Principles Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Principles

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


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 ~


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 ~


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


A return to first principles in a republic is sometimes caused by the simple virtues of one man. His good example has such an influence that the good men strive to imitate him, and the wicked are ashamed to lead a life so contrary to his example.
~By Niccolo Machiavelli ~


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 ~


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 ~


I beg of you always to dwell upon the necessity of a thorough understanding of principles, in order to stop the vivacity of his mind, and please do not forget to meditate upon the subject of our discussion.
~By Nicolas Malebranche ~


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 ~


To me, consensus seems to be the process of abandoning all beliefs, principles, values and policies. So it is something in which no one believes and to which no one objects.
~By Margaret Thatcher ~


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 ~


The Republicans have put together serious detailed counter-proposals when we have objected to this administration's agenda. And so, I want to tell the President and remind him again, we're not voting no for political expediency. We've got our principles, and we're going to stand up and defend those.
~By Eric Cantor ~


Olympism is a philosophy which, by blending sport with culture, seeks to create a way of life based on the joy found in effort, the educational value of good example and respect for universal ethical principles.
~By Juan Antonio Samaranch ~


Take pleasure in your dreams; relish your principles and drape your purest feelings on the heart of a precious lover.
~By Giotto di Bondone ~


We believe in some basic human principles - everyone should have the opportunities not just to survive, but to excel with their God-given talents and abilities. Those are the values that should be reflected in our budgets.
~By Patrick J. Kennedy ~


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 ~


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


But the more an organization succeeds and prospers, the more it is likely to be diverted from its original ideals, principles and purposes.
~By Robert Shea ~


Some believe all that parents, tutors, and kindred believe. They take their principles by inheritance, and defend them as they would their estates, because they are born heirs to them.
~By Alan Watts ~


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


I like persons better than principles, and I like persons with no principles better than anything else in the world.
~By Oscar Wilde ~


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 ~


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 ~


Expedients are for the hour, but principles are for the ages.
~By Henry Ward Beecher ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. '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 ~


When the target audience is American teenage kids, you can have problems. My generation prized really fine acting and writing. Sometimes you have to go back to the basic principles which underpin great visual comedy.
~By John Cleese ~


If one sticks too rigidly to one's principles, one would hardly see anybody.
~By Agatha Christie ~


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


When we deal with questions relating to principles of law and their applications, we do not suddenly rise into a stratosphere of icy certainty.
~By Charles Evans Hughes ~


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


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


Having removed the dictator, the allies have moved to put Iraqis in control of Iraq. Now, as they draft and ratify their Constitution, we will indeed see the character of a new Iraqi nation revealed through the principles it chooses to uphold.
~By Kay Granger ~


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 ~


We all like to hear a man speak out on his convictions and principles. But at the same time, you must understand that when you're running on a ticket, you're running with a team.
~By Richard J. Daley ~


When a battle for suffrage is conducted, it should only be conducted according to socialist principles, and therefore with the demand of universal suffrage for women and men.
~By Clara Zetkin ~


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 ~


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 ~


If I am confirmed, I will commit to show Heller and the principles articulated in it the full measure of respect that is due to all constitution decisions of the court.
~By Elena Kagan ~


Upon the principles of reason, the good of many is preferable to the good of a few or of one; a lasting good is to be preferred before a temporary, the public before the private.
~By Mary Astell ~


Freedom. And Justice. If you have those two, it covers everything. You must stick to those principles and have the courage of your convictions.
~By Ian Smith ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Every branch of human knowledge, if traced up to its source and final principles, vanishes into mystery.
~By Arthur Machen ~


The underlying principles of strategy are enduring, regardless of technology or the pace of change.
~By Michael Porter ~


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 ~


Native Americans are the original inhabitants of the land that now constitutes the United States. They have helped develop the fundamental principles of freedom of speech and separation of powers that form the foundation of the United States Government.
~By Joe Baca ~


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


Obey the principles without being bound by them.
~By Bruce Lee ~


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


The Muslims refuse our culture and try to impose their culture on us. I reject them, and this is not only my duty toward my culture-it is toward my values, my principles, my civilization.
~By Oriana Fallaci ~


The money in the schools overpowers the principles of the purpose.
~By Miroslav Vitous ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


I personally developed the Academy training program. All our training is based on solid educational principles. We present the material in four training formats: lecture, demonstration, drill, and implementation.
~By Jim Evans ~


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


Let me say this loud and clear. There is a world of difference between terrorist acts and the Islamic Shari'a. Islam is not only a religion, but a way of life. And at its heart lie the sacred principles of tolerance and dialogue.
~By King Hussein I ~


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 ~


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


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


The proposition that Muslims are welcome in Britain if, and only if, they stop behaving like Muslims is a doctrine which is incompatible with the principles that guide a free society.
~By Roy Hattersley ~


Bottom up thinkers try to start from experience and move from experience to understanding. They don't start with certain general principles they think beforehand are likely to be true; they just hope to find out what reality is like.
~By John Polkinghorne ~


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 ~


Thus, in accordance with the spirit of the Historical School, knowledge of the principles of the human world falls within that world itself, and the human sciences form an independent system.
~By Wilhelm Dilthey ~


The impression I have of Justice Warren is that he was looking for the just result in a case regardless of fixed dogma or principles and I like to think that I'm in that mold.
~By Harold H. Greene ~


Black leadership has to recognize that principles more than speech, character more than a claim, is greater in advancing the cause of our liberation than what has transpired thus far.
~By Louis Farrakhan ~


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 ~


Whenever two good people argue over principles, they are both right.
~By Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach ~


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


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 ~


It is easy to be tolerant of the principles of other people if you have none of your own.
~By Herbert Samuel ~


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 ~


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 ~


The United States and Israel have a unique relationship based on our mutual commitment to democracy, freedom, and peace. Therefore, just as our commitment to these principles must be steadfast, so must our support for Israel.
~By John Boehner ~


Language is a process of free creation; its laws and principles are fixed, but the manner in which the principles of generation are used is free and infinitely varied. Even the interpretation and use of words involves a process of free creation.
~By Noam Chomsky ~


The challenge is always before us. Whenever we lose sight of the principles that mattered to our founders we run into trouble.
~By Jesse Helms ~


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 ~


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 ~


The principles of justice are chosen behind a veil of ignorance.
~By John Rawls ~


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 ~


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


It is not necessary to dwell on the political and social principles of Islam, to underline how close they also are in spirit to the concepts of human rights which govern the political and social systems of the West.
~By Aly Khan ~


Glory, built on selfish principles, is shame and guilt.
~By William Cowper ~


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


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


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 ~


A man is usually more careful of his money than of his principles.
~By Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. ~


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


High achievers spot rich opportunities swiftly, make big decisions quickly and move into action immediately. Follow these principles and you can make your dreams come true.
~By Robert H. Schuller ~


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 ~


I frankly don't care if you agree with my stand on abortion. I take that stand because no other stand is consistent with decent principles, and no other standard is consistent with the will of God.
~By Alan Keyes ~


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 ~


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 ~

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