Quotations that match 'majority'.

A majority of American citizens are now becoming skeptical of the claim that our carbon footprints, resulting from our use of fossil fuels, are going to lead to climatic calamities. But governments are not yet listening to the citizens. John Coleman
[ American Becoming Calamities Carbon Citizens Claim Climatic Footprints Fossil Fuels Going Governments Lead Listening Majority Now Our Resulting Skeptical Use Yet]
That settled Abraham Lincoln with me. I was thoroughly satisfied that no such man ought to be President; but I could not yet conceive it possible that such a monster would be the choice of a majority of the people for President. John Sergeant Wise
[ Abraham Choice Conceive Could Lincoln Majority Man Monster Ought Possible President Satisfied Settled Such Thoroughly Would Yet]
I am going to hold serve the majority of the time. It is nice to have a little time to return serve. Pete Sampras
[ Am Going Hold Little Majority Nice Return Serve Time]
MPC, Moving Picture Company, they're really excellent, they did the majority of the effects. Ridley Scott
[ Company Did Effects Excellent Majority Moving Picture Really]
The majority of Americans, the ones who never elected George W. Bush, are not fooled by his weapons of mass distraction. Michael Moore
[ Americans Bush Distraction Elected Fooled George His Majority Mass Never Ones Weapons]
Finally, I want to make the point that we are Republicans. We are the majority. It is going to be a little more difficult because we have to govern and come up with ideas. Jack Kingston
[ Because Come Difficult Finally Going Govern Ideas Little Majority Make More Point Republicans Up Want]
The majority of men meet with failure because of their lack of persistence in creating new plans to take the place of those which fail. Napoleon Hill Business
[ Because Creating Fail Failure Lack Majority Meet Men New Persistence Place Plans Take Their Those Which]
It would be a tragic mistake for us out here to imagine that Bush represents the hearts and the minds of the majority of your countrymen. Many of your black and other compatriots must be just as anguished as we are. Breyten Breytenbach
[ Anguished Black Bush Compatriots Countrymen Hearts Here Imagine Just Majority Many Minds Mistake Must Other Out Represents Tragic Us Would Your]
We want all the Palestinians back in their homeland, and then there can be a fair referendum for people to choose the form of state they want. Whoever gets the majority can rule. Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani
[ Back Choose Fair Form Gets Homeland Majority Palestinians Referendum Rule State Their Then Want Whoever]
You can set up whatever negotiations or structure you want, but until the Palestinians are willing to accept the fact, as the majority of Israelis do, that there should be two states between the Jordan and the Mediterranean, we won't have peace. Charles Schumer
[ Accept Between Fact Israelis Jordan Majority Mediterranean Negotiations Palestinians Peace Set Should States Structure Two Until Up Want Whatever Willing Won]
Tonight - to you, the great silent majority of my fellow Americans - I ask for your support. Richard M. Nixon
[ Americans Ask Fellow Great Majority Silent Support Tonight Your]
I know I have sex appeal, but I've never felt like an actual sex symbol. Fans sometimes think I am. The majority of them are sweet about it, but occasionally somebody weird becomes totally fixated upon me. Teena Marie
[ Actual Am Appeal Becomes Fans Felt Fixated Know Majority Never Occasionally Sex Somebody Sometimes Sweet Symbol Them Think Totally Upon Weird]
A majority of Americans oppose partial-birth abortion, and Judge Hamilton's decision flies in the face of Congress passing and President Bush signing legislation banning such horrible acts of violence. Marc Racicot
[ Abortion Acts Americans Banning Bush Congress Decision Face Flies Hamilton Horrible Judge Legislation Majority Oppose Passing President Signing Such Violence]
Because the majority of my readers are women, I feel that one public service I can provide to them is to spread the message of regular mammograms and early detection within the strip. Cathy Guisewite
[ Because Detection Early Feel Majority Mammograms Message Provide Public Readers Regular Service Spread Strip Them Within Women]
The Republican majority will stop at nothing to prevent access to the legal system for those who are hurt. Joe Baca
[ Access Hurt Legal Majority Nothing Prevent Republican Stop System Those Will]
A majority is always better than the best repartee. Benjamin Disraeli
[ Always Best Better Majority Repartee Than]
While there are many wonderful police investigators out there doing some very fine work, the majority of the time it is not brains that catches serial killers. Pat Brown
[ Brains Catches Doing Fine Investigators Killers Majority Many Out Police Serial Some Time Very While Wonderful Work]
By virtually any measure, the record of the Republican Majority is an appalling failure. Sheila Jackson Lee
[ Any Appalling Failure Majority Measure Record Republican Virtually]
I dare say that a majority of the American people think that having a fair hearing on an issue of importance in our relations with Mexico is extremely important to our national interest, as well as theirs. William Weld
[ American Dare Extremely Fair Having Hearing Importance Important Interest Issue Majority Mexico National Our Relations Say Theirs Think Well]
The majority of Americans receive health insurance coverage through their employers, but with rising health care costs, many small businesses can no longer afford to provide coverage for their employees. Jim Ryun
[ Afford Americans Businesses Care Costs Coverage Employees Employers Health Insurance Longer Majority Many Provide Receive Rising Small Their Through]
This nation was conceived in liberty and dedicated to the principle - among others - that honest men may honestly disagree; that if they all say what they think, a majority of the people will be able to distinguish truth from error. Elmer Davis
[ Able Among Conceived Dedicated Disagree Distinguish Error Honest Honestly Liberty Majority May Men Nation Others Principle Say Think Truth Will]
Unless the great majority of Americans not only have, but believe they have, a fair chance, the better American future will be dangerously compromised. Herbert Croly
[ American Americans Believe Better Chance Compromised Dangerously Fair Future Great Majority Only Unless Will]
I think the moral majority and religious right have been shrinking and having not quite as loud a voice in America, and all of a sudden people are coming to their own realizations going, 'Joe down the street is gay and he's a great guy.' Jason Priestley
[ America Been Coming Down Gay Going Great Guy Having Joe Loud Majority Moral Own Quite Realizations Religious Right Shrinking Street Sudden Their Think Voice]
In a democracy there is a centralization of governmental power in a simple majority. Robert Welch
[ Centralization Democracy Governmental Majority Power Simple]
Life is the desert, life the solitude, death joins us to the great majority. Edward Young
[ Death Desert Great Joins Life Majority Solitude Us]
The minority yields to the majority! Deng Xiaoping
[ Majority Minority Yields]
I think that the majority of messages are validating messages to confirm the survival of conscious. And many times that validation message is negative or sad. John Edward
[ Confirm Conscious Majority Many Message Messages Negative Sad Survival Think Times Validating Validation]
Except when war is waged in a desert, noncombatants, also known as civilians or "the people," constitute the great majority of those affected. Martin Van Creveld
[ Affected Also Civilians Constitute Desert Except Great Known Majority Those Waged War]
When they say you're the best, I always remember that the majority of the audience probably thinks someone else should have gotten the award. Brad Paisley
[ Always Audience Award Best Else Gotten Majority Probably Remember Say Should Someone Thinks]
But 85 percent of the mosques have extremist leadership in this country. Most Muslims, the overwhelming majority of Muslims, are loyal Americans. Peter King
[ Americans Country Extremist Leadership Loyal Majority Most Muslims Overwhelming Percent]
You have to give access to people with disabilities but there is no requirement to hire them. What I mean by affirmative obligation is that producers must take the necessary steps to include opportunities for people with disabilities and a vast majority of them do. Richard Masur
[ Access Affirmative Disabilities Give Hire Include Majority Mean Must Necessary Obligation Opportunities Producers Requirement Steps Take Them Vast]
Americans of our own time - minority and majority Americans alike - need the continued guidance that the Voting Rights Act provides. We have come a long way, but more needs to be done. Elijah Cummings
[ Act Alike Americans Come Continued Done Guidance Long Majority Minority More Need Needs Our Own Provides Rights Time Voting Way]
The silent majority really is a liberal majority, even though the word liberal has taken a real beating over the last 20 years by radical conservatives. Robert Reich
[ Beating Conservatives Even Last Liberal Majority Over Radical Real Really Silent Taken Though Word Years]
Multi- polarisation has become an inevitable trend in the process of shaping a global political pattern and has been widely welcomed by the international community as it reflects the common interests and aspiration of the overwhelming majority of countries. Li Peng
[ Aspiration Become Been Common Community Countries Global Inevitable Interests International Majority Overwhelming Pattern Political Process Reflects Shaping Trend Welcomed Widely]
The large majority of the Negroes who have put on the finishing touches of our best colleges are all but worthless in the development of their people. Carter G. Woodson
[ Best Colleges Development Finishing Large Majority Negroes Our Put Their Touches Worthless]
The important thing for the survival of the Thai society is that the majority of those who work, both in the government and the private sector, still strive to work in the same direction; this is why the Thai nation still stands. Bhumibol Adulyadej
[ Both Direction Government Important Majority Nation Private Same Sector Society Stands Still Strive Survival Thai Thing Those Why Work]
If the tenth of the population that is gay became visible tomorrow, the panic of the majority of people would inspire repressive legislation of a sort that would shock even the pessimists among us. Jane Rule
[ Among Became Even Gay Inspire Legislation Majority Panic Pessimists Population Repressive Shock Sort Tenth Tomorrow Us Visible Would]
I certainly think that 10 to 20 years from now, clearly the majority of veterinarians will be women. Richard Adams
[ Certainly Clearly Majority Now Think Will Women Years]
Democracy encourages the majority to decide things about which the majority is ignorant. John Simon
[ Decide Democracy Encourages Ignorant Majority Things Which]
To meet the expectations of the majority of our people, and to open up new vistas of economic opportunity so that the aspirations of Nigerians can stand a fair chance of being fulfilled in a lifetime, there must be a truly committed leadership in a democratic Nigeria. Ibrahim Babangida
[ Aspirations Being Chance Committed Democratic Economic Expectations Fair Fulfilled Leadership Lifetime Majority Meet Must New Nigeria Nigerians Open Opportunity Our Stand Truly Up Vistas]
I don't know the vast majority of you personally, and it may sound kind of corny, but I really feel as if we've become friends through the years. And you've been with me during a lot of good times and some very difficult ones. I can't tell you how grateful I am. Katie Couric
[ Am Become Been Corny Difficult During Feel Friends Good Grateful How Kind Know Lot Majority May Ones Personally Really Some Sound Tell Through Times Vast Very Years]
Now, so, if you want to blame someone for wasteful spending, the Republicans are in the majority. Chaka Fattah
[ Blame Majority Now Republicans Someone Spending Want Wasteful]
Having said that, I enjoyed every minute of my time and I got a degree of job satisfaction which I am sure was far greater than the majority of my colleagues. Len G. Murray
[ Am Colleagues Degree Enjoyed Every Far Got Greater Having Job Majority Minute Said Satisfaction Sure Than Time Which]
Like me, the great majority of Americans wish both to preserve the traditional definition of marriage and to oppose bias and intolerance directed towards gays and lesbians. Mitt Romney
