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Quotes of insist

  1. We are insisting and we will continue to insist that this faith of the church must continue to be upheld come rain come fire That is our position – Peter Akinola
  2. I love America more than any other country in this world and exactly for this reason I insist on the right to criticize her perpetually – James A. Baldwin
  3. The tragedy of life and of the world is not that men do not know God the tragedy is that knowing Him they still insist on going their own way – William Barclay
  4. I refuse to consign the whole male sex to the nursery I insist on believing that some men are my equals – Brigid Brophy
  5. France will insist on the need for updated and responsive institutions – Jacques Chirac
  6. It distresses me that parents insist that their children read or make them read The best way for children to treasure reading is to see the adults in their lives reading for their own pleasure – Kate DiCamillo
  7. The class has become over the years fairly large running to three hundred or more but I always insist upon reading all the student folklore collections myself Although this is a tall order I look forward to it because I learn so much from it – Alan Dundes
  8. Although I insist that God has always had the power to intervene directly in nature to create new forms I am willing to be per -suaded that He chose not to do so and instead employed secondary natural causes like random mutation and natural selection – Phillip E. Johnson
  9. Anybody who says they are a good liar obviously is not because any legitimately savvy liar would always insist they're honest about everything – Chuck Klosterman
  10. Punctuality is one of the cardinal business virtues always insist on it in your subordinates – Don Marquis
  11. I do insist on making what I hope is sense so there's always a coherent narrative or argument that the reader can follow – Howard Nemerov
  12. Our assessment of socio -economic worth is largely a sham We scientists should not lend ourselves to it though we routinely do We should instead insist on applying the criterion of quality – John Charles Polanyi
  13. It is our duty to watch over the actions and activities of this government and to insist that in words as well as in deeds the interests of our constituency primarily and of the Nation ultimately are served – Diane Watson
  14. Jazz in itself is not struggling That is the music itself is not struggling It's the attitude that's in trouble My plays insist that we should not forget or toss away our history – August Wilson

Usage examples for insist

  1. Oh well you insist on it he said – The Desire of the Moth; and The Come On by Eugene Manlove Rhodes
  2. “ I insist that you play – The Star Lord by Boyd Ellanby
  3. She started and for a moment I feared that she was going to insist upon my giving up the book – Mr. Marx's Secret by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  4. If you insist on going I replied I can get you there in time to meet him and you will have an hour or more to wait for your train – The Mystery of the Green Ray by William Le Queux
  5. “ I don't see Doro why you insist on going away out there to put things on that tree – Dorothy Dale in the City by Margaret Penrose
  6. “ I insist on my orders being followed exactly – Household Tales by Brothers Grimm by Grimm Brothers
  7. “ I insist that that letter should go – An Old Man's Love by Anthony Trollope
  8. Not just in so many words but when I said I couldn't do anything in art you didn't insist that it was because I wouldn't and of course then I had to go – The Landlord at Lion's Head, Complete by William Dean Howells Last Updated: February 27, 2009
  9. “ I insist on this point however madame if your majesty will allow me – Marguerite de Valois by Alexandre Dumas
  10. Why insist on more – Twenty-two Goblins by Unknown
  11. If you insist that he has given it to you has he not in such case given you more than he originally possessed – Twenty-Four Short Sermons On The Doctrine Of Universal Salvation by John Bovee Dods
  12. If we are going to have these kind of expeditions I really must insist upon your leaving off trying to do other people good – His Big Opportunity by Amy Le Feuvre
  13. But there's one thing Mr Payne I must really insist upon Ruby said very quietly and that is that I mustn't be called Mrs Aikin Payne ” – The Beckoning Hand and Other Stories The Beckoning Hand--Lucretia--The Third Time--The Gold Wulfric--My Uncle's Will--The Two Carnegies--Olga Davidoff's Husband--John Cann's Treasure--Isaline and I--Professor Milliter's Dilemma--In Strict Confidence--The by Grant Allen
  14. Father was the next witness and when he came back again he really tried to insist that we should go home – The Other Side of the Door by Lucia Chamberlain
  15. Tell me mother I beg I insist he exclaimed what you are keeping from me – The Story of Antony Grace by George Manville Fenn
  16. Neigh resumed 'If I showed more feeling than you care for I insist that it was not more than was natural under the circumstances if not quite proper – The Hand of Ethelberta by Thomas Hardy
  17. That I must insist upon – The Plum Tree by David Graham Phillips
  18. Of course if you insist I will – Bird of Paradise by Ada Leverson
  19. It was almost as much of a relief to Doug's family as to Doug to have Charleton Falkner insist late in April that Doug go on a wild horse hunt with him – Judith of the Godless Valley by Honoré Willsie
  20. We'll insist on it – Fore! by Charles Emmett Van Loan

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