In matters of principals, stand like a rock; in matters of taste, swim with the current.
I have a higher and grander standard of principle than George Washington. He could not lie; I can, but I won t.
People must have righteous principles in the first, and then they will not fail to perform virtuous actions.
I am skeptical in principle, gullible in practice.
The deepest principle in human nature is the craving to be appreciated.
Loyalty means nothing unless it has at its heart the absolute principle of self-sacrifice.
Obey the principles without being bound by them.
On matters of style, swim with the current, on matters of principle, stand like a rock.
A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both.
Water is the softest thing, yet it can penetrate mountains and earth. This shows clearly the principle of softness overcoming hardness.