And though authority be a stubborn bear, yet he is oft led by the nose with gold.
Wherever there is a man who exercises authority, there is a man who resists authority.
Thus can the demi-god Authority make us pay down for our offence by weight.
There is no necessity to separate the monarch from the mob; all authority is equally bad.
The authorities are excellent at amassing facts, though they do not always use them to advantage.
Authority is not a quality one person ‘has,’ in the sense that he has property or physical qualities. Authority refers to an interpersonal relation in which one person looks upon another as somebody superior to him.
All authority ultimately rests on force.