[ Americans Bias Both Definition Directed Gays Great Intolerance Lesbians Majority Marriage Oppose Preserve Towards Traditional Wish]
Contrary to popular accounts, very few scientists in the world - possibly none - have a sufficiently thorough, "big picture" understanding of the climate system to be relied upon for a prediction of the magnitude of global warming. To the public, we all might seem like experts, but the vast majority of us work on only a small portion of the problem. Roy Spencer
[ Accounts Big Climate Contrary Experts Few Global Magnitude Majority Might None Only Picture Popular Portion Possibly Prediction Problem Public Relied Scientists Seem Small Sufficiently System Thorough Understanding Upon Us Vas]
I happened to be one of those who thought all these expenses necessary, and I had the good fortune to have the majority of both houses of Parliament on my side. Robert Walpole
[ Both Expenses Fortune Good Had Happened Houses Majority Necessary Parliament Side These Those Thought]
In the mass of mankind, I fear, there is too great a majority of fools and knaves; who, singly from their number, must to a certain degree be respected, though they are by no means respectable. Philip Stanhope
[ Certain Degree Fear Fools Great Knaves Majority Mankind Mass Means Must Number Respectable Respected Singly Their Though Too]
In the final analysis, the whole cause of world revolution hinges on the revolutionary struggles of the Asian, African and Latin American people who make up the overwhelming majority of the world's population. Lin Biao
[ African American Analysis Asian Cause Final Hinges Latin Majority Make Overwhelming Population Revolution Revolutionary Struggles Up Whole World]
It is crystal clear to me that if Arabs put down a draft resolution blaming Israel for the recent earthquake in Iran it would probably have a majority, the U.S. would veto it and Britain and France would abstain. Amos Oz
[ Abstain Arabs Blaming Britain Clear Crystal Down Draft Earthquake France Iran Israel Majority Probably Put Recent Resolution Veto Would]
Democrats' attack on the Republican majority leader is nothing but a coordinated agenda to stop an effective leader from accomplishing the people's business. Bill Shuster
[ Accomplishing Agenda Attack Business Coordinated Democrats Effective Leader Majority Nothing Republican Stop]
The very purpose of the Bill of Rights and the Constitution is to protect minority rights against majority voters. Every court decision that strikes down discriminatory legislation, including past Supreme Court decisions, affirming the fundamental rights to marry the person you love, overrules a majority decision. David Boies
[ Affirming Against Bill Constitution Court Decision Decisions Discriminatory Down Every Fundamental Including Legislation Love Majority Marry Minority Past Person Protect Purpose Rights Strikes Supreme Very Voters]
We submit to the majority because we have to. But we are not compelled to call our attitude of subjection a posture of respect. Ambrose Bierce
[ Attitude Because Call Compelled Majority Our Posture Respect Subjection Submit]
If you are against slavery and against *forcing* someone to work for you and for your goals, the choice of what to believe in is clear. If you believe you have the right to achieve your goals by forcing someone to support you against their will, merely because you are in the majority and hold a gun, then the choice is clear too - the later is the choice of Hitler and Stalin. Christian H F Riley Politics
[ slavery force freedom liberty hitler stalin]
I don't very often think I've done a good job. I don't like the majority of what I do. I shouldn't say I don't like it, but I'm not satisfied with almost everything that I do. Paul Simon
[ Almost Done Everything Good Job Majority Often Satisfied Say Think Very]
But the fact is that the vast majority of Republicans support the Sinn Fein leadership. Martin McGuinness
[ Fact Fein Leadership Majority Republicans Sinn Support Vast]
The vast majority of Muslims living here are peaceful citizens. Unfortunately, however, we also see religious and political fanaticism among Muslim groups in Germany. Otto Schily
[ Also Among Citizens Fanaticism Germany Groups Here However Living Majority Muslim Muslims Peaceful Political Religious See Unfortunately Vast]
The immense majority of human biographies are a gray transit between domestic spasm and oblivion. George Steiner
[ Between Biographies Domestic Gray Human Immense Majority Oblivion Transit]
In his first 100 days, Mr. Obama has put the fate of his presidency in the hands of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid. He may come to regret that decision. Karl Rove
[ Come Days Decision Fate First Hands Harry His House Leader Majority May Mr Nancy Obama Obama Pelosi Presidency Put Regret Reid Senate Speaker]
It is commercial pop that the majority of people understand. A working man's daughter would not understand blues. Barry Gibb
[ Blues Commercial Daughter Majority Man Pop Understand Working Would]
A country can truly call itself sporting when the majority of its people feel a personal need for sport. Pierre de Coubertin
[ Call Country Feel Itself Majority Need Personal Sport Sporting Truly]
I've done the gay, over-the-top guy. I want to jump into another show where I wear pants for the majority of the time. Jai Rodriguez
[ Another Done Gay Guy Into Jump Majority Over-The-Top Pants Show Time Want Wear Where]
One with the law is a majority. Calvin Coolidge
[ Law Majority]
According to recent opinion polls, a large majority of Iraqis believe that the U.S. military has no intention to leave Iraq, and that it would stay even is asked by the Iraqi government to leave. John Conyers
[ According Asked Believe Even Government Intention Iraq Iraqi Iraqis Large Leave Majority Military Opinion Polls Recent Stay Would]
At the same, we need to remain sensitive to the reality that we are still an African society in which the majority of the people and communities live under severe deprivations and afflictions that are no fault of theirs. Ibrahim Babangida
[ Afflictions African Communities Fault Live Majority Need Reality Remain Same Sensitive Severe Society Still Theirs Under Which]
One man with courage makes a majority. Andrew Jackson
[ Courage Majority Makes Man]
Fortuitous circumstances constitute the moulds that shape the majority of human lives, and the hasty impress of an accident is too often regarded as the relentless decree of all ordaining fate. Olympia Brown
[ Accident Circumstances Constitute Decree Fate Fortuitous Hasty Human Impress Lives Majority Often Regarded Relentless Shape Too]
It doesn't take a majority to make a rebellion; it takes only a few determined leaders and a sound cause. H. L. Mencken
[ Cause Determined Few Leaders Majority Make Only Rebellion Sound Take Takes]
When you're in the minority, it doesn't matter what you're agenda is, you're not going to have the degree of freedom that you have as a member of the majority. Tom Daschle
[ Agenda Degree Freedom Going Majority Matter Member Minority]
The overwhelming majority of Americans are possessed of two great qualities a sense of humor and a sense of proportion. Franklin D. Roosevelt
[ Americans Great Humor Majority Overwhelming Possessed Proportion Qualities Sense Two]
No law can possibly meet the convenience of every one: we must be satisfied if it be beneficial on the whole and to the majority. Titus Livius
[ Beneficial Convenience Every Law Majority Meet Must Possibly Satisfied Whole]
Our generals talk a good game about taking care of their grunts, and the majority of our Beltway politicians bay with moralistic fervor about how they, too, support the troops. David Hackworth
[ Bay Care Fervor Game Generals Good Grunts How Majority Moralistic Our Politicians Support Taking Talk Their Too Troops]
In politics, an organized minority is a political majority. Jesse Jackson
[ Majority Minority Organized Political Politics]
The restriction of religion to private life therefore does not necessarily threaten the vital interests of the majority religion, if there is one, and it protects minority religions from tyranny of the majority. Phillip E. Johnson
[ Does Interests Life Majority Minority Necessarily Private Protects Religion Religions Restriction Therefore Threaten Tyranny Vital]
The unphilosophical majority among men are the ones most helplessly dependent on their era's dominant ideas. Leonard Peikoff
[ Among Dependent Dominant Era Helplessly Ideas Majority Men Most Ones Their]
If the government has an a priori right to our property, and thus lives, we are nothing more than chattel, slaves, to the majority with the government acting as the enforcer. Government and society's 'needs' are bottomless pits and our government has become despotic in attempting to fufill those 'needs.' Christian H F Riley Politics
[ freedom effort owner slave life government despots]
It is not worth an intelligent man's time to be in the majority. By definition, there are already enough people to do that. G. H. Hardy Intelligence
[ Already Definition Enough Intelligent Majority Man Time Worth]
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
[ Always Carrying Democracy Elections Evil Force Fraud Majority Party Pervading Rather Succeeds Tyranny]
So war is an extremely sad business, because the majority of people don't want to be in it. Gerald Scarfe
[ Because Business Extremely Majority Sad Want War]
The Government of the absolute majority instead of the Government of the people is but the Government of the strongest interests; and when not efficiently checked, it is the most tyrannical and oppressive that can be devised. John C. Calhoun
[ Absolute Checked Devised Efficiently Government Instead Interests Majority Most Oppressive Strongest Tyrannical]
As part of our layered approach, we have expedited the deployment of new Advanced Imaging Technology (AIT) units to help detect concealed metallic and non-metallic threats on passengers. These machines are now in use at airports nationwide, and the vast majority of travelers say they prefer this technology to alternative screening measures. Janet Napolitano
[ Advanced Airports Alternative Approach Concealed Deployment Detect Help Imaging Layered Machines Majority Measures Nationwide New Now Our Part Passengers Prefer Say Screening Technology These Threats Travelers Units Use Vast]
The whole of the Bill is a declaration of the right of the people at large or considered as individuals... It establishes some rights of the individual as unalienable and which consequently, no majority has a right to deprive them of. Albert Gallatin
[ Bill Consequently Considered Declaration Deprive Establishes Individual Individuals Large Majority Right Rights Some Them Unalienable Which Whole]
Furthermore, it is not distorting history to say that it was largely through the efforts and propaganda of our International Federation that the government of the U.S.S.R. was recognized by the majority of the great powers. Leon Jouhaux
[ Distorting Efforts Federation Furthermore Government Great History International Largely Majority Our Powers Propaganda Recognized Say Through]
My sense is that the majority of Conservatives share my reservations about how we got into Iraq. Kenneth Clarke
[ Conservatives Got How Into Iraq Majority Reservations Sense Share]
In economics, the majority is always wrong. John Kenneth Galbraith
[ Always Economics Majority Wrong]
Now I have known Sen. Bill Frist, the Majority Leader of the United States Senate, since he was born. John Jay Hooker
[ Bill Born Known Leader Majority Now Sen Senate Since States United]
I feel that the majority of people should decide for themselves what kind of government they want. Julius Rosenberg
[ Decide Feel Government Kind Majority Should Themselves Want]
So, yes, we do celebrate America today because the majority will stand up and empower the American people to live that American Dream and to be part of making a better, freer, and safer world. Robin Hayes
[ America American Because Better Celebrate Dream Empower Freer Live Majority Making Part Safer Stand Today Up Will World Yes]
In any great organization it is far, far safer to be wrong with the majority than to be right alone. John Kenneth Galbraith
[ Alone Any Far Great Majority Organization Right Safer Than Wrong]
Congress is functioning the way the Founding Fathers intended-not very well. They understood that if you move too quickly, our democracy will be less responsible to the majority. Barber B. Conable, Jr.
