„Where there is power, there is resistance.“

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„Translation: Where love rules, there is no will to power; and where power predominates, there love is lacking. The one is the shadow of the other.“

—  C.G. Jung Swiss psychiatrist and psychotherapist who founded analytical psychology 1875 - 1961
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„I submit respectfully to the House as a general principle that our responsibility in this matter is directly proportionate to our power. Where there is great power there is great responsibility, where there is less power there is less responsibility, and where there is no power there can, I think, be no responsibility.“

—  Winston S. Churchill Prime Minister of the United Kingdom 1874 - 1965
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