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B. R. Ambedkar
Indian jurist, economist and politician 1891-1956
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.
It is astonishing with how little wisdom mankind can be governed, when that little wisdom is its own.
American lawyer and statesman 1782-1852
The world is governed more by appearances than by realities, so that it is fully as necessary to seem to know something as to know it.
English politician 1623-1683
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.
Roman philosopher, statesman and playwright 5 BC - 65 A.D.
A well governed appetite is the greater part of liberty.
Frederick the Great
Born in Berlin, King of Prussia (1740-1786) 1712-1786
An educated people can be easily governed.
Belgian Situationist Philosopher 1934-
Daily life is governed by an economic system in which the production and consumption of insults tends to balance out.
George Bernard Shaw
Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
Democracy is a device that insures we shall be governed no better than we deserve.
American writer and lecturer 1888-1955
Happiness doesn't depend on any external conditions, it is governed by our mental attitude.
He that goeth about to persuade a multitude that they are not so well governed as they ought to be shall never want attentive and favorable hearers.
British writer 1787-1863
Honesty is the best policy; but he who is governed by that maxim is not an honest man.
Abraham H. Maslow
American psychologist 1908-1970
Human beings seem to be far more autonomous and self-governed than modern psychological theory allows for.Source: Motivation and Personality (1954) p. 123
Prime Minister of Israel 1898-1978
I must govern the clock, not be governed by it.
English theoretical physicist, cosmologist, author and Director 1942-2018
I'm not religious in the normal sense. I believe the universe is governed by the laws of science. The laws may have been decreed by God, but God does not intervene to break the laws.Source: New Scientist (26 april 2007)
American president 1872-1933
If all men are created equal, that is final. If they are endowed with inalienable rights, that is final. If governments derive their just powers from the consent of the governed, that is final.Source: Speech on the Occasion of the 150th Anniversary of the Declaration of Independence (5 July 1926)
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