“ Beauty is power a smile is its sword. ”

- John Ray

“ When virtue and modesty enlighten her charms, the lustre of a beautiful woman is brighter than the stars of heaven, and the influence of her power it is in vain to resist. ”

- Akhenaton

“ The world's biggest power is the youth and beauty of a woman. ”

- Chanakya

“ A witty woman is a treasure a witty beauty is a power. ”

- George Meredith

“ My father was an Episcopalian minister, and I've always been comforted by the power of prayer. ”

- Anna Lee

“ Beauty, n: the power by which a woman charms a lover and terrifies a husband. ”

- Ambrose Bierce

“ Those who improve with age embrace the power of personal growth and personal achievement and begin to replace youth with wisdom, innocence with understanding, and lack of purpose with self-actualization. ”

- Bo Bennett

“ Everyone has their own insecurities, regardless of how you look or how people perceive you, but sometimes people give their insecurities too much power. Defining beauty is simply a matter of opinion. For me, real beauty has very little to do with the structure of someone's face or body. ”

- Devon Aoki

“ India saw from the beginning, and, even in her ages of reason and her age of increasing ignorance, she never lost hold of the insight, that life cannot be rightly seen in the sole light, cannot be perfectly lived in the sole power of its externalities. ”

- Sri Aurobindo

“ I'm totally into new age and self-help books. I used to work in a bookstore and that's the section they gave me, and I got way into it. I just loved the power of positive thinking, letting yourself go. ”

- Jason Mraz

“ Admiration of the proletariat, like that of dams, power stations, and aeroplanes, is part of the ideology of the machine age. ”

- Bertrand Russell

“ Visit those who are sick, or who are in trouble, especially those whom God has made needy by age, or by other sickness, as the feeble, the blind, and the lame who are in poverty. These you shall relieve with your goods after your power and after their need, for thus biddeth the Gospel. ”

- John Wycliffe

“ 'Spice Girls' is about unifying the world - every age, every gender, everyone. It's woman power, it's an essence, a tribe. ”

- Geri Halliwell

“ I never thought I was particularly good looking. But when I see old photographs, I realise that I was. I do wish I had known that at the time because beauty is power. I didn't realise how lucky I was to be young, beautiful and in Hollywood. It didn't hit me. Every day I woke up, went to the film studio and just got on with it. ”

- Joan Collins

“ As an inspiration to the author, I do not think the cat can be over-estimated. He suggests so much grace, power, beauty, motion, mysticism. I do not wonder that many writers love cats I am only surprised that all do not. ”

- Carl Van Vechten

“ Our thoughts are mainly controlled by our subconscious, which is largely formed before the age of 6, and you cannot change the subconscious mind by just thinking about it. That's why the power of positive thinking will not work for most people. The subconscious mind is like a tape player. Until you change the tape, it will not change. ”

- Bruce Lipton

“ The beauty of dystopia is that it lets us vicariously experience future worlds - but we still have the power to change our own. ”

- Ally Condie

“ The potential for the abuse of power through digital networks - upon which we the people now depend for nearly everything, including our politics - is one of the most insidious threats to democracy in the Internet age. ”

- Rebecca MacKinnon

“ Brain power improves by brain use, just as our bodily strength grows with exercise. And there is no doubt that a large proportion of the female population, from school days to late middle age, now have very complicated lives indeed. ”

- A. N. Wilson

“ The privilege I've had as a curator is not just the discovery of new works... but what I've discovered about myself and what I can offer in the space of an exhibition - to talk about beauty, to talk about power, to talk about ourselves, and to talk and speak to each other. ”

- Thelma Golden