"The more unpopular an opinion is, the more necessary it is
that the holder should be somewhat punctilious in his observance
of conventionalities generally."
by:
Samuel Butler
(1835-1902)
Source:
Notebooks, 1912
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Sometimes. Tyrants are on the bad end of that thought.
 -- Mike, Norwalk     
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    Tbere is no reason for everyone not to be punctilious, but it's true, those who hold popular views will not be scrutinized. Nevertheless, the statement is valid.
     -- Jack, Green, OH     
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    Hiter was a vegatarian, non-smoker and tee-totaller ... it helped his political career tremendously.
     -- E Archer, NYC     
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