Quotes of Demand

“ God doesn't require us to succeed; he only requires that you try. ”

- Harold Ross

“ Gossip is what no one claims to like, but everybody enjoys. ”

- Joseph Conrad

“ What is wanted is not the will to believe, but the wish to find out, which is the exact opposite. ”

- Bertrand Russell

“ To repeat what others have said, requires education; to challenge it, requires brains. ”

- Mary Pettibone Poole

“ Learning by study must be won; 'Twas ne'er entail'd from son to son. ”

- John Gay

“ A request not to worry is perhaps the least soothing message capable of human utterance. ”

- Mignon G. Eberhart

“ Why don't the names of Buddha, Mohammed, Confucius offend people? The reason is that these others didn't claim to be God, but Jesus did. ”

- Josh McDowell

“ Your position never gives you the right to command. It only imposes on you the duty of so living your life that others can receive your orders without being humiliated. ”

- Dag Hammarskjold

“ That which necessity compels she excuses. ”

- Legal Maxim

“ He that cannot obey, cannot command. ”

- Benjamin Franklin

“ It is necessity and not pleasure that compels us. ”

- Dante Alighieri

“ I don't expect that the million will ever be won, simply because there is no confirming evidence for any paranormal claims to date. ”

- James Randi

“ I've watched him grow to become the icon that he is, and I wouldn't even consider believing the claims against him. ”

- Dionne Warwick

“ The ocean asks for nothing but those who stand by her shores gradually attune themselves to her rhythm Charles Dickens in David Copperfield. ”

- Charles Dickens

“ It's not a question of happiness, it's a requirement. Consider the alternative. ”

- Doug Horton

“ If you don't ask, you don't get. ”

- Mahatma Gandhi

“ We claim Islam as Deen or a complete way of life. ”

- Pervez Musharraf

“ He that is conceited of his Wisdom, is readier to impose Error, than to receive Truth. ”

- Benjamin Whichcote

“ As to posterity, I may ask what has it ever done to oblige me? ”

- Thomas Gray

“ With strength and patience all his grievous loads are borne, And from the world's rose-bed he only asks a thorn. ”

- William R. Alger

“ What more can we require? Nothing but time. ”

- James Hutton

“ That's a ridiculous claim and a ridiculous argument. ”

- Linda Lingle

“ If the world decides to impose choices on us, then we'll make choices with respect to the things we're doing and deal with those problems. ”

- Donald Rumsfeld

“ A psychiatrist asks a lot of expensive questions your wife asks for nothing. ”

- Joey Adams

“ If we command our wealth, we shall be rich and free; if our wealth commands us, we are poor indeed. ”

- Edmund Burke

“ Teamwork requires that everyone's efforts flow in a single direction. ”

- Pat Riley

“ I have been feeling very much lately that cheerful insecurity is what our Lord asks of us. ”

- C.S. Lewis

“ The only vice some men have is their claim to being virtuous. ”

- Evan Esar

“ Discussion is impossible with someone who claims not to seek the truth, but already to possess it. ”

- Romain Rolland

“ He who wishes to be obeyed must know how to command. ”

- Niccolo Machiavelli
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