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Demands Quotes

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Say NO to the demands of the world.
Say YES to the longings of your own heart.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Related topics: Values Live-By

Our Joy comes from living our own lives simply -
never from demanding that others live simply -
or from ever making any demands whatsoever upon others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I say NO to the demands of the world.
I say YES to the longings of my own heart.
There is nothing I ever need to have.
There is nothing I ever need to do.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Only one who devotes himself to a cause
with his whole strength and soul
can be a true master.
For this reason mastery demands all of a person.
- Albert Einstein

 

I am open to receiving the generous gifts of Spirit.
I hold no expectations or demands on the form, the timing,
or the color of the wrapping on the bountiful gifts of Spirit
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The more you expect, the more you get disappointed in life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Never do anything against conscience
even if the state demands it.
- Albert Einstein

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The law of sacrifice is uniform throughout the world.
To be effective it demands the sacrifice
of the bravest and the most spotless.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

I say NO to the demands of the world.
I say YES to the longings of my own heart.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I say NO to the demands of the world.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Feeling overwhelmed by apparent demands on our time
is like going to a restaurant,
ordering everything on the menu,
and complaining about indigestion.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Anthropology demands the open-mindedness
with which one must look and listen,
record in astonishment
and wonder that which one would not have been able to guess.
- Margaret Mead

Love allows your beloved the freedom to be unlike you.
Attachment asks for conformity to your needs and desires.
Love imposes no demands.
Attachment expresses an overwhelming demand - "Make me feel whole."
Love expands beyond the limits of two people.
Attachment tries to exclude everything but two people.
- Deepak Chopra in The Path to Love

Success demands singleness of purpose.
- Vince Lombardi

The timid man yearns for full value and demands a tenth.
The bold man strikes for double value and compromises on par.
- Mark Twain

Love demands infinitely less than friendship.
- George Jean Nathan

Be clear that expectations are demands.
Demanding that life turn out the way we prefer
is a sure path to disappointment and suffering.
Happiness lies in having no expectations,
and accepting life as it comes.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The secret to a joyful life is Simplicity -
saying NO to the latest this and the most glamorous that -
saying NO to chasing an overly-demanding career -
saying NO to the stressful demands upon your time and energy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Each of us is burdened by an unlimited number of
expectations (demands) that we hold for the actions of others.
We "know" that there is a right way to do things,
and are often outraged when our expectations are not met.
Usually, we are unaware that we merely
have a strong opinion and point-of-view,
and are sure that we know how everything is supposed to be.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Look at this butterfly, so beautiful, so delicate.
I can enjoy this butterfly from a distance,
but if I touched her, she would die.
While not quite as delicate as butterflies,
people also need private space and private time
away from the demands of the world -
even away from the attentions of those
with whom they are most bonded.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Tradition demands that we not speak poorly of the dead.
- Daniel Barenboim

A woman who thinks she is intelligent demands the same rights as man.
An intelligent woman gives up.
- Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

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

Battles are won by slaughter and maneuver.
The greater the general, the more he contributes in maneuver,
the less he demands in slaughter.
- Winston Churchill

Pity may represent little more
than the impersonal concern
which prompts the mailing of a check,
but true sympathy is the personal concern
which demands the giving of one's soul.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

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 naive or innocent,
who has the courage to treat me like a woman.
- Anais Nin

I believe that the issue of mental health services
for our troops deploying or returning from combat is
one that demands the attention of this body,
if only for a few minutes today.
- Rosa DeLauro

Of course, you'll have to meet the physical and psychological demands.
A space walk takes a lot of energy.
- Leroy Chiao

The harder the struggle, the more glorious the triumph.
Self-realization demands very great struggle.
- Swami Sivananda

Unless we abandon elements which resemble a police state,
we can't meet the demands of being a modern society.
- Ahmet Necdet Sezner

Our demands are simple, normal, and therefore they
are difficult to satisfy.
All we ask is that an actor on the stage live in accordance with natural laws.
- Konstantin Stanislavisky

Among various demands and charges I gave them,
was, that the said flag should be delivered to me,
and one of the United States' flags be received and hoisted in its place.
- Zebulon Pike

Hollywood is tied hand and foot to the demands for
artificiality of the masses all over the world.
- Lionel Barrymore

Can't you read? The score demands "con amore,"
and what are you doing? You are playing it like married men!
- Arturo Toscanini

