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The Best Quotes About Opinions

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    It is not best that we should all think alike; it is a difference of opinion that makes horse races.

    Mark Twain
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    The foolish and the dead never change their opinions.

    James Russell Lowell
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    Do not fear to be eccentric in opinion, for every opinion now accepted was once eccentric.

    Bertrand Russell
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    You're entitled to your own opinions. Your are not entitled to your own facts.

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    A point of view can be a dangerous luxury when substituted for insight and understanding.

    Marshall McLuhan
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    Where an opinion is general, it is usually correct.

    Jane Austen
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    A mass of men equals a mass of opinions.

    Daniel Webster
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    The average man's opinions are generally of more value to himself than to anyone else.

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    There never was in the world two opinions alike, no more than two hairs or two grains. The most universal quality is diversity.

    Michel de Montaigne
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    Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance.

    Plato
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    Hardly a man in the world has an opinion upon morals, politics or religion which he got otherwise than through his associations and sympathies. Broadly speaking, there are none but corn-pone opinions. And broadly speaking, Corn-Pone stands for Self-Approval. Self-approval is acquired mainly from the approval of other people. The result is Conformity.

    Mark Twain
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    When I want your opinion I'll give it to you.

    Laurence J. Peter
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    Nothing is more unjust or capricious than public opinion.

    William Hazlitt
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    Few people are capable of expressing with equanimity opinions which differ from the prejudices of their social environment. Most people are even incapable of forming such opinions.

    Albert Einstein
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    I want to find someone on the earth so intelligent that he welcomes opinions which he condemns.

    John Jay Chapman
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    The man who never alters his opinion is like standing water, and breeds reptiles of the mind.

    William Blake
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    Errors of opinion may be tolerated where reason is left free to combat it.

    Thomas Jefferson
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    The deadliest contagion is majority opinion.

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    In every fat book there is a thin book trying to get out.

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    I care not what others think of what I do, but I care very much about what I think of what I do! That is character!

    Theodore Roosevelt
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    We should be eternally vigilant against attempts to check the expression of opinions that we loathe.

    Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
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    Every man has a right to be wrong in his opinions. But no man has a right to be wrong in his facts.

    Bernard Baruch
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    There is no such thing as public opinion. There is only published opinion.

    Winston Churchill