Majority Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Majority

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There can be no assumption that today's majority is "right" and the Amish and others like them are "wrong." A way of life that is odd or even erratic but interferes with no rights or interests of others is not to be condemned because it is different.
~By Warren E. Burger ~


No Congress ever has seen fit to amend the Constitution to address any issue related to marriage. No Constitutional Amendment was needed to ban polygamy or bigamy, nor was a Constitutional Amendment needed to set a uniform age of majority to ban child marriages.
~By Judy Biggert ~


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 ~


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


Finally, I want to make the point that we are Republicans. We are the majority. It is going to be a little more difficult because we have to govern and come up with ideas.
~By Jack Kingston ~


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


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 ~


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


Nothing is as approved as mediocrity, the majority has established it and it fixes it fangs on whatever gets beyond it either way.
~By Blaise Pascal ~


We submit to the majority because we have to. But we are not compelled to call our attitude of subjection a posture of respect.
~By Ambrose Bierce ~


There was a Republican majority of the Senate, and it tempered the nature of the nominations being made.
~By Spencer Abraham ~


If we are to take for the criterion of truth the majority of suffrages, they ought to be gotten from those philosophic and patriotic citizens who cultivate their reason.
~By James Madison ~


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


We want all the Palestinians back in their homeland, and then there can be a fair referendum for people to choose the form of state they want. Whoever gets the majority can rule.
~By Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani ~


The majority of Americans, the ones who never elected George W. Bush, are not fooled by his weapons of mass distraction.
~By Michael Moore ~


Although charismatic, James Dean is no Harrison Ford. In the majority of his movies, sooner or later he got the crap beaten out of him.
~By Dean Koontz ~


In this view, the role of the great majority of Americans is simply to buy the products produced, work happily for their wages, and leave all of the significant economic decisions to the capitalists.
~By Barney Frank ~


I love the ACLU and I'm concerned now, especially when it comes to our rights, with current politics and the religious community and the Conservative majority or minority - I don't know who they are.
~By Debbie Harry ~


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 ~


Now how many people in their heart of hearts in that community want to see the demise of this country? How many would cheer, not out loud maybe, but in their heart when things like 9/11 occur and I'll tell you; it's a majority among them.
~By Tom Tancredo ~


The wise have always said the same things, and fools, who are the majority have always done just the opposite.
~By Arthur Schopenhauer ~


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


It's a democracy and if I am outvoted, I have to accept the majority decisions.
~By Moshe Dayan ~


The vast majority of human beings dislike and even actually dread all notions with which they are not familiar... Hence it comes about that at their first appearance innovators have generally been persecuted, and always derided as fools and madmen.
~By Aldous Huxley ~


I am convinced that the majority of people would be generous from selfish motives, if they had the opportunity.
~By Charles Dudley Warner ~


The vast majority of Muslims living here are peaceful citizens. Unfortunately, however, we also see religious and political fanaticism among Muslim groups in Germany.
~By Otto Schily ~


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 ~


It does not take a majority to prevail... but rather an irate, tireless minority, keen on setting brushfires of freedom in the minds of men.
~By Samuel Adams ~


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 ~


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 ~


Second, recent polls over there show that the majority of Iraqis want us to leave precipitously.
~By William Odom ~


In a democracy there is a centralization of governmental power in a simple majority.
~By Robert Welch ~


The whole of the Bill is a declaration of the right of the people at large or considered as individuals... It establishes some rights of the individual as unalienable and which consequently, no majority has a right to deprive them of.
~By Albert Gallatin ~


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 ~


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 ~


In Republics, the great danger is, that the majority may not sufficiently respect the rights of the minority.
~By James Madison ~


The overwhelming majority of my rated wealth consists of investments in companies that produce goods and services.
~By Paul Getty ~


The vast majority of people who watch baseball can properly call 95% of all plays that happen on the field. My job is to teach you how to call the other 5%.
~By Jim Evans ~


The majority of them give the impression of being men who have been drafted into the job during a period of martial law and are only waiting for the end of the emergency to get back to a really congenial occupation such as slum demolition or debt collecting.
~By Alan Brien ~


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. ~


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. ~


To reduce this claim of slavery to an absurdity, it is only necessary to add that there are only two states in which slaves are a majority, and not one in which the slaveholders are not a very disproportionate minority.
~By William H. Seward ~


Neither current events nor history show that the majority rule, or ever did rule.
~By Jefferson Davis ~


The genius of our ruling class is that it has kept a majority of the people from ever questioning the inequity of a system where most people drudge along, paying heavy taxes for which they get nothing in return.
~By Gore Vidal ~


What distinguishes the majority of men from the few is their ability to act according to their beliefs.
~By Henry Miller ~


One on God's side is a majority.
~By Wendell Phillips ~


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 ~


I think the moral majority and religious right have been shrinking and having not quite as loud a voice in America, and all of a sudden people are coming to their own realizations going, 'Joe down the street is gay and he's a great guy.'
~By Jason Priestley ~


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 ~


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 ~


There is something wonderful in seeing a wrong-headed majority assailed by truth.
~By John Kenneth Galbraith ~


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 ~


Because the majority of my readers are women, I feel that one public service I can provide to them is to spread the message of regular mammograms and early detection within the strip.
~By Cathy Guisewite ~


