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


Success in management and success in sport are derived from the same basic principles.
~By Will Carling ~


Olympism seeks to create a way of life based on the joy found in effort, the educational value of a good example and respect for universal fundamental ethical principles.
~By Pierre de Coubertin ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


Our purpose is simply to ask how theological principles can be shown to have usable secular analogues that throw light upon the nature of language.
~By Kenneth Burke ~


In vain shall Great Britain confer upon her colonies the free government and liberal principles of legislation, for which she is distinguished, if she do not carry with her the revelations of God.
~By John Strachan ~


To regard all things and principles of things as inconstant modes or fashions has more and more become the tendency of modern thought.
~By Walter Pater ~


One never knows whether people have principles on principle or whether for their own personal satisfaction.
~By Karel Capek ~


I don't worry too much about the fundamentalist principles that are in almost any discussion about jazz.
~By Pat Metheny ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Every science has for its basis a system of principles as fixed and unalterable as those by which the universe is regulated and governed. Man cannot make principles; he can only discover them.
~By Thomas Paine ~


And, you know, I watched him in Texas where he stood on his principle but he also reached out to members of the other party to try to work with them, to try to forge agreement where he could in keeping with his conservative principles to make Texas a better place.
~By Karen Hughes ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Neither can men, by the same principles, be considered as lands, goods, or houses, among possessions. It is necessary that all property should be inferiour to its possessor. But how does the slave differ from his master, but by chance?
~By Thomas Clarkson ~


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


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. ~


In the rush for justice it is important not to lose sight of principles the country holds dear.
~By Kofi Annan ~


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 ~


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 ~


We may either proceed from principles to facts, or recede from facts to principles.
~By Henry Mayhew ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


I was conducted in the evening to a tavern where several of the weavers who advocate the principles of the People's Charter were in the habit of assembling.
~By Henry Mayhew ~


Dr. King's general principles are universal. But the things he confronted took place in another era.
~By Al Sharpton ~


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 ~


The ideals of the party were close to me, and I have tried to adhere to those principles all my life. In essence, they are the same as in the Ten Commandments in the Bible. I will never change my convictions.
~By Valentina Tereshkova ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


I certainly feel that the time is not far distant when a knowledge of the principles of diet will be an essential part of one's education. Then mankind will eat to live, be able to do better mental and physical work and disease will be less frequent.
~By Fannie Farmer ~


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 ~


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 ~


In addressing you I feel that I am not so much speaking to the representatives of diverse States of Europe and America as to the exponents of principles and hopes that are common to us all, and without which our life on earth would be a life without horizon or prospect.
~By Henry Campbell Bannerman ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


Not a tenth of us who are in business are doing as well as we could if we merely followed the principles that were known to our grandfathers.
~By William Feather ~


All the principles of heaven and earth are living inside you. Life itself is truth, and this will never change. Everything in heaven and earth breathes. Breath is the thread that ties creation together.
~By Morihei Ueshiba ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


When I had made more money than I needed for myself and my family, I set up a foundation to promote the values and principles of a free and open society.
~By George Soros ~


The Independent or Congregational theory includes two principles; first, that the governing and executive power in the Church is in the brotherhood; and secondly, that the Church organization is complete in each worshipping assembly, which is independent of every other.
~By Charles Hodge ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


My objection to Liberalism is this that it is the introduction into the practical business of life of the highest kind namely, politics of philosophical ideas instead of political principles.
~By Benjamin Disraeli ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


The importance of the facts testified, and their relations to the affairs of the soul, and the life to come, can make no difference in the principles or the mode of weighing the evidence.
~By Simon Greenleaf ~


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 ~


It is, generally, in the season of prosperity that men discover their real temper, principles, and designs.
~By Edmund Burke ~


The fate of every democracy, of every government based on the sovereignty of the people, depends on the choices it makes between these opposite principles, absolute power on the one hand, and on the other the restraints of legality and the authority of tradition.
~By John Acton ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Just because people are in authority, if it doesn't seem right, don't do it. If it violates your own principles, don't do it.
~By Steve Chabot ~


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 ~


Politics is about winning. If you don't win, you don't get to put your principles into practice. Therefore, find a way to win, or sit the battle out.
~By David Horowitz ~


In order every one in our homeland learns principles of democracy and the peaceful transition of power, and in order to stabilize and develop multiple choices in democratic practice.
~By Ali A. Saleh ~


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


It is the genius of our Constitution that under its shelter of enduring institutions and rooted principles there is ample room for the rich fertility of American political invention.
~By Lyndon B. Johnson ~


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 ~


Indeed, in view of its function, religion stands in greater need of a rational foundation of its ultimate principles than even the dogmas of science.
~By Muhammad Iqbal ~


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


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 ~


Today, the theory of evolution is an accepted fact for everyone but a fundamentalist minority, whose objections are based not on reasoning but on doctrinaire adherence to religious principles.
~By James D. Watson ~


Being from Africa is the best thing that could have ever, ever happened to me. I cannot see it any other way. All of my fundamental principles that were instilled in me in my home, from my childhood, are still with me.
~By Hakeem Olajuwon ~


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 ~


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


Sir, I wish to understand the true principles of the Government. I wish them carried out. I ask nothing more.
~By William Henry Harrison ~


Conquest is not in our principles. It is inconsistent with our government.
~By Thomas Jefferson ~


The deterioration of a government begins almost always by the decay of its principles.
~By Charles de Secondat ~


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


A person is born with desires of the eyes and ears, and a liking for beautiful sights and sounds. If he gives way to them, they will lead him to immorality and lack of restriction, and any ritual principles and propriety will be abandoned.
~By Xun Zi ~


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 ~


The two principles referred to are Authority and Liberty, and the names of the two schools of Socialistic thought which fully and unreservedly represent one or the other of them are, respectively, State Socialism and Anarchism.
~By Benjamin Tucker ~


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 ~


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 ~


Men are limited by the knowledge of their minds, the worth of their characters and the principles upon which they are building their lives.
~By Edwin Louis Cole ~


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 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 ~


Republicans should simply focus on first principles and give the American people what they want - an honest party dedicated to common sense, fiscal responsibility and limited government. If we govern to save the country, we'll do well as a party.
~By Tom Coburn ~

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