Quotes: powerful

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  • Chief Seattle
    Chief Seattle
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    A few more moons, a few more winters, and not one of all the mighty hosts that once filled this broad land or that now roam in fragmentary bands through these vast solitudes will remain to weep over the tombs of a people once as powerful and as hopeful as your own. But why should we repine? Why should I murmur at the fate of my people? Tribes are made up of individuals and are no better than they. Men come and go like the waves of the sea. A tear, a tamanamus, a dirge, and they are gone from our
    Source: Speech 1854
  • Plato
    Plato
    Greek philosopher 427 BC - 347 BC
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    An alliance with a powerful person is never safe.
    Source: Phaedrus
  • Richard M. DeVos
    Richard M. DeVos
    American businessman, co-founder of Amway Corp. 1926-
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    Few things in the world are more powerful than a positive push. A smile. A world of optimism and hope. A ''you can do it'' when things are tough.
  • Of course, English is a very powerful language, a colonizer's language and a gift to a writer. English has destroyed and sucked up the languages of other cultures - its cruelty is its vitality.
  • Carol Roth
    Carol Roth
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    Social media can be a powerful tool to listen to, engage with and gain access to customers that you would otherwise not be able to connect with.
  • Alfred Adler
    Alfred Adler
    Austrian psychiatrist 1870-1937
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    The greater the feeling of inferiority that has been experienced, the more powerful is the urge to conquest and the more violent the emotional agitation.
  • St. Gregory the Great
    St. Gregory the Great
    Pope of the Catholic Church 540-604
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    When a girl ceases to blush, she has lost the most powerful charm of her beauty.
  • Bruce Cockburn
    Bruce Cockburn
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    'Each One Lost' I wrote the day after I got home. My week in Afghanistan was a very short trip, but it was a powerful experience.
  • Cat Stevens
    Cat Stevens
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    'Peace Train' is a song I wrote, the message of which continues to breeze thunderously through the hearts of millions. There is a powerful need for people to feel that gust of hope rise up again.
  • Carol Gilligan
    Carol Gilligan
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    ... while men represent powerful activity as assertion and aggression, women in contrast portray acts of nurturance as acts of strength.
  • Ernest Hemingway
    Ernest Hemingway
    American writer 1899-1961
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    A beautiful vacuum filled with wealthy monogamists, all powerful and members of the best families all drinking themselves to death.
  • A community is democratic only when the humblest and weakest person can enjoy the highest civil, economic, and social rights that the biggest and most powerful possess.
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
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    A powerful agent is the right word. Whenever we come upon one of those intensely right words... the resulting effect is physical as well as spiritual, and electrically prompt.
  • Marcel Proust
    Marcel Proust
    French novelist, critic, and essayist 1871-1922
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    A powerful idea communicates some of its strength to him who challenges it.
  • Umberto Eco
    Umberto Eco
    Italian writer 1932 -
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    A secret is powerful when it is empty.
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