„To avoid repeating the mistakes of the past, an alert citizenry today should take the trouble to learn how easy it can be for a powerful minority to manipulate information to win the support-or the indifference-of the majority towards an action.“

—  Randal Marlin, Propaganda & The Ethics Of Persuasion (2002), Chapter One, Why Study Propaganda?, p. 14
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„Never mistake the enthusiasm of the minority for the support of the majority.“

—  Neil Kinnock British politician 1942
Harriet Harman, " A Woman's Work https://books.google.co.uk/books?id=ogtGDQAAQBAJ&pg=PT75&lpg=PT75&dq=neil+kinnock+%22never+mistake+the+enthusiasm+of+the+minority+for+the+support+of+the+majority%22&source=bl&ots=OpoPF2iMuC&sig=uVo7pu8ZjOjHVdXaVvDKeo4Lt94&hl=en&sa=X&sqi=2&ved=0ahUKEwj5veCHxbLSAhXlIcAKHTZIBU0Q6AEIGjAA#v=onepage&q=neil%20kinnock%20%22never%20mistake%20the%20enthusiasm%20of%20the%20minority%20for%20the%20support%20of%20the%20majority%22&f=false" (Penguin Books, 2017).

„History often repeats itself. If we can learn our lessons early, we can avoid accidents. The purpose of the investigation is not to blame someone for the neglect of duty or to hold someone responsible, but to figure out the real causes for the accidents and avoid making the same mistakes again.“

—  Chang Yu-hern Taiwanese politician 1954
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„Like most of those who study history, he learned from the mistakes of the past how to make new ones.“

—  A.J.P. Taylor Historian 1906 - 1990
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„An alert and learned man will take advice from any event.“

—  Ali cousin and son-in-law of the Islamic prophet Muhammad 599 - 661
Regarding Knowledge & Wisdom, General, Majlisi, Bihārul Anwār, vol. 1, p. 160

„After you think, you act. After you act, you learn. Make decisions, but decisions will have risks of mistakes. But make sure you avoid disastrous mistakes and avoid making the same mistake twice.“

—  Sukanto Tanoto Indonesian businessman 1949
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„Of course it is a minority that uses the violence, but unfortunately there is a majority of these people who support the idea, and think they are heroes.“

—  Geert Wilders Dutch politician 1963
2010s, Transcript: The Breitbart Geert Wilders Interview http://www.breitbart.com/london/2015/06/19/transcript-the-breitbart-geert-wilders-interview/ by Oliver JJ Lane, breitbart.com (19 June 2015)

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