It isn’t always right to listen to advice. One must follow one’s instinct. But then it isn’t always right to ignore an advice either. For an advice contains the grain of a perspective other than one’s own.
To learn which questions are unanswerable, and not to answer them: this skill is most needful in times of stress and darkness.
You may be an expert in environmental protection policy, but when it comes to science, you're an amateur. How much do you actually know about undersea resource development? If you truly want to come up with a solution that allows both, you'll need to have the same amount of knowledge and experience with both. It's arrogant to think that knowing only one is sufficient. Only by respecting the other side's work and way of thinking can you open a path for compromise.
A speaker who wisely and sincerely expresses his or thoughts eloquantly in public, he or she can fully understand the topics that result others to rely on his or her policy for a specific social economic and/or political reform that can take place in their community.
The framers of our Constitution firmly believed that a republican government could not endure without intelligence and education generally diffused among the people. The Father of his Country, in his Farewell Address, uses this language: Promote, then, as an object of primary importance, institutions for the general diffusion of knowledge. In proportion as the structure of a government gives force to public opinion, it is essential that public opinion should be enlightened.
Blair's support for the Americans should not be seen as an aberration; on the contrary, it is closely linked to the main contours of New Labour policy. This has been a government that has majored on hyperbole, but in fact, from the outset it was hugely timid and cravenly orthodox.
Abhorrence of apartheid is a moral attitude, not a policy.
Demanding abrupt and expensive changes in public policy raises fair questions about ideological intentions.
In accordance with the Constitution of the Russian Federation, the issues of foreign policy and defense are fully in the hands of the president.
The few emerging economies that have avoided booms and busts have done so by adhering to sound policy frameworks.
I always avoid prophesying beforehand, because it is a much better policy to prophesy after the event has already taken place.
A court's assessment of an agency's compliance with statutory limits does not depend on whether the agency's policy is good or whether the agency's intentions are laudatory.
But I'm not particularly aligned with the Democratic Party's policy agenda.
We need a government policy all-out in favor of more, denser housing.
To avoid entangling alliances has been a maxim of our policy ever since the days of Washington, and its wisdom no one will attempt to dispute.
It's neither appropriate nor responsible if I drastically amend a policy after one, two, or three submissions of opinion.
Jacob Rees-Mogg gets his tummy tickled when the ERG threatens to vote against a government bill unless it is amended on policy.
Instead of trade policy that is beneficial to American businesses and workers as well as our trade partners, we have a flawed trade policy that hurts all parties.
I consider myself to be as informed on American foreign policy as anyone in America.
The American foreign policy trauma of the sixties and seventies was caused by applying valid principles to unsuitable conditions.