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Quotes about Exert

Let these Exert quotes help you to let go of your troubles and move on to a joyful and inspiring life.

USE this time of fresh beginnings.
Use it as an impetus, the force or energy toward change.
Become stronger, a better leader, more focused in your thoughts.
Exert more influence over your dreams
by bringing them closer to your thoughts, every day.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

You can never really live anyone else's life,
not even your child's.
The influence you exert is through your own life,
and what you've become yourself.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

My health may be better preserved if I exert myself less,
but in the end doesn't each person give his life for his calling?
- Clara Schumann

Every human being has a work to carry on within,
duties to perform abroad, influence to exert,
which are peculiarly his, and which no conscience but his own can teach.
- William Ellery Channing

 

Human beings can always be relied upon to exert,
with vigor, their God-given right to be stupid.
- Dean Koontz

People who can't be witty exert themselves to be devout and affectionate.
- George Eliot

The power I exert on the court depends on the power of my arguments,
not on my gender.
- Sandra Day O'Connor


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Wilson thought in terms of the whole world;
Harding was for America first.
And, finally, whereas Wilson wanted America to exert itself nobly,
Harding wanted to give it a rest.
- Frederick Lewis Allen

The U.S.
along with China, Japan, South Korea and Russia has
an important role to play in containing North Korea's
nuclear ambitions and exerting all the influence we can possibly exert.
- Zach Wamp

If they exert it not for good, they will for evil;
if they advance not knowledge,
they will perpetuate ignorance.
- Frances Wright

Negation is the mind's first freedom,
yet a negative habit is fruitful only so long as we
exert ourselves to overcome it,
adapt it to our needs; once acquired it can imprison us.
- Emile M. Cioran

Dictatorships start wars because they need external
enemies to exert internal control over their own people.
- Richard Perle

Situational variables can exert powerful influences over human behavior,
more so that we recognize or acknowledge.
- Philip Zimbardo

The need to exert power, when thwarted in the open fields of life,
is the more likely to assert itself in trifles.
- Charles Horton Cooley

That the state of knowledge in any country will exert
a directive influence on the general system of instruction adopted in it,
is a principle too obvious to require investigation.
- Charles Babbage

The National League was born the following year,
as an attempt to exert the control of capital over labor.
- John Thorn

I told the students that we can exert pressure without resorting to violence,
and that we can move towards democracy without violence;
that way,
God will allow it.
- Abdurrahman Wahid

The supply-side effect of a restrictive monetary policy
is likely to be perverse,
in that high interest rates enter into costs and thus
exert inflationary pressure.
- William Vickrey

Only let the North exert as much moral influence over the South,
as the South has exerted demoralizing influence over the North,
and slavery would die amid the flame of Christian remonstrance,
and faithful rebuke, and holy indignation.
- Angelina Grimke

I like to talk about a thing I call a "practiced pause."
Just a few moments of pausing allows me
to consider a circumstance and take stock
of what the best direction might be.
Reactions tend to rise from habit and unconsidered action.
A Response is considered and thoughtful.
My actions are my own and I am, singularly,
responsible for what I see, say, feel and exert.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

There is an atmosphere about the picture theatre that
speaks of entertainment and relaxation.
The charming surroundings, good music,
and the fact that each visitor is determined to enjoy
a few hours of holiday all exert an influence on the mind.
- Ivor Novello

Do we exert our own liberties without injury to others -
we exert them justly; do we exert them at the expense of others -
unjustly.
And, in thus doing, we step from the sure platform
of liberty upon the uncertain threshold of tyranny.
- Frances Wright

The leader can never close the gap between himself and the group.
If he does, he is no longer what he must be.
He must walk a tightrope between the consent he must
win and the control he must exert.
- Vince Lombardi

For both reasons, owing to the thermal motion and to
the working together of various wavelengths,
factors arise which, in a similar manner to the structural factor,
exert some influence upon the brightness of the interference
points but not upon their location.
- Max von Laue

An engaged woman is always more agreeable than a disengaged.
She is satisfied with herself.
Her cares are over, and she feels that she may exert
all her powers of pleasing without suspicion.
All is safe with a lady engaged; no harm can be done.
- Jane Austen

The humblest individual exerts some influence,
either for good or evil, upon others.
- Henry Ward Beecher

Each social formation, through each of its material activities,
exerts its influence upon the civic whole;
and each of its ideas and ideals wins also its place and power.
- Patrick Geddes

Language exerts hidden power, like the moon on the tides.
- Rita Mae Brown

When modern physics exerts itself to establish the world's formula,
what occurs thereby is this: the being of entities
has resolved itself into the method of the totally calculable.
- Martin Heidegger

The lecturer should give the audience full reason to
believe that all his powers have been exerted for their
pleasure and instruction.
- Michael Faraday

All the dark, malevolent Passions of the Soul are roused and exerted;
its mild and amiable affections are suppressed;
and with them,
virtuous Principles are laid prostrate.
- Charles Inglis

The fatigue produced on the muscles of the human frame
does not altogether depend on the actual force employed in each effort,
but partly on the frequency with which it is exerted.
- Charles Babbage

And very often the influence exerted on a person's
character by the amount of his income is hardly less,
if it is less, than that exerted by the way in which it is earned.
- Alfred Marshall

