Quotes of Coerce

“ We recognize that Palestinians need help in consolidating security forces and training security forces that would defeat the terrorists that would like to stop the march of freedom. ”

- Mahmoud Abbas

“ The higher the technology, the higher the freedom. Technology enforces certain solutions: satellite dishes, computers, videos, international telephone lines force pluralism and freedom onto a society. ”

- Lech Walesa

“ To me, the "female principle" is, or at least historically has been, basically anarchic. It values order without constraint, rules by custom not by force. It has been the male who enforces order, who constructs power structures, who makes, enforces, and breaks laws. ”

- Ursula K. Le Guin

“ Without pressure, the work doesn't get done at all. ”

- William Saroyan

“ Nurses can take the pressure. ”

- Unknown

“ No man will be found in whose mind airy notions do not sometimes tyrannize him and thus force him to hope or fear beyond the limits of sober probability. ”

- Samuel Johnson

“ Since no one enjoys losing friends or being cast out of his own circle, peer pressure — especially during the years of adolescence — is an almost irresistible force. ”

- Billy Graham

“ Terrorists and regime remnants have been attacking our forces, and our forces have been going in and killing them. ”

- Donald Rumsfeld

“ I put a lot of emphasis on children's issues. Children are many times ignored because they don't vote, and they don't have lobby groups. ”

- Mike DeWine

“ We put the pressure on them now. ”

- Alex Rodriguez

“ I don't think I will be less good because there's less pressure on me. ”

- Emily Watson

“ We must not enable anyone to impose his personal view regarding religion on others by force, oppression, or pressure. ”

- Shirin Ebadi

“ I don't back down. I don't cave when the pressure gets too great from these partisan political ideological forces. ”

- Dan Rather

“ Chaperons, even in their days of glory, were almost never able to enforce morality; what they did was to force immorality to be discreet. This is no small contribution. ”

- Judith Martin

“ Pressure is a privilege. ”

- Billie Jean King

“ Grace under Pressure. ”

- Ernest Hemingway

“ Each country will be a moral force, and no longer a brutal force; while all brutal forces clash with themselves, all moral forces make mighty harmony together. ”

- Henri Barbusse

“ Whatever needs to be maintained through force is doomed. ”

- Henry Miller

“ There are always two forces warring against each other within us. ”

- Paramahansa Yogananda

“ No iron chain, or outward force of any kind, can ever compel the soul of a person to believe or to disbelieve. ”

- Thomas Carlyle

“ Right reason is stronger than force. ”

- James A. Garfield

“ I like added pressure. It makes me work harder. ”

- Mary Lou Retton

“ Conflict is not inevitable, but disarmament is… everyone now accepts that if there is a default by Saddam the international community must act to enforce its will. ”

- Tony Blair

“ Chaperons don't enforce morality; they force immorality to be discreet. ”

- Judith Martin

“ The only pressure I'm under is the pressure I've put on myself. ”

- Mark Messier

“ Perpetuating success or sliding into decline is the result of many intersecting forces that reinforce one another directly and indirectly. They are both cause and effect of winning or losing. Winning generates positive forces, losing generates negative forces. ”

- Rosabeth Moss Kanter

“ The Supreme Court is an institution far more dominated by centrifugal forces, pushing toward individuality and independence, than it is by centripetal forces pulling for hierarchical ordering and institutional unity. ”

- William Rehnquist

“ A woman simply is, but a man must become. Masculinity is risky and elusive. It is achieved by a revolt from woman, and it is confirmed only by other men. Manhood coerced into sensitivity is no manhood at all. ”

- Camille Paglia

“ The popularity of disaster movies expresses a collective perception of a world threatened by irresistible and unforeseen forces which nevertheless are thwarted at the last moment. Their thinly veiled symbolic meaning might be translated thus: We are innocent of wrongdoing… ”

- David Mamet

“ When the administrator feels himself to be the sole driving agency, and finds himself chiefly engaged in arousing those who are apathetic and coercing those who are antagonistic, there is something vitally wrong with the administration. An executive should find himself engaged chiefly in directing the energies which create themselves naturally in all parts of the business, and in finding the proper outlet for the eager upward striving of the ranks below. ”

- E.E. Jones
  • 1