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  • Benjamin Disraeli
    Benjamin Disraeli
    English statesman and writer 1804-1881
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    A sophistical rhetorician, inebriated with the exuberance of his own verbosity, and gifted with an egotistical imagination that can at all times command an interminable and inconsistent series of arguments to malign an opponent and to glorify himself.
  • Andrew Murray
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    A readiness to believe every promise implicitly, to obey every command unhesitatingly, to stand perfect and complete in all the will of God, is the only true spirit of Bible study.
  • Dorothea Brande
    Dorothea Brande
    American writer and editor 1893–1948
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    All that is necessary to break the spell of inertia and frustration is this: Act as if it were impossible to fail. That is the talisman, the formula, the command of right-about-face which turns us from failure towards success.
  • Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
    Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
    French essayist and philosopher 1533-1592
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    He who establishes his argument by noise and command shows that his reason is weak.
  • George Washington Carver
    George Washington Carver
    American botanist and inventor 1860-1943
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    When you do the common things in life in an uncommon way, you will command the attention of the world.
  • Miguel de Cervantes
    Miguel de Cervantes
    Spanish writer 1547-1616
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    'Tis a dainty thing to command, though 'twere but a flock of sheep.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    'Tis not in mortals to command success, but we'll do more, Sempronius, we'll deserve it.
  • Victor Hugo
    Victor Hugo
    French writer 1802-1885
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    A creditor is worse than a slave-owner; for the master owns only your person, but a creditor owns your dignity, and can command it.
  • Douglas Macarthur
    Douglas Macarthur
    American general in WO II 1880-1964
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    A general is just as good or just as bad as the troops under his command make him.
  • Oliver Wendell Holmes
    Oliver Wendell Holmes
    American writer and poet 1809-1894
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    A new and valid idea is worth more than a regiment and fewer men can furnish the former than command the latter.
  • John F. Kennedy
    John F. Kennedy
    American politician 1917-1963
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    A police state finds that it cannot command the grain to grow.
  • Adolf Galland
    Adolf Galland
    German Luftwaffe general 1912-1996
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    According to Goering and the Luftwaffe High Command, they were supposed to be the fighter elite.
  • Bob Dylan
    Bob Dylan
    American musician 1941-
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    Come mothers and fathers
    Throughout the land
    And don't criticize
    What you can't understand
    Your sons and your daughters
    Are beyond your command
    Your old road is rapidly agin'.
    Source: The Times They Are A-Changin (1964)
  • Napoleon Hill
    Napoleon Hill
    American self-help author 1883-1970
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    Do not wait; the time will never be ''just right.'' Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along.
  • Robert Benchley
    Robert Benchley
    American humorist, criticus 1889-1945
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    Drawing on my fine command of the language, I said nothing.
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