Legitimized love always despises its easygoing brother Like all women, being very fond of indigestible things Presence of a woman, that sovereign inspiration Spirit of order and arithmetic in the business house Subtleties of expression to describe the most improper things Thin veneer of modesty of every woman Thrill of furious and bestial anger which urges on a mob to massacre .
When one with honeyed words but evil mind Persuades the mob, great woes befall the state.Euripides
From this amphibious ill-born mob began That vain, ill-natured thing, an Englishman.Daniel Defoe
The nose of a mob is its imagination. By this, at any time, it can be quietly led.1849 'Marginalia', in the Southern Literary Messenger, Jul.
The only salvation for us is to stop being an incoherent, loose mob and to change into a strongly organized, disciplined army.roman dmowski
A really intelligent nation might be held together by far stronger forces than are derived from the purely gregarious instincts. A nation need not be a mob of slaves, clinging to one another through fear, and for the most part incapable of self-government, and begging to be led; but it might consist of vigorous self-reliant men, knit to one another by innumerable ties, into a strong, tense, and elastic organisation.francis galton
Every man has a mob self and an individual self, in varying proportions.d. h. lawrence
The mad mob does not ask how it could be better, only that it be different. And when it then becomes worse, it must change again. Thus they get bees for flies, and at last hornets for bees.Martin Luther
I am tired of the warmakers making war with our children. I am tired of our tired troops being sent over to do the dirty work for mob bosses who are going to squeeze the life out of Iraq and not leave until every asset and every natural resource has been raped from the country. I am tired of seeing Iraqis burying their loved ones and hearing the reverberating screams of mothers all over our country who are being destroyed for the benefit of a very few.cindy sheehan
In order for the Moral Majority and the mobs to understand Rajneesh, they will have to leave their mob mentality and their morality and become amoral. Right now they are living in the 16th century; it is about time that they grow up and move with the science. And become sophisticated as Rajneesh are.ma anand sheela
Chaucer was a class traitor Shakespeare hated the mob Donne sold out a bit later Sidney was a nob.terry eagleton
Philosophy is by its nature something esoteric, neither made for the mob nor capable of being prepared for the mob.georg wilhelm friedrich hegel
Many sensible things banished from high life find an asylum among the mob.Herman Melville
We stand equally against government by a plutocracy and government by a mob. There is something to be said for government by a great aristocracy which has furnished leaders to the nation in peace and war for generations; even a democrat like myself must admit this. But there is absolutely nothing to be said for government by a plutocracy, for government by men very powerful in certain lines and gifted with "the money touch," but with ideals which in their essence are merely those of so many glorified pawnbrokers.theodore roosevelt
Our supreme governors, the mob.Horace Walpole, letter to Horace Mann. Sept. 7, 1743.
There’s something here that makes me twitch. I think it’s the 'everybody'. It’s the 'everybody' of a man at the back of a mob, trying to persuade other people to get lynching.Hugo Rifkind, Hugo (May 25, 2010). "This is a poor way to draw attention to intolerance". The Times (London).
Commerce has set the mark of selfishness, The signet of its all-enslaving power Upon a shining ore, and called it gold; Before whose image bow the vulgar great, The vainly rich, the miserable proud, The mob of peasants, nobles, priests, and kings, And with blind feelings reverence the power That grinds them to the dust of misery. But in the temple of their hireling hearts Gold is a living god, and rules in scorn All earthly things but virtue.Percy Bysshe Shelley
It is necessary to have party organization if we are to have effective and efficient government. The only difference between a mob and a trained army is organization, and the only difference between a disorganized country and one that has the advantage of a wise and sound government is fundamentally a question of organization.Calvin Coolidge, address to women, reported in Eward Elwell Whiting, Calvin Coolidge (1924), p. 154.
mob guys had muscle, and where in hell do you think employers got the tough guys when they wanted to break a strike?jimmy hoffa
Nouns of number, or multitude, such as mob, Parliament, Rabble, House of Commons, Regiment, Court of King's Bench, Den of Thieves, and the like.william cobbett
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