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Politics Proverbs

Power corrupts; absolute power corrupts absolutely

Absolute monarchies are those in which all power is given to or, as is more often the case, taken by, the monarch. Examples of absolute power... Read more →

The strength of the chain is in the weakest link

A chain is made up of a row of links fitted together. If all the links are strong, the chain will be strong also, but if even one link is... Read more →

He that cannot obey cannot command

We must learn to obey orders before we are qualified to give them. The experience gained in a subordinate position is invaluable when we have to... Read more →

A cat may look at a king

A cat may look at a King And surely I many look at an ugly thing. This is one of Mother Goose's Nursery Rhymes. It means 'If a cat may look at... Read more →

Knowledge is power

The greater our knowledge, the greater our influence on others. The phrase implies that with knowledge or education one's potential or... Read more →