Top 40 Forceful Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Forceful Quotes from famous people such as Christine Quinn, James McAvoy, George Miller, Julia Davis, Rich Lowry, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

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There will be a moment in life, whether you’re forceful or not, where someone will label you something that is negative.
Christine Quinn
You might as well go through life the way you want to. If what you want is to be engaged and forceful, to ‘lean in,’ well, do that.
Christine Quinn
At times, you need to be forceful to get things that are stuck unstuck.
Christine Quinn
As an actor sometimes you can be a bit emotional and forceful, and that’s not always the way to be.
James McAvoy
President-elect Bush spoke in a forceful and candid manner that it is his passion that all children should have access to a first class education.
George Miller
If I claim I’m the opposite of my characters, then it’ll just sound awful. But I tend to write the sort of things I’d never say because I’m not a very forceful person.
Julia Davis
In person, George W. Bush is extremely forceful. He has a restless energy when he sits in a chair, and nearly leaps out of it when making certain points.
Rich Lowry
Part of my job is to make sense of all that I hear, and to retell it in a forceful way so that the decision-makers at Treasury can hear it. At least that’s how I see it.
Elizabeth Warren
There’s no place that communicates as much – and as quickly – as Times Square does. I see the roiling energy and its forceful race into the future. Of course, after 15 minutes, I want to get as far away from there as possible.
Jan Vogler
So now is the time, more than ever, for those who truly value all the principles of democracy, especially including dissent, to be the most forceful in speaking up, standing up and speaking out.
Jim Hightower
Our arguments – and those of hundreds more Venezuelans suffering the same injustice – are clear and forceful: political disqualification violates laws in Venezuela and throughout the continent.
Leopoldo Lopez
People get very put out when someone is as forceful in their views and in their methods as George is.
Andrew Ridgeley
By the time I became chairman and there was more of a feeling of urgency, there was a willingness to accept more forceful measures to try to deal with the inflation.
Paul A. Volcker
Perfect Night is minimalistic and that’s what makes it so forceful.
Lou Reed
Our purpose in Vietnam is to prevent the success of aggression. It is not conquest, it is not empire, it is not foreign bases, it is not domination. It is, simply put, just to prevent the forceful conquest of South Vietnam by North Vietnam.
Lyndon B. Johnson
While the President leads his potential adversaries in almost every state, his support is soft. He is seen as honest, sincere, just, and friendly but gets mediocre or relatively poor ratings being competent strong, intelligent, and a forceful leader.
Robert Teeter
The Green Lanterns are very forward and very courageous, very forceful. The Red Lanterns are out of control, and they’re not in their right mind because when we’re angry or in rage, we say things and we do things we wouldn’t normally do.
Geoff Johns
I don’t mind close-ups, I like them, but they’re kind of forceful – you see a lot, you get a lot of information in a close-up. There’s less mystery.
David Duchovny
The claim that Israel seeks to annihilate the Palestinians is simply a lie. Israel seeks to stop rocket attacks and tunnel invasions, and as long as Hamas is dedicated to those actions, they can expect a forceful Israeli reaction.
James Howard Kunstler
Exaggeration can lend action scenes more force, but I like to stick to more realistic figures: They help keep the cool in the action scenes, although they may be not as forceful as the exaggerated ones.
Masashi Kishimoto
I haven’t really learned how to play great forceful golf. I sort of go with the flow, and if I handle my game properly, not too many mistakes should be made.
Xander Schauffele
We have struggled with terrorism for a long time. In the Reagan administration, I was a hawk on the subject. I said terrorism is a big problem, a different problem, and we have to take forceful action against it. Fortunately, Ronald Reagan agreed with me, but not many others did.
George P. Shultz
Where a man is forceful, a woman is shrill.
Marcia Clark
And being forceful with the United States and not letting the United States have its way, is always good politics in the Russian domestic environment.
Fiona Hill
Persuasiveness is really just about getting your ideas across without being forceful. It’s a skill that can be learned and is useful for anyone who works in a team environment.
Amanda de Cadenet
I believe that in the pursuit of education, individual desire is more influential than institution, and personal faith more forceful than faculty.
Russell M. Nelson
I think a lot of people, when the word leadership is used, they think of it as quite forceful and quite a rigid thing. I think people think I am like that. But people can lead in different ways.
Nigel Pearson
Had there not been these safety valves of political parties and elections, we may very well have had no way to change except forceful overthrow of government.
Terry Sanford
Cruelty is all out of ignorance. If you knew what was in store for you, you wouldn’t hurt anybody, because whatever you do comes back much more forceful than you send it out.
Willie Nelson
I think it would be cool if you were writing a ransom note on your computer, if the paper clip popped up and said, ‘Looks like you’re writing a ransom note. Need help? You should use more forceful language, you’ll get more money.’
Demetri Martin
I can assure you we are all strong-willed, forceful personalities and the president encourages vigorous debate.
Karen Hughes
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As a tactic, violence is absurd. No one can compete with the Government in violence, and the resort to violence, which will surely fail, will simply frighten and alienate some who can be reached, and will further encourage the ideologists and administrators of forceful repression.
Noam Chomsky
I was my father’s sidekick, in a way. He was a very dominant, forceful character.
Cornelia Parker
The media has become more forceful, has begun to recognize its traditional historic role and act on it, and truth is infectious.
Ron Suskind
LGBT people are some of the bravest and most potent change agents and leaders I have encountered, and the most forceful defenders of the vulnerable and voiceless, because they know what it’s like to be there.
Ronan Farrow
I have some pretty forceful ideas about the world – obviously I do. But I suppose I can only really speak about them from within the protection of a literary form.
Rachel Cusk
Comrade Deng Xiaoping – along with other party elders – gave the party leadership their firm and full support to put down the political disturbance using forceful measures.
Li Peng
We must continue to step in and stand up to resist reckless rhetoric and actions in a peaceful and forceful manner.
Gavin Newsom
Trump strikes me as the kind of guy that’s on all the time. He’s got a very forceful persona.
Jesse Watters
You are a much more forceful advocate against gender bias and wage inequality if you actually hire women. If you are a white man who advocates for change, then hire someone other than a white man as an example of that change.
Nina Shaw