majority quotes

The one pervading evil of democracy is the tyranny of the majority, or rather of that party, not always the majority, that succeeds, by force or fraud, in carrying elections.Lord Acton

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

It does not require a majority to prevail, but rather an irate, tireless minority keen to set brush fires in people's minds.Samuel Adams

You have to look also to the media, where you have a vast majority of the loudest and most influential political voices in America media from people who came from the entertainment world.Ben Affleck

The majority of the Big Ten towns are college towns. The colleges are kind of what run the towns.Steve Alford

Of course, the overwhelming majority of Muslims are not terrorists or sympathetic to terrorists. Equating all Muslims with terrorism is stupid and wrong.Ayaan Hirsi Ali

I'm not an elected official who puts a finger in the wind to see what the majority thinks; I represent women, whether they're popular or not.Gloria Allred

And we know that once we have a majority that are dependent upon the government, we will lose our freedom; it says we go into bondage. That's the next stage.Sharron Angle

For the majority of the time, I may as well have been just a really tan white kid. You know, I may as well have just been, like, a fat kid.Aziz Ansari

Of course, the majority of us would speak up in the face of outrageous bigotry, but do we speak up in a social situation when someone casually refers to something as 'gay'? If we don't, we are standing with the homophobes whom we are quietly fighting.Jack Antonoff

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

There are many countries who have traditionally sponsored terrorism. Iraq is one, though it appears the majority of the terrorism committed by Saddam Hussein is on his own citizens. Iran in this regard. Syria, with their close support of Hezbollah, is noteworthy in this respect.Richard Armitage

I don't like LA. The majority just seem to be so artificial. Look at how they worship everything they think is fashionable. Isn't it sick?Billie Joe Armstrong

I conceived from the outset a strong objection to Zionism. I considered it immoral that immigrants should come from abroad with the avowed intention of attaining to majority in the country and thus to dispossess the people whose country it had been since time immemorial.Muhammad Asad

I would be very happy to see 3.5 billion humans wiped out from the face of the earth within the next 150 or 200 years and I am quite prepared to go myself with this majority... let us all look forward to the day when the catastrophe strikes us down!John Aspinall

The object of life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane.Marcus Aurelius

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

What might be good for ratings can be bad for the country. The hard-core partisans are self-segregating themselves into separate political realities. But the majority of Americans are starting to wake up to the game.John Avlon

I was arrested in 1965 for opposing the war in Vietnam. There were 39 of us arrested that day. But thousands opposed us. And the majority of the people in the country supported the war then.Bill Ayers

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