Quotation Explorer - 'Demand'

Jesus does not demand of us higher standards, he offers us himself. Jesus does not require of us super-human ability or commitments. He gives us his ability and grace. - Ronnie McBrayer
Success brings a measure of credibility. The fastest way to turn credibility into authority is to deliver results. The best way to deliver results is to help others succeed. You can help others succeed by being helpful. Always look for ways to be helpful. Helpful people are always in demand. - Richie Norton
Feelings demand living space. - Isidore Isou
Power concedes nothing without a demand. - Frederick Douglass
We all have a grain of god in us. We do get opportunities to realize it, when moments in life demand selfless deeds of compassion from us. But we often squander them. - Ashok Kallarakkal
To demand perfection is a sure way to be disappointed in everybody, for you will be bound to think ill of others. - Monica Fairview
Give the pupils something to do, not something to learn; and the doing is of such a nature as to demand thinking; learning naturally results. - John Dewey
The people naturally adhere most to doctrines which demand the least self-exertion and the least use of their own reason, and which can best accommodate their duties to their inclinations. - Immanuel Kant
For years we've been telling God to get out of our schools, to get out of our government and to get out of our lives. And being the gentleman He is, I believe He has calmly backed out. How can we expect God to give us His blessing and His protection if we demand He leave us alone? - Anne Graham
The more we train a man to labor, deliberate, dictate and demand over the inconsequential, the less capable his mind becomes of holding that of consequence. - Geoffrey Wood
I demand unconditional love and complete freedom. That is why I am terrible. - Tomaž Šalamun
We Americans want peace, and it is now evident that we must be prepared to demand it. For other peoples have wanted peace, and the peace they received was the peace of death.
Most institutions demand unqualified faith; but the institution of science makes skepticism a virtue.
If all our happiness is bound up entirely in our personal circumstances it is difficult not to demand of life more than it has to give. - Bertrand Russell
Responsibility entails that we demand and work for the change or transformation we yearn for in our society instead of wishful thoughts. - Chidi Prosper Agbugba
Boys seek attention, men demand respect. - Habeeb Akande
When others demand that we become the people they want us to be, they force us to destroy the person we really are. It's a subtle kind of murder. The most loving parents and relatives commit this murder with smiles on their faces. - Jim Morrison
Fairness as a principle doesn't work if applied only in response to demand; it must be safeguarded and promoted even when its beneficiaries don't realize what they are missing. - Linda Babcock & Sara Laschever
Arrogance, disrespect and demand have higher price.Kindness, respect and tact give better prize. - Angelica Hopes
In general, it’s not too hard to corrupt an American, mostly a matter of supply to their demand. Supply should be variegated to encourage the Illusion of Choice. Other than that they’re looking for numbness, so be ready to sedate. Drugs, booze, television, shopping, etc… - Geoffrey Wood Grimrack An Infernal Epistolary
Every desire has it's own demand and a price to pay. - Auliq Ice
True leadership can only be achieved when one looks within oneself and commits to authenticity. It gives us the courage to stand at the front and influence others to willingly follow; it gives us the courage to learn, inspire, demand the best and shape the future. - Sameh Elsayed
Business is based on the well-known principle of supply and demand. You want something, the other man has it. The only thing left to settle is the price. - Agatha Christie
What I want, it is my ego’s demand. What I get, my ego is not satisfied with that. - Debasish Mridha
In our glorious fight for civil rights, we must guard against being fooled by false slogans, such as 'right-to-work.' It provides no 'rights' and no 'works.' Its purpose is to destroy labor unions and the freedom of collective bargaining…. We demand this fraud be stopped. - Martin Luther King Jr.
Man's first expression, like his first dream, was an aesthetic one. Speech was a poetic outcry rather than a demand for communication. Original man, shouting his consonants, did so in yells of awe and anger at his tragic state, at his own self-awareness and at his own helplessness before the void. - Barnett Newman
What is in great demand, but scarce, is expensive, but even when wisdom is not in demand it is priceless. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Since I got rid of syndicated and indoctrinated media my life is a product of what I seek and not what I am told. I recommend everyone in the age of information to demand more of what they seek rather simply pushing the favorite list on their remote control. - James Emlund
You can demand courtesy but you have to earn respect. - Lawrence Goldstone
Inspirations never go in for long engagements; they demand immediate marriage to action. - Brendan Francis Brown
We are living in times that demand more and more of our brains and muscles, of our nerves and physical energy. Only those who are strong and know how to keep it so, can stand the wear and tear. It pays to stop once in a while to look over our machinery and oil the parts that need it. - Adrian Peter Schmidt
If we blind them to The Adversary —decrease their desire for The Desire— while at the same time encourage them to do anything else they desire with increasing freedom of choice, then eventually we snuff out desire while leaving demand in tact. - Geoffrey Wood
Competition is created from within, when you make a conscious decision to demand more from yourself. - Mark W. Boyer
One of these days, the people are going to demand peace of the government, and the government is going to have to give it to them.
