Quotation Explorer - 'Powerless'

The suprematist must have a superior knowledge of understanding. With out that, their art is powerless - Luhraw
People fear not because they are powerless, but because they ignore their inner power - Jacqueline Job
Being powerful or powerless is a habit. - Krishna Sagar
He who fights is powerless, but he who loves is power itself. - Eric Micha'el Leventhal
When the rich and the powerful rise they leave the powerless and the poor without possibility. - Auliq Ice
Washing one's hands of the conflict between the powerful and the powerless means to side with the powerful, not to be neutral. - Paulo Freire
It is supposed to be true that those who do not know history are condemned to repeat it. I dont believe knowing can save us. What is constant in history is greed and foolishness and a love of blood and this is a thing that even God - who knows all that can be known - seems powerless to change. - Cormac McCarthy
To the degree we give power to anything outside ourselves we become powerless - Erin Fall Haskell
Words are powerless when confronted by catastrophe; they're pitiable, wretched, and easily distorted - Aharon Appelfeld
when we are powerless to do a thing, it is a great joy that we can come and step inside the ability of Jesus - Corrie ten Boom
Stop feeling powerless and small when you are adorned with power of love. - Debasish Mridha
If a person is outside the sin zone, the devil is powerless against him. - Sunday Adelaja
Patience serves as a protection against wrongs as clothes do against cold. For if you put on more clothes as the cold increases, it will have no power to hurt you. So in like manner you must grow in patience when you meet with great wrongs, and they will then be powerless to vex your mind. - Leonardo da Vinci
I regret to say that we of the F.B.I. are powerless to act in cases of oral-genital intimacy, unless it has in some way obstructed interstate commerce.
Reason is powerless when we express love with empathy and kindness. - Debasish Mridha
She thinks of her mother, sitting cross-legged, sewing marigolds into garlands for the gods, telling her: "The biggest mistake we make is thinking we are powerless - Isha Karki
Words - so innocent and powerless as they are, as standing in a dictionary, how potent for good and evil they become in the hands of one who knows how to combine them. - Nathaniel Hawthorne
Always ignore hateful attitude and rude behavior of the people. They are powerless without your response. - Bushra Zarrar Rana
Evil is powerless if the good are unafraid.
There may be times when we are powerless to prevent injustice, but there must never be a time when we fail to protest. - Elie Wiesel
For the poet is a light and winged and holy thing, and there is no invention in him until he has been inspired and is out of his senses, and the mind is no longer in him: when he has not attained to this state, he is powerless and is unable to utter his oracles. - Socrates
Despite billions of Sun, the universe is still in darkness! The wisdom of light is yet powerless! - Mehmet Murat ildan
[For the genuine believer] There are moments in life when God's pursuit of us seems like that of a persistent mosquito, constantly buzzing around our heads and causing us pain, and we are utterly powerless to shake him off. - Ian M. Duguid
When i respect people they think that i'm powerless... - Manroop suthar
Blaming others for your mistakes, makes you powerless to change your life. Taking responsibility for your mistakes, gives you the power to change your life - Karon Waddell
Blaming others for your mistakes you powerless to change your life. Taking responsibility for your mistakes gives you power to change your life. - Karon Waddell
There is no transparency, Marus. It can’t exist. Surveillance doesn’t go both ways. There are those who watch, and those who are watched; the powerful, and the powerless. - Celeste Chaney
The facts about our past are powerless against the blood of Jesus and the Truth of His Word. - Joyce Meyer
Being perfectly well-dressed gives a feeling of tranquility that religion is powerless to bestow. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Once freedom lights is beacon in a man's heart, the gods are powerless against him. - Jean-Paul Sartre
She felt powerless to withstand or deny him. He was altogether too much for her, and Bathsheba seemed as one who, facing a reviving wind, finds it to blow so strongly that it stops the breath. - Thomas Hardy
Time is powerless. An instant could be enough for us and eternity could be too short. We, and only we, decide what time is for us. - Rom Amor
A woman could be totally powerless, and still give meaning to her life by dreaming about flight. - Fatema Mernissi
Those who do not have power over the story that dominates their lives, power to retell it, to rethink it, deconstruct it, joke about it, and change it as times change, truly are powerless. - Salman Rushdie
Words -- so innocent and powerless as they are, as standing in a dictionary, how potent for good and evil they become in the hands of one who knows how to combine them. - Nathaniel Hawthorne
Marx hated weakness in men, and considered the making of moral judgements as the last resort of the weak. To say 'That is morally wrong' is implicitly to say ' I am powerless to stop that, so I will inveigh against it'. - Paul Robert Wolff
Any church that operates in prayerless and powerless Christianity spend their days and years conducting dust to dust rites in the burial grounds. - Steven Chuks Nwaokeke
A "breakdown" is when you've exhausted every option and have no choice but to accept the fact that you are powerless to create the outcome you want. A "breakthrough" has the same definition. - Paul Colaianni
Never feel powerless when you have the power of love. - Debasish Mridha
The whole idea of revenge and punishment is a childish day-dream. Properly speaking, there is no such thing as revenge. Revenge is an act which you want to commit when you are powerless and because you are powerless: as soon as the sense of impotence is removed, the desire evaporates also. - George Orwell
I am living in hell from one day to the next. But there is nothing I can do to escape. I don't know where I would go if I did. I feel utterly powerless, and that feeling is my prision. I entered of my own free will, I locked the door, and I threw away the key. - Haruki Murakami
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