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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
 
Commanding
 
He that commandeth well shall be obeyed well.  1
He who cannot command himself, it is folly to think to command others.  Labertius.  2
He who demands does not command.  Italian.  3
It is a fine thing to command though it be but a herd of cattle.  Don Quixote.  4
Little is done where many command.  Dutch.  5
No affections and a great brain: these are the men to command the world.  Benjamin Disraeli.  6
There is great force hidden in a sweet command.  7
They that command the most enjoy themselves the least.  8
To command many will cost much.  9
 
 
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