[ Congress Democracy Fathers Founding Functioning Less Majority Move Our Quickly Responsible Too Understood Very Way Well Will]
I am convinced that the majority of American people do understand that we have a moral responsibility to foster the concepts of opportunity, free enterprise, the rule of law, and democracy. They understand that these values are the hope of the world. Richard Lugar
[ Am American Concepts Convinced Democracy Enterprise Foster Free Hope Law Majority Moral Opportunity Responsibility Rule These Understand Values World]
Success in the majority of circumstances depends on knowing how long it takes to succeed. Charles de Montesquieu
[ Circumstances Depends How Knowing Long Majority Succeed Success Takes]
Alabama citizens, like the vast majority of Americans, respect and value the meaning of decency, and appreciate public institutions that reflect the common values of our society. Mike Rogers
[ Alabama Americans Appreciate Citizens Common Decency Institutions Majority Meaning Our Public Reflect Respect Society Value Values Vast]
If there is a nuclear tactic being used here, I submit it is the use of that obstruction where a willful minority blocks a bipartisan majority from voting on the President's judicial nominees. John Cornyn
[ Being Bipartisan Blocks Here Judicial Majority Minority Nominees Nuclear Obstruction President Submit Tactic Use Used Voting Where Willful]
If a budget is designed to show our values, it's clear where the majority stands: against opportunity, against education, and against America's hard-working, tax-paying middle class. Ellen Tauscher
[ Against America Budget Class Clear Designed Education Hard-Working Majority Middle Opportunity Our Show Stands Values Where]
The test of courage comes when we are in the minority. The test of tolerance comes when we are in the majority. Ralph W. Sockman
[ Comes Courage Majority Minority Test Tolerance]
What is the primary purpose of a political leader? To build a majority. If voters care about parking lots, then talk about parking lots. Newt Gingrich
[ Build Care Leader Lots Majority Parking Political Primary Purpose Talk Then Voters]
For the vast majority of places in America, there is no way you can build a security system such as we have here because of the high priority this rates in terms of terrorist interests. Kit Bond
[ America Because Build Here High Interests Majority Places Priority Rates Security Such System Terms Terrorist Vast Way]
What scared me in that debate is that it's not about the ownership rules at all. The vast majority of people don't even know what the rules say, to be perfectly candid. Name all six of them. Michael K. Powell
[ Candid Debate Even Know Majority Name Ownership Perfectly Rules Say Scared Six Them Vast]
Over the last five years, the Administration and the majority in Congress have appropriated less than $900 million for port security grants - despite the Coast Guard's determination that $5.4 billion is needed over 10 years. Solomon Ortiz
[ Administration Appropriated Billion Coast Congress Despite Determination Five Grants Guard Last Less Majority Million Needed Over Port Security Than Years]
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
[ Escape Finding Insane Life Majority Object Oneself Ranks Side]
I am confident that the vast majority of teachers will work with us towards achieving that goal. Estelle Morris
[ Achieving Am Confident Goal Majority Teachers Towards Us Vast Will Work]
There are some liberals eager to embrace a culture void of morals, but the majority of America is made up of honest, hard-working families who turned out in droves to protect the traditional way of life. John Doolittle
[ America Culture Droves Eager Embrace Families Hard-Working Honest Liberals Life Made Majority Morals Out Protect Some Traditional Turned Up Void Way]
In America the majority raises formidable barriers around the liberty of opinion; within these barriers an author may write what he pleases, but woe to him if he goes beyond them. Alexis de Tocqueville
[ America Around Author Barriers Beyond Formidable Goes Him Liberty Majority May Opinion Pleases Raises Them These Within Woe Write]
I guess the majority of people who want to ban certain musicians are the ones who are so proud of everything America stands for. Stephen Malkmus
[ America Ban Certain Everything Guess Majority Musicians Ones Proud Stands Want]
If you will stay with the majority of the Twelve Apostles, and the records of the Church, you will never be led astray. Joseph Smith, Jr.
[ Apostles Astray Church Led Majority Never Records Stay Twelve Will]
The issue for us is rebuilding a governing majority that is comfortable with differences that can transcend the divisiveness and unify behind the principles that we know our party has succeeded on. Eric Cantor
[ Behind Comfortable Differences Divisiveness Governing Issue Know Majority Our Party Principles Rebuilding Succeeded Transcend Unify Us]
Today's white majority is largely silent about the race question. Constance Baker Motley
[ Largely Majority Question Race Silent Today White]
A dissenting minority feels free only when it can impose its will on the majority: what it abominates most is the dissent of the majority. Eric Hoffer
[ Dissent Feels Free Impose Majority Minority Most Only Will]
Even though the vast majority of my work was outside television, the amount of creation and inventing that went into the TV shows was non stop and, unknown to me, a great strain. Paul Daniels
[ Amount Creation Even Great Into Inventing Majority Non Outside Shows Stop Strain Television Though Tv Unknown Vast Went Work]
I suppress the vast majority of what I write. George Murray
[ Majority Suppress Vast Write]
If you eat something and get fat, you should be responsible for it. I think that is the attitude of the great majority of Americans, that you should be responsible for what you eat. Vic Snyder
[ Americans Attitude Eat Fat Get Great Majority Responsible Should Something Think]
The majority of them give the impression of being men who have been drafted into the job during a period of martial law and are only waiting for the end of the emergency to get back to a really congenial occupation such as slum demolition or debt collecting. Alan Brien
[ Back Been Being Collecting Congenial Debt Drafted During Emergency End Get Give Impression Into Job Law Majority Martial Men Occupation Only Period Really Slum Such Them Waiting]
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
[ Artificial Everything Fashionable How Just La Look Majority Seem Sick Think Worship]
I am sure the majority of Iranians want a peace agreement with Israel and want Iran to integrate with the international community and accept its universal values. Moshe Katsav
[ Accept Agreement Am Community Integrate International Iran Iranians Israel Majority Peace Sure Universal Values Want]
The vast majority of human beings dislike and even actually dread all notions with which they are not familiar... Hence it comes about that at their first appearance innovators have generally been persecuted, and always derided as fools and madmen. Aldous Huxley
[ Actually Always Appearance Been Beings Comes Dislike Dread Even Familiar First Fools Generally Hence Human Innovators Madmen Majority Notions Persecuted Their Vast Which]
Paul the apostle recounted that Jesus appeared to more than 500 of His followers at one time, the majority of whom were still alive and who could confirm what Paul wrote. Josh McDowell
[ Alive Apostle Appeared Confirm Could Followers His Jesus Majority More Paul Recounted Still Than Time Were Whom Wrote]
In this view, the role of the great majority of Americans is simply to buy the products produced, work happily for their wages, and leave all of the significant economic decisions to the capitalists. Barney Frank
[ Americans Buy Capitalists Decisions Economic Great Happily Leave Majority Produced Products Role Significant Simply Their View Wages Work]
One and God make a majority. Frederick Douglass
[ God Majority Make]
Most Americans are more concerned about the economy and job creation. And they can't understand why the Obama administration or the Democrat majority in Congress wants to pass a bill like the cap-and-trade tax that will cost us jobs, that will hurt our economy, that will drive up costs for families, as well as for small businesses. Haley Barbour
[ Administration Americans Bill Businesses Concerned Congress Cost Costs Creation Democrat Drive Economy Families Hurt Job Jobs Majority More Most Obama Obama Our Pass Small Tax Understand Up Us Wants Well Why Will]
Columbus did not seek a new route to the Indies in response to a majority directive. Milton Friedman
[ Columbus Did Directive Indies Majority New Response Route Seek]
In the United States, the majority undertakes to supply a multitude of ready-made opinions for the use of individuals, who are thus relieved from the necessity of forming opinions of their own. Alexis de Tocqueville
[ Forming Individuals Majority Multitude Necessity Opinions Own Ready-Made Relieved States Supply Their Thus Undertakes United Use]
To be sure, the vast majority of people who are untrained can accept the results of science only on authority. Morris Raphael Cohen
[ Accept Authority Majority Only Results Science Sure Untrained Vast]
There's a certain part of the contented majority who love anybody who is worth a billion dollars. John Kenneth Galbraith
[ Anybody Billion Certain Contented Dollars Love Majority Part Worth]
It is tragic that, under a pro-choice administration and a Democratic majority in Congress, harmful anti-choice policy will be the price American women will pay for health care reform. Nancy Northrup
[ Administration American Care Congress Democratic Harmful Health Majority Pay Policy Price Pro-Choice Reform Tragic Under Will Women]
The majority of directors I've worked with didn't know how to talk to actors. Stanley Tucci
[ Actors Directors How Know Majority Talk Worked]
Look, we know we screwed up when we were in the majority. We fell in love with power. We spent way too much money - especially on earmarks. There was too much corruption when we ran this place. We were guilty. And that's why we lost. Eric Cantor
[ Corruption Earmarks Especially Fell Guilty Know Look Lost Love Majority Money Much Place Power Ran Screwed Spent Too Up Way Were Why]
There is no maxim, in my opinion, which is more liable to be misapplied, and which, therefore, more needs elucidation, than the current one, that the interest of the majority is the political standard of right and wrong. James Madison
[ Current Interest Liable Majority Maxim More Needs Opinion Political Right Standard Than Therefore Which Wrong]
All we're getting from the Democratic majority in Congress and from this White House is more bailouts, more spending, more planned stimulus, more deficits and debt, and the American people have had it. Mike Pence
[ American Congress Debt Deficits Democratic Getting Had House Majority More Planned Spending Stimulus White]
This majority is working for America, and one of those ways is we have tremendously low unemployment. This economy has created millions of new jobs, and we are expecting growth this first quarter of somewhere higher than 4 percent. Marsha Blackburn
[ America Created Economy Expecting First Growth Higher Jobs Low Majority Millions New Percent Quarter Somewhere Than Those Tremendously Unemployment Ways Working]
I am told that the majority of Iraqis wanted Saddam removed from power, but they were unwilling and were incapable of doing the job themselves because they feared Saddam and knew the pain and torture he was capable of inflicting upon them. Howard Coble
