"To have what we want is riches but to be able to do without is power."
"Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power."George MacDonald on Abraham Lincoln
"Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't."George MacDonald on Margaret Thatcher
"Knowledge will give you power, but character respect."George MacDonald on Bruce Lee
"All things are subject to interpretation whichever interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power and not truth."George MacDonald on Friedrich Nietzsche
"Character is power."George MacDonald on Booker T. Washington
"Age is not all decay it is the ripening, the swelling, of the fresh life within, that withers and bursts the husk."
"Attitudes are more important than facts."
"It is not in the nature of politics that the best men should be elected. The best men do not want to govern their fellowmen."
"Man finds it hard to get what he wants, because he does not want the best God finds it hard to give, because He would give the best, and man will not take it."
"It is our best work that God wants, not the dregs of our exhaustion. I think he must prefer quality to quantity."