In a democracy the poor will have more power than the rich, because there are more of them, and the will of the majority is supreme.
The one exclusive sign of thorough knowledge is the power of teaching.
It is just that we should be grateful, not only to those with whose views we may agree, but also to those who have expressed more superficial views; for these also contributed something, by developing before us the powers of thought.
Politicians also have no leisure, because they are always aiming at something beyond political life itself, power and glory, or happiness.
A good character carries with it the highest power of causing a thing to be believed.
The ultimate value of life depends upon awareness and the power of contemplation rather than upon mere survival.
Anybody can become angry - that is easy, but to be angry with the right person and to the right degree and at the right time and for the right purpose, and in the right way - that is not within everybody's power and is not easy.
A sense is what has the power of receiving into itself the sensible forms of things without the matter, in the way in which a piece of wax takes on the impress of a signet-ring without the iron or gold.
What it lies in our power to do, it lies in our power not to do.