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As a rule we disbelieve all the facts and theories for which we have no use.
Fear prophets and those prepared to die for the truth, for as a rule they make many others die with them, often before them, at times instead of them.
I read papers, try to watch news programs on television, but, as a rule, recorded. During the day I have no time for that, so I watch something taped. As for the newspapers, I try to get through them every day. Additionally, of course, I look through news bulletins.
I have a rule: I want the pilot flying me up in the air at 30,000 feet to make more than a guy working at Taco Bell.
Man is a spiritual intelligence, who has taken flesh with the object of gaining experience in worlds below the spiritual, in order that he may be able to master and to rule them, and in later ages take his place in the creative and directing hierarchies of the universe.
I have a rule that I don't read my press, but then somebody in the crew will be reading it and of course it's right there, so what do you think I do?
The whole question of fiduciary responsibility is a very old concept. You could make a movie about someone making that rule at any point in history, and within a few months, it will turn out to be timely.
Any rule, not existing in the nature of things, or that is not permanent, universal and inflexible in its application, is no law, according to any correct definition of the term law.
Here is what we know after more than a decade of Republican rule: Texas works. Even 'The New York Times' let it slip into its pages that, 'Texas is the future.'
Nothing requires a greater effort of thought than arguments to justify the rule of non-thought.
Drone attacks subvert the rule of law - we become judge, jury, and executioner - at the push of a button.
There is no rule in the pink-triangle guide to coming out that you must wear a rainbow flag cap and organise a full band parade.
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.
There's no way that scientists can ever rule out religion, or even have anything significant to say about the abstract idea of a divine creator.
Look, all administrations, all governments lie, all officials lie and nothing they say is to be believed. That's a pretty good rule.
Your shoes have to match your belt. That's rule number one for guys. You can't put the brown shoes with the black belt. Or a brown belt with a black wristwatch. Just don't do it! Also, I don't like boots with suits. And when you wear sneakers, make sure they go with your shirt.
Any new legal measures, or cooperative arrangements between government and companies meant to keep people from organizing violence or criminal actions, must not be carried out in ways that erode due process, rule of law and the protection of innocent citizens' political and civil rights.
The majority does not rule in America, but the minority shouldn't hijack it. And it's because we're afraid. They have isolated us and made us feel as though we're alone. We're not.
Everything I do and everything Pixar does is based on a simple rule: Quality is the best business plan, period.
My reason, it's true, controls my feelings, but whatever its authority, it doesn't rule them so much as tyrannize them.
The first person to promulgate the Golden Rule, which was the bedrock of this empathic spirituality, was Confucius 500 years before Christ.
The clear-sighted do not rule the world, but they sustain and console it.
Listen, if there's one sure-fire rule that I have learned in this business, it's that I don't know anything about human nature.
Francis Ford Coppola
During the late 1970s and early 1980s, Latin America moved decisively away from military rule and toward civilian democracy.
Simple honesty of purpose in a man goes a long way in life, if founded on a just estimate of himself and a steady obedience to the rule he knows and feels to be right.
Journalism is the protection between people and any sort of totalitarian rule. That's why my hero, admittedly a flawed one, is a journalist.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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