Laws are subordinate to custom.
— Plautus

The essence of all immorality and sin is making ourselves the center around which we subordinate all interest.
— Cecil J. Sharpe

It isn't that you subordinate your ideas to the force of the facts in autobiography but that you construct a sequence of stories to bind up the facts with a persuasive hypothesis that unravels your history's meaning.
— Philip Roth

To train and educate the rising generation will at all times be the first object of society, to which every other will be subordinate.
— Robert Owen

If a team is to reach its potential, each player must be willing to subordinate his personal goals to the good of the team.
— Bud Wilkinson