To come to be you must have a vision of Being, a Dream, a Purpose, a Principle. You will become what your vision is.
So I think one can say on empirical grounds - not because of some philosophical principle - that you can't have democracy unless you have a market economy.
[Peter Norman] was a man of principle and pride, had a strong moral character.
Donald Trump has taken the Peter Principle to unprecedented heights. Or is it depths?
I worry that humanity has been "advanced" to its present level of incompetency because evolution works on the Peter Principle.
Peter's Principle: In an organization, each person rises to the level of his own incompetence.
The unworthy successor of Peter who desires to benefit from the immeasurable wealth of Christ feels the great need of your assistance, your prayers, your sacrifice, and he most humbly asks this of you.
Pope John Paul II
Principle comes first; action thereafter.