He who wishes to be obeyed must know how to command.
~ Niccolo Machiavelli (May 03, 1469 - June 21, 1527)
Waves: Interesting, Live, Politics, war, Wise Words
I can no longer obey; I have tasted command, and I cannot give it up.
~ Napoleon Bonaparte (August 15, 1769 - May 05, 1821)
Waves: Leadership, life, My Funny Quotes, My quotes about life, The First
He alone is great and happy who requires neither to command nor to obey in order to secure his being of some importance in this world
~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (August 28, 1749 - March 22, 1832)
Waves: Courage, Feelings, misc, My quotes about life, Thoughts
Rest in this - it is His business to lead, command, impel, send, call or whatever you want to call it. It is your business to obey, follow, move, respond, or what have you.
~ Jim Elliot (October 08, 1927 - January 08, 1956)
Waves: Christian, Miscellaneous, stuff, Theology, Wisdom
Oh while I live, to be the ruler of life, not a slave, to meet life as a powerful conqueror, and nothing exterior to me will ever take command of me.
~ Walt Whitman (May 31, 1819 - March 26, 1892)
Waves: life, My quotes about life, Poets, Quotes, Richard Bach
Christianity has sufficient inner strength to survive and flourish on its own. It does not need state subsidies, nor state privileges, nor state prestige. The more it obtains state support the greater it curtails human freedom.
~ William Orville Douglas
Waves: Inner Strength, religion, Wisdom
The will of the people is the only legitimate foundation of any government, and to protect its free expression should be our first object.
~ Thomas Jefferson (August 21, 1762 - July 04, 1826)
Others have seen what is and asked why. I have seen what could be and asked why not.
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