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Force always attracts men of low morality.

Love is an untamed force. When we try to control it, it destroys us. When we try to imprison it, it enslaves us. When we try to understand it, it leaves us feeling lost and confused.

Paulo Coelho

Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into friend.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Love is the strongest force the world possesses, yet it is the humblest imaginable.

Gentleness is stronger than severity, water is stronger than rock, love is stronger than force.

Herman Hesse

The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly.

Challenges are gifts that force us to search for a new center of gravity. Don’t fight them. Just find a new way to stand.

Great men are they who see that spiritual is stronger than any material force - that thoughts rule the world.

Our patience will achieve more than our force.

All the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time has come.

Victor Hugo

Allow the president to invade a neighboring nation whenever he shall deem it necessary to repel an invasion, and you allow him to do so whenever he may choose to say he deems it necessary for such a purpose - and you allow him to make war at pleasure.

Force and mind are opposites, morality ends where a gun begins.

Great hearts steadily send forth the secret forces that incessantly draw great events.

But the fact is no one knew the existence of this universal force, though it was there along with the Earth! The force was operating even when man was unaware of it.

Don't fight forces, use them.

Driven by the forces of love, the fragments of the world seek each other so that the world may come to being.

I would heartily welcome the union of East and West provided it is not based on brute force.

Put two or three men in positions of conflicting authority. This will force them to work at loggerheads, allowing you to be the ultimate arbiter.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Force is the vital principle and immediate parent of despotism.

Principles have no real force except when one is well-fed.

Mark Twain

For those who seek to understand it, death is a highly creative force. The highest spiritual values of life can originate from the thought and study of death.

A grocer is attracted to his business by a magnetic force, as great as the repulsion which renders it odious to artists.

Never yield to force, never yield to the apparently overwhelming might of the enemy.

Just as no one can be forced into belief, so no one can be forced into unbelief.

Hate and force cannot be in just a part of the world, without having an effect on the rest of it.

Desire and force between them are responsible for all our actions, desire causes our voluntary acts, force our involuntary.

Concupiscence and force are the source of all our actions, concupiscence causes voluntary actions, force involuntary ones.

Ancient laws remain in force long after the people have the power to change them.

Aristotle

An idea to be suggestive must come to the individual with the force of revelation.

Unity is vital for all wherever they are and whatever their country, religion or sex. Love should be the unifying force.

Potentially a government is the most dangerous threat to man's rights: it holds a legal monopoly on the use of physical force against legally disarmed victims.

Force does not constitute right... obedience is due only to legitimate powers.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Capitalism has destroyed our belief in any effective power, but that of self interest backed by force.

George Bernard Shaw

Reason is a harmonising controlling force rather than a creative one.

Peace cannot be kept by force, it can only be achieved by understanding.

There is a light in this world, a healing spirit more powerful than any darkness we may encounter. We sometimes lose sight of this force when there is suffering, too much pain. Then suddenly, the spirit will emerge through the lives of ordinary people who hear a call and answer in extraordinary ways.

Mother Teresa

Force is as pitiless to the man who possesses it, or thinks he does, as it is to its victims, the second it crushes, the first it intoxicates. The truth is nobody really possesses it.

We are the creative force of our life, and through our own decisions, rather than our conditions, if we carefully learn to do certain things we can accomplish those goals.

Stephen Covey

I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.

Abraham Lincoln

Nature has always had more force than education.

Voltaire

Those who direct the maximum force of their desires toward the center, toward true being, toward perfection, seem quieter than the passionate souls because the flame of their fervor cannot always be seen.

Herman Hesse

A man of action forced into a state of thought is unhappy until he can get out of it.

A composer is a guy who goes around forcing his will on unsuspecting air molecules, often with the assistance of unsuspecting musicians.

Frank Zappa

Non-violence is the greatest force at the disposal of mankind. It is mightier than the mightiest weapon of destruction devised by the ingenuity of man.

Freedom is a man's natural power of doing what he pleases, so far as he is not prevented by force or law.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

Guard with jealous attention the public liberty. Suspect everyone who approaches that jewel. Unfortunately, nothing will preserve it but downright force. Whenever you give up that force you are inevitably ruined.

Patrick Henry

Without knowing the force of words it is impossible to know men.

Confucius

Do not ever say that the desire to "do good" by force is a good motive. Neither power-lust nor stupidity are good motives.

Disunion by force is treason.

Nothing is more destructive of respect for the government and the law of the land than passing laws which cannot be enforced.

We are the miracle of force and matter making itself over into imagination and will. Incredible. The Life Force experimenting with forms. You for one. Me for another. The Universe has shouted itself alive. We are one of the shouts.

All satire is blind to the forces liberated by decay. Which is why total decay has absorbed the forces of satire.

Theodor W. Adorno

All the armies of Europe, Asia and Africa combined with all the treasure of the earth (our own excepted) in their military chest, with a Buonaparte for a commander, could not by force take a drink from the Ohio, or make a track on the Blue Ridge in a trial of a thousand years.

Abraham Lincoln

All initiation of force is a violation of someone else's rights, whether initiated by an individual or the state for the benefit of an individual or group of individuals, even if it's supposed to be for the benefit of another individual or group of individuals.

Albert Einstein, when asked what he considered to be the most powerful force in the universe, answered: Compound interest! What you have become is the price you paid to get what you used to want.

Mignon McLaughlin

I can stand brute force, but brute reason is quite unbearable. There is something unfair about its use. It is hitting below the intellect.

Who were the fools who spread the story that brute force cannot kill ideas? Nothing is easier. And once they are dead, they are no more than corpses.

Simone Weil

Magnetism is one of the Six Fundamental Forces of the Universe, with the other five being Gravity, Duct Tape, Whining, Remote Control, and The Force That Pulls Dogs Toward The Groins Of Strangers.

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