Opinion Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Opinion

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What's more important-your goal, or others' opinions of your goal?
~By Peter McWilliams ~


Every man has a right to his opinion, but no man has a right to be wrong in his facts.
~By Bernard Baruch ~


Both of these branches of evolutionary science, are, in my opinion, in the closest causal connection; this arises from the reciprocal action of the laws of heredity and adaptation.
~By Ernst Haeckel ~


Elton John's opinion turned the label's opinion around, all in a day.
~By Barry White ~


Open your newspaper - any day of the week - and you will find a report from somewhere in the world of someone being imprisoned, tortured or executed because his opinions or religion are unacceptable to his government.
~By Peter Benenson ~


Actors always have opinions.
~By Joe Pantoliano ~


I never was good at learning things. I did just enough work to pass. In my opinion it would have been wrong to do more than was just sufficient, so I worked as little as possible.
~By Manfred von Richthofen ~


The same is the case with those opinions of man to which he has been accustomed from his youth; he likes them, defends them, and shuns the opposite views.
~By Maimonides ~


It is from a weakness and smallness of mind that men are opinionated; and we are very loath to believe what we are not able to comprehend.
~By Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~


This party will not take its position based on public opinion polls. We will not take a stand based on focus groups. We will not take a stand based on phone-in shows or householder surveys or any other vagaries of pubic opinion.
~By Stephen Harper ~


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 ~


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 ~


I'm happy to have my own opinion and air it when I think it's necessary.
~By Robert MacNeil ~


Call your opinions your creed, and you will change them every week.
~By Phillips Brooks ~


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 believe there is little to gain by exchanging opinions with other artists concerning either the ideology of art or technical methods.
~By Yves Tanguy ~


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 ~


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


I never make the mistake of arguing with people for whose opinions I have no respect.
~By Edward Gibbon ~


It is my opinion that everything must be based on a simple idea. And it is my opinion that this idea, once we have finally discovered it, will be so compelling, so beautiful, that we will say to one another, yes, how could it have been any different.
~By John Archibald Wheeler ~


He that complies against his will is of his own opinion still.
~By Samuel Butler ~


The first test of a truly great man is his humility. By humility I don't mean doubt of his powers or hesitation in speaking his opinion, but merely an understanding of the relationship of what he can say and what he can do.
~By John Ruskin ~


Public opinion is a compound of folly, weakness, prejudice, wrong feeling, right feeling, obstinacy, and newspaper paragraphs.
~By Robert Peel ~


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 ~


In my opinion we are at the limit now, and 17 races is really too much. With all the testing that we do now, it means we're always on the bike and it's quite difficult.
~By Valentino Rossi ~


The point is not to take the world's opinion as a guiding star but to go one's way in life and working unerringly, neither depressed by failure nor seduced by applause.
~By Gustav Mahler ~


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


Those who never retract their opinions love themselves more than they love the truth.
~By Joseph Joubert ~


If you are of the opinion that the contemplation of suicide is sufficient evidence of a poetic nature, do not forget that actions speak louder than words.
~By Fran Lebowitz ~


A big part of being an actress specifically is feeling entitled to your artistic opinion, feeling that it means something, and being able to stand by it.
~By Maggie Gyllenhaal ~


Opinions are to the vast apparatus of social existence what oil is to machines: one does not go up to a turbine and pour machine oil over it; one applies a little to hidden spindles and joints that one has to know.
~By Walter Benjamin ~


From a very early age I had imbibed the opinion that it was every man's duty to do all that lay in his power to leave his country as good as he had found it.
~By William Cobbett ~


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 ~


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


The critic is a man who prefers the indolence of opinion to the trials of action.
~By John Mason Brown ~


People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of character.
~By Ralph Waldo Emerson ~


In my opinion FOX is known for being a network that just advertises, and that's pretty much how they get their viewers.
~By Alia Shawkat ~


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 ~


My opinion is that a poet should express the emotion of all the ages and the thought of his own.
~By Thomas Hardy ~


Since it is seldom clear whether intellectual activity denotes a superior mode of being or a vital deficiency, opinion swings between considering intellect a privilege and seeing it as a handicap.
~By Jacques Barzun ~


Everyone is entitled to our opinion.
~By Tre Cool ~


I'm cursed with empathy. I'm also by nature way too opinionated.
~By John Shirley ~


The cleverest of all, in my opinion, is the man who calls himself a fool at least once a month.
~By Fyodor Dostoevsky ~


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 ~


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 ~


No errors of opinion can possibly be dangerous in a country where opinion is left free to grapple with them.
~By William Gilmore Simms ~


I've seen public opinion shift like the wind and put out the very fire it lighted.
~By Rachel Field ~


And if doctor says that you don't have IBS with constipation, you might want to get a second opinion, because I had doctors that were telling me... of course, a lot of this has to do with science - progressing.
~By Cybill Shepherd ~


False opinions are like false money, struck first of all by guilty men and thereafter circulated by honest people who perpetuate the crime without knowing what they are doing.
~By Joseph De Maistre ~


Most people when they come to you for advice, come to have their own opinions strengthened, not corrected.
~By Josh Billings ~


My opinions and principles are subjects of just criticism. I put myself before the public voluntarily.
~By Victoria Woodhull ~


Useless knowledge can be made directly contributory to a force of sound and disinterested public opinion.
~By Albert J. Nock ~


The reversal of a Supreme Court opinion is possible.
~By Mike Rounds ~


These measures may not constitute an absolute guarantee of peace, but, in my opinion, they constitute the greatest preventive measures ever adopted by nations.
~By Frank B. Kellogg ~


