Quotation Explorer - 'Demands'

The best one can hope for is a government favorable to certain claims and demands from the Left. - Gilles Deleuze
Whoever is able to lay more demands on himself, enjoys the most increase, most of the time - Sunday Adelaja
We know that in some way, incomprehensible to us, his suffering satisfied the demands of justice, ransomed penitent souls from the pains and penalties of sin, and made mercy available to those who believe in his holy name. - Bruce R. McConkie
Self-discipline is a form of freedom. Freedom from laziness and lethargy, freedom from expectations and demands of others, freedom from weakness and fear -- and doubt. - H.A. Dorfman
Life only demands from you the strength you possess. Only one feat is possible - not to have run away. - Dag Hammarskjold
Asking questions will get you the performance you are after far more than dictating demands. - Dan James
I do not scruple to employ mendacity and a fictitious appearance of female incompetence when the occasion demands it. - Elizabeth Peters
A creative design to everything demands a Time Keeper to exist. It was born out from the womb of primordial time! - Vishwanath S J
Violence does not necessarily take people by the throat and strangle them. Usually it demands no more than an ultimate allegiance from its subjects. They are required merely to become accomplices in its lies. - Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
Instinct of love toward an object demands a mastery to obtain it, and if a person feels they can't control the object or feel threatened by it, they act negatively toward it. - Sigmund Freud
No person is your friend who demands your silence, or denies your right to grow. - Alice Walker
Success demands that you do EXTRA after the ORDINARY has failed. - Seun Ayilara
But if what interests you are stories of the fantastic, I must warn you that this kind of story demands more art and judgment than is ordinarily imagined. - Charles Nodier
[Praying] demands that you take to the road again and again, leaving your house and looking forward to a new land for yourself and your [fellow human]. This is why praying demands poverty, that is, the readiness to live a life in which you have nothing to lose so that you always begin afresh. - Henri J.M. Nouwen
The pain of aloneness and pointlessness is piercing. It demands relief. That single fact that the pain of living apart from God is unbearable exposes our sinfulness as horribly grotesque and foolish. We insist on finding relief without coming to God on His terms. - Larry Crabb
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
Money is ‘limited’ and people’s demands are ‘unlimited’. - Dada Bhagwan
An encounter with God demands a response. An encounter with Satan demands your God's response. - Shannon L. Alder
You have to create your life, not make demands of life. - Marty Rubin
What can I wish to the youth of my country who devote themselves to science? ...Thirdly, passion. Remember that science demands from a man all his life. If you had two lives that would not be enough for you. Be passionate in your work and in your searching. - Ivan Pavlov
When you live by the demands and supply of life, Life stops being a mystery to you - Sunday Adelaja
When you live by the demands and supply of life, it becomes a pleasurable adventure. - Sunday Adelaja
Each individual woman's body demands to be accepted on its own terms. - Gloria Steinem
Man always gets less than he demands from life. - Jack London
Never let the demands of tomorrow interfere with the pleasures and excitement of today. - Meredith Willson
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
This world demands the qualities of youth; not a time of life but a state of mind, a temper of the will, a quality of the imagination, a predominance of courage over timidity, of the appetite for adventure over the life of ease. - Robert F. Kennedy
Pain demands to be felt". - John Green
It is essential to realise, that, while we make efforts to live the Christian life today, the world which have formed in our spoiled times, demands soul, both in the everyday life and in the religion, and can be called totalitarian. - Seraphim Rose
There are things that life demands of every person living on the surface of the earth. - Sunday Adelaja
Love is the great test of the human. The human is tested by our ability to withstand love. Love is so difficult, it is so challenging, it demands of us that we wreck it with ourselves. It demands of us an honesty that few of us could sustain. - Junot Díaz
Mature adults gravitate toward new values and understandings, not just rehashing and blind acceptance of past patterns and previous learning. This is an ongoing process and maturity demands lifelong learners. - David W. Earle
Spiritual": religion without any rules. All the comfort of fictitious friends with none of their demands. - Stefan Molyneux
We stand the risk of failure, because you refused to take risks. So life demands risks. - Sunday Adelaja
He who demands mercy and shows none burns the bridges over which he himself must later pass. - Thomas Adams
If present rates of improvement continue, however, we would expect the cruising range of electric cars, for example, to intersect with the average range demanded in the mainstream market by 2015, and electric vechicle acceleration to intersect with mainstream demands by 2020. - Clayton M Christensen
Greatness demands great courage. - Debasish Mridha
Girls are weighed down by restrictions, boys with demands - two equally harmful disciplines. - Simone de Beauvoir
In the night, I am kept awake by the endless chatter of my inner self. I hear it speak softly of old hurts and fondly of past loves, while its demands and anxieties resound throughout me in multitudes.I could be calm and composed all day long, but the moment it is dark, my mind riots. - Beau Taplin
Sometimes the idea of living as a hermit appeals to all of us. No demands, no needs, no pain, no disappointments. But that is because we have been hurt, are worn out. - John Eldredge
