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Who is wise? He that learns from everyone. Who is powerful? He that governs his passions. Who is rich? He that is content. Who is that? Nobody.
In America the President reigns for four years, and Journalism governs forever and ever.
That government is best which governs least.
Henry David Thoreau
No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.
There is but one law for all, namely that law which governs all law, the law of our Creator, the law of humanity, justice, equity - the law of nature and of nations.
'Tis skill, not strength, that governs a ship.
Consciousness conceives, governs, constructs, and becomes the activity of the body.
The highest manifestation of life consists in this: that a being governs its own actions. A thing which is always subject to the direction of another is somewhat of a dead thing.
There seems to be a law that governs all our actions so I never make plans.
The thought about Republicans is, we're supposed to be Jeffersonian. That government governs the best that governs the least.
But this is neither here nor there why do I mention it? Ask my pen, it governs me, I govern not it.
Victims suggest innocence. And innocence, by the inexorable logic that governs all relational terms, suggests guilt.
Wherever you see a man who gives someone else's corruption, someone else's prejudice as a reason for not taking action himself, you see a cog in The Machine that governs us.
John Jay Chapman
It is advertising and the logic of consumerism that governs the depiction of reality in the mass media.
It is perfectly true that that government is best which governs least. It is equally true that that government is best which provides most.
My real adversary has no name, no face, no party. It will never be elected, yet it governs - the adversary is the world of finance.
Law in general is human reason, inasmuch as it governs all the inhabitants of the earth: the political and civil laws of each nation ought to be only the particular cases in which human reason is applied.
Charles de Secondat
My book is focused on the power of the American state, not least because the government of the United States governs so much that the case could be made that everybody around the world ought to have a vote in determining some of its policies.
The general will rules in society as the private will governs each separate individual.
And, indeed, though they differ concerning other things, yet all agree in this: that they think there is one Supreme Being that made and governs the world, whom they call, in the language of their country, Mithras.
On the other hand, if the free world is concerned with how a new Palestinian leader governs, then the peace process will have a real chance to succeed.
Science shows us truth and beauty and fills each day with a fresh wonder of the exquisite order which governs our world.
We have forgotten that we have not come to an empty land to inherit it, but we have come to conquer a country from people inhabiting it, that governs it by the virtue of its language and savage culture.
The dead governs the living.
The facts of science are real enough, and so are the techniques that scientists use, and so are the technologies based on them. But the belief system that governs conventional scientific thinking is an act of faith.
There is no one, who possesses intelligence and uses reflection, who does not understand that it is one Being who both created all things and governs them with the same energy by which He created them.
The musician writes for the orchestra what his inner voice sings to him; the painter rarely relies without disadvantage solely upon the images which his inner eye presents to him; nature gives him his forms, study governs his combinations of them.
Gather all Leaves in the hour of that Planet that governs them.
In the first quarter of the nineteenth century the experimental proof for the interdependence of the composition and properties of chemical compounds resulted in the theory that they are mutually related, so that like composition governs like properties, and conversely.
The intensity of your desire governs the power with which the force is directed.
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