"Nothing is more gratifying to the mind of man than power or dominion."
"Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power."Joseph Addison on Abraham Lincoln
"Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't."Joseph Addison on Margaret Thatcher
"Knowledge will give you power, but character respect."Joseph Addison on Bruce Lee
"All things are subject to interpretation whichever interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power and not truth."Joseph Addison on Friedrich Nietzsche
"Character is power."Joseph Addison on Booker T. Washington
"The stars shall fade away, the sun himself Grow dim with age, and nature sink in years, But thou shalt flourish in immortal youth, Unhurt amidst the wars of elements, The wrecks of matter, and the crush of worlds."
"Young men soon give, and soon forget, affronts old age is slow in both."
"It is folly for an eminent man to think of escaping censure, and a weakness to be affected with it. All the illustrious persons of antiquity, and indeed of every age in the world, have passed through this fiery persecution."
"There is nothing that makes its way more directly into the soul than beauty."
"Cheerfulness is the best promoter of health and is as friendly to the mind as to the body."