Here, we’ve compiled a list of the best Governed Quotes from famous persons: Stephen Hawking, Leila Aboulela, Dick Thornburgh, Jacques Derrida, William Penn. The wide variety of quotes available makes it possible to find a quote to suit your needs. You’ve likely heard some of the Governed Quotes before, but that’s because they truly are great.
In Algeria, I had begun to get into literature and philosophy. I dreamed of writing-and already models were instructing the dream, a certain language governed it.
Today we stand on a bridge leading from the territorial state to the world community. Politically, we are still governed by the concept of the territorial state; economically and technically, we live under the auspices of worldwide communications and worldwide markets.
When I governed, the overwhelming mindset of the media was to dismiss out of hand any suggestion that anything happening to me was in any way related to gender.
Democratic government requires the consent of the governed.
It is a tenet of representative democracy that MPs are not delegates for their constituents. This means that their decisions and actions are ultimately governed by putting the best interests of all their constituency before all else.
Voting is the foundational act that breathes life into the principle of the consent of the governed.
Women in most countries have not achieved much, because they can’t be liberated under the patriarchal, capitalist, imperialist and military system that determines the way we live now, and which is governed by power, not justice, by false democracy, not real freedom.
The economy is governed through cartel agreements and monopoly. The attorney general is the one who’s controlling funds. There is no free business in Georgia.
My life used to be governed by that. I would know what day it was because I would be at ‘Monday Night Raw’ or ‘SmackDown‘ on Tuesday.
The Assad regime has lost the consent of the governed, and it is difficult to see how a replacement Alawite regime would be able to regain this consent.
Thirdly, even if we assume that the world is governed by purpose, we need only add that this purpose – or, if there are several, at least one of them – is not especially intent on preventing suffering, whether it is indifferent to suffering or actually rejoices in it.
Democracy demands that judges confine themselves to a narrow sphere of influence – that is why the late Alexander Bickel called the judiciary the ‘Least Dangerous Branch.’ In a world governed by a proper conception of their role, judges don’t play at being legislators – they leave that job to our elected representatives.
The problem is that the global arms trade is entirely free of international regulation. In a world in which the flow of consumer goods is governed by a plethora of international conventions and regulations, deadly weapons have an uncanny knack of slipping through the net.
Specifically, the reservation of sovereignty to the people of the states in matters not governed by federal law is constitutionally defined and permanently enshrined in the 10th Amendment.
If the Church is a living body united to the same head, governed by the same laws, and pervaded by the same Spirit, it is impossible that one part should be independent of all the rest.
In any society that is governed by the rule of law, some form of morality is always imposed. It’s inescapable.
Without the three-fifths rule, there wouldn’t have been a Constitution of the United States – not one that governed the American South, at any rate – because the South wouldn’t have ratified it.
While Napoleon believed his fortunes to be governed by destiny, his real genius lay in self-control and martial daring coupled with an indomitable will to power.
Israel is a society governed by the rule of law.
Whatever your religious persuasion, if you believe that that the universe is governed by benign forces, at some point you have to explain why there is so much suffering, misfortune and misery in the world.
A lot of what I’ve done as Nine Inch Nails has been governed by fear. I was trying to keep the songs in a framework that was tough, and I learnt a lot from Jesus and Mary Chain about how to bury nice pop songs in unlistenable noise – the idea being if you can get behind that wall, you find there’s a pearl inside.
Society is well governed when its people obey the magistrates, and the magistrates obey the law.
The only legitimate right to govern is an express grant of power from the governed.
God was alive when this universe exploded into existence. He was alive when Socrates drank his poison. He was the living God when William Bradford governed Plymouth Colony. He was the living God in 1966 when Thomas Altizer proclaimed him dead and Time magazine absolutely absurdly put it on the front cover.
Originalism is sort of subspecies of textualism. Textualism means you are governed by the text. That’s the only thing that is relevant to your decision, not whether the outcome is desirable, not whether legislative history says this or that. But the text of the statute.
