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There is a sort of subjection ... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Quotes About Submission
There is a sort of subjection which is the peculiar heritage of largeness and of love; and strength is often only another name for willing bondage to irremediable weakness. George Eliot

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The sovereign being is burdene... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Quotes About Submission
The sovereign being is burdened with a servitude that crushes him, and the condition of free men is deliberate servility. Georges Bataille

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My reason is not framed to ben... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Quotes About Submission
My reason is not framed to bend or stoop: my knees are. Michel de Montaigne

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It does not matter what the wh... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Quotes About Submission
It does not matter what the whip is; it is none the less a whip, because you have cut thongs for it out of your own souls. John Ruskin

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Submission to one's Beloved is... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Quotes About Submission
Robert McDowell added Submission to one's Beloved is the sweetest possible surrender. --Robert McDowell

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Never may an act of possession... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Quotes About Submission
Never may an act of possession be exercised upon a free being; the exclusive possession of a woman is no less unjust than the possession of slaves; all men are born free, all have equal rights: never should we lose sight of those principles; according to which never may there be granted to one sex the legitimate right to lay monopolizing hands upon the other, and never may one of the sexes, or classes, arbitrarily possess the other. Marquis de Sade

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Everyone needs a house to live... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Quotes About Submission
brainstorm added Everyone needs a house to live in, but a supportive family is what builds a home. -Anthony Liccione

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An idea is only good if you ca... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Quotes About Submission
MobarakHossainSajid added An idea is only good if you can sell it - Mobarak Hossain Sajid

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If every day a man takes order... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Quotes About Submission
If every day a man takes orders in silence from an incompetent superior, if every day he solemnly performs ritual acts which he privately finds ridiculous, if he unhesitatingly gives answers to questionnaires which are contrary to his real opinions and is prepared to deny his own self in public, if he sees no difficulty in feigning sympathy or even affection where, in fact, he feels only indifference or aversion, it still does not mean that he has entirely lost the use of one of the basic human senses, namely, the sense of humiliation. Václav Havel

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Progress and reaction have bot... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Quotes About Submission
Progress and reaction have both turned out to be swindles. Seemingly, there is nothing left but quietism -- robbing reality of its terrors by simply submitting to it. George Orwell

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"Divorce the Past to Marr... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Quotes About Submission
Anujsomany added "Divorce the Past to Marry the Present and Be Blessed With a Lovely Child of Future". Anuj Somany

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We are like horses who hurt th... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Quotes About Submission
We are like horses who hurt themselves as soon as they pull on their bits -- and we bow our heads. We even lose consciousness of the situation, we just submit. Any re-awakening of thought is then painful. Simone Weil