The sublimity of administration consists in knowing
the proper degree of power that should be exerted on different occasions.
- Charles de Montesquieu

The dark outside world of Paris under German occupation
exerted a strong containing pressure.
- Gerard Debreu

I am not unconscious of the persuasive power exerted
by these considerations to drag men along in the current;
but I am not at liberty to travel that road.
- Benjamin F. Wade

Malcolm X made me very strong at a time I needed to
understand what I was angry about.
He had peace in his heart.
He exerted a big influence on me.
- Lena Horne

The frame of mind in the local legislatures seems to
be exerted to prevent the federal constitution from having any good effect.
- Henry Knox

You can't do anything if a person says no.
In such a case, there's nothing you can do -
unlike the popular cliche that pressure is exerted,
or that maybe an unwilling source is done away with.
- Markus Wolf

Some men give up their designs when they have almost reached the goal;
While others,
on the contrary, obtain a victory by exerting,
at the last moment, more vigorous efforts than ever before.
- Herodotus

There are two ways of exerting one's strength:
one is pushing down,
the other is pulling up.
- Booker T. Washington

We need the kind of leadership exemplified by President Kennedy to just do it!
But we must do it as good stewards, aggressively exerting control over the moon.
We can best do this by going there.
- Wilson Greatbatch

We believe that the United States and the rest of the
international community can play a useful role by exerting
influence on Pakistan to put a permanent and visible
end to cross-border terrorism against India.
- Atal Bihari Vajpayee

The real exertion in the case of an opera singer lies
not so much in her singing as in her acting of a role,
for nearly every modern opera makes great dramatic and physical demands.
- Maria Jeritza

Success depends in a very large measure upon individual initiative and exertion,
and cannot be achieved except by a dint of hard work.
- Anna Pavlova

Difficulties should act as a tonic.
They should spur us to greater exertion.
- B. C. Forbes

War is the domain of physical exertion and suffering.
- Karl Von Clausewitz

Truth and mercy require the exertion -
never the suppression,
of man's noble rights and powers.
- Gerrit Smith

Knowledge is not a passion from without the mind,
but an active exertion of the inward strength,
vigor and power of the mind, displaying itself from within.
- Ralph Cudworth

Congress needs strong parties, but it also needs the
capacity to deal with budget and entitlement challenges
that are likely beyond the reach of pure partisan exertion.
- David E. Price

Firmness in enduring and exertion is a character I always wish to possess.
I have always despised the whining yelp of complaint and cowardly resolve.
- Robert Burns

Everyone confesses that exertion which brings out all
the powers of body and mind is the best thing for us;
but most people do all they can to get rid of it,
and as a general rule nobody does much more than circumstances drive them to do.
- Harriet Beecher Stowe

In England, the profession of the law is that which
seems to hold out the strongest attraction to talent,
from the circumstance, that in it ability,
coupled with exertion, even though unaided by patronage,
cannot fail of obtaining reward.
- Charles Babbage

A multitude of causes unknown to former times are now
acting with a combined force to blunt the discriminating powers of the mind,
and unfitting it for all voluntary exertion to reduce
it to a state of almost savage torpor.
- William Wordsworth

The half minute which we daily devote to the winding-up
of our watches is an exertion of labour almost insensible;
yet,
by the aid of a few wheels, its effect is spread over
the whole twenty-four hours.
- Charles Babbage

As a reward of their clean living and good habits these
great stars have been able to withstand the rigorous
test of stamina and physical exertion and have thus
successfully extended their most remarkable careers
over a period of many strenuous years.
- Major Taylor

There is also a perfection of degrees,
by which a person performs all the commands of God,
with the full exertion of all his powers,
without the least defect.
This is what the law of God requires,
but what the saints cannot attain to in this life.
- Charles Buck

In a very alert and bright state of society people
learn co-operation by themselves,
but in older and quieter conditions of laboring enterprise,
such a bill as I propose will point out the way to mutual exertion.
- Leland Stanford

Every proper exertion has been made and will be continued
to carry out the wishes of Congress in relation to the tobacco trade,
as indicated in the several resolutions of the House
of Representatives and the legislation of the two branches.
- Martin Van Buren

I have no faith in human perfectability.
I think that human exertion will have no appreciable effect upon humanity.
Man is now only more active - not more happy -
nor more wise,
than he was 6000 years ago.
- Edgar Allan Poe

Life's real lessons are inscribed in a corner of the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Miracles occur naturally as expressions of love.
The real miracle is the love that inspires them.
In this sense everything that comes from love is a miracle.
- A Course in Miracles

Action is the real measure of intelligence.
- Napoleon Hill (author of the classic Think and Grow Rich)

All that is real is seen with the heart.
- Vivian Greene

Real excellence and humility are
not incompatible one with the other,
on the contrary they are twin sisters.
- Jean Baptiste Lacordaire

We tell the real truth of our life
by the stories we repeatedly tell.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

What I cannot love, I overlook.
Is that real friendship?
- Anais Nin

We know nothing at all.
All our knowledge is but the knowledge of schoolchildren.
The real nature of things we shall never know.
- Albert Einstein

Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
- Confucius

What is real is beyond all reach.
- Julian Green

Nothing can bring a real sense of security
into the home except true love.
- Billy Graham


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