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  • For those parents from lower-class and minority communities[who] have had minimal experience in negotiating dominant, external institutions or have had negative and hostile contact with social service agencies, their initial approaches to the school are often overwhelming and difficult. Not only does the school feel like an alien environment with incomprehensible norms and structures, but the families often do not feel entitled to make demands or force disagreements.

    School   Class   Agency  
  • The solitary side of our nature demands leisure for reflection upon subjects on which the dash and whirl of daily business, so long as its clouds rise thick about us, forbid the intellect to fasten itself.

    James Anthony Froude (1914). “Short studies on great subjects”
  • Let them say what they want. I will not demand that the Jewish Agency allocate a sum of 300,000 or 100,000 pounds sterling to help European Jewry. And I think that whoever demands such things is performing an anti-Zionist act.

  • What then is your duty? What the day demands.

  • Virtue shuns ease as a companion. It demands a rough and thorny path.

    Ease   Demand   Path  
    'Essais' (1580) bk. 2, ch. 11
  • Women today have choices and demand choices, choices to have kids or not and the reproductive technology thereto. And it is a fact [that] most women continue to chose to have children.

  • To keep demands as much skill as to win.

    Winning   Skills   Demand  
    Geoffrey Chaucer, George Philip Krapp (2006). “Troilus and Cressida”, p.141, Courier Corporation
  • At this level almost everyone has the physical tools to be the best. It comes down to a few things: how bad you want it, what you do when things get hard, and whether you are able to stay focused amid turmoil, challenge, chaos and demands. It's all in your head and in your heart.

  • Love demands that I learn how to focus my attention on the needs of those I love.

    Love   Focus   Needs  
    John Powell (1978). “Unconditional love”
  • Jesus loved the will of His Father. He embraced the limitations, the necessities, the conditions, the very chains of His humanity as He walked and worked here on earth, fulfilling moment by moment His divine commission and the stern demands of His incarnation. Never was there a word or even a look of complaint.

    Jesus   Father   Humanity  
  • Most creatures have a vague belief that a very precarious hazard, a kind of transparent membrane, divides death from love; and that the profound idea of nature demands that the giver of life should die at the moment of giving.

    Sex   Ideas   Giving  
    Maurice Maeterlinck (2015). “The Life of the Bee: Works of Maeterlinck”, p.97, 谷月社
  • For in a democracy, every citizen, regardless of his interest in politics, "hold office"; every one of us is in a position of responsibility; and, in the final analysis, the kind of government we get depends upon how we fulfill those responsibilities. We, the people, are the boss, and we will get the kind of political leadership, be it good or bad, that we demand and deserve.

    Selected Quotations from John F. Kennedy's Book "Profiles in Courage", 1957.
  • There are so many things that demand to be said. Where did you go? Do you ever think about me? You've ruined me. Are you okay? But of course, I can't say any of that.

    FaceBook post by Gayle Forman from Jun 05, 2015
  • It is true of course, that I have a will of iron, but it can be switched off if the circumstances seem to demand it.

  • Writing does not exclude the full life; it demands it.

    Writing   Doe   Demand  
  • Property may be destroyed and money may lose its purchasing power; but, character, health, knowledge and good judgement will always be in demand under all conditions.

  • When one has once accepted and absorbed Evil, it no longer demands to be believed.

    Evil   Demand   Accepted  
    Franz Kafka (1991). “The Blue Octavo Notebooks”
  • Let's say I am a chocoholic and I eat tons of chocolate a day. A hundred thousands of tons a day. I have this craving, but I can't afford it, so I get a printing press, and I start printing money, and I print billions and billions to buy chocolate. So I create this boom in the chocolate industry, so stores are running out of chocolate. So they have demand, so chocolate makers expand. Cocoa growers expand. You create this great boom. But now the feds arrest me and shut me down. And now there is a depression in the chocolate industry. That's what happens with the monetary policy.

  • I know it's bad to generalize, but when you think about billionaires, you just think this guy is going to walk into a room and just demand things to be a certain way.

    Thinking   Guy   Demand  
  • Power and those in control concede nothing ... without a demand. Hey never have and never will... Each and every one of us must keep demanding, must keep fighting, must keep thundering, must keep plowing, must keep on keeping things struggling, must speak out and speak up until justice is served because where there is no justice there is no peace.

  • When you love someone you do not love them all the time, in exactly the same way, from moment to moment. It is an impossibility. It is even a lie to pretend to. And yet this is exactly what most of us demand. We have so little faith in the ebb and flow of life, of love, of relationships. We leap at the flow of the tide and resist in terror its ebb. We are afraid it will never return. We insist on permanency, on duration, on continuity; when the only continuity possible, in life as in love, is in growth, in fluidity - in freedom

  • Deep down in the Christian's life, always and all the time, there is to be a "no" to every demand that the flesh may make for recognition, and every demand that the flesh may make for approval, and every demand that the flesh may make for vindication. Always the Christian must bear about in his body the marks of the Lord Jesus.

    Christian   Jesus   Body  
  • The demands of the economy, and more recently those of political correctness and the diktat against ever offending anyone, are not conducive to a classroom or university seminar climate in which genuinely free and critical reflection on how to live prospers.

  • Today's complexities demand greater simplicity.

  • Calling is a 'yes' to God that carries a 'no' to the chaos of modern demands. Calling is the key to tracing the story line of our lives and unriddling the meaning of our existence in a chaotic world.

    Keys   Stories   Calling  
    Os Guinness (2003). “The Call: Finding and Fulfilling the Central Purpose of Your Life”, p.170, Thomas Nelson Inc
  • In reality, those who deny climate change and demand a halt to emissions reduction and mitigation work, want us to take a huge gamble with the future of every human being on the planet, every future human being, our children and grand children, and every other living species

  • You cannot make a demand on your life that exceeds your belief about it. Your belief is creating a personal law. It’s not the truth, but a lie believed will act like a law until it’s neutralized.

    Lying   Law   Creating  
  • Every consession gives rise to further concessions, we cannot back down, because behind us there is only an abyss, we must keep our promises and demand that they be kept.

    Giving   Promise   Demand  
    "Disturbing the Peace: A Conversation with Karel Hvížďala". Book by Václav Havel, translated by Paul Wilson. Chapter 5: "The Politics of Hope", p. 110, 1990.
  • Allow yourself emotion-backed demands only for physical necessities such as air to breathe, food if starving, and shelter if freezing.

    Air   Demand   Shelter  
  • There are two paths people can take. They can either play now and pay later, or pay now and play later. Regardless of the choice, one thing is certain. Life will demand a payment.

    John C. Maxwell (2005). “Developing the Leader Within You”, p.121, Thomas Nelson Inc
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