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The man whose authority is recent is always stern.
Power
Aeschylus

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Destiny. A tyrant's authority for crime and a fool's excuse for failure.
Destiny
Ambrose Bierce

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Authority without wisdom is like a heavy ax without an edge, fitter to bruise than to polish.
Authority
Anne Bradstreet

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Great is the power, great is the authority of a senate that is unanimous in its opinions.
Congress
Marcus T. Cicero

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Anyone who in discussion relies upon authority uses, not his understanding, but rather his memory.
Authority
Leonardo Da Vinci

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The faith that stands on authority is not faith.
Faith
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Authority is never without hate.
Authority
Euripides

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Freedom of conscience entails more dangers than authority and despotism.
Conscience
Michel Foucault

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Nothing strengthens authority so much as silence.
Authority
Charles De Gaulle

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There is no moral authority like that of sacrifice.
Sacrifice
Nadine Gordimer

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Whenever there is authority, there is a natural inclination to disobedience.
Power
Thomas C. Haliburton

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I grew up to always respect authority and respect those in charge.
Authority
Grant Hill

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Every great advance in natural knowledge has involved the absolute rejection of authority.
Knowledge
Thomas H. Huxley

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We have to hate our immediate predecessors to get free of their authority.
Generations
D. H. Lawrence

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Authority poisons everybody who takes authority on himself.
Authority
Vladimir Ilyich Lenin

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The wisest have the most authority.
Wisdom
Plato

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Surround yourself with the best people you can find, delegate authority, and don't interfere.
Management
Ronald Reagan

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No statement should be believed because it is made by an authority.
Authority
Hans Reichenbach

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How a minority, reaching majority, seizing authority, hates a minority!
Minorities
Leonard H. Robbins

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Kindness out of season destroys authority.
Kindness
Sandi

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Authority founded on injustice is never of long duration.
Power
Seneca

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Art made tongue-tied by authority.
Censorship
William Shakespeare

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man, proud man,Dressd in a little brief authority,
Uncategorised
William Shakespeare

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The authority of any governing institution must stop at its citizen's skin.
Body
Gloria Steinem

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Authority forgets a dying king.
Death and Dying
Lord Alfred Tennyson

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