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 ~


I have no way of knowing how people really feel, but the vast majority of those I meet couldn't be nicer. Every once in a while someone barks at me. My New Year's resolution is not to bark back.
~By Tucker Carlson ~


It is a measure of the framers' fear that a passing majority might find it expedient to compromise 4th Amendment values that these values were embodied in the Constitution itself.
~By Sandra Day O'Connor ~


The majority of the time I'm at home with my family, I play football three times a week.
~By Martin Gore ~


The overwhelming majority of theories are rejected because they contain bad explanations, not because they fail experimental tests.
~By David Deutsch ~


It is commercial pop that the majority of people understand. A working man's daughter would not understand blues.
~By Barry Gibb ~


The voice of the majority is no proof of justice.
~By Friedrich Schiller ~


To meet the expectations of the majority of our people, and to open up new vistas of economic opportunity so that the aspirations of Nigerians can stand a fair chance of being fulfilled in a lifetime, there must be a truly committed leadership in a democratic Nigeria.
~By Ibrahim Babangida ~


This program that the Republican majority has taken us toward as a country is leading us to fiscal bankruptcy.
~By Chaka Fattah ~


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 ~


Over the last five years, the Administration and the majority in Congress have appropriated less than $900 million for port security grants - despite the Coast Guard's determination that $5.4 billion is needed over 10 years.
~By Solomon Ortiz ~


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


Certainly in the modern age where everything is glossed over, when somebody speaks their mind, the majority of the public go, I'd love to have said that.
~By Pete Waterman ~


After adding trillions to the debt on big-government policies most Americans didn't ask for and which we couldn't afford, Democratic leaders say they need more money, which they intend to take from small business, even though small businesses create the majority of new jobs.
~By Mitch McConnell ~


You have to look also to the media, where you have a vast majority of the loudest and most influential political voices in America media from people who came from the entertainment world.
~By Ben Affleck ~


The Constitution gives the president the power to appoint, upon the advice and consent of a majority of the Senate, and it plainly does not give a minority of senators any right to interfere with that process.
~By John Jay Hooker ~


In the mass of mankind, I fear, there is too great a majority of fools and knaves; who, singly from their number, must to a certain degree be respected, though they are by no means respectable.
~By Philip Stanhope ~


In the final analysis, the whole cause of world revolution hinges on the revolutionary struggles of the Asian, African and Latin American people who make up the overwhelming majority of the world's population.
~By Lin Biao ~


Clinton was a president who used his office, in creative ways, to try to reinvigorate the federal government to benefit the majority.
~By Sidney Blumenthal ~


When you're in the minority, it doesn't matter what you're agenda is, you're not going to have the degree of freedom that you have as a member of the majority.
~By Tom Daschle ~


The majority is still at the General's disposal.
~By Jared Sparks ~


To be sure, the vast majority of people who are untrained can accept the results of science only on authority.
~By Morris Raphael Cohen ~


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


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 ~


I happened to be one of those who thought all these expenses necessary, and I had the good fortune to have the majority of both houses of Parliament on my side.
~By Robert Walpole ~


The tillage of the soil occupies the vast majority of those who work for their own bread.
~By Joseph Barber Lightfoot ~


I'm used to being in the minority. I'm a left-handed gay Jew. I've never felt, automatically, a member of any majority.
~By Barney Frank ~


In our so-called democracy we are accustomed to give the majority what they want rather than educate them to understand what is best for them.
~By Carter G. Woodson ~


I guess the President says the majority of the people didn't elect him, he doesn't have to listen to 'em anyway.
~By Star Jones ~


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 ~


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 ~


The Republican majority will stop at nothing to prevent access to the legal system for those who are hurt.
~By Joe Baca ~


You can set up whatever negotiations or structure you want, but until the Palestinians are willing to accept the fact, as the majority of Israelis do, that there should be two states between the Jordan and the Mediterranean, we won't have peace.
~By Charles Schumer ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


And American voters understand that if we want to keep fighting to move in the new - in a new direction, we've got a long way to go. And we need to make sure we continue with Democrats being in the majority.
~By Debbie Wasserman Schultz ~


The unphilosophical majority among men are the ones most helplessly dependent on their era's dominant ideas.
~By Leonard Peikoff ~


Individual rights are not subject to a public vote; a majority has no right to vote away the rights of a minority; the political function of rights is precisely to protect minorities from oppression by majorities (and the smallest minority on earth is the individual).
~By Ayn Rand ~


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 ~


I see the effects of sexual and gender liberation all around me, just like you do, but I don't have a sense of being in the majority.
~By Susie Bright ~


The majority of men meet with failure because of their lack of persistence in creating new plans to take the place of those which fail.
~By Napoleon Hill ~


It is quite true - in fact, obvious on the surface - that the vast majority of dramatic shows and comedies, as well, advocate a liberal and humanistic and relativistic lifestyle and concept.
~By Pat Boone ~


I would sooner play in a good British picture than in the majority of American pictures I have seen.
~By Glynis Johns ~


If you are cast in a different mould to the majority, it is no merit of yours: Nature did it.
~By Charlotte Bronte ~


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 ~


At every step the vast majority have expressed horror at the idea of an aggressive war.
~By Paul Robeson ~

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June 2 ,2023
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