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Men are disturbed not by things that happen, but by their opinion of the things that happen.

I care not what others think of what I do, but I care very much about what I think of what I do! That is character!
Someone's opinion of you does not have to become your reality.
There is no such thing as public opinion. There is only published opinion.
He that never changes his opinion never corrects mistakes and will never be wiser on the morrow than he is today.
Few people are capable of expressing with equanimity opinions which differ from the prejudices of their social environment. Most people are even incapable of forming such opinions.
The foolish and the dead never change their opinions.
How much time he saves who does not look to see what his neighbor says or does or thinks.
Self-actualized people are independent of the good opinion of others.
In every fat book there is a thin book trying to get out.
Stay at home in your mind. Don't recite other people's opinions. I hate quotations. Tell me what you know.
Contrary to popular opinion, the hustle is not a new dance step -- it is an old business procedure.
We would not let ourselves be burned to death for our opinions: we are not sure enough of them for that. But perhaps for the right to have our opinions and to change them.
Broad-minded is just another way of saying a fellow is too lazy to form an opinion.
Do not fear to be eccentric in opinion, for every opinion now accepted was once eccentric.
Every man has a right to be wrong in his opinions. But no man has a right to be wrong in his facts.
What you think of me is none of my business.
The opinion prevailed among advanced minds that it was time that belief should be replaced increasingly by knowledge; belief that did not itself rest on knowledge was superstition, and as such had to be opposed.
Things are not to be judged good or bad merely because the public think so.
It is not best that we should all think alike; it is a difference of opinion that makes horse races.
Opinions alter, manners change, creeds rise and fall, but the moral laws are written on the table of eternity.
I don't have time to be classified as difficult, and I don't have time to care.
There is no greater mistake than the hasty conclusion that opinions are worthless because they are badly argued.
To compel a man to furnish contributions of money for the propagation of opinions which he disbelieves and abhors is sinful and tyrannical.
Listen, everyone is entitled to my opinion.
Altered opinions do not alter a man's character (or do so very little); but they do illuminate individual aspects of the constellation of his personality which with a different constellation of opinions had hitherto remained dark and unrecognizable.
A difference of opinion is what makes horse racing and missionaries.
Public opinion is held in reverence. It settles everything. Some think it is the voice of God.
Don't worry over what other people are thinking about you. They're too busy worrying over what you are thinking about them.
Where an opinion is general, it is usually correct.
Opinions are made to be changed --or how is truth to be got at?
No liberal man would impute a charge of unsteadiness to another for having changed his opinion.
Predominant opinions are generally the opinions of the generation that is vanishing.
A lot of my peer group think I'm an eccentric bisexual, like I may even have an ammonia-filled tentacle somewhere on my body. That's okay.
No two men see the world exactly alike, and different temperaments will apply in different ways a principle that they both acknowledge. The same man will, indeed, often see and judge the same things differently on different occasions: early convictions must give way to more mature ones. Nevertheless, may not the opinions that a man holds and expresses withstand all trials, if he only remains true to himself and others?
Errors of opinion may be tolerated where reason is left free to combat it.
The only means of strengthening one's intellect is to make up one's mind about nothing --to let the mind be a thoroughfare for all thoughts. Not a select party.
He who has an opinion of his own, but depends upon the opinion and taste of others, is a slave.
The peculiar evil of silencing the expression of an opinion is, that it is robbing the human race; posterity as well as the existing generation; those who dissent from the opinion, still more than those who hold it. If the opinion is right, they are deprived of the opportunity of exchanging error for truth: if wrong, they lose, what is almost as great a benefit, the clearer perception and livelier impression of truth, produced by its collision with error.
I care not so much what I am in the opinion of others, as what I am in my own; I would be rich of myself and not by borrowing.

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