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Submissive Quotes

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In the world there is nothing more
submissive and weak than water.
Yet for attacking that which is hard and strong,
nothing can surpass it.
- Lao Tzu

Related topics: Wisdom

My biggest challenge will be to play the totally submissive woman.
It takes a toll on you when you play someone who's
far removed from your personality.
- Regina King

And ladies, build up your husband by being submissive.
That's how you will give your children success;
you will want your children to be obedient,
to be submissive to righteous living.
- Warren Jeffs

I'm glad to see that women have an important role within the industry.
My no.
1 complaint would still be that most women are very submissive and victims.
I would like to see women portrayed in a much stronger
and intelligent capacity.
- Rita Mero

 

Man is so muddled, so dependent on the things immediately before his eyes,
that every day even the most submissive believer can
be seen to risk the torments of the afterlife for the smallest pleasure.
- Joseph de Maistre

I cannot but be grieved to go from my native land,
and especially from that part of it for whom and with
whom I desired only to live;
yet the dreadful apprehensions I have of what is coming
upon this land may help to make me submissive to this providence,
though more bitter.
- Donald Cargill

Since when have we Americans been expected to bow submissively
to authority and speak with awe and reverence to those who represent us?
- William O. Douglas

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There can be a true grandeur in any degree of submissiveness,
because it springs from loyalty to the laws and to an oath,
and not from baseness of soul.
- Simone Weil

What made women's labour particularly attractive to
the capitalists was not only its lower price but also
the greater submissiveness of women.
- Clara Zetkin

Part of the reason that the government's fear mongering
is succeeding is because so many people are so ignorant,
that it is easier for government to frighten people in submission.
- James Bovard

True strength lies in submission which permits one to dedicate his life,
through devotion, to something beyond himself.
- Henry Miller

This submission is a restraint of liberty,
but could be of no effect as to the good intended,
unless it were general; nor general,
unless it were natural.
- Algernon Sydney

One should respect public opinion insofar
as is necessary to avoid starvation and keep out of prison,
but anything that goes beyond this
is voluntary submission to an unnecessary tyranny.
- Bertrand Russell

Peace secured by slavish submission is not peace.
- Kim Il-sung

The Roman legions were formed in the first instance of citizen soldiers,
who yet had been made to submit to a rigid discipline,
and to feel that in that submission lay their strength.
- Goldwin Smith

I stayed in submission to my husband,
and he allowed me to do anything I wanted to.
I felt like I was lucky to have that kind of romance.
- June Carter Cash

The cost of freedom is always high,
but Americans have always paid it.
And one path we shall never choose,
and that is the path of surrender, or submission.
- John F. Kennedy

A vacant white room with lights is still a submission to the neutral.
Works of art seen in such spaces seem to be going through
a kind of esthetic convalescence.
- Robert Smithson

We emphasize that such a form of communication is not absent in man,
however evanescent a naturally given object may be for him,
split as it is in its submission to symbols.
- Jacques Lacan

Blind submission in women is considered a virtue,
while submission to wrong is itself wrong,
and resistance to wrong is virtue alike in women as in man.
- Ernestine Rose

The only reason of the institution of civil government;
and the only rational ground of submission to it,
is the common safety and utility.
- Jonathan Mayhew

The disappearance of a sense of responsibility is the
most far-reaching consequence of submission to authority.
- Stanley Milgram

Oppression that is clearly inexorable and invincible
does not give rise to revolt but to submission.
- Simone Weil

The submission of her body without love or desire is
degrading to the woman's finer sensibility,
all the marriage certificates on earth to the contrary notwithstanding.
- Margaret Sanger

Texas has yet to learn submission to any oppression,
come from what source it may.
- Sam Houston

Once vigorous measures appear to be the only means
left of bringing the Americans to a due submission to the mother country,
the colonies will submit.
- George III

A terrorist network that believes a nation so tested
will fold under pressure of a few horrific acts may capture its attention,
but will not achieve its submission.
- Virginia Foxx

I have been told by a member of the board of one of
Canada's most prominent literary magazines that a submission
of mine once caused a great deal of controversy.
- John Barton

You do it a day at a time.
You write as well as you can, you put it in the mail,
you leave it under submission, you never leave it at home.
- James Lee Burke

Hitler bombed London into submission but in fact it
created a sense of national solidarity.
- Tom Paulin

Liberalism, austere in political trifles,
has learned ever more artfully to unite a constant
protest against the government with a constant submission to it.
- Alexander Herzen

Indignation is a submission of our thoughts,
but not of our desires.
- Bertrand Russell

The natural consequence of our submission,
even in part, to the system that looks to compelling
the export of raw products,
the exhaustion of the land, the cheapening of labour,
and the export of the labourer.
- Henry Charles Carey

I was tortured fifteen times, that's total submission.
They did that with shutting off your blood circulation with ropes,
giving you claustrophobia and pain at the same time,
bending you double.
- James Stockdale

The best source for finding an agent is called Literary Agents of North America.
It's a complete list of agents, not only by name and address,
but by type of book they represent and by what their submission criteria are.
- Sara Paretsky

