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Majority quotes (11)
Plurality is not to be assumed without necessity. Entia non sunt multiplicanda praeter necessitatem (Ockhams Razor)
William Ockham Category: Majority
Plurality should not be assumed without necessity.
William of Occam (Ockham) Category: Majority
Any man more right than his neighbors constitutes a majority of one.
Henry David Thoreau Category: Majority
One on Gods side is a majority.
Wendell Phillips Category: Majority
Because half a dozen grasshoppers under a fern make the field ring with their importunate chink whilst thousands of great cattle reposed beneath the shadow of the British oak chew the cud and are silent pray to not imagine that those who make the noise are the only inhabitants of the field; that of course they are many in number; or that after all they are other than the little shriveled meagre hopping though loud and troublesome insects of the hour.
Edmund Burke Category: Majority
Truth is not determined by majority vote
Doug Gwyn Category: Majority
Wherever there is danger there lurks opportunity; whenever there is opportunity there lurks danger. The two are inseparable. They go together.
Earl Nightingale Category: Majority
No one can expect a majority to be stirred by motives other than ignoble.
George Norman Douglas Category: Majority
The great majority of men are bundles of beginnings.
Ralph Waldo Emerson Category: Majority
Haint we got all the fools in town on our side? And haint that a big enough majority in any town?
Mark Twain Category: Majority
Great innovations should not be forced on slender majorities.
Thomas Jefferson Category: Majority