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There is a supply for every demand.
Florence Scovel Shinn
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.
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
I was in constant demand, in my professional life and my personal life.
Do your job and demand your compensation - but in that order.
'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
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.
The only correct actions are those that demand no explanation and no apology.
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.
Inspirations never go in for long engagements; they demand immediate marriage to action.
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?
No one can be good for long if goodness is not in demand.
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.
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.
I am a queen, and I demand to be treated like a queen.
Sheila Jackson Lee
There is always a heavy demand for fresh mediocrity. In every generation the least cultivated taste has the largest appetite.
The demand that I make of my reader is that he should devote his whole Life to reading my works.
The first thing I'll do if elected is demand a recount.
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.
You demand respect and you'll get it. First of all, you give respect.
Mary J. Blige
The news appeals to the same jaded appetite that makes a child tire of a toy as soon as it becomes familiar and demand a new one in its place.
In business, you're the Chief Salesman. Create a sense of demand, rather than waiting to have demand.
Madison Avenue is a very powerful aggression against private consciousness. A demand that you yield your private consciousness to public manipulation.
I, therefore, demand the formation of a consolidated Muslim State in the best interest of India and Islam.
We are living in a time when American popular music is finally being recognized as one of our most successful exports. The demand is huge.
You've got to demand the truth from yourself.
Places like Hilton Head, with water adjacency and nice climates, are in high demand, and land values are insane. In the case of Hilton Head, which was developed in 1970 on what had been a mosquito- and alligator-infested swampy barrier island, land value has leaped from nearly zero to now unaffordable.
There is an enormous market demand for information. It just has to be fulfilled in a way that fits with the technology of our times.
The really amazing part, to me, was when Florida made it into the Final Four, the Democrats didn't demand a recount.
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