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The only prize much cared for by the powerful is power
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"The only prize much cared for by the powerful is power"

- Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.

About this Quote

This quote by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. speaks with the nature of power and its value to those who possess it. It recommends that those in positions of power are mainly inspired by the desire to keep and increase their power. This is due to the fact that power is the only reward that is really valued by those in positions of authority. It is a reward that is sought after and cherished, and it is the ultimate goal of those in power. This quote indicates that those in power are driven by a desire to preserve their status and authority, which they want to do whatever it takes to attain this. It also suggests that power is a highly in-demand product, which those who have it want to do whatever it takes to keep it. Ultimately, this quote speaks with the significance of power and its capability to shape the lives of those who have it.

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Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. This quote is written / told by Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. between March 8, 1841 and March 6, 1935. He was a famous Jurist from USA. The author also have 33 other quotes.

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