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  • B. R. Ambedkar
    B. R. Ambedkar
    Indian jurist, economist and politician 1891-1956
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    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.
  • W. R. Inge
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    It is astonishing with how little wisdom mankind can be governed, when that little wisdom is its own.
  • Daniel Webster
    Daniel Webster
    American lawyer and statesman 1782-1852
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    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.
  • Algernon Sydney
    Algernon Sydney
    English politician 1623-1683
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    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.
  • Seneca
    Seneca
    Roman philosopher, statesman and playwright 5 BC - 65 A.D.
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    A well governed appetite is the greater part of liberty.
  • Frederick the Great
    Frederick the Great
    Born in Berlin, King of Prussia (1740-1786) 1712-1786
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    An educated people can be easily governed.
  • Raoul Vaneigem
    Raoul Vaneigem
    Belgian Situationist Philosopher 1934-
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    Daily life is governed by an economic system in which the production and consumption of insults tends to balance out.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
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    Democracy is a device that insures we shall be governed no better than we deserve.
  • Dale Carnegie
    Dale Carnegie
    American writer and lecturer 1888-1955
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    Happiness doesn't depend on any external conditions, it is governed by our mental attitude.
  • Richard Hooker
    Richard Hooker
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    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.
  • Richard Whately
    Richard Whately
    British writer 1787-1863
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    Honesty is the best policy; but he who is governed by that maxim is not an honest man.
  • Abraham H. Maslow
    Abraham H. Maslow
    American psychologist 1908-1970
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    Human beings seem to be far more autonomous and self-governed than modern psychological theory allows for.
    Source: Motivation and Personality (1954) p. 123
  • Golda Meir
    Golda Meir
    Prime Minister of Israel 1898-1978
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    I must govern the clock, not be governed by it.
  • Stephen Hawking
    Stephen Hawking
    English theoretical physicist, cosmologist, author and Director 1942-2018
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    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)
  • Calvin Coolidge
    Calvin Coolidge
    American president 1872-1933
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    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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