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
Who does not in some sort live to others, does not live much to himself
~ Michel de Montaigne (February 28, 1533 - September 13, 1592)
He does just about everything well, he just lacks consistency. And whenever he makes a mistake, you never see it carry into the next play. You never see tentativeness, you always see aggressiveness.
~ Robin Yount
The most heinous and the most cruel crimes of which history has record have been committed under the cover of religion or equally noble motives
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