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Democracy is the theory that the common people know what they want, and deserve to get it good and hard.
H. L. Mencken
Religion is regarded by the common people as true, by the wise as false, and by the rulers as useful.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
The genius of the United States is not best or most in its executives or legislatures, nor in its ambassadors or authors or colleges, or churches, or parlors, nor even in its newspapers or inventors, but always most in the common people.
Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet.
The purpose of Compulsory Education is to deprive the common people of their commonsense.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
May not the complaint, that common people are above their station, often take its rise in the fact of uncommon people being below theirs?
Common sense, in so far as it exists, is all for the bourgeoisie. Nonsense is the privilege of the aristocracy. The worries of the world are for the common people.
George Jean Nathan
Ridicule is a weak weapon when pointed at a strong mind; but common people are cowards and dread an empty laugh.
Martin Farquhar Tupper
A good nationalism has to depend on a principle of the common people, on myths of a struggling commonality.
What we are trying to do is to create a social business in Bangladesh, a joint venture to create restaurants for common people. Good, healthy food at affordable prices so that people don't have to opt for food that is unhealthy and unhygienic.
To speak as the common people do, to think as wise men do is style.
God must hate common people, because he made them so common.
The common people have no history: persecuted by the present, they cannot think of preserving the memory of the past.
Jean Henri Fabre
Proverbs may not improperly be called the philosophy of the common people.
He that will write well in any tongue, must follow this counsel of Aristotle, to speak as the common people do, to think as wise men do: and so should every man understand him, and the judgment of wise men allow him.
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