Quotation Explorer - 'Unpopular'

An unpopular rule is never long maintained. - Seneca
Fate is like a strange, unpopular restaurant, filled with odd waiters who bring you things you never asked for and don't always like.
I am an unpopular electric eel in a pool of catfish. - Edith Sitwell
A slipping gear in your M203 grenade launcher can cause it to fire when you least expect it. This could make you very unpopular with what is left of your unit. - Unknown
First make yourself unpopular, then people will take you seriously.
Isn't it strange that I who have written only unpopular books should be such a popular fellow? - Albert Einstein
By a curious confusion, many modern critics have passed from the proposition that a masterpiece may be unpopular to the other proposition that unless it is unpopular it cannot be a masterpiece. - G. K. Chesterton
A celebrity farts, and everyone endures, but the unpopular will be thrased to death. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Sentiment has never been unpopular except with a few sick persons who are made sicker by the sight of a child, a glimpse of a wedding, or the thought of a happy home. - Oscar Hammerstein II
Courage is making an unpopular decision and suffering through temporary discomfort because you know it will have the best long-term results. - Andrena Sawyer
I cringe when critics say I'm a master of the popular novel. What's an unpopular novel? - Irwin Shaw
The right way is not always the popular and easy way. Standing for right when it is unpopular is a true test of moral character. - Margaret Chase
[Hypatia Bradlaugh Bonner belonged to] that small army of brave people who made it their duty, without thought of themselves or hope or expectation of reward, to strive for unpopular causes.[ on the death of noted freethinker and peace advocate Hypatia Bradlaugh Bonner] - Chapman Cohen
Moral cowardice that keeps us from speaking our minds is as dangerous to this country as irresponsible talk. The right way is not always the popular and easy way. Standing for right when it is unpopular is a true test of moral character. - Margaret Chase Smith
Fate is like a strange, unpopular restaurant filled with odd little waiters who bring you things you never asked for and don't always like. - Lemony Snicket
A free society is a place where it's safe to be unpopular. - Adlai E. Stevenson Jr.
Nothing can be more abhorrent to democracy than to imprison a person or keep them in prison because he is unpopular. This is really the test of civilization. - Sir Winston Churchill
My definition of a free society is where it's safe to be unpopular. - Adlai E. Stevenson Jr.
A free society is one where it is safe to be unpopular. - Adlai E. Stevenson Jr.
My definition of a free society is a society where it is safe to be unpopular. - Adlai E. Stevenson II
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