We all adhere by principles. Donít we or do we really?! The list of set principles is never ending. Check out the principles quotes and famous doctrine quotations and sayings.

Principles Quotes

Going by definition, a principle is a law or rule that has to be, or usually is to be followed, can be desirably followed, or else causing an inevitable consequence of something, such as the laws of nature or the way that a device is constructed. To ensure that there is more efficiency in the country/state the government lay rules and sometimes even religious institutions encourage followers to adhere to certain principles. Read this article completely if you want to know about the famous doctrines quotation and sayings.

Heaven grant us patience with a man in love.

- Rudyard Kipling

The good man is the man who, no matter how morally unworthy he has been, is moving to become better.

- John Dewey

If it is not right do not do it; if it is not true do not say it.

- Meditations , Marcus Aurelius

Every aspect of Western culture needs a new code of ethics - a rational ethics - as a precondition of rebirth.

- Ayn Rand

Force and mind are opposites; morality ends where a gun begins.

- Ayn Rand

Happiness is that state of consciousness which proceeds from the achievement of one's values.

- Atlas Shrugged , Ayn Rand

A man is a method, a progressive arrangement; a selecting principle, gathering his like to him; wherever he goes.

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

A man is usually more careful of his money than he is of his principles.

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

He who is not everyday conquering some fear has not learned the secret of life.

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

It was high counsel that I once heard given to a young person, 'always do what you are afraid to do.

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Worthless people live only to eat and drink; people of worth eat and drink only to live.

- Socrates

It is not living that matters, but living rightly.

- Socrates

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

- Groucho Marx

I wasn't satisfied just to earn a good living. I was looking to make a statement.

- Donald Trump

Money was never a big motivation for me, except as a way to keep score. The real excitement is playing the game.

- Donald Trump

He who opens a school door, closes a prison.

- Victor Hugo

A little thought and a little kindness are often worth more than a great deal of money.

- John Ruskin

You can't be too careful what you tell a child because you never know what he'll take hold of and spend the rest of his life remembering you by.

- Frederick Buechner

We are so bound together that no man can labor for himself alone. Each blow he strikes in his own behalf helps to mold the universe.

- Jerome K. Jerome

One we discover how to appreciate the timeless values in our daily experiences, we can enjoy the best things in life.

- Jerome K. Jerome

Only the ideas that we really live have any value.

- Herman Hesse

The principle of the brotherhood of man is narcissistic... for the grounds for that love have always been the assumption that we ought to realize that we are the same the whole world over.

- Germaine Greer

Responsibility walks hand in hand with capacity and power.

- J. G. Holland

With the price of life these days, you've got to get everything for free you can.

- Carl Rogers

An army of principles can penetrate where an army of soldiers cannot.

- Common Sense , Thomas Paine

Every religion is good that teaches man to be good; and I know of none that instructs him to be bad.

- Thomas Paine

Maybe the only thing worse than having to give gratitude constantly is having to accept it.

- William Faulkner

How goodness heightens beauty.

- Milan Kundera

Example is the best precept.

- Aesop

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

- Aesop

Gratitude is the sign of noble souls.

- Aesop

The secret of happiness is this: let your interests be as wide as possible, and let your reactions to the things and persons that interest you be as far as possible friendly rather than hostile.

- Bertrand Russell

Dictionary is the only place that success comes before work. Hard work is the price we must pay for success. I think you can accomplish anything if you're willing to pay the price.

- Vince Lombardi

Football is like life - it requires perseverance, self-denial, hard work, sacrifice, dedication and respect for authority.

- Vince Lombardi

If you raise your children to feel that they can accomplish any goal or task they decide upon, you will have succeeded as a parent and you will have given your children the greatest of all blessings.

- Brian Tracy

I think that passion and love and pain are all bearable, and they go to make love beautiful.

- Robert Plant

Just as your car runs more smoothly and requires less energy to go faster and farther when the wheels are in perfect alignment, you perform better when your thoughts, feelings, emotions, goals, and values are in balance.

- Focal Point: A Proven System to Simplify Your Life , Brian Tracy

It's so easy for a kid to join a gang, to do drugs... we should make it that easy to be involved in football and academics.

- Snoop Dogg

The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.

- Richard P. Feynman

Old deeds for old people, and new deeds for new.

- Henry David Thoreau

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