The great powers

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • The great powers in modern diplomacy, Great Britain, France, Germany, Austria, Russia, and Italy.
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Quotations

  • Sri Swami Sivananda
    Sri Swami Sivananda
    “Anger is a great force. If you control it, it can be transmuted into a power which can move the whole world.”
  • Edmund Burke
    Edmund%20Burke
    “We must all obey the great law of change. It is the most powerful law of nature.”
  • Marcus T. Cicero
    Marcus%20T.%20Cicero
    “Great is the power, great is the authority of a senate that is unanimous in its opinions.”
  • William Booth
    William Booth
    “The greatness of a man's power is the measure of his surrender.”
  • A. J. P. Taylor
    A. J. P. Taylor
    “In my opinion, most of the great men of the past were only there for the beer --the wealth, prestige and grandeur that went with the power.”
  • Marcus T. Cicero
    Marcus%20T.%20Cicero
    “Great is the power of habit. It teaches us to bear fatigue and to despise wounds and pain.”

Usage

In literature:

The great power of money was slowly becoming part of the man's consciousness.
"A Certain Rich Man" by William Allen White
Why should they swell the ranks of great armies to augment the power of military lords?
"The Victim" by Thomas Dixon
He saw also that the Beast had a throne, and power, and great authority.
"The Mark of the Beast" by Sidney Watson
Moreover, it is to be remembered that the great value of education, in a moral aspect, is the development of the power to resist temptation.
"Thoughts on Educational Topics and Institutions" by George S. Boutwell
It is also reported that the Government at Pekin will try and settle its difficulties by allotting "spheres of influence" to the great powers.
"The Great Round World and What Is Going On In It, Vol. 2, No. 11, March 17, 1898" by Various
In the Great Power House.
"Edison's Conquest of Mars" by Garrett Putman Serviss
In passing it is interesting to note that the great power supplied by Niagara Falls is being utilized to produce some of the chemical marvels.
"Kelly Miller's History of the World War for Human Rights" by Kelly Miller
The reformers began to entertain hopes that this great power of the crown might still be employed in their favor.
"The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.I., Part C. From Henry VII. to Mary" by David Hume
The views of Semler, possessing great power of fascination, soon gained popular strength.
"History of Rationalism Embracing a Survey of the Present State of Protestant Theology" by John F. Hurst
His own France was easily the first Great Power in Europe.
"Flag and Fleet" by William Wood
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In poetry:

Strangely, my soul, art thou arrayed
By the great Sacred Three!
In sweetest harmony of praise
Let all thy powers agree.
"Hymn 20" by Isaac Watts
Was it the half-unconscious moan
Of one apart and mateless,
The weariness of unshared power,
The loneliness of greatness?
"The Wood Giant" by John Greenleaf Whittier
Once had that King great power
And proudly ruled the land--
His crown e'en now is on his brow
And his sword is in his hand.
"The Two Coffins" by Eugene Field
Yields greater solace, richer lore,
Than books alone can give;
For mind and soul form the great power
By which we act and live.
"My Room In Boyhood's Days" by Jared Barhite
Preach the Gospel full of love,
Christ’s compassion fully knowing;
Seek the power from above,
While His great compassion showing.
"Preach The Gospel" by Daniel Webster Moody
"Great is the work," my neighbors cried,
And owned the power divine;
"Great is the work," my heart replied,
"And be the glory thine."
"Psalm 126" by Isaac Watts

In news:

A Powerful Onslaught of Ales from the Two Towers of North America and Great Britain.
Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook give Oklahoma City a powerful one-two punch, but it's way too early to compare them to the great tandems such as West and Baylor.
'Oz The Great and Powerful' made in Michigan.
Time to Realign the World's Great Powers.
Eliot Kamenitz / The Times-Picayune A worker has a hot job with a great view as he power washes the roof of the Louisiana Superdome Tuesday.
In the next five days we would pass through a great many more social sources of power.
Michelle Williams is set to play the Good Witch in Oz: The Great and Powerful.
Rand Logistics, Inc (Nasdaq:RLOG) today announced the planned repowering of one of its Canadian-flagged Great Lakes vessels with a new, highly automated emissions compliant power plant.
Oz The Great and Powerful Trailer 2.
Mamady "Wadaba" Kourouma was nicknamed "The Great Panther" because of his powerful sound on the djembe drum.
'Oz: The Great and Powerful'.
Powerful Supermajorities Elected to Statehouses in the South, Great Plains .
Powerful supermajorities elected to statehouses in the Great Plains and the South.
Not many years ago, there wasn't enough wind power coming from the Great Plains to worry about.
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In science:

On the basis of acquired knowledge, we present different SRAM's designed for the conventional CNTFET. HSPICE simulations of this circuit using Stanford CNTFET model shows a great improvement in power saving.
Design and modelling of different SRAM's based on CNTFET 32nm technology
Thus, under Simplification (S3), we neglect all diagonal terms in (8.5). (More precisely, we replace each one of them with m or ¯m; the resulting powers of m and ¯m are irrelevant for estimates by (3.11).) The use of graphs greatly simplifies the analysis of complicated expressions like (8.5).
Averaging Fluctuations in Resolvents of Random Band Matrices
With a great deal of effort it is possible to apply the method of moments to the shot-noise power (De Jong and Beenakker, 1992), for which a(T ) = T − T 2 .
Random-Matrix Theory of Quantum Transport
The expansion of the inverse SG partition function in powers of the fugacity h1/2t should be taken with great caution since convergence is not always warranted.
Does quasi-long-range order in the two-dimensional XY model really survive weak random phase fluctuations?
This produce a great energetic barrier for the RHP with power-law correlations.
Dynamic Properties of Random Heteropolymer with Correlations in Sequence
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