Quotation Explorer - 'Rulers'

Who can declare that money is not a power which rulers of the world cannot withstand? - S. Alice Callahan
It is blasphemy to call tyrants and oppressors, God’s ministers. They are more properly the messengers of Satan to buffet us. No rulers are properly God’s ministers, but such as are just, ruling in the fear of God - Jonathan Mayhew
We wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places. - Compton Gage
No rules for the rulers is tyranny for the subjects. Freedom for politicians is enslavement for citizens. - Stefan Molyneux
They (who) seek to establish systems of government based on the regimentation of all human beings by a handful of individual rulers. . . call this a new order. It is not new and it is not order.
The object of government in peace and in war is not the glory of rulers or of races, but the happiness of the common man. - Lord William Beveridge
Apparently these new rulers of the world did not indulge in any drinking or smoking to soften their moods when they met, which Menelaus knew to be a big mistake. The Congress of the United States, back before the Disunion, always met sober, and look at what had come of that. - John C. Wright
Congress may carry on the most wicked and pernicious of schemes under the dark veil of secrecy. The liberties of a people never were, nor ever will be, secure, when the transactions of their rulers may be concealed from them. - Patrick Henry
To eliminate statism is not to physically subdue the rulers, but to mentally liberate the ruled. - Jakub Bożydar Wiśniewski
History An account mostly false, of events unimportant, which are brought about by rulers mostly knaves, and soldiers mostly fools. - Ambrose Bierce
Your friend Plato holds that commonwealths will only be happy when either philosophers rule or rulers philosophize: how remote happiness must appear when philosophers won't even deign to share their thoughts with kings. - Thomas More
Show me that age and country where the rights and liberties of the people were placed on the sole chance of their rulers being good men, without a consequent loss of liberty? - Patrick Henry
History, n. An account mostly false, of events unimportant, which are brought about by rulers mostly knaves, and soldiers mostly fools. - Ambrose Bierce
The very idea of freedom presupposes some objective moral law which overarches rulers and ruled alike. - C. S. Lewis
God works on earth only through the prayers of believers and based on this basis, the destiny of this world is not in the hands of earthly kings and rulers but in the hands of prayer warriors. - Sunday Adelaja
Writing a story is like ruling the world. Except it's even better. How many rulers out there that you know can tell people what they say? - VanillaCreamPie8888
If circumstances are always the rulers, the shallow existence of instant gratification will keep us as mere spectators of our lives. Get up! Clarify! Get in the game and live! - Claudia Simon
The human eye is restricted to see the useen, because there’s a price to be paid to the rulers of this image and if this image is seen by you, you’ll dare not divulge it to others, for others must pay a price - Michael Bassey Johnson
What luck for rulers that men do not think. - Adolf Hitler
We must not let our rulers load us with perpetual debt. - Thomas Jefferson
The greatest obstacle to liberty is not the existence of evil rulers, but the belief in the existence of good rulers. - Jakub Bożydar Wiśniewski
I die, as I have lived, a free spirit, an Anarchist, owing no allegiance to rulers, heavenly or earthly. - Voltairine de Cleyre
A multitude of rulers is not a good thing. Let there be one ruler, one king. - Homer
After the dinosaurs, it is us the humans that have become the dominant species on planet earth. However, unlike the dinosaurs, we have become the rulers of this planet not by ferociousness, but by intelligence, even though we are no less ferociousness than them. - Abhijit Naskar
More and more I had come to see the Capped as lacking what seemed to me the essence of humanity, the vital spark of defiance against the rulers of the world. - John Christopher
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