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A crown, if it hurts us, is not worth wearing.
Pearl Bailey
A leading authority is anyone who has guessed right more than once.
Frank A. Clark
All authority belongs to the people
Thomas Jefferson
Authority founded on injustice is never of long duration.
Seneca
Authority intoxicates, And makes mere sots of magistrates; The fumes of it invade the brain, And make men giddy, proud and vain: By this the fool commands the wise, The noble-with the base complies, The sot assumes the rule of wit, And cowards make t
Samuel Butler
Authority is quite degrading
Oscar Wilde
Effective leadership is not about making speeches or being liked; leadership is defined by results not attributes.
Peter F. Drucker
He who establishes his argument by noise and command shows that his reason is weak.
Michel de Montaigne
I believe in a lively disrespect for most forms of authority.
Rita Mae Brown
I grew up to always respect authority and respect those in charge.
Charles de Gaulle
In truth, there never was any remarkable lawgiver amongst any people who did not resort to divine authority, as otherwise his laws would not have been accepted by the people; for there are many good laws, the importance of which is known to be the sa
Niccolo Machiavelli
It is not wisdom but Authority that makes a law
Thomas Hobbes
Most men, after a little freedom, have preferred authority with the consoling assurances and the economy of effort it brings.
Walter Lippmann
New faces have more authority than accustomed ones.
Euripides
Surround yourself with the best people you can find, delegate authority, and don't interfere
Ronald Reagan
The accidental prescriptions of authority, when time has procured them veneration, are often confounded with the laws of nature, and those rules are supposed coeval with reason, of which the first rise cannot be discovered
Samuel Johnson
The foundation of morality should not be made dependent on myth nor tied to any authority lest doubt about the myth or about the legitimacy of the authority imperil the foundation of sound judgment and action.
Albert Einstein
The insolence of authority is endeavoring to substitute money for ideas
Frank Lloyd Wright
The struggle between Liberty and Authority is the most conspicuous feature in the portions of history with which we are earliest familiar; particularly in that of Greece, Rome, and England
John Stuart Mill
The wisest have the most authority
Plato
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