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?'
I much prefer the sharpest criticism of a single intelligent man to the thoughtless approval of the masses.
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.
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.
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.
Must all of them and their families be physically abolished? Of course not? They must be 'liquidated' or melted in the hot fire of exile and labor into the proletarian masses.
All the world over, I will back the masses against the classes.
For the Russian masses, the proletarians, knew for certain, and already saw during the war, and in part before their very eyes, that the peasants would soon be on their side.
When quick results are imperative, the manipulation of the masses through symbols may be the only quick way of having a critical thing done.
I never really expected to win the hearts of the masses.
The rule in the art world is: you cater to the masses or you kowtow to the elite; you can't have both.
Masses are always breeding grounds of psychic epidemics.
Thus, the struggle for peace includes the struggle for freedom and justice for the masses of all countries.
Land of opportunity, land for the huddled masses where would the opportunity have been without the genocide of those Old Guard, bristling Indian tribes?
The great masses of the people will more easily fall victims to a big lie than to a small one.
I'm most suspicious of scripts that have a lot of stage direction at the top of the page... sunrise over the desert and masses of... a whole essay before you get to the dialogue.
Movies are an art form that is very available to the masses.
No amount of political freedom will satisfy the hungry masses.
Politics begin where the masses are, not where there are thousands, but where there are millions, that is where serious politics begin.
The press should be not only a collective propagandist and a collective agitator, but also a collective organizer of the masses.