Quotation Explorer - 'Widespread'

The fact that an opinion has been widely held is no evidence whatever that it is not utterly absurd; indeed in view of the silliness of the majority of mankind, a widespread belief is more likely to be foolish than sensible. - Bertrand Russell
Freedom without the strength to support it and, if need be, defend it, would be a cruel delusion. And the strength to defend freedom can itself only come from widespread industrialisation and the infusion of modern science and technology into the country's economic life. - Jamsetji Tata
There’s a widespread belief that if you have solid self-esteem you don’t need outside affirmation and praise. This is patently untrue, by the way. - Harriet Lerner
The more the fruits of knowledge become accessible to men, the more widespread is the decline of religious belief. - Sigmund Freud
A society with a great number of prisons is a totally failed society because it has terribly failed to create a marvellous society where crime is not something widespread but an exception! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Racism is so universal in this country, so widespread, and deep-seated, that it is invisible because it is so normal. - Shirley Chisholm
Glamour cannot exist without personal social envy being a common and widespread emotion. - John Berger
The phenomenon of economic ignorance is so widespread, and its consequences so frightening, that the objective of reducing that ignorance becomes a goal invested with independent moral worth. - Israel M. Kirzner
World is in a mess with widespread stress in life because of the fact that most people often try to impress those who have just put on a beautiful dress rather than truly appreciating a beautiful person. - Anuj Somany
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