"Power doesn't corrupt people, people corrupt power."
"Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power."William Gaddis on Abraham Lincoln
"Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't."William Gaddis on Margaret Thatcher
"Knowledge will give you power, but character respect."William Gaddis on Bruce Lee
"All things are subject to interpretation whichever interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power and not truth."William Gaddis on Friedrich Nietzsche
"Character is power."William Gaddis on Booker T. Washington