The great French Renaissance critic and writer Voltaire is attributed with the saying, "With great power comes great responsibility," when discussing the role of the monarch. A similar, earlier version of this phrase stems from the Bible. Concerning Jesus Christ potencies, Luke declared, "from the one who has been entrusted with much, much more will be asked of him." Even the creator of Spider-Man, Stan Lee, often had his supporting characters make a similar declaration when admiring the powers of this superhero. In each of these contexts, a strong individual with unique powers took upon him or herself to make a change. They acknowledged that the road to success would not come easy, but given the tools in their belt, success or failure was within their control.
Posted by Monique Hargrove on 1/31/2016 to Occult Weekly