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Definition of Governing

Governing

  1. of Govern
  2. Holding the superiority; prevalent; controlling; as, a governing wind; a governing party in a state.
  3. Requiring a particular case.

Governing Quotations

In dwelling, live close to the ground. In thinking, keep to the simple. In conflict, be fair and generous. In governing, don't try to control. In work, do what you enjoy. In family life, be completely present.
Lao Tzu

The year 2100 will see eugenics universally established. In past ages, the law governing the survival of the fittest roughly weeded out the less desirable strains. Then man's new sense of pity began to interfere with the ruthless workings of nature. As a result, we continue to keep alive and to breed the unfit.
Nikola Tesla

It is the function of science to discover the existence of a general reign of order in nature and to find the causes governing this order. And this refers in equal measure to the relations of man - social and political - and to the entire universe as a whole.
Dmitri Mendeleev

Governing a great nation is like cooking a small fish - too much handling will spoil it.
Lao Tzu

A true world outlook is incompatible with a foreign imperialism, no matter how high-minded the governing country.
Wendell Willkie
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Governing Translations

governing in French is gouvernant
governing in German is regierend, Beherrschung
governing in Swedish is regerande
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