Opinion Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Opinion

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Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
~By Marcus Aurelius ~


I like to help women help themselves, as that is, in my opinion, the best way to settle the woman question. Whatever we can do and do well we have a right to, and I don't think any one will deny us.
~By Louisa May Alcott ~


Law is nothing unless close behind it stands a warm, living public opinion.
~By Wendell Phillips ~


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


What we seek is the reign of law, based upon the consent of the governed and sustained by the organized opinion of mankind.
~By Woodrow Wilson ~


If you must tell me your opinions, tell me what you believe in. I have plenty of doubts of my own.
~By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ~


Gail didn't want me commenting on the opinion pages. I was hired by the news department and, despite the rabid assertions of the Times' enemies and detractors, the two really have nothing to do with each other.
~By Daniel Okrent ~


Well, my deliberate opinion is - it's a jolly strange world.
~By Arnold Bennett ~


Moral authority has been laid to rest, world opinion is no more than a game show and the difference between good and evil is about as relevant as changing channels.
~By Ralph Steadman ~


The hired preachers of all sects, creeds, and religions, never do, and never can, teach any thing but what is in conformity with the opinions of those who pay them.
~By Francis Wright ~


Well, you know, I have always had an issue with the whole weight thing with people in general because I happen to love how big women look. I mean, it's all a perspective. It's all an opinion, and I think sort of the Rubenesque, voluptuous body is a lot sexier than the boney bag of bones with fake everything.
~By Debi Mazar ~


A process which led from the amoeba to man appeared to the philosophers to be obviously a progress though whether the amoeba would agree with this opinion is not known.
~By Bertrand Russell ~


Be noble minded! Our own heart, and not other men's opinions of us, forms our true honor.
~By Friedrich Schiller ~


The line of least resistance in the progress of civilization is to make that theoretical postulate real by the continually increasing force of the world's public opinion.
~By Elihu Root ~


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


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 ~


Freedom of opinion can only exist when the government thinks itself secure.
~By Bertrand Russell ~


My opinions about human nature are shared by many psychologists, linguists, and biologists, not to mention philosophers and scholars going back centuries.
~By Steven Pinker ~


In the United States, the majority undertakes to supply a multitude of ready-made opinions for the use of individuals, who are thus relieved from the necessity of forming opinions of their own.
~By Alexis de Tocqueville ~


I should have forfeited my own self-respect, and perhaps the good opinion of my countrymen, if I had failed to resent such an injury by calling the offender in question to a personal account.
~By Preston Brooks ~


The fact that people still know us is, in my opinion, a result of our music and of the big money that runs the music industry today. The people who control the industry are accountants who recycle everything in new, nostalgic packages, and everything else, to make more money.
~By Rick Wright ~


I'm opinionated. I always stick to my design plan. I don't waver.
~By Douglas Wilson ~


The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and of elevated opinions.
~By John Dawkins ~


So many differing opinions and philosophies... are rarely housed under the roof of a single magazine.
~By Jeff Vandermeer ~


It's queer how ready people always are with advice in any real or imaginary emergency, and no matter how many times experience has shown them to be wrong, they continue to set forth their opinions, as if they had received them from the Almighty!
~By Anne Sullivan ~


In mine opinion, love is fitter than fear, gentleness better than beating, to bring up a child rightly in learning.
~By Roger Ascham ~


The more opinions you have, the less you see.
~By Wim Wenders ~


They're calling their Washington sources at the NRC or in Congress and they're not hesitating to give their opinion, but their opinion, frankly, in those early days was not very well informed.
~By William Scranton ~


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 to say that society ought to be governed by the opinion of the wisest and best, though true, is useless. Whose opinion is to decide who are the wisest and best?
~By Thomas Babington ~


In my opinion, assassination theories will continue to revolve around these assassinations as they have around several other significant assassinations in American history. The assassination of President Lincoln comes to mind.
~By Louis Stokes ~


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 ~


They that approve a private opinion, call it opinion; but they that dislike it, heresy; and yet heresy signifies no more than private opinion.
~By Thomas Hobbes ~


I'll give you my opinion of the human race in a nutshell... their heart's in the right place, but their head is a thoroughly inefficient organ.
~By W. Somerset Maugham ~


No matter what it is, if you get 10 people in the business talking about something, you get 10 different opinions, but you know, they're amazingly well informed.
~By James Woods ~


