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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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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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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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Hence ye profane; I hate ye all;
Both the great vulgar, and the small.

Hence ye profane; I hate ye all;
Both the great vulgar, and the small.

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He who serves the public is a poor animal; he worries himself to
death and no one thanks him read more

He who serves the public is a poor animal; he worries himself to
death and no one thanks him for it.
[Ger., Wer dem Publicum dient, ist ein armes Thier;
Er qualt sich ab, niemand bedankt sich dafur.]

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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 multitude is always in the wrong.

The multitude is always in the wrong.

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. . . for thou art a stiff-necked people. . .

. . . for thou art a stiff-necked people. . .

by Bible 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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