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In a poem the excitement has to maintain itself. I am governed by the pull of the sentence as the pull of a fabric is governed by gravity.
View quotes by Marianne Moore

The world is governed by opinion.
View quotes by Thomas Hobbes

Nothing is more surprising than the ease with which the many are governed by the few.
View quotes by David Hume

I must govern the clock, not be governed by it.

View quotes by Golda Meir

Let the people think they govern and they will be governed.
View quotes by William Penn

The world cannot be governed without juggling.
View quotes by John Selden

The world is governed more by appearance than realities so that it is fully as necessary to seem to know something as to know it.
View quotes by Daniel Webster

Democracy is a device that insures we shall be governed no better than we deserve.
View quotes by George Bernard Shaw

Dost thou not know, my son, with how little wisdom the world is governed?
View quotes by Count Oxenstierna

For in reason, all government without the consent of the governed is the very definition of slavery.
View quotes by Jonathan Swift

The bed is now as public as the dinner table and governed by the same rules of formal confrontation.
View quotes by Angela Carter

We can allow satellites, planets, suns, universe, nay whole systems of universes, to be governed by laws, but the smallest insect, we wish to be created at once by special act.
View quotes by Charles Darwin

It is astonishing with how little wisdom mankind can be governed, when that little wisdom is its own
View quotes by William Ralph Inge

A democracy which makes or even effectively prepares for modern, scientific war must necessarily cease to be democratic. No country can be really well prepared for modern war unless it is governed by a tyrant, at the head of a highly trained and perfectly obedient bureaucracy.

View quotes by Aldous Huxley

Television is the first truly democratic culture - the first culture available to everybody and entirely governed by what the people want. The most terrifying thing is what people do want.
View quotes by Clive Barnes

In every well-governed state, wealth is a sacred thing; in democracies it is the only sacred thing.
View quotes by Anatole France

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