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A lie doesn’t become truth, wrong doesn...

A lie doesn’t become truth, wrong doesn’t become right, and evil doesn’t become good just because it’s accepted by a majority
📅︎ Feb 13
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The major reason for setting a goal is for what it ma...

The major reason for setting a goal is for what it makes of you to accomplish it. What it makes of you will always be the far greater value than what you get. Jim Rohn
📅︎ Mar 02
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“The apocalypse is not something which is coming. The apocalypse has arrived in major porti...

“The apocalypse is not something which is coming. The apocalypse has arrived in major portions of the planet and it’s only because we live within a bubble of incredible privilege and social insulation that we still have the luxury of anticipating the apocalypse.” ― Terence McKenna
📅︎ Nov 18
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"Whenever you find yourself on ...

"Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect" -Mark Twain
📅︎ Dec 09
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Don’t confuse th...

Don’t confuse the truth with the opinion of the majority
📅︎ Feb 21
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"There is no nonsense so arrant that it cann...

"There is no nonsense so arrant that it cannot be made the creed of the vast majority by adequate governmental action." — Bertrand Russell
📅︎ Feb 12
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"Tell people there's an invisible man in the sky who created th...

"Tell people there's an invisible man in the sky who created the universe, and the vast majority will believe you. Tell them the paint is wet, and they have to touch it to be sure" - George Carlin
📅︎ Aug 23
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If you don't worry about who gets the cr...

If you don't worry about who gets the credit, you get a lot more done. - Major Richard "Dick" Winters - 506th PIR 101st Airborne
📅︎ Dec 08
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There was always a minority afraid of something, and a great majority ...

There was always a minority afraid of something, and a great majority afraid of the dark, afraid of the future, afraid of the past, afraid of the present, afraid of themselves and shadows of themselves ...Ray Bradbury
📅︎ Dec 31
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"The object of life is not to be on the side...

"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
📅︎ Dec 15
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"The third-rate mind is only happy when it is thinking with the majori...

"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
📅︎ Oct 10
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“Don’t take refuge in the false security of consensus and the...

“Don’t take refuge in the false security of consensus and the feeling that whatever you think you’re bound to be ok because you’re in the safety of the moral majority.” - Christopher Hitchens
📅︎ Oct 30
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“All life demands struggle. Those who have everything given to them become lazy, selfish...

“All life demands struggle. Those who have everything given to them become lazy, selfish, and insensitive to the real values of life. The very striving and hard work that we so constantly try to avoid is the major building block in the person we are today.” —Pope Paul VI
📅︎ Oct 17
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“Whenever you find yourself on t...

“Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.” — Mark Twain
📅︎ Oct 10
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"...A great industrial nation is now controlled by its system of credit. We are no longer ...

"...A great industrial nation is now controlled by its system of credit. We are no longer a government by free opinion, no longer a government by conviction and the vote of the majority, but a government by the opinion and duress of a small group of dominant men." - W. Wilson
📅︎ Oct 26
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Whenever you find yourself ...

Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
📅︎ Sep 07
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"Whenever you find yourself on t...

"Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect" - Mark Twain
📅︎ Aug 31
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The Majority lives in the perpetual practice of self-applause, and ...

The Majority lives in the perpetual practice of self-applause, and there are certain truths which the Americans can only learn from strangers or from experience - Alexis de Tocqueville, Democracy in America.
📅︎ Oct 28
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"The struggle against the vision of the majority; *chuckles* very well I shall enl...

"The struggle against the vision of the majority; *chuckles* very well I shall enlighten you; as one person you have to abide by the rules proposed by the world, but everyone or no one can cross the barrier between truth or lie, impossible or possible."
📅︎ Sep 26
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Marcus Aurelius - "The object of life is not...

Marcus Aurelius - "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."
📅︎ Jul 16
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"Inanimate objects are classified scientifically into...

"Inanimate objects are classified scientifically into three major categories - those that don't work, those that break down and those that get lost." — Russell Baker
📅︎ Aug 31
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"Whenever you find yourself on t...

"Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect" - Mark Twain
📅︎ May 14
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"It is not worth an intelligent man's time t...

"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
📅︎ Jul 17
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"In matters of conscienc...

"In matters of conscience, the law of majority has no place." --Mahatma Gandhi
📅︎ Jul 31
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"I'm Weak To Bulle...

"I'm Weak To Bullets" "Most People Are" Major & Alpharad
📅︎ Aug 05
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“The fact that an opinion has been widely held is no evidence whatever that it ...

“The fact that an opinion has been widely held is no evidence whatever that it is not utterly absurd; indeed in view of the silliness of the majority of mankind, a widespread belief is more likely to be foolish than sensible.” - Bertrand Russell
📅︎ Jun 17
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"My own opinion is enough for me, and I claim the right to have it defended again...

"My own opinion is enough for me, and I claim the right to have it defended against any consensus, any majority, anywhere, anyplace, anytime. And anyone who disagrees with this can pick a number, get in line and kiss my arse." — Christopher Hitchens
📅︎ Jun 10
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War is a racket. It is the only one international in scope. It is the only one in w...

War is a racket. It is the only one international in scope. It is the only one in which the profits are reckoned in dollars and the losses in lives. -- Smedley Darlington Butler, United States Marine Corps major general twice honored with the Medal of Honor
📅︎ May 02
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“Wrong does not cease to ...

“Wrong does not cease to be wrong because the majority share in it.” - Leo Tolstoy
📅︎ Apr 10
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"Tell people there is an invisible man in the sky who created...

