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Yeah, I think that's it... It's like Jesse James. He became really popular because he lasted so long. You know, there is some degree of truth to the fact that time will dignify anything, too.
~By John Milius ~


There are others who aim at popularity under the disguise of patriotism.
~By Jonathan Mayhew ~


A few words of Hindi appear here or there, but it's all Urdu. I feel that if the popular culture, which is what Hindi films are, uses Urdu, it's not going to diminish.
~By Ismail Merchant ~


And so popular culture raises issues that are very important, actually, in the country I think. You get issues of the First Amendment rights and issues of drug use, issues of AIDS, and things like that all arise naturally out of pop culture.
~By Kurt Loder ~


It's the only sport that's played in every country in the world. It's played and watched all over the world, it's the most popular sport in probably 90% of the countries, and then with the World Cup, you have the most viewed tournament of any sport in the world.
~By Claudio Reyna ~


It's become very popular in contemporary films to have the twist ending.
~By Bill Paxton ~


Some people work hard in this business and become really popular, really big stars but they never receive an award from within the business. Somehow, when your colleagues and friends believe in you to the point of handing you an award it means so much more.
~By Sharon Stone ~


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


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


Some of these pro-drug messages come from popular culture.
~By John Walters ~


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 ~


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 ~


Extraordinary measures were required and I realize that not all of these steps were popular.
~By Tom McCall ~


American films are terribly popular all over the world and American movie stars are terribly important. I don't know why.
~By Vincente Minnelli ~


It turned out in the long run that Lincoln's credit and the popular confidence that supported it were as valuable both to his creditors and himself as if the sums which stood over his signature had been gold coin in a solvent bank.
~By John George Nicolay ~


Home of lost causes, and forsaken beliefs, and unpopular names, and impossible loyalties!
~By Matthew Arnold ~


The business of being a popular entertainer in England is just too hard.
~By Andrew Eldritch ~


Both Brutus and Hamlet are highly intellectual by nature and reflective by habit. Both may even be called, in a popular sense, philosophic; Brutus may be called so in a stricter sense.
~By Andrew Coyle Bradley ~


At a certain point he was very popular, from THE RAVEN. He was never fully appreciated, never made the money, and you know he was looked upon with admiration by some people, but also as an oddball. But that was his point.
~By John Astin ~


Just as characteristic, perhaps, is the intellectual interdependence created through the development of the modern media of communication: post, telegraph, telephone, and popular press.
~By Christian Lous Lange ~


I am not unaware how unpopular on this floor are the sentiments I am about to advocate.
~By Benjamin F. Wade ~


Having been unpopular in high school is not just cause for book publications.
~By Fran Lebowitz ~


I don't know what people find or like in me, I'm hopelessly commonplace! Current appreciation of my work is a bit highbrow, I've always considered myself a popular artist.
~By Maxfield Parrish ~


Getting inside the mind of a terrorist wasn't difficult at all. Even as children, human beings fabricate elaborate revenge fantasies. We're not a particular species. Check out popular video games.
~By Alan Dean Foster ~


I have been unable to live an uncommitted or suspended life. I have not hesitated to declare my affiliation with an extremely unpopular cause.
~By Edward Said ~


But I don't think the popularity of flying has diminished a bit.
~By Gerard Arpey ~


I was the editor of the school newspaper and in drama club and choir, so I was not a popular girl in the traditional sense, but I think I was known for being relatively scathing.
~By Tina Fey ~


I know how easy it is for some minds to glide along with the current of popular opinion, where influence, respectability, and all those motives which tend to seduce the human heart are brought to bear.
~By Benjamin F. Wade ~


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 ~


We have to say what we believe... whether it's popular or not.
~By Howard Dean ~


Teen pop will never die as long as there are teens and popular music. It just takes a different head.
~By Justin Timberlake ~


My clothes are very popular in Japan.
~By Vivienne Westwood ~


There have been two popular subjects for poetry in the last few decades: the Vietnam War and AIDS, about both of which almost all of us have felt deeply.
~By Thom Gunn ~


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


Throughout history, it took centuries for the habits of one culture to materially affect another. Now, that which becomes popular in one country can sweep through others within months.
~By Dee Hock ~


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 ~


For some critics we might be uncool on account of our popularity.
~By Gavin Rossdale ~


It's funny how all of this has worked out - I wasn't popular in high school, but now every drunken guy in the United States wants to be my pal. They all want to buy me a shot, and pretty soon I'm throwing up.
~By Jimmy Kimmel ~


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 ~


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 ~


Investing in auto companies and ensuring a financial collapse didn't lead not from a recession to a great depression may not have been the most popular thing to do, but it was the right thing to do.
~By Robert Gibbs ~


There were loads of plays which were very popular before and after the war, where everybody wore a dinner jacket in the third act and it was in a house that you wished you'd owned with people that you wish you knew. It was life seen through a very privileged way.
~By Timothy West ~


Yeah; I'm a much better blues player than anybody knows, but being in the kind of group I'm in, we were always trying to make popular records.
~By Stephen Stills ~


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 ~


Heroes are created by popular demand, sometimes out of the scantiest materials, or none at all.
~By Gerald W. Johnson ~


With what's happened in the world the last three years, it's easier to see why it's become popular again to diminish and revile Arabs and Muslims in American popular culture.
~By Tony Shalhoub ~


The immense popularity of American movies abroad demonstrates that Europe is the unfinished negative of which America is the proof.
~By Mary McCarthy ~


Next in importance to freedom and justice is popular education, without which neither freedom nor justice can be permanently maintained.
~By James A. Garfield ~


