Majority Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Majority

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Paul the apostle recounted that Jesus appeared to more than 500 of His followers at one time, the majority of whom were still alive and who could confirm what Paul wrote.
~By Josh McDowell ~


The majority of the members of the Irish parliament are professional politicians, in the sense that otherwise they would not be given jobs minding mice at crossroads.
~By Flann O'Brien ~


What is morality in any given time or place? It is what the majority then and there happen to like and immorality is what they dislike.
~By Alfred North Whitehead ~


I want to share with the American people that President Bush and the Republican majority in just 4 years have borrowed $1.05 trillion from foreign nations. That is selling our country to other nations because of the spending that is going on.
~By Kendrick Meek ~


A majority of this country opposes this war, a majority of this country never voted for this administration.
~By Michael Moore ~


We, unlike Nazi Germany or Mussolini's Italy, have never stopped being a nation of laws, not of men. But witness how men with motives and a majority can manipulate law to cruel and unjust ends.
~By Robert Byrd ~


And we know that once we have a majority that are dependent upon the government, we will lose our freedom; it says we go into bondage. That's the next stage.
~By Sharron Angle ~


If you will stay with the majority of the Twelve Apostles, and the records of the Church, you will never be led astray.
~By Joseph Smith, Jr. ~


To say that a work of art is good, but incomprehensible to the majority of men, is the same as saying of some kind of food that it is very good but that most people can't eat it.
~By Leo Tolstoy ~


Before I can live with other folks I've got to live with myself. The one thing that doesn't abide by majority rule is a person's conscience.
~By Harper Lee ~


I know I have sex appeal, but I've never felt like an actual sex symbol. Fans sometimes think I am. The majority of them are sweet about it, but occasionally somebody weird becomes totally fixated upon me.
~By Teena Marie ~


So war is an extremely sad business, because the majority of people don't want to be in it.
~By Gerald Scarfe ~


All, too, will bear in mind this sacred principle, that though the will of the majority is in all cases to prevail, that will to be rightful must be reasonable; that the minority possess their equal rights, which equal law must protect, and to violate would be oppression.
~By Thomas Jefferson ~


My belief is the majority of people in politics are just interested in pursuing this career in politics, and doing what's necessary to get themselves re-elected. And if that happens to coincide with the public good, great. But if it doesn't, the public good loses out.
~By Dick Murphy ~


Majority rule only works if you're also considering individual rights. Because you can't have five wolves and one sheep voting on what to have for supper.
~By Larry Flynt ~


Multi- polarisation has become an inevitable trend in the process of shaping a global political pattern and has been widely welcomed by the international community as it reflects the common interests and aspiration of the overwhelming majority of countries.
~By Li Peng ~


While it's very hard to know exactly how to measure public opinion there, because there's no really good polling, the fact of the matter is that in all the polls I've seen the vast majority of the Iraqis prefer to be free and are pleased that the coalition freed them.
~By Paul Bremer ~


The majority of surveys throughout this Nation show that the American people are advocating for a comprehensive and realistic approach to immigration reform.
~By Raul Grijalva ~


There is nothing wrong with the name White Settlement, and the majority here is proud of the name.
~By Alan Price ~


Even though the vast majority of my work was outside television, the amount of creation and inventing that went into the TV shows was non stop and, unknown to me, a great strain.
~By Paul Daniels ~


The great majority of men, especially in France, both desire and possess a fashionable woman, much in the way one might own a fine horse - as a luxury befitting a young man.
~By Stendhal ~


I am confident that the vast majority of teachers will work with us towards achieving that goal.
~By Estelle Morris ~


One man with courage makes a majority.
~By Andrew Jackson ~


It's always the minorities who aren't a part of the mainstream who define what the limits... of the majority are going to be.
~By Rose E. Bird ~


I think the Democrats are catering to them, but, you know, in the entire history of the United States of America, there has never been a judge who has been refused a vote when there was a majority of Senators willing to vote for his confirmation, never in history.
~By Pat Robertson ~


In matters of conscience, the law of the majority has no place.
~By Mohandas Gandhi ~


That settled Abraham Lincoln with me. I was thoroughly satisfied that no such man ought to be President; but I could not yet conceive it possible that such a monster would be the choice of a majority of the people for President.
~By John Sergeant Wise ~


The value of the majority lies not in the opportunity to wield great power, but in the chance to use power to do great things.
~By John Boehner ~


In no other country in the world is the love of property keener or more alert than in the United States, and nowhere else does the majority display less inclination toward doctrines which in any way threaten the way property is owned.
~By Alexis de Tocqueville ~


The very purpose of the Bill of Rights and the Constitution is to protect minority rights against majority voters. Every court decision that strikes down discriminatory legislation, including past Supreme Court decisions, affirming the fundamental rights to marry the person you love, overrules a majority decision.
~By David Boies ~


The worst enemy of truth and freedom in our society is the compact majority.
~By Henrik Ibsen ~


If a budget is designed to show our values, it's clear where the majority stands: against opportunity, against education, and against America's hard-working, tax-paying middle class.
~By Ellen Tauscher ~


