110 Total Quotes

Principles Quotes

David Mamet
The proclamation and repetition of first principles is a constant feature of life in our democracy. Active adherence to these principles, however, has always been considered un-American. We recipients of the boon of liberty have always been ready, when faced with discomfort, to discard any and all first principles of liberty, and, further, to indict those who do not freely join with us in happily arrogating those principles.
David Mamet
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Albert Einstein
The highest principles for our aspirations and judgments are given to us in the Jewish-Christian religious tradition.
Albert Einstein
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 Aesop
He that always gives way to others will end in having no principles of his own.
Aesop
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Agatha Christie
If one sticks too rigidly to one's principles, one would hardly see anybody.
Agatha Christie
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I know after the game our guys were limping. They were a physical team and their principles are still the same. They still get a lot of second- and third-chance opportunities. We can't let that happen.
Alando Tucker
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Alfred Adler
It is easier to fight for one's principles than to live up to them.
Alfred Adler
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They receive them based on their quality systems, which means that they would have shown strict adherence to certain principles over a period of time.
Allan Brooks
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Sound principles will not justify our taxing the industry of our fellow citizens to accumulate treasure for wars to happen we know not when, and which might not perhaps happen but from the temptations offered by that treasure
Thomas Jefferson
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Sathya Baba
All faiths are inter-related and mutually indebted to each other for the principles they teach, and the disciplines they recommended. 
Sathya Baba
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Scott Adams
He used to be a lawyer. It's a different set of guiding principles at work there. Personally, I wouldn't want to run into any of these guys at the big convention after I said something bad about them.
Scott Adams
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I am only a footnote, but proud of the footnote I have become. My subsequent work - on eliciting principles and developing the theory of interface design, so that many people will be able to do what I did is probably also footnote-worthy.
Jef Raskin
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Scott McClellan
It's time for North Korea to come back to the talks. There were very clear principles that everybody agreed to at previous rounds of the talks, and we want to move forward in a substantive way based on those principles.
Scott McClellan
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It is unacceptable from the viewpoint of the principles of free trade and open markets, ... The U.S. market is open and Japan's is closed. The world financial markets recognized this. It's too bad the WTO does not.
George Fisher
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This is a statement of principles. We are trying to look at the issue in a much more cooperative and collaborative way. It's a complex problem that will take many years to solve.
George Twigg
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trying to fit the president's details into our principles, and it's a very difficult fit to be made. But I think we can get there.
Dick Armey
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Success is the ability to rise above principle.
Gerald Barzan
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We fully understand the principles of supply and demand,
Giovanni Bisignani
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We fully understand the principles of supply and demand. But it is difficult to see this as anything other than a $14 billion cash grab by the oil industry that is pouring salt into the wounds of a global crisis.
Giovanni Bisignani
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The conditions we are proposing for next year are in full accordance with work principles we apply while dealing with our European partners, both in eastern and western Europe.
Sergei Kupriyanov
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Gary stood by his principles, and he's going to continue to stand by his principles. And if they take his committees away, they take his committees away,
Gary Condit
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Dwight D. Eisenhower
A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
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He was very well liked, and he believed in the same morals and principles we all do here. You get a bond with someone like that that is very special.
Tom Killian
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The central claim of the book is that effective analytic designs entail turning thinking principles into seeing principles.
Edward Tufte
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My idea here is that, inasmuch as certain cognitive tasks and principles are tied to nature's laws, these tasks and principles are indifferent to language, culture, gender, or the particular mode of information that is provided.
Edward Tufte
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Every principle is a judgment, every judgment the outcome of experience, and experience is only acquired by the exercise of the senses; whence it follows that religious principles bear upon nothing whatever and are not in the slightest innate. Ignorance and fear, you will repeat to them, ignorance and fear -- those are the twin bases of every religion.
Marquis De Sade
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This is a big moment. We're coming together from across the spectrum to protect the principles that are core to our identity as Americans.
Eli Pariser
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We may be personally defeated, but our principles never.
William Garrison
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We are quite close to a common definition of safe harbor principles.
David Aaron
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All the parties will hold consultations on the implementation of all principles and agreements stated in the Joint Statement reached at the fourth round of the talks,
Wu Dawei
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This would not have happened if we didn't have partners that are advocating democratic principles and shared democratic values. And I certainly include in this list the United States of America and your personal contribution.
Viktor Yushchenko
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