“Nations, like plants and human beings, grow. And if the development is thwarted they are dwarfed and overshadowed.”
“Take care; you know I am compliance itself, when I am not thwarted! No one more easily led, when I have my own way; but don't put me in a frenzy.”
Richard Brinsley Sheridan
“The need to exert power, when thwarted in the open fields of life, is the more likely to assert itself in trifles.”
Charles Horton Cooley
“If somebody tried to move the team in now, we would find ways to thwart that.”
“The Indonesian generals should know that their own efforts to thwart internal accountability and openness and inquiry are only going to result in greater pressure,”
“It certainly seems they're casting a net much more widely than would be necessary to thwart something like the blowing up of the Oklahoma City federal building.”
“We are mobilizing precisely to thwart the plans of those who don't want the child to return, ... This is not a demonstration against the United States and much less against the American people.”
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