Quotation Explorer - 'Imposed'

Creativity represents a miraculous coming together of the uninhibited energy of the child with its apparent opposite and enemy, the sense of order imposed on the disciplined adult intelligence. - Norman Podhoretz
Discipline imposed from the outside eventually defeats when it is not matched by desire from within. - Dawson Trotman
Modern technology has become a total phenomenon for civilization, the defining force of a new social order in which efficiency is no longer an option but a necessity imposed on all human activity. - Jacques Ellul
To live in a state of liberty is not to live apart from law. It is, on the contrary, to live under the highest law, the only law that can really profit a man, the law which is consciously and deliberately imposed by himself on himself. - Auberon Herbert
Remember your created limits. So much of workaholism is a defiance of the physical limitations that God our creator has imposed upon us. - Tim Challies
Choose your pleasures for yourself, and do not let them be imposed upon you. - Lord Chesterfield
ACKNOWLEDGE, v.t. To confess. Acknowledgement of one another's faults is the highest duty imposed by our love of truth. - Ambrose Bierce
The working class had imposed upon them a sterile and authoritarian educational system which mirrored the ethos of the corporate workplace. - Anthony M. Platt
I realized that the legal system was corrupt when I went to court and the judge imposed a very short time limit on my evidence submission before removing my legal rights to free speech. - Steven Magee
The touchstone of everything that can be concluded as a law for a people lies in the question whether the people could have imposed such a law on itself. - Immanuel Kant
The duty imposed on intellect by Life is not to suppress, but purify emotions. - Raheel Farooq
Order is not pressure which is imposed on society from without, but an equilibrium which is set up from within. - Jose Ortega y Gasset
Democracy imposed from without is the severest form of tyranny.
You learn something valuable from all of the significant events and people, but you never touch your true potential until you challenge yourself to go beyond imposed limitations. - Roy T. Bennett
Literature cannot be imposed; it must be discovered. - Amy Joy
In spite of its alluring name, the welfare state stands or falls by compulsion. It is compulsion imposed upon us with the state’s power to punish noncompliance. Once this is clear, it is equally clear that the welfare state is an evil the same as every restriction of freedom. - Wilhelm Röpke
Parentage is a very important profession, but no test of fitness for it is ever imposed in the interest of the children. - George Bernard Shaw
If you had to define stress, it would not be far off if you said it was the process of living. The process of living is the process of having stress imposed on you and reacting to it. - Stanley J. Sarnoff
Needs are imposed by nature. Wants are sold by society. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Beliefs are often imposed or spontaneously created thoughts that cannot be supported by facts. - Debasish Mridha
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