Quotes of Demanding

“ I have made mistakes, but I never made the mistake of claiming that I never made one. ”

- James Gordon Bennett

“ I absolutely believe my talent is God-given. I ask God for a lot, but I also thank him. I'm a very demanding believer. ”

- Hubert de Givenchy

“ When you are surrounded by four people, one of them smiling, taunting, demanding, terrorizing, you don't have a complete grasp or perfect vision. ”

- Bernard H. Goetz

“ Writing is the most demanding of callings, more harrowing than a warrior's, more lonely than a whaling captain's-that, in essence, is the modern writer's message. ”

- Melvin Maddocks

“ Doing that hunt scene was really quite demanding. I actually broke a rib during that scene. And then all the scenes after that became quite challenging, just breathing and laughing. ”

- Guy Pearce

“ Have a vision. Be demanding. ”

- Colin Powell

“ One violent power was replaced by another for half a century. However, we cannot speak of our tough fate in the form of self-commiseration or demanding sympathy from others. ”

- Arnold Ruutel

“ It is so much more difficult to live with one's body than with one's soul. One's body is so much more exacting: what it won't have it won't have, and nothing can make bitter into sweet. ”

- D. H. Lawrence

“ If it's hard to remember, it'll be difficult to forget. ”

- Arnold Schwarzenegger

“ There's nothing more difficult to do than comedy. ”

- Robert Evans

“ I'm a perfectionist, so I can drive myself mad - and other people, too. At the same time, I think that's one of the reasons I'm successful. Because I really care about what I do. ”

- Michelle Pfeiffer

“ I'm a perfectionist. ”

- Natalie Imbruglia

“ It's difficult to talk about Pele because I didn't see him. ”

- Thierry Henry

“ I'm a perfectionist, which I think is a mistake. ”

- Michelle Shocked

“ One can be very happy without demanding that others agree with them. ”

- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“ A slave begins by demanding justice and ends by wanting to wear a crown. ”

- Albert Camus

“ A crisis does not always appear to a policymaker as a series of dramatic events. Usually it imposes itself as an exhausting agenda of petty chores demanding both concentration and endurance. ”

- Henry Kissinger

“ Times may be hard and people may be demanding, but never forget that life is special. Every single day is a special day. God is at work in you. ”

- Chuck Swindoll

“ One can be very happy without demanding that others agree with them. ”

- Goethe

“ A woman's asking for equality in the church would be comparable to a black person's demanding equality in the Ku Klux Klan. ”

- Mary Daly

“ Sharing is sometimes more demanding than giving. ”

- Mary Bateson

“ Sure of their qualities and demanding praise, more go to ruined fortunes than are raised. ”

- Alexander Pope

“ There's something contagious about demanding freedom. ”

- Robin Morgan

“ What is a demanding pleasure that demands the use of ones mind! Not in the sense of problem solving, but in the sense of exercising discrimination, judgment, awareness. ”

- Ayn Rand

“ I had explained that a woman's asking for equality in the church would be comparable to a black person's demanding equality in the Ku Klux Klan. ”

- Mary Daly

“ Everyone has difficulty with the steps of inner growth, even with the outer obstacles seem easily surmountable. What's more, the prizes of our society are reserved for outer, not inner, achievements. Scant are the tropies for reconciling all the forces that compete to direct our development, although working toward such a reconciliation hour by demanding hour, day by triumphant day, year by exacting year is what underlies all growth of the personality. ”

- Gail Sheehy

“ My father was extremely loving to me and funny and wise and understanding, and at other times extremely demanding, critical, calculating, exacting. When you're a young woman, I think you want to please a lot, so maybe you accept more of the criticism than you would as an older person… ”

- Anjelica Huston

“ A lot of folks are still demanding more evidence before they actually consider Iraq a threat. For example, France wants more evidence. And you know I'm thinking, the last time France wanted more evidence they rolled right through Paris with the German flag. ”

- David Letterman

“ The only real security is not in owning or possessing, not in demanding or expecting, not in hoping, even. Security in a relationship lies neither in looking back to what it was, nor forward to what it might be, but living in the present and accepting it as it is now. ”

- Anne Morrow Lindbergh

“ Leadership is difficult. It is difficult and demanding and there are days when it takes you away from your family when there is nowhere else you'd rather be. It is also astonishingly rewarding. It is exciting and consuming and offers an opportunity to truly make a difference in people's lives. ”

- Bill Owens
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