Quotes by pressure

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  • Beatrice Webb
    Beatrice Webb
    English sociologist and economist 1858-1943
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    ... if I had been a man, self-respect, family pressure and the public opinion of my class would have pushed me into a money-making profession; as a mere woman I could carve out a career of disinterested research.
  • Arthur Baer
    Arthur Baer
    American journalist and humorist 1886-1969
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    A newspaper is a circulating library with high blood pressure.
  • Barry Unsworth
    Barry Unsworth
    English writer 1930-2012
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    All my fiction starts from a feeling of unique perception, the pressure of a secret, a story that needs to be told.
  • Sebastian Coe
    Sebastian Coe
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    All pressure is self-inflicted. It's what you make of it or how you let it rub off on you.
  • Already the writers are complaining that there is too much freedom. They need some pressure. The worse your daily life, the better your art. If you have to be careful because of oppression and censorship, this pressure produces diamonds.
  • Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
    Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
    German philosopher 1770-1831
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    Amid the pressure of great events, a general principle gives no help.
  • Camilla Luddington
    Camilla Luddington
    British-American actress 1983-
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    Anyone who says there isn't pressure to look good as an actor in L.A. is lying.
  • Carl von Clausewitz
    Carl von Clausewitz
    Prussian general and military 1780-1831
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    As man under pressure tends to give in to physical and intellectual weakness, only great strength of will can lead to the objective.
    Source: On War (1832)
  • Cal Thomas
    Cal Thomas
    American columnist and author 1942-
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    As pressure grows to ease the financial burden on social security, pressure will also grow to eliminate the elderly and infirm to 'free up' more money for the 'fit' and those who contribute more than they take from society.
  • Benjamin Netanyahu
    Benjamin Netanyahu
    Israeli politician 2009-
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    Certainly the international community is putting a lot of pressure on Iran and making clear that its nuclear program must stop. If it stops with the sanctions, the combinations of sanctions, diplomacy, other pressures, I, as the prime minister of Israel, will be the happiest person in the world.
  • Ernest Hemingway
    Ernest Hemingway
    American writer 1899-1961
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    Courage is grace under pressure.
  • 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.
  • Adam Sandler
    Adam Sandler
    American actor, comedian, and filmmaker 1966-
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    Doing Saturday Night Live definitely affects my relationship with my girlfriend and with my family, because you feel so much pressure to do well that night. But I think everyone's grown to accept that and so they give me my space at the show.
  • Ben Whishaw
    Ben Whishaw
    English actor 1980-
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    Even today, England is a very repressed, repressive country, and there's pressure to be kind of a certain way, so people do things that ultimately make them sad.
  • Alain Badiou
    Alain Badiou
    French philosopher 1937-
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    Evil is the interruption of a truth by the pressure of particular or individual interests.
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