[ Am Because Capable Doing Feared Incapable Inflicting Iraqis Job Knew Majority Pain Power Removed Saddam Them Themselves Told Torture Unwilling Upon Wanted Were]
All politics are based on the indifference of the majority. James Reston
[ Based Indifference Majority Politics]
The vast majority of English folk cannot and will not consider a picture as a picture, apart from any story which it may be supposed to tell. James Whistler
[ Any Apart Cannot Consider English Folk Majority May Picture Story Supposed Tell Vast Which Will]
I get a sense that we've all been educated into one school of thought. I'm not surprised at all to find among the overwhelming majority of scientists, are people who would hold one particular view because that's all they're exposed to. Thabo Mbeki
[ Among Because Been Educated Exposed Find Get Hold Into Majority Overwhelming Particular School Scientists Sense Surprised Thought View Would]
It's always the minorities who aren't a part of the mainstream who define what the limits... of the majority are going to be. Rose E. Bird
[ Always Define Going Limits Mainstream Majority Minorities Part]
A belief in hell and the knowledge that every ambition is doomed to frustration at the hands of a skeleton have never prevented the majority of human beings from behaving as though death were no more than an unfounded rumor. Aldous Huxley
[ Ambition Behaving Beings Belief Death Doomed Every Frustration Hands Hell Human Knowledge Majority More Never Prevented Rumor Skeleton Than Though Unfounded Were]
The disposition of all power is to abuses, nor does it at all mend the matter that its possessors are a majority. James F. Cooper
[ Abuses Disposition Does Majority Matter Mend Nor Possessors Power]
The majority of surveys throughout this Nation show that the American people are advocating for a comprehensive and realistic approach to immigration reform. Raul Grijalva
[ Advocating American Approach Comprehensive Immigration Majority Nation Realistic Reform Show Surveys Throughout]
The vast majority of Americans agree with us. We're doing everything that we can. We're advertising, right now we're on television with an advertisement running in the Washington area. We've got newspaper ads. Michael D. Barnes
[ Ads Advertisement Advertising Agree Americans Area Doing Everything Got Majority Newspaper Now Right Running Television Us Vast Washington]
No Congress ever has seen fit to amend the Constitution to address any issue related to marriage. No Constitutional Amendment was needed to ban polygamy or bigamy, nor was a Constitutional Amendment needed to set a uniform age of majority to ban child marriages. Judy Biggert
[ Address Age Amend Amendment Any Ban Child Congress Constitution Constitutional Ever Fit Issue Majority Marriage Marriages Needed Nor Polygamy Related Seen Set Uniform]
As for our majority... one is enough. Benjamin Disraeli
[ Enough Majority Our]
The majority of information I gave police was about my wife and her family, which is what they wanted. Robert Blake
[ Family Gave Her Information Majority Police Wanted Which Wife]
Clinton was a president who used his office, in creative ways, to try to reinvigorate the federal government to benefit the majority. Sidney Blumenthal
[ Benefit Clinton Creative Federal Government His Majority Office President Reinvigorate Try Used Ways]
With the parties at virtual parity and the ideological gulf between them never greater, the stakes of majority control of Congress are extremely high. Thomas E. Mann
[ Between Congress Control Extremely Greater Gulf High Ideological Majority Never Parity Parties Stakes Them Virtual]
The majority is still at the General's disposal. Jared Sparks
[ Disposal General Majority Still]
Instead of comparing our lot with that of those who are more fortunate than we are, we should compare it with the lot of the great majority of our fellow men. It then appears that we are among the privileged. Helen Keller
[ Among Appears Compare Comparing Fellow Fortunate Great Instead Lot Majority Men More Our Privileged Should Than Then Those]
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
[ Also America Came Entertainment Influential Look Loudest Majority Media Most Political Vast Voices Where World]
It does not take a majority to prevail... but rather an irate, tireless minority, keen on setting brushfires of freedom in the minds of men. Samuel Adams
[ Does Freedom Irate Keen Majority Men Minds Minority Prevail Rather Setting Take Tireless]
And American voters understand that if we want to keep fighting to move in the new - in a new direction, we've got a long way to go. And we need to make sure we continue with Democrats being in the majority. Debbie Wasserman Schultz
[ American Being Continue Democrats Direction Fighting Go Got Keep Long Majority Make Move Need New Sure Understand Voters Want Way]
The vast majority of prisoners at Abu Ghraib, even after interrogation, had no further intel value whatsoever. Janis Karpinski
[ Abu After Even Further Ghraib Had Intel Interrogation Majority Prisoners Value Vast Whatsoever]
Our family had been shattered, but we now are more united, and the remains of my family and the majority of my mother's family are glad to know the truth about a horrible crime. Sam Sheppard
[ Been Crime Family Glad Had Horrible Know Majority More Mother Now Our Remains Shattered Truth United]
There is something wonderful in seeing a wrong-headed majority assailed by truth. John Kenneth Galbraith
[ Assailed Majority Seeing Something Truth Wonderful]
Does advertising corrupt editors? Yes it does, but fewer editors than you may suppose... the vast majority of editors are incorruptible. David Ogilvy
[ Advertising Corrupt Does Editors Fewer Incorruptible Majority May Suppose Than Vast Yes]
The tillage of the soil occupies the vast majority of those who work for their own bread. Joseph Barber Lightfoot
[ Bread Majority Occupies Own Soil Their Those Tillage Vast Work]
The vast majority of people who watch baseball can properly call 95% of all plays that happen on the field. My job is to teach you how to call the other 5%. Jim Evans
[ Baseball Call Field Happen How Job Majority Other Plays Properly Teach Vast Watch]
Both the historian and the novelist view history as the struggle of a tiny minority, able and determined to make judgments, which is up against a vast and densely packed majority of the blind, who are led by their instincts and unable to think for themselves. Lion Feuchtwanger
[ Able Against Blind Both Determined Historian History Instincts Judgments Led Majority Make Minority Novelist Packed Struggle Their Themselves Think Tiny Unable Up Vast View Which]
The majority of husbands remind me of an orangutan trying to play the violin. Honore de Balzac Marriage
[ Husbands Majority Play Remind Trying Violin]
The great majority of men, especially in France, both desire and possess a fashionable woman, much in the way one might own a fine horse - as a luxury befitting a young man. Stendhal
[ Befitting Both Desire Especially Fashionable Fine France Great Horse Luxury Majority Man Men Might Much Own Possess Way Woman Young]
I'm like a twenty-two-year-old kid in a new band trying to get noticed and break through, because the vast majority of people have never seen me play live. John Fogerty
[ Band Because Break Get Kid Live Majority Never New Noticed Play Seen Through Trying Vast]
This program that the Republican majority has taken us toward as a country is leading us to fiscal bankruptcy. Chaka Fattah
[ Bankruptcy Country Fiscal Leading Majority Program Republican Taken Toward Us]
Nothing is as approved as mediocrity, the majority has established it and it fixes it fangs on whatever gets beyond it either way. Blaise Pascal
[ Approved Beyond Either Established Fangs Fixes Gets Majority Mediocrity Nothing Way Whatever]
The game of history is usually played by the best and the worst over the heads of the majority in the middle. Eric Hoffer
[ Best Game Heads History Majority Middle Over Played Usually Worst]
I love the ACLU and I'm concerned now, especially when it comes to our rights, with current politics and the religious community and the Conservative majority or minority - I don't know who they are. Debbie Harry
[ Comes Community Concerned Conservative Current Especially Know Love Majority Minority Now Our Politics Religious Rights]
We, unlike Nazi Germany or Mussolini's Italy, have never stopped being a nation of laws, not of men. But witness how men with motives and a majority can manipulate law to cruel and unjust ends. Robert Byrd
[ Being Cruel Ends Germany How Italy Law Laws Majority Manipulate Men Motives Mussolini Nation Never Stopped Unjust Unlike Witness]
A single sentence of the Florida Supreme Court's decision on hand recounts states all you need to know about the complete and utter lack of jurisprudence and intelligence of the Florida Supreme Court: 'The will of the people, not a hyper-technical reliance on statutory provisions, should be our guiding principle.' With a rule like this, there are no laws, merely the whim of a majority of the Florida Supreme Court. The Florida Supreme Court is an utter disgrace. Christian H F Riley Government
[ freedom effort owner slave life government despots]
In a republic this rule ought to be observed: that the majority should not have the predominant power. Marcus Tullius Cicero
[ Majority Observed Ought Power Predominant Republic Rule Should]
History shows that the majority of people that have done anything great have passed their youth in seclusion. Thomas Carlyle
[ Anything Done Great History Majority Passed Seclusion Shows Their Youth]
Democratic forms of government are vulnerable to mass prejudice, the so-called tyranny of the majority. Maggie Gallagher
[ Democratic Forms Government Majority Mass Prejudice So-Called Tyranny Vulnerable]
Honesty, integrity, and accountability, the values, which should be the hallmark of this government, have instead been thrown under the bus by an arrogant majority, casualties in a misguided campaign to shield from accountability those who abuse this House. Louise Slaughter
[ Abuse Accountability Arrogant Been Bus Campaign Casualties Government Hallmark Honesty House Instead Integrity Majority Misguided Shield Should Those Thrown Under Values Which]
When great changes occur in history, when great principles are involved, as a rule the majority are wrong. Eugene V. Debs
[ Changes Great History Involved Majority Occur Principles Rule Wrong]
That a majority of women do not wish for any important change in their social and civil condition, merely proves that they are the unreflecting slaves of custom. Lydia M. Child
[ Any Change Civil Condition Custom Important Majority Merely Proves Slaves Social Their Wish Women]
All, too, will bear in mind this sacred principle, that though the will of the majority is in all cases to prevail, that will to be rightful must be reasonable; that the minority possess their equal rights, which equal law must protect, and to violate would be oppression. Thomas Jefferson
[ Bear Cases Equal Law Majority Mind Minority Must Oppression Possess Prevail Principle Protect Reasonable Rightful Rights Sacred Their Though Too Violate Which Will Would]
The majority of the senior class of Vassar does not desire my company and I must confess, having read specimens of their thought and sentiments, that I do not desire the company of the majority of the senior class of Vassar. William F. Buckley, Jr.
