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Urges Quotes

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Every optimist moves along with progress and hastens it,
while every pessimist would keep the worlds at a standstill.
The consequence of pessimism in the life of a nation
is the same as in the life of the individual.
Pessimism kills the instinct that
urges men to struggle against poverty,
ignorance and crime, and dries up
all the fountains of joy in the world.
- Helen Keller

Art hurts.
Art urges voyages - and it is easier to stay at home.
- Gwendolyn Brooks

Way down deep, we're all motivated by the same urges.
Cats have the courage to live by them.
- Jim Davis

Be wary of the man who urges an action in which he himself incurs no risk.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

 

Public emergencies may require the hand of severity
to fall heavily on those who are not personally guilty,
but compassion prompts, and ever urges to milder methods.
- Mercy Otis Warren

I've just become more conscious about how much I do
drink and how often I want to have a drink and things like that.
I think being conscious of it will help me to control the urges.
- Payne Stewart

I loved my life, but my choices were overloading and overwhelming me.
Listening to inner feelings and fulfilling some of
these urges when they come along is incredibly important.
- Pamela Stephenson

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I'm obsessed with shopping.
I'll get these urges to buy, like to shop for stuff on the Internet.
I search for all kinds of weird gizmos I could get.
- Tom Felton

The lax multiculturalism that urges Americans to accept
the unacceptable from their fellow citizens is one
of this nation's greatest vulnerabilities in the war on terror.
- Richard Perle

Agnosticism has nothing to impart.
Its sermons are the exhortations of one who convinces
you he stands on nothing and urges you to stand there too.
- Anna Julia Cooper

Our resolution urges all Latin American and Caribbean
countries to designate al Qaeda,
Hezbollah, Hamas, and the Palestinian Islamic Jihad
as terrorist organizations.
- Tom Lantos

When you do the wrong thing, knowing it is wrong,
you do so because you haven't developed the habit of
effectively controlling or neutralizing strong inner urges that tempt you,
or because you have established the wrong habit and
don't know how to eliminate them effectively.
- W. Clement Stone

One camp accepts the Court's limits on contributions
but urges the reinstatement of spending caps -
even if this requires a constitutional amendment subjecting political speech,
if not pornography, to government regulation.
- James L. Buckley

It urges policy makers and the Supreme Court to make
the mistake of curing what could prove to be an isolated
problem by disarming the government of its principal
weapon to stop future terrorist attacks.
- John Yoo

Humanity could only have survived and flourished if
it held social and personal values that transcended
the urges of the individual,
embodying selfish desires - and these stem from the
sense of a transcendent good.
- Arthur Peacocke

St Paul, in his second letter to Corinth,
spells this out further in the important eighth and ninth chapters,
where he urges some of the Christian communities to
be generous to others so that they may also have the
chance to be generous in return.
- Rowan D. Williams

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

And our big theme has been, you have made so much progress,
we urge you on with the openings and market openings that have occurred.
They clearly work and continuing on that path will
produce further growth and further opportunities for the Indian people.
- John W. Snow

I also urge the Obama administration -
both on its own and in cooperation with other responsible
governments around the world -
to use all legal means necessary to shut down WikiLeaks
before it can do more damage by releasing additional cables.
WikiLeaks' activities represent a shared threat to
collective international security.
- Joe Lieberman

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

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

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

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


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