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Success is the ability to rise above principle.
Principles
Gerald Barzan

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Expedients are for the hour, but principles are for the ages.
Principles
Henry Ward Beecher

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Kings will be tyrants from policy, when subjects are rebels from principle.
Tyranny
Edmund Burke

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It is better to be defeated on principle than to win on lies.
Winners and Winning
Arthur Calwell

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The principles which men give to themselves end by overwhelming their noblest intentions.
Principles
Albert Camus

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Virtue cannot separate itself from reality without becoming a principle of evil.
Virtue
Albert Camus

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Abstract Art: A product of the untalented, sold by the unprincipled to the utterly bewildered.
Arts and Artists
Al Capp

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The principle of the Gothic architecture is infinity made imaginable.
Architecture
Samuel Taylor Coleridge

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To see what is right, and not do it, is want of courage, or of principle.
Perception
Confucius

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Glory, built on selfish principles, is shame and guilt.
Glory
William Cowper

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A precedent embalms a principle.
Tradition
Benjamin Disraeli

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Nationality is the miracle of political independence; race is the principle of physical analogy.
Nations
Benjamin Disraeli

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Protection is not a principle but an expedient.
Trade
Benjamin Disraeli

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We are all born for love. It is the principle of existence, and its only end.
Love
Benjamin Disraeli

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Every form of government tends to perish by excess of its basic principles.
Government
William J. Durant

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

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The strongest principle of growth lies in human choice.
Growth
George Eliot

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Nothing can bring you peace but yourself; nothing, but the triumph of principles.
Peace
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Nature has no principles. She makes no distinction between good and evil.
Nature
Anatole France

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We may be personally defeated, but our principles never.
Principles
William Lloyd Garrison

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Like the British Constitution, she owes her success in practice to her inconsistencies in principle.
Contradiction
Thomas Hardy

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The principles we live by, in business and in social life, are the most important part of happiness.
Principles
Harry Harrison

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

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Amid the pressure of great events, a general principle gives no help.
Principles
Georg Hegel

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Every man without passion has within him no principle of action, nor motive of act.
Passion
Claude A. Helvetius

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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
[ Research ] Wernher Von Braun