Quotes and Sayings about Force



"When I'm forced by circumstances to be in a crowd of prisoners, it's all I can do to refrain from attack."
- Jack Henry Abbott
(Related: Circumstances)

"Our forces will not be on the sidelines."
- John Abizaid
(Related: Will)

"We've got to ensure that the quality and the capability of these forces will be good enough to withstand the challenges that the insurgents and the terrorists will present to the new Iraqi government."
- John Abizaid
(Related: Government, Quality, Present, Will)

"Certainly our goal is to leave Iraq, but we can't leave Iraq with our forces until we know that the Iraqi security forces are capable and efficient enough to defend the sovereignty of the nation."
- John Abizaid
(Related: Goal, Iraq, Nation, Security)

"We'll try to include Iraqi officers in our staffs. We will do everything we can to empower Iraqi security forces to stand up on their own and operate where they can alone."
- John Abizaid
(Related: Security, Will)

"But clearly the fact that we've gone from zero Iraqi security forces on duty in May to up to 200,000 today is an enormous accomplishment, but it's not enough."
- John Abizaid
(Related: Accomplishment, Duty, Fact, May, Security, Today)

"But the key shift in focus will be from counter-insurgency operations to more and more cooperation with Iraqi security forces and to building Iraqi security capacity."
- John Abizaid
(Related: Building, Cooperation, Focus, Key, Security, Will)

"Save for the wild force of Nature, nothing moves in this world that is not Greek in its origin."
- John Acton
(Related: Nature, Force, Nothing, World)

"Save for the wild force of Nature, nothing moves in this world that is not Greek in its origin."
- Lord Acton
(Related: Nature, Force, Nothing, World)

"The one pervading evil of democracy is the tyranny of the majority, or rather of that party, not always the majority, that succeeds, by force or fraud, in carrying elections."
- Lord Acton
(Related: Democracy, Elections, Evil, Force, Fraud, Majority, Party, Tyranny)

"Millions of men have lived to fight, build palaces and boundaries, shape destinies and societies; but the compelling force of all times has been the force of originality and creation profoundly affecting the roots of human spirit."
- Ansel Adams
(Related: Men, Creation, Fight, Force, Originality, Spirit)

"A cheerful frame of mind, reinforced by relaxation... is the medicine that puts all ghosts of fear on the run."
- George Matthew Adams
(Related: Fear, Medicine, Mind, Relaxation)

"Susceptibility to the highest forces is the highest genius."
- Henry B. Adams
(Related: Genius)

"We began intercepting Japanese radio transmissions, which indicated the two forces were very close to each other. We found out later that we were moving in opposite directions and passed each other by 32 miles."
- Jack Adams
"Our task force put to sea in early January 1942, to attack the Japanese in the Marshall and Gilbert islands, but the mission was called off on the eve of the attack."
- Jack Adams
(Related: Force, Islands, Mission, Sea)

"On December 5, 1941, Chicago led a task force built around the carrier Lexington to Midway Island, at the western end of the Hawaiian Islands, about 1,000 miles from Pearl Harbor."
- Jack Adams
(Related: Chicago, December, End, Force, Islands)

"The radical novelty of modern science lies precisely in the rejection of the belief, which is at the heart of all popular religion, that the forces which move the stars and atoms are contingent upon the preferences of the human heart."
- Richard Adams
(Related: Science, Religion, Heart, Belief, Atoms, Lies, Novelty, Popular, Radical, Rejection, Stars)

"Justice is an unassailable fortress, built on the brow of a mountain which cannot be overthrown by the violence of torrents, nor demolished by the force of armies."
- Joseph Addison
(Related: Force, Justice, Violence)

"Admitting the force of these contentions, nevertheless, the custom of meeting together in public assembly for the consideration of the most serious, the most exalted topics of human interest is too vitally precious to be lost."
- Felix Adler
(Related: Consideration, Custom, Force, Interest, Meeting, Public)

"All satire is blind to the forces liberated by decay. Which is why total decay has absorbed the forces of satire."
- Theodor Adorno
(Related: Blind, Satire)

"My friends, whoever has had experience of evils knows how whenever a flood of ills comes upon mortals, a man fears everything; but whenever a divine force cheers on our voyage, then we believe that the same fate will always blow fair."
- Aeschylus
(Related: Experience, Fate, Force, Friends, Man, Will)

"Persuasion is often more effectual than force."
- Aesop
(Related: Force, Persuasion)

"The little reed, bending to the force of the wind, soon stood upright again when the storm had passed over."
- Aesop
(Related: Force, Wind)

"I just feel like sometimes I'm a force to be dealt with. My talents are sometimes overused and also sometimes underused. It's not easy being me."
- Ben Affleck
(Related: Being, Force)

"The United States' administrations... must recognize that Iran is a big power. Having said that, we consider ourselves to be a human force and a cultural power and hence a friend of other nations. We have never sought to dominate others or to violate the rights of any other country."
- Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
(Related: Power, Friend, Country, Force, Rights, Nations, states, United)

"I mean, that's kind of what this business is about in some ways. You're trying to make everybody like you. But you can't do that. You can't force everybody - anybody to like you if they're just not willing to do it."
- Clay Aiken
(Related: Business, Force, Trying)

"As soon as the legitimate Lebanese government is convinced that the conditions have ripened and that Lebanon is able to maintain stability on its own... Then, the Syrian forces will return to their homeland."
- Bashar al-Assad
(Related: Government, Stability, Will)

"But if our hopes are betrayed, if we are forced to resist the invasion of our soil, and to defend our threatened homes, this duty, however hard it may be, will find us armed and resolved upon the greatest sacrifices."
- King Albert II
(Related: Duty, May, Will)

"When I investigate and when I discover that the forces of the heavens and the planets are within ourselves, then truly I seem to be living among the gods."
- Leon Battista Alberti
(Related: Gods, Living)

"If we have to use force, it is because we are America. We are the indispensable nation. We stand tall. We see further into the future."
- Madeleine Albright
(Related: America, Force, Future, Nation)

"The character and fight against fascism moved centre stage when, in 1936, Franco attempted to overthrow by force the Popular Front Government of Republican Spain."
- Bill Alexander
(Related: Government, Character, Fascism, Fight, Force, Popular, Republican, Spain)

"The International Brigades and the British volunteers were, numerically, only a small part of the Republican forces, but nearly all had accepted the need for organization and order in civilian life."
- Bill Alexander
(Related: Life, Order, Republican)

"The International Brigades provided a shock force while the Republic trained and organized an army from an assemblage of individuals. The Spanish people knew they were not fighting alone."
- Bill Alexander
(Related: People, Army, Fighting, Force)

"Intellectuals, academics, writers and poets were an important force in the early groups of volunteers. They had the means to get to Spain and were accustomed to travelling, whereas very few workers had left British shores."
- Bill Alexander
(Related: Force, Intellectuals, Poets, Spain, Workers, Writers)

"During consideration in the Education and the Workforce Committee this year, Democrats and Republicans worked constructively together to improve the delivery of Head Start services to the target populations."
- Lucille Roybal Allard
(Related: Education, Committee, Consideration, Democrats, Republicans)

"The lessons of September 11 are that if we allow law enforcement to do their work free of political interference, if we give them adequate resources and modern technologies, we can protect our citizens without intruding on our liberties."
- Lucille Roybal Allard
(Related: Work, Law)

"Our men and women in our armed forces are the real heroes in this conflict."
- Wayne Allard
(Related: Men, Women, Conflict, Heroes)

"Sometimes life has a way of putting us on our backs to force us to look up."
- Charles L. Allen
(Related: Life, Force)

"The idea of reasoning with terrorists without force or with appeasement is naive, and I think it's dangerous."
- George Allen
(Related: Idea, Force)

"Brains, integrity, and force may be all very well, but what you need today is Charm. Go ahead and work on your economic programs if you want to, I'll develop my radio personality."
- Gracie Allen
(Related: Work, Charm, Force, Integrity, May, Personality, Today, Want)

"It is a process of diverting one's scattered forces into one powerful channel."
- James Allen
"Feminism is dated? Yes, for privileged women like my daughter and all of us here today, but not for most of our sisters in the rest of the world who are still forced into premature marriage, prostitution, forced labor - they have children that they don't want or they cannot feed."
- Isabel Allende
(Related: Women, Marriage, Daughter, Children, Feminism, Labor, Prostitution, Rest, Sisters, Today, Want, World)

"I believe you can make forces of good and evil work for you, to get what you want."
- GG Allin
(Related: Work, Evil, Want)

"We made them drink poison last night and Saddam Hussein's soldiers and his great forces gave the Americans a lesson which will not be forgotten by history. Truly."
- Mohammed Saeed al-Sahaf
(Related: History, Americans, Night, Poison, Soldiers, Will)

"We butchered the force present at the airport, we are destroying them."
- Mohammed Saeed al-Sahaf
(Related: Force, Present)

"Bringing democratic control to the conduct of foreign policy requires a struggle merely to force the issue onto the public agenda."
- Eric Alterman
(Related: Policy, Control, Force, Foreign policy, Public, Struggle)

"They take journalism really seriously because they know the force that it is and can be."
- Christiane Amanpour
(Related: Force, Journalism)

"History shows that where ethics and economics come in conflict, victory is always with economics. Vested interests have never been known to have willingly divested themselves unless there was sufficient force to compel them."
- B. R. Ambedkar
(Related: History, Victory, Conflict, Economics, Ethics, Force)

"Reading your own material aloud forces you to listen."
- Stephen Ambrose
(Related: Reading)

"Three Royal Air Force aeroplanes have come over to us so far with their arms and equipment."
- John Amery
(Related: Force)

"Without passion man is a mere latent force and possibility, like the flint which awaits the shock of the iron before it can give forth its spark."
- Henri Frederic Amiel
(Related: Possibility, Force, Man, Passion)

"Free is really, you know, the gift of Silicon Valley to the world. It's an economic force, it's a technical force. It's a deflationary force, if not handled right. It is abundance, as opposed to scarcity."
- Chris Anderson
(Related: Abundance, Force, Right, World)

"The mercy caravans are through there the medicine refugees flowing out. It makes the United States look very bad here. And much more like an occupation force than it did before."
- Jon Lee Anderson
(Related: Force, Medicine, Mercy, Occupation, states, United)

"When love is gone, there's always justice. And when justice is gone, there's always force. And when force is gone, there's always Mom. Hi, Mom!"
- Laurie Anderson
(Related: Love, Mom, Force, Justice)

"If you want something that's going to provide you with a lot of challenges and a variety of different things to do, then you really can't beat a place like the Air Force. I don't mean this to sound like a recruiting pitch. But it's been a lot of fun."
- Michael P. Anderson
(Related: Force, Fun, Sound, Variety, Want)

"I went to the University of Washington as a physics and astronomy major. My other interest, of course, was aviation. I always wanted to be a pilot. And if you're going to fly airplanes, the best place to be is the Air Force."
- Michael P. Anderson
(Related: Airplanes, Astronomy, Aviation, Force, Interest, Physics, University, Washington)

"What five books would I like to be remembered for? Well... Tau Zero, I like that one especially. It was somewhat of a tour de force, and I think it got across what I was trying for."
- Poul Anderson
(Related: Books, Force, Trying)

"And when we go from braking to accelerating to cornering, the G-forces we pull are really demanding on our bodies. We definitely have to be in top shape."
- Michael Andretti
"Love is a force more formidable than any other. It is invisible - it cannot be seen or measured, yet it is powerful enough to transform you in a moment, and offer you more joy than any material possession could."
- Barbara de Angelis
(Related: Love, Force, Joy, Possession)

"If a cow walked into this room, I'd probably walk out. I could milk it, but my dad never forced me to do a lot of chores like that, mostly because he loved doing it himself."
- Stuart Appleby
(Related: Dad)

"Love is a binding force, by which another is joined to me and cherished by myself."
- Thomas Aquinas
(Related: Love, Force)

"Television is a powerful medium that has to be used for something better than sitcoms and police shows. On the other hand, if you don't recognize the forces that play on what people watch and what they don't then you're a fool and you should be in a different business."
- Roone Arledge
(Related: Business, People, Fool, Play, Police, Television)

"The war we are fighting today against terrorism is a multifaceted fight. We have to use every tool in our toolkit to wage this war - diplomacy, finance, intelligence, law enforcement, and of course, military power - and we are developing new tools as we go along."
- Richard Armitage
(Related: Power, War, Finance, Intelligence, Diplomacy, Fight, Fighting, Law, Military, Terrorism, Today, Tools, Wage)

"The first war plan has failed because of Iraqi resistance. Now they are trying to write another war plan. Clearly, the American war planners misjudged the determination of the Iraqi forces."
- Peter Arnett
(Related: War, Determination, American, First, Now, Trying)

"Our reports about civilian casualties here, about the resistance of the Iraqi forces, are going back to the United States. It helps those who oppose the war when you challenge the policy to develop their arguments."
- Peter Arnett
(Related: War, Policy, Arguments, Challenge, states, United)

"Most shows, you really have to force it. And everybody's nervous, and the network is nervous, and they've all got their notepads out, and they're all going to give notes on what they think is funny, and everybody's trying to spin their jokes, and this was so - the script was so good that we didn't have to really do anything, and it made it so easy for us to do well."
- Will Arnett
(Related: Funny, Force, Jokes, Network, Trying)

"A system is in equilibrium when the forces constituting it are arranged in such a way as to compensate each other, like the two weights pulling at the arms of a pair of scales."
- Rudolf Arnheim
"The lash may force men to physical labor, it cannot force them to spiritual creativity."
- Sholem Asch
(Related: Men, Creativity, Force, Labor, May, Spiritual)

"We should have done more damage to the Iraqi forces before they withdrew from the Kuwaiti theater."
- Les Aspin
(Related: Theater)

"I used to get some flack from my agents because I wouldn't even audition for parts where the hero uses violent force to be a hero."
- Mackenzie Astin
(Related: Force)

"To write history is so difficult that most historians are forced to make concessions to the technique of legende."
- Erich Auerbach
(Related: History, Historians)

"Who can map out the various forces at play in one soul? Man is a great depth, O Lord. The hairs of his head are easier by far to count than his feeling, the movements of his heart."
- Saint Augustine
(Related: Soul, Heart, Feeling, Man, Play)

"My mind started wandering. I started playing carefully, instead of playing the way that had gotten me to that point. I had to force myself to keep driving the ball."
- Tracy Austin
(Related: Driving, Force, Mind)

"My mom and dad met at UCLA when he as a captain in the Air Force and she was in her junior year."
- Tracy Austin
(Related: Dad, Mom, Force)

"We can no longer let the threat of an early frost send a chill of fear throughout a large portion of our workforce. Diversification is the only answer."
- Alan Autry
(Related: Fear)

"The sheer force of the music calls for a wild audience reaction."
- Emanuel Ax
(Related: Music, Force)

"For as long as our people are held hostage by controllable socio-economic forces, we cannot afford to be indifferent to the ravages of poverty in all its dimensions and ramifications."
- Ibrahim Babangida
(Related: People, Poverty)

"We have established a new basis in our country in which economic liberalization would continue to flourish alongside democratic forces and deregulated power structure."
- Ibrahim Babangida
(Related: Power, Country)

"The fatigue produced on the muscles of the human frame does not altogether depend on the actual force employed in each effort, but partly on the frequency with which it is exerted."
- Charles Babbage
(Related: Effort, Fatigue, Force)

"A democracy, the realistic observer is forced to conclude, is likely to be idealistic in its feelings about itself, but imperialistic about its practice."
- Irving Babbitt
(Related: Feelings, Democracy, Practice)

"No iron can pierce the heart with such force as a period put just at the right place."
- Isaac Babel
(Related: Heart, Force, Right)

"Products made in China are cheap through the exploitation of the workforce. Every time we shop, we are driving the nail further into the coffin of American manufacturing jobs."
- Joe Baca
(Related: Time, American, Driving, Exploitation, Jobs, Manufacturing)

"Unlicensed illegal immigrants drive on our roads and interstates without insurance, and there is little that our law enforcement officials can do to stop them."
- Spencer Bachus
(Related: Law)

"The question is: how bad do things have to get before you will do something about it? Where is your line in the sand? If you don't enforce the constitutional limitations on your government very soon, you are likely to find out what World War III will be like."
- Michael Badnarik
(Related: Government, War, Limitations, Question, Will, World, World war)

"No beast has ever conquered the earth; and the natural world has never been conquered by muscular force."
- Liberty Hyde Bailey
(Related: Earth, Force, World)

"No one bill will cure the problem of spam. It will take a combined effort of legislation, litigation, enforcement, customer education, and technology solutions."
- David Baker
(Related: Technology, Education, Cure, Customer, Effort, Legislation, Will)

"When I thought about the calibre of people in the room I realized we might just have a credible candidate for Mayor who will would finally enforce the laws of the city. It was almost too good to be true."
- Herbert Baker
(Related: Thought, People, Laws, Will)

"To bathe a cat takes brute force, perseverance, courage of conviction - and a cat. The last ingredient is usually hardest to come by."
- Stephen Baker
(Related: Courage, Perseverance, Conviction, Force)

"Freedom, morality, and the human dignity of the individual consists precisely in this; that he does good not because he is forced to do so, but because he freely conceives it, wants it, and loves it."
- Mikhail Bakunin
(Related: Morality, Dignity, Freedom)

"It is natural to try to understand one's own time and to seek to analyse the forces that move it."
- Emily Greene Balch
(Related: Time)

"To be sensual, I think, is to respect and rejoice in the force of life, of life itself, and to be present in all that one does, from the effort of loving to the making of bread."
- James A. Baldwin
(Related: Life, Effort, Force, Present, Respect)

"I imagine one of the reasons people cling to their hates so stubbornly is because they sense, once hate is gone, they will be forced to deal with pain."
- James A. Baldwin
(Related: People, Hate, Pain, Sense, Will)

"The rule of law in place of force, always basic to my thinking, now takes on a new relevance in a world where, if war is to go, only law can replace it."
- Roger Nash Baldwin
(Related: War, Force, Law, Now, Thinking, World)

"A grocer is attracted to his business by a magnetic force as great as the repulsion which renders it odious to artists."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: Business, Artists, Force)

"The exact measure of the progress of civilization is the degree in which the intelligence of the common mind has prevailed over wealth and brute force."
- George Bancroft
(Related: Intelligence, Civilization, Progress, Wealth, Force, Measure, Mind)

"Scare answers to scare, and force begets force, until at length it comes to be seen that we are racing one against another after a phantom security which continually vanishes as we approach."
- Henry Campbell Bannerman
(Related: Answers, Force, Racing, Security)

"Thought is more important than art. To revere art and have no understanding of the process that forces it into existence, is finally not even to understand what art is."
- Amiri Baraka
(Related: Art, Thought, Existence, Understanding)

"So the question is, First, Whether the civil magistrate hath power to force men in things religious to do contrary to their conscience, and if they will not to punish them in their goods, liberties, or lives? this we hold in the negative."
- Robert Barclay
(Related: Men, Power, Negative, Conscience, First, Force, Question, Religious, Will)

"A habitual disuse of physical forces totally destroys the moral; and men lose at once the power of protecting themselves, and of discerning the cause of their oppression."
- Joel Barlow
(Related: Men, Power, Cause, Oppression)

"The one thing that I know government is good for is countervailing against monopoly. It's not great at that either, but it's the only force I know that is fairly reliable."
- John Perry Barlow
(Related: Government, Force)

"A safe but sometimes chilly way of recalling the past is to force open a crammed drawer. If you are searching for anything in particular you don't find it, but something falls out at the back that is often more interesting."
- James M. Barrie
(Related: Force, Open, Past)

"Magnetism, as you recall from physics class, is a powerful force that causes certain items to be attracted to refrigerators."
- Dave Barry
(Related: Causes, Class, Force, Physics)

"So we want an Islamic state where Islamic law is not just in the books but enforced, and enforced with determination. There is no space and no room for democratic consultation. The Shariah is set and fixed, so why do we need to discuss it anymore? Just implement it!"
- Abu Bakar Bashir
(Related: Determination, Books, Law, Space, State, Want)

"Laws are to be enforced justly but firmly, with an iron hand. This is the case anywhere, even in a family."
- Abu Bakar Bashir
(Related: Family, Laws)

"Likewise the leader of any state has to do the same, he has to enforce Shariah firmly, for he will be held in account later in the afterlife if he fails."
- Abu Bakar Bashir
(Related: Leader, Afterlife, State, Will)

"In its report, the Cox Committee concludes that China is using stolen U.S. design information to speed up its deployment of a new nuclear missile force."
- Charles Foster Bass
(Related: Design, Committee, Force, Information)

"If the poet has pursued a moral objective, he has diminished his poetic force."
- Charles Baudelaire
(Related: Force)

"It is always the same: once you are liberated, you are forced to ask who you are."
- Jean Baudrillard
"The budget enforcement rules of the 1990s were an important part of getting the budget back into balance. It was done on a bipartisan basis. Those pay-as-you-go rules were tested and they worked. We are now in a one-party system, and we have thrown them out."
- Melissa Bean
(Related: Balance, Now, Rules)

"During a trip to Iraq last fall, I visited our theater hospital at Balad Air Force Base and witnessed these skilled medical professionals in action and met the brave soldiers whose lives they saved."
- Melissa Bean
(Related: Medical, Action, Force, Iraq, professionals, Soldiers, Theater)

"I get a lot of mail from men who really identify with Stuart, you know, Sparrow's boyfriend. I love that. Even though I used to say I wanted men to read the strip even though there weren't any men in it, so they'd be forced to identify with the women."
- Alison Bechdel
(Related: Love, Men, Women, Boyfriend, Mail)

"I forced myself to think what is the new concept and it became clear to me that it was risk, not only in technology and ecology, but in life and employment, too."
- Ulrich Beck
(Related: Life, Technology, Ecology, Risk)

"And therefore we must seek dialogue in this networked world. We must ask which voice was actually attempting to make itself heard and saw no other possibility of gaining a hearing. To that extent, for a while this also represented a forced opening of a cosmopolitan view."
- Ulrich Beck
(Related: Possibility, Hearing, Voice, World)

"I believe that the reason why I love painting so much is that it forces one to be objective. There is nothing I hate more than sentimentality."
- Max Beckmann
(Related: Love, Hate, Nothing, Painting, Reason, Sentimentality)

"I believe the reason I love painting so much is that it forces one to be objective."
- Max Beckmann
(Related: Love, Painting, Reason)

"The American people expect public servants to be able to police themselves. But instead of designing a system to enforce ethical conduct, Tom Delay and his cohorts have implemented a self protection system. Obviously, it wasn't good for democracy."
- Chris Bell
(Related: People, American, Delay, Democracy, Police, Protection, Public, Self)

"There can be no knowledge without emotion. We may be aware of a truth, yet until we have felt its force, it is not ours. To the cognition of the brain must be added the experience of the soul."
- Arnold Bennett
(Related: Experience, Truth, Soul, Knowledge, Emotion, Force, May)

"When the music and the characters are flawlessly synchronized, the opera develops an emotional force that movies and plays cannot match."
- Bruce Beresford
(Related: Movies, Music, Force, Opera)

"Sam Walton was a master storyteller who used illustrative stories to reinforce his cultural standards."
- Michael Bergdahl
"Ours is the century of enforced travel of disappearances. The century of people helplessly seeing others, who were close to them, disappear over the horizon."
- John Berger
(Related: Travel, People)

"Emigration, forced or chosen, across national frontiers or from village to metropolis, is the quintessential experience of our time."
- John Berger
(Related: Experience, Time)

"Even in a society as tightly controlled as Singapore's, the market creates certain forces which perhaps in the long run may lead to democracy."
- Peter L. Berger
(Related: Society, Democracy, May)

"It struck me that what I'd heard about certain celebrities was true: they had It, whatever the hell It was. Star power isn't a myth; it is tangible and forceful."
- Michael Bergin
(Related: Power, Hell, Myth)

"Genius is that which forces the inertia of humanity to learn."
- Henri Bergson
(Related: Genius, Humanity)

"Our attitudes control our lives. Attitudes are a secret power working twenty-four hours a day, for good or bad. It is of paramount importance that we know how to harness and control this great force."
- Irving Berlin
(Related: Power, Control, Day, Force, Importance)

"We shall be forced to attempt planned and directed research employing hundreds of workers for many years, and this cannot be done without risking the loss of independence and originality. This is a serious and fundamental obstacle but it may be overcome in two ways."
- John Desmond Bernal
(Related: Independence, Loss, May, Originality, Research, Workers, Years)

"When you have police officers who abuse citizens, you erode public confidence in law enforcement. That makes the job of good police officers unsafe."
- Mary Frances Berry
(Related: Abuse, Confidence, Job, Law, Police, Public)

"Ed is very sexy because his emotions are really there - not forced."
- Valerie Bertinelli
(Related: Emotions)

"It is an axiom, enforced by all the experience of the ages, that they who rule industrially will rule politically."
- Aneurin Bevan
(Related: Experience, Will)

"Democracy is necessary to peace and to undermining the forces of terrorism."
- Benazir Bhutto
(Related: Peace, Democracy, Terrorism)

