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Majority Quotes


"The majority is wicked." - Bias of Priene

"The great silent majority." - Richard M. Nixon

"The laughers are a majority." - Alexander Pope

"A majority can do anything." - Joseph Gurney Cannon

"The majority is always sane." - Larry Niven

"...majority Patriotism is the customary Patriotism." - Mark Twain

"One must not mistake majority for truth." - Jean Cocteau

"The right of the majority is absolute." - Benjamin Tucker

"The majority can never replace the man" - Adolf Hitler

"One man with courage makes a majority." - Andrew Jackson

"Justice, not the majority, should rule." - Christian Nestell Bovee

"The majority of my symphonies are tombstones." - Dmitri Shostakovich

"The man with courage is a majority." - Andrew Young

"Truth is not determined by majority vote." - Douglas Gwyn

"Desperate courage makes One a majority." - Andrew Jackson

"The White Majority is the Problem" - Mona Sahlin

"I am a majority of one." - Henry David Thoreau

"The majority is always sane. p. 177" - Larry Niven

"He has joined the great majority." - Petronius

"Truth is not determined by majority vote." - Doug Gwyn

"He has gone over to the majority." - Petronius

"The deadliest contagion is majority opinion." - Henry S Haskins

"The terrible tyranny of the majority." - Ray Bradbury

"One and God make a majority." - Frederick Douglass

"In economics, the majority is always wrong." - John Kenneth Galbraith

"The minority yields to the majority!" - Deng Xiaoping

"One with the law is a majority." - Calvin Coolidge

"One with God is a majority." - Billy Graham

"One on God's side is a majority." - Wendell Phillips

"The majority of my blood is Asian." - Tiger Woods

"As for our majority... one is enough." - Benjamin Disraeli

"One man with courage is a majority." - Thomas Jefferson

"Don't make decisions by majority vote. The majority is almost always wrong." - Adrian Rogers

"Since the majority of me Rejects the majority of you, Debating ends forthwith, and we Divide." - Philip Larkin

"Democracy encourages the majority to decide things about which the majority is blissfully ignorant." - John Simon

"Democracy encourages the majority to decide things about which the majority is ignorant." - John Simon

"Bolivia is a majority indigenous nation, but that majority has always been excluded." - Evo Morales

"Majorities are of two sorts: (1) communal majority and (2) political majority. A political majority is changeable in its class composition. A political majority grows. A communal majority is born. The admission to a political majority is open. The door to a communal majority is closed. The politics of political majority are free to all to make and unmake. The politics of communal majority are made by its own members born in it." - B R Ambedkar

"The great majority of men are bundles of beginnings" - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"... thou shall not steal, even by majority vote ..." - Gary North

"The majority of people do not accept my choices." - Nadya Suleman

"The vast majority of people are unthinking prejudice machines." - Stefan Molyneux

"In this Court dissents have gradually become majority opinions." - Felix Frankfurter

"A minority is powerless while it conforms to the majority." - Henry David Thoreau

"By 2042, whites will no longer be the American majority." - Richard Benjamin

"Was there ever a time when the majority was right?" - Robert A Heinlein

"How a minority, reaching majority, seizing authority, hates a minority!" - Leonard H. Robbins

"Truth is not determined by a majority vote." - Pope Benedict Xvi

"Thou shalt not steal, except by majority vote." - Gary North

"Vulgarity in a king flatters the majority of the nation." - George Bernard Shaw

"A silent majority and government by the people is incompatible." - Tom Hayden

"The majority of life on Earth is microbial" - Caleb Scharf

"When majority is insane, sane must go to asylum." - Mark Twain

"Reading is a majority skill but a minority art." - Julian Barnes

"The majority is never right, unless it includes me." - Ashleigh Brilliant

"I think the majority of musicians are interested in truth." - John Coltrane

"Anonymity is a shield from the tyranny of the majority." - John Paul Stevens

"Parties that are majority parties are incoherent parties." - David Brooks

"The great majority of men are bundles of beginnings." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"He's gone to join the majority [the dead]." - Petronius

