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"The inspired minority ...

"The inspired minority triumphs over the inert masses." β€”Napoleon Bonaparte
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"We must respect the other fellow's religion, but only in the ...

"We must respect the other fellow's religion, but only in the sense and to the extent that we respect his theory that his wife is beautiful and his children smart." H.L. Mencken, Minority Report
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A dying culture invariably exhibits personal rudeness. Bad manners. La...

A dying culture invariably exhibits personal rudeness. Bad manners. Lack of consideration for others in minor matters. A loss of politeness, of gentle manners, is more significant than is a riot. ...Robert A. Heinlein
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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
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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." β€” A. A. Milne
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"I am the leader of one country which has two alphabets, three languages,...

"I am the leader of one country which has two alphabets, three languages, four religions, five nationalities, six republics, surrounded by seven neighbours, a country in which live eight ethnic minorities." - Josip Broz Tito.
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β€œThere was a time when corporations played a very minor part i...

β€œThere was a time when corporations played a very minor part in our business affairs, but now they play the chief part, and most men are the servants of the corporations.” -Woodrow Wilson, 1912
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β€œWe are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor pla...

β€œWe are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the Universe. That makes us something very special.” ― Stephen Hawking
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Here’s a bumper sticker I’d like to see: β€œWe are the proud parents of ...

Here’s a bumper sticker I’d like to see: β€œWe are the proud parents of a child who’s self-esteem is sufficient that he doesn’t need us promoting his minor scholastic achievements on the back of our car." - George Carlin
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β€œThe smallest minority on earth is the indiv...

β€œThe smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.” ― Ayn Rand
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Whenever, in an era, culture, or society, you encounter the phenomenon of prejudi...

Whenever, in an era, culture, or society, you encounter the phenomenon of prejudice, injustice, persecution, and blind, unreasoning hatred directed at some minority group - look for the gang that has something to gain from the persecution - Ayn Rand
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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." β€” Ralph W. Sockman
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β€œWe are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor pla...

β€œWe are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the Universe. That makes us something very special.” - Stephen Hawking
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"All that can accurately be said ...

"All that can accurately be said about a man who thinks he is a poached egg is that he is in the minority."
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We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor plan...

We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the Universe. That makes us something very special. - Stephen Hawking
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Once you have established the goal you want and the price y...

Once you have established the goal you want and the price you're willing to pay, you can ignore the minor hurts, the opponent's pressure and the temporary failures. ~~~~~ Vince Lombardi
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Minor drug offenders fill your prisons, you don't...

Minor drug offenders fill your prisons, you don't even flinch, all our taxes paying for the wars against the new non-rich" System of a down - Prison song.
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"Almost always, the cre...

"Almost always, the creative dedicated minority has made the world better."
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"We must guard everyone's liberty, or we could lose our own. If we allow any minority ...

"We must guard everyone's liberty, or we could lose our own. If we allow any minority to lose its freedom by persecution or by prejudice, we are threatening our own freedom, and this is not simply an idea, this is good hard common sense." - Don't Be a Sucker (1947)
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"Kids today are detestable...and it's no good saying that the ones you read about a...

"Kids today are detestable...and it's no good saying that the ones you read about are a minority. They're not a minority of they're all yours and you have to wait for the car to get home to know your daughter hasn't got pregnancy or leprosy." -Groucho Marx
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"The political function of rights ...

"The political function of rights is precisely to protect minorities from oppression by majorities." -Ayn Rand
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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. β€”A. A. Milne
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Every minor detail is a major decisi...

Every minor detail is a major decision/Have to keep things in scale, have to hold to your vision.β€” Stephen Sondheim
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"If excessive smoking actually plays a role in the...

"If excessive smoking actually plays a role in the production of lung cancer, it seems to be a minor one." - Dr. W. C. Heuper, National Cancer Institute, 1954
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"We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor plan...

"We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the Universe. That makes us something very special." β€” Stephen Hawking,
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Isn't it a characteristic of the age we li...

Isn't it a characteristic of the age we live in that it has made everyone in a way a migrant and a member of a minority?” Amin Maalouf
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"Anyplace, everyplace, where there's hate, where there's prejudice, where there's bigotry. He'...

"Anyplace, everyplace, where there's hate, where there's prejudice, where there's bigotry. He's alive... Remember it when you hear a name called, a minority attacked, any blind, unreasoning assault on a people... He's alive because through these things we keep him alive." The Twilight Zone
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"The smallest minority on earth is the indiv...

"The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities." - Ayn Rand
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"I'd like to quit thinking of the pr...

"I'd like to quit thinking of the present, like right now, as some minor insignificant preamble to something else."
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"We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor pla...

"We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the Universe. That makes us something very special." Stephen Hawking
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"Perhaps a lunatic ...

"Perhaps a lunatic was simply a minority of one.” - George Orwell
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"The vast majority of the race, whether savage or civilized, are secretly k...

"The vast majority of the race, whether savage or civilized, are secretly kind-hearted and shrink from inflicting pain, but in the presence of the aggressive and pitiless minority they don't dare to assert themselves." - Mark Twain
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"You don't need a majority. What you need is an ...

"You don't need a majority. What you need is an irate, tireless minority willing to start the brush fires of freedom in the minds of man." -Samuel Adams
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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." β€”A. A. Milne
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""Where freedom is real, equality is the passio...

""Where freedom is real, equality is the passion of the masses. Where equality is real, freedom is the passion of a small minority." - Eric Hoffer-
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"We all accept liberal democratic capitalism, even during this current pan-European disast...

"We all accept liberal democratic capitalism, even during this current pan-European disaster. We timidly ask, 'Oh, can we have a few more rights for minorities? A little more healthcare?' But nobody questions the frame. And that is the real triumph of ideology." - Slavoj Zizek
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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
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If you are a minority...

If you are a minority of one then the truth is the truth-Mahatma Gandhi
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