Opinions Quotes

It is pure illusion to think that an opinion that passes down from century to century, from generation to generation, may not be entirely false

Pierre Bayle

There is no such thing as right and wrong, there's just popular opinion.

Jeffrey Goines

So many men, so many opinions


Opinion of ghosts, ignorance of second causes, devotion to what men fear, and talking of things casual for prognostics, consisteth the natural seeds of religion

Thomas Hobbes

It is my indignant opinion that 90 percent of the moving pictures exhibited in America are so vulgar, witless and dull that it is preposterous to write about them in any publication not intended to be read while chewing gum.

Wolcott Gibbs

Force rules the world, and not opinion; but opinion is that which makes use of force

Blaise Pascal

Opinions are made to be changed -or how is truth to be got at?

Lord Byron

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

What you see is news, what you know is background, what you feel is opinion

Lester Markel

Well, my deliberate opinion is - it's a jolly strange world.

Arnold Bennett

Public opinion is no more than this: What people think that other people think

Alfred Austin

Public opinion is a weak tyrant, compared with our private opinion - what a man thinks of himself, that is which determines, or rather indicates his fate

Henry David Thoreau

Those who never retract their opinions love themselves more than they love the truth.

Joseph Joubert

Opinions founded on prejudice are always sustained with the greatest violence

Hebrew Proverb

While most peoples' opinions change, the conviction of their correctness never does


My opinion, my conviction, gains immensely in strength and sureness the minute a second mind as adopted it.

Malcolm Muggeridge

Opinions cannot survive if one has no chance to fight for them

Thomas Mann

Nothing is more conducive to peace of mind than not having any opinion at all.

Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

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

Difference of opinion is the one crime which kings never forgive

Ralph Waldo Emerson

It is as certain that many opinions, now general, will be rejected by future ages, as it is that many, once general, are rejected by the present

John Stuart Mill

Opinions are to the vast apparatus of social existence what oil is to machines: one does not go up to a turbine and pour machine oil over it; one applies a little to hidden spindles and joints that one has to know.

Walter Benjamin

Opinions is a species of property - I am always desirous of sharing

Charles Lamb

Public opinion is stronger than the legislature, and nearly as strong as the ten commandments

Charles Dudley Warner

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