The health of the eye seems to demand a horizon. We are never tired, so long as we can see far enough.
A new type of superstition has got hold of people's minds, the worship of the state. People demand the exercise of the methods of coercion and compulsion, of violence and threat. Woe to anybody who does not bend his knee to the fashionable idols! - Ludwig von Mises
The demand of life is change. - Sunday Adelaja
If you are determined to live life to the full, if you are determined to conquer in life, if you are determined to win in life, if you are determined to soar in life, you must not shy away from this particular demand. Life demands death. - Sunday Adelaja
There's only one way to succeed in anything, and that is to give it everything. I do, and I demand that my players do. - Vince Lombardi
Some stories, some visions, demand celluloid film and what it can deliver. - Kodak Eastman
The speaker calls for a careful examination of Christ's principle of turning the other cheek before we use it as a demand or excuse for total personal pacifism. After all, when literally struck on the cheek, Jesus did question the legitimacy of the authority by which this was done. - John Thackway
Respect is sweeter when you earn it; you loose respect when you demand respect. - Aniekee Tochukwu Ezekiel
The Golds have everything, yet they demand sacrifices even from their own. This place is sick. This empire broken. It eats its kings, its queens, as hungrily as it does the paupers who mill its earth. - Pierce Brown
As so many commitments demand your timeOr your shut-eye important be,Your attraction to me must in some way lack,Such a pity to spend time on thee. - Charlotte M. Liebel
There is no aspect of life that you take that does not demand discipline. It is a requirement of life. It is not a matter of choice. - Sunday Adelaja
The adult within me would be much wiser to learn from the child within me rather than focus on the demand that the child within me grow up. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Anyone that refuses to grow will remain in the past. It is a demand of life - Sunday Adelaja
One of the principles of increase that provide enough demand for growth is vision - Sunday Adelaja
People demand freedom of speech to make up for the freedom of thought which they avoid.
What does reason demand of a man? A very easy thing--to live in accord with his nature. - Seneca
If you response to every demand, you will be in despair. - Lailah Gifty Akita
The first step - especially for young people with energy and drive and talent, but not money - the first step to controlling your world is to control your culture. To model and demonstrate the kind of world you demand to live in. To write the books. Make the music. Shoot the films. Paint the art. - Chuck Palahniuk
A continuous growth, a steady growth is a demand of life. - Sunday Adelaja
Hopelessness is the catalyst that inspires men to action and demand justice. - Fred Munoz
How absurd men are! They never use the liberties they have, they demand those they do not have. They have freedom of thought, they demand freedom of speech. - Søren Kierkegaard
And he writhed inside at what seemed the cruelty and unfairness of the demand. He had not yet learned that if you do one good deed your reward usually is to do another and harder and better one. - C.S. Lewis
Perhaps the reason we are unable to love is that we yearn to be loved, that is, we demand something (love) from our partner instead of delivering ourselves up to him demand-free and asking for nothing but his company. - Milan Kundera
I knew that Sundays in England aren't just ordinary dull Sundays, the same the world over, which demand that one simply tiptoe through without disturbing them or paying them the least attention, they are vaster and slower and more burdensome than anywhere else I know. - Javier Marías
The stereotype is the Eternal Feminine. She is the Sexual Object sought by all men, and by all woman. She is of neither sex, for she has herself no sex at all. Her value is solely attested by the demand she excites in others. - Germaine Greer
The accomplishment of your dreams will demand big sacrifice and hard work. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Demand maximum effort from people. - Sunday Adelaja
You loose respect when you demand respect. - Aniekee Tochukwu Ezekiel
Murder is unique in that it abolishes the party it injures, so that society has to take the place of the victim and on his behalf demand atonement or grant forgiveness; it is the one crime in which society has a direct interest. - W. H. Auden
Our notion of symmetry is derived from the human face. Hence, we demand symmetry horizontally and in breath only, not vertically nor in depth. - Blaise Pascal
If we want to truly live, at some point, we find the dark facts of psychic life demand our full attention. - Sandra Lee Dennis
Demand the best from yourself, because others will demand the best from you... Successful people don't simply give a project hard work. They give it their best work. - Win Borden
Facts, like living things, have a value in and of themselves and demand respect. Yet some people use them as means to an end, and dismiss them as soon as they are done using them. - James Rozoff
A demand on self to add value is a kind of pressure that causes increase - Sunday Adelaja
When you realize that incompetent police officers are harassing you, you need to call 911 and demand that a police supervisor be immediately dispatched to the scene. In the mean time you need to be video recording everything, as police officers are known for their blatant lies and fabrications. - Steven Magee
To learn to get along without, to realize that what the world is going to demand of us may be a good deal more important than what we are entitled to demand of it - this is a hard lesson.
