Powerful Quotes (269)

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Time perspective is one of the most powerful influences on all of human behavior. We're trying to show how people become biased to being exclusively past-, present- or future-oriented.

By : Philip Zimbardo

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Situational variables can exert powerful influences over human behavior, more so that we recognize or acknowledge.

By : Philip Zimbardo

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With our work at Kazaa, we began seeing growing broadband connections and more powerful computers and more streaming multimedia, and we saw that the traditional way of communicating by phone no longer made a lot of sense.

By : Niklas Zennstrom

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I believe that prayer is our powerful contact with the greatest force in the universe.

By : Loretta Young

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What is this powerful have over my tub? Surely, I am transfixed by your firecracker charm and your suspended electrified wit.

By : Isabel Yosito

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We all have an equal interest in stability and security throughout Europe. The years the OSCE has existed, and particularly this year, have given rise to great expectations and at the same time to powerful disappointments.

By : Boris Yeltsin

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Poetry is the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings: it takes its origin from emotion recollected in tranquility.

By : William Wordsworth

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That said, I should also add that I learned a great deal from being allowed in these privileged circles and am grateful for the opportunity to have worked closely with some of the most powerful and successful people in the business including Steven Spielberg and Ted Turner.

By : Douglas Wood

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Not even the most powerful organs of the press, including Time, Newsweek, and The New York Times, can discover a new artist or certify his work and make it stick. They can only bring you the scores.

By : Thomas Wolfe

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The particular feature of Berlin - well, all you need to do is look at the map: the geographical position of the city right in the heart of Europe, and the separation of the most powerful two blocs we've ever had in history, which went all the way through Germany.

By : Markus Wolf

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Whatever is powerful to you can be translated into something which will matter to somebody that you will never know.

By : Jeanette Winterson

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Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our Light, not our Darkness, that most frightens us.

By : Marianne Williamson

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When state and religion are one, religion becomes a means for the powerful to remain in power.

By : Walter Jon Williams

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My children are 10 and three, and the longing and the need for them is incredibly powerful.

By : Treat Williams

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Human beings are creators, flinging powerful images into the minds of their fellow men. And all of these images are built of tiny particles of thought.

By : Roy H. Williams

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One of the most powerful defences the media can offer for controversial actions is, of course, public interest.

By : Rowan D. Williams

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Oh while I live, to be the ruler of life, not a slave, to meet life as a powerful conqueror, and nothing exterior to me will ever take command of me.

By : Walt Whitman

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O my brethren, my heart is enlarge towards you. I trust I feel something of that hidden, but powerful presence of Christ, whilst I am preaching to you.

By : George Whitefield

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Because hypocrisy stinks in the nostrils one is likely to rate it as a more powerful agent for destruction than it is.

By : Rebecca West

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For anyone who works in front of an audience there is no thrill quite like that of feeling and hearing the evidence of the audience members' enjoyment. Laughter and applause really are powerful.

By : Randy West

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Film is a very, very powerful medium. It can either confirm the idea that things are wonderful the way they are, or it can reinforce the conception that things can be changed.

By : Wim Wenders

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There is nothing so powerful as truth, and often nothing so strange.

By : Daniel Webster

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But to me nothing - the negative, the empty - is exceedingly powerful.

By : Alan Watts

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I am now the target of the most powerful man in this country, with an army of aides whose major responsibility today seems to be to attack me and get rid of me.

By : Gerald Walpin

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Our educational system is appallingly poor right now. Yet, somehow we're turning out some of the most intellectual and powerful sophisticated minds in the world. I think that's because we still have the opportunity here.

By : Malcolm Wallop

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Nobody is as powerful as we make them out to be.

By : Alice Walker

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There was nothing in all Douglas's powerful effort that appealed to the higher instincts of human nature, while Lincoln always touched sympathetic cords. Lincoln's speech excited and sustained the enthusiasm of his audience to the end.

By : Henry Villard

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Let us face it: in the world today, money and economic strength remain more powerful arguments than the number of people you represent.

By : Guy Verhofstadt

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Second point is no one here could predict or know that Israel was involved or started producing the hydrogen bomb - the most advanced and powerful atomic bomb that can kill millions of people.

By : Mordechai Vanunu

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We can just assume they have much more and powerful, more advanced technology, all the new computers, everything could be much more easier and help them to build much more and many more nuclear weapons.

By : Mordechai Vanunu

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He who controls others may be powerful, but he who has mastered himself is mightier still.

By : Lao Tzu

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I can inspire people on how to use money, how to get economically powerful.

By : Mike Tyson

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For me the goddess is the female of God, She is powerful if different.

By : Tina Turner

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No, I'm not interested in developing a powerful brain. All I'm after is just a mediocre brain, something like the President of the American Telephone and Telegraph Company.

By : Alan Turing

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In days of doubt, in days of dreary musings on my country's fate, you alone are my comfort and support, oh great, powerful, righteous, and free Russian language!

By : Ivan Turgenev

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As long as Florida remains a swing state, Cuban exiles in Florida will remain a very powerful voting bloc.

By : Joshua A. Tucker

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Truth is powerful and it prevails.

By : Sojourner Truth

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The atom bomb was no "great decision." It was merely another powerful weapon in the arsenal of righteousness.

By : Harry S. Truman

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Although my early equipment was very modest, later I made my own and they were more powerful.

By : Clyde Tombaugh

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The two most powerful warriors are patience and time.

By : Leo Tolstoy

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