Quotation Explorer - 'Peasants'

You build a thing of beauty, and then the peasants storm the castle, hooting and chanting and calling you a heretic. - Vic S. Sussman
The peasants of the Asturias believe that in every litter of wolves there is one pup that is killed by the mother for fear that on growing up it would devour the other little ones. - Victor Hugo
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly. - Michel de Montaigne
Democracy can't work. Mathematicians, peasants, and animals, that's all there is-- so democracy, a theory based on the assumption that mathematicians and peasants are equal, can never work. Wisdom is not additive; its maximum is that of the wisest man in a given group. - Robert A. Heinlein
They keep you doped with religion, and sex, and T.V.And you think you're so clever and classless and freeBut you're still fucking peasants as far as I can see - John Lennon
How does a poor country defeat rich ones? Indeed, the answer is not by acquiring wealth in the sense that France has it. Meaning vineyards, farms, peasants, cows? But rather to play a sort of trick and redefine wealth to mean something novel. Currency! Indeed. - Neal Stephenson
Tis Fate that flings the dice,And as she flingsOf kings makes peasants,And of peasants kings. - John Dryden
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