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.
Deregulation freed corporations from legal constraints, and privatization empowered them to govern areas of society from which they had been previously been excluded. By the end of the century, the corporation had become the world's dominant institution.Yet history humbles dominant institutions.joel bakan
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
God, who has given me so many Kingdoms to govern, has not given me a son fit to govern them.philip ii of spain
I am sometimes also asked whether the October Crisis taught me anything about the art of governing, or about the means that were at my disposal for defusing the crisis. First of all, it taught me that you can be the prescient futurologist in the world, you can lay out the best-made plans and define your priorities with the utmost care, but if you show yourself to be incapable of managing a crisis when it arises, you will lose your right to govern and the whole thing will blow up in your face.pierre trudeau
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?
An educated, healthy and confident nation is harder to govern.tony benn
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.brennan, william j., jr.
To govern the state by law is to praise the right and blame the wrong.han fei
To govern is to choose.
"I think it's very disappointing, I don't know that I have a lot to say but I do think Canadians will find this disappointing. I think Canadians expect that any political party that wants to govern the country be unequivocally committed to this country. I think that's the minimum Canadians expect."nycole turmel
The bones of the Dead will be seen to govern the fortunes of him who moves them.leonardo da vinci
Kings govern by means of popular assemblies only when they cannot do without them.charles james fox
He that would govern others, first should be the master of himself.Philip Massinger
Passion and prejudice govern the world; only under the name of reason . It is our part, by religion and reason joined, to counteract them all we can.john wesley
The diagnosis is clear, but changing the status quo has proven difficult, because often those who are elected do not govern, and those who do govern are not elected.alfred de zayas
The diagnosis is clear, but changing the status quo has proven difficult, because often those who are elected do not govern, and those who do govern are not elected.
The only legitimate right to govern is an express grant of power from the governed.
The people who own the country ought to govern it.
All the same, the fundamental truths which govern that art are still unchangeable; just as the principles of mechanics must always govern architecture, whether the building be made of wood, stone, iron or concrete; just as the principles of harmony govern music of whatever kind. It is still necessary, then, to establish the principles of war.