Every cook has to learn how to govern the state.
Not being able to govern events, I govern myself.
It is not difficult to govern. All one has to do is not to offend the noble families.
I must govern the clock, not be governed by it.
One cannot govern with ‘buts’.
One father is enough to govern one hundred sons, but not a hundred sons one father.
Under socialism all will govern in turn and will soon become accustomed to no one governing.
I think of America not so much as a single country but as a constellation of groups out there competing for air time, energetically expressing themselves and luxuriating in their right to govern themselves. Freedom is that great vaunted word that’s always applied to our country – and rightly so.
The whole argument with the anti-suffragists, or even the critical suffragist man, is this: that you can govern human beings without their consent.
To rule is easy, to govern difficult.