"It may be true that you can't fool all the people all the time, but you can fool enough of them to rule a large country."
"Intelligence agencies keep things secret because they often violate the rule of law or of good behavior."
"The great rule of moral conduct is next to God, respect time."
"Buying books would be a good thing if one could also buy the time to read them in: but as a rule the purchase of books is mistaken for the appropriation of their contents."
"For my convalescence, I had to exercise my voice only with vowels. It is a medical rule after a long loss of voice."
"President Obama likes to talk about the Buffett Rule. Well, here's a Buffett Rule that all Americans should be able to support: mom and pop businesses should not pay a higher tax rate than Fortune 500 corporations like Warren Buffett's."
"The rule with marriage is the less you talk about it the better, as far as I can tell."
"Another thing that's pathetic is this rule that you have to look ugly to get respect as an actress. Jessica Lange had to make herself look really bad to prove that she had amazing talent."
"The older I get the more wisdom I find in the ancient rule of taking first things first. A process which often reduces the most complex human problem to a manageable proportion."
"The majority does not rule in America, but the minority shouldn't hijack it. And it's because we're afraid. They have isolated us and made us feel as though we're alone. We're not."