A wise man makes his own decisions, an ignorant man follows the public opinion.— Grantland Rice
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Do not exchange your dignity for popularity.
There are seasons in every country when noise and impudence pass current for worth; and in popular commotions especially, the clamors of interested and factious men are often mistaken for patriotism.
Like a circle in a spiral Like a wheel within a wheel Never ending or beginning On an ever-spinning reel As the images unwind Like the circles that you find In the windmills of your mind.
Avoid popularity; it has many snares and no real benefit.
It's better to be controversial for the right reasons, than to be popular for the wrong reasons.
Popularity is when other people like you. Happiness is when you like yourself.
Filling the conscious mind with ideal conceptions is a characteristic of Western theosophy, but not the confrontation with the Shadow and the world of darkness. One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious. The latter procedure, however, is disagreeable and therefore not popular.
Life is a giant popularity contest
it is the nature of human beings, and especially of the mediocre ones, to wish to change everything. They desire it all the more because they know popularity will accrue rather to those who disturb than to those who maintain order.
Freedom of speech is a principal pillar of a free government;
when this support is taken away, the constitution of a free society is dissolved, and tyranny is erected on its ruins. Republics and limited monarchies derive their strength and vigor from a popular examination into the action of the magistrates.
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Frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn.
I am not anxious to be the loudest voice or the most popular.
But I would like to think that at a crucial moment, I was an effective voice of the voiceless, an effective hope of the hopeless.
Information is Power. Think For Yourself. CAUTION: proper use of the brain is not endorsed by federal governments nor huge corporations involved in serious financial profit from a brainwashed and enslaved population. Mild discomfort may occur as confusing independent thought challenges popular views of the world.
No amount of rationalizing can change God's laws.
No amount of fashion designing can turn immodesty into virtue, and no amount of popularity can change sin into righteousness.
The natural cure for an ill-administration, in a popular or representative constitution, is a change of men.
The test of a government is not how popular it is with the powerful and privileged few but how honestly and fairly it deals with the many who must depend on it.
It is a mournful fact that most men, and indeed all men of worldly character, have so much regard to public opinion that they dare not act according to the dictates of their consciences when acting thus would incur the popular frown.
Great things are not accomplished by those who yield to trends and fads and popular opinion.
Fame is a vapor, popularity an accident, and riches take wings.
Only one thing endures and that is character.
The most popular typefaces are the easiest to read;
their popularity has made them disappear from conscious cognition. It becomes impossible to tell if they are easy to read because they are commonly used, or if they are commonly used because they are easy to read.
When the satisfaction or the security of another person becomes as significant to one as one's own satisfaction or security, then the state of love exists. Under no other circumstances is a state of love present, regardless of the popular usage of the term.
You are not defined by your possessions, looks, or popularity. You are made in God's image.
Don't fall asleep yet. Contrary to popular belief, that's not where dreams get accomplished.
Contrary to popular misconception, Islam does not mean peace but rather means submission to the commands of Allah alone. Therefore, Muslims do not believe in the concept of freedom of expression, as their speech and actions are determined by divine revelation and not based on people's desires.
Take a stand for what's right. Raise a ruckus and make a change. You may not always be popular, but you'll be part of something larger and bigger and greater than yourself. Besides, making history is extremely cool.
Things of the spirit are what count: brotherhood – in a day when there is too much hatred at home and abroad; cheerfulness – in a day when the pessimists have the floor and cynics are popular; service – in a day when millions are interested in getting or grasping, rather than giving
It is a general popular error to suppose the loudest complainers for the public to be the most anxious for its welfare.
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The early Church was married to poverty, prisons and persecutions.
Today, the church is married to prosperity, personality, and popularity.
My God is none other than the people.
Only the popular masses are omniscient and omnipotent and almighty on earth. Therefore my lifetime motto is: "The people are my God."
What is classical music if not the epitome of sensuality, passion, and understated erotica that popular music, even with all of its energy and life, cannot even begin to touch?
May the Force be with you.
Popularity should be no scale for the election of politicians.
If it would depend on popularity, Donald Duck and The Muppets would take seats in senate.
Thus the metric system did not really catch on in the States, unless you count the increasing popularity of the nine-millimeter bullet.
Stand for something. Don't quest for popularity at the expense of morality and ethics and honesty.
We found love in a hopeless place.
Historically, the judicial branch has often been the sole protector of the rights of minority groups against the will of the popular majority.