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Principles Quotes

I hope you find value in these encouraging quotes about Principles.

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

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

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

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

 

'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

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

I am a man of fixed and unbending principles,
the first of which is to be flexible at all times.
- Everett Dirksen

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

"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

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

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

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

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

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

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

A people that values its privileges
above its principles
soon loses both.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

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

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

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

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

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

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

Its easy to have principles when you're rich.
The important thing is to have principles when you're poor.
- Ray Kroc

Avarice seems to have so pervaded our vital principles
as to battle all hopes of a remedy but for peace and plenty.
- Edmund Pendleton

All universal moral principles are idle fancies.
- Marquis de Sade

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

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

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

I have always supported measures and principles and not men.
- Davy Crockett

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.
- Henry Bolingbroke

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

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

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

The ideals and principles for which Dr King fought
have never been forgotten and are as relevant today
as they were 40 years ago.
- George Lucas

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

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

According to Islamic principles, when a man is accused of heresy,
he is given the choice between repentance and punishment.
- Naguib Mahfouz

I many no longer depend on pleasant impulses to bring me before the Lord.
I must rather response to principles I know to be right,
whether I feel them to be enjoyable or not.
- Jim Elliot

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.
- Alexander Mackenzie

By denying scientific principles, one may maintain any paradox.
- Galileo Galilei

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

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

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

God, great principle of all minor principles,
God, who is Himself without a principle,
could not conceive Himself, if, in order to do it,
He required to know His own principle.
- Giacomo Casanova

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

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.
- Hans Hofmann

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

You are Americans.
You love this country.
Together we are entrusted with the principles that
represent mankind's greatest political and social achievement.
- Paul Tsongas

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

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

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

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

Those who are rooted in the depths that are eternal
and unchangeable and who rely on unshakeable principles,
face change full of courage, courage based on faith.
- Emily Greene Balch

The same principles which at first view lead to skepticism,
pursued to a certain point, bring men back to common sense.
- George Berkeley

The American foreign policy trauma of the sixties and
seventies was caused by applying valid principles to unsuitable conditions.
- Henry A. Kissinger

Eternal principles that govern happiness apply equally to all.
- Russell M. Nelson

To have doubted one's own first principles is the mark of a civilized man.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

Thus, the Archivist must display at all times scrupulous
independence and a devotion to the laws and principles
which govern the responsibilities of the office.
- Allen Weinstein

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

The principles of living greatly include the capacity
to face trouble with courage,
disappointment with cheerfulness, and trial with humility.
- Thomas S. Monson

Upon the principles of reason, the good of many is
preferable to the good of a few or of one;
a lasting good is to be preferred before a temporary,
the public before the private.
- Mary Astell

Those persons who suffer from indigestion,
or who become drunk, are utterly ignorant of the true
principles of eating and drinking.
- Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin

It is often said by reformers that government should
be conducted upon business principles.
- John Buchanan Robinson

For I firmly believe that Jewish life,
indeed any communal life, can only be organized according
to democratic principles.
- Theodore Bikel

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

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

One of the grand fundamental principles of Mormonism is to receive truth,
let it come from whence it may.
- Joseph Smith, Jr.

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.
- Arthur Cayley

This is not a time to back away from the principles
that this country was founded on.
- Jeff Bingaman

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

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


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