"Our film examines the heroism, courage and prowess of the Soviet submarine force in ways never seen before."
- Kathryn Bigelow
(Related: Courage, Film, Force, Heroism)

"No one ever said that fighting the war against terrorism and defending our homeland would be easy. So let's support our troops, law enforcement workers, and our mission to keep our nation and our children safe in the days and years to come."
- Judy Biggert
(Related: War, Children, Fighting, Law, Mission, Nation, Support, Terrorism, Troops, Workers, Years)

"Merely by describing yourself as black you have started on a road towards emancipation, you have committed yourself to fight against all forces that seek to use your blackness as a stamp that marks you out as a subservient being."
- Steven Biko
(Related: Being, Fight, Road)

"Meanwhile, hard-working Americans are increasingly faced with workplace conditions in which critically important safeguards are watered down, emerging problems are ignored, and enforcement is scaled back."
- Tim Bishop
(Related: Americans, Problems)

"However, this President sees no problem eliminating funding for Perkins Loans in his budget, even though the cost of tuition is rising and will continue to rise as the administration's policies force inflation."
- Tim Bishop
(Related: Force, Inflation, President, Will)

"TV is a major force in our lives - a FORCE. It must be handled very carefully, both its censure and its artistic honesty."
- Bill Bixby
(Related: Honesty, Censure, Force)

"Play is always voluntary. What might otherwise be play is work if it's forced."
- Bob Black
(Related: Work, Play)

"Mr. Speaker, we are a blessed Nation. We have not suffered another attack on our soil since September 11, and we are grateful. We have killed or captured dozens of members of al Qaeda and the Taliban. Our military and intelligence forces are working both hard and smart."
- Marsha Blackburn
(Related: Intelligence, Military, Nation)

"A successful economic development strategy must focus on improving the skills of the area's workforce, reducing the cost of doing business and making available the resources business needs to compete and thrive in today's global economy."
- Rod Blagojevich
(Related: Business, Strategy, Successful, Development, Economy, Focus, Needs, Today)

"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
(Related: Act, Community, Conflict, Now, Will)

"Let each produce according to his aptitudes and his force; let each consume according to his need."
- Louis Blanc
(Related: Force)

"I just want to live each moment, but it's kind of hard to do that when you are asked to analyze yourself constantly. But it's also good in that you are forced to think about things that you don't ordinarily think about. I think it's strange."
- Alexis Bledel
(Related: Want)

"The Cape Town is considerably increased within the last eight years. Its respectability with regard to strength has kept pace with its other enlargements and rendered it very secure against any attempt which is not made with considerable force."
- William Bligh
(Related: Strength, Force, Respectability, Years)

"Iraq did not spontaneously opt for disarmament. They did it as part of a ceasefire, so they were forced to do it, otherwise the war might have gone on. So the motivation has been very different."
- Hans Blix
(Related: War, Motivation, Iraq)

"Don't force it, get a bigger hammer."
- Arthur Bloch
(Related: Force)

"A terrorist is someone who has a bomb, but doesn't have an air force."
- William Blum
(Related: Force)

"Television forces people to be larger than life. I would be too shy."
- Heston Blumenthal
(Related: Life, People, Television)

"The job of training an Iraqi police force is one of the most important tasks being undertaken in Operation Iraqi Freedom. It is also one of the most difficult."
- John Boehner
(Related: Being, Force, Freedom, Job, Police, Training)

"Most recently, terrorist forces have captured Israeli soldiers and fired rockets into Israeli cities - both unprovoked. These acts of aggression deserve the rapid and decisive response they received."
- John Boehner
(Related: Aggression, Cities, Soldiers)

"Every great and deep difficulty bears in itself its own solution. It forces us to change our thinking in order to find it."
- Niels Bohr
(Related: Change, Deep, Difficulty, Order, Solution, Thinking)

"I should see an enemy of my country in any one who would change by force that which has been established by law."
- Louis Bonaparte
(Related: Change, Country, Enemy, Force, Law)

"There are only two forces that unite men - fear and interest."
- Napoleon Bonaparte
(Related: Men, Fear, Interest)

"There are only two forces in the world, the sword and the spirit. In the long run the sword will always be conquered by the spirit."
- Napoleon Bonaparte
(Related: Spirit, Will, World)

"No one who knows my personal situation would think I am not sympathetic to the needs of the active forces."
- Kit Bond
(Related: Needs)

"If we don't act now, the death tax will come back in just a few years. Under current law the death tax is phased out in 2010 but comes back in full force in 2011. That is a ridiculous and untenable policy."
- Kit Bond
(Related: Death, Policy, Act, Force, Tax, Law, Now, Will, Years)

"Washington should revive international efforts begun during the Clinton administration to pressure countries with dangerously loose banking regulations to adopt and enforce stricter rules."
- Kit Bond
(Related: Countries, Pressure, Rules, Washington)

"It is the characteristic excellence of the strong man that he can bring momentous issues to the fore and make a decision about them. The weak are always forced to decide between alternatives they have not chosen themselves."
- Dietrich Bonhoeffer
(Related: Decision, Excellence, Man)

"China has not lived up to any other trade agreements over the last decade... They don't have any compliance or enforcement."
- David Bonior
(Related: Trade)

"Color does not add a pleasant quality to design - it reinforces it."
- Pierre Bonnard
(Related: Design, Quality)

"The force of the advertising word and image dwarfs the power of other literature in the 20th century."
- Daniel J. Boorstin
(Related: Power, Advertising, Force, Literature, Word)

"The principal purpose of the Democratic Party is to use the force of government to take property away from the people who earn it and give it to people who do not."
- Neal Boortz
(Related: Government, People, Purpose, Force, Party, Property)

"If it is wrong for you to take money from someone else who earned it, to take their money by force for your own needs, then it is certainly just as wrong for you to demand that the government step forward and do this dirty work for you."
- Neal Boortz
(Related: Government, Money, Work, Force, Needs, Wrong)

"One cannot subdue a man by holding back his hands. Lasting peace comes not from force."
- David Borenstein
(Related: Peace, Force, Man)

"As the world's sole remaining super power and economic powerhouses, our nation's ability to be at the forefront of innovation and production has enabled unparalleled economic success of our nation's workforce."
- Leonard Boswell
(Related: Power, Success, Ability, Innovation, Nation, Production, World)

"I am committed to ensure that our intelligence community, law enforcement, medical professionals, and military have the information and funding needed to protect the American people from threats at home and abroad."
- Leonard Boswell
(Related: Home, Intelligence, Medical, People, American, Community, Information, Law, Military, professionals)

"It is clear we can make reforms to better ensure we are giving law enforcement all of the tools they need while maintaining the appropriate safeguards to protect the very freedoms we cherish."
- Leonard Boswell
(Related: Giving, Law, Tools)

"Our nation's military and law enforcement personal work hard to protect us. We must thank them for their continued vigilance. Without their sacrifice we would less capable of protecting our nation."
- Leonard Boswell
(Related: Work, Sacrifice, Law, Military, Nation, Vigilance)

"The American work ethic is something to be admired. Our workforce, regardless of position, works hard to produce the best product and serve customers to the best of their ability."
- Leonard Boswell
(Related: Work, Ability, American, Work ethic)

"A diplomat had been kidnapped, a cabinet minister had been kidnapped, they were under threats of murder. The police forces were rather tired. After a whole week, we were unable to find those that had effected the kidnappings."
- Robert Bourassa
(Related: Murder, Police)

"Yet, history has shown that if material force can defeat some ideologies it can no longer obliterate a civilization without destabilizing the whole planet."
- Abdelaziz Bouteflika
(Related: History, Civilization, Defeat, Force)

"The trumpet is forceful."
- Lester Bowie
"Law enforcement officers are never 'off duty.' They are dedicated public servants who are sworn to protect public safety at any time and place that the peace is threatened. They need all the help that they can get."
- Barbara Boxer
(Related: Peace, Time, Duty, Help, Law, Public, Safety)

"Our government has made a number of promises to the men and women who served in our nation's armed forces. Sadly, these promises of health care, education and other benefits have existed more in rhetoric than in reality."
- Allen Boyd
(Related: Education, Government, Health, Men, Women, Benefits, Care, Nation, Promises, Reality, Rhetoric)

"As an active member of the Air Force, Army and Mine Warfare Caucuses, I meet with enlisted personnel and officers on a regular basis to learn more about their needs, both on the job and with their families."
- Allen Boyd
(Related: Army, Force, Job, Needs)

"We are very fortunate to live in this country, but at the same time, the reason the forces are so much more destructive here is because they are faceless."
- Brandon Boyd
(Related: Time, Country, Reason)

"All real freedom springs from necessity, for it can be gained only through the exercise of the individual will, and that will can be roused to energetic action only by the force of necessity acting upon it from the outside to spur it to effort."
- Anna C. Brackett
(Related: Action, Acting, Effort, Exercise, Force, Freedom, Necessity, Will)

"The more we reduce ourselves to machines in the lower things, the more force we shall set free to use in the higher."
- Anna C. Brackett
(Related: Force, Machines)

"We are the miracle of force and matter making itself over into imagination and will. Incredible. The Life Force experimenting with forms. You for one. Me for another. The Universe has shouted itself alive. We are one of the shouts."
- Ray Bradbury
(Related: Imagination, Life, Force, Universe, Will)

"The force of the blow depends on the resistance. It is sometimes better not to struggle against temptation. Either fly or yield at once."
- F. H. Bradley
(Related: Force, Struggle, Temptation, Yield)

"Act boldly and unseen forces will come to your aid."
- Dorthea Brande
(Related: Act, Will)

"But when I was twelve years old I caught my first strong glimpse of one of the fundamental forces of existence, whose votary I was destined to be for life - namely, Beauty."
- Georg Brandes
(Related: Beauty, Life, Existence, First, Old, Years)

"The jet stream is a very strong force and pushing a balloon into it is like pushing up against a brick wall, but once we got into it, we found that, remarkably, the balloon went whatever speed the wind went."
- Richard Branson
(Related: Force, Wind)

"Sex, a great and mysterious motive force in human life, has indisputably been a subject of absorbing interest to mankind through the ages."
- William J. Brennan, Jr.
(Related: Life, Sex, Force, Interest, Mankind, Motive)

"Force is not a remedy."
- John Bright
(Related: Force)

"Man masters nature not by force but by understanding. This is why science has succeeded where magic failed: because it has looked for no spell to cast over nature."
- Jacob Bronowski
(Related: Nature, Science, Force, Magic, Man, Understanding)

"If you think spreading money around by force seems like an odd definition of fairness, you're not alone."
- Arthur C. Brooks
(Related: Money, Force)

"The stage of the development of the productive forces determines the political and ideological superstructure of society which are crystallized into a system of social organization."
- Earl Browder
(Related: Society, Development)

"Because capitalist society has expanded the productive forces so enormously, the social conditions under which it arose lag behind and become fetters holding back the further growth of productive forces."
- Earl Browder
(Related: Society, Growth)

"Marxism is an interpretation of history which explains the progress of society as a product of the expansion of the forces of production of the material means of life, that is, the development of economy."
- Earl Browder
(Related: History, Society, Life, Development, Progress, Economy, Marxism, Production)

"The social system grows rigid but the productive forces continue to expand, and conflict ensues between the forces of production and the social conditions of production."
- Earl Browder
(Related: Conflict, Production)

"This radical transformation of world power relationships reflects primarily in the case of both the USA and the USSR the growth of the productive forces."
- Earl Browder
(Related: Power, Growth, Radical, Relationships, World)

"A great deal of pressure was then built up to remove me from the club and my resignation was, finally, a forced one."
- David R. Brower
(Related: Pressure, Resignation)

"The Sierra Club is a very good and a very powerful force for conservation and, as a matter of fact, has grown faster since I left than it was growing while I was there! It must be doing something right."
- David R. Brower
(Related: Conservation, Fact, Force, Right)

"I have nothing but sympathy for the people who are forced to work with me. I'm better now at picking out those that want to play that game with me, and those that don't."
- Alton Brown
(Related: Work, Sympathy, People, Nothing, Now, Play, Want)

"The Emancipation Proclamation, signed by President Abraham Lincoln, was put into effect on January 1, 1863, but news of the Proclamation and enforcement did not reach Texas until after the end of the Civil War almost two years later."
- Corrine Brown
(Related: War, Effect, End, News, President, Years)

"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
(Related: Design, Dreams, Life, Force)

"If you put yourself in a position where you have to stretch outside your comfort zone, then you are forced to expand your consciousness."
- Les Brown
(Related: Comfort, Consciousness, Zone)

"Well, jazz is to me, a complete lifestyle. It's bigger than a word. It's a much bigger force than just something that you can say. It's something that you have to feel. It's something that you have to live."
- Ray Brown
(Related: Force, Jazz, Word)

"Somehow, the greater the public opposition to the health care bill, the more determined they seem to force it on us anyway. Their attitude shows Washington at its very worst - the presumption that they know best, and they're going to get their way whether the American people like it or not."
- Scott Brown
(Related: Health, People, Attitude, American, Care, Force, Opposition, Public, Washington)

"We must support initiatives that provide clear, concrete measures and milestones that our troops need for defeating the insurgency, building up Iraqi security forces, and handing over Iraq to the Iraqi people."
- Sherrod Brown
(Related: People, Building, Iraq, Security, Support, Troops)

"We must have a timetable for withdrawal of U.S. forces - or at the very least a plan for it - something the administration has incredulously failed to do for over two years."
- Sherrod Brown
(Related: Years)

"Admitting weakness seems to be such a severe psychic threat for Bush that when he makes a mistake it's safer just to reinforce it. The strategy creates a perverse system of rewards and punishments."
- Tina Brown
(Related: Mistake, Strategy, Weakness)

"A man may be in as just possession of truth as of a city, and yet be forced to surrender."
- Thomas Browne
(Related: Truth, Man, May, Possession, Surrender)

"The beautiful seems right by force of beauty and the feeble wrong because of weakness."
- Elizabeth Barrett Browning
(Related: Beauty, Force, Right, Weakness, Wrong)

"One of the goals of the Feminist Elite is to reinforce to women the idea that men are obsolete."
- Tammy Bruce
(Related: Men, Women, Idea, Goals)

"That the AIDS pandemic is threatening sustainable development in Africa only reinforces the reality that health is at the center of sustainable development."
- Gro Harlem Brundtland
(Related: Health, Development, Reality)

"We are only puppets, our strings are being pulled by unknown forces."
- Georg Buchner
(Related: Being)

"General: I attempted to take Williamsport yesterday, but found too large a force of infantry and artillery. After a long fight, I withdrew to this place."
- John Buford
(Related: Fight, Force, Yesterday)

"Mr. Chamberlain desires to avert the threat to England's peace by making England, in alliance with Germany, stronger than her rivals and so to force them to renounce their hostile intentions against her."
- Bernhard von Bulow
(Related: Peace, Alliance, EnglForce, Germany, Intentions)

"No author ever drew a character consistent to human nature, but he was forced to ascribe to it many inconsistencies."
- Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton
(Related: Nature, Character, Human nature)

"All that's necessary for the forces of evil to win in the world is for enough good men to do nothing."
- Edmund Burke
(Related: Men, Evil, Nothing, World)

"In effect, to follow, not to force the public inclination; to give a direction, a form, a technical dress, and a specific sanction, to the general sense of the community, is the true end of legislature."
- Edmund Burke
(Related: Community, Direction, Dress, Effect, End, Force, Public, Sense)

"Our patience will achieve more than our force."
- Edmund Burke
(Related: Force, Patience, Will)

"I must firmly adhere to the views I have held and practice, that Socialism to succeed must be practical, tolerant, cohesive and consciously compromising with Progressive forces running, if not so far, in parallel lines towards its own goal."
- John Burns
(Related: Goal, Practice, Running, Socialism, Succeed)

"Blessed is the man who has some congenial work, some occupation in which he can put his heart, and which affords a complete outlet to all the forces there are in him."
- John Burroughs
(Related: Work, Heart, Man, Occupation)

"We are no longer puppets being manipulated by outside powerful forces: we become the powerful force ourselves."
- Leo Buscaglia
(Related: Being, Force)

"I love boxing. There's something fierce about using your body's force that way."
- Sophia Bush
(Related: Love, Body, Boxing, Force)

"Evil, and evil spirits, devils and devil possession, are the outgrowth of man's inadequate consciousness of God. We must avoid thinking of evil as a thing in itself - a force that works against man or, against God, if you will."
- Eric Butterworth
(Related: God, Consciousness, Devil, Force, Man, Possession, Spirits, Thinking, Will)

"For Europe, the fall of Communism has to be taken into account, and the fact that in the fight against Communism the recovery of Europe's Christian roots was the driving force."
- Rocco Buttiglione
(Related: Christian, Communism, Driving, Europe, Fact, Fight, Force)

"Falling little wind, it was five before I could form my line, or distinguish any of the enemy's motions; and could not judge at all of their force, more than by numbers, which were seventeen, and thirteen appeared large."
- John Byng
(Related: Enemy, Force, Numbers, Wind)

"I hope that the German people will never again make the mistake of believing that because the American people are peace-loving, they will sit back hoping for peace if any nation uses force or the threat of force to acquire dominion over other peoples and other governments."
- James F. Byrnes
(Related: Peace, Mistake, People, Hope, American, Force, Nation, Will)

"America is a model of force and freedom and moderation - with all the coarseness and rudeness of its people."
- Lord Byron
(Related: People, America, Force, Freedom, Moderation, Rudeness)

"Fortune, which has a great deal of power in other matters but especially in war, can bring about great changes in a situation through very slight forces."
- Julius Caesar
(Related: Power, War, Fortune)

"We're competing with everything: the beach, the mall, bookstores. Libraries are in a transition right now, caught between two forces, the old ways and technology. Libraries are under a lot of pressure to provide both."
- John Callahan
(Related: Technology, Beach, Libraries, Now, Old, Pressure, Right)

"The satirist is prevented by repulsion from gaining a better knowledge of the world he is attracted to, yet he is forced by attraction to concern himself with the world that repels him."
- Italo Calvino
(Related: Knowledge, Concern, World)

"The story of civilization is, in a sense, the story of engineering - that long and arduous struggle to make the forces of nature work for man's good."
- L. Sprague de Camp
(Related: Nature, Work, Civilization, Engineering, Man, Sense, Struggle)

"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
(Related: Faith, Time, Force, Police)

"All modern revolutions have ended in a reinforcement of the power of the State."
- Albert Camus
(Related: Power, State)

"For centuries the death penalty, often accompanied by barbarous refinements, has been trying to hold crime in check; yet crime persists. Why? Because the instincts that are warring in man are not, as the law claims, constant forces in a state of equilibrium."
- Albert Camus
(Related: Death, Crime, Law, Man, State, Trying)

"The American people are not anti-immigrant. We are concerned about the lack of coherence in our immigration policy and enforcement."
- Chris Cannon
(Related: People, Policy, American)

"I know that my Republican colleagues are as ashamed as I am that the United States is forced to borrow over $1 trillion from foreign nations to pay for our national priorities like reconstruction of the gulf coast and the war in Iraq."
- Dennis Cardoza
(Related: War, Iraq, Nations, Priorities, Republican, states, United)

"And then, when I thought about joining the Air Force, flying seemed like a natural extension of the motorcycling experience. You're going faster, higher. You're operating a machine that's a lot more powerful than you are."
- Duane G. Carey
(Related: Experience, Thought, Flying, Force, Machine)

"From a Christian point of view of course we do want a peaceful world, and I think September 11 did actually make people aware not only of vulnerability and how transitory life is, but there are forces of good and honor and justice which speak to us of God and his love for us."
- George Carey
(Related: Life, Love, God, People, Christian, Honor, Justice, Vulnerability, Want, World)

"May the forces of evil become confused on the way to your house."
- George Carlin
(Related: Evil, May)

"I can remember when I was National Security Adviser, the intelligence community told us... they put out an intelligence report saying that Iran would never back off from attacks on shipping in the Gulf if we use force."
- Frank Carlucci
(Related: Intelligence, Community, Force, National security, Saying)

"No iron chain, or outward force of any kind, can ever compel the soul of a person to believe or to disbelieve."
- Thomas Carlyle
(Related: Soul, Force)

"Not brute force but only persuasion and faith are the kings of this world."
- Thomas Carlyle
(Related: Faith, Force, Kings, Persuasion, World)

"Although our war on drugs must be fortified with the best laws, enforcement efforts and resources, we would not be successful without your individual commitment to this cause."
- Mel Carnahan
(Related: War, Successful, Cause, Commitment, Drugs, Laws)

"You look at the descriptions of Whitey by law enforcement during his early years, and they sum him up pretty well. He was the same guy 40 years later; he just had $40 million more, and had committed 40 more murders."
- Howie Carr
(Related: Law, Pretty, Years)

"Because you know how you say I've got to really get down and really do some training and then of course, you never do or you do it for a couple of weeks and slough it back off again but I'm being forced to do something that I really want to do and I loved it."
- David Carradine
(Related: Being, Training, Want)

"The fundamental laws of physics do not describe true facts about reality. Rendered as descriptions of facts, they are false; amended to be true, they lose their explanatory force."
- Nancy Cartwright
(Related: Facts, Force, Laws, Physics, Reality)

"It was he who impressed, time and again, the necessity of singing as nature intended, and - I remember - he constantly warned, don't let the public know that you work. So I went slowly. I never forced the voice."
- Enrico Caruso
(Related: Nature, Time, Work, Necessity, Public, Singing, Voice)

"I was interested in nuclei originally with my deuteron photo work because that was one of the fundamental forces, and the measurement was basic to new science."
- John Henry Carver
(Related: Science, Work)

"Greed is the inventor of injustice as well as the current enforcer."
- Julian Casablancas
(Related: Greed, Injustice)

"So you have to force yourself out of a comfort zone and really try to figure out what are the key ingredients, the key skill sets, the key perspectives that are necessary, and then figure out a way to attract the very best people to fill those particular roles."
- Steve Case
(Related: People, Comfort, Force, Key, Skill, Zone)

"That was the big thing when I was growing up, singing on the radio. The extent of my dream was to sing on the radio station in Memphis. Even when I got out of the Air Force in 1954, I came right back to Memphis and started knocking on doors at the radio station."
- Johnny Cash
(Related: Dream, Force, Growing up, Right, Singing)

"Not because they were servants were we so reserved, for many noble persons are forced to serve through necessity, but by reason the vulgar sort of servants are as ill bred as meanly born, giving children ill examples and worse counsel."
- Margaret Cavendish
(Related: Children, Giving, Necessity, Reason)

"Technology forced me to divorce a pixie and remarry a pixel."
- Brian Celio
(Related: Technology, Divorce)

"We pledge to fight the dark forces high in the counsels of the Republican Party which have made political capital out of the techniques of character assassination by innuendo."
- Emanuel Celler
(Related: Character, Assassination, Fight, Party, Republican)

"I can tell you that the Canadian intelligence and law enforcement agencies have been providing outstanding co-operation with our intelligence and law enforcement agencies as we work together to track down terrorists here in North America and put them out of commission."
- Paul Cellucci
(Related: Intelligence, Work, America, Law)

"We are very grateful for what the Ontario provincial government is doing, and for cooperation from provincial and local police forces all across Canada."
- Paul Cellucci
(Related: Government, Canada, Cooperation, Police)

"These are Canadian and United States intelligence and law enforcement offices who are working in teams and who are using good intelligence and good law enforcement to really stop the criminals and terrorists before they ever get to the border."
- Paul Cellucci
(Related: Intelligence, Law, states, United)

"I have nothing to hide in art. The initial force alone can bring anyone to the end he must attain."
- Paul Cezanne
(Related: Art, End, Force, Nothing)

"Moby Dick - that book is so amazing. I just realized that it starts with two characters meeting in bed; that's how my book begins, too, but I hadn't noticed the parallel before, two characters forced to share a bed, reluctantly."
- Michael Chabon
(Related: Bed, Meeting)

"There is insufficient support for the police and safety and law enforcement, in general, in the city council."
- Steve Chabot
(Related: Law, Police, Safety, Support)

"The backbone of our nation's domestic defense against terrorist attacks will continue to be the men and women in local law enforcement and emergency services."
- Saxby Chambliss
(Related: Men, Women, Defense, Law, Nation, Will)

"The whole story of the comfort women, the system of forced sexual slavery, the medical experiments of Unit 731, is not something that is in the US psyche. That is changing because many books are coming out."
- Iris Chang
(Related: Medical, Women, Books, Comfort, Slavery)

"There are now hundreds of thousands of new engineers that are being trained in China. If people start finding themselves losing their jobs, not to the Chinese here but because China has become such a dominant force - then there could very well be a backlash."
- Iris Chang
(Related: People, Being, Force, Jobs, Losing, Now)

"Often, what you see in the media is driven by economic forces."
- Iris Chang
(Related: Media)

"Grandeur of character lies wholly in force of soul, that is, in the force of thought, moral principle, and love, and this may be found in the humblest condition of life."
- William Ellery Channing
(Related: Life, Love, Soul, Thought, Character, Force, Lies, May)

