A leader leads by example not by Force.
In a republican nation, whose citizens are to be led by reason and persuasion and not by force, the art of reasoning becomes of first importance.
The human will, that force unseen,The offspring of a deathless soul,Can hew the way to any goal,Though walls of granite intervene.
You cannot force ideas. Successful ideas are the result of slow growth. Ideas do not reach perfection in a day, no matter how much study is put upon them.
Palestine is our unforgettable historic home. The very name would be a force of marvelous potency for summoning our people together.
It is my experience that awareness of nearness of God and reverence for that power creates reverence for self, reverence for the other, reverence for nature and reverence for the entire creation, and devotion as an expression of gratitude to God can turn into a social force to bring about transformative changes in all aspects of human life and at all levels of society.
The car bomb is the poor man\'s air force.
No iron chain, or outward force of any kind, can ever compel the soul of a person to believe or to disbelieve.
Public opinion is the greatest force for good, when it happens to be on our side
Without passion man is a mere latent force and possibility, like the flint which awaits the shock of the iron before it can give forth its spark.
It is a revenge the devil sometimes takes upon the virtuous, that he entraps them by the force of the very passion they have suppressed
and think themselves superior to.
Nations do not think, they only feel. They get their feelings at second hand through their temperaments, not their brains. A nation can be brought -- by force of circumstances, not argument -- to reconcile itself to any kind of government or religion that can be devised; in time it will fit itself to the required conditions; later it will prefer them and will fiercely fight for them.
The exact measure of the progress of civilization is the degree in which the intelligence of the common mind has prevailed over wealth and brute force
The true character of liberty is independence, maintained by force
To be sensual, I think, is to respect and rejoice in the force of life, of life itself, and to be present in all that one does, from the effort of loving to the making of bread.
Pain will force even the truthful to speak falsely
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.
Who overcomes By force, hath overcome but half his foe.
The one pervading evil of democracy is the tyranny of the party that succeeds, by force or fraud, in carrying elections.
Force is all-conquering, but its victories are short-lived.
Stupidity is an elemental force for which no earthquake is a match
The force of selfishness is as inevitable and as calculable as the force of gravitation.
The path to guidance is one of love and compassion, not of force and coercion.
Cities force growth and make people talkative and entertaining, but they also make them artificial.
That "ol' black magic" is a fickle force. The chemistry of romantic love can trigger the chemistry of sexual desire and the fuel of sexual desire can trigger the fuel of romance. This is why it is dangerous to copulate with someone with whom you don't wish to become involved. Although you intend to have casual sex, you might just fall in love.