motive force quotes

- 10 of 200 Results
Religion is a great force: the only real motive force in the world; but what you fellows don't understand is that you must get at ...
It is difficult to find a reputable American historian who will acknowledge the crude fact that a Franklin Roosevelt, say, wanted ...
The people, and the people alone, are the motive force in the making of world history.
Size matters not. Look at me. Judge me by my size, do you? And well you should not. For my ally is the Force. And a powerful ally ...
Thy fair virtue's force perforce doth move me
On the first view to say, to swear, I love thee.
The force that through the green fuse drives the flower
Drives my green age; that blasts the roots of trees
...
Force is as pitiless to the man who possesses it, or thinks he does, as it is to its victims; the second it crushes, the first it ...
If an ox will not drink water, you cannot force its head down to drink.
A petty bureaucrat always watches his superior's countenance, just as a boatman trims his sails according to the force of the wind ...
The more one knows of our life the more one must denounce it, lest it be suspected that one has a personal motive in defending it. ...
1 2 3 NEXT
The Columbia World of Quotations © 1996, Columbia University Press.
Licensed from Columbia University Press. All rights reserved. Except as otherwise permitted by written agreement, the following are prohibited: copying substantial portions or the entirety of the work in machine readable form, making multiple printouts thereof, and other uses of the work inconsistent with U.S. and applicable foreign copyright and related laws.
Copyright ©  2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
About PRIVACY POLICY Terms Careers Advertise with Us Contact Us Suggest a Word Help