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


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 ~


No one can have a higher opinion of him than I have, and I think he's a dirty little beast.
~By William Gilbert ~


I do not think that music keeps evolving. It evolved through Bach; since then, in my humble opinion, all the innovations added nothing.
~By Gordon Getty ~


If public opinion still endorses military action that's one thing, but if they wait maybe it will not. So it's not only impatience, but there are several other factors.
~By Hans Blix ~


I grew up in kind of the last generation of Canadians who thought things that were happening in Britain were more important, almost, than what was happening in Canada. And my mother was fervently of that opinion.
~By Robert MacNeil ~


I have long been of the opinion that if work were such a splendid thing the rich would have kept more of it for themselves.
~By Bruce Grocott ~


In my opinion, the form of Government may be different in different countries, according to their circumstances, their wishes, their wants. England loves her Queen, and has full motive to do so.
~By Lajos Kossuth ~


It is not at all clear how much the media influences public opinion and how much public opinion influences the media.
~By Bruce Jackson ~


Any clod can have the facts; having opinions is an art.
~By Charles McCabe ~


I don't know how Frank presented the old Mothers, since I never read the book. There might be some opinions on what he said, but I - or anyone else - could not make any corrections to anything Frank did.
~By Jimmy Carl Black ~


Don't let someone else's opinion of you become your reality.
~By Les Brown ~


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 superiority of one man's opinion over another's is never so great as when the opinion is about a woman.
~By Henry James ~


But my humble opinion is, I'm not quite sure where I stand on the legalization of drugs - though, if tequila is legal, pot should probably be legal.
~By Ted Demme ~


But since you're asking me, I'll tell you my opinion: all cornbread is authentic, as long as it's good, hot, and made with love and fresh ingredients.
~By Jeremy Jackson ~


Right now, any opinion anyone has about whether dogs can or cannot really tell when their owner is coming home by some unknown means... nobody knows. The weight of evi dence suggests they can.
~By Rupert Sheldrake ~


Alcohol is necessary for a man so that he can have a good opinion of himself, undisturbed be the facts.
~By Finley Peter Dunne ~


I don't always want my opinion known. What little privacy I have left I'd like to maintain.
~By Calvin Klein ~


My sentiments for the American cause, from the Stamp Act downward, have never changed... I am still of opinion that it is the cause of liberty and of human nature.
~By Christopher Gadsden ~


Bill Mitchell said he really liked it. But when he asked the other four their opinions, we all took one look at ourselves in our raggedy long winter coats and cracked up. We knew we weren't likely to tempt anyone or anything, but what the hell, it was as good a name as any.
~By Otis Williams ~


Poetry asks people to have values, form opinions, care about some other part of experience besides making money and being successful on the job.
~By Toi Derricotte ~


Aaron is not at all what his image might indicate. He's fiercly loyal and a true and total gentleman. He's very shy but has very strong opinions. He's into everything, wardrobe, hair, script, casting.
~By Stephen Collins ~


Whether Canada ends up as o-ne national government or two national governments or several national governments, or some other kind of arrangement is, quite frankly, secondary in my opinion.
~By Stephen Harper ~


Caught up in life, you see it badly. You suffer from it or enjoy it too much. The artist, in my opinion, is a monstrosity, something outside of nature.
~By Gustave Flaubert ~


I would like to state that my personal opinions are that the people of every country should decide by themselves what kind of government they want.
~By Julius Rosenberg ~


We aren't people who believe that just because we're performers our opinions on everything need to be known.
~By Penn Jillette ~


If you have any opinions at all or if you're even remotely verbal then they're going to call you fiery.
~By Shirley Manson ~


It's not important to how the band functions or to what we do. That's just many people's opinions on what they see. A lot of people project stuff on you, but that's okay.
~By Brody Armstrong ~


Directors say that you should get actors before they are recognized. They will be a pain or have an opinion.
~By Dianne Wiest ~


In time, she learned to develop her own opinion of the people that she worked for, and she got stronger. Think she's now much stronger. In the beginning she wanted to believe she was strong but sometimes she faltered.
~By Gillian Anderson ~


People's sex habits are as well known in Hollywood as their political opinions, and much less criticized.
~By Ben Hecht ~


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 ~


There have been no sects in the Christian world, however absurd, which have not endeavoured to support their opinions by arguments drawn from Scripture.
~By Laurence Sterne ~


