Quotes on Balance Of Power

What you have in Iraq is not just a society coming apart like Yugoslavia or Congo. What is at stake is not just Iraq's stability but the balance of power in the region. Vali Nasr

Let the entire system of government be strengthened, and let the balance of power be drawn up in such a manner that it will be permanent and incapable of decay because of its own tenuity. Simon Bolivar

There must be, not a balance of power, but a community of power; not organized rivalries, but an organized peace. Woodrow Wilson

Cryptography shifts the balance of power from those with a monopoly on violence to those who comprehend mathematics and security design. Jacob Appelbaum

Abroad, the balance of power is shifting. There are new and more terrible weapons-new and uncertain nations-new pressures of population and deprivation. John F Kennedy

I have decided to give up heterosexuality. I have decided that, while the project of altering the balance of power within heterosexual relationships is still a valid one, it is no longer one I can espouse-so to speak. There is no revolutionary hope for the heterosexual, and I have therefore decided to love myself and become a lesbian. Michelene Wandor

We have heard all of our lives how, after the Civil War was over, the South went back to straighten itself out and make a living again. It was for many years a voiceless part of the government. The balance of power moved away from it-to the north and the east. The problems of the north and the east became the big problem of the country and nobody paid much attention to the economic unbalance the South had left as its only choice. Lyndon B Johnson

The twentieth century had dispensed with the formal declaration of war and introduced the fifth column, sabotage, cold war, and war by proxy, but that was only the begining. Summit meetings for disarmament pursued mutual understanding and a balance of power but were also held to learn the strengths and weaknesses of the enemy. The world of the war-or-peace alternative became a world in which war was peace and peace war. Stanislaw Lem

Success goes thus invariably with a certain plus or positive power: an ounce of power must balance an ounce of weight. Ralph Waldo Emerson

An elective despotism was not the government we fought for, but one which should not only be founded on true free principles, but in which the powers of government should be so divided and balanced among general bodies of magistracy, as that no one could transcend their legal limits without being effectually checked and restrained by the others. Thomas Jefferson

The black man in North America was sickest of all politically. He let the white man divide him into such foolishness as considering himself a black 'Democrat,' a black 'Republican,' a black 'Conservative,' or a black 'Liberal' ...when a ten-million black vote bloc could be the deciding balance of power in American politics, because the white man's vote is almost always evenly divided. Malcolm X

I have ever deemed it fundamental for the United States never to take active part in the quarrels of Europe. Their political interests are entirely distinct from ours. Their mutual jealousies, their balance of power, their complicated alliances, their forms and principles of government, are all foreign to us. They are nations of eternal war. Thomas Jefferson

All things being equal, I would choose a woman over a man in order to even the balance of power, to insinuate a different perspective into the process, to give young women something to shoot for and someone to look up to. But all things are rarely equal. Anna Quindlen

Peace is not merely the absence of war. Nor can it be reduced solely to the maintenance of a balance of power between enemies. Nor is it brought about by dictatorship. Instead, it is rightly and appropriately called "an enterprise of justice" (Is. 32:7). Peace results from that harmony built into human society by its divine founder, and actualized by men as they thirst after ever greater justice. Pope Paul Vi

If a beach-head of cooperation may push back the jungle of suspicion, let both sides join in creating a new endeavor, not a new balance of power, but a new world of law, where the strong are just and the weak secure and the peace preserved. All this will not be finished in the first one hundred days. Nor will it be finished in the first one thousand days, nor in the life of this Administration, nor even perhaps in our lifetime on this planet. But let us begin. John F Kennedy

It has been the struggle between privileged men who have managed to get hold of the levers of power and the people in general withtheir vague and changing aspirations for equality, for justice, for some kind of gentler brotherhood and peace, which has kept that balance of forces we call our system of government in equilibrium. John Dos Passos

Th abuse of greatness is when it disjoins remorse from power. William Shakespeare

The balance of power is the scale of peace. Thomas Paine

The balance of power in a society accompanies the balance of property in land. John Adams

The balance of power is the scale of peace. The same balance would be preserved were all the world not destitute of arms, for all would be alike; but since some will not, others dare not lay them aside ... Horrid mischief would ensue were one half the world deprived of the use of them ... the weak will become prey to the strong. Thomas Paine

We do not yet trust the unknown power of thoughts. Ralph Waldo Emerson

Let the power of intention lead the way. Sharon Salzberg

And as a writer now, I want to save Linda's life. Not her body-her life. Tim O'Brien

It is the power of music to carry one directly into the mental state of the composer. Ludwig Van Beethoven

I find beauty in the continual shaping of chaos which clearly embodies the primordial power of nature's performance Iris van Herpen

Pain is the biggest power of love. Stephen King

The most fundamental form of integrative power is the power of love. Kenneth E. Boulding

In the end, peace can be achieved only by hegemony or by balance of power. Henry A Kissinger

With the rise of America, the global balance of power shifted away from the old European powers. Armstrong Williams

When you complain, you make yourself a victim. When you speak out, you are in power. Eckhart Tolle

Let us, cautious in diction And mighty in contradiction, Love powerfully. Martin Buber

