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Thomas Hobbes Appetite, with an opinion of attaining, is called hope the same, without such opinion, despair.
Ruben Studdard I just never let anything bother me, man. I know myself really well. Nobody's opinion of me can shake my opinion of myself.
Samuel Goldwyn If I want your opinion, I'll give it to you.
Jean de La Fontaine The opinion of the strongest is always the best.
Carl Sandburg A baby is God's opinion that life should go on.
W. S. Gilbert No one can have a higher opinion of him than I have, and I think he's a dirty little beast.
Danish proverb Every person is a fool in somebody's opinion.
BUTLER: _Hudibras,_ Pt. iii., Canto iii., Line 547. He that complies against his will Is of his own opinion still.
Oliver Wendell Holmes To obtain a man's opinion of you, make him mad.
Melvin Fitting Of course I believe that solipsism is the correct philosophy, but that's only one man's opinion.
Arnold Glasgow The fewer the facts, the stronger the opinion.
Thomas Jefferson Difference of opinion is helpful in religion.
Sophocles Men of perverse opinion do not know the excellence of what is in their hands, till some one dash it from them.
Ralph Carl Eichelberger Sure, you're entitled to your opinion, no matter how wrong you are.
Edmund Burke We must not always judge of the generality of the opinion by the noise of the acclamation.
Mark Twain It is the difference of opinion that makes horse races.
La Rochefoucauld Our enemies come nearer the truth in the opinions they form of us than we do in our opinion of ourselves.
Geoffrey F. Albert It often takes more courage to change one's opinion than to stick to it.
Andr Maurois The difficult part in an argument is not to defend one's opinion, but rather to know it.
Eustace Budgell Don't believe your friends when they ask you to be honest with them. All they really want is to be maintained in the good opinion they have of themselves.
George Washington Differences in political opinion are as unavoidable as, to a certain point, they may perhaps be necessary.
Rune Leknes Beauty is not defined by the masses but by the opinion of the individual.
Anatole France There is a certain impertinance in allowing oneself to be burned for an opinion.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge Our own heart, and not other men's opinion, form our true honor.
Flannery O'Connor Everywhere I go I'm asked if I think the university stifles writers. My opinion is that they don't stifle enough of them.
Mark Twain The rule is perfect in all matters of opinion our adversaries are insane.
Louisa May Alcott I like to help women help themselves, as that is, in my opinion, the best way to settle the woman question. Whatever we can do and do well we have a right to, and I don't think any one will deny us.
Chinese Proverb A wise man makes his own decisions, an ignorant man follows the public opinion.
Ambrose Bierce Absurdity, n. A statement or belief manifestly inconsistent with one's own opinion.
Hippocrates There are in fact two things, science and opinion the former begets knowledge, the latter ignorance.
SHAKS.: _Pericles,_ Act ii., Sc. 2. Opinion's but a fool, that makes us scan The outward habit by the inward man.
Ambrose Gwinett Bierce Absurdity. A statement or belief manifestly inconsistent with one's own opinion.
Bethania McKenstry I'm not sure I want popular opinion on my side -- I've noticed those with the most opinions often have the fewest facts.
La Rochefoucauld We do not regret the loss of our friends by reasons of their merit, but because of our needs and for the good opinion that we believed them to have held of us.
JOHN TRUMBULL: _McFingal,_ Canto iii., Line 489. No man e'er felt the halter draw, With good opinion of the law.
Franklin P. Jones It's the opinion of some that crops could be grown on the moon. Which raises the fear that it may not be long before we're paying somebody not to.
George John Whyte-Melville In the choice of a horse and a wife, a man must please himself, ignoring the opinion and advice of friends.
Mark Twain It were not best that we should all think alike it is the difference of opinion that makes horse races. - from Pudd'nhead Wilson
Daisy Bates What plays the mischief with the truth is that men will insist upon the universal application of a temporary feeling or opinion.
E. M. Forster Works of art, in my opinion, are the only objects in the material universe to possess internal order, and that is why, though I don't believe that only art matters, I do believe in Art for Art's sake.
Jeanne-Marie Roland The feeble tremble before opinion, the foolish defy it, the wise judge it, the skillful direct it.
SHAKS.: _Jul. C?sar,_ Act ii., Sc. 1. His silver hairs Will purchase us a good opinion, And buy men's voices to commend our deeds; It shall be said,--his judgment rul'd our hands.
