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Urge Quotes

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The urge to save humanity is almost always
a false front for the urge to rule.
- H. L. Mencken

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People disparage knowing and the intellectual life,
and urge doing.
I am content with knowing, if only I could know.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The aging process has you firmly in its grasp if you
never get the urge to throw a snowball.
- Doug Larson

Anyone who has lost track of time when using a computer
knows the propensity to dream,
the urge to make dreams come true and the tendency to miss lunch.
- Tim Berners-Lee

 

The will to win, the desire to succeed,
the urge to reach your full potential...
these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence.
- Confucius

The urge for good design is the same as the urge to go on living.
- Harry Bertoia

Well, yeah, I wanted to resist the urge to thicken
everything up with instrumentation,
because I just felt like I was interested in seeing
how the songs did on their own.
- Joanna Newsom

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The greater the feeling of inferiority that has been experienced,
the more powerful is the urge to conquest and the more
violent the emotional agitation.
- Alfred Adler

I urge you to hold fast to your standards.
I plead with you not to waver.
- Thomas S. Monson

I have a really powerful urge to see things work.
- Bill Budge

We are not abandoning our convictions,
our philosophy or traditions, nor do we urge anyone to abandon theirs.
- Mikhail Gorbachev

It is flagrantly dishonest for an advertising agent
to urge consumers to buy a product which he would not
allow his own wife to buy.
- David Ogilvy

We urge all democratic nations and the United Nations
to answer the Iraqi Governing Council's call for support
for the people of Iraq in making the transition to democracy.
- Dick Cheney

I urge the Iraqi leadership for sake of its own people...
to seize this opportunity and thereby begin to end
the isolation and suffering of the Iraqi people.
- Kofi Annan

I shall earnestly and persistently continue to urge
all women to the practical recognition of the old Revolutionary maxim.
Resistance to tyranny is obedience to God.
- Susan B. Anthony

God, to redeem us at the deepest portion of our nature -
the urge to love and be loved -
must reveal His nature in an incredible and impossible way.
He must reveal it at a cross.
- E. Stanley Jones

I urge people to learn from the mistakes of others.
Please drink responsibly and it's never acceptable to drink and drive!
- Kim Kardashian

Very few people possess true artistic ability.
It is therefore both unseemly and unproductive to irritate
the situation by making an effort.
If you have a burning, restless urge to write or paint,
simply eat something sweet and the feeling will pass.
- Fran Lebowitz

If a man urge me to tell wherefore I loved him,
I feel it cannot be expressed but by answering:
Because it was he,
because it was myself.
- Michel de Montaigne

The urge to write poetry is like having an itch.
When the itch becomes annoying enough,
you scratch it.
- Robert Penn Warren

The urge to purge the material I come up with is,
I guess, an ongoing process.
- Kathryn Bigelow

I had some friends that tried it down there,
and I went to a couple of open mics,
and I just kind of got this...
this sick urge to try it instead of just watching it.
- Todd Barry

True art is characterized by an irresistible
urge in the creative artist.
- Albert Einstein

I urge calm and sensitivity to the fundamental civil
liberties of our country.
- Larry Craig

You and I are but specks of that rhythmic urge which is Brahma,
which is Allah, which is God.
- Ruth St.
Denis

I cannot say to a person who suffers injustice,
'Wait.' Perhaps you can.
I can't.
And having decided that I cannot urge caution I must stand with him.
- Sandra Casey Cason

I urge the Bush Administration to rethink its priorities.
We can't talk about community values without being
prepared to invest in those very same communities.
- Joe Lieberman

Mountain hikes instilled in me a life-long urge to
get to the top of any inviting summit or peak.
- Paul D. Boyer

Concentration, Confidence, Competitive urge,
Capacity for enjoyment.
- Arnold Palmer

It is as if Clinton had called one of the most respected
character witnesses in all of U.S.
history to testify that the primal urge has a most
distinguished presidential pedigree.
- Joseph J. Ellis

I urge you to ask yourself just how honorable it is
to preside over the abuse and suffering of animals.
- Richard Pryor

In any case, whenever technical progress opened a new
window into the surrounding world,
I felt the urge to look through this window,
hoping to see something unexpected.
- Bruno Rossi

The natural urge when running a distance is to push
harder and finish sooner -
to race against time.
Every second behind a deadline is a little defeat.
- Joe Henderson

The creative urge is the demon that will not accept anything second rate.
- Agnes de Mille

It is chiefly in New York that I feel induced to urge this,
because New York is, by innumerable ties,
connected with Europe - more connected than several parts of Europe itself.
- Lajos Kossuth

For the good of our environment, the good of the economy,
and the good of the Nation, I strongly urge support
of the upper Mississippi locks and dams project.
- Leonard Boswell

I could write songs as bad as Wham's if I really felt the urge to,
but what's the point?
- Robert Smith

If the urge to write should ever leave me,
I want that day to be my last.
- Naguib Mahfouz

And I would urge all women to have that regular mammogram.
- Lynn Redgrave

True heroism is remarkably sober, very undramatic.
It is not the urge to surpass all others at whatever cost,
but the urge to serve others at whatever cost.
- Arthur Ashe

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

URGE is a grassroots charity.
We organized to get some incubators to give to the hospital for the kids.
We donate money to orphanages.
- Ziggy Marley

