Rule - Quotes

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The question before the human race is, whether the God of nature shall govern the world by his own laws, or whether priests and kings shall rule it by fictitious miracles?

John Adams

Most of the fundamental ideas of science are essentially simple, and may, as a rule, be expressed in a language comprehensible to everyone.

Albert Einstein

Make it a point to do something every day that you don`t want to do. This is the golden rule for acquiring the habit of doing your duty without pain.

Mark Twain

Would you have a great empire? Rule over yourself.

Publilius Syrus

Invoking a deity doesn`t solve the problem of complexity; it introduces a new problem. If all complex things really do require an intelligent creator, then why is that creator himself not bound to the same rule? Would that complex deity not require an even more complex creator, and so on, for infinity?

Armin Navabi

I hope no one reading this book thinks that "The exception proves the rule" means that if you have an exception, it means the rule is true. That`s just bugnutty. I had it explained to me as "The exception tests the rule." Also not true. The exception does not test the rule - it disproves the rule.

Penn Jillette

A classic rule of writing and editing: when writing, don` t hesitate to include something; when editing, don` t hesitate to throw it out.

Chris Guillebeau

Inflexible rule of life - when you really need to get drunk, you can never afford to do it.

Stephen King

The true rule, in determining to embrace, or reject any thing, is not whether it have any evil in it; but whether it have more of evil, than of good. There are few things wholly evil, or wholly good.

Abraham Lincoln

The hard but just rule is that if the ideas don`t work, you must throw them away. Don`t waste any neurons on what doesn`t work. Devote those neurons to new ideas that better explain the data. Valid criticism is doing you a favor.

Carl Sagan

If you love someone, you shouldn`t make them miserable. It`s a rule somewhere, or should be.

Laurell K. Hamilton

Insanity in individuals is something rare - but in groups, parties, nations, and epochs it is the rule.

Friedrich Nietzsche

The most important rule of any successful illusion: First, the people must want to believe in it.

Libba Bray

I have found that it is usually in unimportant matters that there is a field for the observation, and for the quick analysis of cause and effect which gives the charm to an investigation. The larger crimes are apt to be the simpler, for the bigger the crime the more obvious, as a rule, is the motive.

Arthur Conan Doyle

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I think women rule the world and that no man has ever done anything that a woman either hasn`t allowed him to do or encouraged him to do.

Bob Dylan

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