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I was still in school at the time and Cab was very popular and everybody was doing Cab Calloway so I did.
~By Billy Eckstine ~


In the city a funeral is just an interruption of traffic; in the country it is a form of popular entertainment.
~By George Ade ~


Look, I'm not a perfect person. I have my warts. I sometimes say things that get me in trouble. I wear suits that are cheap. But I say what I think and I believe what I say, and I'm willing to say things that are not popular but ordinary people know are right.
~By Howard Dean ~


If you're holding out for universal popularity, I'm afraid you will be in this cabin for a very long time.
~By J. K. Rowling ~


When I was in school, I was very involved with a lot of things. I was very very active. I couldn't say that I wasn't popular. I was a cheerleader when I was in junior high. I didn't make it in high school so I started a dance line.
~By Faith Ford ~


I felt a responsibility to present a viable alternative to the popular electric sound.
~By Ron Carter ~


I feel more influenced in my own work by dreams than I do by other writers' works in a way. Or by popular culture, movies - what else is there to write about than love and loss?
~By Alice Hoffman ~


It is a general popular error to suppose the loudest complainers for the public to be the most anxious for its welfare.
~By Edmund Burke ~


Men may be popular without being ambitious, but there is hardly an ambitious man who does not try to be popular.
~By Lord North ~


But having said all of that, that still doesn't account for a lot of the increase in popularity which stems, I think, from Lincoln's personal characteristics.
~By David Herbert Donald ~


The delicate balance between modesty and conceit is popularity.
~By Max Beerbohm ~


The Thin Man was a good break, because it was highly popular. I played a gigolo in it.
~By Cesar Romero ~


I think the rising and falling popularity of areas like hard SF and far-future SF is, to a considerable extent, the same as any other fashion.
~By Stanley Schmidt ~


We just kind of did our own thing and got made fun of by the popular kids. It was kind of like a badge of honor to be an outcast.
~By Mark Hoppus ~


The standardization of world culture, with local popular or traditional forms driven out or dumbed down to make way for American television, American music, food, clothes and films, has been seen by many as the very heart of globalization.
~By Fredric Jameson ~


The history of progress is written in the blood of men and women who have dared to espouse an unpopular cause, as, for instance, the black man's right to his body, or woman's right to her soul.
~By Emma Goldman ~


I wouldn't overestimate the importance of my popularity in the country and abroad but at the end of the day it's not as important because I believe that my presence here could make some difference and it could encourage people.
~By Garry Kasparov ~


Every now and again, the alternative culture is cherished by the mainstream for what it is, rather than how it should be, like the mainstream popular music.
~By Thurston Moore ~


The most popular labor-saving device is still money.
~By Phyllis George ~


You know, why the game of golf is popular? Very easy, it's a great game.
~By Bernhard Langer ~


I was delighted to become a popular-culture reference point. I'm still delighted about it actually, and I still find it to be weird.
~By Colin Firth ~


As the class struggle sharpens in the U.S. Marxism will come into its own as a great popular study.
~By C. L. R. James ~


Popularity is a crime from the moment it is sought; it is only a virtue where men have it whether they will or no.
~By George Savile ~


It's easy to like the most popular films, but I have a great fondness for 'A Life Less Ordinary'.
~By Danny Boyle ~


What the mass media offers is not popular art, but entertainment which is intended to be consumed like food, forgotten, and replaced by a new dish.
~By W. H. Auden ~


But I never had that commercial opportunity to be played on the radio, so how could I be popular?
~By Luther Allison ~


One could not be a successful scientist without realizing that, in contrast to the popular conception supported by newspapers and mothers of scientists, a goodly number of scientists are not only narrow-minded and dull, but also just stupid.
~By James D. Watson ~


An element of exaggeration clings to the popular judgment: great vices are made greater, great virtues greater also; interesting incidents are made more interesting, softer legends more soft.
~By Walter Bagehot ~


Reality TV is sleazy, it is manipulative. It is as momentary as anything in popular culture.
~By Morley Safer ~


Macbeth is a very popular play with audiences. If you want to sell out a theater, just mount a production of Macbeth. It's a short play, it's an exciting play, it's easy to understand, and it attracts great acting.
~By Ian McKellen ~


Our own State Department polls say that 80 percent of Iraqis view the United States as an unpopular occupier.
~By Marty Meehan ~


The worst disease which can afflict business executives in their work is not, as popularly supposed, alcoholism; it's egotism.
~By Harold S. Geneen ~


I hesitate to predict whether this theory is true. But if the general opinion of Mankind is optimistic then we're in for a period of extreme popularity for science fiction.
~By David Eddings ~


Overall, I think Michael Jordan is the greatest athlete in any particular sport. He dominated the game for the Chicago Bulls and brought the NBA to its greatest peak of popularity.
~By Will McDonough ~