I was left with an urge to make the guitar sound like
things it shouldn't be able to sound like.
- Adrian Belew

A lot of my characters in all of my books have a self-destructive urge.
They'll do precisely the thing that they know is wrong,
take a perverse delight in doing the wrong thing.
- Richard Russo

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

I never have known a man of ordinary common-sense who
did not urge upon his sons,
from earliest childhood, doctrines of economy and the
practice of accumulation.
- William Graham Sumner

I couldn't claim that I have never felt the urge to explore evil,
but when you descend into hell you have to be very careful.
- Kathleen Raine

I get an urge, like a pregnant elephant,
to go away and give birth to a book.
- Stephen Fry

Speed is scarcely the noblest virtue of graphic composition,
but it has its curious rewards.
There is a sense of getting somewhere fast,
which satisfies a native American urge.
- James Thurber

The desire to get married, which - I regret to say,
I believe is basic and primal in women -
is followed almost immediately by an equally basic and primal urge -
which is to be single again.
- Nora Ephron

I not only urge you to vote that ticket yourself,
but I beg that you will persuade others to do so.
Personal effort can accomplish a great deal,
and I beg that you will use your personal influence
with your friends to get them to go with you to save the boys.
- Thomas Jordan Jarvis

Do not suppose, however, that I intend to urge a diet of classics on anybody.
I have seen such diets at work.
I have known people who have actually read all,
or almost all, the guaranteed Hundred Best Books.
God save us from reading nothing but the best.
- Robertson Davies

The real message of the Dance opens up the vistas of
life to all who have the urge to express beauty with
no other instrument than their own bodies,
with no apparatus and no dependence on anything other than space.
- Ruth St.
Denis

Ever since I was a child I have had this instinctive
urge for expansion and growth.
To me, the function and duty of a quality human being
is the sincere and honest development of one's potential.
- Bruce Lee

And conservatives know that if you reject these principles
of limited government and urge others to reject them you can be my ally,
you can be my friend but you cannot call yourself a conservative.
- Mike Pence

To be a human being means to possess a feeling of inferiority
which constantly presses towards its own conquest.
The greater the feeling of inferiority that has been experienced,
the more powerful is the urge for conquest and the
more violent the emotional agitation.
- Alfred Adler

One of the greatest gifts my brother and I received
from my mother was her love of literature and language.
With their boundless energy, libraries open the door
to these worlds and so many others.
I urge young and old alike to embrace all that libraries have to offer.
- Caroline Kennedy

In and after 1964 when I began to concern myself with the biological issues,
and particularly from 1967 onwards, the extent of the
problems over which I felt uneasy increased to such
a point that in 1968 I felt a compelling urge to make my views public.
- Andrei Sakharov

I have no great urge to be minister of this or minister of that,
but instead would feel incredible blessed to have the
opportunity to be a champion for a constituency and fight for their cause.
- Adam Rickitt

I always carry lots of stuff with me wherever I roam,
always weighted down with books, with cassettes,
with pens and paper, just in case I get the urge to sit down somewhere,
and oh, I don't know, read something or write my masterpiece.
- Elizabeth Wurtzel

I write when the urge hits me, getting the words down
as fast as I can type and then I step back from what
I just wrote and start a dialectical process where
I begin challenging my own writing.
- Donald McKay

Suppose we were able to share meanings freely without
a compulsive urge to impose our view or conform to
those of others and without distortion and self-deception.
Would this not constitute a real revolution in culture.
- David Bohm

Too often in Washington special interests urge us to
fight one another just because we belong to different parties.
It is time for this to stop and for Washington to focus
on what needs to be done.
- Ken Salazar

The Pledge of Allegiance is an important expression of our shared values,
and it should be preserved in its current form.
I fully support the Pledge of Allegiance and urge my
colleagues to do the same.
- Judy Biggert

I urge the enactment of a civil service law so explicit
and so strong that no partisan official will dare evade it,
basing all rewards, promotions and salaries solely on merit,
on loyalty and industry in the public service.
- Arthur Capper

I come to urge my party to be open to debate and discussion;
to move away from a lock-step litmus test which advocates
abortion on demand in an effort to reach a broader national consensus.
- Robert Casey

Moreover, I want us to urge political and religious leaders,
and all peoples of the world, to move forward in a conciliatory spirit,
to deal with religious matters in a responsible and balanced way,
and to focus on their common grounds.
- Alcee Hastings

Until the people, by amendment, change the constitution,
I urge that the counties cooperate with one another,
that future road work be more uniform,
and done in such a way that it will result in connected and continuous highways.
- Arthur Capper

I just got one last thing, I urge all of you,
all of you, to enjoy your life, the precious moments you have.
To spend each day with some laughter and some thought,
to get you're emotions going.
- Jim Valvano

Missionary zeal does not grow out of intellectual beliefs,
nor out of theological arguments, but out of love.
If I do not love a person I am not moved to help him
by proofs that he is in need;
if I do love him,
I wait for no proof of a special need to urge me to help him.
- Roland Allen

We are beginning a new era in our government.
I cannot too strongly urge the necessity of a rigid
economy and an inflexible determination not to enlarge
the income beyond the real necessities of the government.
- Andrew Jackson


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