Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power.
16th president of US (1809 – 1865)
“What connects two thousand years of genocide? Too much power in too few hands.”
(Ukrainian born Austrian Activist, 1908-2005)
“Power is my mistress. I have worked too hard at her conquest to allow anyone to take her away from me.”
“You only have power over people so long as you don’t take everything away from them. But when you’ve robbed a man of everything, he’s no longer in your power – he’s free again.”