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Quotes And Sayings About Majority

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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 ~


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


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 ~


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. ~


I don't like LA. The majority just seem to be so artificial. Look at how they worship everything they think is fashionable. Isn't it sick?
~By Billie Joe Armstrong ~


So, yes, we do celebrate America today because the majority will stand up and empower the American people to live that American Dream and to be part of making a better, freer, and safer world.
~By Robin Hayes ~


In the Constitution of the American Republic there was a deliberate and very extensive and emphatic division of governmental power for the very purpose of preventing unbridled majority rule.
~By Robert Welch ~


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


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 ~


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


Even the majority of the Sunnis have grown tired of foreign terrorists operating in Iraq.
~By Peter DeFazio ~


The silent majority really is a liberal majority, even though the word liberal has taken a real beating over the last 20 years by radical conservatives.
~By Robert Reich ~


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 ~


Today's white majority is largely silent about the race question.
~By Constance Baker Motley ~


What is the primary purpose of a political leader? To build a majority. If voters care about parking lots, then talk about parking lots.
~By Newt Gingrich ~


From watching the news one would think the Iraqis want us out of their country. But an overwhelming majority of Iraqis support our involvement there. Our freedom is contagious and we helped liberate them.
~By Jim Bunning ~


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


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 ~


As long as we're in a democracy, I have to give what I think the majority of people will enjoy.
~By Norman Granz ~


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


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


The one thing that doesn't abide by majority rule is a person's conscience.
~By Harper Lee ~


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


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 don't know the vast majority of you personally, and it may sound kind of corny, but I really feel as if we've become friends through the years. And you've been with me during a lot of good times and some very difficult ones. I can't tell you how grateful I am.
~By Katie Couric ~


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 ~


There is no maxim, in my opinion, which is more liable to be misapplied, and which, therefore, more needs elucidation, than the current one, that the interest of the majority is the political standard of right and wrong.
~By James Madison ~


To be in the EU, it means to have same rules of... for economy, for social life, to be together in the majority of European countries.
~By Aleksander Kwasniewski ~


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 ~


There's a certain part of the contented majority who love anybody who is worth a billion dollars.
~By John Kenneth Galbraith ~


There are some liberals eager to embrace a culture void of morals, but the majority of America is made up of honest, hard-working families who turned out in droves to protect the traditional way of life.
~By John Doolittle ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


The crusades of Vietnam and Watergate seemed like a good idea at the time, even a noble one, not only to the press but perhaps to a majority of Americans.
~By Howard Fineman ~


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


It is precisely because the issue raised by this case touches the heart of what makes individuals what they are that we should be especially sensitive to the rights of those whose choices upset the majority.
~By Harry A. Blackmun ~


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 ~


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


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


Unlike the majority of the writers of his age, La Rochefoucauld was an aristocrat; and this fact gives a peculiar tone to his work.
~By Lytton Strachey ~


The important thing for the survival of the Thai society is that the majority of those who work, both in the government and the private sector, still strive to work in the same direction; this is why the Thai nation still stands.
~By Bhumibol Adulyadej ~


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 ~


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


We tell them that we believe it will be beautiful because that is our specialty, we only create joy and beauty. We have never done a sad work. Through the drawings, we hope a majority will be able to visualize it.
~By Christo ~


If there is a nuclear tactic being used here, I submit it is the use of that obstruction where a willful minority blocks a bipartisan majority from voting on the President's judicial nominees.
~By John Cornyn ~


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


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 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 ~


Contrary to popular accounts, very few scientists in the world - possibly none - have a sufficiently thorough, "big picture" understanding of the climate system to be relied upon for a prediction of the magnitude of global warming. To the public, we all might seem like experts, but the vast majority of us work on only a small portion of the problem.
~By Roy Spencer ~


This House cannot function without an open, accountable, and independent ethics process; and the molestation of that process by the majority is an abuse of power that cannot stand.
~By Louise Slaughter ~


The restriction of religion to private life therefore does not necessarily threaten the vital interests of the majority religion, if there is one, and it protects minority religions from tyranny of the majority.
~By Phillip E. Johnson ~


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 ~


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 great questions of the day will not be settled by means of speeches and majority decisions but by iron and blood.
~By Otto von Bismarck ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


It is tragic that, under a pro-choice administration and a Democratic majority in Congress, harmful anti-choice policy will be the price American women will pay for health care reform.
~By Nancy Northrup ~


When they say you're the best, I always remember that the majority of the audience probably thinks someone else should have gotten the award.
~By Brad Paisley ~


Instead of comparing our lot with that of those who are more fortunate than we are, we should compare it with the lot of the great majority of our fellow men. It then appears that we are among the privileged.
~By Helen Keller ~


The silent majority distrusts people who believe in causes.
~By Brian Moore ~


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


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


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 ~


All politics are based on the indifference of the majority.
~By James Reston ~


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 ~


What we call a democratic society might be defined for certain purposes as one in which the majority is always prepared to put down a revolutionary minority.
~By Walter Lippmann ~


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


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


I suppress the vast majority of what I write.
~By George Murray ~


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 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 ~


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


I find that the majority of the actors I've worked with are extremely sensitive people and very spontaneous people. That's why I always say I'll never date an actor, because they're in love with you one day and the next day they're not.
~By Ellen Muth ~


One man with courage is a majority.
~By Thomas Jefferson ~


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 ~


The majority of the senior class of Vassar does not desire my company and I must confess, having read specimens of their thought and sentiments, that I do not desire the company of the majority of the senior class of Vassar.
~By William F. Buckley, Jr. ~


In 1972, I got my first electric bass and started playing the kind of instrument I play now. I found that the majority of musicians couldn't bear that. They are not used to listening to the bass because they think the bass is in the background to support them.
~By Eberhard Weber ~


I never felt comfortable with myself, because I was never part of the majority. I always felt awkward and shy and on the outside of the momentum of my friends' lives.
~By Steven Spielberg ~


What is black empowerment when it seems to benefit not the vast majority but an elite that tends to be recycled?
~By Desmond Tutu ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 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 ~


But there's no reason why we should abdicate our foundational principles because certain groups don't believe in them. You know, no majority should surrender its deeply held beliefs to those who don't believe in anything.
~By Pat Robertson ~


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 ~


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 ~


My sense is that the majority of Conservatives share my reservations about how we got into Iraq.
~By Kenneth Clarke ~


The minority is sometimes right; the majority always wrong.
~By George Bernard Shaw ~


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 vast majority of politicians think they are functioning on high principle.
~By George E. Brown, Jr. ~


The Green Party represents that majority point of view within the U.S.
~By Peter Camejo ~


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


Like me, the great majority of Americans wish both to preserve the traditional definition of marriage and to oppose bias and intolerance directed towards gays and lesbians.
~By Mitt Romney ~


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

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