Command Quotes

'The party told you to reject the evidence...

'The party told you to reject the evidence of your eyes and ears. It was their final, most essential command.' - George Orwell, 1984
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John 15:17 This ...

John 15:17 This is My command to you: Love one another
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β€œA no-win situation is a...

β€œA no-win situation is a possibility that any commander may face” -James T. Kirk
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"We cannot command ...

"We cannot command nature, except by obeying her." -Francis Bacon
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Men are basically smart or dumb and lazy or ambitious. The dumb and ambitious ones are ...

Men are basically smart or dumb and lazy or ambitious. The dumb and ambitious ones are dangerous and I get rid of them. The dumb and lazy ones I give mundane duties. The smart ambitious ones I put on my staff. The smart and lazy ones I make my commanders - Erwin Rommel
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And so those mindless beasts of the subconscious had access to a machine that ...

And so those mindless beasts of the subconscious had access to a machine that could never be shut down. The secret devil of every soul on the planet all set free at once to loot and maim.[forbidden planet]... Leslie Nielsen: Commander Adams
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"How do you defeat an enemy who looks into ...

"How do you defeat an enemy who looks into the barrel of a gun and sees paradise?" β€”Anonymous Russian Commander, Fighting the Mujahideen
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"...it is the struggle itself that is most important. We must strive to...

"...it is the struggle itself that is most important. We must strive to be more than we are...It does not matter that we will not reach our ultimate goal. The effort yields its own rewards" - Lt. Commander Data (ST:TNG)
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"He who is untrue to his ow...

"He who is untrue to his own cause cannot command the respect of others." Albert Einstein
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"He who has never lear...

"He who has never learned to obey cannot be a good commander." - Aristotle
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"Nature, to be c...

"Nature, to be commanded, must be obeyed" Francis Bacon
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Do not wait; the time will never be β€˜just right.’ Start where y...

Do not wait; the time will never be β€˜just right.’ Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along. ~ George Herbert
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"He who cannot obey himself will b...

"He who cannot obey himself will be commanded. That is the nature of living creatures." --Friedrich Nietzsche
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Do not Wait, the time will never be "just right" . Start where ...

Do not Wait, the time will never be "just right" . Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along.” β€”George Herbert
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"The power he commanded insisted upon subjects....

"The power he commanded insisted upon subjects. Strength was ever relative, and he could not dominate without the company of the dominated." ~Malazan
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"The Ugly has arrived." ~ A...

"The Ugly has arrived." ~ Arinimus Marslan, Jahraku's best friend and his 2nd in Command
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The mind commands the body and is i...

The mind commands the body and is instantly obeyed. The mind commands itself and meets resistance - St Augustine
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"Drawing on my fine comman...

"Drawing on my fine command of the English language, I said nothing." ~Robert Benchley
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β€œA big gun does...

β€œA big gun doesn’t make a big man.” - Commander Cody
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"We train young men to drop fire on people, but their c...

"We train young men to drop fire on people, but their commanders won't allow them to write "fuck" on their airplanes because it's obscene!" - Colonel Kurtz (Apocalypse Now)
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We train young men to drop fire on people. But their ...

We train young men to drop fire on people. But their commanders won't allow them to write "fuck" on their airplanes because it's obscene! - Col. Kurtz (Apocalypse Now)
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"It is not the state which commands us, but we who com...

"It is not the state which commands us, but we who command the state. It is not the state which has created us, but we who have created our state." --Adolf Hitler, 1935
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"There's a reason you separate military and the police. One fights the enemies of...

"There's a reason you separate military and the police. One fights the enemies of the state, the other serves and protects the people. When the military becomes both, then the enemies of the state tend to become the people." β€” Commander William Adama
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When you do the common things in life in...

When you do the common things in life in an uncommon way, you will command the attention of the world. George Washington Carver
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My name is Maximus Decimus Meridius, commander of the Armies of the North, General of t...

My name is Maximus Decimus Meridius, commander of the Armies of the North, General of the Felix Legions and loyal servant to the TRUE emperor, Marcus Aurelius. Father to a murdered son, husband to a murdered wife. And I will have my vengeance, in this life or the next.
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Patriotism is a word; and one that generally comes to mean eith...

