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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

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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.
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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

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

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

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

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


 

Success demands singleness of purpose.
- Vince Lombardi

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 demands infinitely less than friendship.
- George Jean Nathan

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

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

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

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

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

Overwhelm is not a pleasant condition.
The to-do list overflows,
the deadlines appear imminent and immovable.
There are too many demands upon too little of your time.
Does this sound familiar?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

Machiavelli's teaching would hardly have stood the
test of Parliamentary government,
for public discussion demands at least the profession of good faith.
- Lord Acton

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 Dark Side of the Moon is a fine album with a textural
and conceptual richness that not only invites,
but demands involvement.
There is a certain grandeur.
- Alan Parsons

I would like to be Maria, but there is La Callas who
demands that I carry myself with her dignity.
- Maria Callas

I enjoy 'Supermarket Sweep' because of its adlib demands
in following the fast action.
- Randy West

The demands are related to their questing of the best
possible out of the people concerned.
It's this going for the highest possible factor that
I'm very concerned about.
- Peter Maxwell Davies

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

Do the story in the way it really demands to be done,
which may mean using several different styles or only one style;
but it's still about respecting the story.
- Bill Sienkiewicz

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

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

America demands invention and innovation to succeed.
- Kit Bond

Because of her interest and demands,
I amplified an average baritone voice into one that is loud and clear.
- Johnny Olson

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

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.
- Ralph Nader

We're telling a story.
And the demands of that are different from the demands of a documentary.
The audience must believe in order to keep faith in the story.
- Bradley Whitford

I know that plans and reality may be two different things,
but I think my demands on life are minimal.
- Moshe Dayan

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

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

If misery loves company, then triumph demands an audience.
- Brian Moore

The work is a calling.
It demands that type of obsession.
- John Pomfret

Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral
authority and character increase as the importance
of the position increases.
- John Adams

Our age is before all things a practical one.
It demands of us all clear and tangible results of our work.
- Theodor Svedberg

Sex pleasure in woman is a kind of magic spell;
it demands complete abandon; if words or movements
oppose the magic of caresses,
the spell is broken.
- Simone de Beauvoir

In our show you have to pay attention and know what happened before.
I think it's very intelligent entertainment.
It makes demands of viewers that a lot of shows don't.
- Victor Garber

It's always an enormous pressure when you do a sequel.
The demands are so high, and it's expensive.
- Jan de Bont

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

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

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 world is vast, beautiful, and fascinating,
even awe-inspiring - but impersonal.
It demands nothing of me, and allows me to demand nothing of it.
- Herbert Simon

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

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

The game is my wife.
It demands loyalty and responsibility,
and it gives me back fulfillment and peace.
- Michael Jordan

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

Swift justice demands more than just swiftness.
- Potter Stewart

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

The relation between practical and spiritual spheres in music is obvious,
if only because it demands ears, finger,
consciousness and intellect.
- Luciano Berio

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

The pressure of special interests, the demands of special sections of the state,
the needs of friends, all must be subordinated to the
good of the people as a whole.
- Arthur Capper

Testimony demands to be interpreted because of the
dialectic of meaning and event that traverses it.
- Paul Ricoeur

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

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

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

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

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

In a high school, the norms act to hold down the achievements
of those who are above average,
so that the school's demands will be at a level easily
maintained by the majority.
- James S. Coleman


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