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In motorsports we work in the grey areas a lot. You're trying to find where the holes are in the rule book.
Exceptions are not always the proof of the old rule; they can also be the harbinger of a new one.
Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach
My rule is to break one sweat a day.
With the right kind of institutions, starting with the rule of law, Burma could progress very quickly.
Aung San Suu Kyi
I don't really believe in rules, but I do like old-fashioned dating where you don't call the guy until he calls you. I don't think it's like he's got to do this and that's the rule.
The first person to promulgate the Golden Rule, which was the bedrock of this empathic spirituality, was Confucius 500 years before Christ.
I have always believed the iron rule of politics was that women don't vote for men who yell.
I understand that the rule of fashion is to change, even as a successful designer - you do not want to be stuck in the same rut.
I take it to be a principle rule of life, not to be too much addicted to any one thing.
My Golden Rule of Networking is simple: Don't keep score.
Fifa cannot sit by and see greed rule the football world. Nor shall we.
The principal rule of art is to please and to move. All the other rules were created to achieve this first one.
China is very entrepreneurial but has no rule of law. Europe has rule of law but isn't entrepreneurial. Combine rule of law, entrepreneurialism and a generally pro-business policy, and you have Apple.
Nature provides exceptions to every rule.
To rule one's anger is well; to prevent it is better.
Success comes to a writer as a rule, so gradually that it is always something of a shock to him to look back and realize the heights to which he has climbed.
P. G. Wodehouse
I'm never going to rule anything out in life, because most of what I'm doing now, I never intended to do.
My rule of thumb is that I want to do things I'd like to go and see myself.
I think the rule of thumb should be this: if you preface a sentence about a friend with the phrase, 'I love X, but... ' more than once in any conversation, you should stop hanging out with them.
Politicians also have a love affair with the 'small business exemption.' Too much paperwork? Too heavy a burden? Not enough time? Just exempt small businesses from the rule. It sounds so pro-growth. Instead it's an admission that the costs of a regulation just can't be justified.
In composing, as a general rule, run your pen through every other word you have written; you have no idea what vigor it will give your style.
It's very important to write things down instantly, or you can lose the way you were thinking out a line. I have a rule that if I wake up at 3 in the morning and think of something, I write it down. I can't wait until morning - it'll be gone.
Last year my boyfriend gave me a painting - a very personal one. I really prefer personal gifts or ones made by someone for me. Except diamonds. That's the exception to the rule.
To have the National Rifle Association rule the United States of America is pathetic.
There's a rule of thumb in politics. If you're at a point where you're complaining about the other guy being mean and unfair and uncivil, that's probably a sign that you're losing.
There is no rule without revolts and conspiracies, even as there is no property without work and worry.
Writing is fun - at least mostly. I write for four hours every day. After that I go running. As a rule, 10 kilometers (6.2 miles). That's easy to manage.
Canada is founded upon principles that recognize the supremacy of God and the rule of law.
Bureaucracy, the rule of no one, has become the modern form of despotism.
I do not know whether there be, as a rule, more vocal expression of the sentiment of love between a man and a woman, than there is between two thrushes. They whistle and call to each other, guided by instinct rather than by reason.
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