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command Quotes

10 of the best book quotes about command
  1. #1
    “Why, she may command me. I serve her, she is my lady. ”
  2. #2
    “The dictator, or consul, had a right to command the service of the Roman youth; and to punish an obstinate or cowardly disobedience by the most severe and ignominious penalties, by striking the offender out of the list of citizens, by confiscating his property, and by selling his person into slavery. The most sacred rights of freedom, confirmed by the Porcian and Sempronian laws, were suspended by the military engagement.”
  3. #3
    “People may guess or frame a supposition,
    But I can say for certain, it’s no lie,
    God bade us all to wax and multiply.
    That kindly text I well can understand.”
  4. #4
    “Prepare a crossing party,” snapped Horyse. “A single person to cross. Miss Abhorsen, here. And Sergeant, if you or Private Rahise so much as talk in your sleep about what you may have heard here, then you’ll be on gravedigging fatigues for the rest of your lives!”
  5. #5
    “Go to; have your lath glued within your sheath
    Till you know better how to handle it.”
  6. #6
    “Our lives are lived well only when they are lived on the terms of their creation, with God loving and us being loved, with God making and us being made, with God revealing and us understanding, with God commanding and us responding.”
  7. #7
    “DO NOT WORRY ABOUT TOMORROW! This is not a suggestion but a command.”
  8. #8
    “Whatever God works in us by his grace, he commands us to do as our duty. God works all in us and by us.”
  9. #9
    “It is not the voice that commands the story: it is the ear.”
  10. #10
    “This, I realized now watching Dienekes rally and tend to his men, was the role of the officer: to prevent those under this command, at all stages of battle--before, during and after--from becoming “possessed.” To fire their valor when it flagged and rein in their fury when it threatened to take them out of hand. ”