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Authority Quotes

These Motivational Quotes about Authority are dedicated to your career and personal success in life.

Football is like life - it requires perseverance,
self-denial, hard work, sacrifice,
dedication and respect for authority.
- Vince Lombardi

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Think for yourself and question authority.
- Timothy Leary

Anyone who conducts an argument by appealing to authority
is not using his intelligence; he is just using his memory.
- Leonardo da Vinci

NO ONE has been granted the authority to tell me
how my life should be lived.
I answer only to myself and to Spirit.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

 

No statement should be believed because it is made by an authority.
- Robert A. Heinlein

The ultimate authority must always rest
with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

A person acting from a motivation
of contribution and service
rises to such a level of moral authority
that worldly success is a natural result.
- Marianne Williamson


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The people are hungry:
It is because those in authority
eat up too much in taxes.
- Lao Tzu

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

Nothing strengthens authority so much as silence.
- Leonardo da Vinci

For those men who, sooner or later, are lucky enough
to break away from the pack, the most intoxicating moment
comes when they cease being bodies in other men's command
and find that they control their own time,
when they learn their own voice and authority.
- Theodore H. White

Leave no authority existing not responsible to the people.
- Thomas Jefferson

I am certainly not an authority on love because there
are no authorities on love,
just those who've had luck with it and those who haven't.
- Bill Cosby

Authority has every reason to fear the skeptic,
for authority can rarely survive in the face of doubt.
- Robert Lindner

To say that authority, whether secular or religious,
supplies no ground for morality
is not to deny the obvious fact that it supplies a sanction.
- Joseph Addison

Moral authority is never retained by
any attempt to hold on to it.
It comes without seeking and
is retained without effort.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Obedience to lawful authority is the foundation of manly character.
- Robert E. Lee

People are so afraid of authority figures and doctors are authority figures.
- Martha Beck

I do not believe in immortality of the individual,
and I consider ethics to be an exclusively human concern
with no superhuman authority behind it.
- Albert Einstein

He who is firmly seated in authority soon learns to think security,
and not progress, the highest lesson in statecraft.
- James Russell Lowell

Lawyer acted without authority from our band.
He had no right to sell the Wallowa country.
- Chief Joseph

The last job I applied for was to be a bus driver for
the Chicago Transit Authority in 1957.
- Vernon Jordan

I'll be on my third honeymoon, so I'm more of an authority than I care to be.
- Alan Thicke

In order for a war to be just, three things are necessary.
First, the authority of the sovereign.
Secondly, a just cause.
Thirdly, a rightful intention.
- Thomas Aquinas

As a result of my study, I came to the conclusion that
a common supreme authority was undesirable.
- Fredrik Bajer

Israeli Arabs have more political rights than any other
Arabs in the Middle East,
including their compatriots in the Palestinian Authority.
- Jack Schwartz

All wars come to an end, at least temporarily.
But the authority acquired by the state hangs on;
political power never abdicates.
- Frank Chodorov

Authority doesn't work without prestige,
or prestige without distance.
- Charles de Gaulle

I believe that historians and analysts of historical
events need the authority of facts supplied by living witnesses to the events,
which they make their subject.
- Ibrahim Babangida

The wisest have the most authority.
- Plato

Punishment may make us obey the orders we are given,
but at best it will only teach an obedience to authority,
not a self-control which enhances our self-respect.
- Bruno Bettelheim

No authority is higher than reality.
- Peter Nivio Zarlenga

To be free in an age like ours, one must be in a position of authority.
That in itself would be enough to make me ambitious.
- Hannah Arendt

No oppression is so heavy or lasting as that which
is inflicted by the perversion and exorbitance of legal authority.
- Joseph Addison

In other words, the Church acknowledges Science as the higher authority.
- Wilhelm Ostwald

The president overstepped his authority when he asked
the NSA to eavesdrop on Americans' international phone
calls without obtaining a warrant.
- Sherrod Brown

We have disciplinary authority and will use it when appropriate.
- William Hedgcock Webster

In order to be respected, authority has got to be respectable.
- Tom Robbins

One could write a history of science in reverse by
assembling the solemn pronouncements of highest authority
about what could not be done and could never happen.
- Robert A. Heinlein

My relationship to power and authority is that I'm all for it.
People need somebody to watch over them.
Ninety-five percent of the people in the world need
to be told what to do and how to behave.
- Arnold Schwarzenegger

Last year, Congress gave the Department of Defense
the authority to design a new civilian personnel system
for its employees as part of the defense authorization bill.
- Norm Dicks

You can delegate authority, but you cannot delegate responsibility.
- Byron Dorgan

Men use thought only as authority for their injustice,
and employ speech only to conceal their thoughts.
- Voltaire

I didn't have any concept of age or authority.
I remember realising, Oh, the world has rules and we don't.
- Moon Unit Zappa

The Homeland Security department doesn't have tasking
authority in the intelligence community.
They can ask for stuff, but they can't direct anything
except inside their bureau.
- David Hunt

Nearly everywhere monarchs raised themselves further
above the level of the greatest nobles and buttressed
their new pretensions to respect and authority with cannons and taxation.
- J. M. Roberts

The kingdom of God is an order of government established by divine authority.
It is the only legal government that can exist in any part of the universe.
- Orson Pratt

Democrats believe we must have comprehensive health
care reform that includes giving the federal government
authority to negotiate lower prices with drug companies.
- Jim Clyburn

My parents are both college professors,
and it made me want to question authority,
standards and traditions.
- Maya Lin

Liberty is the proper end and object of authority,
and cannot subsist without it; and it is liberty to that which is good,
just, and honest.
- John Winthrop

Historically, America has answered to a higher authority.
- Lee Greenwood

Truth is the daughter of time, not of authority.
- Francis Bacon

It won't be a question of how well-trained or well-equipped
the army is but one of the authority it serves.
- Adnan Pachachi

Death is the sanction of everything the story-teller can tell.
He has borrowed his authority from death.
- Walter Benjamin

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

Between a man and his wife nothing ought to rule but love.
Authority is for children and servants,
yet not without sweetness.
- William Penn

I believe in a lively disrespect for most forms of authority.
- Rita Mae Brown

The authority of those who teach is often an obstacle
to those who want to learn.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

Nor bigots who but one way see, through blinkers of authority.
- Matthew Green

Crime in full glory consolidates authority by the sacred fear it inspires.
- Emile M. Cioran

We've broken the code base into logical chunks,
called modules, and the foundation staff delegate authority
for the modules to people with the most expertise.
- Mitchell Baker

I have been given the authority over you,
and I am not the best of you.
If I do well, help me; and if I do wrong,
set me right.
Sincere regard for truth.
- Abu Bakr

I created no authority that wasn't already there under the constitution.
- John Engler

Most men, after a little freedom, have preferred authority
with the consoling assurances and the economy of effort it brings.
- Walter Lippmann

No man has any natural authority over his fellow men.
- Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Anyone who in discussion relies upon authority uses,
not his understanding, but rather his memory.
- Miguel de Unamuno

Now they call in all of the authority figures they can find and hire them -
the cost has gone up.
The picture may or may not get better,
but definitely, it gets more cumbersome.
- Don Bluth

I believe I'm a better authority than anybody else
in America on my own wife.
I have never known a person with a stronger sense of
right and wrong in my life ever.
- William J. Clinton

What we really need to be understanding is that all
of these things matter and they all stem from the fact
that certain people live with power and authority and
they want to maintain it.
- Anita Hill

A revolution is an act of violence whereby one class
shatters the authority of another.
- James MacGregor Burns

It is not wisdom but Authority that makes a law.
- Thomas Hobbes


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