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A few strong instincts and a few plain rules suffice us
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Any fool can make a rule, and any fool will mind it.
Henry David Thoreau
As a rule, for no one does life drag more disagreeably than for him who tries to speed it up
Jean Paul Richter
Do something everyday that you don't want to do; this is the golden rule for acquiring the habit of doing your duty without pain.
Mark Twain
Fancy rules over two thirds of the universe, the past, and future, while reality is confined to the present
Jean Paul Richter
I think we can rule out 'mixed brain dominance' as a cause of your poor performance at school, Charlie Brown" "Have you ruled out stupidity?" "Peanuts", Charles M
Charles M. Schulz
In this age of the rule of brute force, it is almost impossible for anyone to believe that any one else could possibly reject the law of the final supremacy of brute force
Mahatma Gandhi
In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold, Alike fantastic if too new or old: Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside
Alexander Pope
My rule of life prescribed as an absolutely sacred rite smoking cigars and also the drinking of alcohol before, after and if need be during all meals and in the intervals between them.
Winston Churchill
My rule, in which I have always found satisfaction, is, never to turn aside in public affairs through views of private interest; but to go straight forward in doing what appears to me right at the time, leaving the consequences with Providence
Benjamin Franklin
None shall rule but the humble, And none but Toil shall have
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Rules are mostly made to be broken and are too often for the lazy to hide behind
Douglas MacArthur
Rules are not necessarily sacred, principles are.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
The golden rule is that there are no golden rules.
George Bernard Shaw
The United States Constitution has proven itself the most marvelously elastic compilation of rules of government ever written
Franklin D. Roosevelt
There are two great rules in life, the one general and the other particular. The first is that every one can in the end get what he wants if he only tries. This is the general rule. The particular rule is that every individual is more or less of an exception to the rule.
Samuel Butler
To the rulers of the state then, if to any, it belongs of right to use falsehood, to deceive either enemies or their own citizens, for the good of the state: and no one else may meddle with this privilege
Plato
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