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Thursday, June 27, 2013

Principle Quotes

Quotes about Principles
  • Trust is the glue of life. It's the most essential ingredients in effective communication. It's the foundational principle that holds all relationships.
  • Life is a process, not a principle, a mystery to be lived, not a problem to be solved.
  • The principle is competing against yourself. It's about self-improvement, about being better than you were the day before. Steve Young
  • I may no longer depend on pleasant impulses to bring me before the Lord. I must rather respond to principles I know to be right, whether I feel them to be enjoyable or not. Jim Elliot
  • Strike from mankind the principles of faith, and man would have no more history than a flock of sheep. John Bulwer
  • The 7 modern sins: politics without principles, pleasures without conscience, wealth without work, knowledge without character, industry without morality, science without humanity, worship without sacrifice Canon Frederic Donaldson
  • It is incumbent on every generation to pay its own debts as it goes. A principle which if acted on would save one-half the wars of the world. Thomas Jefferson
  • It is easier to fight for one's principles than to live up to them. Alfred Adler
  • Principle -- particularly moral principle -- can never be a weathervane, spinning around this way and that with the shifting winds of expediency. Moral principle is a compass forever fixed and forever true. Edward R. Lyman
  • I am a man of fixed and unbending principles the first of which is to be flexible at all times. Everett Dirksen
  • A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both. Dwight D. Eisenhower (1890-1969) US general and politician
  • A thing moderately good is not so good as it ought to be. Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice. Thomas Paine
  • It is better to be defeated on principle than to win on lies. Arthur Calwell
  • It is easier to fight for one's principles than to live up to them. Alfred Alder
  • The principle is competing against yourself. It's about self improvement, about being better than you were the day before. Steve Young

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