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Principles have no real force except when one is well-fed.
~By Mark Twain ~


Thus, the Archivist must display at all times scrupulous independence and a devotion to the laws and principles which govern the responsibilities of the office.
~By Allen Weinstein ~


Will you, my countrymen, the descendants of these men, warmed by their blood, inheriting their language, and having the principles for which they struggled confided to your care, allow them to be violated in your hands?
~By Joseph Howe ~


There's never been a nation like the United States, ever. It begins with the principles of our founding documents, principles that recognize that our rights come from God, not from our government.
~By Marco Rubio ~


Thus self-love as one part of human nature, and the several particular principles as the other part, are, themselves, their objects and ends, stated and shown.
~By Joseph Butler ~


The community which has neither poverty nor riches will always have the noblest principles.
~By Plato ~


The moment you give up your principles, and your values, you are dead, your culture is dead, your civilization is dead. Period.
~By Oriana Fallaci ~


War kills men, and men deplore the loss; but war also crushes bad principles and tyrants, and so saves societies.
~By Charles Caleb Colton ~


The major studios don't differ very much from one another as they all operate under essentially the same principles and pressure.
~By Douglas Wood ~


The thing should have plot and character, beginning, middle and end. Arouse pity and then have a catharsis. Those were the best principles I was ever taught.
~By Anne Rice ~


The wretched have no compassion, they can do good only from strong principles of duty.
~By Samuel Johnson ~


Throughout out history, when people have looked for new ways to solve their problems, and to uphold the principles of this nation, many times they have turned to political parties. They have often turned to the Democratic Party.
~By Barbara Jordan ~


I am a man of fixed and unbending principles, the first of which is to be flexible at all times.
~By Everett Dirksen ~


The case for freedom, the case for our constitutional principles the case for our heritage has to be made anew in each generation. The work of freedom is never done.
~By Anthony Kennedy ~


What will become compellingly important is absolute clarity of shared purpose and set of principles of conduct sort of institutional genetic code that every member of the organization understands in a common way, and with deep conviction.
~By Dee Hock ~


In my opinion, we should search for a completely different flying machine, based on other flying principles.
~By Henri Coanda ~


All the dark, malevolent Passions of the Soul are roused and exerted; its mild and amiable affections are suppressed; and with them, virtuous Principles are laid prostrate.
~By Charles Inglis ~


This path that we are now starting will be long, and we must follow it to remind ourselves of the great principles that, in our understanding, should always inspire us.
~By Marc Forne Molne ~


The security of which we speak is to be attained by the development of international law through an international organization based on the principles of law and justice.
~By Ludwig Quidde ~


'Tis the business of little minds to shrink; but he whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves his conduct, will pursue his principles unto death.
~By Thomas Paine ~


I want to lead the Progressive Conservative Party, a party that will promote true conservative values and principles. I can tell you right now, I am not the merger candidate. I am not interested in institutional marriages with other parties.
~By Peter MacKay ~


According to Islamic principles, when a man is accused of heresy, he is given the choice between repentance and punishment.
~By Naguib Mahfouz ~


I am outraged that a House member has tried through this provision to breach the traditional confidentiality of individual Americans' tax returns. There is no reason for this measure, and this last-minute act violates all principles of judgment and common sense.
~By John Warner ~


If you're sick and tired of the politics of cynicism and polls and principles, come and join this campaign.
~By George W. Bush ~


Apart from a few simple principles, the sound and rhythm of English prose seem to me matters where both writers and readers should trust not so much to rules as to their ears.
~By F. L. Lucas ~


My title is intended to suggest that the community of scientists is organized in a way which resembles certain features of a body politic and works according to economic principles similar to those by which the production of material goods is regulated.
~By Michael Polanyi ~


You know, I like to think that I will subscribe very much to the core Republican principles of small government. Making a small number of rules and getting out of the way. Keeping taxes low. Creating an environment for small businesses to grow and thrive.
~By Meg Whitman ~


So much the worse, it may be, for a particular meeting: but the meeting is the individual, which on evolution principles, must be sacrificed for the development of the race.
~By Arthur Cayley ~


Our national determination to keep free of foreign wars and foreign entanglements cannot prevent us from feeling deep concern when ideals and principles that we have cherished are challenged.
~By Franklin D. Roosevelt ~


All universal moral principles are idle fancies.
~By Marquis de Sade ~


I appeal to all Britishers to answer this call to arms for the defence of all the principles that we Englishmen have been the first to proclaim in the world.
~By John Amery ~


It is money, money, money! Not ideas, not principles, but money that reigns supreme in American politics.
~By Robert Byrd ~


Important principles may, and must, be inflexible.
~By Abraham Lincoln ~


It is the sincere desire of the writer that our citizens should early understand that the genuine source of correct republican principles is the bible, particularly the New Testament or the Christian religion.
~By Noah Webster ~


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.
~By B. R. Ambedkar ~


Our strategic dialogue with China can both protect American interests and uphold our principles, provided we are honest about our differences on human rights and other issues and provided we use a mix of targeted incentives and sanctions to narrow these differences.
~By Madeleine Albright ~


