Famous quotes containing the word commanded:

    What is wrong with Christianity is that it refrains from doing all those things that Christ commanded should be done.
    Friedrich Nietzsche (1844–1900)

    But any prophet who speaks in the name of other gods, or who presumes to speak in my name a word that I have not commanded the prophet to speak -that prophet shall die.”
    Bible: Hebrew, Deuteronomy 18:20.

    How often we read that the enemy occupied a position which commanded the old, and so the fort was evacuated! Have not the school-house and the printing-press occupied a position which commands such a fort as this?
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)