When the women’s liberation movement began, when people began protesting against the Vietnam War, civil rights movement, at the beginning of those movements, the majority of the country was not with them, did not believe in the basic principles of any of those philosophies.
A large majority of Americans believe that the U.N., not the U.S., should take the lead in working with Iraqis to transfer authentic sovereignty as well as in economic reconstruction and maintaining civic order.
In matters of conscience, the law of the majority has no place.
In the United States, the majority undertakes to supply a multitude of ready-made opinions for the use of individuals, who are thus relieved from the necessity of forming opinions of their own.
The great questions of the day will not be settled by means of speeches and majority decisions but by iron and blood.
The days of using my name as a pejorative are now over. The right wing turned me into an accidental spokesperson for the liberal, majority agenda.
History shows that the majority of people that have done anything great have passed their youth in seclusion.
The political machine triumphs because it is a united minority acting against a divided majority.
Attack those concepts such as ‘third world.’ Think about it. If we look at it in terms of numbers, then people of color are the majority in this world. We should be the ‘first world.’
Our Constitution does not profess to have been established simply by the majority, but by ‘the people’ – the minority as much as the majority.