the death of a great man demands the birth of a great son - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Every sphere of life demands enduring spirit and strength. - Lailah Gifty Akita
We expect God to be an angry father who demands justice, but through Jesus, He gives us love and grace when we don't deserve it. - Kyle Idleman
Other people can’t cause us to be impatient unless we let them do so. In other words, others don’t make us impatient. We make ourselves impatient, through our expectations and demands, fixated attachments and stuckness. - Lama Surya Das
You live in a society, that always demands you to have a label to define yourself. Now it's up to you, whether you choose man-made labels like 'religious' and 'atheist', or your innate natural label gifted by Mother Nature, i.e. 'human'. - Abhijit Naskar
There is a difference between being a leader and being a boss. Both are based on authority. A boss demands blind obedience; a leader earns his authority through understanding and trust. - Klaus Balkenhol
Experience demands that man is the only animal which devours his own kind, for I can apply no milder term to the general prey of the rich on the poor. - Thomas Jefferson
The essence of real creativity is a certain playfulness, a flitting from idea to idea without getting bogged down by fixated demands. Of course, you don’t always get what you thought you were asking for. - Vernor Vinge
In the 1950s at least less was expected of women. Now we're supposed to build a career, build a home, be the supermum that every child deserves, the perfect wife, meet the demands of elderly parents, and still stay sane. - Sara Sheridan
Accept the fullness in life's balance, which demands that there are positive gifts along with adversity. - Bryant McGill
Life really could be an enjoyable experience, if we only knew what it demands of us. - Sunday Adelaja
Life itself demands change from every dweller of planet earth. - Sunday Adelaja
The vital power of an imaginative work demands a diversity within its unity; and the stronger the diversity the more massive the unity. - Dorothy L. Sayers
[I]n any profession the highest order of work is achieved, not by fussy empirical demands for 'something to be done,' but by patient study of the eternal laws. - Henry Whitehead
That is true wisdom, to know how to alter one's mind when occasion demands it. - Terence
True education makes you beautiful like a butterfly, but it demands a transformation. - Debasish Mridha
I, with a deeper instinct, choose a man who compels my strength, who makes enormous demands on me, who does not doubt my courage or my toughness, who does not believe me naïve or innocent, who has the courage to treat me like a woman. - Anaïs Nin
One might almost define intelligence as the level at which an aware organism demands, 'What's in it for me? - Robert A. Heinlein
Growth demands a temporary surrender of security. - Gail Sheehy
Success demands consistent effort and hard work. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Future demands a grand mix of everything - Freedom Goodbird
The world is full of women blindsided by the unceasing demands of motherhood, still flabbergasted by how a job can be terrific and torturous. - Anna Quindlen
The growth of the imagination demands windows-windows through which we can look out at the world and windows through which we can look into ourselves. The old stories were windows in just this way. - Katherine Paterson
The public have an insatiable curiosity to know everything. Except what is worth knowing. Journalism, conscious of this, and having tradesman-like habits, supplies their demands. - Oscar Wilde
Life demands that we live to care for others instead of living to care for self - Sunday Adelaja
Christ in you is the hope of glory..." "Your life moves in the direction of your most dominant thought" "Love is never unsure" "Truth demands a response - Various
When you live by the demands and supply of life, your life becomes easily predictable. - Sunday Adelaja
Life demands growth - Sunday Adelaja
In any modern society encouraging your child to cut himself is an unthinkable act, but only with religious belief becomes part of the culture, and demands respect. - Sean S. Kamali
The newborn has only three demands. They are warmth in the arms of its mother, food from her breasts, and security in the knowledge of her presence. Breatfeeding satisfies all three. - Grantly Dick-Read
When you supply what life demands, you enjoy the beauty of life. - Sunday Adelaja
True humanity demands that every human should be loved equally, but if that's not possible for you then at least love whoever you wants to but respect everyone. - Amit Kalantri
A prose that is altogether alive demands something of the reader that the ordinary novel reader is not prepared to give. - T.S. Eliot
That's the thing about love, it secretly attracts and demands your attention. - Debasish Mridha
Past boldness is no assurance of future boldness. Boldness demands continual reliance on God's spirit. - Andy Stanley
Life has its demands from every one of us who live on planet earth. - Sunday Adelaja
Make sure your business is creating a service experience so good that it demands loyalty. - Steve Maraboli
Greatness often demands great sacrifice. - Debasish Mridha
God gave laws to His people to bless them, not to burden them. Every rule either elevates the quality of human life or restores one's relationship with God after a breach. He makes no extraneous demands and He is never capricious. - Charles R. Swindoll
You know you’ve reached the end of a relationship: when your lover now demands that your jokes be funny before they laugh. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
If a believer demands that I, as a nonbeliever, observe his taboos in the public domain, he is not asking for my respect, but for my submission. - Flemming Rose
