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Men are more easily governed through their vices than through their virtues.
Nothing is more surprising than the easiness with which the many are governed by the few.
A state is better governed which has few laws, and those laws strictly observed.
The world is governed by institutions that are not democratic - the World Bank, the IMF, the WTO.
People are governed with the head; kindness of heart is little use in chess.
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
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.
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.
For in reason, all government without the consent of the governed is the very definition of slavery.
The poor have sometimes objected to being governed badly; the rich have always objected to being governed at all.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
The world is governed by very different personages from what is imagined by those who are not behind the scenes.
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.
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.
It is astonishing with how little wisdom mankind can be governed, when that little wisdom is its own.
William Ralph Inge
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.
Men still have to be governed by deception.
Georg C. Lichtenberg
It is often said that men are ruled by their imaginations; but it would be truer to say they are governed by the weakness of their imaginations.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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