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The rabble estimate few things according to their real value,
most things according to their prejudices.
[Lat., Vulgus read more

The rabble estimate few things according to their real value,
most things according to their prejudices.
[Lat., Vulgus ex veritate pauca, ex opinione multa aestimat.]

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The tyranny of a multitude is a multiplied tyranny.

The tyranny of a multitude is a multiplied tyranny.

by Edmund Burke Found in: Public Quotes,
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The voice of the people has about it something divine: for how
otherwise can so many heads agree together read more

The voice of the people has about it something divine: for how
otherwise can so many heads agree together as one?
[Lat., Vox populi habet aliquid divinum: nam quomo do aliter tot
capita in unum conspirare possint?]

by Francis Bacon Found in: Public Quotes,
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Classes and masses.

Classes and masses.

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Report uttered by the people is everywhere of great power.

Report uttered by the people is everywhere of great power.

by Aeschylus Found in: Public Quotes,
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The proverbial wisdom of the populace in the streets, on the
roads, and in the markets, instructs the ear read more

The proverbial wisdom of the populace in the streets, on the
roads, and in the markets, instructs the ear of him who studies
man more fully than a thousand rules ostentatiously arranged.

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The key of the fields (street).
[Fr., La clef des champs.]

The key of the fields (street).
[Fr., La clef des champs.]

by Samuel Daniel Found in: Public Quotes,
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The public! why, the public's nothing better than a great baby.

The public! why, the public's nothing better than a great baby.

by Thomas Chalmers Found in: Public Quotes,
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We would not listen to those who were wont to say the voice of
the people is the voice read more

We would not listen to those who were wont to say the voice of
the people is the voice of God, for the voice of the mob is near
akin to madness.
[Lat., Nec audiendi sunt qui solent dicere vox populi, vox dei;
cum tumultus vulgi semper insaniae proxima sit.]

by Alcuin (albinus) Found in: Public Quotes,
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