Authority Figures Quotes


The world needs women who stop asking for permission from the principal. Permission to live their lives as they deeply know they often should. I think we still look to authority figures for validation, recognition, permission. Elizabeth Gilbert

A lot of authority figures want to be good. I sense that, and yet at the same time I sense that authority, after a while, always leads to some kind of oppression. When the minority report comes in, what you do is run the minority out of town with a flaming cross. It's just the way things are. Stephen King

Single parents in particular may have trouble maintaining themselves as authority figures because of underlying guilt; they feel acontinuing sense that they have deprived their kids of the second parent, and so they tend to give in to the children's requests, even when unreasonable. Margaret Kennedy

Authority figures always attract trouble J K Rowling

People are so afraid of authority figures and doctors are authority figures. Martha Beck

In 1600, when Shakespeares audience at the Globe heard Hamlet for the first time, every one of them knew very well what it meant to be handed a cup of wine by a figure of authority and told to drink. Neil Macgregor

My only purpose is to teach children to rebel against authority figures. Sherman Alexie

I obviously identify with the anti-authority figure. I've pretty much always had problems with authority, ever since I was a kid. Denis Leary

Authority figures are so irritating. Because they always tell you to do things for reasons that aren't very good. That sums up what authority is about for me. Rupert Everett

All I'm being offered now are parts that are authority figures. I've done that. And that's not what I want. I want something different. Yaphet Kotto

One of the important lessons I learned from my parents is always to respect authority figures like teachers. Georges St-Pierre

I had to take responsibility, even if it meant saying no to an authority figure, because I was the authority on me. Kelley Armstrong

At home in Ireland, there's a habit of avoidance, an ironical attitude towards the authority figure. Seamus Heaney

The most famous self-made man in the world today is our own Edison. Talk with Mr. Edison and he will tell you he owes much if not most of his success to omnivorous reading. Forbes is one of his favorite publications. How closely he reads it can be gathered from a letter just received from him in which he asks the editor to forward a long analytical letter to the writer of a series of articles which contained two figures Mr. Edison questions, and he wants to know exactly on what authority or investigation they were based. Both letters were the product of Mr. Edison and were signed by him. B C Forbes

Listen to authority figures because of their position, but only believe them if they can explain why. Tucker Max

If every day of your life you are told by authority figures that the Earth is flat, you will be scared of falling off the edge whether you want to be or not. Mark Rippetoe

The pressure to conform to an authority figure or peer group can cause people to behave in shocking ways. Mike Lofgren

A father has to be a provider, a teacher, a role model, but most importantly, a distant authority figure who can never be pleased. Otherwise, how will children ever understand the concept of God? Stephen Colbert

Nothing strengthens authority so much as silence. Leonardo Da Vinci

Every great advance in natural knowledge has involved the absolute rejection of authority. Thomas Huxley



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