Force Quotes

He makes a great mistake... who supposes that authority is firmer or better established when it is founded by force than that which is welded by affection.

Terence

Put two or three men in positions of conflicting authority. This will force them to work at loggerheads, allowing you to be the ultimate arbiter.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Force is that which rules the actions without regulating the will

Spanish Proverb

No beast has ever conquered the earth; and the natural world has never been conquered by muscular force

Liberty Hyde Baily

Yes, and there were changes of light on landscapes and changes of direction of the wind and the force of the wind and weather. That whole scene is too important in Homer to neglect

Robert Fitzgerald

I saw that all beings are fated to happiness: action is not life, but a way of wasting some force, an enervation. Morality is the weakness of the brain.

Arthur Rimbaud

Any power must be an enemy of mankind which enslaves the individual by terror or force, whether it arises under a facets government or communist flag. All that is valuable in human society depends upon the opportunity for development accorded to the individual.

Albert Einstein

I never relax on the year before. Every year I want to get more out of myself so I use it as a driving force, rather than a pressure thing.

Frank Lampard

Television has changed the American child from an irresistable force to an immovable object.

Laurence J. Peter

Faithfulness in the performance of small duties gives us strength to adhere to difficult determinations that life will someday force us to make.

Paramahansa Yogananda

Bureaucracies force us to practice nonsense. And if you rehearse nonsense, you may one day find yourself the victim of it.

Laurence Gonzales

They are few in the midst of an overwhelming mass of brute force, and their submission is wisdom; but for a nation like England to submit to be robbed by any invader who chooses to visit her shores seemed to me to be nonsense.

George Combe

Youth enters the world with very happy prejudices in her own favor. She imagines herself not only certain of accomplishing every adventure, but of obtaining those rewards which the accomplishment may deserve. She is not easily persuaded to believe that the force of merit can be resisted by obstinacy and avarice, or its luster darkened by envy and malignity.

Samuel Johnson

You are never alone or helpless. The force that guides the stars guides you too

Shrii Shrii Anandamurt

Next to Christianity, advertising is the greatest force in the world. And I say that without sacrilege or disrespect. Advertising makes people discontented. It makes them want things they don't have. Without discontent, there is no progress, no achievement.

Unknown

Our film examines the heroism, courage and prowess of the Soviet submarine force in ways never seen before.

Kathryn Bigelow

I can stand brute force, but brute reason is quite unbearable. There is something unfair about its use. It is hitting below the intellect.

Oscar Wilde

Whensoever the General Government assumes undelegated powers, its acts are unauthoritative, void, and of no force

Thomas Jefferson

Government is not reason, it is not eloquence, it is force; like fire, a troublesome servant and a fearful master. Never for a moment should it be left to irresponsible action

George Washington

he slogan of the National Association of Landlords is the commaless "We Shelter You America." The truth of the matter is, however, that landlords shelter no one, while in fact the law shelters them... from the immediate expropriation that would occur if there were not force of gun and jail to back up this phoney, abusive, so-called property right.

Fred Woodworth

Desire is a powerful force that can be used to make things happen.”

Marcia Wieder

The tree is more than first a seed, then a stem, then a living trunk, and then dead timber. The tree is a slow, enduring force straining to win the sky.

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

There are spiritual forces of witchcraft working to destroy our marriages, families, relationships, ministries, faith and churches.... Witchcraft is a real force and Jesus has given power to every believer to break free from its deceiving clutch.

JONAS CLARK

A multitude of causes unknown to former times are now acting with a combined force to blunt the discriminating powers of the mind, and unfitting it for all voluntary exertion to reduce it to a state of almost savage torpor.

William Wordsworth

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