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George Bernard Shaw
Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950+1
Clever and attractive women do not want to vote; they are willing to let men govern as long as they govern men.
French playwriter (ps. of J. B. Poquelin) 1622-1673+1
Grammar, which can govern even Kings.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
Roman statesman and writer 106 BC - 43 BC0
A community is like the ones who govern it.
A general presumption that Icings will govern well, is not a sufficient security to the People... those who subjected themselves to the will of a man were governed by a beast.
William Somerset Maugham
English writer 1874-19650
A man who is a politician at forty is a statesman at three score and ten. It is at this age, when he would be too old to be a clerk or a gardener or a police-court magistrate, that he is ripe to govern a country.
John Mason Brown
American drama critic and author 1900-19690
America is a land where men govern, but women rule.
English writer and poet 1819-18800
And when a woman's will is as strong as the man's who wants to govern her, half her strength must be concealment.
French Writer 1651-17150
Children are excellent observers, and will often perceive your slightest defects. In general, those who govern children, forgive nothing in them, but everything in themselves.
Alexis de Tocqueville
French diplomat, political scientist, and historian 1805-18590
Despotism may govern without faith, but liberty cannot. How is it possible that society should escape destruction if the moral tie is not strengthened in proportion as the political tie is relaxed? And what can be done with a people who are their own masters if they are not submissive to the Deity?
Omar Nelson Bradley
American Army general 1893-19810
Education makes a people easy to lead, but difficult to drive; easy to govern, but impossible to enslave.
Irish writer and poet 1728-17740
For just experience tells, in every soil, I that those that think must govern those that toil.
Source: The Traveller
Francois de la Rochefoucauld
French writer 1613-16800
Fortune and humor govern the world.
He that would govern others, first should be the master of himself.
American statesman 1757-18040
Here, sir, the people govern; here they act by their immediate representatives.
Charles de Gaulle
French statesman 1890-19700
How can you govern a country with two hundred and forty six varieties of cheese?