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Here's a little newsflash for those reporters and commentators: I'm not going to Washington to seek their good opinion. I'm going to Washington to serve this great country.
~By Sarah Palin ~


America owes most of its social prejudices to the exaggerated religious opinions of the different sects which were so instrumental in establishing the colonies.
~By James F. Cooper ~


Opinions cannot survive if one has no chance to fight for them.
~By Thomas Mann ~


Works of art, in my opinion, are the only objects in the material universe to possess internal order, and that is why, though I don't believe that only art matters, I do believe in Art for Art's sake.
~By E. M. Forster ~


I recently watched Peter Brook's Lord of the Flies, and it wasn't a favorite film. Then I saw the one that was made in 1990, which in my opinion didn't match up to the original.
~By Brendan Fraser ~


For to err in opinion, though it be not the part of wise men, is at least human.
~By Plutarch ~


You're allowed to rip-off another score so close that it's ridiculous. In my opinion it's ridiculous, how closely one can just rip-off a score that happened a year or two earlier.
~By Danny Elfman ~


It is pure illusion to think that an opinion that passes down from century to century, from generation to generation, may not be entirely false.
~By Pierre Bayle ~


In my opinion, he only may be truly said to live and enjoy his being who is engaged in some laudable pursuit, and acquires a name by some illustrious action, or useful art.
~By Sallust ~


I agree with no one's opinion. I have some of my own.
~By Ivan Turgenev ~


Not all moral issues have the same moral weight as abortion and euthanasia. There may be legitimate diversity of opinion even among Catholics about waging war and applying the death penalty, but not... with regard to abortion and euthanasia.
~By Joseph Ratzinger ~


If your religion is better than mine and your opinion, you have a real problem.
~By Michael Berryman ~


Be able to defend your arguments in a rational way. Otherwise, all you have is an opinion.
~By Marilyn vos Savant ~


In my opinion MS is a lot better at making money than it is at making good operating systems.
~By Linus Torvalds ~


The image that the public gets is whatever they perceive it to be. Everybody has an opinion, everybody has their own vision, so I don't know what my public image is. I have no idea.
~By Lenny Kravitz ~


Looking back, I wince at the careless way I tossed out my opinions.
~By Luke Ford ~


Entrenched scriptural literalism is, in my opinion, completely out of touch with reality.
~By Malcolm Boyd ~


I am not here concerned with intent, but with scientific standards, especially the ability to tell the difference between a fact, an opinion, a hypothesis, and a hole in the ground.
~By Serge Lang ~


Mr. Ware has no right to discharge any of his laborers on account of their political opinion.
~By Charles E. Merrill ~


This sounds like my autobiography, but I thought this would be a good time to sound off about myself, as I think that I have been silent too long about my views and opinions.
~By Bob Kane ~


Peace is a daily, a weekly, a monthly process, gradually changing opinions, slowly eroding old barriers, quietly building new structures.
~By John F. Kennedy ~


Too often we... enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought.
~By John F. Kennedy ~


Well, I couldn't do the day-to-day stuff of being a politician or anything, but I just think everybody should have an opinion and everybody should vote, and that's what we're built on.
~By Toby Keith ~


I believe that at the end of the century the use of words and general educated opinion will have altered so much that one will be able to speak of machines thinking without expecting to be contradicted.
~By Alan Turing ~


The role of the intelligence - that part of us which affirms and denies and formulates opinions is merely to submit.
~By Simone Weil ~


It takes a very deep-rooted opinion to survive unexpressed.
~By Jean Rostand ~


The longer we listen to one another - with real attention - the more commonality we will find in all our lives. That is, if we are careful to exchange with one another life stories and not simply opinions.
~By Barbara Deming ~


Nothing so obstinately stands in the way of all sorts of progress as pride of opinion. While nothing is so foolish and baseless.
~By J. G. Holland ~


You lose your anonymity just like a helium balloon with a string. Therefore people are going to have their own opinion and they're going to write in whatever clever manner they desire.
~By Kim Basinger ~


Women must tell men always that they are the strong ones. They are the big, the strong, the wonderful. In truth, women are the strong ones. It is just my opinion, I am not a professor.
~By Coco Chanel ~


It is a monstrous thing that I will say, but I will say it all the same: I find in many things more restraint and order in my morals than in my opinions, and my lust less depraved than my reason.
~By Michel de Montaigne ~


I don't see myself as beautiful, because I can see a lot of flaws. People have really odd opinions. They tell me I'm skinny, as if that's supposed to make me happy.
~By Angelina Jolie ~


People's opinions don't interfere with me.
~By Jeanne Moreau ~


The man who never alters his opinions is like standing water, and breeds reptiles of the mind.
~By William Blake ~


