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One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors.
Happiness doesn't depend on any external conditions, it is governed by our mental attitude.
In a country well governed, poverty is something to be ashamed of. In a country badly governed, wealth is something to be ashamed of.
I must govern the clock, not be governed by it.
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.
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 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.
Order is manifestly maintained in the universe... governed by the sovereign will of God.
James Prescott Joule
Without forgiveness life is governed by... an endless cycle of resentment and retaliation.
And it's a human need to be told stories. The more we're governed by idiots and have no control over our destinies, the more we need to tell stories to each other about who we are, why we are, where we come from, and what might be possible.
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.
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.
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.
The only legitimate right to govern is an express grant of power from the governed.
William Henry Harrison
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.
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.
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.
Democracy is a device that insures we shall be governed no better than we deserve.
George Bernard Shaw
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.
Men must be governed by God or they will be ruled by tyrants.
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.
An educated people can be easily governed.
Frederick the Great
John F. Kennedy
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