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I have always been a firm believer in the longstanding American principle of having the right to bear arms and I will remain committed to see that this freedom is not infringed upon, revoked, or limited in any way.
What we have seen in financial markets should bring home to us all that the central organising principle of this 21st century is interdependence. For the century just past, interdependence may have been one option among many. For the century that is to come, there is no longer an alternative.
The principle of acting in good faith is at the heart of decent work.
Another principle is, the deepest affections of our hearts gather around some human form in which are incarnated the living thoughts and ideas of the passing age.
And this is the Anarchistic definition of the State: the embodiment of the principle of invasion in an individual, or a band of individuals, assuming to act as representatives or masters of the entire people within a given area.
We, all of us, could do a much better job of evoking what someone has called the universal principle of human altruism: the urge in us all to help others who are in danger.
We have accepted the principle of democracy and we are committed to respect the popular verdict and the result of that national consultation.
One never knows whether people have principles on principle or whether for their own personal satisfaction.
The extension of women's rights is the basic principle of all social progress.
Where ambition can cover its enterprises, even to the person himself, under the appearance of principle, it is the most incurable and inflexible of passions.
If you ask me to compromise on principle, I will get out the veto pen.
The great principle of Western society is that competition rules here as it rules in everything else. The best man - that is to say, the strongest and cleverest - is likely to get the best woman, in the sense of the most beautiful person.
To be in front of an audience and pretending, and to lie, this is the principle of acting.
Quantum mechanics brought an unexpected fuzziness into physics because of quantum uncertainty, the Heisenberg uncertainty principle.
For someone who loves literature, and all books on principle, being asked to name three titles over a half century of serious reading is akin to asking one to recall their three favorite sunsets.
To come to be you must have a vision of Being, a Dream, a Purpose, a Principle. You will become what your vision is.
Peter Nivio Zarlenga
I think you need people of principle, of character, that are leaders, that take stands on important tough issues that will affect the future of this country.
The European model is in danger if we obliterate the principle of personal responsibility.
If your ceiling is falling down, don't you call someone in? I apply the same principle to myself.
The principle of responsibility and collective sanctions is incompatible with the Western concept of justice.
So I think one can say on empirical grounds - not because of some philosophical principle - that you can't have democracy unless you have a market economy.
Peter L. Berger
I am a great believer in the OHIO principle: Only handle it once. When you read an e-mail, decide whether or not to reply to it, and, if you need to reply, do so right then and there. I have found that about 80 percent of all e-mails, whether internal or external, do not require a response.
The primal principle of democracy is the worth and dignity of the individual.
The principle inherent in the clause that prohibits pointless infliction of excessive punishment when less severe punishment can adequately achieve the same purposes invalidates the punishment.
William J. Brennan, Jr.
Having proceeded to this length, for which they are now ripe, we shall have a formidable rebellion against reason, the principle of all government, and against the very name of liberty.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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