Opinions Quotes

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

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

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

Public opinion, a vulgar, impertinent, anonymous tyrant who deliberately makes life unpleasant for anyone who is not content to be the average man

W. R. Inge

No errors of opinion can possibly be dangerous in a country where opinion is left free to grapple with them

William Gilmore Simms

Today's public opinion, though it may appear as light as air, may be tomorrow's legislation-for better or for worse.


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Updated On : October 05, 2013
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