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What is a diary as a rule? A document useful to the person who keeps it. Dull to the contemporary who reads it and invaluable to the student, centuries afterwards, who treasures it.
Negro banks, as a rule, have failed because the people, taught that their own pioneers in business cannot function in this sphere, withdrew their deposits.
Carter G. Woodson
Fear prophets and those prepared to die for the truth, for as a rule they make many others die with them, often before them, at times instead of them.
As a general rule, people disappoint you as you know them.
As a rule, my focus is on classical music, but I love jazz. I love everything, actually.
Not to oversimplify it, somebody once said a good rule of thumb in interpreting a character is to find the good in the bad people that you portray and the bad in the good.
But the rule seems to be that the bigger and more life-changing the decision, the less it will seem like a decision at all.
True freedom requires the rule of law and justice, and a judicial system in which the rights of some are not secured by the denial of rights to others.
Yet consider now, whether women are not quite past sense and reason, when they want to rule over men.
My mother had a rule, obviously, that I couldn't go across the street by myself, but I had to find a way of doing it.
It is not the clear-sighted who rule the world. Great achievements are accomplished in a blessed, warm fog.
My philosophy is to do the best you can for somebody. Help. It's not just what do you for yourself. It's how you treat people decently. The golden rule. There isn't big anything better than the golden rule. It's in every major religion in one language or another.
The theory that can absorb the greatest number of facts, and persist in doing so, generation after generation, through all changes of opinion and detail, is the one that must rule all observation.
I firmly believe in the rule of law as the foundation for all of our basic rights.
The fundamental job of a toddler is to rule the universe.
Where no gods are, spectres rule.
Given the daunting challenges that we face, it's important that president elect Obama is prepared to really take power and begin to rule day one.
Freedom is the emancipation from the arbitrary rule of other men.
My reason, it's true, controls my feelings, but whatever its authority, it doesn't rule them so much as tyrannize them.
He who allows me to rule is in fact my master.
The rule of joy and the law of duty seem to me all one.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
When we uphold the rule of law, our counterterrorism tools are more likely to withstand the scrutiny of our courts, our allies, and the American people.
John O. Brennan
It is an axiom, enforced by all the experience of the ages, that they who rule industrially will rule politically.
We have committed the Golden Rule to memory; let us now commit it to life.
The majority does not rule in America, but the minority shouldn't hijack it. And it's because we're afraid. They have isolated us and made us feel as though we're alone. We're not.
How shall I be able to rule over others, that have not full power and command of myself?
Here's a very good rule of thumb in politics: losing begets losing.
Corporations often partner with government after natural disasters, as many companies did in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in 2005. As a rule, however, long-term civic/corporate partnerships are still rare .But this need not remain the status quo, as many opportunities are available for such partnerships.
Another thing that's pathetic is this rule that you have to look ugly to get respect as an actress. Jessica Lange had to make herself look really bad to prove that she had amazing talent.
Everyone carries his own inch rule of taste, and amuses himself by applying it, triumphantly, wherever he travels.
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