This many-headed monster, Multitude.
The multitude which is not brought to act as a unity, is confusion. That unity which has not its origin in the multitude is tyranny.
Live for today. Multitudes of people have failed to live for today.... What they have had within their grasp today they have missed entirely, because only the future has intrigued them.
Breaking with old friends is one of the most painful of the changes in all that piling up of a multitude of small distasteful changes that constitutes growing older.
The blood of Jesus Christ can cover a multitude of sins, it seems to me.
There are the manufacturing multitudes of England; they must have work, and find markets for their work; if machines and the Black Country are ugly, famine would be uglier still.
A novel is balanced between a few true impressions and the multitude of false ones that make up most of what we call life.
Do I contradict myself? Very well then, I can bear it.
Great minds are to make others great. Their superiority is to be used, not to break the multitude to intellectual vassalage, not to establish over them a spiritual tyranny, but to rouse them from lethargy, and to aid them to judge for themselves.
I have many times asked myself whether there can be more potent advocates of peace upon earth through the years to come than this massed multitude of silent witnesses to the desolation of war.
I have been a multitude of shapes, Before I assumed a consistent form.
A book is a garden, an orchard, a storehouse, a party, a company by the way, a counselor, a multitude of counselors.
To be old is to be part of a huge and ordinary multitude... the reason why old age was venerated in the past was because it was extraordinary.
True happiness consists not in the multitude of friends, but in the worth and choice.
The multitude which does not reduce itself to unity is confusion.
Do I contradict myself? Very well, then I contradict myself, I am large, I contain multitudes.
No man for any considerable period can wear one face to himself and another to the multitude, without finally getting bewildered as to which may be the true.
When a person has no need to borrow they find multitudes willing to lend.
We say that Christ so died that He infallibly secured the salvation of a multitude that no man can number, who through Christ's death not only may be saved, but are saved, must be saved, and cannot by any possibility run the hazard of being anything but saved.
Servant of God, well done! well hast thou fought
The better fight, who single hast maintain'd
Against revolted multitudes the cause of truth.
I will build a car for the great multitude.
It's art that pushes against psychological and social expectations, that tries to transform decay into something generative, that is replicative in a baroque way, that isn't about progress, and wants to - as Walt Whitman put it - 'contain multitudes.'
The old - like children - talk to themselves, for they have reached that hopeless wisdom of experience which knows that though one were to cry it in the streets to multitudes, or whisper it in the kiss to one's beloved, the only ears that can ever hear one's secrets are one's own!
Any bull market covers a multitude of sins, so there may be all sorts of problems with the current system that we won't see until the bear market comes.
The affairs of life embrace a multitude of interests, and he who reasons in any one of them, without consulting the rest, is a visionary unsuited to control the business of the world.
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