Force Quotes

One person with a belief is equal to a force of ninety-nine who have only interests.

John Stuart Mill

As we move through life, the force of fate creates events that we only appreciate when we reflect on our existence.

Ronald Harmon

Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into friend.

Martin Luther King Jr

Faith is the sense of life, that sense by virtue of which man does not destroy himself, but continues to live on. It is the force whereby we live.

Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy

The one pervading evil of democracy is the tyranny of the party that succeeds, by force or fraud, in carrying elections.

Lord Acton

The history of the world is full of men who rose to leadership, by sheer force of self-confidence, bravery and tenacity.

Mahatma Gandhi

You have my assurance that we will respond with full force should the settlement be violated by North Vietnam.

Nguyen Van Thieu

Without knowing the force of words, it is impossible to know men.

Confucius

Who overcomes By force, hath overcome but half his foe.

John Milton

If you will call your troubles experiences, and remember that every experience develops some latent force within you, you will grow vigorous and happy, however adverse your circumstances may seem to be.

John Heywood

My illness is due to my doctor's insistence that I drink milk, a whitish fluid they force down helpless babies.

W. C. Fields

Guard with jealous attention the public liberty. Suspect everyone who approaches that jewel. Unfortunately, nothing will preserve it but downright force. Whenever you give up that force, you are inevitably ruined.

Patrick Henry

If you want to be a writer, you must do two things above all others: read a lot and write a lot...reading is the creative center of a writer's life...you cannot hope to sweep someone else away by the force of your writing until it has been done to you.

Stephen King

Sex, a great and mysterious motive force in human life, has indisputably been a subject of absorbing interest to mankind through the ages.

William J. Brennan, Jr.

Though force can protect in emergency, only justice, fairness, consideration and cooperation can finally lead men to the dawn of eternal peace.

Dwight David Eisenhower

Force rules the world, and not opinion; but opinion is that which makes use of force

Blaise Pascal

Pregnancy demonstrates the deterministic character of woman's sexuality. Every pregnant woman has body and self taken over by a chthonian force beyond her control. In the welcome pregnancy, this is a happy sacrifice. But in the unwanted one, initiated by rape or misadventure, it is a horror. Such unfortunate women look directly into nature's heart of Darkness. For a fetus is a benign tumor, a vampire who steals in order to live. The so-called miracle of birth is nature getting her own way.

Camille Paglia

The true character of liberty is independence, maintained by force

Voltaire

Great men are they who see that spiritual is stronger than material force, that thoughts rule the world.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

We are determined that before the sun sets on this terrible struggle, our flag will be recognized throughout the world as a symbol of freedom on the one hand and of overwhelming force on the other.

General George Catlett Marshall

The inability of those in power to still the voices of their own consciences is the great force leading to change.

Kenneth Kaunda

"Charm" - which means the power to effect work without employing brute force - is indispensable to women. Charm is a woman's strength just as strength is a man's charm.

Havelock Ellis

Peace cannot be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding

Albert Einstein

The only force that can overcome an idea and a faith is another and better idea and faith, positively and fearlessly upheld.

Dorothy Thompson

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