"In our natural state, we are glorious beings. In the world of illusion, we are lost and imprisoned, slaves to our appetites and our will to false power."
"Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power."Marianne Williamson on Abraham Lincoln
"Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't."Marianne Williamson on Margaret Thatcher
"Knowledge will give you power, but character respect."Marianne Williamson on Bruce Lee
"All things are subject to interpretation whichever interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power and not truth."Marianne Williamson on Friedrich Nietzsche
"Character is power."Marianne Williamson on Booker T. Washington
"I deepen my experience of God through prayer, meditation, and forgiveness."
"Love is what we were born with. Fear is what we learned here."
"Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our Light, not our Darkness, that most frightens us."
"As we let our light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence actually liberates others."
"The practice of forgiveness is our most important contribution to the healing of the world."