Quotation Explorer - 'Forces'

No matter how fast weapons and technology evolve in the 21st century, one thing remains constant is that war is a human endeavor, a grueling contest between two learning and adaptive forces. Victory, therefore rests on how smart, how tough, and how dedicated our boots on the ground. - Agus Harimurti Yudhoyono
I do not think he (Chester Arthur) knows anything. He can quote a verse from poetry or a page from Dickens or Thackeray, but these are only leaves springing from a root out of dry ground. His vital forces are not fed,and very soon he has given out his all. - Harriet Blaine
Women: One of the most mysterious forces on the planet have had a very profound impact on men since millennia, for they are gifted with an alchemical agent - Discontinuity ~ Any one who encounters their presence gets disconnected with their past, a very life changing experience. - Ramana Pemmaraju
I think there are innumerable gods. What we here on earth call God is a little tribal God who has made an awful mess. Certainly forces operating trough human conciousness control events.
Love, Imagination and Intuition are the most powerful forces on the planet earth. - Matthew Donnelly
Man's chief enemy is his own unruly nature and the dark forces put up within him. - Alfred Ernest Jones
The forces of desire that sway man's mind are the forces that will eventually destroy him, while a singular love that roots his heart makes him invincible - Prabhukrishna M
The great strength of the totalitarian state is that it forces those who fear it to imitate it. - Adolf Hitler
I will take all the action there is, and even if I fail and fail and fail and fail and fail, I know like I know, that the door to this opportunity will one day get weakened by the forces of my attempts, and break wide open for me to get in. - Dr. Jacinta Mpalyenkana, Ph.D, MBA
I am so busy doing nothing... that the idea of doing anything - which as you know, always leads to something - cuts into the nothing and then forces me to have to drop everything. - Jerry Seinfeld
If Spirituality is that you're humble in the face of forces greater than you and you believe those forces are more inclined toward being good than being bad, then I'm a spiritual person. - Michael J. Fox
I think of myself as an intelligent, sensitive human being with the soul of a clown which always forces me to blow it at the most important moments. - Jim Morrison
Random thought fills the streambed, cascading with care and spilling over the flood plain until bifurcation forces it to arc and fork into a single, determined stream. - Lorii Myers
Our faith in freedom does not rest on the foreseeable results in particular circumstances but on the belief that it will, on balance, release more forces for the good than for the bad. - Friedrich Hayek
In the spirit realm, whatever is said becomes a reality, then, it can be same in the abode of the living, for powerful species, to say whatever they like for an immediate manifestation, it is the law in the astral planes, and we don't care about the destination of the acting forces. - Michael Bassey Johnson
All in the eye of the beholder - Some of the most destructive forces in the world (Fire & Water), can also have the power of beauty. - Martin R. Lemieux
I propose that the forces of corporate totalitarianism are deliberately destroying this entire world in order to sell their simulated version of it back to us at a profit. - Diane Harvey
I think that the Internet is going to be one of the major forces for reducing the role of government. - Milton Friedman
Above all things, never be afraid. The enemy who forces you to retreat is himself afraid of you at that very moment. - Andre Maurois
Success, in a generally accepted sense of the term, means the opportunity to experience and to realize to the maximum the forces that are within us.
Preventing a suicide is not necessarily a beneficent act if it forces the potential suicide to continue in a life of misery. - Gene Lester David Lester
Time never changes—we change. We complain that time is the culprit which forces us to change. - Debasish Mridha
You and I have been created with a DNA that drives us to want to live a life with good experiences, forces us to human growth and leads us to the contribution of something beyond our understanding. - Yovanny Alfonso
In fact a favourite problem of [John Tyndall] is—Given the molecular forces in a mutton chop, deduce Hamlet or Faust therefrom. He is confident that the Physics of the Future will solve this easily. - Thomas Henry Huxley
Darkness can inspire light, and light can inspire darkness, its just a difference of distant of these two contrasting forces. - Michael Bassey Johnson
I will take all the action there is, and even if I fail and fail and fail and fail and fail, I know like I know, that the door to this opportunity will one day get weakened by the forces of my attempts, and breaks wide open for me to get in. - Dr. Jacinta Mpalyenkana, Ph.D, MBA
Anger makes you smaller, while forgiveness forces you to grow beyond what you were. - Cherie Carter-Scott
Two forces create eternity a fairy tale and a dream from the fairy tale. - Dejan Stojanovic
If a person's mind is controlled by forces of revenge and jealousy, it cannot express love & sympathy. And even if they show love and sympathy to others it will yield no good result. The thought will not be reflected in love but in hate. - Virchand Gandhi
It is not in our hands to prevent the murder of workers… and families… but it is in our hands to fix a high price for our blood, so high that the Arab community and the Arab military forces will not be willing to pay it. - Moshe Dayan
And I think that in myself (and perhaps evident in what I write) fear of loss and the corresponding instinct to protect myself against loss are potent forces. - Richard Ford
Human nature is not a machine to be built after a model, and set to do exactly the work prescribed for it, but a tree, which requires to grow and develop itself on all sides, according to the tendency of the inward forces which make it a living thing. - John Stuart Mill
