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Ours is the age of substitutes: instead of language, we have jargon: instead of principles, slogans: and, instead of genuine ideas, bright ideas.
~By Eric Bentley ~


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 ~


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 ~


Governments have never learned anything from history, or acted on principles deducted from it.
~By Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel ~


From principles is derived probability, but truth or certainty is obtained only from facts.
~By Tom Stoppard ~


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 ~


The principles of true art is not to portray, but to evoke.
~By Jerzy Kosinski ~


The way you have bipartisan negotiations, you sit down across the table, as we did with Ted Kennedy, as I've done with many other members, and you say, 'OK, here's what I want, here's what you want. We'll adhere to your principles, but we'll make concessions.'
~By John McCain ~


I consider no man honest who does not observe towards other nations the principles which he desires to be observed towards his own: and therefore I will not interfere in your domestic questions.
~By Lajos Kossuth ~


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


Studies indicate that most of young adults struggle to grasp even the most basic financial principles that will allow them to manage money and prepare for their future.
~By Ron Lewis ~


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


For years, my master had done his utmost to pollute my mind with foul images, and to destroy the pure principles inculcated by my grandmother, and the good mistress of my childhood.
~By Harriet Ann Jacobs ~


Custom is our nature. What are our natural principles but principles of custom?
~By Blaise Pascal ~


Canada is founded upon principles that recognize the supremacy of God and the rule of law.
~By Stockwell Day ~


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 ~


When great changes occur in history, when great principles are involved, as a rule the majority are wrong.
~By Eugene V. Debs ~


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 ~


This is a war universe. War all the time. That is its nature. There may be other universes based on all sorts of other principles, but ours seems to be based on war and games.
~By William Burroughs ~


Know the difference between principles based on right or wrong vs. principles based on personal gain, and consider the basis of your own principles.
~By Marilyn vos Savant ~


And since geometry is the right foundation of all painting, I have decided to teach its rudiments and principles to all youngsters eager for art.
~By Albrecht Durer ~


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 ~


For I firmly believe that Jewish life, indeed any communal life, can only be organized according to democratic principles.
~By Theodore Bikel ~


I bought some books in order to learn the first principles of philosophy.
~By Johann Heinrich Lambert ~


The truth of good economic doctoring is to know the general principles, and to really know the specifics. To understand the context, and also, to understand that an economy may need some tender loving care, not just the so-called hard truths, if it's going to get by.
~By Jeffrey Sachs ~


The principles and policy of these Presidents were marked by the most enlarged and comprehensive statesmanship, promoting the highest interests of the Republic.
~By Robert Toombs ~


The principles of living greatly include the capacity to face trouble with courage, disappointment with cheerfulness, and trial with humility.
~By Thomas S. Monson ~


We should be exploring consciousness at the neural level and higher, where the arrow of causal analysis points up toward such principles as emergence and self-organization.
~By Michael Shermer ~


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


I love those who can smile in trouble, who can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. 'Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but they whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves their conduct, will pursue their principles unto death.
~By Leonardo da Vinci ~


There are three principles in a man's being and life, the principle of thought, the principle of speech, and the principle of action. The origin of all conflict between me and my fellow-men is that I do not say what I mean and I don't do what I say.
~By Martin Buber ~


The ideals and principles for which Dr King fought have never been forgotten and are as relevant today as they were 40 years ago.
~By George Lucas ~


At the descriptive level, certainly, you would expect different cultures to develop different sorts of ethics and obviously they have; that doesn't mean that you can't think of overarching ethical principles you would want people to follow in all kinds of places.
~By Peter Singer ~


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 ~


As the Constitution endures, persons in every generation can invoke its principles in their own search for greater freedom.
~By Anthony Kennedy ~


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


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 ~


We can live our own lives in a way that does not bring reproach on the principles we claim to support.
~By Jesse Helms ~


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


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 ~


I also helped write the five-page statement of principles that Civic Forum issued in late November. That was the first public expression of what the new government wanted to do.
~By Vaclav Klaus ~


Nature is my manifestation of God. I go to nature every day for inspiration in the day's work. I follow in building the principles which nature has used in its domain.
~By Frank Lloyd Wright ~


After the turbulence of death, moral principles and even religious proofs are called into question.
~By Salvatore Quasimodo ~


Those persons who suffer from indigestion, or who become drunk, are utterly ignorant of the true principles of eating and drinking.
~By Jean Anthelme Brillat Savarin ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Finally there are simple ideas of which no definition can be given; there are also axioms or postulates, or in a word primary principles, which cannot be proved and have no need of proof.
~By Gottfried Leibniz ~


The individual makes a clear effort to define moral values and principles that have validity and application apart from the authority of the groups of persons holding them and apart from the individual's own identification with the group.
~By Lawrence Kohlberg ~


By the time I returned to Czechoslovakia, I had an understanding of the principles of the market.
~By Vaclav Klaus ~


The tendency of modern scientific teaching is to neglect the great books, to lay far too much stress upon relatively unimportant modern work, and to present masses of detail of doubtful truth and questionable weight in such a way as to obscure principles.
~By Ronald Fisher ~


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


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


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 ~


Action based only on principles isn't always good even if it feels good.
~By John Chancellor ~