Patriotism is a word; and one that generally comes to mean either "My country, right or wrong" which is infamous, or "My country is always right" is imbecile. Master & Commander Patrick O'Brian
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β€œThe rules of engagement in The Twilight War are to expect ...

β€œThe rules of engagement in The Twilight War are to expect the unexpected, think the unthinkable, and do the impossible.” ~ Klain Kelridgalei: Supreme Commander of all Verendeian Forces
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The β€œsex appeal” of jazz is a command: obey, and then you will be allowed to tak...

The β€œsex appeal” of jazz is a command: obey, and then you will be allowed to take part. And the dream-thought, as contradictory as reality in which it is dreamt: l will only be potent once I have allowed myself to be castrated." Theodor W. Adorno
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Do not wait; the time will never be β€˜just right.’ Start wh...

Do not wait; the time will never be β€˜just right.’ Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along.”
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"Have fun in your command. Don’t always run at...

"Have fun in your command. Don’t always run at a breakneck pace. Take leave when you’ve earned it, spend time with your families. " Colin Powell
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"They'll often ignore me if I say 'Looks like something weird is going on.', but may just ...

"They'll often ignore me if I say 'Looks like something weird is going on.', but may just listen if I say 'God wants me to fight demons.' or 'A secret robot asked me to talk to you...'. I'm pretty sure some intelligent command decisions are called for here." ~ Scary Pratchett
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"Look, all I know is what they taught me at command school. There are ce...

"Look, all I know is what they taught me at command school. There are certain rules about a war and rule number one is young men die. And rule number two is doctors can't change rule number one." Henry Blake (M*A*S*H 4077)
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"If you want to be happy, set a goal that...

"If you want to be happy, set a goal that commands your thoughts, liberates your energy, and inspires your hopes." β€”Andrew Carnegie
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Do not wait; the time will never be β€˜just right.’ Start w...

Do not wait; the time will never be β€˜just right.’ Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along.
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"The wealthy, on their part, had no sooner begun to taste the pleasure of command, tha...

"The wealthy, on their part, had no sooner begun to taste the pleasure of command, than they disdained all others, and, using their old slaves to acquire new, thought of nothing but subduing and enslaving their neighbors." -Rousseau, Discourse on Inequality (1754)
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"How do you defeat an enemy who looks into ...

"How do you defeat an enemy who looks into the barrel of a gun and sees paradise?" - Anonymous Russian Commander, Fighting the Mujahideen
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be a command n...

be a command nor faith a dictum. - Charles Bukowsi
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"The party told you to reject the evidence of your eyes and ears. It was their final, most ...

"The party told you to reject the evidence of your eyes and ears. It was their final, most essential command... and if all others accepted the lie, which the party imposed, if all records told the same tale, then the lie passed into history and became truth" 1984 - George Orwell
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"When you do the common things in life in a...

"When you do the common things in life in an uncommon way, you will command the attention of the world." ~ Dr. George Washington Carver
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It's in the Ten Commandments to not take the Lord's name in vai...

It's in the Ten Commandments to not take the Lord's name in vain. Rape isn't up there, by the way. Rape is is not a ten commandment. But don't say the dude's name with a shitty attitude. -Louis CK
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"When you do the common things in life in...

"When you do the common things in life in an uncommon way, you will command the attention of the world." ~ George Washington Carver
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"You know what the chain of command is? It's t...

"You know what the chain of command is? It's the chain I go get and beat you with until you understand who's in ruttin' charge here." - Jayne Cobb
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There's no such thing as shell shock. It's an inv...

There's no such thing as shell shock. It's an invention of the Jews. - General George S. Patton, following an incident that would soon cost him his command
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"Silence, darkness and these countless familiar scents and the...

"Silence, darkness and these countless familiar scents and the warmth of the land had become (in their way) as necessary to him as air." -description of Stephen Maturin from Master and Commander
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"I look forward to an america in which commands respect throughout the world, not only for i...

"I look forward to an america in which commands respect throughout the world, not only for its strength, but for its civilization as well. And I look forward to a world in which we will be safe not only for democracy and diversity but also for personal distinction." - John F. Kennedy
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Never pretend to a love which y...

Never pretend to a love which you do not actually feel, for love is not ours to command. Alan Watts
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"A formidable sinister interest may always obtain the complete command of a dominant assembly by s...

