Rules Quotes

My first published novel was written for teenagers, and there were rules laid down by the publisher: no sex, no smoking, no swearing. I blew up entire solar systems, I consigned billions of people to horrible death; they didn't seem to mind that at all. But no hanky-panky.

Ben Bova

But let's be clear. We're talking about a country where there's no opposition. As leader he can ignore Parliament and - sorry that's Tony Blair isn't it? Um, so he doesn't even have to ask the country before he goes to war - sorry that's still Tony Blair. No, the difference is Saddam rules Iraq through a combination of terror and brutality, backed up by a vicious regime of intimidation and torture - or is that David Blunkett? As absolute ruler Saddam recently claimed 100% victory in a Presidential Election."

Rory Bremner

Without an acquaintance with the rules of propriety, it is impossible for the character to be established

Confucius

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

Thomas Alva Edison

The rules of soccer are very simple, basically it is this: if it moves, kick it. If it doesn't move, kick it until it does.

Phil Woosnam

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

Thomas Clothier

Here are two golden rules for an orchestra: start together and finish together. The public doesnt give a damn what goes on in between.

Sir Thomas Beecham

There are no rules for good photographs, there are only good photographs.

Ansel Adams

There are no rules for good photographs, there are only good photographs

Ansel Adams

The Three Rules of Work: 1. Out of clutter, find simplicity. 2. From discord, find harmony. 3. In the middle of difficulty, lies opportunity

Albert Einstein

Unfortunately, no rules can be given to guide him in difficult question of harmony; he must try different combinations, and not be content until he gets something which he feels at once is beautiful.

John Collier

Independent of harmony rules, any color 'goes' or 'works' with any other color, presupposing that their quantities are appropriate.

Josef Albers

Computers are like Old Testament gods; lots of rules and no mercy.

Joseph Campbell

If you must play, decide on three things at the start: the rules of the game, the stakes, and the quitting time

Chinese Proverbs

Rules are not necessarily sacred, principles are.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Mathematics is a game played according to certain simple rules with meaningless marks on paper.

David Hilbert

Three Rules of Work: Out of clutter find simplicity; From discord find harmony; In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.

Albert Einstein

Obedience, as it regards the social relations, the rules of society, and the laws of nature and nature's God, should commence at the cradle and end only at the tomb.

Hosea Ballou

Fate rules the affairs of mankind with no recognizable order.

Seneca

Love rules without rules.

Italian Proverb

Do not get yourself into the illusion that there is something so unique about the question of organ or body parts ... that the general rules of economics do not apply.

Richard Epstein

No matter how well you know the rules of etiquette, you will eventually offend someone who doesn't.

Don Rittner

Power and violence are opposites; where the one rules absolutely, the other is absent. Violence appears where power is in jeopardy, but left to its own course it ends in power's disappearance.

Hannah Arendt

The Great Spirit Chief who rules above all will smile upon this land... and this time the Indian race is waiting and praying.

Chief Nez Perces Joseph

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