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Business Quotes Regarding Power

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Power doesn’t corrupt people; people corrupt power. William Gaddis Report Abuse
This is so true. We should all be careful if we have power.
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Those who seek power for personal ends eventually run afoul of popular opinion. Chinese Proverb Report Abuse
More than one dictator has learned this the hard way.
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Power is not revealed by striking hard or often, but by striking true. Honoré de Balzac Report Abuse
This phrase tells me that If you have power, you should use it wisely.
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It is a strange desire, to seek power, and to lose liberty; or to seek power over others, and to lose power over a man’s self. Francis Bacon Report Abuse
One should also be careful when they have power.
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The price of power is responsibility for the public good. Winthrop W. Aldrich Report Abuse
If you are in a position of authority, you have a responsibility to the masses.
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Nothing is more gratifying to the mind of man than power of dominion. Joseph Addison Report Abuse
Everyone likes power. Few know how to exercise it properly.
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Power is not happiness. Security and peace are more to be desired than a man at which nations tremble. William Godwin Report Abuse
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Men, such as they are, very naturally seek money or power; and power because it as good as money. Ralph Waldo Emerson Report Abuse
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Clout is something some seem to have – until they try exercising it. Malcolm Forbes Report Abuse
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Law is but a heathen word for power. Daniel Defoe Report Abuse
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Immense power is acquired by assuring yourself in your secret reveries that you were born to control affairs. Andrew Carnegie Report Abuse
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I know nothing of the sublime which is not some modification of power. Edmund Burke Report Abuse
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Power requires legitimacy, or else it is despotism. Jack Behrman Report Abuse
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All human power is a compound of time and patience. Honoré de Balzac Report Abuse
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Where a man does his best with only moderate powers, he will have the advantage over negligent superiority. Jane Austen Report Abuse
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An honest private man often grows cruel and abandoned when converted into an absolute prince. Give a man power of doing what he pleases with impunity, you extinguish his fear, and consequently overturn in him one of the great pillars of morality. Joseph Addison Report Abuse
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Those carried away by power are soon carried away. Malcom Forbes Report Abuse
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A great man is one who can have power and not abuse it. Report Abuse
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I have yet to encounter that common myth of weak men, an insurmountable barrier. James Lane Allen Report Abuse
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The man whose authority is recent is always stern. Aeschylus Report Abuse
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