The powers of nature are never in repose; her work never stands still. Adam Sedgwick

The day I was born, March 1, 1994, Celine Dion was solid at 1 with 'The Power of Love.' Not a bad start to your life. Justin Bieber

The power of love, as the basis of a State, has never been tried. Ralph Waldo Emerson

Speech is power: speech is to persuade, to convert, to compel. It is to bring another out of his bad sense into your good sense. Ralph Waldo Emerson

Stress is caused by being here but wanting to be there, or being in the present but wanting to be in the future. It's a split that tears you apart inside. Eckhart Tolle

I have yet to find something that beats the power of being in love, or the power of music at its most magical. Yo-Yo Ma

The cold, increased by the tremendous speed, deprived them of the power of speech. Jules Verne

Art is the employent of the powers of nature for an end. John Stuart Mill

Such is the power of love in gentle mind, That it can alter all the course of kind. Edmund Spenser

Sometimes, very occasionally, you do your best boxing with your mouth. Bryce Courtenay

Fear unchecked grows exponentially. Love poured forth has the power to remove it. Thus is the power of God in our lives Marianne Williamson

The power of thought is far greater than most people ever realize. Karen Marie Moning

Priesthood ordinances are the pathway to the power of godliness. David A Bednar

There is a form of communication that transcends the power of words. Joseph B Wirthlin

Pain can only feed on pain. Pain cannot feed on joy. It finds it quite indigestible. Eckhart Tolle

When you are present, when your attention is fully and intensely in the Now, Being can be felt, but it can never be understood mentally. Eckhart Tolle

People are ultimately threatened by young people taking positions of power. Lena Dunham

Such is the power of imagination, that even a chimerical pleasure in expectation affects us more than a solid pleasure in possession. Henry Home, Lord Kames

On days where I feel the karma is in balance I'm not afraid of death. And when I feel it's weighing heavily on the negative side, then I get very scared and just think about eternal damnation and how unpleasant that would be. Will Oldham

Beliefs have the power to create and the power to destroy. Tony Robbins

Only equals make friends, every other relationship is contrived and off balance. Maya Angelou

...love is essentially a much simpler phenomenon-it becomes complicated, corrupted or obstructed by an unequal balance of power. Shulamith Firestone

A strong brand is the only thing that can tip the balance of power between distributors and a manufacturer back into the manufacturer's favor. David F. D'Alessandro

I don't believe, in the 21st century, in the balance of power system. This is a European idea of the 19th and 20th centuries. Joschka Fischer

American presence is, you know, the major cause of balance of power and the stability in this region. Kim Dae Jung

Courage is the power of the mind to overcome fear. Martin Luther King, Jr.

All this creative power of the mind amounts to no more than the faculty of compounding, transposing, augmenting, or diminishing the materials afforded us the by senses and experience. David Hume

By banishing doubt and trusting your intuitive feelings, you clear a space for the power of intention to flow through. Wayne Dyer

We know that madness belongs to love,-what power to paint a vile object in hues of heaven. Ralph Waldo Emerson

When science is learned in love, and its powers are wielded by love, they will appear the supplements and continuations of the material creation. Ralph Waldo Emerson

Nothing can prevent your picture from coming into concrete form except the power which gave it birth-yourself. Genevieve Behrend

What must be the knowledge of Him, from whom all created minds have derived both their power of knowledge, and the innumerable objects of their knowledge! What must be the wisdom of Him, from whom all things derive their wisdom! Timothy Dwight IV

I leave you love. I leave you hope. I leave you the challenge of developing confidence in one another. I leave you respect for the use of power. I leave you faith. I leave you racial dignity. Mary Mcleod Bethune

All works of love are works of peace. Mother Teresa

The stupidity of men always invites the insolence of power. Ralph Waldo Emerson

I was going to buy a copy of "The Power of Positive Thinking", and then I thought: What good would that do? Ronnie Shakes

Particularly the broad masses of the people can be moved only by the power of speech. Adolf Hitler

It is the power of thought that gives man power over nature. Hans Christian Andersen

To be identified with your mind is to be trapped in time: the compulsion to live almost exclusively through memory and anticipation. Eckhart Tolle

A fondness for power is implanted in most men, and it is natural to abuse it when acquired. Alexander Hamilton

A good intention clothes itself with power. Ralph Waldo Emerson

They are not leaders because of brilliancy. ...but because, by the power of prayer, they could command the power of God. Edward Mckendree Bounds

Bore: one who has the power of speech but not the capacity for conversation. Benjamin Disraeli

Space has no "existence." "To exist" literally means "to stand out." You cannot understand space because it doesn't stand out. Although in itself it has no existence, it enables everything else to exist. Silence has no existence either, nor does the unmanifested. Eckhart Tolle

I just loved the power of positive thinking, letting yourself go. Jason Mraz

Our best ideas come from clerks and stockboys. Sam Walton

It is the power of the mind to be unconquerable. Seneca the Younger

I remind myself of the power of thought and how it's my obligation as a citizen (and student) of humanity to propel compassion. Alyssa Milano

I think everything I do is normal, not paranormal but normal. Its using the power of the mind to achieve whatever we can endure. David Blaine



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