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A Quote by unknown on confusion, kindness, and rules

Each person setting his own moral standard leads to the same kind of confusion we would have if each driver made his own traffic rules.

unknown

Source: The country sage, newspaper clipping, Albert W. Daw Collection

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A Quote by unknown on advice, children, correction, jobs, parenthood, rules, and work

No one can say the job of bringing up children is easy. There are no perfect rules which will work or are even correct for all children. All the advice given must be adjusted for the particular child and the particular parents.

unknown

Source: Newspaper clipping, Albert W. Daw Collection

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A Quote by Truman Capote on justice, laws, learning, music, painting, perspective, rules, and writing

Writing has laws of perspective, of light and shade just as painting does, or music. If you are born knowing them, fine. If not, learn them. Then rearrange the rules to suit yourself.

Truman Capote (1924 - 1984)

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A Quote by Tori Harrison on people and rules

Rules are for people who don't know how to get around them.

Tori Harrison

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A Quote by Thomas Frank on acting, advertising, civilization, culture, entertainment, fortune, legacy, machines, popularity, revolution, rules, and soldiers

In contemporary American public culture, the legacy of the consumer revolution of the 1960s is unmistakable. Today, there are few things more beloved of our masses than the figure of the cultural rebel, the defiant individualist resisting the mandates of the machine civilization. Whether he is an athlete decked out in a mowhawk and multiple-pierced ears, a policeman who plays by his own rules, an actor on a motorcycle, a soldier of fortune with explosive bow and arrow, or a rock star in leather jacket and sunglasses, the rebel has become the paramount cliché of our popular entertainment, and the pre-eminent symbol of the system he is supposed to be subverting. In advertising especially, he rules supreme

Thomas Frank

Source: (The Conquest of Cool)

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A Quote by Thomas Clothier on desires, earth, needs, and rules

Of all the flora and fauna on earth, it is only man that desires or needs rules.

Thomas Clothier

Source: Garden Walk and Talk

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A Quote by Thomas Alva Edison on hell, rules, and trying

Hell, there are no rules here - we're trying to accomplish something.

Thomas Edison (1847 - 1931)

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A Quote by Theodore Roosevelt on america, civilization, community, conflict, conquest, day, debt, humanity, idleness, impatience, interest, judgment, mankind, morality, nations, needs, rudeness, rules, sentimentality, stability, success, war, and world

Theodore Roosevelt, impatient with the excesses of "purely sentimental historians," authored his own stirring vindication of America's relations with the Indians: Looked at from the standpoint of the ultimate result, there was little real difference to the Indian whether the land was taken by treaty or by war. . . . No treaty could be satisfactory to the whites, no treaty served the needs of humanity and civilization, unless it gave the land to the Americans as unreservedly as any successful war. Whether the whites won the land by treaty, by armed conflict, or, as was actually the case, by a mixture of both, mattered comparatively little so long as the land was won. It was all-important that it should be won, for the benefit of civilization and in the interests of mankind. It is, indeed, a warped, perverse, and silly morality which would forbid a course of conquest that has turned whole continents into the seats of mighty and flourishing civilized nations. . . . It is as idle to apply to savages the rules of international morality which obtain between stable and cultured communities, as it would be to judge the fifth-century English conquest of Britain by the standards of to-day. The most ultimately righteous of all wars is a war with savages, though it is apt to be also the most terrible and inhuman. The rude, fierce settler who drives the savage from the land lays all civilized mankind under a debt to him. . . . It is of incalculable importance that America, Australia, and Siberia should pass out of the hands of their red, black, and yellow aboriginal owners, and become the heritage of the dominant world races.

Theodore Roosevelt (1858 - 1919)

Source: The Winning of the West: Book IV, 1896

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A Quote by Sylvia Porter on economics and rules

One of the soundest rules to remember when making forecasts in the field of economics is that whatever is to happen is happening already.

Sylvia Porter

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A Quote by Stephen William Hawking on existence, justice, questions, rules, science, theory, and universe

Even if there is only one possible unified theory, it is just a set of rules and equations. What is it that breathes fire into the equations and makes a universe for them to describe? The usual approach of science of constructing a mathematical model cannot answer the questions of why there should be a universe for the model to describe. Why does the universe go to all the bother of existing?

Stephen Hawking (1942 -)

Source: A Brief History of Time: From the Big Bang to Black Holes, Bantam, NY, 1988, p 174.

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