Majority Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Majority

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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


According to recent opinion polls, a large majority of Iraqis believe that the U.S. military has no intention to leave Iraq, and that it would stay even is asked by the Iraqi government to leave.
~By John Conyers ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


When one is required to preside over the Church, and be entrusted with the care of so many souls, the whole female sex must retire before the magnitude of the task, and the majority of men also.
~By John Chrysostom ~


I think that the majority of messages are validating messages to confirm the survival of conscious. And many times that validation message is negative or sad.
~By John Edward ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


When I'm up on stage, I don't think about anything except the song I'm singing. Anyway, the majority of my audience is female, and I can't think that many of them want to see me a French maid outfit somehow!
~By Louise Nurding ~


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


Look, all this is about is utilizing the rules of the Senate, using a majority of the senators, to make sure that we get health reform done. We cannot wait another day.
~By Barbara Boxer ~


An apology for the actions of some troops who, of course, are not representative of the majority of the armed forces here, I think that would have been useful and it would have helped to some extent.
~By Adnan Pachachi ~


It does not require a majority to prevail, but rather an irate, tireless minority keen to set brush fires in people's minds.
~By Samuel Adams ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 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 ~


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


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


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 ~


A majority in all parties do, I think, want to see local government recover its old vigour and independence.
~By Ferdinand Mount ~


This nation was conceived in liberty and dedicated to the principle - among others - that honest men may honestly disagree; that if they all say what they think, a majority of the people will be able to distinguish truth from error.
~By Elmer Davis ~


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


A minority may be right, and a majority is always wrong.
~By Henrik Ibsen ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


A majority is always better than the best repartee.
~By Benjamin Disraeli ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


While the vast majority of hackers may be disinclined towards violence, it would only take a few to turn cyber terrorism into reality.
~By Dorothy Denning ~


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 ~


For the vast majority of places in America, there is no way you can build a security system such as we have here because of the high priority this rates in terms of terrorist interests.
~By Kit Bond ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


In his first 100 days, Mr. Obama has put the fate of his presidency in the hands of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid. He may come to regret that decision.
~By Karl Rove ~


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 ~


We have a set of sensible policies that are appropriate for the 21st century and which strike a chord of appeal with the silent majority. Perhaps that is why we are welcoming new members every week who have never before been involved in politics.
~By Steve Blake ~


You have to give access to people with disabilities but there is no requirement to hire them. What I mean by affirmative obligation is that producers must take the necessary steps to include opportunities for people with disabilities and a vast majority of them do.
~By Richard Masur ~


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 ~


If the tenth of the population that is gay became visible tomorrow, the panic of the majority of people would inspire repressive legislation of a sort that would shock even the pessimists among us.
~By Jane Rule ~


I came from a family who believed in, in quotes, the Rights of Man, who believed that in order to justify the sort of luxurious life that the majority of us have, related to the whole world, that you had to do something.
~By Richard Attenborough ~


I realize that the majority of people in the entertainment business happen to be Democrats. I have no problem with that. And they should have no problem with the fact that I'm a Republican.
~By Shannen Doherty ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Our generals talk a good game about taking care of their grunts, and the majority of our Beltway politicians bay with moralistic fervor about how they, too, support the troops.
~By David Hackworth ~


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 ~


The only kind of coercion I recommend is mutual coercion, mutually agreed upon by the majority of the people affected.
~By Garrett Hardin ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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

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