force quotes

I was always determined that one way or another I would force a book on the world, even if I had to resort to writing one about a tabby cat who solves mysteries.Ned Beauman

Don't force it, get a bigger hammer.Arthur Bloch

I should see an enemy of my country in any one who would change by force that which has been established by law.Louis Bonaparte

The more I have read the Bible and studied the life of Jesus, the more I have become convinced that Christianity spreads best not through force but through fascination.Shane Claiborne

I think that money spoils most things, once it becomes the primary motivating force.John Cleese

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

When I sang that song, I felt it was almost as if some force had moved into my body. Things like that have only happened to me singing jazz. It doesn't happen when singing pop. I get so deeply into the music, it feels like I've become someone else.Rita Coolidge

We are the creative force of our life, and through our own decisions rather than our conditions, if we carefully learn to do certain things, we can accomplish those goals.Stephen Covey

Fraud is the homage that force pays to reason.Charles Curtis

The writer has to force himself to work. He has to make his own hours and if he doesn't go to his desk at all there is nobody to scold him.Roald Dahl

Among the best traitors Ireland has ever had, Mother Church ranks at the very top, a massive obstacle in the path to equality and freedom. She has been a force for conservatism... to ward off threats to her own security and influence.Bernadette Devlin

Why can't Google, which likes to see itself as a 'Don't Be Evil' benevolent force in society, just write us a big check for using our stories, so we can keep checks and balances alive and continue to provide the search engine with our stories?Maureen Dowd

Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding.Albert Einstein

There is a bright spot or two for the Spaniards. French toast has become freedom toast on the Air Force One breakfast menu, but the Spanish omelet is still a Spanish omelet.Suzanne Fields

From the long range point of view, I do not know of anything we can do more important than to make some contribution to the preservation of religion as a vital force in America.Louis Finkelstein

Judge the goodness of a book by the energy of the punches it has given you. I believe the greatest characteristic of genius, is, above all, force.Gustave Flaubert

Writing never came naturally and I still have to force my hand to do it.Richard Ford

It can have an enormous effect because big budget movies can have big budget perks, and small budget movies have no perks, but what is the driving force, of course, is the script, and your part in it.Morgan Freeman

I've always had a Marxist understanding of history: democracy is a result of a broad modernization process that happens in every country. Neocons think the use of political power can force the pace of change, but ultimately it depends on societies doing it themselves.Francis Fukuyama

Right reason is stronger than force.James A. Garfield