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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.
Actually the adrenaline of the game will probably help me out a little bit to regain command and concentration about the things that I have to do.
No one has a finer command of language than the person who keeps his mouth shut.
I don't ever want to seem like I'm trying to command attention through the way I dress - but I have certainly been known to wear everything from a flamboyant suit to something very mellow and classic. I aim to just look and feel confident.
A precept or command is a general teaching of God, obligating every man under pain of mortal sin - namely, in cases in which he has fallen away from the command. Hence, the saints who for a period of their life lived hypocritically sinned mortally for that period. So also the damned, by persistent false living, sin persistently in Hell.
Grant what thou commandest and then command what thou wilt.
It is often necessary to know how to obey a woman in order sometimes to have the right to command her.
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.
Have fun in your command. Don't always run at a breakneck pace. Take leave when you've earned it, spend time with your families.
Who then is free? The wise man who can command himself.
He who establishes his argument by noise and command shows that his reason is weak.
Michel de Montaigne
Tears are the symbol of the inability of the soul to restrain its emotion and retain its self command.
Henri Frederic Amiel
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
I wish it, I command it. Let my will take the place of a reason.
Your position never gives you the right to command. It only imposes on you the duty of so living your life that others can receive your orders without being humiliated.
In these troubled, uncertain times, we don't need more command and control; we need better means to engage everyone's intelligence in solving challenges and crises as they arise.
Margaret J. Wheatley
No man has received from nature the right to command his fellow human beings.
I'm not dumb. I just have a command of thoroughly useless information.
What we call 'morals' is simply blind obedience to words of command.
The style of an author should be the image of his mind, but the choice and command of language is the fruit of exercise.
Justice is the first virtue of those who command, and stops the complaints of those who obey.
In the first period religious life appears as a form of discipline which the individual or a whole people must accept as an unconditional command without any rational understanding of the ultimate meaning and purpose of that command.
Smiles come naturally to me, but I started thinking of them as an art form at my command. I studied all the time. I looked at magazines, I'd practice in front of the mirror and I'd ask photographers about the best angles. I can now pull out a smile at will.
A man has no more character than he can command in a time of crisis.
Ralph W. Sockman
You hear doom and gloom about the Internet ruining young people's command of English - that's nonsense.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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