(showing 1-10 of 16)
A minority is powerless while it conforms to the majority; it is not even a minority then; but it is irresistible when it clogs by its whole weight. Henry David Thoreau#Minorities 111
Henry David Thoreau#Minorities 111
No democracy can long survive which does not accept as fundamental to its very existence the recognition of the rights of minorities. Franklin D. Roosevelt#Minorities 90
Franklin D. Roosevelt#Minorities 90
My non-violence bids me dedicate myself to the service of the minorities. Mahatma Gandhi#Minorities 67
Mahatma Gandhi#Minorities 67
Beware the tyranny of the minority. Proverbs#Minorities 67
The most certain test by which we judge whether a country is really free is the amount of security enjoyed by minorities. Lord (John Emerich Edward Dalberg) Acton#Minorities 65
Lord (John Emerich Edward Dalberg) Acton#Minorities 65
Shall we judge a country by the majority, or by the minority? By the minority, surely. Ralph Waldo Emerson#Minorities 64
Ralph Waldo Emerson#Minorities 64
In making the great experiment of governing people by consent rather than by coercion, it is not sufficient that the party in power should have a majority. It is just as necessary that the party in power should never outrage the minority. Walter Lippmann#Minorities 56
Walter Lippmann#Minorities 56
You cannot become thorough Americans if you think of yourselves in groups. America does not consist of groups. A man who thinks of himself as belonging to a particular national group in America has not yet become an American. Woodrow Wilson#Minorities 43
Woodrow Wilson#Minorities 43
A minority is always compelled to think. That is the blessing of being in the minority. Leo Baeck#Minorities 33
Leo Baeck#Minorities 33
But for the national welfare, it is urgent to realize that the minorities do think, and think about something other than the race problem. Zora Neale Hurston#Minorities 28
Zora Neale Hurston#Minorities 28
Forgotten your password?
New to AllAuthor.
Already have an account.