"Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely."
"Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power."John Acton on Abraham Lincoln
"Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't."John Acton on Margaret Thatcher
"Knowledge will give you power, but character respect."John Acton on Bruce Lee
"All things are subject to interpretation whichever interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power and not truth."John Acton on Friedrich Nietzsche
"Character is power."John Acton on Booker T. Washington
"If the past has been an obstacle and a burden, knowledge of the past is the safest and the surest emancipation."