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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.
Gardeners may create order briefly out of chaos, but nature always gets the last word, and what it says is usually untidy by human standards. But I find all states of nature beautiful, and because I want to delight in my garden, not rule it, I just accept my yen to tame the chaos on one day and let the Japanese beetles run riot on the next.
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.
Faith is part of who I am, yes. I was raised Christian Scientist. The most important thing I saw every single week on the wall at Sunday school was the Golden Rule.
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
Do I dare set forth here the most important, the most useful rule of all education? It is not to save time, but to squander it.
As a general rule, people disappoint you as you know them.
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
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?
Silence is the element in which great things fashion themselves together; that at length they may emerge, full-formed and majestic, into the delight of life, which they are thenceforth to rule.
The Vatican is against surrogate mothers. Good thing they didn't have that rule when Jesus was born.
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.
Remember the first rule of gunfighting... 'have a gun.'
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.
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.
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.
I cannot remember a time when the Golden Rule was not my motto and precept, the torch that guided my footsteps.
James Cash Penney
The first rule of sustainability is to align with natural forces, or at least not try to defy them.
The true basis of morality is utility; that is, the adaptation of our actions to the promotion of the general welfare and happiness; the endeavour so to rule our lives that we may serve and bless mankind.
Circumstances rule men; men do not rule circumstances.
We have committed the Golden Rule to memory; let us now commit it to life.
It is an axiom, enforced by all the experience of the ages, that they who rule industrially will rule politically.
Rule of art: Cant kills creativity!
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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