"Yes; the public is wonderfully tolerant. It forgives everything except genius."
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"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."
"There is no such thing as bad publicity except your own obituary."
"All publicity is good, except an obituary notice."
"The price of justice is eternal publicity."
"With publicity comes humiliation."
"Proverbs are always platitudes until you have personally experienced the truth of them."
"They are like the clue in the labyrinth, or the compass in the night."
"A proverb is not a proverb to you until life has illustrated it."
"A proverb is good sense brought to a point."
"A proverb is the child of experience."
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