Search my Quotes DataBase - Enter one or two keywords and/or author last name.

Hint: keep it simple, like life twain




Facebook share   Tweet This   Email this

Daily Inspiration - Quotes to Live By
Inspiration  |  Motivational Articles  |  Being Strong  |  Being Positive  |  Links  |  About
Topics:   A-   B-   Ca-   Co-   D-   E-   F-   G-   H-    I-    J-K-L   M-   N-O   Pa-   Pr-   Q-R   Sa-   Sk-   T-   U-V-W-X-Y-Z

Multitude Quotes

I hope you find great value in these Quotes about Multitude from my large collection of inspirational quotes and motivational sayings.

Martyrdom covers a multitude of sins.
- Mark Twain

Related topics: Cynical Funny

Mr. Darwin refers to the multitude of the individual of every species,
which, from one cause or another, perish either before,
or soon after attaining maturity.
- Richard Owen

True happiness consists not in the multitude of friends,
but in the worth and choice.
- Ben Jonson

A novel is balanced between a few true impressions
and the multitude of false ones that make up most of what we call life.
- Saul Bellow

 

No man for any considerable period can wear one face
to himself and another to the multitude,
without finally getting bewildered as to which may be the true.
- Nathaniel Hawthorne

He that goeth about to persuade a multitude that they
are not so well governed as they ought to be shall
never want attentive and favorable hearers.
- Richard Hooker

The tyranny of a multitude is a multiplied tyranny.
- Edmund Burke

Please sign-up for my Free Inspirational Daily Email on the form below.

Sign-up for your free subscription to my Daily Inspiration - Daily Quote email.

Your E-Mail Address:
Your Name:

To confirm your subscription, you must click on a link in the email being sent to you.

Each email contains an unsubscribe link. We will NEVER sell, rent, loan, or abuse your email address in ANY way.


A book is a garden, an orchard, a storehouse,
a party, a company by the way, a counselor,
a multitude of counselors.
- Charles Baudelaire

The difficulty is to try and teach the multitude that
something can be true and untrue at the same time.
- Arthur Schopenhauer

The blood of Jesus Christ can cover a multitude of sins,
it seems to me.
- Denis Diderot

But a multitude of people, even the two hundred million of the Chinese empire,
cannot subsist without civil government.
- Ezra Stiles

Say what you want about long dresses,
but they cover a multitude of shins.
- Mae West

My sense of divine brings with it a strange sound of music with its glories,
a marvellous melody sounding like a multitude of flutes.
- Paul Twitchell

The multitude of books is making us ignorant.
- Voltaire

Knowledge is the consequence of time,
and multitude of days are fittest to teach wisdom.
- Jeremy Collier

Any bull market covers a multitude of sins,
so there may be all sorts of problems with the current
system that we won't see until the bear market comes.
- Ron Chernow

For decades, the violence in the Middle East has claimed
a multitude of innocent civilian victims:
Men,
women and children, Arab and Israeli.
- John Conyers

In science, as in art, and, as I believe,
in every other sphere of human activity,
there may be wisdom in a multitude of counsellors,
but it is only in one or two of them.
- Thomas Huxley

To be old is to be part of a huge and ordinary multitude...
the reason why old age was venerated in the past was
because it was extraordinary.
- Ronald Blythe

I have been a multitude of shapes, Before I assumed a consistent form.
- Taliesin

To write regular verses destroys an infinite number of fine possibilities,
but at the same time it suggests a multitude of distant
and totally unexpected thoughts.
- Paul Valery

Words will not be able to ever express how sorry I am for this,
and I have profound regret and sorrow for the multitude
of mistakes and harm I have caused.
- Jack Abramoff

I love people who make me laugh.
I honestly think it's the thing I like most,
to laugh.
It cures a multitude of ills.
It's probably the most important thing in a person.
- Audrey Hepburn

I ordered gold in the meantime to be showered down
without ceasing among the happy multitude.
- Adelbert von Chamisso

Breaking with old friends is one of the most painful
of the changes in all that piling up of a multitude
of small distasteful changes that constitutes growing older.
- John Dos Passos

