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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

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

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

Rules governing defecation, hygiene, and pollution exist in every culture at every period in history. It may in fact be the foundation of civilization: What is toilet training if not the first attempt to turn a child into an acceptable member of society?
Rose George

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

Under socialism all will govern in turn and will soon become accustomed to no one governing.
Vladimir Lenin
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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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