"Driven by the forces of love, the fragments of the world seek each other so that the world may come to being."
- Teilhard de Chardin
(Related: Love, Being, May, World)

"I was born with music inside me. Music was one of my parts. Like my ribs, my kidneys, my liver, my heart. Like my blood. It was a force already within me when I arrived on the scene. It was a necessity for me-like food or water."
- Ray Charles
(Related: Food, Music, Heart, Blood, Force, Necessity, Water)

"What is a soul? It's like electricity - we don't really know what it is, but it's a force that can light a room."
- Ray Charles
(Related: Soul, Electricity, Force, Light)

"Who gets the risks? The risks are given to the consumer, the unsuspecting consumer and the poor work force. And who gets the benefits? The benefits are only for the corporations, for the money makers."
- Cesar Chavez
(Related: Money, Work, Benefits, Corporations, Force, Poor)

"We draw our strength from the very despair in which we have been forced to live. We shall endure."
- Cesar Chavez
(Related: Strength, Despair)

"The unions claim the deck is stacked against them when it comes to labor laws, but the truth is many private and public sector workers are forced to pay union dues as a condition of their employment, yet they have little say in how the unions spend their money."
- Linda Chavez
(Related: Money, Truth, Labor, Laws, Public, Workers)

"The man who can make others laugh secures more votes for a measure than the man who forces them to think."
- Malcolm De Chazal
(Related: Man, Measure)

"If we have reason to believe someone is preparing an attack against the U.S., has developed that capability, harbours those aspirations, then I think the U.S. is justified in dealing with that, if necessary, by military force."
- Dick Cheney
(Related: Aspirations, Force, Military, Reason)

"The Iraqi forces are conducting the Mother of all Retreats."
- Dick Cheney
(Related: Mother)

"The plan was criticized by some retired military officers embedded in TV studios. But with every advance by our coalition forces, the wisdom of that plan becomes more apparent."
- Dick Cheney
(Related: Wisdom, Military)

"We must be prepared to face our responsibilities and be willing to use force if necessary."
- Dick Cheney
(Related: Force)

"I can trust my friends These people force me to examine myself, encourage me to grow."
- Cher
(Related: Trust, People, Force, Friends)

"The securities laws of the 1930s were so important because it forced companies to file registration statements and issue prospectuses, and it remedied the imbalance of information."
- Ron Chernow
(Related: Information, Laws)

"We may have to force people to get together in terms of picking a particular type of technology and starting to build to that technology, as opposed to everybody exercising their right to buy their own system, you know, at will."
- Michael Chertoff
(Related: Technology, People, Force, May, Right, Will)

"Those that set in motion the forces of evil cannot always control them afterwards."
- Charles W. Chesnutt
(Related: Control, Evil)

"And I would argue the second greatest force in the universe is ownership."
- Chris Chocola
(Related: Force, Ownership, Universe)

"The PATRIOT Act brought down the wall separating intelligence agencies from law enforcement and other entities charged with protecting the Nation from terrorism."
- Chris Chocola
(Related: Intelligence, Act, Law, Nation, Terrorism)

"We don't hire ministers or priests to teach and care for us. This forces us to teach and care for each other - and in my view, this is the core of Christian living as Christ taught it."
- Clayton Christensen
(Related: Christian, Care, Living)

"The NATO forces will, to the extent that they have capacity, assist the war crimes tribunal."
- Warren Christopher
(Related: War, Will)

"We've had it very clear to the Bosnians that our obligation to equip and train their forces is completely conditional on the foreign forces being gone."
- Warren Christopher
(Related: Being, Obligation)

"It was helpful to have the American troops there in great strength. They knew there'd be consequences if they didn't move back. Now, there has been some removal of the foreign forces."
- Warren Christopher
(Related: Strength, American, Consequences, Now, Troops)

"I think before 1997 is over, NATO will have taken giant strides in what's called adaptation, the discussions about bringing the French fully into the NATO forces."
- Warren Christopher
(Related: Will)

"The red directors were one of the main political forces. Another force was the former Soviet ministers who lost everything because of the transformation of the Soviet Union to Russia."
- Anatoly Chubais
(Related: Force, Russia)

"The power of an air force is terrific when there is nothing to oppose it."
- Winston Churchill
(Related: Power, Force, Nothing)

"To know the laws is not to memorize their letter but to grasp their full force and meaning."
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
(Related: Force, Laws, Meaning)

"Freedom is a man's natural power of doing what he pleases, so far as he is not prevented by force or law."
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
(Related: Power, Force, Freedom, Law, Man)

"It is not by muscle, speed, or physical dexterity that great things are achieved, but by reflection, force of character, and judgment."
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
(Related: Character, Force, Judgment, Reflection)

"The microgravity or the very, very low amount of gravity that we have up in space forces some changes in different processes. It forces changes in us as human beings."
- Laurel Clark
(Related: Gravity, Space)

"Turbulence is life force. It is opportunity. Let's love turbulence and use it for change."
- Ramsey Clark
(Related: Change, Life, Love, Opportunity, Force)

"All the strength and force of man comes from his faith in things unseen. He who believes is strong; he who doubts is weak. Strong convictions precede great actions."
- James Freeman Clarke
(Related: Faith, Strength, Actions, Force, Man)

"Last night, two men tried to force my shutters. I recognized them: they are two of Rodin's Italian models. He told them to kill me. I am in his way; he wants to get rid of me."
- Camille Claudel
(Related: Men, Force, Night)

"Pursue one great decisive aim with force and determination."
- Karl Von Clausewitz
(Related: Determination, Force)

"Men should not be forced to wear pants when it's not cold."
- Adam Clayton
(Related: Men)

"The lesson should be constantly enforced that though the people support the Government, Government should not support the people."
- Grover Cleveland
(Related: Government, People, Support)

"Had Cain been Scot, God would have changed his doom nor forced him wander, but confine him home."
- John Cleveland
(Related: Home, God)

"We don't have enough support for maternal leave and the kinds of things that some of the European countries do. So we still make it hard on women to go into the work force and feel that they can be good at work but then doing the most important job, which is raising your children in a responsible and positive way."
- Hillary Clinton
(Related: Women, Work, Positive, Children, Countries, Force, Job, Support)

"You are the most powerful cultural force in the world."
- William J. Clinton
(Related: Force, World)

"If Saddam rejects peace and we have to use force, our purpose is clear. We want to seriously diminish the threat posed by Iraq's weapons of mass destruction program."
- William J. Clinton
(Related: Peace, Purpose, Destruction, Force, Iraq, Want, Weapons)

"As I listened, it occurred to me that interest in and affection for the animals that share the planet with us may be a more unifying force than any other."
- Nick Clooney
(Related: Affection, Animals, Force, Interest, May)

"I had a great time on The Shield. From working on it I have a totally different view of law enforcement."
- Glenn Close
(Related: Time, Law)

"The power which money gives is that of brute force; it is the power of the bludgeon and the bayonet."
- William Cobbett
(Related: Money, Power, Force)

"I was heartened to hear the President say that as we make progress on the ground, and Iraqi forces increasingly take the lead, we should be able to further decrease our troop levels."
- Howard Coble
(Related: Progress, President)

"The Pentagon can't even audit its own books. It doesn't even know where its money is going. And we refuse to have the tough forces go on the Pentagon so that at least they are efficient with the money they're spending."
- Tom Coburn
(Related: Money, Books)

"We have to make sure that we are a force for peace and stability in the world, and that we're prepared to defend freedom and the security of the American people."
- Thad Cochran
(Related: Peace, People, American, Force, Freedom, Security, Stability, World)

"We have an opportunity, but we have an obligation to senior citizens and to the younger people who are entering the workforce today to help ensure that they are going to be able to trust the government to have a workable program that benefits them as well."
- Thad Cochran
(Related: Government, Trust, People, Opportunity, Benefits, Help, Obligation, Today)

"The ear disapproves but tolerates certain musical pieces; transfer them into the domain of our nose, and we will be forced to flee."
- Jean Cocteau
(Related: Will)

"If the material is challenging, it forces you to challenge yourself when handling it."
- Joel Coen
(Related: Challenge)

"Men are recognizing that they have been forced to conform to a very narrow and rather two-dimensional picture of maleness and manhood that they have never had the freedom to question."
- Andrew Cohen
(Related: Men, Freedom, Question)

"How long soever it hath continued, if it be against reason, it is of no force in law."
- Edward Coke
(Related: Force, Law, Reason)

"Yes, I was forced to take piano lessons for 8 years as a child."
- Jim Coleman
(Related: Years)

"Take the first step, and your mind will mobilize all its forces to your aid. But the first essential is that you begin. Once the battle is startled, all that is within and without you will come to your assistance."
- Robert Collier
(Related: Battle, First, Mind, Will)

"One might as well try to ride two horses moving in different directions, as to try to maintain in equal force two opposing or contradictory sets of desires."
- Robert Collier
(Related: Force, Horses)

"That the potential to become Level 5 exists in you and me and the people we work with and that it is then a process or a journey to nurture that seed... in a culture by and large that doesn't reinforce it."
- James Collins
(Related: Work, People, Culture, Journey, Potential)

"Mother was a great force in her area of evangelism."
- Jessi Colter
(Related: Mother, Force)

"They are few in the midst of an overwhelming mass of brute force, and their submission is wisdom; but for a nation like England to submit to be robbed by any invader who chooses to visit her shores seemed to me to be nonsense."
- George Combe
(Related: Wisdom, EnglForce, Nation, Nonsense, Visit)

"Writing has never been a driving force within me."
- Jeffrey Combs
(Related: Driving, Force, Writing)

"Conservatives truly love America and support the armed forces, while liberals are unpatriotic draft dodgers."
- Joe Conason
(Related: Love, America, Draft, Liberals, Support)

"We want our government to protect us, to make sure something like 9/11 never happens again. We quickly moved to give law enforcement more power to do this. But that now begs the question, did we move to fast? Did we give too much power away? I don't have the answer."
- Michael Connelly
(Related: Government, Power, Law, Now, Question, Want)

"If you strike at, imprison, or kill us, out of our prisons or graves we will still evoke a spirit that will thwart you, and perhaps, raise a force that will destroy you! We defy you! Do your worst!"
- James Connolly
(Related: Force, Spirit, Will)

"Anybody who has stood on the prairie in North Dakota has felt the force of the wind and knows that our state has an inexhaustible supply of wind power. The potential here to create jobs and draw millions of dollars in new investment to North Dakota is enormous."
- Kent Conrad
(Related: Power, Force, Investment, Jobs, Potential, State, Wind)

"In this most powerful nation in the world, lack of access to health care should not force local and state governments, companies and workers into bankruptcy, while causing unnecessary illness and hospitalization."
- John Conyers
(Related: Health, Care, Force, Illness, Nation, State, Workers, World)

"Technology is similarly just a catalyst at times for fundamental forces already present."
- Scott Cook
(Related: Technology, Present)

"There is no force so democratic as the force of an ideal."
- Calvin Coolidge
(Related: Force)

"I sometimes wish that people would put a little more emphasis upon the observance of the law than they do upon its enforcement."
- Calvin Coolidge
(Related: People, Law)

"When I sang that song, I felt it was almost as if some force had moved into my body. Things like that have only happened to me singing jazz. It doesn't happen when singing pop. I get so deeply into the music, it feels like I've become someone else."
- Rita Coolidge
(Related: Music, Body, Force, Jazz, Singing, Song)

"All that a good government aims at... is to add no unnecessary and artificial aid to the force of its own unavoidable consequences, and to abstain from fortifying and accumulating social inequality as a means of increasing political inequalities."
- James F. Cooper
(Related: Government, Consequences, Force, Inequality)

"I can be forced to live without happiness, but I will never consent to live without honor."
- Pierre Corneille
(Related: Happiness, Honor, Will)

"Force is legitimate where gentleness avails not."
- Pierre Corneille
(Related: Force)

"As Taiwan's friend and ally, I believe it is important for the United States to monitor the situation in the Taiwan Strait very carefully to help ensure Taiwan is not forced into a position which would endanger its freedom or its democracy."
- Jim Costa
(Related: Friend, Democracy, Freedom, Help, states, United)

"In view of China's growing military strength and intentions, the best way to safeguard Asia's permanent peace and prosperity is to have all Asian countries join forces with other democratic countries in the world to form a global community of democracies."
- Jim Costa
(Related: Peace, Strength, Community, Countries, Intentions, Military, Prosperity, World)

"Since September 11, 2001, many in this nation and this Congress have a deeper appreciation for the importance of the sacrifices made by our law enforcement officers."
- Jerry Costello
(Related: Appreciation, Congress, Importance, Law, Nation)

"Money isn't a major motivating force in my life. Nor is my profession. There are other things that I care more about than being an actor."
- Kevin Costner
(Related: Money, Life, Actor, Being, Care, Force, Profession)

"Where is the indignation about the fact that the US and USSR have thirty thousand pounds of destructive force for every human being in the world?"
- Norman Cousins
(Related: Being, Fact, Force, World)

"The only security for the American people today, or for any people, is to be found through the control of force rather than the use of force."
- Norman Cousins
(Related: People, Control, American, Force, Security, Today)

"We are the creative force of our life, and through our own decisions rather than our conditions, if we carefully learn to do certain things, we can accomplish those goals."
- Stephen Covey
(Related: Life, Goals, Decisions, Force)

"Through the centuries, men of law have been persistently concerned with the resolution of disputes in ways that enable society to achieve its goals with a minimum of force and maximum of reason."
- Archibald Cox
(Related: Men, Society, Goals, Force, Law, Reason, Resolution)

"Through the wholesale destruction of the representatives of a class that from the beginning of history had been the directing and creative force in civilization, a process began which was almost mechanical."
- Ralph A. Cram
(Related: History, Civilization, Beginning, Class, Destruction, Force)

"I always enjoyed politics. I worked at the White House recently, primarily for the First Lady. Because of my experience running my travel agency, I was in charge of the files she kept on the Travel Office."
- Joseph Force Crater
(Related: Experience, Travel, Politics, First, Lady, Office, Running)

"I heard that you did not have a judge to interview this month in the Bulletin, so I thought I'd help out. Besides, with the Stock Market tanking recently, it reminded me of the good old days."
- Joseph Force Crater
(Related: Thought, Help, Old)

"I never saw the play, although I heard it was good."
- Joseph Force Crater
(Related: Play)

"I used my aviation contacts to open a travel agency. I used to book Caribbean flights."
- Joseph Force Crater
(Related: Travel, Aviation, Open)

"I've been around doing a little of this and a little of that."
- Joseph Force Crater
"Later, I became the manager for Amelia Earhart, until, well, you know."
- Joseph Force Crater
(Related: Manager)

"The truth of the matter was that I made myself disappear. I never liked being a Judge, so I just decided to start over. Sorry to inconvenience anyone."
- Joseph Force Crater
(Related: Truth, Being)

"As history since Hiroshima shows, the best, perhaps the only, way to curb war is to deter it with such overwhelming force as to turn it from a struggle into suicide."
- Martin van Creveld
(Related: History, War, Force, Struggle, Suicide)

"Violent statements and threats cannot provide a solution to the problem. They can only exacerbate feeling and make a clash of forces inevitable."
- Stafford Cripps
(Related: Feeling, Solution)

"I simply haven't the nerve to imagine a being, a force, a cause which keeps the planets revolving in their orbits and then suddenly stops in order to give me a bicycle with three speeds."
- Quentin Crisp
(Related: Being, Cause, Force, Order)

"But when you're writing a script - for me anyway - you have to sort of create an enforced innocence. You have to divest yourself of worrying about a lot of stuff like what movies are hot, what movies are not hot, what the budget of this movie might be."
- David Cronenberg
(Related: Movies, Innocence, Writing)

"During the engagement I tried to throw a strong force through the canon, but I was obliged to use it elsewhere before it had gotten to the supposed location of the village."
- George Crook
(Related: Force)

"We must not try to force him to take civilization immediately in its complete form, but under just laws, guaranteeing to Indians equal civil laws, the Indian question, a source of such dishonor to our country and of shame to true patriots, will soon be a thing of the past."
- George Crook
(Related: Civilization, Country, Force, Laws, Past, Question, Shame, Will)

"Foreign nationals entering the United States illegally who are taken into custody by the Border Protection Corps or by State or local law enforcement authorities must be promptly delivered to a federal law enforcement authority."
- John Culberson
(Related: Authority, Law, Protection, State, states, United)

"The price of seeking to force our beliefs on others is that someday they might force their beliefs on us."
- Mario Cuomo
(Related: Beliefs, Force)

"Fraud is the homage that force pays to reason."
- Charles Curtis
(Related: Force, Fraud, Reason)

"We are forced by the major publishers to include electronic rights in the contracts we make with publishers for new books. And there's very little we can do about that."
- Richard Curtis
(Related: Books, Rights)

"Certainly the existence of these huge nuclear force was important for the ultimate confrontation, let's say, over western Europe. You just can't use them to deal with a situation like Afghanistan."
- Lloyd Cutler
(Related: Afghanistan, Europe, Existence, Force)

"The writer has to force himself to work. He has to make his own hours and if he doesn't go to his desk at all there is nobody to scold him."
- Roald Dahl
(Related: Work, Force, Writer)

"I've reached out to other mayors throughout the United States to form an Olympic Task Force of Mayors, and to community leaders, Congress, and businesspeople. As thousands of people around the country join the movement, it gets more and more exciting."
- Richard M. Daley
(Related: People, Community, Congress, Country, Force, Leaders, states, United)

"Progressive art can assist people to learn not only about the objective forces at work in the society in which they live, but also about the intensely social character of their interior lives. Ultimately, it can propel people toward social emancipation."
- Salvador Dali
(Related: Art, Society, Work, People, Character)

"Napoleon had been fighting this army of slaves and free people in Haiti and it depleted his forces. And after the Revolution, when the French were driven out, they stopped and sold this big chunk of North America to the Americans for very little money."
- Edwidge Danticat
(Related: Money, People, America, Americans, Army, Fighting, Revolution)

"Creating these messes that go from administration to administration and then you swoop in and clean them up - with that heroic Delta force - people not realizing that they were always there but doing different things than what we see them doing at the moment."
- Edwidge Danticat
(Related: People, Force)

"I don't have any expectations as an actor and being rich and famous is not my driving force."
- James D'arcy
(Related: Actor, Being, Driving, Expectations, Famous, Force)

"It did not prepare me for writing or "Power of Attorney." However, what it did is that it forced me out of the DA's office. I stopped getting that county check."
- Christopher Darden
(Related: Office, Writing)

"We have exhausted all of our diplomatic effort to get the Iraqis to comply with their own agreements and with international law. Given that... we have got to force them to comply, and we are doing so militarily."
- Tom Daschle
(Related: Effort, Force, Law)

"This president failed so miserably in diplomacy that we are now forced to war."
- Tom Daschle
(Related: War, Diplomacy, Now, President)

"Make no mistake, tax cheaters cheat us all, and the IRS should enforce our laws to the letter."
- Tom Daschle
(Related: Mistake, Tax, Laws)

"Our all-volunteer force continues to prove itself with a great level of professionalism, personal commitment and a technical competence that is quite remarkable."
- Geoff Davis
(Related: Commitment, Competence, Force, Remarkable)

"No society lies nearer to the cyclonic path of the forces of world change than the United States, and few societies are more intellectually aware of the nature of the issues that have to be faced."
- Christopher Dawson
(Related: Change, Nature, Society, Lies, states, United, World)

"No doubt Western civilization has in the past been full of wars and revolutions, and the national elements in our culture, even when they were ignored, always provided an unconscious driving force of passion and aggressive self-assertion."
- Christopher Dawson
(Related: Civilization, Culture, Doubt, Driving, Force, Passion, Past, Self, Unconscious)

"And so, today, if the state can no longer appeal to the old moral principles that belong to the Christian tradition, it will be forced to create a new official faith and new moral principles which will be binding on its citizens."
- Christopher Dawson
(Related: Faith, Christian, Old, Principles, State, Today, Tradition, Will)

"The recent fascination, I think, reflects the shift in approach by law enforcement officials to embrace technology as wholeheartedly as the rest of the world."
- Jeffery Deaver
(Related: Technology, Law, Rest, World)

"Nor should the U.S. military be forced to remain in Iraq essentially as an army for one side of a civil war."
- Peter DeFazio
(Related: War, Army, Iraq, Military)

"The U.S. cannot force Sunnis, Shias, and Kurds to make peace or to act for the common good. They have been in conflict for 1,400 years."
- Peter DeFazio
(Related: Peace, Act, Conflict, Force, Years)

"The training and equipping of Iraqi security forces should be accelerated."
- Peter DeFazio
(Related: Security, Training)

"A timeline for bringing U.S. troops home that is negotiated with the Iraqi government would also boost the Iraqi government's legitimacy and claim to self-rule, and force the Iraqi government to take responsibility for itself and its citizens."
- Peter DeFazio
(Related: Government, Home, Force, Responsibility, Self, Troops)

"The U.S. cannot impose freedom, security, and unity in Iraq by force."
- Peter DeFazio
(Related: Force, Freedom, Iraq, Security, Unity)

"Similarly, establishing a firm timeline for bringing our troops home could accelerate the development of Iraqi security forces and deepen their commitment to defending their own country and their own government."
- Peter DeFazio
(Related: Government, Home, Development, Commitment, Country, Security, Troops)

"I am very much afraid of definitions, and yet one is almost forced to make them. One must take care, too, not to be inhibited by them."
- Robert Delaunay
(Related: Care)

"There's a moral force in a sentence when it comes out right. It speaks the writer's will to live."
- Don DeLillo
(Related: Force, Right, Will, Writer)

"The driving force behind the liberal counter-offensive in Europe has been a reaction against irresponsibility."
- Jacques Delors
(Related: Driving, Europe, Force, Liberal)

"We believe, in fact, that the one act of respect has little force unless matched by the other - in balance with it... The acting out of that dual respect I would name as precisely the source of our power."
- Barbara Deming
(Related: Power, Act, Acting, Balance, Fact, Force, Name, Respect)

"Nonviolent action does not have to get others to be nice. It can in effect force them to consult their consciences."
- Barbara Deming
(Related: Action, Effect, Force)

"We have been blessed with a healthy, growing economy, with more Americans going back to work, and with our Nation acting as a positive force for good in the world."
- Jim DeMint
(Related: Work, Positive, Acting, Americans, Economy, Force, Nation, World)

"Freedom does not come without a price. We may sometimes take for granted the many liberties we enjoy in America, but they have all been earned through the ultimate sacrifice paid by so many of the members of our armed forces."
- Charlie Dent
(Related: Sacrifice, America, Freedom, May)

"Among the best traitors Ireland has ever had, Mother Church ranks at the very top, a massive obstacle in the path to equality and freedom. She has been a force for conservatism... to ward off threats to her own security and influence."
- Bernadette Devlin
(Related: Equality, Mother, Church, Conservatism, Force, Freedom, Influence, Ireland, Security)

"Twenty years ago, you might have been pessimistic and said there's no hope. But these days, some of our very biggest companies are acting remarkably cleanly. And in some cases, although not all cases, the CEOs are the driving forces behind that."
- Jared Diamond
(Related: Hope, Acting, Driving, Years)

"No government is here forever. And there are other forces - the most potent force in our society, in fact, big business - doing good for the environment."
- Jared Diamond
(Related: Business, Government, Society, Environment, Fact, Force)

"I am just at that stage of wondering where I go from here. I came into this business almost by accident, but now it has become serious. What started as a bit of fun, something to do other than be a model, has taken on a different career curve. I have been forced to ask where that curve is going to end up."
- Cameron Diaz
(Related: Business, Accident, Career, End, Fun, Now)

"Sentences are like sharp nails, which force truth upon our memories."
- Denis Diderot
(Related: Truth, Force, Memories)

"Power acquired by violence is only a usurpation, and lasts only as long as the force of him who commands prevails over that of those who obey."
- Denis Diderot
(Related: Power, Force, Violence)

"There are things I can't force. I must adjust. There are times when the greatest change needed is a change of my viewpoint."
- Denis Diderot
(Related: Change, Force)

"Pithy sentences are like sharp nails which force truth upon our memory."
- Denis Diderot
(Related: Truth, Force, Memory)

"When you go out onto the stage, all the preparation has to be forced into your subconscious. For the moment of the performance, we all have to return to a new level of unconsciousness. All the reflection and all the doubts have to be laid aside before you start."
- Dietrich Fischer Dieskau
(Related: Performance, Preparation, Reflection)

"What concerns me, is the general social tendency to enforce a level, above which nothing rises and stands out."
- Dietrich Fischer Dieskau
(Related: Nothing)

"A knowledge of the forces that rule society, of the causes that have produced its upheavals, and of society's resources for promoting healthy progress has become of vital concern to our civilization."
- Wilhelm Dilthey
(Related: Society, Civilization, Knowledge, Progress, Causes, Concern)

"If we conceive all the changes in the physical world as reducible to the motion of atoms, motions generated by means of the fixed nuclear forces of those atoms, the whole of the world could thus be known by means of the natural sciences."
- Wilhelm Dilthey
(Related: Atoms, World)

