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  • "The web 2.0 generation may be shocked to learn that everyone’s opinion is not equally valid on every subject."
    Michael R. Lynch (1965–), Irish software entrepreneur
    Source: Quoted in the Financial Times (London) (June 30, 2008)
  • "An opinion should be the result of thought, not a substitute for it."
    Jef Mallett (1962–), US comic-strip artist
    Source: Frazz comic strip (August 26, 2005)
  • "All opinions are not equal. Some are a very great deal more robust, sophisticated, and well supported in logic and argument than others."
    Douglas Adams (19522001), British author
    Source: The Salmon of Doubt (2004)
  • "The more opinions you have, the less you see."
    Wim Wenders (1945–), German movie director and producer
    Source: Quoted in the Evening Standard (London) (April 25, 1990)
  • "It's not that I don't have opinions, rather that I'm not paid to think aloud."
    Yitzhak Navon (1921–), Israeli former president
    Source: Quoted in the Observer (London) (January 16, 1983)
  • "The Spirit of Liberty is the spirit which is not too sure that it is right."
    Learned Hand (18721961), US judge
    Source: The Spirit of Liberty (1952)
  • "Markets are never wrong—opinions often are."
    Jesse Livermore (18771940), US stock trader
    Source: How To Trade in Stocks (1940)
  • "The fact that an opinion has been widely held is no evidence whatever that it is not utterly absurd."
    Bertrand Russell (Earl Russell) (18721970), British philosopher and writer
    Source: Marriage and Morals (1929)
  • "Comment is free but facts are sacred."
    C. P. Scott (18461932), British editor
    Source: Manchester Guardian (May 1922)
  • "Public opinion is a weak tyrant compared with our own private opinion."
    Henry David Thoreau (18171862), US writer
    Source: Walden, or Life in the Woods (1854)
  • "Some praise at morning what they blame at night;
    But always think the last opinion right.
    Alexander Pope (16881744), English poet
    Source: An Essay on Criticism (1711)

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