The majority of my work is from life. I spend most fine days from May to October painting outside.
~By John Dyer ~


Mostly, I was only interested in television as a kid, and the majority of reading material I collected was an adjunct to that central concern, comic books and magazines included.
~By Chris Ware ~


But make no mistake, the President will find in our new majority the voice of the American people as they've expressed it tonight: standing on principle, checking Washington's power and leading the drive for a smaller, less costly, and more accountable government.
~By John Boehner ~


The third-rate mind is only happy when it is thinking with the majority. The second-rate mind is only happy when it is thinking with the minority. The first-rate mind is only happy when it is thinking.
~By A. A. Milne ~


The object of life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane.
~By Marcus Aurelius ~


But the fact is that the vast majority of Republicans support the Sinn Fein leadership.
~By Martin McGuinness ~


I certainly think that 10 to 20 years from now, clearly the majority of veterinarians will be women.
~By Richard Adams ~


Having said that, I enjoyed every minute of my time and I got a degree of job satisfaction which I am sure was far greater than the majority of my colleagues.
~By Len G. Murray ~


The Government of the absolute majority instead of the Government of the people is but the Government of the strongest interests; and when not efficiently checked, it is the most tyrannical and oppressive that can be devised.
~By John C. Calhoun ~


In terms of development of the company, the vast majority of our sales are in the Far East and we will expect to strengthen our activities there, perhaps even moving some of our engineering activities abroad.
~By David Milne ~


A belief in hell and the knowledge that every ambition is doomed to frustration at the hands of a skeleton have never prevented the majority of human beings from behaving as though death were no more than an unfounded rumor.
~By Aldous Huxley ~


The majority of husbands remind me of an orangutan trying to play the violin.
~By Honore de Balzac ~


My main objective is to prepare candidates for professional baseball; however, the majority of our graduates will go home as much better qualified amateurs.
~By Jim Evans ~


What is more comforting to the terrorists around the world: the failure to pass the 9/11 legislation because we lacked 'a majority of the majority,' or putting aside partisan politics to enact tough new legislation with America's security foremost in mind?
~By Rahm Emanuel ~


Other than my hundreds of arrests I really don't have that much experience with the law. While the majority of people aren't corrupt, there certainly is an awful lot of corruption in this country.
~By James Patterson ~


The violent radicals do not legitimately represent the overwhelming majority of the world's Muslims.
~By Gijs de Vries ~


It is proof of a base and low mind for one to wish to think with the masses or majority, merely because the majority is the majority. Truth does not change because it is, or is not, believed by a majority of the people.
~By Giordano Bruno ~


A dissenting minority feels free only when it can impose its will on the majority: what it abominates most is the dissent of the majority.
~By Eric Hoffer ~


I get a sense that we've all been educated into one school of thought. I'm not surprised at all to find among the overwhelming majority of scientists, are people who would hold one particular view because that's all they're exposed to.
~By Thabo Mbeki ~


Why, so soon as French Canadians, who are in a minority in this House and in the country, were to organise as a political party, they would compel the majority to organise as a political party, and the result must be disastrous to themselves.
~By Wilfrid Laurier ~


In a democracy, the majority of the citizens is capable of exercising the most cruel oppressions upon the minority.
~By Edmund Burke ~


The majority see the obstacles; the few see the objectives; history records the successes of the latter, while oblivion is the reward of the former.
~By Alfred A. Montapert ~


History shows that the majority of people that have done anything great have passed their youth in seclusion.
~By Thomas Carlyle ~


The game of history is usually played by the best and the worst over the heads of the majority in the middle.
~By Eric Hoffer ~


The one pervading evil of democracy is the tyranny of the majority, or rather of that party, not always the majority, that succeeds, by force or fraud, in carrying elections.
~By Lord Acton ~


All we're getting from the Democratic majority in Congress and from this White House is more bailouts, more spending, more planned stimulus, more deficits and debt, and the American people have had it.
~By Mike Pence ~


We are the only ones who really can care about the preservation Foreigners who come to excavate, maybe some of them care about preservation, but the majority care about discoveries.
~By Zahi Hawass ~


Don't ever let economic alone determine your career or how you spend the majority of your time.
~By Denis Waitley ~


The majority is always wrong; the minority is rarely right.
~By Henrik Ibsen ~


One, with God, is always a majority, but many a martyr has been burned at the stake while the votes were being counted.
~By Thomas Reed ~


I would be very happy to see 3.5 billion humans wiped out from the face of the earth within the next 150 or 200 years and I am quite prepared to go myself with this majority... let us all look forward to the day when the catastrophe strikes us down!
~By John Aspinall ~


Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
~By Mark Twain ~


I've done the gay, over-the-top guy. I want to jump into another show where I wear pants for the majority of the time.
~By Jai Rodriguez ~


In a republic this rule ought to be observed: that the majority should not have the predominant power.
~By Marcus Tullius Cicero ~


The immense majority of human biographies are a gray transit between domestic spasm and oblivion.
~By George Steiner ~


