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English sociologist and economist 1858-1943
... 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.
American journalist and humorist 1886-1969
A newspaper is a circulating library with high blood pressure.
English writer 1930-2012
All my fiction starts from a feeling of unique perception, the pressure of a secret, a story that needs to be told.
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
German philosopher 1770-1831
Amid the pressure of great events, a general principle gives no help.
British-American actress 1983-
Anyone who says there isn't pressure to look good as an actor in L.A. is lying.
Carl von Clausewitz
Prussian general and military 1780-1831
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)
American columnist and author 1942-
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.
Israeli politician 2009-
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.
American writer 1899-1961
Courage is grace under pressure.
British occultist, writer, and mountaineer 1875-1947
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.
American actor, comedian, and filmmaker 1966-
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.
English actor 1980-
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.
French philosopher 1937-
Evil is the interruption of a truth by the pressure of particular or individual interests.
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