Quotation Explorer - 'Command'

A new and valid idea is worth more than a regiment and fewer men can furnish the former than command the latter. - Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
You have to bind the devil and command him to set these people free. - Sunday Adelaja
And since, in our passage through this world, painful circumstances occur more frequently than pleasing ones, and since our sense of evil is, I fear, more acute than our sense of good, we become the victims of our feelings, unless we can in some degree command them. - Ann Radcliffe
A burdened heart doesn't equate to a lack of faith. The God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob can heal with a simple command. The burden comes from wondering if that's His will and may it be done. - Donna Lynn Hope
Beauty and grace command the world. - Park Benjamin
When we find that we have been aroused to anger we must call for God's help like the apostles when they were tossed about by the wind and storm on the waters. He will command your passions to cease and there will be a great calm. - Francis de Sales
Command and obedience are but unfortunate necessities of human life: society in equality is its normal state. - John Stuart Mill
There are a lot of reasons why everyone in the known universe has a boyfriend except for me. I can list the top five on command, just in case anyone’s ever interested. No one ever has been, but that’s no reason not to be prepared. - J.J. Howard
The reasonableness of the command to obey parents is clear to children, even when quite young. - Noah Webster
I think in the corridors of power these dangerous kinds of orders are issued in a much more vague way, passed down two or three levels of command before they're given to the assassin. - Eddie Campbell
Perhaps we humans are still in command, and perhaps there really will be a conventional robot war in the not-so-distant future. If so, let's roll. I'm ready. My toaster will never be the boss of me. Get ready to make me some Pop-Tarts, bitch. - Chuck Klosterman
Keep cool and you command everybody. - Louis de Saint-Just
Because he once wrote, "We must love one another or die," he can command me to follow him.
Everyone agrees the celibacy rule is just a Church law dating from the 11th century, not a divine command. - Hans Küng
The only way to take command of your life is to realize that you are never going to be in control of it. - Toni Sorenson
A sophistical rhetorician, inebriated with the exuberance of his own verbosity, and gifted with an egotistical imagination that can at all times command an interminable and inconsistent series of arguments to malign an opponent and to glorify himself. - Maurice Edelman
Heroism on command, senseless violence, and all the loathsome nonsense that goes by the name of patriotism -- how passionately I hate them! - Albert Einstein
He who establishes his argument by noise and command shows that his reason is weak. - Michel de Montaigne
When you are clear on your calling, you command the universe to submit to your voice - Bernard Kelvin Clive
Don't recide in the past. Instead, refer to it, else you will remain in the remand of high demand but with low command - Israelmore Ayivor
I'm not dumb. I just have a command of thoroughly useless information. - Bill Watterson
No one can command over the images of your mind but an Author can and if you won't believe on me then read my book. - Prakhar Srivastav
we don't need more command and control; we need better means to engage everyone's intelligence - Margaret Wheatley
Do not wait: the time will never be 'just right'. Start where you stand, and work whatever tools you may have at your command and better tools will be found as you go along. - Napoleon Hill
No one has a finer command of language than the person who keeps his mouth shut. - Sam Rayburn
In men of the highest character and noblest genius there is to be found an insatiable desire for honour, command, power, and glory. - Cicero
The universe doesn't command that we love. That would be forcing it. But the Universe does have a heart and when it looks from within it wants it's components to the do the same with unconditional love. Through it's own inner guidance and thus ours. - Matthew Donnelly
We all deserve to be treated with nothing but respect. In order to command respect from others, we must first and foremost respect ourselves. - Julie-Anne
You are blood of my blood and you will answer to me when I command. - Travis Luedke
Yeah, Horemheb, you are under my command once more. You might be the pharaoh, but I am Tutankhamun! - Tut Reborn by - Cyci Cade
One must command from each what each can preform. - Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
I will be correspondent to command, And do my spiriting gently. - William Shakespeare
When you do the common things in life in an uncommon way, you will command the attention of the world. - George Washington Carver
Jesus’ command to love our neighbours is a command to love all strangers precisely because we too have been strangers to God and welcomed in. - Kester Brewin
More than power is respect. Fortunate are those who command it. - Amit Abraham
Whoever thou art that, not content with a moderate condition, imaginest happiness in royal magnificence, and dreamest that command or riches can feed the appetite of novelty with perpetual gratifications, survey the Pyramids, and confess thy folly! - Samuel Johnson
Discipline is giving yourself a command and following it up with action - Bob Proctor
The man the state has put in place must have obedient hearing to his least command when it is right, and even when it's not. - Sophocles
Take charge of your life! The tides do not command the ship. The sailor does. - Ogwo David Emenike
Littlewood, on Hardy's own estimate, is the finest mathematician he has ever known. He was the man most likely to storm and smash a really deep and formidable problem; there was no one else who could command such a combination of insight, technique and power. - Henry Hallett Dale
If a man means to be hard, let him keep in his saddle and speak from that height, above the level of pleading eyes, and with the command of a distant horizon. - George Eliot
He who refuses to obey cannot command. - Kenyan Proverb
You shall more command with years than with your weapons. - William Shakespeare
In every moment of our life, we can deactivate the self-destruction command. - Marino Baccarini
If we command our wealth, we shall be rich and free. If our wealth commands us, we are poor indeed. - Edmund Burke
When you are clear on your calling, you command the universe to bid to your voice - Bernard Kelvin Clive
The writer Richard Manning has argued that 'the most destructive force in the American West is its commanding views, because they foster the illusion that we command. - Phillip Connors
Create like a god. Command like a king. Work like a slave!
