"There is no psychology; there is only biography and autobiography."
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"The public is wiser than the wisest critic."
"You're not an M.P., you're a gastronomic pimp."
"Deeply earnest and thoughtful people stand on shaky footing with the public."
"I never know when I press these whether I am going to blow up Massachusetts or start the project."
"The public seldom forgive twice."
"A universal feeling, whether well or ill founded, cannot be safely disregarded."
"If you have got the public in the palm of your hand, you can be sure that is where they want to be."
"No decent career was ever founded on a public."
"Yes; the public is wonderfully tolerant. It forgives everything except genius."
"Lofty posts make great men greater still, and small men much smaller."
"You don't have power if you surrender all your principles -- you have office."
"Opinions are a private matter. The public has an interest only in judgments."
"Public opinion is the thermometer a monarch should constantly consult."
"The world will only, in the end, follow those who have despised as well as served it."
"There are certain times when public opinion is the worst of all opinions."
"What we call public opinion is generally public sentiment."
"American public opinion is like an ocean -- it cannot be stirred by a teaspoon."
"Ah! Sir, a boy's being flogged is not so severe as a man's having the hiss of the world against him."
"A man must know how to fly in the face of opinion; a woman to submit to it."
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