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Principles Quotes
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Rules are not necessarily sacred, principles are.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

Related topics: Values

'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.
- Thomas Paine

Important principles may, and must, be inflexible.
- Abraham Lincoln

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

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

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

"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.
- Frank Lloyd Wright


 

A man is usually more careful of his money
than he is of his principles.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Love and esteem are the first principles of friendship;
it is always imperfect if either of these two are wanting.
- Eustace Budgell

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

Patriotism is often an arbitrary veneration of real estate above principles.
- George Jean Nathan

Voting is an expression of three key life principles -
CHOICE, INTENT, and ACTION.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

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

Man tends to treat all of his opinions as principles.
- Herbert Sebastian Agar

Although...
the Chief Magistrate must almost of necessity be chosen
by a party and stand pledged to its principles and measures,
yet in his official action he should not be the President of a party only,
but of the whole people of the United States.
- James K. Polk

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

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

Great ambition is the passion of a great character.
Those endowed with it may perform very good or very bad acts.
All depends on the principles which direct them.
- Napoleon Bonaparte

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

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.
- David Korten

There are three constants in life...
change, choice and principles.
- Stephen Covey

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.
- James Otis

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

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.
- Godfrey Reggio

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.
- Robert Welch

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

Obey the principles without being bound by them.
- Bruce Lee

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

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.
- Richard J. Daley

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

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

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.
- Charles Inglis

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

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

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

Policies are many, Principles are few,
Policies will change, Principles never do.
- John C. Maxwell

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.
- Laurence Sterne

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

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

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

My guiding principles in life are to be honest,
genuine, thoughtful and caring.
- Prince William

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

Rotary provides training at all levels so that those
who have been selected for leadership positions have
the opportunity to learn and apply leadership principles to their jobs.
- Ron D. Burton

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

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.
- Alan Watts

Our principles are the springs of our actions.
Our actions, the springs of our happiness or misery.
Too much care, therefore, cannot be taken in forming our principles.
- Red Skelton

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

Nature has no principles.
She makes no distinction between good and evil.
- Anatole France

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.
- Marc Forne Molne

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.
- Vaclav Klaus

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.
- Olympia Brown

I find that principles have no real force
except when one is well fed.
- Mark Twain

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

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

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

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.
- Robert H. Schuller

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

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.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

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

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

He that always gives way to others will end in having
no principles of his own.
- Aesop

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.
- Pierre de Coubertin

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.
- Anthony Kennedy

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.
- Edward Whitacre, Jr.

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

Peace Corps helps promote global acceptance of the
principles of international peace and non-violent co-existence
among people of diverse cultures and systems of government.
- Sam Farr

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

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.
- William Burroughs

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

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


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