Quotes of Forcing

  1. I was very much in my room with my marionette stage, you know, creating these incredibly boring things that I felt were so fascinating, and forcing my relatives to come, and charging money for them to see my little productions. – Bob Balaban
  2. And, in the case of schools, or anything else, if you have something that is forcing you to do better than you did the day before, it makes you look forward and it makes you think in a way that's going to make the product better, which is the students and the education. – Craig Benson
  3. Giving birth is like taking your lower lip and forcing it over your head. – Carol Burnett
  4. Jobs are disappearing from every sector of the economy, from engineering to health care workers, forcing hundreds of thousands of families into unemployment and low -paying jobs. – Jerry Costello
  5. We have long observed that every neurosis has the result, and therefore probably the purpose, of forcing the patient out of real life, of alienating him from actuality. – Sigmund Freud
  6. Our fear of hypocrisy is forcing us to live in a world where gluttons are fine, so long as they champion gluttony. – Jonah Goldberg
  7. But whatever the POV, and the difficulty of forcing the action into a particular frame, stay within it. – Arthur Herzog
  8. An empty head is not really empty; it is stuffed with rubbish. Hence the difficulty of forcing anything into an empty head. – Eric Hoffer
  9. The current prohibition laws are forcing drug disputes to be played out with guns in our streets. We need to put a stop to this criminal drug element in our country. – Gary Johnson
  10. It is quite true, as some poets said, that the God who created man must have had a sinister sense of humor, creating him a reasonable being, yet forcing him to take this ridiculous posture, and driving him with blind craving for this ridiculous performance. – David Herbert Lawrence
  11. Forcing women in or near land combat will hurt recruiting, not help. – Phyllis Schlafly
  12. All violence consists in some people forcing others, under threat of suffering or death, to do what they do not want to do. – Leo Tolstoy
  13. If we help an educated man's daughter to go to Cambridge are we not forcing her to think not about education but about war? - not how she can learn, but how she can fight in order that she might win the same advantages as her brothers? – Virginia Woolf
  14. Lots of times I was out through forcing the game. – Frank Woolley
  15. A composer is a guy who goes around forcing his will on unsuspecting air molecules, often with the assistance of unsuspecting musicians. – Frank Zappa

Usage examples for Forcing

  1. You're forcing this fight, stranger. – Bull Hunter by Max Brand
  2. It was the fate she was forcing on Mattie- why not let her try it herself? – Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton
  3. Presently she looked up, forcing herself to meet his gaze. – The Splendid Folly by Margaret Pedler
  4. The power of seeing- clear was strong upon her, forcing her up to some unnatural level of understanding. – The Man Whom the Trees Loved by Algernon Blackwood
  5. Marriage is a sort of forcing house. – The Green Carnation by Robert Smythe Hichens
  6. " Forcing the city gates," he answered. – The Chinese Boy and Girl by Isaac Taylor Headland
  7. If you succeed in forcing them out, where are they to go? – The Mating of Lydia by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  8. " I think it's time I heard the whole story," Stone said finally, forcing out the words. – Syndrome by Thomas Hoover
  9. The blood seemed to be forcing itself into my eyes- I choked- I felt that my end was come. – The Devil Doctor by Sax Rohmer
  10. Start forcing him to show his hand. – Life Blood by Thomas Hoover
  11. He raised his head, considering her, forcing the smile to meet her own. – The Fighting Chance by Robert W. Chambers
  12. But I don't like the idea of forcing her to go, unless- Then you had better write to that fellow, and ask him to come and get her. – Entire PG Edition of The Works of William Dean Howells by William Dean Howells
  13. Treslong after a short struggle succeeded in forcing his entrance, and arrested, in doing so, the governor of the city, just taking his departure. – The Rise of the Dutch Republic, Volume II.(of III) 1566-74 by John Lothrop Motley Last Updated: January 25, 2009
  14. I know how greatly I wronged you by forcing you into temptation. – Out of the Primitive by Robert Ames Bennet
  15. Well, he said then, forcing a smile to his lips, I promised I would serve you; see, I am faithful to my word. – Zanoni by Edward Bulwer Lytton
  16. " I thought he was going to shoot you," she replied, forcing herself to meet his eyes. – Paradise Bend by William Patterson White
  17. He bent sideways, forcing Ned's right hand with its pistol slowly down toward the floor. – Bruce of the Circle A by Harold Titus
  18. The authorities finally succeeded in forcing the little girl's parents to send her to school, where she remained only two years. – An Anarchist Woman by Hutchins Hapgood
  19. I hope, dear lady, I am not forcing your confidence? – Possessed by Cleveland Moffett
  20. I made a mistake in forcing you to meet the companion of your disaster and hearing the story from her, but please do forget it for my sake. – Dorothy at Oak Knowe by Evelyn Raymond

Rhymes for Forcing