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A Quote by Arthur Koestler on ideas, power, secrets, thought, universe, and wisdom

Nobody before the Pythagoreans had thought that mathematical relations held the secret of the universe. Twenty-five centuries later, Europe is still blessed and cursed with their heritage. To non-European civilizations, the idea that numbers are the key to both wisdom and power, seems never to have occurred.

Arthur Koestler (1905 - 1983)

Source: The Sleepwalkers. 1959.

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A Quote by Arthur Brisbane on good, idleness, power, regret, and time

Regret for time wasted can become a power for good in the time that remains, if we will only stop the waste and the idle, useless regretting.

Arthur Brisbane (1864 - 1936)

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A Quote by Art Berg on god, miracles, power, and strength

Miracles are simply those things which without overt intervention of the power and priesthood of God, we could not perform by our own strength or resource.

Art Berg

Source: Art Berg in Some miracles take time

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A Quote by Aristotle on democracy, majorities, and power

In a democracy the poor will have more power than the rich, because there are more of them, and the will of the majority is supreme.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

Source: Politics

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A Quote by Aristotle on power and time

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Time crumbles things; everything older under the power of Time and is forgotten through the lapse of Time.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

Source: Physics, book. IV

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A Quote by Aristotle on lies and power

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What it lies in our power to do, it lies in our power not to do.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

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A Quote by Aristotle on knowledge, power, and teaching

The one exclusive sign of thorough knowledge is the power of teaching.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

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A Quote by Aristotle on glory, happiness, leisure, life, politicians, politics, and power

Politicians also have no leisure, because they are always aiming at something beyond political life itself - Power and glory, or happiness.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

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A Quote by Aristotle on change, force, laws, people, and power

Ancient laws remain in force long after the people have the power to change them.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

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A Quote by Aristotle on anger, power, purpose, and time

Anybody can become angry - that is easy; but to be angry with the right person, and to the right degree, and at the right time, and for the right purpose, and in the right way - that is not within everybody's power and is not easy.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

Source: Nicomachean Ethics

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