"Life is a succession of lessons enforced by immediate reward, or, oftener, by immediate chastisement."
- Ernest Dimnet
(Related: Life, Reward)

"There is no force so powerful as an idea whose time has come."
- Everett Dirksen
(Related: Time, Idea, Force)

"I believed that I was being forced to sacrifice my family and my career in defense of the Communist Party, from which I had long been separated and which I had grown to dislike and distrust."
- Edward Dmytryk
(Related: Family, Sacrifice, Being, Career, Defense, Distrust, Party)

"Each one of us requires the spur of insecurity to force us to do our best."
- Harold W. Dodds
(Related: Force, Insecurity)

"It's an old adage that the way to be safe is never to be secure... Each one of us requires the spur of insecurity to force us to do our best."
- Harold W. Dodds
(Related: Force, Insecurity, Old)

"I am a firm believer in free but fair trade. However the United States should not be on the losing end of trade agreements that are not enforced. It is time that we make China play fairly."
- Elizabeth Dole
(Related: Time, End, Losing, Play, states, Trade, United)

"I extend my deepest gratitude to our Armed Forces and first responders serving both at home and abroad in the war against terrorism."
- John Doolittle
(Related: Home, War, Gratitude, First, Terrorism)

"If you were to destroy the belief in immortality in mankind, not only love but every living force on which the continuation of all life in the world depended, would dry up at once."
- Fyodor Dostoevsky
(Related: Life, Love, Belief, Force, Immortality, Living, Mankind, World)

"Wilde is the greatest force for evil that has appeared in Europe during the last 350 years."
- Lord Alfred Douglas
(Related: Europe, Evil, Force, Years)

"There's nothing like a family crisis, especially a divorce, to force a person to re-evaluate his life."
- Michael Douglas
(Related: Family, Life, Crisis, Divorce, Force, Nothing)

"Where justice is denied, where poverty is enforced, where ignorance prevails, and where any one class is made to feel that society is an organized conspiracy to oppress, rob and degrade them, neither persons nor property will be safe."
- Frederick Douglass
(Related: Society, Class, Ignorance, Justice, Poverty, Property, Will)

"Under adversity, under oppression, the words begin to fail, the easy words begin to fail. In order to convey things accurately, the human being is almost forced to find the most precise words possible, which is a precondition for literature."
- Rita Dove
(Related: Adversity, Being, Literature, Oppression, Order, Words)

"When my dad first started out in the police force, wearing the uniform was a sense of pride, and it was respected in the community for what the police force was all about. Unfortunately today, the uniform is a target."
- Jerry Doyle
(Related: Dad, Community, First, Force, Police, Pride, Sense, Today)

"Let no one underestimate the need of pity. We live in a stony universe whose hard, brilliant forces rage fiercely."
- Theodore Dreiser
(Related: Pity, Universe)

"But if we can manage it so people don't have things forced on them that they don't want, I think there's every reason to believe things can settle out in a situation that is recognizably better than the one we're stuck in today."
- K. Eric Drexler
(Related: People, Reason, Today, Want)

"I decided at age 9, but I was reinforced at age 13 when a teacher told me I had talent. I can't say she really motivated me because I already knew. I knew I had talent. I went to the Jewish community theater and got in plays there. Then I went for the movies.'"
- Richard Dreyfuss
(Related: Age, Movies, Talent, Community, Theater)

"In the first moments, the members of the Presidium who were with me at the Secretariat were taken to the Party Central Committee under the control of Soviet forces."
- Alexander Dubcek
(Related: Control, Committee, First, Moments, Party)

"I have forced myself to contradict myself in order to avoid conforming to my own taste."
- Marcel Duchamp
(Related: Order, Taste)

"He was thinking alone, and seriously racking his brain to find a direction for this single force four times multiplied, with which he did not doubt, as with the lever for which Archimedes sought, they should succeed in moving the world, when some one tapped gently at his door."
- Alexandre Dumas
(Related: Direction, Doubt, Force, Succeed, Thinking, World)

"And while national military forces have historically resisted the full participation of women soldiers, female talent has found plenty of scope in revolutionary and terrorist groups around the planet."
- Katherine Dunn
(Related: Women, Talent, Military, Participation, Soldiers)

"It simply isn't fair for senators to cut to the front of the line when seniors around the country have been forced to wait for hours to get a flu shot."
- Dick Durbin
(Related: Country, Senators)

"A mind at peace, a mind centered and not focused on harming others, is stronger than any physical force in the universe."
- Wayne Dyer
(Related: Peace, Force, Mind, Universe)

"The elements and majestic forces in nature, Lightning, Wind, Water, Fire, and Frost, were regarded with awe as spiritual powers, but always secondary and intermediate in character."
- Charles Eastman
(Related: Nature, Character, Fire, Spiritual, Water, Wind)

"It is art that makes life, makes interest, makes importance and I know of no substitute whatever for the force and beauty of its process."
- Max Eastman
(Related: Art, Beauty, Life, Force, Importance, Interest)

"We must not enable anyone to impose his personal view regarding religion on others by force, oppression, or pressure."
- Shirin Ebadi
(Related: Religion, Force, Oppression, Pressure)

"The school-boy doesn't force himself to learn his vocabularies and rules altogether at night, but knows that be must impress them again in the morning."
- Hermann Ebbinghaus
(Related: Force, Night, Rules, School)

"I suggested that we had experience in helping other countries build their military forces, and we would be willing and happy to do the same for Afghanistan, together with the United States."
- Bulent Ecevit
(Related: Experience, Afghanistan, Countries, Military, states, United)

"There was expectations that the fights there, the operation there might be extended for several months, even for several years. But within a few weeks it ended, because obviously the Taliban wasn't a real force."
- Bulent Ecevit
(Related: Expectations, Force, Months, Years)

"A book is a fragile creature, it suffers the wear of time, it fears rodents, the elements and clumsy hands. so the librarian protects the books not only against mankind but also against nature and devotes his life to this war with the forces of oblivion."
- Umberto Eco
(Related: Life, Nature, War, Time, Books, Mankind)

"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
(Related: Death, Science, War, Day, Force, Machine, Man, Order, Spring, Will)

"Nothing is more destructive of respect for the government and the law of the land than passing laws which cannot be enforced."
- Albert Einstein
(Related: Government, Land, Law, Laws, Nothing, Respect)

"Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding."
- Albert Einstein
(Related: Peace, Force, Understanding)

"Force always attracts men of low morality."
- Albert Einstein
(Related: Men, Morality, Force)

"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
(Related: Men, Peace, Consideration, Cooperation, Dawn, Force, Justice)

"If the United Nations once admits that international disputes can be settled by using force, then we will have destroyed the foundation of the organization and our best hope of establishing a world order."
- Dwight D. Eisenhower
(Related: Hope, Force, Nations, Order, United, Will, World)

"Our forces saved the remnants of the Jewish people of Europe for a new life and a new hope in the reborn land of Israel. Along with all men of good will, I salute the young state and wish it well."
- Dwight D. Eisenhower
(Related: Life, Men, People, Hope, Europe, Israel, Land, State, Will)

"And if the great fear had not come upon me, as it did, and forced me to do my duty, I might have been less good to the people than some man who had never dreamed at all, even with the memory of so great a vision in me."
- Black Elk
(Related: People, Fear, Vision, Duty, Man, Memory)

"'Charm' - which means the power to effect work without employing brute force - is indispensable to women. Charm is a woman's strength just as strength is a man's charm."
- Henry Ellis
(Related: Power, Work, Women, Strength, Charm, Effect, Force, Man, Woman)

"Only we, the public, can force our representatives to reverse their abdication of the war powers that the Constitution gives exclusively to the Congress."
- Daniel Ellsberg
(Related: War, Congress, Constitution, Force, Public)

"Modern technology has become a total phenomenon for civilization, the defining force of a new social order in which efficiency is no longer an option but a necessity imposed on all human activity."
- Jacques Ellul
(Related: Technology, Civilization, Efficiency, Force, Necessity, Order)

"Thinking has become a superfluous exercise... purely internal, without compelling force, more or less a game."
- Jacques Ellul
(Related: Exercise, Force, Thinking)

"All those trucks and barges that carry our goods to port are vital connections to the only force which can balance our trade deficit: export. We must keep doing what we do best if we are going to get America out of the red."
- Jo Ann Emerson
(Related: America, Balance, Force, Trade)

"Great men are they who see that spiritual is stronger than any material force - that thoughts rule the world."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
(Related: Men, Thoughts, Force, Spiritual, World)

"Great hearts steadily send forth the secret forces that incessantly draw great events."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
(Related: Events)

"There's not really much destruction in New York besides the weather and it's a natural force so it's not like any destruction. But LA gets leveled (laughs). That's my comment to Hollywood."
- Roland Emmerich
(Related: Destruction, Force, Hollywood, Weather)

"A man in my situation, my lords, has not only to encounter the difficulties of fortune. and the force of power over minds which it has corrupted or subjugated. but the difficulties of established prejudice: the man dies, but his memory lives."
- Robert Emmet
(Related: Power, Difficulties, Force, Fortune, Man, Memory)

"I apologize to coalition forces and all the families, detainees, the families, America and all the soldiers."
- Lynndie England
(Related: America, Soldiers)

"I've heard attacks were made on coalition forces because of those. I apologize to the families of those who lost loved ones or were injured because of the photos."
- Lynndie England
"Like anything, you don't force kids to cook. It just becomes part of life - have them be around it, keep them informed - talk about it. I try to relay my passion for it in these ways. The second you try to force anything on your own kid, they rebel."
- Todd English
(Related: Life, Force, Kids, Passion, Talk)

"The time when most of you should withdraw into yourself is when you are forced to be in a crowd."
- Epicurus
(Related: Time)

"I plead for conservation of human culture, which is much more fragile than nature herself. We needn't destroy other cultures with the force of our own."
- Arthur Erickson
(Related: Nature, Conservation, Culture, Force)

"I got space from Travis Air Force Base, went back to the Philippine Islands and made it a point to meet the only American casting director in the Philippines. I was off and running."
- R. Lee Ermey
(Related: American, Force, Islands, Running, Space)

"I liked the game, I enjoyed the game, and the game fed me enough, and gave me enough rewards to reinforce that this is something that I should spend time doing, and that I could possibly make a priority in my life, versus other sports."
- Julius Erving
(Related: Sports, Time, Life)

"General Reynolds immediately found himself engaged with a force which greatly outnumbered his own, and had scarcely made his dispositions for the action when he fell, mortally wounded, at the head of his advance."
- Edward Everett
(Related: Action, Force)

"Feminism's agenda is basic: It asks that women not be forced to choose between public justice and private happiness."
- Susan Faludi
(Related: Happiness, Women, Feminism, Justice, Public)

"That's why I ended up leaving school - because it required so much time, and it was such an excellent idea. I figured I would regret not going full force with this idea. It seemed we could make something of it."
- Shawn Fanning
(Related: Time, Idea, Force, Regret, School)

"The criteria for serving one's country should be competence, courage and willingness to serve. When we deny people the chance to serve because of their sexual orientation, we deprive them of their rights of citizenship, and we deprive our armed forces the service of willing and capable Americans."
- Diane Feinstein
(Related: People, Courage, Americans, Chance, Citizenship, Competence, Country, Rights, Service)

"Like the winds that we come we know not whence and blow whither soever they list, the forces of society are derived from an obscure and distant origin. They arise before the date of philosophy, from the instincts, not the speculations of men."
- Adam Ferguson
(Related: Men, Society, Philosophy)

"I don't see 'lines of force' as being destructive, except to the extent that they are exclusively traceable through observance of the path of distorted material left in their wake."
- Brian Ferneyhough
(Related: Being, Force)

"I suppose that the scope and implications of such forces have rendered my personal accounting ritual pretty much obsolete. That's how things sometimes go."
- Brian Ferneyhough
(Related: Pretty, Ritual)

"I think Henry Miller has had huge influence not because he wrote about sex, but because the memoir or the nonfiction novel has become such a monumental force in American publishing, if not in literature."
- Leslie Fiedler
(Related: Sex, American, Force, Influence, Literature, Publishing)

"There is a bright spot or two for the Spaniards. French toast has become freedom toast on the Air Force One breakfast menu, but the Spanish omelet is still a Spanish omelet."
- Suzanne Fields
(Related: Force, Freedom)

"German businessmen are overwhelmed by the high cost of doing business. Inflexible rules, enforced by a burgeoning bureaucracy, discourage entrepreneurship."
- Suzanne Fields
(Related: Business, Bureaucracy, Rules)

"Once, during Prohibition, I was forced to live for days on nothing but food and water."
- W. C. Fields
(Related: Food, Nothing, Prohibition, Water)

"From the long range point of view, I do not know of anything we can do more important than to make some contribution to the preservation of religion as a vital force in America."
- Louis Finkelstein
(Related: Religion, America, Force)

"We are ready to train new Iraqi forces outside Iraq. We did it in Abu Dhabi."
- Joschka Fischer
(Related: Iraq)

"Yes, and there were changes of light on landscapes and changes of direction of the wind and the force of the wind and weather. That whole scene is too important in Homer to neglect."
- Robert Fitzgerald
(Related: Direction, Force, Light, Neglect, Weather, Wind)

"Our troops are committed to bringing security to Iraq while its government matures. American forces will continue to accomplish their mission with caution, precision and honor with the thanks of a grateful nation."
- Mike Fitzpatrick
(Related: Government, American, Caution, Honor, Iraq, Mission, Nation, Security, Troops, Will)

"Judge the goodness of a book by the energy of the punches it has given you. I believe the greatest characteristic of genius, is, above all, force."
- Gustave Flaubert
(Related: Genius, Energy, Force, Goodness)

"Some of the bravest and the best men of all the world, certainly in law enforcement, have made their contributions while they were undercover."
- Thomas Foran
(Related: Men, Law, World)

"The Chinese government is quickly losing its ideological legitimacy, maintain its rule with force, but cannot draw strength from the ideology of Marx and Mao."
- Steve Forbes
(Related: Government, Strength, Force, Ideology, Losing)

"I've been trying to figure out for at least the last 10 years how to force myself into something more risky."
- Richard Foreman
(Related: Force, Trying, Years)

"The left and the right live in parallel universes. The right listens to talk radio, the left's on the Internet and they just reinforce one another. They have no sense of reality. I have now one ambition: to retire before it becomes essential to tweet."
- Barney Frank
(Related: Internet, Now, Reality, Right, Sense, Talk)

"Capitalism works better from every perspective when the economic decision makers are forced to share power with those who will be affected by those decisions."
- Barney Frank
(Related: Power, Decision, Capitalism, Decisions, Perspective, Will)

"I do feel we can create more jobs and opportunities for Jersey City residents, but in the spirit of free enterprise, I do not think it is right to force companies to hire a fixed percentage of local residents."
- Vincent Frank
(Related: Force, Jobs, Right, Spirit)

"If you hear, day after day, liberals are rooting against armed forces, that is eventually going to have an effect on soldiers and troops who are actually going to believe that and it's wrong. It's just wrong."
- Al Franken
(Related: Day, Effect, Liberals, Soldiers, Troops, Wrong)

"It is anomalous to hold that in order to convict a man the police cannot extract by force what is in his mind, but can extract what is in his stomach."
- Felix Frankfurter
(Related: Force, Man, Mind, Order, Police)

"Those who govern, having much business on their hands, do not generally like to take the trouble of considering and carrying into execution new projects. The best public measures are therefore seldom adopted from previous wisdom, but forced by the occasion."
- Benjamin Franklin
(Related: Business, Wisdom, Execution, Projects, Public, Trouble)

"I like being in the workforce; it keeps me grounded."
- Cathy Freeman
(Related: Being)

"I joined the air force. I took to it immediately when I arrived there. I did three years, eight months, and ten days in all, but it took me a year and a half to get disabused of my romantic notions about it."
- Morgan Freeman
(Related: Force, Months, Romantic, Years)

"It can have an enormous effect because big budget movies can have big budget perks, and small budget movies have no perks, but what is the driving force, of course, is the script, and your part in it."
- Morgan Freeman
(Related: Movies, Driving, Effect, Force)

"Just as no one can be forced into belief, so no one can be forced into unbelief."
- Sigmund Freud
(Related: Belief, Unbelief)

"The direct use of force is such a poor solution to any problem, it is generally employed only by small children and large nations."
- David Friedman
(Related: Children, Force, Nations, Poor, Solution)

"Every friend of freedom must be as revolted as I am by the prospect of turning the United States into an armed camp, by the vision of jails filled with casual drug users and of an army of enforcers empowered to invade the liberty of citizens on slight evidence."
- Milton Friedman
(Related: Friend, Vision, Army, Freedom, Liberty, states, United)

"The strongest and most effective force in guaranteeing the long-term maintenance of power is not violence in all the forms deployed by the dominant to control the dominated, but consent in all the forms in which the dominated acquiesce in their own domination."
- Robert Frost
(Related: Power, Control, Force, Violence)

"We are trying to remake Vietnamese society, a task which certainly cannot be accomplished by force and which probably cannot be accomplished by any means available to outsiders."
- J. William Fulbright
(Related: Society, Force, Trying)

"It will be a great day when our schools have all the money they need, and our air force has to have a bake-sale to buy a bomber."
- Robert Fulghum
(Related: Money, Day, Force, Schools, Will)

"It is astonishing what force, purity, and wisdom it requires for a human being to keep clear of falsehoods."
- Margaret Fuller
(Related: Wisdom, Being, Force, Purity)

"Don't fight forces, use them."
- R. Buckminster Fuller
(Related: Fight)

"Total physical and mental inertia are highly agreeable, much more so than we allow ourselves to imagine. A beach not only permits such inertia but enforces it, thus neatly eliminating all problems of guilt. It is now the only place in our overly active world that does."
- John Kenneth Galbraith
(Related: Beach, Guilt, Now, Problems, World)

"While a strong presence on our southern border is imperative, the border cannot be secured unless we enforce our internal laws and stop ignoring the open complicity of U.S. companies and foreign nations to promote illegal activities."
- Elton Gallegly
(Related: Laws, Nations, Open)

"It is curious how, from time immemorial, man seems to have associated the idea of evil with beauty, shrunk from it with a sort of ghostly fear, while, at the same time drawn to it by force of its hypnotic attraction."
- Richard Le Gallienne
(Related: Time, Beauty, Idea, Fear, Evil, Force, Man)

"A man of action forced into a state of thought is unhappy until he can get out of it."
- John Galsworthy
(Related: Thought, Action, Man, State)

"I would heartily welcome the union of East and West provided it is not based on brute force."
- Mohandas Gandhi
(Related: Force)

"Faith... must be enforced by reason... when faith becomes blind it dies."
- Mohandas Gandhi
(Related: Faith, Blind, Reason)

"Non-violence is the greatest force at the disposal of mankind. It is mightier than the mightiest weapon of destruction devised by the ingenuity of man."
- Mohandas Gandhi
(Related: Destruction, Force, Man, Mankind)

"Just because an individual in his 30s hasn't found true love and, yes, there are opportunities to date but it also forces you to be more particular. In so many ways, you become more adamant about finding that right person and not allowing yourself to open up to just anybody."
- Jeff Garcia
(Related: Love, Open, Right)

"Reading Stephen King's book, On Writing, was like being cornered and forced to have a long, drawn out mental enema."
- Mary Garden
(Related: Being, Reading, Writing)

"Right reason is stronger than force."
- James A. Garfield
(Related: Force, Reason, Right)

"I offer neither pay, nor quarters, nor food; I offer only hunger, thirst, forced marches, battles and death. Let him who loves his country with his heart, and not merely with his lips, follow me."
- Giuseppe Garibaldi
(Related: Death, Food, Heart, Country, Hunger)

"My big sister Melissa, is such a stud and my little sister Suzanna, has always had a perfect body and big blue eyes. We were a force."
- Jennifer Garner
(Related: Sister, Body, Eyes, Force)

"The forces that are in play on climate change essentially revolve around the generation of power, the transportation of goods and services and people, and the sorts of materials that we use to fuel the whole of our civilisation."
- Peter Garrett
(Related: Change, Power, People, Climate, Climate change, Play)

"Look, very clearly there are things that need to be done urgently in relation to climate change, and of those the most obvious is to have an enforceable and equitable arrangement delivering deep cuts in emissions into the middle of the century."
- Peter Garrett
(Related: Change, Climate, Climate change, Deep, Obvious)

"There is no force like success, and that is why the individual makes all effort to surround himself throughout life with the evidence of it; as of the individual, so should it be of the nation."
- Marcus Garvey
(Related: Life, Success, Effort, Force, Nation)

"At the end of it, I'll maybe do a coaching badge but I'm not going to get forced into things."
- Paul Gascoigne
(Related: Coaching, End)

"All forces are a deterrent to and would be employed in a general war. Most of our forces could be employed in a limited war, if required."
- Thomas S. Gates, Jr.
(Related: War)

"Although this crisis in some ways started in the United States, it is a global crisis. We bear a substantial share of the responsibility for what has happened, but factors that made the crisis so acute and so difficult to contain lie in a broader set of global forces that built up in the years before the start of our current troubles."
- Timothy Geithner
(Related: Lie, Crisis, Responsibility, states, United, Years)

"It's like you asked me about the depression thing: you grope towards an understanding of whatever it is your going through, and it's not personal, there are forces in play around you, and you seek to understand them and that way you can go on."
- Bob Geldof
(Related: Depression, Play, Understanding)

"And whereas women had to fight to find their way into the workforce, men are now fighting to reclaim their place in the family structure."
- Bob Geldof
(Related: Family, Men, Women, Fight, Fighting, Now)

"You're forced to think about what your goals are and you clarify them because you're taking this journey with another person and you need to be open with your partner."
- Sarah Michelle Gellar
(Related: Goals, Journey, Open)

"What's really sad is that a lot of very talented people are being forced to do things that are very embarrassing and I don't intend to be one of them."
- Boy George
(Related: People, Being)

"Capital is a result of labor, and is used by labor to assist it in further production. Labor is the active and initial force, and labor is therefore the employer of capital."
- Henry George
(Related: Force, Labor, Production, Result)

"Since its enactment in the weeks following the September 11 terrorist attacks, the tools in the Patriot Act have been used by law enforcement to stop more than 400 terrorist threats to our families and communities."
- Jim Gerlach
(Related: Act, Law, Tools)

"Since the ousting and capture of Saddam Hussein by U.S. forces, civil rights and personal freedoms have been restored in Iraq, as well as equal rights to all, not just to Saddam's entourage of terrorists."
- Jim Gerlach
(Related: Civil rights, Iraq)

"United States and Coalition forces will remain in Iraq and will operate under American command as part of a multinational force authorized by the United Nations."
- Jim Gerlach
(Related: American, Force, Iraq, Nations, states, United, Will)

"In Yugoslavia, I'd asked for additional forces too. I even went to meet the French prime minister, and I proposed additional forces... Nobody wanted to send troops."
- Boutros Boutros Ghali
(Related: Troops)

"It was announced as a French victory by the French Minister of War. I did not see any sign of victory but only the retreat of the French forces engaged in the battle."
- Philip Gibbs
(Related: War, Victory, Battle)

"Shaking hands with the Queen of England was a long way from being forced to sit in the colored section of the bus going into downtown Wilmington, North Carolina."
- Althea Gibson
(Related: Being, England, Queen)

"The want of logic annoys. Too much logic bores. Life eludes logic, and everything that logic alone constructs remains artificial and forced."
- Andre Gide
(Related: Life, Logic, Want)

"I always try to teach by example and not force my ideas on a young musician. One of the reasons we're here is to be a part of this process of exchange."
- Dizzy Gillespie
(Related: Ideas, Example, Force)

"When the mother of the race is free, we shall have a better world, by the easy right of birth and by the calm, slow, friendly forces of evolution."
- Charlotte Perkins Gilman
(Related: Mother, Evolution, Race, Right, World)

"The use of military force against Iran would be very dangerous. It would be very provocative. The only thing worse would be Iran being a nuclear power."
- Rudy Giuliani
(Related: Power, Being, Force, Military, Provocative)

"It's about time law enforcement got as organized as organized crime."
- Rudy Giuliani
(Related: Time, Crime, Law)

"Mediocrity would always win by force of numbers, but it would win only more mediocrity."
- Ellen Glasgow
(Related: Force, Mediocrity, Numbers)

"To teach one's self is to be forced to learn twice."
- Ellen Glasgow
(Related: Self)

"The notion of religious liberty is that you cannot be forced to participate in a religious ceremony that's not of your choosing simply because you're out-voted."
- Ira Glasser
(Related: Ceremony, Liberty, Religious)

"And it turns out that tribes, not money, not factories, that can change our world, that can change politics, that can align large numbers of people. Not because you force them to do something against their will. But because they wanted to connect."
- Seth Godin
(Related: Change, Money, Politics, People, Force, Numbers, Will, World)

"Anarchism is the great liberator of man from the phantoms that have held him captive; it is the arbiter and pacifier of the two forces for individual and social harmony."
- Emma Goldman
(Related: Harmony, Man)

"Fate, or some mysterious force, can put the finger on you or me, for no good reason at all."
- Martin Goldsmith
(Related: Fate, Force, Reason)

