I'm looking for English equivalent of colloquial but popular Polish saying "Racja jest jak dupa, każdy ma własną" that literally means "The truth is like an ass, each person has its own".

This saying is a quote of part of Józef Piłsudski's conversation with a journalist. I guess it's self explanatory.

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    Opinions are like assholes- everyone’s got one and they all stink.
    – Jim
    Mar 20, 2016 at 23:02
  • 1
    @Jim you should put that as an answer.
    – Snoop
    Mar 20, 2016 at 23:26
  • "Like the Polish say: The truth is like an ass, each has its own."
    – Hot Licks
    Mar 20, 2016 at 23:59
  • Beauty is in the eye of the beholder?
    – WS2
    Mar 21, 2016 at 0:17
  • "racja" is more like "right" than "truth" non?
    – Sled
    Mar 21, 2016 at 0:56

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to each his own/ (PC variant) to each their own

One has a right to one's personal preferences, as in I'd never pick that color, but to each his own. Versions of this maxim appeared in the late 1500s but the modern wording was first recorded in 1713.

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer

(It's) different strokes for different folks

(mainly American) Something that you say which means that different people like or need different things I've never enjoyed winter sports, but different strokes for different folks.

Cambridge Idioms Dictionary


There's no accounting for taste is appropriate when the context is regarding personal opinions.



Everyone sees the world his own way.

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