Opinions should be formed
with great caution, and changed with greater. —H.W.
not think of knocking out another person's brains because he differs in
opinion from you. It would be as rational to knock yourself on the head
because you differ from yourself ten years ago. —Horace
He who has no opinion of his own, but
depends upon the opinion and
taste of others, is a slave. —Klopstock.
To maintain an opinion because it is
thine, and not because it is
true, is to prefer thyself above the truth. —Venning.
We should always keep a corner of our
heads open and free, that we
may make room for the opinions of our friends. Let us have heart and
head hospitality .—Joubert.
No liberal man would impute a charge of
unsteadiness to another for
having changed his opinion. —Cicero.
Who observes not that the voice of the
people, yea of that people
that voiced themselves the people of God, did prosecute the God of all
people, with one common voice, "He is worthy to die." I will not,
therefore, ambitiously beg their voices for my preferment; nor weigh my
worth in that uneven balance, in which a feather of opinion shall be
moment enough to turn the scales and make a light piece go current, and
a current piece seem light. —Arthur Warwick.
It is not only arrogant, but it is
profligate, for a man to
disregard the world's opinion of himself .—Cicero.
In the minds of most men, the kingdom of
opinion is divided into
three territories,—the territory of yes, the territory of no, and a
broad, unexplored middle ground of doubt. —James A.
The foolish and the dead alone never
change their opinion. —Lowell.
opinion, though often formed upon a wrong basis, yet generally has a
strong underlying sense of justice. —Abraham Lincoln.
A point of view can be a dangerous
luxury when substituted for insight and understanding. —Marshall Mcluhan.
The more opinions you have, the less you
see. —Wim Wenders.
My basic view of things is - not to have
any basic view of things. —Ingmar Bergman