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Perfectionists demand perfection from themselves first and foremost.
Do your job and demand your compensation - but in that order.
The only correct actions are those that demand no explanation and no apology.
'Til the infallibility of human judgements shall have been proved to me, I shall demand the abolition of the penalty of death.
Marquis de Sade
Inspirations never go in for long engagements; they demand immediate marriage to action.
I was in constant demand, in my professional life and my personal life.
There is a supply for every demand.
Florence Scovel Shinn
No one can be good for long if goodness is not in demand.
I am a queen, and I demand to be treated like a queen.
Sheila Jackson Lee
Murder is unique in that it abolishes the party it injures, so that society has to take the place of the victim and on his behalf demand atonement or grant forgiveness; it is the one crime in which society has a direct interest.
W. H. Auden
It was not pre-arranged. It just happened that the driver made a demand and I just didn't feel like obeying his demand. I was quite tired after spending a full day working.
The demand that I make of my reader is that he should devote his whole Life to reading my works.
Pop culture is not about depth. It's about marketing, supply and demand, consumerism.
As skills and energy became more of a demand, people who didn't have skills just got left behind, got shuttled to the side. Education didn't keep up with their promise. Education didn't prepare them for this new world. Jobs went overseas.
You demand respect and you'll get it. First of all, you give respect.
Mary J. Blige
Why shouldn't we give our teachers a license to obtain software, all software, any software, for nothing? Does anyone demand a licensing fee, each time a child is taught the alphabet?
The first thing I'll do if elected is demand a recount.
Just as the performance of the vilest and most wicked deeds requires spirit and talent, so even the greatest demand a certain insensitivity which under other circumstances we would call stupidity.
Georg C. Lichtenberg
Increased government spending can provide a temporary stimulus to demand and output but in the longer run higher levels of government spending crowd out private investment or require higher taxes that weaken growth by reducing incentives to save, invest, innovate, and work.
I demand that my books be judged with utmost severity, by knowledgeable people who know the rules of grammar and of logic, and who will seek beneath the footsteps of my commas the lice of my thought in the head of my style.
There is always a heavy demand for fresh mediocrity. In every generation the least cultivated taste has the largest appetite.
I, therefore, demand the formation of a consolidated Muslim State in the best interest of India and Islam.
In our film business, they say it's recession-proof, but there's no such thing. I think what it's done is there's been an increase in demand for high-quality product. If you understand the business side of it, there's a way to balance it.
I'm not sure why no one wants to admit there's a viable audience out there that believes in God and wants to see a movie with their family. The demand is there. The supply is not.
In business, you're the Chief Salesman. Create a sense of demand, rather than waiting to have demand.
All of us should have free choice when it comes to patriotic displays... a government wisely acting within its bounds will earn loyalty and respect from its citizens. A government dare not demand the same.
And why do we, who say we oppose tyranny and demand freedom of speech, allow people to go to prison and be vilified, and magazines to be closed down on the spot, for suggesting another version of history.
Our laws demand that a corporation have a fiduciary responsibility with shareholders to maximize profits. They are legally required to make as much money as possible, any way possible within 'the law.'
Madison Avenue is a very powerful aggression against private consciousness. A demand that you yield your private consciousness to public manipulation.
The work ahead will be hard. These times demand the best of us - all of us, but we can do this. Together, we can do this. We can get this country working again. We can get this economy growing again. We can make the safety net safe again. We can do this.
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