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No one has the right to destroy another person's belief by demanding empirical evidence.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
As scarce as truth is, the supply has always been in excess of the demand.
Mass demand has been created almost entirely through the development of advertising.
Madison Avenue is a very powerful aggression against private consciousness. A demand that you yield your private consciousness to public manipulation.
I demand more of myself than anyone else could ever expect.
Inspirations never go in for long engagements; they demand immediate marriage to action.
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.
As soon as the land of any country has all become private property, the landlords, like all other men, love to reap where they never sowed, and demand a rent even for its natural produce.
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.
If everyone demanded peace instead of another television set, then there'd be peace.
I would like to be Maria, but there is La Callas who demands that I carry myself with her dignity.
Literature boils with the madcap careers of writers brought to the edge by the demands of living on their nerves, wringing out their memories and their nightmares to extract meaning, truth, beauty.
Swift justice demands more than just swiftness.
The presidency has made every man who occupied it, no matter how small, bigger than he was; and no matter how big, not big enough for its demands.
Lyndon B. Johnson
The game is my wife. It demands loyalty and responsibility, and it gives me back fulfillment and peace.
I looked on child rearing not only as a work of love and duty but as a profession that was fully as interesting and challenging as any honorable profession in the world and one that demanded the best that I could bring to it.
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.
If misery loves company, then triumph demands an audience.
President Reagan was elected on the promise of getting government off the backs of the people and now he demands that government wrap itself around the waists of the people.
There is always a heavy demand for fresh mediocrity. In every generation the least cultivated taste has the largest appetite.
Property may be destroyed and money may lose its purchasing power; but, character, health, knowledge and good judgement will always be in demand under all conditions.
People demand freedom only when they have no power.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
For a man to achieve all that is demanded of him he must regard himself as greater than he is.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
The country needs and, unless I mistake its temper, the country demands bold, persistent, experimentation. It is common sense to take a method and try it, if it fails, admit it frankly and try another. But above all, try something.
Ability will never catch up with the demand for it.
What the customer demands is last year's model, cheaper. To find out what the customer needs you have to understand what the customer is doing as well as he understands it. Then you build what he needs and you educate him to the fact that he needs it.
Edna St. Vincent Millay
One can be very happy without demanding that others agree with them.
All life demands struggle. Those who have everything given to them become lazy, selfish, and insensitive to the real values of life. The very striving and hard work that we so constantly try to avoid is the major building block in the person we are today.
Pope Paul VI
We succeed in enterprises which demand the positive qualities we possess, but we excel in those which can also make use of our defects.
Alexis de Tocqueville
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