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The first rule of any technology used in a business is that automation applied to an efficient operation will magnify the efficiency. The second is that automation applied to an inefficient operation will magnify the inefficiency.
There is no rule more invariable than that we are paid for our suspicions by finding what we suspect.
Henry David Thoreau
Democracy don't rule the world, You'd better get that in your head; This world is ruled by violence, But I guess that's better left unsaid.
To be a successful father... there's one absolute rule: when you have a kid, don't look at it for the first two years.
Wars are, of course, as a rule to be avoided; but they are far better than certain kinds of peace.
The urge to save humanity is almost always a false front for the urge to rule.
H. L. Mencken
A particularly beautiful woman is a source of terror. As a rule, a beautiful woman is a terrible disappointment.
The first rule is not to lose. The second rule is not to forget the first rule.
Never permit a dichotomy to rule your life, a dichotomy in which you hate what you do so you can have pleasure in your spare time. Look for a situation in which your work will give you as much happiness as your spare time.
The rule of friendship means there should be mutual sympathy between them, each supplying what the other lacks and trying to benefit the other, always using friendly and sincere words.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
There is no rule on how to write. Sometimes it comes easily and perfectly; sometimes it's like drilling rock and then blasting it out with charges.
Every man needs slaves like he needs clean air. To rule is to breathe, is it not? And even the most disenfranchised get to breathe. The lowest on the social scale have their spouses or their children.
As a rule, men worry more about what they can't see than about what they can.
The tyrant dies and his rule is over, the martyr dies and his rule begins.
Here is the rule to remember in the future, When anything tempts you to be bitter: not, 'This is a misfortune' but 'To bear this worthily is good fortune.'
It may be true that you can't fool all the people all the time, but you can fool enough of them to rule a large country.
To rule is easy, to govern difficult.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
When freedom does not have a purpose, when it does not wish to know anything about the rule of law engraved in the hearts of men and women, when it does not listen to the voice of conscience, it turns against humanity and society.
Pope John Paul II
The 50-50-90 rule: Anytime you have a 50-50 chance of getting something right, there's a 90% probability you'll get it wrong.
In a republic this rule ought to be observed: that the majority should not have the predominant power.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
The main rule to me is to honor God with your life. To life a life of integrity. Not be selfish. You know, help others. But that's really the essence of the Christian faith.
Try, try, try, and keep on trying is the rule that must be followed to become an expert in anything.
W. Clement Stone
A rule I have had for years is: to treat the Lord Jesus Christ as a personal friend. His is not a creed, a mere doctrine, but it is He Himself we have.
Dwight L. Moody
As a rule, we find what we look for; we achieve what we get ready for.
James Cash Penney
You must welcome change as the rule but not as your ruler.
The clearest way to show what the rule of law means to us in everyday life is to recall what has happened when there is no rule of law.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Each problem that I solved became a rule, which served afterwards to solve other problems.
The only rule is don't be boring and dress cute wherever you go. Life is too short to blend in.
I don't go by the rule book... I lead from the heart, not the head.
Maybe we ought to consider a Golden Rule in foreign policy: Don't do to other nations what we don't want happening to us. We endlessly bomb these countries and then we wonder why they get upset with us?
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