Quotation Explorer - 'Pressure'

Pressure makes diamonds - or not. - Stefan Emunds
Nothing on earth puts more pressure on the human mind than nothing. - Stefan Zweig
I don’t believe that young people today can live clean, pure lives without the help of God. The peer pressure is too great and the temptations they see in the movies and on television, and what they hear in their music is too much. Only Christ can give them the power to say no. - Billy Graham
Love is not about feeling safe and secure; it's about scaring the pressure out of yourself but pushing forward anyway, because you know it's worth it. - Auliq Ice
It is unrealistic to assume that if all goes well in a child's life, he or she will be happy. Happiness is not something one can ask of a child. Children suffer in a way that adults don't always realize under the pressure their parents put on them to be happy. - Adam Phillips
Pressure is something you feel when you don't know what the hell you're doing. - Peyton Manning
No pressure, no diamonds. - Mary Case
The world is entrapped through uneasiness, not through diseases (illnesses). Diseases (illnesses) are caused by uneasiness. Do the trees get any diseases (illnesses)? Do the crows become paralyzed or have high blood pressure? - Dada Bhagwan
A man's final query is determined by how well he acts under pressure. If man can control his demeanor under extreme stress, he will be judged in a positive way. - Angela Khristin Brown
We need a cybersecurity renaissance in this Country that promotes cyber hygiene and a security centric corporate culture applied and continuously reinforced by peer pressure - James Scott
A demand on self to add value is a kind of pressure that causes increase - Sunday Adelaja
But it's not the pressure of data that gives rise to the understanding. It's, on the contrary, the child's own struggle to make sense of the data - Eleanor Duckworth
If I had succumbed to peer pressure I would still be trolloping about society as a male and probably have just offed myself by now. - Natalie de Clare
No matter how much pressure you feel at work, if you could find ways to relax for at least five minutes every hour, you'd be more productive. - Dr. Joyce Brothers
A man who withstands all stress given by his spouse and keeps mum on all major matters of his house, often stays long at the workplace because the training imparted by a wife comes handy in the service life to either endure the undue job pressure or release it on others to impress the boss. - Anuj Somany
What drives innovation is abundance and ease, not the pressure of scarcity. - Adam Gopnik
An institution theoretically devoted to providing comfort to those in need (the church) is in trouble because it has embraced the same pressure cooker we find everywhere else. - Tullian Tchividjian
Someone had given my daughter a doctor's kit. Carefully, she takes her own temperature, places the pressure cuff around her arm. Then she takes the cuff off and examines it. "Would you like to be a doctor when you grow up?" I ask her. She looks at me oddly. "I'm already a doctor," she says. - Jenny Offill
In America, through pressure of conformity, there is freedom of choice, but nothing to choose from. - Peter Ustinov
A jewel's just a rock put under enormous heat and pressure. Extraordinary things are always hiding in places people never think to look.
People take ownership of sickness and disease by saying things like MY high blood pressure MY diabetes, MY heart disease, MY depression, MY! MY! MY! Don't own it because it doesn't belong to you! - Stella Payton
Poetry never makes any money, and so there's no pressure to appeal to an audience. That makes a lot of things about being a poet difficult, but it also means freedom to write whatever you want to write, however you want to write it. - Garth Greenwell
I think solitude is a really positive thing. I cherish solitude immensely. In today’s society, there’s so much pressure to communicate, eat out, be friends with people. Why can’t you read a book on your own? Why have you got to have a book club? - Nicky Wire
It would be possible to describe everything scientifically, but it would make no sense; it would be without meaning, as if you described a Beethoven symphony as a variation of wave pressure. - Albert Einstein
Each day is a brand new opportunity to create a better version of yourself. Do not put so much pressure on your shoulders, make one ilttle change at a time. - Isa Zapata
Order is not pressure which is imposed on society from without, but an equilibrium which is set up from within. - Jose Ortega y Gasset
Societal peer pressure to conform runs strong, but as more of us continue to think and act for ourselves, rather than be under the influence of group-think, we begin to make more effective choices. - Evita Ochel
I cannot stand the words Get over it. All of us are under such pressure to put our problems in the past tense. Slow down. Don’t allow others to hurry your healing. It is a process, one that may take years, occasionally, even a lifetime and that’s OK. - Beau Taplin
A diamond is just a rock that refused to break under heat and pressure. - Matshona Dhliwayo
All of these people had character. None of them thought they were special people, born with the right to win. They were people who worked hard, who learned how to keep their focus under pressure, and who stretched beyond their ordinary abilities when they had to. - Carol S. Dweck
Remember diamonds are created under pressure so hold on, it be your time to shine soon. - Sope Agbelusi
The feeling one has no time to get anything done provides the pressure that guarantees one does get some things done. - Alain de Botton
The best holistic remedy for high blood pressure is a purring cat on your lap.
