Majority Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Majority

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While it's very hard to know exactly how to measure public opinion there, because there's no really good polling, the fact of the matter is that in all the polls I've seen the vast majority of the Iraqis prefer to be free and are pleased that the coalition freed them.
~By Paul Bremer ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 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 ~


Historically, the judicial branch has often been the sole protector of the rights of minority groups against the will of the popular majority.
~By Diane Watson ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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. ~


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


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 ~


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. ~


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


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


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


We are too much accustomed to attribute to a single cause that which is the product of several, and the majority of our controversies come from that.
~By Marcus Aurelius ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


Doubts raced through my mind as I considered the feasibility of enforcing a law which the majority of honest citizens didn't seem to want.
~By Eliot Ness ~


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


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


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 ~


What the oil producer gets paid is about 16 percent. The majority of it is tax, which in fairness to the government of this country they have accepted and admitted.
~By Olusegun Obasanjo ~


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


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 ~


A majority of this country opposes this war, a majority of this country never voted for this administration.
~By Michael Moore ~


I'm like a twenty-two-year-old kid in a new band trying to get noticed and break through, because the vast majority of people have never seen me play live.
~By John Fogerty ~


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 funny thing is, people's perceptions of what a song is about is usually wrong a majority of the time. But they're still going to read what they want to into it.
~By Vince Gill ~


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


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 ~


What is morality in any given time or place? It is what the majority then and there happen to like and immorality is what they dislike.
~By Alfred North Whitehead ~


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 ~


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 ~


With the parties at virtual parity and the ideological gulf between them never greater, the stakes of majority control of Congress are extremely high.
~By Thomas E. Mann ~


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 ~


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


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


I get a sense that we've all been educated into one school of thought. I'm not surprised at all to find among the overwhelming majority of scientists, are people who would hold one particular view because that's all they're exposed to.
~By Thabo Mbeki ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


It is unnatural for a majority to rule, for a majority can seldom be organized and united for specific action, and a minority can.
~By Jean Jacques Rousseau ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


I am going to hold serve the majority of the time. It is nice to have a little time to return serve.
~By Pete Sampras ~


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


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


I will not be responsible for the loss of the Democratic majority in the United States Senate.
~By Robert Torricelli ~


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


The majority of the world's Muslims do not believe that terrorism is a legitimate strategy or that Islam is incompatible with democracy.
~By Gijs de Vries ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


The issue for us is rebuilding a governing majority that is comfortable with differences that can transcend the divisiveness and unify behind the principles that we know our party has succeeded on.
~By Eric Cantor ~


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


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


Unless the great majority of Americans not only have, but believe they have, a fair chance, the better American future will be dangerously compromised.
~By Herbert Croly ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


We, unlike Nazi Germany or Mussolini's Italy, have never stopped being a nation of laws, not of men. But witness how men with motives and a majority can manipulate law to cruel and unjust ends.
~By Robert Byrd ~


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


One and God make a majority.
~By Frederick Douglass ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


Does advertising corrupt editors? Yes it does, but fewer editors than you may suppose... the vast majority of editors are incorruptible.
~By David Ogilvy ~


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 ~


As there is oppression of the majority such oppression will be fought with increasing hatred.
~By Bram Fischer ~


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 ~

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May 29 ,2022
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