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Quotes of powers

  1. For the creation of a masterwork of literature two powers must concur the power of the man and the power of the moment and the man is not enough without the moment – Matthew Arnold
  2. Give yourself an even greater challenge than the one you are trying to master and you will develop the powers necessary to overcome the original difficulty – William Bennett
  3. There is a power in public opinion in this country and I thank God for it for it is the most honest and best of all powers which will not tolerate an incompetent or unworthy man to hold in his weak or wicked hands the lives and fortunes of his fellow -citizens – Martin Van Buren
  4. The elements and majestic forces in nature Lightning Wind Water Fire and Frost were regarded with awe as spiritual powers but always secondary and intermediate in character – Charles Eastman
  5. A good indignation brings out all one's powers – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  6. There must be room for the imagination to exercise its powers we must conceive and apprehend a thousand things which we do not actually witness – William Godwin
  7. In these negotiations we are not a helpless object although great world powers are involved We play an active role and try to influence our destiny we have our own trump cards and we use them – Alija Izetbegovic
  8. There are two powers in the world one is the sword and the other is the pen There is a great competition and rivalry between the two There is a third power stronger than both that of the women – Muhammad Ali Jinnah
  9. It is not enough to show people how to live better there is a mandate for any group with enormous powers of communication to show people how to be better – Marya Mannes
  10. Enter every activity without giving mental recognition to the possibility of defeat Concentrate on your strengths instead of your weaknesses on your powers instead of your problems – Paul J. Meyer
  11. The discovery of truth is prevented more effectively not by the false appearance things present and which mislead into error not directly by weakness of the reasoning powers but by preconceived opinion by prejudice – Arthur Schopenhauer
  12. The two most engaging powers of an author are to make new things familiar familiar things new – William Makepeace Thackeray
  13. The animals that depend on instinct have an inherent knowledge of the laws of economics and of how to apply them Man with his powers of reason has reduced economics to the level of a farce which is at once funnier and more tragic than Tobacco Road – James Thurber
  14. All the powers in the universe are already ours It is we who have put our hands before our eyes and cry that it is dark – Swami Vivekananda
  15. Goals provide the energy source that powers our lives One of the best ways we can get the most from the energy we have is to focus it That is what goals can do for us concentrate our energy – Denis Waitley

Usage examples for powers

  1. Let your powers of darkness come Elijah I said quietly but I tell you this before they come there are certain things you will have to tell me – The Coming of the King by James Hocking
  2. The archbishop has been given full powers – The Puppet Crown by Harold MacGrath
  3. Whatever her experience during the last days or weeks had been it had brought her to the end of her powers – Mary Wollaston by Henry Kitchell Webster
  4. Who gave you the powers of reason and speech – An Address to the Inhabitants of the Colonies, Established in New South Wales and Norfolk Island. by Richard Johnson
  5. Some of the powers granted from their very nature interfere in their execution with contracts of parties ” – Monopolies and the People by D. C. Cloud
  6. The other two poets just mentioned were really new powers – A History of Nineteenth Century Literature (1780-1895) by George Saintsbury
  7. All other powers depend on the pope – Monks, Popes, and their Political Intrigues by John Alberger
  8. Be the powers no ” – My Lady of the Chimney Corner by Alexander Irvine
  9. Or it will do other strange things because different whinchers have different powers – Rootabaga Stories by Carl Sandburg
  10. They are obliged to talk at the very moment when they wish to use their powers of expression for a very different purpose – Coningsby by Benjamin Disraeli
  11. Only let those who come come with full powers as you desire us ” – The History of the Peloponnesian War by Thucydides
  12. We must learn what these Powers purpose doing – The Lighted Match by Charles Neville Buck
  13. By the powers Terence ” – With Moore At Corunna by G. A. Henty
  14. “ To wise the powers is to give information to the Naval officers – Dave Darrin's First Year at Annapolis by H. Irving Hancock
  15. So long as I live I am to have powers over my property to alter my will as I please – History Of Egypt, Chaldæa, Syria, Babylonia, And Assyria In The Light Of Recent Discovery by L.W. King and H.R. Hall
  16. On the whole however he was satisfied about her alarm and excitement had restrung her powers and she knew herself to have done her part so that she was ready to be both cheerful and important over the evening meal – The Clever Woman of the Family by Charlotte M. Yonge
  17. Also do you not see that there cannot be two equally Great Powers in Germany ” – The Prussian Terror by Alexandre Dumas
  18. We have here to deal with other powers of darkness – The Children of the World by Paul Heyse
  19. But it was with a heavy heart for he greatly doubted his own powers – This Country Of Ours by H. E. Marshall Author: Henrietta Elizabeth Marshall
  20. “ Asy boys now said Corney we're all right when we're here an' by the powers – The Macdermots of Ballycloran by Anthony Trollope

Rhymes for powers

  • ours;
  • hours, scours, sours, towers, flowers, showers, cowers, bowers, flours;
  • devours, empowers;
  • superpowers;

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