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Antonyms for ruling

powerless.

Quotes of ruling

  1. If people would know how little brain is ruling the world, they would die of fear. – Ivo Andric
  2. After having won a scepter, few are so generous as to disdain the pleasures of ruling – Pierre Corneille
  3. There is a lack of critical assessment of the past. But you have to understand that the current ruling elite is actually the old ruling elite. So they are incapable of a self -critical approach to the past. – Ryszard Kapuscinski
  4. I foresee the Chinese ruling the world. What are you going to do to stop it? No president of the United States will ever have enough power to stop the Chinese when they want to take over the world. – Evel Knievel
  5. The law is an adroit mixture of customs that are beneficial to society, and could be followed even if no law existed, and others that are of advantage to a ruling minority, but harmful to the masses of men, and can be enforced on them only by terror. – Peter Kropotkin
  6. Despite its enormous power and wealth, China's ruling elite remains absolutely petrified that the free flow of information will undermine its political legitimacy, particularly among China's younger generation. – Tom Lantos
  7. The ruling class is smarter than you, and they're more creative. And if you forget that lesson, you go down the drain. Because if they weren't, they wouldn't be around as long as they have been and as strong as they have been. – Al Lewis
  8. The ruling ideas of each age have ever been the ideas of its ruling class. – Karl Marx
  9. The ruling passion, be it what it will. The ruling passion conquers reason still. – Alexander Pope
  10. Journalists belong in the gutter because that is where the ruling classes throw their guilty secrets. – Gerald Priestland
  11. Instead of a weak and vacillating Government, a single, purposeful, energetic personality is ruling today. – Hjalmar Schacht
  12. It has been shown that, in contrast to everything which classical national economy has hitherto taught, not the producer but the consumer is the ruling factor in economic life. – Hjalmar Schacht
  13. I think you will find scientists that think like you in Germany and Britain, and you will find politicians that think like Weinberger. I think the most bellicose ruling group in the Western world at the moment is the British. – E. P. Thompson
  14. The genius of our ruling class is that it has kept a majority of the people from ever questioning the inequity of a system where most people drudge along, paying heavy taxes for which they get nothing in return. – Gore Vidal

Usage examples for ruling

  1. “ A man can handle 200 to 300 acres, and at the ruling prices for wheat of recent years, taking the average obtained by good farmers, the returns will run from $ 9. 60 to $ 14. 00 per acre and more for his share. ” – Wheat Growing in Australia by Australia Department of External Affairs
  2. “ For centuries there had always been a Riego living in this fortress- like palace, ruling this portion of the New World with the whole majesty of his race. ” – Romance by Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer
  3. Truly, he furnished a striking instance of the ruling passion strong in death. ” – Queen Sheba's Ring by H. Rider Haggard
  4. She had set her heart on ruling in the great leather- merchant's house, and she did not know how to bear her disappointment. ” – That Affair Next Door by Anna Katharine Green
  5. There, too, the power was passing from the many to one: first from many ruling families to one family, then from all the individual members of that family to a supreme and permanent head- the Tsar. ” – A Short History of Russia by Mary Platt Parmele
  6. God is here seen ruling states, judging in the earth, remembering Israel in bondage, and setting him free, providing supernatural food and water, guiding him by the fiery cloud. ” – The Expositor's Bible: The Book of Exodus by G. A. Chadwick
  7. You know as well as I do what a complete possession any ruling idea takes of her whole nature. ” – A Mortal Antipathy by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
  8. Only waiting to throw a glass of water in his direction, the dream- child demanded my ruling in a voice shaking with indignation. ” – Anthony Lyveden by Dornford Yates
  9. Then I shall point out that your ruling is based upon a personal opinion because you don't know anything about the process. ” – The Fourth R by George Oliver Smith
  10. The same instinct was ruling the history of European Greece as well. ” – The Ancient East by D. G. Hogarth
  11. But what has that to do with the Doctor's ruling – Tom Brown's School Days by Thomas Hughes
  12. There is, first of all, the ruling class woman. ” – The Book of Life: Vol. I Mind and Body; Vol. II Love and Society by Upton Sinclair
  13. The triumvirate ruling at Prague- Thurn, Ruppa, and Hohenlohe- were anxious for a decision from Frederic. ” – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley
  14. After that she never attempted to change his ruling – O. Henry Memorial Award Prize Stories of 1921 by Various
  15. And, remember, the Browns made the ruling first. ” – The Last Shot by Frederick Palmer
  16. Your ruling passion is the love of humanity. ” – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  17. Pity was always Mary's ruling passion. ” – Mary Wollstonecraft by Elizabeth Robins Pennell
  18. “ Mrs. Maysworth was the ruling spirit of a little bunch of prosperous Homeburg people who lived at the end of Milk Street- we used to call it the cream end of Milk Street. ” – Homeburg Memories by George Helgesen Fitch
  19. “ I urged Gordon to obey that ruling last spring. ” – The Iron Trail by Rex Beach
  20. “ I The Ruling Element " Jason and His Men." ” – A Fleece of Gold Five Lessons from the Fable of Jason and the Golden Fleece by Charles Stewart Given

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