Satellite View of North America’s
August 2003 Power Outage

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2003 Power Outage Satellite View

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Knowledge is power. - Francis Bacon

I only have the power of persuasion. - Donald Trump

Television! Teacher, mother, secret lover! - Homer Simpson

Power tires only those who do not have it. - Giulio Andreotti

Power is the ability to do good things for others. - Brooke Astor

People who avoid their fears also avoid their power. - Timothy Roderick

Power is nothing unless you can turn it into influence. - Condoleezza Rice

Language exerts hidden power, like a moon on the tides. - Rita Mae Brown

Nothing is really real unless it happens on television. - Daniel J. Boorstin

My best birth control now is just to leave the lights on. - Joan Rivers

The power of the lawyer is in the uncertainty of the law. - Jeremy Bentham

Canadian cities looked the way American cities did on television. - William Gibson

Power is not only what you have but what the enemy thinks you have. - Saul Alinsky

Children really brighten up a household. They never turn the lights off. - Ralph Bus

Humor does not diminish the pain - it makes the space around it get bigger. - Allen Klein

Ignorance, allied with power, is the most ferocious enemy justice can have. - James Baldwin

Television has proved that people will look at anything rather than each other. - Ann Landers

And where does the power come from to see the race to its end? It comes from within. - Eric Liddell

For me, there's a kind of absolute power to saying the opposite of what you feel. - Sarah Silverman

I hate television. I hate it as much as peanuts. But I can't stop eating peanuts. - Orson Welles

The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any. - Alice Walker

When you have robbed a man of everything, he is no longer in your power. He is free again. - Alexander Solzhenitsyn

In Islam, the legislative power and competence to establish laws belong exclusively to God. - Ayatollah Khomeini

Great music is as much about the space between the notes as it is about the notes themselves. - Sting

Don't let negative and toxic people rent space in your head. Raise the rent and kick them out. - Zig Ziglar

For God did not give us a spirit of timidity, but a spirit of power, of love and of self-discipline. - Bible

When governments become large, voters cannot exercise close oversight, otherwise known as political power. - Maggie Gallagher

Pain is neither intolerable nor everlasting... it is in the power of the soul to maintain its own serenity. - Marcus Aurelius

The larger office, the corner space, the extra window are the teddy bears and tricycles of adult office life. - Willard Gaylin

When will I learn? The answers to life's problems aren't at the bottom of a bottle, they're on TV! - Homer Simpson

Be ruthless about your calendar - stick to it, hell or high water but create space for unstructured time as well. - Arjun Arora

'Tis not always in a physician's power to cure the sick; at times the disease is stronger than trained art. - Ovid

One of the reasons people hate politics is that truth is rarely a politician's objective. Election and power are. - Cal Thomas

The person who has a firm trust in the Supreme Being is powerful in his power, wise by his wisdom, happy by his happiness. - Joseph Addison

In most homes, the father is concerned with parking space, the children with outer space, and the mother with closet space. - Evan Esar

This is one of the miracles of love: it gives a power of seeing through its own enchantments and yet not being disenchanted. - C S Lewis

To describe my mother would be to write about a hurricane in its perfect power. Or the climbing, falling colors of a rainbow. - Maya Angelou

It's not easy to juggle a pregnant wife and a troubled child, but somehow I managed to squeeze in eight hours of TV a day. - Homer Simpson

In a world of complex threats, our security and leadership depends on all elements of our power - including strong and principled diplomacy. - Barack Obama

I could never have imagined that firing 67 people on national television would actually make me more popular, especially with the younger generation. - Donald Trump


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