The greater the pressure the brighter the diamond. - Matshona Dhliwayo
A diamond doesn't start out polished and shining. It once was nothing special, but with enough pressure and time, becomes spectacular. I'm that diamond. - Solange nicole
The damps of autumn sink into the leaves and prepare them for the necessity of their fall; and thus insensibly are we, as years close around us, detached from our tenacity of life by the gentle pressure of recorded sorrow. - Walter Savage Landor
To resist the social pressure now put even on one's leisure time, requires a tougher upbringing and a more obstinate willfulness about going one's own way, than ever before. - Robert Graves
They all have excellent resumes... So what I’m trying to find out is how they will behave under pressure. - Hyman G. Rickover
Licking your wounds will not stop the bleeding, but applying pressure will. - Orrin Woodward
Even though your life is Rainy and muggy you can fight through it just Make sure you know what is happening And make sure you don't take to much pressure on it just shake it off! - Skye Daphne
The secret of all power is - save your force. If you want high pressure you must choke off waste. - Joseph Farrell
Most of us are responsible most of the time, or we would not have come this far, it is remembering to not tell the victim story when we are under pressure that makes you a leader. - Malti Bhojwani
Remember diamonds are created under pressure so hold on, it will be your time to shine soon. - Sope Agbelusi
You're the only one that can put pressure on yourself... No one else can put pressure on you. It's self-inflicted. For me, I just want to go out and play football. - Maurice Jones-Drew
Grace under pressure. - Ernest Hemingway
Discover the fulfillment of intimate relationships with flesh-and-blood neighbors and teammates in concrete place and time, and we escape the pressure of mainstream media to channel intimacy only as virtual embrace. - Jose Panate-Aceves and John Hayes
Pressure? This is just a football match. When you do not know how to feed your children, that is pressure.
A rock that perseveres under heat and pressure soon becomes a diamond. - Matshona Dhliwayo
In the game of life it's a good idea to have a few early losses, which relieves you of the pressure of trying to maintain an undefeated season. - Bill Vaughan
An external pressure is required to be applied on SOMETHING hard to boil from inside to become soft and not on SOMEONE strong to toil to be productive and perform long. - Anuj Somany
We need the slower and more lasting stimulus of solitary reading as a relief from the pressure on eye, ear and nerves of the torrent of information and entertainment pouring from ever-open electronic jaws. It could end by stupefying us. - Storm Jameson
If thinking and reason crack under pressure of emotional convulsions or when commissioned facts are resulting from fibs and fake constructions, truth may be in great peril. ( Blame storming) - Erik Pevernagie
A double sided sword is crafted under heat and pressure and comes out ever more beautiful because of it. - James Jean-Pierre
Nobody works better under pressure. They just work faster. - Brian Tracy
He who is of calm and happy nature will hardly feel the pressure of age, but to him who is of an opposite disposition youth and age are equally a burden. - Plato
There's a powerful transformative effect when you surround yourself with like-minded people. Peer pressure is a great thing when it helps you accomplish your goals instead of distracting you from them. - Po Bronson
I agree with Abhijit Naskar that the path of tolerance is the only way—but it must be accompanied by continued pressure to break down barriers to access to information, so that our tolerance isn’t exploited to further the ends of totalitarian religious groups. - Daniel C. Dennett
Big mistakes are an outstanding opportunity to showcase your ability to recover and have grace under pressure. - Bryant McGill
You May Understand The Value of Time Well During Pressure. It's Totally A Relative Matter.... - Muhammad Imran Hasan
Courage is grace under pressure. - Ernest Hemingway
The elegance under pressure is the result of fearlessness. - Ashish Patel
Pressure has the power to create a diamond, but it has to be the "right" pressure. - Shannon L. Alder
Everything I have learned has not come from books, it has come experientially over time under pressure walking with Christ".~ [2012] - R. Alan Woods
No matter how much pressure you feel at work, if you could find ways to relax for at least five minutes every hour, you’d be more productive. - Joyce Brothers
Writing is like a lump of coal. Put it under enough pressure and polish it enough and you might just end up with a diamond. Otherwise, you can burn it to keep warm. - A.J. Dalton
Pressure makes diamonds - George S. Patton Jr.