"I want to force the other drivers to find a way past me."
- Jeff Gordon
(Related: Force, Past, Want)

"My Mother is Swedish and my Father is Scottish, he played for Charlton in the 1960's and was in the Army, he captained the British forces team. We then moved to S.A. because a lot of players did that at the time."
- Richard Gough
(Related: Time, Mother, Father, Army)

"The influence of blogging is overall a very positive force in the media."
- Garrett M. Graff
(Related: Positive, Force, Influence, Media)

"I dare say there may be some men and women in the Armed Forces who are so decent that they would say: Give the Iraqi people money, we do not want to be paid back. That is the strength of our country."
- Lindsey Graham
(Related: Men, Women, Money, People, Strength, Country, May, Want)

"There is a vitality, a life force, an energy, a quickening, that is translated through you into action, and because there is only one of you in all time, this expression is unique."
- Martha Graham
(Related: Life, Time, Action, Energy, Expression, Force, Vitality)

"We've got this proposal which has been languishing in the legislature, the Water Legacy Act, which is derived from a Republican task force on protecting the Great Lakes. Yet nothing has been done on it."
- Jennifer Granholm
(Related: Act, Force, Nothing, Republican, Water)

"If Americans could legally access prescription drugs outside the United States, then drug companies would be forced to re-evaluate their pricing strategy."
- Chuck Grassley
(Related: Strategy, Americans, Drugs, states, United)

"Most of the research which is done is determined by the requirement that it shall, in a fairly obvious and predictable way, reinforce the approved or fashionable theories."
- Celia Green
(Related: Obvious, Research, Theories)

"The enforcement of the law cannot depend on the justice of a cause or one man's conscience."
- Harold H. Greene
(Related: Cause, Conscience, Justice, Law, Man)

"The real difference between the United States and other nations lies not in the words of the preamble to the Constitution, but in the fact that the substantive clauses of that Constitution are enforced by individuals independent of and not beholden to the elected branches."
- Harold H. Greene
(Related: Constitution, Difference, Fact, Lies, Nations, states, United, Words)

"There is such a thing as tempting the gods. Talking too much, too soon and with too much self-satisfaction has always seemed to me a sure way to court disaster. The forces of retribution are always listening. They never sleep."
- Meg Greenfield
(Related: Gods, Court, Disaster, Listening, Self, Sleep, Talking)

"The compelled mother loves her child as the caged bird sings. The song does not justify the cage nor the love the enforcement."
- Germaine Greer
(Related: Love, Mother, Song)

"A wise government knows how to enforce with temper, or to conciliate with dignity."
- George Grenville
(Related: Government, Dignity, Temper)

"Every once in a while I feel the tremendous force of the novel. But it does not stay with me."
- Zane Grey
(Related: Force)

"There are hours when I must force the novel out of my mind and be interested in the children."
- Zane Grey
(Related: Children, Force, Mind)

"I'm an Air force Brat and I've lived all over the world and this country and there were people in my community who were gay - nurses, hairdressers, designers - people who just had a different way about themselves."
- Pam Grier
(Related: People, Community, Country, Force, Gay, Nurses, World)

"Such manifestations I account as representing the creative leadership of the new forces of thought and appreciation which attend changes in technological pattern and therefore of the pattern of human relationships in society."
- John Grierson
(Related: Leadership, Society, Thought, Appreciation, Relationships)

"Just as the slave master required the slaves to imitate the image he had of them, so women, who live in a relatively powerless position, politically and economically, feel obliged by a kind of implicit force to live up to culture's image of what is female."
- Susan Griffin
(Related: Women, Culture, Force)

"No one in this body wants to see terrorism and the rule of force prevail in Iraq. Some on the other side say otherwise, but I believe they know better."
- Raul Grijalva
(Related: Body, Force, Iraq, Terrorism)

"No one will stop to help you when you are in need, but everyone forces opinions upon you that you do not require."
- Franz Grillparzer
(Related: Help, Opinions, Will)

"I went to Ft Bragg and learned that Delta was indeed gearing up for the rescue. Still I was concerned the Reagan staff would not be willing to take the risk of sending an official military force into Laos."
- Bo Gritz
(Related: Force, Military, Risk)

"The ballet makes us look at those bodies, it makes us listen to that music, it makes us wonder at the geometry, of the way they come together. The way that extraordinary space is controlled and given such emotional force."
- John Guare
(Related: Music, Ballet, Force, Geometry, Space, Wonder)

"I write because something inner and unconscious forces me to. That is the first compulsion. The second is one of ethical and moral duty. I feel responsible to tell stories that inspire readers to consider more deeply who they are."
- David Guterson
(Related: Duty, First, Unconscious)

"Here we stand in the middle of this new world with our primitive brain, attuned to the simple cave life, with terrific forces at our disposal, which we are clever enough to release, but whose consequences we cannot comprehend."
- Albert Szent Gyorgyi
(Related: Life, Consequences, World)

"What was new was the symbolic force of the targets struck. The attackers did not just physically cause the highest buildings in Manhattan to collapse; they also destroyed an icon in the household imagery of the American nation."
- Jurgen Habermas
(Related: American, Cause, Force, Nation)

"The SAS is the most elite of the special forces in the world. They are not people who go out and advertise; they keep it inside. They don't want anybody to know about them."
- Taylor Hackford
(Related: People, Want, World)

"We hope and we've made clear that the forces need to come out. It needs to be full and complete withdrawal. Our position is it needs to be done as soon as possible so that the elections can be free, fair and free of outside influence."
- Stephen Hadley
(Related: Hope, Elections, Influence, Needs)

"It's easier to force feed people than it is to give 'em what they want. It makes more money."
- Merle Haggard
(Related: Money, People, Force, Want)

"We didn't do anything wrong, but among the lessons learned, given the magnitude of the problems we now face in Afghanistan, a major U.S. force on the ground would convince the world we were in for the long-haul recovery of a country devastated by 21 years of warfare."
- Alexander Haig
(Related: Afghanistan, Country, Force, Now, Problems, World, Wrong, Years)

"So long as the opposing forces are at the outset approximately equal in numbers and moral and there are no flanks to turn, a long struggle for supremacy is inevitable."
- Douglas Haig
(Related: Numbers, Struggle)

"The left-wing, which consists of armoured and motorized forces and has no enemy in front of it, will be stopped dead in its tracks upon direct order from the Fuhrer."
- Franz Halder
(Related: Enemy, Order, Will)

"Mankind are apt to be strongly prejudiced in favor of whatever is countenanced by antiquity, enforced by authority, and recommended by custom."
- Robert Hall
(Related: Authority, Custom, Mankind)

"I got to work with my wife, Lena Olin, for the first time, which was great. I thought it might be difficult in some way to talk to one's wife in a different way but it was so not forced."
- Lasse Hallstrom
(Related: Work, Time, Wife, Thought, First, Talk)

"There are no extraordinary men... just extraordinary circumstances that ordinary men are forced to deal with."
- William Halsey
(Related: Men, Circumstances)

"Putting together a counter- terrorism policy, it's very easy to look at law enforcement or defense, military action or stopping the money flows or whatever, but the really difficult part is integrating all aspects of the policy, and I think she put a lot of emphasis on that."
- Lee H. Hamilton
(Related: Money, Policy, Action, Defense, Law, Military, Terrorism)

"While knowledge may provide useful point of reference, it cannot become a force to guide the future."
- Herbie Hancock
(Related: Knowledge, Force, Future, May)

"Most kids will not volunteer to eat veggies. At times you must step up to the plate and enforce the rule of authority as a parent."
- Lee Haney
(Related: Authority, Kids, Will)

"The World Health Organisation has a lot of its medical experts sitting in Geneva while hospitals in Africa have no drugs and desperate patients are forced to seek medication on the black market."
- Pauline Hanson
(Related: Health, Medical, Drugs, Experts, Hospitals, World)

"It becomes a giant's task to compute the result when the effect of cross seas, wind at all angles and ever varying force, arched surfaces, head resistance, ratio of weight to area, and the intelligence of the guiding power crop up."
- Lawrence Hargrave
(Related: Intelligence, Power, Effect, Force, Result, Weight, Wind)

"The tendency to turn human judgments into divine commands makes religion one of the most dangerous forces in the world."
- Georgia Harkness
(Related: Religion, World)

"At that point, the movie was called Wild Force. Everything fell apart, eventually - our financing completely fell apart - and we were never able to make that film."
- Renny Harlin
(Related: Film, Force)

"Actually, it was first a movie called Gale Force, which was a hurricane movie. That script never came together, and then the same deal was replaced with Cliffhanger."
- Renny Harlin
(Related: First, Force)

"The Committee's review of a series of intelligence shortcomings, to include intelligence prior to 9/11 and the pre-war intelligence on Iraq, clearly reveal how vital a diverse intelligence workforce is to our national security."
- Jane Harman
(Related: Intelligence, Committee, Iraq, National security)

"Men have two ways of righting their wrongs, by force and by the ballot. Both are denied to women, one by nature, the other by man."
- Ida A. Harper
(Related: Men, Nature, Women, Force, Man, Wrongs)

"After all, enforced national bilingualism in this country isn't mere policy. It has attained the status of a religion. It's a dogma which o-ne is supposed to accept without question."
- Stephen Harper
(Related: Religion, Policy, Country, Question)

"To attempt to superimpose its views through the exercise of force, is seldom the part of intelligence; it is frequently the part of ignorance."
- Paul Harris
(Related: Intelligence, Exercise, Force, Ignorance)

"The less one knows, the more he thinks he knows, and the more willing he is to employ any and all measures to enforce his views upon others."
- Paul Harris
"This Government has found occasion to express, in a friendly spirit, but with much earnestness, to the Government of the Czar, its serious concern because of the harsh measures now being enforced against the Hebrews in Russia."
- Benjamin Harrison
(Related: Government, Being, Concern, Now, Russia, Spirit)

"I'm actually forced to write about Michigan because as a native of that state it's the place I know best."
- Jim Harrison
(Related: State)

"Indiscriminate firing by police on people is absolute barbarism. Instead of solving their problems, the government is trying to suppress the people by force."
- Sheikh Hasina
(Related: Government, People, Force, Police, Problems, Trying)

"The need for this clinic is clear to me, to the veterans who are currently forced to travel hours to receive care, and even to the Veterans Administration that itself identified creation of a clinic in this part of our state as a priority to be completed by 2006."
- Doc Hastings
(Related: Travel, Care, Creation, State, Veterans)

"Vigilant and effective antitrust enforcement today is preferable to the heavy hand of government regulation of the Internet tomorrow."
- Orrin Hatch
(Related: Government, Internet, Today, Tomorrow)

"The first rule of sustainability is to align with natural forces, or at least not try to defy them."
- Paul Hawken
(Related: First)

"Thus, the forces and value systems that are most threatened by this shift are becoming the most coherent and are rising to the top as minority or plurality powers. But they do not represent either the shift, the change, or the future."
- Paul Hawken
(Related: Change, Future, Minority, Value)

"There was no one near to confuse me, so I was forced to become original."
- Joseph Haydn
"I was cut off from the world. There was no one to confuse or torment me, and I was forced to become original."
- Joseph Haydn
(Related: World)

"Even the striving for equality by means of a directed economy can result only in an officially enforced inequality - an authoritarian determination of the status of each individual in the new hierarchical order."
- Friedrich August von Hayek
(Related: Equality, Determination, Economy, Inequality, Order, Result)

"Those who served, and those who continue to serve in the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, and Coast Guard took an oath to uphold and protect the Constitution against all enemies foreign and domestic, and we can never forget the importance of their commitment to our Nation."
- Robin Hayes
(Related: Army, Commitment, Constitution, Enemies, Force, Forget, Importance, Marines, Nation, Navy)

"Our law enforcement must be given every tool available to protect children from predators and parents need to know who is living in their community."
- Robin Hayes
(Related: Children, Community, Law, Living, Parents)

"As we are all aware, Special Operations Forces, SOF, are playing an increasingly essential role as we continue to fight and, more importantly, win the war on terror."
- Robin Hayes
(Related: War, Fight, Terror)

"North Carolina, particularly the 8th District, has long played a key role in our Nation's military forces."
- Robin Hayes
(Related: Key, Military, Nation)

"Enforcement is the long overdue step to protect our Nation from external threats in a time of war. And then once we do that, we can effectively discuss a guest worker program."
- J. D. Hayworth
(Related: Time, War, Guest, Nation)

"The American people likewise want to see enforcement first, no tricks, no triggers, no amnesty, enforcing existing laws and closing loopholes to reaffirm that our great Republic is, in fact, a nation of laws."
- J. D. Hayworth
(Related: People, American, Fact, First, Laws, Nation, Want)

"When you have a country that can boast that more than 95 percent of its eligible workforce is employed and pumping money back into economy, that's exceptionally good news, especially as we prepare to observe Labor Day."
- J. D. Hayworth
(Related: Money, Country, Day, Economy, Labor, News)

"If we wish to know the force of human genius, we should read Shakespeare. If we wish to see the insignificance of human learning, we may study his commentators."
- William Hazlitt
(Related: Genius, Force, Learning, May, Shakespeare, Study)

"There are no rules for friendship. It must be left to itself. We cannot force it any more than love."
- William Hazlitt
(Related: Love, Friendship, Force, Rules)

"I frankly don't think it's going to be a successful war on terrorism until law enforcement agencies like the FBI are willing to share with other law enforcement agencies. If they can't share information, there's no way this war can be won."
- Patty Hearst
(Related: War, Successful, Information, Law, Terrorism)

"Rape, mutilation, abuse, and theft are the natural outcome of a world in which force rules, in which human beings are objects."
- Chris Hedges
(Related: Abuse, Force, Rules, Theft, World)

"The major civilizing force in the world is not religion, it is sex."
- Hugh Hefner
(Related: Religion, Sex, Force, World)

"There is no contradiction between effective law enforcement and respect for civil and human rights. Dr. King did not stir us to move for our civil rights to have them taken away in these kinds of fashions."
- Dorothy Height
(Related: Civil rights, Contradiction, Human rights, Law, Respect)

"The law in question asserts, that the quantity of force which can be brought into action in the whole of Nature is unchangeable, and can neither be increased nor diminished."
- Hermann von Helmholtz
(Related: Nature, Action, Force, Law, Quantity, Question)

"Now, the external work of man is of the most varied kind as regards the force or ease, the form and rapidity, of the motions used on it, and the kind of work produced."
- Hermann von Helmholtz
(Related: Work, Force, Man, Now)

"A moving body whose motion was not retarded by any resisting force would continue to move to all eternity."
- Hermann von Helmholtz
(Related: Body, Eternity, Force)

"An intelligent man is sometimes forced to be drunk to spend time with his fools."
- Ernest Hemingway
(Related: Time, Fools, Man)

"I entered the work force cleaning breast pumps at a pharmacy! It was a part-time gig while I was at school... no interview required."
- Chris Hemsworth
(Related: Work, Force, School)

"The forces that are driving mankind toward unity and peace are deep-seated and powerful. They are material and natural, as well as moral and intellectual."
- Arthur Henderson
(Related: Peace, Deep, Driving, Mankind, Unity)

"The vast upheaval of the World War set in motion forces that will either destroy civilization or raise mankind to undreamed of heights of human welfare and prosperity."
- Arthur Henderson
(Related: War, Civilization, Mankind, Prosperity, Welfare, Will, World, World war)

"Speed eventually neared its peak. The records forced me to work ever harder to drop a less and less time. These time trials came to feel like races, which are fun to run sporadically but not daily."
- Joe Henderson
(Related: Time, Work, Fun, Trials)

"Force is the weapon of the weak."
- Ammon Hennacy
(Related: Force)

"No other investment yields as great a return as the investment in education. An educated workforce is the foundation of every community and the future of every economy."
- Brad Henry
(Related: Education, Community, Economy, Future, Investment)

"There are two great unknown forces today, electricity and woman, but men can reckon much better on electricity than they can on woman."
- Josephine K. Henry
(Related: Men, Electricity, Today, Woman)

"Guard with jealous attention the public liberty. Suspect everyone who approaches that jewel. Unfortunately, nothing will preserve it but downright force. Whenever you give up that force, you are inevitably ruined."
- Patrick Henry
(Related: Attention, Force, Liberty, Nothing, Public, Will)

"I always think about what I missed, and I think that was my driving force - never be satisfied with what I've done."
- Thierry Henry
(Related: Driving, Force)

"There never yet has been a great system sustained by force under which all the best faculties of men have not slowly withered."
- Auberon Herbert
(Related: Men, Force)

"The course that will restore to the workmen a father's duties and responsibilities, between which and themselves the state has now stepped, is for them to reject all forced contributions from others, and to do their own work through their own voluntary combinations."
- Auberon Herbert
(Related: Work, Father, Now, State, Will)

"Do you not see, first, that - as a mental abstract - physical force is directly opposed to morality; and secondly, that it practically drives out of existence the moral forces?"
- Auberon Herbert
(Related: Morality, Existence, First, Force)

"The ruling idea of the politician - stated rather bluntly - is that those who are opposed to him exist for the purpose of being made to serve his ends, if he can get power enough in his hands to force these ends upon them."
- Auberon Herbert
(Related: Power, Idea, Purpose, Being, Force)

"If we cannot by reason, by influence, by example, by strenuous effort, and by personal sacrifice, mend the bad places of civilization, we certainly cannot do it by force."
- Auberon Herbert
(Related: Sacrifice, Civilization, Effort, Example, Force, Influence, Reason)

"Deny human rights, and however little you may wish to do so, you will find yourself abjectly kneeling at the feet of that old-world god, Force."
- Auberon Herbert
(Related: God, Feet, Force, Rights, Human rights, May, Old, Will)

"There is great force hidden in a gentle command."
- George Herbert
(Related: Force)

"Force has no place where there is need of skill."
- Herodotus
(Related: Force, Skill)

"Palestine is our unforgettable historic home. The very name would be a force of marvelous potency for summoning our people together."
- Theodor Herzl
(Related: Home, People, Force, Name, Palestine)

"If you will call your troubles experiences, and remember that every experience develops some latent force within you, you will grow vigorous and happy, however adverse your circumstances may seem to be."
- John Heywood
(Related: Experience, Circumstances, Force, May, Will)

"It is therefore utterly false to say that Marx revokes the law of value as far as individual commodities are concerned, and maintains it in force solely for the aggregate of these commodities."
- Rudolf Hiferding
(Related: Force, Law, Value)

"So now is the time, more than ever, for those who truly value all the principles of democracy, especially including dissent, to be the most forceful in speaking up, standing up and speaking out."
- Jim Hightower
(Related: Time, Democracy, Dissent, Now, Principles, Value)

"Nobody's going to force me to do something against my will. What do I owe anybody that I should submit my will to them?"
- Lauryn Hill
(Related: Force, Will)

"Tragically, the White House Task Force on Disadvantaged Youth reported that one-quarter of our young people are at serious risk of not achieving productive adulthood."
- Ruben Hinojosa
(Related: People, Adulthood, Force, Risk, Youth)

"Natural forces within us are the true healers of disease."
- Hippocrates
(Related: Disease)

"The broad masses of a population are more amenable to the appeal of rhetoric than to any other force."
- Adolf Hitler
(Related: Force, Population, Rhetoric)

"The great strength of the totalitarian state is that it forces those who fear it to imitate it."
- Adolf Hitler
(Related: Fear, Strength, State)

"Like a kick in the butt, the force of events wakes slumberous talents."
- Edward Hoagland
(Related: Events, Force)

"A man cannot lay down the right of resisting them that assault him by force, to take away his life."
- Thomas Hobbes
(Related: Life, Force, Man, Right)

"Force and fraud are in war the two cardinal virtues."
- Thomas Hobbes
(Related: War, Force, Fraud)

"Not believing in force is the same as not believing in gravitation."
- Thomas Hobbes
(Related: Force)

"If we're going to create the best business climate to create higher paying jobs and retain our young people, we're going to have to build a workforce prepared for the opportunities of the future."
- John Hoeven
(Related: Business, People, Climate, Future, Jobs)

"It means that Tao doesn't force or interfere with things, but lets them work in their own way, to produce results naturally. Then whatever needs to be done is done."
- Benjamin Hoff
(Related: Work, Force, Needs, Results)

"We must have more union members in this country to fight the political and business forces that are undermining workers in this country. The AFL-CIO has chosen the opposite approach by planning to throw even more money at politicians."
- James P. Hoffa
(Related: Business, Money, Country, Fight, Planning, Politicians, Workers)

"I believe in compulsory cannibalism. If people were forced to eat what they killed, there would be no more wars."
- Abbie Hoffman
(Related: People, Cannibalism)

"It would require more hands to manage a stock of sheep, gather them from the hills, force them into houses and folds, and drive them to markets, than the profits of the whole stock were capable of maintaining."
- James Hogg
(Related: Force, Houses, Sheep)

"The Holocaust illustrates the consequences of prejudice, racism and stereotyping on a society. It forces us to examine the responsibilities of citizenship and confront the powerful ramifications of indifference and inaction."
- Tim Holden
(Related: Society, Citizenship, Consequences, Inaction, Indifference, Prejudice, Racism)

"I am not a proponent of the death penalty, but I will enforce the law as this Congress gives it to us."
- Eric Holder
(Related: Death, Congress, Law, Will)

"Peace enforcement is a much more difficult kind of operation than peacekeeping."
- Harri Holkeri
(Related: Peace)

"If we go back in the history of different nations, violence and the use of force are part of their heritage. These are the traditions of mankind."
- Harri Holkeri
(Related: History, Force, Mankind, Nations, Traditions, Violence)

"The road to freedom lies not through mysteries or occult performances, but through the intelligent use of natural forces and laws."
- Ernest Holmes
(Related: Freedom, Laws, Lies, Road)

"Between two groups of people who want to make inconsistent kinds of worlds, I see no remedy but force."
- Oliver Wendell Holmes
(Related: People, Force, Want)

"If we continually try to force a child to do what he is afraid to do, he will become more timid, and will use his brains and energy, not to explore the unknown, but to find ways to avoid the pressures we put on him."
- John W. Holt, Jr.
(Related: Energy, Force, Will)

"Well, of course a boxing match is hard because boxing isn't set for you to do good. You have to force your will upon someone, but dancing you don't have to force your will. It should be a lot easier because if I make a mistake I don't get hit."
- Evander Holyfield
(Related: Mistake, Boxing, Dancing, Force, Will)

"The original Return of the Living Dead, I was attached to direct it, and I wrote the story. Production was delayed. In the meantime I went to London to do Lifeforce."
- Tobe Hooper
(Related: Living, London, Production)

"Above all, I would teach him to tell the truth Truth-telling, I have found, is the key to responsible citizenship. The thousands of criminals I have seen in 40 years of law enforcement have had one thing in common: Every single one was a liar."
- J. Edgar Hoover
(Related: Truth, Citizenship, Key, Law, Years)

"No amount of law enforcement can solve a problem that goes back to the family."
- J. Edgar Hoover
(Related: Family, Law)

"I believe that the great painters with their intellect as master have attempted to force this unwilling medium of paint and canvas into a record of their emotions."
- Edward Hopper
(Related: Emotions, Force, Intellect)

"I believe absolutely in love being the central motive force of the universe."
- Laurence Housman
(Related: Love, Being, Force, Motive, Universe)

"And, so yeah, I'll always want to work in independent films because you're not forced into a category or a formula."
- Terrence Howard
(Related: Work, Formula, Want)

"No woman can be handsome by the force of features alone, any more that she can be witty by only the help of speech."
- Kin Hubbard
(Related: Force, Help, Speech, Witty, Woman)

"It used to be that a fellow went on the police force when everything else failed, but today he goes in the advertising game."
- Kin Hubbard
(Related: Advertising, Force, Police, Today)

"I used all diligence to arrive at London and therefore I now gave my crew a certificate under my hand, of my free and willing return, without persuasion or force by any one or more of them."
- Henry Hudson
(Related: Diligence, Force, London, Now, Persuasion)

"It would be futile to attempt to fit women into a masculine pattern of attitudes, skills and abilities and disastrous to force them to suppress their specifically female characteristics and abilities by keeping up the pretense that there are no differences between the sexes."
- Arianna Huffington
(Related: Women, Force, Sexes)

"Publicity is a great purifier because it sets in action the forces of public opinion, and in this country public opinion controls the courses of the nation."
- Charles Evans Hughes
(Related: Action, Country, Nation, Opinion, Public, Public opinion, Publicity)

"I can assure you we are all strong-willed, forceful personalities and the president encourages vigorous debate."
- Karen Hughes
(Related: Debate, President)

"All the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time has come."
- Victor Hugo
(Related: Time, Idea, World)

"First and foremost it's important that we're able to put something back in the game, which we have always done. We're doing this to help needy charities along with the police forces in different towns and cities."
- Bobby Hull
(Related: Cities, First, Help, Police)

"It's a battle to be seen in the world of advertisers and in the world of business as a serious force."
- Brit Hume
(Related: Business, Battle, Force, World)

"There are not enough jails, not enough police, not enough courts to enforce a law not supported by the people."
- Hubert H. Humphrey
(Related: People, Law, Police)