Sarah Chauncey Woolsey I must first know myself, as the Delphian inscription says; to be curious about that which is not my concern, while I am still in ignorance of my own self, would be ridiculous. And therefore I bid farewell to all this; the common opinion is enough for me.
Frank Gelett Burgess If in the last few years you haven't discarded a major opinion or acquired a new one, check your pulse, you may be dead.
Horace Mann Do not think of knocking out another person's brains because he differs in opinion from you. It would be as rational to knock yourself on the head because you differ from yourself ten years ago.
E. M. Forster Works of art, in my opinion, are the only objects in the material universe to possess internal order, and that is why, though I don't believe that only art matters, I do belive in Art for Art's sake.
Michel Eyquem de Montaigne The finest lives, in my opinion, are those who rank in the common model, and with the human race, but without miracle, without extravagance.
James Fenimore Cooper It is a besetting vice of democracies to substitute public opinion for law. This is the usual form in which masses of men exhibit their tyranny.
George Orwell Anyone who challenges the prevailing orthodoxy finds himself silenced with surprising effectiveness. A genuinely unfashionable opinion is almost never given a fair hearing.
BUTLER: _Hudibras,_ Pt. iii., Canto iii., Line 624. With books and money plac'd for show Like nest-eggs to make clients lay, And for his false opinion pay.
The fewer clear facts you have in support of an opinion, the stronger your emotional attachment to that opinion.
Appetite, with an opinion of attaining, is called hope; the same, without such opinion, despair.
A man is getting along on the road to wisdom when he begins to realize that his opinion is just an opinion.
He who has an opinion of his own, but depends on the opinion and tastes of others is a slave.
I guess each of us, at some time, finds one person with whom we are compelled toward absolute honesty, one person whose good opinion of us becomes a substitute for the broader opinion of the world.
Listen. Do not have an opinion while you listen because frankly, your opinion doesn???t hold much water outside of Your Universe. Just listen. Listen until their brain has been twisted like a dripping towel and what they have to say is all over the floor.
Government, is the last analysis, is organized opinion. Where there is little or no public opinion, there is likely to be bad government.
Do not fear to be eccentric in opinion, for every opinion now accepted was once eccentric.
It's only my opinion, but it's better than yours.
Everyone is entitled to my opinion.
We think very few people sensible, except those who are of our opinion.
If you don't like my opinion of you - improve yourself!
Networking: Now everyone is entitled to my opinion.
"I need a second opinion on this." "Who gave you the first opinion?"
Fact is solidified opinion
If I wanted your opinion I'd ask your computer
If I want your stupid opinion, I'll beat it out of you.
I will defend to your death my right to my opinion.
Knowledge is true opinion.
Prejudice is opinion without judgement.
No one can have a higher opinion of him than I have - and I think he is a dirty little beast.
Nothing changes your opinion of a friend so surely as success - yours or his.
The deadliest contagion is majority opinion.
Popular opinion is the greatest lie in the world.
For to err in opinion, though it be not the part of wise men, is at least human.
When people have no other tyrant, their own public opinion becomes one.
One often contradicts an opinion when what is uncongenial is really the tone in which it was conveyed.
Too often we...enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought.
Too often we... enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought.
Courage means going against majority opinion in the name of the truth.
Opinion has a significance proportioned to the sources that sustain it.
Nothing exists except atoms and empty space;everything else is opinion.
People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of their character.
Opinion is ultimately determined by the feelings, and not by the intellect.
The absolute good is not a matter of opinion but of nature.
It is long since I have learned to hold popular opinion of no value.
Wind buffs up empty bladders; opinion, fools.
The rule is perfect: in all matters of opinion our adversaries are insane.
Express a mean opinion of yourself occasionally; it will show your friends that you know how to tell the truth.
The two powers which in my opinion constitute a wise man are those of bearing and forebearing.
Freedom of opinion can only exist when the government thinks itself secure.
Honest differences of opinion should never be permitted to destroy a friendship.
Whenever a separation is made between liberty and justice, neither, in my opinion, is safe.
I have long been of the opinion that if work were such a splendid thing the rich would have kept more of it for themselves.
Truth, in the matters of religion, is simply the opinion that has survived.
Literature is strewn with the wreckage of those who have minded beyond reason the opinion of others.
Truth, in matters of religion, is simply the opinion that has survived.
No liberal man would impute a charge of unsteadiness to another for having changed his opinion.
One reason the human race has such a low opinion of itself is that it gets so much of its wisdom from writers.
If you want to know your true opinion of someone, watch the effect produced in you by the first sight of a letter from him.


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