1. "The trick is to compose what one wants to compose and to get it commissioned afterward."
- Quote by Igor Stravinsky
5. "the minute you decide to get back in the business the church was commissioned for in the first place, you will pray for boldness."
- Andy Stanley, Deep and Wide: Creating Churches Unchurched People Love to Attend
6. "I commissioned two political experts to advise me about what I could do to oppose the re-election of President Bush."
- Quote by George Soros
7. "Right now, scientists are in exactly the same position as Renaissance painters, commissioned to make the portrait the patron wants done, And if they are smart, they'll make sure their work subtly flatters the patron. Not overtly. Subtly."
- Michael Crichton, State of Fear
8. "The novelist is like a scout commissioned to go and see what is happening in the depth of the soul. He comes back and reports what he has observed."
- Quote by Julien Green
9. "We are commissioned to make disciples, to bring them into the same direct relationship with Christ as those who left their nets and their fishing boats to become fishers of men."
- Billy Graham, Billy Graham in Quotes