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Inspirational Quotes about Opinion

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I never considered a difference of opinion
in politics, in religion, in philosophy,
as cause for withdrawing from a friend.
- Thomas Jefferson

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We must respect the other fellow's religion,
but only in the sense and to the extent
that we respect his theory that
his wife is beautiful and his children smart.
- H. L. Mencken

Failure does not exist.
Failure is simply someone else's opinion of how
a certain act should have been completed.
Once you believe that no act must be performed
in any specific other-directed way,
then failing becomes impossible.
- Wayne Dyer

Value your own opinion more, and others' opinions less.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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If an opinion contrary to your own makes you angry,
that is a sign that you are subconsciously aware
of having no good reason for thinking as you do.
- Bertrand Russell

Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact.
Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
- Marcus Aurelius

It is not he who reviles or strikes you who insults you,
but your opinion that these things are insulting.
- Epictetus


 

People seem not to see that
their opinion of the world
is also a confession of character.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

A friend or co-worker shares a political,
religious, economic, or social opinion
that is opposite to yours -
does that drive a wedge between your hearts?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The minority is always stronger than the majority,
because the minority is generally formed by those
who really have an opinion.
- Soren Kierkegaard

People do not seem to realize that
their opinion of the world
is also a confession of character.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

If you wish to see the truth,
then hold no opinion for or against.
- Osho

Your opinion is nothing but your point of view.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Sell your cleverness and buy bewilderment.
Cleverness is mere opinion, bewilderment is intuition.
- Rumi

There is no truth, only human opinion.
- Anonymous

No written law has ever been more binding
than unwritten custom supported by popular opinion.
- Carrie Chapman Catt

In my opinion, most of the great men of the past were
only there for the beer -
the wealth,
prestige and grandeur that went with the power.
- A. J. P. Taylor

The world is governed by opinion.
- William Ellery Channing

The two powers which in my opinion constitute a wise man
are those of bearing and forbearing.
- Epictetus

Thoughtful people seldom share exactly the same opinion -
the same point-of-view.
The wise ones understand that they know nothing -
for virtually none of our experience is truly factual -
and they graciously honor all other opinions.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Everything is discursive opinion instead of direct experience.
- A. R. Ammons

A friend should be one in whose understanding and virtue we can equally confide,
and whose opinion we can value at once for its justness and its sincerity.
- Robert Hall

Hardly a man in the world has an opinion
upon morals, political, or religion
which he got otherwise than
through his associations and sympathies.
- Mark Twain

The way people in democracies think of the government
as something different from themselves is a real handicap.
And, of course, sometimes the government confirms their opinion.
- Lewis Mumford

In all matters of opinion,
our adversaries are insane.
- Oscar Wilde

If anyone is unhappy, remember that
his unhappiness is his own fault...
Nothing else is the cause of anxiety or loss of tranquility
except our own opinion.
- Epictetus

People will, in a great degree,
and not without reason,
form their opinion of you upon
that which they have of your friends;
and there is a Spanish proverb
which says very justly,
"Tell me whom you live with,
and I will tell you who you are.
- Lord Chesterfield

In my opinion, no single design is apt to be optimal for everyone.
- Donald Norman

The good opinion of mankind,
like the lever of Archimedes,
with the given fulcrum, moves the world.
- Thomas Jefferson

The fewer the facts, the stronger the opinion.
- Arnold H. Glasow

Too often we... enjoy the comfort of opinion
without the discomfort of thought.
- John F. Kennedy

Having a personal opinion is great.
Believing that one's personal opinion is absolute truth
leads to most of the world's troubles.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

People who want to share their religious views with you
almost never want you to share yours with them.
- Dave Barry

Works of art, in my opinion, are the only objects in
the material universe to possess internal order,
and that is why, though I don't believe that only art matters,
I do believe in Art for Art's sake.
- E. M. Forster

Fix reason firmly in her seat,
and call to her tribunal every fact, every opinion.
Question with boldness even the existence of a God;
because, if there be one,
he must more approve of the homage of reason,
than that of blindfolded fear.
- Thomas Jefferson

Truth always rests with the minority,
and the minority is always stronger than the majority,
because the minority is generally formed by those
who really have an opinion,
while the strength of a majority is illusory,
formed by the gangs who have no opinion -
and who, therefore, in the next instant
(when it is evident that the minority is the stronger)
assume its opinion... while truth again reverts to a new minority.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Liar is a strong word, but we are all liars.
Not in the sense of intentionally speaking untruths,
but in the sense of carrying so much historical
and emotional baggage that none of us is believable.
To lie means to speak an untruth,
and virtually everything that comes out of our mouth
is an untruth - an opinion, an assumption,
a point-of-view based on our past.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

