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.
Man, proud man, Drest in a little brief authority, Most ignorant of what he's most assured.
Any acceptance of authority is the very denial of truth.
Men in authority will always think that criticism of their policies is dangerous. They will always equate their policies with patriotism, and find criticism subversive.
The key to successful leadership today is influence, not authority.
If you're going to kick authority in the teeth, you might as well use both feet.
Blind belief in authority is the greatest enemy of truth.
No oppression is so heavy or lasting as that which is inflicted by the perversion and exorbitance of legal authority.
Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.
The authority of those who teach is often an obstacle to those who want to learn.
The disappearance of a sense of responsibility is the most far-reaching consequence of submission to authority.
The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.
Anyone who conducts an argument by appealing to authority is not using his intelligence; he is just using his memory.
It is not wisdom but Authority that makes a law
In questions of science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of a single individual.
Think for yourself and question authority.
Obedience to lawful authority is the foundation of manly character.
I have as much authority as the Pope, I just don't have as many people who believe it.
It is fundamentally important that Grasso resign so that the New York Stock Exchange can restore its moral authority.
The dead and past stories that I have told again in divers fashions, are not set down without authority.
I try to avoid having thoughts. They lead to other thoughts, and—if you’re not careful—those lead to actions. Actions make you tired. I have this on rather good authority from someone who once read it in a book.
Surround yourself with great people; delegate authority; get out of the way
All the modern christian churches have no more authority to preach, baptize, or administer any other ordinance of the gospel than the idolatrous Hindoos have
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