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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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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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It is a good part of sagacity to have known the foolish desires
of the crowd and their unreasonable read more

It is a good part of sagacity to have known the foolish desires
of the crowd and their unreasonable notions.
[Lat., Bona prudentiae pars est nosse stultas vulgi cupiditates,
et absurdas opiniones.]

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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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The great unwashed.

The great unwashed.

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

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

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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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