"Hateful is the power, and pitiable is the life, of those who wish to be feared rather than loved."
"Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power."Cornelius Nepos on Abraham Lincoln
"Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't."Cornelius Nepos on Margaret Thatcher
"Knowledge will give you power, but character respect."Cornelius Nepos on Bruce Lee
"All things are subject to interpretation whichever interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power and not truth."Cornelius Nepos on Friedrich Nietzsche
"Character is power."Cornelius Nepos on Booker T. Washington