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Fear has governed my life, if I think about it.
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.
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.
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
It is important to recognize the differences between the war in Iraq and the war on terrorism. The treatment of those detained at Abu Ghraib is governed by the Geneva Conventions, which have been signed by both the U.S. and Iraq.
The world is governed by opinion.
William Ellery Channing
In a democratic set-up, people who are being governed should also be a part of the governing system. They should be drafted into the governance.
Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore
Our relations with the Indians have been governed chiefly by treaties and trade, or war and subjugation.
Nelson A. Miles
That is because the conflict with al Qaeda is not governed by the Geneva Conventions, which applies only to international conflicts between states that have signed them.
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.
Without forgiveness life is governed by... an endless cycle of resentment and retaliation.
The world is governed by institutions that are not democratic - the World Bank, the IMF, the WTO.
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 world is governed by very different personages from what is imagined by those who are not behind the scenes.
It is astonishing with how little wisdom mankind can be governed, when that little wisdom is its own.
William Ralph Inge
Protestantism has actually put a man in the position of a country governed by secret police. The spy and eavesdropper, 'conscience,' watches over every motion of the mind, and all thought and action is for it a 'matter of conscience,' i.e. police business.
Order is manifestly maintained in the universe... governed by the sovereign will of God.
James Prescott Joule
The universe is governed by science. But science tells us that we can't solve the equations, directly in the abstract.
A well governed appetite is the greater part of liberty.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Every science has for its basis a system of principles as fixed and unalterable as those by which the universe is regulated and governed. Man cannot make principles; he can only discover them.
If there are other worlds elsewhere in the universe, I would conjecture they are governed by the same laws of natural selection.
In framing a government which is to be administered by men over men 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
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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