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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 ~


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 ~


President Obama, Nancy Pelosi, Harry Reid, and their team have failed the American people, and that is why their majority will soon be out the door.
~By Mitt Romney ~


Neither current events nor history show that the majority rule, or ever did rule.
~By Jefferson Davis ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


No part of the world can be truly understood without a knowledge of its garment of vegetation, for this determines not only the nature of the animal inhabitants but also the occupations of the majority of human beings.
~By Ellsworth Huntington ~


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 ~


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. ~


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 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 ~


The majority is still at the General's disposal.
~By Jared Sparks ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Columbus did not seek a new route to the Indies in response to a majority directive.
~By Milton Friedman ~


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


The majority of Americans receive health insurance coverage through their employers, but with rising health care costs, many small businesses can no longer afford to provide coverage for their employees.
~By Jim Ryun ~


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


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 ~


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 majority of information I gave police was about my wife and her family, which is what they wanted.
~By Robert Blake ~


Measurements of the specific ionization of both the positive and negative particles, by counting the number of droplets per unit length along the tracks, showed the great majority of both the positive and negative particles to possess unit electric charge.
~By Carl D. Anderson ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 violent radicals do not legitimately represent the overwhelming majority of the world's Muslims.
~By Gijs de Vries ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


The majority of people in Angola were not provided with any kind of schooling and were completely illiterate, very badly paid, and treated almost as slaves.
~By Louis Leakey ~


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


Honesty, integrity, and accountability, the values, which should be the hallmark of this government, have instead been thrown under the bus by an arrogant majority, casualties in a misguided campaign to shield from accountability those who abuse this House.
~By Louise Slaughter ~


The test of courage comes when we are in the minority. The test of tolerance comes when we are in the majority.
~By Ralph W. Sockman ~


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 ~


There is little doubt that the majority of Mr. Mill's supporters in 1865 did not know what his political opinions were, and that they voted for him simply on his reputation as a great thinker.
~By Millicent Fawcett ~


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 ~


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


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 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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


It's always the minorities who aren't a part of the mainstream who define what the limits... of the majority are going to be.
~By Rose E. Bird ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


My main objective is to prepare candidates for professional baseball; however, the majority of our graduates will go home as much better qualified amateurs.
~By Jim Evans ~


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 ~


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


The citizen parties, by an absolute majority, elected a National Socialist Government.
~By Fritz Sauckel ~


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


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 ~


The majority of husbands remind me of an orangutan trying to play the violin.
~By Honore de Balzac ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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

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