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In my opinion, most of the great men of the past were only there for the beer - the wealth, prestige and grandeur that went with the power.

    Author: A. J. P. Taylor

A community is democratic only when the humblest and weakest person can enjoy the highest civil, economic, and social rights that the biggest and most powerful possess.

    Author: A. Philip Randolph

I must stress here the point that I appreciate clarity, order, meaning, structure, rationality: they are necessary to whatever provisional stability we have, and they can be the agents of gradual and successful change.

    Author: A. R. Ammons

I think every actor wants to be an FBI or cop at one point.

    Author: Aaron Eckhart

Some movies I see today have the most dramatic plot points but the actors are not playing them dramatically.

    Author: Aaron Eckhart

Human curiosity, the urge to know, is a powerful force and is perhaps the best secret weapon of all in the struggle to unravel the workings of the natural world.

    Author: Aaron Klug

I want the news delivered unbiased. I thought that was the whole point with journalism.

    Author: Aaron McGruder

I was raised Catholic, but my father's people were Methodist, so we went to both churches.

    Author: Aaron Neville

It's not enough to attend church and pray every Sunday; you have to act.

    Author: Abbe Pierre

You will be courteous to your elders who have explored to the point from which you may advance; and helpful to your juniors who will progress farther by reason of your labors.

    Author: Abbott L. Lowell

When I talk to people in need, they tell me they want to hope; they are eager for opportunity; they are ready for better days. And I can tell you that every time their hopes are disappointed, all nations lose.

    Author: Abdallah II

Democracy is constructed like an edifice, freedom by freedom, right by right, until it reaches its snapping point.

    Author: Abdoulaye Wade

God, our Creator, has stored within our minds and personalities, great potential strength and ability. Prayer helps us tap and develop these powers.

    Author: Abdul Kalam

Arbitrary power is like most other things which are very hard, very liable to be broken.

    Author: Abigail Adams

Do not put such unlimited power into the hands of husbands. Remember all men would be tyrants if they could.

    Author: Abigail Adams

I am more and more convinced that man is a dangerous creature and that power, whether vested in many or a few, is ever grasping, and like the grave, cries, 'Give, give.'

    Author: Abigail Adams

I've always felt that a person's intelligence is directly reflected by the number of conflicting points of view he can entertain simultaneously on the same topic.

    Author: Abigail Adams

A church is a hospital for sinners, not a museum for saints.

    Author: Abigail Van Buren

Our fates are in the hands of An Almighty God, to whom I can with pleasure confide my own; he can save us, or destroy us; his Councils are fixed and cannot be disappointed, and all his designs will be Accomplished.

    Author: Abraham Clark

A test of a people is how it behaves toward the old. It is easy to love children. Even tyrants and dictators make a point of being fond of children. But the affection and care for the old, the incurable, the helpless are the true gold mines of a culture.

    Author: Abraham Joshua Heschel

The seminaries must be like the churches' poor relations, prolonging their existence with austerity.

    Author: Abraham Kuyper

Any people anywhere, being inclined and having the power, have the right to rise up, and shake off the existing government, and form a new one that suits them better. This is a most valuable - a most sacred right - a right, which we hope and believe, is to liberate the world.

    Author: Abraham Lincoln

I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The great point is to bring them the real facts.

    Author: Abraham Lincoln

Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.

    Author: Abraham Lincoln

These men ask for just the same thing, fairness, and fairness only. This, so far as in my power, they, and all others, shall have.

    Author: Abraham Lincoln

I spent every night until four in the morning on my dissertation, until I came to the point when I could not write another word, not even the next letter. I went to bed. Eight o'clock the next morning I was up writing again.

    Author: Abraham Pais

We conclude that, simultaneously with the organization of the colleges, there should be at Santa Cruz an organization by disciplines, whose units would have a voice in appointments and promotions, in course of programs, and in the allocation of funds for research.

    Author: Abraham Robinson

Muslims must believe that all power, success and victory comes from God alone.

    Author: Abu Bakar Bashir

The Afghans did not have sophisticated weapons like the Soviets did, but with their faith they defeated a superpower.

    Author: Abu Bakar Bashir

The Muslim leaders swallow the advice of the Western powers and bodies like the IMF and World Bank, even when it is bad for their countries and they know this.

    Author: Abu Bakar Bashir

There is not a single Muslim leader today who has the courage and commitment to defend Islam and Muslims, they are all in awe of the United States and other Western powers, and are indebted to them.

    Author: Abu Bakar Bashir

Today the Western powers and media want to domesticate us like sheep, to keep us tame and domesticated.

    Author: Abu Bakar Bashir

We have shown that Islam can rule the world perfectly for 14 centuries, and during this time of Muslim power we did not borrow ideas like democracy from others, so why do we need to learn democracy from them now?

    Author: Abu Bakar Bashir

The job at Brooklyn is interesting because Brooklyn reflects what happened to university art departments everywhere. It might be the worst department now, and yet at one point it was the best in the country.