The love of God is a hard love. It demands total self-surrender, disdain of our human personality. And yet it alone can reconcile us to suffering and the deaths of children, it alone can justify them, since we cannot understand them, and we can only make God's will ours. - Albert Camus
Life demands for change. - Sunday Adelaja
How difficult it is to find solitude in a world that constantly demands your attention. - Joyce Rachelle
The public doesn't want new music; the main thing it demands of a composer is that he be dead. - Arthur Honegger
Consciousness is a state of existence where subjects are aware of their surroundings and can respond to its demands according to internal and external perceptions. - Debasish Mridha
‎"If there is no discipline, there is anarchy. Good citizenship demands attention to responsibilities as well as rights. - Joe Clark
Every face of life demands endurance. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Sacrifice demands the surrender of things we cherish above all else. Only out of the agony of those loses can a new resolution be born. An undying devotion to a cause greater than one’s self, and a moral duty to see a journey through to its absolute completion. - Emily Thorne
GRAPESHOT, n. An argument which the future is preparing in answer to the demands of American Socialism. - Ambrose Bierce
That a work of creation struggles and insistently demands to be brought into being is a fact that no genuine artist would think of denying. - Dorothy L. Sayers
She's commanding and loyal, doesn't suffer fools well or make small talk, demands loyalty, and is extremely intelligent. - Mimi Wolverton
The monstrous act by definition demands a monster. - Rick Yancey
Peace demands the most heroic labor and the most difficult sacrifice. It demands greater heroism than war. It demands greater fidelity to the truth and a much more perfect purity of conscience. - Thomas Merton
Luckily, my job demands constant reading, otherwise I'd have to figure out some other excuse. - Maureen Corrigan
We distinguish the excellent man from the common man by saying that the former is the one who makes great demands upon himself, and the latter who makes no demands on himself. - Jose Ortega y Gasset
The point is to develop the childlike inclination for play and the childlike desire for recognition and to guide the child over to important fields for society. Such a school demands from the teacher that he be a kind of artist in his province. - Albert Einstein
Problems don't get better with time; they become better when you find bravery. Success demands that you fight your fears. - Adam Smith
The human mind demands intellectual expansion and expression. - Brandon Notch
Not knowing how to feed the spirit, we try to muffle its demands in distraction...What matters is that one be for a time inwardly attentive. - Anne Morrow Lindbergh
Revised regulations will never suppress federal workplace retaliation; nor will it cure the inaction of an EEOC official when justice demands fair, prompt and judicious decision-making. - Tanya Ward Jordan
If a sect does officially insist that its structure of belief demands that evolution be false, then no compromise is possible. An honest and competent biology teacher can only conclude that the sect's beliefs are wrong and that its religion is a false one. - George Gaylord Simpson
Success is simple, but isn't easy because it demands execution, not intentions. - Orrin Woodward
Those who neglect the demands of life, they live in perpetual pain and regret. - Sunday Adelaja
Real love demands trust. - Auliq Ice
People say - popular culture advocates - government demands that we sell our souls, for nothing but the cheapest of baubles and bling, if even that. If you do sell, the result is a gray, cheerless, and dreary existence. - Mike Klepper
When the situation demands action, know the end of the action before you start the action - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
God never asked us to meet life's pressures and demands on our own terms or by relying upon our own strength. Nor did He demands that we win His favor by assembling an impressive portfolio of good deeds. Instead, He invites us to enter His rest. - Charles R. Swindoll
These demands of life are so universal that either we like it or not, we are going to come across them one way or another. The response we give determines what our lives become. - Sunday Adelaja
There are seasons when to be still demands immeasurably higher strength than to act. - Margaret Bottome
pain demands to be felt.. - Jasneet
This is the moment when something once more begins visibly to happen, something truly new and unique...something truly historical, in the sense that history again demands to be heard. - Václav Havel
Noble life demands a noble architecture for noble uses of noble men. Lack of culture means what it has always meant: ignoble civilization and therefore imminent downfall. - Frank Lloyd Wright
All violence demands reform, and all violence desperately begs to be healed. - Bryant McGillns
Be grateful to those who refuse your demands. They are your benefactors. - Marty Rubin
He wanted more, as did I, but we still had a ways to go. I wasn’t a tease and my demands seemed pretty reasonable: always be honest and try not to eat me. ~ Sam, Living Violet - Jaime Reed
LIFE DEMANDS CHANGE - Sunday Adelaja
Great praxis demands great piety. - Sallie McFague
No tyranny is so irksome as petty tyranny: the officious demands of policemen, government clerks, and electromechanical gadgets. - Edward Abbey
Whether they will or not, Americans must now begin to look outward. The growing production of the country demands it. - Alfred Thayer Mahan
I have one life and one chance to make it count for something... My faith demands that I do whatever I can, wherever I am, whenever I can, for as long as I can with whatever I have to try to make a difference. - Jimmy Carter
Life demands death to self - Sunday Adelaja
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