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Submissive Quotes

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In the world there is nothing more
submissive and weak than water.
Yet for attacking that which is hard and strong,
nothing can surpass it.
- Lao Tzu

Related topics: Wisdom

My biggest challenge will be to play the totally submissive woman.
It takes a toll on you when you play someone who's
far removed from your personality.
- Regina King

I'm glad to see that women have an important role within the industry.
My no.
1 complaint would still be that most women are very submissive and victims.
I would like to see women portrayed in a much stronger
and intelligent capacity.
- Rita Mero

And ladies, build up your husband by being submissive.
That's how you will give your children success;
you will want your children to be obedient,
to be submissive to righteous living.
- Warren Jeffs

 

Man is so muddled, so dependent on the things immediately before his eyes,
that every day even the most submissive believer can
be seen to risk the torments of the afterlife for the smallest pleasure.
- Joseph de Maistre

I cannot but be grieved to go from my native land,
and especially from that part of it for whom and with
whom I desired only to live;
yet the dreadful apprehensions I have of what is coming
upon this land may help to make me submissive to this providence,
though more bitter.
- Donald Cargill

Since when have we Americans been expected to bow submissively
to authority and speak with awe and reverence to those who represent us?
- William O. Douglas

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There can be a true grandeur in any degree of submissiveness,
because it springs from loyalty to the laws and to an oath,
and not from baseness of soul.
- Simone Weil

What made women's labour particularly attractive to
the capitalists was not only its lower price but also
the greater submissiveness of women.
- Clara Zetkin

True strength lies in submission which permits one to dedicate his life,
through devotion, to something beyond himself.
- Henry Miller

The only reason of the institution of civil government;
and the only rational ground of submission to it,
is the common safety and utility.
- Jonathan Mayhew

The disappearance of a sense of responsibility is the
most far-reaching consequence of submission to authority.
- Stanley Milgram

You do it a day at a time.
You write as well as you can, you put it in the mail,
you leave it under submission, you never leave it at home.
- James Lee Burke

The submission of her body without love or desire is
degrading to the woman's finer sensibility,
all the marriage certificates on earth to the contrary notwithstanding.
- Margaret Sanger

Part of the reason that the government's fear mongering
is succeeding is because so many people are so ignorant,
that it is easier for government to frighten people in submission.
- James Bovard

We emphasize that such a form of communication is not absent in man,
however evanescent a naturally given object may be for him,
split as it is in its submission to symbols.
- Jacques Lacan

Once vigorous measures appear to be the only means
left of bringing the Americans to a due submission to the mother country,
the colonies will submit.
- George III

I have been told by a member of the board of one of
Canada's most prominent literary magazines that a submission
of mine once caused a great deal of controversy.
- John Barton

I stayed in submission to my husband,
and he allowed me to do anything I wanted to.
I felt like I was lucky to have that kind of romance.
- June Carter Cash

This submission is a restraint of liberty,
but could be of no effect as to the good intended,
unless it were general; nor general,
unless it were natural.
- Algernon Sydney

The cost of freedom is always high,
but Americans have always paid it.
And one path we shall never choose,
and that is the path of surrender, or submission.
- John F. Kennedy

The Roman legions were formed in the first instance of citizen soldiers,
who yet had been made to submit to a rigid discipline,
and to feel that in that submission lay their strength.
- Goldwin Smith

Blind submission in women is considered a virtue,
while submission to wrong is itself wrong,
and resistance to wrong is virtue alike in women as in man.
- Ernestine Rose

A terrorist network that believes a nation so tested
will fold under pressure of a few horrific acts may capture its attention,
but will not achieve its submission.
- Virginia Foxx

Liberalism, austere in political trifles,
has learned ever more artfully to unite a constant
protest against the government with a constant submission to it.
- Alexander Herzen

A vacant white room with lights is still a submission to the neutral.
Works of art seen in such spaces seem to be going through
a kind of esthetic convalescence.
- Robert Smithson

Texas has yet to learn submission to any oppression,
come from what source it may.
- Sam Houston

Peace secured by slavish submission is not peace.
- Kim Il-sung

Indignation is a submission of our thoughts,
but not of our desires.
- Bertrand Russell

One should respect public opinion insofar
as is necessary to avoid starvation and keep out of prison,
but anything that goes beyond this
is voluntary submission to an unnecessary tyranny.
- Bertrand Russell

Hitler bombed London into submission but in fact it
created a sense of national solidarity.
- Tom Paulin

Oppression that is clearly inexorable and invincible
does not give rise to revolt but to submission.
- Simone Weil

