You always did have a high opinion of yourself.
Then let me express a personal opinion as well.
My opinion hasn't changed.
I value your friendship and wish you to have as good an opinion of me.
What we should not try to do, in my opinion, is give them human traits.
You're the second person to ask me for my opinion on something.
However, if it were stigmatized, and public opinion dramatically and pervasively changed, that would force policy change.
In my opinion they are all criminals.
Each of them expresses his opinion as to how and where to haul it.
And she had rubbed her morals in his face again – only this time she had used other people's opinion as a hammer to drive her morals home.
Prince Vasili expressed his opinion more openly.
In 1 457 King Ladislas died suddenly, and public opinion from an early period accused Podébrad of having poisoned him.
Contrary to your opinion, I do respect your judgment.
She'd never had an opinion of bunk beds until this moment.
Boris, speaking with deliberation, told them in pure, correct French many interesting details about the armies and the court, carefully abstaining from expressing an opinion of his own about the facts he was recounting.
A man who simply wished to retain his lucrative post would today agree with Pfuel, tomorrow with his opponent, and the day after, merely to avoid responsibility or to please the Emperor, would declare that he had no opinion at all on the matter.
"If you're looking for an opinion, we have an abundance of those," Roger offered.
He refused to ratify his resignation; and when Clavering attempted to seize on the governor-generalship, he judiciously obtained an opinion from the judges of the supreme court in his favour.
He was anxiously sensitive about the opinion of others, eager for their sympathy and regard, and, in general, impressionable to their influence.
The foregoing opinion as to the dual parentage of our domesticated cats receives support from observations made many years ago by E.
The general opinion was that Pierre was under his wife's thumb, which was really true.
Of a fourth opinion the most conspicuous representative was the Tsarevich, who could not forget his disillusionment at Austerlitz, where he had ridden out at the head of the Guards, in his casque and cavalry uniform as to a review, expecting to crush the French gallantly; but unexpectedly finding himself in the front line had narrowly escaped amid the general confusion.
The rise of public opinion as the most powerful political force in the world.
That is the question on which I want your opinion, and he sank back in his chair.
If you want my opinion, I'd have to say, look to the wife.
And Napoleon, escaping home in a warm fur coat and leaving to perish those who were not merely his comrades but were (in his opinion) men he had brought there, feels que c'est grand, *(2) and his soul is tranquil.
But the universal historian Gervinus, refuting this opinion of the specialist historian, tries to prove that the campaign of 1813 and the restoration of the Bourbons were due to other things beside Alexander's will--such as the activity of Stein, Metternich, Madame de Stael, Talleyrand, Fichte, Chateaubriand, and others.
Mary, on the other hand, was vocal about her opinion of Cade, even to the point of stating that he would be the greatest catch of the century - no doubt, even an exaggeration in Mary's mind.
And Pierre felt that their opinion placed responsibilities upon him.
What would then have become of the activity of all those who opposed the tendency that then prevailed in the government--an activity that in the opinion of the historians was good and beneficent?
Did you call me to get my opinion or to tell me you're going to take the job?
Reply: yes or no," he shouted, "and then I shall reserve the right to state my opinion also.
In the first place the historian describes the activity of individuals who in his opinion have directed humanity (one historian considers only monarchs, generals, and ministers as being such men, while another includes also orators, learned men, reformers, philosophers, and poets).
He seldom offered an opinion, much less began a conversation.
She certainly shares our opinion that the current day Dawkins are a sorry lot.
Research conducted during quiet nights such as this only bolstered her opinion that the only organization that might have the capabilities still couldn't have done this.
There was far more to learn about Jeffrey Byrne before he could report an informed opinion on the happenings in Norfolk two nights earlier.
Did he have such a low opinion of her?
And, if to satisfy these we were forced to maintain the existence of a world of moral standards, it was, thirdly, necessary to form some opinion as to the relation of these moral standards of value to the forms and facts of phenomenal existence.
Public opinion is ever more in the peace camp because the vast majority of the economy doesn't benefit financially in times of war.
After all, public opinion may just as easily be stirred up in favor of war as against it.
Public opinion is a powerful force, and if it is generally a force for peace, then the web magnifies it.
In the end the difference of opinion between Mr. Gilman and Miss Sullivan resulted in my mother's withdrawing my sister Mildred and me from the Cambridge school.
In my opinion perpetual peace is possible but--I do not know how to express it... not by a balance of political power....
And in proof of the conclusiveness of his opinion all the wrinkles vanished from his face.
And now, from the hints contained in his letter and given by the little princess, he saw which way the wind was blowing, and his low opinion changed into a feeling of contemptuous ill will.
