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Quotations on Force

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Force is all-conquering, but its victories are short-lived.

~ Abraham Lincoln

In this age of the rule of brute force, it is almost impossible for anyone to believe that any one else could possibly reject the law of the final supremacy of brute force.

~ Mahatma Gandhi

We love force and we care very little how it is exhibited.

~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

There is such a thing as a nation being so right that it does not need to convince others by force that it is right.

~ Woodrow Wilson

When force is necessary, it must be applied boldly, decisively and completely. But one must know the limitations of force; one must know when to blend force with a maneuver, the blow with an agreement.

~ Leon Trotsky

Right reason is stronger than force.

~ James A. Garfield

Force rules the world, and not opinion; but opinion is that which makes use of force.

~ Blaise Pascal

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