Job plunges into a series of demands on and accusations
of God which may be and indeed are epigrams of high intelligence,
but are not noticeably patient.
- Charles Williams

Life only demands from you the strength that you possess.
Only one feat is possible; not to run away.
- Dag Hammarskjold

From whichever angle one looks at it,
the application of racial theories remains a striking
proof of the lowered demands of public opinion upon
the purity of critical judgment.
- Johan Huizinga

Marriage always demands the greatest understanding
of the art of insincerity possible between two human beings.
- Vicki Baum

What America demands in her black champions is a brilliant,
powerful body and a dull, bestial mind.
- Eldridge Cleaver

There is no excuse for perjury - never,
never, never.
There is truth, and the truth demands respect.
- Kenneth Starr

Over the last six years, airlines have experienced
severe financial pressure to leave smaller communities,
making demands on the EAS program even greater.
- Nick Rahall

I believe that true beauty of chess is more than enough
to satisfy all possible demands.
- Alexander Alekhine

The changes in our life must come from the impossibility
to live otherwise than according to the demands of
our conscience not from our mental resolution to try a new form of life.
- Leo Tolstoy

You get involved with a character after spending a long time waiting,
and this demands a lot of energy and concentration.
- Catherine Deneuve

Reasonable orders are easy enough to obey;
it is capricious,
bureaucratic or plain idiotic demands that form the habit of discipline.
- Barbara Tuchman

Lust's passion will be served; it demands,
it militates, it tyrannizes.
- Marquis de Sade

It has nothing to do with the emotional demands of a role;
I've done comedies that are as draining to me as any drama.
- Sean Penn

The real exertion in the case of an opera singer lies
not so much in her singing as in her acting of a role,
for nearly every modern opera makes great dramatic and physical demands.
- Maria Jeritza

Theatre demands different muscles and different aspects of one's personality.
- Victor Garber

I've often been asked to run for office.
I have no desire to do that, I would not want my time
with the family or the company restricted because of
the demands of an elected position.
- Carl Karcher

Real vision demands that we make tough choices.
Real vision is responsible and it is paid for.
- Michael F. Easley

Zionism demands a publicly recognized and legally secured
homeland in Palestine for the Jewish people.
This platform is unchangeable.
- Theodor Herzl

Swift justice demands more than just swiftness.
- Potter Stewart

Freedom is our most precious commodity and if we are not eternally vigilant,
government will take it all away.
Individual freedom demands individual responsibility.
- Lyn Nofziger

The one who adapts his policy to the times prospers,
and likewise that the one whose policy clashes with
the demands of the times does not.
- Niccolo Machiavelli

France turned a deaf ear to the demands,
but Ho had succeeded in attracting great publicity
in progressive French circles to the situation in Indochina.
- Wilfred Burchett

A writer of fiction lives in fear.
Each new day demands new ideas and he can never be
sure whether he is going to come up with them or not.
- Roald Dahl

A fast is not a hunger strike.
Fasting submits to God's commands.
A hunger strike makes God submit to our demands.
- Edwin Louis Cole

Only the freedom of mind can prevent the state from
becoming totalitarian and from issuing totalitarian demands.
- Friedrich Durrenmatt

There are so many demands on your time,
on your resources, and on the prestige of the government.
- Brian Mulroney

The more a general is accustomed to place heavy demands on his soldiers,
the more he can depend on their response.
- Karl Von Clausewitz

Like their personal lives, women's history is fragmented,
interrupted; a shadow history of human beings whose
existence has been shaped by the efforts and the demands of others.
- Elizabeth Janeway

Marriage!
Nothing else demands so much of a man.
- Henrik Ibsen

Mass media provides the essential link between the
individual and the demands of the technological society.
- Jacques Ellul

The tourist transports his own values and demands to
his destinations and implants them like an infectious disease,
decimating whatever values existed before.
- Arthur Erickson

The demands of the present must stand above the political habits of the past.
- Matt Blunt

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

America demands invention and innovation to succeed.
- Kit Bond

A man snatches the first kiss, pleads for the second,
demands the third, takes the fourth,
accepts the fifth -
and endures all the rest.
- Helen Rowland

We must learn to balance the material wonders of technology
with the spiritual demands of our human race.
- John Naisbitt

Money demands that you sell, not your weakness to men's stupidity,
but your talent to their reason.
- Ayn Rand


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