Quotes In OpinionsI have opinions of my own -- strong opinions -- but I don't always agree with them.
When men exercise their reason coolly and freely on a variety of distinct questions, they inevitably fall into different opinions on some of them. When they are governed by a common passion, their opinions, if they are to be called, will be the same.
The recipe for perpetual ignorance is: be satisfied with your opinions and content with your knowledge.
There is no greater mistake than the hasty conclusion that opinions are worthless because they are badly argued.
It is hard enough to remember my opinions, without also remembering my reasons for them!
You are young, my son, and, as the years go by, time will change and even reverse many of your present opinions. Refrain therefore awhile from setting yourself up as a judge of the highest matters.
I think we ought always to entertain our opinions with some measure of doubt. I shouldn't wish people dogmatically to believe any philosophy, not even mine.
The moment we begin to fear the opinions of others and hesitate to tell the truth that is in us, and from motives of policy are silent when we should speak, the divine floods of light and life no longer flow into our souls.
Literature is strewn with the wreckage of men who have minded beyond reason the opinions of others.
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