President Lincoln chose to fight a bloody and unpopular war because he believed the enemy had to be defeated. He was right.
I was incredibly unpopular in high school but also extremely notorious.
So easy to fall into a rut, isn't it? Why should ruts be so comfortable and so unpopular?
By not caring too much about what people think, I'm able to think for myself and propagate ideas which are very often unpopular. And I succeed.
As you may recall, Truman was extremely unpopular when he finally left Washington in 1953, thanks largely to the Korean War. Today, however, he is thought to have been a solidly good president, a 'Near Great' even, in the terminology of those surveys of historians they do every now and then.
Governors of both political parties face a stark choice between unpopular tax increases and drastic cuts in Medicaid, education, public safety and other essential services.
People think I take some sort of masochistic pleasure out of putting out music that's gonna be unpopular.
Sometimes, in order to follow our moral compass and/or our hearts, we have to make unpopular decisions or stand up for what we believe in.
You're saying 'will it become politically unpopular to have the position I'm having.' If it does, so be it.
My role isn't to be politically smart. My role is to do what's right under the constitution. And if that's politically unpopular, so be it.
I just did what I did and I still am. It makes you unpopular, maybe for a lifetime, but I'd rather do that than be popular and doubt what I am.
When I was growing up, there were two things that were unpopular in my house. One was me, and the other was my guitar.
I was unpopular at school just because I was an intellectual. I always answered all the questions off the top of my head but they nevertheless resented because of that.
The only possible effect one can have on the world is through unpopular ideas.
I've had strong opinions probably since I was born. It makes you unpopular, but what can you do?
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