In my opinion I do not think I am a better guitarist than Ace, I honestly think we're both different, and we both brought something unique to the musical.
~By Vinnie Vincent ~


Painting is a faith, and it imposes the duty to disregard public opinion.
~By Vincent Van Gogh ~


Also, there are authors and publicists using the Internet to manipulate opinion, both positively for a work and negatively against the competition. I don't do this and can't stomach it, honestly.
~By R. A. Salvatore ~


You should be able to voice your opinion and respect the voice of the other side. You should be willing to educate yourself and know what it is you're dealing with.
~By Steve Nash ~


The last Hague Conference has in the meantime expressed its opinion that a body should be established which could prepare for the work involved more effectively than has hitherto proved possible.
~By Fredrik Bajer ~


I have often wondered how it is that every man loves himself more than all the rest of men, but yet sets less value on his own opinions of himself than on the opinions of others.
~By Marcus Aurelius ~


Journalists should denounce government by public opinion polls.
~By Dan Rather ~


Prejudice is a great time saver. You can form opinions without having to get the facts.
~By E. B. White ~


That science has long been neglected and declining in England, is not an opinion originating with me, but is shared by many, and has been expressed by higher authority than mine.
~By Charles Babbage ~


I think kids should have a mentor and a role model, but that they shouldn't take one person's opinion to be what we call final assessment or judgment about how life is supposed to be.
~By Sean Paul ~


I'm just chatty. But I do express my opinion.
~By Reese Witherspoon ~


Donnie Brasco was great, but the energy on the set made it kinda hard to get in there and have an opinion.
~By Gretchen Mol ~


The best job that was ever offered to me was to become a landlord in a brothel. In my opinion it's the perfect milieu for an artist to work in.
~By William Faulkner ~


But this emphasis would be lavished in vain, if it served, in your opinion, only to abstract a general type from phenomena whose particularity in our work would remain the essential thing for you, and whose original arrangement could be broken up only artificially.
~By Jacques Lacan ~


The great and unlooked for discoveries that have taken place of late years have all concurred to lead many men into the opinion that we were touching on a period big with the most important changes.
~By Thomas Malthus ~


The course of business shapes public opinion.
~By Marvin Bower ~


It's the opinion of some that crops could be grown on the moon; which raises the fear that it may not be long before we're paying somebody not to.
~By Franklin P. Jones ~


Neither was there any heresy, or diversity of opinion, or disputing about the matter, till the pope had gathered a council to confirm this transubstantiation: wherefore it is most likely that this opinion came up by them of latter days.
~By William Tyndale ~


In my opinion, a master is morally obliged to seize every sort of opportunity and to try to solve the problems of the position without fear of some simplifications.
~By Alexander Alekhine ~


Opinion is like a pendulum and obeys the same law. If it goes past the centre of gravity on one side, it must go a like distance on the other; and it is only after a certain time that it finds the true point at which it can remain at rest.
~By Arthur Schopenhauer ~


Developments in information technology and globalised media mean that the most powerful military in the history of the world can lose a war, not on the battlefield of dust and blood, but on the battlefield of world opinion.
~By Timothy Garton Ash ~


There was endless action - not just football, but sailboats, tennis and other things: movement. There was endless talk - the ambassador at the head of the table laying out the prevailing wisdom, but everyone else weighing in with their opinions and taking part.
~By Charles Spalding ~


I accrued anger from people's low opinion of me and my work, and for the work I might be capable of.
~By Harrison Ford ~


In my opinion, no single design is apt to be optimal for everyone.
~By Donald Norman ~


Knowledge is true opinion.
~By Plato ~


I am disillusioned enough to know that no man's opinion on any subject is worth a damn unless backed up with enough genuine information to make him really know what he's talking about.
~By H. P. Lovecraft ~


A public-opinion poll is no substitute for thought.
~By Warren Buffett ~


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 ~


Why do people embrace God? In my opinion, belief in God and an afterlife is a necessary extension of man's need to feel that this life does not end with what we call death.
~By Robert Vaughn ~


In my opinion, Jackie is the greatest female athlete ever.
~By Marion Jones ~


Do not fear lest you should meditate too much upon Him and speak of Him in an unworthy way, providing you are led by faith. Do not fear lest you should entertain false opinions of Him so long as they are in conformity with the notion of the infinitely perfect Being.
~By Nicolas Malebranche ~


We have no right to express an opinion until we know all of the answers.
~By Kurt Cobain ~


A woman tells her doctor, 'I've got a bad back.' The doctor says, 'It's old age.' The woman says, 'I want a second opinion.' The doctor says: 'Okay - you're ugly as well.'
~By Tommy Cooper ~


