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Minorities Quotes


These are some of the best 'Minorities' quotations and sayings.

10 persons who speak make more noise than 10,000 who are silent.

A man that puts himself on the ground of moral principle, though the whole world be against him, is mightier than them all; for the orb of time becomes such a man's shield, and every step brings him nearer to the hand of omnipotence. - Take ground for truth, and justice, and rectitude, and piety, and fight well, and there can be no question as to the result. - We are to feel that right is itself a host. - Never be afraid of minorities, so that minorities are based on principles.

A minority group has 'arrived' only when it has the right to produce some fools and scoundrels without the entire group paying for it.

A minority may be right, and a majority is always wrong.

A woman who is found without her veil in some regions of Islam will, it is reported, raise her skirt to cover her face.

By gnawing through a dike, even a rat may drown a nation.

Governments exist to protect the rights of minorities. The loved and the rich need no protection - they have many friends and few enemies.

I want to be the white man's brother, not his brother-in-law.

In the kingdom of the blind, the one-eyed man is king.

Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.

One dog barks at something, the rest bark at him.

Shall we judge a country by the majority, or by the minority? By the minority, surely.

The nail that sticks out is hammered down.

The nations which have put mankind and posterity most in their debt have been small states - Israel, Athens, Florence, Elizabethan England.

The smallest number, with God and truth on their side, are weightier than thousands.

The thing we have to fear in this country, to my way of thinking, is the influence of the organized minorities, because somehow or other the great majority does not seem to organize. They seem to feel that they are going to be effective because of their own strength, but they give no expression of it.

This minority is great and formidable. I do not know whether, if I aimed at the total overthrow of a kingdom, I should wish to be encumbered with a large body of partisans.

Votes should be weighed not counted.

We must, indeed, all hang together or, most assuredly, we shall all hang separately.