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A majority held in restraint by constitutional checks and limitations, and always changing easily with deliberate changes of popular opinions and sentiments, is the only true sovereign of a free people
Abraham Lincoln
A process which led from the amoebae to man appeared to the philosophers to be obviously a progress - though whether the amoebae would agree with this opinion is not known.
Bertrand Russell
A study of the history of opinion is a necessary preliminary to the emancipation of the mind
John Maynard Keynes
As a leader... I have always endeavored to listen to what each andevery person in a discussion had to say before venturing my ownopinion. Oftentimes, my own opinion will simply represent a con-sensus of what I heard in the discussion. I always remember theaxiom: a leader is like a shepherd. He stays behind the flock, lettingthe most nimble go out ahead, whereupon the others follow, notrealizing that all along they are being directed from behind.
Nelson Mandela
Bigot: One who is obstinately and zealously attached to an opinion that you do not entertain.
Ambrose Bierce
Contrary to popular opinion, the hustle is not a new dance step - it is an old business procedure.
Fran Lebowitz
Difference of opinion is the one crime which kings never forgive
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Fit no stereotypes. Don't chase the latest management fads. The situation dictates which approach best accomplishes the team's mission.
Colin Powell
For having lived long, I have experienced many instances of being obliged, by better information or fuller consideration, to change opinions, even on important subjects, which I once thought right but found to be otherwise.
Benjamin Franklin
For mine own part, it was Greek to me
William Shakespeare
For most men (till by losing rendered sager), Will back their own opinions by a wager
Lord Byron
Force rules the world, and not opinion; but opinion is that which makes use of force
Blaise Pascal
I hate racial discrimination most intensely and all its manifestations. I have fought all my life; I fight now, and will do so until the end of my days. Even although I now happen to be tried by one, whose opinion I hold in high esteem, I detest most violently the set-up that surrounds me here. It makes me feel that I am a Black man in a White man's court. This should not be I should feel perfectly at ease and at home with the assurance that I am being tried by a fellow South African, who does not regard me as an inferior, entitled to a special type of justice.
Nelson Mandela
I have heard your views. They do not harmonize with mine. The decision is taken unanimously.
Charles de Gaulle
I never drink water because of the disgusting things that fish do in it.
W. C. Fields
I never make the mistake of arguing with people for whose opinions I have no respect.
Edward Gibbon
I think most of the people involved in any art always secretly wonder whether they are really there because they're good or there because they're lucky.
Katharine Hepburn
I think we ought always to entertain our opinions with some measure of doubt. I shouldn't wish people dogmatically to believe any philosophy, not even mine.
Bertrand Russell
I've said many a time that I think the Un-American Activities Committee in the House of Representatives was the most un-American thing in America!
Harry S Truman
If all mankind minus one were of one opinion, and only one person were of the contrary opinion, mankind would be no more justified in silencing that one person than he, if he had the power, would be in silencing mankind
John Stuart Mill
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