Riches cover a multitude of woes.
- Menander

Seek not the favor of the multitude;
it is seldom got by honest and lawful means.
But seek the testimony of few; and number not voices,
but weigh them.
- Immanuel Kant

The definition of the individual was:
a multitude of one million divided by one million.
- Arthur Koestler

The plane is simply abstracting the power stored in
the wave by a distant gale,
and using it to counteract gravity.
And if the work be continued long enough,
or a multitude of planes be continually drawing on the reservoir of power,
the wave must inevitably be flattened.
- Lawrence Hargrave

If, amid the multitude of contending counsel,
you have hesitated and doubted; if, when a great measure suggested itself,
you have shrunk from the vast responsibility,
afraid to go forward lest you should go wrong,
what wonder?
- Robert Dale Owen

Great minds are to make others great.
Their superiority is to be used, not to break the multitude
to intellectual vassalage,
not to establish over them a spiritual tyranny,
but to rouse them from lethargy, and to aid them to judge for themselves.
- William Ellery Channing

The Reformers, therefore, as instruments in the hands of God,
in delivering the Church from bondage to prelates,
did not make it a tumultuous multitude,
in which every man was a law to himself,
free to believe, and free to do what he pleased.
- Charles Hodge

Those who have wrought great changes in the world never
succeeded by gaining over chiefs;
but always by exciting the multitude.
The first is the resource of intrigue and produces only secondary results,
the second is the resort of genius and transforms the universe.
- Martin Van Buren

The affairs of life embrace a multitude of interests,
and he who reasons in any one of them,
without consulting the rest, is a visionary unsuited
to control the business of the world.
- James F. Cooper

A multitude of causes unknown to former times are now
acting with a combined force to blunt the discriminating powers of the mind,
and unfitting it for all voluntary exertion to reduce
it to a state of almost savage torpor.
- William Wordsworth

In the United States, the majority undertakes to supply
a multitude of ready-made opinions for the use of individuals,
who are thus relieved from the necessity of forming opinions of their own.
- Alexis de Tocqueville

I have many times asked myself whether there can be
more potent advocates of peace upon earth through the
years to come than this massed multitude of silent
witnesses to the desolation of war.
- King George V

We should all aspire in life to do a multitude of things well -
to be a great father,
to be a good husband, to be a good lover,
you know, to try to do things the best you can is very important to me.
- Matthew Modine

Every step and every movement of the multitude,
even in what are termed enlightened ages,
are made with equal blindness to the future;
and nations stumble upon establishments,
which are indeed the result of human action,
but not the execution of any human design.
- Adam Ferguson

There is always a multitude of reasons both in favor
of doing a thing and against doing it.
The art of debate lies in presenting them;
the art of life lies in neglecting ninety-nine hundredths of them.
- Mark Rutherford

Mischief springs from the power which the moneyed interest
derives from a paper currency which they are able to control,
from the multitude of corporations with exclusive privileges...
which are employed altogether for their benefit.
- Andrew Jackson

The Indians, I was now speaking of, were not content
with the common Enemies that lessen and destroy their Country-men,
but invented an infallible Stratagem to purge their Tribe,
and reduce their Multitude into far less Numbers.
- John Lawson

Every experiment, by multitudes or by individuals,
that has a sensual and selfish aim, will fail.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

There are many men whose tongues might govern multitudes
if they could govern their tongues.
- George Dennison Prentice

The eyes of the soul of the multitudes are unable to
endure the vision of the divine.
- Plato

In the scattered settlements of this Diocese,
schools and Churches are of necessity for many years few in number,
and multitudes of both sexes are growing up in great ignorance.
- John Strachan

Do I contradict myself? Very well, then I contradict myself,
I am large, I contain multitudes.
- Walt Whitman

There are the manufacturing multitudes of England;
they must have work,
and find markets for their work; if machines and the Black Country are ugly,
famine would be uglier still.
- Goldwin Smith

Money, again, has often been a cause of the delusion of the multitudes.
Sober nations have all at once become desperate gamblers,
and risked almost their existence upon the turn of a piece of paper.
- Charles Mackay

