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How do you overcome the negative karmas and problems and misery that occur to people who abuse power? You stop abusing power.
— Frederick Lenz —

If he were any other man, I might have suspected him of substance abuse, of being coked up or something. But Barrons was too much a purist for that; his drugs were money, power, and control

— Karen Marie Moning

I'm of that generation of Jews still deeply influenced by the Holocaust. Certainly the notion that the state power to kill can be subject to such extraordinary abuse is always lurking beneath the surface for me. Certainly my experience and identity as a Jew is there.

— Scott Turow

There seemed to be no one in a position of power, from the Vatican to Wall Street, from Parliament to Scotland Yard to Fleet Street, who could think of anything better to do than abuse it ...

— Edward St. Aubyn

Creation has been taken down a very different path than We [God] desired. In your world the value of the individual is constantly weighed against the survival of the system - whether political, economical, social, or religious - any system, actually. First one person, and then a few and finally even many are easily sacrificed for the good and ongoing existence of that system. In one form or another this lies behind every struggle for power every prejudice, every war, and every abuse of relationship. The 'will to power and independence' has become so ubiquitous that it is now considered normal.

— Wm. Paul Young

The world isn't fair? What a huge revelation! Some people in power abuse those they have power over? Amazing! When did this start happening?

— Brandon Sanderson

The first abuse of power is not realizing that you have it.

— James Richardson

The true patriot is motivated by a sense of responsibility and out of self interest for himself, his family, and the future of his country to resist government abuse of power. He rejects the notion that patriotism means obedience to the state.

— Ron Paul

Selfishness and demagoguery take advantage of liberty. The selfish hand constantly seeks to control government, and every increase of governmental power, even to meet just needs, furnishes opportunity for abuse and stimulates the effort to bend it to improper uses.

— Charles Evans Hughes

The lust of dominion innovates so imperceptibly that we become complete despots before our wanton abuse of power is perceived; the tyranny first exercised in the nursery is exhibited in various shapes and degrees in every stage of our existence.

— Johann Georg Ritter Von Zimmermann

Someone who really wants to discover themselves has to be particularly careful about the use and abuse of power. But even your average human being just passing through another life has to be careful.

— Frederick Lenz

How do you overcome the negative karmas and problems and misery that occur to people who abuse power? You stop abusing power.

— Frederick Lenz

The best guarantee against the abuse of power consists in the freedom, the purity, and the frequency of popular elections.

— John Quincy Adams

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