Religion is the opium of the masses.
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?'
Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free.
It is proof of a base and low mind for one to wish to think with the masses or majority, merely because the majority is the majority. Truth does not change because it is, or is not, believed by a majority of the people.
I believe that the will of the people is resolved by a strong leadership. Even in a democratic society, events depend on a strong leadership with a strong power of persuasion, and not on the opinion of the masses.
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?".
We are convinced that the risen masses must stand at the heart and in the vanguard of the great historic process to eradicate the legacy of slavery, colonialism, apartheid and neo-colonialism.
I much prefer the sharpest criticism of a single intelligent man to the thoughtless approval of the masses.
To my mind, the most important aspect of the Nobel Awards is that they bring home to the masses of the peoples of all nations, a realization of their common interests. They carry to those who have no direct contact with science the international spirit.
When pop art first happened it was fresh and original, ... popular art for the masses.
Whenever masses of people, especially educated people, know something- and when what they know is something they greatly fear because they believe it affects virtually everything they do or want to do - then most likely we stand in the presence of a.
There's the film that comes out in a public way that you see with the masses, that you go and publicly see and participate in a film, right? Then its reaction is a public reaction. Your opinion becomes part of that public reaction and is in some way, whether you like it or not, molded by that public reaction.
An ideology designed to empower the masses became one of the most ruthless instruments of oppression, ... It is not enough to wire the world if you short-circuit the soul. Technology without heart is not enough.
A religion so cheerless, a philosophy so sorrowful, could never have succeeded with the masses of mankind if presented only as a system of metaphysics. Buddhism owed its success to its catholic spirit and its beautiful morality.
Ignorance and illiteracy are obviously not synonymous; even illiterate masses can cast their ballots with intelligence, once they are informed.
I have never intimidated the masses, ... I only intimidate corrupt officials.
It's a slow and miserable way to die. These tumors grow as ulcerated masses and cause bleeding and infection.
In some instances, companies are still just skimming the cream off of the early adopters and migrating into the masses.
It is here that the masses that Frantz Fanon correctly called the wretched of the earth turn against one another not in rage, but in despair.
The American polity is infected with a serious imbalance of power between elites and masses, a power which is the principal threat to our democracy.
The gallery is generating work for the masses.
The greatest fear that haunts this city is a suitcase bomb, nuclear or germ. Many people carry small gas masks. The masses here seem to be resigned to the inevitable, believing an attack of major proportions will happen.
I cannot be made into the commentator for the unspoken black masses.
No one in this world has ever lost money by underestimating the intelligence of the great masses of the plain people. Nor has anyone ever lost public office thereby.
War is a way of shattering to pieces... materials which might otherwise be used to make the masses too comfortable and... too intelligent.