A man has no more character than he can command in a time of crisis. - Anonymous
Everything existed at God’s command. - Lailah Gifty Akita
The speaker indicts our unbelieving responses to Jesus' COMMAND not to worry. We take it less seriously than His commands about overt actions and justify ourselves that we would not worry if He kept us from any circumstance we might worry about. - Jim Savastio
What was he? A mere human, stuck between the rungs of blended adolescence and nascent adulthood. What power did he command over the mysterious forces of love? Which sword could shatter the impenetrable armour of desire? - Faraaz Kazi
Man, free thinker!Do you imagine you alone think in this world where life is blazing forth in all things?You are free to avail yourself of the forces you command, but the universe has gone missing from your prescriptions. - Gérard de Nerval
As Christians, we are not to beg for signs and wonders but, to command them all the time and not some of the time. - Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha
And so I discovered that it is not on our forgiveness any more than our goodness that the world's healing hinges, but on HIs. When He tells us to love our enemies, He gives, along with the command the love itself. - Corrie ten Boom
Learn to obey before you command. - Solon
By learning to obey, you will know how to command. - Italian Proverb
I am the Lilum. Time. Truth. Destiny. The Endless River. The Wheel of Fate. You do not command me. - Kami Garcia
Whenever you jump off a cliff at GOD's command, be sure that you will fly! Either by soaring on the palm of His hands or on the parachute of that command or you will suddenly have wings pop out and sustain you in the air. Either way, you will be flying and He'll be the one behind it all. - TemitOpe Ibrahim
I don't have a command for 'stop wagging your tail'. - Elle Saverini
Just because something is good is not a sufficient reason for doing it. The number of good things we can do far exceeds the time available to accomplish them. Some things are better than good, and these are the things that should command priority attention in our lives. - Dallin H. Oaks
Drawing on my fine command of the English language, I said nothing. - Robert Benchley
Drawing on my fine command of language, I said nothing. - Unknown
Peter must have thought, "Who am I compared to Mr. Faithfulness (John)?" But Jesus clarified the issue. John was responsible for John. Peter was responsible for Peter. And each had only one command to heed: "Follow Me." (John 21:20-22) - Charles R. Swindoll
No code of ethics and no effort are justifiable a priori in the face of the cruel mathematics that command our condition. - Albert Camus
Every command slaps liberty in the face. - Mikhail Bakhtin
re: cutting glass..."You have to be in command of the glass, telling it where to release its hold on itself. Just like life. Otherwise it will splinter. - Susan Vreeland
I am increasingly persuaded that the earth belongs exclusively to the living and that one generation has no more right to bind another to it's laws and judgments than one independent nation has the right to command another. - Thomas Jefferson
Never pretend to a love which you do not actually feel, for love is not ours to command. - Alan Watts
Information transforms and command the keys to uncommon destiny in life.ight information, whether social spiritual or physical remains the hub of every outstanding accomplishment on earth today. - Prince Akwarandu
Never choose a situation which is a burden to your command only to satisfy fellows' standards; rather choose a situation that may be difficult but is compliment to your will. - Joe Mari Fadrigalan
Money should be ones demand and not command, one should not become a slave of Money because we made money to help us trade and not to make us, we're already made even without money. - Auliq Ice
What you cannot enforce, do not command. - Sophocles
The poet is in command of his fantasy, while it is exactly the mark of the neurotic that he is possessed by his fantasy.
He who establishes his argument by noise and command, shows that his reason is weak. - Michel de Montaigne
DISOBEY, v.t. To celebrate with an appropriate ceremony the maturity of a command. His right to govern me is clear as day, My duty manifest to disobey; And if that fit observance e'er I shut May I and duty be alike undone. Israfel Brown - Ambrose Bierce
There is nothing that gives a man consequence, and renders him fit for command, like a support that renders him independent of everybody but the State he serves. - George Washington
Jesus did not command us to "develop" leaders. He commanded us to make "disciples". The world "develops" leaders, the Church "disciples" them. The two are not the same. - John Paul Warren
Look in Kego’s defense he was only Nine and a half when he took command of the ship and she had been put way off course by her captain and you lot would all be dead if it wasn’t for him.Jenny Smith In The Navigator by - Steve Merrick
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