Everywhere I go, I'm asked if I think the universities stifle writers. My opinion is that they don't stifle enough of them. There's many a best seller that could have been prevented by a good teacher.
~By Flannery O'Connor ~


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 persecuting spirit has its origin... in the assumption that one's own opinions are infallibly correct.
~By John Fiske ~


If they had said my writing wasn't good enough, fair enough, that's an opinion. But to say it's too complex is to insult the intelligence of the so-called young.
~By Tanith Lee ~


In my opinion the greatest advantage we can at present expect from our Navy; for at this early period We can not expect to have a Navy to cope with the British.
~By William Whipple ~


There are a lot of bad worship songs, in my opinion, but there are a lot of good ones, too.
~By Michael W. Smith ~


No man e'er felt the halter draw, With good opinion of the law.
~By John Trumbull ~


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


Nothing is more conducive to peace of mind than not having any opinion at all.
~By Georg C. Lichtenberg ~


I have so many opinions about everything it just comes out during my music. It's a battle for me. I try not to be preachy. That's a real danger.
~By Neil Young ~


Not merely can people like me write things that would never have been printed before but I think an enormously dramatic change has taken place in public opinion, possibly for the wrong reasons.
~By Anthony Holden ~


If you leave the smallest corner of your head vacant for a moment, other people's opinions will rush in from all quarters.
~By George Bernard Shaw ~


I am not a pessimist; to perceive evil where it exists is, in my opinion, a form of optimism.
~By Roberto Rossellini ~


If all mankind minus one were of one opinion, mankind would be no more justified in silencing that one person than he, if he had the power, would be justified in silencing mankind.
~By John Stuart Mill ~


Thus the Convention is unequivocal in its call for children to be consulted, to have their opinions heard and to have their best interests considered when law and policies are being drafted.
~By Carol Bellamy ~


Our concern for the loss of our friends is not always from a sense of their worth, but rather of our own need of them and that we have lost some who had a good opinion of us.
~By Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~


After years of doing it, you learn the difference between your ego and your opinion. When you're married you have to cut through that.
~By Dan Castellaneta ~


If there is any fixed star in our constitutional constellation, it is that no official, high or petty, can prescribe what shall be orthodox in politics, nationalism, religion, or other matters of opinion, or force citizens to confess by word or act.
~By Robert Jackson ~


We have a right, also, in various ways, to act upon our unfavorable opinion of anyone, not to the oppression of his individuality, but in the exercise of ours.
~By John Stuart Mill ~


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 ~


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


My opinion, my conviction, gains immensely in strength and sureness the minute a second mind as adopted it.
~By Malcolm Muggeridge ~


I am obliged to believe certain opinions myself. No man's belief will save me except my own.
~By Anthony Collins ~


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 ~


People have accepted the media's idea of what feminism is, but that doesn't mean that it's right or true or real. Feminism is not monolithic. Within feminism, there is an array of opinions.
~By Judy Chicago ~


It is because I believe that it is in the power of such nations to lead the world back into the paths of peace that I propose to devote myself to explaining what, in my opinion, can and should be done to banish the fear of war that hangs so heavily over the world.
~By Arthur Henderson ~


I believe that the will of the people is resolved by a strong leadership. Even in a democratic society, events depend on a strong leadership with a strong power of persuasion, and not on the opinion of the masses.
~By Yitzhak Shamir ~


The moment we begin to fear the opinions of others and hesitate to tell the truth that is in us, and from motives of policy are silent when we should speak, the divine floods of light and life no longer flow into our souls.
~By Elizabeth Cady Stanton ~


I have been frequently accused of deliberately twisting subject matter to my point of view. Above all, I know that life for a photographer cannot be a matter of indifference. Opinion often consists of a kind of criticism. But criticism can come out of love.
~By Robert Frank ~


Let it be henceforth proclaimed to the world that man's conscience was created free; that he is no longer accountable to his fellow man for his religious opinions, being responsible therefore only to his God.
~By John Tyler ~


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 ~


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


I have opinions of my own, strong opinions, but I don't always agree with them.
~By George H. W. Bush ~


One often contradicts an opinion when what is uncongenial is really the tone in which it was conveyed.
~By Friedrich Nietzsche ~


Government, in the last analysis, is organized opinion. Where there is little or no public opinion, there is likely to be bad government.
~By Mackenzie King ~


Publicity is a great purifier because it sets in action the forces of public opinion, and in this country public opinion controls the courses of the nation.
~By Charles Evans Hughes ~


The world is governed by opinion.
~By William Ellery Channing ~


A fashionable milieu is one in which everybody's opinion is made up of the opinion of all the others. Has everybody a different opinion? Then it is a literary milieu.
~By Marcel Proust ~


I was always opinionated.
~By Kim Novak ~


A constitutional statesman is in general a man of common opinions and uncommon abilities.
~By Walter Bagehot ~


It is tragic that the Fuehrer should have the whole nation behind him with the single exception of the Army generals. In my opinion it is only by action that they can now atone for their faults of lack of character and discipline.
~By Alfred Jodl ~


Whenever a separation is made between liberty and justice, neither, in my opinion, is safe.
~By Edmund Burke ~


I've never had a humble opinion. If you've got an opinion, why be humble about it?
~By Joan Baez ~


I'm just not political. I have opinions, but there's nothing about the process that has ever interested me. I'm 22, and this is the first interview I've ever done in my life.
~By Jenna Bush ~


We respect opposition to any position or policy. But we believe that the opinion that should prevail and be respected is that of the majority.
~By King Hussein I ~


I love my country very dearly, and I greatly resent the implication that some of the places that I have sung and some of the people that I have known, and some of my opinions, whether they are religious or philosophical, make me less of an American.
~By Pete Seeger ~

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