Quotes: omnipotent

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  • Calvin Coolidge
    Calvin Coolidge
    American president 1872-1933
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    Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.
  • C. S. Lewis
    C. S. Lewis
    Irish novelist and poet 1898-1963
    C. S. Lewis
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    Of all tyrannies, a tyranny sincerely exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive. It would be better to live under robber barons than under omnipotent moral busybodies. The robber baron's cruelty may sometimes sleep, his cupidity may at some point be satiated; but those who torment us for our own good will torment us without end for they do so with the approval of their own conscience.
  • Henry Ward Beecher
    Henry Ward Beecher
    American Congregationalist clergyman, social reformer, and speaker 1813-1887
    Henry Ward Beecher
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    Private opinion is weak, but public opinion is almost omnipotent.
  • Harold Lindsell
    Harold Lindsell
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    Satan is neither omnipotent nor free to do everything he pleases. Prince of the world he may be, but the Prince of Peace has come and dealt him a death blow.
  • Percy Bysshe Shelley
    Percy Bysshe Shelley
    English poet 1792-1822
    Percy Bysshe Shelley
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    To be omnipotent bui friendless is to reign.
  • Percy Bysshe Shelley
    Percy Bysshe Shelley
    English poet 1792-1822
    Percy Bysshe Shelley
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    To be omnipotent but friendless is to reign.
  • Benjamin Disraeli
    Benjamin Disraeli
    English statesman and writer 1804-1881
    Benjamin Disraeli
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    Worry - a God, invisible but omnipotent. It steals the bloom from the cheek and lightness from the pulse; it takes away the appetite, and turns the hair gray.
  • Theodor W. Adorno
    Theodor W. Adorno
    German philosopher, sociologist and composer 1903-1969
    Theodor W. Adorno
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    Art is permitted to survive only if it renounces the right to be different, and integrates itself into the omnipotent realm of the profane.
  • Rupert Brooke
    Rupert Brooke
    British poet 1887-1915
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    But somewhere, beyond Space and Time, is wetter water, slimier slime! And there (they trust) there swimmeth one who swam ere rivers were begun, immense of fishy form and mind, squamous omnipotent, and kind.
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