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Though every legal task demands this skill, it is especially important in the effort to frame public policy in a way that is properly responsive to human needs and predicaments. The question is always: How will the general rule work in practice?
Some may claim that is it unscientific to speak of the operations of nature as miracles. But the point of the title lies in the paradox of finding so many wonderful things subservient to the rule of law.
I always believe the rule by king or official leader is outdated. Now we must catch up with the modern world.
By ancestry, I was born to rule.
We might come closer to balancing the Budget if all of us lived closer to the Commandments and the Golden Rule.
In every society some men are born to rule, and some to advise.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Madness is rare in individuals - but in groups, parties, nations, and ages it is the rule.
There is no rule more invariable than that we are paid for our suspicions by finding what we suspect.
Henry David Thoreau
He who dreads hostility too much is unfit to rule.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
You must welcome change as the rule but not as your ruler.
In a republic this rule ought to be observed: that the majority should not have the predominant power.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
The first rule of business is: Do other men for they would do you.
And they that rule in England, in stately conclaves met, alas, alas for England they have no graves as yet.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
One must know oneself. If this does not serve to discover truth, it at least serves as a rule of life and there is nothing better.
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.
The older I get the more wisdom I find in the ancient rule of taking first things first. A process which often reduces the most complex human problem to a manageable proportion.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
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.
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.
Don't rule out working with your hands. It does not preclude using your head.
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.
In the discharge of the duties of this office, there is one rule of action more important than all others. It consists in never doing anything that someone else can do for you.
Between a man and his wife nothing ought to rule but love. Authority is for children and servants, yet not without sweetness.
Life is like music; it must be composed by ear, feeling, and instinct, not by rule.
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.
One man's style must not be the rule of another's.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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