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Top 41 Impels Quotes

#1. What necessity impels a writer who has produced fifty books to write still one more? Why this proliferation, this fear of being forgotten, this debased coquetry? - Author: Emile M. Cioran
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#2. Love is such a powerful force. It's there for everyone to embrace-that kind of unconditional love for all of humankind. That is the kind of love that impels people to go into the community and try to change conditions for others, to take risks for what they believe in. - Author: Coretta Scott King
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#3. Necessity is what impels men to take action, and once necessity is gone, only rot and decay are left - Author: Niccolo Machiavelli
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#4. Why is it that some Christians cross land and sea, continents and cultures, as missionaries? What on earth impels them? It is not in order to commend a civilization, an institution or an ideology, but rather a person, Jesus Christ, whom they believe to be unique. - Author: John R.W. Stott
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#5. I was seized by the stern hand of Compulsion, that dark, unreasonable Urge that impels women to clean house in the middle of the night. - Author: James Thurber
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#6. What has to be given up is not the I, but that drive for self-affirmation which impels man to flee from the unreliable, unsolid, unlasting, unpredictable, dangerous world of relation into the having of things. - Author: Martin Buber
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#7. Is not the tremendous strength in men of the impulse to creative work in every field precisely due to their feeling of playing a relatively small part in the creation of living beings, which constantly impels them to an overcompensation in achievement? - Author: Karen Horney
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#8. We do not adopt a belief because it is true (they are all true), but because some obscure power impels us to do so. When this power leaves us, we suffer prostration and collapse, a tete-a-tete with what is left of ourselves. - Author: Emil Cioran
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#9. A true Christian lives and labors on earth not for himself but for his neighbor. Therefore the whole spirit of his life him impels him to do even that which he needs not do, but which is profitable and necessary for his neighbor. - Author: Martin Luther
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#10. This is the gravest danger that today threatens civilization: State intervention; the absorption of all spontaneous social effort by the State, that is to say, of spontaneous historical action, which in the long run sustains, nourishes, and impels human destinies. - Author: Jose Ortega Y Gasset
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#11. The bottom line is that the human body is complex and subtle, and oversimplifying - as common sense sometimes impels us to do - can be hazardous to your health. - Author: Andrew Weil
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#12. That which impels man to do the right thing is God. - Author: Mahatma Gandhi
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#13. Physics, mathematics, music, painting, my politics, my love for you, my work, the star-dust of my body, the spirit that impels it, clocks diurnal, time perpetual, the roll, rough, tender, swamping, liberating, breathing, moving, thinking nature, human nature and the cosmos are patterned together. - Author: Jeanette Winterson
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#14. For Augustine, that's the crucial change. Knowledge is not enough for tranquillity and goodness, because it doesn't contain the motivation to be good. Only love impels action. We don't become better because we acquire new information. We become better because we acquire better loves. - Author: David Brooks
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#15. I work to drive the awe away, yet awe impels the work. - Author: Emily Dickinson
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#16. Inadequacy of his own strength, learned from experience, impels and urges a man to enlist the help of others. - Author: Pope Leo XIII
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#17. Anyone who directly and honestly reproduces that force which impels him to create belongs to us. - Author: Ernst Ludwig Kirchner
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#18. It is faith, and not reason, which impels men to action ... Intelligence is content to point out the road, but never drives us along it. - Author: Alexis Carrel
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#19. Doubt ... impels a search for the truth. It opens the door to knowledge. Faith puts a lock on the door. Indeed, ... faith anesthetizes the desire to seek knowledge and truth. - Author: Vincent Bugliosi
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#20. The teacher does best, not when he explains, but when he impels his pupils to seek themselves the explanation. - Author: John Lancaster Spalding
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#21. The moving toward one's inner self is a long pilgrimage for a painter. It offers many temporary successes and high points, but impels him on toward the more adequate image. - Author: Ben Shahn
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#22. Compassion is a quality which impels one to perform sacrifices. - Author: Radhanath Swami
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#23. He is next to the gods whom reason, and not passion, impels; and who, after weighing the facts, can measure the punishment with discretion. - Author: Claudius Claudianus
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#24. What impels every man to the utmost exertion in the service of his fellow man. Is, in the market not compulsion on the part of gendarmes, hangmen and penal courts, it is self interest. - Author: Ludwig Von Mises
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#25. Somewhere there is mystery. It impels one to theosophy: to the worship of a space-god, or a god of light." "Theory dissolves the mystery, though it lays bare a cryptic new stratum. Quite likely there is an endless set of these layers, mystery below mystery. - Author: Jack Vance
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#26. Nevertheless, the consuming hunger of the uncritical mind for what it imagines to be certainty or finality impels it to feast upon shadows in the prevailing famine of substance. - Author: Eric Temple Bell
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#27. But one also finds in the human heart a depraved taste for equality, which impels the weak to want to bring the strong down to their level, and which reduces men to preferring equality in servitude to inequality in freedom. - Author: Alexis De Tocqueville
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#28. The wild bird that flies so lone and far has somewhere its nest and brood. A little fluttering heart of love impels its wings, and points its course. There is nothing so solitary as a solitary man. - Author: Edwin Hubbel Chapin
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#29. Nothing so strongly impels a man to regard the interest of his constituents, as the certainty of returning to the general mass of the people, from whence he was taken, where he must participate in their burdens. - Author: George Mason
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#30. Happiness, that grand mistress of the ceremonies in the dance of life, impels us through all its mazes and meanderings, but leads none of us by the same route. - Author: Charles Caleb Colton
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#31. True patriotism sometimes requires of men to act exactly contrary, at one period, to that which it does at another, and the motive which impels them the desire to do right is precisely the same. - Author: Robert E.Lee
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#32. Passion impels our deeds; ideology supplies the explanations. - Author: Mason Cooley
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#33. Ambition is the necessary spur of a great mind to great action; when acting upon a weak mind it impels it to absurdity, or sours it with discontent. - Author: Frances Wright
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#34. I believe it is better to live a dream rather than to simply dream it. The dream is the start of something greater, something that impels us to make daring decisions. And it's true that the person who pursues a dream takes many risks. But the person who does not runs risks that are even greater. - Author: Paulo Coelho
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#35. The expansion of the market creates a need for enhanced and more regular supply, and this in turn impels commercial capital to acquire control of production as well. - Author: Rudolf Hiferding
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#36. A depraved taste for equality, which impels the weak to attempt to lower the powerful to their own level and reduces men to prefer equality in slavery to inequality with freedom. - Author: Alexis De Tocqueville
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#37. The goal towards which the pleasure principle impels us - of becoming happy - is not attainable: yet we may not - nay, cannot - give up the efforts to come nearer to realization of it by some means or other. - Author: Sigmund Freud
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#38. Duty - that which sternly impels us in the direction of profit, along the line of desire. - Author: Ambrose Bierce
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#39. When I can't do something, this always impels me to study it. - Author: Theodore Sturgeon
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#40. You have to suffer through this emptiness ... and find what impels you to continue. - Author: Anne Rice
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#41. Every suffering is a buddha-seed, because suffering impels mortals to seek wisdom. But you can only say that suffering gives rise to buddhahood. You can't say that suffering is buddhahood. Your body and mind are the field. Suffering is the seed, wisdom the sprout, and buddhahood the grain. - Author: Bodhidharma
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