"Tradition is a prison with majority opinion the modern jailer." - Henry S Haskins

"One person, with good purpose, can, constitute the majority." - Maya Angelou

"The silent majority, that's actually an invention of Richard Nixon's." - Rush Limbaugh

"Truth is not arrived at by majority vote." - Peter Atkins

"The majority never has right on its side." - Henrik Ibsen

"The majority is always wrong; the minority is rarely right." - Henrik Ibsen

"The vast majority of the CGI budget is labor." - Peter Jackson

"I try to make the majority of my audience laugh." - Jeff Dunham

"The majority of women in America look like me." - Brooke Elliott

"The minority is sometimes right; the majority always wrong." - George Bernard Shaw

"No minority should climb all over the majority." - Lech Walesa

"A man with God is always in the majority." - John Knox

"I have a majority girl audience on YouTube." - Troye Sivan

"One is a majority if he is right." - Abraham Lincoln

"An overwhelming majority of symbols in dreams are sexual symbols." - Sigmund Freud

"All politics are based on the indifference of the majority." - James Reston

"The purpose of the minority is to become the majority." - Pete Sessions

"The majority of my work is about preparation." - Taryn Simon

"I think the majority of the Liberian people want peace." - Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

"Today's white majority is largely silent about the race question." - Constance Baker Motley

"The voice of the majority is no proof of justice." - Friedrich Schiller

"A majority is always better than the best repartee." - Benjamin Disraeli

"In politics, an organized minority is a political majority." - Jesse Jackson

"The majority is still at the General's disposal." - Jared Sparks

"The silent majority distrusts people who believe in causes." - Brian Moore

"I suppress the vast majority of what I write." - George Murray

"The majority of my audience has always been women." - Teddy Pendergrass

"In Congress the majority governs, but the minority rules." - Evan Esar

"The American dream is dead for the majority of America." - Suze Orman

"We are against the majority tyrannizing the minority. But we are definitely against the minority tyrannizing the majority." - Recep Tayyip Erdogan

"The majority of poems one outgrows and outlives, as one outgrows and outlives the majority of human passions." - T S Eliot

"Since the majority of me Rejects the majority of you, Debating ends forthwith, and we Divide.' Philip Larkin" - Philip Larkin

"We in America do not have government by the majority. We have government by the majority who participate." - Thomas Jefferson

"I was a member of the Florida legislature for nine years, the speaker of the house, majority leader, majority whip." - Marco Rubio

"A majority of this country opposes this war, a majority of this country never voted for this administration." - Michael Moore

"Rules of Order state that ... No minority has a right to block a majority from conducting the legal business of the organisation .... but No majority has a right to prevent a minority from peacefully attempting to become the majority." - Robert M Pirsig

"This is a movement. This is not Trump. This is not anything. This is a movement. Remember, it is a movement. We used to say silent majority. It`s not a silent majority, it`s really a noisy majority." - Donald Trump

"We didn't say that 80% [of terrorists], for example, or the majority or the vast majority, are foreigners. We said the vast majority are Al-Qaeda or Al-Qaeda offshoot organizations in this region." - Bashar al-Assad

"People who are against hate are not a fringe minority, not even a silent majority, but are a silenced majority, silenced by the corporate media." - Amy Goodman

"The man who is right is a majority. He who has God and conscience on his side, has a majority against the universe." - Frederick Douglass

"Business schools make a fortune forcing their students to take in a HUGE amount of information. The majority of it is theoretical. The majority of that is useless." - Josh Kaufman

"The vast majority of those who are famous are not significant and the vast majority of those who are significant are not famous." - Dennis Prager

"The most dangerous enemy of truth and freedom amongst us is the compact majority - yes, the damned compact Liberal majority - that is it! Now you know!" - Henrik Ibsen

"To change our laws and culture, the green movement must attract and include the majority of all people, not just the majority of affluent people." - Van Jones

"The majority of people believe in incredible things which are absolutely false. The majority of people daily act in a manner prejudicial to their general well-being." - Ashley Montagu

"[The generation engaged, inspired, worked for change] that generation, it's coming. They're not the majority yet but they're gonna be the majority soon." - Barack Obama

