Satellite View of North America’s
August 2003 Power Outage

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Knowledge is power. - Francis Bacon

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

The measure of a man is what he does with power. - Pittacus

A candle loses nothing by lighting another candle. - Unknown

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

Mastering others is strength. Mastering yourself is true power. - Lao-tzu

Let's bask in television's warm, glowing, warming glow. - Homer Simpson

What it lies in our power to do, it lies in our power not to do. - Aristotle

Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire. - William Butler Yeats

TV is simply a place where people go when they get tired of thinking. - Kevin Devitte

I think Les Moonves is the most highly overrated person in television. - Donald Trump

Advertising has annihilated the power of the most powerful adjectives. - Paul Valery

To lodge all power in one party and keep it there is to insure bad government. - Mark Twain

The day the power of love overrules the love of power, the world will know peace. - Mahatma Gandhi

There are dark shadows on the earth, but its lights are stronger in the contrast. - Charles Dickens

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

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

Enthusiasm is the greatest asset in the world. It beats money and power and influence. - Henry Chester

When the body of the people is possessed of the supreme power, it is called a democracy. - Charles de Secondat

Happiness is beneficial for the body but it is grief that develops the power of the mind. - Marcel Proust

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

The power of accurate observation is commonly called cynicism by those who have not got it. - George Bernard Shaw

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

Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power. - Abraham Lincoln

I chose the Egyptian dream: the dream to make a TV show, and then be called an infidel by the end. - Bassem Youssef

I replaced the headlights in my car with strobe lights, so it looks like I'm the only one moving. - Steven Wright

We owe a lot to Thomas Edison - if it wasn't for him, we'd be watching television by candlelight. - Milton Berle

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

If the word has the potency to revive and make us free, it has also the power to blind, imprison, and destroy. - Ralph Ellison

If it weren't for Philo T. Farnsworth, inventor of the television, we'd still be eating frozen radio dinners. - Johnny Carson

We're all trying to keep up in this stupid race. But that won't be much fun when we're floating in space. - John Symeou

There is only one way to happiness, and that is to cease worrying about things which are beyond the power of our will. - Epictetus

The fundamental concept in social science is Power, in the same sense in which Energy is the fundamental concept in physics. - Bertrand Russell

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

Admiration of the proletariat, like that of dams, power stations, and aeroplanes, is part of the ideology of the machine age. - Bertrand Russell

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

Television is an invention that permits you to be entertained in your living room by people you wouldn't have in your home. - David Frost

I often say of George Washington that he was one of the few in the whole history of the world who was not carried away by power. - Robert Frost

And God said, 'Let there be light' and there was light, but the Electricity Board said He would have to wait until Thursday to be connected. - Spike Milligan

Religions, which condemn the pleasures of sense, drive men to seek the pleasures of power. Throughout history power has been the vice of the ascetic. - Bertrand Russell


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