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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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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 great unwashed.

The great unwashed.

by Bible 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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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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This many-headed monster, Multitude.

This many-headed monster, Multitude.

by Samuel Daniel 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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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 fickle populace always change with the prince.
[Lat., Mobile mutatur semper cum principe vulgus.]

The fickle populace always change with the prince.
[Lat., Mobile mutatur semper cum principe vulgus.]

by Claudian (claudianus) 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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