I much prefer the sharpest criticism of a single intelligent man to the thoughtless approval of the masses.
— Johannes Kepler

I have never wished to cater to the crowd; for what I know they do not approve, and what they approve I do not know.
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He gains everyone's approval who mixes the pleasant with the useful.
— Horace

A man cannot be made comfortable without his own approval.
— Mark Twain

Most of us believe in trying to make other people happy only if they can be happy in ways which we approve.
— approves quotation by Robert Staughton Lynd