command quotes

I'm a writer first and an editor second... or maybe third or even fourth. Successful editing requires a very specific set of skills, and I don't claim to have all of them at my command.Lynn Abbey

If one cannot command attention by one's admirable qualities one can at least be a nuisance.Margery Allingham

One positive command he gave us: You shall love and honor your emperor. In every congregation a prayer must be said for the czar's health, or the chief of police would close the synagogue.Mary Antin

Yeah, I wasn't chosen to be first. I was just chosen to command that flight. Circumstance put me in that particular role. That wasn't planned by anyone.Neil Armstrong

You hear doom and gloom about the Internet ruining young people's command of English - that's nonsense.Margaret Atwood

Grant what thou commandest and then command what thou wilt.Saint Augustine

The finest command of language is often shown by saying nothing.Roger Babson

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

Smiles come naturally to me, but I started thinking of them as an art form at my command. I studied all the time. I looked at magazines, I'd practice in front of the mirror and I'd ask photographers about the best angles. I can now pull out a smile at will.Tyra Banks

When we started out in '64, um, I was playing Number One, which was a woman second in command of a star ship.Majel Barrett

Do not despise the fish because they are absolutely unable to speak or to reason, but fear lest you may be even more unreasonable than they by resisting the command of the Creator. Listen to the fish, who through their actions all but utter this word: 'We set out on this long journey for the perpetuation of our species.'Saint Basil

It always impresses me when a person of small stature has command.Ned Beatty

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

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

I have always been a singer, a writer, and a musician, not as a prodigy or as in a trade handed to me by my parents, but because of an inner voice or maybe a command from beyond reality as it is usually defined.Frank Black

The ship was named the Bounty: I was appointed to command her on the 16th of August 1787.William Bligh

The object of all the former voyages to the South Seas undertaken by the command of his present majesty, has been the advancement of science and the increase of knowledge.William Bligh

I think the International Criminal Court could be a threat to American security interests, because the prosecutor of the court has enormous discretion in going after war crimes. And the way the Statute of Rome is written, responsibility for war crimes can be taken all the way up the chain of command.John Bolton

I can no longer obey; I have tasted command, and I cannot give it up.Napoleon Bonaparte

Create like a god, command like a king, work like a slave.Constantin Brancusi