Authority Quotes

Authority has the power to make decisions, give orders and/or enforcing behavior. The first person of authority in our lives were our parents, the second were our teachers/professors in school, and lastly in adulthood are our bosses and political authority figures which includes the police, mayor and other government officials.

We need authority to protect our rights, property, life, and liberty. An authority should be a knowledgeable, trustworthy person with moral and ethics, and they should respectfully carry themselves.

Browse through a collection of authority quotes from politicians, lawmakers, former presidents, business leaders, and others. These authority quotes will provide insightful information on what a person of authority should be, including personality traits, ways of obeying authority, the importance of authority figures in society and much more.

Common sense is the foundation of all authorities- Thomas Jefferson

Common sense is the foundation of all authorities, of the laws themselves, and of their construction.      Thomas Jefferson ...
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Klaus Balkenhol- Difference Between Being a Leader and a Boss

There is a difference between being a leader and being a boss. Both are based on authority. A boss demands ...
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Sharon Law Tucker Quote On Money Control

Whoever controls the money controls you. Sharon Law Tucker ...
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Plato Quote On Authority and Being Wise

The wisest have the most authority.      Plato ...
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