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Quotes About Mobs

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Terry Pratchett
“The intelligence of that creature known as a crowd is the square root of the number of people in it.”
Terry Pratchett, Jingo

Dan Simmons
“Mobs have passions, not brains.”
Dan Simmons, The Fall of Hyperion

B.F. Skinner
“The mob rushes in where individuals fear to tread.”
B.F. Skinner, Walden Two

Shannon L. Alder
“You can't fight hatred with hatred and expect anyone to listen to you. You can only try to lessen it with humor, wit, truth and commonsense. If that doesn't work run like hell, while they throw rocks at you.”
Shannon L. Alder

Paul Acampora
“Do you want to be in our mob?" Elena asks him.
"When did we get a mob?" he says.
"We don't have one yet. I'm working on it."
Michael turns to me.
"It's got something to do with books."
"In that case," says Michael, "I'm in.”
Paul Acampora, I Kill the Mockingbird
tags: books, mobs

Steve Toltz
“...I thought how I hate any kind of mob - I hate mobs of sports fans, mobs of environmental demonstrators, I even hate mobs of super-models, that's how much I hate mobs. I tell you, mankind is bearable only when you get him on his own.”
Steve Toltz, A Fraction of the Whole

“If there is one good thing about an angry mob, it's that they are so focused on being angry and mobbish that they sometimes miss little things. Things like a horse-drawn cart being driven by the very person who has made them so angry and mobbish in the first place.”
Cuthbert Soup, Another Whole Nother Story

Lance Conrad
“Cowards are always much more dangerous than heroes.”
Lance Conrad, The Price of Creation

Theodor Storm
“Euere Schuld, Deichgraf!" schrie eine Stimme aus dem Haufen.”
Theodor Storm, Der Schimmelreiter

Paul Acampora
“It's true," says Michael. "Dicken's novels came out in monthly installments. People couldn't wait for the next chapter to arrive. Mobs would gather at train stations and shipyards so they could be first in line to get the next part of the book."

"Mobs?" I say....

..."People don't feel that way about books anymore," Elena says sadly.

"Some people do," I say.”
Paul Acampora, I Kill the Mockingbird

Ovid
“Her clear conscience mocked rumour’s mendacity, But we are a mob prone to credit sin.”
Ovid, Fasti
tags: mobs, sin

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