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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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The foolish and the dead never change their opinions. James Russell Lowell

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Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance. Plato

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

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

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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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Nothing is more unjust or capricious than public opinion. William Hazlitt

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Opinions are the cheapest commodities in the world.

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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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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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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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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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The deadliest contagion is majority opinion.

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When I want your opinion I'll give it to you. Laurence J. Peter

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The man who never alters his opinion is like standing water, and breeds reptiles of the mind. William Blake

6 2
Our opinions become fixed at the point where we stop thinking. Ernest Renan

5 1
Do not seek the truth, only cease to cherish your opinions.

5 1
In every fat book there is a thin book trying to get out.

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The important thing is not what they think of me, but what I think of them. Queen Victoria

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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

4 1
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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Men are disturbed not by things that happen, but by their opinion of the things that happen. Epictetus

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A man who trims himself to suit everybody will soon whittle himself away. Charles M. Schwab

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A man is getting along on the road to wisdom when he begins to realize that his opinion is just an opinion.

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I care not so much what I am in the opinion of others, as what I am in my own; I would be rich of myself and not by borrowing. Michel de Montaigne

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Errors of opinion may be tolerated where reason is left free to combat it. Thomas Jefferson

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No two men see the world exactly alike, and different temperaments will apply in different ways a principle that they both acknowledge. The same man will, indeed, often see and judge the same things differently on different occasions: early convictions must give way to more mature ones. Nevertheless, may not the opinions that a man holds and expresses withstand all trials, if he only remains true to himself and others? Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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Under the species of Syndicalism and Fascism there appears for the first time in Europe a type of man who does not want to give reasons or to be right, but simply shows himself resolved to impose his opinions. José Ortega y Gasset

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There is no such thing as public opinion. There is only published opinion. Winston Churchill

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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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No liberal man would impute a charge of unsteadiness to another for having changed his opinion. Cicero

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Opinions, like showers, are generated in high places, but they invariably descend into lower ones, and ultimately flow down to the people as rain unto the sea. Charles Caleb Colton

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Opinions are made to be changed --or how is truth to be got at? George Gordon Noel Byron, 6th Baron Byron

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How much time he saves who does not look to see what his neighbor says or does or thinks. Marcus Aurelius

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My play was a complete success. The audience was a failure.

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Every new opinion, at its starting, is precisely in a minority of one. Thomas Carlyle

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The only sin that we never forgive in each other is a difference in opinion. Ralph Waldo Emerson

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He that never changes his opinion never corrects mistakes and will never be wiser on the morrow than he is today. Tryon Edwards

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Listen, everyone is entitled to my opinion. Madonna

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We should be eternally vigilant against attempts to check the expression of opinions that we loathe. Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

3 2
A fellow can't keep people from having a bad opinion of him, but he can keep them from being right about it.

2 1
Stay at home in your mind. Don't recite other people's opinions. I hate quotations. Tell me what you know. Ralph Waldo Emerson

2 1
Things are not to be judged good or bad merely because the public think so. Tacitus

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Predominant opinions are generally the opinions of the generation that is vanishing. Benjamin Disraeli

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Men get opinions as boys learn to spell by reiteration chiefly. Elizabeth Barrett Browning

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It takes a very deep-rooted opinion to survive unexpressed. Jean Rostand

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We would not let ourselves be burned to death for our opinions: we are not sure enough of them for that. But perhaps for the right to have our opinions and to change them. Friedrich Nietzsche

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Opinions are formed in a process of open discussion and public debate, and where no opportunity for the forming of opinions exists, there may be moods --moods of the masses and moods of individuals, the latter no less fickle and unreliable than the former --but no opinion. Hannah Arendt

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It is clear that thought is not free if the profession of certain opinions makes it impossible to earn a living. Bertrand Russell