A propagandist is a specialist in selling attitudes and opinions.
Opinions derived from long experience are exceedingly valuable, and outweigh all others, while they are consistent with facts and with each other; but they are worse than useless when they lead, as in this instance, to directly opposite opinions.
The destiny of any nation at any given time depends on the opinions of its young men under five-and-twenty
For most men (till by losing rendered sager), Will back their own opinions by a wager
People with many opinions tend not to believe in anything.
Literature is strewn with the wreckage of men who have minded beyond reason the opinions of others.
There never were in the world two opinions alike, no more than two hairs or two grains; the most universal quality is diversity.
History, to be above evasion or dispute, must stand on documents, not on opinions.
Opinions founded on prejudice are always sustained with the greatest of violence.
What in fact have I achieved, however much it may seem? Bits and pieces trivialities. But here they won't tolerate anything else, or anything more. If I wanted to take one step in advance of the current views and opinions of the day, that would put paid to any power I have. Do you know what we are those of us who count as pillars of society? We are society's tools, neither more nor less
Wisdom and foolishness are practically the same. Both are indifferent to the opinions of the world
Thus we should beware of clinging to vulgar opinions, and judge things by reason's way, not by popular say.
You get fifteen Democrats in a room, and you get twenty opinions
All empty souls tend toward extreme opinions.
There are as many opinions as there are experts.
When you disarm the people, you commence to offend them and show that you distrust them either through cowardice or lack of confidence, and both of these opinions generate hatred...
The best rules to form a young man are, to talk little, to hear much, to reflect alone upon what has passed in company, to distrust one's opinions, and value others that deserve it.
When people are intimidated about having their own opinions, oppression is at hand.
Under the species of Syndicalism and Fascism there appears for the first time in Europe a type of man who does not want to give reasons or to be right, but simply shows himself resolved to impose his opinions.
The essence of the Liberal outlook lies not in what opinions are held, but in how they are held: instead of being held dogmatically, they are held tentatively, and with a consciousness that new evidence may at any moment lead to their abandonment.
Every man has a right to be wrong in his opinions. But no man has a right to be wrong in his facts.
In the fevered state of our country, no good can ever result from any attempt to set one of these fiery zealots to rights, either in fact or principle. They are determined as to the facts they will believe, and the opinions on which they will act. Get by them, therefore, as you would by an angry bull; it is not for a man of sense to dispute the road with such an animal.
There is no more fundamental axiom of American freedom than the familiar statement: In a free country we punish men for crimes they commit but never for the opinions they have.
A man has a property in his opinions and the free communication of them.
An obstinate man does not hold opinions, but they hold him.