Quotes by force
Quotes 1 till 15 of 300.
American Author 1926-
Don't you realize that as long as you have to sit down to pee, you'll never be a dominant force in the world? You'll never be a convincing technocrat or middle manager. Because people will know. She's in there sitting down.
English writer (ps. of Eric Blair) 1903-1950
All tyrannies rule through fraud and force, but once the fraud is exposed they must rely exclusively on force.
French Emperor 1769-1821
Do you know what amazes me more than anything else? The impotence of force to organize anything.
Henry David Thoreau
American writer 1817-1862
This American government - what is it but a tradition, though a recent one, endeavoring to transmit itself unimpaired to posterity, but each instant losing some of its integrity? It has not the vitality and force of a single living man; for a single man can bend it to his will.
Irish civil rights activist 1947-
Among the best traitors Ireland has ever had, Mother Church ranks at the very top, a massive obstacle in the path to equality and freedom. She has been a force for conservatism... to ward off threats to her own security and influence.
American philosopher 1842-1910
An idea, to be suggestive, must come to the individual with the force of revelation.
Alfred P. Sloan
American businessman 1875-1966
Competition is the final price determinant and competitive prices may result in profits which force you to accept a rate of return less than you hoped for, or for that matter to accept temporary losses.
Dutch Philosopher and Theologian 1632-1677
For peace is not mere absence of war, but is a virtue that springs from the force of character.Source: Tractatus Politicus
B. R. Ambedkar
Indian jurist, economist and politician 1891-1956
History shows that where ethics and economics come in conflict, victory is always with economics. Vested interests have never been known to have willingly divested themselves unless there was sufficient force to compel them.
Greek fabulist and story teller 620-564 BCE
The little reed, bending to the force of the wind, soon stood upright again when the storm had passed over.
French writer and philosopher (ps. of François Marie Arouet) 1694-1778
The true character of liberty is independence, maintained by force.
Swiss philosopher and poet 1821-1881
Without passion man is a mere latent force and possibility, like the flint which awaits the shock of the iron before it can give forth its spark.
English politician 1623-1683
'Tis hard to comprehend how one man can come to be master of many, equal to himself in right, unless it be by consent or by force.
American philosopher, self-help author, and a motivational speaker. 1940-2015
A mind at peace, a mind centered and not focused on harming others, is stronger than any physical force in the universe.
English poet 1770-1850
A multitude of causes unknown to former times are now acting with a combined force to blunt the discriminating powers of the mind, and unfitting it for all voluntary exertion to reduce it to a state of almost savage torpor.
Subjects in these quotes:
All force famous quotes and sayings you will always find on greatest-quotations.com 300 found