The teacher who does not demand effort of his students does not educate - he merely extends ignorance to new subjects.
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
Many books require no thought from those who read them, and for a very simple reason; they made no such demand upon those who wrote them. - Charles Caleb Colton
Ladies and gentlemen, let us hear the demand of life and adhere to it. It would do us good - Sunday Adelaja
As much as we want God to explain Himself to us, His creation, we are in no place to demand that He give an account to us. - Francis Chan
Brigands demand your money or your life; women require both.
The world is vast, beautiful, and fascinating… even awe-inspiring, but impersonal. It demands nothing of me, and allows me to demand nothing of it. - Herbert Simon
Rats and roaches live by competition under the laws of supply and demand; it is the privilege of human beings to live under the laws of justice and mercy. - Wendell Berry
As a writer, I demand the right to write any character in the world that I want to write. I demand the right to be them, I demand the right to think them and I demand the right to tell the truth as I see they are. - Quentin Tarantino
I will demand a commitment to excellence and to victory, and that is what life is all about. - Vince Lombardi
Ability and talent never loose the value, because demand for it highly exceeds the supply of it. - Amit Kalantri
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
When you live in contrary to the demand of life, life doesn't work for you. Life rather works against you. - Sunday Adelaja
Great souls by instinct to each other turn, demand alliance, and in friendship burn. - Elizabeth George
A child cannot be taught by anyone who despises him, and a child cannot afford to be fooled. A child cannot be taught by anyone whose demand, essentially, is that the child repudiate his experience, and all that gives him sustenance. - James Baldwin
Love need not speak volumes. It need not demand proof. It never has a happy ending - simply because it doesn't end as long as love is pure and true. - Amit Abraham
If you are facing a new challenge or being asked to do something that you have never done before don’t be afraid to step out. You have more capability than you think you do but you will never see it unless you place a demand on yourself for more. - Joyce Meyer
You demand respect and you'll get it. First of all, you give respect. - Mary J. Blige
Ability will never catch up with the demand for it. - Malcolm Forbes
But we do not merely protest; we make renewed demand for freedom in that vast kingdom of the human spirit where freedom has ever had the right to dwell:the expressing of thought to unstuffed ears; the dreaming of dreams by untwisted souls. - W.E.B. Du Bois
I sense an insatiable demand for connectivity. Maybe all these people have discovered important uses for the Internet. Perhaps some of them feel hungry for a community that our real neighborhoods don't deliver. At least a few must wonder what the big deal is. - Clifford Stoll
Novels are forged in passion, demand fidelity and commitment, often drive you to boredom or rage, sleep with you at night. - David Leavitt
Murder is unique in that it abolishes the party it injures, so that society must take the place of the victim, and on his behalf demand atonement or grant forgiveness. - W.H. Auden
Most startups actually start down and only go up if they catch the winds of market demand. - Ryan Lilly
Television and film demand that people at all levels have brass balls or brass ovaries. Unfortunately, we live in the reign of the eunuch. - Rita Mae Brown
I choose gentleness... Nothing is won by force. I choose to be gentle. If I raise my voice may it be only in praise. If I clench my fist, may it be only in prayer. If I make a demand, may it be only of myself. - Max Lucado
Never... ever suggest they don't have to pay you. What they pay for, they'll value. What they get for free, they'll take for granted, and then demand as a right. Hold them up for all the market will bear. - Lois McMaster Bujold
Change is not an option,it is a self demand for excellence. - Bluenscottish
An artist that makes art merely to meet a demand is a slave to what his patrons wants to see, or, hear. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Is the church really demonstrating the new life in Christ if there is no discipline, if there is no fencing in of the Lord's table, no demand for purity of life? - Michael Sattler
Advice is the only commodity on the market where the supply always exceeds the demand.
Property may be destroyed and money may lose it's purchasing power; but, character, health, knowledge, and good judgement will always be in demand under all conditions.
