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If I want to continue to build the kind of effort we have with Do Something, being in a public office would help. I wouldn't rule it out, but it's not something I feel determined to do.
I just want to have fun and party with everyone around the world. That's the only rule, to have fun.
The one ironclad rule is that I have to try. I have to walk into my writing room and pick up my pen every weekday morning.
Britain's unique success as an industrialised nation-state prompted strong imitative endeavours not only across Europe, but also in Asia. Now many people, who were once humiliated into a sense of nationality by British rule, loom larger than their former masters.
Ineptitude and negligence directed British policies in India more than any cynical desire to divide and rule, but the British were not above exploiting rivalries.
National independence, and the preceding political struggles, helped create the space for literary creation in many post-colonial countries. Much of modern Indian or Chinese literature is inconceivable without the political movement for freedom from foreign rule.
So much of western self-perception and intellectual worldview has been shaped by the moral rhetoric of the Cold War, the discourse in which communism featured as a clear enemy, determined to rule the world.
No king should rule absolutely, like a dictator.
Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa
Anyone can die. Rule number one is don't get too attached to a character, anyone can go.
I mean, most actresses can't host and most hostesses can't act, and that's the general rule in the industry.
The great rule is not to talk about money with people who have much more or much less than you.
My one big rule for the over-40s is don't try to dress like an 18-year-old. It's possible to be 'on-trend' when you're older - you just have to look for the right stuff. You don't have to spend a fortune, either.
I've loved thrillers and spy stories since I was a kid. It's probably not a bad rule of thumb to write the kinds of stories you love to read.
Here's my rule: You always want to pay cash for your own books, because if they look at the name on the credit card and then they look at the name on the book jacket, then there's this look of such profound sympathy for you that you had to resort to this. It really is withering.
Many follow a rule of thumb - no more than 5% in one stock. But that's not the entrepreneurial road to riches.
I will always speak out when someone says that a principle or a rule or a tradition trumps people.
Personally, I belong to the speedy school of golf. If it were left up to me, I would introduce a new rule that said every golf ball has to stay in motion from the moment it leaves the tee to the moment it plops into the hole, thus obliging each player to run along after his ball and give it another whack before it stops rolling.
I only have one rule: I don't do anything for money; that's my rule.
I'm a workmanlike writer. I show up every day and treat it like a job. The old rule that writing is like any other job, the first rule is that you must show up. I'm at the keyboard from 9 to 4 every day.
A lesser but still fundamental rule of racing is that you properly enter the event. Anyone who doesn't but still insists on running interferes with the paying customers.
That's the biggest rule in Hollywood: Don't spend your own money.
I think the rule should be that if we're going to take actions overseas that result in the deaths of people, the United States should take responsibility for that.
John O. Brennan
The devadasis have a multilayered story, a story in which poverty, deprivation and injustice against women is central - but what has happened to them is absolutely an outcome of imperialism and the impact of British rule in India.
The soul shall mightily rule in all hidden secrets: but it must not let in the devil.
The mercury rule writers also ignored mercury's special qualities.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
John F. Kennedy
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