The 'morality of compromise' sounds contradictory. Compromise is usually a sign of weakness, or an admission of defeat. Strong men don't compromise, it is said, and principles should never be compromised.
~By Andrew Carnegie ~


Only to the extent that men desire peace and brotherhood can the world be made better. No peace even though temporarily obtained, will be permanent, whether to individuals or nations, unless it is built upon the solid foundation of eternal principles.
~By David O. McKay ~


No politician has ever yet been able to rule his country, nor has any country ever yet been able to face the world, upon the principles of the Sermon on the Mount.
~By Frederick Scott Oliver ~


The business of a Political Economist is neither to recommend nor to dissuade, but to state general principles, which it is fatal to neglect, but neither advisable, nor perhaps practicable, to use as the sole, or even the principal, guides in the actual conduct of affairs.
~By Nassau William Senior ~


Real progress in understanding nature is rarely incremental. All important advances are sudden intuitions, new principles, new ways of seeing.
~By Marilyn Ferguson ~


If you deny that any principles of conduct at all are common to and admitted by all men who try to behave reasonably - well, I don't see how you can have any ethics or any ethical background for law.
~By Frederick Pollock ~


The American foreign policy trauma of the sixties and seventies was caused by applying valid principles to unsuitable conditions.
~By Henry A. Kissinger ~


The issue for us is rebuilding a governing majority that is comfortable with differences that can transcend the divisiveness and unify behind the principles that we know our party has succeeded on.
~By Eric Cantor ~


It is often said by reformers that government should be conducted upon business principles.
~By John Buchanan Robinson ~


Though the general principles of statecraft have survived the rise and fall of empires, every increase in knowledge has brought about changes in the political, economic, and social structure.
~By John Boyd Orr ~


Sir, I am a republican; and I desire to see this House observe the principles of that democracy which is ever on the lips of its members, and which, I hope, is in their hearts, as I know and feel it is in mine, and mean it shall be in my conduct.
~By Caleb Cushing ~


According to this way of arguing, there will be no true principles in the world; for there are none but what may be wrested and perverted to serve bad purposes, either through the weakness or wickedness of men.
~By Jonathan Mayhew ~


The highest glory of the American Revolution was this: it connected in one indissoluble bond the principles of civil government with the principles of Christianity.
~By John Quincy Adams ~


Let's all understand that these guiding principles cannot be discarded for short-term political gains. They represent what this country is all about. They are indigenous to the American idea. And these are principles which are not negotiable.
~By Barbara Jordan ~


I shall argue that strong men, conversely, know when to compromise and that all principles can be compromised to serve a greater principle.
~By Andrew Carnegie ~


We love your adherence to democratic principles.
~By William F. Buckley, Jr. ~


And so, today, if the state can no longer appeal to the old moral principles that belong to the Christian tradition, it will be forced to create a new official faith and new moral principles which will be binding on its citizens.
~By Christopher Dawson ~


We pay a price when we deprive children of the exposure to the values, principles, and education they need to make them good citizens.
~By Sandra Day O'Connor ~


I will not attempt to deny the reasonableness and necessity of a party war; but in carrying on that war all principles and rules of justice should not be departed from.
~By Robert Walpole ~


The progress of the American Revolution has been so rapid and such the alteration of manners, the blending of characters, and the new train of ideas that almost universally prevail, that the principles which animated to the noblest exertions have been nearly annihilated.
~By Mercy Otis Warren ~


But there's no reason why we should abdicate our foundational principles because certain groups don't believe in them. You know, no majority should surrender its deeply held beliefs to those who don't believe in anything.
~By Pat Robertson ~


In teaching, I wanted to offer a general pharmacology course based on chemical principles, biochemical classification and mathematical modelling. In the event I achieved neither of my ambitions.
~By James W. Black ~


If diffraction or interference phenomena were to be sought it was therefore necessary, in accordance with the basic principles of wave theory, to select for the test arrangement far smaller decisive dimensions than those employed in corresponding tests with visible light.
~By Max von Laue ~


The principles upon which a safety lamp might be constructed I stated to several persons long before Sir Humphrey Davy came into this part of the country.
~By George Stephenson ~


Among politicians the esteem of religion is profitable; the principles of it are troublesome.
~By Benjamin Whichcote ~


Humanistic values of equality and equal rights for all nations and individuals as crystallized in the principles of the United Nations Charter are mankind's great achievements in the 20th century.
~By Tran Duc Luong ~


The only principles of public conduct that are worthy of a gentleman or a man are to sacrifice estate, ease, health, and applause, and even life, to the sacred calls of his country.
~By James Otis ~


General principles... are to the facts as the root and sap of a tree are to its leaves.
~By Samuel Taylor Coleridge ~


Rules are not necessarily sacred, principles are.
~By Franklin D. Roosevelt ~


Mystery is gone to the certainty of technological principles. So the real terror, the real aggression against life comes in the form of the pursuit of our technological happiness.
~By Godfrey Reggio ~


