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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 ~


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 ~


Most of our ancestors were not perfect ladies and gentlemen. The majority of them weren't even mammals.
~By Robert Anton Wilson ~


In economics, the majority is always wrong.
~By John Kenneth Galbraith ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 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 ~


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


The majority of directors I've worked with didn't know how to talk to actors.
~By Stanley Tucci ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


FDR created today's 30 percent coalition. Obama wants to finish the job by turning it into a permanent ruling majority. There's nothing new about the Obama Narrative. It is the FDR Narrative on steroids. It is intended to lead to greater statism and political gain.
~By Arthur C. Brooks ~


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 ~


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 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 ~


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


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 ~


One with the law is a majority.
~By Calvin Coolidge ~


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 ~


In politics, an organized minority is a political majority.
~By Jesse Jackson ~


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. ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


It does not prove a thing to be right because the majority say it is so.
~By Friedrich Schiller ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


Now almost every artist outside of New York is connected with some school or some museum school, and even in New York the majority are. That's an interesting fact when you take the idea of making money, making a living selling paintings. Only a dozen or two painters do that.
~By Ad Reinhardt ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


It is not worth an intelligent man's time to be in the majority. By definition, there are already enough people to do that.
~By G. H. Hardy ~


As part of our layered approach, we have expedited the deployment of new Advanced Imaging Technology (AIT) units to help detect concealed metallic and non-metallic threats on passengers. These machines are now in use at airports nationwide, and the vast majority of travelers say they prefer this technology to alternative screening measures.
~By Janet Napolitano ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


Whether you are from Minnesota, Wisconsin or any other Northern tier state, you are not going to like the reimbursement formula. The problem we face is that we wouldn't have that formula if a majority of the states didn't like it, and they have the majority of the votes.
~By David Obey ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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. ~


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 ~


It is conceivable that a party might gain the majority in parliament and claims the government for itself.
~By Franz von Papen ~


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 ~


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 ~


Freddie and Brian tend to write the majority of the material.
~By John Deacon ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


It is the purpose of the majority of the Immigration Committee to encourage assimilation, yet this bill has already done more than anything I know of to bring about discord among our resident aliens.
~By Emanuel Celler ~


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


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 ~


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 Corporation for Public Broadcasting distributes an annual appropriation that we provide in accordance with a statutory formula, the vast majority of which goes directly to public radio and television stations.
~By Earl Blumenauer ~


I have no doubt that given a real choice, the vast majority of Muslims and Arabs, like everyone else will choose a free society over a fear society.
~By Natan Sharansky ~


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 ~


The basic policy of the British Government was that since the majority of people in Northern Ireland wished to remain in the United Kingdom, that was that. We asked what would happen if the majority wanted something else, if the majority wanted to see Irish unity.
~By John Hume ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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. ~


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 ~


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 ~

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