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August 2003 Power Outage

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Power perceived is power achieved. - Claude Rolle

With great power comes great electricity bill. - Unknown

Courage is the power to let go of the familiar. - Raymond Lindquist

The power to tax involves the power to destroy. - John Marshall

Electricity is really just organized lightning. - George Carlin

When I was your age, television was called books. - William Goldman

Kids don't remember their best day of television. - Unknown

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

I only have two passions: space exploration and hip hop. - Buzz Aldrin

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

In any contest between power and patience, bet on patience. - W.B. Prescott

My husband said he needed more space. So I locked him outside. - Roseanne Barr

Amazing women don't have hot flashes. We have power surges. - Unknown

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

Nothing is more gratifying to the mind of man than power or dominion. - Joseph Addison

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

Men don't care what's on TV. They only care what else is on TV. - Jerry Seinfeld

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

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

The power I exert on the court depends on the power of my arguments, not on my gender. - Sandra Day O'Connor

For those of you watching who do not have television sets, live commentary is on Radio 2. - David Coleman

Most whale photos you see show whales in this beautiful blue water - it's almost like space. - Brian Skerry

Tattoos have a power and magic all their own. They decorate the body but they also enhance the soul. - Michelle Delio

The power is detested, and miserable the life, of him who wishes to be feared rather than to be loved. - Cornelius Nepos

You get the best effort from others not by lighting a fire beneath them, but by building a fire within. - Bob Nelson

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

If I don't work, I'll be sitting on the couch watching TV, eating popcorn and getting like a cow. - Celia Cruz

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

I'm taking memory power boost tablets to help me every day and doing the puzzles to help me stay focused. - Terry Bradshaw

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

When walking, you see things that you miss in a motor car or on the train. You give your mind space to ponder. - Tom Hodgkinson

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

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

The real lover is the man who can thrill you by kissing your forehead or smiling into your eyes or just staring into space. - Marilyn Monroe

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

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 put my air conditioner in backwards. It got cold outside. The weatherman on TV was confused. "It was supposed to be hot today." - Steven Wright

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

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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