Motive Power (disambiguation)

Motive power can refer to:

  • Motive power, the thermodynamics concept
  • A colloquial term for a railway locomotive
  • Motive Power, an Australian railway magazine
  • Electric Motive Power, an English electric car
  • MotivePower Industries, a company now part of Wabtec

Famous quotes containing the words motive and/or power:

    The people, and the people alone, are the motive force in the making of world history.
    Mao Zedong (1893–1976)

    Genius as an explosive power beats gunpowder hollow; and if knowledge, which should give that power guidance, is wanting, the chances are not small that the rocket will simply run amuck among friends and foes.
    Thomas Henry Huxley (1825–95)