe that it is within your own compass also.

Marcus Aurelius

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Democracy is the only system that persists in asking the powers that be whether they are the powers that ought to be.

Sydney J. Harris

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It is for us to pray not for tasks equal to our powers, but for powers equal to our tasks, to go forward with a great desire forever beating at the door of our hearts as we travel toward our distant goal.

Helen Keller

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I said I have no powers of invention. Well, I also have no powers of mimicry.

Norman MacCaig

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If a person studies too much and exhausts his reflective powers, he will be confused, and will not be able to apprehend even that which had been within the power of his apprehension. For the powers of the body are all alike in this respect.

Maimonides

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After the spiritual powers, there is no thing in the world more unconquerable than the spirit of nationality. The spirit of nationality in Ireland will persist even though the mightiest of material powers be its neighbor.

George William Russell

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Do not pray for tasks equal to your powers. Pray for powers equal to your tasks.

Phillips Brooks

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It was the separation of powers upon which the framers placed their hopes for the preservation of the people's liberties. Despite this heritage, the congress has been in too many cases more than willing to walk away from its constitutional powers.

Robert Byrd

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The apostle enters upon his subject thus - Let every soul be subject unto the higher powers; for there is no power but of God: the powers that be, are ordained of God.

Jonathan Mayhew

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Under the doctrine of separation of powers, the manner in which the president personally exercises his assigned executive powers is not subject to questioning by another branch of government.

Richard M. Nixon

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Deep within man dwell those slumbering powers; powers that would astonish him, that he never dreamed of possessing; forces that would revolutionize his life if aroused and put into action.

Orison Swett Marden

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There is fear as to whether Japan, reduced to such a predicament, could ever manage to pay reparations to certain designated Allied Powers without shifting the burden upon the other Allied Powers.

Shigeru Yoshida

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The actor is too prone to exaggerate his powers; he wants to play Hamlet when his appearance is more suitable to King Lear.

Sarah Bernhardt

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The best and safest thing is to keep a balance in your life, acknowledge the great powers around us and in us. If you can do that, and live that way, you are really a wise man.

Euripides

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Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.

Norman Vincent Peale

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There are two powers in the world; one is the sword and the other is the pen. There is a great competition and rivalry between the two. There is a third power stronger than both, that of the women.

Muhammad Ali Jinnah

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How many people here have telekenetic powers? Raise my hand.

Emo Philips

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They are the weakest, however strong, who have no faith in themselves or their own powers.

Christian Nestell Bovee

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