Quotes: principles

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  • Woodrow Wilson
    Woodrow Wilson
    American president 1856-1924
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    Democracy is not so much a form of government as a set of principles.
  • David Herbert Lawrence
    David Herbert Lawrence
    English writer 1885-1930
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    Ethics and equity and the principles of justice do not change with the calendar.
  • Bruce Lee
    Bruce Lee
    Chinese-American Actor, Director, Author, Martial Artist 1940-1973
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    Obey the principles without being bound by them.
  • Political democracy cannot last unless there lies at the base of it social democracy. What does social democracy mean? It means a way of life which recognizes liberty, equality and fraternity as the principles of life.
  • Religion must mainly be a matter of principles only. It cannot be a matter of rules. The moment it degenerates into rules, it ceases to be a religion, as it kills responsibility which is an essence of the true religious act.
  • Charles Swindoll
    Charles Swindoll
    American Pastor, writer
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    A family is a place where principles are hammered and honed on the anvil of everyday living.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    A man is usually more careful of his money than he is of his principles.
  • Dwight D. Eisenhower
    Dwight D. Eisenhower
    American president 1890-1969
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    A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both.
  • A. R. Ammons
    A. R. Ammons
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    A poem generated by its own laws may be unrealized and bad in terms of so-called objective principles of taste, judgement, deduction.
  • Bill Owens
    Bill Owens
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    A renewed commitment to the freedom and opportunity of our people is the touchstone of our time. In this new century, where tests are many and challenges change with the shifting of the wind, we must hold fast to the principles that have made our nation the envy of the world.
  • According to my principles, every master has his true and certain value. Praise and criticism cannot change any of that. Only the work itself praises and criticizes the master, and therefore I leave to everyone his own value.
  • Bertrand Russell
    Bertrand Russell
    English philosopher and mathematician 1872-1970
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    Advocates of capitalism are very apt to appeal to the sacred principles of liberty, which are embodied in one maxim: The fortunate must not be restrained in the exercise of tyranny over the unfortunate.
  • Benjamin Tucker
    Benjamin Tucker
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    Almost the only persons who may be said to comprehend even approximately the significance, principles, and purposes of Socialism are the chief leaders of the extreme wings of the Socialistic forces, and perhaps a few of the money kings themselves.
  • Barack Obama
    Barack Obama
    American politician 1961-
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    America and Islam are not exclusive and need not be in competition. Instead, they overlap, and share common principles of justice and progress, tolerance and the dignity of all human beings.
  • Among politicians the esteem of religion is profitable; the principles of it are troublesome.
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