[ Class Company Confess Desire Does Having Majority Must Read Senior Sentiments Specimens Their Thought]
Well, many of us believe that excessive media concentration is a subject that ought to be addressed, and it is, of course, the intention of the majority party not to allow that to be discussed. Barney Frank
[ Addressed Allow Believe Concentration Course Discussed Excessive Intention Majority Many Media Ought Party Subject Us Well]
If you are cast in a different mould to the majority, it is no merit of yours: Nature did it. Charlotte Bronte
[ Cast Did Different Majority Merit Mould Nature Yours]
My belief is the majority of people in politics are just interested in pursuing this career in politics, and doing what's necessary to get themselves re-elected. And if that happens to coincide with the public good, great. But if it doesn't, the public good loses out. Dick Murphy
[ Belief Career Coincide Doing Get Good Great Happens Interested Just Loses Majority Necessary Out Politics Public Pursuing Re-Elected Themselves]
I have no way of knowing how people really feel, but the vast majority of those I meet couldn't be nicer. Every once in a while someone barks at me. My New Year's resolution is not to bark back. Tucker Carlson
[ Back Bark Barks Every Feel How Knowing Majority Meet New Nicer Once Really Resolution Someone Those Vast Way While Year]
I see the effects of sexual and gender liberation all around me, just like you do, but I don't have a sense of being in the majority. Susie Bright
[ Around Being Effects Gender Just Liberation Majority See Sense Sexual]
After adding trillions to the debt on big-government policies most Americans didn't ask for and which we couldn't afford, Democratic leaders say they need more money, which they intend to take from small business, even though small businesses create the majority of new jobs. Mitch McConnell
[ Adding Afford After Americans Ask Business Businesses Create Debt Democratic Even Intend Jobs Leaders Majority Money More Most Need New Policies Say Small Take Though Trillions Which]
We are the only ones who really can care about the preservation Foreigners who come to excavate, maybe some of them care about preservation, but the majority care about discoveries. Zahi Hawass
[ Care Come Discoveries Foreigners Majority Maybe Ones Only Preservation Really Some Them]
I never felt comfortable with myself, because I was never part of the majority. I always felt awkward and shy and on the outside of the momentum of my friends' lives. Steven Spielberg
[ Always Awkward Because Comfortable Felt Friends Lives Majority Momentum Myself Never Outside Part Shy]
A minority may be right, and a majority is always wrong. Henrik Ibsen
[ Always Majority May Minority Right Wrong]
As long as we're in a democracy, I have to give what I think the majority of people will enjoy. Norman Granz
[ Democracy Enjoy Give Long Majority Think Will]
The worst enemy of truth and freedom in our society is the compact majority. Henrik Ibsen
[ Compact Enemy Freedom Majority Our Society Truth Worst]
It does not prove a thing to be right because the majority say it is so. Friedrich Schiller
[ Because Does Majority Prove Right Say Thing]
One on God's side is a majority. Wendell Phillips
[ God Majority Side]
The majority see the obstacles; the few see the objectives; history records the successes of the latter, while oblivion is the reward of the former. Alfred A. Montapert
[ Few Former History Latter Majority Objectives Oblivion Obstacles Records Reward See Successes While]
When I'm up on stage, I don't think about anything except the song I'm singing. Anyway, the majority of my audience is female, and I can't think that many of them want to see me a French maid outfit somehow! Louise Nurding
[ Anything Anyway Audience Except Female French Maid Majority Many Outfit See Singing Somehow Song Stage Them Think Up Want]
What is black empowerment when it seems to benefit not the vast majority but an elite that tends to be recycled? Desmond Tutu
[ Benefit Black Elite Empowerment Majority Recycled Seems Tends Vast]
Do you believe in the biblical Golden Rule -- 'do unto others as you would have them do unto you'? If that is true, think about why you don't apply it to all areas of your life. Do you want a majority determining what is best for you? Then why do you want the government to determine it for someone else? Christian H F Riley Politics
[ freedom effort owner slavery]
It is always possible for the court to overreach its proper bounds and perhaps declare a lot of laws unconstitutional and frustrate the will of the majority in a way that it ought not be frustrated. William Rehnquist
[ Always Bounds Court Declare Frustrate Frustrated Laws Lot Majority Ought Perhaps Possible Proper Unconstitutional Way Will]
Never be afraid to stand with the minority when the minority is right, for the minority which is right will one day be the majority. William Jennings Bryan
[ Afraid Day Majority Minority Never Right Stand Which Will]
The only kind of coercion I recommend is mutual coercion, mutually agreed upon by the majority of the people affected. Garrett Hardin
[ Affected Agreed Coercion Kind Majority Mutual Mutually Only Recommend Upon]
To be in the EU, it means to have same rules of... for economy, for social life, to be together in the majority of European countries. Aleksander Kwasniewski
[ Countries Economy Eu European Life Majority Means Rules Same Social Together]
It is the purpose of the majority of the Immigration Committee to encourage assimilation, yet this bill has already done more than anything I know of to bring about discord among our resident aliens. Emanuel Celler
[ Aliens Already Among Anything Assimilation Bill Bring Committee Discord Done Encourage Immigration Know Majority More Our Purpose Resident Than Yet]
Whenever a female takes a strong stand for herself, the majority of the time they have to really, really narrow it down to being feminine and wearing dresses and just being lipstick chic. Michelle Rodriguez
[ Being Chic Down Dresses Female Feminine Herself Just Lipstick Majority Narrow Really Stand Strong Takes Time Wearing Whenever]
The funny thing is, people's perceptions of what a song is about is usually wrong a majority of the time. But they're still going to read what they want to into it. Vince Gill
[ Funny Going Into Majority Perceptions Read Song Still Thing Time Usually Want Wrong]
What is morality in any given time or place? It is what the majority then and there happen to like and immorality is what they dislike. Alfred North Whitehead
[ Any Dislike Given Happen Immorality Majority Morality Place Then Time]
It is a measure of the framers' fear that a passing majority might find it expedient to compromise 4th Amendment values that these values were embodied in the Constitution itself. Sandra Day O'Connor Politics
[ Amendment Compromise Constitution Embodied Expedient Fear Find Framers Itself Majority Measure Might Passing These Values Were]
At every step the vast majority have expressed horror at the idea of an aggressive war. Paul Robeson
[ Aggressive Every Expressed Horror Idea Majority Step Vast War]
I guess the President says the majority of the people didn't elect him, he doesn't have to listen to 'em anyway. Star Jones
[ Anyway Elect Em Guess Him Listen Majority President Says]
It is unnatural for a majority to rule, for a majority can seldom be organized and united for specific action, and a minority can. Jean Jacques Rousseau
[ Action Majority Minority Organized Rule Seldom Specific United Unnatural]
Like the vast majority of my constituents, I continue to be concerned about record profits reported by petroleum companies at a time when consumers are paying record high prices for gasoline. Mike Rogers
[ Companies Concerned Constituents Consumers Continue Gasoline High Majority Paying Petroleum Prices Profits Record Reported Time Vast]
In 1972, I got my first electric bass and started playing the kind of instrument I play now. I found that the majority of musicians couldn't bear that. They are not used to listening to the bass because they think the bass is in the background to support them. Eberhard Weber
[ Background Bass Bear Because Electric First Found Got Instrument Kind Listening Majority Musicians Now Play Playing Started Support Them Think Used]
What is more comforting to the terrorists around the world: the failure to pass the 9/11 legislation because we lacked 'a majority of the majority,' or putting aside partisan politics to enact tough new legislation with America's security foremost in mind? Rahm Emanuel
[ America Around Aside Because Comforting Enact Failure Foremost Lacked Legislation Majority Mind More New Partisan Pass Politics Putting Security Terrorists Tough World]
How many times will this Congress waste time on an issue that a majority of Americans do not want? Raul Grijalva
[ Americans Congress How Issue Majority Many Time Times Want Waste Will]
One, with God, is always a majority, but many a martyr has been burned at the stake while the votes were being counted. Thomas Reed
[ Always Been Being Burned Counted God Majority Many Martyr Stake Votes Were While]
We respect opposition to any position or policy. But we believe that the opinion that should prevail and be respected is that of the majority. King Hussein I
[ Any Believe Majority Opinion Opposition Policy Position Prevail Respect Respected Should]
Unlike the majority of the writers of his age, La Rochefoucauld was an aristocrat; and this fact gives a peculiar tone to his work. Lytton Strachey
[ Age Aristocrat Fact Gives His La Majority Peculiar Tone Unlike Work Writers]
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
[ Because Democracy Majority More Poor Power Rich Supreme Than Them Will]
While it's very hard to know exactly how to measure public opinion there, because there's no really good polling, the fact of the matter is that in all the polls I've seen the vast majority of the Iraqis prefer to be free and are pleased that the coalition freed them. Paul Bremer
[ Because Coalition Exactly Fact Free Freed Good Hard How Iraqis Know Majority Matter Measure Opinion Pleased Polling Polls Prefer Public Really Seen Them Vast Very While]
In a high school, the norms act to hold down the achievements of those who are above average, so that the school's demands will be at a level easily maintained by the majority. James S. Coleman
[ Above Achievements Act Average Demands Down Easily High Hold Level Maintained Majority Norms School Those Will]
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
[ Accustomed Attribute Cause Come Controversies Majority Much Our Product Several Single Too Which]
Before success comes in any man's life, he's sure to meet with much temporary defeat and, perhaps some failures. When defeat overtakes a man, the easiest and the most logical thing to do is to quit. That's exactly what the majority of men do. Napoleon Hill
[ Any Before Comes Defeat Easiest Exactly Failures Life Logical Majority Man Meet Men Most Much Overtakes Perhaps Quit Some Success Sure Temporary Thing]
We tell them that we believe it will be beautiful because that is our specialty, we only create joy and beauty. We have never done a sad work. Through the drawings, we hope a majority will be able to visualize it. Christo
[ Able Beautiful Beauty Because Believe Create Done Drawings Hope Joy Majority Never Only Our Sad Specialty Tell Them Through Visualize Will Work]
Even the majority of the Sunnis have grown tired of foreign terrorists operating in Iraq. Peter DeFazio
[ Even Foreign Grown Iraq Majority Operating Sunnis Terrorists Tired]
