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And it's a human need to be told stories. The more we're governed by idiots and have no control over our destinies, the more we need to tell stories to each other about who we are, why we are, where we come from, and what might be possible.


Alan Rickman


#come #control #destinies #each #governed

George W. Bush broke a mold four years ago: Even though he lost the popular vote, he governed as if he had won by acclamation.


Tony Snow


#broke #bush #even #four #george

A general presumption that Icings will govern well, is not a sufficient security to the People... those who subjected themselves to the will of a man were governed by a beast.


Algernon Sidney


#general #govern #governed #man #people

Voting is the foundational act that breathes life into the principle of the consent of the governed.


DeForest Soaries


#breathes #consent #foundational #governed #into

Society is well governed when its people obey the magistrates, and the magistrates obey the law.


Solon


#law #magistrates #obey #people #society

The more a race is governed by its passions, the less it has acquired the habit of cautious and reasoned argument, the more intense will be its love of music.


Stendhal


#argument #cautious #governed #habit #intense

Our relations with the Indians have been governed chiefly by treaties and trade, or war and subjugation.


Nelson A. Miles


#chiefly #governed #indians #our #relations

Three passions, simple but overwhelmingly strong, have governed my life: the longing for love, the search for knowledge, and unbearable pity for the suffering of mankind.


Bertrand Russell


#knowledge #life #longing #love #mankind

Women ought to have representatives, instead of being arbitrarily governed without any direct share allowed them in the deliberations of government.


Mary Wollstonecraft


#any #arbitrarily #being #deliberations #direct

What we seek is the reign of law, based upon the consent of the governed and sustained by the organized opinion of mankind.


Woodrow Wilson


#consent #governed #law #mankind #opinion






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