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If there is one principle more deeply rooted in the mind of every American, it is that we should have nothing to do with conquest.
There are many men of principle in both parties in America, but there is no party of principle.
Alexis de Tocqueville
Power is action; the electoral principle is discussion. No political action is possible when discussion is permanently established.
Honore de Balzac
These things will destroy the human race: politics without principle, progress without compassion, wealth without work, learning without silence, religion without fearlessness and worship without awareness.
Anthony de Mello
Old Newtonian physics claimed that things have an objective reality separate from our perception of them. Quantum physics, and particularly Heisenberg's Uncertainty Principle, reveal that, as our perception of an object changes, the object itself literally changes.
Fascism is itself less 'ideological', in so far as it openly proclaims the principle of domination that is elsewhere concealed.
The principle of the Gothic architecture is infinity made imaginable.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
When you say you agree to a thing in principle you mean that you have not the slightest intention of carrying it out in practice.
Otto von Bismarck
This principle is old, but true as fate, Kings may love treason, but the traitor hate.
Let's talk of a system that transforms all the social organisms into a work of art, in which the entire process of work is included... something in which the principle of production and consumption takes on a form of quality. It's a Gigantic project.
No habit or quality is more easily acquired than hypocrisy, nor any thing sooner learned than to deny the sentiments of our hearts and the principle we act from: but the seeds of every passion are innate to us, and nobody comes into the world without them.
Bernard de Mandeville
Atheism is not a philosophy; it is not even a view of the world; it is simply a refusal to deny the obvious. Unfortunately, we live in a world in which the obvious is overlooked as a matter of principle.
You cannot drive a system that's going to be aiming at preventing illness if everyone is not in it. The whole gaming of health insurance and health care in America is based on that fundamental principle: insure people who aren't sick and you don't have to pay more money on them.
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.
I am a radical in thought (and principle) and a conservative in method (and conduct).
Rutherford B. Hayes
The people currently in charge have forgotten the first principle of an open society, namely that we may be wrong and that there has to be free discussion. That it's possible to be opposed to the policies without being unpatriotic.
A business of high principle generates greater drive and effectiveness because people know that they can do the right thing decisively and with confidence.
I am committed to the principle that violence is never justified as a means of ameliorating a grievance.
Money, not morality, is the principle commerce of civilized nations.
Your ability to use the principle of autosuggestion will depend, very largely, upon your capacity to concentrate upon a given desire until that desire becomes a burning obsession.
We are all born for love. It is the principle of existence, and its only end.
The goal towards which the pleasure principle impels us - of becoming happy - is not attainable: yet we may not - nay, cannot - give up the efforts to come nearer to realization of it by some means or other.
All human actions are equivalent and all are on principle doomed to failure.
Nationality is the miracle of political independence; race is the principle of physical analogy.
The principle part of faith is patience.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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