The overwhelming majority of theories are rejected because they contain bad explanations, not because they fail experimental tests. David Deutsch
[ Bad Because Contain Experimental Explanations Fail Majority Overwhelming Rejected Tests Theories]
A majority of this country opposes this war, a majority of this country never voted for this administration. Michael Moore
[ Administration Country Majority Never Opposes Voted War]
The majority is always wrong; the minority is rarely right. Henrik Ibsen
[ Always Majority Minority Rarely Right Wrong]
Measurements of the specific ionization of both the positive and negative particles, by counting the number of droplets per unit length along the tracks, showed the great majority of both the positive and negative particles to possess unit electric charge. Carl D. Anderson
[ Along Both Charge Counting Electric Great Ionization Length Majority Measurements Negative Number Particles Per Positive Possess Showed Specific Tracks Unit]
I think that might have been an element in it, and people have asked me that very thing. Remember, Disney is the majority shareholder, but it is not an operating division of Disney. Gregg Easterbrook
[ Asked Been Disney Division Element Majority Might Operating Remember Thing Think Very]
The majority of the members of the Irish parliament are professional politicians, in the sense that otherwise they would not be given jobs minding mice at crossroads. Flann O'Brien
[ Crossroads Given Irish Jobs Majority Members Mice Minding Otherwise Parliament Politicians Professional Sense Would]
My main objective is to prepare candidates for professional baseball; however, the majority of our graduates will go home as much better qualified amateurs. Jim Evans
[ Amateurs Baseball Better Candidates Go Graduates Home However Main Majority Much Objective Our Prepare Professional Qualified Will]
In no other country in the world is the love of property keener or more alert than in the United States, and nowhere else does the majority display less inclination toward doctrines which in any way threaten the way property is owned. Alexis de Tocqueville
[ Alert Any Country Display Doctrines Does Else Inclination Keener Less Love Majority More Nowhere Other Owned Property States Than Threaten Toward United Way Which World]
Unfortunately, our history has abundant examples of patriotism being used to hurt those who express views in disagreement with that of the majority. Vic Snyder
[ Abundant Being Disagreement Examples Express History Hurt Majority Our Patriotism Those Unfortunately Used Views]
In a democracy, the majority of the citizens is capable of exercising the most cruel oppressions upon the minority. Edmund Burke
[ Capable Citizens Cruel Democracy Exercising Majority Minority Most Oppressions Upon]
The one thing that doesn't abide by majority rule is a person's conscience. Harper Lee
[ Abide Conscience Majority Person Rule Thing]
When one is required to preside over the Church, and be entrusted with the care of so many souls, the whole female sex must retire before the magnitude of the task, and the majority of men also. John Chrysostom
[ Also Before Care Church Entrusted Female Magnitude Majority Many Men Must Over Preside Required Retire Sex Souls Task Whole]
There was a Republican majority of the Senate, and it tempered the nature of the nominations being made. Spencer Abraham
[ Being Made Majority Nature Nominations Republican Senate Tempered]
Look, all this is about is utilizing the rules of the Senate, using a majority of the senators, to make sure that we get health reform done. We cannot wait another day. Barbara Boxer
[ Another Cannot Day Done Get Health Look Majority Make Reform Rules Senate Senators Sure Using Utilizing Wait]
From watching the news one would think the Iraqis want us out of their country. But an overwhelming majority of Iraqis support our involvement there. Our freedom is contagious and we helped liberate them. Jim Bunning
[ Contagious Country Freedom Helped Involvement Iraqis Liberate Majority News Our Out Overwhelming Support Their Them Think Us Want Watching Would]
It's a democracy and if I am outvoted, I have to accept the majority decisions. Moshe Dayan
[ Accept Am Decisions Democracy Majority]
In the Constitution of the American Republic there was a deliberate and very extensive and emphatic division of governmental power for the very purpose of preventing unbridled majority rule. Robert Welch
[ American Constitution Deliberate Division Emphatic Extensive Governmental Majority Power Preventing Purpose Republic Rule Unbridled Very]
We in the majority have worked hard to empower people to create opportunities, to make jobs, to do things that turn America into a place where people can achieve their dreams. Robin Hayes
[ Achieve America Create Dreams Empower Hard Into Jobs Majority Make Opportunities Place Their Things Turn Where Worked]
Now how many people in their heart of hearts in that community want to see the demise of this country? How many would cheer, not out loud maybe, but in their heart when things like 9/11 occur and I'll tell you; it's a majority among them. Tom Tancredo
[ Among Cheer Community Country Demise Heart Hearts How Loud Majority Many Maybe Now Occur Out See Tell Their Them Things Want Would]
The majority of the time I'm at home with my family, I play football three times a week. Martin Gore
[ Family Football Home Majority Play Three Time Times Week]
One man with courage is a majority. Thomas Jefferson
[ Courage Majority Man]
The silent majority distrusts people who believe in causes. Brian Moore
[ Believe Causes Distrusts Majority Silent]
A majority in all parties do, I think, want to see local government recover its old vigour and independence. Ferdinand Mount
[ Government Independence Local Majority Old Parties Recover See Think Vigour Want]
The genius of our ruling class is that it has kept a majority of the people from ever questioning the inequity of a system where most people drudge along, paying heavy taxes for which they get nothing in return. Gore Vidal Government
[ Along Class Drudge Ever Genius Get Heavy Inequity Kept Majority Most Nothing Our Paying Questioning Return Ruling System Taxes Where Which]
I realize that the majority of people in the entertainment business happen to be Democrats. I have no problem with that. And they should have no problem with the fact that I'm a Republican. Shannen Doherty
[ Business Democrats Entertainment Fact Happen Majority Problem Realize Republican Should]
Our government is founded upon the intelligence of the people. I for one do not despair of the republic. I have great confidence in the virtue of the great majority of the people, and I cannot fear the result. Andrew Jackson
[ Cannot Confidence Despair Fear Founded Government Great Intelligence Majority Our Republic Result Upon Virtue]
I think the Democrats are catering to them, but, you know, in the entire history of the United States of America, there has never been a judge who has been refused a vote when there was a majority of Senators willing to vote for his confirmation, never in history. Pat Robertson
[ America Been Catering Confirmation Democrats Entire His History Judge Know Majority Never Refused Senators States Them Think United Vote Willing]
It is precisely because the issue raised by this case touches the heart of what makes individuals what they are that we should be especially sensitive to the rights of those whose choices upset the majority. Harry A. Blackmun
[ Because Case Choices Especially Heart Individuals Issue Majority Makes Precisely Raised Rights Sensitive Should Those Touches Upset Whose]
While the vast majority of hackers may be disinclined towards violence, it would only take a few to turn cyber terrorism into reality. Dorothy Denning
[ Cyber Disinclined Few Hackers Into Majority May Only Reality Take Terrorism Towards Turn Vast Violence While Would]
The great questions of the day will not be settled by means of speeches and majority decisions but by iron and blood. Otto von Bismarck
[ Blood Day Decisions Great Iron Majority Means Questions Settled Speeches Will]
When I think of vision, I have in mind the ability to see above and beyond the majority. Charles R. Swindoll
[ Ability Above Beyond Majority Mind See Think Vision]
When you get too big a majority, you're immediately in trouble.' Sam Rayburn
[ Big Get Immediately Majority Too Trouble]
Certainly in the modern age where everything is glossed over, when somebody speaks their mind, the majority of the public go, I'd love to have said that. Pete Waterman
[ Age Certainly Everything Go Love Majority Mind Modern Over Public Said Somebody Speaks Their Where]
No part of the world can be truly understood without a knowledge of its garment of vegetation, for this determines not only the nature of the animal inhabitants but also the occupations of the majority of human beings. Ellsworth Huntington
[ Also Animal Beings Determines Garment Human Inhabitants Knowledge Majority Nature Occupations Only Part Truly Understood Vegetation Without World]
By the reduction of the Arabs on the one hand and Jewish immigration in the transition period on the other, we will ensure an absolute Hebrew majority in a parliamentary regime. Moshe Sharett
[ Absolute Arabs Ensure Hand Hebrew Immigration Jewish Majority Other Parliamentary Period Reduction Regime Transition Will]
What distinguishes the majority of men from the few is their inability to act according to their beliefs. John Stuart Mill
[ According Act Beliefs Distinguishes Few Inability Majority Men Their]
I will not be responsible for the loss of the Democratic majority in the United States Senate. Robert Torricelli
[ Democratic Loss Majority Responsible Senate States United Will]
I have no doubt that given a real choice, the vast majority of Muslims and Arabs, like everyone else will choose a free society over a fear society. Natan Sharansky
[ Arabs Choice Choose Doubt Else Everyone Fear Free Given Majority Muslims Over Real Society Vast Will]
Before I can live with other folks I've got to live with myself. The one thing that doesn't abide by majority rule is a person's conscience. Harper Lee
[ Abide Before Conscience Folks Got Live Majority Myself Other Person Rule Thing]
I'm used to being in the minority. I'm a left-handed gay Jew. I've never felt, automatically, a member of any majority. Barney Frank
[ Any Automatically Being Felt Gay Jew Left-Handed Majority Member Minority Never Used]
Whether you are from Minnesota, Wisconsin or any other Northern tier state, you are not going to like the reimbursement formula. The problem we face is that we wouldn't have that formula if a majority of the states didn't like it, and they have the majority of the votes. David Obey
[ Any Face Formula Going Majority Minnesota Northern Other Problem State States Tier Votes Whether Wisconsin]
I find that the majority of the actors I've worked with are extremely sensitive people and very spontaneous people. That's why I always say I'll never date an actor, because they're in love with you one day and the next day they're not. Ellen Muth
[ Actor Actors Always Because Date Day Extremely Find Love Majority Never Next Say Sensitive Spontaneous Very Why Worked]
Why, so soon as French Canadians, who are in a minority in this House and in the country, were to organise as a political party, they would compel the majority to organise as a political party, and the result must be disastrous to themselves. Wilfrid Laurier
[ Canadians Compel Country Disastrous French House Majority Minority Must Organise Party Political Result Soon Themselves Were Why Would]
