Quotes; Opinion

I’m not sure I want popular opinion on my side — I’ve noticed those with the most opinions often have the fewest facts.
Bethania McKenstry

Fight for your opinions, but do not believe that they contain the whole truth, or the only truth.
Charles A. Dana (1819 – 1897)

The recipe for perpetual ignorance is: be satisfied with your opinions and content with your knowledge.
Elbert Hubbard (1856 – 1915)

The moment we begin to fear the opinions of others and hesitate to tell the truth that is in us, and from motives of policy are silent when we should speak, the divine floods of light and life no longer flow into our souls.
Elizabeth Cady Stanton (1815 – 1902), 1890

Opinions founded on prejudice are always sustained with the greatest of violence.
Francis Jeffrey (1773 – 1850)

It is hard enough to remember my opinions, without also remembering my reasons for them!
Friedrich Nietzsche (1844 – 1900)

Don’t judge a man by his opinions, but what his opinions have made of him.
Georg Christoph Lichtenberg (1742 – 1799)

Nothing is more conducive to peace of mind than not having any opinions at all.
Georg Christoph Lichtenberg (1742 – 1799)

I have opinions of my own — strong opinions — but I don’t always agree with them.
George Bush (1924 – )

Risk! Risk anything! Care no more for the opinions of others, for those voices. Do the hardest thing on earth for you. Act for yourself. Face the truth.
Katherine Mansfield (1888 – 1923)

Patterning your life around other’s opinions is nothing more than slavery.
Lawana Blackwell, The Dowry of Miss Lydia Clark, 1999

I am not one of those who in expressing opinions confine themselves to facts.
Mark Twain (1835 – 1910), Wearing White Clothes speech, 1907

Our opinions do not really blossom into fruition until we have expressed them to someone else.
Mark Twain (1835 – 1910), quoted in Mark Twain and I, Opie Read, 1940

Sane and intelligent human beings are like all other human beings, and carefully and cautiously and diligently conceal their private real opinions from the world and give out fictitious ones in their stead for general consumption.
Mark Twain (1835 – 1910), Mark Twain In Eruption

One Response

  1. I like the Nietzsche!

    Like

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