Life is the desert, life the solitude, death joins us to the great majority.
~By Edward Young ~


The citizen parties, by an absolute majority, elected a National Socialist Government.
~By Fritz Sauckel ~


Democracy encourages the majority to decide things about which the majority is ignorant.
~By John Simon ~


Right now, a majority of the debt is owed to foreign interests, Japan being the largest purchaser of government debt today, soon to be surpassed by China as the number one purchaser of our debt in this Nation.
~By Ron Kind ~


Every religious group, while perhaps a majority somewhere, is also inevitably a minority somewhere else. Thus, religious organizations should and do show tolerance toward members of other religious denominations.
~By Russell M. Nelson ~


Now I have known Sen. Bill Frist, the Majority Leader of the United States Senate, since he was born.
~By John Jay Hooker ~


Honesty, integrity, and accountability, the values, which should be the hallmark of this government, have instead been thrown under the bus by an arrogant majority, casualties in a misguided campaign to shield from accountability those who abuse this House.
~By Louise Slaughter ~


The majority of work I do is in independent films, where you're lucky if you have five takes.
~By Patricia Clarkson ~


In a high school, the norms act to hold down the achievements of those who are above average, so that the school's demands will be at a level easily maintained by the majority.
~By James S. Coleman ~


Americans of our own time - minority and majority Americans alike - need the continued guidance that the Voting Rights Act provides. We have come a long way, but more needs to be done.
~By Elijah Cummings ~


On the other hand, the vast majority of all westernized countries, including every single European country along with Israel and Japan, do not offer birthright citizenship.
~By Nathan Deal ~


Lyndon Johnson, as majority leader of the United States Senate, he made the Senate work.
~By Robert Caro ~


It is crystal clear to me that if Arabs put down a draft resolution blaming Israel for the recent earthquake in Iran it would probably have a majority, the U.S. would veto it and Britain and France would abstain.
~By Amos Oz ~


The vast majority of Americans agree with us. We're doing everything that we can. We're advertising, right now we're on television with an advertisement running in the Washington area. We've got newspaper ads.
~By Michael D. Barnes ~


Most Americans are more concerned about the economy and job creation. And they can't understand why the Obama administration or the Democrat majority in Congress wants to pass a bill like the cap-and-trade tax that will cost us jobs, that will hurt our economy, that will drive up costs for families, as well as for small businesses.
~By Haley Barbour ~


Doubts raced through my mind as I considered the feasibility of enforcing a law which the majority of honest citizens didn't seem to want.
~By Eliot Ness ~


Never be afraid to stand with the minority when the minority is right, for the minority which is right will one day be the majority.
~By William Jennings Bryan ~


Look, we know we screwed up when we were in the majority. We fell in love with power. We spent way too much money - especially on earmarks. There was too much corruption when we ran this place. We were guilty. And that's why we lost.
~By Eric Cantor ~


I feel that the majority of people should decide for themselves what kind of government they want.
~By Julius Rosenberg ~


Alabama citizens, like the vast majority of Americans, respect and value the meaning of decency, and appreciate public institutions that reflect the common values of our society.
~By Mike Rogers ~


One and God make a majority.
~By Frederick Douglass ~


I'm like a twenty-two-year-old kid in a new band trying to get noticed and break through, because the vast majority of people have never seen me play live.
~By John Fogerty ~


That a majority of women do not wish for any important change in their social and civil condition, merely proves that they are the unreflecting slaves of custom.
~By Lydia M. Child ~


While there are many wonderful police investigators out there doing some very fine work, the majority of the time it is not brains that catches serial killers.
~By Pat Brown ~


Lead singers not only do the majority of the work, but their personalities are singled out and taken as the general attitude of the unit.
~By Martha Reeves ~


The majority of Aboriginals do not want handouts because they realise that welfare is killing them.
~By Pauline Hanson ~


The vast majority of English folk cannot and will not consider a picture as a picture, apart from any story which it may be supposed to tell.
~By James Whistler ~


Fortuitous circumstances constitute the moulds that shape the majority of human lives, and the hasty impress of an accident is too often regarded as the relentless decree of all ordaining fate.
~By Olympia Brown ~


Reconciliation is a special budget procedure to change entitlement and tax laws. It cannot be filibustered and requires only a simple majority in the Senate to be passed. It is primarily intended for deficit and mandatory spending reduction.
~By Jeff Miller ~


Congress is functioning the way the Founding Fathers intended-not very well. They understood that if you move too quickly, our democracy will be less responsible to the majority.
~By Barber B. Conable, Jr. ~


Our family had been shattered, but we now are more united, and the remains of my family and the majority of my mother's family are glad to know the truth about a horrible crime.
~By Sam Sheppard ~


A majority of American citizens are now becoming skeptical of the claim that our carbon footprints, resulting from our use of fossil fuels, are going to lead to climatic calamities. But governments are not yet listening to the citizens.
~By John Coleman ~


There is little doubt that the majority of Mr. Mill's supporters in 1865 did not know what his political opinions were, and that they voted for him simply on his reputation as a great thinker.
~By Millicent Fawcett ~

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