Definitions: (1) having or proceeding from accurate knowledge; (2) asserting control; commanding

Balancing Quality: parental

Too Far: dictatorial

We all dream dreams of unity, of purity; we all dream that there’s an authoritative voice out there that will explain things, including ourselves. — Junot Diaz (1968-) Dominican-American writer
• Faith is a living, daring confidence in God’s grace, so sure and certain that a man could stake his life on it a thousand times. — Martin Luther (1483–1546) German priest & theologian

Symbols: 1) the fist; 2) the hand