Majority Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Majority

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What scared me in that debate is that it's not about the ownership rules at all. The vast majority of people don't even know what the rules say, to be perfectly candid. Name all six of them.
~By Michael K. Powell ~


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


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


The majority does not rule in America, but the minority shouldn't hijack it. And it's because we're afraid. They have isolated us and made us feel as though we're alone. We're not.
~By Glenn Beck ~


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 ~


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 ~


Without peace and without the overwhelming majority of people that believe in peace defending it, working for it, believing in it, security can never really be a reality.
~By King Hussein I ~


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 ~


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


On a scale of the United States, the Hollywood influence on what comes out, that's not the majority views of across the country. What we read in Us Weekly or People magazine, or Entertainment Tonight, it's not what the majority of the country is thinking.
~By Kid Rock ~


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 ~


Whenever a female takes a strong stand for herself, the majority of the time they have to really, really narrow it down to being feminine and wearing dresses and just being lipstick chic.
~By Michelle Rodriguez ~


It is always possible for the court to overreach its proper bounds and perhaps declare a lot of laws unconstitutional and frustrate the will of the majority in a way that it ought not be frustrated.
~By William Rehnquist ~


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


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 ~


I fear that the hearts of the vast majority of mankind would beat on strongly and steadily and without any quickening if the league were to perish altogether.
~By Henry Cabot Lodge ~


I am convinced that the majority of American people do understand that we have a moral responsibility to foster the concepts of opportunity, free enterprise, the rule of law, and democracy. They understand that these values are the hope of the world.
~By Richard Lugar ~


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


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


A majority of Americans oppose partial-birth abortion, and Judge Hamilton's decision flies in the face of Congress passing and President Bush signing legislation banning such horrible acts of violence.
~By Marc Racicot ~


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 ~


The American people are going to judge the majority party here today. If they go out here and vote for this rule that allows this provision to be stricken, they are voting against the men and women in the military of our country.
~By Norm Dicks ~


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 ~


But 85 percent of the mosques have extremist leadership in this country. Most Muslims, the overwhelming majority of Muslims, are loyal Americans.
~By Peter King ~


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 ~


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


That a majority of the Abolitionists in this place would patronize a free labor store, in preference to others, I do not doubt; but we do not muster money in Cincinnati.
~By Gamaliel Bailey ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


At the same, we need to remain sensitive to the reality that we are still an African society in which the majority of the people and communities live under severe deprivations and afflictions that are no fault of theirs.
~By Ibrahim Babangida ~


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 ~


By the reduction of the Arabs on the one hand and Jewish immigration in the transition period on the other, we will ensure an absolute Hebrew majority in a parliamentary regime.
~By Moshe Sharett ~


The overwhelming majority of Americans are possessed of two great qualities a sense of humor and a sense of proportion.
~By Franklin D. Roosevelt ~


I am sure the majority of Iranians want a peace agreement with Israel and want Iran to integrate with the international community and accept its universal values.
~By Moshe Katsav ~


The disposition of all power is to abuses, nor does it at all mend the matter that its possessors are a majority.
~By James F. Cooper ~


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 ~


This majority is working for America, and one of those ways is we have tremendously low unemployment. This economy has created millions of new jobs, and we are expecting growth this first quarter of somewhere higher than 4 percent.
~By Marsha Blackburn ~


Our government is founded upon the intelligence of the people. I for one do not despair of the republic. I have great confidence in the virtue of the great majority of the people, and I cannot fear the result.
~By Andrew Jackson ~


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


Success in the majority of circumstances depends on knowing how long it takes to succeed.
~By Charles de Montesquieu ~


A country can truly call itself sporting when the majority of its people feel a personal need for sport.
~By Pierre de Coubertin ~


There was a very convincing argument made that the extremists have won and the aggression is now supported by the majority, therefore fighting until surrender was the only alternative.
~By Joichi Ito ~


Well, many of us believe that excessive media concentration is a subject that ought to be addressed, and it is, of course, the intention of the majority party not to allow that to be discussed.
~By Barney Frank ~


A man with God is always in the majority.
~By John Knox ~


Now, so, if you want to blame someone for wasteful spending, the Republicans are in the majority.
~By Chaka Fattah ~


The vast majority of prisoners at Abu Ghraib, even after interrogation, had no further intel value whatsoever.
~By Janis Karpinski ~


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


If you eat something and get fat, you should be responsible for it. I think that is the attitude of the great majority of Americans, that you should be responsible for what you eat.
~By Vic Snyder ~


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 ~


Except when war is waged in a desert, noncombatants, also known as civilians or "the people," constitute the great majority of those affected.
~By Martin Van Creveld ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


But very unfortunately the merchant marine died away till even the majority of fishing done about the Cape is in the hands of the Portuguese who emigrated to the Cape some fifty years ago.
~By Joseph C. Lincoln ~


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


Democratic forms of government are vulnerable to mass prejudice, the so-called tyranny of the majority.
~By Maggie Gallagher ~


When great changes occur in history, when great principles are involved, as a rule the majority are wrong.
~By Eugene V. Debs ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


In America the majority raises formidable barriers around the liberty of opinion; within these barriers an author may write what he pleases, but woe to him if he goes beyond them.
~By Alexis de Tocqueville ~


The United States has been enriched by Muslim Americans. Many other Americans have Muslims in their families or have lived in a Muslim-majority country - I know, because I am one of them.
~By Barack Obama ~


In a democracy the poor will have more power than the rich, because there are more of them, and the will of the majority is supreme.
~By Aristotle ~


How many times will this Congress waste time on an issue that a majority of Americans do not want?
~By Raul Grijalva ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


When I think of vision, I have in mind the ability to see above and beyond the majority.
~By Charles R. Swindoll ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


The minority yields to the majority!
~By Deng Xiaoping ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


This friend of mine said he was surprised to find that - I don't think it's quite a majority - a bigger percentage of actors are introverts than extroverts. It was a big surprise to him. Now, I know me, and I'll do anything if I'm playing a character. Or anything that's true to the character, anyway. But in real life I'm a little more withdrawn.
~By Jackie Weaver ~


Democrats' attack on the Republican majority leader is nothing but a coordinated agenda to stop an effective leader from accomplishing the people's business.
~By Bill Shuster ~


I am told that the majority of Iraqis wanted Saddam removed from power, but they were unwilling and were incapable of doing the job themselves because they feared Saddam and knew the pain and torture he was capable of inflicting upon them.
~By Howard Coble ~


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 ~


The political machine triumphs because it is a united minority acting against a divided majority.
~By Will Durant ~


If freedom's best friends cannot unify around a realistic, actionable program of fundamental change, one that attracts and persuades a broad majority of our fellow citizens, big change will not come.
~By Mitch Daniels ~


As for our majority... one is enough.
~By Benjamin Disraeli ~


I think that might have been an element in it, and people have asked me that very thing. Remember, Disney is the majority shareholder, but it is not an operating division of Disney.
~By Gregg Easterbrook ~


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


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 ~


I dare say that a majority of the American people think that having a fair hearing on an issue of importance in our relations with Mexico is extremely important to our national interest, as well as theirs.
~By William Weld ~


Tonight - to you, the great silent majority of my fellow Americans - I ask for your support.
~By Richard M. Nixon ~


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


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 large majority of the Negroes who have put on the finishing touches of our best colleges are all but worthless in the development of their people.
~By Carter G. Woodson ~

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