"Tell people there is an invisible man in the sky who created the universe, and the vast majority will believe you. Tell them the paint is wet, and they have to touch it to be sure." -Carlin
📅︎ Jun 17
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“We are going to die and that makes us the lucky ones. Most people are never going to die beca...

“We are going to die and that makes us the lucky ones. Most people are never going to die because they are never going to be born. We won the lottery of birth, how dare we whine at our inevitable return to that prior state from which the vast majority have never stirred." - Richard Dawkins
📅︎ Mar 03
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"The major difference between a thing that might go wrong and a thing that ca...

"The major difference between a thing that might go wrong and a thing that cannot possibly go wrong is that when a thing that cannot possibly go wrong goes wrong it usually turns out to be impossible to get at or repair." — Douglas Adams
📅︎ Mar 07
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"The object of life is not to be on the side...

"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
📅︎ Nov 16
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"The majority of men... are not capable of thinkin...

"The majority of men... are not capable of thinking, but only of believing, and... are not accessible to reason, but only to authority." - Arthur Schopenhauer
📅︎ Apr 16
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“Whenever you find yourself on t...

“Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.” - Mark Twain
📅︎ Oct 25
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“People are strange: they are constantly angered...

“People are strange: they are constantly angered by trivial things, but on a major matter like totally wasting their lives, they hardly seem to notice.“
📅︎ Jan 29
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One man with co...

One man with courage makes a majority. Andrew Jackson
📅︎ Feb 09
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"A belief in hell and the knowledge that every ambition is doomed to frustrati...

"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
📅︎ Jan 28
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"People are strange: They are constantly angered by tri...

"People are strange: They are constantly angered by trivial things, but on a major matter like totally wasting their lives, they hardly seem to notice." - Charles Bukowski
📅︎ Nov 20
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—-“Whenever you find yourself on ...

—-“Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.” — Mark Twain
📅︎ Jan 16
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"Most of the major ills of the world have been caused by well-meaning people who ignor...

"Most of the major ills of the world have been caused by well-meaning people who ignored the principle of individual freedom, except as applied to themselves, and who were obsessed with fanatical zeal to improve the lot of mankind." —Henry Grady Weaver (1889-1949)
📅︎ Sep 01
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"The fascists in the future will not have the Hitler or the Mussolini stereotypes. They won't act...

"The fascists in the future will not have the Hitler or the Mussolini stereotypes. They won't act like dictators. They will speak everything the majority wants to hear about family, good customs, religion and ethics. This will be the new evil, and few will notice history repeating itself" - Unknown
📅︎ Oct 10
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“Whenever you find yourself on the s...

“Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to reform (or pause and reflect).” --Mark Twain
📅︎ Aug 21
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"Whenever you find yourself on t...

"Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect." ― Mark Twain
📅︎ Apr 20
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"Whenever you find yourself on ...

"Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect." Mark Twain
📅︎ Oct 21
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Whenever you find yourself on t...

Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect. Mark Twain
📅︎ Jul 09
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"There's one major difference bet...

"There's one major difference between James Bond and me. He is able to sort out problems!" - Sean Connery
📅︎ Aug 25
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"Whenever you find yourself on t...

"Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect." - Mark Twain
📅︎ Oct 30
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"There's a patent contradiction between one's own life experience- childhood, youth...

"There's a patent contradiction between one's own life experience- childhood, youth and old age passed quietly and without major adventures- and the facts of the twentieth century... the terrible events which humanity has lived through" -Julio Caro Baroja
📅︎ Sep 07
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"The test of courage comes when we are in ...

"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
📅︎ Aug 22
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"don't confuse the truth with t...

"don't confuse the truth with the opinion of the majority." - a quote hanging in my history classroom
📅︎ Mar 07
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"The object of life is not to be on the side...

"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
📅︎ Mar 30
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"Just look at us. Everything is backwards, everything is upside down. Doctors destroy health, ...

"Just look at us. Everything is backwards, everything is upside down. Doctors destroy health, lawyers destroy justice, psychiatrists destroy minds, scientists destroy truth, major media destroys information, religions destroy spirituality and governments destroy freedom." -Michael Ellner
📅︎ Apr 23
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"Wrong does not cease to ...

"Wrong does not cease to be wrong because the majority share in it." -Leo Tolstoy
📅︎ Feb 06
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Humanity has to solve the big problem in decision making, usually half want one ...

Humanity has to solve the big problem in decision making, usually half want one thing and the other half the opposite. Till when, always, about half the people will be imposing their will to the other half by 'majority votings' of 50.1% vs 49.9%.
📅︎ Aug 12
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“The object of life is not to be on the side...

“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
📅︎ May 23
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"Whenever you find yourself on ...

"Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority it is time to pause and reflect." Mark Twain
📅︎ Nov 02
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Whenever you find yourself on t...

Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect. -Mark Twain
📅︎ Sep 02
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“Whenever you find yourself on t...

“Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.” ― Mark Twain
📅︎ May 21
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"It is a mistake to think you...

"It is a mistake to think you can solve any major problems just with potatoes." -Douglas Adams
📅︎ Jun 26
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In a Democracy, you...

In a Democracy, you are as free as the majority allows you to be.
📅︎ Jun 01
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"I saw that the meaning of life was to secure a livelihood, and that its goal was to attain a hi...

"I saw that the meaning of life was to secure a livelihood, and that its goal was to attain a high position; that love’s rich dream was marriage with an heiress; that friendship’s blessing was help in financial difficulties. that wisdom was what the majority assumed it to be. -Søren Kierkegaard
📅︎ Jun 10
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