It is safest to take the unpopular side in the first instance. Transit from the unpopular is easy... but from the popular to the unpopular is so steep and rugged that it is impossible to maintain it.
~By William Lamb Melbourne ~


Journalism is popular, but it is popular mainly as fiction. Life is one world, and life seen in the newspapers is another.
~By Gilbert K. Chesterton ~


Golf is so popular simply because it is the best game in the world at which to be bad.
~By A. A. Milne ~


The courage in journalism is sticking up for the unpopular, not the popular.
~By Geraldo Rivera ~


My children have become popular, and they show a tremendous love for the public. They're professionals.
~By Julio Iglesias ~


We must work to stabilize Social Security. We must not gamble with our nation's social insurance program, one of our most popular and effective federal programs that has remained dependable and stable for the past 70 years.
~By Grace Napolitano ~


Hollywood is just like high school. The popular people only like the other popular people. And the thing is, some people aren't nice - or they're nice, but only to your face, not elsewhere.
~By Amanda Seyfried ~


I don't see that there are any particular changes in popular music.
~By Lester Bangs ~


In America, educators punish those who actually think for themselves. There is only acceptance for popular opinion.
~By Bryant H. McGill ~


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 ~


What is classical music if not the epitome of sensuality, passion, and understated erotica that popular music, even with all of its energy and life, cannot even begin to touch?
~By Lara St. John ~


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 ~


So easy to fall into a rut, isn't it? Why should ruts be so comfortable and so unpopular?
~By Ruth Gordon ~


While mainstream media is led by profit, ratings and popularist culture and filtered by the current political climate, Alternative Media is lead solely by the convictions of the campaign and film maker.
~By Ben Edwards ~


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.
~By Bill Delahunt ~


In some ways that fight gave me more respect around the world and helped me be even more popular because so many people felt my pain and saw that I was robbed.
~By Marvin Hagler ~


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 ~


When liberals finally grasped the strength of popular feeling about the family, they cried to appropriate the rhetoric and symbolism of family values for their own purposes.
~By Christopher Lasch ~


It is popular to call it a crisis of the Western world. It is in fact a crisis of the whole world. Communism, which claims to be a solution of the crisis, is itself a symptom and an irritant of the crisis.
~By Whittaker Chambers ~


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 ~


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 ~


I don't know one of my friends who is considered a conservative who has not had to go back and thoroughly think through everything. You do a lot of soul-searching - 'cause we are not going to win any popularity contests.
~By Clarence Thomas ~


My boyhood life in New York City has impressed me with the popular ignorance and also with the great need of something better than local lore and weather proverbs.
~By Cleveland Abbe ~


Insurgents have capitalized on popular resentment and anger towards the United States and the Iraqi government to build their own political, financial and military support, and the faith of Iraqi citizens in their new government has been severely undermined.
~By Tom Lantos ~


We have accepted the principle of democracy and we are committed to respect the popular verdict and the result of that national consultation.
~By Mahmoud Abbas ~


In the Rodgers and Hammerstein generation, popular hits came out of shows and movies.
~By Stephen Sondheim ~


And we just went with Julie because that name hadn't been used in any other popular songs at the time.
~By Bobby Sherman ~


The popular song is America's greatest ambassador.
~By Sammy Cahn ~


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 ~


Under popular culture's obsession with a naive inclusion, everything is O.K.
~By Stanley Crouch ~


The great thing about university is that they incline you to get up and do it, from the Classics to modern plays, to the humor that Monty Pythons made popular.
~By Michael York ~


Expecting something for nothing is the most popular form of hope.
~By Arnold H. Glasow ~


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 ~


Have you listened to the radio lately? Have you heard the canned, frozen and processed product being dished up to the world as American popular music today?
~By Billy Joel ~


When a popular phenomenon reaches the cover of 'Time,' it is already out of fashion.
~By Richard Holloway ~


I'm somebody who's really contributed to culture. Popular culture.
~By Steve Guttenberg ~


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


Well, I think one of the reasons Chicago became so popular as a filmmaker location is because New York had been used so many times that Chicago, I think, was rediscovered maybe in the late '60s, early '70s for a long time as a new location.
~By Richard Roeper ~


I remember back when I was a kid there was a comic strip called Plastic Man. His body was elastic and he could make his extremities as long as he wanted. As a youngster I didn't fully appreciate. But I'm now thinking Plastic Man was probably pretty popular with the ladies.
~By Ben Affleck ~


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


Popular music sucks so bad right now.
~By Kristin Hersh ~


I don't accept at all the quite popular argument that the press is responsible for the monarchy's recent troubles. The monarchy's responsible for the monarchy's recent troubles. To blame the press is the old thing of blaming the messenger for the message.
~By Anthony Holden ~


I've been able to do things that allow me to hold my head up and still be popular.
~By Sam Waterston ~


We're more popular than Jesus now; I don't know which will go first, rock 'n' roll or Christianity.
~By John Lennon ~


Since the end of the Cold War, hegemonism has become increasingly unpopular.
~By Li Peng ~


Until a few years ago, the topics in my Ph.D. were unfashionable, but they are very popular today.
~By Benoit Mandelbrot ~


I could tell it was a popular move as a writer to walk down the bass lines while you were writing a song.
~By Gavin DeGraw ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


Are right and wrong convertible terms, dependant upon popular opinion?
~By William Lloyd Garrison ~


Great things are not accomplished by those who yield to trends and fads and popular opinion.
~By Jack Kerouac ~

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