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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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Knowing as "the man in the street" (as we call him as Newmarket)
always does, the greatest secrets of read more

Knowing as "the man in the street" (as we call him as Newmarket)
always does, the greatest secrets of kings, and being the
confidant of their most hidden thoughts.

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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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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 great unwashed.

The great unwashed.

by Bible Found in: Public Quotes,
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No whispered rumours which the many spread can wholly perish.

No whispered rumours which the many spread can wholly perish.

by Hesiod Found in: Public Quotes,
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The man in the street does not know a star in the sky.

The man in the street does not know a star in the sky.

by Ralph Waldo Emerson Found in: Public Quotes,
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The public! the public! how many fools does it require to make
the public?
[Fr., Le public! le read more

The public! the public! how many fools does it require to make
the public?
[Fr., Le public! le public! combien faut-il de sots pour faire
un public?]

by Thomas Chalmers 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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