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Power

He who steals a little steals with the same wish as he who steals much, but with less power. - Plato.


Human greatness does not lie in wealth or power, but in character and goodness. – Anne Frank.


I only wish that ordinary people had an unlimited capacity for doing harm; then they might have an unlimited power for doing good. – Socrates.


In a democracy the poor will have more power than the rich, because there are more of them, and the will of the majority is supreme. – Aristotle.


It is just that we should be grateful, not only to those with whose views we may agree, but also to those who have expressed more superficial views; for these also contributed something, by developing before us the powers of thought. – Aristotle.


Learning is to the studious, and riches to the careful, as well as power to the bold, and Heaven to the virtuous. - Benjamin Franklin.


The measure of a man is what he does with power. - Plato.


The one exclusive sign of thorough knowledge is the power of teaching. – Aristotle.


There will be no end to the troubles of states, or of humanity itself, till philosophers become kings in this world, or till those we now call kings and rulers really and truly become philosophers, and political power and philosophy thus come into the same hands. - Plato.


The ultimate value of life depends upon awareness and the power of contemplation rather than upon mere survival. – Aristotle.


Think what you do when you run in debt; you give to another power over your liberty. - Benjamin Franklin.


Time crumbles things; everything grows old under the power of Time and is forgotten through the lapse of Time. – Aristotle.


What it lies in our power to do, it lies in our power not to do. – Aristotle.



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