7 Quotes filtered by Power

The only limits of power are the bounds of belief.

Harold Wilson

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Unlimited power is apt to corrupt the minds of those who possess it.

William Pitt 09/01/1770

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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

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Power tends to corrupt and absolute power corrupts absolutely.

Lord Acton 1887

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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.

Anthony Eden

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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.

Alan Clark

On power

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Asking politicians to vote themselves out of power is like asking rabbits not to multiply, it ain't natural.

Bob Beckel 30/03/1995

On Term Limits

Category: Politicians (as a species), Power

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Granted that he was right in the first transition, he should not have repeated it; the character of public men cannot stand two wuch shocks.

Lord Rosebery

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