Better die a thousand times than risk receiving an unkind look or bad opinion from him, Rostov decided; and sorrowfully and with a heart full despair he rode away, continually looking back at the Tsar, who still remained in the same attitude of indecision.
Toward morning all these dreams melted and merged into the chaos and darkness of unconciousness and oblivion which in the opinion of Napoleon's doctor, Larrey, was much more likely to end in death than in convalescence.
But after a while, just as a jury comes out of its room, the bigwigs who guided the club's opinion reappeared, and everybody began speaking clearly and definitely.
This is the battle of Pultusk, which is considered a great victory but in my opinion was nothing of the kind.
Speranski related how at the Council that morning a deaf dignitary, when asked his opinion, replied that he thought so too.
Having finished his inquiries and extorted from Daniel an opinion that the hounds were fit (Daniel himself wished to go hunting), Nicholas ordered the horses to be saddled.
Incidents were related evidently confirming the opinion that everything was going from bad to worse, but whether telling a story or giving an opinion the speaker always stopped, or was stopped, at the point beyond which his criticism might touch the sovereign himself.
She held herself as erect, told everyone her opinion as candidly, loudly, and bluntly as ever, and her whole bearing seemed a reproach to others for any weakness, passion, or temptation--the possibility of which she did not admit.
Kuragin asked her opinion of the performance and told her how at a previous performance Semenova had fallen down on the stage.
When one of the opinions expressed is fulfilled, that opinion gets connected with the event as a command preceding it.
His opinion of Darkyn tanked.
What was their opinion of Byrne?
Way more than you deserve, in my opinion, Darian replied.
More recent studies have served to produce a fairer and more honest opinion of Leo X.
It is more pleasing to point out certain of his public measures upon which no difference of opinion can arise.
This treachery and the harsh treatment by Patterson created a strong public opinion in favour of the Yankees, and the government was compelled to adopt a milder policy.
That this democratization of information and opinion would lead to vigorous debate and encourage a young monk to question the church?
If you knew someone who was a good business partner, was fun to hang out with, but let one of his children starve to death so that he could enjoy a higher standard of living, what would be your opinion of this person?
It was a huge shift in public opinion in which no group benefited financially; if anything, financial interests were aligned against this change, just as with tobacco.
Thanks to the burgeoning of technology and social media, public opinion is the most powerful political force in the world today.
I am hardly prepared to decide that question, or even give an opinion regarding it.
The very fact that the nineteenth century has not produced many authors whom the world may count among the greatest of all time does not in my opinion justify the remark, "There may come a time when people cease to write."
Public opinion is a weak tyrant compared with our own private opinion.
Pierre was always astonished at Prince Andrew's calm manner of treating everybody, his extraordinary memory, his extensive reading (he had read everything, knew everything, and had an opinion about everything), but above all at his capacity for work and study.
Yes, my opinion, and only my opinion, added Prince Bolkonski, turning to Prince Vasili and answering his imploring look.
Whatever the European sovereigns and commanders may do to countenance Bonaparte, and to cause me, and us in general, annoyance and mortification, our opinion of Bonaparte cannot alter.
So when Prince Volkonski, who was in the chair, called on him to give his opinion, he merely said:
And tell me your opinion of Barclay de Tolly.
Only Marya Dmitrievna Akhrosimova, who had come to Petersburg that summer to see one of her sons, allowed herself plainly to express an opinion contrary to the general one.
So it came about that at the council at Malo-Yaroslavets, when the generals pretending to confer together expressed various opinions, all mouths were closed by the opinion uttered by the simple-minded soldier Mouton who, speaking last, said what they all felt: that the one thing needful was to get away as quickly as possible; and no one, not even Napoleon, could say anything against that truth which they all recognized.
Kutuzov alone would not see this and openly expressed his opinion that no fresh war could improve the position or add to the glory of Russia, but could only spoil and lower the glorious position that Russia had gained.
Princess Mary did not express her opinion of Pierre nor did Natasha speak of him.
In dealing with this period they sternly condemn the historical personages who, in their opinion, caused what they describe as the reaction.
From this fundamental difference between the view held by history and that held by jurisprudence, it follows that jurisprudence can tell minutely how in its opinion power should be constituted and what power-- existing immutably outside time--is, but to history's questions about the meaning of the mutations of power in time it can answer nothing.
He was no more expressive around Mary than anyone else, but he often asked her opinion on things.
I haven't done anything illegal and it's his opinion I have no legal responsibility to tell them anything I know about you people.
Her familiar way of dismissing her opinion made Katie bite her tongue to keep from saying what she wanted.
Remind me never to ask your opinion on what I'm wearing.
DeLeo, you have an opinion about everything, whether you know a damn thing about it or not.