This House cannot function without an open, accountable, and independent ethics process; and the molestation of that process by the majority is an abuse of power that cannot stand. Louise Slaughter
[ Abuse Accountable Cannot Ethics Function House Independent Majority Open Power Process Stand Without]
The basic policy of the British Government was that since the majority of people in Northern Ireland wished to remain in the United Kingdom, that was that. We asked what would happen if the majority wanted something else, if the majority wanted to see Irish unity. John Hume
[ Asked Basic British Else Government Happen Ireland Irish Kingdom Majority Northern Policy Remain See Since Something United Unity Wanted Wished Would]
There is little doubt that the majority of Mr. Mill's supporters in 1865 did not know what his political opinions were, and that they voted for him simply on his reputation as a great thinker. Millicent Fawcett
[ Did Doubt Great Him His Know Little Majority Mill Mr Opinions Political Reputation Simply Supporters Thinker Voted Were]
Most of our ancestors were not perfect ladies and gentlemen. The majority of them weren't even mammals. Robert Anton Wilson
[ Ancestors Even Gentlemen Ladies Majority Mammals Most Our Perfect Them Were Weren]
It is conceivable that a party might gain the majority in parliament and claims the government for itself. Franz von Papen
[ Claims Conceivable Gain Government Itself Majority Might Parliament Party]
To say that a work of art is good, but incomprehensible to the majority of men, is the same as saying of some kind of food that it is very good but that most people can't eat it. Leo Tolstoy Art
[ Art Eat Food Good Incomprehensible Kind Majority Men Most Same Say Saying Some Very Work]
What we call a democratic society might be defined for certain purposes as one in which the majority is always prepared to put down a revolutionary minority. Walter Lippmann
[ Always Call Certain Defined Democratic Down Majority Might Minority Prepared Purposes Put Revolutionary Society Which]
It is proof of a base and low mind for one to wish to think with the masses or majority, merely because the majority is the majority. Truth does not change because it is, or is not, believed by a majority of the people. Giordano Bruno
[ Base Because Believed Change Does Low Majority Masses Merely Mind Proof Think Truth Wish]
I want to share with the American people that President Bush and the Republican majority in just 4 years have borrowed $1.05 trillion from foreign nations. That is selling our country to other nations because of the spending that is going on. Kendrick Meek
[ American Because Borrowed Bush Country Foreign Going Just Majority Nations Other Our President Republican Selling Share Spending Trillion Want Years]
Reconciliation is a special budget procedure to change entitlement and tax laws. It cannot be filibustered and requires only a simple majority in the Senate to be passed. It is primarily intended for deficit and mandatory spending reduction. Jeff Miller
[ Budget Cannot Change Deficit Entitlement Intended Laws Majority Mandatory Only Passed Primarily Procedure Reconciliation Reduction Requires Senate Simple Special Spending Tax]
There was a very convincing argument made that the extremists have won and the aggression is now supported by the majority, therefore fighting until surrender was the only alternative. Joichi Ito
[ Aggression Alternative Argument Convincing Extremists Fighting Made Majority Now Only Supported Surrender Therefore Until Very Won]
The overwhelming majority of my rated wealth consists of investments in companies that produce goods and services. Paul Getty
[ Companies Consists Goods Investments Majority Overwhelming Produce Rated Services Wealth]
I fear that the hearts of the vast majority of mankind would beat on strongly and steadily and without any quickening if the league were to perish altogether. Henry Cabot Lodge
[ Altogether Any Beat Fear Hearts League Majority Mankind Perish Quickening Steadily Strongly Vast Were Without Would]
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
[ Am Billion Catastrophe Day Down Earth Face Forward Go Happy Humans Look Majority Myself Next Out Prepared Quite See Strikes Us Very Wiped Within Would Years]
Lyndon Johnson, as majority leader of the United States Senate, he made the Senate work. Robert Caro
[ Johnson Leader Lyndon Made Majority Senate States United Work]
On a scale of the United States, the Hollywood influence on what comes out, that's not the majority views of across the country. What we read in Us Weekly or People magazine, or Entertainment Tonight, it's not what the majority of the country is thinking. Kid Rock
[ Across Comes Country Entertainment Hollywood Influence Magazine Majority Out Read Scale States Thinking Tonight United Us Views Weekly]
Neither current events nor history show that the majority rule, or ever did rule. Jefferson Davis
[ Current Did Events Ever History Majority Neither Nor Rule Show]
There is nothing wrong with the name White Settlement, and the majority here is proud of the name. Alan Price
[ Here Majority Name Nothing Proud Settlement White Wrong]
The majority of the world's Muslims do not believe that terrorism is a legitimate strategy or that Islam is incompatible with democracy. Gijs de Vries
[ Believe Democracy Incompatible Islam Legitimate Majority Muslims Strategy Terrorism World]
In terms of development of the company, the vast majority of our sales are in the Far East and we will expect to strengthen our activities there, perhaps even moving some of our engineering activities abroad. David Milne
[ Abroad Activities Company Development East Engineering Even Expect Far Majority Moving Our Perhaps Sales Some Strengthen Terms Vast Will]
Majority rule only works if you're also considering individual rights. Because you can't have five wolves and one sheep voting on what to have for supper. Larry Flynt Government
[ Also Because Considering Five Individual Majority Only Rights Rule Sheep Supper Voting Wolves Works]
The political machine triumphs because it is a united minority acting against a divided majority. Will Durant
[ Acting Against Because Divided Machine Majority Minority Political Triumphs United]
The Green Party represents that majority point of view within the U.S. Peter Camejo
[ Green Majority Party Point Represents View Within]
The majority of work I do is in independent films, where you're lucky if you have five takes. Patricia Clarkson
[ Films Five Independent Lucky Majority Takes Where Work]
The third-rate mind is only happy when it is thinking with the majority. The second-rate mind is only happy when it is thinking with the minority. The first-rate mind is only happy when it is thinking. A. A. Milne
[ First-Rate Happy Majority Mind Minority Only Second-Rate Thinking]
The truth does not require a majority to prevail, ladies and gentlemen. The truth is its own power. The truth will out. Never forget that. Rush Limbaugh
[ Does Forget Gentlemen Ladies Majority Never Out Own Power Prevail Require Truth Will]
A man with God is always in the majority. John Knox
[ Always God Majority Man]
The crusades of Vietnam and Watergate seemed like a good idea at the time, even a noble one, not only to the press but perhaps to a majority of Americans. Howard Fineman
[ Americans Crusades Even Good Idea Majority Noble Only Perhaps Press Seemed Time Vietnam Watergate]
In Republics, the great danger is, that the majority may not sufficiently respect the rights of the minority. James Madison
[ Danger Great Majority May Minority Republics Respect Rights Sufficiently]
Right now, a majority of the debt is owed to foreign interests, Japan being the largest purchaser of government debt today, soon to be surpassed by China as the number one purchaser of our debt in this Nation. Ron Kind
[ Being China Debt Foreign Government Interests Japan Largest Majority Nation Now Number Our Owed Purchaser Right Soon Surpassed Today]
We have a set of sensible policies that are appropriate for the 21st century and which strike a chord of appeal with the silent majority. Perhaps that is why we are welcoming new members every week who have never before been involved in politics. Steve Blake
[ Appeal Appropriate Been Before Century Chord Every Involved Majority Members Never New Perhaps Policies Politics Sensible Set Silent Strike Week Welcoming Which Why]
I would sooner play in a good British picture than in the majority of American pictures I have seen. Glynis Johns
[ American British Good Majority Picture Pictures Play Seen Sooner Than Would]
Without peace and without the overwhelming majority of people that believe in peace defending it, working for it, believing in it, security can never really be a reality. King Hussein I
[ Believe Believing Defending Majority Never Overwhelming Peace Reality Really Security Without Working]
The value of the majority lies not in the opportunity to wield great power, but in the chance to use power to do great things. John Boehner
[ Chance Great Lies Majority Opportunity Power Things Use Value Wield]
The majority of Aboriginals do not want handouts because they realise that welfare is killing them. Pauline Hanson
[ Because Killing Majority Realise Them Want Welfare]
In our so-called democracy we are accustomed to give the majority what they want rather than educate them to understand what is best for them. Carter G. Woodson
[ Accustomed Best Democracy Educate Give Majority Our Rather So-Called Than Them Understand Want]
But very unfortunately the merchant marine died away till even the majority of fishing done about the Cape is in the hands of the Portuguese who emigrated to the Cape some fifty years ago. Joseph C. Lincoln
[ Ago Away Cape Died Done Emigrated Even Fifty Fishing Hands Majority Marine Merchant Portuguese Some Till Unfortunately Very Years]
As there is oppression of the majority such oppression will be fought with increasing hatred. Bram Fischer
[ Fought Hatred Increasing Majority Oppression Such Will]
The majority does not rule in America, but the minority shouldn't hijack it. And it's because we're afraid. They have isolated us and made us feel as though we're alone. We're not. Glenn Beck
[ Afraid Alone America Because Does Feel Hijack Isolated Made Majority Minority Rule Though Us]
The majority of people who buy homes in golf course communities don't play golf. Golf is way down at the bottom in terms of total numbers and growth. Ed McMahon
[ Bottom Buy Communities Course Down Golf Growth Homes Majority Numbers Play Terms Total Way]
There cannot be found in the animal kingdom a bat, or any other creature, so blind in its own range of circumstance and connection, as the greater majority of human beings are in the bosoms of their families. Helen Hunt Jackson
[ Animal Any Bat Beings Blind Bosoms Cannot Circumstance Connection Creature Families Found Greater Human Kingdom Majority Other Own Range Their]
I am convinced that the majority of people would be generous from selfish motives, if they had the opportunity. Charles Dudley Warner
[ Am Convinced Generous Had Majority Motives Opportunity Selfish Would]
Mostly, I was only interested in television as a kid, and the majority of reading material I collected was an adjunct to that central concern, comic books and magazines included. Chris Ware
[ Adjunct Books Central Collected Comic Concern Included Interested Kid Magazines Majority Material Mostly Only Reading Television]
The citizen parties, by an absolute majority, elected a National Socialist Government. Fritz Sauckel
[ Absolute Citizen Elected Government Majority National Parties Socialist]
The violent radicals do not legitimately represent the overwhelming majority of the world's Muslims. Gijs de Vries
