Where love rules, there is no will to power, and where power predominates, there love is lacking. The one is the shadow of the other.

Where love rules, there is no will to power, and where power predominates, there love is lacking. The one is the shadow of the other.


Power has no limits.

Power has no limits.


Self reverence, self knowledge, self control – These three alone lead to power.

Self reverence, self knowledge, self control - These three alone lead to power.


Power will intoxicate the best hearts, as wine the strongest heads. No man is wise enough, nor good enough to be trusted with unlimited power.

Power will intoxicate the best hearts, as wine the strongest heads. No man is wise enough, nor good enough to be trusted with unlimited power.


Power does not corrupt man, fools, however, if they got into a position of power, corrupt power.

Power does not corrupt man, fools, however, if they got into a position of power, corrupt power.


Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did and it never will.

Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did and it never will.


My opinion is, that power should always be distrusted, in whatever hands it is placed.

My opinion is, that power should always be distrusted, in whatever hands it is placed.

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