What is the purpose of writing? For me personally, it is really to explain the mystery of life, and the mystery of life includes, of course, the personal, the political, the forces that make us what we are while there's another force from inside battling to make us something else. - Nadine Gordimer
Man is not suffering by external forces as much as his own dysfunctional mind and self inflicted negative stimulus. - Aditya Ajmera
[The U.S. victory in Gulf war was] a stirring victory for the forces of aggression. - Dan Quayle
Language forces us to perceive the world as man presents it to us. - Julia Penelope
The fault I find with our journalism is that it forces us to take an interest in some fresh triviality or other every day, whereas only three or four books in a lifetime give us anything that is of real importance. - Marcel Proust
Periods are a period when nature forces prostitutes to go on leave. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
The two most powerful forces in the world,Love and Money !People will kill for both. - Lou Silluzio
I envy people who know how to talk to her, my heart begins to pound whenever I see her and she forces me to forget all what I have had rehearsed in my mind. For me, not being able to tame my heart is the one failure I cherish the most. - Baseer Khan
At best, IQ contributes about 20 percent to the factors that determine life success, which leaves 80 percent to other forces. - Lisa Lantieri
The devil, darkness, and death may swagger and boast, the pangs of life will sting for a while longer, but don't worry; the forces of evil are breathing their last. Not to worry...He's risen! - Charles R. Swindoll
What I learned in Rwanda was that God is not absent when great evil is unleashed. Whether that evil is man-made or helped along by darker forces, God is right there, saving those who respond to His urgings and trying to heal the rest. - James Riordan
The forces of good and evil are working within and around me, I must choose, and in a free will universe I do have a choice.
If we are not submitted to Jesus Christ, then the forces of darkness will not be subject to us. - Sunday Adelaja
Stars don’t beg the world for attention; their beauty forces us to look up. - Matshona Dhliwayo
The most powerful forces in the universe are infinite. Love, imagination, intuition, stillness. Then why should we define our soul? - Matthew Donnelly
Anger makes you smaller, while forgiveness forces you to grow beyond what you are. - Cherie Carter-Scott
Swords can win territories but not hearts, forces can bend heads but not minds. - Mirza Tahir Ahmad
The civil involvement of the church is a spiritual tactic aim at defeating the forces of darkness. - Sunday Adelaja
Two forces pervade human life, the Gita says: the upward thrust of evolution and the downward pull of our evolutionary past. - Eknath Easwaran
Pregressive art can assist people to learn not only about the objective forces at work in the society in which they live, but also about the intensity social character of their interior lives. Ultimately, it can propel people toward social emancipation - Angela Y. Davis
Just a friendly warning: the forces of spiritual darness are nothing to trifle with. Vampires do exist, no matter what the so-called scientific minds might say, and they ARE dangerous! - C.C. Brown
Man, free thinker!Do you imagine you alone think in this world where life is blazing forth in all things?You are free to avail yourself of the forces you command, but the universe has gone missing from your prescriptions. - Gérard de Nerval
When you are down to nothing, God and the universe are always up to something!!! Be strong in your faith, that place within you where love is found. Those powerful forces within you and with out are working it out for you! Be encouraged and know everything will be okay again soon - Angie karan
When you step up to being excellent, use hard work and commitment as the two powerful forces they are. By being persistent, over time you will earn gleaming success. - Mark F. LaMoure
Engineering is the art of organizing and directing men and controlling the forces and materials of nature for the benefit of the human race. - Henry G. Stott
Engineering is the practice of safe and economic application of the scientific laws governing the forces and materials of nature by means of organization, design and construction, for the general benefit of mankind. - S. E. Lindsay
Unless individuals have the power to defy commoditization and define their own lives, their potential is vulnerable to the crushing forces of objectification. - Tom Hayes
Knowledge, ideas, and wisdom are the most powerful forces that we can use to improve lives while bringing peace to this beautiful world. - Debasish Mridha
In order to be created, a work of art must first make use of the dark forces of the soul - Albert Camus
Acknowledgement of the prevalence and impact of trauma challenges psychological theories that localize dysfunction within the individual while ignoring the contribution of social forces on adjustment (Brett, 1996; Ross, 2000). - Rachel E. Goldsmith
I’m convinced that one of the most powerful forces on earth is the prayer of a child. - Wess Stafford
Blessed is the man who has some congenial work, some occupation in which he can put his heart, and which affords a complete outlet to all the forces there are in him. - John Burroughs
There is nothing like the moment you connect with a reader! Nothing like the response that you get when what you have written touches someone in some way. It's a moment in which your work is almost a co-creation, you and the reader joining forces to make your words live. - Dani Harper
She forces me to endure this ridiculous therapy, when the so-called counselors are little better than misguided do-gooders with degrees.-Artemis Fowl - Eoin Colfer
The creation of a line of forts opposite to the French frontier will enable the German troops to be economized on that line and will enable the main forces to swing round through Belgium and Holland.
