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The fact is that love is of two kinds, one which commands, and one which obeys. The two are quite distinct, and the passion to which the one gives rise is not the passion of the other.
Honore de Balzac
If we command our wealth, we shall be rich and free; if our wealth commands us, we are poor indeed.
Reason commands us far more imperiously than a master; for in disobeying the one we are unfortunate, and in disobeying the other we are fools.
Nature has not got two voices, you know, one of them condemning all day what the other commands.
Marquis de Sade
Religion is the recognition of all our duties as divine commands.
The man of virtuous soul commands not, nor obeys.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
A fast is not a hunger strike. Fasting submits to God's commands. A hunger strike makes God submit to our demands.
Edwin Louis Cole
Power acquired by violence is only a usurpation, and lasts only as long as the force of him who commands prevails over that of those who obey.
Seduction is always more singular and sublime than sex and it commands the higher price.
The conqueror is regarded with awe; the wise man commands our respect; but it is only the benevolent man that wins our affection.
William Dean Howells
Human models are more vivid and more persuasive than explicit moral commands.
Daniel J. Boorstin
You start chasing a ball and your brain immediately commands your body to 'Run forward, bend, scoop up the ball, peg it to the infield,' then your body says, 'Who me?'
Various are the pleas and arguments which men of corrupt minds frequently urge against yielding obedience to the just and holy commands of God.
Law is vulnerable to the winds of intellectual or moral fashion, which it then validates as the commands of our most basic concept.
Jews read the books of Moses not just as history but as divine command. The question to which they are an answer is not, 'What happened?' but rather, 'How then shall I live?' And it's only with the exodus that the life of the commands really begins.
God wants man to fulfill his commands as a human being and with the quality peculiar to human beings.
Violence commands both literature and life, and violence is always crude and distorted.
The moral law commands us to make the highest possible good in a world the final object of all our conduct.
What is the damnation of hell? To go with that society who have not obeyed His commands.
Joseph Smith, Jr.
People mistakenly assume that their thinking is done by their head; it is actually done by the heart which first dictates the conclusion, then commands the head to provide the reasoning that will defend it.
Anthony de Mello
I know My God commands, whose power no power resists.
As I understand it, laws, commands, rules and edicts are for those who have not the light which makres plain the pathway.
The Bible is proved to be a revelation from God, by the reasonableness and holiness of its precepts; all its commands, exhortations, and promises having the most direct tendency to make men wise, holy, and happy in themselves, and useful to one another.
It is not the voice that commands the story: it is the ear.
Respect commands itself and can neither be given nor withheld when it is due.
Further, Take heed that you faithfully perform the business you have to do in the world, from a regard to the commands of God; and not from an ambitious desire of being esteemed better than others.
Music commands how we feel, dictates what we experience in our feelings.
When you think about rock at its origin, and you think of the Beatles and millions of kids screaming as loud as they can and running as fast as they can towards the Beatles, there's no one who is that kind of lightning rod, who commands that kind of power and has that kind of creative magma.
The artist is chosen by God to fulfill his commands and must never be overwhelmed by public opinion.
I don't think Michael had to retire for us to get the spotlight, because when you win, it commands attention.
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