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We should be eternally vigilant against attempts to check the expression of opinions that we loathe.

Author: Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. (1841-1935)

Profession: American Judge

People talk fundamentals and superlatives and then make some changes of detail.

Author: Oliver Wendell Holmes (1809-1894)

Profession: American Author, Wit, Poet

One accurate measurement is worth a thousand expert opinions.

Author: Admiral Grace Hopper

Profession: American Navy Officer

There is no greater mistake than the hasty conclusion that opinions are worthless because they are badly argued.

Author: Thomas H. Huxley (1825-1895)

Profession: British Biologist, Educator

Public opinion, a vulgar, impertinent, anonymous tyrant who deliberately makes life unpleasant for anyone who is not content to the average person.

Author: Dean William R. Inge (1860-1954)

Profession: Dean of St Paul's, London

To compel a man to furnish contributions of money for the propagation of opinions which he disbelieves and abhors is sinful and tyrannical.

Author: Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826)

Profession: Third President of the USA

Errors of opinion may be tolerated where reason is left free to combat it.

Author: Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826)

Profession: Third President of the USA

The majority have no other reason for their opinions than that they are the fashion.

Author: Samuel Johnson (1709-1784)

Profession: British Author

The only means of strengthening one's intellect is to make up one's mind about nothing --to let the mind be a thoroughfare for all thoughts. Not a select party.

Author: John Keats (1795-1821)

Profession: British Poet

A study of the history of opinion is a necessary preliminary to the emancipation of the mind.

Author: John Maynard Keynes (1883-1946)

Profession: British Economist

He who has an opinion of his own, but depends upon the opinion and taste of others, is a slave.

Author: Klopstock

Profession:

We credit scarcely any persons with good sense except those who are of our opinion.

Author: Francois De La Rochefoucauld (1613-1680)

Profession: French Classical Writer

We think very few people sensible, except those who are of our opinion.

Author: Francois De La Rochefoucauld (1613-1680)

Profession: French Classical Writer

Contrary to popular opinion, the hustle is not a new dance step -- it is an old business procedure.

Author: Fran Lebowitz (1951)

Profession: American Journalist

We accumulate our opinions at an age when our understanding is at its weakest.

Author: Georg C. Lichtenberg (1742-1799)

Profession: German Physicist, Satirist