Employer contribution pension plans have become increasingly popular throughout the past two decades.
~By Ron Lewis ~


It is true that the aristocracies seem to have abused their monopoly of legal knowledge; and at all events their exclusive possession of the law was a formidable impediment to the success of those popular movements which began to be universal in the western world.
~By Henry James Sumner Maine ~


If you don't know the blues... there's no point in picking up the guitar and playing rock and roll or any other form of popular music.
~By Keith Richards ~


Rock musicians, and a vast array of popular-music musicians, due to their wealth, acquired through the mass of their notoriety, are able to be listened to and heard and thus are able to effect change on an international level.
~By Bill Dixon ~


I don't care whether people like me or dislike me. I'm not on earth to win a popularity contest. I'm here to be the best human being I possibly can be.
~By Tab Hunter ~


I think writing about unhappiness is probably the source of my popularity, if I have any-after all, most people are unhappy, don't you think?
~By Philip Larkin ~


When the movie was done, Number Five was crated up. Eric took him over to Germany; displayed him over there because Germans really liked this movie. It was very popular with them.
~By John Badham ~


History is malleable. A new cache of diaries can shed new light, and archeological evidence can challenge our popular assumptions.
~By Ken Burns ~


Religion is to mysticism what popularization is to science.
~By Henri Bergson ~


To his dog, every man is Napoleon; hence the constant popularity of dogs.
~By Aldous Huxley ~


This Halloween, the most popular mask is the Arnold Schwarzenegger mask. And the best part? With a mouth full of candy you will sound just like him.
~By Conan O'Brien ~


I think popular music in this country is one of the few things in the twentieth century that have made giant strides in reverse.
~By Bing Crosby ~


I think the difference between El Salvador and Nicaragua is that in Nicaragua you had a popular insurrection, and in El Salvador you had a revolution.
~By Bianca Jagger ~


Beware of over-great pleasure in being popular or even beloved.
~By Margaret Fuller ~


Jazz really does try to include everything. It's always been popular music. But the wonderful thing about jazz is its willingness to take chances.
~By Madeleine Peyroux ~


I was popular. I wasn't the most popular. But I definitely held my own.
~By Fran Drescher ~


The radical novelty of modern science lies precisely in the rejection of the belief, which is at the heart of all popular religion, that the forces which move the stars and atoms are contingent upon the preferences of the human heart.
~By Richard Adams ~


Home is the most popular, and will be the most enduring of all earthly establishments.
~By Channing Pollock ~


Certainly, because the computer and computer language was still not as common as it is today. That's one of the reasons I believe Tron wasn't as popular back then as it is today.
~By Bruce Boxleitner ~


Artist - musicians, painters, writers, poets, always seem to have had the most accurate perception of what is really going on around them, not the official version or the popular perception of contemporary life.
~By Billy Joel ~


But as far as being popular, yeah, I think Dave Barry is really funny.
~By Jonathan Franzen ~


A lost of people recognize me and maybe will ask for an autograph, but it's nothing like if Elvis would've done something like that, 'cause he's so popular, or maybe The Beatles 'cause they stirred up a lot of action.
~By Mickey Gilley ~


The way I see it, all the popular singers are strippers.
~By Juliana Hatfield ~


Commercial music, for the most part, is popular music and you always have to keep that in mind.
~By Kenneth Edmonds ~


Lincoln's stature and strength, his intelligence and ambition - in short, all the elements which gave him popularity among men in New Salem, rendered him equally attractive to the fair sex of that village.
~By John George Nicolay ~


We were playing popular music, but we were doing our own arrangements because we were too lazy to sit down and figure out the originals.
~By Tommy Shaw ~


Ultimately the Emmys are a popularity contest.
~By William Devane ~


Useful as a war against France, undertaken by the Government against the will of the people would be for our revolutionary development, just so dangerous must be the effect upon our democratic development of a war supported by blind popular enthusiasm.
~By Ferdinand Lassalle ~


Popularity, I have always thought, may aptly be compared to a coquette - the more you woo her, the more apt is she to elude your embrace.
~By John Tyler ~


The absurdist stuff wasn't terribly popular at the time I was doing it.
~By Robert Sheckley ~


A superstition which pretends to be scientific creates a much greater confusion of thought than one which contents itself with simple popular practices.
~By Johan Huizinga ~


Isn't it strange that I who have written only unpopular books should be such a popular fellow?
~By Albert Einstein ~


The number of opera houses around the world and the high attendance rates show that opera an art form that is more popular than ever.
~By Bruce Beresford ~


Video games are so popular these days, getting the opportunity to star in one is something special. More people should do it.
~By Carrot Top ~


