7 Quotes filtered by Power
Unlimited power is apt to corrupt the minds of those who possess it.
William Pitt 09/01/1770
Of all human troubles the most hateful is to feel that you have the capacity of power and yet you have no field to excercise it.
H H Asquith
Power tends to corrupt and absolute power corrupts absolutely.
Lord Acton 1887
It is a common happening that those in power, as their tenure of office continues, find themselves less and less able to contemplate relinquishing it.
I never put the phone down without getting a little high. I have never been a junkie so it is wrong to pinch their language. It's not main-lining, just taking little snorts. It's the interplay between power and vanity.