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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.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both.

Thomas Paine

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

D. H. Lawrence

Ethics and equity and the principles of justice do not change with the calendar.

Ray Kroc

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

Ambrose Bierce

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

Prince William

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

Jimmy Carter

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

Groucho Marx

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

Walter Winchell

Never above you. Never below you. Always beside you.

Charles Kingsley

A man may learn from his Bible to be a more thorough gentleman than if he had been brought up in all the drawing-rooms in London.

Bruce Lee

Obey the principles without being bound by them.

Our system presumes that there are certain principles that are more important than the temper of the times. And you must have a judge who is detached, who is independent, who is fair, who is committed only to those principles and not public pressures of other sort. That's the meaning of neutrality.

Andrew Carnegie

The 'morality of compromise' sounds contradictory. Compromise is usually a sign of weakness, or an admission of defeat. Strong men don't compromise, it is said, and principles should never be compromised.

Thomas Moore

Humility, that low, sweet root, from which all heavenly virtues shoot.

Franklin P. Jones

Nothing makes it easier to resist temptation than a proper bringing-up, a sound set of values - and witnesses.

I learned conservatism through my grandfather; I didn't know that was the name. I didn't know these were conservative principles. Starting his life on a sharecropping farm. Working tremendously hard. Five years old, picking cotton and laying tobacco out to dry on a farm, and today he now owns that farm.

Sandra Day O'Connor

We pay a price when we deprive children of the exposure to the values, principles, and education they need to make them good citizens.

Good Education Children
Kayleigh McEnany

Opting for conspiracy over facts and partisanship over constitutional principles, Democrats have chosen to ignore the damning evidence of wrongdoing by the Obama-era FBI.

Margaret Thatcher

To me, consensus seems to be the process of abandoning all beliefs, principles, values and policies. So it is something in which no one believes and to which no one objects.

Thomas Paine

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

Rupert Murdoch

No leader will fight for values, for principles, if their government is a value-free vacuum. Moral relativism is morally wrong.

Alan Watts

Some believe all that parents, tutors, and kindred believe. They take their principles by inheritance, and defend them as they would their estates, because they are born heirs to them.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Rules are not necessarily sacred, principles are.

Although I'm only fourteen, I know quite well what I want. I know who is right and who is wrong. I have my opinions, my own ideas and principles, and although it may sound pretty mad from an adolescent, I feel more of a person than a child. I feel quite independent of anyone.

Victor Hugo

Change your opinions, keep to your principles; change your leaves, keep intact your roots.

Woodrow Wilson

Democracy is not so much a form of government as a set of principles.

The way you have bipartisan negotiations, you sit down across the table, as we did with Ted Kennedy, as I've done with many other members, and you say, 'OK, here's what I want, here's what you want. We'll adhere to your principles, but we'll make concessions.'

Andrew Carnegie

I shall argue that strong men, conversely, know when to compromise and that all principles can be compromised to serve a greater principle.

Laurence Sterne

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.

Agatha Christie

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

John McCain

I admire the Islam. There's a lot of good principles in it.

Good Islam
Tom Stoppard

From principles is derived probability, but truth or certainty is obtained only from facts.

Gavin Newsom

I act on my principles, whether they're popular or not.

A. R. Rahman

I have too many responsibilities and principles. There's no time for 'guilty' pleasures.

George W. Bush

I had to abandon free market principles in order to save the free market system.

Muhammad Ali

My principles are more important than the money or my title.

Susan B. Anthony

You would better educate ten women into the practice of liberal principles than to organize a thousand on a platform of intolerance and bigotry.

Mike Pence

And conservatives know that if you reject these principles of limited government and urge others to reject them you can be my ally, you can be my friend but you cannot call yourself a conservative.

H. Jackson Brown Jr.

There is a fundamental question we all have to face. How are we to live our lives; by what principles and moral values will we be guided and inspired?

Lawyers have their duties as citizens, but they also have special duties as lawyers. Their obligations go far deeper than earning a living as specialists in corporation or tax law. They have a continuing responsibility to uphold the fundamental principles of justice from which the law cannot depart.

Kayleigh McEnany

Whatever your partisan affiliation, it is worth considering the overarching constitutional principles involved in any given Supreme Court precedent.

Abraham Lincoln

Important principles may, and must, be inflexible.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Our national determination to keep free of foreign wars and foreign entanglements cannot prevent us from feeling deep concern when ideals and principles that we have cherished are challenged.

Dolly Parton

We just seem to have lost all our morals and principles and values these days.

Bertrand Russell

Advocates of capitalism are very apt to appeal to the sacred principles of liberty, which are embodied in one maxim: The fortunate must not be restrained in the exercise of tyranny over the unfortunate.

Vladimir Putin

Russia does not and cannot have any political choice but democracy. I want to say, and even stress, that we share those universal democratic principles taken around the whole world.

Elon Musk

I tend to approach things from a physics framework. And physics teaches you to reason from first principles rather than by analogy.

Reason Physics
Ted Cruz

President Reagan stood for conservative principles in a way that brought people together.

People Togetherness
Mark Twain

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

Henry Ward Beecher

Expedients are for the hour, but principles are for the ages.

Benjamin Disraeli

Damn your principles! Stick to your party.

Paul Ryan

I don't consult polls to tell me what my principles are or what our policies should be.

Mike Pence

Indiana is a state that works because conservative principles work every time you put them into practice.

Noam Chomsky

The very design of neoliberal principles is a direct attack on democracy.

Paul Ryan

We will not try to replace our founding principles, we will reapply our founding principles.

Vladimir Putin

The leaders of the world's largest economies agreed during the November 2008 G20 summit not to create barriers hindering global trade and capital flows. Russia shares these principles.