Quotes by multitudes
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American poet, essayist, and journalist 1819-1892
Do I contradict myself? Very well then I contradict myself, (I am large, I contain multitudes).
French physicist, mathematician and philosopher 1623-1662
Any unity which doesn't have its origin in the multitudes is tyranny.
British Labour politician
He would see civilization in danger of perishing under the oppression of a gigantic paradox: he would see multitudes of people starving in the midst of plenty, and nations preparing for war although pledged to peace.
Mere words are cheap and plenty enough, but ideas that rouse and set multitudes thinking come as gold for the mines.
British Methodist theologian 1762-1832
Multitudes of words are neither an argument of clear ideas in the writer, nor a proper means of conveying clear notions to the reader.
American playwright and Nobel laureate in Literature 1888-1953
The old, like children, talk to themselves, for they have reached that hopeless wisdom of experience which knows that though one were to cry it in the streets to multitudes, or whisper it in the kiss to one's beloved, the only ears that can ever hear one's secrets are one's own!
British Unitarian minister and writer 1809-1882
The silent influence of books, is a mighty power in the world; and there is a joy in reading them known only to those who read them with desire and enthusiasm. Silent, passive, and noiseless though they be, they yet set in action countless multitudes, and change the order of nations.
Irish writer and poet 1728-1774
When a person has no need to borrow they find multitudes willing to lend.
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