Gaining power quotes:

  • Real magic is not about gaining power over others: it is about gaining power over yourself. -- Rosemary Ellen Guiley
  • American nuclear weapons would almost certainly start being removed from Britain within 12 months of a Labour government gaining power. -- Neil Kinnock
  • Violence as a way of gaining power... is being camouflaged under the guise of tradition, national honor [and] national security... -- Alfred Adler
  • Are we to assist it in gaining power in order to save our lives? Is that the paradox of our earthly situation? -- Philip K. Dick
  • It may or may not sound pretentious. But I`ve turned down, consciously and specifically, many jobs I knew would have been a pretty surefire way to go about making a lot of money, being recognized and gaining power in the industry. -- Val Kilmer
  • If you want to be powerful in life you have to enjoy the process. You have to get pleasure out of making the thing that you're making. There has to be that kind of purpose behind it. If your purpose is simply gaining power, if that becomes your end in life then you end up sort of destroying yourself because you lose the sense of detachment that's very necessary. -- Robert Greene
  • You need to constantly examine your life, inner and outer, to see where you are losing and gaining power. -- Frederick Lindemann, 1st Viscount Cherwell
  • New Hampshire state government is a big customer for prescription drug companies. Just as businesses do, we should take advantage of the bargaining power we have as a big customer. -- John Lynch
  • There is an art, a science to gaining power. There is a natural force or inclination in all of our beings to accumulate power. The problem that we come into is conditioning. -- Frederick Lenz
  • There is an art, a science to gaining power. There is a natural force or inclination in all of our beings to accumulate power. The problem that we come into is conditioning. -- Frederick Lenz
  • In taking stock of a politician, the first question is not whether he was a good man who used righteous means, but whether he was successful in gaining power, in keeping it, and in governing; whether, in short, he was skilful at his particular craft or a bungler. -- Frederick Scott Oliver
  • Religion is never the problem; it's the people who use it to gain power. -- Julian Casablancas
  • Be a perpetual beginner. Always be inspired. It is that attitude of inspiration and belief that creates energy. -- Frederick Lenz
  • The December - January period is the strongest time of the year. It is an easy time to shift states of mind. -- Frederick Lenz
  • They who gain applause and power by pandering to the mistakes, the prejudices and passions of the multitude are the enemies of liberty. -- Robert Green Ingersoll
  • The unlocking of the kundalini, which occurs by meditating on the first, second and third chakras, is the entrance into the planes of power. -- Frederick Lenz
  • There can be very powerful releases of energy that can catch you off guard until you have a better sense of what you are doing. -- Frederick Lindemann, 1st Viscount Cherwell
  • If, then, knowledge be power, how much more power to we gain through the agency of faith, and what elevation must it give to human character. -- Matthew Simpson
  • If you are happier than you have ever been, then your power is increasing. But is it a fast a rate of climb as you would like? -- Frederick Lenz
  • You gain power through practicing meditation and concentration. You gain power by doing anything you like that makes you feel good. You gain power by being happy. -- Frederick Lindemann, 1st Viscount Cherwell
  • Enter into the plane of mental development. Start to increase your personal power level. Your life will become quite wonderful and very happy. You move beyond delusion. -- Frederick Lenz
  • Fame and power are the objects of all men. Even their partial fruition is gained by very few; and that, too, at the expense of social pleasure, health, conscience, life. -- Benjamin Disraeli
  • The older I get, the greater power I seem to have to help the world; I am like a snowball - the further I am rolled the more I gain. -- Susan B. Anthony
  • Go out and do the things you are afraid to do gradually. Gain the power to do that through meditating. You will find yourself limitless reality that knows no fear. -- Frederick Lenz
  • You will gain energy by meditating deeply, by speaking the truth, by learning to be still and by avoiding the crowd, most of the time, not all of the time. -- Frederick Lenz
  • A person who seeks power usually goes into other dimensional planes to find it. Then they bring that power back into this world and they use it to enhance their life. -- Frederick Lenz
  • The blunt tools of legislation or union power can force a corporation to pay higher wages, but if employees don't create an equal amount of additional value, there's no net gain. -- Charles Platt
  • It is really important that you live in a place that has good energy. Where you sleep, where you dream, where you meditate, where you spend a lot of time is key. -- Frederick Lenz
  • I condemn what happened in Madrid, but it is suspicious. If tomorrow there will be another bombing, in France for example, who will gain power? Of course not Jacques Chirac, but Le Pen. -- Walid Jumblatt
  • Hurry, conscious younger people! Get to power quickly so political decisions can be based on the greater good for all rather than the greater gain for few. Hurry, before it is too late! -- Jane Siberry
  • 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. -- Adam Rickitt
