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Necessity when threatening is more powerful than device of man. [La., Efficacior omni arte imminens necessitas] - Curtius Rufus Quintus


Truth is the most powerful thing in the world, since even fiction itself must be governed by it, and can only please by its resemblance. - Anthony Cooper


The tendency to aggression is an innate, independent, instinctual disposition in man, it constitutes the most powerful obstacle to culture. - Sigmund Freud


None of our political writers, take notice of any more than three estates, namely, Kings, Lords and Commons, passing by in silence that very large and powerful body which form the fourth estate in the community, the Mob. - Henry Fielding


Nothing is more powerful than an individual acting out of his conscience, thus helping to bring the collective conscience to life. - Norman Cousins


One very important aspect of motivation is the willingness to stop and to look at things that no one else has bothered to look at. This simple process of focusing on things that are normally taken for granted is a powerful source of creativity. - Edward de Bono


Words are, of course, the most powerful drug used by mankind. - Rudyard Kipling


We pay a heavy price for our fear of failure. It is a powerful obstacle to growth. It assures the progressive narrowing of the personality and prevents exploration and experimentation. There is no learning without some difficulty and fumbling. If you want. - John W. Gardner


All the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time has come. - Victor Hugo