The aspect of congresses and such meetings generally to which I attach the greatest importance is the discussion. That is why people assemble: to hear different opinions, rather than to pass resolutions.
~By Fredrik Bajer ~


The two powers which in my opinion constitute a wise man are those of bearing and forbearing.
~By Epictetus ~


Everyone has an opinion, and the guy screaming for censorship may be the next guy to have his ideas cut off.
~By Richard King ~


It is the nature of the artist to mind excessively what is said about him. Literature is strewn with the wreckage of men who have minded beyond reason the opinions of others.
~By Virginia Woolf ~


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 ~


A difference of opinion is what makes horse racing and missionaries.
~By Will Rogers ~


I tell you, in my opinion, the cornerstone of democracy is free press - that's the cornerstone.
~By Milos Forman ~


Under the species of Syndicalism and Fascism there appears for the first time in Europe a type of man who does not want to give reasons or to be right, but simply shows himself resolved to impose his opinions.
~By Jose Ortega y Gasset ~


So what it boils down to, in my humble opinion, is that we need to support the arts in schools, and at every other level in the education of children.
~By Phil Lesh ~


I do not at all have the mind of a bully... in my mind bullies are intolerant of contrary opinion, domineering and rather cowardly. I would hope that none of those terms could be fairly used in describing me.
~By Conrad Black ~


If you are kept in ignorance of the true way and permit yourself to rely upon and be guided by the opinion of imperfect man, you can never gain the riches that will bring you peace and lasting happiness.
~By Joseph Franklin Rutherford ~


From whichever angle one looks at it, the application of racial theories remains a striking proof of the lowered demands of public opinion upon the purity of critical judgment.
~By Johan Huizinga ~


Public opinion in this country is everything.
~By Abraham Lincoln ~


Conscience is, in most men, an anticipation of the opinions of others.
~By Henry Taylor ~


Cases of sickness made up a very small percentage which in my opinion was normal. However, propaganda pamphlets dropped from aircraft were telling the workers to feign illness, and detailed instructions were given to them on how to do it.
~By Albert Speer ~


It is the nature, and the advantage, of strong people that they can bring out the crucial questions and form a clear opinion about them. The weak always have to decide between alternatives that are not their own.
~By Dietrich Bonhoeffer ~


The world is not run by thought, nor by imagination, but by opinion.
~By Elizabeth Drew ~


This and many others only confirmed me in the opinion, planted when I saw the sale of Martha Ann, and growing steadily thereafter, that slavery was an accursed business, and that the sooner my people were relieved of it, the better.
~By John Sergeant Wise ~


It's a complicated set of opinions that women bring to the voting booth.
~By Eleanor Clift ~


When the Supreme Court moved to Washington in 1800, it was provided with no books, which probably accounts for the high quality of early opinions.
~By Robert Jackson ~


And the inner dynamics of Hollywood are like politics. Say you give a script to a group of executives - they all sit around, afraid to voice an opinion, saying nothing, waiting to know what the consensus is. Just like focus groups, opinion polls or a cabinet.
~By Joe Eszterhas ~


However, the Medicare prescription drug benefit has changed, and if the nearly 3,000 seniors I have met through 12 town halls can represent a sample of opinion, many seniors do not yet understand the prescription drug program and do not plan to sign up for coverage.
~By Mike Fitzpatrick ~


The world will step aside for nearly anyone who has the courage of his of her opinions.
~By George Weinberg ~


I never will, by any word or act, bow to the shrine of intolerance or admit a right of inquiry into the religious opinions of others.
~By Thomas Jefferson ~


The fact - not theory - that evolution has occurred and the Darwinian theory as to how it occurred have become so confused in popular opinion that the distinction must be stressed.
~By George G. Simpson ~


One reason the human race has such a low opinion of itself is that it gets so much of its wisdom from writers.
~By Wilfrid Sheed ~


Every day confirms my opinion on the superiority of a vicious life - and if Virtue is not its own reward I don't know any other stipend annexed to it.
~By Lord Byron ~


Great things are not accomplished by those who yield to trends and fads and popular opinion.
~By Jack Kerouac ~


Public-opinion polls show that Americans split about evenly on civil unions. But when the words "gay marriage" are presented, they break 3-to-1 against it.
~By Dick Morris ~


I find it difficult to believe that God would want us to strip the courts of their powers to interpret the laws of this land, albeit with the divergent opinions. I shudder that my colleagues do not understand the dynamics of the Federal judiciary.
~By Alcee Hastings ~


I am sure it is one's duty as a teacher to try to show boys that no opinions, no tastes, no emotions are worth much unless they are one's own. I suffered acutely as a boy from the lack of being shown this.
~By A. C. Benson ~


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 ~


Arguments are extremely vulgar, for everyone in good society holds exactly the same opinion.
~By Oscar Wilde ~

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