Quotes of Exert

“ Democracy belongs to those who exercise it. ”

- Bill Moyers

“ Subdue fate by exerting human strength to the maximum; and if, when the effort has been made and success is not achieved, no one else can be blamed. ”

- Hitopadesa

“ Some men give up their designs when they have almost reached the goal; While others, on the contrary, obtain a victory by exerting, at the last moment, more vigorous efforts than ever before. ”

- Herodotus

“ The humblest individual exerts some influence, either for good or evil, upon others. ”

- Henry Ward Beecher

“ The leader can never close the gap between himself and the group. If he does, he is no longer what he must be. He must walk a tightrope between the consent he must win and the control he must exert. ”

- Vince Lombardi

“ The need to exert power, when thwarted in the open fields of life, is the more likely to assert itself in trifles. ”

- Charles Horton Cooley

“ The power I exert on the court depends on the power of my arguments, not on my gender. ”

- Sandra Day O’Connor

“ When any anxiety or gloom of the mind takes hold of you, make it a rule not to publish it by complaining; but exert yourselves to hide it, and by endeavoring to hide it you drive it away. ”

- Unknown

“ Progressive Conservative candidates from Quebec want to exert real power in Ottawa, not simply be content with playing a secondary role. ”

- Kim Campbell

“ Negation is the mind's first freedom, yet a negative habit is fruitful only so long as we exert ourselves to overcome it, adapt it to our needs; once acquired it can imprison us. ”

- Emil Cioran

“ In the strict and proper sense, I take an efficient cause to be a being who had power to produce the effect, and exerted that power for that purpose. ”

- Thomas Reid

“ We all live in the hope of pleasing somebody; and the pleasure of pleasing ought to be greatest, and always will be greatest, when our endeavors are exerted in consequence of our duty. ”

- Samuel Johnson

“ Other exercises develop single powers and muscles, but dancing embellishes, exercises, and equalizes all the muscles at once. ”

- Jean Paul Richter

“ Other exercises develop single powers and muscles, but dancing embellishes, exercises, and equalizes all the muscles at once. ”

- Jean Paul

“ The sovereign invigorator of the body is exercise, and of all the exercises walking is the best. ”

- Thomas Jefferson

“ He who exercises wisdom exercises the knowledge which is about God. ”

- Epictetus

“ Of all exercises walking is the best. ”

- Thomas Jefferson

“ All of us who are concerned for peace and triumph of reason and justice must be keenly aware how small an influence reason and honest good will exert upon events in the political field. ”

- Albert Einstein

“ PLENIPOTENTIARY, adj. Having full power. A Minister Plenipotentiary is a diplomatist possessing absolute authority on condition that he never exert it. ”

- Ambrose Bierce

“ There are two ways of exerting one's strength: one is pushing down, the other is pulling up. ”

- Booker T. Washington

“ Language exerts hidden power, like a moon on the tides. ”

- Rita Mae Brown

“ Every great idea exerts, on first appearing, a tyrannical influence: Hence, the advantages it brings are turned all too soon into disadvantages. ”

- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“ Every human being has a work to carry on within, duties to perform abroad, influence to exert, which are peculiarly his, and which no conscience but his own can teach. ”

- William Ellery Channing

“ Many times a day I realize how much my own life is built on the labors of my fellow men, and how earnestly I must exert myself in order to give in return as much as I have received. ”

- Albert Einstein

“ People who can't be witty exert themselves to be devout and affectionate. ”

- George Eliot

“ Many times a day I realize how much my own inner and outer life is built upon the labors of my fellow men, both living and dead, and how earnestly I must exert myself in order to give in return as much as I have received. ”

- Barbara Ehrenreich

“ Become aware of internal, subjective subverbal experiences, so that these experiences can be brought into the world of abstraction, of conversation, of naming, etc., with the consequence that it immediately becomes possible for a certain amount of control to be exerted over these hither unconscious and uncontrollable processes. ”

- Abraham Harold Maslow

“ If you had the seeds of pestilence in your body you would not have a more active contagion that you have in your tempers, tastes, and principles. Simply to be in this world, whatever you are, is to exert an influence, compared with which mere language and persuasion are feeble. ”

- Horace Bushnell

“ He who wishes to exert a useful influence must be careful to insult nothing. Let him not be troubled by what seems absurd, but concentrate his energies to the creation of what is good. He must not demolish, but build. He must raise temples where mankind may come and partake of the purest pleasure. ”

- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“ If a man withdraws his mind from the love of beauty, and applies it as sincerely to the love of the virtuous; if, in serving his parents, he can exert his utmost strength; if, in serving his prince, he can devote his life; if in his intercourse with his friends, his words are sincere - although men say that he has not learned, I will certainly say that he has. ”

- Confucius
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