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"When the fabric of society is so rigid that it cannot change quickly enough, adjustments are achieved by social unrest and revolutions."

"If education does not create a need for the best in life, then we are stuck in an undemocratic, rigid caste society."

"The Roman legions were formed in the first instance of citizen soldiers, who yet had been made to submit to a rigid discipline, and to feel that in that submission lay their strength."

"Giving governors more leeway in administering health care could represent a small, positive development in the ongoing saga of Obamacare. Unfortunately, instead of choosing flexibility, President Obama and his left-leaning advisers always default to rigid 'Washington knows best' answers."

"Much of Indian science seems intuitive and not bound by the rigid thinking of classical scientists."

"I do not come bearing a party label on my sleeve - or a quick fix in my back pocket. I do not come with a rigid ideology in my heart - or a soul that tells me to go it alone. I do not come to uproot tradition - or to be imprisoned by it."

"If education does not create a need for the best in life, then we are stuck in an undemocratic, rigid caste society."

"Everyone will tell you how rigid I am, but a teacher has to be flexible. You can't cut the student to your cloth you have to cut yourself to theirs."

"The essence of statesmanship is not a rigid adherence to the past, but a prudent and probing concern for the future."

"We are beginning a new era in our government. I cannot too strongly urge the necessity of a rigid economy and an inflexible determination not to enlarge the income beyond the real necessities of the government."

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