Jim's Favorite Famous Quote, Quip, Axiom, and Maxim Repository
Category: Opinion.

The repository contains 55 quotes in the category “Opinion.”
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What you see is news, what you know is background, what you feel is opinion.

Lester Markel
1894 — 1977

The difficult part in an argument is not to defend one’s opinion, but rather to know it.

André Maurois
1885 — 1967

I don’t know what art is, but I know a few things it isn’t when I see them.

Georgia O’Keeffe
1887 — 1986

A great many people mistake opinions for thoughts.

Herbert Victor Prochnow
1897 — 1998

It is indeed difficult to define just who the “modern man” is, and what views he has to hold in order to be modern.

Josiah Royce
1855 — 1916

One should respect public opinion insofar as is necessary to avoid starvation and keep out of prison; anything that goes beyond this is voluntary submission to an unneccessary tyranny.

Earl Bertrand Russell
1872 — 1970

Men who borrow their opinions can never repay their debts.

Sir Henry Savile
1549 — 1622

Don’t listen to what people are saying. Listen to why they’re saying it.


Sometimes you have to change more than your mind.


Thoughts unexpressed sometimes fall back dead, but even God himself can’t kill him when they are said.


It is the customary fate of new truths to begin as heresies and to end as superstitions.

T. H. Huxley
1825 — 1895

People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.

Søren Kierkegaard
1813 — 1855

Opinion is that exercise of the human will which helps us to make a decision without information.

John Erskine
1879 — 1951

There are three truths: my truth, your truth, and the truth.

Chinese Proverb

You can only argue with the people with whom you basically agree.

Bernardo Bertolucci
1940 —     

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