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    It is a good part of sagacity to have known the foolish desires
    of the crowd and their unreasonable notions.
    [Lat., Bona prudentiae pars est nosse stultas vulgi cupiditates,
    et absurdas opiniones.]

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Report uttered by the people is everywhere of great power.

Report uttered by the people is everywhere of great power.

by Aeschylus Found in: Public Quotes,
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Hence ye profane; I hate ye all;
Both the great vulgar, and the small.

Hence ye profane; I hate ye all;
Both the great vulgar, and the small.

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. . . for thou art a stiff-necked people. . .

. . . for thou art a stiff-necked people. . .

by Bible Found in: Public Quotes,
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The rabble estimate few things according to their real value,
most things according to their prejudices.
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The rabble estimate few things according to their real value,
most things according to their prejudices.
[Lat., Vulgus ex veritate pauca, ex opinione multa aestimat.]

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The great unwashed.

The great unwashed.

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No whispered rumours which the many spread can wholly perish.

No whispered rumours which the many spread can wholly perish.

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I wish the crowd to feel itself well treated,
Especially since it lives and lets me live.
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I wish the crowd to feel itself well treated,
Especially since it lives and lets me live.
[Ger., Ich wunschte sehr, der Menge zu behagen,
Besonders weil sie lebt und leben lasst.]

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Classes and masses.

Classes and masses.

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The fickle populace always change with the prince.
[Lat., Mobile mutatur semper cum principe vulgus.]

The fickle populace always change with the prince.
[Lat., Mobile mutatur semper cum principe vulgus.]

by Claudian (claudianus) Found in: Public Quotes,
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