Opinions Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Opinions

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People who don't know me have opinions about me. That's the part that's very hurtful. Because how do you form an opinion about somebody if you've never met them or spent any time with them? So it's all based upon hearsay or things that they've read.
~By Rick Barry ~


The world is made up for the most part of morons and natural tyrants, sure of themselves, strong in their own opinions, never doubting anything.
~By Clarence Darrow ~


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 ~


We seldom find any person of good sense, except those who share our opinions.
~By Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~


The State, in choosing men to serve it, takes no notice of their opinions. If they be willing faithfully to serve it, that satisfies.
~By Oliver Cromwell ~


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 ~


The people must know that from this day on, we want their opinions.
~By Jane Byrne ~


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


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 ~


We all have the right of freedom of speech under the First Amendment. We all don't have to agree with one another on our opinions. Everyone in my circle, that I run around with, we all feel the same about God, country, integrity and character.
~By Luke Scott ~


New opinions are always suspected, and usually opposed, without anyother reason but because they are not already common.
~By John Locke ~


Once you permit those who are convinced of their own superior rightness to censor and silence and suppress those who hold contrary opinions, just at that moment the citadel has been surrendered.
~By Archibald MacLeish ~


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 ~


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 ~


Try to open up your mind a little, and move away from rigid opinions of what people should do and be - unless you have been there.
~By Ann Rule ~


How do I tell people who I am? Not being a writer, the only way is to sing songs that reflect my opinions.
~By Cass Elliot ~


I read Popular Mechanics, Popular Science, Reader's Digest... I read some responsible journalism, and from that, I form my own opinions. I also happen to be intelligent, and I question everything.
~By Gary Coleman ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


It's a very complicated issue about when is a fact not a fact in the context of opinions.
~By Daniel Okrent ~


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 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 ~


Men and women must be educated, in a great degree, by the opinions and manners of the society they live in.
~By Mary Wollstonecraft ~


A man has a property in his opinions and the free communication of them.
~By James Madison ~


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 ~


All that I say is, examine, inquire. Look into the nature of things. Search out the grounds of your opinions, the for and against. Know why you believe, understand what you believe, and possess a reason for the faith that is in you.
~By Frances Wright ~


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


The most important of all revolutions, a revolution in sentiments, manners and moral opinions.
~By Edmund Burke ~


The true aim of everyone who aspires to be a teacher should be, not to impart his own opinions, but to kindle minds.
~By Frederick William Robertson ~


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


Speak up! We live in a democracy. We all need to make sure our voices are heard and our opinions are known.
~By Bill Lipinski ~


It's a question of why they come for your advice. Whatever I tell you, it doesn't matter, it is completely irrelevant in a way. I know so many actors who were discouraged and put that aside. You will get half-baked opinions.
~By Michael York ~


I think he intends to run for president... I think Senator McCain cares about the opinions of New Hampshire voters.
~By Pat Toomey ~


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 ~


People think of us as an information distributor because that's how they relate to the Internet. But most of the time people already have pretty well established opinions.
~By Joan Blades ~


I am convinced that the best service a retired general can perform is to turn in his tongue along with his suit and to mothball his opinions.
~By Omar N. Bradley ~


Books and opinions, no matter from whom they came, if they are in opposition to human rights, are nothing but dead letters.
~By Ernestine L. Rose ~


Everyone's entitled to express their political beliefs. I don't presume to tell anybody who to vote for. I am comfortable telling people what my opinions are.
~By Ben Affleck ~


They might object to some of my opinions, but they don't object to my behavior as a judge.
~By Roy Moore ~


But on the other hand, while disclaiming any change in my opinions, I desire equally to disclaim the representations of those opinions which have been put forward in some quarters.
~By Joseph Barber Lightfoot ~


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 ~


People usually think according to their inclinations, speak according to their learning and ingrained opinions, but generally act according to custom.
~By Francis Bacon ~


I have zero desire, just so you know, to be in the limelight. I don't think it's good for the country to have a former president criticize his successor. You're not going to see me giving my opinions in the public arena, until I start selling my book. I'm going to emerge then submerge.
~By George W. Bush ~


Quebec does not have Opinions, but only sentiments.
~By Wilfrid Laurier ~


Men who borrow their opinions can never repay their debts.
~By Edward F. Halifax ~


I put less stock in others' opinions than my own. No one else's opinions could derail me.
~By Judd Nelson ~


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 ~


No one will stop to help you when you are in need, but everyone forces opinions upon you that you do not require.
~By Franz Grillparzer ~


In a number of cases dissenting opinions have in time become the law.
~By Charles Evans Hughes ~


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 ~


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 ~


We may have our private opinions but why should they be a bar to the meeting of hearts?
~By Mohandas Gandhi ~


