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- We have, I fear, confused power with greatness.
- Stewart L. Udall (1920 - ), commencement address, Dartmouth College, June 13, 1965
- An honest man can feel no pleasure in the exercise of power over his fellow citizens.
- Thomas Jefferson (1743 - 1826), letter to John Melish, January 13, 1813
- The love of liberty is the love of others; the love of power is the love of ourselves.
- William Hazlitt (1778 - 1830)
- Power consists in one's capacity to link his will with the purpose of others, to lead by reason and a gift of cooperation.
- Woodrow Wilson (1856 - 1924), letter to Mary A. Hulbert, September 21, 1913