"So the reason that the Bay of Pigs failed was that the original promise made by Eisenhower was not kept by the subsequent Administration. It allowed hostile air to wipe out the approaching invasion force."
- E. Howard Hunt
(Related: Force, Promise, Reason)

"Yeah, it's more like playing what you think is appropriate for the moment. It's not about trying to force any particular style within the parameters - and the parameters we play in are pretty large!"
- Charlie Hunter
(Related: Force, Play, Pretty, Style, Trying)

"One way to bring down crime in the state of California and every state in the union is to have an enforceable border. That means let's build that border fence. When people want to come into this country, let's ask them to knock on the front door."
- Duncan Hunter
(Related: People, Country, Crime, State, Want)

"Nothing matures a military force quicker than actual military operations."
- Duncan Hunter
(Related: Force, Military, Nothing)

"I may be wrong in that, but not I think in putting the questions. In our modern democracy the government needs not a unanimous but a general support for war before it orders our forces to fight."
- Douglas Hurd
(Related: Government, War, Democracy, Fight, May, Needs, Questions, Support, Wrong)

"Baghdad is determined to force the Mongols of our age to commit suicide at its gates."
- Saddam Hussein
(Related: Age, Force, Suicide)

"We oppose occupation of land by force and we believe in dialogue as the method for regaining Arab rights. This is the spirit of the Great Arab Revolt."
- King Hussein I
(Related: Force, Rights, Land, Occupation, Spirit)

"What to do when inspiration doesn't come; be careful not to spook, get the wind up, force things into position. You must wait around until the idea comes."
- John Huston
(Related: Idea, Inspiration, Force, Wind)

"You can expect interior enforcement actions in the future."
- Asa Hutchinson
(Related: Actions, Future)

"Advances in technology and in our understanding of illness and disease together with an expanded workforce and greater resources will allow us to provide more services to a higher quality."
- John Hutton
(Related: Technology, Quality, Disease, Illness, Understanding, Will)

"Here in the UK the government has decided to accept the recommendations of the Better Regulation Task Force to measure and make targeted reductions in the administrative costs - the red tape costs - that regulations impose on business."
- John Hutton
(Related: Business, Government, Force, Measure)

"I believe that the human race has developed a form of collective schizophrenia in which we are not only the slaves to this imposed thought behavior, but we are also the police force of it."
- David Icke
(Related: Thought, Behavior, Force, Police, Race)

"It's hard enough to make a good song and a good recording of that song. But to try to tailor it to some outside force is just like - It's never been a factor in what I've done or what the band's done."
- James Iha
(Related: Force, Song)

"The liquidation of colonialism is a trend of the times which no force can hold back."
- Kim Jong Il
(Related: Force)

"I left my country because I was forced to, and I do not think that I am going to lose my language because I live in England."
- Guillermo Cabrera Infante
(Related: Country, England, Language)

"We in Congress need to support the American forces in every conceivable way, giving them the tools to continue to convert, capture or kill terrorists and the time to equip the Iraqi security forces."
- Bob Inglis
(Related: Time, American, Congress, Giving, Security, Support, Tools)

"What is a fish without a river? What is a bird without a tree to nest in? What is an Endangered Species Act without any enforcement mechanism to ensure their habitat is protected? It is nothing."
- Jay Inslee
(Related: Act, Fish, Nothing)

"It is the lot of man to share in the deeper aspirations of the universe around him and to share his own destiny as well as that of the universe, now by adjusting himself to its forces, now by putting the whole of his energy to his own ends and purposes."
- Muhammad Iqbal
(Related: Aspirations, Destiny, Energy, Man, Now, Universe)

"Inductive reason, which alone makes man master of his environment, is an achievement; and when once born it must be reinforced by inhibiting the growth of other modes of knowledge."
- Muhammed Iqbal
(Related: Knowledge, Achievement, Growth, Environment, Man, Reason)

"I've talked to law enforcement officials at the state and local level who say that violence against women is going up. In any case, we think that it's an important issue whether it's going up or not. And we are determined to stop it."
- Patricia Ireland
(Related: Women, Law, State, Violence)

"I envy children who know that they're going to become doctors, know they're going to go into the forces or whatever. I think choice is one of the hardest things, but that's what I try to give my children, to say you can do anything."
- Jeremy Irons
(Related: Children, Choice, Doctors, Envy)

"The people of Iraq are grateful for what the people of the United States of America and our armed forces and our coalition forces are giving them the opportunity to do."
- Johnny Isakson
(Related: People, Opportunity, America, Giving, Iraq, states, United)

"Because there still exists a significant pay gap, women tend to earn less than men over the course of their lifetimes. Compounding the problem, women tend to spend less time in the workforce than men."
- Steve Israel
(Related: Men, Time, Women)

"Instead of this confusion, we need the unifying force of an official language, English, which is the language of success in America."
- Ernest Istook
(Related: Success, America, Confusion, English, Force, Language)

"When there is a huge force pressing down on freedoms, sub-cultures with more creativity and power are likely to form."
- Joichi Ito
(Related: Power, Creativity, Force)

"Resolution 1441 does not give anyone the right to an automatic use of force. Russia believes that the Iraqi problem should be regulated by the Security Council, which carries the main responsibility for ensuring international security."
- Igor Ivanov
(Related: Force, Resolution, Responsibility, Right, Russia, Security)

"We believe the use of force against Iraq, especially with reference to previous resolutions of the UN Security Council, has no grounds, including legal grounds."
- Igor Ivanov
(Related: Legal, Force, Iraq, Security)

"Disunion by force is treason."
- Andrew Jackson
(Related: Force, Treason)

"All governments in all wars have used all the means at their disposal to put their own motives, decisions and actions, and the actions of their military forces, in the best possible light."
- Bruce Jackson
(Related: Actions, Decisions, Light, Military, Motives)

"I've had more of an opportunity to work with Katie Holmes, which is incredibly enjoyable. I think she is really one of the best actresses on the market right now. She forces you to bring your best stuff to the table, because if you don't, she just completely overpowers you."
- Joshua Jackson
(Related: Work, Opportunity, Now, Right)

"Love is the force that ignites the spirit and binds teams together."
- Phil Jackson
(Related: Love, Force, Spirit)

"If there is any fixed star in our constitutional constellation, it is that no official, high or petty, can prescribe what shall be orthodox in politics, nationalism, religion, or other matters of opinion, or force citizens to confess by word or act."
- Robert Jackson
(Related: Politics, Religion, Act, Force, Nationalism, Opinion, Word)

"I think the younger generation, the people poised to dominate the workforce, are more socially conscious. They are more demanding in terms of environment and how that environment contributes to their life."
- Helmut Jahn
(Related: Life, People, Environment)

"Ideas are, in truth, force."
- Henry James
(Related: Truth, Ideas, Force)

"It is art that makes life, makes interest, makes importance... and I know of no substitute whatever for the force and beauty of its process."
- Henry James
(Related: Art, Beauty, Life, Force, Importance, Interest)

"Just able barely to mount a horse and ride about a little in the spring of 1866, my life was threatened daily, and I was forced to go heavily armed. The whole country was then full of militia, robbing, plundering and killing."
- Jesse James
(Related: Life, Country, Killing, Spring)

"Every man who possibly can should force himself to a holiday of a full month in a year, whether he feels like taking it or not."
- William James
(Related: Force, Holiday, Man)

"An idea, to be suggestive, must come to the individual with the force of revelation."
- William James
(Related: Idea, Force)

"In most of the European countries - France stands out in its resistance to this particular form of American cultural imperialism - the national film industries were forced onto the defensive after the war by such binding agreements."
- Fredric Jameson
(Related: War, American, Countries, Film, France)

"If it is, in reality, capitalism that is the motor force behind the destructive forms of globalization, then it must be in their capacity to neutralize or transform this particular mode of exploitation that one can best test these various forms of resistance to the West."
- Fredric Jameson
(Related: Capitalism, Exploitation, Force, Globalization, Reality)

"I've been fortunate in that I've been forced to move from zone to zone."
- Joseph Jarman
(Related: Zone)

"I wanted to make an Indian character who wasn't either a) the savage that must be eliminated, the force of nature that's blocking the way for industrial progress, or b) the noble innocent that knows all and is another cliche. I wanted him to be a complicated human being."
- Jim Jarmusch
(Related: Nature, Progress, Character, Being, Force)

"No one will be forced to take the public option. The word option means choice."
- Valerie Jarrett
(Related: Choice, Public, Will, Word)

"Applause that comes thundering with such force you might think the audience merely suffers the music as an excuse for its ovations."
- Alfred Jarry
(Related: Music, Applause, Force)

"The spirit of this country is totally adverse to a large military force."
- Thomas Jefferson
(Related: Country, Force, Military, Spirit)

"Force is the vital principle and immediate parent of despotism."
- Thomas Jefferson
(Related: Force)

"We must have our say, not through violence, aggression or fear. We must speak out calmly and forcefully. We shall only be able to enter the new world era if we agree to engage in dialogue with the other side."
- Tahar Ben Jelloun
(Related: Fear, Aggression, Violence, World)

"It's a bomb. I've already called law enforcement. Let's get out of here."
- Richard Jewell
(Related: Law)

"When a law enforcement officer apprehends an illegal immigrant, it makes no sense to simply release that individual who has been breaking our laws with no threat of sanction or penalty."
- Bobby Jindal
(Related: Law, Laws, Sense)

"The people who are doing the work are the moving force behind the Macintosh. My job is to create a space for them, to clear out the rest of the organization and keep it at bay."
- Steve Jobs
(Related: Work, People, Force, Job, Rest, Space)

"This country would be a better place to live in if all the resources we currently put toward criminalizing marijuana were instead spent by law enforcement on protection from real crime, as opposed to victimless crime."
- Gary Johnson
(Related: Country, Crime, Law, Protection)

"Our purpose in Vietnam is to prevent the success of aggression. It is not conquest, it is not empire, it is not foreign bases, it is not domination. It is, simply put, just to prevent the forceful conquest of South Vietnam by North Vietnam."
- Lyndon B. Johnson
(Related: Success, Purpose, Aggression, Conquest, Vietnam)

"I used to have to force myself to go, okay, nothing, nothing, nothing, nothing and then all of a sudden a thought of some where could come in. Now I can just focus and not think about anything. So, yeah, I guess I do that a lot."
- Nancy Johnson
(Related: Thought, Focus, Force, Nothing, Now)

"Surely a long life must be somewhat tedious, since we are forced to call in so many trifling things to help rid us of our time, which will never return."
- Samuel Johnson
(Related: Life, Time, Help, Will)

"Without greater support for childcare, parents of young children may be forced to choose cheaper, poor quality care for their children or fail to provide it entirely."
- Tim Johnson
(Related: Quality, Care, Children, May, Parents, Poor, Support)

"I often think you bring unhappiness on yourself, because if you don't like yourself very much, you allow yourself to be influenced by people who reinforce that."
- Lynn Johnston
(Related: People, Unhappiness)

"All great results in our universe are founded in motions and forces the most minute."
- John Joly
(Related: Results, Universe)

"When the war ends, it will be found that there was an equal amount of "thuggery" practiced on both sides, that terrible things were done to force the final victory."
- Rufus Jones
(Related: War, Victory, Force, Will)

"In any case, fighting will not settle whether the claims were just or unjust. It will only settle which nation can mobilize and handle its fighting forces and its economic forces the better."
- Rufus Jones
(Related: Fighting, Nation, Will)

"This disaster did not force us to abandon our ideal; on the contrary, from the very first months of the conflict, it led us to define precisely the conditions for its realization."
- Leon Jouhaux
(Related: Conflict, Disaster, First, Force, Months)

"Believing that the power to destroy belongs to the Creator alone I affirm... that any theory which, when carried out, demands the annihilation of force, is necessarily erroneous."
- James Prescott Joule
(Related: Power, Force, Theory)

"If you wanted to torture me, you'd tie me down and force me to watch our first five videos."
- Jon Bon Jovi
(Related: First, Force)

"During the day I force myself to at least eat some salads rather than rubbish, and a steak in the evening. In fact, I eat to basically satisfy my hunger. I hardly have the time to appreciate a meal, and I'm everything, but a gourmet."
- Milla Jovovich
(Related: Time, Day, Evening, Fact, Force, Hunger)

"In the police force, two, three, five traitors are detected who are really working for someone else. When we cleanse the police of them, the problem will be simplified a lot. Terrorists will have no one to contact - they will be left without informers."
- Akhmad Kadyrov
(Related: Force, Police, Will)

"We need a strong police force - the Interior Ministry of the Republic of Chechnya. We have to get rid of the traitors who have managed to penetrate into the law-enforcement department."
- Akhmad Kadyrov
(Related: Force, Law, Police)

"My peers, lately, have found companionship through means of intoxication - it makes them sociable. I, however, cannot force myself to use drugs to cheat on my loneliness - it is all that I have - and when the drugs and alcohol dissipate, will be all that my peers have as well."
- Franz Kafka
(Related: Alcohol, Companionship, Drugs, Force, Loneliness, Will)

"A man of action forced into a state of thought is unhappy until he can get out of it."
- Franz Kafka
(Related: Thought, Action, Man, State)

"I think most Americans believe that although it's better not to use military force if you can avoid it, that the world simply doesn't provide us the luxury of giving away military force as an important tool of foreign policy."
- Robert Kagan
(Related: Policy, Americans, Force, Foreign policy, Giving, Luxury, Military, World)

"We have not invaded anyone. We have not conquered anyone. We have not grabbed their land, their culture, their history and tried to enforce our way of life on them."
- Abdul Kalam
(Related: History, Life, Culture, Land)

"Being a member of the labor force and a full-time parent means trying to manage against overwhelming odds in an unresponsive society."
- Sheila B. Kamerman
(Related: Society, Being, Force, Labor, Trying)

"The '80s seem a real positive force. The '70s were deadening, in a lot of ways."
- Paul Kantner
(Related: Positive, Force)

"We have people working for us full-time because they were forced to retire at 65. I know that I never want to stop working, and I am glad that I can offer positions to others who feel the same way."
- Carl Karcher
(Related: People, Want)

"The day after the prison was transferred to the military intelligence command, they had an entire battalion - 1,200, 1,500 soldiers - arrive at Abu Ghraib just for force protection alone."
- Janis Karpinski
(Related: Intelligence, Day, Force, Military, Prison, Protection, Soldiers)

"Terrorism as a force is gone. As individuals they are all around and we will continue to look for them."
- Hamid Karzai
(Related: Force, Terrorism, Will)

"I think that it's a vital moment now for Russian democracy to convince people that it's only our actions, our joined actions and protests that could force Kremlin to reconsider its plans to abolish presidential elections."
- Garry Kasparov
(Related: People, Actions, Democracy, Elections, Force, Now)

"I don't like being forced to reduce my thoughts to sound bites."
- Leon Kass
(Related: Thoughts, Being, Sound)

"The judge is forced for the most part to reach his audience through the medium of the press whose reporting of judicial decisions is all too often inaccurate and superficial."
- Irving R. Kaufman
(Related: Decisions, Press)

"The inability of those in power to still the voices of their own consciences is the great force leading to change."
- Kenneth Kaunda
(Related: Change, Power, Force, Leading)

"We know that if gold, if fraud, if force can defeat us, they will all be used. And we have resolved that they shall not defeat us. We shall arm. We shall meet fraud and falsehood with defiance, and force with force, if need be."
- Denis Kearney
(Related: Defeat, Defiance, Falsehood, Force, Fraud, Gold, Will)

"There are certain wicked people in the world that you can't deal with except by force."
- John Keegan
(Related: People, Force, World)

"I believe that music is a force in itself. It is there and it needs an outlet, a medium. In a way, we are just the medium."
- Maynard James Keenan
(Related: Music, Force, Needs)

"Nowhere is Universalism welcomed and encouraged by a people; everywhere governments have forced and are forcing Universalism upon unwilling and resistant subjects."
- Arthur Keith
(Related: People)

"The main force used in the evolving world of humanity has hitherto been applied in the form of war."
- Arthur Keith
(Related: War, Force, Humanity, World)

"Under no stretch of imagination can war be regarded as an ethical process; yet war, force, terror, and propaganda were the evolutionary means employed to weld the German people into a tribal whole."
- Arthur Keith
(Related: Imagination, War, People, Force, Propaganda, Terror)

"I believe that in the end the abolition of war, the maintenance of world peace, the adjustment of international questions by pacific means will come through the force of public opinion, which controls nations and peoples."
- Frank B. Kellogg
(Related: Peace, War, End, Force, Nations, Opinion, Public, Public opinion, Questions, Will, World)

"In the north we could not hope to keep the worst and poorest servant for a single day in the wretched discomfort in which our negro servants are forced habitually to live."
- Fanny Kemble
(Related: Hope, Day)

"In my public service, I treasure my friendship with law enforcement officers. I admire what they do and support them in every aspect of their job. I have always looked upon law enforcement officers as my friends."
- Dirk Kempthorne
(Related: Friendship, Job, Law, Public, Service, Support, Treasure)

"Methamphetamine is a hideous drug. Meth makes a person become paranoid, violent, and aggressive - making them a serious threat to society and law enforcement. And maybe more importantly, meth users are a threat to their own children and families."
- Dirk Kempthorne
(Related: Society, Children, Law)

"There stands no contradiction between giving voice to legitimate anxiety and at the same time, as and when exchange of fire commences, looking to the rest of the country, as well as all of us in the House, to give full moral support to our forces."
- Charles Kennedy
(Related: Time, Anxiety, Contradiction, Country, Fire, Giving, Rest, Support, Voice)

"We must continue to work hard on the federal level, to make sure that our local law enforcement and communities have the tools and resources they need to fight this war against methamphetamine, and keep our kids safe."
- Mark Kennedy
(Related: War, Work, Fight, Kids, Law, Tools)

"The United States armed forces and coalition troops deserve recognition and support for their work to remove Saddam Hussein from power, and ensure the safety and security of the American people, civilians abroad, and the people of Iraq."
- Mark Kennedy
(Related: Work, Power, People, American, Iraq, Safety, Security, states, Support, Troops, United)

"Every society gets the kind of criminal it deserves. What is equally true is that every community gets the kind of law enforcement it insists on."
- Robert Kennedy
(Related: Society, Community, Law)

"There is no force more liberating than the knowledge that you are fighting for others."
- Bob Kerrey
(Related: Knowledge, Fighting, Force)

"I like to try all kinds of styles so it always challenges me and forces me to try to look different."
- Nancy Kerrigan
"Look at the forces against me. They don't want me out. They're afraid I'll cause trouble if I get out."
- Jack Kevorkian
(Related: Cause, Trouble, Want)

"Everything, everything in war is barbaric... But the worst barbarity of war is that it forces men collectively to commit acts against which individually they would revolt with their whole being."
- Ellen Key
(Related: Men, War, Being)

"We must take away the government's credit card. With limits on both tax revenue and borrowing, the Federal government would finally be forced to get serious about spending cuts."
- Alan Keyes
(Related: Government, Borrowing, Credit, Tax, Limits)

"The social object of skilled investment should be to defeat the dark forces of time and ignorance which envelope our future."
- John Maynard Keynes
(Related: Time, Defeat, Future, Ignorance, Investment)

"Fortunately, historians are now beginning to recognise the historic role of Islam as a liberating force for peoples oppressed by the burdens of unjust social systems."
- Aly Khan
(Related: Islam, Beginning, Force, Historians, Now)

"They've said I'm gay, they've said everyone is gay. I personally don't believe in doing huge lawsuits about that stuff. Tom does. That's what he wants to do, that's what he's going to do. You do not tell Tom what to do. He is a force to be reckoned with."
- Nicole Kidman
(Related: Force, Gay)

"Life has its own hidden forces which you can only discover by living."
- Soren Kierkegaard
(Related: Life, Living)

"As founder and co-chair of the upper Mississippi River Congressional task force, I have long sought to preserve the river's health and historical multiple uses, including as a natural waterway and a home to wildlife, for the benefit of future generations of Americans."
- Ron Kind
(Related: Health, Home, Americans, Force, Future, Generations, Wildlife)

"Segregation was wrong when it was forced by white people, and I believe it is still wrong when it is requested by black people."
- Coretta Scott King
(Related: People, Wrong)

"Nor do we begin to have a clear appreciation of what the increase in consumption of alcoholic beverages in wartime means in increased risk, and in loss of efficiency to the fighting and working forces of the country."
- William Lyon Mackenzie King
(Related: Appreciation, Country, Efficiency, Fighting, Loss, Risk)

"Workers in industry are the partners in war of the fighting forces."
- William Lyon Mackenzie King
(Related: War, Fighting, Workers)

"As to the advantages of temperance in the training of the armed forces and of its benefits to the members of the forces themselves, there can be no doubt in the world."
- William Lyon Mackenzie King
(Related: Benefits, Doubt, Temperance, Training, World)

"If I am outspoken of the dangers of intemperance to members of our armed forces, it is because we are all especially concerned for the welfare of those who are risking their lives in the cause of freedom."
- William Lyon Mackenzie King
(Related: Cause, Freedom, Intemperance, Welfare)

"Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into friend."
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
(Related: Love, Friend, Enemy, Force)

"Being forced to work, and forced to do your best, will breed in you temperance and self-control, diligence and strength of will, cheerfulness and content, and a hundred virtues which the idle will never know."
- Charles Kingsley
(Related: Work, Strength, Being, Cheerfulness, Content, Diligence, Self, Temperance, Will)

"If you can force your heart and nerve and sinew to serve your turn long after they are gone, and so hold on when there is nothing in you except the will which says to them: 'Hold on!'"
- Rudyard Kipling
(Related: Heart, Force, Nothing, Will)

"Secretary Rumsfeld used to represent parts of our district in the 1960s. I think that he and his team have done a masterful job in defeating Iraqi forces quickly and decisively."
- Mark Kirk
(Related: Job)

"I think you can really tell a good actor if you can put a camera on them and they can just talk and emote and react and you don't have to keep cutting away from them, because they are the language and the behavior. It's all a tour-de-force performance."
- Sally Kirkland
(Related: Performance, Actor, Behavior, Language, Talk)

"Human curiosity, the urge to know, is a powerful force and is perhaps the best secret weapon of all in the struggle to unravel the workings of the natural world."
- Aaron Klug
(Related: Curiosity, Force, Struggle, World)

"My own judgment of how the world is gonna end is that there will be a country led by a madman that will build a nuclear bomb with so much force, so much power, that it will be dropped somewhere on the face of this earth and that the earth will lose its place."
- Evel Knievel
(Related: Power, Country, Earth, End, Force, Judgment, Will, World)

"It is true practically if not altogether without exception that the changes studied by any science tend to equilibrate or neutralize the forces which bring them about, and finally to come to rest."
- Frank Knight
(Related: Science, Rest)

"In the long run all producers are forced to use the most efficient methods or give place to others who do."
- Frank Knight
"Sports is like rock 'n' roll. Both are dominant cultural forces, both speak an international language, and both are all about emotions."
- Phil Knight
(Related: Sports, Emotions, Language)

"We have arrived at that point of time in which we are forced to see our own humiliation, as a nation, and that a progression in this line cannot be a productive of happiness, private or public."
- Henry Knox
(Related: Time, Happiness, Nation, Public)

"We imagined that the mildness of our government and the wishes of the people were so correspondent that we were not as other nations, requiring brutal force to support the laws."
- Henry Knox
(Related: Government, People, Force, Laws, Nations, Support, Wishes)

"Real art is one of the most powerful forces in the rise of mankind, and he who renders it accessible to as many people as possible is a benefactor of humanity."
- Zoltan Kodaly
(Related: Art, People, Humanity, Mankind)

"You possess a potent force that you either use, or misuse, hundreds of times every day."
- J. Martin Kohe
(Related: Day, Force)

"The intellectual force of the West is still dominant, but other cultures are getting stronger. I expect that we will develop a new way of thinking in architecture and urban planning, and that less will be based on our models."
- Rem Koolhaas
(Related: Architecture, Force, Planning, Thinking, Will)

"It is not possible to live in this age if you don't have a sense of many contradictory forces."
- Rem Koolhaas
(Related: Age, Sense)

"An artist is forced by others to paint out of his own free will."
- Willem de Kooning
(Related: Artist, Free will)

"The thing that reinforces my belief about that is having worked the last four years with the Safe Kids Campaign on a national basis. I am so amazed at what these little kids do in keeping their parents alerted to what they are there for."
- C. Everett Koop
(Related: Belief, Kids, Parents, Years)

"The power that is supported by force alone will have cause often to tremble."
- Lajos Kossuth
(Related: Power, Cause, Force, Will)

"I would say that if you don't feel like talking to the crowd something is wrong and if you force yourself to talk to them things will happen and to that extent things aren't choreographed."
- Leo Kottke
(Related: Force, Talk, Talking, Will, Wrong)

"Well, let's say we acknowledged the School of French Painting - the Paris School of painting as the leading force and vitality of the time. I think that was understood and felt and experienced."
- Lee Krasner
(Related: Time, Force, Leading, Painting, Paris, School, Vitality)

"Stupidity is an elemental force for which no earthquake is a match."
- Karl Kraus
(Related: Force, Stupidity)