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


It's all very well to have principles, but when it comes to money you have to be flexible.
~By Eugene Ormandy ~


We shall all respect the principles of each other and do nothing that would be regarded as an act of oppression to any portion of the people.
~By Alexander Mackenzie ~


And conservatives know that if you reject these principles of limited government and urge others to reject them you can be my ally, you can be my friend but you cannot call yourself a conservative.
~By Mike Pence ~


Trial by jury. Live wherever you can make a living. How could a government based on such principles fail?
~By Stephen Ambrose ~


"Think simple" as my old master used to say - meaning reduce the whole of its parts into the simplest terms, getting back to first principles.
~By Frank Lloyd Wright ~


We would fight not for the political future of a distant city, rather for principles whose destruction would ruin the possibility of peace and security for the peoples of the earth.
~By Neville Chamberlain ~


Happiness is understanding that friendship is more precious than mere things, more precious than getting your own way, more precious than being in situations where true principles are not at stake.
~By J. Donald Walters ~


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


Principles are a dangerous form of social dynamite.
~By Katharine Anthony ~


Democratic principles are the result of equality of condition.
~By Mercy Otis Warren ~


Failure comes only when we forget our ideals and objectives and principles.
~By Jawaharlal Nehru ~


I chose to deal with the science of cryptography. Cryptography began in mathematics. Codes were developed, even from Caesar's time, based on number theory and mathematical principles. I decided to use those principles and designed a work that is encoded.
~By James Sanborn ~


Those are my principles, and if you don't like them... well, I have others.
~By Groucho Marx ~


There is no question but that the laws and principles which Solon laid down both foreshadowed and prepared the way for all republics of later ages, including our own.
~By Robert Welch ~


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 ~


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 ~


Politics: A strife of interests masquerading as a contest of principles. The conduct of public affairs for private advantage.
~By Ambrose Bierce ~


It is from the traditional family that we absorb those universal ideals and principles which are the teaching of Jesus, the bedrock of our religious faith. We are taught the difference between right and wrong, and about the law, just punishment and discipline.
~By Kamisese Mara ~


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.
~By Barack Obama ~


Tens of thousands of brave Americans died to break the chains of British tyranny so that the principles of our Declaration of Independence could take fold and flourish in the birth of a new nation.
~By Jim Gerlach ~


Alas! if the principles of contentment are not within us, the height of station and worldly grandeur will as soon add a cubit to a man's stature as to his happiness.
~By Laurence Sterne ~


The spirit in which the offer was made must of necessity contribute to improving and alleviating the situation of the Jewish people without our renouncing one iota of the great principles upon which our movement is based.
~By Theodor Herzl ~


I am a Republican. I'm loyal to the party of Abraham Lincoln and Theodore Roosevelt. And I believe that my party, in some ways, has strayed from those principles, particularly on the issue of fiscal discipline.
~By John McCain ~


We are glorious accidents of an unpredictable process with no drive to complexity, not the expected results of evolutionary principles that yearn to produce a creature capable of understanding the mode of its own necessary construction.
~By Stephen Jay Gould ~


I pray God I may never be brought to the melancholy trial; but, if ever I should, it will then be known how far I can reduce to practice principles which I know to be founded in truth.
~By James Otis ~


In this outward and physical ceremony we attest once again to the inner and spiritual strength of our Nation. As my high school teacher, Miss Julia Coleman, used to say: 'We must adjust to changing times and still hold to unchanging principles.'
~By Jimmy Carter ~


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 ~


While we should never give up our principles, we must also realize that we cannot maintain our principles unless we survive.
~By Henry A. Kissinger ~


In order to restore our country to the principles on which it was founded, we need to elect leaders that believe in the principles of the party, not just the power of the party.
~By Christine O'Donnell ~


The mongers brought them together upon a mutual surrender of their principles.
~By Robert Toombs ~


I think that if we get back to some basic fundamental principles, we can make sure that we resolve the issues. And I think that that's what the Tea Party was all about. It's getting back to a constitutional conservative government. And that is limited, but it's also effective and efficient. I think that that's what we'll be able to do.
~By Allen West ~


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 ~


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 ~


Since the nature of people is bad, to become corrected they must be taught by teachers and to be orderly they must acquire ritual and moral principles.
~By Xun Zi ~


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 ~


All the great things of humanity have been accomplished in the name of absolute principles.
~By Ernest Renan ~


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 ~


After a long, impartial enquiry of the truth, and after much and earnest calling upon God, to give unto me the spirit and revelation in the knowledge of Him, I find myself obliged, both by the principles of reason and Scripture, to embrace the opinion I now hold forth.
~By John Biddle ~


I cannot consent that my mortal body shall be laid in a repository prepared for an Emperor or a King my republican feelings and principles forbid it the simplicity of our system of government forbids it.
~By Andrew Jackson ~


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 ~


I try to speak in everyday language. I feel like God has gifted me to take Bible principles and make them practical.
~By Joel Osteen ~


It was expected of me that I was to bow to the name of Andrew Jackson... even at the expense of my conscience and judgement. such a thing was new to me, and a total stranger to my principles.
~By Davy Crockett ~


'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 ~


We may be personally defeated, but our principles never!
~By William Lloyd Garrison ~

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