Opinions Quotes

As a leader... I have always endeavored to listen to what each and every person in a discussion had to say before venturing my own opinion. Oftentimes, my own opinion will simply represent a con-sensus of what I heard in the discussion. I always remember the axiom: a leader is like a shepherd. He stays behind the flock, letting the most nimble go out ahead, whereupon the others follow, not realizing that all along they are being directed from behind.

Nelson Mandela

And it's my opinion, and that's only my opinion, you are a lunatic. Just because there are a few hundred other people sharing your lunacy with you does not make you any saner. Doomed, eh?

Oleg Kiselev

One can give a really unbiased opinion only about things that do not interest one

Oscar Wilde

If a man isn't willing to take some risk for his opinions, either his opinions are no good or he's no good

Ezra Pound

The very purpose of existence is to reconcile the glowing opinion we hold of ourselves with the appalling things that other people think about us.

Quentin Crisp

New opinions are always suspected, and usually opposed, without any other reason but because they are not already common.

John Locke

One often contradicts an opinion when what is uncongenial is really the tone in which it was conveyed.

Friedrich Nietzsche

One should respect public opinion in so far as is necessary to avoid starvation and to keep out of prison, but anything that goes beyond this is voluntary submission to an unnecessary tyranny

Bertrand Russell

We should be eternally vigilant against attempts to check the expression of opinions that we loathe.

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

The time will come when public opinion will no longer tolerate amusements based on the mistreatment and killing of animals. The time will come, but when? When will we reach the point that hunting, the pleasure in killing animals for sport, will be regarded as a mental aberration?

Albert Schweitzer

The foolish and the dead alone never change their opinions.

James Russell Lowell

Nobody holds a good opinion of a man who holds a low opinion of himself

Anthony Trollope

My opinion is that anybody offended by breastfeeding is staring too hard

David Allen

It's the opinion of some that crops could be grown on the moon; which raises the fear that it may not be long before we're paying somebody not to.

Franklin P. Jones

Popular opinions, on subjects not palpable to sense, are often true, but seldom or never the whole truth.

John Stuart Mill

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Updated On : October 05, 2013
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