John Adams quotes about power

"Power always thinks... that it is doing God's service when it is violating all his laws."

John Adams   power

"There is danger from all men. The only maxim of a free government ought to be to trust no man living with power to endanger the public liberty."

John Adams   power

"There is danger from all men. The only maxim of a free government ought to be to trust no man living with power to endanger the public liberty."

John Adams   power

"There is danger from all men. The only maxim of a free government ought to be to trust no man living with power to endanger the public liberty."

John Adams   power

"Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases."

John Adams   power

"Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases."

John Adams   power

"Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases."

John Adams   power

"Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases."

John Adams   power

"Power always thinks it has a great soul and vast views beyond the comprehension of the weak."

John Adams   power

"Liberty, according to my metaphysics is a self-determining power in an intellectual agent. It implies thought and choice and power."

John Adams   power
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