Some articles on opinions, opinion, probable:
... expressed in the three following propositions The opinions for and against the mere existence of a law having equal or nearly equal probabilities, it ... The opinions for and against the cessation of a law that certainly existed at one point having equal or nearly equal probabilities, it is not permissible to act on the ... The safe opinion being certainly more probable than the less safe opinion, it is unlawful to follow the less safe opinion ...
Famous quotes containing the words opinion and/or probable:
“The basis of our governments being the opinion of the people, the very first object should be to keep that right; and were it left to me to decide whether we should have a government without newspapers, or newspapers without a government, I should not hesitate a moment to prefer the latter.”
—Thomas Jefferson (17431826)
“It is the mark of an educated man to look for precision in each class of things just so far as the nature of the subject admits; it is evidently equally foolish to accept probable reasoning from a mathematician and to demand from a rhetorician demonstrative proofs.”
—Aristotle (384323 B.C.)