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There is no nonsense so arrant that it cannot be made the creed of the vast majority by adequate governmental action (Quote by - Bertrand Russell)

One, with God, is always a majority, but many a martyr has been burned at the stake while the votes were being counted. (Quote by - Thomas B. Reed)

They say 'practice" makes perfect.' Of course, it doesn't. For the vast majority of golfers it merely consolidates imperfection. (Quote by - Henry Longhurst)

History shows that the majority of people that have done anything great have passed their youth in seclusion. (Quote by - Thomas Carlyle)

If Oklahoma loses, it's a major upset. There hasn't been a team that's been such a prohibitive favorite. (Quote by - Bill Fennelly)

Does advertising corrupt editors? Yes it does, but fewer editors than you may suppose the vast majority of editors are incorruptible. (Quote by - David Ogilvy)

The political machine triumphs because it is a united minority acting against a divided majority. (Quote by - Will Durant)

Few are open to conviction, but the majority of men are open to persuasion (Quote by - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe)

I'm in the final stages with one of the major companies. (Quote by - Marilyn Manson)

We believe this will have a negative impact on February sales for the majority of our retailers as the much colder weather will likely impede store traffic, and sales of spring merchandise sets that are now in stores may be impacted. (Quote by - Bill Dreher)

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. (Quote by - Alexis de Tocqueville)

This bill would make a major impact on the Central Coast, just from the number of people who work really hard in the agriculture industry and the hospitality industry. It will make a difficult situation even more difficult for that population. (Quote by - Cesar Lara)

The market is going to love it. The market always seems to applaud major mergers, even though the vast majority of them don't work out and don't increase shareholder value. (Quote by - Barry Ritholtz)

While no one doubts the majority of illegal immigrants from Mexico are simply looking for work or a better way of life, the sheer volume of illegal crossings offers ample opportunities for those who might have other plans. (Quote by - Antonio Garza)

The guy had an off week. It's his poorest finish in a major in about seven years and he still made the cut. He finished way down the field but that's how this game goes. So much is expected of the top players now that it's almost unfair pressure. He took some criticism because he travels so much but that's also part of the reason why Ernie Els is as good a player as he is. (Quote by - Adam Scott)

One is a majority if he is right. (Quote by - Abraham Lincoln)

The majority opinion, to our mind, does not follow the clear congressional intent, I think it misreads the language of the statute, being that under the ruling, even if they stop all RICO violations forever more, they can continue to collect revenue from people they have addicted. It makes no sense. Congress did not intend for the courts to stop future violations but benefit from past behavior. (Quote by - Bill Corr)

Over the past 10 years, the majority of value creation in the venture community has been in consumer Internet. (Quote by - Bill Gurley)

He's going to be a Major League pitcher -- we caught lightning in a bottle when we acquired this guy. (Quote by - Bob Apodaca)

Comparatively few people know what a million dollars actually is. To the majority it is a gaseous concept, swelling or decreasing as the occasion suggests. In the minds of politicians, perhaps more than anywhere, the notion of a million dollars has this accordion-like ability to expand or contract; if they are disposing of it, the million is a pleasing sum, reflecting warmly upon themselves; if somebody else wants it, it becomes a figure of inordinate size, not to be compassed by the rational mind. (Quote by - Robertson Davies)

The principle of majority rule is the mildest form in which the force of numbers can be exercised. It is a pacific substitute for civil war in which the opposing armies are counted and the victory is awarded to the larger before any blood is shed. (Quote by - Walter Lippmann)

The majority of Irish people have had enough of intolerance dressed up as liberalism (Quote by - Rosemary Scallon)

The argument that people should give up their convictions and put their vote behind the majority is a dangerous way of thinking. We should vote for ourselves and as we see fit for the college. The fact that we don't take the decision lightly shows our commitment to women's education. (Quote by - Anita Avramides)

It shows that the major dealers are committed to working on the major issues that the industry faces. (Quote by - Sunil Hirani)

The fact remains that the overwhelming majority of people who have become wealthy have become so thanks to work they found profoundly absorbing. The long term study of people who eventually became wealthy clearly reveals that their "luck" arose from (Quote by - Srully Blotnick)


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