"A formidable sinister interest may always obtain the complete command of a dominant assembly by some chance and for a moment, and it is therefore of great use to have a second chamber of an opposite sort, differently composed, in which that interest in all likelihood will not rule." Walter Bagehot,
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To the Muslim woman, the hijab provides a sense of empowerment. It is a personal decision t...

To the Muslim woman, the hijab provides a sense of empowerment. It is a personal decision to dress modestly according to the command of a genderless Creator; to assert pride in self, and embrace one's faith openly, with independence and courageous conviction. - Randa Abdel-Fattah
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"A superior pilot uses his superior judgment to...

"A superior pilot uses his superior judgment to avoid situations which require the use of his superior skill" - Frank Borman, Commander of Apollo 8
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"Soldiers, when I give the command to fire, fire straight at my heart. Wait for the order. It wil...

"Soldiers, when I give the command to fire, fire straight at my heart. Wait for the order. It will be my last to you. I protest against my condemnation. I have fought a hundred battles for France, and not one against her ... Fire!" - Michel Ney, giving the order at his own execution by firing squad
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"Any man can fart in a cl...

"Any man can fart in a closed room and say that he commands the wind" β€”Scott Lynch
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I, too, can command the wind, sir! I have a ...

I, too, can command the wind, sir! I have a hurricane in me that will strip Spain bare when you dare to try me! - Elizabeth The Golden Age
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When you do the common things in...

When you do the common things in life in an uncommon way, you will command the attention of the world.
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"Who has not s...

"Who has not served cannot command." John Florio
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"We train young men to drop fire on people, but their...

"We train young men to drop fire on people, but their commanders won't let them write "fuck" on their airplanes because it's obscene!" - Colonel Kurtz, Apocalypse Now
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"This plague-spot of civilization ought to be abolished with all possible speed. He...

"This plague-spot of civilization ought to be abolished with all possible speed. Heroism on command, senseless violence, and all the loathsome nonsense that goes by the name of patriotism -- how passionately I hate them!" - Albert Einstein on the Military
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Death is a comma...

Death is a command. Life is but a suggestion. ~ Unknown
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Commander William Adama: There's a reason you separate military and the police. ...

Commander William Adama: There's a reason you separate military and the police. One fights the enemies of the state, the other serves and protects the people. When the military becomes both, then the enemies of the state tend to become the people.
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"He who has never lear...

"He who has never learned to obey cannot be a good commander." - Aristotle
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"He who cannot comma...

"He who cannot command himself should obey." - Friedrich Nietzsche
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β€œThe mind commands the body and i...

β€œThe mind commands the body and it obeys. The mind orders itself and meets resistance.” - Saint Augustine
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In these troubled, uncertain times, we don't need more command an...

In these troubled, uncertain times, we don't need more command and control; we need better means to engage everyone's intelligence in solving challenges and crises as they arise. ~Margaret J. Wheatley
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Religion's eleventh comm...

Religion's eleventh commandment is: "Thou shalt not question.” ―Sigmund Freud,
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''Justice commands us to have mercy upon all...

''Justice commands us to have mercy upon all men, to consult the interests of the whole human race, to give to every one his due'' -Cicero
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He who has never learn...

He who has never learned to obey cannot be a good commander. -- Aristotle
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"Heroism on command, senseless violence, and all t...

"Heroism on command, senseless violence, and all the loathsome nonsense that goes by the name of patriotism - how passionately I hate them!" - Albert Einstein
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"I am a horse for a single harness, not cut out for tandem or teamwork ....

"I am a horse for a single harness, not cut out for tandem or teamwork . . . for well I know that in order to attain any definite goal, it is imperative that one person do the thinking and the commanding." β€” Albert Einstein
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"My name is Maximus Decimus Meridius. Commander of the Armies of the North. General of the F...

"My name is Maximus Decimus Meridius. Commander of the Armies of the North. General of the Felix Legions. Loyal servant to the true Emperor, Marcus Aurelius. Father to a murdered son, husband to a murdered wife, and I will have my vengeance, in this life or the next."- Russell Crowe
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"I realize the economy is the most important issue, ...

"I realize the economy is the most important issue, but having a commander-in-chief that is competent … is the most important thing we could have." - Barack Obama
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