Quotation Explorer - 'Exacting'

Things change, people change,change is the inevitable laws of nature exacting its toll on lives. - Nicholas Sparks
Cripples are not the stuff of romance. Only Lord Byron, dragging his club foot, springs to mind as an exception to the rule, but such a failing in a man is regarded as interesting, even provocative, rather than disfiguring. Women must submit to a more exacting measure. - Mordecai Richler
I live in company with a body, a silent companion, exacting and eternal. - Eugene Delacroix
In order to survive our youth, many of us became sensitized to which conditions we had to play to, to receive attention. No wonder we mistook this attention for love. We thought love came in finite quantities—it had to be competed for among siblings, or it had to be paid for with exacting dues. - Maureen Brady
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