Quotation Explorer - 'Compulsory'

Bodily exercise, when compulsory, does no harm to the body; but knowledge which is acquired under compulsion obtains no hold on the mind. - Plato
I am a prisoner of perception, a compulsory witness. - Saul Bellow, Herzog
Learning is not compulsory... neither is survival. - W. Edwards Deming
Taxation is theft, purely and simply even though it is theft on a grand and colossal scale which no acknowledged criminals could hope to match. It is a compulsory seizure of the property of the State’s inhabitants, or subjects. - Murray N. Rothbard
Compulsory heterosexuality produces not the homosexual but differences, conflicts and hierarchies among homosexualities at the level of identity, culture, and politics. - Steven Seidman
"At Christmas, tea is compulsory. Relatives are optional. - Robert Godden
But a somewhat more liberal and sympathetic examination of mankind will convince us that the cross is even older than the gibbet, that voluntary suffering was before and independent of compulsory; and in short that in most important matters a man has always been free to ruin himself if he chose. - G. K. Chesterton
All that is ‘free of cost’ is compulsory (farajeeyat). - Dada Bhagwan
There is no medicine that can ignite the bond of love. Friendship is compulsory, love comes around when friendship ripes, and sex is a matter of choice. - Michael Bassey Johnson
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