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I must govern the clock, not be governed by it.
One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors.
In a country well governed, poverty is something to be ashamed of. In a country badly governed, wealth is something to be ashamed of.
Happiness doesn't depend on any external conditions, it is governed by our mental attitude.
A democracy which makes or even effectively prepares for modern, scientific war must necessarily cease to be democratic. No country can be really well prepared for modern war unless it is governed by a tyrant, at the head of a highly trained and perfectly obedient bureaucracy.
Nothing is more surprising than the easiness with which the many are governed by the few.
Indians today are governed by two different ideologies. Their political ideal set in the preamble of the Constitution affirms a life of liberty, equality and fraternity. Their social ideal embodied in their religion denies them.
B. R. Ambedkar
Men are governed by lines of intellect - women: by curves of emotion.
Men must be governed by God or they will be ruled by tyrants.
The human race is governed by its imagination.
It is impossible to predict the time and progress of revolution. It is governed by its own more or less mysterious laws.
People are governed with the head; kindness of heart is little use in chess.
Three passions, simple but overwhelmingly strong, have governed my life: the longing for love, the search for knowledge, and unbearable pity for the suffering of mankind.
Democracy is a daring concept - a hope that we'll be best governed if all of us participate in the act of government. It is meant to be a conversation, a place where the intelligence and local knowledge of the electorate sums together to arrive at actions that reflect the participation of the largest possible number of people.
Women in most countries have not achieved much, because they can't be liberated under the patriarchal, capitalist, imperialist and military system that determines the way we live now, and which is governed by power, not justice, by false democracy, not real freedom.
Nawal El Saadawi
Men are more easily governed through their vices than through their virtues.
For in reason, all government without the consent of the governed is the very definition of slavery.
The world is governed by opinion.
William Ellery Channing
Our relations with the Indians have been governed chiefly by treaties and trade, or war and subjugation.
Nelson A. Miles
In framing a government which is to be administered by men over men, the great difficulty lies in this: you must first enable the government to control the governed; and in the next place, oblige it to control itself.
Biology is a software process. Our bodies are made up of trillions of cells, each governed by this process. You and I are walking around with outdated software running in our bodies, which evolved in a very different era.
Democracy is a device that insures we shall be governed no better than we deserve.
George Bernard Shaw
I believe the universe is governed by the laws of science. The laws may have been decreed by God, but God does not intervene to break the laws.
A state is better governed which has few laws, and those laws strictly observed.
The human being is a self-propelled automaton entirely under the control of external influences. Willful and predetermined though they appear, his actions are governed not from within, but from without. He is like a float tossed about by the waves of a turbulent sea.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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