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Commands Quotes

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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

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He said to them, "Where is your faith?"
And they were afraid, and marveled, saying to one another,
"Who can this be?
For He commands even the winds and water,
and they obey Him!"
- Luke 8:25

You start chasing a ball and your brain immediately
commands your body to 'Run forward,
bend, scoop up the ball, peg it to the infield,'
then your body says,
'Who me?'
- Joe DiMaggio

The fact is that love is of two kinds,
one which commands, and one which obeys.
The two are quite distinct, and the passion to which
the one gives rise is not the passion of the other.
- Honore de Balzac

 

The artist is chosen by God to fulfill his commands
and must never be overwhelmed by public opinion.
- Albrecht Druer

Respect commands itself and can neither be given nor withheld when it is due.
- Eldridge Cleaver

Memory always obeys the commands of the heart.
- Antoine Rivarol

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God wants man to fulfill his commands as a human being
and with the quality peculiar to human beings.
- Martin Buber

As I understand it, laws, commands, rules and edicts
are for those who have not the light which makres plain the pathway.
- Anne Hutchinson

Say to all small and great, and that often,
that fully, quickly and willingly, without grumbling and contradiction,
they do all your commands that are not against God.
- Robert Grosseteste

A fast is not a hunger strike.
Fasting submits to God's commands.
A hunger strike makes God submit to our demands.
- Edwin Louis Cole

I don't think Michael had to retire for us to get the spotlight,
because when you win, it commands attention.
- Hakeem Olajuwon

The fundamental problem with vi is that it doesn't
have a mouse and therefore you've got all these commands.
- Bill Joy

The tendency to turn human judgments into divine commands
makes religion one of the most dangerous forces in the world.
- Georgia Harkness

If a law commands me to sin I will break it;
if it calls me to suffer,
I will let it take its course unresistingly.
- Angelina Grimke

If we command our wealth, we shall be rich and free;
if our wealth commands us,
we are poor indeed.
- Edmund Burke

What is the damnation of hell? To go with that society
who have not obeyed His commands.
- Joseph Smith, Jr.

Seduction is always more singular and sublime than
sex and it commands the higher price.
- Jean Baudrillard

Music commands how we feel, dictates what we experience in our feelings.
- Sheryl Crow

Reason commands us far more imperiously than a master;
for in disobeying the one we are unfortunate,
and in disobeying the other we are fools.
- Blaise Pascal

The moral law commands us to make the highest possible
good in a world the final object of all our conduct.
- Paul Ricoeur

Talent is a faculty that is highly developed,
but genius commands all the faculties.
- Francis Herbert Hedge

The man of virtuous soul commands not,
nor obeys.
- Percy Bysshe Shelley

The czar was always sending us commands -
you shall not do this and you shall not do that -
till there was very little left that we might do,
except pay tribute and die.
- Mary Antin

Law is vulnerable to the winds of intellectual or moral fashion,
which it then validates as the commands of our most basic concept.
- Robert Bork

I know My God commands, whose power no power resists.
- Robert Greene

Violence commands both literature and life,
and violence is always crude and distorted.
- Ellen Glasgow

The best political weapon is the weapon of terror.
Cruelty commands respect.
Men may hate us.
But, we don't ask for their love; only for their fear.
- Heinrich Himmler

It is not the voice that commands the story:
it is the ear.
- Italo Calvino

I would first recommend we appoint a Police Director
that commands the respect of the rank and file.
- Vincent Frank

Nature has not got two voices, you know,
one of them condemning all day what the other commands.
- Marquis de Sade

Human models are more vivid and more persuasive than explicit moral commands.
- Daniel J. Boorstin

The conqueror is regarded with awe; the wise man commands our respect;
but it is only the benevolent man that wins our affection.
- William Dean Howells

Various are the pleas and arguments which men of corrupt
minds frequently urge against yielding obedience to
the just and holy commands of God.
- George Whitefield

He who commands an Apollo flight will not command a second one.
- Wally Schirra

Religion is the recognition of all our duties as divine commands.
- Immanuel Kant

The Bible is proved to be a revelation from God,
by the reasonableness and holiness of its precepts;
all its commands,
exhortations, and promises having the most direct tendency to make men wise,
holy, and happy in themselves, and useful to one another.
- Adam Clarke

