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Where force is necessary, there it must be applied boldly, decisively and completely. But one must know the limitations of force; one must know when to blend force with a maneuver, a blow with an agreement.

Author: Leon Trotsky (1879-1940)

Profession: Russian Revolutionary

A man convinced against his will; is of the same opinion still.

Author: Source Unknown

Profession:

Force is as pitiless to the man who possesses it, or thinks he does, as it is to its victims; the second it crushes, the first it intoxicates. The truth is, nobody really possesses it.

Author: Simone Weil (1910-1943)

Profession: French Philosopher, Mystic

Who were the fools who spread the story that brute force cannot kill ideas? Nothing is easier. And once they are dead they are no more than corpses.

Author: Simone Weil (1910-1943)

Profession: French Philosopher, Mystic