Thursday, 5 May 2011

Quotes about Power

Here's the next section of quotes from my book 1000 Great Quotations for Business, Management & Training.

An updated version of the book is newly available as part of my Almost Free Kindle titles both in the UK and in the USA.

Being in power is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren’t.

Margaret Thatcher, British Prime Minister (b. 1925)

Margaret Thatcher (stuff of my nightmares)

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

Abraham Lincoln, US President (1809-1865)

It’s not a question of how much power you can hoard for yourself, but how much you can give away.

Benjamin Zander, British conductor, management presenter (b. 1939)

He who has great power should use it lightly.

Seneca, Roman philosopher, statesman, author (3 BC-65 AD)

Never underestimate the power of the powerless.

David Williams, British author, presenter (b. 1950)

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