"The man who is right is a majority. We, who have God and conscience on our side, have a majority against the universe." - Frederick Douglass

"Democracy has turned out to be not majority rule but rule by well-organized and well-connected minority groups who steal from the majority." - Llewellyn Rockwell

"It is unnatural for a majority to rule, for a majority can seldom be organized and united for specific action, and a minority can." - Jean-Jacques Rousseau

"The silent majority really is a liberal majority, even though the word liberal has taken a real beating over the last 20 years by radical conservatives." - Robert Reich

"It is unnatural for a majority to rule, for a majority can seldom be organized and united for specific action, and a minority can." - Jeanjacques Rousseau

"Our Constitution does not profess to have been established simply by the majority, but by 'the people' - the minority as much as the majority." - Lysander Spooner

"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." - Eric Hoffer

"The justification of majority rule in politics is not to be found in its ethical superiority." - Walter Lippmann

"Step through new doors. The majority of the time there's something fantastic on the other side." - Oprah Winfrey

"Courage means going against majority opinion in the name of the truth." - Vaclav Havel

"Democracy is not the law of the majority but the protection of the minority." - Albert Camus

"The majority of pop stars are complete idiots in every respect." - Marquis De Sade

"The truth is not always the same as the majority decision." - Pope John Paul Ii

"Second, recent polls over there show that the majority of Iraqis want us to leave precipitously." - William Eldridge Odom

"When were the good and the brave ever in a majority?" - Henry David Thoreau

"The majority have no other reason for their opinions than that they are the fashion." - Samuel Johnson

"It is my principle that the will of the majority should always prevail." - Thomas Jefferson

"In her single person she managed to produce the effect of a majority." - Ellen Glasgow

"the majority of critical, and plenty of uncritical, readers find quotations a bore." - Ethel Smyth

"We [women] are the majority of the population, majority of the electorate, majority of the workforce... and yet we're still doing majority of family unpaid or low paid labor. And we live longer. Our stuff is not "special interest" stuff. Our stuff is the stuff of the future, of the whole." - Ai-jen Poo

"The minority of one generation is usually the majority of the next." - Gertrude Atherton

"In a racially divided society, majority rule is not a reliable instrument of democracy." - Lani Guinier

"The majority of a society is the true definition of the public." - Samuel Johnson

"I think good-looking naked ladies turn on the majority of men." - Steve Albini

"It's not enough to be in the majority, you have to stand for something." - Russ Feingold

"In the majority of cases, conscience is an elastic and very flexible article" - Charles Dickens

"Of whom shall I be afraid? One with God is a majority." - Martin Luther

"To carry adequate life insurance is a moral obligation incumbent upon the great majority of citizens." - Franklin D Roosevelt

"I would rather be in minority and be right, than in the majority and wrong." - Jodi Picoult

"Watch what everyone else does-do the opposite. The majority is always wrong." - Earl Nightingale

"I am in revolt against the age-old lie that the majority is always right." - Henrik Ibsen

"Supreme power rests in the will of all or of the majority." - Georg Buchner

"Majority doesn't rule. One person can change the history of the world." - Paul Mooney

"The immense majority of our species are candidates for humanity, and nothing more." - Henri Frederic Amiel

"Neither current events nor history show that the majority rules, or ever did rule." - Jefferson Davis

"Tonight - to you, the great silent majority of my fellow Americans - I ask for your support." - Richard Nixon

"Timidity is the root of prudence in the majority of men." - Carl Von Clausewitz

"If the majority holds some thing of value, you can be certain it has none." - John Mcafee

"My own personal dream is that the majority of the web runs on open source software." - Matt Mullenweg

"Look at all the minorities around here! I'm the only majority." - Louis C K

"We cannot let a minority of people hold a viewpoint that terrorizes the majority of people" - Hillary Clinton

"In the vast majority of businesses, there is simply no such thing as 'the best,'" - Michael Porter

"The results of the two referenda demonstrate the majority view of the Taiwanese people." - Chen Shui-bian

"Equality is attainable as long as you are part of the majority." - William James



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