I live in Realville, and my problem is that I’m governed by logic. And some of the claims that are made by people on the left just don’t hold up.
If you have your own currency, you have your own governance, so each currency becomes their own mini-government. Mini-government is a big word, but it’s a body that is governed in a decentralized manner where users have a say, where there’s oversight and transparency.
The Ibrahim Index is a tool to hold governments to account and frame the debate about how we are governed.
Watson augments human decision-making because it isn’t governed by human boundaries. It draws together all this information and forms hypotheses, millions of them, and then tests them with all the data it can find. It learns over time what data is reliable, and that’s part of its learning process.
We are a nation of United States – a constitutional republic made up of individually governed states empowering three equal branches of government to act on our behalf – not one nation-state governed exclusively by a President.
Every science has for its basis a system of principles as fixed and unalterable as those by which the universe is regulated and governed. Man cannot make principles; he can only discover them.
Men are rather reasoning than reasonable animals, for the most part governed by the impulse of passion.
Melancholy has ceased to be an individual phenomenon, an exception. It has become the class privilege of the wage earner, a mass state of mind that finds its cause wherever life is governed by production quotas.
Our country is governed by the rule of law and our procedures are based on law.
The school system has become a part of this huge government machine, governed by people who aren’t close to the situation. That’s why I’m a Republican. I believe in small government.
I think everything should be governed by law. We don’t want to keep secrets anymore.
We have a political culture of intimidation, of favoring, of patronage, and of fear, and that is no way for a community to be governed.
I deeply believe that if the Australian Labor Party, a party of which I have been a proud member for more than 30 years, is to have the best future for our nation, then it must change fundamentally its culture and to end the power of faceless men. Australia must be governed by the people, not by the factions.
It is impossible to predict the time and progress of revolution. It is governed by its own more or less mysterious laws.
Statisticians tell us that people underestimate the sheer number of coincidences that are bound to happen in a world governed by chance.
Fear has governed my life, if I think about it.
I do not support a North American Union. I disagree fundamentally with that, and I think the United States should be governing itself and not being governed by multilateral unions, the United Nations.
In a nation based on the ‘consent of the governed,’ judges are supposed to apply the laws the people have assented to.
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.
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.
I would love to have a career that’s governed by the material; I always want to be part of stories that I feel are worthwhile.
If that enabled us to predict the succeeding situation with the same approximation, that is all we require, and we should say that the phenomenon had been predicted, that it is governed by the laws.
We are governed by consumerism and it’s terrible when that is all that life is geared to.
By nature, every individual has the right to govern himself; and governments, whether founded on majorities or minorities, must derive their right from the assent, expressed or implied, of the governed,, and be subject to such limitations as they may impose.
My choice of script is governed by two factors – either I’ve to like the people associated with the project or the storyline should be interesting. I focus more on the vibe and the type of energy I get from them.
I have always believed that the material world is governed by nonmaterial sources, so that in that sense ‘English Music’ is an exercise in the spiritual as well as the material. I have always been attracted to the Gothic and spiritual imagination, and I’ve always been interested in visionaries.
If there are other worlds elsewhere in the universe, I would conjecture they are governed by the same laws of natural selection.
Mankind are governed more by their feelings than by reason.
We live in this miraculous technological environment, and yet our human behaviour is still governed by basic impulses from prehistoric times.
One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors.
Citizens’ rights cannot be protected if their digital activities are governed and policed by opaque and publicly unaccountable corporate mechanisms.
Our relations with the Indians have been governed chiefly by treaties and trade, or war and subjugation.
Politics is a process, and there has to be a continual conversation between those who govern and those who give their consent to be governed.
A general presumption that Icings will govern well, is not a sufficient security to the People… those who subjected themselves to the will of a man were governed by a beast.
It is often said that men are ruled by their imaginations; but it would be truer to say they are governed by the weakness of their imaginations.
Daily life is governed by an economic system in which the production and consumption of insults tends to balance out.