Force Quotes

Reason is a harmonising, controlling force rather than a creative one.

Bertrand Russell

Setting a good example is a far better way to spread ideals than through force of arms.

Ron Paul

The beautiful seems right by force of beauty and the feeble wrong because of weakness.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

For those who seek to understand it, death is a highly creative force. The highest spiritual values of life can originate from the thought and study of death.

Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

If you were to destroy the belief in immortality in mankind, not only love but every living force on which the continuation of all life in the world depended, would dry up at once.

Fyodor Dostoevsky

Skill is the unified force of experience, intellect and passion in their operation.

John Ruskin

Force does not constitute right... obedience is due only to legitimate powers.

Jean Jacques Rousseau

An idea, to be suggestive, must come to the individual with the force of revelation.

William James

The biggest mistake that you can make is to believe that you are working for somebody else. Job security is gone. The driving force of a career must come from the individual. Remember: Jobs are owned by the company, you own your career!

Earl Nightingale

Freedom is a man's natural power of doing what he pleases, so far as he is not prevented by force or law.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

Desire and force between them are responsible for all our actions; desire causes our voluntary acts, force our involuntary.

Blaise Pascal

Concupiscence and force are the source of all our actions; concupiscence causes voluntary actions, force involuntary ones.

Blaise Pascal

Law, without force, is impotent.

Blaise Pascal

There is no force like success, and that is why the individual makes all effort to surround himself throughout life with the evidence of it; as of the individual, so should it be of the nation.

Marcus Garvey

The beautiful seems right by force of beauty, and the feeble wrong because of weakness.

Virginia Woolf

Millions of men have lived to fight, build palaces and boundaries, shape destinies and societies; but the compelling force of all times has been the force of originality and creation profoundly affecting the roots of human spirit.

Ansel Adams

We are no longer puppets being manipulated by outside powerful forces: we become the powerful force ourselves.

Leo Buscaglia

Temptation is an irresistible force at work on a movable body.

H. L. Mencken

We are the creative force of our life, and through our own decisions rather than our conditions, if we carefully learn to do certain things, we can accomplish those goals.

Stephen Covey

Physical strength can never permanently withstand the impact of spiritual force.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Nature has always had more force than education.

Voltaire

The most loving parents and relatives commit murder with smiles on their faces. They force us to destroy the person we really are: a subtle kind of murder.

Jim Morrison

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The strongest and most effective force in guaranteeing the long-term maintenance of power is not violence in all the forms deployed by the dominant to control the dominated, but consent in all the forms in which the dominated acquiesce in their own domination.

Robert Frost

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