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My rule of thumb is that if I am interested or intrigued by something, others will be as well.
We stand in the shadow of Jefferson who believed that a society founded upon the rule of law and liberty was dependent upon public education and the diffusion of knowledge.
Socrates didn't care to visit the theater, as a rule, except when the plays of Euripides (which some think, he himself had helped to compose), were performed.
We Americans look at the last 300 years of history, and we basically see a world that's getting better and better. The rule of freedom expands. The economy develops. We have risen to become the world's greatest power.
Walter Russell Mead
No one in this body wants to see terrorism and the rule of force prevail in Iraq. Some on the other side say otherwise, but I believe they know better.
Again, we turn down most books that have been self-published unless they have a special track record. We have taken a small number on, however, and sold them to major publishers for a nice sum. But that is an exception to the rule.
For there is a price ticket on everything that puts a whizz into life, and adventure follows the rule. It's distressing, but there you are.
I try to live by the rule do what makes you happy.
As a rule it usually takes three or four readings for me to be interested in a script, and if I'm interested I'll read it three or four times before I make a strong decision.
Great success in examinations does naturally not as a rule go with originality of thought.
The only rule I have found to have any validity in writing is not to bore yourself.
And at 19, you think you rule the world, and you can control things. And a lot of times, you don't.
Throughout my political career, I've believed in the concept of home rule. Some call it local control. Whichever phrase you use, the concept is the same - the best decisions are those made closest to those who will be impacted by the decisions.
I've always followed the rule that anything worth doing is worth doing excessively.
Robert M. Parker, Jr.
Under the rule of a repressive whole, liberty can be made into a powerful instrument of domination.
I make it a rule always to believe compliments implicitly for five minutes, and to simmer gently for twenty more.
The first rule of management is delegation. Don't try and do everything yourself because you can't.
If we accept the rule of those who think they are the bosses and lords of Mexico, nothing will change for the people on the bottom.
Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador
It is no secret to anyone that we are going to rule in the most delicate circumstances Spain has faced in 30 years.
There's a rule in Hollywood: stay away from water and stay away from snow, and I had both.
The Church has never changed its teaching on the sanctity of human life - it didn't make up a rule for the convenience of a particular time like a rule at a country club as the Governor would have us believe.
That's the biggest rule in Hollywood: Don't spend your own money.
As I understand I took most so-called democratic states about 200 years on average to build their democracies. That is why, when we go to sleep under totalitarian rule and wake up in a democracy, it makes me laugh.
A country's adhering to the rule of law does not mean that its citizens will not do bad things.
People are, well, only human. We know that. The rule of law is borne out in identifying, condemning, and punishing those who violate the standards on which we all agree. This is exactly what we do in America.
I have only one rule in acting - trust the director and give him heart and soul.
My dad is a lawyer and my mom is an artist. So growing up was exactly what it sounds like - strict household but a lot of creativity. They are so psyched that I get to make music for a living. My parents rule.
I try to read everything that's sent me - play scripts, movie scripts - but I've had to make a rule. If the author hasn't grabbed me by Page 25, the piece goes back with a note of apology.
Whether you are sixteen or over sixty, remember, understatement is the rule of a fine makeup artist.
The rule on staying alive as a forecaster is to give 'em a number or give 'em a date, but never give 'em both at once.
Jane Bryant Quinn
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