Forced Quotes

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Ashly Lorenzana
“Never try to do anything that is outside of who you are. A forced smile is a sign of what feels wrong in your heart, so recognize it when it happens. Living a lie will reduce you to one.”
Ashly Lorenzana

Mokokoma Mokhonoana
“Millions of business people are each constantly forced to choose between their desire to not be a bad person and their desire to be a good business person, that is to say, to make as much money as they possibly can by maximizing their revenue while minimizing the cost of producing whatever it is that they sell.”
Mokokoma Mokhonoana, The Use and Misuse of Children

Toba Beta
“Only when man cornered,
potential forced to appear.”
Toba Beta, Master of Stupidity

Lolo Mayaya
“—Quiero que me ames—dije mirándolo a los ojos ignorando a los curiosos que se encontraban alrededor nuestro. —Ámame realmente y tal vez regresare a ti.”
Lolo Mayaya, Play With Me

Munia Khan
“Loneliness is not the enemy of your joy
as long as you know how you should always destroy
the pensive mood that remains with you like a friend
who never stands up for you when you’re forced to bend”
Munia Khan

Craig D. Lounsbrough
“The road ahead is not some predetermined path that I am forced to trod, but it is a rich byway that I can help create.”
Craig D. Lounsbrough

Arti Manani
“She was kidnapped, held hostage in her own nightmare, being tortured by her own mind.”
Arti Manani, The Colours of Denial

Christina Engela
“If I want religion, I know where to look for it - and if for example I don't want it, then why should it be forced on me in media and public spaces?”
Christina Engela, Blachart: Galaxii Series Book 1

D.H. Lawrence
“It all had to be squeezed and squeezed again, to provide a thrill, to provide enjoyment. What did people mean, with their simply determined enjoying of themselves?”
D.H. Lawrence, Lady Chatterley's Lover

Iris Murdoch
“I feel so depressed. I have to be merry and bright while I just want to cry.”
Iris Murdoch, The Green Knight

Arti Manani
“Her dark thoughts spilled like a large coffee overflowing in an espresso cup. The coffee was bitter and strong, full of caffeine. It was a drug she didn't like, an addiction of darkness that was embedded inside her. It was a coffee being served without a smile, and one that she didn't want to drink.”
Arti Manani, The Colours of Denial

“The greatest power requires the gentlest touch.

If you have to intervene or force yourself on someone else, then what that's actually an indication of is that you don't actually believe in your own power.

Because if you believed in your own power - if you knew you were powerful enough to create the reality that you prefer - why would you need in any way shape or form to interfere with anyone else's process?”

Amit Kalantri
“When the competent men of the system are compelled to quit, the system will soon quit itself.”
Amit Kalantri

T.F. Hodge
“Happiness can't be made; it's been around since forever... just freely waiting to be chosen.”
T.F. Hodge, From Within I Rise: Spiritual Triumph Over Death and Conscious Encounters with "The Divine Presence"

Hanan Farhat
“داءٌ هي الغربة التي تجعلك تفرك يديك مراراً بمنديل من الوطن. تجبرك على أن تحدق بصور أماكن من بلادك، ربّما لو عشت العمر كله فيه لم تكن لتفكّر في زيارتها.. تدفعك للتّشبّث بأيّ شخص تشتبه بوطنية ملامحه.”
حنان فرحات - Hanan Farhat, فاقد الهوية

Dexter Palmer
“M. and I ground against each other as if we were ill-fitting jigsaw pieces determined to jam together, even though one showed sidewalk, the other sky.”
Dexter Palmer, The Dream of Perpetual Motion

John Galsworthy
“A man of action forced into a state of thought is unhappy until he can get out of it.”
John Galsworthy

Nitya Prakash
“Why don't people realise that feelings are so much better when they aren't forced?”
Nitya Prakash

Martika Shanel
“Because we accept the love we think we deserve, when it's forced or when it's done at a low point, we get what we get--not what truly complements us, so surrender when you're at your best. You owe it to yourself.”
Martika Shanel

Ehsan Sehgal
“It is you who forced me to take the way of the tit for tat; otherwise, I was not such a person.”
Ehsan Sehgal
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Craig D. Lounsbrough
“Sometimes a journey forced is a journey wrecked.”
Craig D. Lounsbrough, The Eighth Page: A Christmas Journey

J.R.R. Tolkien
“I can manage it,' said Frodo. 'I must.”
J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings

“You are not forced to remain seated where someone or something doesn't positively feed your soul. So push back your chair, stand up, and go.”
Christine E. Szymanski