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The tyrant dies and his rule is over, the martyr dies and his rule begins.
The book salesman should be honored because he brings to our attention, as a rule, the very books we need most and neglect most.
In baseball, democracy shines its clearest. The only race that matters is the race to the bag. The creed is the rule book. And color, merely something to distinguish one team's uniform from another's.
I have made it a rule of my life to trust a man long after other people gave him up, but I don't see how I can ever trust any human being again.
Ulysses S. Grant
If a woman hasn't got a tiny streak of harlot in her, she's a dry stick as a rule.
D. H. Lawrence
I make it a rule never to smoke while I'm sleeping.
The further you get into technology, the further you go into gaming. That's the general rule.
A lawn is nature under totalitarian rule.
The number one rule of thieves is that nothing is too small to steal.
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.
Books are so cheap and easy to get that people don't bother stealing them, which is the essential rule of piracy that the music business learned much too late.
It is not the clear-sighted who rule the world. Great achievements are accomplished in a blessed, warm fog.
One rule that will work if it is used everywhere, is that when you have a free-kick, the referee puts the mark on the floor to make sure the defenders keep their distance.
To keep the Golden Rule we must put ourselves in other people's places, but to do that consists in and depends upon picturing ourselves in their places.
Harry Emerson Fosdick
Accept that all of us can be hurt, that all of us can and surely will at times fail. Other vulnerabilities, like being embarrassed or risking love, can be terrifying, too. I think we should follow a simple rule: if we can take the worst, take the risk.
When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to criticize or attack the government of my own country. I make up for lost time when I come home.
As I approve of a youth that has something of the old man in him, so I am no less pleased with an old man that has something of the youth. He that follows this rule may be old in body, but can never be so in mind.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
Life is like music, it must be composed by ear, feeling and instinct, not by rule. Nevertheless one had better know the rules, for they sometimes guide in doubtful cases, though not often.
It's my rule never to lose me temper till it would be detrimental to keep it.
The unsaid rule for living in a trailer park is: 'If the door's shut, don't come a-knockin.' But if it's open and you're walkin' by, feel free to say, 'Hello.'
Certain it is that their power increased always in an exact proportion to the weakness of the Caliphate, and, without doubt, in some of the most distracted periods of the Arabian rule, the Hebrew Princes rose into some degree of local and temporary importance.
Nature provides exceptions to every rule.
The first rule is not to lose. The second rule is not to forget the first rule.
As an example to others, and not that I care for moderation myself, it has always been my rule never to smoke when asleep, and never to refrain from smoking when awake.
It is a well-known fact that those people who must want to rule people are, ipso facto, those least suited to do it... anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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