An empty head is not really empty; it is stuffed with rubbish. Hence the difficulty of forcing anything into an empty head.

Power acquired by violence is only a usurpation, and lasts only as long as the force of him who commands prevails over that of those who obey.

Weight, force and casual impulse, together with resistance, are the four external powers in which all the visible actions of mortals have their being and their end.

The most loving parents and relatives commit murder with smiles on their faces. they force us to destroy the person we really are: a subtle kind of murder.

Lenience will operate with greater force, in some instances than rigor. It is therefore my first wish to have all of my conduct distinguished by it.

This is not a novel to be tossed aside lightly. It should be thrown with great force.

You can force the people to obey; you cannot force them to understand.

Without knowing the force of words, it is impossible to know more.

Everyone has the right to make his own decisions, but none has the right to force his decision on others.