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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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


I met some friends in the end of 10th, beginning of 11th, who were in the popular group so I finished off high school in that group and got to see both sides.
~By Shane West ~


Presidents are elected not by direct popular vote but by 538 members of the Electoral College.
~By Thomas E. Mann ~


That is what leadership is all about: staking your ground ahead of where opinion is and convincing people, not simply following the popular opinion of the moment.
~By Doris Kearns Goodwin ~


A President cannot always be popular.
~By Harry S. Truman ~


I think it's as popular as it ever has been and it continues to grow as it does all around the world.
~By Karrie Webb ~


I was surprised that the TV series was popular itself, but after that it went on to become more popular over the years and thus it seemed eventually that they would turn it into a movie.
~By Paul M. Glaser ~


I read Popular Mechanics, Popular Science, Reader's Digest... I read some responsible journalism, and from that, I form my own opinions. I also happen to be intelligent, and I question everything.
~By Gary Coleman ~


There are few cases in which mere popularity should be considered a proper test of merit; but the case of song-writing is, I think, one of the few.
~By Edgar Allan Poe ~


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 ~


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 ~


As long as war is regarded as wicked, it will always have its fascination. When it is looked upon as vulgar, it will cease to be popular.
~By Oscar Wilde ~


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 ~


What's right isn't always popular. What's popular isn't always right.
~By Howard Cosell ~


It's not my job to be popular. I'm goal-driven; my job is to get results.
~By Paddy Ashdown ~


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.
~By Robert Barnes ~


No written law has ever been more binding than unwritten custom supported by popular opinion.
~By Carrie Chapman Catt ~


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 ~


For the most part, I don't care about what everyone else is doing, or what is popular.
~By Namie Amuro ~


I've been amazed that it's so popular with people. But it's been fantastic. People are very excited when I walk into a place and they recognize me from the series.
~By Victor Garber ~


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


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


I thought that that was an effort to inject a popular element, a democratic element into the selection of a person who, once he is selected and confirmed, is beyond electoral control.
~By Stephen Breyer ~


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


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 ~


Well, here's what I think. I mean, the people are saying, 'We don't want it,' and the Democrats are saying, 'We don't care. We're going to pass it anyway.' And so for the next three months, Washington will be consumed with the Democrats trying to jam this through in a very messy procedure an unpopular health care bill.
~By Lamar Alexander ~


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 ~


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 ~


The character and fight against fascism moved centre stage when, in 1936, Franco attempted to overthrow by force the Popular Front Government of Republican Spain.
~By Bill Alexander ~


I did have fun, for example, in The Black Hole which was very popular among youngsters.
~By Maximilian Schell ~


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


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 ~


It must kill George Bush that John McCain is the most popular and Beloved Republican in America.
~By Paul Begala ~


Resolutions are popular because everyone feels they could use a little improvement.
~By Marilu Henner ~


True popular ballads are the spontaneous products of nature.
~By Francis James Child ~


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


Presidents with strong nerves are decisive. They don't balk at unpopular decisions. They are willing to make people angry. Bush had strong nerves. Clinton, who passed up a chance to eliminate Osama bin Laden, did not. Obama is a people pleaser, a trait not normally associated with nerves of steel.
~By Fred Barnes ~


Popular applause veers with the wind.
~By John Bright ~


There's no difference in a lot of people's minds between good musicians and popular musicians.
~By Dweezil Zappa ~


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


Well, developers do want to touch a lot of customers. We have to make our platform very popular in order for them to do that. If we make their jobs easier, then they'll be more likely to stay on the Windows platform.
~By Jim Allchin ~


The lowest form of popular culture - lack of information, misinformation, disinformation, and a contempt for the truth or the reality of most people's lives - has overrun real journalism. Today, ordinary Americans are being stuffed with garbage.
~By Carl Bernstein ~


I could never have imagined that firing 67 people on national television would actually make me more popular, especially with the younger generation.
~By Donald Trump ~


Only under conditions of revolutionary crises do you have the highest level of self-organization; this is the Soviet type of organization, which is to say, workers' councils, people's councils, call them what you want, popular committees.
~By Ernest Mandel ~


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


The actor's popularity is evanescent; applauded today, forgotten tomorrow.
~By Harrison Ford ~


But, in fairness to them, too, the popular song per se is really a pretty shallow medium to perform in.
~By Mel Torme ~


