majorities

A Quote by Martin Luther King, Jr. on conformity, majorities, security, success, and world

Success, recognition, and conformity are the bywords of the modern world where everyone seems to crave the anesthetizing security of being identified with the majority.

Martin Luther King Jr (1929 - 1968)

Source: Strength to Love (1963)

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A Quote by Mark Twain on majorities, reflection, and time

Whenever you find you are on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.

Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)

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A Quote by Mark Twain on majorities, reform, and time

Whenever you find you are on the side of the majority, it is time to reform.

Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)

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A Quote by Mark Twain on majorities

Hain't we got all the fools in town on our side? And hain't that a big enough majority in any town?

Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)

Source: Adventures of Huckelberry Finn

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A Quote by Marcus Aurelius Antoninus on insanity, life, and majorities

The object in life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane.

Marcus Aurelius (121 - 180)

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A Quote by John Simon on decisions, democracy, encouragement, and majorities

Democracy encourages the majority to decide things about which the majority is blissfully ignorant.

John Simon

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A Quote by John Knox on god and majorities

A man with God is always in the majority.

John Knox (1505 - 1572)

Source: Inscription, Reformation Monument, Geneva

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A Quote by John J. Raskob on attitude, body, laws, liberty, losing, majorities, men, minorities, organize, people, resolution, respect, and security

We as a people seem to be losing all sense of respect for ourselves and our fellow men, with the result that in a thoroughly intolerant attitude we hesitate not a minute to secure an organized minority, or even a majority, to attempt by resolution or law to impose our will on a large body of people in matters where no moral wrong is involved and where liberty is curtailed.

John J. Raskob

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A Quote by John Kenneth Galbraith on majorities

In any great organization it is far, far safer to be wrong with the majority than to be right alone.

John Galbraith (1908 -)

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A Quote by John Kenneth Galbraith on economics and majorities

In economics, the majority is always wrong.

John Galbraith (1908 -)

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