Benjamin Graham Quote

“You are neither right nor wrong because the crowd disagrees with you. You are right because your data and reasoning are right.”

~ Benjamin Graham

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anonymous    5/7/14

Mike, if ad populum fails, use ad hominem.

Mike, Norwalk

I like it a lot; anonymous, I really like yours also, if you can't prove you are right through the masses propaganda, attack the messenger - straight out of the socialist's (communist to fascist; liberal to conservative, progressive to neo-con, etc.) hand book. It fits the quote well.

jim k, austin tx

If the crowd agrees with you, you are probably wrong.

Bob Leavitt, Charlotte, VT

My dad ( wise man ) science teacher used to tell me to be careful with "I can prove it." What you need to say is, " I can offer evidence." Remember, "The atom is the smallest particle of matter," and "the world is flat." Proof ? Nope .. assertions ... which had yet to be supported by evidence.


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