Force Quotes


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"Men are not governed by justice, but by law or persuasion. When they refuse to be governed by law or persuasion, they have to be governed by force or fraud, or both."
"Every man who possibly can should force himself to a holiday of a full month in a year, whether he feels like taking it or not."
Author: James Quotes Category: Force Quotes Vacation Quotes
"The God who gave us life gave us liberty at the same time; the hand of force may destroy, but cannot disjoin them."
Author: Jefferson Quotes Category: Force Quotes
"I can stand brute force, but brute reason is quite unbearable. There is something unfair about its use. It is hitting below the intellect."
"Oppose not rage while rage is in its force, but give it way a while and let it waste."
"That man is little to be envied whose patriotism would not gain force upon the plain of Marathon, or whose piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of Iona"
Author: Johnson Quotes Category: Force Quotes
"Love is the strongest force the world possesses, and yet it is the humblest imaginable"
Author: Gandhi Quotes Category: Force Quotes
"Knowing others is wisdom; Knowing the self is enlightenment; Mastering others requires force; Mastering the self needs strength"
Author: Tzu Quotes Category: Force Quotes
"Remember that what pulls the strings is the force hidden within; there lies the power to persuade, there the life - there, if one must speak out, the real man."
Author: Aurelius Quotes Category: Force Quotes
"The strongest and most effective force in guaranteeing the long-term maintenance of power is not violence in all the forms deployed by the dominant to control the dominated, but consent in all the forms in which the dominated acquiesce in their own domination."
"No motion has she now, no force; she neither hears nor sees; rolled around in earth's diurnal course, with rocks, and stones, and trees."
"It is all a question of sensitiveness. Brute force and overbearing may make a terrific effect. But in the end, that which lives by delicate sensitiveness. If it were a question of brute force, not a single human baby would survive for a fortnight. It is the grass of the field, most frail of all things, that supports all life all the time. But for the green grass, no empire would rise, no man would eat bread: for grain is grass; and Hercules or Napoleon or Henry Ford would alike be denied existence."
Author: Lawrence Quotes Category: Force Quotes Sensitivity Quotes
"There are only two forces in the world, the sword and the spirit. In the long run the sword will always be conquered by the spirit."
"Force and mind are opposites; morality ends where a gun begins."
"The true joy of life [is] being used for a purpose recognized by yourself as a mighty one ... being thoroughly worn out before you are thrown to the scrap heap ... being a force of nature instead of a feverish, selfish clod of ailments and grievances."
Author: Shaw Quotes Category: Force Quotes
"This is the true joy in life, being used for a purpose recognized by yourself as a mighty one; being a force of nature instead of a feverish selfish little clod of ailments and grievances complaining that the world will not devote itself to making yo"
Author: Shaw Quotes Category: Force Quotes
"They have answered the stirrings of liberty with brute force, killings, mass arrests, and the setting up of concentration camps."
Author: Reagan Quotes Category: Force Quotes
"If you can force your heart and nerve and sinew to serve your turn long after they are gone, and so hold on when there is nothing in you except the will which says to them: 'Hold on!'"
"No man will be found in whose mind airy notions do not sometimes tyrannize him and thus force him to hope or fear beyond the limits of sober probability"
Author: Johnson Quotes Category: Force Quotes
"Do you know what amazes me more than anything else? The impotence of force to organize anything."
Author: Bonaparte Quotes Category: Force Quotes Organization Quotes


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