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The people that one bestowed commands, consulships, legions, and all else, now concerns itself no more, and longs eagerly for just two things, bread and circuses! - Juvenal [Decimus Junius Juvinalis]


Whoever can do as he pleases, commands when he entreats. [Fr., Qui peut ce qui lui plait, commande alors qu'il prie] - Pierre de Coubertin


Human models are more vivid and more persuasive than explicit moral commands. - Daniel J. Boorstin


Every good servant does not all commands. - William Shakespeare


Memory always obeys the commands of the heart. - Antoine de Rivarol


I believe in God, but I detest theocracy. For every Government consists of mere men and is, strictly viewed, a makeshift; if it adds to its commands 'Thus saith the Lord,' it lies, and lies dangerously. (God in the Dock, 'Is Progress Possible?') - C. S. Lewis


The man of virtuous soul commands not, nor obeys. - Percy Bysshe Shelley


If we command our wealth, we shall be rich and free; if our wealth commands us, we are poor indeed. - Edmund Burke


Man is his own star and the soul that can render an honest and perfect man commands all light, all influence, all fate. - John Fletcher