Their secret opinion of one another didn't preclude them from being mutually polite.
His wasn't the only route and despite his opinion, she was as capable of finding a safe route as he was.
He emphasized the opinion that yeast derived from one cell was of no good for top fermentation, and advocated Pasteur's method of purification.
The anatomical construction of these plants presents many peculiarities which have given rise to discussion as to the allocation of the order among the dicotyledons or among the monocotyledons, the general balance of opinion being in favour of the former view.
At this period the preceptors of the tsarevich had the highest opinion of his ability; but, unfortunately, it was not the sort of ability that his father could make use of.
Although planned in the shape of a cross, with a square and tower in the middle, the arms of the cross are not straight, the constructor holding the ingenious opinion that, in order to prevent little towns from being taken in at a glance, their streets should be crooked.
He acted with good sense and moderation, and, although by no means a believer in democratic ideas, he saw the necessity of satisfying public opinion and frankly gave his support to larger measures of reform.
Turning to the tailless or so-called Manx cats, in which the tail should be represented merely by a tuft of hair without any remnant of bone, it seems that the strain is to be met with in many parts of Russia, and there is a very general opinion that it originally came from Japan or some other far eastern country.
Machines will never, in my opinion, be able to be creative.
I did not ask the American Medical Association their opinion of this arrangement.
It seems very strange to me that there should be this difference of opinion; I cannot understand how any one interested in our education can fail to appreciate the satisfaction we feel in being able to express our thoughts in living words.
The teachers at the Institution expressed the opinion that the description did not appear in any book in raised print in that library; but one lady, Miss Marrett, took upon herself the task of examining books of poems in ordinary type, and was rewarded by finding the following lines in one of Longfellow's minor poems, entitled 'Snowflakes':
How can a man be satisfied to entertain an opinion merely, and enjoy it?
"And, if your excellency will allow me to express my opinion," he continued, "we owe today's success chiefly to the action of that battery and the heroic endurance of Captain Tushin and his company," and without awaiting a reply, Prince Andrew rose and left the table.
He firmly and clearly expresses his opinion to Kutuzov, to Weyrother, and to the Emperors.
But when Volkonski said, with a frown, that it was in the Emperor's name that he asked his opinion, Pfuel rose and, suddenly growing animated, began to speak:
So she decided that it was necessary to prepare the opinion of society.
His feverish state and the inflammation of his bowels, which were injured, were in the doctor's opinion sure to carry him off.
"Platon Karataev?" he repeated, and pondered, evidently sincerely trying to imagine Karataev's opinion on the subject.
As in the question of astronomy then, so in the question of history now, the whole difference of opinion is based on the recognition or nonrecognition of something absolute, serving as the measure of visible phenomena.
Positive law, at least in progressive societies, is constantly tending to fall behind public opinion, and the expedients adopted for bringing it into harmony therewith are three, viz, legal fictions, equity and statutory legislation.
Though I don't know what your opinion will be, answered the princess joyfully.
Try to emphasize your main idea so that readers will always know what your opinion is.
The men who set the tone in conversation--Count Rostopchin, Prince Yuri Dolgorukov, Valuev, Count Markov, and Prince Vyazemski--did not show themselves at the club, but met in private houses in intimate circles, and the Moscovites who took their opinions from others--Ilya Rostov among them--remained for a while without any definite opinion on the subject of the war and without leaders.
I think so... but as you please, said Princess Mary, evidently intimidated and confused that her opinion had prevailed.
Dr Natterer, the chemist of the " Pola " expeditions, has expressed the opinion that the poverty of the pelagic fauna is solely due to the want of circulation in the depths.
It can be a jumble of voices: politicians and corporations, celebrities, religious figures, and opinion leaders, a million conversations in a single room.
Here, Pierre, tell them your opinion, said she, turning to the young man who, having come quite close, was gazing with astonishment at the angry face of the princess which had lost all dignity, and at the twitching cheeks of Prince Vasili.
Listening to Bilibin he was already imagining how on reaching the army he would give an opinion at the war council which would be the only one that could save the army, and how he alone would be entrusted with the executing of the plan.
I told her that in my opinion the child ought to be separated from the family for a few weeks at least--that she must learn to depend on and obey me before I could make any headway.
Alex's sister generally had an opinion about everything, so it was no surprise that Katie had one about Lori.
As to the introduction of domesticated cats into Europe, the opinion is very generally held that tame cats from Egypt were imported at a relatively early date into Etruria by Phoenician traders; and there is decisive evidence that these animals were established in Italy long before the Christian era.
I only wanted to know your opinion, and Anna Pavlovna let Pierre go.
Martha rolled her eyes, beginning to share her husband's opinion of our little trial.