You always have a choice to know your life and live with the understanding or simply give up, to the daily pressure of life. - Roshan Sharma
It was bad enough not having a boyfriend for New Year's Eve. Now I had to cope with Valentine datelessness, feeling consummate social pressure from every retailer in America who stuck hearts and cupids on their windows by January second to rub it in. (Thwonk) - Joan Bauer
... the sort of smiles used at weddings, turned on very carefully to half pressure to prevent them wearing out. - R.C. Sherriff
Guys will NEVER understand what it is like to be a girl and all the pain we have to deal with therefore they should shut up about things they don't understand. Likewise girls will NEVER know what it is like to be a guy and all the pressure they deal with, so shut up girls as well. - Megan Wilson
You'll contact with me by the pressure, the need or by the interest ". - Fernando González y Lozano
People who pressure you usually deserve a no". People who are patient with you usually deserve a yes". - Alan Cohen
Life should never happen to you, but you should hold the power over life, with what kind of experience you wish to have, without any internal and external pressure. - Roshan Sharma
No matter how good you are at planning, the pressure never goes away. So I don't fight it. I feed off it. I turn pressure into motivation to do my best. - Benjamin Carson
Preparation is the pressure valve on a busy schedule. - Todd Stocker
Some men, under the pressure of incarceration, showed true mettle, while others revealed themselves as less than what they had appeared to be. - Nelson Mandela
For we both alike know that into the discussion of human affairs the question of justice enters only where the pressure of necessity is equal, and that the powerful exact when they can, and the weak grant what they must. - Thucydides
A real woman's blood pressure will go up when another man touch her, in anger of me losing my dignity and not because she likes it. - Unarine Ramaru
Sometimes you literally need some pressure on your shoulder, to fetch the best in you... - Shivam Saxena
I knew I was putting you under immense pressure when I rejected your work the other day. I set an impossible deadline - yet you have met it with work that I can only call outstanding. As your teacher, I had to push you to your limits so that you could recognize your own true potential. - A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
Hermits have no peer pressure. - Steven Wright
It is impossible to satisfy self. Self always wants more and more. It is an ugly monster that will devour you if you don't devour it. Stop feeding it an watch the pressure be released. Self deprivation is much more fulfilling than self gratification. Who Knew? - Randa Manning-Johnson
All over the place, from the popular culture to the propaganda system, there is constant pressure to make people feel that they are helpless, that the only role they can have is to ratify decisions and to consume. - Noam Chomsky
The only pressure I agree to, is my conscious and not peer pressure. - Unarine Ramaru
The goal of parenting is to create self-sufficient virtues in children. Applying external pressure and punishments tends to teach them fear-based compliance rather than the internalization of moral standards. - Stefan Molyneux
A diamond is proof that you sometimes have to go through a great deal of pressure before you can shine. - Matshona Dhliwayo
At the W.M. Keck Observatory on the very high altitude summit of Mauna Kea, there was no routine monitoring of mental functioning, blood oxygen levels, blood pressure or heart rate of workers. - Steven Magee
The symbol of peace cannot be daunted by evil. I smile to show the pressure of heroes and to trick the fear inside of me. - Kouhei Horikoshi
The Gift of Life is a Treasure. Some fill it with Pressure . . . some with Pleasure!- - RVM
Pressure is a word that is misused in our vocabulary. When you start thinking of pressure, it's because you've started to think of failure. - Tommy Lasorda
Your emotions are meant to fluctuate, just like your blood pressure is meant to fluctuate. It’s a system that’s supposed to move back and forth, between happy and unhappy. That’s how the system guides you through the world. - Daniel Todd Gilbert
Luck? Sure. But only after long practice and only with the ability to think under pressure.
[What is the definition of guts?] Grace under pressure. - Ernest Hemingway
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