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"Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't."  (Margaret Thatcher)

"Not necessity, not desire--no, the love of power is the demon of men. Let them have everything--health, food, a place to live, entertainment--they are and remain unhappy and low-spirited: for the demon waits and waits and will be satisfied."  (Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche)

"Power corrupts, and absolute power corrupts absolutely."  (George Orwell)

"Power is not a means; it is an end. One does not establish a dictatorship in order to safeguard a revolution; one makes the revolution in order to establish the dictatorship."  (George Orwell, Nineteen Eighty-Four)

"The power to command frequently causes failure to think."  (Barbara W. Tuchman, American historian, 1912-1989, The March of Folly)

"The truth is that every intelligent man, as you know, dreams of being a gangster and of ruling over society by force alone."  (Albert Camus, The Fall)

"The world itself is the will to power--and nothing else! And you yourself are the will to power--and nothing else!"  (Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche)

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