"The incentive to ambition is the love of power."
"Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power."William Hazlitt on Abraham Lincoln
"Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't."William Hazlitt on Margaret Thatcher
"Knowledge will give you power, but character respect."William Hazlitt 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 Hazlitt on Friedrich Nietzsche
"Character is power."William Hazlitt on Booker T. Washington
"To be happy, we must be true to nature and carry our age along with us."
"Love turns, with a little indulgence, to indifference or disgust hatred alone is immortal."
"Rules and models destroy genius and art."
"The art of life is to know how to enjoy a little and to endure very much."
"Cunning is the art of concealing our own defects, and discovering other people's weaknesses."