Next to power without honor, the most dangerous thing in the world is power without humor.
Ironically, women who acquire power are more likely to be criticized for it than are the men who have always had it.
It is folly for a man to pray to the gods for that which he has the power to obtain by himself.
A true king is neither husband nor father; he considers his throne and nothing else.
Power and position often make a man trifle with the truth.
George A. Smith