Carlyle Fielding Stewart III

Writings on Democracy, Social Justice, and Religion

Category: Power

  • Quotable Quotes on Power III

    Quotable Quotes on Power III

        “Walls turned sideways are bridges.” Angela Davis “God made freedom. Man made slavery.” Marie Joseph—Grenier “The government is best which governs best.” John M. Hutchins “Tenterhooks are the upholstery of the anxious seat.” Robert Sherwood “Suspicion always haunts the guilty mind.” Shakespeare, Henry VI, Part III “Power, when invested in the hands of…

  • The Problem of Absolute Power

    The Problem of Absolute Power

    Absolute power cannot be wielded absolutely forever. The exercise of power in institutions and organizations in any social order can spawn the catabolic elements of its own demise, for within the matrix of power’s workings are the tendencies of human beings to exceed the limits of power  particularly in their coercive attempts to maintain and…

  • More Quotable Quotes on Power

    More Quotable Quotes on Power

    “You should never view your challenges as a disadvantage. Instead, it’s important for you to understand that your experience facing and overcoming adversity is actually one of your biggest advantages.”—Michelle Obama “When plunder becomes a way of life for a group of men, they create for themselves in the course of time a legal system…

  • Fix What’s Broken And Don’t Break What’s Fixed

    Fix What’s Broken And Don’t Break What’s Fixed

    Friends, pardon me, but I am continually amazed and befuddled at the showcase of incompetency and indifference by some political leaders in this country. How they are hurling this country backwards by refusing to fix the myriad problems which are fracturing and breaking our Democratic Constitutional Republic is utterly astounding. Is there a larger more…

  • Quotable Quotes On Power.

    Quotable Quotes On Power.

    “Where justice is denied, where poverty is enforced, where ignorance prevails, and where any one class is made to feel that society is an organized conspiracy to oppress, rob and degrade them, neither persons nor property will be safe.” -Frederick Douglass “You can have power over people as long as you don’t take everything away…