For me every ruler is alien that defies public opinion.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

In America everybody is of the opinion that he has no social superiors,
since all men are equal, but he does not admit that
he has no social inferiors,
for, from the time of Jefferson onward,
the doctrine that all men are equal applies only upwards,
not downwards.
- Bertrand Russell

Each of us is burdened by an unlimited number of
expectations (demands) that we hold for the actions of others.
We "know" that there is a right way to do things,
and are often outraged when our expectations are not met.
Usually, we are unaware that we merely
have a strong opinion and point-of-view,
and are sure that we know how everything is supposed to be.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

One should respect public opinion insofar
as is necessary to avoid starvation and keep out of prison,
but anything that goes beyond this
is voluntary submission to an unnecessary tyranny.
- Bertrand Russell

Directors say that you should get actors before they are recognized.
They will be a pain or have an opinion.
- Dianne Wiest

I'm very disappointed with the McCain campaign.
In my opinion, it was inept.
- Paul Broun

As the senior commander in Vietnam, I was aware of
the potency of public opinion -
and I worried about it.
- William Westmoreland

You've got to ask!
Asking is, in my opinion, the world's most powerful -
and neglected -
secret to success and happiness.
- Percy Ross

The greatest thing to be achieved in advertising,
in my opinion, is believability, and nothing is more
believable than the product itself.
- Leo Burnett

I've seen public opinion shift like the wind and put
out the very fire it lighted.
- Rachel Field

Bigot: One who is obstinately and zealously attached
to an opinion that you do not entertain.
- Ambrose Bierce

In my opinion it is less shameful for a king to be
overcome by force of arms than by bribery.
- Sallust

Leaders are responsible not for running public opinion
polls but for the consequences of their actions.
- Henry A. Kissinger

It is useless for the sheep to pass resolutions in favor of vegetarianism,
while the wolf remains of a different opinion.
- William Ralph Inge

You have a right to your opinion about the work that you're doing.
An artist is as equally important as the director.
If you believe that, you can work in any circumstances.
- Maggie Gyllenhaal

And there never was an apple, in Adam's opinion,
that wasn't worth the trouble you got into for eating it.
- Neil Gaiman

Everywhere I go I'm asked if I think the university stifles writers.
My opinion is that they don't stifle enough of them.
- Kate O'Brien

I think it's one of the scars in our culture that we
have too high an opinion of ourselves.
We align ourselves with the angels instead of the higher primates.
- Angela Carter

Nothing can contribute more to peace of soul than the
lack of any opinion whatever.
- Georg C. Lichtenberg

Alcohol is necessary for a man so that he can have
a good opinion of himself,
undisturbed be the facts.
- Finley Peter Dunne

Make men wise, and by that very operation you make them free.
Civil liberty follows as a consequence of this;
no usurped power can stand against the artillery of opinion.
- William Godwin

You're allowed to rip-off another score so close that it's ridiculous.
In my opinion it's ridiculous, how closely one can
just rip-off a score that happened a year or two earlier.
- Danny Elfman

There never was a time when, in my opinion,
some way could not be found to prevent the drawing of the sword.
- Ulysses S. Grant

None are more unjust in their judgments of others than
those who have a high opinion of themselves.
- Charles Spurgeon

No minister ever stood, or could stand,
against public opinion.
- Robert Peel

Atlas was permitted the opinion that he was at liberty,
if he wished, to drop the Earth and creep away;
but this opinion was all that he was permitted.
- Franz Kafka

They that approve a private opinion,
call it opinion; but they that dislike it,
heresy; and yet heresy signifies no more than private opinion.
- Thomas Hobbes

Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance.
- Plato

The difficult part in an argument is not to defend
one's opinion but rather to know it.
- Andre Maurois

Those who are of the opinion that money will do everything
may reasonably be expected to do everything for money.
- Edward F. Halifax

If they had said my writing wasn't good enough,
fair enough, that's an opinion.
But to say it's too complex is to insult the intelligence of the so-called young.
- Tanith Lee

It rarely adds anything to say, "In my opinion" -
not even modesty.
Naturally a sentence is only your opinion;
and you are not the Pope.
- Paul Goodman

Public opinion shapes our destinies and guides the
progress of human affairs.
- Frank B. Kellogg

The goal of modern propaganda is no longer to transform
opinion but to arouse an active and mythical belief.
- Jacques Ellul


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