quote by T. S. Eliot

The tendency of liberals is to create bodies of men and women-of all classes-detached from tradition, alienated from religion, and susceptible to mass suggestion-mob rule. And a mob will be no less a mob if it is well fed, well clothed, well housed, and well disciplined.

— T. S. Eliot

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House rules quote You don't learn to walk by following rules. You learn by doing and by falling ov

You don't learn to walk by following rules. You learn by doing and by falling over.

The rules of navigation never navigated a ship. The rules of architecture never built a house.

Goodnight you princes of Maine, you kings of New England.

House rules quote People tend to make rules for others and exceptions for themselves.

People tend to make rules for others and exceptions for themselves.

All you have to do is follow three simple rules.

One, never underestimate your opponent. Expect the unexpected. Two, take it outside. Never start anything inside the bar unless it's absolutely necessary. And three, be nice.

Whether I shall turn out to be the hero of my own life, or whether that station will be held by anybody else, these pages must show.

The cup of tea on arrival at a country house is a thing which, as a rule, I particularly enjoy. I like the crackling logs, the shaded lights, the scent of buttered toast, the general atmosphere of leisured cosiness.

House rules quote Know the rules well, so you can break them effectively.

Know the rules well, so you can break them effectively.

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You may hang your walls with tapestry insread of whitewash or paper;

or you may cover them with mosaic; or have them frescoed by a great painter: all this is not luxury, if it be done for beauty's sake, and not for show: it does not break our golden rule: Have nothing in your houses which you do not know to be useful or believe to be beautiful.

My rule was I wouldn't recruit a kid if he had grass in front of his house.

That's not my world. My world has a cracked sidewalk.

Family rules? We only have one rule in our house, and that's 'Don't Be Annoying'

House rules quote The words you speak become the house you live in.

The words you speak become the house you live in.

I don't think if you asked any of my childhood friends they would say that I had a weird childhood; they might say there weren't a lot of regular rules, the conversations in the house were always very open, dreams were a great thing to talk about, everybody was making something all the time.

The laws of nature are the rules according to which the effects are produced;

but there must be a cause which operates according to these rules. The laws of navigation never navigated a ship. The rules of architecture never built a house.

I'm a very stubborn woman and I'm from a very stubborn family of headstrong women. I have sisters, so the women rule the coop in my house.

House rules quote Rule your mind or it will rule you.

Rule your mind or it will rule you.

So the next thing I assume I'll be hearing from Republicans, they want to change rules some way, as they do on the House when you get a problem with ethics, they just change the rules.

[President Clinton] boasts about 186,000 people denied firearms under the Brady Law rules. The Brady Law has been in force for three years. In that time, they have prosecuted seven people and put three of them in prison. You know, the President has entertained more felons than that at fundraising coffees in the White House, for Pete's sake.

If people suspect their Cattle Bewitched, if they be great Cattle, make the twelfth house their ascendant, and the eleventh their twelfth house, and vary your Rules with Judgment.

House rules quote Never forget that intelligence rules the world and ignorance carries the burden.

Never forget that intelligence rules the world and ignorance carries the burden. Therefore, remove yourself as far as possible from ignorance and seek as far as possible to be intelligent.

For some of us it seems like yesterday when Ike was in the White House, the U.

S. Senate censured Joe McCarthy, and the Supreme Court unanimously ruled that racial segregation in public school was unconstitutional.

Mexican homes as a rule are closed off to the world by high blank walls of yellowish masonry, topped with broken glass to discourage escaladores, or climbing burglars. The gardens and fountains and other delights are hidden, as in an Arab city.

One: Make Congress and the White House obey the same Obamacare rules you do.

Two: Obama let business off for a year; we want workers to be let off for a year too. That’s the GOP plan. What part don’t you like?

House rules quote There are two rules for success:  1. Never tell everything you know.

There are two rules for success: 1. Never tell everything you know.

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Some people will say that words like scum and rotten are wrong for Objective Journalism -- which is true, but they miss the point. It was the built-in blind spots of the Objective rules and dogma that allowed Nixon to slither into the White House in the first place.

The denizens of Citizens Service Houses are not, as a rule, gifted with a lot of common sense, but they often make up for that by being extremely argumentative and vindictive.

HOUSE RULES [at the Praetor Lupus Headquarters] No shape-shifting in the hallways. No howling. No silver. Clothing must be worn at all times. ALL TIMES. No fighting. No biting. Mark all your food before you put it in the communal refrigerator.

House rules quote Rule your mind or it will rule you.

Rule your mind or it will rule you.

It is good to be back in the Peoples House.

But this cannot be a real homecoming. Under the Constitution, I now belong to the executive branch. The Supreme Court has even ruled that I am the executive branchhead, heart, and hand.

For Cider House Rules, I was doing a New England accent.

The plain rule is to do nothing in the dark, to be a party to nothing underhanded or mysterious, and never to put his foot where he cannot see the ground.

House rules quote The words you speak become the house you live in.

The words you speak become the house you live in.

I Pray Heaven to Bestow The Best of Blessing on THIS HOUSE, and on All that shall hereafter Inhabit it. May none but Honest and Wise Men ever rule under This Roof!

If you want a golden rule that will fit everything, this is it: Have nothing in your houses that you do not know to be useful or believe to be beautiful.

Alinsky's 1971 book, "Rules for Radicals," is a favorite of the Obamas.

Michele Obama quoted it at the Democratic Convention. One Alinsky tactic is to "Pick the target, freeze it, personalize it, and polarize it." That's what the White House did in targeting Rush Limbaugh, Rick Santelli and Jim Cramer.

House rules quote If you obey all the rules you miss all the fun.

If you obey all the rules you miss all the fun.

I try to respect the rules of the silent movies and I tried to make signification to make sense, and also the crew were very good and the fact that we shot in LA in the real Hollywood, studios and houses. We shot in the bed of Mary Pickford, and you cannot be any more accurate than that, so that helped a lot.

Those looking for ideology in the White House should consider this: For the men who rule our world, rules are for other people.

If any come to my house to be instructed in the ways of God what rule have I to put them away? Do you think it not lawful for me to teach women and why do you call me to teach the court?

House rules quote Those who tell the stories rule society.

Those who tell the stories rule society.

After one hundred years of federal rule, the United States House of Representatives has moved to provide for the first meaningful route to self-determination for the Puerto Rican people under our federal system.

We had two rules growing up in my house: If you're going to take a shower, do it with whomever you're dating so you don't waste water; and if you buy one for yourself, buy six, because everybody's going to want one.

California lacks a lot of the rules and restrictions the East has.

Every house is a different style, different material, different color. There's a lot of craziness out there.

It's a facet of the gay rights movement that people don't think about enough.

Why suddenly marriage equality? Because it wasn't until 1981 that the court struck down Louisiana's 'head and master rule,' that the husband was head and master of the house.

In Iran, the women are like Italian women, they rule the house inside.

But it's full of life. The history is very rich. The mystic of the Middle Ages. We have to learn from them. They influence all the philosophers when they came to Europe all those many many years ago.

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