Powering: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases

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Icon Group International, Incorporated, Dec 19, 2008 - 580 pages
Familiar Quotations PoweringThe line between good and evil passes not between principalities and powers, but oscillates within the human heart. And even the most rational approach to ethics is defenseless if there isn't the will to do what is right.ndash;AnonymousNot only is there a right to be happy, there is a duty to be happy. So much sadness exists in the world that we are all under obligation to contribute as much joy as lies within our powers.ndash;John S. BonnellIt is a very high goal which, with our weak powers, we can reach only very inadequately, but which gives a sure foundation to our aspirations and valuations.ndash;Albert EinsteinIncome tax time is when you test your powers of deduction.ndash;Shelby FriedmanPassions are vices or virtues in their highest powers.ndash;Johann Wolfgang von GoetheWho never ate his bread in sorrow, who never sat through the sorrowful nights weeping on his bed, he knows you not, you heavenly Powers.ndash;Johann Wolfgang von GoetheDemocracy is the only system that persists in asking the powers that be whether they are the powers that ought to be.ndash;Sydney HarrisProvidence seldom vouchsafes to mortals any more than just that degree of encouragement which suffices to keep them at a reasonably full exertion of their powers.ndash;Nathaniel HawthorneWhen your desires are strong enough you will appear to possess superhuman powers to achieve.ndash;Napoleon HillBut it is not by the consolidation, or concentration, of powers, but by their distribution that good government is effected.ndash;Thomas Jefferson

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