Quotes of unpopular

  1. Home of lost causes, and forsaken beliefs, and unpopular names, and impossible loyalties! – Matthew Arnold
  2. Free speech is meant to protect unpopular speech. Popular speech, by definition, needs no protection. – Neal Boortz
  3. The really important victory of the civil rights movement was that it made racism unpopular whereas a generation ago at the turn of the last century, you had to embrace racism to get elected to anything. – Carol Moseley Braun
  4. By not caring too much about what people think, I'm able to think for myself and propagate ideas which are very often unpopular And I succeed. – Albert Ellis
  5. The history of progress is written in the blood of men and women who have dared to espouse an unpopular cause, as, for instance, the black man's right to his body, or woman's right to her soul. – Emma Goldman
  6. Well I think that what we're seeing now is that the people feel like they, the people in Congress don't have their consent to govern them. They keep doing things that are incredibly unpopular And so when that happens, folks get angry. – Laura Ingraham
  7. Having been unpopular in high school is not just cause for book publications. – Fran Lebowitz
  8. My esoteric doctrine, is that if you entertain any doubt, it is safest to take the unpopular side in the first instance. Transit from the unpopular is easy... but from the popular to the unpopular is so steep and rugged that it is impossible to maintain it. – Lord Melbourne
  9. The courage in journalism is sticking up for the unpopular not the popular. – Geraldo Rivera
  10. I think President Bush tried to step up on Social Security even though the polls showed that was unpopular He has not been successful and backed off, but I admire people who take on big problems. – Donna Shalala
  11. I am an unpopular electric eel in a pool of catfish. – Edith Sitwell
  12. All progress has resulted from people who took unpopular positions. – Adlai Stevenson
  13. A free society is a society where it is safe to be unpopular – Adlai Stevenson

Usage examples for unpopular

  1. It scarcely matters how unpopular a fellow may be. – An American at Oxford by John Corbin
  2. It will never support an unpopular despot. – Correspondence & Conversations of Alexis de Tocqueville with Nassau William Senior from 1834 to 1859, Vol. 2 by Alexis de Tocqueville
  3. Wheal Danes, he had truly hinted, was a very unpopular spot with its neighbors after nightfall; but, on the other hand, sovereigns were rare in Gethin, and greatly prized. – Bred in the Bone by James Payn
  4. The earl had made himself notably unpopular in the village recently by his firm- the house- agent said " pig- headed"- attitude in respect to a certain dispute about a right- of- way. – A Damsel in Distress by Pelham Grenville Wodehouse
  5. I do not disguise from you that I was unpopular and on my return I met with unmistakable signs of hostility. – Bat Wing by Sax Rohmer
  6. Chief Justice Day of Iowa, one of the ablest men who ever sat on her Supreme bench, in the same way lost a re- election by writing an opinion of the court, which announced a doctrine that was legal but unpopular – The American Judiciary by Simeon E. Baldwin, LLD
  7. Another reason often given is, " that they have run up against a pump- handle," The man- of- war hats are very unpopular for they are particularly heavy. – A Yacht Voyage Round England by W.H.G. Kingston
  8. A visit of inspection to the delvers was not a congenial occupation, for though the men- at- arms had obeyed James fairly well when he was in sole command at Dreux, yet whenever he was obliged to enforce anything unpopular the national dislike to the Scot was apt to show itself, and the whole army was at present in a depressed condition which made such manifestations the more probable. – The Caged Lion by Charlotte M. Yonge
  9. I became thereby very unpopular yet it could not be helped. – Pictures of German Life in the XVth XVIth and XVIIth Centuries, Vol. I. by Gustav Freytag
  10. It was a live issue, and contained a piece by the associate editor entitled, This Unpopular War, in which it was clearly shown that this war was unpopular – The Wrong Twin by Harry Leon Wilson
  11. This theory is unpopular – Since Cézanne by Clive Bell
  12. Cass was for a while unpopular – Frontier Stories by Bret Harte
  13. Every week the business became more unpopular – The Loom of Youth by Alec Waugh
  14. I can tell you, bluntly, you are making yourself d- d unpopular there. – Ovington's Bank by Stanley J. Weyman
  15. The government at that time was not strong enough to levy heavier taxes for the conduct of the war with England, which was very unpopular in the New England States. – A Portrait of Old George Town by Grace Dunlop Ecker
  16. Pitou was the most unpopular man in Paris. – A Chair on The Boulevard by Leonard Merrick
  17. But they didn't dare to tackle unpopular subjects. – Sweet Cicely Or Josiah Allen as a Politician by Josiah Allen's Wife (Marietta Holley)
  18. Indeed, these brave officers were not unpopular in Monkshaven itself, except at the time when they were brought into actual collision with the people. – Sylvia's Lovers -- Complete by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
  19. The fall of the ministry was inevitable, for it was unpopular on all sides, but no one had foreseen how it would fall. – Cavour by Countess Evelyn Martinengo-Cesaresco

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