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  • Mahatma Gandhi
    Mahatma Gandhi
    Indian politician 1917-1985
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    When restraint and courtesy are added to strength, the latter becomes irresistible.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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    A minority is powerless while it conforms to the majority; it is not even a minority then; but it is irresistible when it clogs by its whole weight.
  • Bayard Taylor
    Bayard Taylor
    American poet, travel author, and diplomat 1825-1878
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    Above Coblentz almost every mountain has a ruin and a legend. One feels everywhere the spirit of the past, and its stirring recollections come back upon the mind with irresistible force.
  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    German writer and poet 1749-1832
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    Austere perseverance, hash and continuous... rarely fails of its purpose, for its silent power grows irresistible greater with time.
  • Boris Johnson
    Boris Johnson
    British politician and author 1964-
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    Dark forces dragged me away from the keyboard, swirling forces of irresistible intensity and power.
    Source: A wise guy playing the fool to win, Sunday Times, 16 July 2000, p. 17.
  • Aleister Crowley
    Aleister Crowley
    British occultist, writer, and mountaineer 1875-1947
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    Destiny is an absolutely definite and inexorable ruler. Physical ability and moral determination count for nothing. It is impossible to perform the simplest act when the gods say ''no.'' I have no idea how they bring pressure to bear on such occasions; I only know that it is irresistible.
  • Henry Ford
    Henry Ford
    American industrialist 1863-1947
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    Enthusiasm is the yeast that makes your hopes shine to the stars. Enthusiasm is the sparkle in your eyes, the swing in your gait. The grip of your hand, the irresistible surge of will and energy to execute your ideas.
  • Patricia Neal
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    In mid-life the man wants to see how irresistible he still is to younger women. How they turn their hearts to stone and more or less commit a murder of their marriage I just don't know, but they do.
  • Robert Frost
    Robert Frost
    American poet 1874-1963
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    Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.
  • Washington Irving
    Washington Irving
    American writer 1783-1859
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    Some minds seem almost to create themselves, springing up under every disadvantage and working their solitary but irresistible way through a thousand obstacles.
  • The fact that it had never been done before made it even more irresistible.
  • Adam Weishaupt
    Adam Weishaupt
    German philosopher 1748-1830
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    The hankering of the mind is irresistible.
  • Anne Sophie Swetchine
    Anne Sophie Swetchine
    Russian writer 1782-1857
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    There are two ways of attaining an important end, force and perseverance; the silent power of the latter grows irresistible with time.
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
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    True art is characterized by an irresistible urge in the creative artist.
  • Boris Pasternak
    Boris Pasternak
    Russian writer 1890-1960
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    What for centuries raised man above the beast is not the cudgel but the irresistible power of unarmed truth.
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