Quotes tagged with principle (116 quotes found)

Tony Abbott
I think anything which improves services is in principle a good thing.
good  principle  Services  # 3503
Theodor Adorno
The first and only principle of sexual ethics: the accuser is always in the wrong.
wrong  ethics  principle  # 6407
Stephen Ambrose
As to the Indians, the guiding principle was, promise them anything just so long as they get out of the way.
promise  principle  Indians  # 11985
John Anderson
We made certain that there were decent transitional arrangements to get us to where we wanted to go. The same principle will have to apply here or we won't get there.
Here  Certain  principle  # 13282
Jacques Barzun
In any assembly the simplest way to stop transacting business and split the ranks is to appeal to a principle.
Business  stop  principle  # 29491
Gregory Bateson
It is impossible, in principle, to explain any pattern by invoking a single quantity.
single  impossible  principle  # 30264
Jean Baudrillard
The world is not dialectical - it is sworn to extremes, not to equilibrium, sworn to radical antagonism, not to reconciliation or synthesis. This is also the principle of evil.
evil  principle  Radical  # 30620
Gary Bauer
Empathy is a virtue, but it should not be a guiding judicial principle.
virtue  principle  empathy  # 30671
Henry Ward Beecher
I pray on the principle that wine knocks the cork out of a bottle. There is an inward fermentation, and there must be a vent.
Wine  principle  Pray  # 32769
Ezra Taft Benson
Family preparedness has been a long-established welfare principle.
family  principle  Welfare  # 35405
Otto von Bismarck
When you say you agree to a thing in principle you mean that you have not the slightest intention of carrying it out in practice.
Mean  Practice  principle  # 40310
Heston Blumenthal
What gets me excited is the original principle.
Gets  Original  principle  # 43517
Omar Bongo
The principle of responsibility and collective sanctions is incompatible with the Western concept of justice.
justice  principle  Concept  # 45558
Lakhdar Brahimi
There again, that is a fundamental principle: no two situations are alike.
Again  principle  Situations  # 49332
Phil Bredesen
We have in Tennessee a number of wonderful faith-based clinics to serve the uninsured. It is an important principle with them that everyone pays something as they are able.
Wonderful  Number  principle  # 50492