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The majority of them give the impression of being men
by Alan Brien

The majority of them give the impression of being men
who have been drafted into the job during a period
of martial law and are only waiting for the end of
the emergency to get back to a really congenial occupation
such as slum demolition or debt collecting.
- Alan Brien

I have done almost every human activity inside a taxi
which does not require main drainage.
- Alan Brien

Violence is the repartee of the illiterate.
- Alan Brien

Majority rule only works if you're also
considering individual rights,
because you can't have five wolves and one sheep
voting on what to have for dinner.
- Larry Flynt

 

The minority is always stronger than the majority,
because the minority is generally formed by those
who really have an opinion.
- Soren Kierkegaard

The majority of men meet with failure
because of their lack of persistence
in creating new plans to take
the place of those which fail.
- Napoleon Hill

Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority,
it is time to pause and reflect.
- Mark Twain

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In matters of conscience,
the law of the majority has no place.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

One man with courage makes a majority.
- old saying probably repeated by Andrew Jackson
(falsely attributed to Jefferson)

Instead of comparing our lot with that
of those who are more fortunate than we are,
we should compare it with the lot
of the great majority of our fellow men.
It then appears that we are among the privileged.
- Helen Keller

Truth always rests with the minority,
and the minority is always stronger than the majority,
because the minority is generally formed by those
who really have an opinion,
while the strength of a majority is illusory,
formed by the gangs who have no opinion -
and who, therefore, in the next instant
(when it is evident that the minority is the stronger)
assume its opinion... while truth again reverts to a new minority.
- Soren Kierkegaard

The majority of husbands remind me of an orangutan
trying to play the violin.
- Honore de Balzac

It is not worth an intelligent man's time to be in the majority.
By definition, there are already enough people to do that.
- G. H. Hardy

To say that a work of art is good, but incomprehensible to the majority of men,
is the same as saying of some kind of food that it
is very good but that most people can't eat it.
- Leo Tolstoy

Most of our ancestors were not perfect ladies and gentlemen.
The majority of them weren't even mammals.
- Robert Anton Wilson

The majority of the world's Muslims do not believe
that terrorism is a legitimate strategy or that Islam
is incompatible with democracy.
- Gijs de Vries

Without peace and without the overwhelming majority
of people that believe in peace defending it,
working for it, believing in it, security can never really be a reality.
- King Hussein I

But 85 percent of the mosques have extremist leadership in this country.
Most Muslims, the overwhelming majority of Muslims,
are loyal Americans.
- Peter King

If you will stay with the majority of the Twelve Apostles,
and the records of the Church, you will never be led astray.
- Joseph Smith, Jr.

President Obama, Nancy Pelosi, Harry Reid,
and their team have failed the American people,
and that is why their majority will soon be out the door.
- Mitt Romney

Even the majority of the Sunnis have grown tired of
foreign terrorists operating in Iraq.
- Peter DeFazio

I've done the gay, over-the-top guy.
I want to jump into another show where I wear pants
for the majority of the time.
- Jai Rodriguez

One man with courage makes a majority.
- Andrew Jackson

We submit to the majority because we have to.
But we are not compelled to call our attitude of subjection a posture of respect.
- Ambrose Bierce

The minority yields to the majority!
- Deng Xiaoping

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

My sense is that the majority of Conservatives share
my reservations about how we got into Iraq.
- Kenneth Clarke

One, with God, is always a majority,
but many a martyr has been burned at the stake while
the votes were being counted.
- Thomas Reed

Clinton was a president who used his office,
in creative ways, to try to reinvigorate the federal
government to benefit the majority.
- Sidney Blumenthal

One and God make a majority.
- Frederick Douglass

What the oil producer gets paid is about 16 percent.
The majority of it is tax, which in fairness to the
government of this country they have accepted and admitted.
- Olusegun Obasanjo

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

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

What is the primary purpose of a political leader? To build a majority.
If voters care about parking lots, then talk about parking lots.
- Newt Gingrich