There is a demand in these days for men who can make wrong appear right. - Terence
I see love as a force of nature. No matter how much you want to, you cannot control or demand love. No one can. It cannot be bought, bartered, or sold. It is priceless. - Anna Agoncillo
At the heart of all sales and marketing is the ability to create demand even in the absence of logic. - Jay Samit
Prayer implies surrender to the will of the giver, demand preconceives a right to receive. Pray, my dear, and you shall receive. - Zeina Glo in Beauty Cravings Prayer
No engineer can go upon a new work and not find something peculiar, that will demand his careful reflection, and the deliberate consideration of any advice that he may receive; and nothing so fully reveals his incapacity as a pretentious assumption of knowledge, claiming to understand everything. - John Bloomfield Jervis
Business, to be successful, must be based on science, for demand and supply are matters of mathematics, not guesswork. - Elbert Hubbard
If you women continue to demand your choice to work, you will so upset the economy of this country that the time will come when you will not have a choice. You will have to work. - Helen B. Andelin
I think there’s a ton of fear in the perception of romance in part because there’s something very realistic in great romance namely, that women have the right to demand relationships that are based on equality and honesty and trust and, yes, a great sex life. - Sarah MacLean
Accomplishment of your dreams demand personal sacrifice and hard work. - Lailah Gifty Akita
The enemy has demanded a surrender at discretion otherwise the garrison are to be put to the sword if the fort is taken. I have answered the demand with a cannon shot, and our flag still waves proudly from the walls. I shall never surrender nor retreat. - William Travis, at the Alamo
Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did and it never will. - Frederick Douglass
There are benefits in confrontation. Even though we don’t like it most of the time, but people who obey this demand of life, live in peace better than the others. They avoid conflict and fights, better than others. They are able to identify their friends and enemies faster than others. - Sunday Adelaja
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use. - Søren Kierkegaard
We have to play what is actually in demand, and we have to play it as well and as beautifully and as expressively as ever we can.
It was not pre-arranged. It just happened that the driver made and demand and I just didn't feel like obeying his demand . . . I was quite tired after spending a full day working. - Rosa Parks
A viler evil than to murder a man, is to sell him suicide as an act of virtue. A viler evil than to throw a man into a sacrificial furnace, is to demand that he leap in, of his own will, and that he build the furnace, besides. - Ayn Rand
The less respect an older person deserves the more certain he is to demand it from anyone younger. - Robert A. Heinlein
The joy of living is his who has the heart to demand it. - Theodore Roosevelt
Be sceptical, ask questions, demand proof. Demand evidence. Don't take anything for granted. But here's the thing: When you get proof, you need to accept the proof. And we're not that good at doing that. - Michael Specter
As scarce as truth is, the supply has always been in excess of the demand. - Josh Billings
I define comfort as self-acceptance. When we finally learn that self-care begins and ends with ourselves, we no longer demand sustenance and happiness from others. - Jennifer Louden
Many pride themselves, staking claim to the noble virtue that is loyalty. However, many resolve to give their allegiance to nothing. How can one demand loyalty, if one stands by nothing, nor commits to the realization of an ideal? - Justin K. McFarlane Beau
I have come to recognize that being trustworthy does not demand that I be rigidly consistent but that I be dependably real...Can I be expressive enough as a person that what I am will be communicated unambiguously? - Carl Rogers
I don't want to oppress men or demand to be given rights beyond what's held by them, but neither do I want men to oppress women. As God's creations, we should be held in equal esteem. - Kim Vogel Sawyer
I demand from a book harmony as unity and moderation; that determines the choice of words, the type and number of metaphors, the development and conclusion - Friedrich Nietzsche
There’s randomness and there’s the demand and supply ratio. And both of these combine to stop the average man from making it big. More it happens, more is our guy forced to believe in luck. Decades, my friend, you know what that does to a man. - Daya Kudari
I cannot calculate nor attempt to manage sacrifice, for to do so is to attempt to sacrifice comfortably. And it is in the attempt to sacrifice comfortably that I begin to realize that the desire for comfort is in reality the demand that I put myself first, and there is nothing of sacrifice in that. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Let us not demand love; it will fly away. Just feel and give love, and it will be yours. - Debasish Mridha
Do not pull; just attract. Do not demand; just love. - Debasish Mridha
Give much, demand little. - Debasish Mridha
If you create, you achieve half your success. The other half comes when your creation spawns its own demand. - Sola Kosoko
The fullness of life's balancing grace will demand the symmetry of recompense for all your loss and pain. - Bryant McGill
Know that you will eventually have to leave everything behind; the writing will demand it of you. - Natalie Goldberg
The demand for justice always exceeds the supply. - Marty Rubin
That's the difference between me and the rest of the world! Happiness isn't good enough for me! I demand euphoria!
People who demand signs never believe them when they come. - Michael Card
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