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

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

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

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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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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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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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To have doubted one's own first principles is the mark of a civilized man.
Doubt
Oliver Wendell Holmes

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Strong words are required for weak principles.
Words
Doug Horton

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The wretched have no compassion, they can do good only from strong principles of duty.
Compassion
Samuel Johnson

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A good health policy is based on three principles. Unfortunately, nobody knows them.
Health
Gerhard Kocher

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

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Obey the principles without being bound by them.
Principles
Bruce Lee

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The principles of Jefferson are the definitions and axioms of free society.
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Abraham Lincoln

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Policies are many, Principles are few, Policies will change, Principles never do.
Policy
John C. Maxwell

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Patriotism is a arbitrary veneration of real estate above principles.
Patriotism
George Jean Nathan

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Failure comes only when we forget our ideals and objectives and principles.
Failure
Jawaharlal Nehru

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It is easy to be tolerant of the principles of other people if you have none of your own.
Tolerance
Herbert Samuel

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It is always easier to fight for one's principles than to live up to them.
Principles
Adlai E. Stevenson

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A family is a place where principles are hammered and honed on the anvil of everyday living.
Family
Charles Swindoll

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You don't have power if you surrender all your principles -- you have office.
Public Office
Ron Todd

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I find that principles have no real force except when one is well fed.
Principles
Mark Twain

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