No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent.
Aspiring dictators sometimes win elections, and elected leaders sometimes govern badly and threaten their neighbors. ... History demonstrates that democracy usually follows good governance, not the reverse.rudy giuliani
How can you govern a country which has two hundred and forty-six varieties of cheese?charles de gaulle
Kali-Ma...symbolizes the ultimate mystery in life- the mystery of sex. That Mai Kali will get the blood for which She asks unless quick action betaken...this is certain. Who governs India as a whole must govern by power.
All the wars and strifes between tribes, races, nations, from the beginning until now, have been the result of man's effort to govern himself and the world, rather than to submit to the government of God.david lipscomb
While in the ?rst quarter of this century physicists and cosmologists were forced to revise the basic notions that govern the natural sciences, in the last quarter of this century biologists will force a revision of the basic notions that govern science itself. After that “?rst revolution” it was clear that the classical concept of an “ultimate science”, that is an objective description of the world in which there are no subjects (a “subjectless universe”), contains contradictions.heinz von foerster
The exercise of authority is odious, and they who know how to govern, leave it in abeyance as much as possible.john lancaster spalding
How can you govern a country where there are 246 different types of cheese?
He that would govern others, first should be The master of himself.Philip Massinger
Education makes a people easy to lead, but difficult to drive; easy to govern but impossible to enslave.brougham, henry, 1st baron brougham and vaux
We will reflect the country we aspire to govern, and the sound of modern Britain is a complex harmony, not a male voice choir.david cameron
Baseball players or cricketers do not need to be able to solve explicitly the non-linear differential equations which govern the flight of the ball. They just catch it.paul ormerod
There never did, there never will, and there never can, exist a Parliament, or any description of men, or any generation of men, in any country, possessed of the right or the power of binding and controlling posterity to the "end of time," or of commanding for ever how the world shall be governed, or who shall govern it; and therefore all such clauses, acts or declarations by which the makers of them attempt to do what they have neither the right nor the power to do, nor the power to execute, are in themselves null and void.thomas paine
God, who has given me so many Kingdoms to govern, has not given me a son fit to govern them.philip ii of spain
There are men, in all ages, who mean to exercise power usefully; but who mean to exercise it. They mean to govern well; but they mean to govern. They promise to be kind masters; but they mean to be masters.Daniel Webster
The Court is most vulnerable and comes nearest to illegitimacy when it deals with judge-made constitutional law having little or no cognizable roots in the language or design of the Constitution…. There should be, therefore, great resistance to … redefining the category of rights deemed to be fundamental. Otherwise, the Judiciary necessarily takes to itself further authority to govern the country without express constitutional authority.byron white
I shall ask no more than that you agree with Dean Inge that even though counting heads is not an ideal way to govern, at least it is better than breaking them.learned hand
The rare individual who has learned to govern himself is too fed up with the labor of it to want to govern anybody else.henry s. haskins
Our program is simple: we wish to govern Italy. They ask us for programs but there are already too many. It is not programs that are wanting for the salvation of Italy but men and will power.benito mussolini
In every premenstrual woman struggling to govern her temper, sky-cult wars again with earth-cult.camille paglia
If you wou'd be reveng'd of your enemy, govern your self.Benjamin Franklin
Without self knowledge , without understanding the working and functions of his machine , man cannot be free , he cannot govern himself and he will always remain a slave .
In the name of all the competitors I promise that we shall take part in these Olympic Games, respecting and abiding by the rules which govern them, in the true spirit of sportsmanship, for the glory of sport and the honour of our teams.pierre de coubertin
If our free society is to endure, and I know it will, those who govern must recognize that the Framers of the Constitution limited their power in order to preserve human dignity and the air of freedom which is our proudest heritage.
The only people who should be allowed to govern countries with nuclear weapons are mothers, those who are still breast-feeding their babies.