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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.
Unfortunately, the true force which propels our endless political disputes, our constant struggles for political advantage, is often not our burning concern for democracy, it is often of our dedication to the principle of the rule of law.
I'd like to see the high schools put in a rule that limits recruitable athletes from playing on teams outside a 100-mile radius from their home or school.
A director will always tell you, when you go in to do a scene, 'You go as big as you want, and I'll tell you when to come down.' And I found that on 'Shameless,' you can't follow that rule because they will never tell you to come down. So, I've had to find my own balance with when it makes sense to get this upset or angry.
Jeremy Allen White
A lawn is nature under totalitarian rule.
Terrorism can never be accepted. We must fight it together, with methods that do not compromise our respect for the rule of law and human rights, or are used as an excuse for others to do so.
Democracy don't rule the world, You'd better get that in your head; This world is ruled by violence, But I guess that's better left unsaid.
Our great Republic is a government of laws and not of men. Here, the people rule.
Gerald R. Ford
Neither current events nor history show that the majority rule, or ever did rule.
The high destiny of the individual is to serve rather than to rule.
I believe in the Golden Rule - The Man with the Gold... Rules.
It is not a sign of arrogance for the king to rule. That is what he is there for.
William F. Buckley, Jr.
Make it a rule of life never to regret and never to look back. Regret is an appalling waste of energy, you can't build on it it's only good for wallowing in.
First rule of Economics 101: our desires are insatiable. Second rule: we can stomach only three Big Macs at a time.
It's like there's some unwritten rule that if you're mates, you can say what you want to each other, and you don't really get that annoyed about it.
Most fish require a short cooking time, but cephalopods are the exception to this fishy rule. As with some cuts of larger land beasts, the longer they're cooked, the more tender they get.
The essence of romantic love is that wonderful beginning, after which sadness and impossibility may become the rule.
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.
As a rough rule of thumb, I would say the smaller the pond, the more belligerent the fish.
The urge to save humanity is almost always a false front for the urge to rule.
H. L. Mencken
It may be true that you can't fool all the people all the time, but you can fool enough of them to rule a large country.
The 50-50-90 rule: Anytime you have a 50-50 chance of getting something right, there's a 90% probability you'll get it wrong.
The rule is, jam tomorrow and jam yesterday - but never jam today.
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.
There is no exception to the rule that every rule has an exception.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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