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    I wish the crowd to feel itself well treated,
    Especially since it lives and lets me live.
    [Ger., Ich wunschte sehr, der Menge zu behagen,
    Besonders weil sie lebt und leben lasst.]

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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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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 great unwashed.

The great unwashed.

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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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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.

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He who hangs on the errors of the ignorant multitude, must not be
counted among great men.
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He who hangs on the errors of the ignorant multitude, must not be
counted among great men.
[Lat., Qui ex errore imperitae multitudinis pendet, hic in magnis
viris non est habendus.]

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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 rabble estimate few things according to their real value,
most things according to their prejudices.
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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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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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