Quote of the Day
The media's the most powerful entity on earth. They have the power to make the innocent guilty and to make the guilty innocent, and that's power. Because they control the minds of the masses.
I much prefer the sharpest criticism of a single intelligent man to the thoughtless approval of the masses.
One of the first duties of the physician is to educate the masses not to take medicine.
No amount of political freedom will satisfy the hungry masses.
We shall suffer no attachment to literature, no taste for abstract discussion, no love of purely intellectual theories, to seduce us from our devotion to the cause of the oppressed, the down trodden, the insulted and injured masses of our fellow men.
The press should be not only a collective propagandist and a collective agitator, but also a collective organizer of the masses.
The truly powerful feed ideology to the masses like fast food while they dine on the most rarified delicacy of all: impunity.
The times of Arab nationalism and unity are gone forever. These ideas which mobilized the masses are only a worthless currency. Libya has had to put up with too much from the Arabs for whom it has poured forth both blood and money.
War is a way of shattering to pieces... materials which might otherwise be used to make the masses too comfortable and... too intelligent.
Religion is the opium of the masses.
The first duties of the physician is to educate the masses not to take medicine.
The industrial revolution has tended to produce everywhere great urban masses that seem to be increasingly careless of ethical standards.
The Statue of Liberty is no longer saying, 'Give me your poor, your tired, your huddled masses.' She's got a baseball bat and yelling, 'You want a piece of me?'
The concept of commercialism in the fashion and art world is looked down upon. You know, just to think, 'What amount of creativity does it take to make something that masses of people like?' And, 'How does creativity apply across the board?'
No one in this world, so far as I know - and I have searched the records for years, and employed agents to help me - has ever lost money by underestimating the intelligence of the great masses of the plain people.
H. L. Mencken
If you have your own agenda and your own style and you don't easily conform to what the masses are doing, you're looked upon as being difficult. Whereas, I think of it as just being an individual.
War is just a racket. A racket is best described, I believe, as something that is not what it seems to the majority of people. Only a small inside group knows what it is about. It is conducted for the benefit of the very few at the expense of the masses.
At the time I was arrested I had no idea it would turn into this. It was just a day like any other day. The only thing that made it significant was that the masses of the people joined in.
There exists no politician in India daring enough to attempt to explain to the masses that cows can be eaten.
Learn from the masses, and then teach them.
Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free.
I know I got it made while the masses of black people are catchin' hell, but as long as they ain't free, I ain't free.
It is more noble to give yourself completely to one individual than to labor diligently for the salvation of the masses.
Only through the conscious action of the working masses in city and country can it be brought to life, only through the people's highest intellectual maturity and inexhaustible idealism can it be brought safely through all storms and find its way to port.
I have witnessed the tremendous energy of the masses. On this foundation it is possible to accomplish any task whatsoever.
John F. Kennedy
Image of the Moment
Get Social with BrainyQuote
Follow BrainyQuote on Facebook, Twitter and Google+ to share inspiring quotes with friends.
Join us on
Follow us on
Follow us on
Quote of the Day
BQ on Facebook
BQ on Twitter
BQ on Pinterest
BQ on Google+
BQ on Instagram
Quote Of The Day Feeds
Quote of the Day Email
© 2001 - 2015 BrainyQuote