The path we have chosen for the present is full of hazards,
as all paths are.
The cost of freedom is always high, but Americans have always paid it.
And one path we shall never choose, and that is the path of surrender,
or submission.
- John F. Kennedy

Carry out the republican principle of universal suffrage,
or strike it from your banners and substitute 'Freedom
and Power to one half of society,
and Submission and Slavery to the other.'
- Ernestine Rose

There is no calamity which a great nation can invite
which equals that which follows a supine submission
to wrong and injustice and the consequent loss of national self-respect and honor,
beneath which are shielded and defended a people's safety and greatness.
- Eldridge Cleaver

The doctrine of blind obedience and unqualified submission to any human power,
whether civil or ecclesiastical, is the doctrine of despotism,
and ought to have no place among Republicans and Christians.
- Angelina Grimke

They are few in the midst of an overwhelming mass of brute force,
and their submission is wisdom; but for a nation like
England to submit to be robbed by any invader who chooses
to visit her shores seemed to me to be nonsense.
- George Combe

I love my man as my fellow; but his scepter,
real, or usurped, extends not to me,
unless the reason of an individual demands my homage;
and even then the submission is to reason,
and not to man.
- Mary Wollstonecraft

My submission to you is we're fighting the war on terror
not overseas but in our own streets,
and we'd be spending vast more fortunes to try to be
a defensive country to protect ourselves rather than
an offensive country to spread democracy wherever people yearn for it.
- Johnny Isakson

Pay attention to rainbows, and snowflakes,
butterflies and the songs of birds,
the crash of storm-driven waves
and the mirror-surface of a quiet pond.
Let the depths of nature become a part of your innermost being.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Choose to See Beauty and Joy:
Much in life can be seen as ugly or beautiful - it's our choice.
Why would we choose to see any part of life as ugly?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The greater part of our happiness or misery
depends on our dispositions and not on our circumstances.
- Martha Washington

We must walk consciously only part way toward our goal,
and then leap in the dark to our success.
- Henry David Thoreau

A part of kindness consists in loving people more than they deserve.
- Joseph Joubert

A big part of letting go is recognizing
when it is time to stay in a situation
and when it is time to move on.
- Darren L. Johnson

The hardest part is what to leave behind, ... It's time to let go!
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

I have accepted fear as a part of life -
specifically the fear of change...
I have gone ahead despite the pounding
in the heart that says: turn back.
- Erica Jong

Being part of the natural world reminds me
that innocence isn't ever lost completely;
we just need to maintain our goodness to regain it.
- Jewel

I love you because I love you.
You are a part of me, and
I need no reasons to love you.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If a man loses his reverence for any part of life,
he will lose his reverence for all of life.
- Albert Schweitzer

What we have once enjoyed we can never lose.
All that we love deeply becomes a part of us.
- Helen Keller

We should not pretend to understand the world
only by the intellect.
The judgment of the intellect
is only part of the truth.
- Carl Jung

Inside most people there's a feeling of being separate,
separated from everything ... And they're not.
They're part of absolutely everyone, and everything.
- the movie Powder

A contradiction can not exist in reality.
Not in part, nor in whole.
- Terry Goodkind

Non-violence is not a garment to be put on and off at will.
Its seat is in the heart,
and it must be an inseparable part of our being.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Much in life can be seen as ugly or beautiful - it's our choice.
Why would we choose to see any part of life as ugly?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I am determined to be cheerful and happy
in whatever situation I may find myself.
For I have learned that the greater part of our misery or unhappiness
is determined not by our circumstance but by our disposition.
- Martha Washington

A part of you has grown in me.
And so you see, it's you and me
together forever and never apart,
maybe in distance, but never in heart.
- Anonymous

The truth of the matter is that
you always know the right thing to do.
The hard part is doing it.
- Norman Schwarzkoff

The part can never be well unless the whole is well.
- Plato

You know you love someone when you know
you want them to be happy,
even if their happiness means
that you are not a part of it.
- Anonymous

Where am I? Who am I? How did I come to be here?
What is this thing called the world?
How did I come into the world?
Why was I not consulted?
And If I am compelled to take part in it,
Where is the director? I want to see him.
- Soren Kierkegaard

I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true.
I am not bound to succeed,
but I am bound to live by the light that I have.
I must stand with anybody that stands right,
and stand with him while he is right,
and part with him when he goes wrong.
- Abraham Lincoln

I love you not only for what you are,
but for what I am when I am with you.
I love you not only for what you have made of yourself,
but for what you are making of me.
I love you for that part of me you bring out.
- Roy Croft

Part of our essential humanity is paying respect to what God gave us
and what will be here a long time after we're gone.
- William J. Clinton

Property is intended to serve life,
and no matter how much we surround it with rights and respect,
it has no personal being.
It is part of the earth man walks on.
It is not man.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

When you part from your friend, you grieve not;
For that which you love most in him may be
clearer in his absence,
as the mountain to the climber
is clearer from the plain.
- Khalil Gibran

No partner in a love relationship...
should feel that he has to give up
an essential part of himself to make it viable.
- May Sarton


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