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Most people have no idea of the giant capacity we can immediately command when we focus all of our resources on mastering a single area of our lives.
To the Muslim woman, the hijab provides a sense of empowerment. It is a personal decision to dress modestly according to the command of a genderless Creator; to assert pride in self, and embrace one's faith openly, with independence and courageous conviction.
The finest command of language is often shown by saying nothing.
In a peer network, no one is officially in charge. It doesn't have a command hierarchy. It doesn't have a boss. So, all the decisions are somehow made collectively. The control of the system is in the hands of everyone who is a part of it.
Man is made to adore and to obey: but if you will not command him, if you give him nothing to worship, he will fashion his own divinities, and find a chieftain in his own passions.
If you command wisely, you'll be obeyed cheerfully.
I sum up the prospects for 1967 in three short sentences. We are back on course. The ship is picking up speed. The economy is moving. Every seaman knows the command at such a moment: 'steady as she goes'.
He who establishes his argument by noise and command shows that his reason is weak.
Michel de Montaigne
Command that in no way there be in your household any who make strife, discord or divisions in the hostel, but all shall be of one accord, of one will as of one heart and one soul.
A general is just as good or just as bad as the troops under his command make him.
If a tornado twists at 175 miles an hour and stays on the ground like a massive lawnmower for 50 miles, God gave the command.
What I like about Elvis is the same thing I like about James Brown, Michael Jackson, Prince. These guys, back in the day, there was no smoke and mirrors. It was just raw talent. They would step out onstage and command an audience. Talk about awesome.
You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your might. And these words that I command you today shall be on your heart. You shall teach them diligently to your children, and shall talk of them when you sit in your house, and when you walk by the way, and when you lie down, and when you rise.
I am a general. My soldiers are the keys and I have to command them.
Command that no one be received, or kept to be of your household indoors or without, if one has not reasonable belief of them that they are faithful, discreet, and painstaking in the office for which they are received, and withal honest and of good manners.
If you want to go anywhere in modern war, in the air, on the sea, on the land, you must have command of the air.
Forgiveness is God's command.
We can be thankful to a friend for a few acres, or a little money; and yet for the freedom and command of the whole earth, and for the great benefits of our being, our life, health, and reason, we look upon ourselves as under no obligation.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
It is often necessary to know how to obey a woman in order sometimes to have the right to command her.
Grant what thou commandest and then command what thou wilt.
A creditor is worse than a slave-owner; for the master owns only your person, but a creditor owns your dignity, and can command it.
I wish it, I command it. Let my will take the place of a reason.
We cannot command Nature except by obeying her.
Once the command of the air is obtained by one of the contending armies, the war becomes a conflict between a seeing host and one that is blind.
H. G. Wells
It is easier for a tutor to command than to teach.
C. S. Lewis
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Leonardo da Vinci
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