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Jared Sparks Quotes and Sayings

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

Most enlightened men now recognize that General Jackson
is not fitted to fill the office of President;
his limited experience of anything to do with civil
government and his great age make him incompetent.
- Jared Sparks

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

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

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 immense majority of human biographies are a gray
transit between domestic spasm and oblivion.
- George Steiner

I fear that the hearts of the vast majority of mankind
would beat on strongly and steadily and without any
quickening if the league were to perish altogether.
- Henry Cabot Lodge

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

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

Historically, the judicial branch has often been the
sole protector of the rights of minority groups against
the will of the popular majority.
- Diane Watson

But the fact is that the vast majority of Republicans
support the Sinn Fein leadership.
- Martin McGuinness

MPC, Moving Picture Company, they're really excellent,
they did the majority of the effects.
- Ridley Scott

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

The value of the majority lies not in the opportunity to wield great power,
but in the chance to use power to do great things.
- John Boehner

Lead singers not only do the majority of the work,
but their personalities are singled out and taken as
the general attitude of the unit.
- Martha Reeves

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

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

In a republic this rule ought to be observed:
that the majority should not have the predominant power.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

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

Unless the great majority of Americans not only have,
but believe they have, a fair chance,
the better American future will be dangerously compromised.
- Herbert Croly

One and God make a majority.
- Frederick Douglass

At every step the vast majority have expressed horror
at the idea of an aggressive war.
- Paul Robeson

The majority does not rule in America,
but the minority shouldn't hijack it.
And it's because we're afraid.
They have isolated us and made us feel as though we're alone.
We're not.
- Glenn Beck

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

If you eat something and get fat, you should be responsible for it.
I think that is the attitude of the great majority of Americans,
that you should be responsible for what you eat.
- Vic Snyder

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

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

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

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

There's a certain part of the contented majority who
love anybody who is worth a billion dollars.
- John Kenneth Galbraith

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

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

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 voice of the majority is no proof of justice.
- Friedrich Schiller

The vast majority of politicians think they are functioning on high principle.
- George E. Brown, Jr.

There was a very convincing argument made that the
extremists have won and the aggression is now supported by the majority,
therefore fighting until surrender was the only alternative.
- Joichi Ito

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

Look, all this is about is utilizing the rules of the Senate,
using a majority of the senators, to make sure that
we get health reform done.
We cannot wait another day.
- Barbara Boxer

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

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

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

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

The majority of Americans, the ones who never elected
George W. Bush, are not fooled by his weapons of mass distraction.
- Michael Moore

Certainly in the modern age where everything is glossed over,
when somebody speaks their mind, the majority of the public go,
I'd love to have said that.
- Pete Waterman

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

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

A man with God is always in the majority.
- John Knox

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

Like me, the great majority of Americans wish both
to preserve the traditional definition of marriage
and to oppose bias and intolerance directed towards gays and lesbians.
- Mitt Romney

This program that the Republican majority has taken
us toward as a country is leading us to fiscal bankruptcy.
- Chaka Fattah

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

We are too much accustomed to attribute to a single
cause that which is the product of several,
and the majority of our controversies come from that.
- Marcus Aurelius

In a democracy the poor will have more power than the rich,
because there are more of them, and the will of the majority is supreme.
- Aristotle

When great changes occur in history,
when great principles are involved,
as a rule the majority are wrong.
- Eugene V. Debs

While there are many wonderful police investigators
out there doing some very fine work,
the majority of the time it is not brains that catches serial killers.
- Pat Brown

In Republics, the great danger is, that the majority
may not sufficiently respect the rights of the minority.
- James Madison

I feel that the majority of people should decide for
themselves what kind of government they want.
- Julius Rosenberg

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

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

One with the law is a majority.
- Calvin Coolidge

On the other hand, the vast majority of all westernized countries,
including every single European country along with Israel and Japan,
do not offer birthright citizenship.
- Nathan Deal

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


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