I swear to God . . .” “God doesn’t come to this part of the house, so swear to me.” -Liam C
Those who wish to seek out the cause of miracles and to understand the things of nature as philosophers, and not to stare at them in astonishment like fools, are soon considered heretical and impious, and proclaimed as such by those whom the mob adores as the interpreters of nature and the gods. For these men know that, once ignorance is put aside, that wonderment would be taken away, which is the only means by which their authority is preserved.
A plongeur is a slave, and a wasted slave, doing stupid and largely unnecessary work. He is kept at work, ultimately, because of a vague feeling that he would be dangerous if he had leisure. And educated people, who should be on his side, acquiesce in the process, because they know nothing about him and consequently are afraid of him.
There is no necessity to separate the monarch from the mob; all authority is equally bad.
Trump built Trump Tower using mob concrete, not Bethlehem steel.
Our country's national crime is lynching. It is not the creature of an hour, the sudden outburst of uncontrolled fury, or the unspeakable brutality of an insane mob.
Only the mob and the elite can be attracted by the momentum of totalitarianism itself. The masses have to be won by propaganda.
Fascism is very much a mob movement.
There is no grievance that is a fit object of redress by mob law.
The mob taught me how to play gin rummy.
The mob spirit has grown with the increasing intelligence of the Afro-American.
The nose of a mob is its imagination. By this, at any time, it can be quietly led.
The mob is the mother of tyrants.
Passion is the mob of the man, that commits a riot upon his reason.
The nineteenth century lynching mob cuts off ears, toes, and fingers, strips off flesh, and distributes portions of the body as souvenirs among the crowd.
Pickpockets either work alone or in pairs, or what is called a mob.
One of the chief characteristics of a mob is its quickness. It is sudden. It pounces.
A mob is not, as is so often said, mindless. A mob is single-minded.