A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both.
~By Dwight D. Eisenhower ~


A family is a place where principles are hammered and honed on the anvil of everyday living.
~By Charles R. Swindoll ~


Damn your principles! Stick to your party.
~By Benjamin Disraeli ~


And each of these perspectives comes to the same conclusion, which is that our global economy is out of control and performing contrary to basic principles of market economics.
~By David Korten ~


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.
~By Bertrand Russell ~


One of the grand fundamental principles of Mormonism is to receive truth, let it come from whence it may.
~By Joseph Smith, Jr. ~


Thanks to President Bush and Republican principles, businesses now have more confidence to hire workers.
~By John Doolittle ~


The United States form a young republic, a confederacy which ought ever to be cemented by a union of interests and affection, under the influence of those principles which obtained their independence.
~By Mercy Otis Warren ~


I hope to live all my life for my art, without abandoning my principles one iota.
~By Gustave Courbet ~


I don't know anything about cars. A business is a business, and I think I can learn about cars. I'm not that old, and I think the business principles are the same.
~By Edward Whitacre, Jr. ~


Values are principles and ideas that bring meaning to the seemingly mundane experience of life. A meaningful life that ultimately brings happiness and pride requires you to respond to temptations as well as challenges with honor, dignity, and courage.
~By Laura Schlessinger ~


So now is the time, more than ever, for those who truly value all the principles of democracy, especially including dissent, to be the most forceful in speaking up, standing up and speaking out.
~By Jim Hightower ~


The shortest and surest way of arriving at real knowledge is to unlearn the lessons we have been taught, to mount the first principles, and take nobody's word about them.
~By Henry Bolingbroke ~


How natural that the errors of the ancient should be handed down and, mixing with the principles and system which Christ taught, give to us an adulterated Christianity.
~By Olympia Brown ~


Avarice seems to have so pervaded our vital principles as to battle all hopes of a remedy but for peace and plenty.
~By Edmund Pendleton ~


What goes on in abstract art is the proclaiming of aesthetic principles... It is in our own time that we have become aware of pure aesthetic considerations. Art never can be imitation.
~By Hans Hofmann ~


Principles and rules are intended to provide a thinking man with a frame of reference.
~By Karl Von Clausewitz ~


In stating the principles which regulate exchangeable value and price, we should carefully distinguish between those variations which belong to the commodity itself, and those which are occasioned by a variation in the medium in which value is estimated, or price expressed.
~By David Ricardo ~


Just as predatory animals follow a similar general design and behave in similar ways, so organizations, especially those in competition with one another, must follow certain design principles if they are to succeed and prevail.
~By Robert Shea ~


By denying scientific principles, one may maintain any paradox.
~By Galileo Galilei ~


Buildings designed exclusively on scientific principles will depress their occupants and constrain their creativity.
~By Robert Evans ~


When the principles that run against your deepest convictions begin to win the day, then the battle is your calling, and peace has become sin. You must at the price of dearest peace lay your convictions bare before friend and enemy with all the fire of your faith.
~By Abraham Kuyper ~


Therefore, a person should first be changed by a teacher's instructions, and guided by principles of ritual. Only then can he observe the rules of courtesy and humility, obey the conventions and rules of society, and achieve order.
~By Xun Zi ~


This oxidation of hydrogen in stages seems to be one of the basic principles of biological oxidation.
~By Albert Szent Gyorgyi ~


Struggle is the father of all things. It is not by the principles of humanity that man lives or is able to preserve himself above the animal world, but solely by means of the most brutal struggle.
~By Adolf Hitler ~


We must adjust to changing times and still hold to unchanging principles.
~By Jimmy Carter ~


The Vietnam War required us to emphasize the national interest rather than abstract principles. What President Nixon and I tried to do was unnatural. And that is why we didn't make it.
~By Henry A. Kissinger ~


Just as we outgrow a pair of trousers, we outgrow acquaintances, libraries, principles, etc., at times before they're worn out and times - and this is the worst of all - before we have new ones.
~By Georg C. Lichtenberg ~


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.
~By Benjamin Tucker ~


My opinions and principles are subjects of just criticism. I put myself before the public voluntarily.
~By Victoria Woodhull ~


In the span of my own lifetime I observed such wondrous progress in plant evolution that I look forward optimistically to a healthy, happy world as soon as its children are taught the principles of simple and rational living.
~By Luther Burbank ~


God, great principle of all minor principles, God, who is Himself without a principle, could not conceive Himself, if, in order to do it, He required to know His own principle.
~By Giacomo Casanova ~


When they favor the access of other people to education and health care, the countries of the North not only demonstrate generosity or solidarity, but also implement the principles of respecting and promoting human rights.
~By Omar Bongo ~


There is a certain logic to events that pushes you along a certain path. You go along the path that feels the most true, and most according to the principles that are guiding you, and that's the way the decisions are made.
~By Michael Nesmith ~

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