Opinion Quotes

Words are, in my not-so-humble opinion, the most inexhaustible form of magic we have, capable of both inflicting injury and remedying it. (“Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows”)

The source of every Crime, is some defect of the Understanding; or some errour in Reasoning, or some sudden force of the Passions. Defect in the Understanding, is Ignorance; in Reasoning, Erroneous Opinion.

Although only a few may originate a policy, we are all able to judge it.

One can give a really unbiased opinion only about things that do not interest one.

A yawn may not be polite, but at least it is an honest opinion.

Those who are bold enough to advance before the age they live in, and to throw off, by the force of their own minds, the prejudices which the maturing reason of the world will in time disavow, must learn to brave censure… We ought not to be too anxious respecting the opinions of others – […]

Public opinion is the greatest force for good, when it happens to be on our side.

The sound of tireless voices is the price we pay for the right to hear the music of our own opinions.

Literature is strewn with the wreckage of those who have minded beyond reason the opinion of others.

The weakness of public opinion is that so many people express it only privately.