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The world is governed by very different personages from what is imagined by those who are not behind the scenes.
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 world is governed more by appearance than realities so that it is fully as necessary to seem to know something as to know it.
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.
It is impossible to predict the time and progress of revolution. It is governed by its own more or less mysterious laws.
Nothing is more surprising than the easiness with which the many are governed by the few.
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.
The world is governed by institutions that are not democratic - the World Bank, the IMF, the WTO.
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. Or, what's impossible? What's a fantasy?
Starbucks has stores in America in many, many communities that are governed by many, many different municipalities. Starbucks cannot dictate to a municipality in Cincinnati or Kansas City or Sacramento how or why or when there should be a recycling program.
Society is well governed when its people obey the magistrates, and the magistrates obey the law.
Government itself is founded upon the great doctrine of the consent of the governed, and has its cornerstone in the memorable principle that men are endowed with inalienable rights.
The Declaration calls us to recognize the inherent equality of all people. And when it becomes unmistakably evident that a government is denying the governed life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness, it's the right of people to establish a new government to secure these unalienable rights.
Brutes are governed by their appetites and impulses. Savages are but little removed in this respect from brutes. Brutish men and coarse natures are mostly led by their impulses, appetites and passions. The true nobility of our nature is evinced by self-control, which restrains, governs and subdues the impulses, appetites, passions and desires.
Joseph P. Bradley
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
The poor have sometimes objected to being governed badly; the rich have always objected to being governed at all.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
The human race is governed by its imagination.
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.
Let the people think they govern and they will be governed.
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.
Man is primarily governed by passion and instinct.
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.
Men are rather reasoning than reasonable animals, for the most part governed by the impulse of passion.
Leonardo da Vinci
John F. Kennedy
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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