The quality or condition of being major or greater; superiority.
The military rank of a major.
The condition of being of full age, or authorized by law to manage one's own affairs.
The greater number; more than half; as, a majority of mankind; a majority of the votes cast.
The amount or number by which one aggregate exceeds all other aggregates with which it is contrasted; especially, the number by which the votes for a successful candidate exceed those for all other candidates; as, he is elected by a majority of five hundred votes. See Plurality.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect. Mark Twain
Individual rights are not subject to a public vote; a majority has no right to vote away the rights of a minority; the political function of rights is precisely to protect minorities from oppression by majorities (and the smallest minority on earth is the individual). Ayn Rand
We are all human beings, and we all have insecurities, but it's about being healthy and happy with yourself. I'm not perfect, and I will indulge in pizza and sweets on occasion. The goal is to make the majority of your decisions good for your body. So listen to your body, and treat it like your temple. Jacqueline MacInnes Wood
Of course, the overwhelming majority of Muslims are not terrorists or sympathetic to terrorists. Equating all Muslims with terrorism is stupid and wrong. But acknowledging that there is a link between Islam and terror is appropriate and necessary. Ayaan Hirsi Ali
In a democracy the poor will have more power than the rich, because there are more of them, and the will of the majority is supreme. Aristotle