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Quotes of masses

  1. The industrial revolution has tended to produce everywhere great urban masses that seem to be increasingly careless of ethical standards. – Irving Babbitt
  2. Some otherwise sane scientists have seriously proposed that we tuck this deadly garbage under the edges of drifting continents but how can they be sure the moving land masses will climb over the waste and not just push it forward? – David R. Brower
  3. It is a besetting vice of democracies to substitute public opinion for law. This is the usual form in which masses of men exhibit their tyranny. – James F. Cooper
  4. The general interest of the masses might take the place of the insight of genius if it were allowed freedom of action. – Denis Diderot
  5. There exists no politician in India daring enough to attempt to explain to the masses that cows can be eaten. – Indira Gandhi
  6. For the Russian masses the proletarians, knew for certain, and already saw during the war, and in part before their very eyes, that the peasants would soon be on their side. – Herman Gorter
  7. The rule in the art world is: you cater to the masses or you kowtow to the elite; you can't have both. – Ben Hecht
  8. Land of opportunity, land for the huddled masses where would the opportunity have been without the genocide of those Old Guard, bristling Indian tribes? – Edward Hoagland
  9. Movies are an art form that is very available to the masses – Richard King
  10. The masses are in reality their own leaders, dialectically creating their own development process. – Rosa Luxemburg
  11. Religion is not merely the opium of the masses it's the cyanide. – Tom Robbins
  12. I believe that the will of the people is resolved by a strong leadership. Even in a democratic society, events depend on a strong leadership with a strong power of persuasion, and not on the opinion of the masses – Yitzhak Shamir
  13. The Statue of Liberty is no longer saying, 'Give me your poor, your tired, your huddled masses She's got a baseball bat and yelling, 'You want a piece of me?' – Robin Williams
  14. Father had notions about manhood suffrage, public schools, the education and the elevation of the masses and the gradual emancipation of the slaves, that did not suit the uncompromising views of people in places like Richmond. – John Sergeant Wise
  15. I have witnessed the tremendous energy of the masses On this foundation it is possible to accomplish any task whatsoever. – Mao Zedong

Usage examples for masses

  1. He was going down the brick walk between the masses of drenched flowers. – The Mormon Prophet by Lily Dougall
  2. " You mustn't blame him for the angry masses that exist to- day. – Pelle the Conqueror, Vol. 2 by Martin Anderson Nexo
  3. This fact is intimately bound up with the general law in statistical mechanics, to which we return later, that stars with large masses generally have a small velocity. – Lectures on Stellar Statistics by Carl Vilhelm Ludvig Charlier
  4. Chardin was not appreciated by the masses – A Text-Book of the History of Painting by John C. Van Dyke
  5. You will hear, but, probably, you will not see; for even when the descending masses thunder as loudly as heavy guns, and the echoes roll back from the Ebihorn opposite, they will still be as pin- points against this grand old face, so vast is its scale! – The Ascent of the Matterhorn by Edward Whymper
  6. Therefore he called him one day and asked him whether he would more willingly live in the house of a gentleman, where he would learn to ride horses and use arms, or in the house of a priest, where he would learn nothing but masses and the services of the Church. – The Prince by Nicolo Machiavelli
  7. She had always insisted on those three things as most to be desired on earth for the masses and she reminded Jane of it as a curious fact. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  8. She lay thus motionless for a few minutes, gazing up at the round patch of sky that gleamed through a parting in the masses of foliage above. – The Song of Songs by Hermann Sudermann
  9. Bid her, when I am dead, three hundred masses sing me! – Faust by Goethe
  10. She who had unloosed the new comer's hair, now fell to braiding it in solid masses and plaiting it about her head. – The Circassian Slave; or, The Sultan's Favorite A Story of Constantinople and the Caucasus by Lieutenant Maturin Murray
  11. I have but one request to make in return, which is, that you will faithfully promise to cause five hundred masses to be said for my soul, upon your arrival in Italy." – The Pacha of Many Tales by Captain Frederick Marryat
  12. They saw the sun set slowly amongst purple masses of cloud, and the lover turned to his mistress and sighed deeply; for her cheek was delicate in its blended roses, beyond the beauty that belongs to the hues of health; and when he saw the sun sinking from the world, the thought came upon him that she was his sun, and the glory that she shed over his life might soon pass away into the bosom of the " ever- during Dark." – The Pilgrims Of The Rhine by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  13. " I will go to the convent," said Hippolita, " and order new masses to be said for a deliverance from these calamities." – The Castle of Otranto by Horace Walpole
  14. The great masses have not reached this stage at present, which is, of course, very familiar in France. – Psychology and Social Sanity by Hugo Münsterberg
  15. There are no " masses to the Infinite. – My Daily Meditation for the Circling Year by John Henry Jowett
  16. The note of the interior of the house is blue, and there are masses of blue flowers in the garden. – The House in Good Taste by Elsie de Wolfe
  17. Thus nationalism enters into the problem, and the appeal to the supposed interests of the masses becomes an appeal to their " patriotism." – American World Policies by Walter E. Weyl
  18. The misery of what she called the masses was a mirror in which she saw a possible image of herself. – Gargoyles by Ben Hecht
  19. 104: 6. The air and water support one another; the clouds, though vast masses of water, are yet supported by the air from falling; for the power of sustaining is a property of the air. – True Christianity by Johann Arndt
  20. Snow fell in huge masses – Good Stories For Great Holidays Arranged for Story-Telling and Reading Aloud and for the Children's Own Reading by Frances Jenkins Olcott

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