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In a country well governed, poverty is something to be ashamed of. In a country badly governed, wealth is something to be ashamed of.
One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors.
I must govern the clock, not be governed by it.
Happiness doesn't depend on any external conditions, it is governed by our mental attitude.
Mankind are governed more by their feelings than by reason.
Women ought to have representatives, instead of being arbitrarily governed without any direct share allowed them in the deliberations of government.
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.
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 You and I are walking around with outdated software running in our bodies, which evolved in a very different era.
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.
An educated people can be easily governed.
Frederick the Great
A state is better governed which has few laws, and those laws strictly observed.
Order is manifestly maintained in the universe... governed by the sovereign will of God.
James Prescott Joule
Men are governed by lines of intellect - women: by curves of emotion.
We can allow satellites, planets, suns, universe, nay whole systems of universes, to be governed by laws, but the smallest insect, we wish to be created at once by special act.
The only legitimate right to govern is an express grant of power from the governed.
William Henry Harrison
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.
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.
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
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
Without forgiveness life is governed by... an endless cycle of resentment and retaliation.
For in reason, all government without the consent of the governed is the very definition of slavery.
Men must be governed by God or they will be ruled by tyrants.
Men are more easily governed through their vices than through their virtues.
Daily life is governed by an economic system in which the production and consumption of insults tends to balance out.
Democracy is a device that insures we shall be governed no better than we deserve.
George Bernard Shaw
Leonardo da Vinci
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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