[ Legitimately Majority Muslims Overwhelming Radicals Represent Violent World]
Lead singers not only do the majority of the work, but their personalities are singled out and taken as the general attitude of the unit. Martha Reeves
[ Attitude General Lead Majority Only Out Personalities Singers Singled Taken Their Unit Work]
FDR created today's 30 percent coalition. Obama wants to finish the job by turning it into a permanent ruling majority. There's nothing new about the Obama Narrative. It is the FDR Narrative on steroids. It is intended to lead to greater statism and political gain. Arthur C. Brooks
[ Coalition Created Finish Gain Greater Intended Into Job Lead Majority Narrative New Nothing Obama Obama Percent Permanent Political Ruling Steroids Today Turning Wants]
The results of the two referenda demonstrate the majority view of the Taiwanese people. Chen Shui-bian
[ Demonstrate Majority Referenda Results Taiwanese Two View]
On the other hand, the vast majority of all westernized countries, including every single European country along with Israel and Japan, do not offer birthright citizenship. Nathan Deal
[ Along Birthright Citizenship Countries Country European Every Hand Including Israel Japan Majority Offer Other Single Vast]
The Constitution gives the president the power to appoint, upon the advice and consent of a majority of the Senate, and it plainly does not give a minority of senators any right to interfere with that process. John Jay Hooker
[ Advice Any Appoint Consent Constitution Does Give Gives Interfere Majority Minority Plainly Power President Process Right Senate Senators Upon]
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
[ Bondage Dependent Freedom Go Government Into Know Lose Majority Next Once Our Says Stage Upon Will]
It is quite true - in fact, obvious on the surface - that the vast majority of dramatic shows and comedies, as well, advocate a liberal and humanistic and relativistic lifestyle and concept. Pat Boone
[ Advocate Comedies Concept Dramatic Fact Humanistic Liberal Lifestyle Majority Obvious Quite Shows Surface True Vast Well]
What the oil producer gets paid is about 16 percent. The majority of it is tax, which in fairness to the government of this country they have accepted and admitted. Olusegun Obasanjo
[ Accepted Admitted Country Fairness Gets Government Majority Oil Paid Percent Producer Tax Which]
Other than my hundreds of arrests I really don't have that much experience with the law. While the majority of people aren't corrupt, there certainly is an awful lot of corruption in this country. James Patterson
[ Arrests Awful Certainly Corrupt Corruption Country Experience Hundreds Law Lot Majority Much Other Really Than While]
An apology for the actions of some troops who, of course, are not representative of the majority of the armed forces here, I think that would have been useful and it would have helped to some extent. Adnan Pachachi
[ Actions Apology Armed Been Course Extent Forces Helped Here Majority Representative Some Think Troops Useful Would]
If we are to take for the criterion of truth the majority of suffrages, they ought to be gotten from those philosophic and patriotic citizens who cultivate their reason. James Madison
[ Citizens Criterion Cultivate Gotten Majority Ought Patriotic Philosophic Reason Take Their Those Truth]
Second, recent polls over there show that the majority of Iraqis want us to leave precipitously. William Odom
[ Iraqis Leave Majority Over Polls Recent Second Show Us Want]
The United States has been enriched by Muslim Americans. Many other Americans have Muslims in their families or have lived in a Muslim-majority country - I know, because I am one of them. Barack Obama
[ Am Americans Because Been Country Enriched Families Know Lived Many Muslim Muslims Other States Their Them United]
I came from a family who believed in, in quotes, the Rights of Man, who believed that in order to justify the sort of luxurious life that the majority of us have, related to the whole world, that you had to do something. Richard Attenborough
[ Believed Came Family Had Justify Life Luxurious Majority Man Order Quotes Related Rights Something Sort Us Whole World]
President Obama, Nancy Pelosi, Harry Reid, and their team have failed the American people, and that is why their majority will soon be out the door. Mitt Romney
[ American Door Failed Harry Majority Nancy Obama Obama Out Pelosi President Reid Soon Team Their Why Will]
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
[ Abolitionists Cincinnati Doubt Free Labor Majority Money Muster Others Patronize Place Preference Store Would]
Every religious group, while perhaps a majority somewhere, is also inevitably a minority somewhere else. Thus, religious organizations should and do show tolerance toward members of other religious denominations. Russell M. Nelson
[ Also Denominations Else Every Group Inevitably Majority Members Minority Organizations Other Perhaps Religious Should Show Somewhere Thus Tolerance Toward While]
There can be no assumption that today's majority is "right" and the Amish and others like them are "wrong." A way of life that is odd or even erratic but interferes with no rights or interests of others is not to be condemned because it is different. Warren E. Burger
[ Assumption Because Condemned Different Erratic Even Interests Interferes Life Majority Odd Others Right Rights Them Today Way Wrong]
Historically, the judicial branch has often been the sole protector of the rights of minority groups against the will of the popular majority. Diane Watson
[ Against Been Branch Groups Historically Judicial Majority Minority Often Popular Protector Rights Sole Will]
Now almost every artist outside of New York is connected with some school or some museum school, and even in New York the majority are. That's an interesting fact when you take the idea of making money, making a living selling paintings. Only a dozen or two painters do that. Ad Reinhardt
[ Almost Artist Connected Dozen Even Every Fact Idea Interesting Living Majority Making Money Museum New Now Only Outside Painters Paintings School Selling Some Take Two York]
Don't ever let economic alone determine your career or how you spend the majority of your time. Denis Waitley
[ Alone Career Determine Economic Ever How Majority Spend Time Your]
The voice of the majority is no proof of justice. Friedrich Schiller
[ Justice Majority Proof Voice]
But there's no reason why we should abdicate our foundational principles because certain groups don't believe in them. You know, no majority should surrender its deeply held beliefs to those who don't believe in anything. Pat Robertson
[ Abdicate Anything Because Beliefs Believe Certain Deeply Foundational Groups Held Know Majority Our Principles Reason Should Surrender Them Those Why]
Individual rights are not subject to a public vote; a majority has no right to vote away the rights of a minority; the political function of rights is precisely to protect minorities from oppression by majorities (and the smallest minority on earth is the individual). Ayn Rand
[ Away Earth Function Individual Majorities Majority Minorities Minority Oppression Political Precisely Protect Public Right Rights Smallest Subject Vote]
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
[ Brush Does Fires Irate Keen Majority Minds Minority Prevail Rather Require Set Tireless]
To reduce this claim of slavery to an absurdity, it is only necessary to add that there are only two states in which slaves are a majority, and not one in which the slaveholders are not a very disproportionate minority. William H. Seward
[ Absurdity Add Claim Disproportionate Majority Minority Necessary Only Reduce Slavery Slaves States Two Very Which]
The vast majority of politicians think they are functioning on high principle. George E. Brown, Jr.
[ Functioning High Majority Politicians Principle Think Vast]
Doubts raced through my mind as I considered the feasibility of enforcing a law which the majority of honest citizens didn't seem to want. Eliot Ness
[ Citizens Considered Doubts Enforcing Feasibility Honest Law Majority Mind Raced Seem Through Want Which]
We may consider each generation as a distinct nation, with a right, by the will of its majority, to bind themselves, but none to bind the succeeding generation, more than the inhabitants of another country. Thomas Jefferson
[ Another Bind Consider Country Distinct Each Generation Inhabitants Majority May More Nation None Right Succeeding Than Themselves Will]
The Corporation for Public Broadcasting distributes an annual appropriation that we provide in accordance with a statutory formula, the vast majority of which goes directly to public radio and television stations. Earl Blumenauer
[ Accordance Annual Appropriation Broadcasting Corporation Directly Distributes Formula Goes Majority Provide Public Radio Stations Statutory Television Vast Which]
Freddie and Brian tend to write the majority of the material. John Deacon
[ Brian Freddie Majority Material Tend Write]
What distinguishes the majority of men from the few is their ability to act according to their beliefs. Henry Miller
[ Ability According Act Beliefs Distinguishes Few Majority Men Their]
The majority of people in Angola were not provided with any kind of schooling and were completely illiterate, very badly paid, and treated almost as slaves. Louis Leakey
[ Almost Angola Any Badly Completely Illiterate Kind Majority Paid Provided Schooling Slaves Treated Very Were]
The American people are going to judge the majority party here today. If they go out here and vote for this rule that allows this provision to be stricken, they are voting against the men and women in the military of our country. Norm Dicks
[ Against Allows American Country Go Going Here Judge Majority Men Military Our Out Party Provision Rule Stricken Today Vote Voting Women]
The wise have always said the same things, and fools, who are the majority have always done just the opposite. Arthur Schopenhauer
[ Always Done Fools Just Majority Opposite Said Same Things Wise]
In fact, a large majority of those have died and of those expected to die of AIDS, as well as of those who are infected with the virus, are in sub-Saharan Africa. Claudio Hummes
[ Africa Aids Die Died Expected Fact Infected Large Majority Sub-Saharan Those Virus Well]
But make no mistake, the President will find in our new majority the voice of the American people as they've expressed it tonight: standing on principle, checking Washington's power and leading the drive for a smaller, less costly, and more accountable government. John Boehner
[ Accountable American Checking Costly Drive Expressed Find Government Leading Less Majority Make Mistake More New Our Power President Principle Smaller Standing Tonight Voice Washington Will]
Although charismatic, James Dean is no Harrison Ford. In the majority of his movies, sooner or later he got the crap beaten out of him. Dean Koontz
[ Although Beaten Charismatic Crap Dean Ford Got Harrison Him His James Later Majority Movies Out Sooner]
Thus, the controversy about the Moral Majority arises not only from its views, but from its name - which, in the minds of many, seems to imply that only one set of public policies is moral and only one majority can possibly be right. Edward Kennedy
[ Arises Controversy Imply Majority Many Minds Moral Name Only Policies Possibly Public Right Seems Set Thus Views Which]
The majority of my work is from life. I spend most fine days from May to October painting outside. John Dyer
[ Days Fine Life Majority May Most October Outside Painting Spend Work]