The political machine triumphs because it is a united
minority acting against a divided majority.
- Will Durant

There is nothing wrong with the name White Settlement,
and the majority here is proud of the name.
- Alan Price

I don't very often think I've done a good job.
I don't like the majority of what I do.
I shouldn't say I don't like it, but I'm not satisfied
with almost everything that I do.
- Paul Simon

If we are to take for the criterion of truth the majority of suffrages,
they ought to be gotten from those philosophic and
patriotic citizens who cultivate their reason.
- James Madison

I am sure the majority of Iranians want a peace agreement
with Israel and want Iran to integrate with the international
community and accept its universal values.
- Moshe Katsav

The majority of people who buy homes in golf course
communities don't play golf.
Golf is way down at the bottom in terms of total numbers and growth.
- Ed McMahon

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

The citizen parties, by an absolute majority,
elected a National Socialist Government.
- Fritz Sauckel

The crusades of Vietnam and Watergate seemed like a good idea at the time,
even a noble one, not only to the press but perhaps
to a majority of Americans.
- Howard Fineman

The majority of work I do is in independent films,
where you're lucky if you have five takes.
- Patricia Clarkson

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

When you get too big a majority, you're immediately in trouble.'
- Sam Rayburn

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

Democratic forms of government are vulnerable to mass prejudice,
the so-called tyranny of the majority.
- Maggie Gallagher

Life is the desert, life the solitude,
death joins us to the great majority.
- Edward Young

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

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

As long as we're in a democracy, I have to give what
I think the majority of people will enjoy.
- Norman Granz

The vast majority of English folk cannot and will not
consider a picture as a picture,
apart from any story which it may be supposed to tell.
- James Whistler

Doubts raced through my mind as I considered the feasibility
of enforcing a law which the majority of honest citizens didn't seem to want.
- Eliot Ness

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

What we call a democratic society might be defined
for certain purposes as one in which the majority is
always prepared to put down a revolutionary minority.
- Walter Lippmann

The overwhelming majority of my rated wealth consists
of investments in companies that produce goods and services.
- Paul Getty

While the vast majority of hackers may be disinclined towards violence,
it would only take a few to turn cyber terrorism into reality.
- Dorothy Denning

The majority of Aboriginals do not want handouts because
they realise that welfare is killing them.
- Pauline Hanson

It is conceivable that a party might gain the majority
in parliament and claims the government for itself.
- Franz von Papen

Our family had been shattered, but we now are more united,
and the remains of my family and the majority of my
mother's family are glad to know the truth about a horrible crime.
- Sam Sheppard

To be in the EU, it means to have same rules of...
for economy, for social life, to be together in the
majority of European countries.
- Aleksander Kwasniewski

For the vast majority of places in America,
there is no way you can build a security system such
as we have here because of the high priority this rates
in terms of terrorist interests.
- Kit Bond

The truth does not require a majority to prevail,
ladies and gentlemen.
The truth is its own power.
The truth will out.
Never forget that.
- Rush Limbaugh

The majority see the obstacles; the few see the objectives;
history records the successes of the latter,
while oblivion is the reward of the former.
- Alfred A. Montapert

By virtually any measure, the record of the Republican
Majority is an appalling failure.
- Sheila Jackson Lee

The overwhelming majority of theories are rejected
because they contain bad explanations,
not because they fail experimental tests.
- David Deutsch

Paul the apostle recounted that Jesus appeared to more
than 500 of His followers at one time,
the majority of whom were still alive and who could confirm what Paul wrote.
- Josh McDowell

I will not be responsible for the loss of the Democratic
majority in the United States Senate.
- Robert Torricelli

It's a democracy and if I am outvoted,
I have to accept the majority decisions.
- Moshe Dayan

I think that the majority of messages are validating
messages to confirm the survival of conscious.
And many times that validation message is negative or sad.
- John Edward


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