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Those looking for ideology in the White House should consider this: For the men who rule our world, rules are for other people.
I'm glad the NCAA is pushing back the 3-point line a foot. I'm a big supporter of the 3-point shot; it's exciting. I hope the high schools adopt the same rule.
Turkey shares Europe's fundamental values of democracy and the rule of law.
So far I go with the Socialists as to think it a pretty general rule that, where monopoly is necessary, it is better in public hands.
As a rule, our largest cities are the worst governed.
The only rule I got is if you slide, get up.
I have a rule: I will not alter the basic history of a real-life character to suit our fictional needs in a big way.
In the Constitution of the American Republic there was a deliberate and very extensive and emphatic division of governmental power for the very purpose of preventing unbridled majority rule.
Robert W. Welch, Jr.
There is a rule of Sharia: If the enemy wants to suppress you, you are supposed to put up a strong resistance.
My parents really did believe in the Golden Rule. They really did believe that all people should be treated equally. They had friends of every culture, we celebrated different holidays, but really, secretly behind it, they had no problem telling me who I couldn't marry.
Self criticism must be my guide to action, and the first rule for its employment is that in itself it is not a virtue, only a procedure.
I think the cardinal rule of learning to write is learning to read first. I learned to write by learning to read.
If our vaunted rule of the people does not breed nobler men and women than monarchies have done it must and will inevitably give place to something better.
Anna Julia Cooper
A rule of thumb: If the company you work for provides a product or service that's pretty much the same as what was offered last year and a few years before that, it might be time to start looking for something new.
A knowledge of the forces that rule society, of the causes that have produced its upheavals, and of society's resources for promoting healthy progress has become of vital concern to our civilization.
There's an unspoken rule in affluent circles that suggests you can always define an individual's status by measuring his or her proximity to the most influential person in the room. And as the maxim goes, closer is always better.
I also argued before the war that the administration was underestimating Arab nationalism and Iraqi nationalism, that it was not going to be as easy to rule Iraq as they thought.
The Left likes to think of itself as the bulwark of progressive liberal individualism, and yet it seeks to progressively coerce others to fund every social program under the sun via majority rule.
The general rule is to not jump into moving in with whoever you're nutty for. But, you know, I was in a bad relationship, and the day I got out of it, I moved in with Ciera, and she ended up becoming my wife.
All systems in Pakistan appear to be in a haste to achieve something, which can have both positive and negative implications. Let us take a pause and examine the two fundamental questions: One, are we promoting the rule of law and the Constitution? Two, are we strengthening or weakening the institutions?
Ashfaq Parvez Kayani
In the modern era, Jewish sovereignty over the land of our ancestors is a relatively short phenomenon. From the time of the successful Maccabean revolt to the Roman annexation in 63 BC constitutes about 100 years of Jewish rule. Combined with Israel's independence in 1948, this is about 160 years of effective sovereignty.
Edgar Bronfman, Sr.
I think that it should just be a rule of thumb that if your job asks you to cut your hair... that means that it's time to quit that job.
We want all the Palestinians back in their homeland, and then there can be a fair referendum for people to choose the form of state they want. Whoever gets the majority can rule.
Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani
China recognizes and also respects the universality of human rights. We will continue our efforts to promote democracy and the rule of law.
It's possible that we could change a human gene and double our life span. I don't know if that's true, but we can't rule that out.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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