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Letter "P" » powerless
«It has been rightly said that nothing is unimportant, nothing powerless in the universe; a single atom can dissolve everything, and save everything! What terror! There lies the eternal distinction between good and evil.»
«I regret to say that we of the FBI are powerless to act in cases of oral-genital intimacy, unless it has in some way obstructed interstate commerce.»
«But whether the Constitution really be one thing, or another, this much is certain - that it has either authorized such a government as we have had, or has been powerless to prevent it. In either case, it is unfit to exist.»
«Excessive fear is always powerless»
«For where the instrument of intelligence is added to brute power and evil will, mankind is powerless in its own defense.»
«It is a strange and long war, the war that violence is forever waging against truth. All the efforts of violence are powerless to weaken truth, and serve only to make it stronger. All the lights of truth are powerless to stop violence, and serve only»
«A minority is powerless while it conforms to the majority; it is not even a minority then; but it is irresistible when it clogs by its whole weight.»
«I have heard with admiring submission the experience of the lady who declared that the sense of being perfectly well-dressed gives a feeling of inward tranquility which religion is powerless to bestow»
Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
, The Lady
«If you incline towards God the passions that enslaves you will be rendered powerless.»
«Impotent fury rages powerless and to no purpose.»