"Just a little help, a small security force, a bit of food, can save lives."
- Nicholas D. Kristof
(Related: Food, Force, Help, Security)

"Have not prisons - which kill all will and force of character in man, which enclose within their walls more vices than are met with on any other spot of the globe - always been universities of crime?"
- Peter Kropotkin
(Related: Character, Crime, Force, Man, Vices, Will)

"The law is an adroit mixture of customs that are beneficial to society, and could be followed even if no law existed, and others that are of advantage to a ruling minority, but harmful to the masses of men, and can be enforced on them only by terror."
- Peter Kropotkin
(Related: Men, Society, Law, Minority, Terror)

"Through years of secret work, scientific and basic ground work was laid, in order to be ready again to work the German Armed Forces at the appointed hour, without loss of time or experience."
- Gustav Krupp
(Related: Experience, Time, Work, Loss, Order, Years)

"For those who seek to understand it, death is a highly creative force. The highest spiritual values of life can originate from the thought and study of death."
- Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
(Related: Death, Life, Thought, Values, Force, Spiritual, Study)

"There has been enough suffering in our country, there has been enough of children whose dreams die before they have a chance to grow and there has been enough of our elders who, having served their nation, are forced into indignity in their old age."
- John Agyekum Kufuor
(Related: Age, Dreams, Chance, Children, Country, Nation, Old, Suffering)

"The crises of our time, it becomes increasingly clear, are the necessary impetus for the revolution now under way. And once we understand nature's transformative powers, we see that it is our powerful ally, not a force to feared our subdued."
- Thomas Kuhn
(Related: Nature, Time, Force, Revolution, Now)

"I never staged a coup. They picked me up. Like I say, they forced me to become premier, maybe hoping that by that way, they send me to the electric chair."
- Nguyen Cao Ky
"Illegal immigration is a genuinely national issue, and resolving it requires a national commitment not just on health care but also border control, law enforcement and other resources."
- Jon Kyl
(Related: Health, Control, Care, Commitment, Law)

"Our biggest goal is to continue to force ourselves to always start our creative work on a white page and not take advantage of past successes and challenging ourselves."
- Guy Laliberte
(Related: Work, Goal, Force, Past)

"One of the most important accomplishments of the Caucus is raising awareness with law enforcement and communities nationwide on the issues of child safety and Internet safety."
- Nick Lampson
(Related: Accomplishments, Awareness, Internet, Law, Safety)

"The sincere teachers of their youth should be met, not with an intention to dictate to them, but to give additional force to their well-meant endeavours, and raise them to public esteem."
- Joseph Lancaster
(Related: Force, Intention, Public, Teachers, Youth)

"The need for Government is the need for force; where force is unnecessary, there is no need for Government."
- Rose Wilder Lane
(Related: Government, Force)

"Every time economic and technical development takes a step forward, forces emerge which attempt to create political forms for what, on the economic-technical plane, has already more or less become reality."
- Christian Lous Lange
(Related: Time, Development, Reality)

"I can finally go home and tell the constituents, law enforcement, and leaders in Washington state that Congress is treating the meth problem with the same urgency and commitment that local communities have been treating it with for years."
- Rick Larsen
(Related: Home, Commitment, Congress, Law, Leaders, State, Washington, Years)

"As a co-chair of the State's 2010 Olympics Task Force, I am working to make sure our border crossings are ready to handle the risks and benefits the Games will bring."
- Rick Larsen
(Related: Benefits, Force, Games, State, Will)

"We need safe communities that are free from methamphetamine and a federal commitment to stand next to state leadership and law enforcement in the fight against this epidemic."
- Rick Larsen
(Related: Leadership, Commitment, Fight, Law, State)

"Conservatives unwittingly side with the social forces that contribute to the destruction of traditional values."
- Christopher Lasch
(Related: Values, Destruction)

"Neoclassical economics insists that advertising cannot force consumers to buy anything they don't already want to buy."
- Christopher Lasch
(Related: Advertising, Economics, Force, Want)

"I get the greatest feeling when I'm singing. It's other-worldly. Your feet are anchored into the Earth and into this energy force that comes up through your feet and goes up the top of your head and maybe you're holding hands with the angels or the stars, I have no idea."
- Cyndi Lauper
(Related: Idea, Angels, Earth, Energy, Feeling, Feet, Force, Singing, Stars)

"As hard as it is and as tired as I am, I force myself to get dinner at least once a week with my girlfriends, or have a sleepover. Otherwise my life is just work."
- Jennifer Lawrence
(Related: Life, Work, Force, Girlfriends)

"New planted Colonies are generally attended with a Force and Necessity of Planting the known and approved Staple and Product of the Country, as well as all the Provisions their Families spend."
- John Lawson
(Related: Country, Force, Necessity)

"Cooking is actually quite aggressive and controlling and sometimes, yes, there is an element of force-feeding going on."
- Nigella Lawson
(Related: Cooking, Force)

"I liked the fact that I was forced to get inside of my emotions and to really try to figure out a lot of what I was going through."
- Geddy Lee
(Related: Emotions, Fact)

"In January 1944 I was called up by the Forced Labor Service, but I deserted on October 10, 1944."
- Gyorgy Legeti
(Related: Deserted, Labor, October, Service)

"I think it was when I was nineteen, by that time the Jewish laws were already in force and the split was beginning to come about which isolated the Jewish culture."
- Gyorgy Legeti
(Related: Time, Beginning, Culture, Force, Laws)

"Life is always struggle with eternal forces."
- Eino Leino
(Related: Life, Struggle)

"Socialism is practical, in the best sense of the term; a living, vital force of inestimable value to society."
- Daniel De Leon
(Related: Society, Force, Living, Sense, Socialism, Value)

"The terrorist attacks of September 11th and the courageous actions of our armed forces in Afghanistan and Iraq remind us that friends of tyranny and enemies of freedom still exist."
- Carl Levin
(Related: Actions, Afghanistan, Enemies, Freedom, Friends, Iraq, Tyranny)

"Today, the forces of competition, technology, and globalization have converged to spur innovation and to transform the way business is done in the securities industry."
- Arthur Levitt
(Related: Business, Technology, Competition, Globalization, Innovation, Today)

"Whether you are just entering the workforce or nearing retirement age, planning for the future is critical."
- Ron Lewis
(Related: Age, Future, Planning, Retirement)

"Also, since art is a vehicle for the transmission of ideas through form, the reproduction of the form only reinforces the concept. It is the idea that is being reproduced. Anyone who understands the work of art owns it. We all own the Mona Lisa."
- Sol LeWitt
(Related: Art, Work, Idea, Ideas, Being)

"I believe that the artist's involvement in the capitalist structure is disadvantageous to the artist and forces him to produce objects in order to live."
- Sol LeWitt
(Related: Artist, Order)

"Consider well this fact: As long as the German people does not arise and use force directed by its own will, the assassination of the people will continue."
- Karl Liebknecht
(Related: People, Assassination, Force, Will)

"The other thing that happened was my last military assignment - this was in the air force; I had enlisted in order to avoid being drafted as a private, and of course I only practiced medicine or psychiatry in the air force so I was never in any kind of violent combat."
- Robert Jay Lifton
(Related: Being, Force, Medicine, Military, Order, Psychiatry)

"I want anyone who believes in life, liberty, pursuit of happiness to succeed. And I want any force, any person, any element of an overarching Big Government that would stop your success, I want that organization, that element or that person to fail. I want you to succeed."
- Rush Limbaugh
(Related: Government, Happiness, Life, Success, Force, Liberty, Pursuit, Succeed, Want)

"The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly."
- Abraham Lincoln
(Related: Law)

"It certainly makes no sense to enact more laws if we cannot, or do not, enforce the ones we have."
- Blanche Lincoln
(Related: Laws, Sense)

"Let us also reflect on the honorable service of our men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces currently serving our country overseas in Iraq and Afghanistan, and around the world."
- John Linder
(Related: Men, Women, Afghanistan, Country, Iraq, Service, World)

"The U.S. Forces are winning in Iraq. It is to be hoped that they will win at home also."
- John Linder
(Related: Home, Winning, Iraq, Will)

"The reality is that no one can be forced to join a union against their will, and a union cannot take action against those who decide not to join their union."
- Dan Lipinski
(Related: Action, Reality, Will)

"The radical novelty of modern science lies precisely in the rejection of the belief... that the forces which move the stars and atoms are contingent upon the preferences of the human heart."
- Walter Lippmann
(Related: Science, Heart, Belief, Atoms, Lies, Novelty, Radical, Rejection, Stars)

"And I thought if I don't pre-interview - first of all, we couldn't afford it - but the second thing was it would force me to do my own research, which takes two weeks."
- James Lipton
(Related: Thought, First, Force, Research)

"The more a person learns how to use the forces of nature for his own purposes, by means of perfecting the sciences and the invention and improvement of machines, the more he will produce."
- Friedrich List
(Related: Nature, Improvement, Invention, Machines, Will)

"Music embodies feeling without forcing it to contend and combine with thought, as it is forced in most arts and especially in the art of words."
- Franz Liszt
(Related: Art, Music, Thought, Feeling, Words)

"When we were talking about this, an idea for this master vigilante, it was an urban guerilla. One of my ideas was that he would be a member of the police force who turned on the government."
- David Lloyd
(Related: Government, Idea, Ideas, Force, Police, Talking)

"We would not have our country's vigour exhausted or her moral force abated, by everlasting meddling and muddling in every quarrel, great and small, which afflicts the world."
- Henry Cabot Lodge
(Related: Country, Force, Quarrel, World)

"May the United Nations ever be vigilant and potent to defeat the swallowing up of any nation, at any time, by any means-by armies with banners, by force or by fraud, by tricks or by midnight treachery."
- Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr.
(Related: Time, Defeat, Force, Fraud, May, Midnight, Nation, Nations, Treachery, United)

"And we do talk a lot about my past and my impression of things and how it relates to what we're doing now. The Brady Bunch, in its heyday, was really the genesis of when TV started to become the force that it is today."
- Mike Lookinland
(Related: Impression, Force, Now, Past, Talk, Today)

"My emotions lose their force when I endeavor to interpret them, and my words seem very inept."
- Pierre Loti
(Related: Emotions, Force, Words)

"The highly motivated young people who comprise the backbone of our military force truly are taking their place as one of America's greatest generations."
- Trent Lott
(Related: People, America, Force, Generations, Military)

"Kind words are a creative force, a power that concurs in the building up of all that is good, and energy that showers blessings upon the world."
- Lawrence G. Lovasik
(Related: Power, Blessings, Building, Energy, Force, Words, World)

"I'm not a woman. I'm a force of nature."
- Courtney Love
(Related: Nature, Force, Woman)

"I like the tradition of ordinary men in extraordinary circumstances and how they react to events which force them to be heroic in a way that is not in their natures."
- Rob Lowe
(Related: Men, Circumstances, Events, Force, Tradition)

"In person, George W. Bush is extremely forceful. He has a restless energy when he sits in a chair, and nearly leaps out of it when making certain points."
- Rich Lowry
(Related: Energy)

"Life will force you to make changes you never wanted to make."
- Lorna Luft
(Related: Life, Force, Will)

"I used to think feminism was a liberating force - now I see many of those people are just censors under a different name."
- Lydia Lunch
(Related: People, Feminism, Force, Name, Now)

"Encourage kids to enjoy running and play in athletics. Don't force them to run too much competition."
- Arthur Lydiard
(Related: Competition, Force, Kids, Play, Running)

"It is obvious that the RUC is no longer accepted as an impartial police force."
- Jack Lynch
(Related: Force, Obvious, Police)

"I am concerned for the security of our great Nation; not so much because of any threat from without, but because of the insidious forces working from within."
- Douglas MacArthur
(Related: Nation, Security)

"The fact is, every thinker, every philosopher, the moment he is forced to abandon his one-sided intellectual occupation by practical necessity, immediately returns to the general point of view of mankind."
- Ernst Mach
(Related: Fact, Mankind, Necessity, Occupation)

"Tardiness often robs us opportunity, and the dispatch of our forces."
- Niccolo Machiavelli
(Related: Opportunity, Tardiness)

"If the United States leads a multinational force into Iraq without United Nations backing, Canada should fight beside its neighbour. We've gone from being a middle power to a muddle power on this one."
- Peter MacKay
(Related: Power, Being, Canada, Fight, Force, Iraq, Nations, states, United)

"There have been a lot of exercises and I've had to force myself to go out for walks even when I didn't feel like it, but apart from that, I am a lot better."
- Magnus Magnusson
(Related: Force)

"I believe in a higher force that is within me."
- Tobey Maguire
(Related: Force)

"Immigration should be enforced in a proportional and humane manner."
- Roger Mahony
"What characterizes a member of a minority group is that he is forced to see himself as both exceptional and insignificant, marvelous and awful, good and evil."
- Norman Mailer
(Related: Evil, Minority)

"The attempt to force human beings to despise themselves is what I call hell."
- Andre Malraux
(Related: Force, Hell)

"If the constitutional treaty is rejected it will be back to square one, just at a time when we want Europe to be a more effective force for good in the world, when we need to buttress ourselves against the pressures and insecurities of globalization."
- Peter Mandelson
(Related: Time, Europe, Force, Globalization, Want, Will, World)

"I think art is the only thing that's spiritual in the world. And I refuse to forced to believe in other people's interpretations of God. I don't think anybody should be. No one person can own the copyright to what God means."
- Marilyn Manson
(Related: Art, God, People, Spiritual, World)

"There is only one thing for us to do, and that is to do our level best right where we are every day of our lives; To use our best judgment, and then to trust the rest to that Power which holds the forces of the universe in his hands."
- Orison Swett Marden
(Related: Power, Trust, Day, Judgment, Rest, Right, Universe)

"A strong, successful man is not the victim of his environment. He creates favorable conditions. His own inherent force and energy compel things to turn out as he desires."
- Orison Swett Marden
(Related: Successful, Energy, Environment, Force, Man)

"Deep within man dwell those slumbering powers; powers that would astonish him, that he never dreamed of possessing; forces that would revolutionize his life if aroused and put into action."
- Orison Swett Marden
(Related: Life, Action, Deep, Man)

"There are forces all around you who wish to exploit division, rob you of your freedom, and tell you what to think. But young folks can rekindle the weary spirit of a slumbering nation."
- Wynton Marsalis
(Related: Freedom, Nation, Spirit)

"Individual and national rights to wealth rest on the basis of civil and international law, or at least of custom that has the force of law."
- Alfred Marshall
(Related: Wealth, Custom, Force, Rights, Law, Rest)

"One person with a belief is equal to a force of ninety-nine who have only interests."
- Peter Marshall
(Related: Belief, Force)

"Not even girls want to be girls so long as our feminine archetype lacks force, strength, and power."
- William Moulton Marston
(Related: Power, Strength, Force, Girls, Want)

"The force of passion is balanced by the force of interest."
- Jose Marti
(Related: Force, Interest, Passion)

"Chaperons don't enforce morality; they force immorality to be discreet."
- Judith Martin
(Related: Morality, Force)

"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
(Related: Morality, Force, Glory)

"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
(Related: Time, Society, Ideas, Class, Force)

"We will liberate our country from the occupying forces and put an end to relations between Russia and the Chechen State, no matter how difficult the task may be."
- Aslan Maskhadov
(Related: Country, End, May, Russia, State, Will)

"Or if I have my head in the results, I can't work with what I have, because I'm trying to force something to happen. And with singing, any time you force it, you tighten up. If you tighten up, you're screwed, nothing will work."
- Kathy Mattea
(Related: Time, Work, Force, Nothing, Results, Singing, Trying, Will)

"Unity is the most important thing on the road to stamping out terror. You need global rules of law and order, and they have to be enforced. Start with that principle."
- Chris Matthews
(Related: Law, Order, Road, Rules, Terror, Unity)

"The most important quality in a leader is that of being acknowledged as such. All leaders whose fitness is questioned are clearly lacking in force."
- Andre Maurois
(Related: Fitness, Quality, Leader, Being, Force, Leaders)

"I was a little concerned with how the crew was going to view me because I didn't know whether this program had been kinda forced down their throats. But they were wonderful."
- Christa McAuliffe
"Thank God we're going to try to continue and effectively defend our frontiers with the Border Patrol, with the Customs Department, with the Coast Guard, with the Armed Forces."
- Barry McCaffrey
(Related: God)

"Our armed forces will fight for peace in Iraq, a peace built on more secure foundations than are found today in the Middle East. Even more important, they will fight for two human conditions of even greater value than peace: liberty and justice."
- John McCain
(Related: Peace, Fight, Iraq, Justice, Liberty, Today, Value, Will)

"The peace movement is a great force for peace. Some of the world's most quarrelsome people act out their aggressions through the peace movement."
- John McCarthy
(Related: Peace, People, Act, Force, World)

"You musn't force sex to do the work of love or love to do the work of sex."
- Mary McCarthy
(Related: Love, Work, Sex, Force)

"As the mainstream media has become increasingly dependent on advertising revenues for support, it has become an anti-democratic force in society."
- Robert McChesney
(Related: Society, Advertising, Force, Media, Support)

"The result was, when Congress convened in January 1971, everyone was now an environmentalist. They had seen a new force, college students, who favored the environment."
- Pete McCloskey
(Related: College, Congress, Environment, Force, Now, Result, Students)

"You can't expect law enforcement to provide the solution to the drug problem."
- Bill McCollum
(Related: Law, Solution)

"You can't force something like that. But we have encouraged our audience, because we avoid the confrontation of regular rock concerts: us up here, you down there. Instead, we're looking for interaction."
- Page McConnell
(Related: Force)

"The intensity of your desire governs the power with which the force is directed."
- John McDonald
(Related: Power, Desire, Force)

"It's a scary thing going into the workforce with a $50,000 debt and you've been trained as a classical theatre actor. There's always a depression in the theatre."
- Frances McDormand
(Related: Actor, Debt, Depression, Theatre)

"Enthusiasm is the energy and force that builds literal momentum of the human soul and mind."
- Bryant H. McGill
(Related: Soul, Enthusiasm, Energy, Force, Mind)

"Of course, we wrote the songs accordingly and performed and recorded them that way. At that time, we really thought it was right, but you know, seen in retrospect, it made the album sound forced, and not really great."
- Mark McGrath
(Related: Time, Thought, Right, Songs, Sound)

"The men and women of our armed forces played an instrumental role in the election process - securing polling sites and providing security - that allowed so many Iraqis the opportunity to vote freely for the first time ever."
- John M. McHugh
(Related: Men, Time, Women, Opportunity, First, Security, Vote)

"A police force, wherever they are, is made up of amazing people, and I respect them a great deal."
- Nancy McKeon
(Related: People, Force, Police, Respect)

"Trying to force creativity is never good."
- Sarah McLachlan
(Related: Creativity, Force, Trying)

"Albert Einstein when asked what he considered to be the most powerful force in the universe answered: Compound interest! What you have become is the price you paid to get what you used to want."
- Mignon McLaughlin
(Related: Force, Universe, Want)

"It would be our policy to use nuclear weapons wherever we felt it necessary to protect our forces and achieve our objectives."
- Robert McNamara
(Related: Policy, Objectives, Weapons)

"We're one of the forces that causes actors to fasten seat belts before they take off chasing the bad guy in the car... or removes some of the cigarette smoking on television."
- Gerald McRaney
(Related: Car, Actors, Causes, Smoking, Television)

"When an aggressor force continually launches attacks from a particular base of operations, it is sound military strategy to take the flight to the enemy."
- Timothy McVeigh
(Related: Strategy, Enemy, Force, Military, Sound)

"We need a tougher enforcement program and, most importantly, we need to fix the badly broken ethics system."
- Marty Meehan
(Related: Ethics)

"Well, Mr. Speaker, if so many of these Iraqis are ready to come up and to provide the security, the police work in the country, then surely there should be no problem with putting American forces into the background instead of having them up front."
- Marty Meehan
(Related: Work, American, Country, Police, Security)

"We need to begin an all-out diplomatic offensive on Darfur in order to prepare the way for a peacekeeping force that can ensure protection for the people of Darfur."
- Kendrick Meek
(Related: People, Force, Order, Protection)

"Not being beautiful was the true blessing. Not being beautiful forced me to develop my inner resources. The pretty girl has a handicap to overcome."
- Golda Meir
(Related: Being, Pretty)

"Strong men have sound ideas and the force to make these ideas effective."
- Andrew Mellon
(Related: Men, Ideas, Force, Sound)

"You couldn't pay me enough to be a law enforcement officer. Their job is a tough job. You have to solve people's problems, you have to baby-sit people, you have to always be doing this cat-and-mouse game with the bad guys. My respect for them is immense."
- Christopher Meloni
(Related: People, Baby, Job, Law, Problems, Respect)

"Temptation is an irresistible force at work on a movable body."
- H. L. Mencken
(Related: Work, Body, Force, Temptation)

"I believe in only one thing: liberty; but I do not believe in liberty enough to want to force it upon anyone."
- H. L. Mencken
(Related: Force, Liberty, Want)

"Listening is a magnetic and strange thing, a creative force. The friends who listen to us are the ones we move toward. When we are listened to, it creates us, makes us unfold and expand."
- Karl A. Menninger
(Related: Force, Friends, Listening)

"I considered myself engaged in a war from Day One. And my objective was to force the federal government - the Kennedy administration at that time - into a position where they would have to use the United States military force to enforce my rights as a citizen."
- James H. Meredith
(Related: Government, Time, War, Day, Force, Rights, Military, states, United)

"You are one of the forces of nature."
- Jules Michelet
(Related: Nature)

"The tide of immigration in Canada has not been as great as along our frontier. They have been able to allow the Indians to live as Indians, which we have not, and do not attempt to force upon them the customs which are distasteful to them."
- Nelson A. Miles
(Related: Canada, Force)

"I am not aware that any community has a right to force another to be civilized."
- John Stuart Mill
(Related: Community, Force, Right)

"President-elect Bush spoke in a forceful and candid manner that it is his passion that all children should have access to a first class education."
- George Miller
(Related: Education, Children, Class, First, Passion, President)

"Example moves the world more than doctrine. The great exemplars are the poets of action, and it makes little difference whether they be forces for good or forces for evil."
- Henry Miller
(Related: Action, Difference, Doctrine, Evil, Example, Poets, World)

"Whatever needs to be maintained through force is doomed."
- Henry Miller
(Related: Force, Needs)

"As a strong supporter of our 2nd Amendment rights, I believe tougher enforcement of our nation's existing gun laws must be done before any more laws are enacted and put on the books."
- Jeff Miller
(Related: Books, Rights, Laws, Nation)

"When the armistice was declared American forces had fought their way to Sedan."
- Kelly Miller
(Related: American)

"I see that the path of progress has never taken a straight line, but has always been a zigzag course amid the conflicting forces of right and wrong, truth and error, justice and injustice, cruelty and mercy."
- Kelly Miller
(Related: Truth, Progress, Cruelty, Error, Injustice, Mercy, Right, Wrong)

"I was asleep, in the upstairs bedroom, in the rear of the house. There was this tremendous crash, there was a terrible wind force hitting my body, and then I blanked out."
- Larry Miller
(Related: Body, Force, Wind)

"It's wasteful spending like this that not only forces tax increases and cuts in vital services... but also really make you wonder: who is City Hall looking out for?"
- Laura Miller
(Related: Tax, Tax increases)

"NATO believes it can pick on a small nation and force us to surrender our independence. And that is where NATO miscalculated. You are not willing to sacrifice lives to achieve our surrender. But we are willing to die to defend our rights as an independent sovereign nation."
- Slobodan Milosevic
(Related: Sacrifice, Force, Independence, Rights, Nation, Surrender)

"Who overcomes by force, hath overcome but half his foe."
- John Milton
(Related: Force)

"You know you lose a lot of social skills if you're a writer. You spend too long alone. And its forced me to address that."
- Anthony Minghella
(Related: Writer)

"At the point where I'm trying to force something and it's not happening, and I'm getting frustrated with, say, writing a poem, I can go and pick up the brushes and start painting. At the point where the painting seems to not be going anywhere, I go and pick up the guitar."
- Joni Mitchell
(Related: Force, Guitar, Painting, Trying, Writing)

"By the last returns to the Department of War the militia force of the several States may be estimated at 800,000 men - infantry, artillery, and cavalry."
- James Monroe
(Related: Men, War, Force, May, states)

"Nobody should trust their virtue with necessity, the force of which is never known till it is felt, and it is therefore one of the first duties to avoid the temptation of it."
- Mary Wortley Montagu
(Related: Trust, Virtue, First, Force, Necessity, Temptation)

"I am perhaps a late follower of Zoroaster and I believe that the foundation of life is built upon the struggle between the two opposing forces of Good and Evil."
- Eugenio Montale
(Related: Life, Evil, Struggle)

"We have confirmed something we only knew in theory, namely that revolution, in which uncontrolled and uncontrollable forces operate imperiously, is blind and destructive, grandiose and cruel."
- Frederica Montseny
(Related: Blind, Revolution, Theory)

