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Every new opinion, at its starting, is precisely in a minority of one. - Thomas Carlyle

Being in a minority, even a minority of one, did not make you insane. There was truth and there was untruth, and if you clung to the truth even against the whole world, you were not mad. - George Orwell

The intelligent minority of this world will mark 1 January 2001 as the real beginning of the 21st century and the Third Millennium. - Sir Arthur C. Clarke

We come then to the question presented: Does segregation of children in public schools solely on the basis of race, even though the physical facilities and other 'tangible' factors may be equal, deprive the children of the minority group of equal education opportunities? We believe that it does. - Earl Warren

If a man is in a minority of one, we lock him up. - Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

Almost always, the creative dedicated minority has made the world better. - Martin Luther King, Jr.

The vast majority of the race, whether savage or civilized, are secretly kind-hearted and shrink from inflicting pain, but in the presence of the aggressive and pitiless minority they don't dare to assert themselves. - Mark Twain

It is bad to be oppressed by a minority, but it is worse to be oppressed by a majority. For there is a reserve of latent power in the masses which, if it is called into play, the minority can seldom resist. But from the absolute will of an entire people there is no appeal, no redemption, no refuge but treason. - John Dalberg [Lord Acton]

The minority is sometimes right; the majority always wrong. - George Bernard Shaw