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I love those who can smile in trouble, who can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. 'Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but they whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves their conduct, will pursue their principles unto death.
Leonardo da Vinci
Important principles may, and must, be inflexible.
There are three constants in life... change, choice and principles.
Principles have no real force except when one is well-fed.
I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. 'Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but he whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves his conduct, will pursue his principles unto death.
Conquest is not in our principles. It is inconsistent with our government.
To me, consensus seems to be the process of abandoning all beliefs, principles, values and policies. So it is something in which no one believes and to which no one objects.
A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
I like persons better than principles, and I like persons with no principles better than anything else in the world.
America and Islam are not exclusive and need not be in competition. Instead, they overlap, and share common principles of justice and progress, tolerance and the dignity of all human beings.
Obey the principles without being bound by them.
A man is usually more careful of his money than he is of his principles.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Those are my principles, and if you don't like them... well, I have others.
The principles of living greatly include the capacity to face trouble with courage, disappointment with cheerfulness, and trial with humility.
Thomas S. Monson
Great ambition is the passion of a great character. Those endowed with it may perform very good or very bad acts. All depends on the principles which direct them.
Change your opinions, keep to your principles; change your leaves, keep intact your roots.
A return to first principles in a republic is sometimes caused by the simple virtues of one man. His good example has such an influence that the good men strive to imitate him, and the wicked are ashamed to lead a life so contrary to his example.
Politics: A strife of interests masquerading as a contest of principles. The conduct of public affairs for private advantage.
To abandon oneself to principles is really to die - and to die for an impossible love which is the contrary of love.
The community which has neither poverty nor riches will always have the noblest principles.
Advocates of capitalism are very apt to appeal to the sacred principles of liberty, which are embodied in one maxim: The fortunate must not be restrained in the exercise of tyranny over the unfortunate.
An army of principles can penetrate where an army of soldiers cannot.
We believe in individual initiative, personal responsibility, opportunity, freedom, small government, the Constitution. These principles, these American principles are key to getting our economy back to being successful and leading the world.
A family is a place where principles are hammered and honed on the anvil of everyday living.
Charles R. Swindoll
I think Bible principles are principles for life.
I try to speak in everyday language. I feel like God has gifted me to take Bible principles and make them practical.
The highest glory of the American Revolution was this: it connected in one indissoluble bond the principles of civil government with the principles of Christianity.
John Quincy Adams
Failure comes only when we forget our ideals and objectives and principles.
Rules are not necessarily sacred, principles are.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
All married couples should learn the art of battle as they should learn the art of making love. Good battle is objective and honest - never vicious or cruel. Good battle is healthy and constructive, and brings to a marriage the principles of equal partnership.
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