Quotation Explorer - 'Populace'

The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed (and hence clamorous to be led to safety) by menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins, all of them imaginary. - H. L. Mencken
The populace think that your rejection of popular standards is a rejection of all standard, and mere antinomianism; and the bold sensualist will use the name of philosophy to gild his crimes. But the law of consciousness abides. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
It is ashamed that history isolates things that are common to a large populace, but families don’t disperse generational history to prevent their descendants from falling in the same traps as they had. - Stephen and Tiffany Domena
A person who publishes a book willfully appears before the populace with his pants down. If it is a good book nothing can hurt him. If it is a bad book nothing can help him. - Edna St. Vincent Millay
The Protestants teachings affected the view of the populace to work - Sunday Adelaja
ANOINT, v.t. To grease a king or other great functionary already sufficiently slippery. As sovereigns are anointed by the priesthood, So pigs to lead the populace are greased good. Judibras - Ambrose Bierce
PLAUDITS, n. Coins with which the populace pays those who tickle and devour it. - Ambrose Bierce
A councilor ought not to sleep the whole night through, a man to whom the populace is entrusted, and who has many responsibilities. - Homer
The populace is like the sea motionless in itself, but stirred by every wind, even the lightest breeze. - Titus Livius
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