Modern science gives lectures on botany, to show there is no such thing as a flower; on humanity, to show there is no such thing as a man; and on theology, to show there is no such thing as a God. No such thing as a man, but only a mechanism, No such thing as a God, but only a series of forces. - John Ruskin
Every intention emits a power of attraction, which brings all the forces of universe to fulfill your dreams. - Debasish Mridha
You can't fool Mother Nature, and you can't fool market forces (at least not for long) - Richard McKenzie
Whether a man is burdened by power or enjoys power; whether he is trapped by responsibility or made free by it; whether he is moved by other people and outer forces or moves them -- this is of the essence of leadership.
Life has its own hidden forces which you can only discover by living. - Soren Kierkegaard
Modern Man is the victim of the very instruments he values most. Every gain in power, every mastery of natural forces, every scientific addition to knowledge, has proved potentially dangerous, because it has not been accompanied by equal gains in self-understanding and self-discipline. - Lewis Mumford
The tendency to turn human judgements into divine commands turns religion into one of the most dangerous forces in the world. - Georgia Harkness
If the Internal enemy of hatred is not tamed, when one tries to tame external enemies, they increase. Therefore, it is a practice of the wise to tame themselves by means of the forces of love and compassion. - Bodhisattva Tokmay Sangpo
In every generation there is a chosen one. She alone will stand against the vampires the demons and the forces of darkness. She is the slayer. - Joss Whedon
Eating is always a decision, nobody forces your hand to pick up food and put it into your mouth.
Today, the language of the market penetrates every pore and forces every interpersonal relation into the schema of individual preference. - Jürgen Habermas
Since no individual acting separately can lawfully use force to destroy the rights of others, does it not logically follow that the same principle also applies to the common force that is nothing more than the organized combination of the individual forces? - Frédéric Bastiat
Yesterday, December 7, 1941 - a date which will live on in infamy - the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan. - Franklin D. Roosevelt
Capitalist production...was necessary to develop the productive forces of society to a level which will make possible an equal development worthy of human beings for all members of society. All earlier forms of society were too poor for this. - Friedrich Engels
The ability to feel and express genuine gratitude for the help given when it is needed most, for the gift or boon that is given at just the right time and under the right circumstances, is a way of surrendering one’s self to benevolent external forces. - Stephen Richards
The revolution in global communications thus forces all nations to reconsider traditional ways of thinking about national sovereignty. - George Shultz
A beautiful country is a dream-like an illusion. It is senseless to cling to it. Unless the inner forces of negative emotions are conquered, strife with outer enemies will never end. - Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche
Everything is determined, the beginning as well as the end, by forces over which we have no control. It is determined for the insect, as well as for the star. Human beings, vegetables, or cosmic dust, we all dance to a mysterious tune, intoned in the distance by an invisible piper. - Albert Einstein
Like the bud of a flower, change forces you to surrender to growth. It makes you vulnerable. It requires you to enlarge, expand and become bigger. Like the oxygen provided with each breath, we are denied its benefits until we relax and breathe in. - Stella Payton
Sexual starvation forces a heterosexual man to see beauty in every single female who he can sleep with without his society’s disapproval. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
When great forces are on the move in the world, we learn we are spirits - not animals. - Winston Churchill
Once your life has caused the creation of a desire, your workis done, and natural forces and laws will take over. - Let Your Feelings Be Your Guide by Esther and Jerry Hicks
Our technology forces us to live mythically - Marshall McLuhan
A consistent pursuit of classical physics forces a transformation in the very heart of that physics.
I think of myself as an intelligent, sensitive human with the soul of a clown, which always forces me to blow it at the most important moments. - Jim Morrison
There are only two forces in the world, the sword and the spirit. In the long run the sword will always be conquered by the spirit. - Napoleon Bonaparte
It makes me happier, more secure, to think that I do not have to plan and manage everything for myself, that I am only a sword made sharp to smite the unclean forces, an enchanted sword to cleave and disperse them.Grant, O Lord, that I may not break as I strike! Let me not fall from Thy hand! - Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
What was he? A mere human, stuck between the rungs of blended adolescence and nascent adulthood. What power did he command over the mysterious forces of love? Which sword could shatter the impenetrable armour of desire? - Faraaz Kazi
Over the centuries, mankind has tried many ways of combating the forces of evil... prayer, fasting, good works and so on. Up until Doom, no one seemed to have thought about the double-barrel shotgun. Eat leaden death, demon... - Terry Pratchett
As part of it's 'Astro' program LAPD helicopters maintain an average nineteen-hours-per-day vigil over 'high crime areas', tactically coordinated to patrol car forces, and exceeding even the British Army's aerial surveillance of Belfast.
Commoditization is the enemy of meaning. In ages dominated by the forces of commoditization, individuals pay the price with devalued lives. by contrast, unique skills requiring mastery and expertise, like the skills of a brain surgeon, are safe from the threat of commoditization. - Tom Hayes
May the forces of evil become confused on the way to your house. - George Carlin
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