"Before we acquire great power we must acquire wisdom to use it well."
"Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power."Ralph Waldo Emerson on Abraham Lincoln
"Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't."Ralph Waldo Emerson on Margaret Thatcher
"Knowledge will give you power, but character respect."Ralph Waldo Emerson on Bruce Lee
"All things are subject to interpretation whichever interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power and not truth."Ralph Waldo Emerson on Friedrich Nietzsche
"Character is power."Ralph Waldo Emerson on Booker T. Washington
"All diseases run into one, old age."
"The age of a woman doesn't mean a thing. The best tunes are played on the oldest fiddles."
"Each age, it is found, must write its own books or rather, each generation for the next succeeding."
"For every minute you remain angry, you give up sixty seconds of peace of mind."
"Every artist was first an amateur."