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  • John Simon
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    Democracy encourages the majority to decide things about which the majority is ignorant.
  • Charles De Montesquieu
    Charles De Montesquieu
    French philosopher 1689-1755
    Charles De Montesquieu
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    Success in the majority of circumstances depends on knowing how long it takes to succeed.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
    Henry David Thoreau
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    A minority is powerless while it conforms to the majority; it is not even a minority then; but it is irresistible when it clogs by its whole weight.
  • Boris Pasternak
    Boris Pasternak
    Russian writer 1890-1960
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    The great majority of us are required to live a life of constant duplicity. Your health is bound to be affected if, day after day, you say the opposite of what you feel, if you grovel before what you dislike, and rejoice at what brings you nothing but misfortune. Our nervous system isn't just a fiction, it's a part of our physical body, and our soul exists in space, and is inside us, like the teeth in our mouth. It can't be forever violated with impunity.
  • Brit Morin
    Brit Morin
    American entrepreneur 1985-
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    Yeah, the majority of Brit+Co users are women, but DIY? You see kids DIY, adult men geeking out hardcore with anything related to woodworking and all these cool new technologies, metalwork, leatherworking, concrete making. Everyone has a passion. I truly believe it's in our DNA literally to build things.
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
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    A belief in hell and the knowledge that every ambition is doomed to frustration at the hands of a skeleton have never prevented the majority of human beings from behaving as though death were no more than an unfounded rumor.
  • Eric Hoffer
    Eric Hoffer
    American writer 1902-1983
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    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.
  • R. Buckland
    R. Buckland
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    A large body of research results demonstrates that an observer can be persuaded to conform to the majority opinion, even when the majority is completely wrong.
  • Benjamin Disraeli
    Benjamin Disraeli
    English statesman and writer 1804-1881
    Benjamin Disraeli
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    A majority is always better than the best repartee.
  • Abba Goold Woolson
    Abba Goold Woolson
    American writer
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    A majority of women seem to consider themselves sent into the world for the sole purpose of displaying dry goods, and it is only when acting the part of an animated milliner's block that they feel they are performing their appropriate mission.
  • Henrik Ibsen
    Henrik Ibsen
    Norwegian dramatist 1828-1906
    Henrik Ibsen
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    A minority may be right, and a majority is always wrong.
  • Bob Beauprez
    Bob Beauprez
    American politician and member 1948-
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    After the Democrats shoved the 2700 pages of ObamaCare down our throats - and we did find out how expensive, controlling, and coercive the legislation was - a majority of Americans wanted the Supreme Court to toss it aside as unconstitutional.
  • Bennie Thompson
    Bennie Thompson
    American politician 1948-
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    Americans have almost been conditioned to believe that the majority of people who seek to do us harm are those of Muslim descent.
  • Adnan Pachachi
    Adnan Pachachi
    Iraqi and Emirati politician 1923-2019
    Adnan Pachachi
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    An apology for the actions of some troops who, of course, are not representative of the majority of the armed forces here, I think that would have been useful and it would have helped to some extent.
  • Brin-Jonathan Butler
    Brin-Jonathan Butler
    American journalist and filmmaker
    Brin-Jonathan Butler
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    Anyone can see why an elite athlete would want to leave a small, impoverished country where their skills were effectively uncashed winning lottery tickets. All they had to do was wash ashore almost anywhere else in the world and cash in. Yet the vast majority of Cuban boxers - and Cuban athletes in general - despite that incentive, stayed.
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