majority Quotes

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.
 
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— Lion Feuchtwanger
Unfortunately, we both lead incredibly hectic lives that force us to spend a majority of our time apart. I will always admire and respect Tiger. He and his beautiful family will always hold a special place in my heart.
 
tags: time heart live beautiful respect majority
— Lindsey Vonn
Our most important allies in the fight against ISIL are the vast majority of Muslims who reject its apocalyptic ideology of hatred.
 
tags: hatred fight majority
— Lindsey Graham
Even before winning its majority, Harper's Republican-styl e Conservative party - well to the right Canada's traditional Progressive Conservative Party - managed to win minority governments with less than 40 per cent of the popular vote.
 
— Linda McQuaig
Some 3,500 Muslims now serve in the U.S. military. The overwhelming majority of them are loyal Americans who see no conflict between their personal religious duty and service to their country. But there can no place in our military for those persons of any faith who do. America has now seen the horrors of what 'diversity at any cost' can lead to.
 
— Linda Chavez
The good traders are the ones who can hold their ground the majority of the month and participate in that small handful of trades that are windfalls. The real skill is in not LOSING money!
 
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— Linda Bradford Raschke
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.
 
tags: people world struggle revolution american majority
— Lin Biao
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.
 
tags: process community political majority
— Li Peng
While it is becoming increasingly obvious that the fundamental architecture of a system has a profound Influence on the quality of its human factors, the vast majority of human factors studies concern the surface of hardware (keyboards, screens) or the very surface of the software (command names, menu formats).
 
tags: human influence fundamental quality majority
— Lewis M. Branscomb
The vast majority of people's concept of love is actually hate, more or less. "I need you, I must have you, I can't live without you, you're mine," is all non-love.
 
tags: live hate majority
— Lester Levenson
The whole attempt to advance the kind of consumer society that depends for its growth on the ceaseless stimulation of unlimited covetousness among the rich, while the poor majority rot in their poverty-this is surely something against which a Christian should be a nonconformist.
 
tags: society growth poor christian majority
— Lesslie Newbigin
We must all move shoulder to shoulder in a unified front to show this administration that the true majority of people are willing to vote for a cleaner environment and won't back down.
 
tags: people true environment majority
— Leonardo DiCaprio
Were it necessary to bring a majority into a comprehension of the libertarian philosophy, the cause of liberty would be utterly hopeless. Every significant movement in history has been led by one or just a few individuals with a small minority of energetic supporters.
 
— Leonard Read
The unphilosophical majority among men are the ones most helplessly dependent on their era's dominant ideas.
 
tags: men ideas majority
— Leonard Peikoff
To run with the majority during the race of life is to be mediocre all of the time and wrong most of the time.
 
tags: time wrong race majority
— Len Smith
It's nice not to have the majority of the attention on me like there is when playing a concerto with an orchestra.
 
tags: attention majority
— Leila Josefowicz
What we have is North Korea still pursuing path to a nuclear weapon state. So the majority of people's trust in North Korea has gone down considerably.
 
tags: trust gone nuclear path majority
— Lee Myung-bak
There are clearly environmental factors that can decrease the incidence and death from cancer. I would still say though that the majority of cancers cannot be prevented at this point, but they can be treated and they can be treated two major ways.
 
tags: death majority
— Laurie Glimcher
Probably all of us have random rogue cancer cells floating around in our bodies but by and large, in the majority of cases, our immune system circulates and acts as a surveillance mechanism and kills off those few tumor cells.
 
tags: body majority
— Laurie Glimcher
[The Bill of Rights is] designed to protect individuals and minorities against the tyranny of the majority, but it's also designed to protect the people against bureaucracy, against the government.
 
tags: people right government majority
— Laurence Tribe
Some adolescents are troubled and some get into trouble. But the great majority (almost nine out of ten) do not. . . . The bottomline is that good kids don't suddenly go bad in adolescence.
 
