The power or right to give orders, make decisions, and enforce obedience.
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Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.
I have nothing to offer you but my strength for your defence, my honesty for your surety, my ability and industry for
your livelihood, and my authority and position for your dignity. That is all it becomes a man to offer to a woman.
George Bernard Shaw