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A car is like a mother-in-law - if you let it, it will rule your life.
I keep waiting for the roof to cave in. I was raised to follow the Golden Rule, you know, treat people the way you wish to be treated. That's kind of the way I live my life. Maybe someone up there likes me for that.
Golden rule of life: never underestimate your rivals.
Never permit a dichotomy to rule your life, a dichotomy in which you hate what you do so you can have pleasure in your spare time. Look for a situation in which your work will give you as much happiness as your spare time.
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
If we don't get gun-control laws in this country, we are full of beans. To have the National Rifle Association rule the United States is pathetic. And I agree with Mayor Michael Bloomberg: It's time to put up or shut up about gun control for both parties.
You can either be informed and your own rulers, or you can be ignorant and have someone else, who is not ignorant, rule over you.
I have a rule - 'funny is funny!' When I write comedy, it's not my aim to upset people. I will be offensive, edgy and immature, but I will also be very intelligent and relevant. At my shows, there are no holy cows.
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!
Among the many misdeeds of the British rule in India, history will look upon the act depriving a whole nation of arms as the blackest.
When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to criticize or attack the government of my own country. I make up for lost time when I come home.
We might come closer to balancing the Budget if all of us lived closer to the Commandments and the Golden Rule.
To be a successful father... there's one absolute rule: when you have a kid, don't look at it for the first two years.
You must welcome change as the rule but not as your ruler.
A simple rule in dealing with those who are hard to get along with is to remember that this person is striving to assert his superiority; and you must deal with him from that point of view.
Maybe we ought to consider a Golden Rule in foreign policy: Don't do to other nations what we don't want happening to us. We endlessly bomb these countries and then we wonder why they get upset with us?
I have made it a rule of my life to trust a man long after other people gave him up, but I don't see how I can ever trust any human being again.
Ulysses S. Grant
The very idea of law originates in men's natural rights. There is no other standard, than natural rights, by which civil law can be measured. Law has always been the name of that rule or principle of justice, which protects those rights. Thus we speak of natural law.
The urge to save humanity is almost always a false front for the urge to rule.
H. L. Mencken
Money has to serve, not to rule.
A man's face as a rule says more, and more interesting things, than his mouth, for it is a compendium of everything his mouth will ever say, in that it is the monogram of all this man's thoughts and aspirations.
Anarchism is founded on the observation that since few men are wise enough to rule themselves, even fewer are wise enough to rule others.
The world, as a rule, does not live on beaches and in country clubs.
F. Scott Fitzgerald
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.
Life is like music, it must be composed by ear, feeling and instinct, not by rule. Nevertheless one had better know the rules, for they sometimes guide in doubtful cases, though not often.
John F. Kennedy
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