Booker T. Washington
Character is power.
Man's greatness lies in his power of thought.
Nothing can withstand the power of the human will if it is willing to stake its very existence to the extent of its purpose.
Nothing has any power over me other than that which I give it through my conscious thoughts.
Immense power is acquired by assuring yourself in your secret reveries that you were born to control affairs.
Every man who knows how to read has it in his power to magnify himself, to multiply the ways in which he exists, to make his life full, significant and interesting.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Nothing external to you has any power over you.
The miracle, or the power, that elevates the few is to be found in their industry, application, and perseverance under the prompting of a brave, determined spirit.
Knowledge is power.
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