    Author: Ad Reinhardt

I think in the case of horror, it's a chance to confront a lot of your worse fears and those fears usually have to do, ironically, with powerlessness and isolation.

    Author: Adam Arkin

It's a lot of work and I also feel like I've done it. I miss comedy. And I also think that, from purely a logistical standpoint, that the day-to-day schedule on a comedy allows you to have a life, much more of a life, than on a drama.

    Author: Adam Arkin

You're going through the horror of it, you're going through the isolation of it but you're being empowered by reminding yourself that you're connected to everybody else.

    Author: Adam Arkin

To suppose more than one supreme Source of infinite wisdom, power, and all perfections, is to assert that there is no supreme Being in existence.

    Author: Adam Clarke

France can never accept that it is no longer a dominating power in the world of culture. This is true both of the French right and the French left. They keep thinking that Americans are primitive cowboys or farmers who do not understand anything.

    Author: Adam Michnik

If you're powerful, you are much more likely to be blind and deaf to signals from outside.

    Author: Adam Michnik

After believing in promises made and never fulfilled by Labour, people have become increasingly disenchanted with the process assuming that all politicians will say anything to gain power, and then never follow through.

    Author: Adam Rickitt

I think church and state should remain entirely separate at all costs, and that the decision of religious marriage should be of each faith to debate and decide free of political influence.

    Author: Adam Rickitt

This is the point in the show where we say, "Oh, what else do we have in the van that's flammable?"

    Author: Adam Savage

America has a critical role to play as the most powerful member of the world community.

    Author: Adam Schiff

If giving points to some students to achieve greater diversity is a quota system in violation of the Constitution, how can the awarding of points to the children of a less diverse alumni be upheld?

    Author: Adam Schiff

I will give you three days to seek your shadow. Return to me in the course of that time with a well-fitted shadow, and you shall receive a hearty welcome; otherwise, on the fourth day - remember, on the fourth day - my daughter becomes the wife of another.

    Author: Adelbert von Chamisso

Germany will either be a world power or will not be at all.

    Author: Adolf Hitler

At the beginning of the nineteenth century we abandoned tradition, it's at that point that I intend to renew it because the present is built on the past just as the past was built on the times that went before it.

    Author: Adolf Loos

Our flag is not just one of many political points of view. Rather, the flag is a symbol of our national unity.

    Author: Adrian Cronauer

Our nation is built on the bedrock principle that governments derive their just powers from the consent of the governed.

    Author: Adrian Cronauer

If you are prepared to make a fool of yourself for them then you usually get that back. I think that there are points where you become so close to an actor, you know them so well, almost as well or better than their spouse. You have to know them, warts and all.

    Author: Adrian Lyne

We try and stay out of the corporate side of it. The band has never compromised. At some point in our career we could have made a certain type of record and sold millions of units, as they are called.

    Author: Adrian Smith

Poetry is above all a concentration of the power of language, which is the power of our ultimate relationship to everything in the universe.

    Author: Adrienne Rich

Excessive fear is always powerless.

    Author: Aeschylus

Whoever is new to power is always harsh.

    Author: Aeschylus

We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office.

    Author: Aesop

To dance is to be out of yourself. Larger, more beautiful, more powerful. This is power, it is glory on earth and it is yours for the taking.

    Author: Agnes de Mille

The churches... have lost much of their authority over youth because they have refused to re-examine their religious sanctions and their dogmatic preaching in the light of modern physiology, psychology and sociology.

    Author: Agnes E. Meyer

Che came in 1963, shortly after I had come to power.

    Author: Ahmed Ben Bella

Colonialism is known in its primitive form, that is to say, by the permanent settling of repressive foreign powers, with an army, services, policies. This phase has known cruel colonial occupations which have lasted 300 years in Indonesia.

    Author: Ahmed Ben Bella

From their point of view, I had gone too far. I had to disappear. That is to say, if the Algerian army had not overthrown me, others would have done so.

    Author: Ahmed Ben Bella

Those who are leftists, once in power, are not different from other parties.

    Author: Ahmed Ben Bella

I strongly believe that a federal structure based on administrative and geographic lines with strong powers for the federated states will be the best solution for Iraq.

    Author: Ahmed Chalabi

Our priorities require that all children of Palestine, men and women, be ready for conflict, both from the standpoint of training and from the standpoint of armament.

    Author: Ahmed Yassin

One hundred religious persons knit into a unity by careful organizations do not constitute a church any more than eleven dead men make a football team. The first requisite is life, always.

    Author: Aiden Wilson Tozer

I'm going to keep making films I believe in. Whether I am successful or not is besides the point.

    Author: Ajay Devgan

There is no doubt that America is a superpower of the world and we cannot ignore them.

    Author: Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani

When virtue and modesty enlighten her charms, the lustre of a beautiful woman is brighter than the stars of heaven, and the influence of her power it is in vain to resist.

