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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.
Intelligence agencies keep things secret because they often violate the rule of law or of good behavior.
A golden rule: to leave an incomplete image of oneself.
Emile M. Cioran
A lawn is nature under totalitarian rule.
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.
Write what you like; there is no other rule.
Success comes to a writer as a rule, so gradually that it is always something of a shock to him to look back and realize the heights to which he has climbed.
P. G. Wodehouse
Bureaucracy, the rule of no one, has become the modern form of despotism.
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.
Nature provides exceptions to every rule.
We cannot build foundations of a state without rule of law.
Government should enforce rule of law. It should enforce contracts, it should protect people bodily from being attacked by criminals. And when the government does those things, it is facilitating liberty. When it goes beyond those things, it becomes destructive to both human happiness and human liberty.
All who have taken it upon themselves to rule over others have incurred hatred and unpopularity for a time; but if one has a great aim to pursue, this burden of envy must be accepted, and it is wise to accept it.
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.
The rule of my life is to make business a pleasure, and pleasure my business.
The rule is perfect: in all matters of opinion our adversaries are insane.
Of course, there are those critics - New York critics as a rule - who say, 'Well, Maya Angelou has a new book out and of course it's good but then she's a natural writer.' Those are the ones I want to grab by the throat and wrestle to the floor because it takes me forever to get it to sing. I work at the language.
I always believe the rule by king or official leader is outdated. Now we must catch up with the modern world.
Wars are, of course, as a rule to be avoided; but they are far better than certain kinds of peace.
And they that rule in England, in stately conclaves met, alas, alas for England they have no graves as yet.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
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.
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
Everyone carries his own inch rule of taste, and amuses himself by applying it, triumphantly, wherever he travels.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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