Quotation Explorer - 'Demanding'

In the newspapers the row about the prospect of genetically modified food raged on, and yet here were consumers effectively demanding lambs with four back legs. - Rose Prince
Yet even then the music has still a quality stern and implacable, deliberate and without passion so much as immolation, pleading, asking, for not love, not life, forbidding it to others, demanding in sonorous tones death as though death were the boon, like all Protestant music. - William Faulkner
Still there are some, braver and more valiant than their peers, who face their demons head on, staring defiantly into the shadows, demanding forgiveness. - Rebecca Harris - Be The Death of Me
The hardest thing is to do something which is close to nothing because it is demanding all of you. - Marina Abramović
The common theme of common sense is that it’s commonly rejected as uncommonly demanding. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
He was a generous but subtly demanding boss. - H.W. Brands
Pay equality is not going to happen because we scream and yell about it, it's going to happen when we start demanding it."(On Beauty: , Vogue, January 8, 2016) - Susan Sarandon
Sitting makes us think of standingOur current stance keeps on demanding We wish to fly without the wings Puppets move before pulling the strings - Munia Khan
I want to love you without clutching, appreciate you without judging, join you without invading, invite you without demanding, leave you without guilt, criticize you without blaming, and help you without insulting. If I can have the same from you, then we can truly meet and enrich each other. - Virginia Satir
You can’t ask authentically and gracefully without truly being able to accept No for an answer. Because if you’re not truly willing to accept No for an answer, you’re not really asking, you’re demanding you’re begging. At least, that’s how I’ve come to understand asking. - Amanda Palmer
A slave begins by demanding justice and ends by wanting to wear a crown. - Albert Camus
We think that mercy is a sweeter and easier thing than justice, but it is not so; for justice takes us as we are, but mercy assaults us and batters at the gates of our heart, demanding that we be made new...Sometimes sorrow is easier than joy, and despair more comforting that hope. - Anthony Esolen
...the state of perfection is an elusive goal; demanding something so obscure as almost unattainable and can become a compulsive, crazy making squirrel-on-a-wheel way of living. - David W. Earle
There is no beyond, there is only here, the infinitely small, infinitely great and utterly demanding present. - Iris Murdoch
PRICE, n. Value, plus a reasonable sum for the wear and tear of conscience in demanding it. - Ambrose Bierce
I am too intelligent, too demanding, and too resourceful for anyone to be able to take charge of me entirely. No one knows me or loves me completely. I have only myself - Simone de Beauvoir
To be an effective criminal defense counsel, an attorney must be prepared to be demanding, outrageous, irreverent, blasphemous, a rogue, a renegade, and a hated, isolated, and lonely person - few love a spokesman for the despised and the damned. - Clarence Darrow
Fear pounds on the door to our heart demanding to be let in. Joy is modest and often comes into our lives like a shy person entering a room; it can take a while to even notice it’s there. - Jonathan Carroll
A crisis does not always appear to a policymaker as a series of dramatic events. Usually it imposes itself as an exhausting agenda of petty chores demanding both concentration and endurance. - Henry Kissinger
For your love I have uprooted all my desires, I am no more demanding... - Seema Gupta
She was always demanding of herself, Do I dare? Do I dare disturb the universe? - Night Film
Other people feel love when we listen without judging and accept them without demanding change. We all desperately require these basic needs. When we can do this for another, we are indeed that person’s angel. - David W. Earle
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