"Our constancy, same might call it our madness, was necessary to wear down the oppressive forces of the old democracy which, in Spain, was a hundred years behind the times."
- Frederica Montseny
(Related: Constancy, Democracy, Madness, Old, Spain, Years)

"Communism is trying to take the world by force. But God will take the world by love."
- Sun Myung Moon
(Related: Love, God, Communism, Force, Trying, Will, World)

"Throughout this evolution from left to right, Beard always detested war. Hence his writings were slanted to show that the military side of history was insignificant or a mere reflection of economic forces."
- Samuel E. Morison
(Related: History, War, Evolution, Military, Reflection, Right)

"The same contingencies of time and space that force a statesman or soldier to make decisions, impel the historian, though with less urgency, to make up his mind."
- Samuel E. Morison
(Related: Time, Decisions, Force, Mind, Space)

"Evolution is not a force but a process. Not a cause but a law."
- John Morley
(Related: Cause, Evolution, Force, Law)

"The Democratic Party opposes tax cuts but it cannot say so publicly. Thus, it is forced to support the idea of lowering the tax burden but using class warfare rhetoric to dispute the allocation of the relief."
- Dick Morris
(Related: Idea, Burden, Class, Tax, Party, Rhetoric, Support, Tax cuts)

"If we can modernise the workforce, make them better qualified, have this framework of qualifications, then I think they have a very good case for more money."
- Estelle Morris
(Related: Money)

"The Halifax area has long played a major role in Canada's military operations, being the port of departure for convoys, naval task forces and army units over the past 100 years or so."
- Alex Morrison
(Related: Army, Being, Canada, Departure, Military, Past, Years)

"However, I think, first of all, that what's happening in Sierra Leone is going to have the great influence on those governments who will be asked to provide forces to the Congo. Second, of course, the Security Council has no professional military advice organized in any way."
- Alex Morrison
(Related: Advice, First, Influence, Military, Security, Will)

"The most loving parents and relatives commit murder with smiles on their faces. They force us to destroy the person we really are: a subtle kind of murder."
- Jim Morrison
(Related: Faces, Force, Murder, Parents, Relatives, Smiles)

"I see myself as an intelligent, sensitive human, with the soul of a clown which forces me to blow it at the most important moments."
- Jim Morrison
(Related: Soul, Moments)

"I think of myself as an intelligent, sensitive human being with the soul of a clown which always forces me to blow it at the most important moments."
- Jim Morrison
(Related: Soul, Being, Moments)

"Vatican II was a force that seized the mind of the Roman Catholic Church and carried it across centuries from the 13th to the 20th."
- Lance Morrow
(Related: Church, Force, Mind)

"The sword - the first, for a time the only force: the force of iron."
- John Lothrop Motley
(Related: Time, First, Force)

"A third force, developing itself more slowly, becomes even more potent than the rest: the power of gold."
- John Lothrop Motley
(Related: Power, Force, Gold)

"There is an irresistible demand to strengthen the leadership of the constructive forces of the world at the present momentous time. This is true because of stupendous, almost unbelievable changes which have taken place in recent years on every continent."
- John Raleigh Mott
(Related: Leadership, Time, Present, World, Years)

"The liberal left can be as rigid and destructive as any force in American life."
- Daniel Patrick Moynihan
(Related: Life, American, Force, Liberal)

"In the last 10 years, in narcotics task forces, in a number of violent crime task forces, we've worked very closely together with state and local law enforcement."
- Robert Mueller
(Related: Crime, Law, State, Years)

"But since September 11, we have made every effort to try to work closely with state and local law enforcement."
- Robert Mueller
(Related: Work, Effort, Law, State)

"But we had - I think if you look at law enforcement 10 years ago, if you look at the challenges, the FBI was focused excessively on what was happening in the United States."
- Robert Mueller
(Related: Law, states, United, Years)

"In order to be successful against each of these threats, we have to have a presence overseas, work closely not only with our counterparts in the law enforcement community, but also with the intelligence community."
- Robert Mueller
(Related: Intelligence, Work, Successful, Community, Law, Order)

"The face of terrorism in Iraq is dead. Abu Musab al Zarqawi brutalized, tortured, and killed thousands of innocent people, forcing Iraqis to live in fear. The Iraqi people finally had enough, and gave up his whereabouts to the Iraqi security forces."
- Tim Murphy
(Related: People, Fear, Iraq, Security, Terrorism)

"The dedication of the United States Air Force, Special Forces, and others involved in the mission to tracking down terrorists can not be matched. We express our gratitude to these men and women who defend the freedom America represents."
- Tim Murphy
(Related: Men, Women, Gratitude, America, Dedication, Force, Freedom, Mission, states, United)

"We must safely secure our border by investing in more law enforcement and technology, and receiving cooperation from the Mexican government."
- Timothy Murphy
(Related: Government, Technology, Cooperation, Law)

"We must continue to ensure law enforcement has the necessary tools to combat terrorism here at home. We must also work with our allies and provide our military with the weapons and protective gear they need to defeat terrorism abroad."
- Timothy Murphy
(Related: Work, Home, Defeat, Law, Military, Terrorism, Tools, Weapons)

"We used to fight the LRA with only one dimensional force that only walks on foot, but now, we have got multiple forces to fight the rebels."
- Yoweri Museveni
(Related: Fight, Force, Now)

"Remember that mindsets can not be changed through force and coercion. No idea can ever be forcibly thrust upon any one."
- Pervez Musharraf
(Related: Idea, Force)

"Was Islam spread by them through force and coercion? No. They preached Islam by personal example."
- Pervez Musharraf
(Related: Islam, Example, Force)

"It is frightening that in recent years such an increase has occurred in acts of terrorism, which have even reached peaceful countries such as ours. And as a "remedy", more and more security forces are established to protect the lives of individual men and women."
- Alva Myrdal
(Related: Men, Women, Countries, Security, Terrorism, Years)

"If only the authorities could be made to realize that the forces leading them on in the armament race are just insane."
- Alva Myrdal
(Related: Leading, Race)

"I personally believe that those who are leaders with political power over the world will be forced some day, sooner or later, to give way to common sense and the will of the people."
- Alva Myrdal
(Related: Power, People, Common sense, Day, Leaders, Will, World)

"I have always regarded global development as a struggle between the forces of good and evil. Not to be simplified as a struggle between Jesus and Satan, since I do not consider that the process is restricted to our own sphere of culture."
- Alva Myrdal
(Related: Development, Culture, Evil, Satan, Struggle)

"What we're doing is making sure that we have a safe and secure border region from San Diego all the way to Brownsville. And that means manpower, it means technology, it means infrastructure, it means interior enforcement. All, you know, kind of layered in appropriate ways, and making sure, like I said before, the border is safe and secure."
- Janet Napolitano
(Related: Technology)

"Smart businesses do not look at labor costs alone anymore. They do look at market access, transportation, telecommunications infrastructure and the education and skill level of the workforce, the development of capital and the regulatory market."
- Janet Napolitano
(Related: Education, Development, Labor, Skill)

"I've appointed a task force to take a fresh look at the color-code system and whether we should retain it, change it or scrap it."
- Janet Napolitano
(Related: Change, Force)

"But my view is that you need a system at the border. You need some fencing but you need technology. You need boots on the ground. And then you need to have interior enforcement of our nation's immigration laws inside the country. And that means dealing with the employers who still consistently hire illegal labor."
- Janet Napolitano
(Related: Technology, Country, Labor, Laws, Nation)

"The most exciting happiness is the happiness generated by forces beyond your control."
- Ogden Nash
(Related: Happiness, Control)

"You can look at the West Bank. Cities are like prisons. They can be closed quickly by the Israeli forces, and everything stops in these cities. This is the result of Oslo."
- Hassan Nasrallah
(Related: Cities, Result)

"Force is the duty of the state, not Hizbullah."
- Hassan Nasrallah
(Related: Duty, Force, State)

"What was taken by force, can only be restored by force."
- Gamal Abdel Nasser
(Related: Force)

"There is no longer a way out of our present situation except by forging a road toward our objective, violently and by force, over a sea of blood and under a horizon blazing with fire."
- Gamal Abdel Nasser
(Related: Blood, Fire, Force, Present, Road, Sea)

"Leaping away from my mistakes has propelled me forward. It has great force behind it. It makes for great storytelling."
- Holly Near
(Related: Force, Mistakes)

"We negotiated with the Honduran government the establishment of a regional military training center, for training central American forces, but the primary motivation for doing that was to be able to bolster the quality, improve the quality of the El Salvadoran fighting forces."
- John Negroponte
(Related: Government, Quality, Motivation, American, Fighting, Military, Training)

"The forces in a capitalist society, if left unchecked, tend to make the rich richer and the poor poorer."
- Jawaharlal Nehru
(Related: Society, Poor)

"Crises and deadlocks when they occur have at least this advantage, that they force us to think."
- Jawaharlal Nehru
(Related: Force)

"But human nature is not to be totally changed even by such a force as the Reformation."
- William A. Neilson
(Related: Nature, Force, Human nature)

"It's what the Iraqi people are going through right now. They have encountered a victorious, hostile force-but, you know, there they still are. There their culture is, there their history is, they're not going anywhere."
- Michael Nesmith
(Related: History, People, Culture, Force, Now, Right)

"Quite likely the twentieth century is destined to see the natural forces which will enable us to fly from continent to continent with a speed far exceeding that of a bird."
- Simon Newcomb
(Related: Will)

"Involvement in the arts engages kids in their community, improves self-esteem, reclaims at-risk youth, and builds the creative skills that are required of a 21st century workforce."
- Gavin Newsom
(Related: Community, Kids, Self, Youth)

"The bottom line in my view is that America's mothers and fathers deserve to have confidence in law enforcement's ability to ensure that their children are being raised in the safest possible environment."
- Bob Ney
(Related: Ability, America, Being, Children, Confidence, Environment, Fathers, Law, Mothers)

"I have the utmost respect for those who have come to this country legally and have contributed to the great melting pot that is America today. But those who have crossed our borders illegally have broken the law and the law ought to be enforced."
- Bob Ney
(Related: America, Country, Law, Respect, Today)

"When you're rich and famous you are the dominant force in a relationship, even if you try hard not to be. I've talked of sacrificing everything for Fleetwood Mac, but I realize now that it is simply the only thing I've ever wanted to do."
- Stevie Nicks
(Related: Famous, Force, Now)

"The biggest mistake that you can make is to believe that you are working for somebody else. Job security is gone. The driving force of a career must come from the individual. Remember: Jobs are owned by the company, you own your career!"
- Earl Nightingale
(Related: Mistake, Career, Company, Driving, Force, Job, Jobs, Security)

"I don't think that a leader can control, to any great extent, his destiny. Very seldom can he step in and change the situation if the forces of history are running in another direction."
- Richard M. Nixon
(Related: Change, History, Leader, Control, Destiny, Direction, Running)

"Watergate had become the center of the media's universe, and during the remaining year of my presidency the media tried to force everything else to revolve around it."
- Richard M. Nixon
(Related: Force, Media, Presidency, Universe)

"Useless knowledge can be made directly contributory to a force of sound and disinterested public opinion."
- Albert J. Nock
(Related: Knowledge, Force, Opinion, Public, Public opinion, Sound)

"There's an unseen force which lets birds know when you've just washed your car."
- Denis Norden
(Related: Car, Birds, Force)

"Jesus was not denying the legitimacy of biblical law. On the contrary, He was affirming biblical law. We love God first; God commands us to keep His word; therefore, we must enforce the law on ourselves."
- Gary North
(Related: Love, God, First, Law, Word)

"Four or five frigates will do the business without any military force."
- Lord North
(Related: Business, Force, Military, Will)

"My dad served in the Air Force as ground crew for several years, and doesn't really talk about it. I know that it's there. I think my main thing about direct or indirect experiences as near to home as it were is the idea of self-sacrifice really."
- Jeremy Northam
(Related: Dad, Home, Idea, Force, Self, Talk, Years)

"Speaker Newt Gingrich has appointed a task force, which I'm on, and over the next couple months the task force is going to try to come up with legislation that does what we're all trying to do. I feel pretty good about the members that are on the task force."
- Charlie Norwood
(Related: Force, Legislation, Months, Pretty, Trying)

"If at the end of May we don't, we'll reform, regroup, decide how we're going to go about it, but if the task force can't come up with the bill, I'm going to push mine, and go ahead and make the changes in it that we've been working on now for a year or two and just go for it."
- Charlie Norwood
(Related: End, Force, May, Now, Reform)

"After the war, in which I served as a pilot in the Air Force, I took up films."
- Ivor Novello
(Related: War, Force)

"I have an idealistic view of science as a liberalising and progressive force for humanity."
- Paul Nurse
(Related: Science, Force, Humanity)

"I'm like a decathlete who does all of the events he's used to, but is being forced by certain circumstances to focus on three events, and being forced to focus on events that he wasn't that interested in, and also weren't his strongest events."
- Michael Nyman
(Related: Being, Circumstances, Events, Focus)

"We cannot continue to rely only on our military in order to achieve the national security objectives that we've set. We've got to have a civilian national security force that's just as powerful, just as strong, just as well-funded."
- Barack Obama
(Related: Force, Military, National security, Objectives, Order)

"In the absence of sound oversight,responsible businesses are forced to compete against unscrupulous and underhanded businesses, who are unencumbered by any restrictions on activities that might harm the environment, or take advantage of middle-class families, or threaten to bring down the entire financial system."
- Barack Obama
(Related: Financial, Absence, Environment, Harm, Sound)

"Where the stakes are the highest, in the war on terror, we cannot possibly succeed without extraordinary international cooperation. Effective international police actions require the highest degree of intelligence sharing, planning and collaborative enforcement."
- Barack Obama
(Related: Intelligence, War, Actions, Cooperation, Planning, Police, Sharing, Succeed, Terror)

"Unfortunately, the true force which propels our endless political disputes, our constant struggles for political advantage, is often not our burning concern for democracy, it is often of our dedication to the principle of the rule of law."
- Olusegun Obasanjo
(Related: Concern, Dedication, Democracy, Force, Law)

"How many wives have been forced by the death of well-intentioned but too protective husbands to face reality late in life, bewildered and frightened because they were strangers to it!"
- Hortense Odlum
(Related: Death, Life, Husbands, Reality, Strangers, Wives)

"Therefore, once U.S. forces leave, it is almost inevitable that an anti-Western, anti-U.S. regime will arise."
- William Odom
(Related: Will)

"In the recent years there have been criticisms levelled against Japan suggesting that she should offer more military forces to the United Nations forces and thereby play a more active role in the keeping and restoration of peace in various parts of the world."
- Kenzaburo Oe
(Related: Peace, Military, Nations, Play, United, World, Years)

"This creature of the poem may assemble itself into a being with its own centrifugal force."
- Sharon Olds
(Related: Being, Force, May)

"In the mind of Bill Clinton, political considerations outweigh even life-and-death matters of great concern to his own law-enforcement officials, not to mention the nation."
- Barbara Olson
(Related: Life, Concern, Law, Mind, Nation)

"I've stood my ground in life, alone, even against overwhelming forces with the might and money to crush me."
- Tatum O'Neal
(Related: Money, Life)

"The increase of territory and power of empires by force of arms has been the policy of all great powers, and it has always been possible to get the approval of their state religion."
- John Boyd Orr
(Related: Power, Religion, Policy, Approval, Force, State)

"In the last fifty years science has advanced more than in the 2,000 previous years and given mankind greater powers over the forces of nature than the ancients ascribed to their gods."
- John Boyd Orr
(Related: Nature, Science, Gods, Mankind, Years)

"A tragic situation exists precisely when virtue does not triumph but when it is still felt that man is nobler than the forces which destroy him."
- George Orwell
(Related: Virtue, Man)

"Suppressed grief suffocates, it rages within the breast, and is forced to multiply its strength."
- Ovid
(Related: Strength, Grief)

"The dangers which threaten us are twofold: First, from the Confederate forces, composed of men whose earnest convictions and reckless bravery it is idle to deny."
- Robert Dale Owen
(Related: Men, Bravery, First)

"There is a measure needing courage to adopt and enforce it, which I believe to be of virtue sufficient to redeem the nation in this its darkest hour: one only; I know of no other to which we may rationally trust for relief from impending dangers without and within."
- Robert Dale Owen
(Related: Trust, Courage, Virtue, May, Measure, Nation)

"Never fear: Thank Home, and Poetry, and the Force behind both."
- Wilfred Owen
(Related: Home, Poetry, Force)

"A strong economy begins with a strong, well-educated workforce."
- Bill Owens
(Related: Economy)

"The first place to start is on enforcement. We who got the ADA passed did the hard part, the heavy lifting."
- Major Owens
(Related: First)

"Our government just won't enforce civil rights laws. The laws will be ignored."
- Major Owens
(Related: Government, Civil rights, Laws, Will)

"I think some combined pressure could go a long way, could establish the fact that this legislation did pass and we mean business by it. We mean to have it enforced, we mean to have it become effective."
- Major Owens
(Related: Business, Fact, Legislation, Pressure)

"A Jedi uses the Force for knowledge and defense, never for attack."
- Frank Oz
(Related: Knowledge, Defense, Force)

"Surrender your forces and give yourselves and your troops the opportunity to be a part of Iraq's future and not a part of Iraq's past."
- Peter Pace
(Related: Opportunity, Future, Iraq, Past, Surrender, Troops)

"There has not yet been a major ground offensive battle... There are, we know, negotiations going on between the opposition forces and the Taliban leadership for surrender."
- Peter Pace
(Related: Leadership, Battle, Opposition, Surrender)

"We prefer that the leaders of the Iraqi armed forces do the honorable thing; stop fighting for a regime that does not deserve your loyalty."
- Peter Pace
(Related: Fighting, Leaders, Loyalty)

"The bottom line is that after we defeat the armed forces of Iraq, that we will want to and need to provide stability throughout that country."
- Peter Pace
(Related: Country, Defeat, Iraq, Stability, Want, Will)

"If the security forces continue to be dominated as they are now by political groups or sects, then the people won't trust in them - and the result will be civil war or fragmentation of the country."
- Adnan Pachachi
(Related: Trust, War, People, Country, Now, Result, Security, Will)

"An apology for the actions of some troops who, of course, are not representative of the majority of the armed forces here, I think that would have been useful and it would have helped to some extent."
- Adnan Pachachi
(Related: Actions, Apology, Majority, Troops)

"I believe that history has shape, order, and meaning; that exceptional men, as much as economic forces, produce change; and that passe abstractions like beauty, nobility, and greatness have a shifting but continuing validity."
- Camille Paglia
(Related: History, Beauty, Men, Change, Greatness, Meaning, Nobility, Order, Validity)

"My main mistake was to have made an ancient people advance by forced marches toward independence, health, culture, affluence, comfort."
- Mohammed Reza Pahlavi
(Related: Health, Mistake, People, Comfort, Culture, Independence)

"America's finest - our men and women in uniform, are a force for good throughout the world, and that is nothing to apologize for."
- Sarah Palin
(Related: Men, Women, America, Force, Nothing, World)

"Actually John, Paul Rutherford, and Trevor Watts, and several other rather well known English jazz musicians had got their training by joining the Air Force, which was a pretty standard way for people to get some kind of musical education in those days."
- Evan Parker
(Related: Education, People, English, Force, Jazz, Musicians, Pretty, Training)

"Desire and force between them are responsible for all our actions; desire causes our voluntary acts, force our involuntary."
- Blaise Pascal
(Related: Actions, Causes, Desire, Force)

"Concupiscence and force are the source of all our actions; concupiscence causes voluntary actions, force involuntary ones."
- Blaise Pascal
(Related: Actions, Causes, Force)

"Justice without force is powerless; force without justice is tyrannical."
- Blaise Pascal
(Related: Force, Justice)

"Law, without force, is impotent."
- Blaise Pascal
(Related: Force, Law)

"If there is a special Hell for writers it would be in the forced contemplation of their own works."
- John Dos Passos
(Related: Contemplation, Hell, Writers)

"All initiation of force is a violation of someone else's rights, whether initiated by an individual or the state, for the benefit of an individual or group of individuals, even if it's supposed to be for the benefit of another individual or group of individuals."
- Ron Paul
(Related: Force, Rights, State)

"I have never met anyone who did not support our troops. Sometimes, however, we hear accusations that someone or some group does not support the men and women serving in our Armed Forces. But this is pure demagoguery, and it is intellectually dishonest."
- Ron Paul
(Related: Men, Women, Accusations, Support, Troops)

"Justifying conscription to promote the cause of liberty is one of the most bizarre notions ever conceived by man! Forced servitude, with the risk of death and serious injury as a price to live free, makes no sense."
- Ron Paul
(Related: Death, Bizarre, Cause, Injury, Liberty, Risk, Sense)

"Setting a good example is a far better way to spread ideals than through force of arms."
- Ron Paul
(Related: Example, Force, Ideals)

"This sympathy is not translated into force against the British government because it is not like the anti- apartheid movement which had a high profile here and Mandela is a more engaging figure than Yasser Arafat."
- Tom Paulin
(Related: Government, Sympathy, Force)

"History has taught us over and over again that freedom is not free. When push comes to shove, the ultimate protectors of freedom and liberty are the brave men and women in our armed forces. Throughout our history, they've answered the call in bravery and sacrifice."
- Timothy Pawlenty
(Related: History, Men, Women, Sacrifice, Bravery, Freedom, Liberty)

"Keeping a lid on taxes is not just good for the taxpayer. It's a powerful way to force government to be more accountable, set priorities and spend smarter. Let me repeat that: more accountable, set priorities and spend smarter - that's what we need to be about."
- Timothy Pawlenty
(Related: Government, Force, Priorities, Taxes)

"If we are a metaphor of the universe, the human couple is the metaphor par excellence, the point of intersection of all forces and the seed of all forms. The couple is time recaptured, the return to the time before time."
- Octavio Paz
(Related: Time, Excellence, Metaphor, Universe)

"Go after the illegal employers. No free stuff. Take the handcuffs off law enforcement. They'll go home! They'll self-deport! The problem today is they break the law. They come across the border. And again, what's coming across that border today are bad guys!"
- Russell Pearce
(Related: Law, Self, Today)

"If our government has a policy, any political subdivision, that limits or restricts the enforcement of our immigration laws, we will sue them! And that suit will be $5,000 a day every day until that policy is changed! This law will be enforced."
- Russell Pearce
(Related: Government, Policy, Day, Law, Laws, Limits, Will)

"The life of states cannot, any more than the life of individuals, be conditioned by the force and the will of a unit, however powerful, but by the consensus of a group, which must one day include all states."
- Lester B. Pearson
(Related: Life, Day, Force, states, Will)

"In the last four years under the Patriot Act, we have seen a great increase in the ability of law enforcement officials to investigate and track terrorists."
- Mike Pence
(Related: Ability, Act, Law, Years)

"Comrade Deng Xiaoping - along with other party elders - gave the party leadership their firm and full support to put down the political disturbance using forceful measures."
- Li Peng
(Related: Leadership, Party, Support)

"Force may subdue, but love gains, and he that forgives first wins the laurel."
- William Penn
(Related: Love, First, Force, May)

"Force may make hypocrites, but it can never make converts."
- William Penn
(Related: Force, May)

"Growth is never by mere chance; it is the result of forces working together."
- James Cash Penney
(Related: Growth, Chance, Result)

"Well, gauge theory is very fundamental to our understanding of physical forces these days. But they are also dependent on a mathematical idea, which has been around for longer than gauge theory has."
- Roger Penrose
(Related: Idea, Theory, Understanding)

"We should force European governments to choose between Paris and Washington."
- Richard Perle
(Related: Force, Paris, Washington)

"Dictators must have enemies. They must have internal enemies to justify their secret police and external enemies to justify their military forces."
- Richard Perle
(Related: Dictators, Enemies, Military, Police)

"Contrary to what many writers imply about the process, nobody forces a writer to sell his work to the film industry."
- Thomas Perry
(Related: Work, Film, Writer, Writers)

"Television has changed the American child from an irresistable force to an immovable object."
- Laurence J. Peter
(Related: American, Force, Television)

"South Africa has all the tools to compete in the new global village - an eager workforce, ready to take on any challenge."
- Tom Peters
(Related: Challenge, Tools)

"When I go out with the ladies, I don't force them to pronounce my name. I tell them I like to go by the nickname of Kitten."
- Joaquin Phoenix
(Related: Force, Ladies, Name)

"I was forced to live far beyond my years when just a child, now I have reversed the order and I intend to remain young indefinitely."
- Mary Pickford
(Related: Now, Order, Years)

"In my career quite a few people have tried to force me out, but so far no one has succeeded."
- Ferdinand Piech
(Related: People, Career, Force)

"Will is the dynamic soul-force."
- Albert Pike
(Related: Soul, Will)

"I cannot consent to be led three or four hundred leagues out of my route, without its being by force of arms."
- Zebulon Pike
(Related: Being, Force)

"There had so lately been a large force of Spanish cavalry at the village, which had made a great impression on the minds of the young men, as to their power, consequence, which my appearance with 20 infantry was by no means calculated to remove."
- Zebulon Pike
(Related: Men, Power, Impression, Appearance, Force)