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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 ~


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


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


In every age there has been a stream of popular opinion that has carried all before it, and given a family character, as it were, to the century.
~By Mary Wollstonecraft ~


The foregoing considerations lead us to the very important conclusion, that matter is essentially force, and nothing but force; that matter, as popularly understood, does not exist, and is, in fact, philosophically inconceivable.
~By Alfred Russel Wallace ~


I can analyse the trajectory of my popularity and find out why the peak was a peak and the valley was a valley - grapple with it that way - but I prefer not to analyse it that much.
~By Corey Hart ~


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


As long as mixed grills and combination salads are popular, anthologies will undoubtedly continue in favor.
~By Elizabeth Janeway ~


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 ~


Crime stories are, as you know, one of the most popular forms of entertainment that exist. If you then try to have something to say... that I have, of course.
~By Steig Larsson ~


The music of the most popular operas is so highly esteemed, it can stand endless revivals.
~By Bruce Beresford ~


After I won the Oscar, my salary doubled, my friends tripled, my children became more popular at school, my butcher made a pass at me, and my maid hit me up for a raise.
~By Shirley Jones ~


Popularity should be no scale for the election of politicians. If it would depend on popularity, Donald Duck and The Muppets would take seats in senate.
~By Orson Welles ~


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


We are living in a time when American popular music is finally being recognized as one of our most successful exports. The demand is huge.
~By Billy Joel ~


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


I am already so popular that anyone who vilifies me becomes more popular than I am.
~By Karl Kraus ~


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


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 ~


It's marvellous to be popular, but foolish to think it will last.
~By Dusty Springfield ~


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 ~


I always got along with all types of people - popular people as well as drug addicts.
~By Amy Sedaris ~


I don't know if I'm a heartthrob or if I want to be one! I heard that I get the most fan mail. It's very flattering, and lovely to be popular with the public.
~By Christopher Parker ~


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 ~


I don't want my president to be a TV star. You don't have to be on television every minute of every day - you're the president, not a rerun of 'Law & Order'. TV stars are too worried bout being popular and too concerned about being renewed.
~By Bill Maher ~


What is in question is a kind of book reviewing which seems to be more and more popular: the loose putting down of opinions as though they were facts, and the treating of facts as though they were opinions.
~By Gore Vidal ~


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 ~


There's a bit of debate about that; some say it was really Matthew, but the popular consensus is that Mark was the first one, so that's why I did that one first. And I was planning on doing all four.
~By Chester Brown ~


The region west of the Mississippi continued in the popular mind to be a strange land for which the reports of explorers and travellers did the work of fiction, and Cooper's Prairie had few followers.
~By Carl Clinton Van Doren ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


If you think of yourselves as helpless and ineffectual, it is certain that you will create a despotic government to be your master. The wise despot, therefore, maintains among his subjects a popular sense that they are helpless and ineffectual.
~By Frank Herbert ~


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 ~


In country music the lyric is important and the melodies get a little more complex all the time, and you hear marvelous new singers who are interested in writing and interpreting a lyric and in all form of popular music.
~By Dinah Shore ~


I do not expect that homeopathy will ever be established as a legitimate form of treatment, but I do expect that it will continue to be popular.
~By James Randi ~


Historically, the judicial branch has often been the sole protector of the rights of minority groups against the will of the popular majority.
~By Diane Watson ~


The difference between a tool and a machine is not capable of very precise distinction; nor is it necessary, in a popular explanation of those terms, to limit very strictly their acceptation.
~By Charles Babbage ~


Darling: the popular form of address used in speaking to a member of the opposite sex whose name you cannot at the moment remember.
~By Oliver Herford ~


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


If certain songs become popular enough to the point where I'll be playing them the rest of my life, I don't want them all to dwell on the same down moment that I'll have to keep reliving.
~By Chantal Kreviazuk ~


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 ~


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


I didn't mind being unpopular at school, because everyone else was a heathen.
~By Jeanette Winterson ~


The popular, and one may say naive, idea is that peace can be secured by disarmament and that disarmament must therefore precede the attainment of absolute security and lasting peace.
~By Ludwig Quidde ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


One of the things that's clear to me from interviews that I've read is that the more popular successful jazz musicians had audiences above and beyond the music community.
~By Branford Marsalis ~


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 ~


Burroughs was never really that pleased with the way popular culture and society treated his character. He tried to make a few movies of his own as a result, but they weren't very good.
~By Brendan Fraser ~


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 ~


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.
~By Rose E. Bird ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 knew she was from Australia and I knew that is where she started but I didn't know if she was still popular there. I hope people understand we aren't making fun of Kylie.
~By Wayne Coyne ~


Goodness means the highest degree of popularity.
~By Heinrich Mann ~


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


Contrary to popular opinion, the hustle is not a new dance step - it is an old business procedure.
~By Fran Lebowitz ~


When you put a tiny and despised minority up for a popular vote, the minority usually loses.
~By Andrew Sullivan ~


A free society is one where it is safe to be unpopular.
~By Adlai E. Stevenson ~


There are many qualities that make a great leader. But having strong beliefs, being able to stick with them through popular and unpopular times, is the most important characteristic of a great leader.
~By Rudy Giuliani ~


I am an unpopular electric eel in a pool of catfish.
~By Edith Sitwell ~


It's not a very popular subject amongst my audience, who are by nature more internationalist, but I don't choose what to write about, I don't choose my subjects, they kind of choose me.
~By Billy Bragg ~


Given that there was that era of girl group music and it's still very popular, but I think if you looked at the chart from that time you would see many more men on it. Because the industry, they were catering to young girls. I mean, that's what they thought their audience was.
~By Lesley Gore ~


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


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 ~


What is popularly called fame is nothing but an empty name and a legacy from paganism.
~By Desiderius Erasmus ~


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


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 ~


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 notion of making money by popular work, and then retiring to do good work, is the most familiar of all the devil's traps for artists.
~By Logan Pearsall Smith ~


When the leaders choose to make themselves bidders at an auction of popularity, their talents, in the construction of the state, will be of no service. They will become flatterers instead of legislators; the instruments, not the guides, of the people.
~By Edmund Burke ~


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


A free society is a society where it is safe to be unpopular.
~By Adlai Stevenson ~


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 ~


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 ~


As far as sustaining our popularity, I believe we can.
~By Vince McMahon ~


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 ~


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 ~


I don't claim that our TV comedies are highbrow in anyway, but I think there's a basis to them, and that's why they're more popular than other TV comedies. There's a basis of truth in them, a gut feeling.
~By Adrian Edmondson ~


I appreciate the sentiment that I am a popular woman in computer gaming circles; but I prefer being thought of as a computer game designer rather than a woman computer game designer. I don't put myself into gender mode when designing a game.
~By Roberta Williams ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


The really important victory of the civil rights movement was that it made racism unpopular, whereas a generation ago at the turn of the last century, you had to embrace racism to get elected to anything.
~By Carol Moseley Braun ~


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 ~


Avoid popularity; it has many snares, and no real benefit.
~By William Penn ~


I was very pleased, obviously, to have outsold such great writers. But I'm not insane - I do realize that I am a popular writer who people buy to take on vacation.
~By Maeve Binchy ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~

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