Forcible ways make not an end of evil, but leave hatred and malice behind them.
— Sir Thomas Browne

Belief is nothing but a more vivid, lively, forcible, firm, steady conception of an object, than what the imagination alone is ever able to attain.
David Hume forcible quote

Examples is more forcible than precept. People look at my six days in the week to see what I mean on the seventh.
— Robert Cecil

When we would prepare the mind by a forcible appeal, and opening quotation is a symphony precluding on the chords those tones we are about to harmonize.
— Benjamin Disraeli

Mob law is the most forcible expression of an abnormal public opinion; it shows that society is rotten to the core.
— forcible quotation by Timothy Thomas Fortune