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To try and change opinion by law is worse than futile.

Author: George Earle Buckle (1854-1935)

Profession: British Journalist

A public opinion poll is no substitute for thought.

Author: Warren Buffett (1930)

Profession: American Investment Entrepreneur

Opinions have vested interests just as men have.

Author: Samuel Butler (1612-1680)

Profession: British Poet, Satirist

The public buys its opinions as it buys its meat, or takes in its milk, on the principle that it is cheaper to do this than to keep a cow. So it is, but the milk is more likely to be watered.

Author: Samuel Butler (1612-1680)

Profession: British Poet, Satirist

Opinions are made to be changed --or how is truth to be got at?

Author: Lord Byron (1788-1824)

Profession: British Poet

Every new opinion, at its starting, is precisely in a minority of one.

Author: Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881)

Profession: Scottish Philosopher, Author

I want to find someone on the earth so intelligent that he welcomes opinions which he condemns.

Author: John Jay Chapman (1862-1933)

Profession: American Author

We cling to our own point of view, as though everything depended on it. Yet our opinions have no permanence; like autumn and winter, they gradually pass away.

Author: Chuang Tzu (369-286 BC)

Profession: Chinese Philosopher

There is no such thing as public opinion. There is only published opinion.

Author: Winston Churchill (1874-1965)

Profession: British Statesman, Prime Minister

No liberal man would impute a charge of unsteadiness to another for having changed his opinion.

Author: Marcus T. Cicero

Profession: Great Roman Orator, Politician

What you think of me is none of my business.

Author: Terry Cole-Whittaker

Profession: American Author, Speaker

Our quaint metaphysical opinions, in an hour of anguish, are like playthings by the bedside of a child deathly sick.

Author: Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772-1834)

Profession: British Poet, Critic, Philosopher

Opinions, like showers, are generated in high places, but they invariably descend into lower ones, and ultimately flow down to the people as rain unto the sea.

Author: Charles Caleb Colton (1780-1832)

Profession: British Sportsman Writer

Predominant opinions are generally the opinions of the generation that is vanishing.

Author: Benjamin Disraeli (1804-1881)

Profession: British Statesman, Prime Minister

A lot of my peer group think I'm an eccentric bisexual, like I may even have an ammonia-filled tentacle somewhere on my body. That's okay.

Author: Robert Downey Jr. (1965)

Profession: American Actor