Having a set, popular formula does inhibit you.
~By George Shearing ~


I never saw, heard, nor read, that the clergy were beloved in any nation where Christianity was the religion of the country. Nothing can render them popular, but some degree of persecution.
~By Jonathan Swift ~


The reason it has relevance is because I, as a popular Arab personality - the Arab people like me and respect me - thought it was time for me to make an ever so tiny statement about what I thought about this whole thing.
~By Omar Sharif ~


If your only objective is to be popular, you're going to be popular but you will be known as the Prime Minister who achieved nothing.
~By Brian Mulroney ~


Taking in and blowing out smoke? And now you see girls smoking cigars. It got to be such a fad. Girls on the covers of magazines, smoking cigars. Give me a break. I didn't want to be a part of that. I don't like "popular."
~By James Coburn ~


The left sees nothing but bigotry and superstition in the popular defense of the family or in popular attitudes regarding abortion, crime, busing, and the school curriculum.
~By Christopher Lasch ~


My introduction to track racing was through the background of cross country running, which is not a sport perhaps as popular in America as it is in England.
~By Roger Bannister ~


I mean, certainly it's the single biggest event, I think, in terms of popular entertainment, or art even, if you say that, of the 20th Century. It's been film. It's the 20th Century's real art form.
~By Sydney Pollack ~


You can't do anything if a person says no. In such a case, there's nothing you can do - unlike the popular cliche that pressure is exerted, or that maybe an unwilling source is done away with.
~By Markus Wolf ~


An able, disinterested, public-spirited press, with trained intelligence to know the right and courage to do it, can preserve that public virtue without which popular government is a sham and a mockery.
~By Joseph Pulitzer ~


In a sense, a hit belongs to the person who made it popular, but if a tune is good enough to attain tremendous success, then it certainly deserves more than one version, one treatment, one approach.
~By Les Baxter ~


I wasn't the most popular girl in school by any means.
~By Cindy Crawford ~


Require... electoral votes to be allocated in proportion to the popular votes.
~By Robert A. Dahl ~


It's just that a lot of songs that are popular right now, they don't have any meaning.
~By Elliott Smith ~


To become a popular religion, it is only necessary for a superstition to enslave a philosophy.
~By William Ralph Inge ~


I gladly accepted the commission but was uncertain about what the end result would be. On the one hand, Cuban music was conquering the world; being heard everywhere, and our small island was already producing one of the popular musical genres of the 20th century.
~By Alejo Carpentier ~


Popular culture tells you that schools and parents don't know what's going on, the police are dogs, politicians are all liars and scum, and any crime that's not committed by the Mafia is done by the CIA.
~By Stanley Crouch ~


I attend surprisingly few shows. The type of theater that is popular today just doesn't appeal to me.
~By Ethel Merman ~


And um, when I came back to England I put a very complex soundtrack on it, featuring everyone from Jimi Hendrix, right through to Neil Diamond, you know, everybody that was kind of popular who was kind of popular at that time.
~By Gerald Scarfe ~


In this era in which we live, the old-fashioned virtues grow increasingly unpopular.
~By B. Carroll Reece ~


The right way is not always the popular and easy way. Standing for right when it is unpopular is a true test of moral character.
~By Margaret Chase Smith ~


Mom and Pop were proud of my popularity, but from their point of view, show business was no way to make a living.
~By Ethel Merman ~


We're in such a volatile climate right now politically. I think they didn't want Assassins to not succeed due to popular opinion and politics, versus on its own merits. I can respect that.
~By Neil Patrick Harris ~


Some people really trip on success or popularity. My friends would talk to me about that, about tripping on all this stuff, but you know what I tripped on? I started buying property.
~By Roy Ayers ~


Gossip is more popular than literature.
~By Hugh Leonard ~


As I walk around, I have met 70-year-old women who live on the Upper West Side who love the show. And I met a couple in Kansas - a couple of truck drivers who drove around together - who loved it. It's popular all over the place and definitely in the gay community.
~By Lee Tergesen ~


I think George W. Bush has a warm, engaging personality. But, you know, the presidency is more than just a popularity contest.
~By Al Gore ~


We do nods to Charlie's Angels and Mission Impossible because they are popular with our fan base.
~By Keenen Ivory Wayans ~


I know it's popular to say this because she's the woman of the moment, but Halle Berry. Not only does she have obvious audience appeal and star quality, but she's a damn good actress too.
~By Paul Kane ~


Popular art is the dream of society; it does not examine itself.
~By Margaret Atwood ~


Popular in our time, unpopular in his. So runs the stereotype of rejected genius.
~By Robert Hughes ~


The country experience was more of a departure. When you consider my education and my upbringing, you can see that was more of country rock outgrowth of my popular music aspirations.
~By Tom Wopat ~

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