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Martin Luther King, Jr.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Happiness doesn't depend on any external conditions, it is governed by our mental attitude.
We can either be governed by fear - fear of immigrants, fear of Muslims, call the press the enemy of the people, tear kids away from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border - or we can be governed by our ambitions and our aspirations and our desire to make the most out of all of us. And that's America at its best.
One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors.
We have a political culture of intimidation, of favoring, of patronage, and of fear, and that is no way for a community to be governed.
In a country well governed, poverty is something to be ashamed of. In a country badly governed, wealth is something to be ashamed of.
In framing a government which is to be administered by men over men, the great difficulty lies in this: you must first enable the government to control the governed; and in the next place, oblige it to control itself.
A democracy which makes or even effectively prepares for modern, scientific war must necessarily cease to be democratic. No country can be really well prepared for modern war unless it is governed by a tyrant, at the head of a highly trained and perfectly obedient bureaucracy.
We can allow satellites, planets, suns, universe, nay whole systems of universes, to be governed by laws, but the smallest insect, we wish to be created at once by special act.
Here, in this very first paragraph of the Declaration, is the assertion of the natural right of all to the ballot; for how can 'the consent of the governed' be given if the right to vote be denied?
Susan B. Anthony
The human being is a self-propelled automaton entirely under the control of external influences. Willful and predetermined though they appear, his actions are governed not from within, but from without. He is like a float tossed about by the waves of a turbulent sea.
The only legitimate right to govern is an express grant of power from the governed.
William Henry Harrison
Indians today are governed by two different ideologies. Their political ideal set in the preamble of the Constitution affirms a life of liberty, equality and fraternity. Their social ideal embodied in their religion denies them.
B. R. Ambedkar
Mankind are governed more by their feelings than by reason.
Nothing is more surprising than the easiness with which the many are governed by the few.
True is the saying: 'In order to make the world tranquil and happy, the nation must first be well governed!'
An educated people can be easily governed.
Frederick the Great
Men must be governed by God or they will be ruled by tyrants.
Honesty is the best policy; but he who is governed by that maxim is not an honest man.
Democracy is a device that insures we shall be governed no better than we deserve.
George Bernard Shaw
Men are rather reasoning than reasonable animals, for the most part governed by the impulse of passion.
The Declaration calls us to recognize the inherent equality of all people. And when it becomes unmistakably evident that a government is denying the governed life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness, it's the right of people to establish a new government to secure these unalienable rights.
The world is governed by institutions that are not democratic - the World Bank, the IMF, the WTO.
The prime communities of the Southwest are survival communities. Their sustenance is governed by rainfall and wind direction. You can study little enclaves of plant materials, how they huddle together for protection. Some are nurse crops.
Three passions, simple but overwhelmingly strong, have governed my life: the longing for love, the search for knowledge, and unbearable pity for the suffering of mankind.
Man is primarily governed by passion and instinct.
And it's a human need to be told stories. The more we're governed by idiots and have no control over our destinies, the more we need to tell stories to each other about who we are, why we are, where we come from, and what might be possible.
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