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You have to learn the rules of the game. And then you have to play better than anyone else.
I am free because I know that I alone am morally responsible for everything I do. I am free, no matter what rules surround me. If I find them tolerable, I tolerate them; if I find them too obnoxious, I break them. I am free because I know that I alone am morally responsible for everything I do.
Robert A. Heinlein
If I'd observed all the rules, I'd never have got anywhere.
If you have always believed that everyone should play by the same rules and be judged by the same standards, that would have gotten you labeled a radical 60 years ago, a liberal 30 years ago and a racist today.
If you obey all the rules you miss all the fun.
Sex is full of lies. The body tries to tell the truth. But, it's usually too battered with rules to be heard, and bound with pretenses so it can hardly move. We cripple ourselves with lies.
Feelings of worth can flourish only in an atmosphere where individual differences are appreciated, mistakes are tolerated, communication is open, and rules are flexible - the kind of atmosphere that is found in a nurturing family.
Hell, there are no rules here - we're trying to accomplish something.
Thomas A. Edison
Computers are like Old Testament gods; lots of rules and no mercy.
The golden rule is that there are no golden rules.
George Bernard Shaw
Serious sport has nothing to do with fair play. It is bound up with hatred, jealousy, boastfulness, disregard of all rules and sadistic pleasure in witnessing violence. In other words, it is war minus the shooting.
The Artist is he who detects and applies the law from observation of the works of Genius, whether of man or Nature. The Artisan is he who merely applies the rules which others have detected.
Henry David Thoreau
Integrity has no need of rules.
Imagination rules the world.
People shop for a bathing suit with more care than they do a husband or wife. The rules are the same. Look for something you'll feel comfortable wearing. Allow for room to grow.
I define nothing. Not beauty, not patriotism. I take each thing as it is, without prior rules about what it should be.
We learned about honesty and integrity - that the truth matters... that you don't take shortcuts or play by your own set of rules... and success doesn't count unless you earn it fair and square.
Live one day at a time emphasizing ethics rather than rules.
Retaliation is related to nature and instinct, not to law. Law, by definition, cannot obey the same rules as nature.
Civilization had too many rules for me, so I did my best to rewrite them.
The young man knows the rules, but the old man knows the exceptions.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
The ideas I stand for are not mine. I borrowed them from Socrates. I swiped them from Chesterfield. I stole them from Jesus. And I put them in a book. If you don't like their rules, whose would you use?
The United States Constitution has proved itself the most marvelously elastic compilation of rules of government ever written.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
I'm not trying to follow a set of rules and stuff. I'm just living my life.
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?
Rules are not necessarily sacred, principles are.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
There are three rules for writing a novel. Unfortunately, no one knows what they are.
W. Somerset Maugham
Where love rules, there is no will to power; and where power predominates, there love is lacking. The one is the shadow of the other.
There are no rules for good photographs, there are only good photographs.
Family quarrels are bitter things. They don't go according to any rules. They're not like aches or wounds, they're more like splits in the skin that won't heal because there's not enough material.
F. Scott Fitzgerald
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