    Author: Akhenaton

One has to work for years and decades, to conduct negotiations, to stand for positions and points of view, to jointly develop a civilized view on the administrative and state organization of Chechnya.

    Author: Akhmad Kadyrov

But in a tournament, you can be said in for all your money at any point so you can't make any mistakes so you have to, it's all about where you're sitting at the table.

    Author: Al Alvarez

Like all New York hotel lady cashiers she had red hair and had been disappointed in her first husband.

    Author: Al Capp

It's the Power of the Almighty, the Splendor of Nature, and then you.

    Author: Al Franken

The point is that there is tremendous hypocrisy among the Christian right. And I think that Christian voters should start looking at global warming and extreme poverty as a religious issue that speaks to the culture of life.

    Author: Al Franken

Iraq's search for weapons of mass destruction has proven impossible to deter and we should assume that it will continue for as long as Saddam is in power.

    Author: Al Gore

Winston Churchill aroused this nation in heroic fashion to save civilisation in World War Two. We have everything we need except political will, but political will is a renewable resource.

    Author: Al Gore

I learned more stuff in church than I did in the world.

    Author: Al Green

That's the way I try to live. I think it's the only way for human beings at this point in our evolution as souls, where everyone in their lifetime is going through stuff.

    Author: Al Jarreau

Everyone reaches their point in time where either they die or they get sick of doing drugs. It started getting debilitating. I enjoy my music a lot better than my drugs.

    Author: Al Jourgensen

My ordination in the Church of God in Christ was at age 9, and I later became a Baptist minister, which I am today.

    Author: Al Sharpton

Pulling the plug on the BlackBerry could cost corporate America millions of dollars. The BlackBerry is more than e-mail but a handheld office, and if you shut down the BlackBerry, you shut off the data that powers American business.

    Author: Al Smith

At this point I've got a bit of a track record. So people realize that when 'Weird Al' wants to go parody, it's not meant to make them look bad... it's meant to be a tribute.

    Author: Al Yankovic

Every city across the country that has successfully renewed and revitalized itself points to a robust education system as its fundamental key to success.

    Author: Alan Autry

I've never seen the point of the sea, except where it meets the land. The shore has a point. The sea has none.

    Author: Alan Bennett

It takes a lot of courage to release the familiar and seemingly secure, to embrace the new. But there is no real security in what is no longer meaningful. There is more security in the adventurous and exciting, for in movement there is life, and in change there is power.

    Author: Alan Cohen

Besides the mistakes that are pointed out, I love the way readers become involved with the characters. When readers start asking about character motivations instead of concentrating on the special effects, it means you're connecting with them on a personal level.

    Author: Alan Dean Foster

Perspective is worth 80 IQ points.

    Author: Alan Kay

Bureaucracies are inherently antidemocratic. Bureaucrats derive their power from their position in the structure, not from their relations with the people they are supposed to serve. The people are not masters of the bureaucracy, but its clients.

    Author: Alan Keyes

Just as Jimmy Stewart and Tyrone Power get 50 percent of the profits, so do I.

    Author: Alan Ladd

Of course, Marxism is an example of what Carl Popper would have called a 'World Three' structure, in that it's got immense power as an idea, but you couldn't actually hold up anything in the world and say: 'this is Marxism'.

    Author: Alan Moore

I had the honor of speaking with Asimov. The album ended up being something not directly related to Asimov, but related instead to the concept of the power of robotics.

    Author: Alan Parsons

But the one thing that has power completely is love, because when a man loves, he seeks no power, and therefore he has power.

    Author: Alan Paton

Is it possible that software is not like anything else, that it is meant to be discarded: that the whole point is to always see it as a soap bubble?

    Author: Alan Perlis

We wanted to be in great shape, we wanted to be able to cope with zero gravity, we wanted to be able to cope with accelerations and decelerations and so on. So all of us trained so that we were probably in the best physical condition we had ever been in up until that point.

    Author: Alan Shepard

No, I'm not interested in developing a powerful brain. All I'm after is just a mediocre brain, something like the President of the American Telephone and Telegraph Company.

    Author: Alan Turing

But at any rate, the point is that God is what nobody admits to being, and everybody really is.

    Author: Alan Watts

But to me nothing - the negative, the empty - is exceedingly powerful.

    Author: Alan Watts

The style of God venerated in the church, mosque, or synagogue seems completely different from the style of the natural universe.

    Author: Alan Watts

What the devil is the point of surviving, going on living, when it's a drag? But you see, that's what people do.

    Author: Alan Watts

Judges pretty much act independently once they get on the bench so I'm not really sure why Harper's concerned that the court is currently being stacked with a lot of Liberal appointments.

    Author: Alan Young

Anything I do has to be directly related to my music. If it isn't, I don't really see a point to it.

    Author: Alanis Morissette

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