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It is always brave to say what everyone thinks.

Author: George Duhamel


Self-actualized people are independent of the good opinion of others.

Author: Wayne Dyer (1940)

Profession: American Psychotherapist, Author, Lecturer

He that never changes his opinion never corrects mistakes and will never be wiser on the morrow than he is today.

Author: Tryon Edwards (1809-1894)

Profession: American Theologian

Few people are capable of expressing with equanimity opinions which differ from the prejudices of their social environment. Most people are even incapable of forming such opinions.

Author: Albert Einstein (1879-1955)

Profession: German-born American Physicist

The opinion prevailed among advanced minds that it was time that belief should be replaced increasingly by knowledge; belief that did not itself rest on knowledge was superstition, and as such had to be opposed.

Author: Albert Einstein (1879-1955)

Profession: German-born American Physicist

Stay at home in your mind. Don't recite other people's opinions. I hate quotations. Tell me what you know.

Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)

Profession: American Poet, Essayist

The only sin that we never forgive in each other is a difference in opinion.

Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)

Profession: American Poet, Essayist

Men are disturbed not by things that happen, but by their opinion of the things that happen.

Author: Epictetus (50-120)

Profession: Stoic Philosopher

Opinion is that exercise of the human will which helps us to make a decision without information.

Author: John Erskine (1878-1951)

Profession: American Poet, Essayist, Novelist, Musician

Under the species of Syndicalism and Fascism there appears for the first time in Europe a type of man who does not want to give reasons or to be right, but simply shows himself resolved to impose his opinions.

Author: Jose Ortega Y Gasset (1883-1955)

Profession: Spanish Essayist, Philosopher

No one can have a higher opinion of him than I have; and I think he's a dirty little beast.

Author: W. S. Gilbert (1836-1911)

Profession: British Librettist

No two men see the world exactly alike, and different temperaments will apply in different ways a principle that they both acknowledge. The same man will, indeed, often see and judge the same things differently on different occasions: early convictions must give way to more mature ones. Nevertheless, may not the opinions that a man holds and expresses withstand all trials, if he only remains true to himself and others?

Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe (1749-1832)

Profession: German Poet, Dramatist, Novelist

It rarely adds anything to say, ''In my opinion'' --not even modesty. Naturally a sentence is only your opinion; and you are not the Pope.

Author: Paul Goodman (1911-1972)

Profession: American Author, Poet, Critic

Men who borrow their opinions can never repay their debts.

Author: Edward F. Halifax (1881-1959)

Profession: British Conservative Statesman

Nothing is more unjust or capricious than public opinion.

Author: William Hazlitt (1778-1830)

Profession: British Essayist