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

I believe there is a moral sense and a global ethic
that commands attention from people of every religion and every faith,
and people of no faith.
But I think what's new is that we now have the capacity
to communicate instantaneously across frontiers right across the world.
- Gordon Brown

There is also a perfection of degrees,
by which a person performs all the commands of God,
with the full exertion of all his powers,
without the least defect.
This is what the law of God requires,
but what the saints cannot attain to in this life.
- Charles Buck

Further, Take heed that you faithfully perform the
business you have to do in the world,
from a regard to the commands of God;
and not from an ambitious desire of being esteemed better than others.
- David Brainerd

We must be both more conservative and more liberal
than most students of Christian worship:
conservative in holding exclusively to God's commands
in Scripture as our rule of worship,
and liberal in defending the liberty of those who apply those.
- John Frame

People mistakenly assume that their thinking is done by their head;
it is actually done by the heart which first dictates the conclusion,
then commands the head to provide the reasoning that will defend it.
- Anthony de Mello

You have to have pace, you have to have high production values,
you have to have interesting graphics,
and you have to have attractive people.
CNN could afford not to be so obedient to those commands,
and for a long time, it wasn't.
- Brit Hume

I am convinced that this approach, a mainstream Democratic approach,
commands the strong support of the American people,
and presents a sharp and compassionate contrast to
the Republican abortion position which offers no real
hope or commitment to mother or child.
- Robert Casey

The most frequent complaint is that it's hard.
True.
it's a hard game to win Also, many people ask me how
to use the secret debugging commands,
apparently under the impression that I'll tell them.
- Graham Nelson

A new command I give you: Love one another.
As I have loved you, so you must love one another.
- Jesus of Nazareth (John 13:34)

Providence has its appointed hour for everything.
We cannot command results, we can only strive.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

When trouble arises and things look bad,
there is always one individual who perceives a solution
and is willing to take command.
Very often, that individual is crazy.
- Dave Barry

When you can do the common things of life in an uncommon way,
you will command the attention of the world.
- George Washington Carver

For those men who, sooner or later, are lucky enough
to break away from the pack, the most intoxicating moment
comes when they cease being bodies in other men's command
and find that they control their own time,
when they learn their own voice and authority.
- Theodore H. White

Remain calm, serene, always in command of yourself.
You will then find out how easy it is to get along.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

We cannot command Nature except by obeying her.
- Francis Bacon

If you command wisely, you'll be obeyed cheerfully.
- Thomas Fuller

Drawing on my fine command of the English language,
I said nothing.
- Robert Benchley

To command is to serve, nothing more and nothing less.
- Andre Malraux

Also, General Zinni, who commanded central command,
was very much opposed to the war in the first place,
as I was.
We were both quoted to that effect in February of 2003.
- William Odom

Always do everything you ask of those you command.
- George S. Patton

Here I am in my first command - a bit dazed but feeling very grand.
- Lord Mountbatten

When people have asked if I'd like to go in the Shuttle,
I said you don't get to fly it, except for landing,
which I'd love to do.
I wouldn't go unless I could command it.
- Wally Schirra

That does not mean that we must forego just and fair criticism,
or refrain from opposition to policies which are debatable
or which do not command our approval.
- Bainbridge Colby

Countries under foreign command quickly forget their history,
their past, their tradition, their national symbols,
their way of living, often their own literary language.
- Slobodan Milosevic

I wish it, I command it.
Let my will take the place of a reason.
- Juvenal

Oh while I live, to be the ruler of life,
not a slave, to meet life as a powerful conqueror,
and nothing exterior to me will ever take command of me.
- Walt Whitman

A man has no more character than he can command in a time of crisis.
- Ralph W. Sockman

I have discovered that there are two types of command
interfaces in the world of computing:
good interfaces and user interfaces.
- Daniel J. Bernstein

It is easier for a tutor to command than to teach.
- John Locke

Forgiveness is God's command.
- Martin Luther

According to Goering and the Luftwaffe High Command,
they were supposed to be the fighter elite.
- Adolf Galland

Well, there are other aspects, I still command very
good support in the party.
- Abdullah Ahmad Badawi

Major North and myself went out in advance of the command
several miles and killed a number of buffaloes.
- Buffalo Bill


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