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China has not established the rule of law and if there is a power above the law there is no social justice. Everybody can be subjected to harm. I'm just a citizen: my life is equal in value to any other. But I'm thankful that when I lost my freedom so many people shared feelings and put such touching effort into helping me.
He who dreads hostility too much is unfit to rule.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Buying books would be a good thing if one could also buy the time to read them in: but as a rule the purchase of books is mistaken for the appropriation of their contents.
It is unnatural for a majority to rule, for a majority can seldom be organized and united for specific action, and a minority can.
Democracy is not something you put away for ten years, and then in the 11th year you wake up and start practicing again. We have to begin to learn to rule ourselves again.
I cannot remember a time when the Golden Rule was not my motto and precept, the torch that guided my footsteps.
James Cash Penney
Two things form the bedrock of any open society - freedom of expression and rule of law. If you don't have those things, you don't have a free country.
We have committed the Golden Rule to memory; let us now commit it to life.
The first rule of sustainability is to align with natural forces, or at least not try to defy them.
With the right kind of institutions, starting with the rule of law, Burma could progress very quickly.
Aung San Suu Kyi
The saddest country I went to was Romania, years ago, during Ceausescu's rule.
One of the big no-nos in cyberspace is that you do not go into a social activity, a chat group or something like that, and start advertising or selling things. This etiquette rule is an attempt to separate one's social life, which should be pure enjoyment and relaxation, from the pressures of work.
You can rule ignorance; you can manipulate the illiterate; you can do whatever you want when a people are uneducated, so that goes in line with corrupt business and corrupt politics.
If I can do something in less than one minute, I don't let myself procrastinate. I hang up my coat, put newspapers in the recycling, scan and toss a letter. Ever since I wrote about this rule in 'The Happiness Project,' I've been amazed by how many people have told me that it has made a huge difference in their lives.
For there is a price ticket on everything that puts a whizz into life, and adventure follows the rule. It's distressing, but there you are.
Accuracy is paramount in every detail of a work of history. Here's my rule: Ask yourself, 'Did this thing happen?' If the answer is yes, then it's historical. Then ask, 'Did this thing happen precisely this way?' If the answer is yes, then it's history; if the answer is no, not precisely this way, then it's historical drama.
The Ninety-Ninety Rule of Project Schedules - the first ninety percent of the task takes ninety percent of the time, and the last ten percent takes the other ninety percent.
The number one rule of thieves is that nothing is too small to steal.
I make it a rule never to smoke while I'm sleeping.
I think a simple rule of business is, if you do the things that are easier first, then you can actually make a lot of progress.
The reason I like the criminal justice system is there aren't Republican or Democrat victims or police officers or prosecutors. It's about respect for the rule of law!
The tyrant dies and his rule is over, the martyr dies and his rule begins.
My fate is in the hands of almighty Allah. I will deliver to the Gambian people and if I have to rule this country for one billion years, I will, if Allah says so.
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.
Canada is founded upon principles that recognize the supremacy of God and the rule of law.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
C. S. Lewis
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