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Social Security is based on a principle. It's based on the principle that you care about other people. You care whether the widow across town, a disabled widow, is going to be able to have food to eat.
The principle that a central bank, charged with controlling inflation, should be independent from the government is unassailable. It may also be true that it's easier for the central bank to guard its independence from political pressure when it mainly holds government securities.
Prosperity is the best protector of principle.
My guiding principle is this: Guilt is never to be doubted.
The second principle of magic: things which have once been in contact with each other continue to act on each other at a distance after the physical contact has been severed.
James G. Frazer
Every man without passions has within him no principle of action, nor motive to act.
Claude Adrien Helvetius
All human actions are equivalent and all are on principle doomed to failure.
A precedent embalms a principle.
I have been a selfish being all my life, in practice, though not in principle.
There is more selfishness and less principle among members of Congress than I had any conception of, before I became President of the U.S.
James K. Polk
I'm all in favor of the democratic principle that one idiot is as good as one genius, but I draw the line when someone takes the next step and concludes that two idiots are better than one genius.
Campaigns often make standing on principle the highest of virtues - and listening to your opponents a sure sign of weakness. It's the virtual opposite of what it takes to succeed in office. Squaring the circle takes a powerful combination of skills. But presidents who can campaign and compromise are generally the most successful.
Dee Dee Myers
This nation was conceived in liberty and dedicated to the principle - among others - that honest men may honestly disagree; that if they all say what they think, a majority of the people will be able to distinguish truth from error.
The most general law in nature is equity-the principle of balance and symmetry which guides the growth of forms along the lines of the greatest structural efficiency.
The fact that Western Muslims are free means that they can have enormous impact. But it would be wrong to claim that we are imposing our ways on the West. New ideas are now coming from the West. To be traditional is not so much a question of protecting ourselves as to be traditionalist in principle.
The first principle of contract negotiations is don't remind them of what you did in the past - tell them what you're going to do in the future.
I'm a great supporter of the European Union. I didn't support entry to the Euro, not because I'm against it in principle but because I didn't think it was economically right for Britain. But that doesn't make me any less pro-European.
There is no principle worth the name if it is not wholly good.
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.
The value of a principle is the number of things it will explain.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
If we do discover a complete theory, it should be in time understandable in broad principle by everyone. Then we shall all, philosophers, scientists, and just ordinary people be able to take part in the discussion of why we and the universe exist.
Virtue cannot separate itself from reality without becoming a principle of evil.
Kings will be tyrants from policy, when subjects are rebels from principle.
A thing moderately good is not so good as it ought to be. Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.
The strongest principle of growth lies in the human choice.
A consistent anarchist must oppose private ownership of the means of production, and the wage-slavery which is a component of this system, as incompatible with the principle that labor must be freely undertaken and under the control of the producer.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Leonardo da Vinci
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There is only one happiness in this life, to love and be loved.
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