Leave no authority existing not responsible to the people.
It is the first responsibility of every citizen to question authority.
Nothing strengthens authority so much as silence.
My relationship to power and authority is that I'm all for it. People need somebody to watch over them. Ninety-five percent of the people in the world need to be told what to do and how to behave.
Always acknowledge a fault. This will throw those in authority off their guard and give you an opportunity to commit more.
Authority is quite degrading.
Authority has always attracted the lowest elements in the human race
My only purpose is to teach children to rebel against authority figures.
Nothing is more gratifying to the mind of man than power or dominion.
Football is like life - it requires perseverance, self-denial, hard work, sacrifice, dedication and respect for authority.
Of course the UN brings in a lot of moral authority.
Any commander who fails to exceed his authority is not of much use to his subordinates.
Since when have we Americans been expected to bow submissively to authority and speak with awe and reverence to those who represent us?
For a war to be just three conditions are necessary - public authority, just cause, right motive.
The ultimate court of appeal is observation and experiment... not authority.
I was bold in the pursuit of knowledge, never fearing to follow truth and reason to whatever results they led, and bearding every authority which stood in their way.
Lawyer acted without authority from our band. He had no right to sell the Wallowa country.
War should only be declared by the authority of the people, whose toils and treasures are to support its burdens, instead of the government which is to reap its fruits.
Knowledge is that possession that no misfortune can destroy, no authority can revoke, and no enemy can control. This makes knowledge the greatest of all freedoms.
Do I think it's OK to fight authority as long as you're only talking about the high school teacher? No.
I'm the guy who wrote The Authority Song. Did they think I was kidding? Did they think it was only a song to entertain?
Put two or three men in positions of conflicting authority. This will force them to work at loggerheads, allowing you to be the ultimate arbiter.
I think I'm a natural-born leader. I know how to bow down to authority if it's authority that I respect.
And revolutions always mean the breakdown of old authority.
I harbored a lot of resentment as a teenager and as a young adult. I still have a problem with authority, I'm trying to listen!
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