Authority—The Ultimate Quotation Collection
21 Page Essay—How to Effectively Use Quotations in Your Classroom ©
36 Page Quotation Collection on Authority
This 36 page quotation collection contains the most interesting, thought-provoking, and useful quotations on Authority. A unique collection presenting only pertinent and straightforward quotes that address all aspects of Authority, this set of quotations includes the classic quotes as well as quotes carefully chosen from primary sources with particular attention given to quotes from women and minorities. In addition to the wisdom and guidance quotes provide, the quotations in this collection function particularly well in displays, presentations, speeches, research, students’ papers, and classroom lessons and discussions. Teachers using quotations as a lesson component directly address the Common Core Standards by facilitating critical thinking and promoting skills such as analyzing, inferencing, paraphrasing, and comparing and contrasting.
Users may read, copy, print, and edit the quotation section of the PDF.
We are not free. It was not intended we should be. A book of rules is placed in our cradle, and we never get rid of it until we reach our graves. Then we are free, and only then.
Obedience is the key to every door.
Rules are positive tools meant to serve the users.
Good laws make it easier to do right and harder to do wrong.
--William E. Gladstone
If authority has no ears to listen, it has no head to govern.
Lawful and settled authority is very seldom resisted when it is well employed.
The cost of obedience is nothing compared to the cost of disobedience.
Nothing more impairs authority than a too frequent or indiscreet use of it. If thunder itself was to be continual, it would excite no more terror than the noise of a mill.
Children can’t make their own rules and no child is happy without them. The great need of the young is for authority that protects them against the consequences of their own primitive passions and their lack of experience, that provides them with guides for everyday behavior and that builds some solid ground they can stand on for the future.
He that complies against his will,
Is of his own opinion still.
Related Quotation Collections:
Visit Education-Related Quotes at for over 100 quotation collections as well as writing resources, reference resources, and Rare, Seldom-Seen, and Classic movie reviews/recommendations.
Cover Image Credits: Wikimedia Commons and pixabay.com--Public Domain.