Quotation Explorer - 'Brute'

Man was born to be rich, or grow rich by use of his faculties, by the union of thought with nature. Property is an intellectual production. The game requires coolness, right reasoning, promptness, and patience in the players. Cultivated labor drives out brute labor. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Et tu, Brute! - William Shakespeare
Sometimes ones man's creativity is another machine's brute force analysis - Andrew McAfee
You can't hack your destiny, brute force...you need a back door, a side channel into Life. - Clyde DeSouza
At times to be silent is to lie. You will win because you have enough brute force. But you will not convince. For to convince you need to persuade. And in order to persuade you would need what you lack: Reason and Right - Miguel de Unamuno
The bitterest tragic element in life to be derived from an intellectual source is the belief in a brute Fate or Destiny. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
The more I study the world, the more I am convinced of the inability of brute force to create anything durable. - Napoleon Bonaparte
Power operates only destructively, bent always on forcing every manifestation of life into the straitjacket of its laws. Its intellectual form of expression is dead dogma, its physical form brute force. - Rudolf Rocker
All generous minds have a horror of what are commonly called "Facts". They are the brute beasts of the intellectual domain. - Thomas Hobbes
When men reject reason, they have no means left for dealing with one another except brute, physical force. - Ayn Rand
Etu Brute! - Gaius Iulius Caesar
It is a common condition of being poor... you are always afraid that the good things in your life are temporary, that someone can take them away, because you have no power beyond your own brute strength to stop them. - Rick Bragg
BRUTE, n. See HUSBAND. - Ambrose Bierce
When in doubt, use brute force
Mrs. MacAndrew shared the common opinion of her sex that a man is always a brute to leave a woman who is attached to him, but that a woman is much to blame if he does. - W. Somerset Maugham
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