Quotes About Might

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T.H. White
“There was just such a man when I was young—an Austrian who invented a new way of life and convinced himself that he was the chap to make it work. He tried to impose his reformation by the sword, and plunged the civilized world into misery and chaos. But the thing which this fellow had overlooked, my friend, was that he had a predecessor in the reformation business, called Jesus Christ. Perhaps we may assume that Jesus knew as much as the Austrian did about saving people. But the odd thing is that Jesus did not turn the disciples into strom troopers, burn down the Temple at Jerusalem, and fix the blame on Pontius Pilate. On the contrary, he made it clear that the business of the philosopher was to make ideas available, and not to impose them on people.”
T.H. White, The Once and Future King

Lemony Snicket
“Anyone who thinks the pen is mightier than the sword has not been stabbed with both.”
Lemony Snicket, When Did You See Her Last?

Dannika Dark
“The most self-damaging words in the English language are: try, might, and if. These are words of uncertainty. Will you fail? That is possible. But continue doubting your abilities and you’ll never succeed.”
Dannika Dark, Gravity

Robert G. Ingersoll
“The history of man is simply the history of slavery, of injustice and brutality, together with the means by which he has, through the dead and desolate years, slowly and painfully advanced. He has been the sport and prey of priest and king, the food of superstition and cruel might. Crowned force has governed ignorance through fear. Hypocrisy and tyranny—two vultures—have fed upon the liberties of man. From all these there has been, and is, but one means of escape—intellectual development. Upon the back of industry has been the whip. Upon the brain have been the fetters of superstition. Nothing has been left undone by the enemies of freedom. Every art and artifice, every cruelty and outrage has been practiced and perpetrated to destroy the rights of man. In this great struggle every crime has been rewarded and every virtue has been punished. Reading, writing, thinking and investigating have all been crimes.

Every science has been an outcast.

All the altars and all the thrones united to arrest the forward march of the human race. The king said that mankind must not work for themselves. The priest said that mankind must not think for themselves. One forged chains for the hands, the other for the soul. Under this infamous regime the eagle of the human intellect was for ages a slimy serpent of hypocrisy.

The human race was imprisoned. Through some of the prison bars came a few struggling rays of light. Against these bars Science pressed its pale and thoughtful face, wooed by the holy dawn of human advancement. Bar after bar was broken away. A few grand men escaped and devoted their lives to the liberation of their fellows.”
Robert G. Ingersoll, The Liberty of Man, Woman and Child

Wayne Gerard Trotman
“Growth of consciousness does not depend on the might of the intellect but on the conviction of the heart.”
Wayne Gerard Trotman, Veterans of the Psychic Wars

Richelle E. Goodrich
“Statistics, likelihoods, and probabilities mean everything to men, nothing to God.”
Richelle E. Goodrich, Smile Anyway: Quotes, Verse, & Grumblings for Every Day of the Year

Mark Twain
“Evolution is the law of policies: Darwin said it, Socrates endorsed it, Cuvier proved it and established it for all time in his paper on 'The Survival of the Fittest.' These are illustrious names, this is a mighty doctrine: nothing can ever remove it from its firm base, nothing dissolve it, but evolution.”
Mark Twain

Israelmore Ayivor
“Your future is bright. Just stop hanging around people who try to dim your light and you will climb up to a higher height! Don't give up on the fight! Stand up for your right! It's within your might!”
Israelmore Ayivor, Daily Drive 365

Alex Morritt
“The pen may indeed be mightier than the sword, but the wordsmith would do well to welcome the blacksmith back into the fold, so that artisan craftsmanship the world over may fend off the ravages of industrialised homogeneity and bland monoculture.”
Alex Morritt, Impromptu Scribe
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George MacDonald
“It is just the old way--that of obedience. If you have ever seen the Lord, if only from afar--if you have any vaguest suspicion that the Jew Jesus, who professed to have come from God, was a better man, a different man--one of your first duties must be to open your ears to His words and see whether they seem to you to be true. Then, if they do, to obey them with your whole strength and might. This is the way of life, which will lead a man out of its miseries into life indeed.”
George MacDonald, The Marquis' Secret

“It is necessary to learn to turn your falls and misfortunes into God’s power and might in order
to have prosperity.”
Sunday Adelaja

“Those million mistakes you did may not make you cry, but the ones you dint try might make you to.”
Pradeepa Pandiyan

Israelmore Ayivor
“Don’t dim the light in you. Make your corner bright. Fight a good fight with all your might. Wake up and dare to win; never fear because of what others might say. You’ll overcome!”
Israelmore Ayivor, Dream Big!: See Your Bigger Picture!

Israelmore Ayivor
“Embrace the power of little things and you will build a tower of mighty things. Mighty things are made up varieties of little things put together!”
Israelmore Ayivor, Daily Drive 365

Richelle E. Goodrich
“It is the image of physical brawn, sheer force, and commanding volume we so often associate with might. But I have found the might of an army exists in the faith of a child and in quiet, earnest prayers as well as in the heart of one who loves.”
Richelle E. Goodrich, Making Wishes: Quotes, Thoughts, & a Little Poetry for Every Day of the Year

Kahlil Gibran
“Beauty is a thing of might and dread.
Like the tempest she shakes the earth beneath us and the sky above us.”
Kahlil Gibran, The Prophet

Israelmore Ayivor
“What lies behind us may be mighty. What lies before us may be mightier. But what lies within us is the mightiest of all! Christ within us is the hope of Glory!”
Israelmore Ayivor, Daily Drive 365

Israelmore Ayivor
“Hold tight the gift seeds in thy palms. Sow them all when the time is right. By God's wisdom they'll grow, not by thy might. And you shall reap them all before it's night! Live life so well!”
Israelmore Ayivor, Daily Drive 365

“The ancient wisdom of the masters says that even a mighty oak was once a nut like you.”
Mark Brown

“Superior might does not guarantee success, especially in a war where political considerations dominate.”
Richard H. Shultz Jr.

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