We're absolutely American and distinctly so, I think. That's part of what people respond to outside of this country, part of the reason that we're such a huge band outside of the U.S., where we're not so popular now as we were 10 or 12 years ago.
~By Michael Stipe ~


Popular opinions, on subjects not palpable to sense, are often true, but seldom or never the whole truth.
~By John Stuart Mill ~


Actually I am very glad that people can buy Armani - even if it's a fake. I like the fact that I'm so popular around the world.
~By Giorgio Armani ~


I had a great deal of pressure to move to LA after Romancing the Stone came out and I'd become very popular. But people came to me anyway.
~By Kathleen Turner ~


The thriller is the most popular literary genre of the 20th century.
~By Ken Follett ~


I've never personally criticized anyone else's music, but I know that the public's real problem is not the music I make but the perception that I play simple music for money only and for the notoriety and to increase my popularity.
~By Kenny G ~


But the myth of violent solutions as the ultimate solutions maintains itself in much of popular media.
~By Stanley Crouch ~


Judging from what looks like the popularity of this classic wrestling show is that the people like what they have grown to know and love here in Memphis.
~By Jerry Lawler ~


Religion, oh, just another of those numerous failures resulting from an attempt to popularize art.
~By Ezra Pound ~


So it's joyful to me, in my 71st year, to be able to be in a play that is absolutely right for my age and my experience, and that is a popular success. What more could you ask as an actor?
~By Ian McKellen ~


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 ~


It wasn't so long ago that it was not popular to speak Gaelic in Ireland because the areas that Gaelic is spoken in were much poorer areas.
~By Enya ~


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 ~


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


When it comes to the recording and writing, it's still mostly Mickey and I. But now there's this whole live entity that's a whole different thing, and it seems to be where we're gaining the most popularity.
~By Gene Ween ~


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


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 ~


They who have reasoned ignorantly, or who have aimed at effecting their personal ends by flattering the popular feeling, have boldly affirmed that 'one man is as good as another;' a maxim that is true in neither nature, revealed morals, nor political theory.
~By James F. Cooper ~


So popular is the naval service the only embarrassment is that men volunteer so rapidly we have to work overtime to give them hardy, adequate housing and proper training.
~By Josephus Daniels ~


I would sell 2 million records, a million went to teenagers and a million went to the adults. So, when The Beatles became so popular, I lost a million to the teenagers, but I was still selling a million to the adults.
~By Bobby Vinton ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


Magic Realism is not new. The label's new, the specific Latin American form of it is new, its modern popularity is new, but it's been around as long as literature has been around.
~By Terri Windling ~


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


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 ~


I first got to know Charles in the late seventies when I wrote an article and then a book about him and I think at the time he came across as quite appealing, it was probably the height of his popularity.
~By Anthony Holden ~


Compassion is not a popular virtue.
~By Karen Armstrong ~


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 ~


The judiciary must not take on the coloration of whatever may be popular at the moment. We are guardian of rights, and we have to tell people things they often do not like to hear.
~By Rose E. Bird ~


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 ~


Well I think that what we're seeing now is that the people feel like they, the people in Congress don't have their consent to govern them. They keep doing things that are incredibly unpopular. And so when that happens, folks get angry.
~By Laura Ingraham ~


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.
~By Albert Ellis ~


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


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 ~


I'd like to be remembered as a premier singer of songs, not just a popular act of a given period.
~By Luther Vandross ~


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 ~


The more things are forbidden, the more popular they become.
~By Mark Twain ~


The popular tendency is to listen approvingly to the most extreme statements and claims of politicians and orators who seek popularity by declaring their own country right in everything and other countries wrong in everything.
~By Elihu Root ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


I was 25 and the most popular celebrity in the world, with the possible exception of my friend Mary Pickford.
~By Gloria Swanson ~


Snowboarding is an activity that is very popular with people who do not feel that regular skiing is lethal enough.
~By Dave Barry ~


O, popular applause! what heart of man is proof against thy sweet, seducing charms?
~By William Cowper ~


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


Quite a few operas are still being commissioned around the world, although nothing apart from audience popularity can ensure more than a few performances.
~By Bruce Beresford ~


In America, the only truly popular art form is the movies. Most people consider painting a hobby and literature, schoolwork.
~By Brad Holland ~


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 ~

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