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    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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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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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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I wish the crowd to feel itself well treated,
Especially since it lives and lets me live.
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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 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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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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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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The multitude is always in the wrong.

The multitude is always in the wrong.

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