Nobody is more inferior than those who insist on being equal.— Friedrich Nietzsche
Interesting Insistence quotations
The trouble with having an open mind, is that people will insist on coming along and trying to put things in it.
Love is the ability and willingness to allow those that you care for to be what they choose for themselves, without any insistence that they satisfy you.
Productivity and efficiency can be achieved only step by step with sustained hard work, relentless attention to details and insistence on the highest standards of quality and performance.
Life is really simple but we insist on making it complicated
If you have discovered a truth, tell it first to a parrot! Every new truth needs an insistent repetition!
I insist you to strive. Work, Work and only work for satisfaction with patience, humbleness and serve thy nation.
Tolerance is the last virtue of a depraved society.
When you have an immoral society that has blatantly, proudly, violated all of the commandments of God, there is one last virtue they insist upon: tolerance for their immorality.
Life is easy, we just insist on making it complicated
Stupidity is what we all have in common as human beings, but some people insist that improving it is their entitlement.
How can a woman be expected to be happy with a man who insists on treating her as if she were a perfectly normal human being.
Leaders who do not act dialogically, but insist on imposing their decisions, do not organize the people--they manipulate them. They do not liberate, nor are they liberated: they oppress.
If religion were true, its followers would not try to bludgeon their young into an artificial conformity; but would merely insist on their unbending quest for truth, irrespective of artificial backgrounds or practical consequences.
Black Power simply means: Look at me, I'm here.
I have dignity. I have pride. I have roots. I insist, I demand that I participate in those decisions that affect my life and the lives of my children. It means that I am somebody.
Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.
In passing, we should note this curious mark of our own age: the only absolute allowed is the absolute insistence that there is no absolute.
Love is not a matter of getting what you want.
Quite the contrary. The insistence on always having what you want, on always being satisfied, on always being fulfilled, makes love impossible.
If something's not impossible, there must be a way of doing it.
The flaw in our character is our insistence on separating blue-collar jobs from white-collar jobs, and encouraging one form of education over another.
But courage which goes against military expediency is stupidity, or, if it is insisted upon by a commander, irresponsibility.
The present government is very insistent that business sponsorship should replace government sponsorship of the arts. Business sponsorship won't happen unless you make tax concessions, which they won't.
My mother is a big believer in being responsible for your own happiness.
She always talked about finding joy in small moments and insisted that we stop and take in the beauty of an ordinary day. When I stop the car to make my kids really see a sunset, I hear my mother’s voice and smile.
If a man insisted always on being serious, and never allowed himself a bit of fun and relaxation, he would go mad or become unstable without knowing it.
The trouble with having an open mind, of course, is that people will insist on coming along and trying to put things in it.
Make no little plans; they have no magic to stir men's blood and probably themselves will not be realized. Make big plans; aim high in hope and work, remembering that a noble, logical diagram once recorded will never die, but long after we are gone be a living thing, asserting itself with ever-growing insistency.
Human consciousness is just about the last surviving mystery.
.. a topic that often leaves even the most sophisticated thinkers tongue-tied and confused. And, as with all of the earlier mysteries, there are many who insist - and hope - that there will never be a demystification of consciousness.
The only legitimate use for a glove is to cover an injury.
.. A desire to prevent callus formation (possibly so as to not snag one's pantyhose) does not constitute a legitimate use. And if you do insist on wearing gloves, make sure they match your purse.
My crime is that I will not go with the multitude to do evil.
My singularity is that when I say that freedom is of God and slavery is of the devil, I mean just what I say. My fanaticism is that I insist on the American people abolishing slavery, or ceasing to prate on the rights of man.
In this world, unity is achievable only by learning to unite in spite of differences, rather than insisting on unity without differences. For their total eradication is an impossibility. The secret of attaining peace in life is tolerance of disturbance of the peace. (p. 99)
If revival is being withheld from us it is because some idol remains still enthroned; because we still insist in placing our reliance in human schemes; because we still refuse to face the unchangeable truth that It is not by might, but by My Spirit.
Sometimes we want things we were not meant to have.
Because he loves us, the Father says no. Faith trusts that no. Faith is willing not to have what God is not willing to give. Furthermore, faith does not insist upon an explanation. It is enough to know His promises to give what is good-he knows so much more about us than we do.
If you insist, how can I resist?
Women should have equal pay for equal work and they should be considered equally eligible to the offices of principal and superintendent, professor and president. So you must insist that qualifications, not sex, shall govern appointments and salaries.
I wanted to change the rules of engagement, asking for more- from fewer.
I was insisting that we had to have only the best people...If you wanted excellence, at a minimum, the ambience had to reflect excellence.
I have to think of my status as a resident in this country.
But I do insist that in Paraguay there was order; the judiciary had the power of complete independence; justice was fully exercised.
The Conservative does not despise government.
He despises tyranny. This is precisely why the Conservative reveres the Constitution and insists on adherence to it.
Life, as the most ancient of all metaphors insists, is a journey;
and the travel book, in its deceptive simulation of the journey's fits and starts, rehearses life's own fragmentation. More even than the novel, it embraces the contingency of things.
[On alcohol:] Total abstinence is an impossibility and .
.. it will not do to insist on it as a general practice.