Force Quotes

The spirit of this country is totally adverse to a large military force.

Thomas Jefferson

To insure the adoration of a theorem for any length of time, faith is not enough, a police force is needed as well.

Albert Camus

Water is the driving force of all nature.

Leonardo da Vinci

The ideas of the ruling class are in every epoch the ruling ideas, i.e., the class which is the ruling material force of society, is at the same time its ruling intellectual force.

Karl Marx

Potentially, a government is the most dangerous threat to man's rights: it holds a legal monopoly on the use of physical force against legally disarmed victims.

Ayn Rand

Do not ever say that the desire to "do good" by force is a good motive. Neither power-lust nor stupidity are good motives.

Ayn Rand

Perpetual optimism is a force multiplier.

Colin Powell

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

Dwight D. Eisenhower

We must look for ways to be an active force in our own lives. We must take charge of our own destinies, design a life of substance and truly begin to live our dreams.

Les Brown

Disunion by force is treason.

Andrew Jackson

There is no force so democratic as the force of an ideal.

Calvin Coolidge

To know the laws is not to memorize their letter but to grasp their full force and meaning.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

We are fast approaching the stage of the ultimate inversion: the stage where the government is free to do anything it pleases, while the citizens may act only by permission; which is the stage of the darkest periods of human history, the stage of rule by brute force.

Ayn Rand

There will one day spring from the brain of science a machine or force so fearful in its potentialities, so absolutely terrifying, that even man, the fighter, who will dare torture and death in order to inflict torture and death, will be appalled, and so abandon war forever.

Thomas A. Edison

America is a model of force and freedom and moderation - with all the coarseness and rudeness of its people.

Lord Byron

Between two groups of people who want to make inconsistent kinds of worlds, I see no remedy but force.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

Magnetism, as you recall from physics class, is a powerful force that causes certain items to be attracted to refrigerators.

Dave Barry

Force can overcome force, but a free society cannot long steel itself to dominate another people by sheer force.

Dean Acheson

Force can overcome force, but a free society cannot long steel itself to dominate another people by sheer force.

Dean Acheson

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Updated On : October 05, 2013
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