Quote of the Day
- Page 2
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.
Mankind are governed more by their feelings than by reason.
The world is governed by institutions that are not democratic - the World Bank, the IMF, the WTO.
The poor have sometimes objected to being governed badly; the rich have always objected to being governed at all.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
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
The only legitimate right to govern is an express grant of power from the governed.
William Henry Harrison
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
A well governed appetite is the greater part of liberty.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
The universe is governed by science. But science tells us that we can't solve the equations, directly in the abstract.
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.
Let the people think they govern and they will be governed.
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
Man is primarily governed by passion and instinct.
Men are rather reasoning than reasonable animals, for the most part governed by the impulse of passion.
I live in Realville, and my problem is that I'm governed by logic. And some of the claims that are made by people on the left just don't hold up.
The world is governed more by appearance than realities so that it is fully as necessary to seem to know something as to know it.
Here's a notion: Peace in the Middle East would come about more easily if the region were governed by women.
Statisticians tell us that people underestimate the sheer number of coincidences that are bound to happen in a world governed by chance.
Women ought to have representatives, instead of being arbitrarily governed without any direct share allowed them in the deliberations of government.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
C. S. Lewis
Image of the Moment
Get Social with BrainyQuote
Follow BrainyQuote on Facebook, Twitter and Google+ to share inspiring quotes with friends.
Join us on
Follow us on
Follow us on
Quote of the Day
BQ on Facebook
BQ on Twitter
BQ on Pinterest
BQ on Google+
BQ on Instagram
Quote Of The Day Feeds
Quote of the Day Email
© 2001 - 2015 BrainyQuote