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Hope is the companion of power, and the mother of success; for who so hopes has within him the gift of miracles. - Samuel Smiles

Are you in earnest? Seize this very minute! Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it. Only engage, and then the mind grows heated. Begin, and then the work will be completed. - John Anster

No science is immune to the infection of politics and the corruption of power. - Jacob Bronowski

We continue to recognize the greater ability of some to earn more than others. But we do assert that the ambition of the individual to obtain for him a proper security is an ambition to be preferred to the appetite for great wealth and great power. - Franklin Delano Roosevelt

Circumstances are beyond human control, but our conduct is in our own power. - Benjamin Disraeli

Eulogy: Praise of a person who has either the advantages of wealth and power, or the consideration to be dead. (The Devil's Dictionary) - Ambrose Bierce

A reform is a correction of abuses; a revolution is a transfer of power. - Edward George Bulwer-Lytton

One of the chief obstacles to intelligence is credulity, and credulity could be enormously diminished by instructions as to the prevalent forms of mendacity. Credulity is a greater evil in the present day than it ever was before, because, owing to the growth of education, it is much easier than it used to be to spread misinformation, and, owing to democracy, the spread of misinformation is more important than in former times to the holders of power. - Bertrand Russell

Rank does not confer privilege or give power. It imposes responsibility. - Peter F. Drucker