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If all our happiness is bound up entirely in our personal circumstances it is difficult not to demand of life more than it has to give.
Perfectionists demand perfection from themselves first and foremost.
Mass demand has been created almost entirely through the development of advertising.
A shortage is a sign that somebody is keeping the price artificially lower than it would be if supply and demand were allowed to operate freely.
I don't have much of an attention span for TV - I nod off during the basketball playoffs - but when I watch 'Game of Thrones' on On Demand, I'm glued to the set. It's mystical and addictive. Tyrion Lannister, that's my man.
As you know, low demand and high supply means a drop in value of anything, including the dollar.
Nothing I do is done by popular demand.
It does me good to write a letter which is not a response to a demand, a gratuitous letter, so to speak, which has accumulated in me like the waters of a reservoir.
I think the responsibility lies with the fashion world as a collective. We have to demand more variety.
Do your job and demand your compensation - but in that order.
There is a supply for every demand.
Florence Scovel Shinn
The only correct actions are those that demand no explanation and no apology.
The printed word is no longer as in demand as when I was of the age of pupils or even at the age of the teachers teaching them.
Posterity is the world to come; the world for whom we hold our ideals, from whom we have borrowed our planet, and to whom we bear sacred responsibility. We must do what America does best: offer more opportunity to all and demand responsibility from all.
William J. Clinton
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 think we are well advised to keep on nodding terms with the people we used to be, whether we find them attractive company or not. Otherwise they turn up unannounced and surprise us, come hammering on the mind's door at 4 A.M. of a bad night and demand to know who deserted them, who betrayed them, who is going to make amends.
'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
I was in constant demand, in my professional life and my personal life.
You demand respect and you'll get it. First of all, you give respect.
Mary J. Blige
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.
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.
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
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.
Madison Avenue is a very powerful aggression against private consciousness. A demand that you yield your private consciousness to public manipulation.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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