  • That's not to say Eddie's never done anything malicious. But he never grabbed power for power's sake. His position was gained only because he has that energy, and that's naturally where he ended up. -- Stone Gossard
  • If you are finding that you can stop thought longer and longer, I would say your life is bringing power into your being. You are gaining things out from that field behind the house. -- Frederick Lenz
  • Your understanding of the astral dimensions can help you alter structures in the physical dimensions. It is in and through the medium of the astral dimensions that all of the siddha powers function and work. -- Frederick Lenz
  • It seems to me that if Mr. Obama wins the presidential election, then Messrs. Farrakhan, Wright, Ayers and Pfleger will gain power for their need to demoralize this country and help create a socialist America. -- Jon Voight
  • Furthermore, there is no good ethical or economic reason for asking workmen and current producers to forego all economic gain in order to increase the purchasing power of all the wealth accumulated in past years. -- Charles E. Wilson
  • The Winter Solstice is the time of ending and beginning, a powerful time -- a time to contemplate your immortality. A time to forgive, to be forgiven, and to make a fresh start. A time to awaken. -- Frederick Lenz
  • Population growth is straining the Earth's resources to the breaking point, and educating girls is the single most important factor in stabilizing that. That, plus helping women gain political and economic power and safeguarding their reproductive rights. -- Al Gore
  • You need to turn your room into a place of power. It's a good idea to have flowers around, candles, incense, you know, happy things. Make your room into a beautiful place and keep it impeccably clean. -- Frederick Lenz
  • The way we measure awareness is by how long you can stop thought. If you can't stop thought at all, then you are not powerful. You might be quite evolved, but you have no access to that evolution. -- Frederick Lenz
  • Few revolutions succeed, and when they do, you often discover they did not gain what you hoped for, and you condemn yourself to perpetual fear, as the parties you defeated may always regain power and work for your ruin. -- Francesco Guicciardini
  • Read books that expand you, that are bright. See films, plays, art forms that elevate your consciousness, that bring you into a sense of how beautiful this world is, how beautiful other worlds are, how beautiful nirvana, the transcendental is. -- Frederick Lenz
  • As women slowly gain power, their values and priorities are reshaping the agenda. A multitude of studies show that when women control the family funds, they generally spend more on health, nutrition, and education - and less on alcohol and cigarettes. -- Dee Dee Myers
  • Naturally you need someone who is versed in the ways of power to teach you a thing or two about it. When you reach the next power level, they will teach you more. It is very much like the study of martial arts. -- Frederick Lenz
  • As we think of power in the 21st century, we want to get away from the idea that power's always zero sum - my gain is your loss and vice versa. Power can also be positive sum, where your gain can be my gain. -- Joseph Nye
  • A good teacher will show you the ropes in the world of power. They will give you the wisdom that is necessary to be able to use power. You just don't give a kid a new Ferrari. You teach him how to drive it. -- Frederick Lenz
  • I hate to generalize, but in general, both men and women suffer from ageism. Men much less because men gain power as they get older. Women lose power as they get older. Men are seen as gaining experience and being distinguished. Sons look forward to replacing their fathers. -- Gloria Steinem
  • We are in a period when old questions are settled and the new are not yet brought forward. Extreme party action, if continued in such a time, would ruin the party. Moderation is its only chance. The party out of power gains by all partisan conduct of those in power. -- Rutherford B. Hayes
  • Now an audience of more than 1 billion people is only a click away from every voice online, and remarkable stories and content can gain flash audiences as people share via social networks, blogs and e-mail. This radically equalizes the power relationship between, say, a blogger and a multibillion dollar corporation. -- Matt Mullenweg
  • If you reflect often on how His Atonement has changed you, and if you give thanks often, you will find that your witness of Him gains power to touch the hearts of others. When those you invite out of your own testimony feel that witness, they will come to accept Him as their Lord and Savior. -- Henry B. Eyring
  • By using power, money, fraud, the enemy is interested in gaining control over the world of Islam. -- Mohammed Emami-Kashani
  • In effect, according to Lenin, socialism and democracy are indivisible. By gaining democratic freedoms the working masses come to power. -- Mikhail Gorbachev
  • Winning has to do with gaining personal power through the practice of meditation and mindfulness; not draining your energy on ridiculous things and people. -- Frederick Lenz
  • Winning has to do with gaining personal power through the practice of meditation and mindfulness; not draining your energy on ridiculous things and people. -- Frederick Lenz
  • Do a strong work meditation all day. You won't be as exhausted as everyone else because you have been gaining a kind of internal power from your work. -- Frederick Lindemann, 1st Viscount Cherwell
  • Lasting fulfillment is attained only through gaining insight into the core of our human nature, unleashing the power to understand, appreciate, and enjoy our lives at the deepest level. -- Tony Robbins