Opinion Quotes

Richard Dawkins

...when two opposite points of view are expressed with equal intensity, the truth does not necessarily lie exactly halfway between them. It is possible for one side to be simply wrong.

Noël Coward

If by any chance a playwright wishes to express a political opinion or a moral opinion or a philosophy, he must be a good enough craftsman to do it with so much spice of entertainment in it that the public get the message without being aware of it.

A.J. Liebling

Freedom of the press is limited to those who own one.

Aniekee Tochukwu

What matters is your convictions.

Ezra Pound

If a man isn't willing to take some risk for his opinions, either his opinions are no good or he's no good

Michael Bassey Johnson

There are certain truths that occurs to us, which we cannot convey in words, but requires
There are certain truths that occurs to us, which we cannot convey in words, but requires a personal experience to grasp more vividly.

Giordano Bruno

They dispute not in order to find or even to seek Truth, but for victory, and to appear the more learned and strenuous upholders of a contrary opinion. Such persons should be avoided by all who have not a good breastplate of patience.

Carroll Bryant

A sin is nothing more than regret. Not for doing it once, but doing it again when you know you’re going to regret it.

Marshall McLuhan

A point of view can be a dangerous luxury when substituted for insight and

Michael Bassey Johnson

A person is wise if he listens to millions of advice and doesn't implement any of it.

Pramoedya Ananta Toer

Kehidupan lebih nyata daripada pendapat siapapun tentang kenyataan.

Bobbe Sommer

Having a low opinion of yourself is not 'modesty.' It's self-destruction. Holding your uniqueness in high regard is not 'egotism.' It's a necessary precondition to happiness and success.


There are in fact two things, science and opinion; the former begets knowledge, the latter ignorance.

Horace Mann

Do 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.

Krista Tippett

You can disagree with another person's opinions. You can disagree with their doctrines. You can't disagree with their experience.

Buky Ojelabi

Don’t expect those who do not have a healthy opinion of themselves to have one of
Don’t expect those who do not have a healthy opinion of themselves to have one of you.

Lailah Gifty Akita

What you think of yourself is more important than what others think.

Agnostic Zetetic

No one has the right to demand that your body be something other than what it is.

René Descartes

But in my opinion, all things in nature occur mathematically.

Ben Goldacre

And if, by the end [of this book], you reckon you might still disagree with me, then I offer you this: you'll still be wrong, but you'll be wrong with a lot more panache and flair than you could possibly manage right now.

Michelle N. Onuorah

You are entitled to your opinion but you are not entitled to dictate mine.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

Time obliterates the fictions of opinion and confirms the decisions of nature.

Khalid Masood

Nothing exists except moments and time; everything else is opinion.

Khalid Masood

In my opinion, without time you could have no space, and without time matter would not exist. Space must never be thought of as pre-existing in any sense; it is a manufactured quantity. Space is a form of time. Time is real and not a manufactured quantity.

Michael Bassey Johnson

Bring forth a spiritual idea that will never fade.

Benjamin Disraeli

In politics, nothing is contemptible.

Colin Quinn

A lot of lip service gets paid to being honest, but no one really wants to hear it unless what's being said is the party line.

Sara Sheridan

The mass communications that could enable our politics for good have instead turned it into a bland conglomeration of stinted opinion cloaked in the occasional media frenzy of blame or denial.

Ashly Lorenzana

No one is fighting for my freedom unless they are doing it on my soil.

Immanuel Kant

In all judgements by which we describe anything as beautiful, we allow no one to be of another opinion.

Dominic Riccitello

When you look in the mirror, do you look at yourself or for yourself?

Nike Thaddeus

Perfection isn't necessarily found only in publicly accepted trends. Perfection is found in self.

Michael Bassey Johnson

People who say you are ugly, may be true, because to them, you look like a monster. People who say you are beautiful, may also be true, because to them, you look like an angel.

Heather Chapple

I believe that sexual offenders and predators should be released…as long as it is mandatory they get to move into the house next door to the judge that released them.

Khalid Masood

But in my opinion, nothing in nature occur mathematically.

Charles Lee

Sometimes the unyielding are just fighting to stay alive. No one wants to find out that their life was a lie. And when you change someone’s mind, you are only rebirthing them into your reality. You destroyed one truth just to replace it with your own. And now you’ve just played God, without declaring yourself as God.

Samuel R. Delany

An artist simply cannot trust any public emblem of merit.

E.A. Bucchianeri

Art is in the eye of the beholder, and everyone will have their own interpretation.

Bryant McGill

God does not seek the opinions of others about your life.

John Maynard Keynes

A study of the history of opinion is a necessary preliminary to the emancipation of the mind.


Pain is slight if opinion has added nothing to it; ... in thinking it slight, you will make it slight. Everything depends on opinion. It is according to opinion that we suffer. A man is as wretched as he has convinced himself that he is.

Mark A.R. Kleiman

There is no more destructive force in human affairs - not greed, not hatred - than the desire to have been right. Non-attachment to possessions is trivial when compared with non-attachment to opinions.

Mark Twain

Loyalty to petrified opinion never yet broke a chain or freed a human soul.

Ludwig Van Beethoven

I like your opera - I think I will set it to music

Aaron Copland

Listening to the Fifth Symphony of Ralph Vaughan Williams is like staring at a cow for 45 minutes.

Toba Beta

Only those who'd changed could see
things from a different point of view.

Bamigboye Olurotimi

You may be wrong at first; you can still be right at last

Kimberly Giles

Encouragement is the most effective way to change someone’s behavior. When you see the best in them you encourage them to become that and they will want to live up to your high opinion of them.

Sue Grafton

Insecure people have a special sensitivity for anything that finally confirms their own low opinion of themselves.

Gino Norris

Raise the bar higher than your opinion...


Listen to that little voice inside you. Sometimes it can whisper meaningful words of wisdom and make more sense than the deafening noise of opinions and judgements outside.

Neal Shusterman

I was asking if unwinding kills you, or if it leaves you alive somehow. C'mon - it's not like we haven't thought about it." (...)
What do you think, Connor?" asks Hayden. "What hap­pens to your soul when you get unwound?"
Who says I even got one?"
For the sake of argument, let's say you do."
Who says I want an argument?

Alain De Botton

Whatever modern democracies may tell themselves about their commitment to free speech and to diversity of opinion, the values of a given society will uncannily match those of whichever organizations have the scale to pay for runs of thirty-second slots around the nightly news bulletin.

George Orwell

In reality there is no kind of evidence or argument by which one can show that Shakespeare, or any other writer, is "good". Nor is there any way of definitely proving that-for instance-Warwick Beeping is "bad". Ultimately there is no test of literary merit except survival, which is itself an index to majority opinion.

Bertrand Russell

The opinions that are held with passion are always those for which no good ground exists; indeed the passion is the measure of the holders lack of rational conviction. Opinions in politics and religion are almost always held passionately.

Nicolas Chamfort

Public opinion is the worst of all opinions.

Sascha Lobo

Die veröffentlichte Meinung [...] bildet nur einen kleinen Ausschnitt der öffentlichen Meinung ab.

Sabine Shah

It is ironic that even today men are judged by how much they have and women by how they look while both should be judged by how they act.

Juliet Hopkins

These were not people you could disagree with. If you disagreed, you were wrong."
Juliet Hopkins, Tavistock Institute, as quoted in Relationships and how They Shape Our Capacity to Love By Robert Karen

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