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In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or old: Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.
One man's style must not be the rule of another's.
A man, as a general rule, owes very little to what he is born with - a man is what he makes of himself.
Alexander Graham Bell
The rule is, jam tomorrow and jam yesterday - but never jam today.
From the naturalistic point of view, all men are equal. There are only two exceptions to this rule of naturalistic equality: geniuses and idiots.
There's no rule that you have to like Henry Rollins the musician or the actor.
Anywhere, anytime ordinary people are given the chance to choose, the choice is the same: freedom, not tyranny; democracy, not dictatorship; the rule of law, not the rule of the secret police.
Beneath the rule of men entirely great, the pen is mightier than the sword.
Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton
Sons of Islam everywhere, the jihad is a duty - to establish the rule of Allah on earth and to liberate your countries and yourselves from America's domination and its Zionist allies, it is your battle - either victory or martyrdom.
All anger is not sinful, because some degree of it, and on some occasions, is inevitable. But it becomes sinful and contradicts the rule of Scripture when it is conceived upon slight and inadequate provocation, and when it continues long.
I attribute the little I know to my not having been ashamed to ask for information, and to my rule of conversing with all descriptions of men on those topics that form their own peculiar professions and pursuits.
As a rule, said Holmes, the more bizarre a thing is the less mysterious it proves to be. It is your commonplace, featureless crimes which are really puzzling, just as a commonplace face is the most difficult to identify.
Arthur Conan Doyle
As to the deceit perpetrated upon women, let it pass, for, when love is in the way, men and women as a general rule dupe each other.
It is not good to have a rule of many.
Obama is a statist. He's an authoritarian. He doesn't want to govern; he wants to rule.
As a rule, I am very careful to be shallow and conventional where depth and originality are wasted.
Lucy Maud Montgomery
Work while you work, play while you play - this is a basic rule of repressive self-discipline.
There is a misleading, unwritten rule that states if a quote giving advice comes from someone famous, very old, or Greek, then it must be good advice.
Between a man and his wife nothing ought to rule but love. Authority is for children and servants, yet not without sweetness.
It is unnatural for a majority to rule, for a majority can seldom be organized and united for specific action, and a minority can.
The bedrock of our democracy is the rule of law and that means we have to have an independent judiciary, judges who can make decisions independent of the political winds that are blowing.
The rule for effective governance is simple. It is one Ronald Reagan knew by heart. And one that he successfully employed with Social Security and the Cold War. When there is a problem, you fix it. That is the job you have been sent to do and you cannot wait for someone else to do it for you.
First rule of politics: you can't win unless you're on the ballot. Second rule: If you run, you may lose. And, if you tie, you do not win.
For since the fabric of the universe is most perfect and the work of a most wise Creator, nothing at all takes place in the universe in which some rule of maximum or minimum does not appear.
There is only one rule for being a good talker - learn to listen.
Do I dare set forth here the most important, the most useful rule of all education? It is not to save time, but to squander it.
If we are ever in doubt about what to do, it is a good rule to ask ourselves what we shall wish on the morrow that we had done.
And my only rule being if when I wake in the morning I'm looking forward to the things that I have to do that day, then I'm on the right track.
The Vatican is against surrogate mothers. Good thing they didn't have that rule when Jesus was born.
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.'
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