Abuse Of Power Quotes Essay

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Abuse of Power/ Moral Code of War Quotes “Anyone entrusted with power will abuse it if not also animated with the love of truth and virtue, no matter whether he be a prince, or one of the people.” -Jean de La Fontaine “Liberty may be endangered by the abuse of liberty, but also the abuse of power.” -James Madison “Live so that when your children think of fairness and integrity, they think of you.” -H. Jackson Brown, Jr. “All wars are civil wars, because all men are brothers” -Francois Fenelon “Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power.” -Abraham Lincoln “Calculated risks of abuse are taken in order to preserve higher values.” -Warren E. Berger “Children are often silent victims of abuse.” -Rick Larson “Ultimately, the only power to which man should aspire is that which he exercises over himself.” -Elie Wiesel “Democracy is an abuse of statistics.” -Jorge Luis Borges “Knowledge is power. Information is power. The secreting or hoarding of knowledge or information may be an act of tyranny camouflaged by humility.” -Robin Morgan “The essence of Government is power; and power, lodged as it must be in human hands, will ever be liable to abuse.” -Jean de La Fontaine “If we do not end war- war will end us. Everybody says that, millions of people believe it, and nobody does anything.” ~H.G. Wells “You can’t say civilization does not advance… in every war they kill you in a new way.” -Will Rogers “Power corrupts. Absolute power is kind of neat.” * John Lehman “The greater the power, the more dangerous the abuse.” * Edmund Burke “No extraordinary power should be lodged in any one individual.” * Thomas Paine “Decadence is a difficult world to use since it has become little more than a term of abuse applied by critics to anything they do not yet understand or which seems

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