Quotes about authority

To say that authority, whether secular or religious, supplies no ground for morality is not to deny the obvious fact that it suppl ies a san ...

A.J. Ayer, Sir authority

No oppression is so heavy or lasting as that which is inflicted by the perversion and exorbitance of legal authority. ...

Joseph Addison authority

Does it follow that I reject all authority? Perish the thought. In the matter of boots, I defer to the authority of the bootmaker. ...

Mikhail Bakunin authority

Jim Wilson: Cops have no friends. Nobody likes a cop. On either side of the law. Nobody.Captain Brawley: Is that what you wa nt? People to l ...

A.I. Bezzerides police authority vigilantism

Authority is conferred by position, not character. ...

Mason Cooley authority

Nothing strengthens authority so much as silence. ...

Charles De Gaulle authority

Authority is not a quality one person "has," in the sense that he has property or physical qualities. Authority refers to an inter personal ...

Erich Fromm authority

That's all right, sir. A commanding officer doesn't need brains, just a good, loud voice. ...

Cyril Hume authority brains

For words are wise men's counters, they do but reckon by them; but they are the money of fools, that value them by the authority o f an Aris ...

Thomas Hobbes language words authority

The improver of natural knowledge absolutely refuses to acknowledge authority, as such. For him, skepticism is the highest of duti es; blind ...

Thomas Henry Huxley scientists faith authority