A handful of men, inured to war, proceed to certain victory,
while on the contrary, numerous armies of raw and undisciplined
troops are but multitudes of men dragged to the slaughter.
- Publius Flavius Vegetius Renatus

When Jesus then is with the multitudes,
He is not in His house, for the multitudes are outside of the house,
and it is an act which springs from His love of men
to leave the house and to go away to those who are not able to come to Him.
- Origen

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.
- Arthur Henderson

Now multitudes of root words are identical in the American
languages over vast areas some of them with precisely the same senses,
and others with various shades of analogical meaning.
- John W. Dawson

How could youths better learn to live
than by at once trying the experiment of living?
- Henry David Thoreau

Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions.
All life is an experiment.
The more experiments you make the better.
What if they are a little coarse,
and you may get your coat soiled or torn?
What if you do fail, and get fairly rolled
in the dirt once or twice.
Up again, you shall never be so afraid of a tumble.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

No amount of experimentation can ever prove me right;
a single experiment can prove me wrong.
- Albert Einstein

Nature is trying very hard to make us succeed,
but nature does not depend on us.
We are not the only experiment.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

All life is an experiment.
The more experiments you make the better.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Beyond mind, there is an awareness that is intrinsic,
that is not given to you by the outside, and is not an idea -
and there is no experiment up to now
that has found any center in the brain
which corresponds to awareness.
The whole work of meditation is
to make you aware of all that is "mind"
and disidentify yourself from it.
That very separation is the
greatest revolution that can happen to man.
Now you can do and act on only that
which makes you more joyous, fulfills you,
gives you contentment, makes your life a work of art, a beauty.
But this is possible only if the master in you is awake.
- Osho

Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions.
All life is an experiment.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I really like to experiment.
That's the only way I can work.
It's instinctive.
- F. Murray Abraham

With this LP we were all very clear on the approach we wanted to take,
which was to do something heavy, but also experiment
with a lot of other things we really like.
- Phil Anselmo

As soon as I had proved this and, of course,
also the normal pointing action and reactions in all
other extremities and joints,
I stopped the experiment.
- Robert Barany

I got to realizing that I wanted to record,
I wanted to experiment.
And doing those same old songs the same old way -
I said,
'I think it's time for me to have some fun.'
- Buck Owens

You've got to experiment to figure out what works.
- Andrew Weil

Happiness is the only sanction of life;
where happiness fails,
existence remains a mad and lamentable experiment.
- George Santayana

Everybody's a mad scientist, and life is their lab.
We're all trying to experiment to find a way to live,
to solve problems, to fend off madness and chaos.
- David Cronenberg

The Internet is the first thing that humanity has built
that humanity doesn't understand,
the largest experiment in anarchy that we have ever had.
- Eric Schmidt

The whole of the hydrogen on the earth might be transformed
at once and the success of the experiment published
at large to the universe as a new star.
- Francis William Aston

Marriage is too interesting an experiment to be tried only once.
- Eva Gabor

Indeed, this epistemological theory of the relation
between theory and experiment differs sharply from
the epistemological theory of naive falsificationism.
- Imre Lakatos


Quotes and Sayings

---------


Thank you for visiting: Multitude Quotes.

Please sign up on the form below to receive
my Free Daily Inspiration - Daily Quotes email.

You can also search my large collection of Quotes and Sayings.

May the world be kind to you,
and may your own thoughts be gentle upon yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

 


Sign-up to receive Daily Inspiration - Daily Quotes
free via email

Daily inspirational quotes and motivational messages of self-worth, choice,
positive attitude, happiness, forgiveness, and gratitude.
Inspiring motivational sayings plus Jonathan's insights into life,
relationships, and joyful living.

Enter Your E-Mail Address:
Enter Your Name (what you want to be called):
To confirm your subscription, you must click on a link in the email being sent to you.
Each email contains an unsubscribe link. We will NEVER sell, rent, loan, or abuse your email address in ANY way.

Or Subscribe to the Feedburner feed for Daily Inspiration - Daily Quotes.



All materials & writings are copyright ©. You may read about our disclaimer, our privacy policy, our copyright policy, terms of use, participation in affiliate programs, and the list of all our websites.