tags: bad kids majority
— Laurence Steinberg
The gender inequality in book reviewing isn't getting better. Male authors get the majority of review coverage, and male reviewers do most of the reviewing. It's kind of devastating.
 
tags: gender book author majority
— Lauren Groff
Women of all ages in countries around the world are raped at all different times of day, in different circumstances, wearing all different kinds of clothing (including in countries where the majority of women wear completely covering clothing). The one thing they all have in common? They came into contact with a rapist.
 
tags: time women world age majority
— Laura Bates
While gender stereotypes can have negative impacts on men as well, the vast majority of structural gender inequality: socially, politically, professionally and economically, as well as the overwhelming burden of sexual violence is disproportionately borne by women.
 
tags: men women violence gender sexual majority
— Laura Bates
In spite of rising competition, Chr Hansen continues to play a key role in the majority of dairy products which can be found on the shelves in supermarkets. From a marketing point of view, we have moved ahead of the competition over the past couple of years, and we intend to do everything to keep that position.
 
tags: past key marketing year competition majority
— Lars Frederiksen
The majority is always sane.
 
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— Larry Niven
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.
 
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— Larry Flynt
The American people already know that Bill Clinton is a bad boy, a naughty boy. I'm going to speak out for the citizens of my state, who in the majority think that Bill Clinton is probably even a nasty, bad, naughty boy.
 
tags: people bad boys american majority
— Larry Craig
You know when I played, you had me and Kevin (McHale) and some others throughout the league. I think it's good for a fan base because as we all know the majority of the fans are white America. And if you just had a couple of white guys in there, you might get them a little excited.
 
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— Larry Bird
If the majority doesn't laugh at you, beware that you must be saying something wrong. When the majority thinks you are a fool, only then is there some possibility of you being a wise man.
 
tags: men wrong saying possibility wise fools majority
— Laozi
In a racially divided society, majority rule is not a reliable instrument of democracy.
 
tags: society rules democracy majority
— Lani Guinier
[N]o one's ever been able to show me any difference between democracy and brute force. It's just a majority ganging up on a minority with the minority giving in to avoid getting massacred.
 
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— L. Neil Smith
Try not to be too angry or disappointed with your fellow Americans. Most of them don't care about politics as much as the majority of my readers, and the education they have received about it from the government's public school system is nothing more than a septic tank full of warmed-over self-serving statist lies and leftist propaganda.
 
tags: lies care government politics education school american majority
— L. Neil Smith
I've learned in most areas of my life, to bounce heated choices off other people. Co-workers, my agent, my wife, a sponsor, etc. A majority of the time, that keeps me on the right side of things.
 
tags: time people choice right wife majority
— Kurt Sutter
We only hear success stories. You don't hear about the hundreds and hundreds - the overwhelming majority that don't go anywhere. This is a more realistic portrayal of what happens in startups.
 
tags: stories success majority
— Kumail Nanjiani
I avoid the carwash when I think it might rain anytime in the near future, which means I drive around the majority of the time in a pollen and bird poop covered car. This presents a stand off between Neat Freakshow and Practical Pennypincher, and Neat Freak usually triumphs. And then it rains.
 
tags: time future present rain majority
— Kristin Armstrong
A very few lonely pioneers make their way to high places never before visited . . . they create the living conditions of mankind and the majority are living on their work.
 
tags: work living mankind majority
— Kristian Birkeland
I find that the vast majority of people who are judging are just fearful or insecure.
 
tags: people majority
— Kristen Bell
I don't see a huge difference between the African condition and the black American condition. The only real difference is that black Americans live in the richest country on Earth surrounded by a majority white population and are almost entirely disconnected from their original culture and their God-given identity.
 
tags: live culture identity earth real american black majority
— Kola Boof
My musical style was developed basically by listening to music. The music I like helped to mold my style. I used to listen to the majority of down south music when I was a shorty coming up.
 
tags: listening music majority
— King Louie