Power Quotes

The companions of our childhood always possess a certain power over our minds which hardly any later friend can obtain.

If it gives you the power, why would you oppose it?

I come from a beautiful land, richly endowed by God with wonderful natural resources, wide expanses, rolling mountains, singing birds, bright shining stars out of blue skies, with radiant sunshine, golden sunshine. There is enough of the good things that come from God’s bounty, there is enough for everyone, but apartheid has confirmed some in […]

What is public history but a register of the successes and disappointments, the vices, the follies and the quarrels of those who engage in contention for power.

Throughout history the world has been laid waste to ensure the triumph of conceptions that are now as dead as the men that died for them.

A wise prince must devise ways by which his citizens are always and in all circumstances dependent on him and his authority; and then they will always be faithful to him.