- “The President does not have power under the Constitution to unilaterally authorize a military attack in a situation that does not involve stopping an actual or imminent threat to the nation.” – Barack Obama, 2008
- ‘‘ For each person there is a sentence — a series of words — which has the power to destroy him. ’’ Philip K. Dick
- "Killing is not power. Power is when we have every justification to kill, and we don’t." – Oskar Schindler, in Schindler’s List (1993).
- "We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all the power we need inside ourselves already. We have the power to imagine better." – J.K. Rowling
- "People with real power never fear of losing it. People with control think of little else." -Joss Whedon