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 ~


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


Men are never so good or so bad as their opinions.
~By James Mackintosh ~


So long as there are earnest believers in the world, they will always wish to punish opinions, even if their judgment tells them it is unwise and their conscience that it is wrong.
~By Walter Bagehot ~


Opinions are made to be changed or how is truth to be got at?
~By George Byron ~


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


The tendency of old age to the body, say the physiologists, is to form bone. It is as rare as it is pleasant to meet with an old man whose opinions are not ossified.
~By Bob Wells ~


And I think both the left and the right should celebrate people who have different opinions, and disagree with them, and argue with them, and differ with them, but don't just try to shut them up.
~By Roger Ebert ~


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 ~


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 ~


I think people are sexy when they have a sense of humor, when they are smart, when they have some sense of style, when they are kind, when they express their own opinions, when they are creative, when they have character.
~By Suzanne Vega ~


Where an excess of power prevails, property of no sort is duly respected. No man is safe in his opinions, his person, his faculties, or his possessions.
~By James Madison ~


I have always held those political opinions which point to the universal brotherhood of man, no matter in what rank of life he may have taken his origin.
~By Alexander Mackenzie ~


To observe people in conflict is a necessary part of a child's education. It helps him to understand and accept his own occasional hostilities and to realize that differing opinions need not imply an absence of love.
~By Milton R. Sapirstein ~


It is quite extraordinary how very various are the opinions entertained on this point, and, before sifting them, one must be careful in the first place to eliminate from our inquiry the cases of that considerable class of persons who pinch themselves.
~By James Payn ~


But what you realise after you've been in the business for a while is that people develop opinions about you that don't have anything to do with your music, they like or dislike you for a million reasons, they like or dislike you for your last record.
~By Adam Duritz ~


Don't Take Anything Personally. Nothing others do is because of you. What others say and do is a projection of their own reality, their own dream. When you are immune to the opinions and actions of others, you won't be the victim of needless suffering.
~By Miguel Angel Ruiz ~


The conscious and intelligent manipulation of the organized habits and opinions of the masses is an important element in democratic society.
~By Edward Bernays ~


I was really involved with other people's opinions of me, and it got heightened during my film career. I don't have any opinion, good or bad about it, it just was. It's not the way I feel now, and I think yoga has a lot to do with that.
~By Ali MacGraw ~


Popular opinions, on subjects not palpable to sense, are often true, but seldom or never the whole truth.
~By John Stuart Mill ~


Where minds differ and opinions swerve there is scant a friend in that company.
~By Elizabeth I ~


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 ~


But I know that the vote of 9 out of 10 black Americans for the Democratic Party or for leftist kinds of policies just is not reflective of their opinions.
~By Clarence Thomas ~


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 ~


I don't think the Constitution is studied almost anywhere, including law schools. In law schools, what they study is what the court said about the Constitution. They study the opinions. They don't study the Constitution itself.
~By Robert Bork ~


Don't let the opinions of the average man sway you. Dream, and he thinks you're crazy. Succeed, and he thinks you're lucky. Acquire wealth, and he thinks you're greedy. Pay no attention. He simply doesn't understand.
~By Robert G. Allen ~


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


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 ~


One must judge men not by their opinions, but by what their opinions have made of them.
~By Georg C. Lichtenberg ~


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 ~


For having lived long, I have experienced many instances of being obliged, by better information or fuller consideration, to change opinions, even on important subjects, which I once thought right but found to be otherwise.
~By Benjamin Franklin ~


There is surely no contradiction in saying that a certain section of the community may be quite competent to protect the persons and property of the rest, yet quite unfit to direct our opinions, or to superintend our private habits.
~By Thomas Babington ~


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 ~


I will argue my points; I will have my opinions. But at the end of the day, it's the director's choice.
~By Amy Irving ~


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 ~


Look into the nature of things. Search out the grounds of your opinions, the for and against.
~By Francis Wright ~


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 ~


Few people are capable of expressing with equanimity opinions which differ from the prejudices of their social environment. Most people are even incapable of forming such opinions.
~By Albert Einstein ~


Grandparents who want to be truly helpful will do well to keep their mouths shut and their opinions to themselves until these are requested.
~By T. Berry Brazelton ~


I think we ought always to entertain our opinions with some measure of doubt. I shouldn't wish people dogmatically to believe any philosophy, not even mine.
~By Bertrand Russell ~


Even good opinions are worth very little unless we hold them in the broad, intelligent, and spacious way.
~By John Morley ~


New England is the home of all that is good and noble with all her sternness and uncompromising opinions.
~By Ellen Henrietta Swallow Richards ~


We cling to our own point of view, as though everything depended on it. Yet our opinions have no permanence; like autumn and winter, they gradually pass away.
~By Zhuangzi ~


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


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


A painting in a museum hears more ridiculous opinions than anything else in the world.
~By Edmond de Goncourt ~


There are two kinds of fools: those who can't change their opinions and those who won't.
~By Josh Billings ~

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