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Gamaliel Bailey Quotes and Sayings

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That a majority of the Abolitionists in this place
would patronize a free labor store,
in preference to others, I do not doubt;
but we do not muster money in Cincinnati.
- Gamaliel Bailey

Never respect men merely for their riches,
but rather for their philanthropy; we do not value the sun for its height,
but for its use.
- Gamaliel Bailey

The first and worst of all frauds is to cheat oneself.
- Gamaliel Bailey

There is a large body of abolitionists in Clinton and
Clark Counties in this state,
and in Wayne County Indiana, that would undoubtedly support such a store,
but whether their support would be sufficient,
I am unable to say.
- Gamaliel Bailey

 

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 PHOTO

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Even though the vast majority of my work was outside television,
the amount of creation and inventing that went into
the TV shows was non stop and,
unknown to me, a great strain.
- Paul Daniels

The test of courage comes when we are in the minority.
The test of tolerance comes when we are in the majority.
- Ralph W. Sockman

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

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

It's always the minorities who aren't a part of the
mainstream who define what the limits...
of the majority are going to be.
- Rose E. Bird

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

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

The worst enemy of truth and freedom in our society is the compact majority.
- Henrik Ibsen

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

The vast majority of prisoners at Abu Ghraib,
even after interrogation, had no further intel value whatsoever.
- Janis Karpinski

In his first 100 days, Mr. Obama has put the fate of
his presidency in the hands of House Speaker Nancy
Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid.
He may come to regret that decision.
- Karl Rove

I am confident that the vast majority of teachers will
work with us towards achieving that goal.
- Estelle Morris

In a high school, the norms act to hold down the achievements
of those who are above average,
so that the school's demands will be at a level easily
maintained by the majority.
- James S. Coleman

Democrats' attack on the Republican majority leader
is nothing but a coordinated agenda to stop an effective
leader from accomplishing the people's business.
- Bill Shuster

The great questions of the day will not be settled
by means of speeches and majority decisions but by iron and blood.
- Otto von Bismarck

I certainly think that 10 to 20 years from now,
clearly the majority of veterinarians will be women.
- Richard Adams

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

In our so-called democracy we are accustomed to give
the majority what they want rather than educate them
to understand what is best for them.
- Carter G. Woodson

The majority of the members of the Irish parliament
are professional politicians,
in the sense that otherwise they would not be given
jobs minding mice at crossroads.
- Flann O'Brien

A minority may be right, and a majority is always wrong.
- Henrik Ibsen

We are the only ones who really can care about the
preservation Foreigners who come to excavate,
maybe some of them care about preservation,
but the majority care about discoveries.
- Zahi Hawass

Don't ever let economic alone determine your career
or how you spend the majority of your time.
- Denis Waitley

The one thing that doesn't abide by majority rule is a person's conscience.
- Harper Lee

The great majority of men, especially in France,
both desire and possess a fashionable woman,
much in the way one might own a fine horse -
as a luxury befitting a young man.
- Stendhal

In fact, a large majority of those have died and of
those expected to die of AIDS,
as well as of those who are infected with the virus,
are in sub-Saharan Africa.
- Claudio Hummes

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

It is a measure of the framers' fear that a passing
majority might find it expedient to compromise 4th
Amendment values that these values were embodied in the Constitution itself.
- Sandra Day O'Connor

History shows that the majority of people that have
done anything great have passed their youth in seclusion.
- Thomas Carlyle

The majority of surveys throughout this Nation show
that the American people are advocating for a comprehensive
and realistic approach to immigration reform.
- Raul Grijalva

One man with courage makes a majority.
- Andrew Jackson

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

A country can truly call itself sporting when the majority
of its people feel a personal need for sport.
- Pierre de Coubertin

There was a Republican majority of the Senate,
and it tempered the nature of the nominations being made.
- Spencer Abraham

When they say you're the best, I always remember that
the majority of the audience probably thinks someone
else should have gotten the award.
- Brad Paisley

It does not prove a thing to be right because the majority say it is so.
- Friedrich Schiller

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

The genius of our ruling class is that it has kept
a majority of the people from ever questioning the
inequity of a system where most people drudge along,
paying heavy taxes for which they get nothing in return.
- Gore Vidal

I'm used to being in the minority.
I'm a left-handed gay Jew.
I've never felt, automatically, a member of any majority.
- Barney Frank

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

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

To be sure, the vast majority of people who are untrained
can accept the results of science only on authority.
- Morris Raphael Cohen

The disposition of all power is to abuses,
nor does it at all mend the matter that its possessors are a majority.
- James F. Cooper

It is commercial pop that the majority of people understand.
A working man's daughter would not understand blues.
- Barry Gibb

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

With the parties at virtual parity and the ideological
gulf between them never greater,
the stakes of majority control of Congress are extremely high.
- Thomas E. Mann

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

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

Before I can live with other folks I've got to live with myself.
The one thing that doesn't abide by majority rule is a person's conscience.
- Harper Lee

I'm like a twenty-two-year-old kid in a new band trying
to get noticed and break through,
because the vast majority of people have never seen me play live.
- John Fogerty

I guess the majority of people who want to ban certain
musicians are the ones who are so proud of everything America stands for.
- Stephen Malkmus

It does not take a majority to prevail...
but rather an irate, tireless minority,
keen on setting brushfires of freedom in the minds of men.
- Samuel Adams

The majority of information I gave police was about my wife and her family,
which is what they wanted.
- Robert Blake

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

We in the majority have worked hard to empower people to create opportunities,
to make jobs, to do things that turn America into a
place where people can achieve their dreams.
- Robin Hayes

The tillage of the soil occupies the vast majority
of those who work for their own bread.
- Joseph Barber Lightfoot

Freddie and Brian tend to write the majority of the material.
- John Deacon


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