"The web 2.0 generation may be shocked to learn that everyone’s opinion is not equally valid on every subject."
Michael R. Lynch (1965–), Irish software entrepreneur
Source: Quoted in the Financial Times (London) (June 30, 2008)
"The more opinions you have, the less you see."
Wim Wenders (1945–), German movie director and producer
Source: Quoted in the Evening Standard (London) (April 25, 1990)
"It's not that I don't have opinions, rather that I'm not paid to think aloud."
Yitzhak Navon (1921–), Israeli former president
Source: Quoted in the Observer (London) (January 16, 1983)
"The Spirit of Liberty is the spirit which is not too sure that it is right."
Learned Hand (1872–1961), US judge
Source: The Spirit of Liberty (1952)
"Markets are never wrong—opinions often are."
Jesse Livermore (1877–1940), US stock trader
Source: How To Trade in Stocks (1940)
"The fact that an opinion has been widely held is no evidence whatever that it is not utterly absurd."
Bertrand Russell (Earl Russell) (1872–1970), British philosopher and writer
Source: Marriage and Morals (1929)
"Comment is free but facts are sacred."
C. P. Scott (1846–1932), British editor
Source: Manchester Guardian (May 1922)
"Public opinion is a weak tyrant compared with our own private opinion."
Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862), US writer
Source: Walden, or Life in the Woods (1854)
"Some praise at morning what they blame at night;Alexander Pope (1688–1744), English poet
But always think the last opinion right."
Source: An Essay on Criticism (1711)
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