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It's not the people in the South who create racial problems - it's the people who are governing.
Nat King Cole
The journalistic code of ethics governing the broadcasts requires that opposing views be presented, and that journalists' personal opinions or judgments be left out of factual reporting.
The media thinks that only the cutting edge of science, the very latest controversies, are worth reporting on. How often do you see headlines like 'General Relativity still governing planetary orbits' or 'Phlogiston theory remains false'? By the time anything is solid science, it is no longer a breaking headline.
The Independent or Congregational theory includes two principles; first, that the governing and executive power in the Church is in the brotherhood; and secondly, that the Church organization is complete in each worshipping assembly, which is independent of every other.
In reality the workings of your governing system are opaque and covert, while hiding in the chattering spotlight of an ostensible transparency, even though the ultimate objective is clear.
This implies that the laws governing organic cohesion, the organization leading from the part to the whole, represent a biological uncertainty, indeed an uncertainty of the first order.
Walter Rudolf Hess
Governing isn't as easy as you think. Many of you have taken pledges that are contradictory - to balance the budget and cut taxes, for example. You must be honest about the numbers, since our annual deficit now exceeds all discretionary spending combined.
I don't think the federal government should be a part of everything. I think that governing should be done state-by-state... so that you can tailor your governing to the people's needs.
There is no law governing all things.
There are people in the public sector with a range of experiences that have no equivalent in business, but are essential to governing, like keeping a kid in school or helping someone get and hold a job. The value of those skills can't easily be measured against a bottom line.
Dee Dee Myers
Distracting a politician from governing is like distracting a bear from eating your baby.
P. J. O'Rourke
I wish Obama would focus on governing the United States and would forget his country's imperialist pretensions.
While receiving radiation treatment for a thyroid illness, I had refused to take beta-blockers - a medication that would have eased its side effects - because they were deemed illegal by the sport's governing body, the International Association of Athletics Federations.
Governing is one thing, campaigning is another - and the latter becomes far more pronounced in an election-year State of the Union.
We are losing our living systems, social systems, cultural systems, governing systems, stability, and our constitutional health, and we're surrendering it all at the same time.
The Catholic tradition maintains that the objective norms governing right action are accessible to reason, prescinding from the content of revelation.
Pope Benedict XVI
Today, I think the attitude is that governing is not necessarily good politics, and the result is that it's much more partisan and much more divided.
The American Constitution is the greatest governing document, and at some 7,000 words, just about the shortest.
It is a thoroughly anti-christian doctrine that the Spirit of God, and therefore the life and governing power of the Church, resides in the ministry, to the exclusion of the people.
We in the Labour party know better than most that opposition is the easy part. What's more difficult is governing and setting out an agenda for government.
The campaign is over. It's time for the work of governing to begin.
It is a governing principle of nature, that the agency which can produce most good, when perverted from its proper aim, is most productive of evil.
James F. Cooper
There is no Senate rule governing the proper uses of the filibuster.
Sound science must be a basis to governing our trade relations around the globe.
The issue for us is rebuilding a governing majority that is comfortable with differences that can transcend the divisiveness and unify behind the principles that we know our party has succeeded on.
I looked into studying psychoanalysis, wrote to the governing body and was about to start the year where they psychoanalyse you, four times a week, before you get to do it yourself. I just thought I'd taken the ventriloquism as far as I could. My act is so deconstructive, and I'd made all the monkey jokes anyone wanted to hear.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Leonardo da Vinci
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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Excellence is a continuous process and not an accident.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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