Quotation Explorer - 'Mob'

A democracy is nothing more than mob rule, where fifty-one percent of the people may take away the rights of the other forty-nine. - Thomas Jefferson
I detest audiences - not in their individual components, but en masse I detest audiences. I think they're a force of evil. It seems to me rule of mob law. - Glenn Gould
Consumers today have become a cynical mob of buyers who believe the reviews and ratings of complete strangers much more readily than your brand's promises and distinctions. - David Brier
When you need to borrow money the Mob seems like a better deal I think. 'You don't pay me back I break both yer legs.' Is that all? You won't take my house or wreck my credit rating? Fine where do I sign. Legs? Fine. You don't even have to sign anything. - Craig Ferguson
The Second Amendment is timeless for our Founders grasped that self-defense is three-fold: every free individual must protect themselves against the evil will of the man, the mob and the state. - Tiffany Madison
There are no wise few. Every aristocracy that has ever existed has behaved, in all essential points, exactly like a small mob. - G. K. Chesterton
People who label erotica writers as sluts/men-whores remind me of the mob that once condemned smart women as witches. Mankind has not evolved much. - Anna Bayes
Anyone who is ignorant, even a lord and prince, can and should be counted as one of the mob. - Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
America is now wholly given over to a damned mob of scribbling women, and I should have no chance of success while the public taste is occupied with their trash. - Nathaniel Hawthorne
Solitude is strength; to depend on the presence of the crowd is weakness. The man who needs a mob to nerve him is much more alone than he imagines. - Paul Brunton
Son, in war times it is not safe to think unless one travels with the mob.
The nose of a mob is its imagination. By this, at any time, it can be quietly led. - Edgar Allan Poe
Individualism turns a band into a society. Collectivism turns society into a mob. - Jakub Bożydar Wiśniewski
There's a whiff of the lynch mob or the lemming migration about any overlarge concentration of like-thinking individuals, no matter how virtuous their cause. - P. J. O'Rourke
A peculiar virtue in wildlife ethics is that the hunter ordinarily has no gallery to applaud or disapprove of his conduct. Whatever his acts, they are dictated by his own conscience, rather than by a mob of onlookers. It is difficult to exaggerate the importance of this fact. - Aldo Leopold
I am against justice whenever it is carried out by a mob. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
A few heart-whole, sincere, and energetic men and women can do more in a year than a mob in a century. - Swami Vivekananda
A call to embrace democracy is the worst insult to a society that is still alien to civilisation. It is like being asked to dance to the tune of mob justice. - Newton Gatambia
The mob mentality may keep you safe, but your soul will pay for it in the end. - Lori Goodwin
A society that robs an individual of the product of his effort, or enslaves him, or attempts to limit the freedom of his mind, or compels him to act against his own rational judgment ... is not, strictly speaking, a society, but a mob held together by institutionalized gang-rule. - Ayn Rand
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