The path we have chosen for the present is full of hazards,
as all paths are.
The cost of freedom is always high, but Americans have always paid it.
And one path we shall never choose, and that is the path of surrender,
or submission.
- John F. Kennedy

The doctrine of blind obedience and unqualified submission to any human power,
whether civil or ecclesiastical, is the doctrine of despotism,
and ought to have no place among Republicans and Christians.
- Angelina Grimke

There is no calamity which a great nation can invite
which equals that which follows a supine submission
to wrong and injustice and the consequent loss of national self-respect and honor,
beneath which are shielded and defended a people's safety and greatness.
- Eldridge Cleaver

I love my man as my fellow; but his scepter,
real, or usurped, extends not to me,
unless the reason of an individual demands my homage;
and even then the submission is to reason,
and not to man.
- Mary Wollstonecraft

The natural consequence of our submission,
even in part, to the system that looks to compelling
the export of raw products,
the exhaustion of the land, the cheapening of labour,
and the export of the labourer.
- Henry Charles Carey

My submission to you is we're fighting the war on terror
not overseas but in our own streets,
and we'd be spending vast more fortunes to try to be
a defensive country to protect ourselves rather than
an offensive country to spread democracy wherever people yearn for it.
- Johnny Isakson

The best source for finding an agent is called Literary Agents of North America.
It's a complete list of agents, not only by name and address,
but by type of book they represent and by what their submission criteria are.
- Sara Paretsky

Carry out the republican principle of universal suffrage,
or strike it from your banners and substitute 'Freedom
and Power to one half of society,
and Submission and Slavery to the other.'
- Ernestine Rose

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

I was tortured fifteen times, that's total submission.
They did that with shutting off your blood circulation with ropes,
giving you claustrophobia and pain at the same time,
bending you double.
- James Stockdale

The true meaning of life is to plant trees,
under whose shade you do not expect to sit.
- Nelson Henderson

The book of life is filled with incoherent riddles.
Life's true lessons are inscribed in a corner of the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

This above all, to thine own self be true.
- William Shakespeare

Play with life, laugh with life,
dance lightly with life,
and smile at the riddles of life,
knowing that life's only true lessons
are writ small in the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If I try to be like him, who will be like me?
- Yiddish proverb

I do not need anyone's permission to be my true self.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A true friend is someone who
thinks that you are a good egg
even though he knows that
you are slightly cracked.
- Bernard Meltzer

To thine own self be true.
- William Shakespeare

All our dreams can come true,
if we have the courage to pursue them.
- Walt Disney

Where there is shouting, there is no true knowledge.
- Leonardo da Vinci

The true mystery of the world is the visible, not the invisible.
- Oscar Wilde

You do not need anyone's permission to be your true self.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There are trivial truths and there are great truths.
The opposite of a trivial truth is plainly false.
The opposite of a great truth is also true.
- Niels Bohr

Honor True Self
Forgive with Compassion
Receive ALL of life with Thanksgiving
CHOOSE with Thoughtful Consideration
Dream with Powerful Vision
Act with Bold Courage
Dance with a Light Heart
Relax in the Arms of Spirit
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

People are like stained glass windows,
they sparkle and shine when the sun is out,
but when darkness sets in their true beauty
is revealed only if there is a light from within.
- Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

It's not what you don't know that kills you,
it's what you know for sure that ain't true.
- Mark Twain

You are never given a wish without also
being given the power to make it true.
You may have to work for it, however.
- Richard Bach

We censor our actions, but
our dreams reveal our true character.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true
were really true, there would be little hope of advance.
- Orville Wright

The true delight is in the finding out,
rather than in the knowing.
- Isaac Asimov

The only real failure in life is not to be true to the best one knows.
- The Buddha

Diversity is the one true thing we all have in common.
Celebrate it every day.
- Anonymous

The key to happiness is having dreams.
The key to success is making your dreams come true.
- Anonymous

Trust men and they will be true to you;
treat them greatly and they will show themselves great.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

This above all: to thine own self be true,
And it must follow, as the night the day,
Thou canst not then be false to any man.
- William Shakespeare

In the sky, there is no distinction of east and west;
people create distinctions out of their own minds
and then believe them to be true.
- The Buddha

The true sign of intelligence
is not knowledge but imagination.
- Albert Einstein

True wisdom cannot be learned in a lifetime,
but can be revealed in a moment,
for it has always lived within each and every one of us.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Be true to thyself.
- William Shakespeare
(paraphrase of Shakespeare's famous quote)


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