he's a power in the state
a power amplifier
a power mower
a power of good
See in one's power
"Power tends to corrupt and absolute power corrupts absolutely"
"Unlimited power is apt to corrupt the minds of those who possess it"
"Power is the great aphrodisiac"
"Here we may reign secure, and in my choiceTo reign is worth ambition though in hell;Better to reign in hell, than serve in heav'n"
"there is no such thing as revolutionary power, for all power is reactionary by nature"Spanish anarchist slogan
"Power without responsibility; the prerogative of the harlot throughout the ages"
"Political power grows out of the barrel of a gun"
"A friend in power is a friend lost"
"The only purpose for which power can be rightfully exercised over any member of a civilized community, against his will, is to prevent harm to others. His own good, either physical or moral, is not a sufficient warrant"
"Consumer power has the effect of making clients more demanding of their agencies.Irish Times (2002)
A leader always removes the loudest opposing voices upon attaining power.TREASON KEEP (2001)
He could remember feeling the same way, when he was her age, and he discovered how much his power set him apart.TREASON KEEP (2001)
He supported Governor Hunter's attempts to curb the power of Captain John Macarthur, with whom he nearly fought a duel.THE MEDICAL MYSTERIES E-OMNIBUS (2001)
It should not be hawked around the country to keep anyone in power.Irish Times (2002)
No matter how much sympathy we have with the claimant, we have no power to authorise a payment from the prize fund.Glasgow Herald (2001)
She claimed he and his allies incensed supporters in an effort to seize power for their own benefit.Glasgow Herald (2001)
The Harshini power that made her what she was lurked tantalisingly out of reach.TREASON KEEP (2001)
Which is why, says Mr Blair, we cannot rule out nuclear power.Country Life (2004)