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 ~


The theory that can absorb the greatest number of facts, and persist in doing so, generation after generation, through all changes of opinion and detail, is the one that must rule all observation.
~By Adam Smith ~


Public opinion polls are rather like children in a garden, digging things up all the time to see how they're growing.
~By J. B. Priestley ~


If a man consults whether he is to fight, when he has the power in his own hands, it is certain that his opinion is against fighting.
~By Horatio Nelson ~


All the knowing ones were consulted as to the issue, and they all agreed, to a man, in one of two opinions: either that Bob would flog Billy, or Billy would flog Bob.
~By Augustus Baldwin Longstreet ~


In every age there has been a stream of popular opinion that has carried all before it, and given a family character, as it were, to the century.
~By Mary Wollstonecraft ~


Where there is little or no public opinion, there is likely to be bad government, which sooner or later becomes autocratic government.
~By William Lyon Mackenzie King ~


He never chooses an opinion; he just wears whatever happens to be in style.
~By Leo Tolstoy ~


The private citizen, beset by partisan appeals for the loan of his Public Opinion, will soon see, perhaps, that these appeals are not a compliment to his intelligence, but an imposition on his good nature and an insult to his sense of evidence.
~By Walter Lippmann ~


Dictionary - opinion expressed as truth in alphabetical order.
~By John Ralston Saul ~


In my opinion it's not about gay or straight or bi, we're attracted to spirits, whatever body they're in. There are other reasons too, but that's how I see it.
~By Dana Plato ~


Those market researchers... are playing games with you and me and with this entire country. Their so-called samples of opinion are no more accurate or reliable than my grandmother's big toe was when it came to predicting the weather.
~By Dan Rather ~


Well if you were asking my personal opinion on that I think the answer can only be yes but it was missed. Much as I know I'm responsible for a lot of things, I can't wear any responsibility for that.
~By John Anderson ~


I think we Americans tend to put too high a price on unanimity, as if there were something dangerous and illegitimate about honest differences of opinion honestly expressed by honest men.
~By James W. Fulbright ~


Opinions alter, manners change, creeds rise and fall, but the moral laws are written on the table of eternity.
~By Lord Acton ~


I think it's one of the scars in our culture that we have too high an opinion of ourselves. We align ourselves with the angels instead of the higher primates.
~By Angela Carter ~


Opinion is ultimately determined by the feelings, and not by the intellect.
~By Herbert Spencer ~


I realise that in this undertaking I place myself in a certain opposition to views widely held concerning the mathematical infinite and to opinions frequently defended on the nature of numbers.
~By Georg Cantor ~


If in the last few years you haven't discarded a major opinion or acquired a new one, check your pulse. You may be dead.
~By Gelett Burgess ~


Far be it from me to force anyone into either chess or dressage, but if you choose to do so yourself, in my opinion there is only one way: follow the rules.
~By Lars von Trier ~


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


Civilisation has ever accompanied emigration and conquest - the conflict of opinion, of religion, or of race.
~By Alfred Russel Wallace ~


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 ~


I think when you are the parents of a gifted athlete, the best thing in the world you can do is to encourage them, in my opinion. My dad didn't push me and I didn't push my children in athletics.
~By Bob Lilly ~


Moreover, only a strong and united scientific opinion imposing the intrinsic value of scientific progress on society at large can elicit the support of scientific inquiry by the general public.
~By Michael Polanyi ~


I love Daredevil. I thought it was enjoyable. Okay? There were critical issues with it, and that's why I wear black, some people wear red - we are entitled to our opinions.
~By Avi Arad ~


At the bottom of not a little of the bravery that appears in the world, there lurks a miserable cowardice. Men will face powder and steel because they have not the courage to face public opinion.
~By Edwin Hubbel Chapin ~


Europe has a press that stresses opinions; America a press, radio, and television that emphasize news.
~By James Reston ~


Those who are of the opinion that money will do everything may reasonably be expected to do everything for money.
~By Edward F. Halifax ~


When blithe to argument I come, Though armed with facts, and merry, May Providence protect me from The fool as adversary, Whose mind to him a kingdom is Where reason lacks dominion, Who calls conviction prejudice And prejudice opinion.
~By Phyllis McGinley ~


A baby is God's opinion that life should go on.
~By Carl Sandburg ~

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