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I never would rule out a great character or a great story. I don't care what the forum is. If I get to tell a story that I'm excited about, I'm in.
Those who call me an opportunist are following the old rule: If you can't attack the data, attack the person.
By rule, the decision to reverse a call by use of instant replay is at the sole discretion of the crew chief.
I take it to be a principle rule of life, not to be too much addicted to any one thing.
We set up one rule in our house, which is, 'Guests of guests cannot bring guests.' That rule was required because that happened one weekend, and we finally said, 'Okay, you know what? That's a little too much.'
I never speak for my husband, and I never speak for my children. It's a rule. Believe me, it is.
I think the rule of thumb should be this: if you preface a sentence about a friend with the phrase, 'I love X, but... ' more than once in any conversation, you should stop hanging out with them.
To have the National Rifle Association rule the United States of America is pathetic.
When Captain Moussa Dadis Camara came to power, too many thought he would hold to his promise to stand down, introduce democratic elections and restore the rule of law.
My rule for the corporate stuff is the same as with my music - I do whatever means I can sleep at night and whatever means I can be dignified.
As a general rule, if you have a product that doesn't get the job done that a customer is needing to get done, then often you have to offer it for zero. Because if you ask for money for it - because if it doesn't do the job well - they won't pay for it.
It's disheartening that people think that Donald Sterling is the outlier and that he's the exception and not the rule.
The classic rule of thumb is that if you are an intellectual ideological magazine, you do better in opposition than you do if your views are reflected by people in power.
Temptations come, as a general rule, when they are sought.
I've never made a record that didn't sound better than what was in my head - that's sort of my rule.
My rule has always been, write the next part of the book that you seem to know well. So I won't necessarily write chapter two after chapter one.
Since I started acting, I always or often find work takes precedence with me. And that is not necessarily a great rule for life.
My book group has one rule: no books for adults. We read young adult fiction only.
Walter Cronkite had a golden rule for all wartime reporters: never self-aggrandize.
I have a rule in research: The third time you hear something, it's generally true.
James L. Brooks
As a general rule of thumb, Democrats do better in national elections when the year's defining issue is economic fairness, and Republicans do better when the defining issue is national security.
It's almost a very rough rule of thumb: when Democrats are able to successfully frame the meaning of an election season around middle-class fears, Democrats win the election; when Republicans are able to successfully frame the meaning of an election season around cultural fears, Republicans win the election.
Here is a pretty good rule of thumb for Democratic Presidents: if it didn't work for Franklin D. Roosevelt, who won four terms and a World War, it probably won't work for you either.
One wonders whether the Obama re-election campaign may be on the right track as it seeks to apply the you-break-it-you-own-it rule to Bush and the American economy. Hardly a day goes by without President Obama or his surrogates arguing that it takes longer than four years to recover from an economic crisis so long in the making.
Everyone sees they cannot well live asunder, nor many together, without some rule to which all must submit.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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